ABC News: Politics

ABC News: Politics

WATCH: The Senate rejects Donald Trump's national emergency

Mar 15, 2019 2:11PM
"The View" co-hosts discuss how 12 Republicans' votes solidified a rejection of the president's national emergency.

WATCH: Gavin Newsom says he 'can't in good conscience' support the death penalty

Mar 15, 2019 2:10PM
The California Governor explains his decision to suspend the death penalty and withdraw his National Guard from the border.

After New Zealand massacre, US authorities search for copycats and links to America

Mar 15, 2019 1:28PM
U.S. authorities and international partners were scrubbing their databases on Friday looking for evidence of the suspected gunman in custody in New Zealand.

California governor on The View: Halting death penalty 'moral' decision

Mar 15, 2019 1:27PM
California Gov. Gavin Newsom defended his suspension of the death penalty in his state during his appearance on "The View" on Friday.

Students around the world skip school to demand action on climate change

Mar 15, 2019 1:01PM
Students around the world skip school to protest climate inaction . Protest organized by teens around the world call for action on climate change.

US Muslim advocacy group to Trump: 'We hold you responsible' for Islamophobia rise

Mar 15, 2019 12:53PM
A top Muslim organization is blasting President Donald Trump after a mass shooting at two mosques in New Zealand left 49 people dead and dozens more injured.

Ex-Trump aide continues to cooperate: Court filing

Mar 15, 2019 12:46PM
Former Trump campaign adviser Rick Gates is not ready to be sentenced because he's continuing to cooperate with "several ongoing investigations"

WATCH: Senate rejects Trump's national emergency declaration

Mar 15, 2019 12:38PM
The president responds to the Senate vote with a one-word tweet: "VETO!"

WATCH: Pompeo denies derailing North Korea nuclear talks

Mar 15, 2019 12:06PM
Secretary of State Mike Pompeo addressed the claims from North Korea that he and National Security Adviser John Bolton derailed talks between President Trump and Kim Jong Un in Vietnam.

Trump warns of 'very bad' consequences if 'tough' supporters provoked

Mar 15, 2019 11:06AM
President Trump is under fire for comments in a recent interview with Breitbart News in which he warned of 'very bad' consequences for provoking his 'tough' supporters.

Pompeo, Bolton deny derailing North Korea nuclear talks after regime calls them out

Mar 15, 2019 10:45AM
North Korea attacked John Bolton and Mike Pompeo for derailing the nuclear summit in Vietnam between President Trump and Kim Jong Un, but the two aides denied it.

WATCH: Beto O'Rourke kicks off 2020 presidential campaign in Iowa

Mar 15, 2019 7:38AM
The former U.S. Senate candidate from Texas told ABC News' Paula Faris he is joining the crowded Democratic field because, "I think I have something to add to this."

Trump appointee completes month of public housing stays

Mar 15, 2019 7:15AM
Lynne Patton has been criticized for bringing a reality TV approach to her role.

Budgets, big names and blue collars: Here's the weekly roundup on the 2020 field

Mar 15, 2019 6:30AM
Beto O'Rourke's announcement was long-anticipated, but could contribute to complicating things when it comes time for the 2020 Democratic National Convention.

The Note: Beto and 'VETO!' speak to parties’ identity crises

Mar 15, 2019 6:25AM
It's been a week defined by the promise of Beto and a promise of "VETO!" But neither party is closer to resolving identity crises that are likely to linger into 2020.

Trump administration to deny more visa applicants who've used public assistance

Mar 15, 2019 4:34AM
The Trump administration is preparing to further expand rules that would disqualify more visa applicants who the administration believes may use too many public services.

WATCH: Senate votes 59-41 to halt national emergency declaration

Mar 14, 2019 9:32PM
Senate votes to terminate President Donald Trump's national emergency declaration to secure more funding for the border.

President Trump kisses House Speaker Nancy Pelosi on cheek in rare, warm gesture

Mar 14, 2019 9:18PM
President Donald Trump greeted Speaker of the House Nancy Pelosi with a hug and kiss on both cheeks during a visit to Capitol Hill.

WATCH: 12 Republicans vote to block Trump's border wall emergency declaration

Mar 14, 2019 7:58PM
They said the president's decision to sidestep Congress set a dangerous precedent.

US, Afghan government tensions burst into public over Taliban talks

Mar 14, 2019 7:41PM
Afghanistan's national security adviser blasted the U.S. for its direct talks with the Taliban and accused the U.S. negotiator of undermining the Afghan government.