US President Donald Trump speaks during a joint press conference with Jordan's King Abdullah II in the Rose Garden at the White House on April 5, 2017 in Washington,DC.

Trump faces first international crisis

Speaking at a news conference, President Donald Trump said the suspected chemical attack against Syrian civilians "crossed a lot of lines" and changed the way he views Syria and leader Bashar al-Assad. CNN's Sara Murray reports.
President Donald Trump attends a meeting about healthcare in the Roosevelt Room at the White House in Washington, DC, on March 13, 2017.

Spicer: Trump confident on wiretapping claims

White House Press Secretary Sean Spicer said today that President Trump is "extremely confident" he will be vindicated on his claims that President Obama wiretapped his phones. CNN's Sara Murray reports.
WASHINGTON, DC - FEBRUARY 13:  U.S. President Donald Trump listens as he participates in a joint news conference with Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau in the East Room of the White House on February 13, 2017 in Washington, DC. The two leaders participated in a roundtable discussion on the advancement of women entrepreneurs and business leaders.  (Photo by Alex Wong/Getty Images)

Watch Trump ignore several questions on Russia

CNN's Jim Acosta, Sara Murray and Joe Johns all received the cold shoulder when they attempted to ask President Donald Trump for comment on reported contacts between his senior advisers and suspected Russian operatives during his campaign.

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    Sara Murray is a CNN White House Correspondent based in Washington, D.C. covering the 2016 presidential campaign. Murray joined CNN in 2015 to cover the expansive Republican field and now serves as one of the lead reporters covering Donald Trump.

    Murray joined CNN from The Wall Street Journal, where she most recently served as an anchor for their digital network in New York. Prior to joining the video team, she covered Mitt Romney's 2012 presidential bid, shedding light on the inner workings of the campaign's high command and breaking news on the candidate's private comments to high-dollar donors.

    During her tenure at The Wall Street Journal, Murray covered Congress's unsuccessful attempt to overhaul the U.S. immigration system in 2013. She also spent years following the 2008 financial crisis and the economic fallout that ensued.

    Murray was born and raised in Mt. Pleasant. Mich., and graduated from the University of Maryland. She resides in Washington, D.C., with her fiancé Garrett Haake and their rescue pup, shiner.