In the closest vote in history, Gina Haspel has been confirmed by the Senate as the next CIA director. While backed by many senior intelligence officers, opponents expressed concern about her involvement in the agency's interrogation program after 9/11.
More than a year has passed since President Trump's first and only press conference. The Trump administration seems to have done away with the decades-long tradition and has instead embraced other press interactions that allow him greater control.
The White House Correspondents’ Dinner gave President Trump an easy opportunity to lambaste the Washington press corps, as our correspondent witnessed while covering his Michigan rally that night. The real problem wasn’t so much the comedian’s raunchy routine, it’s the red-carpet chumminess of the event.
With the influx of thousands of Puerto Ricans to the mainland United States after hurricane Maria, organizations from across the political spectrum are registering the new arrivals to vote – and hoping to sway them in the upcoming elections.