A White House staff member reaches for the microphone held by CNN’s Jim Acosta as he questions US president Donald Trump during a news conference last week. Photograph: Jonathan Ernst/Reuters

CNN has filed a lawsuit against the Trump administration over its decision to revoke the press credentials of the network’s chief White House correspo(...)

A White House staff member reaches for the microphone held by CNN’s Jim Acosta as he questions US president Donald Trump during a news conference following Tuesday’s midterm US congressional elections. Photograph: Jonathan Ernst/Reuters

CNN’s chief White House correspondent Jim Acosta has been banned from the White House, after a tense interaction with US president Donald Trump at a p(...)

Republican senator Jeff Flake speaking on the Senate floor at the Capitol in Washington on Wednesday. “It is a testament to the condition of our democracy that our own president uses words infamously spoken by Joseph Stalin to describe his enemies,” he said.  Photograph: Senate TV via AP

Two Republican senators strongly criticised US president Donald Trump on Wednesday, a sign of continuing tensions within the party over the president’(...)

House Speaker Paul Ryan: House is willing to accommodate health concerns of some Senate members for vote’s timing. Photograph: Mark Wilson/Getty Images

The timeline of the Republican tax reform plan remains uncertain amid signs that a much-anticipated vote in the Senate next week may be postponed due (...)

US president Donald Trump  with Senate majority leader Mitch McConnell, Senate Democratic leader Chuck Schumer and House minority leader Nancy Pelosi  in the Oval Office of the White House on September 6th. Photograph: Kevin Lamarque/Reuters

Senior Democrats stunned Washington on Wednesday by claiming that they had agreed with Donald Trump on a plan to protect so-called Dreamers, young imm(...)

US president Donald Trump and Russian president Vladimir Putin at a summit in Hamburg, Germany, in July. Photograph: Stephen Crowley/New York Times

US president Donald Trump was being “sarcastic” when he thanked Russian president Vladimir Putin for saving the United States money by ordering major (...)

An  11-year-old transgender child of an active duty serviceman  looks on during a press conference condemning US president Donald Trump’s ban on transgender service members. Photograph: Justin Sullivan/Getty

Transgender individuals will be prohibited from serving in the US military “in any capacity” US president Donald Trump said on Wednesday, undercutting(...)