President Donald Trump is due to arrive in Hanoi, Vietnam, this morning for his second summit with North Korea's Kim Jong Un. Meantime House Democrats are pushing a vote on a resolution that would nullify the president's emergency declaration which aims to fund a border wall.
The Democrat-controlled House is expected to pass a resolution that would terminate Trump’s emergency declaration later today — and there are rumblings that it could pass the GOP-controlled Senate, too.
Sen. Lisa Murkowski of Alaska became the latest Republican to indicate that she'll likely vote for the resolution once it reaches the Senate. Sen. Susan Collins, R-Maine, has made similar statements about voting in favor of the resolution.
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Assuming all Democrats support the resolution, only four Senate Republicans would need to defect for Democrats to secure the 51 votes needed to send the measure to the president’s desk.
Paul Manafort's legal team has made the argument for a sentence "significantly" less than the 10 years that could be handed down when he is sentenced in his case before the U.S. District Court in Washington, D.C.
"This case is not about murder, drug cartels, organized crime, the Madoff Ponzi scheme or the collapse of Enron," they wrote in the memo.
Michael Cohen, Trump's former lawyer, is expected to be interviewed by the Senate Intelligence Committee in a closed door meeting today and will testify publicly before the House Oversight Committee on Wednesday.
Meantime, Deputy Attorney General Rod Rosenstein appeared to be trying to dampen expectations about what the public might see of special counsel Robert Mueller's widely-expected report, noting that federal prosecutors typically don't describe conduct that falls outside the scope of criminal charges.
No laughing matter: Comedian Jon Stewart was on Capitol Hill Monday urging Congress to provide additional funding for survivors and first responders of the Sept. 11 terrorist attacks.
Video: After years of seeing garbage pile up on the beaches and waterways where she lives, activist Dianna Cohen decided to attack the pollution at its source: by removing plastic from her life. See how she managed to do it.
Being asked out on a date with Idris Elba, considering a 2020 presidential run? It's all the same to Stacey Abrams. The former Georgia gubernatorial candidate joked with MSNBC's Chris Hayes, "I don't say no to anything."
ActressSelma Blair took style and grace to another level at Sunday night's Vanity Fair Oscars party — it was her first public appearance since revealing that she had been diagnosed with multiple sclerosis.
Blair was visibly emotional before the cameras and tearfully admitted "it took so much to come out."
But she showed she could stand strong in spite of MS, a condition where the body's immune system attacks the brain and spinal cord, striking an elegant and determined pose with a custom-made, monogrammed cane.