Trump falsely claims in speech that Constitution gives him ‘the right to do whatever I want’
That’s the message he delivered — not for the first time — on Tuesday while addressing a crowd of teenagers and young adults at the Turning Point USA Teen Student Action Summit in Washington.
At a modest New York fund-raiser, the Squad got its start
“Change can’t wait,” Ayanna Pressley said the night in 2018 she met Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez.
What to watch during Robert Mueller’s hearing on Wednesday
Mueller is scheduled to appear before the House Judiciary Committee at 8:30 a.m., followed by a second hearing before the House Intelligence Committee at 12 p.m. The Globe will livestream the proceedings and also provide live updates and analysis.
Live updates: Robert Mueller testifies before House committees
The former special counsel is testifying before the House Judiciary and Intelligence Committees Wednesday. Follow along beginning at 8:30 a.m.
USDA rule could cut food stamp benefits for 3.1 million
The Trump administration on Tuesday proposed tightening automatic eligibility requirements for the food stamp program, a change that could cut benefits for about 3.1 million people.
5 things you may not know about Boris Johnson, the UK’s often disheveled, occasionally inappropriate new PM
Here are five things you may not know about Boris Johnson, who is set to become Britain’s next prime minister.
Pence canceled New Hampshire trip to avoid meeting a drug trafficker
When Vice President Mike Pence abruptly canceled a trip this month to New Hampshire to discuss the opioid epidemic, White House officials refused to say why.
Chelsea Clinton and Marc Mezvinsky welcome third child
Jasper Clinton Mezvinsky joins Charlotte, 4, and Aidan, 3, as an heir to the Clinton dynasty.
Insider or outsider? Ayanna Pressley might be trying to have the best of both worlds
She has the resume of an insider, but Pressley won her seat with an outsider move and has banded with rebellious lawmakers known as “the Squad.”
Two La. police officers fired over post suggesting Ocasio-Cortez should be shot
One of the officers posted on Facebook calling US Representative Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez a ‘‘vile idiot’’ and suggesting that she be shot and another “liked” the post.
House Republicans vow tough questions for Mueller at hearing
The House Judiciary Committee and the House Intelligence Committee will question Mueller in separate hearings on the report.
Warren warns of another economic crash as she touts her policies as a way to prevent it
Senator Elizabeth Warren called on regulators to do their job, arguing federal agencies created to monitor and regulate financial markets are not living up to their mandate in the Trump era.
Holyoke mayor Alex Morse to challenge Richard Neal in 2020 Democratic primary
Morse announced on Monday that he is running against Neal in the First District Democratic primary in 2020.
Bernie Sanders might be losing his N.H. firewall
The Vermont senator trounced Hillary Clinton in the 2016 New Hampshire primary. This time around, he can’t take the state for granted.
Hostile witness or Democrats’ hero? Robert Mueller’s past turns before Congress offer important clues
The former FBI director’s appearances on Capitol Hill were marked by his polite reticence and lawmakers’ deference to his judgment.
In Trump’s long career, an opportunistic view of race
The president often sought to pit Americans against one another along racial lines — even on his reality show, “The Apprentice.”
How is Beto O’Rourke hoping to revive his campaign? By getting back to his roots
The rock-star energy has faded, and O’Rourke is doing what he can to recapture the magic that existed during his campaign against Ted Cruz.
‘It’s our America’: Michelle Obama speaks out amid Trump tweet furor
Former first lady Michelle Obama posted a message on Twitter urging Americans to remember that “there’s a place for us all” in this country.
After distancing himself from hostile chant, Trump calls rally supporters ‘incredible patriots’
A day after he sought to distance himself from a hostile chant by his supporters, President Trump lashed out at the media for its coverage of the episode and called the crowd at the North Carolina rally ‘‘incredible patriots.’’
N.H. state lawmaker claims ‘owning slaves doesn’t make you racist’ in Facebook comments
“There’s no evidence at all that I’ve ever acted in a racial manner,” said Werner Horn, Republican of Franklin.