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House backs $1.2T spending bill with more money for military
The House on Thursday passed a sweeping $1.2 trillion spending bill for the Pentagon, domestic agencies, and foreign aid that GOP leaders say is a conservative win, even though it reversed many of the spending cuts sought by President Trump this spring
Editorial Roundup: Excerpts from recent editorials
Editorial Roundup: Excerpts from recent editorials in newspapers in the U.S. and abroad
Trump advisers eyeing possible Priebus replacements
Reince Priebus is still the White House chief of staff and on Wednesday he told ABC News he intends to remain in the position, but people close to President Donald Trump say he is increasingly frustrated with the management of the West Wing and the president’s most trusted advisers are already
Lawmakers send well wishes to John McCain following brain tumor announcement
Following Sen. John McCain 's announcement Wednesday night that he has a brain tumor, lawmakers -- past and present -- from both sides of the aisle sent heir well wishes to the Arizona Republican and his family. President Trump said in a statement, "Senator John McCain has always been a fighter.
Republican National Convention Announces Partial Speakers List
Republican National Convention CEO Jeff Larson today announced a preliminary list of speakers at the four-day convention in Cleveland that kicks off Monday. The list includes House Speaker Paul Ryan , House Majority Leader Kevin McCarthy, Texas Sen. Ted Cruz , Wisconsin Gov. Scott Walker and Iowa
Hillary Clinton Concludes It’s ‘Time to Move On’ Following Release of Benghazi Committee Final Report
Following the release of the House Republicans on the Benghazi Select Committee’s final report, Hillary Clinton brushed off the document, saying it was nothing news and that it was “time to move on.” “I'll leave it to others to characterize this report, but I think it's pretty clear it's time to
Benghazi Committee Fires Back at Fired Staffer Who Called it 'Partisan'
The House committee investigating the 2012 Benghazi attack is going on the defensive today, releasing a statement that attempts to discredit a former staffer who said the committee was pursuing a "partisan investigation" focused too narrowly on Hillary Clinton and not enough on the attack itself.
'This Week' Transcript: Gov. Bobby Jindal and Rep. Jason Chaffetz
THIS IS A RUSH TRANSCRIPT. ANNOUNCER: Starting right now on ABC This Week. Stunning shakeup: Republicans in congress desperate to find a new leader as chaos erupts on Capitol Hill . Can someone finally bring the party together? Plus, crunch time: Democrats preparing for their biggest moment yet,
Sunday on ‘This Week’: Rep. Jason Chaffetz and Gov. Bobby Jindal
Sunday, with the shocking decision by Rep. Kevin McCarthy to drop his bid for House Speaker, Rep. Jason Chaffetz -- who wants the speakership himself -- comes to “This Week.” Plus, Republican presidential candidate , Gov. Bobby Jindal , comes to “This Week.” And, the powerhouse roundtable debates
Paul Ryan Said to Be Weighing Bid For House Speaker
Rep. Paul Ryan is discussing the possibility of pursuing the job as House Speaker, a source close to the Wisconsin Republican told ABC News today. Ryan has repeatedly declined to shut down the chatter around calls for him to run for speaker, while his congressional office maintains publicly that he