Howard Schultz 2020: Schultz hires Steve Schmidt and Bill Burton, as he mulls independent presidential bid

In a sign of how serious Howard Schultz is about running for president, he has hired political strategist Steve Schmidt and Democratic consultant Bill Burton to help shape his forthcoming campaign, according to people familiar with… Read More

Trump: I knew nothing about Manafort sharing poll data with alleged Russian spy

President Donald Trump on Thursday said he knew “nothing” about his then-campaign chief Paul Manafort sharing polling data with an alleged Russian spy during the 2016 presidential campaign. Trump’s comment came two days after Manafort’s… Read More

New York state tax department reviewing fraud allegations involving Trump in NYT article

New York state tax officials are investigating allegations detailed in an exhaustive New York Times investigation into Donald Trump and his family’s business dealings. The Times reported on Tuesday that Trump and his family committed… Read More

Trump calls on Congress to pull back $15 billion in spending, including on Children’s Health Insurance Program

President Trump is sending a plan to Congress that calls for stripping more than $15 billion in previously approved spending, with the hope that it will temper conservative angst over ballooning budget deficits. Almost half of… Read More