FILE - In this Feb. 27, 2018 photo, then-White House Communications Director Hope Hicks arrives to meet behind closed doors with the House Intelligence Committee, at the Capitol in Washington. The House Judiciary Committee will interview Hicks behind closed doors on Wednesday, June 19, 2019, the first time lawmakers will hear from a person linked to the president’s inner circle since House Democrats launched investigations to review special counsel Robert Mueller’s report. (AP Photo/J. Scott Applewhite, File)

Hope Hicks to meet with Judiciary panel behind closed doors

The House Judiciary Committee will interview former White House Communications Director Hope Hicks behind closed doors Wednesday, the first time lawmakers will hear from a person linked to the president’s inner circle since the release of special counsel Robert Mueller’s report.

President Trump.

Three takeaways from Trump’s campaign kickoff rally in Orlando

Despite the years that have passed since his first campaign kick-off in 2015, President Trump returned to many of his favorite topics in the roughly 80 minutes he spoke on stage.

Lawrence, MA - February 09, 2019: United States Senator Elizabeth Warren address the crowd during a rally where she officially announced her run for the presidency at Everett Mills in Lawrence, MA on February 09, 2019. US Senator Elizabeth Warren, the law professor turned firebrand of the progressive left, made her run for the presidency official on Saturday, laying out a populist vision for the change needed to right an economy gone wrong that imbued her longtime focus on inequality with new liberal tenants like Medicare for All and the Green New Deal. Speaking on the steps of a hulking mill building, Warren kicked off her campaign with a history lesson about the immigrant women who had gone on strike inside more than a century ago to protest squalid labor conditions and dwindling pay, connecting themes of labor rights, immigration, and gender to her own campaign. (Craig F. Walker/Globe Staff) section: Metro reporter:

As Elizabeth Warren makes gains in the primary, Trumpworld takes notice

After a sluggish start this winter, polls show Elizabeth Warren is finally making strides in the Democratic primary campaign.

President Trump during his re-election kickoff rally in Orlando.

Fact check: In 2020 debut, Trump exaggerates economic growth

President Trump officially opened his 2020 campaign Tuesday with a speech exaggerating what he’s done for the economy.

FILE- In this May 20, 2019 file photo, Director Ava DuVernay, center, with the Central Park 5: Raymond Santana, from left, Kevin Richardson, Korey Wise, Anthony McCray and Yuesf Salaam, attend the world premiere of

Trump suggests Central Park 5 might still be guilty — even after they were exonerated

President Trump refused Tuesday to apologize for the full-page ad he ran in 1989 calling for the execution of the ‘‘Central Park 5’’ and suggested the men might still be guilty.

WASHINGTON, DC - JUNE 18: U.S. President Donald Trump speaks to members of the media prior to a departure from the White House June 18, 2019 in Washington, DC. President Trump and the first lady are traveling to Orlando, Florida for a rally to officially kick off the presidents 2020 re-election campaign. (Photo by Alex Wong/Getty Images)

Trump could have tough time meeting his deportation threat

President Trump could have a tough time making good on his threat to deport millions of people living in the US illegally. But maybe that wasn’t his point.

President Donald Trump speaks with the media before boarding Marine One on the South Lawn of the White House, Tuesday, June 18, 2019, in Washington. Trump is en route to Orlando, Fla., to announce his bid for re-election. (AP Photo/Andrew Harnik)

Trump protesters rally at gay bar blocks from arena speech

Opponents of President Trump’s reelection announcement Tuesday in Florida are launching a protest in what organizers say will be a public rebuttal to the president’s policies.

President Donald Trump reacts to the crowd after speaking during his re-election kickoff rally at the Amway Center, Tuesday, June 18, 2019, in Orlando, fla. (AP Photo/Evan Vucci)

With eye on a second term and history, Trump begins his reelection effort

Four years after launching one of the most improbably successful runs for president in history, President Trump officially kicked off its sequel, again offering himself as a political outsider — but this time from the Oval Office.

Watch live: Trump announces his 2020 reelection bid

President Trump formally announced his 2020 bid at a rally in Orlando, Fla.

FILE-- President Donald Trump attends a rally in Montoursville, Penn., May 20, 2019. For a man who wants to be seen as an outsider despite occupying the Oval Office, a rally on Orlando in June presents an opportunity to, at least for one night, turn the clock back to 2015. (Eric Thayer/The New York Times)

Orlando Sentinel says it won’t endorse Trump ahead of his reelection rally there

The hometown paper of the Florida city where Donald Trump is making his reelection announcement says it won’t endorse the president.

Susan Collins.

Susan Collins casts 7,000th straight Senate vote as reelection race looms

The 66-year-old Collins extended a streak she has carefully maintained during more than two decades in the Senate.

(FILES) In this file photo taken on April 3, 2019 US President Donald Trump (R) is briefed by senior military leaders at the White House in Washington, DC, on April 3, 2019, including Acting Secretary of Defence Patrick Shanahan. - US President Donald Trump said on June 18,, 2019, his pick for defense secretary, Shanahan, has withdrawn, leaving the Pentagon without a permanent boss for more than six months amid a racheting of tensions in the Mideast. Shanahan

As Shanahan withdraws as Trump’s defense pick, he addresses violent domestic incidents

In the months that he has served as President Trump’s acting secretary of defense, Patrick Shanahan has worked to keep domestic violence incidents within his family private.

Shanahan Withdraws as Defense Secretary Nominee

President Donald Trump on Tuesday pulled the nomination of Patrick M. Shanahan to be the permanent defense secretary, saying on Twitter that Shanahan would devote more time to his family.

Acting Secretary of Defense Patrick Shanahan.

Trump’s pick for secretary of defense withdraws bid

Patrick Shanahan’s exit comes amid reports of alleged domestic abuse with his former wife.

President Trump.

US sending troops to Mideast amid Gulf tensions over Iran

The U.S. is sending 1,000 more troops to the Middle East as tensions in the Persian Gulf mounted Tuesday.

Remember the Globe Opinion satirical Trump front page? He’s moving closer to making it a reality

A satirical front page created by the Globe’s opinion section seemed alarmist to some. Now it’s getting closer to becoming true.

President Trump.

President Trump threatens to deport millions beginning next week

President Donald Trump is threatening to remove millions of people living in the country illegally on the eve of formally announcing his re-election bid.

Mayor Pete Buttigieg.

Buttigieg says statistically it’s ‘almost certain’ the US has had ‘excellent gay presidents’

‘‘My gaydar doesn’t even work that well in the present, let alone retroactively, but one can only assume that’s the case,’’ Pete Buttigieg added.

Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez

Man arrested for trespassing at Ocasio-Cortez’s office

Authorities have arrested a man who they say set off a fire extinguisher while at a building where Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez has one of her district offices.

The Supreme Court in Washington, D.C.

High court lets Virginia voting go ahead under redrawn map

Voters will elect lawmakers to the Virginia House of Delegates using a map seen as favorable to Democrats, under a ruling from the Supreme Court.

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