Category Archives: Congress

16 Nov

Why can’t Jeff Sessions remember interactions related to Russia?

Attorney General Jeff Sessions testified before the House Judiciary  Committee Nov. 14, 2017. (Bill O’Leary/The Washington Post) In this occasional series, we will bring you up to speed on the biggest national security stories of the week. Attorney General Jeff ...

23 Sep

‘I love Alabama — it’s special’: At rally for Sen. Luther Strange, Trump vents frustrations in rambling speech

[ad_1] President Trump attends a rally in Huntsville, Ala., for Senate candidate Luther Strange. (Brendan Smialowski/AFP/Getty Images) HUNTSVILLE, Ala. — President Trump spent the first 25 minutes of a Friday night campaign rally explaining and defending his decision to endorse ...

22 Sep

Sarah Palin in Alabama: The swamp is ‘trying to hijack this presidency.’

[ad_1] Former vice-presidential candidate Sarah Palin shakes hands with U.S. Senate candidate Judge Roy Moore in Montgomery, on Thursday. REUTERS/Tami Chappell MONTGOMERY, Ala. — At a rally for Republican Senate candidate Roy Moore in a historic train depot on Thursday evening, several of ...

14 Sep

Trump’s diehard supporters are fuming after an apparent about-face on ‘dreamers’

[ad_1] Senate Minority Leader Charles Schumer (D-N.Y.) (L) makes a point to President Donald Trump in the Oval Office on Sept. 6, 2017. (Photo by Alex Wong/Getty Images) Staunch conservative allies of President Trump erupted in anger and incredulity late ...

07 Sep

At Pelosi’s request, Trump tweets ‘no action’ against DACA recipients for six months

[ad_1] House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi (D-Calif.) said on Sept. 7, she told President Trump that “people really need a reassurance” that the 6-month phase-out of DACA will not increase deportations in that time. He tweeted a similar sentiment after ...