House Oversight Committee Chairman Elijah Cummings requested a decade's worth of Trump's financial records from his accountant in order, he said, to answer questions recently raised by Trump's former longtime attorney, Michael Cohen.
They claim to have evidence that Cohen lied about wanting a White House job, and that he lied when he testified he was a "good lawyer."
The cumulative effect over the seven-plus hours of Cohen's testimony was that Trump, who was in Vietnam meeting with North Korean leader Kim Jong Un, was left looking both legally and personally exposed.
Cohen vilified Trump's character and accused him of a wide range of wrongdoing, while lamenting his own admitted lies and crimes he committed during his years as Trump's "fixer."
Democrats signaled a protracted fight — both on Capitol Hill and in the court system — to challenge Trump's national emergency declaration.
Congress is rushing to finalize legislation to avoid a government shutdown, but President Donald Trump has not yet committed to signing it.
Energy and Commerce Committee Chairman Frank Pallone, Jr, D-Nj, and Oversight and Investigations Subcommittee Chair Diana DeGette, D-Co, sent letters to Eli Lilly, Novo Nordisk, and Sanofi requesting on insulin prices and other information.
In a brief exchange between Rep. Mark Meadows and Rep. Elijah Cummings, the North Carolina Republican said President Donald Trump wanted Cummings to know he's "serious about working in a bipartisan way to lower prescription drug prices."
President Donald Trump on Thursday appeared to back down from a fight over his proposed wall along the U.S.-Mexico border, saying talk about the wall was distracting from the work being done by border patrol and the military.
"Investors like certainty," Kenneth Duberstein told CNBC. "Any perceived foreign or domestic uncertainty creates problems for the markets."
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.