He played a critical role in the criminal case against Cohen, but largely avoided the ire that Trump has directed against special counsel Robert Mueller.
President Donald Trump on Friday continued to claim there was "no collusion" between his 2106 presidential campaign and Russia as Washington braces for the possible release of special counsel Robert Mueller's report.
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"As a Christian, I certainly believe that's possible," the secretary of state said when asked whether the president had an explicitly divine mission.
The 39th commander-in-chief is now 94 years and 172 days old — surpassing George H.W. Bush, who was 94 years and 171 days old when he died.
Senior officials say the administration is pursuing increased enforcement of sanctions and continued engagement after unsuccessful summit.
Analysis: The president's call for the US to recognize Israeli control of the Golan Heights will be popular across the political spectrum.
The president said Thursday that American students and values are 'under siege' and universities are 'anti-First Amendment'
The House Oversight Chair is warning the White House that he may pursue "alternate means" to obtain information.
Analysis: The former VP is weighing a run for the White House and reportedly exploring some options to give his candidacy a boost.
The former Colorado governor also drew attention for comments he made about women 2020 presidential candidates.
George Conway again blasted Trump in a string of tweets Thursday, saying "he is the worst kind of dumb."
The American Bridge group is expanding its budget nearly three-fold to target Midwest white working-class voters.
In an interview with NBC News, Cindy Yang said: "I love Americans. I love our president. I don't do anything wrong."
In an Ohio appearance, the president argued that was why he won support from military veterans during the 2016 election despite his attacks on the late senator's service record.
The case involved an inmate who said the prosecutor repeatedly kicked black people off the jury when he was tried for the same murders.
"It's sort of interesting that a man out of the blue just writes a report," Trump said.
McCain family allies and some GOP lawmakers have denounced the president for his broadsides against the late Republican senator.