US president Donald Trump. Sources say the Mueller report does not call for new indictments. Photograph: Doug Mills/The New York Times

Ever since Matthew Whitaker, the former acting attorney general, said in January that the Mueller investigation was nearing completion, Washington DC (...)

White House adviser Kellyanne Conway and her husband George Conway: Mr Trump called Mr Conway a “whack job”  after he questioned the US president’s mental health in a tweet.  Photograph: Joshua Roberts/Reuters

US president Donald Trump doubled down on his criticism of the late senator John McCain on Tuesday in a speech in Ohio, saying he “wasn’t a fan”. Spea(...)

Patrick Collison, chief executive officer and co-founder of Stripe with brother John Collison, president and co-founder

US federal prosecutors have asked Stripe, the online payments company founded by Limerick brothers Patrick and John Collison, to hand over certain doc(...)

Roger Stone has been released on bail on a $250,000 bond, and his movements have been restricted to Florida, New York and Washington DC. Photograph: Michael Reynolds/EPA

Roger Stone, a long time ally of US president Donald Trump, has pleaded not guilty at a court appearance in Washington to criminal charges relating to(...)

Robert Mueller: his inquiry into Donald Trump’s election campaign team links with Russia is set to lodge documents in courts in Washington and New York. Photograph: J Scott Applewhite/AP

Further insight into special counsel Robert Mueller’s investigation into contacts between Donald Trump’s election campaign team and Russia is expected(...)

Former president Barack Obama congratulates Donald Trump after the latter’s inauguration speech. Photograph: Carlos Barria/Reuters

When I was in Reykjavik in August, Icelanders were bragging about putting the corrupt bankers who ravaged their economy in prison. In the US, it works(...)

White House deputy national security adviser Mira Ricardel (right) is expected to be dismissed after clashing with Melania Trump. Photograph:  Jonathan Ernst/Reuters

The future of several senior Trump administration officials remains in doubt after the office of the first lady said that the deputy national security(...)

Trump 2020: the US president has already created a formidable re-election campaign. Photograph: Bloomberg

They were billed as the most important midterm elections in decades, as Americans went to the polls on Tuesday to deliver their first political verdic(...)

Few outside his own family have been more loyal to Donald Trump, or more assiduous in implementing his agenda, than Jeff Sessions. Photograph: Pablo Martinez Monsivais/AP

Few outside his own family have been more loyal to Donald Trump, or more assiduous in implementing his agenda, than Jeff Sessions. One of the first na(...)

A White House intern reaches for and tries to take away the microphone held by CNN correspondent Jim Acosta as he questions US president Donald Trump during a news conference at the White House on Wednesday. Photograph: Jonathan Ernst/Reuters

The Trump administration has doubled down on its decision to ban CNN correspondent Jim Acosta from the White House, after a tense interaction with US (...)

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