ABC News’ Cokie Roberts and political analyst Matthew Dowd analyze the potential effects of Trump’s tweets and public statements that depict the media as “fake news.”
Churches should have the right to endorse political candidates and still keep their tax-free status, say House Republicans targeting a law that prohibits such outright politicking from the pulpit.
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President Trump has turned “crossing the line” into a political art form. But when he lashed out at the hosts of MSNBC’s “Morning Joe,” he may have ventured into new territory. Now, members of both parties are calling him out. Major Garrett reports.
Vermont Sen. Bernie Sanders is dismissing a reported FBI probe into whether his wife fraudulently obtained a $10 million loan for a Burlington College expansion as a “pathetic” and political attack. But the complaint that supposedly triggered the scrutiny raises numerous red flags about the application that might not be so easily ignored.
President Donald Trump’s decision to visit France on its national day next month at the invitation of new President Emmanuel Macron represents a shrewd political calculation by both leaders.