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With Supreme Court seat filled, GOP looks to lower courts
Republican have put President Donald Trump's Supreme Court nominee on the bench, and they're now in a position to fill dozens more federal judgeships _ and reshape some of the nation's highest courts
Trump security adviser urges Russia to rethink Syria support
President Donald Trump's national security adviser is calling on Russia to re-evaluate its support for Syrian President Bashar Assad, leaving open the possibility of additional U.S. military action against Syria
US 'prepared to do more' in Syria if chemical weapons used again
After launching air strikes against a Syrian air base on Thursday, the U.S. indicated that while it had no plans for any further escalation against the government of Syrian President Bashar al-Assad, it could not be totally ruled out either. "We are prepared to do more, but we hope that will not be
Senate Democrats have enough support to filibuster Supreme Court nominee Neil Gorsuch
Senate Democrats now have enough support to filibuster a final vote on President Trump's Supreme Court nominee, Neil Gorsuch, and the move likely puts Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell in a position to invoke the so-called nuclear option. This option would change Senate rules to allow a simple
High Drama on Capitol Hill in Trump Nominee Hearings
Tempers flared on Capitol Hill Wednesday as President Donald Trump ’s Cabinet choices faced Senate committee votes. During a tense moment in the Senate Judiciary Committee hearing, Sen. Al Franken, D-Minnesota, accused Sen. Ted Cruz, R-Texas, of distorting his words following Sen. Jeff Sessions’
Tough Talk Exchanged in Senators' Fight Over AG Nominee
Sen. John Cornyn criticized Sen. Al Franken for "untoward and inappropriate" comments made about Sen. Ted Cruz.
Trump Moves to Advance Keystone XL, Dakota Access Pipelines
President Donald Trump used his second weekday in office to sign memorandums aimed at advancing the Keystone XL and Dakota Access pipelines, which pleased supporters of the projects and brought immediate condemnation from environmentalists and other opponents. Trump promised nearly 30,000 jobs as a
Lil' Wranglers Head to DC to Perform in Inaugural Parade
ABC News' Charli James interviews the dance group, the Lil' Wranglers who headed to Washington, D.C to perform in the inaugural parade.
Rex Tillerson Suggests a More Muscular Foreign Policy Under Trump, Defends Stance on Russia
Rex Tillerson, President-elect Donald Trump's pick to be the next U.S. secretary of state, suggested to lawmakers on Capitol Hill today that the United States would enforce a stronger, more assertive role overseas than the Obama administration if he is confirmed. "To achieve the stability that is
Sen. Sessions Pushes for Stronger Partnership Between Federal and Local Law Enforcement
ABC News' Amna Nawaz interviews former Dallas Police Chief, David Brown and former Mayor of Baltimore, Stephanie Rawlings-Blake about Senator Jeff Sessions' confirmation hearing.