Behind the Whistle-Blower Case, a Long-Held Trump Grudge Toward Ukraine

WASHINGTON — For months this spring and summer, Ukraine’s newly elected president, Volodymyr Zelensky, tried to…

After Resisting, McConnell and Senate G.O.P. Back Election Security Funding

WASHINGTON — Facing mounting criticism for blocking proposals to bolster election security, Senator Mitch McConnell on…

‘I Wasn’t Asked to Do Anything Illegal,’ Lewandowski Says in Hearing

WASHINGTON — Corey Lewandowski, one of President Trump’s most loyal political confidants, confirmed in congressional testimony…

Corey Lewandowski’s Testimony Before Congress: What to Expect

WASHINGTON — Democrats investigating whether to recommend that the House impeach President Trump will take turns…

Lewandowski Cleared to Testify in House Inquiry, as White House Blocks Others

WASHINGTON — The White House on Monday blocked two more former aides to President Trump from…

Hillary Clinton Reads Her Emails at Venice Art Show

In a moment that combined political theater and performance art, Hillary Clinton was reunited with her…

Trump Wants Big Diplomatic Wins. Here Are the Odds.

WASHINGTON — John R. Bolton has left the Situation Room, and President Trump is left at…

What Spy? Kremlin Mocks Aide Recruited by C.I.A. as a Boozy Nobody

MOSCOW — He drank too much, abandoned his sick, aged mother and — most important of…

Prosecutors Could Ask for Prison Time for Michael Flynn

WASHINGTON — Federal prosecutors suggested on Tuesday that they might ask a federal judge to sentence…

Presidential Power Must Be Curbed After Trump, 2020 Candidates Say

WASHINGTON — Democratic presidential candidates broadly agree that President Trump has shaken the presidency loose from…

C.I.A. Informant Extracted From Russia Had Sent Secrets to U.S. for Decades

WASHINGTON — Decades ago, the C.I.A. recruited and carefully cultivated a midlevel Russian official who began…

Democrats Plan Vote to Formalize Procedures for Impeachment Investigation

WASHINGTON — The House Judiciary Committee plans to vote this week to formalize procedures for a…

Democrats to Broaden Impeachment Inquiry Into Trump to Corruption Accusations

WASHINGTON — House Democrats return to Washington this week poised to significantly broaden their nascent impeachment…

‘I Am Always Asked if I Am Afraid’: Activist Lawyer Takes On Putin’s Russia

MOSCOW — After nearly losing her husband to an attack with lethal poison and surviving repeated…

Russia’s Playbook for Disrupting Democracy

Episode 13: ‘The Blueprint’ Producer/Director John Marks Russia’s brazen interference in the 2016 American presidential election…