Congress

AP
May 23, 2019 - 9:57 am
House Speaker Nancy Pelosi openly questioned President Donald Trump's fitness for office Thursday, suggesting a family or staff "intervention" after a dramatic blow-up at a White House meeting the previous day. Both the Republican president and Democratic leaders dug in a day after Trump stalked...
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May 15, 2019 - 9:40 am
The nation's top aviation regulator assured Congress on Wednesday that the Boeing 737 Max, grounded after two deadly accidents, will only return to flying when a government analysis shows that it is safe. The Federal Aviation Administration is under scrutiny for how it relied on Boeing to certify...
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AP
May 07, 2019 - 6:58 am
WASHINGTON (AP) — Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin has made it official: The administration won't be turning President Donald Trump's tax returns over to the Democratic-controlled House. Mnuchin told Ways and Means Committee Chairman Richard Neal, D-Mass., in a Monday letter that the panel's...
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May 05, 2019 - 2:45 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump said Sunday that special counsel Robert Mueller should not testify before Congress, abandoning his previous declaration that he would leave that decision to his attorney general. Escalating tensions with House Democrats as they seek to bring Mueller before...
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May 02, 2019 - 7:30 am
Congress has agreed to postpone a deadline for two banks to respond to subpoenas seeking President Donald Trump's financial records. Trump filed a lawsuit Monday in New York seeking to block Deutsche Bank and Capital One from responding to subpoenas from House committees demanding records as part...
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AP
April 09, 2019 - 8:13 am
Executives from Google and Facebook are facing Congress Tuesday to answer questions about their role in the spread of hate crimes and the rise of white nationalism in the U.S. Neil Potts, Facebook's director of public policy and Alexandria Walden, counsel for free expression and human rights at...
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March 29, 2019 - 12:32 pm
A redacted version of special counsel Robert Mueller's report on the Russia investigation will be sent to Congress by mid-April and will not be shared with the White House beforehand, Attorney General William Barr said Friday. With a nearly 400-page report, it’s imperative that AG Barr meets the...
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AP
March 27, 2019 - 10:39 am
Attorney General William Barr has told the chairman of the Senate Judiciary Committee that he's combing through special counsel Robert Mueller's report, removing information that can't be legally disclosed in hopes of releasing it to Congress in April. South Carolina Sen. Lindsey Graham told The...
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AP
March 12, 2019 - 1:00 pm
As Democrats in Congress prepare to scrutinize President Donald Trump's review of 27 national monuments, most of the recommendations made by ex-Interior Secretary Ryan Zinke remain unfinished, seemingly stuck on the backburner as other matters consume the White House. Trump acted quickly in...
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February 27, 2019 - 11:09 am
SAN DIEGO — Lindsey Muller served in the Army as a man for nearly a decade before telling her commanders in 2014 that she identified as a woman and would resign because military policy barred transgender personnel. Her superiors, citing her outstanding performance, persuaded the decorated attack...
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