Trump jets to Paris, leaving political tumult behind

CNN 2018-11-09 06:37:02

Sullen and combative after an electoral humbling, President Donald Trump jets Friday to Paris, hoping to use the global stage to restore some standing as he faces a tumultuous political future at home.

Whitaker ran conservative group funded by dark money

CNN 2018-11-10 01:47:13

Before he became Jeff Sessions chief of staff, Matthew Whitaker worked as the executive director of the Foundation for Accountability and Civic Trust, a Washington nonprofit funded almost entirely by dark money.

Whitaker said he supports state s rights to nullify federal law

CNN 2018-11-10 01:45:20

Matthew Whitaker, the new acting attorney general, has said that states have the right to nullify federal law, but that they need the political courage to do so.

Sessions realized too late that Whitaker was auditioning for his job

CNN 2018-11-10 00:21:45

When things were particularly bad between President Donald Trump and Jeff Sessions, the attorney general s chief of staff, Matt Whitaker, would attend White House meetings in his place.

What we know about the people killed in the Thousand Oaks shooting

CNN 2018-11-09 23:38:54

At least 12 people were killed in a shooting at the Borderline Bar & Grill in Thousand Oaks, California. Here s what we know about the victims.

Family apprehensions at southern border hit record monthly high

CNN 2018-11-09 23:38:36

Apprehensions of families illegally crossing into the US from Mexico reached a record monthly high in October, the first month of the fiscal year, according to new Customs and Border Protection data released Friday.

Trump spars with Macron as Air Force One lands in France

CNN 2018-11-09 22:55:12

President Donald Trump picked a fight with French President Emmanuel Macron over European defense just as Air Force One landed in France on Friday.

Rosenstein calls Whitaker a superb choice for acting attorney general

CNN 2018-11-09 22:44:43

Deputy Attorney General Rod Rosenstein on Friday hailed acting Attorney General Matthew Whitaker as a "superb" choice to fill the role even as Whitaker s past statements have prompted questions about his impartiality toward special counsel Robert Mueller s investigation.

The other potential threat to Mueller s investigation

CNN 2018-11-09 22:33:26

One day after Sessions was fired, Mueller faced another legal challenge from former Roger Stone aide Andrew Miller. The likelihood of success is low, but if Miller prevails, the impact on Mueller s investigation will be seismic, writes Elie Honig.

How Kellyanne Conway s husband became an issue for President Trump

CNN 2018-11-09 20:29:56

On Friday morning, this exchange happened between President Donald Trump and the White House press corps:

5 killed as 3 California wildfires destroy thousands of structures and force evacuations

CNN 2018-11-09 20:00:52

A series of fast-moving wildfires is racing Friday up and down California, leaving at least five dead, destroying thousands of structures and forcing thousands of residents to evacuate through flame-lined streets.

Trump downplays Whitaker ties amid criticism

CNN 2018-11-09 19:41:21

President Donald Trump sought to distance himself from the Justice Department official he just named as acting attorney general in the face of mounting criticism about the legality and propriety of his appointment.

One of the California wildfires grew so fast it burned the equivalent of a football field every second

CNN 2018-11-09 17:33:07

Dry conditions and high winds are feeding the blazes at a rapid rate.

Michelle Obama s miscarriage, fertility struggles are universal

CNN 2018-11-09 17:17:54

In her new memoir, former first lady Michelle Obama shares details about how she had a miscarriage and relied on in vitro fertilization to conceive her two girls.

President Trump threatens to pull more reporters credentials

CNN 2018-11-09 16:34:09

President Trump insulted three reporters affiliated with CNN on Friday, and said the White House may continue to take press passes away from members of the media.

Trump pushes back at Michelle Obama

CNN 2018-11-09 15:13:07

President Donald Trump pushed back at former first lady Michelle Obama and former President Barack Obama over a forthcoming memoir in which the former first lady said she would "never forgive" Trump for his role in the "birther" movement.

Massive wildfires rage in California - CNN

CNN 2018-11-09 14:27:31

Fast-moving wildfires in California destroyed thousands of structures and forced thousands of residents to flee their homes. Follow here for the latest.

Washington Post: Michelle Obama says in memoir she ll never forgive Trump for endangering her family

CNN 2018-11-09 13:44:22

Former first lady Michelle Obama discusses her dislike of President Donald Trump — as well as personal details of her life before and during her time in the White House — in her highly anticipated memoir, "Becoming," The Washington Post reported Thursday.

Thousand Oaks gunman went from Marine vet to mass shooter. Investigators want to know why.

CNN 2018-11-09 12:33:20

A day after a Marine Corps veteran stormed into a country music dance hall in California and opened fire into the crowd, killing 12 people, investigators said there is no clear motive behind the attack.

3 California wildfires destroy thousands of structures and force emergency evacuations

CNN 2018-11-09 11:33:56

A series of fast-moving wildfires are racing up and down California early Friday, destroying thousands of structures in their paths and forcing thousands of residents to evacuate through flame-lined streets.

Here s how the shooting at a California bar unfolded

CNN 2018-11-09 08:23:29

The Borderline Bar & Grill was packed with patrons line dancing or playing pool. It was country college night, and people swayed to the beat as music blared through the speakers. Then a gunman burst in and killed 12 people.

The four people who will determine the fate of Russia probe

CNN 2018-11-09 06:45:56

Leading figures in the Russia drama face fateful choices in the coming days and months that could tip America into a political and constitutional abyss. With the midterm elections in the rearview, a sense of foreboding is settling over Washington.

Democrats plot to address crisis moment for Mueller investigation

CNN 2018-11-09 06:44:40

Three presumptive Democratic committee chairman on Thursday outlined on a call for Democratic lawmakers the steps they re planning to take to investigate the firing of Attorney General Jeff Sessions and protect special counsel Robert Mueller s investigation following the appointment of acting Attorney General Matt Whitaker.

Trump jets to Paris, leaving political tumult behind

CNN 2018-11-09 06:37:02

Sullen and combative after an electoral humbling, President Donald Trump jets Friday to Paris, hoping to use the global stage to restore some standing as he faces a tumultuous political future at home.

Whitaker s link to a scam company that was shut down by the government

CNN 2018-11-09 03:33:42

Matthew Whitaker, the acting US attorney general, was on the advisory board of a Florida company that was shut down by the Federal Trade Commission and served with a $26 million judgment earlier this year for what court documents called "a scam that has bilked thousands of consumers out of millions of dollars."

Mueller s team defends his authority in court amid Justice Department shakeup

CNN 2018-11-08 22:58:34

This week s shakeup at the Department of Justice could affect the outcome of a subpoena challenge that an associate of Trump ally Roger Stone is waging against special counsel Robert Mueller.

Michelle Obama is still right

CNN 2018-10-12 17:14:17

Her motto is "when they go low, we go high" -- and the moral values contained therein hold even in Trump s America, and even ahead of crucial midterm elections, no matter what Eric Holder and Hillary Clinton say, Sally Kohn writes.

Michelle Obama: Educate every girl

CNN 2018-10-11 15:38:15

The former first lady announces a new project, the Global Girls Alliance, aimed at connecting grassroots groups around the world with international organizations--and regular people--to help get girls into school. "The future of our world is only as bright as the future of our girls," she writes.

Michelle Obama calls out Trump in new book - CNN Video

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The Washington Post reports that in her new book, former first lady Michelle Obama says President Trump jeopardized her family s safety by propagating the false birther conspiracy theory. The excerpt was confirmed by CNN presidential historian David Brinkley, who has read the book.

Michelle Obama opens up about infertility - CNN Video

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Former first lady Michelle Obama revealed personal details about her pregnancy and marriage in an interview with ABC s Robin Roberts.

Mueller circles Roger Stone

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Special counsel Robert Mueller appears to be zeroing in on Roger Stone, a longtime ally of President Donald Trump who briefly served on Trump’s presidential campaign. So far, prosecutors have secured testimony from at least 13 Stone associates, including some who were subpoenaed. Here is a list of the Stone associates under scrutiny and their interactions with Mueller.

Clapper: Assault on the Department of Justice - CNN Video

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Former Director of National Intelligence James Clapper says he disagrees with Acting Attorney General Matt Whitaker s 2017 statements that Russia had no influence in the 2016 Presidential election and adds that he believes Trump installed Whitaker as AG to "gain access" to evidence Mueller has in the Russia probe.

Bernstein slams Trump as rageaholic President - CNN Video

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CNN political analyst and Watergate journalist Carl Bernstein blasts President Trump for his conduct at a heated press conference the day after the midterm elections and scrutinizes his understanding of the rule of law in the United States.

Prosecutor on Trump: I would be worried - CNN Video

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Former prosecutor Laura Coates says she would be worried if she were President Donald Trump after a report by The Wall Street Journal says federal prosecutors have gathered evidence that shows Trump played a central role in hush money payments to Stormy Daniels and Karen McDougal.

Cooper: Of course Trump knows Whitaker - CNN Video

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CNN s Anderson Cooper debunks President Trump s claim that he doesn t know acting Attorney General Matthew Whitaker.