Republicans tap top fundraiser in mad scramble for convention cash

REPUBLICANS TAP TOP FUNDRAISER IN MAD SCRAMBLE FOR CONVENTION CASH

Republicans have tapped a top party fundraiser as they race to lock down money for their convention - a task that's been complicated...

Trump is still looking for a DACA deal

TRUMP IS STILL LOOKING FOR A DACA DEAL

President Donald Trump plans to once again try to use protections for immigrants who came to the country illegally as children, known...

 
 
 
Trump campaign to open schools provokes mounting backlash even from GOP

TRUMP CAMPAIGN TO OPEN SCHOOLS PROVOKES MOUNTING BACKLASH EVEN FROM GOP

President Donald Trump has been on a rampage against public schools and colleges all week, threatening to use the power of the federal...

USTR announces duties on $1.3B in French goods in tax dispute

USTR ANNOUNCES DUTIES ON $1.3B IN FRENCH GOODS IN TAX DISPUTE

The Trump administration announced Friday a 25 percent tariff on $1.3 billion worth of French handbags, cosmetics and soaps in retaliation...

 
 
 
Trump: Calls to defund the police are a 'fad'

TRUMP: CALLS TO DEFUND THE POLICE ARE A 'FAD'

President Donald Trump on Friday asserted that calls to defund the police would eventually die off, writing off the movement for wide...

White House fills troubled Russia job

WHITE HOUSE FILLS TROUBLED RUSSIA JOB

The White House has tapped Ryan Tully to be the top Europe and Russian official on the National Security Council, the fifth person...

 
 
 
A Bannon ally is the latest contentious hire at USAID

A BANNON ALLY IS THE LATEST CONTENTIOUS HIRE AT USAID

A former Breitbart writer and Steve Bannon ally is joining the U.S. Agency for International Development, a few years after her departure...

Trump campaign postpones weekend New Hampshire rally

TRUMP CAMPAIGN POSTPONES WEEKEND NEW HAMPSHIRE RALLY

President Donald Trump's reelection campaign on Friday suspended a rally previously scheduled to take place in New Hampshire later...

 
 
 
Kim Jong Un's sister says she doubts another U.S.-North Korea summit will happen this year

KIM JONG UN'S SISTER SAYS SHE DOUBTS ANOTHER U.S.-NORTH KOREA SUMMIT WILL HAPPEN THIS YEAR

The sister of North Korean leader Kim Jong Un said Friday she does not see another summit between her brother and President Donald...

Trump accuses Biden of plagiarizing his economic proposals

TRUMP ACCUSES BIDEN OF PLAGIARIZING HIS ECONOMIC PROPOSALS

President Donald Trump on Friday accused former Vice President Joe Biden of plagiarizing his economic policies, a day after the presumptive...

 
 
 
Biden campaign taps Obama administration alum to lead cybersecurity team

BIDEN CAMPAIGN TAPS OBAMA ADMINISTRATION ALUM TO LEAD CYBERSECURITY TEAM

Joe Biden's presidential campaign has hired a veteran cybersecurity expert to oversee its defense against hackers during a general...

WHO's The Boss

WHO'S THE BOSS

Welcome to POLITICO's new Global Public Health Spotlight - an extension of the Global Translations newsletter. Each week we track major...

 
 
 
Poll shows Trump's coronavirus approval at all-time low

POLL SHOWS TRUMP'S CORONAVIRUS APPROVAL AT ALL-TIME LOW

Support for President Donald Trump's handling of the coronavirus pandemic has hit an all-time low, according to a new survey, with...

Opinion | If You Want to Save the Economy, Stop the Pandemic

OPINION | IF YOU WANT TO SAVE THE ECONOMY, STOP THE PANDEMIC

America is trapped in a health crisis. We are, once again, facing rapidly rising coronavirus infection rates, reading headlines decrying...

 
 
 
The nation's cartoonists on the week in politics

THE NATION'S CARTOONISTS ON THE WEEK IN POLITICS

Chine, njew law, Hong Kong, political cartoon

A top terrorism fighter's dire warning

A TOP TERRORISM FIGHTER'S DIRE WARNING

America's intelligence agencies risk slipping back into dangerous pre-9/11 habits, a recently departed top counterrorism official is...

 
 
 
The White House's new briefing strategy: Short, with lots of commentary

THE WHITE HOUSE'S NEW BRIEFING STRATEGY: SHORT, WITH LOTS OF COMMENTARY

The White House's ever-mutating press conferences have found a new form. They're short, with frequent prepared commentary and press...

Hannity gives Trump another chance to lay out his second-term agenda

HANNITY GIVES TRUMP ANOTHER CHANCE TO LAY OUT HIS SECOND-TERM AGENDA

Sean Hannity gave President Donald Trump a further chance to lay out his second-term agenda Thursday after the president came under...

 
 
 
California investigating Google for potential antitrust violations

CALIFORNIA INVESTIGATING GOOGLE FOR POTENTIAL ANTITRUST VIOLATIONS

California has opened its own antitrust probe into Google, intensifying the pressure on the search giant already in the middle of investigations...

Biden will heed the CDC on reopening schools, his wife pledges

BIDEN WILL HEED THE CDC ON REOPENING SCHOOLS, HIS WIFE PLEDGES

Joe Biden will listen to scientists and the CDC on the best time to safely reopen schools, the presumptive Democratic nominee's wife...

 
 
 



President Donald Trump commutes sentence of ally Roger Stone

President Donald Trump commutes sentence of ally Roger Stone

President Trump has commuted the sentence of Roger Stone, who was convicted on seven counts in November. Read more ...

Pac-12 joins Big Ten in eliminating nonconference games

Pac-12 joins Big Ten in eliminating nonconference games

“The health and safety of our student-athletes and all those connected to Pac-12 sports continues to be our No. 1 priority,” Pac-12 Commissioner Larry Scott said. Read more ...

Authorities searching for possible human remains at ‘Tiger King' zoo

Authorities searching for possible human remains at ‘Tiger King' zoo

Law enforcement responded to the Greater Wynnewood Exotic Animal Park Friday evening to search for possible human remains. Read more ...

Yarn-maker raises nearly $100,000 in days for COVID-19, Black Lives Matter

Yarn-maker raises nearly $100,000 in days for COVID-19, Black Lives Matter

A businesswoman raised nearly $100,000 in just a matter of days to help charities that work directly with people in need. Read more ...

President Trump's rally in New Hampshire postponed because of approaching...

President Trump's rally in New Hampshire postponed because of approaching tropical storm

President Donald Trump's planned rally in New Hampshire has been postponed because of the tropical storm moving up the East Coast. Read more ...

Reports: Amazon bars video app TikTok on workers' phones

Reports: Amazon bars video app TikTok on workers' phones

Amazon has told reportedly employees to delete the popular video app TikTok from phones on which they use Amazon email, citing security risks from the China-owned app. Read more ...

A female soldier is joining the Green Berets ⁠- a first for the Army Special...

A female soldier is joining the Green Berets ⁠- a first for the Army Special Forces unit

A female soldier for the first time will join the Green Berets, one of the Army's most elite units, after graduating this week from U.S. Army Special Forces training. Read more ...

Trump could commute Roger Stone's sentence tonight, report says

Trump could commute Roger Stone's sentence tonight, report says

President Trump was expected to announce as early as Friday night that he would commute Roger Stone's sentence - just days before his longtime political adviser was due to... Read more ...

NHL and players union officially reach agreement to resume play

NHL and players union officially reach agreement to resume play

Drop the puck. The NHL and NHL Players Association officially ratified a four-year extension to the collective bargaining agreement, which will run through the 2025-26 season... Read more ...

Roger Stone says Trump may have saved his life by commuting prison sentence

Roger Stone says Trump may have saved his life by commuting prison sentence

An elated Roger Stone told Read more ...