America may soon face a question of leadership.
Posted on: 17 August 2017 | 3:11 am
Republican lawmakers and administration aides found themselves again Wednesday weighing the costs and benefits of remaining loyal to President Donald Trump, whose equivocal statements about neo-Nazis and white supremacists marked a dramatic shift in presidential rhetoric.
Posted on: 17 August 2017 | 5:21 am
Republicans are mixed in their response after President Donald Trump's unpredictable Tuesday news conference, during which he defended white supremacists and blamed "both sides" for violence in Charlottesville, Virginia.
Posted on: 17 August 2017 | 5:19 am
CNN Senior Investigative Correspondent Drew Griffin spoke with a leader in the white nationalist movement and found striking similarities to the arguments the President himself presented.
Posted on: 16 August 2017 | 10:03 pm
Former CIA director John Brennan slammed President Donald Trump's "dangerous" and "ugly" comments on the deadly violence at a white supremacist rally in Charlottesville, Virginia over the weekend -- writing a personal letter to CNN's Wolf Blitzer after "The Situation Room" anchor spoke publicly about the fact that he lost all four grandparents to the evils of Nazism.
Posted on: 17 August 2017 | 12:44 am
Posted on: 16 August 2017 | 8:05 pm
Amid the white supremacist-fueled violence over the weekend in Charlottesville, Virginia, and President Donald Trump's assertion that "both sides" bear responsibility for it, there's an active debate about whether any president has ever behaved like this before in the face of a national crisis. Hoping to find some answers -- and some much-needed historical context -- I reached out to Tim Naftali, a history professor at New York University. Naftali is also the former director of the Richard Nixon Presidential Library and is a CNN contributor. Our conversation, conducted via email and lightly edited for flow, is below.
Posted on: 17 August 2017 | 5:17 am
It's hard to imagine that mob violence over a Confederate statue in Charlottesville, Virginia, has any bearing on business groups organized by the White House, but the President's two CEO panels ended up toppled in the chaos of the past week anyway. There is a lesson here, but it may be different from what you think.
Posted on: 17 August 2017 | 5:22 am
Embattled White House chief strategist Steve Bannon declared in an interview published Wednesday that the US is at "economic war with China," promised aggressive trade actions against Beijing and said he is "fighting" other top White House aides "every day."
Posted on: 16 August 2017 | 10:37 pm
Robert Kuttner of The American Prospect talks about his interview with Steve Bannon, saying Donald Trump's chief strategist's claim that he didn't know he was being interviewed isn't believable.
Posted on: 16 August 2017 | 11:39 pm
Sequestered on a two-day holiday with her husband Jared Kushner in Vermont, Ivanka Trump, President Donald Trump's eldest daughter -- one of his senior advisers and the closest member of his family who is Jewish -- has yet to comment on the events of her father's Tuesday afternoon press conference.
Posted on: 16 August 2017 | 8:26 pm
The two women who were in the car hit by the Charlottesville attacker detail their experience moments after the crash and say God put them there for a reason.
Posted on: 16 August 2017 | 11:11 pm