With no one left in President Donald Trump's Cabinet who can restrain him, Americans and their allies are staring into the abyss that has been looming since the 2016 election.
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The House of Representatives' incoming Democratic committee chairs insist that they have no interest in impeaching President Donald Trump, but as they continue to investigate his administration's wrongdoings, that outcome may become inevitable.
With the approach of crucial congressional and state elections, no one should be surprised that domestic terrorism has emerged from the ranks of U.S. President Donald Trump's hyper-partisan supporters.
Under normal circumstances, an American politician would be in trouble for having employed a figure as compromised as Paul Manafort. But these are not normal circumstances.
For all of his many other legal and political problems, is it possible that the U.S. president could be brought down by a porn star?
A new book on Donald Trump's White House mostly tells us what we already knew: that Trump is unqualified to be president and incapable of staffing his administration with competent aides.
U..S President Donald Trump and his allies in Congress appear determined to torpedo Special Counsel Robert Mueller's independent legal inquiry.
The risk of a US military confrontation with North Korea, coupled with President Donald Trump's increasingly peculiar behavior, has put official Washington on edge.
Without any defined responsibilities, Trump's chief strategist intruded wherever he wished — and ended up with a lot of enemies.
There's no relief in sight for Donald Trump as investigators probe whether his compaign colluded with Russian efforts to tip the U.S. presidential election in his favor.