Lawmakers in both parties are increasingly uneasy over the humanitarian crisis in Yemen and skeptical of the U.S. partnership with the Saudi-led coalition, especially in light of Saudi Arabia's role in the killing of Washington Post columnist Jamal Khashoggi, a critic of the royal family.
President Trump is expected to grudgingly accept the agreement, which would avert another government shutdown and give him what Republicans have been describing as a "down payment" on his signature campaign pledge.
The head of the Federal Emergency Management Agency resigned Wednesday after a two-year tenure in which he managed the response to historic wildfires and major hurricanes but was dogged by questions over his use of government vehicles.
Trump managed to accuse immigrants in the country illegally of stealing jobs from American workers, while declaring that the country needs more immigrants because of its economic boom. This argument rested on a series of false stereotypes.
The Senate Judiciary Committee approved William Barr’s nomination for attorney general along party lines Thursday, with Republicans praising his credentials and Democrats questioning how transparent he’ll be once special counsel Robert Mueller’s Russia investigation concludes.
The U.S. has shown "no readiness or desire" to engage in substantive talks on extending the pact, which limits each country to no more than 1,550 deployed nuclear warheads and 700 deployed missiles and bombers, according to a Russian official.
The chairman of the House intelligence committee, Rep. Adam Schiff, announced a broad new investigation into Russian interference in the 2016 election and President Donald Trump's foreign financial interests.
Grisham, in withdrawing most of New Mexico’s deployed troops, also directed that the troops from Arkansas, Kansas, Kentucky, New Hampshire, South Carolina, and Wisconsin return to their home states immediately
The president ticked through a litany of issues with crossover appeal, including boosting infrastructure, lowering prescription drug costs and combating childhood cancer, but he also appealed to his political base with his harsh rhetoric on immigration.
“Executive Time” is a period during the day that he uses to watch TV, make phone calls and hold meetings. According to his leaked agendas, since the midterms, he spends most of his time doing these things and far less time on policy planning, legislative strategy and video recordings.
The initiative has been an intense focus in recent weeks and includes taking steps to change state party rules, crowd out potential rivals and quell any early signs of opposition that could embarrass the president.
Stone is expected to plead not guilty to charges that he lied to lawmakers, engaged in witness tampering and obstructed a congressional investigation into possible coordination between Russia and the Trump campaign.
Members of the Justice Reinvestment Implementation Oversight Council discussed and set goals Friday for criminal justice reform in 2019, including ways to expand and implement the state’s re-entry programs.
The perimeter of the coin reads “United States Secret Service Essential Personnel.” The back of the coin includes an illustration of the nation’s Capitol with a “closed” sign and the promise: “Don’t worry. You’ll get backpay.”
The Republican package would re-open the shuttered parts of government and boost some spending. To try to draw more bipartisan support, it adds $12.7 billion in supplemental funding for regions hit by hurricanes, wildfires and other natural disasters.
The Survivors Network of those Abused by Priests (SNAP) continues to call for Louisiana’s legal authorities and church leadership to “take action” against priests in the Roman Catholic Church who’ve been credibly accused of sexual abuse of juveniles.
With hundreds of thousands of federal workers set to face another federal pay period without paychecks, Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell has agreed to bring Trump's proposal to the floor this week.
For the third time, House Republican leadership has objected to rosier revenue collection forecasts that would help Governor John Bel Edwards include certain campaign promises, like pay raises for teachers, in his first executive budget.