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The Latest: Senate panel gets some material in Russia probe
A Senate aide says the Senate Intelligence committee has received some material it requested from two of President Donald Trump's associates
Capitol Hill, U.S. allies react to report that Trump shared classified intelligence
Members of President Trump 's administration denied details from a Washington Post report published on Monday that he shared confidential information pertaining to an Islamic State (ISIS) threat during a meeting with the Russian foreign minister and ambassador to the United States. Democrats on
Sally Yates and James Clapper testimony: What you need to know
Former acting AG Sally Yates and former DNI James Clapper testified before the Senate Judiciary Subcommittee on Crime and Terrorism about Russian interference in 2016 election.
The Note: The health care costs for Republicans
NOTABLES --HOUSE TO HOLD VOTE ON GOP HEALTH CARE BILL TODAY: The House of Representatives will vote today on the Republican-backed health care bill. According to the schedule sent out House Majority Leader Kevin McCarthy, R-Calif. this morning, the vote on health care will happen sometime between
Susan Rice declines invitation to testify before Senate Judiciary panel
President Barack Obama’s former national security adviser Susan Rice said she will not testify before a Senate Judiciary subcommittee chaired by Sen. Lindsey Graham , R-South Carolina, because, her lawyer said, the request was not bipartisan in nature. In a letter to Graham and the panel’s top
Russia investigations on the Hill: Where things stand
Multiple committee investigations into Russian meddling in the 2016 campaign will continue to push forward as Congress returns this week. Here's where things stand and what to watch for in the next few days: House Intelligence Committee Members of the House Intelligence Committee are hoping to get
Where the Russia investigations stand
Amid swirling questions about Russian tampering in the 2016 election -- and possible contacts between Trump campaign officials and Moscow -- several investigations are attempting to evaluate the claims. Trump, who has conceded Russian operatives likely participated in the hacks of the DNC, has
Government watchdog to review Mar-a-Lago cost and security
A top government watchdog plans to review security procedures at President Trump 's exclusive Mar-a-Lago club and whether the U.S. Treasury has received payments from profits at Trump's hotels, according to a letter released by congressional Democrats . In a letter to Sen. Elizabeth Warren ,
Supreme Court nominee seeks distance from Trump administration, says attacks on federal judges 'disheartening'
Judge Neil Gorsuch sought to distance himself from the Trump administration and slam the president for his attacks against federal judges during his testimony before members of Congress on Tuesday, his second day of a Supreme Court confirmation hearing. Gorsuch said he was offended by language used
Key moments from SCOTUS nominee Neil Gorsuch's confirmation hearing
Judge Neil Gorsuch , President Trump's nominee to be the next U.S. Supreme Court justice, testified before the Senate Judiciary Committee today, answering questions about the president's travel ban, Roe v. Wade and other hot button issues. Here are some of the key takeaways from today's hearing.