A bill gaining momentum in the Senate would target key Russian economic sectors with sanctions if U.S. authorities determine that the Kremlin meddled in a U.S. election again.
President Trump defended his much-criticized performance at the Helsinki summit.
Numerous Republicans and Democrats in Congress have now called on the White House to immediately halt the policy, which critics have called inhumane and un-American.
Senate Republicans are trying to confirm President Donald Trump's nominees and fund the government.
Committees in the U.S. Senate and the House of Representatives voted to approve bills aimed at tightening oversight of foreign investment.
Trump previously joked about "phase two" while speaking to GOP lawmakers in February.
Texas Sen. John Cornyn says the speed at which Trump imposed tariffs suggests he didn't want to take a chance of being talked out of action.
Trump has strongly advocated supplying "firearms adept" teachers with guns to deter potential shooters.
The pre-deal discussions by CFIUS suggest Broadcom's plans may not be enough to sidestep a national security review that could threaten the deal.
U.S. President Donald Trump called on Mexico to do more to prevent violent illegal immigrants from El Salvador from entering the United States.
Trump has called a meeting with senators and Cabinet officials to discuss potential changes to biofuels policy, according to four sources.
Trump started to call for modest gun control measures following the shooting massacre of 17 people at a Florida high school last week.
Trump has tried to balance a desire to take action on gun rules with keeping his political base happy.
The bill paves the way for major military and domestic program spending increases that critics say will swell a huge budget deficit.
The bill paves the way for major military and domestic program spending increases.
The president tells CNBC that DACA recipients are "good people," who "should be able to stay in this country."
Kelly called congressional leaders to say President Trump had not reached a deal with Sen. Chuck Schumer.
"I'm looking for something that President Trump supports. And he's not yet indicated what measure he's willing to sign," McConnell said.
The Republican-controlled Congress faces a January 19 deadline to keep the government open.
A bipartisan group of senators has struck a deal on a DACA solution.