Republicans in Congress are considering delaying a decision on President Trump’s request for $1.5 billion this year to begin construction on a border wall along the U.S.-Mexico border.
The House Ways and Means Committee voted Tuesday against a resolution led by Rep. Bill Pascrell, D-N.J., to access ten years of Trump’s tax returns. Pascrell’s resolution is one of several similar resolutions Democrats have brought to the committee for review. The committee isn’t expected to grant any of the requests.
Vice President Pence tried Saturday to deliver a pep-talk to Americans after fellow Republicans’ failed effort to overhaul ObamaCare — admitting that members are “back to the drawing board” but vowing that President Trump will “keep fighting.”
Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin said Friday that after the initial congressional battle over health care, the administration plans to turn quickly to tax reform with the goal of getting a program approved by Congress by August.
Just one year ago, as Donald Trump’s Republican primary opponents were uniformly dropping out of the 2016 Presidential race, many long-time party members feared their party’s presumptive nominee would be unable to unite the party by Election Day.
Rep. Adam Schiff (D-CA), the ranking member of the House Intelligence Committee, took serious issue with the president’s suggestion that the agency was hacked.
President Trump’s “America First” budget released on Thursday that calls for steep cuts to the State Department and Environmental Protection Agency was called by some Republican lawmakers as a pie-in-the-sky wish list that has little hope of coming out of Congress in tact.
The White House is trying this weekend to rally support for a ObamaCare replacement plan — with Vice President Pence in Kentucky and President Trump using the bully pulpit and old-reliable Twitter.
Attorney General Jeff Sessions has asked the remaining 46 U.S. attorneys who served under the Obama administration to resign, the Justice Department announced Friday, describing the move as part of an effort to ensure a “uniform transition.”
Radio host Mark Levin stood by President Trump’s claim Monday that President Obama tapped his phones during last year’s campaign, alleging that the now-former chief executive engaged in “police state tactics.”