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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.
Pro-Trump candidate to run for Senate
An outspoken supporter of President Donald Trump who narrowly lost a bid to be Virginia's GOP candidate for governor is now running for the U.S. Senate
Former Clinton aides say Trump Jr. emails show collusion
Hillary Clinton's former top campaign aides say Tuesday's revelations about Donald Trump Jr.'s meeting with a Russian lawyer show collusion between the Trump campaign and Moscow during the 2016 race
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
Tim Kaine claims Trump pulling out of Paris Accord because he's 'jealous of Obama accomplishments'
Senator Tim Kaine has a theory as to what's behind President Trump 's decision to pull the U.S. out of the Paris Climate Accord: He's jealous of his predecessor. "Why did Trump really walk away from #ParisAgreement? He's surrounded by science deniers and fossil fuel junkies," tweeted Kaine, who was
Lawmakers praise special counsel appointed to oversee Russia investigation
The news that the Department of Justice has appointed a special counsel to investigate Russia's interference in the 2016 presidential election came as a bombshell in Washington. The White House was informed of the decision less than an hour before the news was publicly announced, and many in the
Lawmakers respond to report that Trump asked Comey to drop Flynn probe
For the second consecutive day Tuesday, the White House pushed back on a breaking news report, this time that President Donald Trump requested in February that then-FBI Director James Comey drop the investigation into former national security adviser Michael Flynn. Comey described the conversation
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
Comey's firing shows a 'deeply insecure president,' Sen . Tim Kaine says of Trump
The unexpected firing of former FBI Director James Comey was a decision made by a "deeply insecure president,” Hillary Clinton ’s former 2016 running mate said this morning. "That shows that we have a deeply insecure president who understands that the noose is tightening because of this [FBI]
Appointing a special prosecutor after Comey firing could be 'problematic,' expert says
Democratic lawmakers are demanding the appointment of a special prosecutor to investigate Russian interference in the 2016 U.S. election after FBI Director James Comey was fired on Tuesday. Senate Minority Leader Chuck Schumer, D-N.Y., reacted to Comey’s termination on Twitter Tuesday night,