By Sarah N. Lynch WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Senate Democratic leader Charles Schumer said on Wednesday he will oppose President Donald Trump's attorney general nominee, William Barr, saying he is not
By Daniel Wiessner NEW YORK (Reuters) - A lawsuit filed by a federal employees' union over the current U.S. government shutdown cannot move forward because the Justice Department lawyers who defend
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - U.S. Senator Marco Rubio introduced a bill on Wednesday aimed at giving Americans more control over information that online companies like Facebook Inc and Alphabet Inc's Google
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Former New Jersey Governor Chris Christie sees the Trump White House as a rogues' gallery of flawed people sidetracking the work of the U.S.
By Julie Steenhuysen CHICAGO (Reuters) - The partial government shutdown is taking a toll on key safety inspection duties performed by the U.S.
By Susan Cornwell and James Oliphant WASHINGTON (Reuters) - With the partial U.S. government shutdown now in its 26th day, House Speaker Nancy Pelosi on Wednesday urged President Donald Trump to
House Majority Leader Steny Hoyer, D-Md., acknowledged Wednesday on Fox News' "Special Report with Bret Baier" that border walls "absolutely" work in some areas, and rejected suggestions that barriers should be removed where they already exist.
Details about Justice Department official Bruce Ohr's meetings with the author of the salacious anti-Trump dossier were shared by Ohr with his expansive circle of contacts inside the department -- including senior FBI leadership and officials now assigned to Special Counsel Robert Mueller’s investigation, Fox News has learned.
Hawaii Democratic Rep. Ed Case apologized on Wednesday for saying that he felt like “an Asian trapped in a white body,”and his spokesman claimed he was merely referring to what his Japanese-American wife "sometimes says about him."
One day after the House formally voted to disapprove of his comments about white supremacy, Iowa Republican Rep. Steve King sounded a note of defiance, saying a more severe vote to censure him was "not going to happen."
Following a closely-watched White House meeting on Syria and Afghanistan, Kentucky Republican Sen. Rand Paul suggested that President Trump remains committed to pulling troops out of those countries despite a deadly terrorist attack that killed U.S. military personnel in Syria earlier in the day.
The obituary for a Kentucky woman who passed away in November reportedly claimed that her death “was hastened” by her concern over the Trump administration.
WASHINGTON (AP) — A grand Washington ritual became a potential casualty of the partial government shutdown as House Speaker Nancy Pelosi asked President Donald Trump to postpone his Jan.
WASHINGTON (AP) — A suicide bombing claimed by Islamic State militants killed at least 16 people, including two U.S. service members and two American civilians, in northern Syria on Wednesday, just a month after President Donald Trump declared that IS had been defeated and he was pulling out U.S.
WASHINGTON (AP) — The Trump administration will roll out a new strategy for a more aggressive space-based missile defense system to protect against existing threats from North Korea and Iran and counter advanced weapon systems being developed by Russia and China.
WASHINGTON (AP) — Of all the issues at stake as President Donald Trump and Democrats wrangle over his prized border wall, the latest snag is whether bargaining over the proposal should come before or after shuttered government agencies reopen.
What's up with the partial government shutdown on Day 27 WHAT'S NEW The shutdown is bringing an outpouring of generosity to TSA agents and other federal employees who are working without pay.
WASHINGTON (AP) — The Latest on the partial government shutdown (all times local): 10:50 p.m. The State of the Union speech could become a casualty of the partial government shutdown after House Speaker Nancy Pelosi asked President Donald Trump to postpone his Jan.
In a letter to President Trump on Wednesday, Nancy Pelosi suggested that the State of the Union address, scheduled for Jan. 29, be postponed until after the shutdown ends or delivered in writing. Some reactions to the House speaker's move, which she indicated was tied to security concerns : Calling it...
After their celebratory feast of fast food hamburgers, fries, and pizza at the White House, paid for by President Trump amid the government shutdown, Clemson University's championship football team has been invited to a "great meal" by Good Morning America host and NFL Hall of Famer Michael Strahan. "We're gonna...
Karen Pence is going back to work ... at a Christian school that does not allow gay students, parents, or employees. Pence taught at Immanuel Christian School in Springfield, Virginia, for years while husband Mike Pence served in Congress before becoming vice president. Now, the second lady is returning to the...
On Jan. 3 she formally invited him to deliver the State of the Union address on Jan. 29; just shy of two weeks later, Nancy Pelosi wants it rescheduled until after the shutdown ends—or just delivered in writing. In a letter sent to President Trump, Pelosi cited security concerns,...
Burger King is needling President Trump for his tweet about ordering more than 1,000 "hamberders" for the Clemson University Tigers' visit to the White House after winning the college football championship. The spelling error was quickly corrected . But Burger King jumped in with a tweet of its own, the...
Vowing "I will not be bullied," President Donald Trump's nominee for attorney general asserted independence from the White House on Tuesday, saying he believed that Russia had tried to interfere in the 2016 presidential election, that the special counsel investigation shadowing Trump is not a witch hunt, and that his...