Politics

Iranian President Hassan Rouhani
Iranian Presidency Office via AP
August 06, 2018 - 5:44 pm
WASHINGTON (WCBS 880/CBS News/AP) -- President Donald Trump is reimposing many sanctions on Iran three months after pulling the U.S. out of the Iran nuclear deal. Trump ratcheted up pressure on the Islamic Republic despite statements of deep dismay from European allies, three months after he pulled...
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President Donald Trump Honors Army Football Team
Oliver Contreras/SIPA USA
August 06, 2018 - 4:00 pm
President Donald Trump still wants to create a Space Force as a new branch of the U.S. Armed Forces.
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Protest For Uber, Lyft Cap
Kevin Rincon/WCBS 880
August 06, 2018 - 2:50 pm
The battle over Uber and other such for-hire vehicles is coming to a head, with a New York City Council vote coming this week.
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Donald Trump
Photo by Oliver Contreras/SIPA USA
August 06, 2018 - 2:29 pm
President Donald Trump is changing the story, it seems, about the reason for a June 2016 meeting at Trump Tower between his son, Donald Jr., and a Russian-connected lawyer.
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Jumaane Williams - Getty
Photo by Mark Sagliocco/Getty Images
August 06, 2018 - 1:14 pm
A judge sentenced New York City Councilman Jumaane Williams (D-45th) to time served Monday afternoon in his ambulance obstruction trial, after a jury found him not guilty of the most serious charge.
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Peter King
Jack Gruber-USA TODAY
August 05, 2018 - 3:44 pm
MASSAPEQUA, N.Y. (WCBS 880) -- Longtime Long Island Congressman Peter King is shrugging off the news that Governor Andrew Cuomo has endorsed his Democratic opponent. Cuomo appeared on Long Island today to endorse Liuba Grechen Shirley, who is running against Congressman King. Though, there was no...
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Councilman Jumaane Williams
Jim Smith/WCBS 880; File
August 03, 2018 - 5:32 pm
New York City Councilman Jumaane Williams (D-45th) testified at his own trial Friday, saying he broke the law in order to uphold the law.
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Rosie O'Donnell
AP Photo/Cliff Owen, File
August 03, 2018 - 4:57 pm
Rosie O'Donnell and cast members from some of Broadway's biggest musicals plan to serenade President Donald Trump on Monday.
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President Donald Trump
AP Photo/Carolyn Kaster
August 03, 2018 - 4:38 pm
The disconnect between President Donald Trump and the intelligence community continues, even after top White House and intelligence officials stood together to declare that Russia is trying to influence the midterm election and the 2020 election.
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Jim Acosta
AP Photo/Evan Vucci
August 03, 2018 - 1:36 pm
The Trump administration this week seemed to double down on attacks on the news media, following remarks by Ivanka Trump that she did not agree with her father’s characterization that the media are the "enemy of the American people."
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