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Kushner asked Russian ambassador for backchannel on Syria and other policy matters

Chip Somodevilla/Getty Image (WASHINGTON) -- President Trump's son-in-law and senior adviser Jared Kushner talked with the Russian ambassador in December about establishing a backchannel for communications, ABC News has ...

Trump sons met with GOP officials over political strategy

Jeff Vinnick/Getty Images (WASHINGTON) -- Family members of President Trump, including his two sons, met for hours Thursday with Republican Party officials to discuss political strategy, ABC News has ...

President Trump's campaign rally for June 1 in Iowa is postponed

ABC News (WASHINGTON) -- A campaign rally with President Trump on June 1 in Cedar Rapids, Iowa, has been postponed “due to an unforeseen change in President Trump’s schedule,” ...

Clinton addresses losing to Trump, Comey, sexism, and her thoughts on therapy in new interview

ABC News (NEW YORK) -- It's been nearly seven months since Hillary Clinton lost the 2016 presidential election to Donald Trump. Now, she’s re-emerging onto the national scene to ...

Zbigniew Brzezinski, President Carter's security adviser, dead at 89

Mandel Ngan/Getty Images (WASHINGTON) -- Zbigniew Brzezinski, the national security adviser to President Jimmy Carter, died Friday night, his daughter has confirmed. He was 89. "My father passed away peacefully ...

FBI probing attempted hack of Trump Organization, officials say

iStock/Thinkstock (WASHINGTON) -- The FBI is investigating an attempted overseas cyberattack against the Trump Organization, summoning President Donald Trump’s sons, Don Jr. and Eric, for an emergency session with ...

Scrutiny of Jared Kushner's Russia contacts brings the probe to Trump's inner circle

Spencer Platt/Getty Images (NEW YORK) -- The revelation that Jared Kushner's meetings with Russians are under scrutiny brings the federal investigation into Russian meddling in the 2016 election to ...

The top body language moments from President Trump's first trip abroad

MANDEL NGAN/AFP/Getty Images (NEW YORK) -- With the world’s spotlight fixed on President Trump during his first trip abroad, every handshake, thumbs-up, smile, and shove has been analyzed by ...

Clinton delivers stinging critique of Trump in Wellesley College commencement address

David L. Ryan/The Boston Globe via Getty Images (WELLESLEY, Mass.) — Former Democratic presidential nominee Hillary Clinton, who has shied away from the spotlight until recently, delivered a stinging ...

President Trump's views on Paris climate agreement 'evolving,' adviser Gary Cohn says

Andrew Harrer-Pool/Getty Images (NEW YORK) -- President Donald Trump’s views on the Paris climate agreement are “evolving,” his chief economic adviser Gary Cohn told reporters Friday.“He came here to ...

White House adviser clarifies Trump criticism of Germany

ABC News (WASHINGTON) -- A White House adviser is clearing up comments made by President Donald Trump that "the Germans are bad, very bad."German publication Der Spiegel reported that ...

Jared Kushner examined as part of FBI Russia investigation

Mark Wilson/Getty Images (WASHINGTON) — Contacts between Russian officials and Jared Kushner, son-in-law of President Donald Trump and one of his senior advisers, are a focus of the investigation ...

FBI deflects House Oversight Committee's request for documents

iStock/Thinkstock (WASHINGTON) -- House Oversight Committee Chairman Jason Chaffetz, R-Utah, is renewing his request for documents pertaining to former FBI Director James Comey.The FBI responded to Chaffetz in a ...

Block on Trump travel ban upheld by 4th Circuit, DOJ pledges to seek Supreme Court review

iStock/Thinkstock (WASHINGTON) -- A federal appeals court upheld Thursday a lower court's temporary block of key provisions of President Donald Trump's revised executive order banning travel from some Middle ...

Journalists and press freedom advocates react to alleged assault on reporter

iStock/Thinkstock (NEW YORK) -- Journalists and politicians are speaking out about the treatment of the press following the alleged assault of a political reporter at the hands of the ...

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