Sen. Orrin Hatch, who currently leads the Finance Committee, says that the Senate Finance Committee "will be in good hands with Senator Grassley at the helm."
Utah Republican Senate elect Mitt Romney plans to submit requests to join at least three Senate committee posts, including the Finance and Commerce committees.
As Republicans try to juice voter enthusiasm and hold control of Congress, Trump proposed a tax cut that appeared to catch congressional leaders and even some White House officials off guard.
Already facing long odds and historical headwinds in November, Trump has put many of the most vulnerable Republicans in Congress in yet another nearly impossible situation.
A big change since the Clarence Thomas confirmation hearings has been the #MeToo movement, which has made it less likely that women's accusations of sexual misconduct by powerful men will be brushed off.
Sen. Susan Collins, R-Maine, told reporters on Monday that if Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh lied in denying that he sexually assaulted a woman at a high school party in the early 1980s that it would "obviously" disqualify him.
Feinstein has come under fire by her opponents on Capitol Hill, who suggest she withheld potentially damaging information about Kavanaugh until after his confirmation hearings had wrapped in order to cripple has candidacy.
The suit, filed in the United States District Court for the District of Columbia, is in relation to two Freedom of Information Act requests submitted by members of the committee in early August.
McGahn is a GOP stalwart who served as the chief counsel for the National Republican Congressional Committee for nearly a decade before joining the powerhouse D.C. law firm Jones Day and later the Trump campaign.
The White House is ebullient about reaching a potential deal as soon as this week — but just with Mexico.
President Donald Trump’s tariffs are hurting American businesses and could ultimately impact Republicans in the midterm elections, GOP Sen. Ron Johnson told CNBC on Thursday.
Sen. Orrin Hatch (R-Utah) threatens to check President Trump's tariff powers.
If Hatch would back a bill to limit Trump's powers, he would become the most important Republican to do so.
China accused the U.S. of bullying and warned it would hit back after the Trump administration raised the stakes in their trade dispute, threatening 10 percent tariffs on $200 billion of Chinese goods.
Numerous Republican lawmakers have criticized the mounting tensions with global trading partners, but leaders have not gotten behind a bill to limit President Donald Trump's ability to impose tariffs.
Voters in New York and six other states will hold primary elections Tuesday with big stakes for November's midterm battle for Congress.
Senators from both parties drilled into Ross over the tariffs on metals and separate duties targeting Chinese imports.
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.
The GOP lawmakers add to the mounting backlash Trump faces for his administration's "zero tolerance" practice.
Romney has been quietly receiving the financial backing of some of the most powerful names and donors in Republican circles, such as Henry Paulson, George W. Bush and Daniel Loeb.