As shutdown looms, hundreds of key agency posts are still vacant under Trump

(WASHINGTON) -- As a candidate, Donald Trump would often pitch himself to voters by citing his experience managing a vast business empire — saying he hires only “the best people.”Read More

Americans more likely to blame Trump, Republicans if government shuts down: Poll

(WASHINGTON) -- A new ABC News/Washington Post poll finds substantially greater Republican risk in a government shutdown, with Americans by a 20-point margin saying they’re more likely to blame Donald Trump and the Republicans in Congress than ... Read More

Trump ends first year without hosting any State Dinners

(WASHINGTON) -- Pageantry and politics mix at the White House at those most festive of evenings when the president rolls out the red carpet to host a foreign head of state at the presidential mansion for an official state dinner.

But in a... Read More

House passes stopgap spending bill, Senate fate uncertain

(WASHINGTON) -- The House a cleared a must-pass bill Thursday night to fund the government through Feb. 16, sending the measure to the Senate as lawmakers scramble to avoid a government shutdown amid a fight over the fate of young undocumented immigr... Read More

Nancy Pelosi will 'werk' as a guest judge on 'RuPaul's Drag Race All Stars'

(NEW YORK) -- Nancy Pelosi is being put to "werk."

The House Democratic Leader is a guest judge on the drag queen competition show "RuPaul's Drag Race All Stars" during the upcoming season, which kicks off on VH1 on Jan. 25. Pelosi has al... Read More

Service members punished for bringing women back to Panama hotel during Pence trip

(WASHINGTON) -- Four U.S. service members who were removed from Vice President Mike Pence's communications team after bringing women back to their Panama hotel rooms in August have been punished.

Three Army soldiers have received General ... Read More

Justice Department asks Supreme Court to allow administration to end DACA

(WASHINGTON) -- The Justice Department on Thursday night asked the U.S. Supreme Court to hear the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) case and resolve the dispute this term -- in an effort to move forward with the termination of the program... Read More

Bannon tells Congress he called Trump Tower meeting 'unpatriotic': Sources

(WASHINGTON) -- Former White House chief strategist Steve Bannon told congressional investigators that the controversial June 2016 Trump Tower meeting between Trump campaign officials and a Russian lawyer promising dirt on Hillary Clinton was “... Read More

House Intel committee has released a transcript from their interview with Fusion GPS co-founder Glenn Simpson

(WASHINGTON) -- The House Permanent Select Committee on Intelligence publicly released the committee transcript from their seve... Read More

Trump touts Pennsylvania GOP candidate Saccone as a 'great guy' as special election looms

(CORAOPOLIS, Pa.) -- In a sign that he is eager to involve himself in the coming 2018 midterm elections, President Donald Trump spoke Thursday in southwestern Pennsylvania in the midst of a special election that could test his support in the same wor... Read More

Trump businesses see ups and downs a year into the presidency

(WASHINGTON) -- With his first year in office coming to a close, President Donald Trump recently asked a rally crowd in Pensacola, Florida to consider what he gave up as a businessman in order to pursue the presidency.

"Think where I would... Read More