Articles Tagged 'Congress'
Congress close to a deal on border fencing, and Trump might take it
House and Senate negotiators are closing in on a possible border security agreement that would fund new technology, additional border patrol agents, and likely some…
Congressman calls on Justice Department to halt federal funding for Nation of IslamR
ep. Vern Buchanan, R-Fla., Monday called on the Department of Justice to immediately halt federal funding to the Nation of Islam, after the Washington
Trump corners Democrats with threat to kill NAFTA: ‘It is going to force Congress to act’
Democratic congressional leaders are loath to acknowledge it, but President Trump has them cornered with his threat to terminate NAFTA if his new trade deal…
Republicans load up spending bill before Democrats take House control
As the clock ticks down in Congress, Republican lawmakers are racing to load up the end-of-year spending legislation with their own priorities, figuring this is…
Congress passes short-term funding bill, puts shutdown showdown off until Dec. 21
Congress passed a short-term spending bill Thursday to keep the government fully open through Dec. 21, giving lawmakers two more weeks to find a solution…
New political realities test Pelosi, Democrats in lame-duck session
The House Democratic leader asked her lawmakers Monday to search for “common ground” with Republicans over the next few weeks as they return to Capitol…
Congress braces for high-drama lame duck
Congress is returning to Washington this week for an end-of-the-year session that’s expected to be filled with high-stakes legislative flights and plenty of drama.
Trump, Congress try to breathe life into long-delayed criminal justice reform package
WASHINGTON -Jon Ponder has lived both sides of the debate on criminal justice reform.
After two convictions for robbery, Ponder, 52, left prison a new…
Facebook reveals evidence to Congress of new campaign to influence midterm elections
Facebook has revealed a new coordinated disinformation campaign ahead of November’s elections that used dozens of fake accounts and pages on its platform.
Rod Rosenstein accused of hiding info from Congress in impeachment articles
Conservative House lawmakers introduced articles of impeachment against Deputy Attorney General Rod Rosenstein on Wednesday, saying he’s led the Justice Department in “hiding” information from…