Mitt Romney says he’ll make decision on supporting Trump in 2020 ‘down the road’

Mitt Romney said Saturday that he could not yet commit to supporting Donald Trump’s 2020 re-election campaign, making it clear that he intends to stake his claim as an independent voice for Utah.

Franken to make first public appearance since leaving Senate over sexual harassment allegations

Al Franken will make his first public appearance next month since leaving the Senate last December over sexual harassment allegations.

Mnuchin meets with Russian counterpart on sanctions

Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin met with his Russian counterpart this week to help clarify questions on recently imposed US sanctions.

Scalise released from hospital after ‘successful’ surgery

House Majority Whip Steve Scalise has been released from a Washington, DC, hospital following a “successful” surgery, according to MedStar Washington Hospital Center.

Melania Trump’s East Wing team prepares for a major diplomatic moment

Tuesday’s State Dinner with France is a major moment of diplomacy for the Trump administration, but it’s also the culmination of months of thoughtful work and attention to detail by first lady Melania Trump and her East Wing staff.

Barbara Bush to be laid to rest today

Family and friends will gather Saturday to pay their respects and celebrate the life of Barbara Bush, the matriarch of a Republican political dynasty.

Trump uses Comey memos to try to discredit Mueller investigation

President Donald Trump questioned the basis of special counsel Robert Mueller’s Russia investigation in a tweet early Saturday morning, alleging that the probe started after former FBI Director James Comey “illegally leaked classified” information.

From Harriet Tubman to the Kennedys: Famous photos set for West Coast debut

The earliest known image of Harriet Tubman. JFK and Jackie on their wedding day. The Wright brothers’ first flight.

North Korean leader: We no longer need nuclear tests, state-run media reports

North Korean leader Kim Jong Un said the regime no longer needs nuclear tests or intercontinental ballistic missile tests, state-run KCNA reported Saturday.

WaPo: Sessions said he’d consider resigning if Trump fired Rosenstein

Attorney General Jeff Sessions told White House counsel Donald McGahn he would have considered leaving if President Donald Trump fired Deputy Attorney General Rod Rosenstein, who oversees the Russia probe, The Washington Post reported Friday.

Analysis: It was a jam-packed news week — even with President Trump away from DC

It’s been a stormy start to spring so far for the Trump administration, with adult film star Stormy Daniels dominating headlines. But — this being the Trump administration — the Daniels news wasn’t even the biggest news of the week.

3 Russian oligarchs sue Christopher Steele

Three Russian oligarchs who’ve previously sued over the publication of the Trump-Russia dossier have opened a new lawsuit in DC’s local court against British agent-turned-researcher Christopher Steele and his company Orbis Business Intelligence Limited.

A new allegation says Trump lied about his wealth. Here’s what we do know

Before he was President, Donald Trump deceived a Forbes reporter about his personal wealth in the 1980s in order to make it onto the magazine’s Forbes 400 list, according to a new allegation by the reporter.

Ex-Forbes reporter says Trump posed as executive, lied to him to crack Forbes 400 list

A former Forbes reporter claims that Donald Trump, before he was president, pretended to be a spokesman on his own behalf and then lied about his wealth in order to crack the Forbes 400 list.

Judge wants to hear from Cohen before ruling on Daniels case

A federal judge in California said Friday that he needed to hear from President Donald Trump’s attorney Michael Cohen directly before deciding whether to issue a stay in a civil lawsuit involving porn star Stormy Daniels.

Potential Democratic 2020 contenders are rushing to back marijuana legalization

In a significant political shift, several top Democrats considered to be possible contenders in the 2020 presidential race are backing legislation that would decriminalize marijuana.

Mitt Romney faces test to determine if he’ll have a primary challenger

Mitt Romney will face the biggest test so far in his bid for US Senate on Saturday, when the Utah GOP gathers for party caucuses to decide who will be the party’s nominee to replace retiring Republican Sen. Orrin Hatch.

Why a primary challenge to Trump is likely to fail

Several Republican lawmakers have said it is too early to answer whether they’ll back President Donald Trump in 2020.

EPA sources: Pruitt aide tried to back-date departure after congressional interview request

One of embattled EPA Administrator Scott Pruitt’s most trusted advisers sought to retroactively change her resignation date a day after the House oversight committee requested to interview her as part of its investigation.

Trump adds former federal prosecutors Jane and Marty Raskin to legal team

Former New York City mayor Rudy Giuliani isn’t the only new addition to President Donald Trump’s legal team. Former federal prosecutors Jane and Marty Raskin have also joined the team, Jay Sekulow, a counsel to the president, announced on Thursday.

Comey memos renew questions over Trump’s behavior

If House Republicans thought they were helping President Donald Trump by forcing the release of James Comey’s memos, they might want to think again.

Threat to walk out on Kim highlights risks of Trump’s volatile diplomatic approach

President Donald Trump’s claim that he’s ready to walk away in the middle of a summit with North Korea underscores the high risks of the unprecedented meeting with Kim Jong Un that is set to take place within weeks.

What US and North Korea mean when they talk about denuclearization

When North Korean leader Kim Jong Un and his South Korea counterpart, Moon Jae-in, meet next Friday, the most important topic on the agenda is the one on which there has been least clarity: denuclearization.

Comey memos detail Trump’s comments on Russia, reservations about Flynn

In his memos documenting conversations with President Donald Trump, former FBI Director James Comey recounts Trump’s “serious reservations” about then-national security adviser Michael Flynn as well as the President’s concerns about media leaks and a statement that Russian President Vladimir Putin told Trump he had the “most beautiful hookers in…

Longtime Trump attorney: Michael Cohen may lie to get leniency

Longtime attorney for President Donald Trump Jay Goldberg says he’s concerned Michael Cohen will lie to prosecutors to get leniency on his own charges.