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 Inside the (semi-)secret society for young Trump staffers

Inside the (semi-)secret society for young Trump staffers

For members of 'the Team,' the 45 Club offers refuge in a hostile capital  Read more

Foreign-Policy Retrenchment and the Migrant Crisis

Foreign-Policy Retrenchment and the Migrant Crisis

President Trump wants to deter illegal immigrants and asylum seekers from crossing the southern border  Read more

Warren releases tax returns showing million-dollar income, moments after pitching wealth tax

Warren releases tax returns showing million-dollar income, moments after pitching wealth tax

Presidential candidate Sen. Elizabeth Warren released her 2018 tax returns on Wednesday, showing she and her husband earned nearly $1 million last year  Read more

Ted Cruz threatens to regulate Facebook, Google and Twitter over charges of anti-conservative bias

Ted Cruz threatens to regulate Facebook, Google and Twitter over charges of anti-conservative bias

Republican lawmakers led by Texas Sen. Ted Cruz threatened social media companies Wednesday with regulation, echoing repeated charges from President Donald Trumpand other top GOP officials that Facebook, Google and Twitter target the political speech of right-leaning users to limit their online reach  Read more

Lawmakers battle over Barr's spy claim

Lawmakers battle over Barr's spy claim

Lawmakers of both parties said Wednesday they were alarmed by Attorney General William Barr’s claim to a Senate committee that “spying did occur” on President Trump’s 2016 campaign  Read more

Nunes sues McClatchy newspaper chain for $150M alleging defamation, conspiracy

Nunes sues McClatchy newspaper chain for $150M alleging defamation, conspiracy

Rep. Devin Nunes, California Republican, filed Monday a $150 million defamation lawsuit against McClatchy newspapers, alleging that the media company engaged in a conspiracy to destroy his reputation and derail his committee’s Clinton and Russia investigation  Read more

 Republicans press Trump to drop Herman Cain’s Fed nomination

Republicans press Trump to drop Herman Cain’s Fed nomination

The resistance comes amid Senate GOP opposition to Trump’s DHS purge and potential auto tariffs  Read more

Border apprehensions hit 12-year high in March as Trump vows 'tougher direction'

Border apprehensions hit 12-year high in March as Trump vows 'tougher direction'

U.S. Border Patrol agents apprehended more than 92,000 immigrants trying to cross the border illegally in March, a 12-year high announced Tuesday as President Donald Trump moved to replace top leadership at the Department of Homeland Security and vowed tougher immigration policies  Read more

Bernie Sanders admits he's a millionaire and will release 10 years of tax returns

Bernie Sanders admits he's a millionaire and will release 10 years of tax returns

Sen. Bernie Sanders, I-Vt., said Tuesday he will be releasing 10 years' worth of tax returns in the next week and admitted he himself is one of the millionaires he has decried throughout his political life  Read more

US/Mexico/Canada agreement strengthens American workers and competitiveness

US/Mexico/Canada agreement strengthens American workers and competitiveness

At 25 years old, the North American Free Trade Agreement (NAFTA) is no longer the best free trade agreement for many American workers and businesses  Read more

Devin Nunes preparing eight criminal referrals for AG William Barr

Devin Nunes preparing eight criminal referrals for AG William Barr

Rep. Devin Nunes says he’s preparing to notify Attorney General William P. Barr this week about eight criminal referrals dealing with people allegedly misleading Congress and improperly leaking information  Read more

Nielsen was a scapegoat

Nielsen was a scapegoat

President Trump is rightly frustrated over the border crisis, but it’s ludicrous to blame the dilemma on his former Homeland Security Secretary, Kirstjen Nielsen, who resigned, apparently under pressure, Sunday afternoon  Read more

U.S. designates Iran's Revolutionary Guards Corps foreign terror group

U.S. designates Iran's Revolutionary Guards Corps foreign terror group

The Trump administration Monday designated Iran's Revolutionary Guards Corps a foreign terrorist organization in a move that reflects Washington's increasingly aggressive stance toward Tehran and could have implications for the safety of American soldiers stationed in the Middle East  Read more

 House GOP calls on Dems to bring in Mueller to testify

House GOP calls on Dems to bring in Mueller to testify

Rep. Doug Collins, the top Republican on the House Judiciary Committee, called Monday for Democrats to immediately bring special counsel Robert Mueller to the Capitol to testify on his still-secret report on Russian contacts with President Donald Trump's campaign — and whether Trump himself obstructed the probe  Read more

How to save the 'post-nuclear' Senate

How to save the 'post-nuclear' Senate

In 2013, former Senate Democratic Leader Harry Reid, D-Nev., invoked the so-called “nuclear option.” That is, with a simple majority vote, he and his Democratic majority changed Senate rules to make it easier to confirm certain executive and lower court nominees  Read more

 Mulvaney says Dems will 'never' see Trump's tax returns: 'Nor should they'

Mulvaney says Dems will 'never' see Trump's tax returns: 'Nor should they'

Acting White House Chief of Staff Mick Mulvaney on Sunday said Democrats will “never” see President Trump’s tax returns  Read more

Trump says migrants straining system

Trump says migrants straining system

Declaring “our country is full,” President Donald Trump on Friday insisted the U.S. immigration system was overburdened and illegal crossings must be stopped as he inspected a refurbished section of fencing at the Mexican border  Read more

McConnell hits the gas on judges with new green light

McConnell hits the gas on judges with new green light

Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell will be able to get judges and executive branch appointees confirmed much faster now  Read more