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Trump talks pardons amid probes of Russia role in U.S. election Jul 22 2017

NORFOLK, Va. U.S. President Donald Trump declared on Saturday that he has "complete power to pardon," as his administration confronts ongoing investigations of possible ties between his 2016 campaign and Russia.

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Trump's new hire Scaramucci makes conciliatory debut with media

WASHINGTON If President Donald Trump, who refers to the media as "fake news," wants his staff to use a more conciliatory approach with journalists, new communications director Anthony Scaramucci may be implementing such a shift - for now.

Election 2016 Jul 21 2017
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White House spokesman Spicer out as Trump seeks to fix image

WASHINGTON White House Press Secretary Sean Spicer resigned on Friday, ending a short and turbulent tenure that made him a household name and the butt of late-night television comedy lampoons, amid further upheaval within President Donald Trump's inner circle. | Video

Election 2016 Jul 21 2017
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Russian envoy overheard saying he discussed campaign with Sessions: Post

WASHINGTON Russia's ambassador to Washington was overheard by U.S. spy agencies telling his bosses that he had discussed campaign-related matters, including issues important to Moscow, with Jeff Sessions during the 2016 presidential race, the Washington Post reported on Friday, citing current and former U.S. officials.

Election 2016, Russia Jul 21 2017
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Senate rule deals setback to Republican healthcare bill

Republicans in the U.S. Senate were dealt another blow in their effort to repeal Obamacare on Friday when the keeper of the Senate's rules said certain provisions in their healthcare bill, such as defunding Planned Parenthood, could not be included.

Election 2016, Health Jul 21 2017