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Iowa Poll: First poll of likely caucusgoers finds Biden, Sanders, O’Rourke atop the field

WASHINGTON (CNN)Former Vice President Joe Biden holds the pole position in the first CNN/Des Moines Register/Mediacom poll among likely 2020 Democratic caucusgoers, with Vermont Sen. Bernie Sanders and Texas Rep. Beto O’Rourke joining him as the only possible candidates in the field with double-digit support. The new Iowa Poll finds 32% of likely caucusgoers saying…

Melania Trump’s spokeswoman speaks out

Stephanie Grisham is first lady Melania Trump’s deputy chief of staff for communications. Formerly a deputy press secretary in the West Wing, Stephanie has been with the President and Mrs. Trump since July 2015, right after he announced his candidacy for president of the United States. The opinions expressed here are the author’s own. View…

Special counsel slams Michael Flynn’s criticism of FBI interview

Washington (CNN)Special counsel Robert Mueller’s team on Friday slammed a suggestion by Michael Flynn’s lawyers that President Donald Trump’s former national security adviser lied to the FBI not even a month into his tenure because he was caught off guard when two agents approached him.However, Mueller’s office said it would not change its recommendation that…

Mystery Mueller mayhem at a Washington court

Washington (CNN)Fridays at the DC federal courthouse are typically days of high alert for the press corps trying to discern what special counsel Robert Mueller’s next legal action will be. But this Friday, court officials went to extreme measures to ensure it was as difficult as possible to figure out what Mueller’s team was doing…

Trump’s dream world is turning into a hellscape

Michael D’Antonio is the author of the book “Never Enough: Donald Trump and the Pursuit of Success” and co-author with Peter Eisner of “The Shadow President: The Truth About Mike Pence.” The opinions expressed in this commentary are the author’s. View more opinion articles on CNN. (CNN)Michael Cohen. Paul Manafort. David Pecker. Michael Flynn. President…

Sorry, President Trump, collusion IS a crime

Seth B. Waxman, a partner at the Dickinson Wright law firm in Washington, served as a federal prosecutor in the United States Attorney’s Office for the District of Columbia and has worked as a criminal defense lawyer in Washington and New York. The opinions expressed in this commentary are his own. View more opinion on…

The 29 most surreal lines from Donald Trump’s Fox News interview

(CNN)On Thursday, President Donald Trump sat down for an interview with Fox News personality Harris Faulkner. It was, um, chummy — with Faulkner asking Trump questions like “What do you love about being President?” and “You have such energy for this.” (Yes, I know the latter isn’t a question at all.)I went through the transcript…

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