Former acting Attorney General Sally Yates took heat from Senate Republicans Monday as she stood by her decision to not defend President Trump’s executive order restricting travel from certain countries – with one Republican asking: “Who appointed you to the United States Supreme Court?”
Former interim DNC Chair Donna Brazile admitted Friday that she forwarded Democratic primary town hall questions to the Clinton campaign – claims she had previously denied.
A new United Nations report co-authored by anti-Israel scholar Richard Falk brands the U.S. ally as “guilty of the crime of apartheid” – rhetoric likely to inflame already-frayed tensions between the U.N. and the Trump administration.
President Trump is taking a beating in the press for plans to pursue significant cuts to the federal bureaucracy. But despite the outrage, he’s actually taking a page from President Bill Clinton, whose brash efforts to streamline government in the 1990…
A claim by Vladimir Putin’s spokesman that people associated with Hillary Clinton also met with the Russian ambassador is the latest detail to cause problems for Democrats who blasted Attorney General Jeff Sessions for meeting with the same official last year.
President Trump’s newly installed agency heads are starting to take a lead role unraveling a web of Obama-era regulations, acting alongside congressional Republicans and the president himself to roll back rules they claim hurt business or simply go too far.
Three weeks have come and gone in Republican-controlled Washington without action on tax reform — and some conservative voices are amping up the pressure on the White House and congressional leaders to deliver on a key campaign promise.
If the Democratic Party is planning to move away from identity politics in the wake of its presidential election defeat, that memo didn’t reach some of the candidates running for Democratic National Committee chair.
Liberal groups are calling on senators who got contributions from President-elect Donald Trump’s education secretary pick to recuse themselves from voting on her confirmation – drawing accusations of hypocrisy from Republicans who note Democrats never recused themselves in similar situations.
Secretary of State John Kerry took a swipe at another U.S. ally this week, this time pointing the finger at the United Kingdom for the Obama administration’s struggle to enforce the “red line” in Syria – a week after he slammed Israel’s government over settlements.