Politics in the News

Scott Pruitt Before the E.P.A.: Fancy Homes, a Shell Company and Friends With Money
Saturday, April 21, 2018
The E.P.A. chief is under scrutiny for high spending and interactions with lobbyists. Many of the pitfalls he has encountered in Washington have echoes in his past.

News Analysis: What Does Kim Jong-un Want? U.S. Fears Answer Is ‘Give a Little, Gain a Lot’
Saturday, April 21, 2018
In Washington, most officials and experts believe that the North Korean leader is determined to cement his country’s status as a nuclear state while escaping the chokehold of economic sanctions.

As Rod Rosenstein Battles to Protect Mueller, His Tactics Could Cost the Justice Dept.
Saturday, April 21, 2018
Under siege by the president’s allies in the House, Mr. Rosenstein has acceded to some demands. But his allies worry that may expose the Justice Department to political meddling.

Michael Cohen Has Said He Would Take a Bullet for Trump. Maybe Not Anymore.
Saturday, April 21, 2018
Roger Stone says Mr. Trump has long treated Mr. Cohen, his lawyer and fixer, “like garbage.” Now he could end up cooperating in a criminal investigation against Mr. Trump.

Neo-Nazi Rally Draws About Two Dozen People and Upends a Small Georgia City
Sunday, April 22, 2018
The rally, which was held outside of Atlanta, was monitored by more than 700 law enforcement officers from 42 agencies.