President Trump won’t pardon former Maricopa County Sheriff Joe Arpaio at a rally in Phoenix Tuesday night, the White House said as Mr. Trump was en route to Arizona.
House Ways and Means Committee Chairman Kevin Brady said Tuesday he’s looking at using would-be revenues from tax reform to pay for lowering rates elsewhere, rather than plowing the money into infrastructure investments in the United States.
Democrat Ralph Northam has a seven percentage point lead over Republican Ed Gillespie in the Virginia gubernatorial race, according to a new survey that also shows that close to six in ten voters disapprove of President Trump and are unhappy with the federal government.
The Senate Health Committee will hold a pair of hearings on patching up Obamacare’s wobbly markets as soon as Congress returns in September from the summer recess, its Republican chairman and ranking Democrat announced Tuesday.
The Senate Leadership Fund released an ad Tuesday blasting Arizona businesswoman Kelli Ward for “crazy ideas.”
The National Republican Senatorial Committee launched two month-long digital ad buys Tuesday in what’s shaping up to be two of the most competitive races next year.
Sen. Rand Paul of Kentucky says that President Trump’s decision to increase the number of troops in Afghanistan is a “terrible idea” that will leave more families with lost or injured love ones and add to the trillions of dollars that American taxpayers have already funneled into the 16-year-old war.
House Speaker Paul D. Ryan said Monday that President Trump “messed up” in his response to the racial demonstrations in Charlottesville, Virginia, but warned against trying to politicize the response, saying that would “descend this issue into some partisan hack-fest.”
U.S. Ambassador to the United Nations Nikki Haley said Tuesday that Afghanistan and Pakistan weren’t on the travel ban list because the government knew how to monitor people coming in and out of those countries.
Democrats on Monday slammed the prospect of President Trump granting a pardon to former Maricopa County Sheriff Joe Arpaio, saying it would mark a win for “white supremacy” and set the stage for the commander-in-chief to use his constitutional power to keep his family out of legal trouble.
The conventional wisdom that last year’s Democratic National Committee computer hack, which triggered WikiLeaks to release thousands of emails revealing Democratic Party favoritism of Hillary Clinton over Bernard Sanders, was conducted by Russian operatives is facing increasing scrutiny.
The number of illegal immigrants arrested — a rough yardstick for the overall flow — has dropped by a staggering 90 percent in the Border Patrol’s Yuma Sector.
Conservative groups announced a campaign Monday designed to pressure Senate Democrats to sign off on President Trump’s judicial nominees, saying this White House deserves a chance to fill the record number of vacancies remaining across the federal courts.
The Louisiana congressman shot at a baseball practice in mid-June is telling colleagues that his return will be based on his doctors’ advice and a date has not yet been determined.
Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell on Monday said there’s “zero chance” that Congress will fail to increase the debt limit when lawmakers return to Washington next month, as Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin reiterated his end-of-September deadline for them to act.