WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The Trump administration is preparing to submit to the U.S. Congress up to $25 billion in immediate spending cuts, including possible reductions to social safety net programs, lawmakers said on Wednesday, in a move that could upend
NEW YORK (Reuters) - New York state lawmakers on Friday introduced legislation to give the state's attorney general and other local prosecutors the power to bring criminal charges against people pardoned by U.S. President Donald Trump.
Top GOP lawmakers said Thursday that James Comey's newly released memos documenting his conversations with President Trump reflect his own “terrible judgment” and political bias, even as Democrats use the juicy details to tarnish Trump.
A Washington, D.C., council member who came under fire last month for asserting that rich Jews control the weather, drew more criticism this week when he abruptly left a Holocaust museum after making more eyebrow-raising comments.
Officials at the U.S. Embassy in Germany hired a terrorism expert who has compared President Trump’s rhetoric to that of the Islamic State, for a speaking engagement back in February – in a move some lawmakers say is what you get when Congress fails t
Mike Pompeo, the Trump administration's nominee to lead the State Department, made his case for confirmation on Thursday, stressing his service in the military and at the CIA to skeptical lawmakers, and emphasizing the unique place the US holds in the wor
(Reuters) - Democratic lawmakers on Thursday questioned whether the head of a Chicago bank was seeking a favor from the incoming Trump administration when he inquired about the confirmation process for a top U.S. Army position before extending $16 million
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - U.S. senators preparing for Mike Pompeo's confirmation hearing on Thursday to become the next secretary of state said one of their main questions would be: will the CIA director be able to stand up to U.S. President Donald Trump?
NEW YORK (Reuters) - Gun control advocates are planning to send birthday packages to newly turned 18-year-olds in 10 states where they believe pro-gun lawmakers are vulnerable. Inside each: a voter registration form.
As President Donald Trump assesses how to respond to the alleged chemical attack in Syria that killed and maimed dozens of civilians, lawmakers disagreed Monday what an appropriate response should be and whether Trump needed their authorization before act
For all the risk facing when public hearings start on Tuesday, top aides on Capitol Hill worry that lawmakers could drive themselves into serious peril if they take detours into fringe theories or shaky political grievances. Yet that is precisely what man
Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg will face down congressional lawmakers twice this week -- in back-to-back sessions Tuesday and Wednesday -- as he seeks to stop the bleeding from a series of recent negative news stories detailing Facebook's seemingly lax secu