Vice President Mike Pence and NATO Secretary General Jens Stoltenberg are holding a joint press conference. Watch it live.
"The ploy was obvious to anyone who actually read the report, but the president made the safe bet that his backers did not."

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President Donald J. Trump visits a Boeing plant in Charleston, S.C.
The U.S. Senate is debating the nomination of Scott Pruitt to lead the Environmental Protection Agency under President Trump.

Last night a judge ordered Pruitt to release thousands of emails related to his communication with the oil, gas and coal industry. [ Link ]
Trump is breaking decades of precedent. Is that dangerous?

Will President Trump ever release his tax returns?
At a press conference on Thursday, Trump called Flynn a “fine person” and said he had done nothing wrong in engaging with the Russian envoy.

Flynn in FBI interview denied discussing sanctions with Russian ambassador
We're talking to freshman Senator Catherine Cortez Masto (D-NV) about her new job in Washington and the Democratic party's strategy in the era of President Trump.
Pence has largely managed to avoid the infighting and warring factions of the young White House by keeping his head down and soldiering loyally forward.

Pence remains above the fray, but is he outside the inner circle?
House members hold a news conference to press for a new package of economic sanctions against Russia.
The ethics agency does not have investigative powers or enforcement authority. But the letter from Shaub steps up the pressure on the White House Counsel’s Office to disclose whether it took any action in response to Conway’s remarks.

Ethics office says Kellyanne Conway likely broke federal rules
“I think in all likelihood it should be part of the intel committee’s review of what’s happened with Russia, yes,” said Senate GOP Conference Vice Chair Roy Blunt (R-Mo.), who sits on the Senate Intelligence Committee.

Top Senate Republican Roy Blunt says Congress should probe Flynn situation
White House press secretary Sean Spicer holds the daily briefing.
House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi (D-Calif.) and other Democratic leaders hold a news conference on the resignation of Michael Flynn.