The Senate on Wednesday turned aside several Democratic budget amendments that sought to offset a boost in entitlement spending with higher taxes, as Republicans speed toward passage of their budget plan to clear the way for their long-sought tax overhaul.
Club for Growth launched their first television ads urging lawmakers to pass tax reform.
President Trump has transformed his personal tweets into strategic political weapons which launch his messages off to the public, right past the hostile news media, and often over their heads. It’s a skill and an art, really. The canny Mr. Trump arms his tweets with content sure to get a rise from the indignant press.
Let’s establish an important legal concept and set the context. The legal term “sovereign immunity,” according to the Wex Legal Dictionary, means that “the government cannot be sued without its consent.” This doctrine has applied to the federal government, states, public universities and Native American tribes for many years.
President Trump on Wednesday backed off his support for a bipartisan deal to restore critical Obamacare payments, dealing a major blow to the effort just a day after he praised the compromise that a key senator said the president himself had “engineered.”
In interview after interview with top U.S. intelligence officials and foreign diplomats about the downward spiral in U.S.-Russian relations, one date keeps resurfacing: January 2012.
The White House on Wednesday defended President Trump’s conduct in calling the widow of a Green Beret killed in Niger, describing his remarks as “respectful and sympathetic.”
Attorney General Jeff Sessions said Wednesday he has not been interviewed by Special Counsel Robert Mueller as part of the ongoing probe into Russian interference in the 2016 election.
President Trump looked for Democratic buy-in for tax reform Wednesday at a meeting with bipartisan members of the Senate’s tax-writing committee, three Republican senators said after the meeting.
Former campaign aides to President Trump have begun to fight back against what they consider libelous allegations in the Russia election saga.
President Trump predicted Wednesday that his tax-cut plan will get “tremendous support” in Congress, including from some Democrats who are reluctant to step forward for now.
The proposed AT&T merger with Time Warner has some conservatives nervous about its impact on free speech — namely theirs.
Greg Pence, one of Mike Pence’s older brothers, launched a campaign Wednesday for the eastern Indiana congressional seat that the vice president and former governor represented for 12 years.
Republicans saw another booming month of fundraising on the national level in September, but Democrats continue to have them beat on the congressional level.
Illegal immigrants are still being caught and then quickly released after sneaking across the U.S.-Mexico border, Attorney General Jeff Sessions told lawmakers on Wednesday, saying it would likely take action by Congress to shut down the loopholes the migrants are using.