Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin emerged from a closed-door meeting with top Capitol Hill lawmakers Tuesday to report that officials at both ends of Pennsylvania Avenue are committed to getting tax reform done.
A judge blocked President Trump’s anti-sanctuary city executive order Tuesday, accusing the White House of wrongly trying to threaten the cities and saying Congress, not the president, gets to decide what strings to attach to federal funds.
A full decade after voting to construct a secure barrier along the U.S. border with Mexico, Congress continues to refuse to lay out the money required to build the damned wall.
Christopher Steele, the former British spy who wrote the infamous anti-Donald Trump dossier, acknowledges that a sensational charge his sources made about a tech company CEO and Democratic Party hacking is unverified.
President Trump’s top security aides will host an unusual White House briefing on North Korea for the entire U.S. Senate on Wednesday amid rising tensions on the Korean Peninsula and pressure on Washington to organize an effective response to Pyongyang’s increasingly brazen military provocations and nuclear tests.
President Trump and Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau spoke Tuesday, according to the White House, discussing trade disputes that are testing the close relationship between their countries.
Rep. Keith Ellison said a “new spirit” has emerged in the Democratic Party as he reached out to progressive activists seeking to translate their protests into real electoral power.
Ever wonder why Republicans always appear to be the villains on Capitol Hill? Easy. They have been cast in the role by the news media, as revealed in a representative new study of 141 news stories on the health care debate which advances the public’s impression that Republicans are troublemakers.
Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell on Tuesday said he expects to move forward on tax reform without any involvement from Democrats.
Fresh off his successful Supreme Court battle, President Trump will now try his luck stocking the federal appeals court with conservative jurists — and Democrats are mostly powerless to stop him.
House Minority Whip Steny Hoyer on Tuesday pilloried Mr. Trump’s first 100 days in office on Tuesday, saying his health care bill and budget didn’t match his campaign promises and that he undermined foreign confidence in America though his contested travel ban.
Congressional negotiators closed in on a spending deal Tuesday after President Trump backed off his demand for border wall funding, saying he doesn’t need an immediate infusion of cash for the project, clearing the way for Capitol Hill to hash out a bill that avoids an end-of-week government shutdown.
The White House on Tuesday attempted to put distance between President Trump and former National Security Advisor Michael Flynn, who congressional investigators said has not shown that he followed the law in disclosing financial ties to Russia.
President Trump named a retired Marine, Randolph “Tex” Alles, as director of the Secret Service on Tuesday.
The progressive activists pushing Sen. Bernard Sanders to leave the Democratic Party have invited the Vermont independent to a town hall event to discuss the possibility of creating a new third party.