Yikes! Despite claims to the contrary, President Donald Trump demanded White House staffers grant his daughter Ivanka Trump a security clearance over their objections - https://cnn.it/2IXtdva

  • The White House told Democrats in Congress they would not hand over documents regarding the granting of a security clearance to Trump's son-in-law Jared Kushner - https://politi.co/2IXubri

Uh oh! North Korea is apparently rebuilding a long-range missile testing facility that has been dormant since last year - https://nbcnews.to/2ITxwaR


Breaking point at the border. More than 76,000 migrants were apprehended attempting to cross into the U.S. illegally in February, which is the highest number in the last 12 years - https://nyti.ms/2ISOCWt


The federal deficit jumped 77% in the first four months of 2019. The deficit was fueled by higher spending and the Trump tax cuts - https://wapo.st/2ITwwU9


Most Americans believe Trump committed crimes before he became president. A Quinnipiac poll found 64% of Americans believe Trump committed crimes before taking office, but only 45% say he committed crimes while he has been president. 59% say Congress should not impeach President Trump - http://bit.ly/2ITOlmg


Democrats plan to seek 10 years of Trump's tax returns. House lawyers are preparing their request in a way they hope will survive a court battle - https://wapo.st/2ISQ0IF


Trump wrote checks to Michael Cohen in the midst of official business in the White House. 11 times he signed the payments to his former personal lawyer as part of what federal prosecutors say was a criminal scheme to skirt campaign finance laws - https://nyti.ms/2IVWarl


More trouble for Trump's business. New York State regulators have issued a subpoena to the company's insurance broker following Michael Cohen's testimony that the company may have committed insurance fraud - https://nyti.ms/2IWbXq6


Trump's former lawyer says the Mueller investigation is not a "witch hunt." Ty Cobb said on the ABC News podcast "The Investigation" that Robert Mueller is "an American hero" - https://abcn.ws/2IWfHYZ


Michael Bloomberg won't run for president in 2020. Instead, he's going to pour truckloads of money into electing Democrats and defeating President Donald Trump - https://nyti.ms/2IVWpCL


Trouble for Ocasio-Cortez. The freshman Democrat's chief of staff established two political action committees that paid a corporation he ran more than $1 million in 2016 and 2017 - https://wapo.st/2IVXYRo


Foreign influence campaigns are continuing "virtually unabated." Former FBI Director Christopher Wray says foreign efforts to sow discord online are continuing without the government stopping them - https://cnn.it/2IWb5lk