UNITED STATES - MARCH 2: Rep. Adam Schiff, D-Calif., right, ranking member of the House Permanent Select Committee on Intelligence, and  Chairman Devin Nunes, R-Calif., conduct a news conference in the Capitol Visitor Center after a briefing with FBI Director James Comey about Russia, March 2, 2017. (Photo By Tom Williams/CQ Roll Call)

Nunes on WH grounds before intel announcement

Rep. Devin Nunes confirms that he was on White House grounds for meetings the day before his announcement that he saw information suggesting communications of then-President-elect Trump may have been swept up in surveillance of other foreign nationals.
LOUISVILLE, KY- MARCH 20: U.S. President Donald Trump holds a rally in Freedom Hall at the Kentucky Exposition Center March 20, 2017 in Louisville, Kentucky.  (Photo by Bill Pugliano/Getty Images)

Trump's 100 day agenda scorecard

After his first legislative fumble the 'Inside Politics' roundtable takes a look at President Trump's scorecard, so far, for his first 100 days in office.
President Donald Trump pauses in the Oval Office of the White House in Washington Friday, March 24, 2017, during an announcement on the approval of a permit to build the Keystone XL pipeline, clearing the way for the $8 billion project.

President Trump and the truth

After standing by his claims in an interview with Time on truth & falsehoods, Trump tries to find his footing as his credibility comes under question.
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Former Trump adviser volunteers to testify

Carter Page, who advised the Trump campaign on foreign policy, has volunteered to the House Intelligence Committee to talk about their Russia investigation and "set the record straight."
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Manafort volunteers to be questioned

Trump's former campaign manager, Paul Manafort, has volunteered to be questioned by the House Intelligence Committee as part of their investigation into Russian meddling in the 2016 election.

Nunes: I invited myself over to tell Trump

Rep. Devin Nunes says he called President Trump and invited himself over to the White House to tell him that that communications of Trump and his associates may have been picked up after the election by intelligence agencies conducting surveillance of foreign targets.
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Rep.: Trump comments should appall Americans

Rep. Adam Schiff (D), member of the Senate Intelligence Committee, says he's mortified at the President's comments about unverified wiretapping claims during his press conference with German Chancellor Angela Merkel.

Rep. to Trump: Evidence or apologize to Obama

Republican lawmaker Tom Cole says President Donald Trump should either provide evidence or apologize to former President Barack Obama for his so-far unverified claim that Trump Tower was wiretapped during the 2016 election.



    Manu Raju is a senior congressional reporter at CNN, covering Capitol Hill and campaign politics. Raju is a veteran reporter in Washington, having previously served as a top Capitol Hill correspondent at Politico for seven years. Prior to his time at Politico, Raju reported for The Hill newspaper, Congressional Quarterly and Inside Washington Publishers. He has long been a frequent guest on political talk shows on TV and radio.

    Raju has won multiple journalism awards for his reporting on the major battles consuming Washington and his coverage of campaign politics. In 2012, Raju was part of a team of four reporters who won the White House Correspondents Association's prestigious Merriman Smith award for presidential reporting under deadline pressure for their coverage of the debt ceiling crisis. In 2015, Raju also was awarded first prize by the Society of Professional Journalists in D.C. for beat coverage of the 2014 midterm elections, and a Folio: Eddie Award for a feature profile on Senator Elizabeth Warren.

    Raju has developed a reputation as a reporter who can find out what politicians are privately discussing out of the public's view. And he is well known for his sharp and skillful questioning of politicians, a skill he showcased in 2014 when he moderated debates in two of the biggest races in the country -- for a key Senate seat in Colorado and a hotly contested governor's race there as well.

    Raju got his start in media working at the student newspaper The Badger Herald at the University of Wisconsin-Madison, his alma mater. And his writing roots extend to his late grandfather, Gopalakrishna Adiga, a legendary poet from South India who wrote in the language of Kannada. Raju is a long-suffering Chicago sports fan and a native of the Greater Chicago area.