Roy Blunt News
Decades-old work-study program faces major cuts
Decades-old federal work-study program faces major cuts, 300,000 students could be affected
House Speaker Paul Ryan declares 'An attack on one of us is an attack on all of us'
Members of the House of Representatives gathered at the Capitol Building in Washington, D.C., today after the shooting at a Virginia park that injured five people, including U.S. Rep. Steve Scalise. Democrats and Republicans held hands and prayed together at the start of the briefing, and
Attorney General Sessions calls allegations of collusion with Russia an 'appalling and detestable lie'
Attorney General Jeff Sessions on Tuesday afternoon issued a sweeping denial of any personal involvement in Russian interference in the 2016 presidential campaign, calling accusations that he even discussed such an effort with officials from that country an "appalling and detestable lie." "I have
Health care on Senate Republicans' Agenda
While Senate Republicans insist they are making progress on health care reform, they are not confident that they can meet the summer timeline being put forth by the White House. Instead, Republicans on Capitol Hill are trying to manage expectations. “We're getting closer to having a proposal that
Reactions to FBI Director James Comey's firing are mixed
Following President Donald Trump 's firing Tuesday of FBI Director James Comey, a number of political figures spoke out, with reactions spanning the spectrum, from approval to suspicion. Here are the major reactions and questions raised by figures from both sides of the aisle. Democrats ask: Is
House Republicans face voters in home districts angry over health care bill
Rep. Tom Reed of New York, who was among the Republican members of Congress to vote for a bill to repeal and replace Obamacare, held a string of hometown forums on Saturday where he was lambasted by crowds of angry voters and signs that read, "GOP Disaster" and "Why do you want to kill my
The Note: Republicans deliver on their health care dream, but could face a nightmare
NOTABLES --ANALYSIS - ABC’s RICK KLEIN : They stood together, at least long enough to enjoy a crisp spring afternoon in the Rose Garden. President Trump and House Speaker Paul Ryan put together the team that delivered on a longstanding Republican dream, in a vote that solidifies Ryan’s hold on
Next steps for GOP health plan: Senate plans to write its own bill
While House Republicans celebrated the passage of their Obamacare replacement bill by busing over to the White House’s Rose Garden for a celebratory press conference, their Senate counterparts were already working to manage expectations, declaring they are going to write an entirely separate bill.
The Note: Flynn's Out, But Questions Remain
Trump’s First 100 Days with ABC’s RICK KLEIN and SHUSHANNAH WALSHE Day No. 27 THE BIG STORY: “Evolving and eroding level of trust.” That’s the official White House line on what cost Michael Flynn his job as National Security Adviser. It’s also an apt phrase to describe the White House itself, in
Senate committee may call on Flynn to testify amid Russia questions
Senate Republican leaders said Tuesday that former National Security Adviser Mike Flynn may be called to testify before the Senate Intelligence Committee as part of its investigation into Russia’s suspected involvement in the 2016 election and the Trump administration’s potential ties to the