WASHINGTON, March 28- Four U.S. senators on Thursday introduced a bipartisan bill to prohibit the transfer of F-35 fighter aircraft to Turkey until the U.S. government certifies that Ankara will not take delivery of a Russian S-400 air defense system, a statement on the move said. Turkey is a production partner in the trillion-dollar F-35 fighter jet program but...
Senators on Thursday introduced a bipartisan bill to prohibit the transfer of F-35 fighter aircraft to Turkey until the U.S. government certifies that Ankara will not take delivery of a Russian S-400 air defense system, a statement on the move said. Turkey is a production partner in the trillion-dollar F-35 fighter jet program but Ankara also wants to...
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.
The Republican president's move to circumvent Congress represented an escalation in his efforts to make good on a 2016 presidential campaign pledge to build a wall to halt the flow into the country of illegal immigrants, whom Trump says bring crime and drugs. The funding bill represents a legislative defeat for him since it contains no money for his proposed...
NEW YORK, Jan 30- Troubled by widespread health and safety hazards uncovered by a Reuters investigation into U.S. military housing, Congress will hold hearings next month to ensure that what were seeing now can never happen again, said Michigan Democrat Gary Peters, a member of the Senate Armed Services Committee. The hearings mark a growing bipartisan...
Sen. Mike Lee, R-Utah, objected to the attempt to bring the bill forward, arguing that passing the legislation would be "fundamentally undermining the principle of separation of powers that is so core to our liberty."
The GOP will likely expand its Senate majority after the midterms, and most of the senators running in 2020 appear safe. Despite having a more favorable map, Democrats will still have a difficult path to a majority.
U.S. President Donald Trump will meet with Republican and Democratic lawmakers in a search for an election-year compromise on immigration.
Strategas said the "trigger" proposed by Sen. Bob Corker to limit deficits from the tax bill could essentially reduce the tax cut by half.
A tax bill tool designed to win the support of key GOP senators is finding resistance among others.
Several of McConnell's GOP colleagues threw their support behind him following Trump's attacks.
Senators introduced two pieces of legislation on Thursday seeking to block President Donald Trump from firing the special counsel probing his ties to Russia.
Two members of the Senate moved Thursday to protect Special Counsel Robert Mueller from being fired by President Donald Trump.
Lawmakers said the document, which reflects the president's broad vision, will go nowhere in Congress, NBC News reports.