Friday, January 19, 2018

Republicans struggle to defend Trump’s racism remarks

Republicans are struggling to get their stories straight as President Donald Trump’s Homeland Security secretary became the latest GOP official to offer an inconclusive version of a meeting in which Trump is said to have used vulgar remarks that have been criticized as racist. Democrats...

GOP leaders, right-wing at odds over possible gov’t shutdown

Hard-line conservatives are threatening to scuttle Republican leaders’ plans to prevent a weekend government shutdown and saying GOP leaders lack the votes to push...

Bannon refuses to answer questions, subpoenas follow

Former White House chief strategist Steve Bannon has refused to answer a broad array of queries from the House Intelligence Committee about his time...

Bannon set to testify before House Committee

The House Intelligence Committee is poised to question Steve Bannon, the onetime confidant to President Donald Trump, following his spectacular fall from power after accusing the president’s son and others of “treasonous” behavior for...

Sexual harassment in Congress and taxpayers foot the bill

Winsome Packer, and adviser to Democratic Rep. Alcee Hastings, lost her six-figure income, her job and her house after she accused her boss of...