Here is the latest Political News from CNN.
Trump gets boost from Brexit leader as he aims for ‘American independence’
Donald Trump hammered home his “America First” slogan on Wednesday by presenting the presidential election as a chance for voters to “re-declare American independence.”
Clinton: Trump leading ‘hate movement’; he calls her a ‘bigot’
Donald Trump flatly labeled Hillary Clinton a “bigot” Wednesday night as he sought to draw African-American voters to his campaign.
Clinton blasts ‘ridiculous’ Trump attacks
Hillary Clinton sharply refuted Wednesday Donald Trump’s attacks on the Clinton Foundation, which have included claims that she used public office for personal gain.
Chaffetz: Trump should open his ‘kimono,’ release tax returns
Rep. Jason Chaffetz called on Donald Trump Wednesday to “open up (his) kimono” and release his tax returns and medical records.
Clinton to headline African-American, Latino events as Trump attempts to make inroads
Hillary Clinton will reach out to African-American and Latino voters in two separate speeches next month as she looks to put distance between herself and Donald Trump with the key voting blocs.
Trump suggests major shift on deportations
Donald Trump suggested Wednesday that he would allow exceptions to let some undocumented immigrants to stay in the US, vowing against granting them citizenship but telling Fox News, “there’s no amnesty, but we work with them.”
Clock running out on challenges to voting rights cases in key states
Battles over voting rights are heating up in states that could play a critical role in the November election.
McCain tries to hold on in the Year of Trump
Sen. John McCain is instantly recognizable to everyone in the foyer of the Swift Transportation office in Phoenix.
First on CNN: Johnson-backing PAC spends $1M for national TV spot
A super PAC supporting Libertarian presidential candidate Gary Johnson is spending $1 million on a national ad buy it hopes will help get the former New Mexico governor onstage at the presidential debates.
Cher defiant after harsh takedown of Trump
Singer and Hillary Clinton supporter Cher defended herself Wednesday after she was sharply criticized for using charged language — including references to Joseph Stalin and Adolf Hitler — to slam Donald Trump at a recent Clinton event.
General in Bergdahl case rejects defense claims he can’t be fair
The Army general who oversaw the filing of charges against Bowe Bergdahl rejected on Wednesday defense claims that he can’t be fair and called being impartial a “duty.”
Trump plans minority voter outreach
Donald Trump’s campaign is planning a concerted effort to reach out to minority voters and shed the perception by some that he is racist, part of a reset for his campaign sparked by bringing in new leadership.
Bernie Sanders to discuss next moves for ‘Revolution’
Vermont Sen. Bernie Sanders plans to fill in his supporters on his next moves Wednesday night during a livestream address to his supporters.
Iranian vessels come within 300 yards of US destroyer
A US Navy official told CNN four Iranian Revolutionary Guard Corps vessels conducted a “high-speed intercept” of the USS Nitze in waters near the Strait of Hormuz Tuesday, deeming the incident “unsafe and unprofessional.”
Trump: Clinton set up email server with ‘premedication’
Donald Trump intended to say Wednesday that Hillary Clinton’s use of an email server during her tenure at the State Department was a “premeditated” act.
Polls: Tight in North Carolina while Trump tops in Arizona
Donald Trump and Hillary Clinton are neck and neck in North Carolina, a state solidifying its position as a perennial presidential election battleground, while Trump holds a 5-point lead in the traditionally GOP-tilting state of Arizona, according to new CNN/ORC battleground state polls.
Obama names Maine’s North Woods as newest national park site
On the eve of the National Park Service’s centennial, President Barack Obama named Maine’s Katahdin Woods and Waters National Monument on Wednesday as the newest national park site.
Clinton expected to receive intel briefing Saturday
Democratic presidential nominee Hillary Clinton is expected to receive her intelligence briefing Saturday morning near her home in New York at the FBI offices in White Plains, according to a US official.
Army pulls training slide that named Clinton as ‘threat’
The US Army said Wednesday it was a mistake for a local unit to identify Hillary Clinton as a potential threat during a training presentation and has halted the practice.