By Richard Cowan WASHINGTON (Reuters) - As another U.S. government funding deadline looms, a huge spending bill is ground zero in the latest battle between Republicans and Democrats in Congress over
By David Brunnstrom WASHINGTON (Reuters) - U.S. President Donald Trump on Friday signed legislation that encourages the United States to send senior officials to Taiwan to meet Taiwanese counterparts
By Steve Holland WASHINGTON (Reuters) - White House Chief of Staff John Kelly assured aides to President Donald Trump on Friday that no immediate personnel changes were in the works, as he sought to
(Reuters) - U.S. National Security Adviser H.R. McMaster is most likely the next official to leave the Trump administration, following a string of firings and resignations, according to an online
By Jarrett Renshaw (Reuters) - A group of senators from U.S. corn states have asked President Donald Trump for a meeting about the nation's biofuels law, amid expectations the administration will
By Justin Mitchell and Susan Cornwell WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Democratic U.S. Representative Louise Slaughter, a Kentucky blacksmith's daughter who became a leading progressive voice in Congress from
FBI Deputy Director Andrew McCabe was the second-in-command at the federal law enforcement agency.
President Trump on Saturday lauded the firing of former acting FBI Director Andrew McCabe, suggesting multiple federal reports show corruption at "the highest level” within the agency and that McCabe was merely a “choirboy” compared to his boss, James Comey, whom Trump fired as FBI director.
From the White House chief of staff to the FBI director, from leaving for a new job to learning of his firing from a television, here’s a running list of those who have left the Trump administration.
Former CIA Director John Brennan appeared Saturday to slam President Trump for triumphantly firing Andrew McCabe and denying the FBI official his pension, suggesting the president is a “demagogue” headed for the “dustbin of history.”
Some House Democrats wanted Nancy Pelosi out as their leader after they failed to win a string of 2017 special elections. And now some want the House minority leader out because they appear to have won a special election.
Michael Flynn, the disgraced former National Security Adviser, campaigned for a Republican congressional candidate in California Friday, making it his first public appearance since pleading guilty to lying to the FBI last December.
WASHINGTON (AP) — The Latest on a data firm that worked with the Trump campaign, tapping Facebook profiles, (all times local): 5:45 p.m.
WASHINGTON (AP) — In a series of blistering tweets Saturday, President Donald Trump falsely asserted that the House Intelligence Committee has concluded there was no collusion between his presidential campaign and Russia.
CARLSBAD, N.M. (AP) — The U.S. Department of Energy has commissioned a national group of scientists to study the viability of diluting surplus weapons-grade plutonium and storing it permanently at the federal government's underground repository in New Mexico.
WASHINGTON (AP) — The suspense hung over the public square for hours. Were Japanese regulatory authorities really dropping bowling balls on American cars as part of a dark plot to keep the autos out of the Japanese market? No, the White House acknowledged.
WASHINGTON (AP) — Former President Barack Obama is embarking on a weeklong tour of Singapore, New Zealand, Australia and Japan. Obama's office says he'll be in Singapore on Monday for an Obama Foundation discussion with young adults representing Southeast Asian nations.
WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump is considering broad tariffs on imports from China and an announcement could come as soon as next week.
An aide to Rep. Louise Slaughter says the 88-year-old Democratic congresswoman from upstate New York has died. Slaughter was serving her 16th term in Congress and was the top Democrat on the House Rules Committee, per the AP . She was the first woman to chair that committee when she led...
If you didn't think the Stormy Daniels saga could get more sensational, think again. As President Trump's legal team reportedly tries to halt the adult-film actress's 60 Minutes interview—tentatively scheduled to air March 25, per the Washington Post —a new revelation from her lawyer adds another layer to the...
Actress Cynthia Nixon appears to be getting serious about challenging Andrew Cuomo for New York governor. The Sex and the City star has for weeks been rumored to be interested in the job, but new developments suggest there's merit to the rumors. She's met, for instance, with two former top...
Perhaps Ryan Zinke wanted to show off his foreign language skills at a hearing Thursday, but it ended with reprimands in very plain English. Politico and HuffPost report the Interior secretary attended a gathering of the House Natural Resources Committee and was asked about a commitment to $2 million in...
President Trump regaled political donors this week with a strange story about a "bowling ball test" that he says Japan uses to unfairly block imports of American cars. "That’s where they take a bowling ball from 20 feet up in the air and they drop it on the hood of...
The rate of firings in the White House will soon exceed anything seen on Celebrity Apprentice , reports the Washington Post , citing "five people with knowledge" of President Trump's plans. The sources say that as part of a shake-up, Trump has decided to get rid of National Security Adviser HR McMaster,...