The Senate has blocked President Trump from exercising his authority to make recess appointments on Thursday as lawmakers left Washington for their August recess.
The U.S. economy added 209,000 jobs in July and unemployment fell to 4.3 percent from 4.4 percent – a 16 year low — the Commerce Department report reported Friday. Continue reading
After the collapse of the Republicans’ attempt to undo the Affordable Care Act, and before his lunch with GOP senators, President Trump tweeted that lawmakers “MUST keep their promise to America” and vote to repeal the ACA.
Two of the nation’s top intelligence officials told Special Counsel Robert Mueller’s team and Senate investigators in separate meetings last week that President Donald Trump suggested they say publicly that there was no collusion between the Trump campaign and the Russians, CNN reported early Thursday.
Individuals connected to the Russian government attempted to perpetrate election-related computer systems in 21 states a Department of Homeland Security official testified before the Senate Intelligence Committee on Wednesday.
A gunman unleashed several rounds of gunfire Wednesday at a park in Alexandria, Virginia, where Republican members of Congress were holding a morning baseball practice. House Majority Whip Steve Scalise (R-La.) was shot in the hip and underwent surgery at MedStar Washington Hospital Center.