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Politics Apr 13Top House Democrat steps up demand for Trump’s tax returns
A top House Democrat on Saturday ratcheted up his demand for access to President Donald Trump's tax returns, telling the IRS that the law clearly gives Congress a right to them. The government's failure to respond by an April 23…
Politics Apr 10Mnuchin says Treasury unable to deliver Trump tax returns by deadline
Mnuchin told House Ways and Means Committee Chairman Richard Neal, who made the request a week ago, that Treasury respects congressional oversight but needs more time to review the "unprecedented" request.
Politics Apr 10Trump says he won’t deliver tax returns to Congress
President Donald Trump told reporters at the White House that "I would love to give them, but I'm not going to do it while I'm under audit." The IRS says there's no rule against subjects of an audit from publicly…
Politics Apr 09Mnuchin says he’ll ‘follow the law’ on House request for Trump tax returns
Secretary Mnuchin revealed that Treasury Department lawyers have talked to the White House counsel's office about the question of releasing President Donald Trump's returns, telling lawmakers that the consultations occurred before the request arrived last week.
Politics Apr 03Senate GOP to change debate time rules on Trump nominees
The proposed rules change would limit debate on most nominees to two hours instead of the 30 hours now required. Cabinet secretaries, Supreme Court nominations, and appeals court judges would be exempted from the new rules.
Politics Apr 02Disaster aid stalls in Senate amid fight over Puerto Rico
Senate Democrats have blocked a Republican disaster aid bill, saying it doesn't do enough to help hurricane-torn Puerto Rico.
Politics Mar 09As budget deficit balloons, few in Washington seem to care
The federal budget deficit is ballooning on President Donald Trump’s watch and few in Washington seem to care.
Politics Feb 26House passes resolution blocking Trump’s emergency order
The House of representatives approved the legislation 245 to 182.
Politics Feb 22Trump says he’d veto resolution terminating his emergency declaration ‘100 percent’
The Democrats introduced a resolution Friday to block Trump's declaration, and House Speaker Nancy Pelosi said the House would vote on the measure Tuesday. It is sure to pass, and the GOP-run Senate may adopt it as well.
Politics Feb 22Democrats move to block Trump’s national emergency declaration
The resolution aims to stop Trump's efforts to secure $6.6 billion for building a wall on the U.S.-Mexico border.