Dismayed European allies sought to salvage the international nuclear pact with Iran on Wednesday after President Donald Trump pulled the United States out of the landmark accord, while Tehran poured scorn on the U.S. leader.
Pruitt testified that the EPA was not planning to revoke California's Clean Air Act waiver that enables it to set more stringent fuel economy standards days ago, and then did exactly that.
It is a violation of the law to knowingly make false statements to a Congressional committee.
The media's obsequious circling of the wagons around White House Press Secretary Sarah Huckabee Sanders over a brutal roasting by a comedienne is more troubling than anything Michelle Wolf said.
"We can choose isolationism, withdrawal and nationalism -- this is an option. It can be tempting to us as a temporary remedy for our fears. But closing the door to the world, will not stop the evolution of the world," he added.
Democrats have a $10.5 million fundraising advantage over Republicans in the 25 most competitive races for seats the U.S. House of Representatives ahead of the November elections, according to an analysis by Reuters.
Re Russia's attack on 2016 election: 'I recall Trump listening without interrupting, and asking only one question, which was really more of a statement: "But you found there was no impact on the result, right?" The intelligence team said they had done no such analysis.
By Timothy Gardner
WASHINGTON (Reuters) – Democratic U.S. lawmakers asked embattled Environmental Protection Agency chief Scott Pruitt on Thursday to provide documents about ethics issues they said were revealed to them by a former agency official, including spending on bulletproof vests, weapons and a contract with an Italian security service.
U.S. progressive groups are gearing up for nationwide protests if President Donald Trump fires the special counsel investigating Russian meddling in the 2016 U.S. election, or replaces the Justice Department official overseeing the probe.
The source said investigators were looking into whether there was a broader pattern of tax fraud, wire fraud, tax evasion, money laundering and other crimes in Cohen’s private dealings, including his work for Trump and some real estate transactions that involved Russian buyers.
The 43-year-old stay-at-home mother, who suffers from diabetes, anxiety and depression, is one of more than 400,000 low-income Kentucky residents who obtained Medicaid coverage under President Barack Obama's 2010 Affordable Care Act. Barr's vote last year to repeal Obamacare scared Anderson.
Former FBI Deputy Director Andrew McCabe, who was fired by the Trump administration but has said he was terminated because he is a crucial witness in the Russia investigation, has raised more than $292,000 in seven hours to help cover costs defending against other ongoing government probes, the funding website showed.
Former FBI Deputy Director Andrew McCabe, who was fired by the Trump administration but says he was terminated because he is a crucial witness in the Russia investigation, is raising funds to help cover costs defending against other ongoing government probes, according to a copy of a draft website seen by Reuters.
The Democrats see the issue as one that is vital to their electoral strength. They believe the question will frighten census respondents who think that they might be deported by the Trump Administration. And of course, they believe the Republicans are doing this solely to give themselves more political power.
Thanks to the omnibus spending bill Trump signed on Friday, the Department of Justice (DOJ) has canceled a set of efforts meant to tackle the issue of school safety. Since the bill slashed $1.3 billion from the department’s budget, there is no longer enough money to finance these projects, according to a statement put out by the DOJ.
By Mark Hosenball
WASHINGTON (Reuters) – Democrats on a congressional oversight panel accused Republicans on Thursday of failing to insist that U.S. President Donald Trump’s administration comply with requests for records in an investigation of security clearance practices, use of private jets and private email accounts.
In an ominous sign for Trump's Republicans eight months before national midterm elections, moderate Democrat Conor Lamb led conservative Republican Rick Saccone by a fraction of a percentage point in the race for the seat in the U.S. House of Representatives. The final result may not be available until Friday.
The firm’s presentation, viewed by Reuters and not previously reported, showed a significant “intensity gap” between the two parties, with 82 percent of Democrats strongly disapproving of the job Trump is doing as president, while just 56 percent of Republicans strongly approve of his performance.
The House Ethics Committee needs to investigate the conduct of the House Intelligence Committee and its members, especially Rep. Devin Nunes (R-CA), CNN legal expert Steve Vladeck concluded after a shocking revelation that Trump lawyer Michael Cohen received inside information from the Russia probe that is supposed to be investigating Trump’s inner circle.
The U.S. Ambassador to Mexico, Roberta Jacobson, said on Thursday she would step down from the job in May, joining a growing list of senior U.S. State Department officials to resign from the agency during the presidency of Donald Trump.
David Hogg, a survivor of the Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School shooting that left 17 dead, has become one of the leaders in the movement for stricter gun control laws after the tragedy. One of the ways he’s been fighting back is by using his now massive platform to urge companies with partnerships to the National Rifles Association (NRA) to cut ties.