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House Panel Sends Democrats’ Russia Memo to Trump for Review

The House Intelligence Committee voted Monday to release a Democratic memo countering Republicans’ claim of misconduct by the FBI and Justice Department in the Russia investigation, putting the final decision in President Donald Trump’s hands.The vote Monday was unanimous after Republicans got "hammered" over the weekend for releasing their own

Trump Connects Presidency With Prosperity in American Moment

Donald Trump sought to connect his presidency to the nation’s prosperity in his first State of the Union address, arguing that the U.S. has arrived at a “new American moment” of wealth and opportunity.The president largely dispensed with his trademark antagonism in a bid for bipartisanship, portraying his administration --

U.S. House Panel Votes to Release Memo Alleging FBI Abuses

A U.S. House committee voted Monday to seek White House clearance to publicly release a classified Republican memo that alleges bias and counterintelligence abuses in government surveillance of people surrounding President Donald Trump, members of the panel said.Representative Adam Schiff, the ranking Democrat on the House Intelligence Committee, said the

Congress Sends Trump Tax-Cut Bill in First GOP Legislative Win

House Republicans passed the most extensive rewrite of the U.S. tax code in more than 30 years -- hours after the Senate passed the legislation -- handing President hiccup -- sent a bill to the president that provides a deep, permanent tax cut for corporations and shorter-term relief for individuals. Not

McCarthy Says House Will Have to Vote Again: Tax Debate Update

Congressional Republicans kicked off the final leg of their six-week legislative sprint to overhaul the U.S. tax code and deliver a major policy victory for President click here.Here are the latest developments, updated throughout the day:McCarthy Says House Will Have to Vote Again (4:48 p.m.) House Majority Leader Kevin McCarthy

McConnell Calls on Moore to Step Aside If Allegations Are True

Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell and a growing list of other Republican lawmakers called for Alabama Senate candidate Roy Moore to withdraw from the race if allegations are substantiated that he initiated a sexual encounter with a 14-year-old girl almost four decades ago.“If these allegations are true, Roy Moore should

Heres Where the GOP Tax Plan Stands Right Now

It was crunch time for Republican tax-writers on Thursday. The House Ways and Means Committee completed its tax-cut legislation and sent it on its way to the full House, while a Senate panel began revealing details of its own version. Here are the latest developments, updated throughout the day:Senate Bill

Here Are the Biggest Cases Coming Up at the Supreme Court This Term

Justice Neil Gorsuch’s first full term on the U.S. Supreme Court promises to show just how much was at stake with his appointment.The term that opens Monday is full of ideologically divisive cases that could turn on a single vote, starting with arguments over worker class-action lawsuits and political gerrymandering

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