President Donald Trump’s emergency declaration, which he says allows him to redirect federal funds to build a U.S.-Mexico border wall, will stay in effect after the U.S. Senate on Thursday failed to override his veto of legislation terminating the executive action.
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White House Chief of Staff Mick Mulvaney confirmed that President Donald Trump wanted Ukraine to cooperate with an investigation into attempts to meddle in the 2016 election before giving the country lethal military aid.
Former U.S. Special Envoy for Ukraine Kurt Volker on Wednesday reportedly told impeachment investigators that he was “never asked to do anything” wrong
U.S. House Speaker Nancy Pelosi and Senate Democratic leader Chuck Schumer on Thursday called an agreement between the United States and Turkey on a pause in Ankara’s offensive in northeastern Syria a “sham.”
U.S. House Speaker Nancy Pelosi said Democratic leaders cut short a meeting with Republican President Donald Trump after he had a “meltdown” over a House of Representatives vote condemning his Syria withdrawal and showed no signs of having a plan to deal with a crisis there.
A top White House official on Thursday acknowledged that U.S. President Donald Trump held back military aid for Ukraine earlier this year in part to pressure Kiev to look into allegations about the 2016 U.S. presidential election.
Sen. Elizabeth Warren (D-MA) deleted the year-old tweet announcing her DNA test results
On Thursday at her weekly press briefing, House Speaker Nancy Pelosi (D-CA) said the American people were “not going to decide” if President Donald Trump should be impeached.
Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell (R-KY) on Wednesday urged GOP senators to prepare for an impeachment trial of President Trump
Former U.S. Vice President Joe Biden had $9 million in his campaign bank account at the end of September, significantly less than his top rivals in the race for the Democratic presidential nomination, data released on Tuesday showed.
From 1982 to 2018 the share of U.S. wealth held by the 400 richest Americans is estimated to have grown from 1% to around 3.5%, or probably around $3 trillion.
U.S. House Speaker Nancy Pelosi said on Thursday lawmakers were getting closer to an agreement with the Trump administration on revisions to the deal negotiated by the Trump administration with Canada and Mexico.
Members of the House Energy and Commerce Committee are blaming each other for an impasse in a pipeline safety reauthorization bill that many thought would breeze through Congress.
U.S. Democrat Congressman Elijah Cummings has died aged 68, his office confirmed on Twitter early Thursday.
The U.S. ambassador to the European Union plans to tell the House of Representatives’ impeachment inquiry that President Donald Trump told him multiple times that there was no “quid pro quo” with Ukraine.
It was another big debate night, and the key question after it was finally over is whether these debates, particularly one with 12 people on stage for a three-hour slogathon, matter very much or, possibly, at all. The Nielsen ratings pegged the TV audience at 8.3 million, the smallest viewership of the debate season so far.
Colorado’s delegation, Democrats and Republicans alike, join in rebuke of president
Democratic lawmakers leading an impeachment inquiry against President Donald Trump have heard days of testimony from a parade of senior government officials.
U.S. Democratic lawmakers pursuing an impeachment inquiry of President Donald Trump are due to hear testimony on Wednesday from a former senior diplomat who resigned his post last week as a top adviser to Secretary of State Mike Pompeo.
The House of Representatives voted overwhelmingly on Wednesday to condemn President Donald Trump’s decision to withdraw U.S. forces from northeastern Syria, clearing the way for Turkey’s offensive against U.S.-allied Syrian Kurds.
The Democratic presidential contenders head back to the campaign trail on Wednesday after a debate that featured repeated attacks on surging progressive U.S. Senator Elizabeth Warren and exposed the party’s divisions on issues like healthcare and taxes.
U.S. Senator Elizabeth Warren found herself the favored target of her White House rivals during Tuesday’s presidential debate, with moderate Democrats repeatedly arguing she is too liberal to beat Republican President Donald Trump in next year’s election.
The counterintelligence part of the investigation indicates that FBI and criminal prosecutors in Manhattan are looking at a broader set of issues
District elections have been championed in progressive circles as a way to diversify school boards and local governments. When minority candidates run for office in their own communities, rather than citywide, they have an increased chance of getting elected.
Colorado electors can currently vote for whomever they choose without consequence, which could alter the 2020 election.
Senator Jim Risch, the Republican chairman of the U.S. Senate Foreign Relations Committee, said on Wednesday he hoped that the full Senate would vote soon on legislation that would require the State Department to evaluate, at least once per year, whether Hong Kong had retained its autonomy.
President Donald Trump on Wednesday said that charging additional tariffs on European imports could instantly resolve trade issues between the United States and European Union but he was not ready to add levies at this point.
AOC, Omar, and Tlaib all throw their support behind ailing candidate
Democratic presidential hopefuls denounced President Donald Trump’s decision to pull U.S. troops back from northern Syria, saying in an Ohio debate on Tuesday he had endangered America’s longtime Kurdish allies while empowering foes Russia and Syria.
Oklahoma’s congressional delegation consisting of the U.S. Senators and U.S. Representatives who help make decisions affecting the energy industry have filed their quarterly campaign contribution reports with the Federal Election Commission.
Climate change drew hardly any mention in the Tuesday night debate by a dozen Democratic Presidential candidates.And it left some observers surprised, including writer Ben Geman with Axios.
President Donald Trump weighed into the fourth Democrat primary presidential debate held Tuesday night with his own take on Wednesday morning.
Robert “Beto” O’Rourke made clear that AR-15 owners who refuse to hand over their guns will have them taken away
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U.S. President Donald Trump has vetoed a joint resolution of Congress that sought to terminate his declaration of a national emergency on the southern border with Mexico, the White House said on Tuesday.
The U.S. House of Representatives on Tuesday passed four pieces of legislation taking a hard line on China, three related to pro-democracy protests in Hong Kong and one commending Canada’s government in a dispute over the extradition of an executive from Huawei Technologies.
Twelve top White House contenders will take part on Tuesday in the first Democratic debate since the launch of an impeachment inquiry into Republican President Donald Trump’s efforts to pressure Ukraine to investigate leading rival Joe Biden.
The senior U.S. defense official for Asia said on Tuesday the United States wants China to improve its enforcement of sanctions on North Korea and take other steps to press Pyongyang to be more constructive in dialogue with the United States.
U.S. Democratic presidential contender Elizabeth Warren went after big tech during the Democratic debate on Tuesday but brushed off rival Kamala Harris’s challenge to join her in calling for President Donald Trump’s suspension from Twitter.
The Democratic-led U.S. House of Representatives’ impeachment inquiry against President Donald Trump turns on Tuesday to George Kent, a U.S. career diplomat who has spent much of his career fighting corruption in Ukraine and elsewhere.
Amazon.com Inc’s cloud computing arm is making an aggressive push into one of the most sensitive technology sectors: U.S. elections.
U.S. Supreme Court justices on Tuesday signaled reluctance to overturn appointments to Puerto Rico’s federally created financial oversight board in a dispute that could disrupt the panel’s restructuring of about $120 billion of the bankrupt U.S. territory’s debt.
House Republicans say impeachment inquiry has sidelined potential gun legislation. Democrats say GOP was never serious about tougher laws.
U.S. House Intelligence Committee Chairman Adam Schiff told fellow Democrats that the House of Representative’s impeachment inquiry into President Donald Trump will move into a public hearing phase eventually, Representative John Yarmuth told Reuters on Tuesday.
U.S. House Speaker Nancy Pelosi and other congressional Democrats will hold off on a full House of Representatives vote authorizing an impeachment probe into President Donald Trump, Politico reported on Tuesday, citing multiple sources.