Politics in the News

Trump to Invite Putin to Washington as Top Advisers Seek Details of Their Summit Talks
Friday, July 20, 2018
The announcement came as uncertainty spread throughout the government about what the president had agreed to.

‘Say That Again?’: Prospect of Putin White House Visit Surprises Intelligence Chief
Friday, July 20, 2018
Dan Coats, the intelligence chief, also said he was not fully aware of what President Trump and the Russian president had discussed one on one, a remarkable admission.

White House Memo: Trump Tries a Familiar Tactic: Providing a New Story Line
Friday, July 20, 2018
The president seems set on testing the limits of his ability to move past a controversy without consequences.

Republicans Block Anti-Putin Resolutions Before Senate Approves One Rebuke
Thursday, July 19, 2018
Congressional Republicans shot down a series of measures brought by Democrats — and some Republicans — to admonish President Trump over his summit meeting with Vladimir V. Putin.

Russia Campaign ‘Just One Tree in a Growing Forest,’ Rosenstein Says
Friday, July 20, 2018
Rod J. Rosenstein, the deputy attorney general, said the Justice Department would crack down on foreign agents who sought to manipulate the American political process.