Those around the president warned him that commuting Roger Stone was politically risky. But Trump, believing that his base would stick with him, did it anyway.
Mask-wearing has become a political issue as some of the president's followers have made wearing one a sign of submission to liberal opposition.
"I love masks in the appropriate locations," Trump said Saturday. The president's frequent refusal to wear a face covering has stoked controversy, especially as coronavirus cases rise across the U.S.
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NPR's Michel Martin speaks with filmmaker Dawn Porter about her latest film, John Lewis: Good Trouble.
NPR's Michel Martin speaks with attorney Lanny Davis, about his client Michael Cohen's return to federal prison after a dispute over the conditions for his home detention.
The president's decision to grant clemency to his longtime confidant drew vehement criticism from Democratic lawmakers. Republicans largely kept silent, with one notable exception: Sen. Mitt Romney.
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The Utah Senator was the first prominent voice in the Republican Party to publicly disavow the president's decision to erase Stone's prison sentence.
The government will spend £705m to secure Great Britain's border after leaving the EU, including a lorry park in Kent to deal with potential disruption.
The virus continues to dominate headlines despite the best efforts of both presidential campaigns. And, President Trump announced late Friday he would commute Roger Stone's sentence.
When the Supreme Court ruled this week on "faithless electors," Alexander Hamilton's name appeared five times. But the story is a little more complicated than that told by the Broadway show.
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From abortion to religion and immigration, the recent court term featured just about every flashpoint in American law. Here are the highlights, including the influence of Chief Justice John Roberts.
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Vindman fought valiantly overseas, but he has forced America to reckon with questions a lot closer to home.
Some of the most disadvantaged children in London may not return to school in September because of transport costs, teachers have warned.
The Republican strategist and Trump's longtime friend was days away from having to surrender to a federal prison. He was sentenced in February to 40 months in prison for lying to Congress.
Fears that the coronavirus and the weather would dampen the attendance helped postpone the New Hampshire re-election event.
The victims’ families argue that Attorney General Bill Barr violated federal law when he scheduled the execution for July 13 “without adequate measures in place to protect them.”
Progressives criticized the line, but the former vice president kept using it — until he didn’t. Here’s how he refined his message.
Michigan Gov. Gretchen Whitmer has ordered businesses to disallow customers from entering their establishments unmasked, leaving owners worried it will detract from their business.
Newly released documents about the investigation into former national security adviser Michael Flynn show additional “exculpatory evidence” linked to a Justice Department review of the case investigators built against him shortly after President Trump’s election, his lawyers argued in a court filing Friday.
President Trump said Friday that he will be signing an executive order over the next few weeks which will include a “road to citizenship” for Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) recipients.