Sources say the President was so woefully unprepared for conversations with rivals and allies that he presented a national security threat

In hundreds of highly classified phone calls with foreign heads of state, President Donald Trump was so consistently unprepared for discussion of serious issues, so often outplayed in his conversations with powerful leaders like Russian President Vladimir Putin and Turkish … Read more…

On the trail: Bloomberg targeted by Democratic rivals, Biden raises money for crucial states

U.S. Democratic presidential candidates took aim on Thursday at a rival whose name has not yet appeared on the ballot in the early voting states but whose television ads have blanketed the airwaves: billionaire former New York Mayor Michael Bloomberg. … Read more…

Trump wanted aid to Ukraine frozen until it helped on probes of political rivals: New York Times

U.S. President Donald Trump told a then-top aide in August he wanted to freeze security aid to Ukraine until officials there helped with investigations into Democrats, including former Vice President Joe Biden, the New York Times reported on Sunday. Reuters: … Read more…

Ukraine expert who listened to Trump’s call says ‘there was no doubt’ the president was seeking investigations of political rivals

Acting White House chief of staff Mick Mulvaney skipped a scheduled deposition on Capitol Hill in an impeachment inquiry that will include public hearings starting next week. Politics SPECIAL NEWS UPDATE: Click today to request your free ACRX discount prescription … Read more…

From Ford to Volkswagen, rivals become frenemies to share the cost of building self-driving cars

The sheer cost and technological burden of developing self-driving cars, electric vehicles and other advancements has companies that have historically been fierce competitors becoming, at the very least, frenemies.  Top News & Analysis COMMUNITY NEWS UPDATE: Click today to request … Read more…