IN JANUARY 2017, three days before President Donald Trump’s inauguration, a businessman from the United Arab Emirates was invited to a lavish dinner planned by Trump’s longtime ally
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A senior Democrat on a congressional panel seeking President Donald Trump’s tax returns warned on Saturday that the current Congress may not see the long-sought tax documents without launching an impeachment inquiry.
Four of the two dozen Democrats vying for the party’s 2020 U.S. presidential nomination will appear at a Black Economic Alliance forum in Charleston, South Carolina, on Saturday, with an eye on the key role black voters will play in the early-voting state.
With President Donald Trump’s trade policies heightening fears of a U.S. recession, expectations of a Fed rate cut have dramatically increased in the past month.
John Kerry, President Obama’s secretary of state, seems to be having trouble staying within the legal bounds of the Logan Act, so it’s not surprising that his State Department lieutenants were getting their hands dirty in the conspiracy to bring down Donald Trump.
U.S. President Donald Trump said on Friday “it doesn’t matter” if Chinese leader Xi Jinping attends the Group of 20 summit later this month, predicting a trade deal with Beijing would occur at some point anyway.
The foreign direct investment team with the Oklahoma Department of Commerce announced the state’s participation at the upcoming Paris Air Show taking place outside of Paris, France, June 17-23, 2019.
My time in D.C. this week was focused on an appropriations bill that the House is considering. Congress holds our nation’s purse strings, and one of its greatest responsibilities is appropriating federal funds each year. If the budgeting and appropriations process is followed correctly, the Appropriations Committee will draft 12 appropriations bills after the House and Senate adopt a budget. That is not what is happening this year.
President Donald Trump has four leading candidates under consideration to replace outgoing White House press secretary Sarah Sanders, a Trump confidant said on Friday.
U.S. President Donald Trump on Friday reversed course over whether he would report any foreign interference in a political campaign to U.S. law enforcement, telling Fox News in an interview he would, “of course,” contact authorities.
U.S. Democratic presidential frontrunner Joe Biden will appear on the same stage with Bernie Sanders, Kamala Harris, Pete Buttigieg and six other rivals during the second of two nights of candidate debates scheduled for later this month in Miami.
U.S. President Donald Trump on Friday said he would not fire White House adviser Kellyanne Conway, even though a government watchdog found she had violated U.S. law by making political statements in her official role and called for her ouster.
A U.S. appeals court ruled on Friday that the U.S. government cannot deny access to abortions for unaccompanied immigrant minors in federal custody, delivering a blow to a Trump administration policy.
Gov. Steve Sisolak is signed a multipronged gun control bill into law on Friday in Las Vegas.
Congressman Paul Gosar thinks President Trump will have a tough time convincing voters he’s made progress securing the U.S. border with Mexico.
Two Midwest senators said Friday they had introduced a bill to reform the Environmental Protection Agency’s biofuel waiver program, which the corn industry says helps oil companies at the expense of farmers
The Westminster City Council’s majority, following a raucous meeting, now can decide what issues can be discussed in public meetings, under a new policy that could consolidate council members’ power over political opponents and agenda-setting.
Republican Sen. Cory Gardner burnished his near-perfect record in support of his party’s effort to reshape the federal judiciary, voting this week for seven more of President Trump’s lifetime appointments to the federal bench.
Former White House lawyer Don McGahn “may have been confused” during his testimony as part of U.S. Special Counsel Robert Mueller’s Russia investigation, President Donald Trump said in an interview broadcast on Friday.
As a U.S. Federal Reserve governor, Lael Brainard gets only one vote on proposals that come before the central bank’s board. Over the past year, she has used it to combat the Trump administration’s efforts to ease rules for Wall Street.
President Donald Trump said on Thursday that Canada and Mexico are completely in line on the new North American trade deal and it is up to the United States to get it passed.
A sitting U.S. governor and a congressman will be among the four candidates left off the stage when the Democratic Party holds its pivotal first debate in Miami later this month.
President Donald Trump said on Thursday that White House spokeswoman Sarah Sanders will leave her job at the end of the month.
Democratic lawmakers accused President Donald Trump on Thursday of giving Russia the green light to interfere in the 2020 U.S. presidential race, while a top Republican ally said Trump was wrong to say he would accept political dirt from foreign sources.
According to a DHS alert, the three House conservatives said that Chinese-made unmanned aerial systems (UAS) [drones] “pose a ‘potential risk of an organization’s information.’”
Kellyanne Conway, a senior adviser to President Donald Trump, repeatedly violated U.S. law by making political comments while serving in the White House and should be removed from the federal workforce, the U.S. Office of Special Counsel (OSC) said on Thursday.
The U.S. House of Representatives’ Intelligence Committee has issued subpoenas against former White House adviser Michael Flynn and President Donald Trump’s former deputy campaign chairman Rick Gates, the panel said in a statement on Thursday.
U.S. President Donald Trump said on Thursday that he appreciated the recent visit by Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe to Iran to meet leaders, but that he believed it is “too soon to even think about” the United States making a deal with Tehran.
The U.S. Senate on Thursday confirmed former Air Force General David Stilwell to be the State Department’s top diplomat for East Asia, a post that had remained unfilled for more than two years despite major challenges in the region.
Sanders: A Lot of People Would Be ‘Delighted’ to Pay More in Taxes for Health Care as a Human Right, Tuition-Free College
Wednesday on CNN’s “Anderson Cooper 360,” Sen. Bernie Sanders (I-VT) argued that most Americans would pay higher taxes to implement his socialist policies.
U.S. House Speaker Nancy Pelosi on Thursday blasted President Donald Trump’s comments saying that he would take assistance from a foreign entity ahead of the 2020 election but stopped short of saying they could trigger impeachment.
Higher wages and stronger protections are on the horizon for working Nevadans.
“Congress fails its responsibilities to the American people and the constitution when it leaves the executive virtually unchecked”
President Donald Trump said on Wednesday he would see nothing wrong in accepting damaging information on a U.S. political opponent if it were offered to his re-election campaign by a foreign government.
Former Rep. Darrell Issa’s nomination to lead the U.S. Trade and Development Agency has languished for almost a year.
A power that the U.S. Congress has not wielded since the 1930s may remain unused for a while longer as Democrats turn to the courts — not long-dormant rules — to press home investigations of President Donald Trump and his administration.
President Donald Trump asserted executive privilege on Wednesday to keep under wraps documents related to adding a citizenship question to the 2020 U.S. Census
The U.S. House Oversight Committee voted on Wednesday to approve contempt of Congress citations against Attorney General William Barr and Commerce Secretary Wilbur Ross for defying congressional subpoenas related to the U.S. Census.
Special Coordinator for Libya’ Jonathan Winer Played Key Role, Approached by Hollywood
Former White House Communications Director Hope Hicks, once a close aide to President Donald Trump, agreed to give a closed-door interview to the U.S. House of Representatives Judiciary Committee on June 19
Like numerous U.S. presidents before him, Donald Trump has invoked the legal doctrine known as executive privilege to try to block congressional investigators from getting access to certain documents and witnesses they are seeking.
U.S. presidential candidate Bernie Sanders, under fire for his democratic socialist views, defended his philosophy on Wednesday
Republican members of Congress pushed back on Wednesday against President Donald Trump’s plan to sell $8 billion in weapons to Saudi Arabia and the United Arab Emirates, saying it was “unfortunate” the administration used an emergency declaration to avoid Congressional review.
Howard Schultz, the former CEO of Starbucks who began building an independent campaign for president earlier this year, announced on Wednesday that he was pausing his bid after undergoing three back surgeries this spring.
We have several things coming up.
The United States on Wednesday named veteran diplomat Donald Booth as its envoy to Sudan amid an international push for a peaceful transition after the overthrow of former President Omar al-Bashir.
Former U.S. national security adviser Michael Flynn has hired Sidney Powell, a fierce critic of Special Counsel Robert Mueller’s Russia investigation, as his new attorney, Powell’s office said in a statement.
Democratic presidential candidate Kamala Harris on Wednesday said she would shield six million undocumented immigrants from deportation
Sen. Elizabeth Warren (D-MA) has overtaken Sen. Bernie Sanders (I-VT) for second place in the race for the 2020 Democrat nomination
Donald Trump Jr., the eldest son of U.S. President Donald Trump, arrived on Wednesday for a closed-door interview with the Senate Intelligence Committee