Rep. Jason Chaffetz announced Thursday he will resign from Congress next month, saying a "mid-life crisis" compelled him to step away from his chairmanship of the House Oversight Committee as it is poised to...
Thursday, May 18, 2017 at 02:50 PM CDT
FCC Vote Kicks Off a Battle Over Regulation of the Internet
A federal agency voted to kick off the repeal of "net neutrality" rules designed to keep broadband providers like AT&T, Verizon and Comcast from interfering with the internet.
It's the latest change that the...
Vice President Mike Pence is launching a fundraising PAC of his own, the "Great America Committee," to advance his political interests, like helping Republican candidates ahead of the 2018 midterm elections, NBC...
Thursday, May 18, 2017 at 02:23 PM CDT
Trump Administration Announces Plans to Renegotiate NAFTA
Making good on a campaign promise, the Trump administration formally told Congress Thursday that it intends to renegotiate the North American Free Trade Agreement with Canada and Mexico.
U.S. Trade Rep....
Thursday, May 18, 2017 at 05:14 PM CDT
Senate Chairman: Flynn Has Not Responded to Subpoena
The chairman of the Senate intelligence committee said Thursday that ousted National Security Adviser Michael Flynn hasn't responded to a subpoena from the panel in its probe of Russia's meddling in the 2016...
Thursday, May 18, 2017 at 11:02 AM CDT
Controversy Aside, GOP Sticking With Trump: Analysis
It's striking how many congressional Republicans are concerned about President Donald Trump's behavior of late. It's even more striking how many are not.
Republican leaders in the House and Senate are pledging...
Nikki Haley, President Donald Trump's U.N. ambassador, waded into a diplomatic minefield by asserting that the Western Wall is part of Israel, a deviation from U.S. policy.
The longstanding U.S. stance is that...
Thursday, May 18, 2017 at 07:10 AM CDT
Report: Flynn Blocked Military Move Turkey Opposed
Days before President Donald Trump took office, incoming National Security Adviser Michael Flynn blocked a military plan against the Islamic State group that was opposed by Turkey, a country he had been paid...
Thursday, May 18, 2017 at 06:24 AM CDT
Saudi Arabia Working to Dazzle Trump in Busy Overseas Visit
Saudi Arabia is making every effort to dazzle and impress President Donald Trump on his first overseas trip, seizing on the visit to cement itself as a major player on the world stage and shove aside rival...