(WASHINGTON) -- Former President Bill Clinton was 13 years old, he said, when a young congressman named John Dingell first became his idol.
Dingell, Democrat of Michigan and the longest-serving member of Congress who died last week at 92, ... Read More
Trump, marking Parkland anniversary, cites 'tremendous strides' in making schools safer despite repeated shootings
(WASHINGTON) -- President Donald Trump on Thursday marked the one-year anniversary of the Parkland, Florida, school shooting, in which 17 students and staff were killed, by saying "we honor their memory and recommit to ensuring the safety of all Amer... Read More
Andrew McCabe, former acting FBI director, recounts DOJ discussions about President Trump’s possible removal
(NEW YORK) -- Top Justice Department officials discussed the possibility of recruiting cabinet members to push President Donald Trump out of office in the wake of James Comey’s dismissal from the FBI, according to Andrew McCabe, the former acti... Read More
(WASHINGTON) -- Congressional negotiators hammered out the final language of a bill based on their "agreement in principle" on border security, as lawmakers and President Donald Trump said they needed to review the detailed text ahead of votes as soo... Read More
(WASHINGTON) -- The top Democrat on the House Judiciary Committee sent a letter to acting Attorney General Matthew Whitaker Wednesday saying his testimony last week to the panel was "incomplete" and "contradicted by other evidence."
Rep. Jerry... Read More
(WASHINGTON) -- Former Interior Secretary Ryan Zinke has a new job as a lobbyist.
He joins former Trump campaign manager Corey Lewandowski in a Washington lobbying shop, weeks after the former cabinet secretary stepped down from his post a... Read More
Judge: Paul Manafort, the president’s onetime campaign chairman, lied to federal investigators after plea deal
(WASHINGTON) -- A federal judge on Wednesday accepted the argument by federal prosecutors that Paul Manafort continued to lie to special counsel Robert Mueller’s team after signing a plea agreement, a ruling that means the onetime Trump campaig... Read More
(WASHINGTON) -- The acting head of the nation's environmental agency said Democrats' proposal to combat climate change was "not ready for primetime," in an exclusive interview with ABC News Live on Wednesday.
Acting Environmental Protectio... Read More
In rebuke to Trump and Saudi Arabia, House passes resolution to withdraw US military support from Yemen
(WASHINGTON) -- The House of Representatives has passed a resolution to withdraw U.S. military support for the Saudi and Emirati-led coalition in Yemen, a historic vote that sends a strong rebuke to President Donald Trump's foreign policy one month a... Read More
(WASHINGTON) -- With just two days left for lawmakers to reach a deal to keep the government open, negotiations hit a new snag Wednesday over a push by Democrats to include back pay for thousands of federal contractors hit by last month's longest-eve... Read More
(WASHINGTON) -- While top Republicans on Capitol Hill now say they support President Donald Trump using executive action to transfer funds to pay for his proposed border wall, just days ago some GOP senators opposed the idea and others are worried he... Read More
(WASHINGTON) -- Brock Long, head of the Federal Emergency Management Agency, announced Thursday he is leaving the agency.
Long was chosen by President Donald Trump to lead FEMA and confirmed by the Senate in 2017. He oversaw the federal re... Read More
(WASHINGTON) -- It's rare for any issue to unite Republicans and Democrats in Washington, but both parties in Congress are demanding the Trump administration investigate what role Saudi Arabia's Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman reportedly played in t... Read More
(WASHINGTON) -- Congressional negotiators on Wednesday were scrambling to hammer out the final language of a bill based on their "agreement in principle" on border security, as lawmakers and President Donald Trump said they needed to review the detai... Read More