Former White House adviser Steve Bannon wants to oust Republican senators he feels are disloyal to President Donald Trump. But when he comes to Southern California on Friday, he’ll be in a state Trump lost by over 4 million votes and where Republicans have become largely irrelevant in state politics.
Nancy Pelosi says calls for her to step down as minority leader coupled with surging popularity for Vermont Senator Bernie Sanders are not evidence of a “fractured” Democratic Party.
Rep. Frederica Wilson on Friday accused White House Chief of Staff John F. Kelly of lying about her and using a “racist term” when he publicly admonished her for politicizing the president’s condolence call to a Special Forces’ widow.
Sen. Tim Scott said Friday that he’s “encouraged” by talks with the House Freedom Caucus about the Republican budget deal.
President Trump said Friday that the United Nations has “great potential,” and he expects it to soon start operating in a brand-new manner.
Billionaire activist Tom Steyer is calling for President Trump’s impeachment in a new television ad, warning viewers that he is a “clear and present danger who is mentally unstable” and urging voters to pressure Congress to give the commander in chief the boot.
The White House called a Florida congresswoman “all hat and no cattle” Friday in a continuing war of words over the lawmaker’s criticism of President Trump’s call to the widow of a slain soldier.
Rep. Frederica Wilson joked Thursday that she’s “a rock star now” that the White House is paying attention to her after she publicly accused President Trump of being callous in a condolence call to a Special Forces’ widow.
Former Sheriff Joe Arpaio appealed a judge’s ruling late Thursday that his contempt-of-court conviction must remain on his record despite President Trump’s pardon.
Speaker Paul D. Ryan said Friday that the House plans to introduce a fourth tax bracket for high-income earners.
Sen. Rand Paul responded to a tweet from President Trump on Friday saying that he’s “all in” on tax reform, despite voting against the Senate budget plan.
San Juan Mayor Carmen Yulin Cruz said Friday that President Trump is living in an “alternative reality” in regards to the situation in Puerto Rico.
After heavy pressure from lawmakers and other stakeholders, EPA Administrator Scott Pruitt on Thursday night sided with pro-ethanol lawmakers and said his agency will abandon many controversial changes to the nation’s ethanol mandate — prompting a top biofuels leader to claim that Mr. Pruitt apparently has had an “epiphany” over the past few days.
President Trump’s son and daughter-in-law said Friday Chief of Staff John Kelly thought the controversy surrounding Gold Star families was “disgusting.”
Senate Republicans powered their budget through Thursday night, adopting a fiscal year 2018 plan that would clear the path to get a massive tax deal done relying only on GOP votes, setting the stage for Republicans next big-ticket agenda item.