Four military members assigned to the White House Communications Agency who were in Panama last week helping prepare for Vice President Pence’s trip to that nation were sent back to Washington and removed from their White House details for “confirmed curfew violations,” according to the White House Military Office.
The fight over a California state bill to create a $3 billion state subsidy program for electric vehicles, a potential boon for Tesla, is intensifying with the Senate set to take up the measure Monday.
The FBI has reopened a conservative organization’s request for information about former Attorney General Loretta Lynch’s meeting with President Bill Clinton after denying last year that there were any relevant records to disclose.
San Diego Mayor Kevin Faulconer, the only Republican leader of a major California municipality, once again declined to run for governor or senator Tuesday night but instead laid out a vision for the survival of the beleaguered Republican Party in his deep-blue state.
Catholic leaders and key human rights activists said they were encouraged by Secretary of State Rex Tillerson’s statement Tuesday that ISIS is one of the world’s biggest threats to religious freedom and is responsible for genocide, but added the administration must take action in the next few months to save minority religious groups in Iraq.
Former Sen. Barbara Boxer is lending her name and liberal bona fides to Rep. Adam Schiff to help him fundraise for his re-election and a possible Senate campaign if fellow California Democrat, Sen. Dianne Feinstein, retires.
Key House and Senate Committees, as well as individual lawmakers, want to know why they were caught flat-footed by media reports of incidents in Cuba late last year that left a group of U.S. diplomats ill and reportedly suffering from hearing loss attributed to covert sonic devices.
One of former Attorney General Loretta Lynch’s top lawyers at the Justice Department helped edit Obama administration press statements about the infamous meeting between Lynch and Bill Clinton on a tarmac last summer.
President Trump’s defense of Lt. Gen. H.R. McMaster’s tenure as national security adviser has yet to bridge deep divisions among Republicans over whether he should remain in his influential White House post.
Secretary of State Rex Tillerson needs to clarify whether he believes the Islamic State’s mass slaughter and persecution of Yazidis, Christians, and other minorities in Iraq will spur more U.S. action or further limit it, Sen. Marco Rubio (R., Fla.) and human rights activists say.