By Karen Freifeld WASHINGTON (Reuters) - U.S. President Donald Trump's lead lawyer in the special counsel investigation into Russia's role in the 2016 presidential election, John Dowd, resigned on
(Reuters) - Wisconsin Governor Scott Walker must hold special elections in two state districts, a judge ruled on Thursday, after Democrats said he was putting off the votes over fears of losing the
By Amanda Becker and Richard Cowan WASHINGTON (Reuters) - With large protests for stricter gun laws planned nationwide on Saturday, the U.S.
By Christine Muschi MONTPELIER, Vt. (Reuters) - Vermont, a mostly rural New England state with a passion for hunting, has a reputation as a pro-gun stronghold, but the rising specter of school gun
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The Republican chairman and top Democrat of the U.S. House Energy and Commerce Committee said on Thursday they will in the coming days formally ask Facebook Chief Executive Mark
By Timothy Gardner and Valerie Volcovici (Reuters) - The main U.S. coal miners' union is set to endorse two Democrats running for Congress in West Virginia, two sources familiar with the matter said
President Trump announced Thursday that White House national security adviser H.R. McMaster would be replaced in April by former UN ambassador John Bolton.
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.
One of former President Bill Clinton's top strategists has suggested in a new book that the Clintons had "at least a one-way open marriage" during Clinton's presidency.
House Judiciary Committee Chairman Bob Goodlatte subpoenaed the Department of Justice Thursday for documents regarding the charging decisions in the investigation into Hillary Clinton’s private email server, potential abuses of the Foreign Intelligence Surveillance Act, and the FBI’s recommendation to fire former FBI Deputy Director Andrew McCabe.
President Trump announced in an tweet on March 22 that Gen. Herbert Raymond “H.R.” McMaster is out and former U.N. ambassador John Bolton is in.
President Trump retained the law firm diGenova & Toensing this week to represent him in Special Counsel Robert Mueller’s investigation into Russian meddling and potential collusion with Trump campaign associates in the 2016 presidential election, sources told Fox News.
In a nod toward their hopes of a wave election in November, national Democrats are taking sides in a Wisconsin primary battle for the right to challenge Republican House Speaker Paul Ryan in the fall midterms.
WASHINGTON (AP) — Congress was poised to pass a giant $1.3 trillion spending bill that would end the budget battles for now, but not without risking another shutdown as conservatives objected to big outlays on Democratic priorities at a time when Republicans control the House, Senate and White House.
TRAVERSE CITY, Mich. (AP) — President Donald Trump has gotten nowhere in his push to kill federal support for cleaning up some of the nation's most prized waterways, as the U.S.
WASHINGTON (AP) — The $1.3 trillion spending bill the House approved Thursday is so big that lawmakers are using it as a prop. A foot tall and 2,232 pages long, the legislation keeping the government running through September has plenty for many members of Congress to like and for others to detest.
WASHINGTON (AP) — The House Ethics Committee says Democratic Rep. Luis Gutiérrez of Illinois must reimburse the U.S. Treasury $9,700 for an "inadvertent" misuse of funds relating to a contractor's work.
WASHINGTON (AP) — Kentucky native. Single. Oldest of five children. Father was in the Air Force. Johnny Cash fan. The CIA offered a peek Thursday into the secret life of Gina Haspel, the former undercover agent President Donald Trump has picked to lead the intelligence agency.
The firing of Andrew McCabe appears to have been the last straw for John Brennan. The normally tight-lipped former CIA director, who slammed President Trump's "political corruption" and "moral turpitude" in a tweet Saturday, suggested Wednesday that the Russians might have compromising information on the president, the New York Times...
Joe Biden made some choice comments about President Trump at a rally earlier this week, including a quip that he would have "beat the hell out" of Trump in high school. It seems the president has gotten wind of it: "Crazy Joe Biden is trying to act like a tough...
Long before he was fired by Jeff Sessions for an alleged "lack of candor" under oath, former FBI deputy director Andrew McCabe authorized a criminal investigation of the attorney general for allegedly lying to Congress about his Russia contacts, sources tell ABC and NBC . The sources say Sessions was unaware...
Congressional leaders finalized a sweeping $1.3 trillion budget bill Wednesday that substantially boosts military and domestic spending but leaves behind young immigrant "Dreamers," deprives President Trump some of his border wall money, and takes only incremental steps to address gun violence. With an end-of-the-week deadline to fund the government...
The White House has officially responded to a Washington Post report that President Trump was advised "DO NOT CONGRATULATE" in his briefing materials but congratulated Putin on his re-election win all the same , though the White House is not out with a confirmation or denial. Instead, its official statement is...
"If we were in high school, I'd take him behind the gym and beat the hell out of him." With that bold statement, former vice president Joe Biden made very clear his feelings for President Trump at an anti-sexual assault rally at the University of Miami on Tuesday. But the...