Democrats say three provisions in the Republican $1.5 trillion tax bill violate Senate rules and will likely be removed before that chamber votes on the measure.
Rex Tillerson visited Canada for the first time as secretary of state on Tuesday, where he again emphasized the need to prepare for talks with North Korea over de-nuclearization, although "we can’t talk unless North Korea is ready to talk,"…
By Jessica Yarvin and Erica R. Hendry
These days, it’s hard to stop news from Washington, D.C., from flooding your news feed. We take a moment every week to bring you important stories beyond the White House and the Capitol. Here’s what we’re reading now.
By Juliet Linderman, Associated Press
The new numbers were released Tuesday by the House Office of Compliance, the taxpayer-funded office that handles the often-secret payouts to House employees. The information reveals three previously undisclosed settlements for sexual harassment.
By Laura Santhanam and Erica R. Hendry
Investigators are still trying to piece together exactly what happened Monday when an Amtrak train derailed during morning service, killing at least three people and injuring dozens more.
By Associated Press
President Donald Trump also celebrated the victory on Twitter.
By Talia Buford, ProPublica
Since Trump was elected, dozens of environmental rules have been either opened for reconsideration or overturned altogether. These regulations would have had far-ranging effects, from banning hazardous pesticides and offshore oil drilling to stopping coal-mining debris from being dumped into…
By Daniel Bush
National Security Adviser H.R. McMaster called for a diplomatic solution to the crisis, urging Russia, Japan and other nations to work with the U.S. to avoid a military confrontation with North Korea. But he also indicated the president has asked…
By Erica R. Hendry
"America is coming back and coming back strong," President Donald Trump said today during a speech outlining his national security strategy. Read his full remarks here.
By Jonathan Lemire, Associated Press
The 81-year senator returned home to Arizona after being treated for a viral infection. He had missed votes last week and will miss a crucial vote on the GOP tax bill this week.
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