President Donald Trump on Saturday evening is expected to give "patriotic remarks" aimed at celebrating America's founding and the triumphs of American history while saluting the US military, according to an aide who has read the President's prepared remarks.
Supreme Court Justice Brett Kavanaugh denied a request from Illinois Republicans to block Illinois Gov. J.B. Pritzker's rule that bars political rallies of more than 50 people amid the coronavirus pandemic.
Republican Rep. Greg Gianforte of Montana has suspended in-person campaigning for his gubernatorial bid in the state after his wife and running mate attended an event with Kimberly Guilfoyle, the girlfriend of Donald Trump Jr. and a top fundraiser for the Trump campaign who has tested positive for coronavirus, a spokesperson for Gianforte's campaign told CNN on Saturday.
The Biden campaign on Saturday said the United States is "suffering" as a result of having a "divisive" president who doesn't "give a damn about anything but his own gain," responding to President Donald Trump's Mount Rushmore speech on Friday.
On a very different Fourth of July holiday, when many Americans are wrestling with the racist misdeeds of the country's heroes and confronting an unrelenting pandemic with surging cases, their commander-in-chief is attempting to drag America backward -- stirring fear of cultural change while flouting the most basic scientific evidence about disease transmission.
The National Park Service says it did not require employees who worked the Independence Day celebration at Mount Rushmore on Friday to get tested for coronavirus, despite the record-high new cases in the US and President Donald Trump's attendance at the event.
President Donald Trump jetted to South Dakota on Friday to deliver a paean to what he believes to be is a forgotten America, in the shadow of Mount Rushmore.
Whenever I hear an operative complain about public polling, I have just one thing to say: Put up or shut up. Release your own numbers that show the race in a different place than the public polling, or let the public polling stand. This is especially true in House races, where public polling is limited and there's a real chance to shape the conventional wisdom.
President Trump evoked the history of American patriots who defeated Nazis, toppled communists and chased down terrorists, but warned of another threat now in today's political climate -- the "radical left."
Fifty-three countries at the U.N. Human Rights Council, led by Cuba, came out in support of China’s national security law this week -- a law that has formed the basis of the communist regime’s latest crackdown on the people of Hong Kong.
Supreme Court Justice Brett Kavanaugh on Saturday denied an emergency appeal submitted by GOP lawmakers from Illinois that had argued against the governor’s restrictions on meeting in groups larger than 10 amid the coronavirus pandemic.
Military planes will fly over four big cities Saturday afternoon to celebrate Independence Day in a lead up to the Fourth of July air show in Washington, D.C.
Joe Biden's Fourth of July message focused on America's long history of racial injustice -- from slavery to George Floyd's death -- as he called for Americans to strive to achieve the country's founding ideal of equality.
President Trump on Saturday gave an optimistic Independence Day message to the nation, declaring that the U.S. is “coming back” and will be “greater than ever before” after it emerges from the coronavirus pandemic -- which he described as a “terrible plague from China.”
Former 2016 presidential candidate Hillary Clinton on Saturday, cited “dark times” in an Independence Day message, and urged Americans to march and register to vote.
President Trump on Friday announced the creation of a National Garden of American heroes to pay tribute to historically significant Americans -- a garden that will include former Supreme Court Justice Antonin Scalia and baseball star Jackie Robinson among past presidents, anti-slavery advocates and others.
Oregon Gov. Kate Brown met Friday with three Oregon State Police troopers who were seen on video earlier this week defying a mandated statewide mask order while visiting a Corvallis coffee shop.
Kimberly Guilfoyle, a senior adviser to the Trump 2020 campaign, has tested positive for the coronavirus, the campaign confirmed Friday night.
The president will leave the playing field to Pence and the administration's public health officials.
There has always been a push and a pull between our founding ideals and the forces of inequality. But today is a celebration of our persistent march toward greater justice.
The real estate investor beat out a Trump-backed candidate in North Carolina. But his victory is no "referendum" on the president he supports, Cawthorn said.
"It’s really unfathomable that we would put low-income, already marginalized groups through even greater uncertainty," one legal aid provider said.
A win for the ACA in Oklahoma points to growing tension between the president and his base on health care.
The NAACP and other groups had sought more balloting options because of coronavirus health concerns.
Scott Tipton, Steve King, Denver Riggleman and Dan Lipinski have all lost their party's nominations.
Presumptive Democratic nominee Joe Biden's self-imposed deadline to pick a vice presidential nominee is just over a month away.
President Trump is expected to travel to Florida next week for a high-dollar, in-person fundraiser.
The court agreed to hear the case during its new term that begins in the fall.
Mr. Trump spent a portion of his speech blaming China for the coronavirus pandemic and attacking the media for "falsely" labeling their opponents racist and condemning "patriotic citizens."
President Trump held a Fourth of July celebration on the White House South Lawn one day after attending an event at Mt. Rushmore. This year's celebration is a massive scale back from last year's event, which featured military vehicles and flyovers. Nikole Killion reports.
Biden's video message came hours after President Trump accused protesters who have pushed for racial justice of engaging in a "merciless campaign to wipe out our history."
Speaking at the event, Mr. Trump announced that he will sign an executive order to create a "vast outdoor park that will feature the statues of the greatest Americans to ever live."
President Trump will attend an Independence Day celebration at Mount Rushmore, despite warnings that the event could lead to more infections. Weijia Jiang reports.
President Trump is traveling to South Dakota to participate in an Independence Day celebration at Mount Rushmore with a speech and an elaborate fireworks display that will be set off above the monument for the first time in more than a decade. The large-scale event is taking place despite a dramatic spike in new coronavirus cases in parts of the U.S. CBS News White House correspondent Paula Reid joined CBSN to discuss.
John Bolton, Mayors Carlos Giménez and Sulvester Turner and Former FDA Commissioner Scott Gottlieb appear on Sunday's "Face the Nation"
President Trump is touting the economy and heading to an Independence Day celebration at Mount Rushmore, where attendees will not be required to wear masks or social distance. The trip comes as the president's top pandemic adviser warns of spikes in COVID-19 cases across the country. Paula Reid reports.
The 5-4 decision also prevents waiving of some absentee ballot requirements.
Dawn Porter, director of "John Lewis: Good Trouble," joined CBSN's "Red and Blue" to discuss her new film and how looking back at the civil rights icon's life provides lessons for people still pushing for equality today.
Trump has railed against the movement to remove Confederate statues and racially charged iconography. His list of heroes includes Republicans like Reagan and Scalia, but no Democratic presidents, as well as Patton but no Eisenhower
The president made clear that his reelection message will do little to try to heal or unify the country but rather aims to drive a deeper wedge into the nation’s racial and cultural divides.
The dueling messages highlight the vastly different ways Biden and Trump have responded to the country’s racial reckoning.
The president has left little doubt that he sees himself as leader of a modern grievance movement animated by civic strife and marked by calls for ‘white power,’ the phrase chanted in a video Trump retweeted last weekend.
Political arguments in the Villages have led at times to physical confrontations, prompting some septuagenarians to pack pepper spray and stun guns into the golf carts residents use to dart around the 35-square mile community.
American Bridge and Unite the Country are pooling resources to attack President Trump in key states and project positive messages around former vice president Joe Biden.
Nicholas J. Freitas and John J. McGuire III — both military veterans and state lawmakers — are top contenders.
Kimberly Guilfoyle, Trump campaign aide, tests positive for coronavirus ahead of the event.
Administration officials had told lawmakers that Paycheck Protection Plan data would be released by the end of the week.
As the most senior African American staffer in Biden’s orbit, Sanders faces pressure to explain Biden’s record to activists, while helping him navigate this explosive moment.
The deployment of an American aircraft carrier and its strike force is often used as a signal to deter adversaries. Deploying two at once is recognized as a significant show of force.
A battle involving Michael Pack and a U.S.-funded tech group revolves around software from Falun Gong, the secretive, anti-Beijing spiritual movement with pro-Trump elements.
His ominous remarks were a reflection of his political standing: trailing in the polls, lacking a booming economy or a positive message to campaign on, and leaning on culture wars to buoy his loyalists.
The executive order includes John Adams, Harriet Tubman and Martin Luther King Jr. among those who would be honored. So would Billy Graham, Antonin Scalia and Ronald Reagan.
Down in the polls and failing to control a raging pandemic, the president cast himself as waging battle against a “new far-left fascism” that imperils American values and seeks to erase history.
Criticized for its inaction, the Trump administration commissioned a new look at a months-old intelligence assessment. It emphasizes gaps.
A former state official called what has happened in Arizona “a story of missed opportunities.” Hospital beds in the state are filling up.
Donors are wondering why they gave to a Charlotte event that has mostly been scrapped. And Jacksonville fund-raisers find money is on hold because of concerns about the surge in virus cases.
It’s exciting. It can also feel like a colonoscopy.
She is the third person in proximity of President Trump known to have contracted the virus.
Elon Musk quickly tweeted his "full support."
GOP Rep. Greg Gianforte's wife, Susan, met with Guilfoyle, a Trump campaign official. Neither wore a mask nor maintained social distance.
"He used OUR Independence Day to tell a majority of our country that we are not welcome here in America," snapped one.
The president, who was not wearing a mask, claimed without evidence that 99% of U.S. coronavirus cases are "totally harmless" at the National Mall event.
As coronavirus cases spike, public health officials are pleading with Americans to hold more muted Independence Day celebrations, but subdued is not the president's style.
Twitter users put the vice president's description down to a copy-and-paste error from the Trump campaign.
The Republican Party has a conspiracy cult problem. And it's not going away.
"Benedict Arnold can step aside," VoteVets says in its latest anti-Trump attack ad.
"HAPPY FOURTH?" the tabloid asked in a swipe at Donald Trump's Independence Day celebration at South Dakota’s Mount Rushmore National Memorial.
The president's latest self-own is the focus of two new spots released by Joe Biden's campaign and the progressive PAC MeidasTouch.
Far-left "anti-fascist" and Black Lives Matters (BLM) activists stomped and danced on the United States flag Saturday as part of a Fourth of July protest in front of the White House in Washington, D.C.
Grammy-winner rapper and fashion mogul Kanye West took to Twitter on Independence Day to announce that he is "running for president of the United States."
Protesters gathered Saturday to object to a boat parade held in celebration of Independence Day and President Trump in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania.
President Donald Trump addressed the nation on Saturday during his Salute to America celebration from the White House, where he announced the first round of historical figures to be included in the National Garden of American Heroes.
Watch President Donald Trump's speech at "Salute to America" live on Saturday, the Fourth of July, in Washington, DC, at 6:40 p.m. EST.
Former 1988 Democrat presidential candidate Michael Dukakis is warning former Vice President and presumptive 2020 Democrat presidential nominee Joe Biden that he should not take polls too seriously.
During Friday’s Democratic Weekly Address, Sen. Tom Carper (D-DE) criticized the Trump administration’s efforts to have the Affordable Care Act struck down in court by stating that “there is never a good time to rip away health care from millions
Former Vice President Joe Biden urged Americans to commit to ripping "out the roots of systemic racism" on Saturday when delivering his Fourth of July message to the nation.
The Grammy-winning, multi-millionaire rapper Sean “Diddy” Combs is showing his support for the anti-Semitic Louis Farrakhan by promoting the Nation of Islam leader's July 4th message, which aired Saturday on Revolt TV, the cable channel founded by Combs.
Pop superstar Justin Bieber sent a message of thanks to Jesus Christ on Saturday for making him "loved, chosen, and forgiven" despite his years of indiscretions, and urged his millions of followers and fans to join him in embracing Christianity.