Tea party Rep. Thomas Massie and some other conservatives say the reason their business contributions have fallen is simple: GOP leaders are retaliating for their defiance. Continue reading
WASHINGTON — The Justice Department is investigating the congressional expenses and business dealings of Rep. Aaron Schock, and FBI agents have begun issuing subpoenas to potential witnesses, a person familiar with the case told The Associated Press on Friday. Continue reading
WASHINGTON — House Speaker John Boehner and a group of top Democrats and Republicans stepped up the pressure on President Barack Obama to provide lethal, defensive weapons to Ukraine in its fight against Russian-backed separatists.
WASHINGTON — Republicans say the House will vote as early as Tuesday on a bill to fully fund the Homeland Security Department through the end of the budget year, without immigration restrictions.
Gwen Ifill talks to Amy Walter of the Cook Political Report and Nia-Malika Henderson of The Washington Post about internal struggles within the Republican party, the political tension surrounding an upcoming speech by Israel’s Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu, plus pressures on Hillary Clinton to start her presidential campaign. Continue reading
Tensions escalated this week between the White House and Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu over his upcoming speech to Congress. Chief foreign affairs correspondent Margaret Warner explores the controversy surrounding the address and whether it damages the U.S.-Israel relationship. Continue reading
WASHINGTON — Trading barbs, the U.S. and Israel escalated their increasingly public spat Wednesday over Benjamin Netanyahu’s GOP-engineered congressional speech next week, with the Israeli prime minister accusing world powers of rolling over to allow Tehran to develop nuclear weapons. Secretary of State John Kerry openly questioned Netanyahu’s judgment on the issue.
WASHINGTON — House Speaker John Boehner left open the possibility Thursday of a potential shutdown at the Department of Homeland Security because of a congressional impasse over immigration.