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Stormy Daniels' lawyer demands Trump Organization and 2 banks preserve payoff documents

(WASHINGTON) -- An attorney for the adult-film star known as Stormy Daniels today sent letters to two banks and to the Trump Organization, putting the companies on notice that he intends to subpoena them - and demanding they preserve all documents re... Read More

Trump's advice to 25-year-old self: 'Don't run for president'

(WASHINGTON) -- At a forum with millennials Thursday, when asked what advice he’d give his 25-year-old self, President Donald Trump said he’d tell him to avoid the road to the White House.

“Don't run for president,&rdquo... Read More

Facebook senior staff brief Congress amid backlash over how users’ data was used

(WASHINGTON) -- On the heels of a rare series of public interviews by Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg - the social media giant is sending senior staff to Capitol Hill on Thursday to brief aides to key committees on the controversy over its role in the e... Read More

'This can be a very mean-spirited town': Tillerson's goodbye

(WASHINGTON) -- After battling rumors he'd be leaving the State Department for more than half his tenure, Rex Tillerson has finally left the building – and he took a parting shot as he did so Thursday.

"This can be a very mean-spiri... Read More

Trump targets up to $60 billion in Chinese imports with new tariffs

(WASHINGTON) -- President Donald Trump announced Thursday his plans for tariffs on up to $60 billion annually in Chinese imports, designed as retaliation for an administration report that will outline Beijing’s violation of U.S. intellectual pr... Read More

House Intelligence Committee votes to release GOP report finding no evidence of collusion

(WASHINGTON) -- The House Intelligence Committee voted Thursday along party lines to release the Republican majority’s report on its Russia investigation, formally shutting down the only authorized House investigation into Russian election medd... Read More

John Dowd, Trump's lead Russia probe lawyer, resigns

(WASHINGTON) -- John Dowd, President Trump’s lead attorney for the ongoing investigations by special counsel Robert Mueller, has resigned.

"I love the president and wish him well,” Dowd told ABC News.

Just last weeke... Read More

Trump assails 'Crazy Joe Biden' as 'weak' after former vice president's threat

(WASHINGTON) -- The war of words between President Donald Trump and former Vice President Joe Biden continued Thursday, with the president calling Biden “weak, both mentally and physically” on Twitter.

“Crazy Joe Biden is... Read More

Republican Rick Saccone concedes to Conor Lamb in Pennsylvania special election

(WASHINGTON) -- More than a week after the polls closed, Republican Rick Saccone has conceded Pennsylvania's special election to his Democratic rival, Conor Lamb.

On Wednesday night, Lamb Read More

Republican-affiliated groups have spent more than $3M at Trump properties

(WASHINGTON) -- Republican-affiliated campaigns, committees and outside groups have spent more than $3 million at various Trump properties since just after the 2016 election through last month, with roughly $924,000 coming from the Republican Nationa... Read More

'Pink wave' candidates' campaign ads highlight breastfeeding

(WASHINGTON) -- The “pink wave” of women running for office includes some candidates breastfeeding in their campaign ads -- a move they say underscores the dynamic role of mothers in the political sphere.

Krish Vignarajah, a Ma... Read More

'Sex and the City' star Cynthia Nixon kicks off New York governor's bid

(NEW YORK) -- “Good evening, unqualified lesbians!”

That was how “Sex and the City” star Cynthia Nixon opened her launch party for her campaign for governor of New York, quickly embracing an oddly phrased co... Read More

Senators warn of 'urgent' threat to US elections

(WASHINGTON) -- With the midterm elections around the corner, lawmakers Wednesday warned in stark terms of the dire need to harden U.S. election system against attacks from foreign adversaries, warning that, even after Russia’s brazen attempt t... Read More

Spending bill will stipulate CDC can study gun violence

(WASHINGTON) -- The omnibus spending bill currently making its way through Congress will stipulate that the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) can study gun violence, Democratic and Republican sources confirm to ABC News -- research the... Read More