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Speaker Johnson hawks $95 billion aid package amid threats to speakership

House Republicans released a $95 billion package providing aid for Ukraine, Israel and Taiwan – as Congress aims to counter threats posed by Russia, Iran and China.
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House Republicans released a $95 billion package providing aid for Ukraine, Israel and Taiwan – as Congress aims to counter threats posed by Russia, Iran and China.
April 17

Sarah Sanders' office potentially broke the law in $19K lectern controversy: Audit

The governor's team said the new findings are "deeply flawed."
April 17
The lectern purchased by the Arkansas Gov. Sarah Huckabee Sanders administration in June 2023 sits in a corner in the Governor's Conference Room at the state Capitol, Sept. 26, 2023, in Little Rock, Ark.
April 17

Johnson hawks $95 billion aid package amid threats to speakership

He's faced a revolt from some House Republican hard-liners.
April 17
Speaker of the House Mike Johnson does an interview at the Capitol, April 17, 2024.
April 17

Arizona GOP State Rep. on 1864 abortion law: 'Let's get it fixed'

ABC News’ Phil Lipof spoke with State Rep. David Cook (R-AZ) after Republicans blocked a Democratic effort on the state House floor to repeal Arizona’s strict abortion law written in 1864.
April 17
VIDEO: Arizona GOP State Rep. on 1864 abortion law: 'Let's get it fixed'
April 17

Whistleblower at Boeing sounds the alarm

Boeing faces growing scrutiny on Capitol Hill as a whistleblower delivers stunning testimony about the jet-maker following the door plug blowout on an Alaska Airlines flight.
April 17
VIDEO: Whistleblower at Boeing sounds the alarm
April 17

Senate kills Mayorkas impeachment trial, votes both articles 'unconstitutional'

Republicans say Democrats set a "very dangerous precedent."
April 17
Sen. Patty Murray, D-Wash., swears senators in for the impeachment trial of Homeland Security Secretary Alejandro Mayorkas on the Senate floor at the U.S. Capitol, April 17, 2024, in Washington.
April 17

Majority leader remarks after Senate stops impeachment effort

Majority Leader Chuck Schumer speaks to reporters after the Senate voted to kill both impeachment articles against Homeland Security Secretary Alejandro Mayorkas.
April 17
VIDEO: Majority leader remarks after Senate stops impeachment effort
April 17

House speaker remarks after Senate kills Mayorkas impeachment effort

Republican House Speaker Mike Johnson speaks to reporters about the Senate voting to dismiss both impeachment articles against Homeland Security Secretary Alejandro Mayorkas.
April 17
VIDEO: House speaker remarks after Senate kills Mayorkas impeachment effort
April 17

Biden promises union workers to keep US Steel 'American-owned, American-operated'

He spoke in Pittsburgh during a campaign swing in battleground Pennsylvania.
April 17
President Joe Biden greeting steelworkers at United Steelworkers Headquarters, April 17, 2024, in Pittsburgh.
April 17

Senate votes to kill both articles of impeachment against Alejandro Mayorkas

The Senate voted to kill both articles of impeachment against Secretary of Homeland Security Alejandro Mayorkas. ABC News' Selina Wang reports from the White House.
April 17
VIDEO: Senate votes to kill both articles of impeachment against Alejandro Mayorkas
April 17

Senate shoots down Alejandro Mayorkas impeachment article

Jay O'Brien and Selina Wang report after the Senate shot down the first article of impeachment against Homeland Security Secretary Alejandro Mayorkas submitted by Congress.
April 17
VIDEO: Senate shoots down Alejandro Mayorkas impeachment article
April 17

Trump, campaigning after court, comments on jurors in historic trial

"It's [prosecutor] Alvin Bragg's fault," he claimed during a visit to a bodega.
April 17
Former President Donald Trump visits a New York bodega for a campaign stop after court, April 16, 2024.
April 17

Arizona Republicans block another Democratic effort to repeal 1864 abortion ban

"The last thing we should be doing today is rushing," a GOP leader said.
April 17
People protest after Arizona's Supreme Court revived a law dating to 1864 that bans abortion in virtually all instances, in Peoria, AZ, April 14, 2024.
April 17

Democrats will try to dismiss Mayorkas impeachment articles as GOP demands full trial

Senators are expected to square off, largely along party lines, over whether to proceed with a full-scale trial of Mayorkas.
April 17
VIDEO: Democrats will try to dismiss Mayorkas impeachment articles as GOP demands full trial
April 17

Will Arizona lawmakers take up legislation to repeal controversial 1864 abortion ban?

The Arizona state House is scheduled to hold a floor session first, followed by the state Senate.
April 17
VIDEO: Will Arizona lawmakers take up legislation to repeal controversial 1864 abortion ban?
April 17

Nikki Haley's next move is going to a think tank after becoming major Trump critic

It's unclear how much she may now weigh in -- or not -- on the 2024 race.
April 17
Republican presidential candidate former U.N. Ambassador Nikki Haley waves to the crowd at the conclusion of a campaign rally at the Sawyer Park Icehouse bar on March 4, 2024 in Spring, Texas.
April 17

Democrats will try to dismiss Mayorkas impeachment articles as GOP demands full trial

Senators will be sworn in now that House GOP managers delivered the articles.
April 17
US House impeachment managers deliver articles of impeachment for Homeland Security Secretary Alejandro Mayorkas to the Senate the Capitol on April 16, 2024.
April 17

Who are the key players in Donald Trump's Manhattan hush money trial?

Jury selection in the trial began Monday, April 15.
April 17
Former President Donald Trump arrives for a press conference at Manhattan criminal court, March 25, 2024, in New York.
April 17

Boeing whistleblower expected to testify in Senate

Plus, two articles of impeachment against Homeland Security Secretary Alejandro Mayorkas were sent to the Senate. ABC News' Jay O'Brien and Gio Benitez report from Capitol Hill.
April 17
VIDEO: Boeing whistleblower expected to testify in Senate
April 17

Sen. Bob Menendez may blame wife in federal corruption trial, court filing shows

The potential line of defense was filed secretly earlier this year, before the judge agreed Menendez and his wife would be tried separately due to Nadine Menendez’s undisclosed medical condition.
April 17
The potential line of defense was filed secretly earlier this year, before the judge agreed Menendez and his wife would be tried separately due to Nadine Menendez’s undisclosed medical condition.
April 17

Sen. Bob Menendez may blame wife in federal corruption trial, court filing shows

Attorneys said the disgraced senator may take the stand in his own defense.
April 17
Senator Bob Menendez, Democrat of New Jersey, and his wife Nadine Arslanian, arrive at the US District Court, Southern District of New York, in New York City on Sept. 27, 2023.
April 17

What do voters feel about culture war issues?

Anti-trans legislation, CRT and DEI have made headlines in recent years.
April 17
A voter fills out her ballot at a polling site in Manhattan, N.Y., April 2, 2024.
April 16

Who are the first 7 jurors of Trump's historic criminal trial

The jury is currently composed of four males and three females.
April 16
Former President Donald Trump appears ahead of the start of jury selection at Manhattan Criminal Court, Apr. 15, 2024, in New York City.
April 16

House Speaker Johnson fighting off calls for resignation from hard-line GOP members

House Speaker Mike Johnson, R-La., said in a presser Tuesday afternoon he was "not concerned" about resignation calls. "I am going to do my job," he stated.
April 16
VIDEO: House Speaker Johnson fighting off calls for resignation from hard-line GOP members
April 16

Alleged gag order violation has prosecutors targeting Trump

New York prosecutors want former President Donald Trump held in contempt for violating gag order in his hush money trial. Florida attorney Tim Jansen joins The Big Story to discuss.
April 16
VIDEO: Alleged gag order violation has prosecutors targeting Trump
April 16

'I am not resigning': Johnson at risk as he forges ahead on Ukraine, Israel aid

Another GOP lawmaker said Tuesday he'd join a motion to remove Johnson.
April 16
House Speaker Mike Johnson speaks to the press following a House Conference meeting to discuss Iran's attack on Israel at the U.S. Capitol in Washington, DC.
April 16

Historic impeachment articles against Alejandro Mayorkas sent to Senate

The procession kickstarted what's expected to be a short-lived proceeding.
April 16
House Republican impeachment managers walk to deliver the article of impeachment against Department of Homeland Security (DHS) Secretary Alejandro Mayorkas, President Joe Biden's top border security official, at the Capitol, April 16, 2024.
April 16

Supreme Court justices seem skeptical of law used for Jan. 6 prosecutions

The court also allowed Idaho to enforce a ban on gender-affirming care for minors.
April 16
VIDEO: Supreme Court justices seem skeptical of law used for Jan. 6 prosecutions
April 16

Motion filed to hold Trump in contempt during hush money trial

The order was made following a series of social media posts by the former president, including ones about witnesses Michael Cohen and Stormy Daniels.
April 16
VIDEO: Motion filed to hold Trump in contempt during hush money trial
April 16

Supreme Court hears case related to felony charges for Capitol riot

Over 300 people, including former President Donald Trump, face felony obstruction charges in connection to the Jan. 6 attack on the Capitol.
April 16
VIDEO: Supreme Court hears case related to felony charges for Capitol riot
April 16

House Speaker Mike Johnson says he will not resign amid criticism

Some House Republicans have already come out against Johnson’s plan to bring four separate spending measures to the House floor.
April 16
VIDEO: House Speaker Mike Johnson says he will not resign amid criticism
April 16

SCOTUS appears divided on case that could upend felony charges against Jan. 6 rioters

The justices will decide whether prosecutors improperly charged dozens.
April 16
The US Supreme Court in Washington on June 29, 2023.
April 16

Garland defends Biden's fitness after special counsel Hur criticized his memory

"I have watched him expertly guide meetings," the attorney general said.
April 16
"I have watched him expertly guide meetings," the attorney general said.
April 16

Garland defends Biden's mental fitness after special counsel criticized his memory

"I have watched him expertly guide meetings," the attorney general said.
April 16
President Biden and Attorney General Merrick Garland arrive for a ceremony to honor the 2021-2022 Medal of Valor recipients in the East Room of the White House in Washington, DC, on May 17, 2023.
April 16

Speaker Johnson ‘not resigning’ amid renewed threat to oust him

ABC’s Rachel Scott asked House Speaker Mike Johnson for his response to Republicans who say that if he doesn't step aside, they may oust him over a push for foreign aid.
April 16
ABC News Senior Congressional Correspondent Rachel Scott asked House Speaker Mike Johnson for his response to Republicans who say that if he doesn't step aside, they may oust him over this issue.
April 16

Trump speaks at court as jury selection set to resume in hush money case

Jury selection is resuming Tuesday morning in the historic criminal trial of former President Donald Trump. ABC News' Jonathan Karl and contributor Brian Buckmire give their analysis.
April 16
VIDEO: Trump speaks at court as jury selection set to resume in hush money case
April 16

Jury selection to resume in Trump hush money case

The former president was in the courtroom all day Monday as nearly a hundred potential jurors filed in. Most indicated they could not be impartial and were dismissed.
April 16
VIDEO: Jury selection to resume in Trump hush money case
April 16

Mayorkas impeachment trial: What to expect in the Senate

The House sends the articles over on Tuesday but a full-scale trial is unlikely.
April 16
Homeland Security Secretary Alejandro Mayorkas (R) speaks during a joint press conference with Guatemala's President Bernardo Arevalo (not in frame) at the Culture Palace in Guatemala City, on March 21, 2024.
April 16

While Trump is stuck in court, Biden kicks off Pennsylvania campaign swing

The battleground state has been narrowly won by both Biden and Trump.
April 16
President Joe Biden attends a campaign event, at Strath Haven Middle School in Wallingford, Pa., March 8, 2024.
April 15

Timeline: Manhattan DA's Stormy Daniels hush money case against Donald Trump

Trump is facing 34 counts of falsifying business documents in New York.
April 15
Former President Donald Trump delivers remarks on the day of his court appearance in New York after being indicted by a Manhattan grand jury following a probe into hush money paid to porn star Stormy Daniels, in Palm Beach, Fla., April 4, 2023.
April 15

Nevada Sec. of State announces 'no evidence of widespread voter fraud' after review

The report was done to ensure the integrity of the state's election system.
April 15
The Nevada State Legislature Building at the state Capitol complex in Carson City, Nevada. (Benjamin Hager/Las Vegas Review-Journal/Tribune News Service via Getty Images)
April 15

Exclusive: NAACP joins lawsuit in attempt to fight anti-DEI efforts

"The NAACP will continue to use every tool" to fight, the organization said.
April 15
Arkansas Governor Sarah Huckabee Sanders speaks at the 2023 Milken Institute Global Conference in Beverly Hills, Calif., May 2, 2023.
April 15

Trump trial takeaways: Historic Day 1 wraps

Hundreds of prospective jurors showed up Monday for the historic trial.
April 15
Former President Donald Trump appears with his legal team Todd Blanche, and Emil Bove ahead of the start of jury selection at Manhattan Criminal Court, Apr. 15, 2024, in New York City.
April 15

GOP wants Biden to testify at April impeachment hearing as White House slams probe

"The President has done nothing wrong," an attorney for him wrote.
April 15
House Oversight and Accountability Committee Chairman Rep. James Comer speaks during the House Oversight and Accountability Committee hearing on Capitol Hill, March 20, 2024.
April 15

Harris slams 'Trump abortion bans' with issue front-and-center in neighboring Arizona

It's her second such event and her second in a swing state in four days.
April 15
Vice President Kamala Harris speaks during an event on gun violence prevention in Las Vegas on April 15, 2024.
April 15

Will Biden be on Ohio ballot? Election official still concerned about deadline issue

In the past, state lawmakers have enacted exemptions.
April 15
President Joe Biden speaks about an agreement to provide Intel with up to $8.5 billion in direct funding and $11 billion in loans for computer chip plants in Arizona, Ohio, New Mexico and Oregon, at the Intel Ocotillo Campus, March 20, 2024, in Chandler, Ariz.
April 15

Joe Biden and Kamala Harris release their latest tax filings

Predecessor Donald Trump declined to disclose such records.
April 15
President Joe Biden, right, and U.S. Vice President Kamala Harris depart after speaking in the Rose Garden of the White House in Washington, D.C., May 13, 2021.
April 15

White House avoids weighing in on possible Israeli response to Iran's attack

Even so, spokesman John Kirby said, "We don't want to see a broader conflict."
April 15
National Security Communications Adviser John Kirby speaks during the daily briefing in the Brady Briefing Room of the White House, April 15, 2024.
April 15

Rudy Giuliani loses bid to dismiss $148M defamation judgment in election workers case

The former lawyer for Donald Trump defamed two election workers.
April 15
Rudy Giuliani speaks to reporters after Republican presidential candidate former President Donald Trump spoke at a primary election night party in Nashua, N.H., Jan. 23, 2024.
April 15

Former President Trump's historic criminal trial begins in New York

Jury selection in Former President Donald Trump's hush money case is underway. ABC News' Aaron Katersky and Elizabeth Schulze join Attorneys Chris Timmons and Ty Cobb discuss the latest developments.
April 15
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Speaker of the House Mike Johnson does an interview at the Capitol, April 17, 2024.
Speaker of the House Mike Johnson does an interview at the Capitol, April 17, 2024.
Apr 17
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