Politics

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Trump: ‘I wouldn’t say I’m a feminist…I’m for women, I’m for men, I’m for everyone’

President Donald Trump has been called lots of things — but what’s his take on being described as a “sexist, misogynist pig?” In an interview with Piers Morgan on Britain’s ITV, airing Sunday, the president was [...]

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Koch political action committee to ramp up spending in midterms, fight for Dreamers

The political action committee backed by Republican megadonor Charles Koch will spend between $300 million and 400 million during the upcoming 2018 midterm elections — a 60 percent increase compared to what the organization spent in [...]

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Casino mogul Steve Wynn resigns as top GOP finance chairman

WASHINGTON (AP) — Casino mogul Steve Wynn resigned Saturday as finance chairman of the Republican National Committee amid allegations of sexual harassment and assault. Wynn has been a prolific Republican donor and led the RNC’s fundraising [...]

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He’s reckless and uninformed. But that doesn’t make Trump crazy.

There’s a bunch of ignominious ways in which the grand Trump experiment could come crashing down prematurely. The special counsel’s investigation could conceivably lead to the president’s indictment, or to some public revelation that isolates him [...]

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With key GOPers retiring, could Orange County lead the way to a Democratic wave?

LOS ANGELES — If you’re wondering whether a Democratic wave could wash away the current GOP-controlled Congress in November, check out what’s happened so far this week in the traditional Republican stronghold of Orange County, Calif. [...]

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Obama reports no gifts from Putin in 2016 — sad!

WASHINGTON — Throughout 2016, foreign officials showered then-President Barack Obama with gifts seemingly meant for a post-presidential “man cave” — including bottles of Italian wine, an Australian billiards cue, a Jordanian chessboard, a cured ham leg [...]

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Lawmakers renew immigration effort as a shutdown looms

WASHINGTON (AP) — Backed by the White House, Democratic and Republican lawmakers dug into a politically fraught search for compromise on immigration Wednesday, seeking to take advantage of a window of opportunity opened by President Donald [...]

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Trump faces presidential fitness test amid raised concerns

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump is getting his first medical checkup since taking office, a head-to-toe exam on Friday as questions swirl about the health and fitness of the oldest person ever elected to the [...]