Opinion: Donald Trump’s appalling battle cry

David Gergen is a senior political analyst for CNN and has been a White House adviser to four presidents. A graduate of Harvard Law School, he is a professor of public service and co-director of the Center for Public Leadership at the Harvard Kennedy School. Follow him on Twitter: @david_gergen. The opinions expressed in this […]

Gambia’s defeated leader says he’ll go

Story highlights After negotiations, Yahya Jammeh says he will step down Troops from Senegal were prepared to force him to leave if he didn’t (CNN)Gambia’s longtime leader, Yahya Jammeh, has announced he will step down as president after days of tense negotiations and the prospect of West African military intervention. In a televised address on […]

Comparing Trump, Obama’s turnout

Washington (CNN)He campaigned on the huge crowd sizes, but the turnout for the inauguration of President Donald Trump appears to be smaller than that of his predecessor as measured by side-by-side photos of the two events.

‘El Chapo’ pleads not guilty to 17 counts

Story highlights Joaquin “El Chapo” Guzman makes first US court appearance with Friday arraignment US authorities said they didn’t know Mexican cartel leader would be extradited Thursday Guzman taken into US custody on eve of Donald Trump’s inauguration New York (CNN)Drug kingpin Joaquin “El Chapo” Guzman, a Houdini-like master of escape accused of running one […]