Democrats have strongly opposed the nomination, partly because of his work for a leading Russian bank with ties to President Vladimir Putin.
By Elliot Spagat, Associated Press
The American Civil Liberties Union said it appears the Trump administration will miss a court-ordered deadline to reunite young children who were separated at the border with their parents in more than half of the cases.
By Mary Clare Jalonick, Eric Tucker, Associated Press
Republicans accused top federal law enforcement officials Thursday of withholding important documents from them and demanded details about surveillance tactics during the Russia investigation in a contentious congressional hearing that capped days of mounting partisan complaints.
By Mary Clare Jalonick, Associated Press
The Justice Department says it has given House Republicans new classified information related to the Russia investigation after they had threatened to hold officials in contempt of Congress or even impeach them.
By Amy Taxin, Associated Press
Immigration authorities on Friday issued a notice that they may seek up to 15,000 beds to detain families.
By Geoffrey Lou Guray
The hearing is scheduled to begin at 2 p.m. EST. Watch it here.
By Lisa Desjardins
After a 17-month investigation, the Department of Justice on Thursday released a 500-page report into how the agency, the FBI and then-director James Comey handled its investigation into Hillary Clinton’s private email server. Here's what we learned.
By Mae Anderson, Associated Press
The bid comes just a day after a federal judge cleared AT&T's takeover of Time Warner and rejected the government's argument that it would hurt competition in cable and satellite TV and jack up costs to consumers for streaming TV…
By Associated Press
A federal judge has ruled in favor of Philadelphia in its lawsuit against the federal government for withholding grant funding in response to how the city deals with immigrants in the country illegally.
By Anne Flaherty, Desmond Butler, Chad Day, Associated Press
President Donald Trump escalated his efforts to discredit the Russia investigation Wednesday. "SPYGATE could be one of the biggest political scandals in history!" the president said in an early morning Twitter tirade.
Support Provided By: Learn more
Educate your inbox
Subscribe to Here’s the Deal, our politics newsletter for analysis you won’t find anywhere else.