President Donald Trump and several other prominent Republicans lawmakers denounced the not-guilty verdict in the Kate Steinle murder trial, reigniting a firestorm over sanctuary city and state policies that prevent illegal immigrants accused of crimes from being deported.
Several Republican senators are determined to blunt a State Department effort to fast-track the Senate confirmation of a career State Department official who served as a top aide to Secretary of State Hillary Clinton to a key ambassador post.
More than 100 sex trafficking victims and advocacy groups are asking Sen. Ron Wyden (D., Ore.) to stop trying to block a bipartisan bill that would give families of victims and states the ability to sue websites that allow advertisements selling sex with minors on their platforms.
Marco Rubio (R., Fla.) is the latest senator to take issue with President Donald Trump’s selection of a career State Department official and former top aide to Secretary of State Hillary Clinton to be ambassador to Colombia.
Despite warnings from two GOP senators, President Donald Trump moved forward with nominating a prominent career State Department official and top aide to former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton to become ambassador to Colombia.
California lawmakers wrapped up work for the year two months ago, but state Sen. Kevin de Leon isn’t resting easy: A torrent of sexual-harassment allegations in the state Capitol started raining down on top Democrats in Sacramento just 48 hours after de Leon announced his attempt to challenge Sen. Dianne Feinstein (D., Calif.) for her seat.
The Trump administration has vowed to overturn a federal judge’s decision to block President Trump’s executive order cutting off federal funds to sanctuary cities, counties, and states.
Former Rep. Jerry Weller (R., Ill.) and some of his lobbying firm’s clients are distancing themselves from a longtime Democratic lobbyist who was indicted in September on multiple charges that he and his wife embezzled $1.4 million from the company and campaign where they respectively worked.
Vice President Mike Pence is working to quickly fulfill an October pledge to bypass the United Nations and more effectively direct U.S. aid to help Christians, Yazidis, and other religious minorities in Iraq who are victims of genocide perpetuated by the Islamic State.
Attorney General Jeff Sessions vehemently defended himself against accusations that he lied to Congress about his contacts with a Russian ambassador, as well as his awareness of other contacts between the Trump campaign and Russian officials.