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Reporters' Notebook: What it's like to cover Donald Trump over the first 100 days
As reporters for ABC News, our journey covering now-President Donald Trump began with on the campaign trail, where we covered his opponents during the primaries. Ever since, it has been the story of our careers, unlike anything we have previously reported on. The 2016 race featured two completely
Paul Ryan: Sessions should recuse himself if he’s the subject of a DOJ investigation
House Speaker Paul Ryan said that Attorney General Jeff Sessions should recuse himself from Justice Department investigations over the alleged links between the Trump campaign and the Russian government if he "is the subject of an investigation." Sessions told NBC News this morning that "whenever
Donald Trump Says He's Better Looking Than Marco Rubio
He pulled out the Trump card -- in the looks department. Donald Trump said that he not only had higher poll numbers than fellow GOP presidential contender Marco Rubio -- he was also better looking than his rival. Trump made the comments on Bloomberg Television 's "With All Due Respect," referencing
Mark Halperin : Ben Carson 'A Better Fit' for Iowa Voters Than Donald Trump
The Powerhouse Roundtable discusses Ben Carson's lead in recent Iowa polls.
Sunday on ‘This Week’: Donald Trump
Three days before the next debate, Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump comes to “This Week.” And, the powerhouse roundtable debates the week in politics with ABC News contributor, senior advisor for Correct the Record, and former Democratic Michigan Gov. Jennifer Granholm , ABC News
The Note: A Second Look At The Benghazi Hearing
NOTABLES --HOW THE BENGHAZI COMMITTEE GAVE HILLARY A PRESIDENTIAL PLATFORM: The “get Hillary” committee did not get Hillary. The House Benghazi committee -- dubbed a “get Hillary” effort by Democrats who opposed its creation -- brought out precious little new information and no major political
Mark Halperin : Paul Ryan is 'Being Pressured' to Run for Speaker
The roundtable analyzes the chaos in the House and what it means for the Republicans in 2016.
Mark Halperin : If Hillary Clinton Makes Mistake in Debate, It'll be the 'Only Story'
Back now. There's Joe Biden. Out with his family this weekend. So many shock waives for 2016 if he jumps into the race. Let's bring in "The roundtable." Senior writer at ESPN and co-host of the ABC digital show, straight talk, lz Granderson. Reihan Salam, executive director of national review
Sunday on ‘This Week’: Rep. Jason Chaffetz and Gov. Bobby Jindal
Sunday, with the shocking decision by Rep. Kevin McCarthy to drop his bid for House Speaker, Rep. Jason Chaffetz -- who wants the speakership himself -- comes to “This Week.” Plus, Republican presidential candidate , Gov. Bobby Jindal , comes to “This Week.” And, the powerhouse roundtable debates
Mark Halperin : Jeb Bush Needs to do Better to Secure Nomination
I'll never forget you, Jon, but I will be trying. Good riddance, smartass. Don't go, come back. Jon, I'm being sarcastic. And just when I'm running for president, what a bummer. What has 9 1/2 fingers and won't miss you at all? This guy. I'm sure you'll be missed by somebody. There are a lot of