Democratic Sen. Al Franken’s sexual misconduct woes became a campaign issue in the Minnesota governor’s race this week as new allegations of groping two more women surfaced and the senator himself issued a new statement Thursday.
President Donald Trump thanked U.S. troops for their service on Thursday, assuring them “we’re really winning” against America’s foes as he celebrated Thanksgiving at his private club and provided lunch for Coast Guard men and women on duty for the holiday.
Charles Werth was nearing the end of his first three-year term as an adviser to the Environmental Protection Agency, and had hopes of being kept on for another stint under President Trump.
Illegal immigrant “Dreamers” tried to disrupt the Macy’s Thanksgiving Day Parade in New York City on Thursday, saying they wanted to draw attention to their plight as Congress debates whether to grant them full legal status.
Pro-privacy Republicans and Democrats say they’re worried congressional leaders will try to jam through government snooping powers as part of a must-pass bill at the end of this year, short-circuiting a much-needed debate on the limits of government surveillance.
American voters are under the distinct impression that sexual harassment is rampant in Hollywood and the entertainment industry: three fourths of them say it’s “a problem” in that glittering domain. A sizable 59 percent of that group, in fact, consider sexual harassment “a big problem.” A mere 4 percent said it wasn’t an issue.
House Republicans are seeing an early wave of retirements, including from some of the party’s longest-serving members and others who appear fed up with the partisanship on Capitol Hill, leaving analysts looking for signs of a coming electoral shift in next year’s elections.
Rep. Joe Barton says the Capitol Police have opened an investigation against the anonymous woman accusing him of an affair and of sending nude pictures of himself to her.
Wisconsin Senate candidate Kevin Nicholson, a consultant for Fortune 500 companies, doesn’t look much like the renegade outsiders whom political strategist Stephen K. Bannon says he’s recruiting for his war on the Republican establishment. But Nicholson has Bannon’s backing anyway, thanks to his loyalty to President Trump.
Sen. Lisa Murkowski says she supports repealing Obamacare’s individual mandate to hold insurance, giving a notable thumbs up to a contentious piece of President Trump’s tax overhaul, though she stopped short of a full endorsement of the tax plan.
Two women are alleging that Minnesota Democratic U.S. Sen. Al Franken touched their buttocks during events for his first campaign for Senate.
The legal team of former national security adviser Michael Flynn is reportedly no longer sharing information with attorneys for President Trump, a move that commonly happens when an investigation target starts cooperating with prosecutors.
The communications director for Republican Roy Moore’s U.S. Senate campaign in Alabama has resigned, according to a report Wednesday.
“On Thanksgiving Day, as we have for nearly four centuries, Americans give thanks to almighty God for our abundant blessings. We gather with the people we love to show gratitude for our freedom, for our friends and families, and for the prosperous nation we call home,” President Trump says in his Thanksgiving Day Proclamation.
President Donald Trump has a Thanksgiving Day message for the nation: Look at all I’ve done.