Trump: ‘Russia story a hoax’

Late Monday, Trump suggests on Twitter that the House intelligence panel should investigate Bill and Hillary Clinton’s dealings with Russia. “Trump Russia story is a hoax,” he tweets.

13 states support travel ban

A group of 12 state attorneys general and one governor is backing President Donald Trump’s revised travel ban targeting six predominantly Muslim countries, telling a federal appeals court that the Republican acted lawfully in the interest of national security.

Ex-press secretary has new job

Former White House Press Secretary Josh Earnest has joined NBC News as an analyst, making his debut Monday on the Today show. He was the last of Obama’s press secretaries, serving in the role from 2014 until Trump took office.

Conservatives get voter support

Their congressional colleagues are sniping at them and Trump is scolding them, but members of the House Freedom Caucus are winning loud and unwavering support from grass-roots activists at home for their refusal to support the GOP health care bill.