Two top House Democrats allege that retired Lieutenant General Michael Flynn illegally omitted reporting a 2015 Middle East business trip and other foreign contacts on his security clearance forms.
The Senate Intelligence chairman said he wants "a full accounting" from Facebook Inc. and other social media companies about any foreign money used to manipulate the 2016 U.S. election.
Legislation or regulation may be needed to require Facebook Inc. and other social-media companies to prevent foreign adversaries from manipulating the feeds viewed by U.S. citizens, the top Democrat on the Senate Intelligence Committee said.
House Freedom Caucus members expressed frustration Thursday with how Republican congressional leaders are handling the party’s legislative agenda a day after President Donald Trump reached a deal with Democrats on a short-term debt-limit extension.
Congressional investigations of Russian meddling in the U.S. election likely will be extended -- perhaps into next year -- because of revelations during Congress’ August recess about Trump associates’ contacts and meetings, Democrats on the Senate and House intelligence committees said Tuesday.
Special counsel Robert Mueller and key congressional committees are tightening their focus on some of President Donald Trump’s family members and campaign associates as probes into Russia’s interference with the 2016 election enter a new and more aggressive phase.
A growing number of prominent Republicans are imploring President Donald Trump to repudiate his mixed messages in reaction to a violent white-supremacist rally, with one Senate Republican questioning his competence and calling for “radical changes” in his administration.
President Donald Trump jumped back into the roiling controversy over his response to a violent rally of white supremacists in Charlottesville, Virginia as he decried the “foolish” removal of Confederate monuments and attacked two Republican senators who criticized him.
Lawmakers back home for the August recess have been feeling the heat from angry constituents and activists. Some of these members have been asking the top U.S. House staff lawyer to tell them where, exactly, they can legally draw lines on activities like protests and videotaping.
Donald Trump faced a second day of criticism after failing to personally denounce white nationalists, neo-Nazis and others who held a rally in Virginia that ended with a deadly car-ramming attack on pedestrians.
President Donald Trump is stepping up pressure on China over what the U.S. perceives to be the theft of intellectual property, opening a new front of trade friction even as the world’s largest economies try to work together to contain North Korea’s nuclear threat.
A handful of Democratic lawmakers have renewed their effort to get a powerful House Republican to investigate Deutsche Bank AG’s loans to President Donald Trump and the bank’s role in helping Russians move billions of dollars from Moscow to the west.
President Donald Trump is poised to nominate a longtime antitrust attorney as chairman of the Federal Trade Commission, bypassing its acting Republican leader in favor of an outside candidate.
Democratic Senator Elizabeth Warren put a "hold" on the confirmation of Makan Delrahim, President Donald Trump’s nominee to run the Justice Department’s antitrust division, delaying a vote until at least September, according to two people familiar with the matter.
Between Russian meddling in last year’s election, Donald Trump’s decision to fire FBI Director James Comey and the president’s public drubbing of Attorney General Jeff Sessions, the House Judiciary Committee has a lot it could be looking into.
The U.S. Capitol Police department opened an internal investigation into why its elite tactical team was initially directed to respond to the wrong location when a gunman opened fire last month at a GOP congressional baseball practice, according to two people familiar with the matter.
Republican Trey Gowdy acted behind closed doors like a lawyer for President Donald Trump’s son-in-law, Jared Kushner, during questioning Tuesday by the House Intelligence Committee, said the top Democrat on the panel.
President Donald Trump’s son-in-law, Jared Kushner, was cooperative and forthcoming Tuesday during a closed-door interview with the House Intelligence Committee examining potential connections between Russia and the Trump campaign, lawmakers said.
The Trump administration supports the current version of a bill to sanction Russia for its actions during the 2016 elections that could soon land on President Donald Trump’s desk for a signature, the White House press secretary said.
House Republicans plan to give federal prosecutors what they say is evidence that Obama administration officials illegally shared or leaked names of associates of President Donald Trump that were incidentally collected in U.S. government eavesdropping.
The House Intelligence Committee has postponed the scheduled July 24 closed-door testimony of former Donald Trump campaign adviser Roger Stone in its probe of Russian meddling in the presidential election, Stone’s lawyer said Friday.
Democrats on the House Judiciary Committee asked the Justice Department to explain a decision to settle a money-laundering case in May that involved the Russian lawyer who held a controversial meeting last year with Donald Trump Jr.
U.S. Representative Steve Scalise, who was wounded by a gunman’s attack on Republican lawmakers as they held a baseball practice, had surgery Thursday to manage an infection, a day after being readmitted to the intensive care unit of a Washington hospital.
The House Intelligence Committee is accelerating its probe of possible collusion between President Donald Trump’s campaign and Russia, with plans to hold closed-door interviews with former campaign officials Michael Caputo and Paul Manafort.
Deutsche Bank AG intensified its fight with Democrats over their requests for information related to loans to President Donald Trump, saying the German lender cannot legally turn over the documents.
Democrats on two House committees want the Justice Department’s inspector general to examine whether Attorney General Jeff Sessions’s involvement in the firing of FBI Director James Comey broke his promise to recuse from Russia-related matters.
The Senate Intelligence Committee’s investigation of the Trump campaign’s possible links to Russia is now focused sharply on financial transactions involving the president’s associates -- with the committee searching for improprieties in more than 2,000 documents it has received from the Treasury Department’s financial crimes unit.
House Republican leaders said Tuesday that the Senate has to amend a Russia and Iran sanctions bill it passed overwhelmingly before the House can take it up, prompting Democrats to accuse the GOP of delaying tactics.
The House Intelligence Committee is supposed to be investigating Russian meddling in the U.S. presidential election. But the panel is so riven by partisan mistrust that its members can’t agree on the probe’s mission, its scope or even when to interview key witnesses.
Thirty-six hours after a gunman’s attack on Republican lawmakers at their baseball practice, GOP and Democratic teams will play ball at their annual charity game Thursday night, determined to show unity.
Vice President Mike Pence visited the hospital Thursday where House Majority Whip Steve Scalise was reported in critical condition after he and four others were wounded in a shooting at a congressional baseball practice outside the nation’s capital.
Special Counsel Robert Mueller met with the two top members of the Senate Intelligence Committee Wednesday to discuss preventing conflicts in their separate investigations into Russian election interference, and he’s set to meet with House Intelligence panel leaders in coming days.
The adequacy of security measures to protect members of Congress is drawing renewed scrutiny after Wednesday’s shooting that wounded a top Republican lawmaker.
House Majority Whip Steve Scalise remained in critical condition Wednesday night after he and four others were wounded in a shooting at a congressional baseball practice in Alexandria, Virginia, near the nation’s capital.
President Donald Trump’s longtime personal lawyer said he’s been summoned to appear before the House Intelligence Committee in September, as multiple investigations into possible Russian contacts by the president’s associates accelerate in Congress.
Representative Trey Gowdy, best known for investigating Hillary Clinton’s response to the 2012 attack on U.S. facilities in Benghazi, Libya, was picked by Republicans on Thursday to take over as chairman of a key House committee with a watchdog role over the Trump administration.
Democrats say House Republicans may have to vote again on their Obamacare repeal bill before sending it to the Senate, citing among other things an obscure provision that affects health care for Native Americans.
House Republicans are growing frustrated with the lack of any details about the Trump administration’s tax plan, as the slow pace leaves lawmakers in limbo in their negotiations over how to deliver on long promised tax cuts.
Fired national security adviser Michael Flynn and President Donald Trump’s longtime personal lawyer, Michael Cohen, were subpoenaed Wednesday by the House Intelligence Committee.
Wal-Mart and other retailers have beat back the finance industry’s latest lobbying campaign to let banks charge stores higher fees when customers use debit cards, according to two congressional aides with direct knowledge of the matter.
Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin urged members of Congress Wednesday to increase the U.S. debt ceiling before taking their August recess, as the Trump administration warned that tax receipts were coming in slower than expected.
House Republicans are waiting anxiously for a new financial estimate Wednesday on their Obamacare repeal proposal that could force them into an embarrassing do-over on the bill they barely passed early this month.
House Republicans barely managed to pass their Obamacare repeal bill earlier this month, and they now face the possibility of having to vote again on their controversial health measure.
President Donald Trump’s administration took its first formal step toward renegotiating the North American Free Trade Agreement, setting the stage for talks that could influence more than $1.2 trillion in annual trade and shake up corporate supply chains.
Several U.S. congressional panels are pushing for testimony from fired FBI Director James Comey to get to the truth about whether Donald Trump asked him to drop an investigation even as Republicans largely stood by the president.
The health-care world is gearing up for a lobbying offensive to persuade Republican U.S. senators to address their problems with an Obamacare replacement that was conceived in the House in a virtual vacuum.
House Republicans mustered just enough votes to pass their health-care bill Thursday, salvaging what at times appeared to be a doomed mission to repeal and partially replace Obamacare under intense pressure from President Donald Trump to produce legislative accomplishments.
Seven years of Republican promises to replace Obamacare will be kept alive or dealt a potential death blow Thursday in a dramatic House vote on an embattled health bill, with big political risks for President Donald Trump and Speaker Paul Ryan.
House Republicans plan to vote Thursday on their long-stalled Obamacare repeal measure, setting up a high-stakes test given the continuing doubts about whether they have enough votes to guarantee passage.
Congressional Republicans are making last-ditch efforts to win over the remaining holdouts on their health-care bill, with moderates pitching a new amendment and the White House saying a vote could come later this week.
President Donald Trump said he’ll sign a bipartisan $1.1 trillion spending bill that largely tracks Democratic priorities and rejects most of his wish list, including funds for a wall on the U.S.-Mexico border.
Representative Fred Upton helped guide dozens of Obamacare repeal measures through the House in recent years, but he has deep reservations about the GOP’s current bill.
House GOP leaders aren’t ready to hold a vote this week on their stalled health-care bill, despite intense pressure from the White House to deliver on a long-promised repeal of Obamacare.
House Republican leaders are considering holding a quick vote on their embattled health-care bill after a group of conservative holdouts endorsed a revised version.
House Republicans trying to craft a health bill compromise want to give states new flexibility to tinker with coverage and how premiums are structured, but a special exemption would treat insurance for members of Congress and their staff differently.
House Republican leaders are considering holding a quick vote on their embattled health care bill after a group of conservative holdouts endorsed a revised version.
Republicans voiced relief Tuesday that President Donald Trump appears to be retreating from a government shutdown fight by relenting on his demand that Congress immediately start funding a border wall.
President Donald Trump may be willing to wait until September or possibly next year to secure federal funding for his controversial border wall, a shift that could make it possible for Congress to finish work on spending legislation in time to avoid a government shutdown.