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Politics Jun 11Democrats push new strategy for enforcing Russia subpoenas
Tuesday's House vote on whether committees can enforce Trump subpoenas in federal court reflects a new strategy for Democrats, who have moved toward lawsuits and away from criminal contempt as they investigate the Trump administration.
Politics Jun 11WATCH: House votes to allow committees to enforce Trump subpoenas in federal court
The House voted Tuesday to approved a motion that would allow committees to go to federal court to enforce subpoenas -- like those lawmakers are seeking for more information around Mueller investigation -- without a vote from the full chamber.
Politics Jun 10WATCH: John Dean says Mueller gave Congress a ‘road map’
John Dean, the former White House counsel who served as a star witness during the Watergate hearings, told a House committee that special counsel Robert Mueller's report was similar to the road map that Congress used during the impeachment hearings…
Nation Jun 10Cuccinelli named acting head of Citizenship and Immigration Services
Cuccinelli is a former Virginia attorney general and has advocated for denying citizenship to the American-born children of parents living in the U.S. illegally.
Politics Jun 05GOP senators line up against Trump’s Mexico tariff plan
Despite the opposition, it is unclear whether there are enough Republicans who would vote against Trump to stop the tariffs from being enacted.
Politics Jun 04Trump says GOP would be ‘foolish’ to block Mexico tariffs
Republican lawmakers have warned they may have no choice but to take action in Congress to stop President Donald Trump from implementing tariffs on Mexican goods.
Politics Jun 04White House orders Hope Hicks, former aide, to defy subpoena
The letters from the White House to the Judiciary panel are the latest effort by the White House to thwart congressional investigations into President Donald Trump.
Politics Jun 04Progressive groups want Democrats, Pelosi to do more to impeach Trump
The groups said in a letter being released Tuesday that voters gave Democrats control of the House "because they wanted aggressive oversight of the Trump administration."…
Nation Jun 03U.S. and Mexico begin immigration talks as tariffs loom
The talks aim to fend off President Donald Trump's threat of 5 percent tariffs on all imports from Mexico.
Politics Jun 02White House: Trump ‘deadly serious” about Mexico tariffs
A top White House official said Sunday that President Donald Trump is "deadly serious" about slapping tariffs on imports from Mexico but acknowledged there are no concrete benchmarks being set to assess whether the U.S. ally was stemming the flow…