Tax reform is the one legislative victory Republicans must have if they are to hold the House and pick up five to seven Senate seats in November 2018.
House Democratic leader Nancy Pelosi on Sunday defended her efforts to work with President Trump to protect young illegal immigrants, saying she’ll “trust” him on the issue and suggesting their next deal could be on infrastructure.
Congressional Democrats are expressing concern and frustration about their top two leaders making legislative deals with President Trump, despite the negotiations giving their party a bigger say in Washington.
Wyoming Rep. Liz Cheney says the U.S. government should withhold taxpayer money for Harvard after the university named U.S. Army soldier-turned-convicted felon Chelsea Manning a visiting fellow.
Lawmakers on Tuesday debated the merits of a Republican-backed bill that would make it easier for individuals to buy gun silencers.
Ohio GOP Rep. Jim Jordan, a hardline fiscal conservative, on Sunday defended President Trump for cutting a recent deal with congressional Democrats, arguing Republican leaders left him no “good options.”
The Trump administration has no plans to charge former IRS official Lois Lerner over her role in the Tea Party targeting scandal, the Justice Department said Friday in response to calls by Republican lawmakers to revisit the case.
The Trump administration said Friday it won’t charge a key IRS figure in the mistreatment of conservative political groups during the 2010 and 2012 elections.
President Trump struck a deal Wednesday with Democratic leaders to raise the federal debt ceiling and fund the government for the next three months while also providing Hurricane Harvey relief money — hours after House Speaker Paul Ryan blasted such a plan as “unworkable” and “disgraceful.”
Conservatives in Congress and the president are headed for two big confrontations—the annual budget resolution and raising the debt ceiling.