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Senior House Democrat plans to skip Trump's speech to Congress
A liberal House Democrat from California plans to skip President Donald Trump's address to Congress Tuesday evening. Rep. Maxine Waters, D-California, the ranking member on the House Financial Services Committee, told House Democrats at a caucus meeting this morning that she will not attend the
Anticipation builds before President Trump's joint address to Congress
ABC News' Maggie Rulli and MaryAlice Parks discuss what to expect, from policies to protests and guests on both sides of the aisle.
Former Labor Secretary Tom Perez elected DNC chair
Former Secretary of Labor Tom Perez was elected Saturday the new chair of the Democratic National Committee, grabbing the reins of the political wing of the party and emerging as a key figure in the party's opposition to President Donald Trump's agenda. More than 400 party insiders gathered in
Trump asks black reporter to schedule meeting with Congressional Black Caucus
President Donald Trump raised eyebrows Thursday afternoon when he asked a black reporter at a free-wheeling press conference to arrange a meeting with the Congressional Black Caucus . “Do you want to set up the meeting?" Trump asked April Ryan, the White House correspondent for American Urban Radio
More than 1 Million Rally at Women's Marches in US and Around World
More than 1 million people rallied at women's marches in the nation's capital and cities around the world Saturday on President Donald Trump's first full day in office. "Welcome to your first day, we will not go away!" marchers in Washington chanted. Along with women, many in pink hats, plenty of
66 Democratic Congress Members Planning to Skip Inauguration
Dozens of Democratic members of Congress have announced they will skip Donald Trump 's inauguration this Friday. While some of the 66 made their decision in previous weeks, many more have come forward in recent days, citing the president-elect's perceived insult of Rep. John Lewis as the final
House Democrats Slam FBI Director James Comey After Closed-Door Briefing
Several House Democrats came out swinging against FBI Director James Comey, frustrated about his willingness to talk about the investigation into Hillary Clinton ’s misuse of a private email server while remaining relatively silent on any investigation into Donald Trump ’s connections to Russia. “I
Ex-Spy Behind Trump-Russia Allegations Identified
The former British spy at the center of the Trump allegations has been identified by the BBC as 52-year-old Christopher Steele.
Attorney General Confirmation Hearing Enters Second Day
ABC News' Janai Norman takes us outside the Senate confirmation hearing for Senator Jeff Sessions.