Thu, 30 Mar 2017 08:30:48 GMTAs the White House scans Washington for a bounce-back win after the Obamacare imbroglio, the political forecast is promising only heavy weather.
Wed, 29 Mar 2017 19:42:35 GMTSen. John McCain said Wednesday he will do whatever it takes to make sure that military spending is increased in the next spending bill even if that means shutting down the government.
Thu, 30 Mar 2017 05:01:03 GMTIvanka Trump is changing course and will become a government employee in the coming days, a White House official told CNN Wednesday.
Wed, 29 Mar 2017 17:15:51 GMTRepublicans insisted they had no "Plan B" for their plan to repeal and replace Obamacare. But a few days later, after crashing into what might be the new third rail of American politics, Republicans are talking publicly and privately about ... Plan B.
Wed, 29 Mar 2017 11:37:51 GMTSenate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell announced Tuesday that Neil Gorsuch will be confirmed to the Supreme Court next Friday, confidently dismissing Democratic efforts to block the nominee knowing the GOP can use the "nuclear option" to get past the Democrats' filibuster if needed.
Thu, 30 Mar 2017 03:19:04 GMTFBI Director James Comey said Wednesday his agency makes its decisions on a nonpartisan basis and said he doesn't care about the political backlash of the choices he makes.
Thu, 30 Mar 2017 02:15:00 GMTUS Secretary of Homeland Security John Kelly on Wednesday assured Senate Democrats he doesn't intend to separate mothers and children at the border -- apparently walking back an earlier statement he made that such a policy could deter people from entering the country illegally.
Thu, 30 Mar 2017 01:59:03 GMTSecretary of State Rex Tillerson has notified Congress the State Department intends to waive human rights conditions attached to the sale of fighter jets to Bahrain, Senate Foreign Relations spokeswoman Micah Johnson confirmed to CNN.
Wed, 29 Mar 2017 23:30:46 GMTRep. Adam Schiff, the leading Democrat on the House intelligence committee, plans to meet with his counterpart Committee Chairman Devin Nunes on Thursday.
Thu, 30 Mar 2017 01:48:46 GMTWhen President Donald Trump's son-in-law and aide Jared Kushner voluntarily appears before the Senate intelligence committee, he will describe his interactions with Russians during the transition as a point man "looking for the right person to engage with on Russia," and nothing more, according to a source familiar with what transpired.
Thu, 30 Mar 2017 01:00:46 GMTThe second-ranking House Democrat said that embattled Rep. Devin Nunes should not just recuse himself from the intelligence committee's investigation into Russia, but resign from the committee altogether.
Thu, 30 Mar 2017 02:31:04 GMTA State Department employee with top secret security clearance has been charged with lying to the FBI about her failure to report thousands of dollars' worth of gifts she allegedly received from two Chinese intelligence agents, federal prosecutors said Wednesday.
Thu, 30 Mar 2017 08:35:33 GMTSecretary of State Rex Tillerson's fledgling diplomatic skills will be put to the test as he travels to Turkey to discuss the fight against ISIS and then Belgium for a meeting of NATO foreign ministers this week.
Wed, 29 Mar 2017 21:44:07 GMTHillary Clinton's speech Wednesday night to a group of businesswomen in San Francisco may have been the most political she has been since losing November's election. But people close to the former secretary of state stress the speech doesn't foretell a more forceful jump back into the political fray.
Thu, 30 Mar 2017 05:02:39 GMTThe leaders of the Senate Russia investigation ticked through numbers, figures, details and procedure for close to 40 minutes Wednesday afternoon, but it all boiled down to one message: After all the drama with the House and GOP Rep. Devin Nunes, the adults are now in charge.
Wed, 29 Mar 2017 21:28:41 GMTHouse Intelligence Committee Chairman Devin Nunes and FBI Director James Comey can't seem to agree on whether the former invited the latter to testify before House Russia investigators, in a dispute that has now popped up twice in less than a week.
Wed, 29 Mar 2017 16:10:33 GMTDemocrats and Republicans are gingerly approaching a crucial crossroad: whether to push for a change in Senate rules that would ban filibusters of Supreme Court nominees.
Wed, 29 Mar 2017 10:06:10 GMTA little before midnight on Monday, March 20, James Harris Jackson, a white Army veteran from Maryland, set upon a stranger on a New York City street and stabbed him to death.
Wed, 29 Mar 2017 20:26:20 GMTThe House Intelligence Committee is threatening to fracture along partisan lines as the sides accuse one another of playing politics with the investigation into alleged Russian attempts to meddle in the 2016 elections and whether President Donald Trump's associates colluded with Moscow.
Wed, 29 Mar 2017 20:28:20 GMTAfter a contentious -- and some said condescending, sexist and racist -- back-and-forth with White House reporter April Ryan at a press briefing Tuesday, Sean Spicer tried to get over the dust-up at the Wednesday briefing.
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Wed, 29 Mar 2017 09:01:53 GMTPresident Donald Trump will sign a sweeping executive order Tuesday at the Environmental Protection Agency, which looks to curb the federal government's enforcement of climate regulations by putting American jobs above addressing climate change.
Wed, 29 Mar 2017 18:22:15 GMTPresident Donald Trump, joined by New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie, renewed Wednesday his campaign pledge to combat opioid abuse and help those affected by the scourge during a White House listening session.
Wed, 29 Mar 2017 10:11:10 GMTThe executive order President Donald Trump signed Tuesday afternoon at the Environmental Protection Agency is an unambiguous move by the President to halt the United States' government's attempts to curb carbon dioxide emissions with the goal of encouraging American business.
Wed, 29 Mar 2017 14:57:51 GMTPresident Donald Trump is the nation's tweeter-in-chief, and his missives often provoke controversy, even among those who voted for him.
Tue, 28 Mar 2017 20:34:24 GMTThe darkening storm over Russia is now looming over President Donald Trump's innermost circle.
Wed, 29 Mar 2017 07:43:13 GMTThe White House on Tuesday rejected allegations that it sought to prevent former acting Attorney General Sally Yates from testifying before Congress in the House Intelligence Committee's investigation of ties between Russian agents and Trump campaign officials.