Thu, 30 Mar 2017 09:08:37 GMTAs the White House scans Washington for a bounce-back win after the Obamacare imbroglio, the political forecast is promising only heavy weather.
Thu, 30 Mar 2017 11:14:29 GMTThe Senate intelligence committee has run a steady and low-key investigation into Russia's interference in the US elections and communications with the campaign of President Donald Trump, but Thursday marks the panel's first public hearing, which could offer some insights into where senators are thinking in private.
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 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 11:09:38 GMTDonald Trump's budget proposal was a statement of intent. And his actions this week were a down payment.
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 09:25:00 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.
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.
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 11:13:35 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 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.
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 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 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.
Thu, 30 Mar 2017 09:21:51 GMTMatt Zeller's life was saved on an Afghan battlefield by his local translator. But when it came to saving the life of this man and his family, Zeller found bureaucracy standing in the way. Co-founding No One Left Behind with his savior, the two have fought to protect foreign nationals endangering their lives in US military service, and bring them to safety.
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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.
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.
Wed, 29 Mar 2017 08:31:36 GMTAn exasperated Sean Spicer on Tuesday colorfully downplayed questions about ties between President Donald Trump's associates and Russia, portraying a frenzied attempt to find connections where they don't exist.
Tue, 28 Mar 2017 18:17:08 GMTA government watchdog has told lawmakers that it would look into the security costs associated with President Donald Trump's routine trips to Florida and whether the United States Treasury has received payments from Trump for profits he has made from foreign government visits to his hotels.
Wed, 29 Mar 2017 21:43:44 GMTFirst lady Melania Trump called for women's empowerment and celebration of diversity in rare remarks Wednesday morning at the State Department.
Tue, 28 Mar 2017 00:23:24 GMTWhen President Donald Trump left the confines of the White House Saturday night -- in the wake of his humiliating health care setback just the day before -- he headed to a place of comfort: A table for three at BLT Prime in his own hotel, joined by his daughter Ivanka, and his son-in-law, Jared Kushner.