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President Donald Trump, leaves the White House in Washington, Saturday, July 22, 2017, for a trip to Norfolk, Va., to participate in the commissioning ceremony for the nuclear-powered aircraft carrier USS Gerald R. Ford. (AP Photo/Manuel Balce Ceneta)
The Latest: Trump lawyer says there's no pardon discussionOne of President Trump's personal attorneys says that Trump's private legal team is not looking into the question of whether the president can pardon himself
The Associated Press3 hours ago
President Donald Trump speaks during the commissioning ceremony of the aircraft carrier USS Gerald R. Ford (CVN 78) at Naval Station Norfolk, Va., Saturday, July, 22, 2017. (AP Photo/Carolyn Kaster)
The Latest: Trump calls aircraft carrier a symbol of powerHailing new aircraft carrier, Trump champions what he describes as America's return to global military prominence
The Associated Press6 hours ago
President Donald Trump, leaves the White House in Washington, Saturday, July 22, 2017, for a trip to Norfolk, Va., to participate in the commissioning ceremony for the nuclear-powered aircraft carrier USS Gerald R. Ford. (AP Photo/Manuel Balce Ceneta)
Trump asserts all agree he has 'complete power' to pardonIn series of tweets, Trump asserts he has "complete power" to issue pardons in the investigations into Russian interference _ and weighs in on other topics, too
The Associated Press7 hours ago
In this July 13, 2017 photo, Senate Minority Leader Chuck Schumer of N.Y. pauses during a news conference on Capitol Hill in Washington.  Congressional Democrats announced Saturday that a bipartisan group of House and Senate negotiators have reached an agreement on a sweeping Russia sanctions package to punish Moscow for meddling in the presidential election and its military aggression in Ukraine and Syria.  Schumer called the sanctions legislation "strong" and he expected the legislation to be passed promptly.  (AP Photo/J. Scott Applewhite)
Lawmakers herald agreement on sweeping Russia sanctions billCongressional Republicans and Democrats say House and Senate negotiators have agreed on a sweeping Russia sanctions package
The Associated Press8 hours ago
Former Vice President Dick Cheney, left, and former Secretary of Defense, Donald Rumsfeld, sit together on stage during the commissioning ceremony of the aircraft carrier USS Gerald R. Ford (CVN 78) at Naval Station Norfolk, Va., Saturday, July, 22, 2017. (AP Photo/Carolyn Kaster)
Trump: USS Ford is '100,000-ton message to the world'At commissioning ceremony for the USS Gerald R. Ford aircraft carrier, President Donald Trump calls on Congress to increase defense spending next year.
The Associated Press11 hours ago
FILE - In this Wednesday, Feb. 17, 2016 file photo, Republican presidential candidate, former Florida Gov. Jeb Bush speaks at a rally at Summerville Country Club in Summerville, S.C. President Donald Trump’s performance in the White House is making it harder for Republicans and billionaires in the coming elections. That’s according to two prominent Trump critics, billionaire businessman Mark Cuban and former Florida Gov. Jeb Bush, who lashed out at the GOP president Saturday, July 22, 2017 during a summer festival in New York City. (AP Photo/Andrew Harnik, File)
Bush, Cuban: Trump dragging down GOP, billionairesCritics: President Donald Trump's performance in the White House is making it harder for Republicans _ and billionaires _ in the coming elections
The Associated Press14 hours ago
Anthony Scaramucci, incoming White House communications director, accompanied by newly appointed White House press secretary Sarah Huckabee Sanders, right, speaks during the daily press briefing at the White House, Friday, July 21, 2017, in Washington. White House press secretary Sean Spicer resigned earlier in the day. (AP Photo/Andrew Harnik)
Trump's new message man deletes inconvenient tweetsOne of Anthony Scaramucci's first acts after accepting President Donald Trump's offer to be the new White House communications director was to apologize to Trump
The Associated Press15 hours ago
An anti-pipeline protester, left, interrupts the debate between Democratic gubernatorial candidate Lt. Gov. Ralph Northam, center, and GOP gubernatorial candidate Ed Gillespie, on stage at the Omni Homestead Resort in Hot Springs, Va., Saturday, July 22, 2017.  The two major party candidates in Virginia's closely watched race for governor clashed at their first debate over President Donald Trump, health care, immigration, and social issues. ( Bob Brown/Richmond Times-Dispatch via AP)
Virginia governor's debate revolves around 'dangerous' TrumpThe two major party candidates in Virginia's closely watched race for governor clash at their opening debate over Trump, health care, immigration, and social issues
The Associated Press16 hours ago
NAACP to embark on listening tour to plan its futureThe NAACP says it will embark on a national listening tour to help plan its future as the nation's oldest civil rights organization
The Associated Press16 hours ago
FILE - In this June 21, 2013, file photo, the seal affixed to the front of the Department of Veterans Affairs building in Washington. A House committee unveiled a disputed plan July 21, 2017, to allow the Department of Veterans Affairs to shift $2 billion from other programs to cover a sudden budget shortfall that could threaten medical care for thousands of patients in the coming weeks.(AP Photo/Charles Dharapak, File)
Vet groups urge House to reject plan to fix VA's budget gapEight major veterans' organizations are urging Congress to provide emergency money to the Department of Veterans Affairs without cutting other VA programs
The Associated Press17 hours ago
FILE - In this Thursday, May 27, 2010, file photo, a worker looks out through the logo at the entrance of the Foxconn complex in the southern Chinese city of Shenzhen. Taiwanese electronics maker Foxconn's plan to build a display panel factory in the U.S. has sparked a flurry of lobbying by states vying to land what some economic development officials say is a once-in-a-generation prize. (AP Photo/Kin Cheung, File)
US states vie for big Foxconn display panel factoryTaiwanese electronics maker Foxconn's plan to build a display panel factory in the U.S. has sparked a flurry of lobbying by states vying to land what some economic development officials say is a once-in-a-generation prize
The Associated Press19 hours ago
FILE -  In this  July 13, 2017 file photo, California Gov. Jerry Brown, left, flanked by Senate President Pro Tem Kevin de Leon, D-Los Angeles, urges members of the Senate Environmental Quality Committee to approve a pair of bills to extend state's cap and trade program during a hearing of the Senate Environmental Quality committee, in Sacramento, Calif. As his fourth and final term winds down Brown will spend the final 17 months in office working on California's housing crisis and fighting for ambitious projects to build a high-speed rail system and re-engineer California's water system. (AP Photo/Rich Pedroncelli, file)
California governor turns to housing, rail after climate winGov. Jerry Brown's plea to lawmakers to renew California's signature climate change law proved fruitful, bolstering his credibility as a world climate leader
The Associated Press20 hours ago
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