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The CEO of the National Rifle Association says legal troubles have cost the powerful gun rights group $100 million, according to a recording of the group’s board meeting obtained by NPR.
President Trump removed the head of a group charged with overseeing the coronavirus package passed by Congress. Trump has bristled at the oversight actions of several inspectors general.
Senate Intelligence Committee Chairman Richard Burr sold off a large amount of stocks before the coronavirus market crash. The FBI will assess whether he was motivated by nonpublic information.
Sen. Richard Burr issued a warning at a private event weeks ago to prepare for dire effects from the coronavirus, going further than his more public comments, according to a recording obtained by NPR.
Emails and interviews detail the extent to which the National Rifle Association helped two of Moscow’s agents ahead of the election, Senate Finance Committee Democrats say.
The legislation by a freshman Republican senator would prohibit features like auto-play and infinite scrolling, used by social media companies to keep users on their platform longer.
Gun control groups say the National Rifle Association has been “distracted” by recent investigations, financial troubles and turnover. But the organization clearly still holds sway in Washington, D.C.
New documents leaked about NRA top executive Wayne LaPierre’s high clothing and travel expenses contrast with the culture of fear, poor pay, and an underfunded pension described by former staffers.
Attorney General William Barr plans to give Congress the Mueller report in mid-April, but with some redactions. Democrats insist they should get the full report and the fight could end up in court.
The chairman of the House intelligence committee says he supports House Speaker Pelosi’s high bar for impeachment but also argued there’s already a strong case against the president.
Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell’s resolution opposing a “precipitous withdrawal” from Syria was backed by many GOP Senators who disagree with the president’s foreign policy.
Some GOP activists are eager to stop primary challengers from taking on — and possibly weakening — President Trump. But it appears to be too late to change the rules for 2020.
“We will do better next time,” the Vermont senator and former presidential candidate said. As Sanders considers whether to run in 2020, new allegations from his 2016 campaign have emerged.
Christine Blasey Ford’s lawyers say she isn’t interested in publicity or a book deal. She is struggling to get her life back on track following her testimony in the Senate.
The Senate intelligence committee gets an update from Big Tech about how companies are fighting “active measures” like those waged against the U.S. in 2016.
The activity on Facebook and Instagram included organizing counter-protests for a white nationalist rally in Washington. There’s evidence of links to previous Russian disinformation efforts.