In a Fox News interview, the Russian president said the hacked Democratic emails showed the truth — that the party leadership favored Hillary Clinton over Bernie Sanders.
Ms. Butina was accused of trying to broker secret relationships with American politicians so Russia could influence American policies.
The indictment of 12 Russian operatives provides never-before-seen detail about the central role of the online avatar Guccifer 2.0 in the dissemination of stolen Democratic documents.
The president fails to protect the country from an ongoing attack.
Democrats lined up behind Senator Chuck Schumer, the Democratic leader, in urging Mr. Trump to call off the meeting. Top Republicans were mostly mute.
The same day that Donald J. Trump asked Russians for help in hacking Hillary Clinton’s emails, Russia began efforts to target her personal servers.
The intelligence officers were charged with hacking Democrats during the 2016 campaign. The indictment was announced days before President Trump is to meet with President Vladimir V. Putin of Russia.
After complaining of the distance they had to travel to meet with their client, lawyers seeking to delay a trial of the former Trump campaign chairman objected to the judge’s decision.
Doing so during a Supreme Court confirmation would create big problems.
Impeachment is always on Trump’s mind, so he relentlessly pursues his strategy of creating a climate of incredulity.
The Supreme Court votes by a handful of Senate Democrats from Republican states could have broad ramifications for their party, its leadership and its core voters.
John Fitzgerald placed second in a House primary just after the state Republican Party discovered his anti-Semitic views and rescinded its endorsement.
The president is unlikely to agree to be voluntarily questioned by the special counsel, his lawyer said, signaling a subpoena fight ahead.
As Republicans battered Rod J. Rosenstein, the deputy attorney general, in a hearing, a House resolution gave the Justice Department seven days to produce documents.
The former aide, Andrew Miller, worked for Roger Stone, a longtime informal adviser to President Trump, during the 2016 campaign.
The man, James A. Fields Jr., also faces local charges of first-degree murder in the death of a woman protesting a white supremacist rally in Charlottesville, Va., last summer.
The judge, who had challenged whether prosecutors had exceeded their authority, decided “upon further review” that they had not.
Effectively, the Customs and Border Protection commissioner’s decision revives a “catch and release” approach for most families crossing the Mexican border illegally.
Jeff Sessions and Stephen Miller once shouted from the sidelines. Now they’re the driving force behind the policy separating immigrant children from parents.