Mary Clare’s Recent Stories
Politics Apr 17McConnell shuts down bipartisan effort to protect special counsel Mueller
Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell said the bill is unnecessary because President Donald Trump will not fire Mueller. "We'll not be having this on the floor of the Senate," he said on Fox News.
Politics Apr 13Watchdog report: Ex-FBI deputy director misled investigators
The Justice Department watchdog says fired FBI Deputy Director Andrew McCabe misled investigators over his role in a news media disclosure.
Nation Apr 09WATCH: Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg testifies before Senate committee
Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg is scheduled to speak at 2:15 p.m. ET Tuesday in a joint hearing before two Senate committees. Watch live here.
Politics Mar 29Senate Judiciary panel requests new info on Trump officials
The Senate Judiciary Committee is asking for new records from two current and former White House officials as part of its investigation into Russian meddling in the 2016 election.
Politics Mar 20WATCH: Senators say U.S. needs to do more to protect elections from foreign interference
Senate Intelligence Committee Chair Richard Burr, R-N.C., and Virginia Sen. Mark Warner, the top Democrat on the panel, are scheduled to speak at 12:15 p.m. ET. Watch live here.
Politics Mar 08Corey Lewandowski, ex-Trump campaign manager, faces Russia interview
One of Donald Trump's former campaign managers has arrived on Capitol Hill for a closed-door interview with the House Intelligence Committee as part of its Russia investigation.
Politics Mar 062 Republican lawmakers ask for new special counsel to investigate DOJ, FBI
Reps. Robert Goodlatte of Virginia and Trey Gowdy of South Carolina wrote Attorney General Jeff Sessions and Deputy Attorney General Rod Rosenstein on Tuesday to ask for the new special counsel, whose work would be separate from special counsel Robert…
Politics Feb 28Hicks acknowledges ‘white lies’ for Trump, but not on Russia
WASHINGTON — White House communications director Hope Hicks acknowledged to a House intelligence panel that she has occasionally told "white lies" for President Donald Trump but has not lied about anything relevant to the Russia investigation, according to those present…
Politics Feb 27Hope Hicks to appear before House panel in Russia probe
President Donald Trump's longtime aide Hope Hicks is scheduled to meet with the House intelligence committee Tuesday for a closed-door interview as part of the panel's Russia investigation.
Politics Feb 08The House Intelligence Committee is planning to build a wall between Republican and Democratic staff
A senior Republican on the committee, Florida Rep. Tom Rooney, said Thursday that he thinks the committee is "poison" right now, characterizing partisan tensions as a total breakdown on committee that could have national security concerns.