The FBI is routinely asking witnesses in its Russia investigation about the accusations in a dossier against Donald Trump, further expanding the reach of a discredited opposition research paper sourced from the Kremlin and financed and distributed by Democrats.
The threat of an expanding special counsel investigation into President Trump’s finances has rattled his conservative base with fears that the New York billionaire could be brought down by shady business deals — not collusion with Russia.
Attorney General Jeff Sessions said Thursday that he did not plan to step down after a public rebuke by President Trump, saying he continued to carry out the president’s directives as the country’s top law enforcement officer.
White House Budget Director Mick Mulvaney accused the Obama administration Thursday of keeping a “secret list” of proposed regulations during Mr. Obama’s eight-year regulatory onslaught against businesses, and touted President Trump’s rollback of more than 800 Obama-era rules and proposals.
Senate Republican leaders plowed ahead with plans to put Obamacare in the rearview mirror by August but faced even longer odds Thursday, reeling from Sen. John McCain’s cancer diagnosis and budget estimates that said 22 million fewer people would hold insurance under their revised replacement plan.
Exxon Mobil Corp. sued the federal government Thursday to overturn a $2 million fine for violating U.S. sanctions against Russia, calling the penalty “fundamentally unfair” because the guidance was changed after the fact.
Marine Corps veteran Nancy Brown qualifies for a program that allows her to see a private doctor because she lives about 60 miles from the nearest VA hospital in Richmond, Virginia, but she was turned down recently when she sought an appointment to treat her ailing knee.
The announcement of Sen. John McCain’s brain tumor diagnosis was met with an outpouring of support by well-wishers highlighting the Arizona Republican’s fighting spirit and fortitude. Yet his type of tumor — a primary glioblastoma — is an entirely different adversary than any he has faced before.
The Potomac Nationals have made a name for themselves with off-the-wall promotions like “The Ode to Tommy John Surgery Elbow Statue Giveaway.”
A lot of snakes and scorpions live with the alligators in the swamp, and there are even more dangerous monsters there. No swamp creature is deadlier than a Washington lawyer.