Democrats pressed Sunday for an independent investigation of ties between Russia and Trump campaign officials during the presidential race, saying White House Chief of Staff Reince Priebus’ conversation drawing the FBI into the political fray is the latest hindrance to an impartial investigation.
Oklahoma officials will head to the state supreme court Tuesday in an effort to keep secret more of EPA administrator Scott Pruitt’s emails — and the issue quickly has become a rallying point and fundraising tool for environmentalists.
New EPA administrator Scott Pruitt delivered the first batch emails to a watchdog group, adding new fuel to the debate over whether he’s too closely tied to the oil-and-gas industry.
The Supreme Court struggled Tuesday to define limits to the Constitution’s Fourth Amendment in a tragic case in which a U.S. Border Patrol agent fired his weapon and killed a 15-year-old boy on the Mexican side of the line.
NATO Secretary General Jens Stoltenberg is urging the allies to step up defense spending on the eve of a first meeting between new U.S. Defense Secretary Jim Mattis and his 27 counterparts in Brussels.
The Senate confirmed David Shulkin on Monday night as President Trump’s new secretary of veterans affairs, putting the first non-veteran ever in charge of the agency with a $182 billion budget and chronic unresolved challenges from the Obama administration in providing health care for veterans.
The White House said Thursday that presidential counselor Kellyanne Conway has been “counseled,” after urging viewers in a TV interview to buy products from the clothing line of presidential daughter Ivanka Trump.
President Trump often criticized President Obama for playing golf, but Mr. Trump will fly to Florida at taxpayer expense Friday to play for the second time in his 3-week-old presidency, this one involving some tee-to-green diplomacy with Japan’s prime minister.
The National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration said Monday it will review a whistle-blower’s allegations that the agency manipulated climate data in order to eliminate the global-warming “pause” for political reasons.
More than half of IRS employees found to have intentionally cheated on their taxes last year were allowed to keep their jobs, according to numbers released by the inspector general that suggest the agency is still reluctant to punish its own staffers for breaking tax laws.