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Alex Salmond on Donald Trump: The Grand Canyon is a minor crevice compared to the vast chasm of ignorance of that man
Former First Minister of Scotland Alex Salmond has described Donald...
Congress asks White House for information on any link between Russia and Flynn
The House Oversight Committee has requested documents from White House...
Donald Trump poses 'profound danger to national security', says former National Security Adviser
Donald Trump's "false statements" pose "real and...
Jewish settlement supporter confirmed as Trump's ambassador to Israel
A fervent supporter of Jewish settlements and opponent of Palestinian...
Lifestyle of Trump family 'costing Secret Service $60m extra'
The Secret Service will reportedly need an extra $60m (£48m) in order...
The committee investigating Trump-Russia links just cancelled all meetings this week
The House Intelligence Committee has cancelled all meetings scheduled...
Russia's 'interference' in US presidential election 'an act of war', says Dick Cheney
Russia’s alleged interference in last year’s US presidential...
Bernie Sanders says oil company knows more about climate change than 'pathetic' Donald Trump
Bernie Sanders has claimed that an oil company “understands more about...
The White House just claimed Donald Trump had a major role in Brexit
The White House spokesman has claimed Donald Trump was a “leader in...
Melania Trump makes rare public speech to talk about women's empowerment
Melania Trump has made a rare public appearance and speech at the State...
George Bush on Trump inauguration: that was some weird s***
George W Bush reportedly described Donald Trump’s inauguration as...
Head of Russia investigation 'given information Trump was spied on' by White House officials
Two White House officials were responsible for handing Devin Nunes...
'Follow the trail of dead Russians', security expert tells intelligence hearing on Trump-Kremlin links
US senators probing possible links between Russia and the Trump team...
Donald Trump's deputy chief of staff Katie Walsh leaves after just three months
A top aide to President Donald Trump is leaving his administration. ...
Cards Against Humanity founder threatens to publish browsing history of members of Congress
The co-creator of the popular game ‘Cards Against Humanity’ has...
Mike Pence breaks tie in Senate vote on defunding Planned Parenthood
Vice President Mike Pence on Thursday made a rare appearance on Capitol...
'Let the tweet speak for itself': Spicer on Trump's Freedom Caucus attack – video
US president Donald Trump’s tweets about the Freedom Caucus’s lack...
Top Democrat decries 'cloak and dagger stuff' over White House intelligence reports
The top Democrat on the House Intelligence Committee looking into...
Mike Flynn ‘tells FBI he is willing to be interviewed on President's possible links to Russia'
Donald Trump's former national security adviser Mike Flynn has told...
Donald Trump says meeting with China will be ‘very difficult’
Donald Trump has said his meeting with Chinese President Xi Jinping will...
Ivanka Trump adviser appointment is a ‘violation of nepotism laws'
Barack Obama’s White House ethics lawyer has claimed Ivanka Trump’s...
Have the Raccoons of the Resistance sold out already? | First Dog on the Moon
We Raccoons can see truth in dark places, now you can too with the...
Michael Flynn is asking for immunity if he testifies against Trump. He once said immunity was the sign you had committed a crime
A former member of Donald Trump's administration reportedly seeking...
Hillary Clinton destroys Donald Trump's federal budget proposals
Hillary Clinton has emerged from a period of relative silence following...
White House denies Trump is worried about Flynn testifying to Congress
The White House has insisted it is not concerned Michael Flynn may...
Republicans forced to take 'nuclear option' to confirm Trump's Supreme Court pick
The Democrats have revealed they have collected enough support in the...
Donald Trump says he is very much behind Egyptian President who led military coup
Donald Trump has said he is “very much behind” President Abdel...
Donald Trump responds to the St Petersburg attack
Donald Trump has commented on the St Petersburg subway bombing attack...
Neil Gorsuch and the historic fight for his supreme court confirmation – video
Senate Democrats on Monday amassed enough support to block a...
‘Nuclear option’ looms in Gorsuch fight
Got a minute? Supreme court pick headed for full Senate vote … where...
Ex-Trump adviser gave energy industry documents to Russian spy, court files show
Carter Page among the associates under scrutiny as FBI and Congress...
Trump impeachment may be 'looming' says senator
A Democratic senator has said he will not vote for Donald Trump’s...
Donald Trump rolls back Barack Obama's protections for women in workplace with executive order
Donald Trump has been accused of damaging the prospects of female...
Harvard students launch course in how to resist Trump
Students at the University of Harvard have created a four-week course to...
Bannon and Kushner agree to 'bury the hatchet' as infighting envelops Trump administration
Donald Trump’s influential son-in-law and his chief of staff have...
'Watergate journalist on Trump and Russia: 'Oh my god, there's a cover-up going on'
Famed Watergate journalist Carl Bernstein says that the investigation...
Donald Trump tax plan to cut income tax of wealthiest Americans by five per cent
Donald Trump has proposed a plan to cut the income tax rate for...
Texas Republicans abolish refugee agency that helps find homes for asylum seekers
Texas senators have voted to permanently close the state office that...
Republicans have admitted they won't repeal Obamacare this week
It appears Donald Trump won’t achieve his campaign promise of...
Trump to open up oil drilling in Arctic, Atlantic and Pacific
President Donald Trump is expected to sign another executive order to...
Trump hotel sushi restaurant forced to close after business nosedives since election
A hotel restaurant that was once the place to be for celebrities and...
Bernie Sanders responds to question on whether he would have beaten Trump
Senator Bernie Sanders has said it is “likely” he would have...
We asked Trump voters what they think about his first 100 days – and if they have any regrets
Like the majority of people who sent Donald Trump to the White House...
Trump just officially backed away from his threat to 'terminate' Nafta deal
Donald Trump has said he will try to renegotiate the North American Free...
Donald Trump is getting less popular on Twitter
One hundred days into his time in office, the “Twitter President”...
Donald Trump marks 100 days with attack on 'fake news' media
Donald Trump has marked his 100th day in office by claiming historic...
Michael Moore has a plan for taking Donald Trump down
Michael Moore said there is no point laughing at Donald Trump for not...
Donald Trump praises Australia's universal healthcare system and says it's better than America's
Donald Trump has praised Australia's universal healthcare system...
Trump just signed a $1.1 trillion budget that doesn't include single cent for his promised wall
Donald Trump has signed a $1.1 trillion spending bill to fund the...
Ferguson protestor pictured in iconic photo found dead
The subject of an iconic photograph from the 2014 protests in Ferguson...
Eric Trump denies he ever said Trump golf courses were funded by Russia
President Donald Trump’s son Eric has denied that he ever said the...
Canada's opinion of America has reached a record low
Canadians’ view on the US have changed for the worse since the...
#SallyYatesIsAPatriot trends as 'heroic' former Attorney General prepares to testify
Fans of Sally Yates have taken to Twitter using the hashtag...
Sean Spicer 'hid behind bushes to avoid journalists asking questions over Comey'
Sean Spicer hid behind bushes near the White House as reporters...
John McCain calls for special prosecutor to investigate Trump
Senator John McCain said he was “disappointed” with President Donald...
The man who witnessed Nixon's fall says this is the beginning of a Trump cover up
It is hard to keep up with the number of people likening what has played...
The Republicans just refused to appoint a special prosecutor to investigate Trump
Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell has ruled out installing a...
Republicans just failed to cut an Obama regulation to reduce greenhouse gasses
Senate Republicans have failed in a vote to block an Obama...
What is a special prosecutor and why do so many people want one to investigate Trump?
Following President Donald Trump’s abrupt firing of FBI Director James...
Donald Trump summons reporters to bizarre unscheduled meeting with Henry Kissinger amid Comey chaos
The day after firing the director of the FBI, Donald Trump surprised...
Read James Comey's farewell letter in full
James Comey has written a resignation letter to his former colleagues...
Majority of Americans want Democrats in control of Congress, poll finds
Republicans may hold the majority in both chambers of Congress today...
James Comey writes farewell letter to FBI after being fired by Trump
Outgoing FBI Director James Comey has used his resignation letter to...
Trump lawyer admits tax returns show some income from Russian sources
Donald Trump’s tax lawyers say that the President’s tax returns from...
Donald Trump says he wants to do press briefings instead of Sean Spicer
President Donald Trump apparently isn’t too happy about the mismatched...
The four candidates on Donald Trump's FBI chief shortlist
Senator John Cornyn, the second-ranking Senate Republican who has in...
Hillary Clinton has announced her official return to politics with a new 'resist' group
Six months after a humiliating defeat by President Donald Trump, Hillary...
Donald Trump's lawyer argues that nothing he said during campaign matters now
Acting Solicitor General Jeffrey Wall has claimed Donald Trump’s...
White House does not deny he leaked classified information to Russia
The White House has insisted that reports about Donald Trump's...
Donald Trump is in a 'downward spiral' following Russia leak report, says Republican senator
Donald Trump's administration is in "a downward spiral"...
Trump did not know where the intelligence he shared with Russia was from, White House reveals
Donald Trump did not know where the intelligence he shared with Russian...
Will Trump be impeached? All you need to know
Revelations that President Donald Trump gave Russian officials highly...
Trump's new policy 'could kill 20,000 women'
Women and children will die after the Trump administration instituted a...
Trump shared information with Russia in the spur of the moment, White House confirms
A senior advisor to Donald Trump has said the president himself decided...
Senior German politician: Donald Trump is a security risk for the Western world
A senior German politician has called Donald Trump “a security risk to...
One of the most powerful Republicans just said he wants the facts on Trump and the Comey memo
Republican Speaker of the House Paul Ryan has called for...
John McCain: Trump is reaching 'Watergate size and scale'
The controversy engulfing Donald Trump has is reaching a “Watergate...
Congressman calls for Donald Trump's impeachment on House floor
A Democratic congressman has beccome the first to call for Donald...
US condemns China after 'nuclear sniffer' plane intercepted over East China Sea
Two Chinese jets fighters conducted an “unprofessional” intercept of...
Students to stage walk-out during Mike Pence speech
Students at a prestigious US university are to stage a walkout when...
Donald Trump awarded Saudi Arabia's highest civilian honour
Donald Trump received Saudi Arabia’s highest civilian honour within...
Trump signs $110bn arms deal with Saudi Arabia
The US and Saudi Arabia have reached a $110bn-plus arms deal...
Democratic party chairman said 'F*** Donald Trump' and raised middle fingers in speech
The chairman of the California Democratic Party signed off his term in...
Mike Pence says climate change is just an issue for the left
Vice President Mike Pence has called the issue of climate change "a...
Why Donald Trump got his economic facts wrong in trying to justify withdrawal from Paris climate deal
Donald Trump seems to have based his argument for withdrawing from the...
Donald Trump could block James Comey's testimony into Russia links, Kellyanne Conway suggests
Donald Trump could use his presidential powers to prevent former FBI...
Trump has 'no understanding' of Paris Agreement, says former UN climate change chief
The White House has "no understanding of the legal...
Donald Trump attacks Democrats for key government vacancies despite failing to nominate candidates
President Donald Trump has lambasted Democrats for not approving his...
Trump improvised Nato speech to the shock of his national security team
When Donald Trump failed to mention Article 5 – the Nato provision...
Trump says climate scientists 'can't even get a weather report right' in defence of Paris Agreement withdrawal
Donald Trump has seemingly defended his decision to withdraw the US...
Donald Trump cannot be trusted to give accurate information during a terrorist attack, says leading checker
The Associated Press says that Donald Trump isn’t a reliable source...
Kellyanne Conway's husband tweets for first time in two years to criticise Trump
The husband of a senior aide to Donald Trump has criticised his...
James Comey's testimony proves Trump obstructed justice, says senior legal analyst
Former FBI Director James Comey's prepared statement to Congress...
Donald Trump claims 'total and complete vindication' as he brands Comey 'a leaker'
Donald Trump has accused fired FBI chief James Comey of being a...
Donald Trump's lawyer has 'President' spelled wrong in very first sentence of his Comey testimony response
Donald Trump’s legal team have unleashed the fury of internet jokes...
The 5 biggest things we learnt from Comey's damning testimony on Trump
Former FBI Director James Comey testified in front of the Senate...
Donald Trump's lawyer says president is not under investigation, two days after Trump said he is
One of Donald Trump’s personal lawyers has insisted he is not being...
Six people walked out of Trump's HIV/Aids council because he 'doesn't care'
Six members of the group that advises the White House on HIV and Aids...
Donald Trump said his approval rating is higher than Obama's. Big mistake
Donald Trump has claimed his approval rating is higher than that of...
Trump thanks students who claimed their pro-Trump yearbook messages were censored
Donald Trump has thanked a pair of American students whose attempts to...
John McCain on Trumpcare: I haven't seen it, but I'm sure the Russians have
Republican Senator John McCain hasn’t seen his party’s health care...
Former MI6 boss says America's declining leadership under Trump is 'biggest menace to the world'
America’s declining world role under Donald Trump’s leadership is...
Republicans finally unveil their Obamacare 'repeal and replace' bill
Senate Democratic Leader Chuck Schumer has declared that the...
Trump says he doesn't want a 'poor person' to be in charge of US economy
Defending his appointment of a billionaire to promote the country’s...
Newt Gingrich claims Trump lied about tapes of White House conversations to scare James Comey
Former Speaker of the House and longtime Donald Trump confidant Newt...
Judge orders Ivanka Trump to answer questions in lawsuit over shoe design
 Ivanka Trump has been ordered to answer questions for a lawsuit with...
Read the explosive emails sent between Donald Trump Jr and Rob Goldstone
Donald Trump's eldest son, Donald Trump Jr, has released damning...
Sean Spicer contradicts Trump Jr and insists Russian meeting was about adoption
White House Press Secretary Sean Spicer has contradicted Donald Trump...
Donald Trump says he misses John McCain's 'crusty voice' as Senator's absence threatens his healthcare bill
Donald Trump has called Senator John McCain a “crusty voice in...
American CNN pundit refuses to say Trump is her president
A CNN political commentator is refusing to call Donald Trump her...
Trump appoints man who thinks climate science is 'junk' to top science post
Donald Trump has nominated one of his long-time allies and a strident...
Trump's voter fraud chief says 'we may never know' how many votes candidates got in 2016 election
Donald Trump's voter fraud commission chief said "we may never...
Trump tells Boy Scouts 'we could use some more loyalty' during rambling speech
Donald Trump has said the US could “use some more loyalty” in a...
White House defends Trump with letter from nine-year year-old boy
Donald Trump may have some of the lowest approval ratings in political...
White House communications chief compares repealing Obamacare to abolition of slavery
The White House's new head of communications compared repealing...
Police departments across America are denouncing Donald Trump's endorsement of 'police brutality'
Police departments across the US have criticised Donald Trump after he...
Trump has flexed his diplomatic muscles again
Donald Trump has said he is "very disappointed" that China has...
Alex Salmond on Donald Trump: The Grand Canyon is a minor crevice compared to the vast chasm of ignorance of that man
Former First Minister of Scotland Alex Salmond has described Donald...
This is what Scaramucci would have done if he hadn't been fired
Sacked White House communications director Anthony Scaramucci had high...
Anthony Scaramucci has revealed what he plans to do next
Anthony Scaramucci has said he will host a live broadcast to tell his...
Republican senator's claim Trump's tweets are 'all noise and no signal' could cost him his seat
A Republican senator’s denouncement of Donald Trump may have cost him...
Donald Trump tells his golf buddies the 'White House is a real dump'
Donald Trump reportedly described the White House as "a real...
Trump's election campaign manager was just charged with conspiracy against America
Donald Trump's former campaign chairman, Paul Manafort, has been...
Follow the latest live updates on Paul Manafort's arrest
Donald Trump's former campaign chairman, Paul Manafort, has been...
James Comey is now publicly trolling Trump
James Comey has trolled Donald Trump on Twitter after the President’s...
Oprah would easily beat Trump if she ran for President, poll finds
Oprah Winfrey would comfortably beat Donald Trump in a Presidential...
Arizona Senate candidate Joe Arpaio has decided to revive Obama birtherism
Prominent Trump supporter and newly announced Senate candidate Joe...
Donald Trump referred to Haitians and Africans as coming from 's***hole countries', says report
President Donald Trump has reportedly referred to Haiti and African...
The Trump administration is seeking to deny a fourth undocumented immigrant her right to abortion
The Trump administration is attempting to block another undocumented...
CNN anchor chokes back tears as he brands Trump racist over 's***hole' comments
A CNN anchor has led criticism of Donald Trump and launched an...
Trump announces he will approve Iran nuclear deal for last time
Despite his hatred of the Iran nuclear deal, President Donald Trump has...
Trump faces furious backlash from world leaders, Republicans and his own diplomats over 'sh**hole' comments
Donald Trump has denied that he used the term “shithole countries”...
Hillary Clinton calls Trump racist over his 's***hole countries' remarks
Hillary Clinton has blasted President Donald Trump’s reported...
Civil rights hero John Lewis says he thinks Trump is racist after ‘s***hole countries’ remarks
Civil rights icon and Congressman John Lewis says that he thinks...
A sitting president just addressed an anti-abortion rally for the first time
Donald Trump has become first sitting US president to directly address...
Omarosa may have taped White House conversations, report claims
Former presidential assistant Omarosa Manigault-Newman may have taped...
James Comey to teach course on ethical leadership
Former FBI Director James Comey, who was fired by Donald Trump after the...
Is Donald Trump really America's worst President. A walk through Washington reveals the answer
It had been years since Andrew Walls, a sales associate from...
What you need to know about the Foreign Intelligence Surveillance Act
A controversial section of an intelligence-gathering act which was...
Republican senator attacks Trump team as party turns on White House over stalemate
Republican Senator Lindsey Graham has turned on Donald...
Russia 'bears responsibility' for Syria chemical attacks, says Rex Tillerson
Russia is partly to blame for a suspected chemical weapons attack in a...
Suffragette leader's great-granddaughter tells Trump: 'The world has changed - look forwards not backwards'
Donald Trump should "look forwards not backwards", the...
Trump's lawyers 'advise him to refuse interview in Russia inquiry'
Donald Trump’s lawyers are reportedly discouraging him from talking to...
Sheriff's deputy killed and five others injured in Colorado Springs shooting
One sheriff’s deputy was killed and five other people were injured...
Steve Bannon may refuse to comply with a subpoena from Congress
Former White House adviser Steve Bannon reportedly does not intend to...
Donald Trump may get the big military parade he wants
Donald Trump has asked the Pentagon to hold a military parade...
House passes budget bill to avert another government shutdown
The House of Representatives passed a short-term budget bill, moving...
Donald Trump's chief of staff said Dreamers 'too lazy' to sign up for help
A top aide to Donald Trump provoked an outcry after saying some...
Republicans and Democrats unite against Trump over 'treason' claims
Members of Donald Trump's Republican Party have criticised their...
Nancy Pelosi conducts rare House filibuster lasting longer than State of the Union in defence of immigrants
Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi has conducted a rare House “filibuster”...
Donald Trump tweets that new FBI texts involving Obama are a 'bombshell'
President Donald Trump has claimed that recently released texts between...
Top Democrat wants to begin ‘contempt of Congress’ proceedings against Steve Bannon
A top Democrat says that the House Intelligence Committee should begin...
The US just inched closer to a government shutdown because of one Republican
A single Republican senator pushed the United States government to the...
Trump's claim he received $1m discount on Melania Trump's engagement ring is false, says jewelry executive
President Donald Trump’s claim that Graff Diamonds gave him a $1m...
The government will shut down for the second time in a month
Congress stumbled past a midnight funding deadline and pushed the...
'Dreamers' who enlist in US army won't be deported, says Trump's Defence Secretary
Young immigrants who enlisted in the military after receiving temporary...
White House admits it could have dealt better with Rob Porter abuse allegations
White House spokesman Raj Shah defended the Trump administration for its...
NRA chief says gun control advocates 'hate freedom' but fails to address child survivors of Florida shooting
The head of the National Rifle Association (NRA) Wayne LaPierre has...
Trump was reportedly given a note saying 'DO NOT CONGRATULATE' Putin - which he ignored
President Donald Trump did not follow specific warnings from his...
Republican concedes to Democrat in state Trump won by 20 points, in ominous sign for President ahead of midterm elections
Republican candidate Rick Saccone has finally conceded to his Democratic...
Trump says Joe Biden would 'would go down fast and hard, crying all the way' if they had a fight
Donald Trump has hit out at former Vice President Joe Biden in an...
Howard Stern tells Donald Trump to 'get the f*** out of the White House'
Radio host Howard Stern says that his advice to President Donald Trump...
What is the Second Amendment and why can the 'right to bear arms' cause so much argument and debate
Each American mass shooting in recent history has been followed by calls...
Donald Trump 'wants the military to pay' for his Mexico border wall
Donald Trump is said to be trying to persuade the US Defence Department...
The inside story of how Trump's Chief of Staff lost his power
After White House chief of staff John Kelly pressured President Donald...
New York wants power to prosecute criminals pardoned by Donald Trump
The New York attorney general has said a criminal pardoned by President...
New York will allow convicted felons on parole to vote
New York state is granting voting rights to convicted felons who are...
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