Deputy Attorney General Rod Rosenstein has agreed to speak privately with lawmakers following reports he'd discussed secretly recording President Donald Trump.
President Donald Trump declassified a trove of documents related to the early days of the FBI's Russia investigation, including a portion of a secret surveillance warrant application and former FBI Director James Comey's text messages.
White House Chief of Staff John Kelly is expected to remain at his post for the foreseeable future, according to three Trump associates and two White House officials.
The move signals a sharp escalation in the ongoing tensions between Trump's allies in Congress and Rosenstein, who oversees special counsel Robert Mueller's Russia investigation.
The conservative Jim Jordan's bid to succeed Speaker Paul Ryan of Wisconsin — who is not seeking re-election to his seat in Congress — comes as Jordan supports a new effort to impeach Deputy Attorney General Rod Rosenstein.
Rosenstein oversees special counsel Robert Mueller's investigation into Russian election interference and President Donald Trump's 2016 campaign.
House Republicans leaders are considering separate legislation that would address family separations at the border after struggling to find consensus on a broader immigration plan.
U.S. President Donald Trump told Republican lawmakers he would back either of the immigration bills making their way through the House of Representatives.
House leaders want to push fractured Republicans toward consensus on immigration.
The U.S. Congress, facing a Friday midnight deadline, toiled to finish writing a $1.2 trillion bill to fund the federal government through Sept. 30.
Possible tweaks include making individual tax cuts permanent or changing capital gains tax policy.
Lawmakers prepared to hold a Tuesday vote on a short-term government funding measure to avoid a rerun of January's three-day partial shutdown.
The rule keeps speakers in the House from allowing votes unless the majority party is unified behind it. Vox reports.
A website claiming to track Russian influence in real time showed that Russia-linked Twitter accounts helped #ReleaseTheMemo go viral.
The bill now heads to a Senate where lawmakers face a tougher task in extending government funding
House Republicans considered a stopgap bill to fund the U.S. government through Feb. 16 to avert a shutdown.
Conservative lawmakers have dampened GOP leaders' plans to prevent a government shutdown.
The head of a conservative Republican faction in the U.S. Congress called himself a “fiscal conservative” on Sunday and urged budget restraint in 2018.
Alabama Republican Roy Moore says a lawsuit will be filed over the newspaper report carrying allegations that he had sexual contact with a 14-year-old girl four decades ago.
Congress already had its plate full with urgent fiscal and disaster relief issues when President Donald Trump saddled it with deciding the fate of people brought illegally to the U.S. as children.