U.S. Homeland Security Secretary Kirstjen Nielsen on Thursday said the United States needed to be prepared for an attempt by Russia to interfere in elections in all 50 U.S. states this year, adding that there was no question Moscow interfered in the 2016 U.S. presidential contest.
Russia on Thursday broadcast a series of videos showing the testing and operation of a new generation of nuclear and conventional weapons, days after Vladimir Putin and U.S. President Donald Trump discussed how to avoid an arms race.
The Republican president then directed his national security adviser, John Bolton, to invite Putin to Washington in the fall, the White House said, four days after Trump held a summit with the Russian leader in Helsinki.
President Donald Trump rejected Russian President Vladimir Putin's proposal that Russian authorities be allowed to question American citizens, the White House said on Thursday, after the offer drew fierce criticism in the United States.
Trump’s Director of National Intelligence, Dan Coats, shot down his claim that it could have been other people besides Russia in humiliating fashion during an interview with NBC News’ Andrea Mitchell.
Sarah Huckabee Sanders issued a statement saying that Trump wouldn't turn former Amb. Michael McFaul over to Russia for questioning just minutes before the Senate voted 98-0 in favor of a resolution opposing Trump.
Trump judicial nominee Ryan Bounds withdrew his nomination after Sen. Tim Scott (R-SC) said that he couldn't vote for him, and he was going to be rejected by the Senate.
In early morning tweets on Thursday Donald Trump continued his assault on “fake news,” saying stories appearing in the media about him and his staff are “total fiction.” He also said he would keep complaining about the media even though doing so would “just give them more publicity.”
House Democratic Leader Nancy Pelosi says Russian President Vladimir Putin appears to be U.S. President Trump's "puppeteer" and demanded an apology for the American people on Thursday.
After a passionate speech by House Minority Whip Steny Hoyer for more funding for election security, Democrats on the House floor erupted in chants of “USA!” on Thursday.
Hoyer and the House Democrats are protesting against the spending bill that eliminates new funding for election security grants to states.
Senate Majority Whip Sen. John Cornyn (R-TX) blocked a bipartisan resolution of support for the intelligence community on the Russia scandal.
Homeland Security Secretary Kirstjen Nielsen on Thursday that we need to brace for election interference in all 50 states. But she also pretended that Putin had not interfered on Trump's or Republicans' behalf in 2018.
President Donald Trump and Russian President Vladimir Putin blamed forces within the United States on Thursday for marring what they called the success of their first summit, with Trump saying he looked forward to their second meeting.
Sen. Elizabeth Warren explained that Trump's "booming economy" isn't really booming because the Trump administration policies are making life worse for most Americans.
Powerful House Ways and Means Committee Chairman Rep. Kevin Brady (R-TX) was asked by the press if Republicans have any interest in getting Trump's tax returns, and he answered no.
A new bombshell ew York Times report says that U.S. intelligence officials showed President Donald Trump indisputable evidence proving that Russian president Vladimir Putin personally ordered cyberattacks against the 2016 U.S. election — and yet Trump publicly is still casting doubt on the evidence he received over a year and a half ago.
A top Russian official in Moscow on Wednesday said that President Trump and Russian President Vladimir Putin reached some “important verbal agreements” during their summit in Finland earlier this week.
Republicans in the House of Representatives have put forward a spending bill that excludes new money for election security grants to states, causing an outcry from furious Democrats.
Amid a firestorm of controversy about President Trump’s denial of Russian election interference there was an expectation that the House would fund a bipartisan approach that would help states protect themselves from cyber attacks and other threats to election security.
New York and five other states on Wednesday filed a lawsuit seeking to block the Trump administration from making cooperation with federal immigration authorities a condition for receiving millions of dollars in federal funding for law enforcement.
President Donald Trump’s latest controversies surrounding Russia have not gone over well with Republicans in Congress. But even worse for the GOP, they have not gone over well with the majority of American voters. As a result, Republicans on Capitol Hill are now desperately trying to find a way to distance themselves from the actions (and the words) of the president in order to avoid what they fear might be a disaster in this fall’s midterm elections.