Larry Kudlow insists that controversial Trump picks Herman Cain and Stephen Moore are still in the running to join the board of the Federal Reserve.
The director of Trump's National Economic Council struck a decidedly noncommittal note when asked about Cain's support within the White House. On Capitol Hill, Cain's prospects for Senate confirmation grew dimmer by the day.
Pelosi says the House won't take up legislation "to give President Trump a pass" on emergency powers.
GOP senators "are not voting on constitutionality or precedent," but on "Border Security & the Wall," Trump tweets.
Sen. Rand Paul, R-Ky., announced he would support a measure to terminate Trump's national emergency declaration, joining three of his Republican colleagues.
Democratic leaders have called the emergency declaration an overreach by a president who failed to get the funding he wanted from Congress.
"Conservatives that actually have influence are still supporting the president throughout this process," Trump's press secretary responded.
The longest government shutdown in U.S. history is finally over. Now lawmakers from both parties are seeking a way to ensure it never happens again.
The breakdown in negotiations over border wall funding appeared to heighten the possibility that Trump might declare a national emergency.
"[Trump] has chosen a wall over workers," Pelosi said as she and Schumer stood in front of furloughed employees Wednesday.
Collins revealed her decision Friday afternoon, hours after a key procedural vote in the confirmation process. Minutes after her announcement, West Virginia Democratic Sen. Joe Manchin said he would also vote yes on Kavanaugh.
Sen. Susan Collins, R-Maine, is expected to announce on Friday how she will vote on Brett Kavanaugh's confirmation to the Supreme Court in a 3 p.m. ET speech on the floor of the Senate.
CNBC's Eamon Javers reports that the White House is confident that Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh will be confirmed by the Senate on Saturday.
The Arizona Republican says he would support Kavanaugh shortly after he voted to advance the judge's nomination to a final vote, which is expected Saturday.
Two key senators, one Democrat and one Republican, voted against their parties in a dramatic showdown on the floor of the Senate on the question of whether to advance Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh to a confirmation vote this weekend.
Senator Lindsey Graham urged the administration to exclude imports used by companies from his state of South Carolina from a list of products subject to tariffs, The New York Times reports.
"As of now I don't really know and I don't know if anybody else does," said the Judiciary Committee chairman, who oversaw Kavanaugh's contentious confirmation hearings.
Heitkamp, facing re-election in a state President Donald Trump won by nearly 40 percentage points in 2016, is considered the most endangered Democrat in the Senate.
The Iowa Republican and his Democratic colleagues made their comments Thursday after seeing a report about the bureau's supplemental background check into the appeals judge.
Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell has vowed to have a vote on Kavanaugh's confirmation this week. A procedural vote on the nomination is expected Friday. The final confirmation vote could happen Saturday.