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Senate Republicans rejected their own president’s veto on New Year’s Day, and the National Defense Authorization Act is set to take effect despite President Trump and a feud over relief payments.
Judge Emmet Sullivan asked others to opine about what he should do in the case of the former national security adviser, whom the Justice Department now won’t prosecute.
The White House’s pandemic task force spoke Thursday following more reports about record unemployment connected with the disaster.
“We’re going to make a decision, and hopefully, it’s going to be the right decision,” President Trump said at Friday’s White House task force briefing.
Senators voted as expected to clear President Trump on both articles of impeachment filed by the House. Now Washington must try to pick up the pieces.
The House Intelligence Committee has resumed its pas de deux of dueling documents. Republicans fired first with a report on Monday.
After weeks of closed-door depositions, Democrats are planning open hearings this week about the Ukraine affair. Here’s where the story stands — and what’s coming next.
Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell has agreed to add $250 million for state and federal efforts to secure the election. Critics say Congress must set aside more dollars and pass a new bill.
The national security adviser caught the president’s attention for his aggressive stance as a Fox News commentator but strayed from favor after pushing too hard against Trump’s wishes.
An inspector general investigation concluded that former FBI Director James Comey broke rules governing the handling of documents that described his now-famous exchanges with President Trump.
The president’s Republican allies in the Senate never appeared to warm up to the Texas congressman and press reports suggested he’d overstated his terrorism-fighting qualifications.
Former special counsel Robert Mueller didn’t want to appear, but lawmakers insisted that he tell his story in public to the House judiciary and intelligence committees.
In two separate hearings on Wednesday, Democrats want Americans who haven’t read Mueller’s findings to see and hear them instead. Republicans want to take the former special counsel down a peg.
Spy world veteran Shelby Pierson will attempt to centralize election security efforts across the intelligence community with soon-to-be-designated agency leads.
The House of Representatives voted on a measure that would empower the leaders of its committees to sue to get information for their Trump investigations.
The president said at a press conference with British Prime Minister Theresa May that new economic restrictions would begin to bite, possibly even during negotiations between the two sides.
The attorney general has launched an informal look at how and why the decisions were made about the early Russia investigation and by whom. It augurs another new phase of the Russia saga.
The attorney general says work is going well in redacting the special counsel’s report about the Russian interference in the 2016 election — and DOJ has at least one other report coming too.
In May 2017, the special counsel’s office took over an FBI probe into Russian election interference that already had been underway for nearly a near. The report about that work is now ready.
Updated at 5:16 p.m. ET Donald Trump apparently blessed the meeting his son held with a Russian delegation to get dirt on opponents in 2016 and welcomed advance word of efforts by WikiLeaks to disrupt the election, his former lawyer told Congress on Wednesday. Those were only a few of the politically incendiary allegations Michael… Read More
The onetime attorney and fixer has closed meetings scheduled with the House and Senate intelligence panels and an open one set for the House oversight committee. It could be a doozy.
The special counsel may be close to wrapping up. Or he may not. He could file a landmark report. Or he may not. The rules are limited, and the attorney general has a lot of discretion.
Judge Amy Berman Jackson has scheduled a hearing for Thursday, during which Stone must show cause as to why she shouldn’t alter the gag order she has imposed or reconsider Stone’s bail.
The prominent Republican lawyer will return to lead the Justice Department for a second time. He first served as attorney general under George H.W. Bush in the early ’90s.
The interim Justice Department boss told lawmakers he didn’t want to talk about his conversations with President Trump but did want to try to allay concerns that he has served as a White House mole.