Congress is rushing to wrap up a long-overdue $19 billion disaster aid package, but only after Democrats insisted on jettisoning President Donald Trump's $4.5 billion request to handle an unprecedented influx of migrants at the southern border.
By Laurie Kellman, Zeke Miller, Associated Press
"I wish that his family or his administration or his staff would have an intervention for the good of the country," House Speaker Nancy Pelosi said at her weekly news conference, adding that she prays for him and the nation.
The showdown over the balance of power between the executive and legislative branches continued to play out Tuesday on Capitol Hill, as Congress again sought answers from the White House, and the Trump administration declined to provide them. Lisa Desjardins…
By Michael Balsamo, Associated Press
The unusual request comes after the committee's chairman, Democratic Rep. Adam Schiff of California, warned that the committee would take an unspecified "enforcement action" against Barr or the Justice Department after they refused to hand over an unredacted version of…
By Mary Clare Jalonick, Associated Press
The committee's decision to release the transcripts came two weeks after Cohen reported to federal prison for a three-year sentence.
More than 200 days have passed since Hurricane Michael hit Florida with devastating Category 5 force -- but a corresponding disaster relief bill is still yet to be passed. Amna Nawaz talks to Florida Sen. Rick Scott, who was the…
By Lisa Mascaro, Associated Press
House Speaker Nancy Pelosi said Thursday she hopes it doesn't come to fining Trump administration officials in Democrats' push to make the White House to comply with subpoenas for information.
The showdown between the White House and Congress over the Mueller report is escalating even further. House Democrats took initial steps to hold Attorney General William Barr in contempt Wednesday, with House Judiciary Committee Chair Jerry Nadler calling the decision…
Wray is scheduled to testify before the Senate Appropriations subcommittee at 9:30 a.m. ET. Watch live in our video player.
By Lisa Desjardins
Freshman GOP Congressman Denver Riggleman is now four months into his new job. Between the government shutdown and hearings over the Mueller report, he’s learning to balance life on the Hill with the needs of his Virginia constituents. Lisa Desjardins…
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