The Senate parliamentarian added a new complication to Republican hopes for their floundering health care bill, ruling the GOP would need to win an all-but-impossible 60 votes to retain anti-abortion provisions...
Saturday, Jul 22, 2017 at 06:43 AM EDT
Sessions and Russia's Kislyak Discussed Campaign: Report
The Washington Post reports that the Russian ambassador to the U.S. has said he discussed election-related issues with Sen. Jeff Sessions when the two men met during the 2016 presidential race.
The Post is...
Saturday, Jul 22, 2017 at 01:02 AM EDT
Kushner Adds at Least $10M in Assets to Revised Disclosure
President Donald Trump's son-in-law and senior adviser Jared Kushner "inadvertently omitted" more than 70 assets worth at least $10.6 million from his personal financial disclosure reports, according to revised...
Saturday, Jul 22, 2017 at 12:14 PM EDT
Trump Jr., Manafort May Be Interviewed Privately by Senators
President Donald Trump's eldest son and his former campaign chairman won't testify publicly next week and are instead discussing being privately interviewed by a Senate committee investigating Russia's meddling...
Saturday, Jul 22, 2017 at 08:22 AM EDT
Visa Issues Take Spotlight After Burundi Teens Exit Event
he big controversy leading up to the FIRST Global international robotics competition in Washington was whether a team of girls from Afghanistan would be able to participate, after their initial visa applications...
Friday, Jul 21, 2017 at 06:50 PM EDT
Sanders Steps Into Role as New Face of White House
New White House press secretary Sarah Huckabee Sanders was schooled in hardscrabble politics — and down-home rhetoric — from a young age by her father, former Arkansas Gov. Mike Huckabee.
Her way with a zinger...
Sunday, Jul 23, 2017 at 12:18 PM EDT
Legal Deal Pulls Money to Teach Tribal Kids Native Language
New generations of children growing up in a tiny American Indian tribe in Arizona have lost a key way of learning to speak their native language, and it may not be coming back.
A private land developer stopped...
President Donald Trump designated a veteran government lawyer Friday as a temporary replacement for a former ethics chief who sparred repeatedly with the White House over the handling of its officials'...
Friday, Jul 21, 2017 at 04:07 PM EDT
Back-Slapping Hedge Fund Magnate Scaramucci Reaches WH
Anthony Scaramucci, the back-slapping Wall Street hedge fund magnate, is a long-time Republican donor and fundraiser who once criticized Donald J. Trump, the presidential candidate, CNBC reported.
President Donald Trump thanked White House press secretary Sean Spicer after Spicer announced his resignation on July 21, 2017 - six months after he started the position. Trump's statement was made through...