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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.
Politics Feb 16Analysis: Shutdown saga delivers lesson on political compromise, defies skeptics
When you want results in a polarized Washington, sometimes it pays to simply leave the professionals alone to do their jobs.
Politics Feb 15WATCH: Trump declares national emergency to build border wall
Battling with one branch of government and opening a new confrontation with another, President Donald Trump announced Friday he was declaring a national emergency to fulfill his pledge to construct a wall along the U.S.-Mexico border.
Politics Feb 14WATCH: Senate approves border security and funding bill
President Donald Trump will sign Congress' border security compromise, Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell said Thursday.