National Politics

Trump releases 2019 financial disclosure report

Three of President Donald Trump's marquee properties -- Mar-a-Lago, Trump National Doral and his Trump International Hotel in Washington -- reported a mixed revenue record in 2019, according to a financial disclosure form provided to the federal government.

Republicans openly challenge Trump's tweet on delaying election

A large number of congressional Republicans, including members of House and Senate leadership, openly rejected President Donald Trump's suggestion Thursday that November's presidential election should be delayed, a move that the President would have no authority to make given that the Constitution gives Congress the power to set the date for voting.

Herman Cain dies from coronavirus

Herman Cain, a onetime Republican presidential candidate and former CEO of Godfather's Pizza, has died from coronavirus, according to an obituary sent from his verified Twitter account and Newsmax, where he was launching a television show.

Trump again defends cognitive abilities

President Donald Trump once again defended his cognitive abilities in an interview on Wednesday by pointing -- unprompted -- to a test he took in 2018 that is designed to rule out mild cognitive impairment.

US orders closure of Chinese consulate in Houston

The United States government has abruptly ordered China to "cease all operations and events" at its consulate in Houston, Texas, according to the Chinese Foreign Ministry, in what it called an "unprecedented escalation" in recent actions taken by Washington.