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No. 2 U.S. House Republican unsure if Trump, lawmakers can reach agreement on gun bill

The second-ranking Republican in the U.S. House of Representatives said on Tuesday he was not sure whether President Donald Trump would be able to come to any agreement with lawmakers on new gun control legislation....

No. 2 U.S. House Republican unsure if Trump, lawmakers can reach agreement on gun bill

Source: reuters.com

House Republican says Democrats stalling on immigration bill after Trump's delayed ICE raids Rep. Greg Steube R-Fla., said Sunday that House Democrats are unlikely to work with President Trump on immigration and won't meet the Trump's deadlin...
16:00 2019-06-23

Trump says U.S. and UK will reach agreement on Huawei U.S. President Donald Trump said the United States and Britain could work out any differences over China's Huawei, dismissing any suggestion that dis...
11:16 2019-06-04

Republican House member introduces bill to boost U.S. 5G presence A Republican lawmaker on Monday introduced legislation to boost the presence of U.S. firms in global industry standards bodies to combat China's risi...
16:48 2019-07-15

U.S. House passes $15 minimum wage bill — now faces Republican-led Senate Even though the bill has little chance of passing the Republican-led Senate, or being signed into law by U.S. President Donald Trump, the outcome pus...
21:00 2019-07-18

Trump says US, Mexico reach agreement to prevent tariffs WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump says he has suspended plans to impose tariffs on Mexico, tweeting that the country “has agreed to take...
00:48 2019-06-08

U.S., Japan reach initial trade agreement, Trump says President Donald Trump notified Congress Monday that he plans to enter into a trade agreement with Japan after negotiating with the Asian ally for ne...
20:32 2019-09-17

Trump Suspends New Tariffs After US, Mexico Reach Agreement On Migration The United States and Mexico have reached an agreement on migration, President Donald Trump announced late Friday, with the punishing tariffs he had ...
16:16 2019-06-08

House lawmakers unveil bipartisan anti-robocall bill Democrats and Republicans aim to outlaw a wider array of robocall practices adopted by fraudsters and legitimate businesses alike while empowering th...
11:48 2019-06-20

US and Mexico reach agreement to avoid tariffs, says US President Donald Trump President Donald Trump has said he has suspended plans to impose tariffs on Mexico, tweeting that the country "has agreed to take strong measures" to...
05:48 2019-06-08

| Trump says US, Mexico reach agreement on migration and tariffs 'indefinitely suspended' US President Donald Trump has said that Washington had reached an agreement with Mexico on migration, and that the punishing tariffs he had been thre...
07:16 2019-06-08

Four Republican lawmakers ask Trump to move forward with $10 billion Pentagon cloud contract Four Republican members of U.S. Congress, including House Armed Services Committee ranking member Mac Thornberry, sent a letter to President Donald T...
18:32 2019-07-19

UPDATE 3-Four Republican lawmakers ask Trump to move forward with $10 bln Pentagon cloud contract Four Republican members of U.S. Congress, including House Armed Services Committee ranking member Mac Thornberry, sent a letter to President Donald T...
20:00 2019-07-19

Republican lawmakers urge Trump not to delay the $10 billion Pentagon cloud contract Amazon and Microsoft want Four members of the House Armed Services Committee, including ranking member Mac Thornberry, R-T.X., said moving forward with the contract was critic...
11:48 2019-07-19

Trump says he likes a Republican drug bill after Democratic alternative unveiled President Donald Trump said on Thursday he likes a Republican senator's drug pricing bill "very much" after Democratic House Speaker Nancy Pelosi unv...
19:16 2019-09-19

Joe Walsh becomes second Republican to challenge Trump for White House Joe Walsh, a conservative former U.S. congressman turned talk show host, on Sunday became the second Republican to challenge President Donald Trump f...
11:00 2019-08-25

Will Hurd, Trump critic and only black House Republican, to retire Exit by Texas congressman, who barely retained his seat in 2018, deals blow to GOP hopes to retake HouseCongressman Will Hurd, the only black Republi...
23:32 2019-08-01

Trump says GOP vote against House resolution ‘unified’ Republican Party President Trump on Tuesday thanked House Republicans for voting against a resolution that scolded him for his incendiary remarks against four Democra...
04:16 2019-07-17

Only Black Republican, Trump Critic In US House Will Not Seek Reelection The only black Republican Congressman in the US House of Representatives, who has criticized US President Donald Trump's attacks on ethnic minority l...
02:48 2019-08-02

Trump, after Mueller testimony to House, says Republican Party had good day President Donald Trump, reacting to U.S. congressional testimony by former Special Counsel Robert Mueller, said on Wednesday the Republican Party had...
18:48 2019-07-24

Trump urges lawmakers to pass new NAFTA before infrastructure bill U.S. President Donald Trump wrote in a letter to Democratic congressional leaders that lawmakers should pass the United States-Mexico-Canada trade pa...
03:16 2019-05-22

With Name-Calling and Twitter Battles, House Republican Campaign Arm Copies Trump’s Playbook House Republicans’ campaign arm, waging a no-holds-barred battle to reclaim the majority, has adopted an antagonistic strategy that includes calling ...
11:48 2019-07-17

North Carolina: Republican backed by Trump wins fiercely contested House seat Contest in a usually reliably Republican seat had been seen as a proxy battle for next year’s race for the White HouseRepublicans have won a fiercely...
22:32 2019-09-10

House lawmakers sue Trump administration for president's tax returns Ways and means committee’s lawsuit is latest salvo in clash between Democrats and presidentA House committee sued the Trump administration in federal...
02:48 2019-07-03

NY lawmakers vote to allow release of Trump’s state tax returns to Democrats in Congress; bill on way to governor ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) — NY lawmakers vote to allow release of Trump’s state tax returns to Democrats in Congress; bill on way to governor. The post...
14:48 2019-05-22

New York lawmakers pass bill allowing Congress to access Trump’s state tax returns New York state's legislature on Wednesday passed a bill that would make it easier for U.S. congressional committees investigating President Donald Tr...
18:32 2019-05-22

Trump’s Loses His Lone Black Republican Face in the House as Texas Rep. Will Hurd Announces Retirement Rep. Will Hurd (R-Texas), one of the few dissenting Republican voices against the president and the lone black Republican in the House of Representat...
14:16 2019-08-02

Tillerson quietly meets with House lawmakers to discuss Trump Former Secretary of State Rex Tillerson quietly met with the top Democrat and Republican on the House Foreign Affairs Committee Tuesday for an interv...
19:16 2019-05-22

Trump, lawmakers gather for White House picnic on tense day WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump is playing host to members of Congress and their families at the annual White House congressional picnic aft...
22:16 2019-06-21

The House v. Trump: Stymied Lawmakers Increasingly Battle in the Courts Lawmakers say President Trump’s disregard for their authority leaves them no choice but to use the courts with greater frequency, but that could have...
11:48 2019-08-13

House Homeland Security panel head says Trump words endanger lawmakers The Democratic chairman of the House of Representatives' Homeland Security Committee on Thursday called for an emergency meeting of the board oversee...
19:16 2019-07-18

EU ministers fail to reach migration agreement The inability to strike a deal at a meeting in Paris has been met with criticism from NGOs. Tensions have escalated in recent months over Italy's har...
18:16 2019-07-22

US and Taliban reach agreement 'in principle' on Afghanistan President Donald Trump's special envoy for Afghanistan said Monday that the US and the Taliban have reached an agreement "in principle," pending fina...
03:48 2019-09-03

CBS, Viacom reach agreement in principle: sources CBS Corp and Viacom Inc have reached an agreement in principle, sources familiar with the matter told Reuters on Tuesday, taking one step closer to...
11:16 2019-08-13

House lawmakers to grill State Department over Trump’s arms sales to Saudi Arabia, UAE Lawmakers are expected to demand a reckoning over 22 deals worth more than $8 billion and preview their plans to block the president’s emergency orde...
09:16 2019-06-12

Mexican Tomato Growers Reach Agreement to End U.S. Duties Mexican tomato growers reached a last-minute deal with the U.S. Commerce Department that will suspend an antidumping investigation and remove duties ...
20:48 2019-08-21

What a troop withdrawal would look like if the U.S. and Taliban reach an agreement: expert Donald Trump says the U.S. and Taliban are getting close to reaching an agreement under which the U.S. and other foreign forces would pull out their ...
09:16 2019-09-02

Renault and Nissan reach agreement on boardroom seats Renault Chairman Jean-Dominique Senard and CEO Thierry Bollore will be given seats on key Nissan oversight committees, signaling an end to a dispute ...
09:16 2019-06-21

US and Taliban reach agreement 'in principle' on Afghanistan, envoy says President Donald Trump's special envoy for Afghanistan said Monday that the US and the Taliban have reached an agreement "in principle," pending fina...
09:16 2019-09-03

EU, South American Countries Reach Agreement on Trade The European Union and South America’s Mercosur customs union clinched a deal that forges a trade bloc of 780 million people after 20 years of conten...
00:16 2019-06-29

Disney and Charter reach multiyear carriage agreement Charter has agreed to a multiyear carriage agreement with Disney, avoiding a blackout of networks including ABC and ESPN. Charter will carry the ACC ...
14:32 2019-08-14

U.S., Australia reach C-17A plane cross-servicing agreement A cross-servicing agreement for C-17A Globemaster transport planes was announced on Friday between the U.S. Air Force and the Royal Australian Air Fo...
03:48 2019-06-22

FCA, France reach tentative agreement on Renault merger -sources Fiat Chrysler has reached a tentative agreement with France on the terms of its proposed merger with Renault, two sources told Reuters, as the French...
17:32 2019-06-05

Renault confident to reach an agreement with Nissan on board committees The chairman of French car maker Renault said he was confident of reaching an agreement with partner Nissan on the composition of the Japanese compan...
16:48 2019-06-12

CBS, Viacom reach working agreement on leadership team: sources Viacom Inc and CBS Corp have worked out a management structure that would see Viacom Chief Executive Officer Robert Bakish leading the combined com...
17:32 2019-08-02

Juventus and Chelsea reach agreement in principle over Maurizio Sarri • 60-year-old set to sign three-year deal with Italians • Drogba backs Frank Lampard’s case to become Chelsea managerJuventus and Chelsea have reache...
00:01 2019-06-14

Lee Bowyer set to leave Charlton after failing to reach contract agreement • Roland Duchâtelet claims offer is more than current deal• Bowyer led Addicks to Championship in first seasonLee Bowyer is set to leave Charlton at ...
15:32 2019-06-17

DOJ and T-Mobile reportedly reach "rough agreement" on merger with Sprint Approval from the Department of Justice (DOJ) is one of three remaining roadblocks preventing T-Mobile and Sprint from closing on their $26.5 billion...
15:48 2019-07-02

Sudan military council, opposition reach power-sharing agreement Sudan's ruling military council and a coalition of opposition and protest groups reached an agreement to share power during a transition period ...
02:00 2019-07-05

UPDATE 3-CBS, Viacom reach working agreement on leadership team -sources Viacom Inc and CBS Corp have worked out a management structure in which Viacom Chief Executive Officer Robert Bakish would lead the combined company ...
18:32 2019-08-02

Japan and US negotiators fail to reach agreement on trade, and will extend talks Top negotiators for Japan and the United States on Thursday failed to reach an agreement on a two-way trade deal and decided to extend talks for anot...
23:00 2019-08-22

Sudan's military council, opposition reach power-sharing agreement Sudan's ruling military council and a coalition of opposition and protest groups have agreed to share power for three years and then hold elections, ...
09:16 2019-07-05

UPDATE 1-FCA, France reach tentative agreement on Renault merger -sources Fiat Chrysler Automobiles NV has reached a tentative agreement with France on the terms of its proposed merger with Renault, two sources told Reuters...
17:32 2019-06-05

In Republican-Leaning Districts, Lawmakers Shy Away From Broaching Impeachment A key group of lawmakers in Republican-leaning districts are staying cautious, and many of their constituents — even impeachment supporters — appear ...
09:48 2019-09-01

Paper Round: Juventus reach agreement for Sarri, Emery gives Ozil hope "Juventus have reached an agreement with Chelsea for manager Maurizio Sarri whilst Unai Emery has given Mesut Ozil hope. It’s Friday’s Paper Round......
03:32 2019-06-14

VW, Ford Reach Outline Agreement To Share Electric, Autonomous Tech - Report Ford and Volkswagen have reached an outline agreement to share electric and autonomous car technologies, extending their alliance beyond a cooperatio...
02:48 2019-07-08

Russia, Saudi Arabia Reach Oil Output Agreement Ahead of OPEC Talks Russia and Saudi Arabia have agreed to extend a major oil output-cutting deal by six to nine months to help support the market, Russian President Vla...
17:48 2019-06-30

Sudanese military and protesters reach full agreement on power-sharing deal Constitutional declaration follows the arrest of nine paramilitaries for killing four schoolchildrenSudan’s ruling generals and protest leaders have ...
04:48 2019-08-03

Charlotte lawmakers float backing out of hosting Republican convention The odds are extremely slim, but some leaders in Charlotte, North Carolina are holding out hope that the city might be able to find a way to back out...
00:16 2019-07-24

Republican, Democratic U.S. lawmakers ask Google to expand copyright protections A bipartisan group of U.S. lawmakers on Wednesday asked the chief executive of Alphabet's Google to expand its use of technology that prevents copyri...
14:48 2019-09-04

UPDATE 3-Democratic and Republican lawmakers back $8 bln F-16 sale to Taiwan Congress should move quickly with an $8 billion sale of F-16 fighter jets to Taiwan as the self-ruled island faces pressure from China's increased mi...
22:00 2019-08-16

Democratic, Republican lawmakers back $8 billion F-16 sale to Taiwan Congress should move quickly with an $8 billion sale of F-16 fighter jets to Taiwan as China "seeks to extend its authoritarian reach" over the regio...
15:00 2019-08-16

House sends long-delayed $19.1B disaster aid bill to Trump Congress is finally shipping President Donald Trump a $19.1 billion disaster aid bill, a measure stalled for months by infighting, misjudgment, and a...
04:32 2019-06-04

House yields, sends Senate border bill to Trump The Democratic-controlled House voted Thursday to send President Donald Trump a bipartisan, Senate-drafted, $4.6 billion measure to care for migrant ...
21:32 2019-06-27

EU leaders fail to reach agreement on replacements for Donald Tusk and Jean-Claude Juncker European Union leaders have failed to reach an agreement on who should replace the likes of Donald Tusk and Jean-Claude Juncker as they gathered for ...
01:16 2019-06-21

Volkswagen, Ford reach outline agreement to share electric, autonomous tech: source Ford and Volkswagen have reached an outline agreement to share electric and autonomous car technologies, extending their alliance beyond a cooperat...
11:16 2019-07-05

Jennifer Hudson and Ex David Otunga Reach Custody Agreement After Contentious Court Battle Jennifer Hudson's long custody battle is finally coming to an end. She and ex David Otunga reached an agreement on Tuesday, nearly two years after t...
07:32 2019-07-19

Republican, Democratic lawmakers launch caucus to 'End the Youth Vaping Epidemic' A bipartisan group of U.S. lawmakers said on Thursday they are forming a caucus to combat the "epidemic" of youth vaping, as cases of lung illness ti...
19:16 2019-09-19

U.S. House passes $733 bln defense policy bill after Trump threatens veto U.S. House of Representatives approved a $733 billion defense policy bill on Friday, defying President Donald Trump's veto threat by including provis...
16:16 2019-07-12

In victory for Trump, U.S. House Democrats back down on border aid bill demands Democratic leaders in the U.S. House of Representatives backed down to President Donald Trump and passed a $4.6 billion aid package to address a migr...
20:16 2019-06-27

House passes Senate border aid bill, sends to Trump for signature The U.S. House of Representatives on Thursday approved a Senate-passed bill providing $4.6 billion to address a surge of migrants at the U.S. border ...
20:16 2019-06-27

House passes $19 billion disaster relief bill after delays, sending it to Trump Trump, who objected to past disaster relief efforts over funding allotted for the hurricane-ravaged U.S. territory of Puerto Rico, said he would supp...
20:48 2019-06-03

US House Passes $733 Billion Defense Policy Bill As Trump Threatens Veto The U.S. House of Representatives approved a $733 billion defense policy bill on Friday, defying President Donald Trump's veto threat by including pr...
01:48 2019-07-13

U.S. House passes $733-billion defense policy bill after Trump threatens veto The U.S. House of Representatives approved a $733-billion defense policy bill on Friday, defying President Donald Trump's veto threat by including pr...
16:32 2019-07-12

Oregon State Police Are Searching for Republican Lawmakers Afraid of Voting on Climate Policy Democrats hold supermajorities in both houses of Oregon’s legislature and the governorship. That means that they can pass basically whatever the hell...
08:32 2019-06-21

Pelosi caves on House border bill, backs Senate version Trump supports The Democratic-controlled House on Thursday approved a bipartisan $4.6 billion Senate-drafted measure to care for migrant refugees detained at the so...
22:16 2019-06-27

U.S. lawmakers reach $19 billion deal on disaster aid: senators U.S. House of Representatives and Senate negotiators have reached a deal on a $19.1 billion disaster aid bill that has President Donald Trump's suppo...
15:48 2019-05-23

U.S. disaster aid bill blocked again as Republican objects A U.S. Republican lawmaker on Thursday blocked a $19.1 billion package to help Americans recover from a string of natural disasters, delaying passage...
17:48 2019-05-30

House OKs $19 billion disaster bill, breaking conservative blockade and sending measure to Trump for expected signature WASHINGTON (AP) — House OKs $19 billion disaster bill, breaking conservative blockade and sending measure to Trump for expected signature. The post H...
20:16 2019-06-03

U.S. lawmakers reach $19.1 billion disaster relief deal, no border aid U.S. House of Representatives and Senate negotiators have reached a deal on a $19.1 billion disaster aid bill that has President Donald Trump's suppo...
17:00 2019-05-23

One Republican’s Objection Delays Disaster Relief Bill Once Again Representative Chip Roy, a freshman representative, objected to a procedural vote that would have allowed the House to give its unanimous approval to...
11:32 2019-05-24

New Trinamool Lawmakers Mimi Chakraborty, Nusrat Jahan Reach Parliament Actress-turned-politicians Mimi Chakraborty and Nusrat Jahan on Monday arrived at the Parliament for the first time after getting elected in Bengal i...
13:16 2019-05-27

No. 2 U.S. House Democrat hopes House will pass funding bill by Friday Steny Hoyer, the No. 2 Democrat in the U.S. House of Representatives, said on Wednesday he hopes the House will pass a stopgap government funding bil...
18:32 2019-09-18

White House calls on U.S. House to pass Senate's border aid bill The White House on Thursday called on the Democratic-led U.S. House of Representatives pass the Republican-controlled Senate's version of a bill to p...
16:32 2019-06-27

House Approves Immigration Bill, Despite White House Veto Threat WASHINGTON — Democrats shunned a White House veto threat and muscled legislation through the House Tuesday that would bestow a chance for citiz...
22:48 2019-06-04

How Republican senators killed Oregon’s climate crisis bill After legislators fled the state, rightwing groups pledged their support and protesters demonstrated outside the state houseOregon politics has been ...
03:16 2019-06-29

Republican Sen. Rand Paul blocks 9-11 victims’ compensation bill Republican Sen. Rand Paul on Wednesday blocked fast-track approval of a bipartisan bill that would ensure a victims' compensation fund related to the...
17:16 2019-07-18

Republican governor signs bill protecting abortion rights MONTPELIER, Vt. (AP) — Vermont’s Republican governor has signed a bill into law that protects a woman’s access to abortion services. Gov....
10:16 2019-06-11

Republican Hawley introduces bill to weaken dollar to counter China Republican Josh Hawley and Democrat Tammy Baldwin introduced Senate legislation Wednesday to have the Federal Reserve weaken the dollar to promote ex...
16:16 2019-07-31

Oregon Republican senators return to Capitol after scuttling climate bill Senate Republicans in Oregon will return to the Capitol in Salem on Saturday, nine days after they departed in a successful bid to scuttle a vote on ...
19:00 2019-06-28

A Single Republican Congressman Has Temporarily Blocked the $19 Billion Disaster Aid Bill (WASHINGTON) — A House GOP conservative complaining of Washington’s free-spending and opaque ways blocked a long-overdue $19 billion disa...
20:32 2019-05-24

Rep. Will Hurd, the Only Black Republican in the House, Is Retiring (WASHINGTON) — The House’s only black Republican—Rep. Will Hurd—on Thursday became the latest GOP lawmaker to say he won̵...
12:32 2019-08-02

White House won’t sign international agreement against online extremism over First Amendment concerns The White House announced Wednesday that free speech concerns would keep the administration from signing onto an international agreement to counterac...
11:48 2019-05-21

Republican Bishop pulls out narrow win in N.C. House race All attention was focused on the 9th Congressional District contest, which proved surprisingly competitive. A Republican easily won in the state’s co...
02:00 2019-09-11

Republican women aim to grow their numbers in U.S. House next year U.S. Republicans chagrined by how few women their party has serving in Congress are launching an initiative on Wednesday aimed at reversing the trend...
17:32 2019-06-19

Third House Republican blocks massive disaster aid package A conservative House lawmaker derailed a massive $19 billion disaster aid package, becoming the third Republican to delay passage of the measure. Rep...
16:48 2019-05-30

Will Hurd, only black Republican in House, won’t seek reelection Rep. Will Hurd of Texas, the only black Republican in the House, won’t seek reelection in 2020, he announced on Thursday.“I have made the decision to...
21:32 2019-08-01

Oregon Republican Senators Return to State Capitol, Ending Walkout Over Climate Bill SALEM, Ore. — Some Republican lawmakers returned to the Oregon Senate on Saturday, ending a walkout over a carbon-emissions bill they said woul...
16:16 2019-06-29

U.S., Poland may sign 5G network security agreement on Pence visit: White House official The United States and Poland may sign an agreement aimed at securing 5G networks when U.S. Vice President Michael Pence visits Warsaw in the coming d...
14:48 2019-08-31

California lawmakers pass bill to protect sex workers California lawmakers passed a bill this week that protects sex workers from arrest for reporting rape as sexually transmitted diseases statewide have...
13:16 2019-07-11

State lawmakers abandon ‘paid surrogacy’ bill They just couldn’t deliver. State legislators won’t pass a law allowing couples to pay surrogates to carry babies to term, Albany lawmake...
06:48 2019-06-21

Alabama lawmakers pass another contentious abortion bill A week after Alabama passed one of the nation's most restrictive anti-abortion laws, lawmakers approved a bill to criminalize doctors who don't make ...
15:00 2019-05-23

Will Hurd, sole black Republican in House, won't seek re-election Rep. Will Hurd, R-Texas, a three-term Congressman and the only black Republican in the House of Representatives, announced he will not seek reelectio...
19:48 2019-08-02

Texas Republican Chip Roy keeps $19B disaster aid package from clearing House A $19.1 billion disaster aid package to help victims of the California wildfires, Midwest floods and coastal hurricanes might have to wait until at l...
13:32 2019-05-24

Rep. Will Hurd, the only black Republican in the House, abruptly announces he's retiring Scott Applewhite/AP Republican Rep. Will Hurd of Texas, a former undercover CIA officer and the only black Republican in the House of Representative...
14:48 2019-08-02

Will Hurd, sole black Republican in U.S. House, will not seek re-election Will Hurd, the only Republican African-American member of the U.S. House of Representatives, said on Thursday he would not seek re-election next year...
00:48 2019-08-02

Lone Republican blocks disaster aid package on House floor Rep. Chip Roy became the man who delayed $19.1 billion in disaster aid to communities throughout the country on Friday.House leaders tried to pass a ...
17:48 2019-05-24

UPDATE 2-U.S., Poland may sign 5G network security agreement on Pence visit -White House official The United States and Poland may sign an agreement aimed at securing 5G networks when U.S. Vice President Michael Pence visits the European nation in...
16:32 2019-08-30

Louisiana lawmakers pass bill to ban abortions as early as six weeks The Louisiana House of Representatives voted on Wednesday to prohibit abortion after detection of an embryonic heartbeat, which can occur as early as...
21:32 2019-05-29

New York Lawmakers Introduce Bill to Fully Decriminalize Sex Work (ALBANY, N.Y.) — New York state would legalize the buying and selling of sex under a proposal introduced in the state Legislature Monday that w...
11:48 2019-06-11

State lawmakers expected to pass bill to ban declawing of cats ALBANY — Lawmakers are expected to pass a law Tuesday to make New York the first state in the nation to ban declawing of cats. Violators would face a...
15:32 2019-06-04

California lawmakers consider bill that would 'lead the world' on gig worker rights Assembly Bill 5 would enact protections for workers, requiring them to meet three standards to be considered a contractorCalifornia legislators are s...
05:00 2019-08-30

House judiciary's top Republican urges hearings into Russian election meddling The top Republican on the U.S. House Judiciary Committee on Tuesday called for hearings into interference by Russia and others in the 2016 election a...
16:16 2019-06-04

Republican Fred Keller wins House seat in Pennsylvania vote Republican Fred Keller became the newest member of the U.S. House late Tuesday, winning a special election in Pennsylvania to fill a seat that's been...
20:48 2019-05-22

Texas Rep. Hurd, lone black Republican in House, won’t seek reelection Hurd is the rare GOP lawmaker to criticize Trump at times, including over construction of a U.S.-Mexico border wall. His retirement is the third by a...
21:00 2019-08-01

Bill de Blasio, Corey Johnson reach deal on $92.8B budget Mayor Bill de Blasio and City Council Speaker Corey Johnson reached a deal on a $92.8 billion city budget– up $300 million from the figure Hizz...
15:32 2019-06-14

Calif. lawmakers send dealer franchise bill to governor's desk After a similar bill was vetoed in 2018, California lawmakers passed dealer franchise legislation that would in part adjust the reimbursement rate re...
20:16 2019-09-11

Indians To Benefit As US Lawmakers Pass Bill To Remove Cap On Green Cards US lawmakers have passed a Bill aimed at lifting the current seven percent country-cap on issuing Green Cards, a development which would benefit thou...
00:32 2019-07-11

U.S. lawmakers advance bill to boost Puerto Rico Medicaid funding A bill that would give Puerto Rico a substantial boost in federal Medicaid funding advanced out of a U.S. House subcommittee on Thursday after lawmak...
19:16 2019-07-11

India lawmakers set to ratify bill to strip Kashmir, Jammu of autonomy Internet and communications remained down amid an ongoing lockdown in Kashmir Tuesday, a day after the Indian government said it would end the specia...
22:16 2019-08-06

UK lawmakers bring sleeping bags for long debate on Brexit bill Members of the UK’s House of Lords arrived at Parliament Wednesday with sleeping bags as they prepared for a marathon session to debate a bill ...
05:32 2019-09-05

Ohio lawmakers pass bill to cut renewable requirement, help nuclear and coal Enlarge / Water vapor is emitted from the cooling towers of the FirstEnergy Corp. Perry Nuclear Generating Station in Perry, Ohio, U.S., on Thursday,...
16:16 2019-05-31

Jon Stewart has some fresh fire for lawmakers who blocked a bill supporting 9/11 first responders Four years after leaving The Daily Show—and his default pulpit as one of the last generally trustworthy, moral voices in American political commentar...
06:00 2019-07-18

Republican Tenney leans toward running for the battleground House seat she lost in 2018 Tenney told CNBC she met earlier this year with leaders from the National Republican Congressional Committee, who encouraged her to run for the New Y...
19:32 2019-07-16

Top U.S. House judiciary panel Republican urges hearings into Russian election meddling The top Republican on the U.S. House Judiciary Committee on Tuesday called for hearings into interference by Russia and others in the 2016 election a...
14:32 2019-06-04

California Lawmakers Pass Bill Allowing College Athletes To Profit From Endorsements The California State Assembly on Monday passed a bill that would allow college athletes to sign endorsement deals. SB 206, the Fair Pay To Play Act, ...
03:48 2019-09-10

NY lawmakers propose bill that would require cars to have rear-seat detection devices A state bill that would require car manufacturers to install a device to protect children from being abandoned in hot cars was introduced Friday as t...
19:32 2019-08-02

French lawmakers vote to target online hate speech in draft bill Social media giants such as Facebook and Twitter would be required to remove any hateful content within 24 hours under a draft bill approved by Franc...
17:48 2019-07-05

House cancels vote on pay raises for lawmakers House Democrats withdrew a bill scheduled for a vote this week that would have provided a cost of living pay increase to lawmakers and congressional ...
23:16 2019-06-10

U.S. Lawmakers Reintroduce Bill Supporting Democracy in Hong Kong in the Wake of Violent Unrest Members of Congress have reintroduced a bill defending Hong Kong’s autonomy in the wake of violent protests over a controversial proposal to am...
06:16 2019-06-14

Alabama lawmakers pass bill that order chemical castration for child sex crime convicts MONTGOMERY, Ala. (WVTM) – Under a bill recently passed by Alabama lawmakers, a court would order chemical castration for someone convicted of a...
20:32 2019-06-04

U.S. House lawmakers ask regulators to scrutinize bank cloud providers Two U.S. lawmakers have called on a top financial regulatory panel to consider direct oversight of the cloud services big tech companies provide to b...
10:32 2019-08-23

House lawmakers hit tech giants with wave of document requests House Judiciary lawmakers today unleashed a torrent of document requests on Facebook, Apple, Amazon and Google parent company Alphabet aimed at uncov...
17:16 2019-09-13

Elon Musk's flamethrower incenses New York lawmakers. State Senate passes bill banning the weapon New York's Senate passed a bill to make possession of a flamethrower for recreational use a crime, calling out Elon Musk and the Boring Company....
15:00 2019-06-21

British lawmakers advance bill to block 'no-deal' Brexit, oppose Boris Johnson's call for new election British lawmakers in the House of Commons passed a bill Wednesday to block the United Kingdom from leaving the European Union without an agreement in...
19:48 2019-09-04

House lawmakers approve $600M in budget to upgrade election security Exactly 17 months before the 2020 U.S. elections, a House subcommittee approved a bill Monday that would spend $600 million on increased security for...
23:48 2019-06-04

White House, congressional leaders will try again to reach spending deal Top congressional leaders from both parties will meet with senior White House officials this week as the Trump administration and Congress try once a...
23:16 2019-06-16

‘Republican’ group attacking Trump, McConnell funded by liberal Trump critic The ads against President Trump and Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell over election “security” issues have been called “stunning” because they’r...
22:48 2019-08-01

Facebook, Google and other tech giants to face antitrust investigation by House lawmakers The probe announced Monday by the House Judiciary Committee's competition-minded panel, led by Rep. David Cicilline (R.I.), is expected to be far-rea...
19:32 2019-06-03

Mueller's testimony pushed to July 24 in a deal with House lawmakers that allows more time for questioning Associated Press Former special counsel Robert Mueller will testify before the House Intelligence Committee and the House Judiciary Committee on Jul...
16:48 2019-07-13

White House and Congress Reach Deal on Spending, Debt Ceiling Congressional and White House negotiators reached a deal to increase federal spending and raise the government’s borrowing limit, securing a bipartis...
19:32 2019-07-22

House lawmakers hear emotional testimony from migrant mother whose daughter died after ICE detention House lawmakers on Wednesday heard emotional testimony from a Guatemalan woman seeking asylum in the United States whose two-year-old daughter contra...
18:00 2019-07-10

Watch: Jon Stewart calls out lawmakers over 9/11 victims' compensation fund in emotional House testimony Comedian Jon Stewart tore into members of Congress Tuesday for failing to ensure that a victims' compensation fund set up after the 9/11 attacks won'...
16:48 2019-06-11

House lawmakers seek trove of documents from Silicon Valley giants in antitrust investigation Lawmakers on Friday made a sweeping bipartisan request for a trove of documents from Amazon, Apple, Facebook, and Google, ramping up the pressure on ...
14:00 2019-09-16

House lawmakers ask four tech giants to turn over trove of sensitive records in antitrust probe The documents could shed light on whether the companies’ dominance of search, advertising, e-commerce and other digital markets is rooted in anti-com...
23:32 2019-09-13

House Democrats reach deal with Justice Department to review Mueller materials “These documents will allow us to perform our constitutional duties and decide how to respond to the allegations laid out against the President by th...
15:48 2019-06-10

House lawmakers ask Apple, Amazon, Facebook and Google to turn over trove of records in antitrust probe The requests ask each of the tech giants to provide detailed information about their internal operations, including copies of key communications betw...
10:00 2019-09-13

Trump's 'secret' agreement with Mexico revealed President Trump teased the media this week when he dangled a one-page document he said contained a "secret" deal with Mexico in front of journalists....
07:32 2019-06-15

What Does the House Retirement Bill Mean for You? The retirement bill the House of Representatives passed on Thursday includes an assortment of changes for participants in 401(k) plans and owners of ...
02:16 2019-05-24

Alabama Lawmakers Pass Marriage License Workaround Bill That Accommodates Judges Opposing Same-Sex Marriage (MONTGOMERY, Ala.) — After some conservative Alabama probate judges stopped issuing marriage licenses over the issue of same-sex marriage, stat...
02:32 2019-05-24

The budget agreement is a huge win for Trump's pro-life policies President Trump and congressional leaders reached a sweeping bipartisan budget on Monday to suspend the debt ceiling and increase federal spending li...
22:32 2019-07-23

Trump administration signs asylum agreement with El Salvador The Trump administration on Friday signed an "asylum cooperative agreement" with El Salvador that would mean migrants who pass through the country ne...
23:16 2019-09-20

Who Are Trump’s Republican Challengers? Joe Walsh, a former congressman, and Bill Weld, a former governor, are longshot Republican candidates running against President Trump. We look at the...
16:16 2019-09-06

President Trump Signs Agreement With E.U. To Increase Beef Exports (WASHINGTON) — President Donald Trump celebrated a new agreement Friday to increase beef exports to the European Union, saying sales should inc...
15:48 2019-08-02

Trump threatens tariffs on Guatemala for not accepting asylum agreement President Donald Trump threatened to impose tariffs on Guatemala as punishment for the country not signing a Safe Third Agreement, which would requir...
17:16 2019-07-23

Flores Agreement: States Sue to Block Trump's Attempt to Revoke It Lawsuits regarding the Flores Agreement and public charge rule argue that the federal government is interfering with states' efforts to enforce their...
18:48 2019-08-27

Trump: North Korean missile tests may defy UN, but not his agreement with Kim U.S. President Donald Trump said on Friday that North Korea's missile tests may have violated United Nations resolutions but did not break his agreem...
12:48 2019-08-02

The Latest: GOP again blocks disaster aid bill in House WASHINGTON (AP) — The Latest on the disaster aid bill (all times local): 5:20 p.m. Another attempt to pass a $19 billion disaster aid bill in the Hou...
18:16 2019-05-30

The Latest: House OKs $19.1 billion disaster aid bill WASHINGTON (AP) — The Latest on the House vote on a $19.1 billion disaster aid bill (all times local): 7 p.m. The House has given final approval to a...
20:16 2019-06-03

Top Republican: Iran is 'miscalculating,' Trump 'knows what he has to do' Iranian officials are blundering as they try to counter President Trump’s maximum pressure campaign without triggering a retaliation, a congressional...
21:32 2019-06-20

Former Republican Rep. Joe Walsh Will Primary Trump Joe Walsh, an ex-lawmaker from Illinois, a conservative radio talk show host, and a former Trump supporter announced on Sunday that he will challenge...
02:32 2019-08-26

North Korean Missile Tests Break U.N. Rules, Trump Says---But Not His Agreement With Kim President Trump conceded that North Korea’s recent short-range missile tests might have broken United Nations resolutions but said he didn’t consider...
18:32 2019-08-02

Trump announces bipartisan budget agreement, would raise spending by $320 billion After negotiations with both Republican and Democratic leaders in Congress, President Trump announced the parties had come to a compromise on a two-y...
18:32 2019-07-22

The House Passed a Bill That Would Protect Millions of Immigrants On Tuesday, the House of Representatives passed a hopeful but likely doomed bill that would offer more than 2 million undocumented migrants a path to...
22:32 2019-06-04

House bill targets illicit use of Pentagon networks Bipartisan legislation introduced Tuesday in the House seeks to stop the use of Department of Defense computer networks for sharing child pornography...
20:16 2019-07-02

A Bipartisan Bill That Could End Our Robocall Hell Just Passed the House 429-3 Two Republicans and one independent were the only holdouts Wednesday as the U.S. House of Representatives passed the Stopping Bad Robocalls Act by a ...
18:32 2019-07-24

House scheduled to pass 9/11 health bill on Friday WASHINGTON – The 9/11 first responders health bill will get a full House vote Friday – and is expected to pass overwhelmingly. House Majo...
21:16 2019-07-09

U.S. House Democrats introduce bill to fund government until Nov. 21 Democrats in the U.S. House of Representatives introduced a stopgap government funding bill on Wednesday that would maintain current spending levels ...
21:00 2019-09-18

House passes bill to help workers with retirement savings WASHINGTON (AP) — The House overwhelmingly approved a bill Thursday to promote retirement security by making it easier for small businesses and other...
16:16 2019-05-23

House Democrats will vote on bill exploring reparations House Democratic leaders on Wednesday committed to a floor vote for legislation to study reparations for the descendants of slaves — a historic move ...
15:16 2019-06-19

House to vote on stopgap bill to avert shutdown The House will return to Washington next week with plans to swiftly pass a bill to keep the government open past Sept. 30, marking the first step to ...
20:00 2019-09-05

House overwhelmingly approves funding bill for 9/11 victims The House on Friday overwhelmingly passed a bill to reauthorize the compensation fund for victims of the Sept. 11, 2001 terrorist attacks, after come...
14:32 2019-07-12

Disaster aid bill worth $19.1 billion blocked again in House The U.S. House of Representatives on Tuesday failed again to pass a $19.1 billion disaster aid bill supported by President Donald Trump after a Repub...
21:48 2019-05-28

Trump orders two ex-White House aides not to testify at House hearing on Tuesday President Donald Trump has ordered two former White House aides not to testify at a House of Representatives committee hearing on Tuesday as the pane...
00:00 2019-09-17

Former White House aides ordered by Trump not to testify at House hearing Former White House Deputy Chief of Staff Rick Dearborn and former White House Staff Secretary Rob Porter were subpoenaed by the House Judiciary Commi...
23:32 2019-09-16

Rebuffed by Trump, House panel to meet with or without ex-White House lawyer Amid growing talk in Congress of impeaching President Donald Trump, the Democratic-led House of Representatives committee where such an effort would ...
10:16 2019-05-21

Former White House aide Rob Porter subpoenaed by House Democrats in Trump corruption probe Earlier this month, two other Trump associates — ex-Trump campaign manager Corey Lewandowski and former White House deputy chief of staff Rick Dearbo...
21:00 2019-08-26

Former Republican lawmaker leaning toward Trump challenge Joe Walsh, a conservative former U.S. congressman turned talk show host, said on Thursday he was leaning toward a Republican primary challenge to Pre...
15:32 2019-08-22

Trump Waves Around Piece of Paper as Proof of Super-Secret Agreement With Mexico President Donald Trump continued to insist on Tuesday that his administration had signed a super-secret agreement with Mexico, going so far as to wav...
20:32 2019-06-11

Donald Trump’s ‘peace agreement’ is a betrayal of Afghanistan and its people | Simon Tisdall This cut-and-run policy will leave the country trapped in a conflict with the Taliban and fail the casualties of warIf Donald Trump has his way a “pe...
16:32 2019-08-19

Mexican foreign secretary denies Trump’s claim of secret concessions in agreement Three days after U.S. President Donald Trump announced a deal with Mexico to stem the flow of migrants at the southern border, the two countries appe...
00:32 2019-06-11

White House blocks former Trump aide from answering House panel’s questions, angering Democrats The White House asserted immunity for Hope Hicks, a private citizen, as she appeared before the House Judiciary Committee. Democrats said the exempti...
18:32 2019-06-19

Texas House Oks school safety bill after mass shooting AUSTIN, Texas (AP) — A bill that would “harden” Texas campuses with increased security and a boost in student mental health resources has...
17:48 2019-05-21

House passes bill to raise minimum wage to $15 per hour The Democrat-controlled House on Thursday passed legislation raising the minimum wage to $15 an hour, ​but it’s not expected to find any suppor...
17:32 2019-07-18

U.S. House fails to pass disaster aid bill; second attempt likely next month The U.S. House of Representatives on Friday failed to pass a $19.1 billion disaster aid bill supported by President Donald Trump, but is expected to ...
13:48 2019-05-24

House passes bipartisan bill to stop illegal robocalls The House has just passed a bipartisan bill created to put a stop to all the annoying and disruptive robocalls you get. Introduced by Energy and Comm...
04:16 2019-07-25

The Latest: House to vote on Senate’s emergency border bill WASHINGTON (AP) — The Latest on Congress and the border aid package (all times local): 3:30 p.m. Speaker Nancy Pelosi says the House will “relu...
16:32 2019-06-27

House panel will hold hearing on bill proposing statehood for DC WASHINGTON — The House of Representatives Committee on Oversight and Reform is set to hold a hearing on a bill proposing Washington, DC, be recognize...
13:48 2019-05-31

House to 'reluctantly' back Senate border aid bill: Pelosi Democrats in the U.S. House of Representatives on Thursday gave up on an effort to add additional migrant protections to a Senate-passed border aid b...
16:32 2019-06-27

House GOP education bill moving forward as teachers protest CHARLESTON, W.Va. (AP) — Despite teacher protests, Republicans in the West Virginia House of Delegates have advanced their wide-ranging education pro...
19:48 2019-06-17

House defense bill's liberal provisions face the ax in the Senate House Democrats passed a major defense policy bill Friday loaded with liberal provisions that sets up a clash with both Democrats and Republicans in ...
21:32 2019-07-12

Bipartisan House bill aims to curb illegal robocalls The US Senate has shown bipartisan support for a bill to crack down on robocalls, and now it's the House's turn. Energy and Commerce Commit...
14:48 2019-06-20

House passes bill to extend 9/11 Victim Compensation Fund WASHINGTON — The House passed the 9/11 Victim Compensation Fund bill to permanently fund cash payments for first responders, their families and other...
15:01 2019-07-12

Jon Stewart: House passes 9/11 victims compensation bill, but 'none of us feel like the job is done' The House of Representatives' reauthorization of the 9/11 Victims Compensation Fund is an achievement but not the end of activists' work, according t...
16:32 2019-07-12

Brexit: House of Lords approves bill to block no deal The UK House of Lords has approved a bill that aims to block the possibility of a no deal Brexit happening in October. The bill is expected to pass i...
18:48 2019-09-06

Bipartisan retirement bill clears House, moves closer to becoming law The Secure Act will head to the Senate, where a similar bill awaits committee action. Differences in the two bills would need to be worked out before...
19:32 2019-05-23

U.S. House Democrats introduce bill to fund government until November 21 Democrats in the U.S. House of Representatives introduced a stopgap government funding bill on Wednesday that would maintain current spending levels ...
20:00 2019-09-18

House passes bill to thwart 2020 ballot box hacking U.S. states would get $600 million in federal grants to secure voting machines from cyber attacks under legislation passed by the House of Representa...
20:16 2019-06-27

U.S. House committee rejects low-yield nukes in defense bill The House Armed Services Committee rejected two Republican amendments in defense appropriations for additional funding and deployment of low-yield n...
12:48 2019-06-13

House poised to pass immigration bill that would protect ‘dreamers’ The American Dream and Promise Act of 2019 would grant “dreamers” 10 years of legal residence status and offer them a path to citizenship if they mee...
16:48 2019-06-04

Texas House OKs school finance bill, property tax reform AUSTIN, Texas (AP) — The Texas House has unanimously approved a sweeping, bipartisan school finance bill that brings an extra $4.5 billion into Texas...
22:48 2019-05-25

Alabama House approves ‘born alive’ abortion bill MONTGOMERY, Ala. (AP) — The Alabama House of Representatives has approved legislation to put doctors in prison if they don’t try to save babies...
04:32 2019-05-22

House approves $19.1B disaster aid bill blocked three times by Republicans The House of Representatives approved a $19.1 disaster relief bill Monday, sending the measure to President Trump after conservative Republican lawma...
20:48 2019-06-03

AOC one of few to vote ‘no’ as House passes bill opposing Israel boycott WASHINGTON – The House of Representatives overwhelmingly passed a resolution to oppose the anti-Israel boycott, divestment and sanctions moveme...
00:48 2019-07-24

House passes $1T spending bill as budget talks resume WASHINGTON (AP) — The Democratic-controlled House has passed a $1 trillion spending bill that amounts to an opening bid in a guns vs. butter fight wi...
17:16 2019-06-19

Mexico releases full text of migration agreement that Trump inadvertently flashed to cameras Mexico on Friday released a copy of a supplementary agreement to stop migrant flows into the U.S. -- days after Trump inadvertently flashed parts of ...
15:48 2019-06-15

Joe Walsh Confirms He Will Challenge Trump for Republican Nomination Calling Mr. Trump ‘completely unfit,’ Mr. Walsh, a conservative radio host, will adopt a television-centric strategy to try to rattle a media-obsesse...
21:00 2019-08-25

Trump labels Republican presidential challengers 'the Three Stooges' President Donald Trump dismissed three Republican challengers to his 2020 re-election as "the Three Stooges" on Monday and expressed doubt about ever...
02:16 2019-09-10

Trump 'crazy like a fox' in suggesting Greenland purchase, says Republican Arkansas senator Tom Cotton makes remark in New York TimesSomething rotten? How Trump got in a state over DenmarkDonald Trump was “crazy like a fox” ...
14:32 2019-08-26

Republican Congressman Begs Trump Supporters Not to Act Like Themselves Tonight President Donald Trump is hosting a rally tonight in Cincinnati, which will almost certainly be a screaming, racist mess that lays bare the ideologic...
12:48 2019-08-01

For Republican senator, Trump went 'over the line' on Twitter attacks U.S. Republican Senator Lisa Murkowski picks her fights carefully with President Donald Trump, who won her home state of Alaska in 2016 by nearly 15 ...
21:32 2019-07-17

Trump critic Amash quits their Republican Party U.S. Representative Justin Amash, the first Republican in Congress to say President Donald Trump committed an impeachable offense, quit the Republica...
15:48 2019-07-04

Republican senators may sink another Trump judicial nominee President Donald Trump’s nominee to a key appellate court could be in jeopardy over Republican concerns about his judicial record and potential issue...
02:01 2019-07-17

Republican senators may not support Trump's Mexico tariffs At a closed-door luncheon on Capitol Hill, Republicans told officials from the White House counsel's office about their concerns over Trump's threat ...
18:32 2019-06-04

Stung by Trump, U.S. Republican defends his impeachment remarks Justin Amash, the first Republican in the U.S. Congress to say openly that President Donald Trump has committed impeachable offenses, on Monday fired...
08:37 2019-05-21

Mark Sanford Will Challenge Trump in Republican Primary Mr. Sanford, the former governor and representative from South Carolina who has become a vocal critic of the president, said he would focus his campa...
11:48 2019-09-08

"Unacceptable To Tell Citizens To Go Back": Republican Leaders To Trump A day after President Donald Trump said four minority congresswomen should "go back" to their home countries, Republicans criticized the quartet and ...
03:48 2019-07-16

'We all know he's unfit': Joe Walsh to challenge Trump in Republican primary Former Tea Party congressman is vocal conservative criticOpinion: Trump seems to think he’s an emperorJoe Walsh, a talk radio host and former congres...
18:00 2019-08-25

Republican Leader Insists Trump Definitely Didn't Say the Thing He Definitely Said During his weekly press conference on Thursday, House Minority Leader Republican Rep. Kevin McCarthy used reason and logic to argue that President Do...
17:16 2019-06-13

Executive director of gay Republican group after Trump endorsement NBC NEWS – The executive director of the Log Cabin Republicans is the latest official to resign from the conservative LGBTQ group after it rece...
20:48 2019-08-27

Republican Sen. Grassley Challenges Trump on Trade Policies Republican Sen. Chuck Grassley from Iowa has taken on more of an adversarial role when it comes to President Trump’s trade policies. He and other law...
10:48 2019-06-14

House Republicans block $19.1 billion nationwide disaster aid bill for third time A lone conservative objected as Democrats tried to advance long-delayed legislation that would spread more than $19 billion to U.S. states, territori...
17:32 2019-05-30

House passes bill offering 2 million migrants a chance at citizenship Measure to protect Dreamers and others stands little chance of passing but highlights Democrats’ push for immigration reformDemocrats shunned a White...
21:48 2019-06-04

Ohio House passes bill to save nuclear power plants The Ohio House of Representatives passed a bill on Wednesday that could cost power consumers about $190 million per year to save the state's two nucl...
02:16 2019-05-30

U.S. House passes bill to raise federal minimum wage to $15 an hour The U.S. House of Representatives on Thursday passed legislation to raise the federal minimum wage to $15 an hour by October 2025, a big win for work...
14:00 2019-07-18

Business groups slam House for passing $15 minimum wage bill Raising the minimum wage to $15 could cost 1.3 million jobs, according to an estimate by the Congressional Budget Office.     &#...
17:16 2019-07-18

House passes bill to raise federal minimum wage to $15 an hour The U.S. House of Representatives on Thursday passed legislation to raise the federal minimum wage to $15 an hour by October 2025, a big win for work...
19:16 2019-07-18

Austrian lower house backs bill banning all uses of weedkiller glyphosate Austria's lower house of parliament on Tuesday approved a bill banning all uses of the weedkiller glyphosate, amid concerns that the chemical can cau...
23:16 2019-07-02

The U.S. House of Representatives passed a bill Tuesday that grants protection for Dreamers The U.S. House of Representatives passed a bill Tuesday that grants protection for Dreamers. The bill would guarantee that undocumented immigrants wh...
07:00 2019-06-06

House passes bill blocking oil and gas drilling off Florida's Gulf Coast The legislation would ban oil and gas drilling off both coasts of the U.S., in the Arctic National Wildlife Refuge and in the eastern Gulf of Mexico....
17:48 2019-09-11

House fails to pass $19.1 billion disaster aid bill after GOP lawmaker objects WASHINGTON (NBC NEWS) — For the second time in less than a week, the House on Tuesday failed to pass the Senate-passed $19 billion bill providing dis...
23:48 2019-05-28

Space Force back in House version of defense policy bill Democrats and Republicans on the House Armed Services Committee have agreed on a slimmed-down version of President Trump's Space Force and plan to ad...
23:16 2019-06-10

House approves bill to avoid shutdown — but wall fight looms The House on Thursday easily passed a stopgap spending measure to avert a shutdown at month’s end. But the hard part is just beginning. Democratic a...
00:16 2019-09-20

U.S. House approves stopgap funding bill to avoid government shutdown The U.S. House of Representatives approved a stopgap government funding bill on Thursday that would avoid a government shutdown by maintaining curren...
19:16 2019-09-19

House ‘Reluctantly’ Accepts Senate Version of Emergency Border Bill (WASHINGTON) — The Democratic-controlled House voted Thursday to send President Donald Trump a bipartisan, Senate-drafted, $4.6 billion measure...
18:32 2019-06-27

Democratic lawmaker says House expected to vote on Senate border bill The U.S. House of Representatives is expected to vote on Thursday on a Senate-passed border aid bill without amendments, as Democrats give up for now...
16:32 2019-06-27

House passes bill that would block enforcement of new SEC investor protection rule One of the amendments attached to an appropriations bill would prohibit the Securities and Exchange Commission from implementing and enforcing its "R...
20:01 2019-06-27

House Passes Senate Border Bill in Striking Defeat for Pelosi Speaker Nancy Pelosi, in a stinging defeat after a show of Democratic disunity, let a Senate border spending bill pass the House without controls tha...
17:48 2019-06-27

House passes bill to protect election systems, but Senate passage is unlikely The House passed a bill that would require states to strengthen their voting systems from hacking. Known as the SAFE Act (HR 2722), the chamber appro...
23:48 2019-06-27

Slavery reparations bill debated in US House hearing – video highlights The actor Danny Glover, writer Ta-Nehisi Coates and Senator Cory Booker were among the witness at a congressional hearing on the original sin of the ...
20:48 2019-06-19

House Approves Short-Term Spending Bill That Would Stave Off Shutdown The bill, which the Senate is also expected to pass before funding lapses on Oct. 1, would extend funding for all federal government departments and ...
23:48 2019-09-19

Trump, with eye on 2020, seeks to bolster North Carolina Republican U.S. President Donald Trump is going all-out to try to keep a district of North Carolina in the Republican column in a special congressional election...
12:16 2019-09-09

Second Republican Joins 2020 Presidential Race To Challenge Trump A second Republican on Sunday entered the fray to battle Donald Trump for the party's presidential nomination in 2020 -- an indication of the simmeri...
18:32 2019-08-25

Larry Hogan says he won’t challenge Trump for Republican 2020 nomination Maryland Gov. Larry Hogan said in an interview published Saturday that he will not run against President Trump in a longshot big for the GOP’s 2020 n...
16:32 2019-06-01

Scaramucci predicts 'demagogue' Trump will not be Republican nominee in 2020 Former White House Communications Director Anthony Scaramucci offered a prediction Wednesday night that President Trump "will not" be the Republican ...
02:32 2019-08-15

Republican Iowa senator says Trump EPA 'screwed us' with biofuel waivers Iowa's Republican Senator Chuck Grassley said the Trump administration's Environmental Protection Agency has "screwed" the U.S. ethanol industry and ...
16:00 2019-08-16

Mark Sanford will mount Republican primary challenge against Trump The former governor, who was ousted from Congress after speaking out against Trump, plans to make the debt, deficit and spending the focus of his cam...
03:48 2019-09-09

Republican senators denounce Trump's attack on congresswomen – live Speaker announced resolution after Trump’s attacks on congresswomen Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez, Ilhan Omar, Rashida Tlaib, Ayanna Pressley 8.17pm BST T...
15:48 2019-07-15

Executive director of gay Republican group resigns after Trump endorsement NBC NEWS – The executive director of the Log Cabin Republicans is the latest official to resign from the conservative LGBTQ group after it rece...
01:48 2019-08-28

These Republican women say they stand behind Trump and don't see his recent tweets as racist A group of Republican women from Dallas say they fully support President Donald Trump after he told four progressive congresswomen of color they shou...
01:48 2019-07-18

Trump critic Justin Amash quits Republican Party Rep. Justin Amash, the only congressional Republican who publicly argues that President Donald Trump has engaged in impeachable conduct, announced Th...
21:48 2019-07-04

White identity politics drives Trump, and the Republican Party under him As a 2020 political strategy, the president is betting on the combination of grievance and anti-immigrant sentiment that helped him win election in 2...
06:32 2019-07-16

Trump Critic Rep. Justin Amash Quits Republican Party Michigan Representative Justin Amash, the only House Republican open to impeaching President Donald Trump, said he would quit the party, after becomi...
19:48 2019-07-04

Republican Trump challengers warn of totalitarian drift in party Sanford, Walsh and Weld write for Washington PostFour states cancel nominating contests to give Trump clear runThe Republican party has taken “a wron...
16:48 2019-09-14

With Eye On 2020, Trump Rallies Support For Republican in North Carolina US President Donald Trump is going all-out to try to keep a North Carolina district in the Republican column in a special congressional election on T...
12:16 2019-09-10

Republican Senators Are Cool to Trump’s Choice for Top Intelligence Post Democrats and former officials also expressed concern that the pick, Representative John Ratcliffe, will politicize what is supposed to be a nonparti...
16:48 2019-08-02

Amash digs in on Trump criticism amid Republican backlash Michigan Republican Rep. Justin Amash will face a primary challenge in 2020 after saying that he believes President Donald Trump engaged in impeachab...
11:48 2019-05-21

American Carnage: a masterful must-read on Trump's Republican takeover Tim Alberta of Politico has written a compelling, alarming and scoop-heavy history of the fall of the party of LincolnLike the deity on the sixth day...
11:32 2019-07-13

First-time homebuyers could snag lower costs for FHA loans under House-passed bill The Housing Financial Literacy Act would provide a discount on upfront mortgage insurance if the borrower goes through financial literacy counseling....
11:32 2019-07-18

UPDATE 3-Ohio House passes bill to save nuclear power plants The Ohio House of Representatives passed a bill on Wednesday that could cost power consumers about $190 million per year to save the state's two nucl...
21:48 2019-05-29

House passes bill to avoid a government shutdown for two months, sends it to Senate The measure to keep the government running through Nov. 21 now heads to the Senate, where McConnell has signaled he will back a temporary spending pl...
16:00 2019-09-19

Tensions flare over Pelosi’s comments about four House Democratic women and border bill The speaker faced criticism from some of the four first-term lawmakers as animosity over the emergency aid package lingered in the Democratic caucus....
17:48 2019-07-07

House passes short-term funding bill to avert a government shutdown The House of Representatives on Thursday passed a bill to temporarily extend funding for the federal government and avert a shutdown at the end of th...
10:00 2019-09-20

House Passes Short Term Spending Bill to Postpone Possible Government Shutdown (WASHINGTON) — The House has passed a short-term ending bill to prevent a federal shutdown when the budget year ends Sept. 30. The bipartisan m...
21:48 2019-09-19

Ohio House expected to pass bill to save nuclear power plants Ohio's Republican-controlled House of Representatives will likely pass a bill on Tuesday to create subsidies to avoid the early shutdown of the state...
12:16 2019-07-23

House passes short-term funding bill to avoid government shutdown WASHINGTON — The House passed legislation Thursday to avoid another government shutdown by extending federal funding through Nov. 21. The short-term ...
00:48 2019-09-20

House votes to ban drilling in Arctic wildlife refuge, reversing part of GOP tax bill The House approved a bill Thursday barring drilling in the Arctic National Wildlife Refuge, a measure that would reverse a change in the 2017 Republi...
16:16 2019-09-12

House Democrats set the stage for a $17 billion showdown with Senate over defense policy bill DEVIL IN THE DETAILS: The tough work of nailing down the final provisions of the annual defense policy bill known as the NDAA begins in earnest this ...
21:32 2019-07-09

Ohio House committee passes bill to save nuclear power plants A committee in Ohio's House of Representatives voted along party lines to approve a bill to save the state's two nuclear power reactors from retireme...
13:48 2019-05-24

House panel unanimously passes 9/11 victims fund bill after Jon Stewart shaming WASHINGTON — The bill that permanently authorizes the 9/11 Victim Compensation Fund passed out of the House Judiciary Committee unanimously on Wednes...
16:48 2019-06-12

U.S. bill raising debt ceiling for farm bankruptcies heads to White House With farm bankruptcies rising and agricultural debt loads soaring, the U.S. Senate has passed a bill that will make it easier for more farmers with l...
19:00 2019-08-02

House approval of border bill triggers Democratic progressive-moderate split ‘The Squad’ accuses party leaders of caving to White HouseAmash: Pelosi making mistake on impeachmentCongressional approval for funds for the Trump a...
23:00 2019-07-07

Brazil pension overhaul bill wins by resounding margin in lower house Brazil's lower house of Congress approved a landmark overhaul of the country's pension system on Wednesday by a far wider margin than predicted, deli...
02:16 2019-07-11

Future Iran agreement needs 'permanent prohibition' on nukes and must address ballistic missiles, Trump's Pentagon nominee says President Trump's nominee for defense secretary said a future nuclear agreement with Iran should include a more permanent end to the country's nuclea...
22:00 2019-07-16

Republican senator predicts Congress will try to vote down Trump tariffs on Mexico Sen. Rob Portman, R-Ohio, said Tuesday he believes Congress would engage in a bipartisan vote to disapprove of President Trump's new tariffs on Mexic...
13:16 2019-06-04

US: Republican Mark Sanford joins list of Trump challengers in 2020 Republican former governor Mark Sanford once described Trumpism as "a cancerous growth" and is now seeking to challenge the president's re-election b...
15:16 2019-09-08

UPDATE 1-Republican Iowa senator says Trump EPA 'screwed us' with biofuel waivers Iowa's Republican Senator Chuck Grassley said the Trump administration's Environmental Protection Agency has "screwed" the U.S. ethanol industry and ...
22:00 2019-08-16

Republican who called for Trump impeachment doubles down, says some of president's actions have been 'corrupt' Rep. Justin Amash, R-Mich., continued criticizing President Trump on Thursday, claiming that he engaged in both "inherently corrupt" actions as well ...
18:00 2019-05-23

Ex-governor Mark Sanford to launch 2020 Republican challenge to Trump Former South Carolina governor: ‘I am going to get in’Trump and Sanford are longstanding political foesMark Sanford, the former South Carolina govern...
03:48 2019-09-09

Trump casts himself, military, Republican VIPs as stars of July 4th pageant With U.S. military armored vehicles parked nearby, workers set up a red-carpeted stage on Wednesday for President Donald Trump's planned July Fourth ...
18:16 2019-07-03

Trump’s incendiary rhetoric is met with fading resistance from Republican and corporate leaders Even as a few GOP lawmakers spoke out against the president’s language, with some specifically calling it racist, most stayed quiet or sought to soft...
22:00 2019-07-15

Republican National Committee echoes Trump’s attacks on Democratic congresswomen The RNC said in an email that “the squad of Ilhan Omar, Rashida Tlaib, Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez, and Ayanna Pressley regularly use vile, hateful, ant...
02:00 2019-07-17

Former S.C. congressman Mark Sanford announces Republican primary challenge against Trump Sanford, a former South Carolina governor who represented the state’s 1st Congressional District in the House until earlier this year, had been mulli...
17:00 2019-09-08

Trump’s Iran Response Underlines Republican Rift Over National Security The rift has rekindled debate over lawmakers’ roles in matters of war and peace and pointed up deep concerns among some Republicans, who are normally...
19:32 2019-06-21

Trump says state Republican parties are canceling primaries because they ‘don’t want to waste their money’ In an exchange with reporters, the president sidestepped the issue of whether the trend denies his three GOP challengers the chance to rack up delega...
04:16 2019-09-10

Want to beat Trump? Learn from workers in Republican states | Eric Blanc Americans in ‘conservative’ states are leading the fight for public education, healthcare and social servicesMany Americans agree on the urgent need ...
14:00 2019-06-11

U.S. unsure about circumstances of tanker towed to Iran U.S. officials say they are unsure whether an oil tanker towed into Iranian waters was seized by Iran or rescued after facing mechanical faults as Te...
18:32 2019-07-17

Sarri unsure if Pogba will join Juventus "New Juventus coach Maurizio Sarri said on Saturday he was a fan of Manchester United midfielder Paul Pogba but he did not know if the Frenchman woul...
15:32 2019-07-20

Del Potro unsure if he will play again after latest injury "Juan Martin del Potro’s injury curse has struck again with the Argentine taking to social media to reveal that he is unsure whether he will play aga...
14:32 2019-06-21

Brazil unsure if Marta will play against Australia Brazil played coy on the status of star player Marta ahead of its Women's World Cup match against Australia, a team reeling from a first-round upset ...
08:32 2019-06-13

Pochettino unsure if Eriksen will remain at Tottenham "Tottenham Hotspur playmaker Christian Eriksen is in contention to start Saturday\u0027s Premier League clash at Manchester City but doubts remain if...
10:32 2019-08-16

Pelosi says she'll 'reluctantly' allow border bill to pass House amid Democratic anger – live Sopeajer says House will pass Senate border funding bill but Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez says ‘hell no’ – follow the latest live Sign up for the US brie...
16:32 2019-06-27

House panel backs election security bill in aftermath of 2016 Russian interference The chamber is expected to act next week on the legislation that would mandate paper ballots and provide millions of dollars to update voting equipme...
18:00 2019-06-21

Brexit: bill intended to block no deal to become law after being passed by House of Lords – live news Benn bill passes the upper house without being amended, meaning it does not have to go back to House of CommonsGauke: Johnson risks millions of votes...
12:48 2019-09-06

U.S. House Speaker Pelosi backs bill aimed at protecting Hong Kong rights U.S. House of Representatives Speaker Nancy Pelosi, a longtime critic of China's human rights record, on Wednesday threw her influence behind biparti...
17:32 2019-06-19

UPDATE 4-Brazil pension overhaul bill wins by resounding margin in lower house Brazil's lower house of Congress approved a landmark overhaul of the country's pension system on Wednesday by a far wider margin than predicted, deli...
23:16 2019-07-10

House to vote on new border bill amid outcry over conditions at migrant detention centers “Legislation is necessary,” Pelosi said in a letter to House Democrats, pointing to limits on the Trump administration that were left out of the rece...
21:32 2019-07-08

New House bill includes no extra allowance for NASA, threatening 2024 Moon program NASA wants to go back to the Moon. That was true even before Donald Trump won the presidency, but a mandate by the administration to make a crewed Mo...
22:48 2019-09-19

House panel advances bill to boost September 11th Victims Compensation Fund A House panel passed a bill Wednesday to authorize additional funding for the September 11th Victims Compensation Fund until 2090, one day after come...
16:32 2019-06-12

Trump rallies support for Republican in North Carolina special election, with eye on 2020 U.S. President Donald Trump is going all-out to try to keep a North Carolina district in the Republican column in a special congressional election on...
02:16 2019-09-10

South Carolina Republican Mark Sanford Announces He Will Challenge Trump in 2020 After months of buildup, former governor and representative of South Carolina Mark Sanford made it official Sunday by announcing he will primary Dona...
14:16 2019-09-08

On Mexico border, Republican business owners oppose Trump's tariff threat A lifelong Republican, Russ Jones supports President Donald Trump and agrees he needs to take action to deal with an immigration crisis on the border...
14:48 2019-06-09

Trump-backed Republican wins North Carolina special congressional election Republican Dan Bishop won a special U.S. congressional election in North Carolina on Tuesday, turning back a vigorous Democratic challenge to save a ...
07:16 2019-09-11

Rep. Justin Amash quits Republican Party, sought impeachment inquiry of Trump U.S. Rep. Justin Amash, who is the only Republican in Congress backing an impeachment inquiry of President Donald Trump, said on the Fourth of July h...
14:32 2019-07-04

Republican, Democratic senators seek to block Trump Saudi arms sales Republican and Democratic U.S. senators said on Wednesday they would introduce 22 separate joint resolutions seeking to block President Donald Trump'...
10:48 2019-06-05

Republican-controlled Senate votes to block Trump’s arms sales to Saudis President vows to veto the measures after seven Republicans broke with him to reject at least some of the arms salesThe Republican-controlled US Sena...
15:32 2019-06-20

Trump-backed Republican wins special congressional election in North Carolina: AP Republican Dan Bishop won a special U.S. congressional election in North Carolina, the Associated Press said on Tuesday, saving a longtime stronghold...
07:16 2019-09-11

The Black Man Trump Called ‘My African American’ Calls It Quits on the Republican Party Gregory Cheadle, the black Republican Donald Trump once referred to as “my African American,” has finally had enough of Trump’s shenanigans and is qu...
03:16 2019-09-13

Trump hits out at Republican rival and heads for North Carolina rally – live President attacks primary challenger Mark SanfordDemocrats call on Senate to take up background checks bill 3.02pm BST Trump is on a tweeting tear th...
10:16 2019-09-09

Trump warns 'foolish' Republican senators in rare clash over Mexico tariffs Lawmakers in president’s own party voice firm opposition to threat over MexicoIn a rare confrontation, Republican senators declared deep opposition T...
03:32 2019-06-05

Former Illinois Rep. Joe Walsh Confirms He’ll Challenge President Trump For 2020 Republican Nomination (WASHINGTON) — Joe Walsh, a former Illinois congressman and tea party favorite turned radio talk show host, announced a longshot challenge Sund...
10:32 2019-08-25

NFL notebook: Rams' Gurley unsure how knee will hold up Todd Gurley, the Los Angeles Rams' primary ballcarrier, said he isn't certain how his arthritic knee will hold up over the long haul. An "arthritic c...
05:48 2019-07-11

Emery unsure when Ozil and Kolasinac will return for Arsenal "Unai Emery is hopeful Mesut Ozil and Sead Kolasinac will return soon, however the Arsenal boss is unsure if they will be available to play the next ...
05:16 2019-08-12

Yankees’ Dellin Betances unsure when he can pitch off a mound BALTIMORE — Luis Severino and Dellin Betances played catch on flat ground before the Yankees’ 9-4 win over the Orioles on Tuesday night at Camd...
14:16 2019-08-07

Tensions flare on House floor as Republicans pressure Dems to pass bipartisan border bill Republicans on Thursday ramped up pressure on House Democrats to pass the Senate version of a $4.5 billion border bill to combat the humanitarian cri...
14:48 2019-06-27

Trump’s rise has pushed the Koch brothers out of Republican favor — but their political grip is still as powerful as ever Sean Zanni/Patrick McMullan via Getty Images The billionaire entrepreneur David Koch died Friday at age 79. Together, he and his brother Charles are...
22:00 2019-08-23

Republican host city Charlotte condemns hate speech after Donald Trump rally The North Carolina city that will host the 2020 Republican convention next summer has passed a resolution condemning hate speech, after a campaign ra...
17:16 2019-07-23

Trump, Pence rally support for Republican candidate in North Carolina special election The White House’s heavy involvement in the race stood in contrast to Trump’s remarks earlier Monday, when he denied that the contest had any national...
04:16 2019-09-10

Anti-Trump Republican Jeff Flake calls on GOP to condemn 'vile and offensive' tweets Former Arizona Sen. Jeff Flake, one of President Trump’s most vocal Republican critics, has called on others in his party to condemn the president’s ...
13:32 2019-07-15

Kentucky Gov. Matt Bevin, a Trump ally, defeats 3 challengers to win Republican nomination in bid for second term LOUISVILLE, Ky. (AP) — Kentucky Gov. Matt Bevin, a Trump ally, defeats 3 challengers to win Republican nomination in bid for second term. The post Ke...
21:48 2019-05-21

Republican support for Trump rises after racially charged tweets: Reuters/Ipsos poll Support for U.S. President Donald Trump increased slightly among Republicans after he lashed out on Twitter over the weekend in a racially charged at...
21:48 2019-07-16

Chicago Cubs unsure whether Ben Zobrist will return this season: 'Obviously, we miss him' The Chicago Cubs are bracing for the possibility that utilityman Ben Zobrist may not play the rest of the season amid a divorce from his wife Juliann...
12:48 2019-05-29

'Who knows?' - Cavendish team manager unsure on Tour de France future "Team Dimension Data\u0027s performance manager has admitted that he is unsure whether Mark Cavendish will ride in the Tour de France again after bei...
18:32 2019-07-07

Senate panel wants to bring back drug proposal loved by Big Pharma in new White House-backed bill Senate Finance Committee Chairman Chuck Grassley said he wants to revive an abandoned White House proposal that would have eliminated rebates from go...
17:32 2019-07-31

Anti-Trump Republican consultant drops foreign agent contract to fight Russia sanctions John Weaver, an anti-Trump Republican consultant, on Thursday backed out of a contract with a Russian-owned nuclear energy company following backlash...
10:32 2019-05-21

Justin Amash, Lone Republican Calling for Trump’s Impeachment, Quits Conservative Group He Founded (WASHINGTON) — Rep. Justin Amash, the lone Republican calling for President Donald Trump’s impeachment, has quit the Freedom Caucus of Ho...
17:48 2019-06-11

Republican reps cite 9/11 anniversary in criticizing Trump decision to invite Taliban to US for peace talks Two Republican members of Congress on Sunday expressed concern over President Donald Trump's now-canceled plan to host Taliban leaders at Camp David ...
19:48 2019-09-09

The sole Republican congressman to call for Trump's impeachment just left the GOP, and the move could cost him his congressional seat AP Photo/J. Scott Applewhite, File Rep. Justin Amash of Michigan — the sole Republican member of Congress to call for impeachment proceedings ...
22:32 2019-07-05

Trump: Lawmakers are interested in gun control measures Will Congress act? President Trump claims he can coalesce reluctant Republicans around passing gun control measures. Nathan Rousseau Smith has the st...
23:16 2019-08-10

U.S. lawmakers urge Trump to sanction Turkey Republican and Democratic U.S. lawmakers pressed President Donald Trump on Thursday to impose sanctions on Turkey over its purchase of a Russian miss...
19:16 2019-07-18

U.S. lawmakers see tamping down of Trump rhetoric on Iran U.S. officials who briefed Congress about Iran on Tuesday sought to convince lawmakers that President Donald Trump's administration wants to deter Te...
16:16 2019-05-21

UK’s May finds Trump tweets about lawmakers ‘unacceptable’ A spokesman says British Prime Minister Theresa May thinks President Donald Trump used “completely unacceptable” language in his tweets about four De...
13:16 2019-07-15

Trump Inspires California Lawmakers to Go on Offense California Democrats have been energized by a wave of anti-Trump sentiment to enact a sweeping liberal agenda that in almost every way offers a count...
22:48 2019-09-14

Charles Barkley 'unsure' whether Kevin Durant could handle New York City Kevin Durant is set to become a free agent during the offseason and will be one of the most sought-after players on the market next to Kyrie Irving a...
12:48 2019-06-05

Russia unsure if Japan-U.S. treaty revision will affect islands dispute Russia will need to wait for the United States and Japan to revise their security treaty before deciding how it is going to affect Moscow-Tokyo talks...
10:32 2019-06-29

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11:32 2019-06-10

Trump said he granted a disaster declaration at the request of North Carolina’s Republican senator. It came from the state’s Democratic governor. With Hurricane Dorian heading toward the Tar Heel State, the president appeared to inject politics into the federal emergency process. Sen. Thom Till...
08:48 2019-09-04

Donald Trump says US, Japan have reached agreement 'in principle' on new trade pact President Trump said Sunday the U.S. and Japan have agreed in principle on a new trade deal that calls for the Japanese to buy U.S. surplus corn. &#...
17:00 2019-08-25

Mueller to lawmakers: Trump wanted him fired over investigation Former U.S. Special Counsel Robert Mueller on Wednesday said President Donald Trump wanted him fired because of his investigation into possible obst...
11:32 2019-07-24

GOP lawmakers blast Trump over North Korea comments Republican Sen. Joni Ernst on Sunday pushed back on President Trump’s claim that he isn’t worried about North Korea’s ballistic missile testing this ...
18:48 2019-05-26

Trump says wants lawmakers to take meaningful steps on gun background checks U.S. President Donald Trump on Friday said Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell is on board with taking legislative action to address gun backgroun...
01:48 2019-08-10

U.S. lawmakers threaten to subpoena Trump aide Conway A U.S. House of Representatives panel warned in a letter it could subpoena the testimony of Kellyanne Conway, a senior adviser to President Donald Tr...
00:48 2019-06-24

GOP lawmakers say Trump's Mexican tariffs endanger USMCA Republican lawmakers warn that President Trump has imperiled the ratification chances of his U.S.-Mexico-Canada Agreement on trade by announcing a 5%...
19:48 2019-05-31

Ivanka Trump quietly talking to lawmakers about gun reform Ivanka Trump has been quietly reading up on gun reform proposals and meeting with their congressional advocates following the deadly mass shootings i...
20:48 2019-08-13

U.S. lawmakers push back against possible Trump foreign aid cuts Republican and Democratic foreign policy leaders in the U.S. Congress came out on Friday against a Trump administration review of foreign aid that cr...
02:48 2019-08-10

Hundreds of U.S. lawmakers ask Trump administration for Syria strategy Hundreds of members of the U.S. Congress signed a letter to President Donald Trump on Monday arguing that the United States should remain engaged wit...
08:37 2019-05-21

U.S. lawmakers spar over Trump plan to freeze mpg rules The congressional hearing comes as the administration prepares to finalize a dramatic rewrite of fuel efficiency standards through 2026 and strip Cal...
15:00 2019-06-20

Marathon all-night House Armed Services Committee markup session of defense policy bill resolves few partisan issues STILL AT IT AT 5 A.M.: The House Armed Services Committee markup of the National Defense Authorization Act began Wednesday morning and was still goin...
13:00 2019-06-13

Cycling: Nibali unsure on Tour de France tactics, Sagan targets green again Italian Vincenzo Nibali is the most successful Grand Tour rider who will start this year's Tour de France on Saturday but admits he might go for stag...
15:16 2019-07-05

Trump’s snooker revolution: ‘I want to reach a standard nobody has seen before’ "Judd Trump is snooker\u0027s greatest talent, and can revolutionise the standards of the sport after winning his first World Championship, writes De...
20:16 2019-05-23

Trump says it would be 'monumental' if U.S. can reach deal with China U.S. President Donald Trump said on Saturday he was open to a trade deal with Chinese President Xi Jinping that would be "monumental", as they began ...
04:16 2019-06-29

China says Trump, Xi reach trade truce OSAKA, Japan (AP) — President Donald Trump and Chinese President Xi Jinping have agreed to a new cease-fire in a yearlong trade war. That’s acc...
07:16 2019-06-29

Lawmakers Accuse Trump and Aides of Delaying F-16 Sales to Taiwan China has objected to the proposed sales, and Congress is worried that President Trump and his trade advisers might try to placate Beijing to get a t...
12:48 2019-07-31

U.S. lawmakers to push back against Trump on Saudi weapons sales Members of the U.S. Congress, including some of President Donald Trump's fellow Republicans as well as Democrats, are preparing legislation seeking t...
21:16 2019-06-04

U.S. Democratic lawmakers slam Trump's latest border initiatives U.S. Democratic lawmakers on Friday called President Donald Trump's latest anti-immigration initiatives "unacceptable" and warned his administration ...
18:32 2019-07-19

The complete list of GOP lawmakers reacting to Trump’s ‘go back’ tweet The vast majority of Republican members of Congress have not said anything publicly about President Trump’s Sunday morning tweet that four Democratic...
08:16 2019-07-16

U.S. farmers, lawmakers dial up pressure on Trump over biofuel policy The agriculture and biofuel industries and their allies in the U.S. Congress ramped up pressure on the Trump administration on Wednesday over the rel...
17:16 2019-08-21

U.S. lawmakers say tariffs on EU olive oil pit Trump trade policy against demand U.S. lawmakers on Wednesday urged the U.S. Trade Representative's Office not to impose new import tariffs on European olive oil, warning they could l...
22:16 2019-08-21

Extra protection sought for certain lawmakers after Trump's comments about 'squad' EXCLUSIVE – House Homeland Security Committee Chairman Bennie G. Thompson, D-Miss., was seeking extra protection for members of Congress on Monday af...
04:48 2019-07-16

Lawmakers renew fights over Trump's border wall, abortion U.S. lawmakers clashed on Tuesday over funding for President Donald Trump's border wall and women's reproductive health programs, flashpoints that co...
07:16 2019-09-11

Trump defiant as lawmakers blast his 'racist' attacks on four congresswomen Democrats in the U.S. Congress moved on Monday to formally condemn President Donald Trump's attacks on four minority congresswomen, while Trump doubl...
16:48 2019-07-15

U.S. lawmakers still plot to push Saudi Arabia on rights, despite Trump The U.S. Congress left Washington on Thursday without enacting legislation to punish Saudi human rights abuses, but lawmakers said efforts to stop mi...
00:48 2019-08-02

After Backlash, Donald Trump Says Lawmakers "Obligated To Love Country" US President Donald Trump has said lawmakers have an obligation to love and embrace the country, as he disavowed the chanting of "send her back" by h...
02:48 2019-07-19

Democratic lawmakers slam Trump's latest border initiatives U.S. Democratic lawmakers on Friday called President Donald Trump's latest anti-immigration initiatives "unacceptable" and warned his administration ...
19:16 2019-07-19

Sheriff's deputies in North Carolina are unsure why a woman tied up her husband and castrated him Victoria Frabutt, 56, is in jail after "severing her husband's penis," according to the Carteret County Sheriff's Office.   ...
01:00 2019-09-11

US states unsure of how to halt online sales of abortion pills amid clinic crackdown American women faced with new restrictions on abortions passed by a dozen U.S. states this year are turning to abortion pills from foreign online sup...
12:32 2019-06-27

U.S. states unsure how to halt online sales of abortion pills amid clinic crackdown American women faced with new restrictions on abortions passed by a dozen U.S. states this year are turning to abortion pills from foreign online sup...
11:16 2019-06-28

How Trump campaign plans to reach key demographics in 2020 President Trump’s campaign is considering using digital micro-targeting to reach African Americans, suburban women and Hispanics – three ...
21:16 2019-05-29

Tennessee Volunteers coach Jeremy Pruitt unsure if Michigan has helped Aubrey Solomon case Aubrey Solomon, a former five-star recruit, transferred to Tennessee from Michigan in December. The Volunteers have yet to receive an answer on a wai...
00:00 2019-08-24

Trump promises 'substantial' middle-class tax cut in Baltimore speech to GOP lawmakers President Trump told Republican lawmakers Thursday that "sometime this year," he will announce a "substantial tax cut for middle-income folks who wor...
03:16 2019-09-13

Lawmakers urge Trump to stop deportations to Iraq after Michigan man's death Dozens of House Democrats are urging President Donald Trump to stop detaining and deporting Iraqi nationals after the death of a Michigan man sent to...
02:16 2019-08-14

Trump Administration Hasn't Briefed Congress on New Cyberattack Rules, Lawmakers Say The Trump administration hasn’t allowed Congress to see a classified directive issued by President Trump almost a year ago that outlines new rules fo...
16:16 2019-07-11

Four U.S. lawmakers ask Trump to move forward with $10 billion Pentagon cloud contract Four members of U.S. Congress, including House Armed Services Committee ranking member Mac Thornberry, sent a letter to President Donald Trump on Thu...
17:01 2019-07-19

Trump not alone in seeking lower dollar, as lawmakers unveil foreign investor tax The dollar’s value has been elevated for decades, making American goods more expensive on world markets and encouraging U.S. consumers to buy imports...
15:16 2019-07-31

US Lawmakers Urge Trump To Press India To Lift J&K Communication Blackout A bipartisan group of four influential US lawmakers on Thursday expressed concern over the situation in Jammu and Kashmir and urged President Donald ...
23:16 2019-09-12

Pelosi: Trump should call in lawmakers for 'urgent' session on gun control laws McConnell, the Senate majority leader, refuted Pelosi’s suggestion, but called for a bipartisan solution when Congress resumesThe House speaker Nancy...
22:32 2019-08-08

U.S. lawmakers spar over Trump plan to freeze vehicle fuel rules Trump administration officials at a congressional hearing on Thursday defended their controversial proposal to freeze fuel efficiency requirements at...
16:48 2019-06-20

Trump administration considering new weapons sales to Saudis despite lawmakers' objections If Trump approves the weapons sale to the Saudis – potentially billions of dollars in U.S.-made arms – it would spark a fierce backlash f...
05:16 2019-05-24

Trump's China tariff hike draws mixed reception from lawmakers President Trump's surprise Thursday announcement that he would place tariffs on $300 billion worth of Chinese goods drew mixed reaction from Senate l...
20:16 2019-08-01

UPDATE 2-Four U.S. lawmakers ask Trump to move forward with $10 bln Pentagon cloud contract Four members of U.S. Congress, including House Armed Services Committee ranking member Mac Thornberry, sent a letter to President Donald Trump on Thu...
14:16 2019-07-19

Lawmakers torn over sexual assault allegations made against Trump nominee Members of the Senate Armed Services Committee are torn over the recent sexual assault allegations that were lobbied against President Trump’s ...
06:16 2019-07-12

Donald Trump says he’s confident China wants to reach trade deal President Trump said Monday he’s confident that China is sincere about wanting to reopen talks to end the escalating trade war between the two ...
13:32 2019-08-26

Trump calls off tariffs as US and Mexico reach deal on immigration Mexico agrees to host more migrants seeking asylum in US and increase enforcement on southern borderThe US and Mexico have reached an agreement to st...
00:16 2019-06-08

Auto Makers Push Trump to Reach Fuel Compromise GM, Ford, Toyota and others are urging the president to find a middle ground between stricter, Obama-era economy standards and a plan from his admini...
02:16 2019-06-07

Trump administration plans to sell new weapons to Saudis despite lawmakers' objections The new weapons sales – worth $8.1 billion – has sparked a fierce backlash from lawmakers who say it's an 'end-run' around...
01:48 2019-05-25

Republicans criticize minority lawmakers as ‘far-left’ while chastising Trump for ‘over the line’ tweets Several Republicans assailed Trump without any mention of the policies of the four Democratic congresswomen, calling the president’s remarks “spitefu...
22:00 2019-07-15

GOP lawmakers discuss vote to block Trump’s new tariffs on Mexico, in what would be a dramatic act of defiance Republican aren’t eager for a fight with Trump. But some feel they might have to take action, as consensus grows that the new tariffs would amount to...
23:16 2019-06-03

Trump baby blimp set to fly over London on Tuesday as fundraisers reach their £30k target A giant inflatable Donald Trump baby blimp is set to fly over London during the US president's state visit after its owners reached their £30,000 fun...
14:32 2019-06-02

Trump's Personal Attacks on Elijah Cummings Reach a Sinister New Level Donald Trump has spent days waging a one-sided war on Rep. Elijah Cummings, with a particular focus on portraying Cummings’ city of Baltimore as an A...
12:16 2019-08-02

The Twitter megaphone: How Trump and the 2020 candidates compare in terms of reach Twitter is far from the only factor influencing voters, but given how much President Trump has relied on the social network, it's worth looking at ho...
14:48 2019-08-08

Trump loses court round in U.S. Democratic lawmakers demand for bank documents on his businesses U.S. President Donald Trump, three of his children and the Trump Organization on Wednesday lost their bid to block Deutsche Bank AG and Capital One F...
17:48 2019-05-22

Trump, Congress leaders reach deal on debt limit, spending caps President Donald Trump and U.S. congressional leaders reached a deal on Monday on a two-year extension of the debt limit and federal spending caps th...
22:32 2019-07-22

Walsh says he is 'strongly, strongly considering' challenging Trump in Republican primary Former Illinois GOP Rep. Joe Walsh, who has been publicly mulling a 2020 primary challenge to President Donald Trump, said Thursday he is "strongly, ...
21:32 2019-08-22

Poll Finds Trump’s Racist Dog Whistle Works With Racists; Republican Support Increases After Racist Tweets Well, it looks like President Trump’s racist tweet targeting the fab four freshmen congresswomen is working; not only has he distracted the public fr...
22:16 2019-07-17

Trump's rebranding of DC's July 4th celebrations will include a VIP area for White House guests in front of Trump's stage Carolyn Kaster/AP President Donald Trump is remaking Washington, DC's Independence Day celebrations into a political event that will feature a massi...
23:16 2019-06-29

AOC 'squad' refers to Trump as 'occupant' of White House, condemns 'racist' remarks, as Trump fires back In spirited remarks tinged with open animosity, Rep. Ilhan Omar, D-Minn., standing side-by-side with Reps. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez, Ayanna Pressley,...
19:32 2019-07-15

Danish royal family 'surprised,' lawmakers fume as Trump cancels Denmark visit over Greenland The Danish Royal family was “surprised” after President Trump scraped the planned visit to Denmark following Danish Prime Minister Mette Frederiksen’...
00:48 2019-08-22

Trump praises N.J. lawmakers for balking at a tax increase on millionaires, complains of ‘ridiculously high’ taxes in New York In tweets, the president weighed in the New Jersey budget process and complained that Democratic politicians are hurting his children and businesses ...
13:32 2019-07-01

Trump loses court round on Democratic lawmakers' demand that banks provide his business records U.S. President Donald Trump, three of his children and the Trump Organization on Wednesday lost their bid to block Deutsche Bank AG and Capital One F...
17:48 2019-05-22

G20: world leaders urge Trump and Xi to reach a trade deal or risk global economy Financial markets fall amid growing fears that talks in Osaka will fail to break logjamDonald Trump and Xi Jinping have been urged to reach a trade d...
10:16 2019-06-28

Senators Reach Deal to Vote on Blocking Trump Administration’s Saudi Arms Sale WASHINGTON — Lawmakers have reached a deal with the Senate’s Republican leadership to vote on more than a dozen resolutions aimed at bloc...
19:16 2019-06-19

G20 summit: Donald Trump and Xi Jinping reach deal to restart US-China trade talks President Donald Trump and Chinese President Xi Jinping have agreed to resume talks in a year-long trade war that has fuelled a global economic slowd...
08:48 2019-06-29

Congress and Trump risk seeing bipartisan victories on healthcare cost bills slip out of reach this fall Republicans, Democrats, and President Trump have a chance to pass legislation to lower healthcare costs, but risk squandering the opportunity because...
07:48 2019-09-09

Donald Trump blames Democrats for deaths of migrant father and toddler daughter who drowned while trying to reach the US President Donald Trump has blamed the Democrats for the deaths of a migrant father and his toddler daughter who drowned on the banks of the Rio Grand...
00:48 2019-06-28

Trump visits El Paso in the wake of mass shooting and praises victims and first responders before launching into tirade against Democratic lawmakers President Donald Trump visited El Paso, Texas, on Wednesday in the wake of a mass shooting that left 22 dead. "We had an amazing day," the president ...
14:32 2019-08-09

Willie Taggart unsure if Florida State players were properly hydrated vs. Boise State Willie Taggart expressed doubt over Florida State's hydration leading up to the Seminoles' season-opening loss to Boise State.   ...
03:48 2019-09-03

McConnell says he won't take up gun bill unless Trump says he will sign it Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell said Tuesday he will not put a gun bill of any kind on the Senate floor unless President Donald Trump says he ...
21:48 2019-09-03

Harriet Tubman won’t appear on U.S. $20 bill until after Trump presidency The redesign featuring Tubman — famous for her efforts spiriting slaves to freedom — has been in doubt since Donald Trump called the move an act of "...
16:16 2019-05-23

‘A great job done by all’, Trump says after $4.6B border bill passes The bipartisan legislation contains more than $1 billion to shelter and feed migrants detained by the border patrol and almost $3 billion to care for...
21:48 2019-06-27

Trump backs bill to ban flag-burning: ‘A no brainer!’ Some Republicans in Congress on Friday reintroduced a proposal calling for a ban on burning the American flag – and they’ve already won an endorsemen...
00:48 2019-06-16

Bipartisan bill would handcuff Trump on China concessions Senators are introducing a bipartisan bill that would clamp down on U.S. companies from doing business with Chinese tech giant Huawei, the latest eff...
07:48 2019-07-16

Trump says China is paying tariffs, but U.S. companies keep getting the bill Businesses are coping with the trade war by swallowing smaller profits, implementing selective price increases and shifting their Chinese orders to f...
12:16 2019-07-23

Congress finally to send $19B disaster aid bill to Trump Congress is finally shipping President Donald Trump a $19.1 billion disaster aid bill, a measure stalled for months by infighting, misjudgment, and a...
18:16 2019-06-03

Congress finally sends $19B disaster aid bill to Trump Congress is finally shipping President Donald Trump a $19.1 billion disaster aid bill, a measure stalled for months by infighting, misjudgment, and a...
19:32 2019-06-03

Bill Maher: 2020 Dems just need to 'come off less crazy' then Trump -- and 'they're blowing it!' Before closing his show Friday night, "Real Time" host Bill Maher urged the 2020 Democrats to "come off less crazy" than President Trump in order to ...
01:48 2019-08-03

Bill Maher claims Oprah would be only 'sure' bet for beating Trump in 2020 HBO host Bill Maher argued on Friday that there was a good chance former Vice President Joe Biden would ruin a 2020 bid and that talk show empress Op...
16:32 2019-06-22

Trump gives shout-out to Pelosi's drug price bill: 'It's great to see' President Trump tweeted Thursday that it was "great to see" House Speaker Nancy Pelosi unveil a bill to lower drug prices but that he liked another b...
21:16 2019-09-19

Bill Maher: Recession would be 'worth it' if Trump doesn't get re-elected HBO host Bill Maher continued hoping for a recession on his show "Overtime" Friday, saying that the economic fallout would be "worth it" if it preven...
20:16 2019-08-03

Bill Weld 'thrilled' other Republicans are challenging Trump in primary Former Massachusetts governor – and longshot primary challenger against President Trump for the Republican nomination – said Sunday that he is “thril...
15:00 2019-08-25

Trump calls for trade deal passage before infrastructure bill President Trump told Democratic lawmakers in a letter Tuesday that Congress should take up and pass a trade deal with Canada and Mexico before debati...
01:16 2019-05-22

Trump ‘all in’ on bill to make burning the American flag illegal President Trump is “all in” on the latest attempt to make flag-burning illegal, he wrote Saturday in a post boosting a proposed constitutional amendm...
17:00 2019-06-15

N.Y. Assembly approves bill to view Donald Trump's tax returns New York's Assembly passed a bill Wednesday giving state lawmakers access to President Donald Trump's state tax returns, giving the legislation suppo...
20:48 2019-05-22

Dems press Trump to suppport background check bill Democrats are pressing President Donald Trump to intervene with Senate Republicans and demand passage of a bipartisan bill to expand background check...
22:16 2019-09-09

Trump: African Americans won’t be able to vote for Biden over crime bill President Trump wrapped up his four-day trip to Japan, and quickly turned his attention back to domestic politics — ripping Joe Biden for backing a t...
21:32 2019-05-27

U.S. Congress passes $19.1 billion disaster aid bill, sends to Trump The U.S. Congress on Monday approved legislation providing $19.1 billion in emergency funding for disaster recovery efforts throughout the United Sta...
21:32 2019-06-03

D.C. mayor asks Trump to pay Fourth of July celebration's $1.7M bill District of Columbia Mayor Muriel Bowser has asked President Donald Trump to reimburse the $1.7 million his "Salute to America" Fourth of July celebr...
02:48 2019-07-11

Trump says he is convinced Senate leader wants background checks bill President Donald Trump said on Tuesday he was convinced that Senate Republican leader Mitch McConnell wants to move legislation to toughen background...
21:16 2019-08-13

Donald Trump: We Love Bill Belichick, Don't We, And Also Curing AIDS? There are two versions of President Donald Trump that appear in public. They both inhabit the same body—the same Youppi-shaped torso pitched forward ...
03:16 2019-09-12

Congress passes $19.1 billion disaster aid bill, sends to Trump The U.S. Congress on Monday approved legislation providing $19.1 billion in emergency funding for disaster recovery efforts throughout the United Sta...
20:32 2019-06-03

US Congress Sends $19 Billion Relief Bill To Trump To Sign Into Law The US Congress overcame months of delays to finally pass a $19.1 billion relief package Monday to help victims of flooding, wildfires and hurricanes...
01:16 2019-06-04

It Sure Seems Like the Trump Campaign Is Trying to Stick El Paso With a $500K Bill for Its Rally President Donald Trump’s long history of screwing contractors and employees out of money seems to be continuing, with a new report claiming his campa...
02:32 2019-06-04

Top Democrats tell Trump gun bill must include universal background checks Top Democrats in Congress told Republican President Donald Trump on Sunday that any gun control legislation that falls short of universal background ...
17:16 2019-09-15

Cuomo Signs a Bill to Allow Release of Trump’s State Tax Returns State tax officials will be required to release the returns for any ‘specified and legitimate legislative purpose’ to three congressional committees....
17:48 2019-07-08

Donald Trump weighs up Senators gun background check bill President Donald Trump says there are "a lot of things under discussion," on background gun checks, including some things that will never happen and ...
02:32 2019-09-12

'The View' hosts slam Republican leadership 'silence' in Trump's Baltimore comments The co-hosts of "The View" called out Republican leaders for not speaking out against President Donald Trump's controversial comments about Balt...
12:32 2019-07-31

Daily on Healthcare: Congress and Trump risk seeing bipartisan victories on healthcare cost bills slip out of reach this fall Subscribe today to the Washington Examiner magazine and get Washington Briefing: politics and policy stories that will keep you up to date with what'...
19:16 2019-09-09

Trump to unveil immigration and border security bill in Cabinet meeting U.S. President Donald Trump planned to present a bill to his Cabinet on Tuesday aimed at boosting border security and overhauling the current immigra...
13:32 2019-07-16

Harriet Tubman $20 Bill Is Delayed Until Trump Leaves Office, Mnuchin Says President Trump said in 2016 that the Obama-era decision to put Tubman on the bill was “pure political correctness.’’ Now it won’t be in circulation ...
07:32 2019-05-23

New York Passes Bill Giving Congress a Way to Get Trump’s State Tax Returns Tax officials would be authorized to hand over his state returns to any one of three congressional committees, opening a new front in a heated battle...
17:32 2019-05-22

Cuomo signs bill allowing state to release Trump’s tax returns Gov. Andrew Cuomo signed into law Monday the bill that gives congressional Democrats access to President Trump’s New York tax filings. The legislatio...
17:01 2019-07-08

Bill Maher: Dems shouldn't be 'pecking' at Biden if he's the only one who can beat Trump "Real Time" host Bill Maher warned Democrats on Monday not to "peck" former Vice President Joe Biden if he's the only 2020 candidate who can defeat P...
03:16 2019-06-11