Scott Pruitt expected to address ethics questions in front of Congress

(WASHINGTON) --  After a run of negative headlines, Environmental Protection Agency Administrator Scott Pruitt is headed to Capitol Hill this week for two congressional hearings, where his perfor... Read More

Rand Paul's last-minute switch gives Pompeo favorable committee vote

(WASHINGTON) -- A last-minute switch to "yes" by Kentucky Republican Rand Paul gave CIA Director Mike Pompeo enough votes to get a favorable recommendation from the Senate Foreign Relations Committee Monday, letting him avoid becoming the fir... Read More

Conservatives, bitter battles cause headaches for GOP in key Senate primaries

(WASHINGTON) -- Mitt Romney's loss at the Utah state party convention on Saturday is the latest example of an even bigger problem for Republicans – the conservative influence in key Senate primaries and the nasty fights that could hamper GOP at... Read More

Alexander Hamilton to receive honorary degree from Albany Law School

(NEW YORK) -- More than two centuries after his death, Alexander Hamilton is finally getting a law degree.

Douglas Hamilton, the fifth-great-grandson of the nation's first treasury secretary, will be accepting the honorary degree from Alba... Read More

President George H.W. Bush hospitalized with blood infection

(HOUSTON) -- Former President George H.W. Bush has been hospitalized just a week after his wife, Barbara Bush, died.

"President Bush was admitted to the Houston Methodist Hospital [Sunday] morning after contracting an infection that spread... Read More

Macron, Merkel expected to push Trump on keeping US in Iran nuclear deal

(WASHINGTON) -- French president Emmanuel Macron and his wife Brigitte arrived at the White House Monday evening to the pomp and circumstance typical of a state visit, the choreography of which he is expected to balance against a delicate diplomatic ... Read More

WH press secretary fields questions about what Trump meant with 'breeding' tweet

(WASHINGTON) -- In her first press briefing since President Donald Trump returned from a week in Palm Beach, Fla., press secretary Sarah Sanders Monday addressed a Read More

Macron, Merkel expected to push Trump on keeping US in Iran nuclear deal

(WASHINGTON) -- French President Emmanuel Macron and German Chancellor Angela Merkel will make back-to-back visits with President Donald Trump this week in a last-minute lobbying push to prevent the president from potentially sabotaging the Iran nucl... Read More

What France expects from 1st state visit hosted by Trump

(WASHINGTON) -- French President Emmanuel Macron is arriving Monday in Washington for the first state visit of a foreign leader since President Donald Trump took office.

For the 40-year-old Frenchman, the three-day trip is an opportunity t... Read More

US trade rep racked up bill as he flip-flopped on purchase of pricey office desk

(WASHINGTON) -- President Donald Trump’s trade representative racked up a hefty bill on the purchase and subsequent return of a new desk for his office, emails reviewed by ABC News show.

According to emails and receipts obtained by... Read More

President Trump, first lady to host Macrons at Mount Vernon

(WASHINGTON) -- In a nod to history and the special relationship between the United States and one of the nation's oldest allies, President Donald Trump and first lady Melania Trump will host French President Emmanuel Macron and his wife for a rare p... Read More