Press secretary Sarah Huckabee Sanders says the president has asked national security adviser John Bolton to invite the Russian leader and "those discussions are already underway."
Blistered by bipartisan condemnation of his embrace of a longtime U.S. enemy, the president seeks to "clarify" his public undermining of American intelligence agencies.
Brett Kavanaugh, a conservative judge nominated for the Supreme Court, is greeted on Capitol Hill with praise from Republicans and skepticism from Democrats.
Demonstrators chant "Vote you out" and "Abolish ICE" at the Senate majority leader.
The president owes both his election and his long-term impact to the Senate majority leader, who not only engineered the strategy that will let Trump make two Supreme Court appointments but also created the circumstances that facilitated his rise.
A 5-4 decision threatens to decimate the country’s already beleaguered labor movement.
The president is conducting a hostile takeover of the federal bench. The consequences could last for a generation.
"... It's very strongly the Democrats' fault," the president says, rejecting criticism that his administration's "zero-tolerance" policy has resulted in inhumane and immoral conditions.
Tensions are running particularly high as Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell threatens to cancel the traditional August recess in order to fight Democratic opposition to GOP priorities.