The Democratic chairman of the U.S. House Judiciary Committee said on Wednesday an agreement had been reached to have Special Counsel Robert Mueller testify to Congress on his probe into Russian election interference and possible attempts by the President Donald Trump to impede the probe.
The "president" has now made 10,000 false or misleading claims while in office. What a lot of winning. Trump now lies so much in a day that he has lied more in a single month than he did in the first five months of his presidency.
It has worked closely with legislators to protect firearms manufacturers from liability for gun violence and pushed a ban on U.S. health officials from promoting gun control.
"The United States will now lock arms with Iran, North Korea and Syria as non-signatories to this historic treaty whose sole purpose is to protect innocent people from deadly weapons," said Oxfam America President Abby Maxman.
The National Rifle Association sued Los Angeles on Wednesday over a new law requiring that contractors disclose their ties to the gun rights group as a condition of obtaining business from the second most-populous U.S. city.
(Reuters) – The American Civil Liberties Union of New Mexico on Thursday called for state authorities to investigate a small group of armed U.S. citizens who they alleged are illegally detaining migrants entering the United States.
LEESBURG, Va. (Reuters) – U.S. House Speaker Nancy Pelosi said on Thursday that legislation to rebuild the country’s infrastructure that Democrats are developing should be worth at least $1 trillion, and she would like to see it be $2 trillion.
By Arlene Washington
(Reuters) – The largest Democratic field in the modern political era is lining up to seek the party’s 2020 presidential nomination – and is expected to keep growing.
Politico reporter Melanie Zanona reported Thursday that Republican Representative Don Young of Alaska physically shoved her and told her to get out of his way, "Damnit" as she was interviewing a differing lawmaker outside the House chamber.
WASHINGTON (Reuters) – Democrats on Tuesday embraced U.S. President Donald Trump’s call to revive a fight over healthcare coverage, ensuring the issue will dominate the 2020 presidential election and Trump’s bid for a second term in office.
By P.J. Huffstutter and Humeyra Pamuk
CHICAGO/COLUMBUS, Neb. (Reuters) – At least 1 million acres (405,000 hectares) of U.S. farmland were flooded after the “bomb cyclone” storm left wide swaths of nine major grain producing states under water this month, satellite data analyzed by Gro Intelligence for Reuters showed.
McConnell enraged Democrats in 2016 when he refused to hold confirmation hearings or a vote on Obama's choice of Merrick Garland to replace the late Antonin Scalia on the Supreme Court.
At the time, McConnell said that choice should be made by the winner of the November 2016 presidential election, which turned out to be Trump.
By Jose Luis Gonzalez
EL PASO, Texas (Reuters) – Hundreds of migrants are being held in a chain link enclosure in El Paso, Texas as the number of families crossing the U.S.-Mexico border in the city overwhelms U.S. Border Patrol facilities, the agency said on Thursday.
By Mark Hosenball
WASHINGTON (Reuters) – President Donald Trump’s son-in-law and adviser Jared Kushner on Thursday appeared at a closed door meeting of the U.S. Senate Intelligence Committee for the second time, four congressional sources said.
By Tom Miles and Tim Hepher
GENEVA/PARIS (Reuters) – The World Trade Organization said on Thursday the United States had ignored its request to halt a subsidized tax break for Boeing in its main planemaking state of Washington as a 15-year-old transatlantic trade row edges toward tit-for-tat sanctions.
By Amanda Becker
(Reuters) – Top congressional Democrats on Tuesday attacked a legal move by the Trump administration to step up its assault on the Obamacare healthcare law, saying last November’s elections showed Americans want them to protect the Affordable Care Act.
By Lesley Wroughton and Patricia Zengerle
WASHINGTON (Reuters) – Democrats and Republicans in the U.S. Congress rejected President Donald Trump‘s proposed cuts to diplomacy and foreign aid budgets as dangerous to national security on Wednesday, setting the stage for a budget battle with the White House.
Sen. Kamala Harris, as a former prosecutor, knows very well how this report could be buried and why it must not.
The U.S. Department of Defense is proposing to pay for President Donald Trump's much-debated border wall by shifting funds away from projects that include $1.2 billion for schools, childcare centers and other facilities for military children, according to a list it has provided to lawmakers.
A federal judge on Tuesday contradicted the Trump administration's "incorrect" claim that no legal blocks remain for it to enforce a contentious policy to restrict many transgender individuals from the U.S. armed forces starting on April 12.