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Former White House Counsel Donald McGahn Skips House Hearing, Defying Subpoena (WASHINGTON) — Former White House Counsel Donald McGahn is a no-show at a hearing of the House Judiciary Committee, defying a subpoena for his testimony. President Donald Trump directed McGahn to ignore the committee’s subpoena to testify...
17:17, 05/21/2019

Defied by Trump, House panel holds rapid hearing without ex-White House lawyer The U.S. House of Representatives committee that would handle any impeachment of President Donald Trump briefly convened and then adjourned a hearing on Tuesday with another empty chair at the witness table, as former White House counsel Don McGahn d...
17:34, 05/21/2019

Barr will be subpoenaed if he fails to appear at House hearing: Democrat U.S. Attorney General William Barr will be subpoenaed if does not appear for a hearing of the House of Representatives Judiciary Committee on Thursday, Democratic Representative Hakeem Jeffries said on Wednesday....
00:17, 05/02/2019

Democrats blast Barr after he skips House hearing Attorney General William Barr skipped a House hearing Thursday on special counsel Robert Mueller's Trump-Russia report, escalating an already acrimonious battle between Democrats and President Donald Trump's Justice Department. (May 2) ...
22:34, 05/02/2019

House Judiciary Committee schedules hearing for Don McGahn, despite White House move to block subpoena The House Judiciary Committee has scheduled a hearing for Don McGahn next week, but it is unclear if the former White House counsel will agree to appear—the latest development in the battle between congressional Democrats and the White House for test...
18:51, 05/14/2019

White House blocks Conway from House oversight hearing WASHINGTON (AP) — The White House said Monday it will not allow presidential counselor Kellyanne Conway to appear before a House committee looking into allegations that she repeatedly violated a federal law that limits political activity by governmen...
07:17, 06/25/2019

House Dems set contempt vote against Barr and McGahn The House will vote next week to hold Attorney General William Barr and former White House counsel Don McGahn in contempt of Congress for defying congressional subpoenas, according to multiple Democratic sources.The resolution would clear the way for...
08:17, 06/04/2019

House Dems threaten to hold Barr in contempt The House Judiciary Committee on Thursday inched closer to holding Attorney General William Barr in contempt of Congress for refusing to comply with a subpoena for special counsel Robert Mueller’s unredacted report. “Yes, we will continue to negotiat...
18:34, 05/02/2019

Minus Barr, House committee convenes Mueller hearing A U.S. House committee convened on Thursday without Attorney General William Barr in attendance to discuss his handling of the Mueller report at a time of rising tensions between the Trump administration and Congress....
15:34, 05/02/2019

House panel adopts aggressive format for Barr hearing The Democratic-led U.S. House of Representatives Judiciary Committee voted on Wednesday to adopt a more aggressive questioning format for a hearing set for this week with Attorney General William Barr....
19:17, 05/01/2019

House Dems use Obama-era photos to promote ‘kids in cages’ hearing Democrats on the House Oversight Committee have deleted tweets that promoted an upcoming Wednesday afternoon hearing on “kids in cages” after being called out for using Obama-era images of migrants in detention to highlight current conditions at the ...
18:51, 07/10/2019

White House asserts 'executive privilege' as House panel takes aim at Barr The White House on Wednesday took the aggressive step of invoking "executive privilege" to block the release of Special Counsel Robert Mueller's full Russia report as a Democratic-led U.S. congressional panel moved toward holding Attorney General Wil...
17:34, 05/08/2019

AG William Barr threatens to no-show at House judiciary hearing over format U.S. Attorney General William Barr has warned House Democrats to change the format for his hearing before the judiciary committee this week or he won't attend....
13:17, 04/29/2019

AG William Barr to skip hearing with U.S. House Judiciary Committee on Thursday Attorney General William Barr has informed lawmakers on the House Judiciary Committee that he will skip a Thursday hearing on special counsel Robert Mueller’s report, escalating an already acrimonious battle between Democrats and the Justice Departme...
07:00, 05/02/2019

House Dems to hold Barr, Ross in contempt over census question House Democrats are moving to hold Attorney General William Barr and Commerce Secretary Wilbur Ross in contempt of Congress for defying a subpoena for information about efforts to add a citizenship question to the 2020 census.“Unfortunately, your act...
23:17, 06/03/2019

Will Mueller testify? House Dems in talks for hearing with special counsel, source confirms Democrats on the House Judiciary Committee are in negotiations with Special Counsel Robert Mueller for him to possibly testify before their panel, a source familiar with the talks told Fox News on Friday....
20:34, 05/03/2019

Rep. Collins blasts Pelosi's remarks: Dems passed resolution they couldn't read on House floor Georgia Republican Rep. Doug Collins said Wednesday on "Fox & Friends" that Nancy Pelosi's speech on the House floor was "clearly over the line," defending his decision to demand that her words be stricken from the public record....
18:34, 07/17/2019

House Dems subpoena full Mueller report, following Barr contempt vote The House intelligence committee has subpoenaed the Justice Department for special counsel Robert Mueller's full, unredacted report and underlying evidence....
09:00, 05/09/2019

House delays legal action against Barr as Dems secure 'key' Mueller evidence House Judiciary Committee Chairman Jerry Nadler said on Monday that he has decided to postpone legal action against the Justice Department for access to former special counsel Robert Mueller’s files.Nadler (D-N.Y.) ascribed his decision to an unspeci...
19:00, 06/10/2019

House Dems to vote on holding Barr, McGahn in contempt, seeking to keep Mueller spotlight alive The Democrat-led House of Representatives is set to vote next week on whether to hold Attorney General William Barr and former White House counsel Don McGahn in contempt of Congress for failing to comply with congressional subpoenas, House Majority L...
08:34, 06/04/2019

DOJ fires back after House Dems announce Barr contempt vote, dubs subpoena 'unworkably overbroad' One day after the Democrat-led House of Representatives announced it would vote next week on whether to hold Attorney General William Barr and former White House counsel Don McGahn in contempt, the Justice Department is firing back, saying even Democ...
23:34, 06/04/2019

White House blasts federal judge in asylum case as ‘at war with the rule of law’ An injunction issued by a Seattle-based judge blocked an administration plan that would detain thousands of migrants indefinitely while waiting for their asylum cases to be heard....
17:34, 07/03/2019

Hope Hicks hearing: DOJ blocks all questions about White House tenure Former White House communications director Hope Hicks refused to answer questions relating to her time in the Trump administration while testifying Wednesday before the House judiciary committee....
00:17, 06/20/2019

GRAPHIC LANGUAGE: De Niro blasts Trump at Not the White House Correspondents’ Dinner Academy Award-winning actor Robert De Niro unloaded—once again-- on President Trump during a brief appearance Friday at the Not the White House Correspondents’ Dinner in Washington, D.C....
12:51, 04/29/2019

White House accuses Dems of Russia investigation overkill, vows no ‘do-over’ The White House is pushing back against the slew of Russia probe-related document requests from Democrats on Capitol Hill, accusing the chairman of the House Judiciary Committee of seeking to duplicate Special Counsel Robert Mueller's investigation f...
21:34, 05/15/2019

Trump blasts Megan Rapinoe for saying she won’t visit White House if team wins World Cup President Trump ​lashed out at Megan Rapinoe, the co-captain of the USA women’s soccer team, after she said there’s no “f—ing” way she’d go to the White House if they win the Women’s World Cup. ​​”Megan...
19:17, 06/26/2019

White House letter blasts Mueller report, says Trump has right to instruct advisers not to testify President Donald Trump has the right to instruct advisers not to testify before congressional oversight probes related to the Russia investigation, the White House said in a letter that blasts Special Counsel Robert Mueller's report as deeply flawed....
01:00, 05/03/2019

Congress scrambles to agree on emergency border bill as White House, liberal Dems clash A bill to provide $4.5 billion in emergency funding for the escalating humanitarian crisis at the border was on the rocks Tuesday as the White House threatened to veto over restrictions that would "hamstring" immigration enforcement -- and liberal De...
16:00, 06/25/2019

The Latest: White House threatens to veto border bill WASHINGTON (AP) — The Latest on Congress and immigration (all times local): 10:15 p.m. The White House is threatening to veto a $4.5 billion border bill that House Democrats plan to try pushing through the chamber this week. White House officials com...
07:17, 06/25/2019

Qatar's emir to visit White House on July 9: White House statement U.S. President Donald Trump will host Qatar's Emir Sheikh Tamim bin Hamad al-Thani at the White House next month, the White House said in a statement on Friday....
16:17, 06/07/2019

GOP at Don McGahn hearing: Dems want fight, not facts The ranking Republican on the House Judiciary Committee accused Democrats of theatrics when they held another hearing with an empty witness chair, this time for former White House Counsel Don McGahn who refused to appear before the committee. (May 21...
20:00, 05/21/2019

Democrats already fundraising off Barr hearing before it’s over The Democratic fundraising machine found another target on Wednesday, soliciting donations from supporters angered by Attorney General William Barr’s handling of special counsel Robert Mueller’s report on 2016 collusion between Russians and the Trump...
17:00, 05/02/2019

Georgia rep.: Dems trying to make AG Barr the 'bad guy' Rep. Doug Collins, R-Ga., accused Rep. Jerry Nadler, D-N.Y., Thursday of running a "circus" and unfairly maligning Attorney General William Barr over their dissatisfaction with the Mueller report....
07:34, 05/03/2019

Harris on Barr hearing: There's 'concern about whether or not our democracy is intact' Democratic senator and presidential candidate Kamala Harris said she has concerns about the integrity of the US government following her questioning of Attorney General Bill Barr at a hearing on Wednesday....
07:34, 05/02/2019

What to Watch at William Barr’s Hearing on the Mueller Report The attorney general is expected to answer questions on Capitol Hill about the special counsel’s findings for the first time since he made a partly redacted version of the report public....
15:17, 05/01/2019

Trump blasts Dems' declaration of constitutional crisis as 'pathetically untrue' President Trump blasted the declaration from many Democrats that the United States has been facing a “constitutional crisis” in a series of tweets on Sunday, calling it “pathetically untrue.”...
04:00, 05/13/2019

AOC fires back after Pelosi blasts far-left Dems’ ‘Twitter world’ Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez fired back Saturday night after House Speaker Nancy Pelosi criticized her and other far-left freshmen congresswomen for voting against a $4.6 billion border bill that President Trump signed into law on Monday....
07:51, 07/07/2019

James Comey blasts AG Barr, accuses him of ‘sliming his own department’ Former FBI Director James Comey ripped into Attorney General William Barr on Friday, accusing him of “sliming his own department” after Barr said that government power was used “to spy on American citizens.”...
01:00, 05/19/2019

Barr hearing underscores lawmakers’ freedom in questioning witnesses Coordination of questions is rare on Capitol Hill, even when high-profile witnesses are testifying. Collaboration between House and Senate panels is even less likely....
01:17, 05/03/2019

Mike Huckabee says Dems have 'got nothing' on Barr, were 'rude and disrespectful' Democrats have "got nothing” in trying to discredit Attorney General William Barr on the Mueller report, former Republican presidential candidate and Arkansas Gov. Mike Huckabee said Wednesday....
14:51, 05/02/2019

Senate Dems call on DOJ watchdog to investigate Barr Democratic senators called on the Justice Department’s inspector general to investigate Attorney General William Barr’s handling of the Mueller report.Led by Senate Judiciary Committee member Mazie Hirono of Hawaii, Democrats accuse Barr of misleadi...
14:51, 05/02/2019

Trump blasts ‘Fake’ media, Dems for ‘phony’ stories about detained migrants President Trump in tweets and during an impromptu news conference Sunday slammed the “Fake” media and Democrats for “phony” stories about migrant children being held in US detention centers on the border. The president called ...
03:00, 07/08/2019

'Morning Joe' guest blasts AG Barr as DOJ reverses on ObamaCare: 'Unmitigated disaster' Washington Post columnist Eugene Robinson had some harsh words for Attorney General William Barr as his Justice Department faced criticism for changing its position on the Affordable Care Act (ACA) -- arguing that the entire law, rather than just par...
07:51, 05/15/2019

Sol Wisenberg on Robert Mueller hearing: Dems think Americans 'are stupid' and need the report explained to them Sol Wisenberg said Tuesday that Democrats "think the American people are stupid" and that many ignored former Special Counsel Robert Mueller's report on Russian election interference. ...
20:17, 07/09/2019

Dems to hold first-ever hearing on Medicare for All, as progressives fear 'deliberation theater' farce House Democrats will hold their first-ever hearing on Medicare for All legislation on Tuesday, advancing a sweeping proposal that several prominent 2020 Democratic presidential hopefuls have embraced -- even as some progressives caution the hearing m...
01:17, 04/30/2019

In tense hearing, Barr defends clearing Trump on obstruction of justice Under pressure from Democrats, Attorney General William Barr on Wednesday defended his decision to clear President Donald Trump of criminal obstruction of justice by attempting to impede Special Counsel Robert Mueller's Russia inquiry and criticized ...
19:17, 05/01/2019

Barr to face Dem grilling in first Senate hearing since Mueller report release Senate Democrats are expected to grill Attorney General William Barr in a dramatic and explosive hearing on Wednesday, as he faces lawmakers' questions for the first time since releasing special counsel Robert Mueller's Russia report amid accusations...
05:00, 05/01/2019

Attorney General Barr to face tough hearing on Mueller report Attorney General William Barr will face pointed questions on Wednesday about his handling of the special counsel's report on Russia's role in the 2016 election when he testifies before Congress amid accusations he misrepresented the document's findin...
15:00, 05/01/2019

Defying Congress, Attorney General Barr to skip Mueller hearing Defying the U.S. Congress, Attorney General William Barr will not attend a House Judiciary Committee hearing on Thursday on his handling of Special Counsel Robert Mueller's Russia investigation report, said panel Chairman Jerrold Nadler, accusing Bar...
06:17, 05/02/2019

Obama DHS chief blasts Dems’ ‘open borders’ push, warns migration would explode An Obama-era Department of Homeland Security chief is warning Democratic presidential candidates to cool their push to decriminalize illegal border crossings, saying such a move would be tantamount to “open borders” policy and lead to hundreds of tho...
18:00, 07/03/2019

Eric Trump blasts Dems' giveaways to illegal immigrants, talks about spitting attack Eric Trump says "it's a joke" that Democrats want to give free health care and other benefits to illegal immigrants and predicted the platform will "backfire" on the 2020 presidential candidates....
08:17, 06/30/2019

Sen. Meadows on AG Barr criticism: Dems want a 'political consolation prize' Sen. Mark Meadows, R-N.C., dismissed the letter sent by Special Counsel Robert Mueller to Attorney General William Barr criticizing his four-page summary of the Russia investigation, saying that Democrats are looking for a “political consolation priz...
05:51, 05/02/2019

Media tries to turn up heat on Barr, with CNN's Blitzer asking if Dems would put AG behind bars CNN’s Wolf Blitzer seriously asked a top Democratic lawmaker whether he and his colleagues are considering putting Attorney General Bill Barr into jail if he refuses to comply with subpoenas....
18:00, 05/03/2019

Dems vote to subpoena Kellyanne Conway at fiery hearing as GOP slams 'political spectacle' House Democrats voted Wednesday to subpoena White House adviser Kellyanne Conway in a fiery hearing over alleged violations of the Hatch Act -- as furious Republicans called it a “political spectacle” and an example of double standards....
20:51, 06/26/2019

Rudy Giuliani: Dems 'afraid' to call new Trump-Russia probes an 'impeachment hearing' President Trump's lawyer Rudy Giuliani said Wednesday night that Democrats are afraid to call their continued investigating into Russia and the Mueller report an "impeachment hearing."  ...
09:34, 05/16/2019

Stephen Colbert suggests he wanted to 'wring' William Barr's neck during hearing The late night hosts collectively blasted Attorney General William Barr over his hearing before the Senate Judiciary Committee, including "Late Show" host Stephen Colbert, who suggested he wanted to "wring his neck" during the testimony....
13:34, 05/02/2019

Congressman Brings Bucket of Fried Chicken to the Committee Hearing to Troll Barr Rep. Steve Cohen may have been trying to make a joke when he arrived to a House Judiciary Committee hearing with fried chicken. But that doesn’t mean he didn’t enjoy his breakfast. Ahead of the 9 a.m. hearing on Thursday, the Tennessee De...
10:34, 05/03/2019

Barr spars with Nadler, threatens to skip testimony after dispute over hearing format Attorney General Bill Barr won't show up to testify at a long-awaited hearing on Thursday before the Democrat-led House Judiciary Committee based on where negotiations over his appearance stand right now, a source on the committee told Fox News on Su...
19:00, 04/28/2019

Trump slams 2020 Dems as ‘lunatics,’ claims Barr did ‘fantastic’ job President Trump said Wednesday that Attorney General William Barr did a “fantastic” job testifying in front of the Senate Judiciary Committee — and accused the three 2020 Democratic hopefuls who questioned him of acting like “...
11:51, 05/02/2019

Rep. Collins blasts Barr contempt vote as 'desperate' move to discredit attorney general Ranking member of the House Judiciary Committee Rep. Doug Collins accused House Democrats' of taking “our power of subpoena and contempt” and making a “mockery of it,” after the committee voted to hold Attorney General William Barr in contempt of Con...
22:17, 05/09/2019

Watch live: AG William Barr defends handling of Mueller report at Senate hearing U.S. Attorney General William Barr testified before a Senate committee Wednesday to answer more questions about the Russia investigation by special counsel Robert Mueller....
22:17, 05/01/2019

Dems to pursue criminal contempt for William Barr, Wilbur Ross over census House Democratic leaders plan to move forward with criminal contempt proceedings against Attorney General William Barr and Commerce Secretary Wilbur Ross for defying congressional subpoenas for documents related to the 2020 census, senior Democratic ...
03:34, 07/09/2019

Kimmel knocks Dems for mocking Barr with chicken, says stunts like these will lead to Trump win Late night host Jimmy Kimmel mocked House Democrats for using chicken to taunt Attorney General William Barr, hinting on Thursday night that President Donald Trump will win again with these kinds of Democratic "sick burns."...
08:34, 05/03/2019

Barr hearing: AG reveals tensions with Mueller team over Russia report conclusion, no-obstruction punt Attorney General William Barr, in highly anticipated Senate testimony Wednesday, revealed tensions between the Justice Department and Robert Mueller’s team over the special counsel’s final report on the Russia investigation, pointedly saying he was s...
18:17, 05/01/2019

Hillary Clinton slams Trump for friendly call with Putin, blasts Barr as 'president’s defense lawyer' Former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton continued over the weekend to criticize Attorney General William Barr’s handling of Special Counsel Robert Mueller’s report on Russian interference in the 2016 presidential election – telling a crowd in Seatt...
23:51, 05/05/2019

Watch: Attorney General Barr faces grilling from Senate Dems about his handling of Mueller's report Hours before Barr's testimony, news outlets reported that Mueller complained about Barr's initial summary of Russia report's conclusions....
15:51, 05/01/2019

Trump asserts executive privilege over census materials as Dems weigh contempt against Barr, Ross The Justice Department said Wednesday that President Trump is asserting executive privilege over documents related his administration's decision to add a citizenship question to the 2020 census, as House Democrats weigh a contempt resolution against ...
18:00, 06/12/2019

Matt Gaetz says Dems targeting AG Barr because he's 'turning the tables' on Obama legacy, deep state U.S. Rep. Matt Gaetz, R-Fla., spoke out against the Democrats' claim that America is facing a "constitutional crisis," saying Thursday that the Dems are worried that Attorney General William Barr is "turning the tables" on the Obama administration's ...
14:34, 05/10/2019

David Price highlights tweet on 'white Sox' attending White House ceremony, clarifies comment ​​​​​​​Boston Red Sox pitcher David Price highlighted a tweet Monday which showcased the cast of team members that were going to the White House to meet with President Trump now that Alex Cora dropped out....
02:00, 05/08/2019

House to hold second hearing on 737 Max The June 19 will be the second held by the House Transportation and Infrastructure Committee, which is conducting its own investigation into the FAA's process for certifying the Boeing jet....
06:17, 06/12/2019

White House tells McGahn to defy House subpoena, as DOJ asserts 'immunity' President Trump has directed former White House Counsel Don McGahn to skip a House Judiciary Committee hearing scheduled for Tuesday, citing a Justice Department opinion that he cannot be compelled to testify about his official duties.  ...
22:51, 05/20/2019

House votes to protect 'Dreamer' immigrants amid White House opposition The U.S. House of Representatives on Tuesday passed legislation to end the threat of deportation that has long hung over undocumented immigrants known as "Dreamers" who entered the United States when they were children....
05:00, 06/05/2019

As ex-White House counsel defies subpoena, U.S. House Democrats weigh response Former White House Counsel Don McGahn ignored a subpoena to testify on Tuesday to a U.S. House of Representatives committee, fuelling talk among Democratic lawmakers of possible legal action against him and potential impeachment of President Donald T...
22:34, 05/21/2019

White House said it will not provide details on individual security clearances to House panel House Oversight Committee Chairman Elijah E. Cummings (D-Md.) called the stance “the latest example of the president’s widespread and growing obstruction of Congress.”...
20:51, 05/01/2019

House Democrat says impeachment inquiry needed if ex-White House counsel does not testify A Democratic member of the House Judiciary Committee said on Monday an impeachment inquiry would be warranted if former White House counsel Don McGahn does not respond to a congressional subpoena to testify before the panel....
00:51, 05/21/2019

The Mad King’s Minions Tell Former White House Lawyer Don McGahn Not to Testify Before House Committee The White House has reportedly directed former White House counsel Don McGahn not to testify before the House Judiciary Committee on Tuesday, arguing that as a former senior adviser to the president he is not legally required to appear before the com...
02:00, 05/21/2019

House Democrats request White House communications sent via personal email The Oversight Committee has asked for copies of all official-business transmissions sent by personal email or encrypted message in violation of federal record-keeping laws....
01:17, 07/02/2019

White House Orders Hope Hicks to Defy House Subpoena (WASHINGTON) — The White House on Tuesday again directed former employees not to cooperate with a congressional investigation, this time instructing former aides Hope Hicks and Annie Donaldson to defy subpoenas and refuse to provide documents t...
01:17, 06/05/2019

White House threatens veto on current House emergency aid bill The White House threatened late Monday to veto the $4.5 billion House bill which would provide emergency funding at the border over concerns that legislation in its current form lacks the money necessary for U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement t...
13:17, 06/25/2019

White House rejects House request for documents for Trump investigation The White House on Wednesday rejected a request by the House judiciary committee for documents related to an investigation into possible obstruction of justice and abuses of power by President Donald Trump....
00:51, 05/16/2019

White House Directs Kellyanne Conway to Defy House Subpoena The White House told Kellyanne Conway on Monday not to comply with a congressional subpoena compelling her to testify about compliance with ethics laws....
01:17, 07/16/2019

U.S. House panel requests White House provide nondisclosure agreements The chairman of the U.S. House of Representatives Committee on Oversight and Reform on Tuesday reissued a request made last year for copies of the nondisclosure agreements signed by White House staffers under President Donald Trump....
05:00, 05/15/2019

Ex-White House aide agrees to testify to House panel about Trump Another senior ex-White House aide has agreed to provide testimony, initially in writing, to congressional investigators probing possible obstruction of justice by President Donald Trump, the U.S. House Judiciary Committee said on Monday....
19:17, 06/24/2019

House panel to interview ex-White House security clearance chief The Democratic chairman of a congressional committee has put off holding a former White House security clearance chief in contempt until after the panel interviews him about decisions made on some of President Donald Trump's advisers....
21:17, 04/28/2019

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 citizenship on an estimated 2 million-plus migrants, a bill that stands virtually no chance of enactment b...
04:51, 06/05/2019

House panel chairman threatens former White House aides with contempt U.S. House Judiciary Committee Chairman Jerrold Nadler said on Tuesday he would expect former White House aides Hope Hicks and Annie Donaldson to be held in contempt if they do not comply with subpoenas for documents he wants for his panel's probe in...
22:00, 06/04/2019

White House Memo: A Strategy Emerges to Counter House Democrats: Dare Them to Impeach The president seems eager to force the hand of Democrats who are investigating him as if they were conducting an impeachment inquiry without actually calling it that....
03:34, 05/10/2019

House Judiciary chief calls White House stance on panel probe 'preposterous' U.S. House Judiciary Committee Chairman Jerrold Nadler said on Wednesday that the White House's refusal to cooperate with his panel's probe of allegations of obstruction of justice and abuses of power by President Donald Trump was "preposterous" and ...
21:17, 05/15/2019

House Democrats subpoena ex-White House staffers Hope Hicks and Annie Donaldson Donaldson was chief of staff to former White House counsel Don McGahn, who on Tuesday defied the Judiciary panel's subpoena to testify about special counsel Robert Mueller's Russia probe. Hicks is the former White House communications direc...
23:00, 05/21/2019

White House threatens to veto House bill aimed at improving treatment of migrant families The White House threatened Monday to veto a Democratic-written $4.5 billion bill aimed at improving the treatment of migrant families detained after crossing the southern border into the U.S....
07:17, 06/25/2019

UPDATE 1-U.S. House Democrats ask Marathon Petroleum to detail White House talks on vehicle rules Three key U.S. House of Representatives Democrats on Wednesday asked Marathon Petroleum Corp to disclose any communications between the White House and federal agencies on the Trump administration's proposal to freeze fuel efficiency standards at 202...
01:34, 06/20/2019

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 exemption does not exist....
00:34, 06/20/2019

House panel reaches agreement to question former chief of staff to onetime White House counsel The House Judiciary Committee will accept written answers from Annie Donaldson, former chief of staff to Donald McGahn. Donaldson’s written notes were key to the Mueller report....
18:00, 06/24/2019

Trump’s tweet derails House bill opposed by lobbyist with close White House ties Matthew Schlapp is lobbying for the operator of two casinos that could lose business if H.R. 312 is passed. Schlapp’s wife, Mercedes, is White House strategic communications director....
06:17, 05/09/2019

'No do-over': White House says House Democrats trying to overturn Mueller report White House counsel Pat Cipollone rebuffs document requestsLetter to Jerry Nadler promises to ‘resist overbroad demands’Congress has no right to conduct a “do-over” of special counsel Robert Mueller’s investigation into Russia interference in the 201...
00:34, 05/16/2019

White House Directs Conway Not to Testify Before House Panel Kellyanne Conway, President Trump’s counselor, was asked to answer questions about her violations of a federal law that bars government officials from engaging in political activities at work....
03:51, 06/25/2019

White House orders McGahn not to comply with House subpoena ​The Trump administration is directing former White House counsel Don McGahn not to comply with a subpoena from the House Judiciary Committee to turn over documents related to special counsel Robert Mueller’s Russia investigation. “The Wh...
22:00, 05/07/2019

House Judiciary Committee issues subpoenas to former White House staffers Hope Hicks and Annie Donaldson The House Judiciary Committee has subpoenaed former White House communications director Hope Hicks and a former aide in the White House counsel's office....
23:17, 05/21/2019

House to hold second hearing on Boeing 737 Max The June 19 will be the second held by the House Transportation and Infrastructure Committee, which is conducting its own investigation into the FAA's process for certifying the Boeing jet....
01:00, 06/12/2019

The Latest: Woodstock 50 hearing to continue Tuesday NEW YORK (AP) — The Latest on a hearing about the fate of the Woodstock 50 festival (all times local): 4:50 p.m. There’s no resolution yet in a court fight over the future of the Woodstock 50 festival. A hearing is set to continue Tuesday in th...
00:51, 05/14/2019

Rep. Rashida Tlaib delivers emotional line of questioning during hearing on white supremacy Rep. Rashida Tlaib, D-Mich., held back tears during a congressional hearing on domestic terrorism Tuesday as she read from a death threat she received following the deadly New Zealand mosque attacks....
14:17, 06/05/2019

The Latest: Mexican church blasts charges against leader LOS ANGELES (AP) — The Latest on the arrest of La Luz del Mundo’s leader and self-proclaimed apostle (all times local): 5:25 p.m. A controversial Mexico-based church decried accusations of human trafficking and child rape against its leader Tue...
04:00, 06/05/2019

The Latest: EU leader blasts Putin comments on liberalism OSAKA, Japan (AP) — The Latest on the Group of 20 summit meetings in Osaka, Japan (all times local): 10:50 a.m. European Union President Donald Tusk has blasted a reported comment by Russian President Vladimir Putin suggesting that liberalism is obso...
04:17, 06/28/2019

House subcommittee to hold May 15 hearing on Boeing 737 Max WASHINGTON (AP) — A U.S. House subcommittee has scheduled a May 15 hearing on the Boeing 737 Max airliner. The Aviation Subcommittee of the Transportation and Infrastructure Committee will hold the hearing at 10 a.m. The committee’s website say...
21:00, 05/02/2019

Boeing Criticized for 737 Max Crisis at House Hearing Frustrations were expressed in Washington, a day after Boeing secured a major show of confidence when the parent company of British Airways ordered 200 Max jets....
23:51, 06/19/2019

House Hearing on Reparations for Slavery Set for Next Week (WASHINGTON) — The topic of reparations for slavery is headed to Capitol Hill for its first hearing in more than a decade with writer Ta-Nehisi Coates and actor Danny Glover set to testify before a House panel. The Subcommittee on the Constitut...
12:51, 06/13/2019

Juneteenth House hearing on slavery reparations A House subcommittee will discuss legislation to create a commission to study the history of slavery and its lasting effects on African Americans.        ...
04:00, 06/20/2019

House Dems Are Getting Serious About Trump's Taxes Fed up with Treasury Secretary Steve Mnuchin’s almost-certainly-illegal stonewalling of their request for six years of President Donald Trump’s taxes, House Democrats upped the ante Friday afternoon, subpoenaing the president’s returns from both Mnuc...
01:51, 05/11/2019

Trump blasts Democrats for ‘getting nothing done’ after House condemns his remarks President Trump ripped Democrats for ​”getting nothing done” after the House voted primarily along party lines Tuesday night to condemn him for tweeting that four minority lawmakers should “go back” to where they came. “...
15:00, 07/17/2019

The Latest: Hundreds crowd hearing on California vaccine law SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — The Latest on a California Assembly hearing on vaccination legislation (all times local): 3 p.m. Hundreds filed through a committee hearing at California’s Capitol on Thursday to speak against legislation that proponen...
01:34, 06/21/2019

The Latest: Disability rights group blasts treatment pilot SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — The Latest on a San Francisco proposal to force some people with drug addictions and mental illness into treatment (all times local): 6:25 p.m. Disability Rights California is criticizing San Francisco supervisors for approving a...
04:00, 06/05/2019

U.S. House panel will hold May 15 hearing on grounded Boeing 737 MAX The U.S. House Transportation and Infrastructure Committee will hold a May 15 hearing on the grounded Boeing 737 MAX and the Federal Aviation Administration's (FAA) aircraft certification program, three people briefed on the matter said on Wednesday....
02:51, 05/02/2019

House panel plans hearing on proposed mpg freeze Heidi King, deputy NHTSA administrator, and Mary Nichols, head of the California Air Resources Board, are likely to testify when two House subcommittees hold a joint hearing on the controversial plan to freeze federal fuel efficiency rules at 2020 le...
15:34, 06/12/2019

House Dems wrangle over whether to impeach Trump Stunned by the extent of the White House's blanket refusal to comply with oversight by Congress, House Democrats are wrangling over whether to move forward with official impeachment proceedings of Donald Trump. AP's Lisa Mascaro explains. (...
05:17, 05/15/2019

House Dems Beginning to Suspect They Are Actually Powerless As the White House continues to stonewall Congress’ efforts to conduct anything remotely resembling oversight, at least one Democratic representative is starting to come around to the fact that maybe his subpoena power is, shall we say, a little lack...
01:51, 05/11/2019

The Latest: Minnesota court orders hearing on PolyMet permit HOYT LAKES, Minn. (AP) — The Latest on the planned PolyMet copper-nickel mine in Minnesota (all times local): 1 p.m. The Minnesota Court of Appeals has ordered a hearing on alleged irregularities in how Minnesota regulators dealt with federal regulat...
21:00, 06/25/2019

‘Nobody Is Above the Law’: House Democrats Are Furious With Barr Representative Jerrold Nadler, the chairman of the House Judiciary Committee, threatened to hold Attorney General William P. Barr in contempt of Congress after he did not appear at a hearing. Speaker Nancy Pelosi said that he lied to Congress. “That’...
00:34, 05/03/2019

F.A.A. Chief Defends Boeing Certification Process at House Hearing Daniel Elwell said the process by which Boeing employees inspected their own aircraft, including the now-grounded Boeing 737 Max airplane, was “a good system.”...
23:17, 05/15/2019

UPDATE 1-U.S. House panel will hold May 15 hearing on grounded Boeing 737 MAX The U.S. House Transportation and Infrastructure Committee will hold a May 15 hearing on the grounded Boeing 737 MAX and the Federal Aviation Administration's (FAA) aircraft certification program, three people briefed on the matter said on Wednesday....
04:17, 05/02/2019

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, D.C., be recognized as the nation’s 51st state. WTOP-FM reports District Mayor Muriel Bowser and Democratic Del. Elea...
16:34, 05/31/2019

House panel to hold hearing on treatment of migrant children The House Oversight Committee has scheduled a hearing next week on the separation and treatment of immigrant children and has launched an investigation into reports of offensive Facebook posts by border patrol officers, the panel said on Tuesday....
23:51, 07/02/2019

'Medicare-for-all' battle kicks off with tense and emotional House hearing Liberal Democrats’ ambitious plan to transfer Americans to a government-run “Medicare-for-all” system took a step forward Tuesday as the House held an emotional first hearing for the proposal -- and Republicans vigorously pushed back, warning the pro...
21:34, 04/30/2019

House panel to hold July 17 hearing on aviation safety A U.S. House of Representatives panel will hold a hearing next week on aviation safety in the aftermath of two deadly Boeing Co 737 MAX crashes since October....
00:17, 07/12/2019

U.S. House panel to hold July 17 hearing on aviation safety A U.S. House of Representatives panel will hold a hearing next week on aviation safety in the aftermath of two deadly Boeing Co 737 MAX crashes since October....
00:00, 07/12/2019

The Latest: Coats says spy agencies to cooperate with Barr WASHINGTON (AP) — The Latest on President Trump and the Russia investigation (all times local): 3:40 p.m. Director of National Intelligence Dan Coats says the nation’s spy agencies will provide the Justice Department all appropriate information...
23:00, 05/24/2019

Tom Homan on explosive battle with AOC, House Dems: This is when I broke, I'd 'had enough' Former Acting ICE Director Tom Homan blasted House Democrats for pushing a "false narrative" during an explosive hearing in which he clashed with Reps. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez, Gerry Connolly and others. ...
15:17, 07/15/2019

House Dems pick party unity over ICE fight House Democratic leaders are likely to duck what could be their best chance to force President Donald Trump to fix squalid conditions at the border, out of fear of stirring up further infighting in the caucus.Democrats are pushing to relieve congeste...
14:17, 07/13/2019

Sen Graham: House Dems trying to 'destroy' Trump presidency House Democrats are looking to "destroy" the Trump presidency with a continued effort to revive the Mueller report, this according to Sen. Lindsey Graham, R-S.C., who spoke on "The Story with Martha MacCallum" Monday....
05:34, 06/11/2019

House Dems on brink of minimum wage victory House Democratic leaders are on the cusp of a long-awaited victory on the party’s signature $15-an-hour minimum wage bill, overcoming months of sharp resistance from many of the caucus' moderates.Top Democrats are saying privately they’re confident t...
14:00, 06/20/2019

House Speaker Pelosi blasts Trump for 'sowing chaos over the border' U.S. House Speaker Nancy Pelosi, the top Democrat in Washington, on Friday said President Donald Trump was "sowing chaos over the border" with his threat to slap tariffs on Mexican imports, and she called on him to work with Congress on immigration r...
05:34, 06/01/2019

U.S. House Speaker Pelosi blasts Trump pressure on Fed over interest rates The U.S. Federal Reserve should be independent and not under the influence of President Donald Trump in setting monetary policy, House of Representatives Speaker Nancy Pelosi said on Wednesday....
18:00, 06/19/2019

Conservative NYT columnist called 'white nationalist' after blasting 2020 Dems for pro-illegal immigrant policies New York Times columnist Bret Stephens is under fire among progressives over his op-ed slamming the 2020 Democratic candidates for embracing pro-illegal immigrant policies, some calling him a "white nationalist."...
20:00, 07/01/2019

AG William Barr refusing to testify before House WASHINGTON – Attorney General William Barr plans to skip his second day of Congressional testimony before the Democrat-led House Judiciary Committee, Chairman Jerrold Nadler confirmed. “Although we have worked around the clock to address his co...
11:51, 05/02/2019

Here’s how the House’s standoff with William Barr could escalate Attorney General William Barr has until Monday morning to follow House Democrats’ orders to reveal the redacted parts of the Mueller Report — or else. But what “or else” entails remains an open question. As Barr continues to balk at the subpoena issu...
06:34, 05/05/2019

House authorizes lawsuits against Barr, McGahn The House Judiciary Committee chairman says his panel will move "as quickly as possible" to seek court enforcement of a subpoena against former White House Counsel Don McGahn. (June 11)        ...
05:51, 06/12/2019

House committee votes AG Barr in contempt The House Judiciary Committee voted to hold Attorney General William Barr in contempt of Congress, escalating the Democrats' extraordinary legal battle with the Trump administration over access to special counsel Robert Mueller's Russia rep...
02:17, 05/09/2019

Swalwell: If Barr had 'nothing to hide,' he'd testify before House Democratic presidential candidate Rep. Eric Swalwell, D-Calif., blasted Attorney General William Barr Wednesday for declining to testify before a planned House Judiciary Committee meeting Thursday saying Barr 'had something to hide.'...
05:51, 05/02/2019

Barr won't testify before House panel Thursday The Justice Department issued a double-barreled rebuff to Democrats on Wednesday, informing the House Judiciary Committee that Attorney General William Barr would not show up for his scheduled testimony before the panel and that the department would ...
14:51, 05/02/2019

U.S. House committee to hold hearing on proposed fuel efficiency freeze The House of Representatives Energy and Commerce Committee said on Tuesday it planned a June 20 hearing on the Trump administration's proposal to freeze fuel efficiency standards at 2020 levels through 2026....
02:17, 06/12/2019

Slavery reparations bill debated in US House hearing – video highlights The actor Danny Glover, writers Ta-Nehisi Coates and Coleman Hughes as well as Senator Cory Booker were among the witness at a congressional hearing on the original sin of the US – the enslavement of 4 million Africans and their descendants – and wha...
04:34, 06/20/2019

DHS chief Kevin McAleenan to answer migrant questions in House hearing Acting Homeland Security Secretary Kevin McAleenan is set to testify before Congress Thursday about the department's migrant family separation policy at the border -- an issue that's drawn substantial criticism....
16:17, 07/18/2019

Watch live: House judiciary committee holds hearing without Don McGahn The House judiciary committee will go ahead with a hearing Tuesday that was supposed to include testimony from former White House counsel Don McGahn about the Justice Department's Russia investigation....
17:34, 05/21/2019

Tech execs sending deputies to testify at House antitrust hearing Big Tech is being hauled back onto the carpet in Washington. Reps from Apple, Amazon, Google and Facebook will testify at a hearing next week before the House Judiciary Committee’s top antitrust panel, according to reports. The tech titans will make ...
07:51, 07/10/2019

House Judiciary Committee to hold June 10 hearing on Mueller report The Democrat-controlled U.S. House of Representatives Judiciary Committee will hold a hearing on June 10 on Robert Mueller's report on Russian interference in the 2016 presidential election and its connections to Donald Trump's campaign....
01:51, 06/04/2019

House Dems defend Nancy Pelosi amid spat with AOC A number of Democrats stood by Nancy Pelosi Thursday after Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez accused the speaker of singling her out based on race. “I think the speaker is doing a hell of job under some very trying and tough circumstances,” Rep. Val Demi...
03:17, 07/12/2019

House Dems set to subpoena Kushner, Sessions and 10 other Mueller witnesses The House Judiciary Committee will vote on Thursday to authorize subpoenas for 12 of former special counsel Robert Mueller's witnesses — including President Donald Trump’s son-in-law Jared Kushner, former Attorney General Jeff Sessions, his former de...
20:34, 07/09/2019

Mnuchin refuses to give Trump’s tax returns to House Dems Treasury Secretary Steve Mnuchin formally refused to cough up President Trump’s tax returns to Democrats on the House Ways and Means Committee on Monday. “I am informing you now that the Department may not lawfully fulfill the Committee&#...
02:00, 05/07/2019

Maryland Dems elect first black, female house speaker Maryland lawmakers have elected Adrienne Jones as the state speaker of the House of Delegates -- making her the first African American and the first woman to ascend to the post....
01:34, 05/03/2019

House Dems eye $1 trillion ‘minibus’ in first step to avoid shutdown The House will likely take up a roughly $1 trillion funding package next week, marking an aggressive first step by Democrats to avert yet another paralyzing government shutdown this year, according to multiple sources. The House Democrats’ package wo...
22:17, 06/03/2019

Reacting to McConnell, Baier says House Dems 'don't believe the case is closed’ Fox News Chief Political Anchor Bret Baier said on “The Daily Briefing with Dana Perino” on Tuesday that “House Democrats don't believe the case is closed” in response to Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell’s declaration that the case is closed no...
01:00, 05/08/2019

Conway blasts Nancy Pelosi for losing control of her 'temper' and her House caucus White House counselor Kellyanne Conway blasted House Speaker Nancy Pelosi Monday, claiming the top Democrat "lost control of her temper" and her caucus. ...
19:00, 06/10/2019

Hannity blasts Pelosi, calls Ocasio-Cortez the 'real speaker of the House' Fox News' Sean Hannity didn't mince words Wednesday, calling out House Speaker Nancy's Pelosi for her accusation that President Trump "engaged in a cover-up," calling the speaker a figurehead who answers to radical elements in her party led by Rep. A...
09:17, 05/23/2019

Hearing Postponed for White Man Accused of Hate Crime in Fatal Stabbing of Richard Collins III on University of Maryland Campus The quest for justice for Richard Collins III, the Bowie State University student fatally stabbed two years ago on the campus of the University of Maryland in what prosecutors say was a hate crime, was delayed when a judge postponed a hearing Thursda...
06:51, 05/31/2019

The House Is Threatening to Hold William Barr in Contempt, Again House Democrats are threatening to hold Attorney General William Barr in contempt of Congress for the second time in two months, according to Politico. This time, the threatened contempt citation, which would also target Commerce Secretary Wilbur Ros...
03:34, 06/04/2019

House Backs Off Holding Barr in Contempt in New Resolution House Democrats revealed a resolution up for a vote next week to take Attorney General William P. Barr and the former White House counsel Donald F. McGahn II to court....
04:34, 06/07/2019

House Panel Votes To Hold AG Barr In Contempt WASHINGTON (AP) – The House Judiciary Committee has voted to hold Attorney General William Barr in contempt of Congress, escalating the legal battle with the Trump administration over access to special counsel Robert Mueller’s report. The commi...
23:00, 05/08/2019

U.S. House to vote next week on whether to find Barr in contempt The full U.S. House of Representatives will vote next week on whether to hold Attorney General William Barr in contempt for failing to comply with a subpoena seeking the full, unredacted report on Russian meddling in the 2016 election, House Majority...
01:51, 06/04/2019

Barr says he won’t stop Mueller from testifying before House panel Attorney General William Barr denied that he is preventing special counsel Robert Mueller from testifying before the House Judiciary Committee, according to a report. “It’s Bob’s call whether he wants to testify,” Barr told the Wall Street Journal on...
20:00, 05/16/2019

House Intel postpones possible contempt vote against Barr The House Intelligence Committee has postponed a potential vote to hold Attorney General William Barr in contempt of Congress, citing efforts by the Justice Department to comply with their demand for access to special counsel Robert Mueller’s files. ...
14:51, 05/22/2019

U.S. House committee prepares contempt vote against Barr A U.S. House panel was poised to vote on Wednesday to hold Attorney General William Barr in contempt for defying a congressional subpoena that demanded the full, unredacted report by special counsel Robert Mueller....
15:00, 05/08/2019

House panel chairman says Barr must testify Thursday U.S. House Judiciary Committee Chairman Jerrold Nadler said on Monday that Attorney General William Barr must testify before his panel on Thursday, despite Barr's reported objections to the format for questions that Democrats intend to use....
02:17, 04/30/2019

House moves to enforce subpoenas against Barr and McGahn Resolution authorizes court action against US attorney general and former White House counsel in aftermath of Mueller reportThe House of Representatives has passed a resolution enabling lawmakers to go to court to enforce their subpoenas against the ...
05:17, 06/12/2019

House Judiciary threatens to hold Barr in contempt WASHINGTON (AP) — The House Judiciary Committee is threatening to hold Attorney General William Barr in contempt of Congress if he does not comply with a new Monday deadline for special counsel Robert Mueller’s full, unredacted report and some ...
19:17, 05/03/2019

Felix Sater, Trump Associate, Skips House Hearing and Now Faces a Subpoena House Democrats want to hear from Mr. Sater about his pursuit of a real estate deal in Moscow with a Trump Organization lawyer during the 2016 campaign....
00:00, 06/22/2019

House Democrats to read Mueller report aloud in Capitol hearing room Democrats in the U.S. House of Representatives will read aloud on Thursday the redacted version of Special Counsel Robert Mueller's 448-page assessment of Russian interference in the 2016 presidential election....
13:34, 05/16/2019

Explorer gets attacked after hearing growling noises coming from attic of abandoned house A BRAVE explorer who heard creepy growling noises coming from the attic of an abandoned house quickly regretted venturing upwards to find what was there....
19:34, 05/29/2019

U.S. House Democrats read Mueller report aloud in Capitol hearing room Democrats in the U.S. House of Representatives on Thursday began a marathon reading of the redacted version of Special Counsel Robert Mueller's 448-page assessment of Russian interference in the 2016 presidential election....
21:17, 05/16/2019

House Dems delay votes on tribal bills after Trump lashes out Democratic leaders pulled a pair of tribal bills from the House floor Wednesday to avoid their failure after President Donald Trump — echoing complaints from the conservative media — urged Republicans to oppose the legislation. The bills were suppos...
06:51, 05/09/2019

House Dems push for new AUMF before any military action on Iran, unlikely to pass The U.S. may be closer to a military conflict with Iran now more than ever. But this also means that Congress could be the closest it’s come in years to considering a new resolution to authorize the use of military force....
14:34, 06/21/2019

House Dems rip into Sarah Sanders' tenure after Trump announces her departure Several House Democrats had some harsh words for White House press secretary Sarah Sanders after President Trump announced her eventual departure at the end of June....
00:34, 06/14/2019

House Dems subpoena major Trump figures in Mueller probe The House Judiciary Committee voted on Thursday to authorize subpoenas for a dozen people mentioned in special counsel Robert Mueller’s report, including ​President Trump’s son-in-law Jared Kushner and former Attorney General Jeff Session...
20:34, 07/11/2019

The Latest: Pelosi signals methodical approach on Barr vote WASHINGTON (AP) — The Latest on Congress and special counsel Robert Mueller’s report (all times local): 10:50 a.m. House Speaker Nancy Pelosi says the House isn’t rushing into a vote on holding Attorney General William Barr in contempt of...
18:17, 05/09/2019

Red Sox pitcher David Price signal-boosts tweet about 'white Sox' visiting Trump's White House The World Series champion Boston Red Sox are set to be honored at the White House on Thursday with President Donald Trump.        ...
22:17, 05/06/2019

House Democrats Are Really Serious About Holding Barr and Ross in Contempt This Time House Democratic leaders are moving forward with criminal contempt proceedings against Attorney General William Barr and Commerce Secretary Wilbur Ross for refusing to provide subpoenaed documents relating to the 2020 Census, according to Politico....
08:34, 07/09/2019

House committee moving ahead with contempt vote for Barr WASHINGTON (AP) — The chairman of the House Judiciary Committee says he has no choice but to begin proceedings to hold Attorney General William Barr in contempt of Congress. New York Democrat Jerrold Nadler cites Barr’s failure to comply with a...
09:51, 05/07/2019

On Politics: House Panel Recommends Holding Barr in Contempt The Judiciary Committee voted to recommend that the attorney general be held in contempt of Congress for failing to turn over the full Mueller report....
08:34, 05/09/2019

House to vote next week on whether to find Barr, McGahn in contempt The U.S. House of Representatives will vote next week on whether to hold Attorney General William Barr and former White House counsel Don McGahn in contempt of Congress for failing to comply with subpoenas related to the probe into Russian meddling i...
03:34, 06/04/2019

| US House intel panel delays subpoena against Barr after DOJ offer The Democratic chairperson of the US House Intelligence Committee says he would hold off enforcing a subpoena against Attorney General William Barr after the Justice Department agreed to turn over materials relating to an investigation into Russian e...
18:34, 05/23/2019

House Democrats Doing Their Best to Let William Barr Turn In His Homework Late House Judiciary Committee Chairman Jerry Nadler warned Attorney General William Barr on Friday that he has just one more chance to comply with a congressional subpoena before he’s in very big trouble, according to a letter sent to the Department of J...
20:51, 05/03/2019

Barr Says House Subpoenaed Mueller to Create ‘Public Spectacle’ The attorney general also said his review of the Russia investigation indicated so far that he needed to tighten Justice Department rules on investigating candidates for office....
03:00, 07/09/2019

Here’s what happens if the House Judiciary Committee holds William Barr in contempt WASHINGTON – If Wednesday’s vote in the House Judiciary Committee to hold Attorney General William Barr in contempt of Congress passes, Democrats will still be several steps away from seeing the full Mueller report. First the full House will ha...
02:00, 05/07/2019

House Democrats Push Barr to Submit to a Lawyer’s Questioning The House Judiciary Committee will vote on whether to allow Republican and Democratic lawyers to question Attorney General William P. Barr, signaling that Democrats are not backing down....
22:00, 04/29/2019

Nadler says Barr contempt citation will go to House floor 'rapidly' U.S. House Judiciary Committee Chairman Jerrold Nadler, after his panel voted on Wednesday to hold Attorney General William Barr in contempt of Congress for refusing to release an unredacted copy of the Mueller report, said the measure would go to th...
02:00, 05/09/2019

House to vote next week on criminal contempt against Barr and Ross House Democrats will vote next week on criminal contempt charges against Attorney General William Barr and Commerce Secretary Wilbur Ross for failing to comply with a congressional subpoena over the 2020 census, Speaker Nancy Pelosi announced Thursda...
21:34, 07/11/2019

House panel chair: 'No choice' but to hold Barr in contempt A U.S. House panel was poised to vote on Wednesday to hold Attorney General William Barr in contempt for defying a congressional subpoena that demanded the full, unredacted report by special counsel Robert Mueller....
15:34, 05/08/2019

House panel votes to hold Barr, Ross in contempt The House Oversight Committee voted to hold Attorney General William Barr and Commerce Secretary Wilbur Ross in contempt of Congress on Wednesday for defying the panel’s subpoenas for documents about the decision to add a citizenship question to the ...
03:17, 06/13/2019

House panel approves contempt citations against Barr, Ross The U.S. House Oversight Committee voted on Wednesday to approve contempt of Congress citations against Attorney General William Barr and Commerce Secretary Wilbur Ross for defying congressional subpoenas related to the U.S. Census....
01:34, 06/13/2019

House Judiciary panel poised to hold Barr in contempt WASHINGTON (AP) — The House Judiciary Committee is moving ahead with a vote to hold Attorney General William Barr in contempt of Congress after last-minute negotiations stalled with the Justice Department over access to the full, unredacted version o...
08:17, 05/08/2019

U.S. House committee to vote on holding AG William Barr in contempt The U.S. House Judiciary Committee prepared to move forward on Wednesday with a contempt citation against Attorney General William Barr for defying a congressional subpoena demanding access to the full, unredacted Mueller report....
14:00, 05/08/2019

House Votes to Hold Barr and Ross in Criminal Contempt After many, many threats, the House finally followed through and held Attorney General William Barr and Commerce Secretary Wilbur Ross in criminal contempt of Congress on Wednesday, according to Politico. It’s only the second time in history that Con...
15:17, 07/18/2019

House panel votes to hold William Barr in contempt The House Judiciary Committee on Wednesday held Attorney General William Barr in contempt for failing to abide by a subpoena to turn over an unredacted version of special counsel Robert Mueller’s report to Congress. Members of the panel approve...
23:51, 05/08/2019

House votes to hold Barr, Ross in criminal contempt The House voted Wednesday to hold Attorney General William Barr and Commerce Secretary Wilbur Ross in criminal contempt for refusing subpoenas to hand over documents about the 2020 census....
03:00, 07/18/2019

House panel issues report citing Barr for contempt The U.S. House Judiciary Committee on Monday issued a report citing Attorney General William Barr for contempt over a panel subpoena seeking Special Counsel Robert Mueller's full unredacted report on his Russia investigation....
17:17, 05/06/2019

Attorney general may withdraw from Mueller report hearing over terms of his testimony, House Democrats say The dispute centers on whether the House Judiciary Committee’s lawyers would be allowed to question William P. Barr after lawmakers do so, congressional aides say....
20:34, 04/28/2019

Ta-Nehisi Coates, Danny Glover to testify in Juneteenth House hearing on slavery reparations A House subcommittee will discuss legislation to create a commission to study the history of slavery and its lasting effects on African Americans        ...
04:00, 06/19/2019

House Judiciary Dems prepare slew of subpoenas for Trump-tied targets House Judiciary Committee Democrats announced Tuesday that they plan to authorize subpoenas later this week for a dozen individuals connected to President Trump as part of the panel’s escalating probe into obstruction of justice, public corruption an...
20:17, 07/09/2019

Wells Fargo, TD Bank turn over Trump financial records to House Dems Wells Fargo and TD Bank have turned over President Trump’s financial records to the House Financial Services Committee, Fox News confirmed on Thursday, amid a contentious legal battle between the Trump administration and congressional Democrats seeki...
20:00, 05/23/2019

House Dems warn Omar in 'imminent danger' after Trump rally chants House Democrats erupted in fury Thursday over President Donald Trump’s attacks on freshman Rep. Ilhan Omar at his reelection rally, fearful that crowd chants of “send her back” have personally endangered her and her family. Senior Democrats are now c...
18:00, 07/18/2019

House panel threatens contempt of Congress vote against Barr, Ross The top U.S. law enforcement officer and the Commerce secretary will face a contempt of Congress vote unless they hand over documents by Thursday on efforts to put a citizenship question on the 2020 Census, the chairman of a House of Representatives ...
01:51, 06/04/2019

House holds Barr, Ross in criminal contempt over census documents The U.S. House of Representatives voted on Wednesday to hold Attorney General William Barr and Commerce Secretary Wilbur Ross in criminal contempt for defying congressional subpoenas related to the U.S. census....
08:34, 07/18/2019

House chairman gives Barr more time to release full Mueller report The Democratic head of the U.S. House Judiciary Committee on Thursday said the panel would make one more good faith attempt to negotiate with U.S. Attorney General William Barr over the release U.S. Special Counsel Robert Mueller's full, unredacted r...
01:00, 05/03/2019

House Democrats consider holding Barr in contempt of Congress if he does not comply with requests During closed-door meetings, Judiciary Committee Democrats discussed how to respond if Barr refuses to show for a hearing or ignores a subpoena for the full Mueller report....
20:51, 05/01/2019

House to vote ‘soon’ on contempt for Barr, Ross over citizenship question: source House Democratic leadership has indicated that there will "soon" be a full House vote to hold Attorney General William Barr and Commerce Secretary Wilbur Ross in criminal contempt over their failure to comply with subpoenas regarding the citizenship ...
08:00, 07/09/2019

House Judiciary schedules vote to hold Barr in contempt of Congress House Judiciary Committee Chairman Jerrold Nadler on Monday scheduled a vote for later this week to hold Attorney General William Barr in contempt of Congress for not turning over Special Counsel Robert Mueller’s full unredacted report....
18:00, 05/06/2019

House Speaker Pelosi urges contempt of Congress finding for Barr U.S. House of Representatives Speaker Nancy Pelosi on Wednesday said she believed that Attorney General William Barr should be held in contempt of Congress for not providing it with the full report of Special Counsel Robert Mueller....
15:00, 05/08/2019

Lawmakers talk about contempt for 'chicken' William Barr over House no-show A House judiciary committee hearing went on Thursday without Attorney General William Barr, who declined to field questions about Russian interference in the 2016 election -- prompting lawmakers to trade barbs....
01:34, 05/03/2019

William Barr Refuses to Appear Before House on Thursday After Contentious Senate Testimony Attorney General William Barr told the House Judiciary Committee that he won’t show up for a scheduled hearing Thursday about Special Counsel Robert Mueller’s Russia investigation. Barr is “trying to blackmail the committee,”...
03:34, 05/02/2019

House Democrats Are Prepared to Hold William Barr in Contempt of Congress. What Does That Mean? House Democrats are ready to hold Attorney General William Barr in contempt of Congress after the Department of Justice failed to deliver an unredacted copy of Special Counsel Robert Mueller’s report. Jerrod Nadler, chairman of the House Judici...
00:17, 05/08/2019

House to vote Tuesday on holding Barr, Ross in contempt over census Nearly a month after the House Judiciary Committee voted to hold Attorney General Bill Barr and Commerce Secretary Wilbur Ross in contempt, House Majority Leader Steny Hoyer, D-Md., announced that the full House will vote on the matter on Tuesday....
20:17, 07/11/2019

House to hold contempt vote on Barr, Ross next week: Pelosi The U.S. House of Representatives will vote next week on whether to hold U.S. Attorney General William Barr and U.S. Commerce Secretary Wilbur Ross in criminal contempt for failing to comply with congressional subpoenas over the 2020 census, House Sp...
20:17, 07/11/2019

House to Vote on Contempt Citations for Barr and Ross Over Census Question The House is expected to vote Wednesday evening to hold Attorney General William P. Barr and Commerce Secretary Wilbur Ross in criminal contempt of Congress....
22:00, 07/17/2019

U.S. House panel readies contempt vote against Barr over Mueller report Congressional Democrats moved closer on Monday to citing Attorney General William Barr for contempt of Congress over his failure to give them an unredacted version of the Mueller report, escalating a showdown with the White House....
23:17, 05/06/2019

House Judiciary Committee to Vote Wednesday to Hold Barr in Contempt The House Judiciary Committee sets Wednesday vote to hold Attorney General William P. Barr in contempt of Congress after he failed to turn over an unredacted Mueller report....
18:51, 05/06/2019

House panel chairman warns Barr over testimony, Mueller report Democratic U.S. House of Representatives Judiciary Committee Chairman Jerrold Nadler on Thursday urged Attorney General William Barr to comply with the panel's demands to testify before it and to release Special Counsel Robert Mueller's full report o...
01:00, 05/03/2019

Watch live: House votes on whether to hold William Barr in contempt The House is scheduled to vote Wednesday on whether to hold U.S. Attorney General William Barr in contempt for failing to comply with a subpoena over information from the Mueller investigation....
16:17, 06/12/2019

House Democrats give Barr deadline for access to Mueller report In a letter, Rep. Jerrold Nadler said if the Justice Department “persists in its baseless refusal to comply” the committee will move toward contempt proceedings....
17:34, 05/03/2019

House to vote June 11 on holding Barr, McGahn in contempt of Congress The full House of Representatives is expected to vote on June 11 whether to hold Attorney General William Barr in contempt of Congress, according to a Democratic aide....
16:51, 06/04/2019

House judiciary committee will vote Wednesday to hold Barr in contempt House Democrats will vote Wednesday to hold Attorney General William Barr in contempt for failing to provide an unredacted version of the Mueller report to Congress....
18:34, 05/06/2019

House Judiciary Committee to hold Mueller report hearing with Watergate figure John Dean Democrats on the House Judiciary Committee announced Monday that they would convene a hearing with John Dean, the former White House counsel to Richard Nixon and a key figure in the Watergate scandal, in an effort to keep the public focus on the Muel...
23:00, 06/03/2019

Rep. Cohen: '80-90 percent' of Dems on House Judiciary Committee ready to push for Trump impeachment House Judiciary Committee member Rep. Steve Cohen, D-Tenn, claimed on Tuesday evening that "80-90 percent" of the fellow Democrats who sit on committee are ready to impeach President Trump. ...
03:17, 05/22/2019

Trump legal team slams House Dems for investigating possible Russia probe obstruction Trump campaign lawyers slam House Democrats after a report that they are investigating possible 2016 obstruction saying, “Instead of addressing important intelligence needs, the House Intelligence Committee appears to seek a truly needless dispute.”...
07:17, 05/15/2019

House votes to raise minimum wage, uniting Dems after months-long struggle The House on Thursday passed legislation to gradually raise the federal minimum wage to $15 per hour, following through on a key Democratic campaign promise and ending a six-month struggle within the caucus.The vote — which passed largely along party...
20:51, 07/18/2019

Schumer urges Trump to 'hang tough on China' after latest tariff threat while other Dems are quiet "Strength is the only way to win with China," Senate Minority Leader Chuck Schumer said after President Donald Trump's latest tariff threat to China....
22:34, 05/06/2019

House panel steps up contempt threat against Barr, Ross over Census documents The House Oversight Committee said on Wednesday it will move forward with a vote to hold Attorney General William Barr and Commerce Secretary Wilbur Ross in contempt of Congress if they do not comply with a subpoena for documents related to the Trump...
21:51, 06/05/2019

House holds AG Barr, Ross in contempt over 2020 census citizenship question The House of Representatives voted Wednesday to hold US Attorney General William Barr and Commerce Secretary Wilbur Ross in contempt over the White House’s failed push to add a citizenship question to the 2020 census. By a vote of 230 to 198, t...
01:17, 07/18/2019

House holds William Barr, Wilbur Ross in criminal contempt of Congress The House voted on Wednesday to ask the Justice Department to prosecute Attorney General William Barr and Commerce Secretary Wilbur Ross for defying congressional subpoenas, an escalation in House Democrats’ ongoing oversight battle with the Trump ad...
01:00, 07/18/2019

House holds Barr, Ross in criminal contempt, as GOP decries 'more political theater' The Democrat-controlled House of Representatives on Wednesday voted to hold Attorney General Bill Barr and Commerce Secretary Wilbur Ross in criminal contempt, saying they were stonewalling congressional probes into the Trump administration's efforts...
01:17, 07/18/2019

House Democrats likely to hold AG Barr in contempt after DOJ denies demand for census documents The Justice Department on Thursday denied a House committee's demand for more documents related to the Trump administration's decision to add a citizenship question to the 2020 census, which likely will lead to another contempt-of-Congress citation f...
07:17, 06/07/2019

House Authorizes Lawsuits to Enforce Subpoenas Against Attorney General Barr and Don McGahn The House has approved a resolution that will make it easier to file lawsuits against the Trump administration when officials defy subpoenas. The legislation passed 229-191, along party lines. It empowers Democrats to take legal action to enforce sub...
07:17, 06/12/2019

House intel panel chairman subpoenas Barr for Mueller probe documents U.S. House Intelligence Committee Chairman Adam Schiff said on Wednesday he had subpoenaed Attorney General William Barr for documents related to Special Counsel Robert Mueller's Russia probe....
02:00, 05/09/2019

U.S. House panel accuses Barr of contempt as Trump invokes executive privilege A Democratic-led House panel on Wednesday approved a measure to hold U.S. Attorney General William Barr in contempt for refusing to hand over an unredacted copy of the Mueller report on Russian election interference even as President Donald Trump inv...
03:00, 05/09/2019

House Democrats vote to hold attorney general Barr in contempt of Congress Panel takes action after Barr refused to provide unredacted Mueller report, as Schiff subpoenas attorney generalLive: follow the latest US politics newsHouse Democrats voted on Wednesday to hold the US attorney general, William Barr, in contempt of C...
05:00, 05/09/2019

House panel accuses Barr of contempt as Trump invokes executive privilege A Democratic-led House panel on Wednesday approved a measure to hold U.S. Attorney General William Barr in contempt for refusing to hand over an unredacted copy of the Mueller report on Russian election interference even as President Donald Trump inv...
23:00, 05/08/2019

Stepping up Trump clash, House votes to enforce Barr and McGahn subpoenas The move stops short of a criminal contempt citation and comes after the Justice Department agreed to begin providing materials from former special counsel Robert S. Mueller III....
02:00, 06/12/2019

House committee votes to hold William Barr and Wilbur Ross in contempt The House Oversight Committee voted Wednesday to hold Attorney General William Barr and Commerce Secretary Wilbur Ross in contempt for failing to turn over documents about a citizenship question the Trump administration wanted added to the census. Fo...
23:17, 06/12/2019

Judge tosses House Dems' lawsuit over Trump's use of emergency military funds for border wall Washington, D.C., district court Judge Trevor McFadden threw out House Democrats' lawsuit seeking an injunction against President Trump's emergency border wall funding reallocation, saying that the matter is fundamentally a political dispute and that...
01:34, 06/04/2019

House Democrats Move Closer to Holding Attorney General William Barr in Contempt Facing what they call unprecedented obstruction from the Trump Administration, House Democrats introduced a resolution Thursday to hold Attorney General William Barr and former White House counsel Don McGahn in contempt of Congress. The resolution hi...
00:34, 06/07/2019

AG William Barr is refusing to testify before the House Judiciary Committee, daring Democrats to subpoena him AP Photo/Andrew Harnik Attorney General William Barr has decided not to testify before the House Judiciary Committee on Thursday. The move comes after Barr learned last week that Democrats on the committee were planning to have staff attorneys quest...
05:17, 05/02/2019

House panel chief Schiff delays subpoena against Barr after Justice Dept offer The Democratic chairman of the House Intelligence Committee said he would hold off enforcing a subpoena against Attorney General William Barr after the Justice Department agreed to turn over materials relating to an investigation into Russian electio...
15:51, 05/22/2019

House Judiciary Committee Votes to Hold Attorney General William Barr in Contempt (WASHINGTON) — The House Judiciary Committee has voted to hold Attorney General William Barr in contempt of Congress, escalating the legal battle with the Trump administration over access to special counsel Robert Mueller’s report. The co...
05:00, 05/09/2019

House majority leader to call for vote to hold Barr, Ross in contempt over census question Rep. Steny Hoyer, the House majority leader, will ​call for a floor vote next Tuesday to hold Attorney General William Barr and Commerce Secretary Wilbur Ross in contempt over the White House’s desire to add a citizenship question to the 2020 c...
22:34, 07/11/2019

House Panel Approves Contempt for Barr After Trump Claims Privilege Over Full Mueller Report The House Judiciary Committee voted to hold Attorney General William P. Barr in contempt after President Trump asserted executive privilege over the full Mueller report....
00:51, 05/09/2019

House will vote to hold Barr, Ross in contempt of Congress over 2020 Census citizenship question House Majority Leader Steny H. Hoyer said the House “will not shirk from its oversight of this Administration and its malign effort to silence the voices of millions in our democracy.”...
01:51, 07/12/2019

House oversight holds William Barr, Wilbur Ross in contempt for defying subpoena over census The House oversight committee voted to hold Attorney General William Barr and Commerce Secretary Wilbur Ross in contempt of Congress for defying a subpoena regarding the inclusion of a citizenship question on the 2020 ce...
03:34, 06/13/2019

Hope Hicks slams 'chaos' created by Steele dossier in testimony before House Dems; WH blocks dozens of questions In lengthy and sometimes contentious closed-door testimony on Capitol Hill on Wednesday, former top White House adviser Hope Hicks took a shot at the discredited Steele dossier, pointed out that "we have this thing called Google now," and even elicit...
07:34, 06/21/2019

House Oversight Committee Votes to Hold Attorney General Barr and Commerce Secretary Ross in Contempt (WASHINGTON) — A House committee voted Wednesday to hold two top Trump administration officials in contempt of Congress for failing to comply with subpoenas for documents related to a decision adding a citizenship question to the 2020 census. T...
12:51, 06/13/2019

House Democrats to hold contempt vote Wednesday after Barr misses deadline to provide complete Mueller report The attorney general had released a redacted version on April 18, but Democrats said that was insufficient and have been seeking the full report and the underlying evidence....
16:34, 05/06/2019

Patriots might go to White House USA TODAY Sports' Jarrett Bell discusses what is next for the Patriots, including a possible trip to the White House.        ...
00:51, 06/07/2019

House Schedules First Hearing on Mueller’s Findings, Without Mueller The House Judiciary Committee next week will hold the first hearing on the findings of the special counsel, Robert S. Mueller III, but John Dean will headline....
00:00, 06/04/2019

House committee to vote on holding Barr and Ross in contempt for failing to provide documents related to 2020 Census citizenship question Last week, new evidence emerged suggesting that the citizenship question was crafted specifically to give an electoral advantage to Republicans and white residents....
02:17, 06/04/2019

Sir Kim Darroch latest: Jeremy Hunt blasts US President Donald Trump for 'disrespectful and wrong' comments amid ambassador spat Jeremy Hunt has criticised Donald Trump for making "disrespectful and wrong" comments amid a spat over the UK's ambassador to the US Sir Kim Darroch....
23:17, 07/09/2019

Tiger Woods at the White House Tiger Woods was presented with the Medal of Freedom by President Donald Trump at the White House on Monday.        ...
06:00, 05/07/2019

AOC Goes Off on the White House for Ignoring Congress New York Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez offered a fiery critique on Wednesday of the Trump administration’s shameless attempts to manipulate the upcoming 2020 Census by adding a citizenship question....
02:17, 06/13/2019

Red Sox contingent honored at White House Some members of the Boston Red Sox celebrated their 2018 World Series title with President Donald Trump at the White House on Thursday, as the team downplayed the decision of nearly a dozen members of the team not to attend....
01:34, 05/10/2019

White House Escalates Feud With Fed Top White House and Federal Reserve officials squared off over interest rates in a public clash over how to manage the economy at a time of strong growth and historically low unemployment....
10:34, 05/04/2019

Man set himself on fire near White House, severely injured WASHINGTON (AP) — Authorities say a man set himself on fire at a national park near the White House and has been hospitalized in critical condition. U.S. Park police tell news outlets officers and U.S. Secret Service agents responded to the report of...
11:17, 05/30/2019

White House ups stakes in dispute with EU over Airbus The White House announced on Monday that it was adding $4 billion to a list of proposed tariffs that would be placed on European Union products as part of a long-running dispute over aviation industry subsidies. The items targeted ranged from metals ...
00:00, 07/03/2019

Man dies after setting himself on fire near White House The man, identified as Arnav Gupta of Bethesda, Maryland, lit himself on fire Wednesday afternoon on the Ellipse Park, not far from the Washington Monument, in full view of passersby....
16:00, 05/30/2019

Rapinoe stands by statement about not going to White House PARIS (AP) — Megan Rapinoe apologized Thursday for using coarse language in saying she would not visit the White House if the United States wins the Women’s World Cup. She otherwise said she stands by her statement about not going, with the exc...
19:00, 06/27/2019

Maryland man fatally set himself on fire near White House WASHINGTON (AP) — A Maryland man who set himself on fire at a national park near the White House has died. U.S. Park police tell news outlets 33-year-old Arnav Gupta died from his injuries late Wednesday. Police say officers and U.S. Secret Service a...
18:00, 05/30/2019

White House: China indicates it wants trade deal Trade delegations from Washington and Beijing are scheduled to begin their latest round of talks on Thursday. Government and private-sector sources earlier said China had backtracked on almost all aspects of a draft trade agreement with the United St...
18:51, 05/08/2019

Meet Your New Chief White House Liar Stephanie Grisham, currently the director of communications for First Lady Melania Trump, will be the White House’s new press secretary, the first lady announced on Tuesday....
19:17, 06/25/2019

Trump likely to meet with Xi when G20 gathers: White House U.S. President Donald Trump and Chinese President Xi Jinping will likely meet on the sidelines of the Group of 20 summit later this month in Japan, a White House spokesman said on Thursday, although he suggested a meeting was not yet firmly scheduled...
19:17, 06/13/2019

Megan Rapinoe declares ‘I’m not going to the f—ing White House’ The co-captain of the US Women’s soccer team balked at the idea of visiting the White House if her team wins the World Cup, saying she wouldn’t “f—–g” go. Megan Rapinoe made the declaration during an interview Tuesday with Eight by Eight ...
05:00, 06/26/2019

William McRaven on White House run: No plans, but 'never say never' Retired Adm. William McRaven, who oversaw the Navy SEAL raid that killed al Qaeda leader Osama bin Laden in 2011, is not completely closing the door to running for president....
00:34, 05/22/2019

WATCH: F-35 performs White House flyover An F-35 flew over the White House and downtown Washington, D.C., to mark the visit of Polish President Andrzej Duda on Wednesday. The United States and Poland also recently reached an agreement to sell the aircraft to the Eastern European country....
21:17, 06/12/2019

Trump welcomes Red Sox contingent to the White House President Trump welcomed the World Series champion Boston Red Sox to the White House on Thursday — even though some players and team manager Alex Cora balked at making the visit. “Each Red Sox player is a shining example of excellence living out an A...
11:51, 05/10/2019

Person who tried to get onto White House grounds arrested WASHINTON, D.C. — A person was arrested Friday night after trying to get onto the White House grounds near the historic Treasury Building, the U.S. Secret Service said. The trespassing attempt occurred about 9:10 p.m., the service said in a sta...
09:00, 06/15/2019

MLB notebook: Some Red Sox skip White House visit While manager Alex Cora, a native of Puerto Rico, and about a dozen players of color skipped a visit honoring the world champion Boston Red Sox at the White House on Thursday, President Donald Trump avoided discussing the controversy....
08:00, 05/10/2019

Ask Maggie Haberman About Covering the White House Since she joined The Times in 2015, Maggie Haberman has been a driving force behind much of its award-winning political coverage and a lightning rod for grievances from both sides of the aisle....
12:17, 06/15/2019

White House Ratchets Up Trade Fight Prospects for a speedy conclusion to the U.S.-China trade fight dimmed Monday after U.S. officials accused Beijing of reneging on its promises and vowed to raise tariffs on $200 billion in Chinese imports to 25% starting Friday....
06:00, 05/07/2019

Virgil Abloh’s latest Off-White collaboration already selling out The “King of Collabs,” a k a Virgil Abloh of Off-White, has launched his latest collaboration — just in time for Father’s Day. It’s the “Off-White c/o Vilebrequin” joint project, and includes five styles of swim shorts (the Fr...
23:51, 06/14/2019

White House touts 'freedom gas' as next critical US export The Department of Energy has said it wants to export "molecules of US freedom" from a new liquefied natural gas project to allies the world over. An official said it was part of the White House's "America First" agenda....
07:17, 05/30/2019

White House official: New Iran sanctions coming ‘very soon’ On the one-year anniversary of U.S. withdrawal from the Iran nuclear deal, a White House official announced that additional sanctions against Iran would be coming soon....
19:51, 05/08/2019

USMCA's fate up to Pelosi, White House official says The fate of President Trump's U.S.-Mexico-Canada Agreement on trade is entirely based on whether House Speaker Nancy Pelosi, D-Calif., agrees to schedule a vote on it, a White House official said Wednesday....
01:00, 05/30/2019

Salesforce.com signs on to White House job-training initiative San Francisco-based cloud software company Salesforce.com Inc on Thursday said it was joining a White House initiative to provide training for new skills to U.S. workers....
14:17, 05/16/2019

Man Sets Himself on Fire Near the White House, Secret Service Says A man walked onto the Ellipse park in downtown Washington, D.C., Wednesday afternoon while the tourist trap was bustling with people and lit himself on fire, the U.S. Secret Service confirmed in a tweet....
22:51, 05/29/2019

Man in Critical Condition After Setting Himself on Fire Near the White House The Secret Service cleared the area of people, including a group protesting the Trump administration’s plan to roll back protections for transgender individuals....
03:51, 05/30/2019

Georgia Democrat Stacey Abrams says she is considering White House run Georgia Democrat Stacey Abrams, a rising party star who narrowly fell short of becoming the first female African American governor last year, said on Thursday she is still considering running for president....
02:34, 05/10/2019

Joe Biden raised $21.5 million for his White House bid, campaign says Biden showed his fundraising prowess but probably did not see a boost in donations after the Democratic debate when he came under sharp attack from opponents....
09:00, 07/04/2019

Matters of politics, race accompany Red Sox to White House WASHINGTON (AP) — Under President Donald Trump, visits by championship teams to the White House have often become politicized. That’s happening to the Boston Red Sox, who steamrolled to a World Series crown last October and are poised to visit ...
06:51, 05/09/2019

White House briefly locked down over suspicious package The White House was briefly placed on lockdown Monday morning while the Secret Service investigated a suspicious package found on the North Lawn. “Secret Service Uniformed Division Officers are responding to an incident involving a suspicious package...
20:34, 06/24/2019

Congress has no right to 'do-over' of Russia probe: White House counsel Congress has no right to conduct a "do-over" of Special Counsel Robert Mueller's Russia probe, the White House said in a letter blasting House Democrats' "sweeping" requests for documents as an effort to harass political opponents....
21:17, 05/15/2019

Matters of politics, race follow Red Sox to White House WASHINGTON — For decades, championship teams have visited the White House in a moment of ritual and tradition. Athletic excellence is celebrated, lame jokes are told and the president is given yet another jersey bearing his name. Under President Dona...
10:51, 05/09/2019

The White House Is Revoking Press Passes En Masse After almost eliminating press conferences, the Trump administration’s campaign against journalists covering the White House has reached a new peak. On Wednesday, the administration today revoked the hard passes of almost the entire White House press...
11:34, 05/09/2019

White House defends new tariffs on Mexican goods White House Press Secretary Sarah Sanders defended the president's decision to impose new tariffs on Mexican goods as a way to pressure the government to stem the flow of migrants crossing the U.S. southern border. (May 31)    &#...
21:00, 05/31/2019

No White House Trip For Non-Citizens, Says US Principal; Sent On Leave A Maryland elementary school principal has been placed on administrative leave, a Prince George's County school system spokeswoman said Friday, after distributing an unauthorized permission slip that......
05:34, 05/04/2019

Biden plans first NYC fundraising swing of White House bid Joe Biden is building his 2020 war-chest with an upcoming round of New York fundraisers. The Dem front-runner has two campaign events slated for June 17th and 18th. While few details are yet known about the guest lists, Governor Cuomo is rumored to b...
00:00, 05/16/2019

White House readies final review of new mpg rules Trump administration officials, at odds with California and many automakers, defended a controversial plan to freeze fuel efficiency requirements at 2020 levels at a congressional hearing Thursday and said the proposal would be submitted to the White...
01:00, 06/21/2019

Iran’s Rouhani: The White House is ‘mentally retarded’ Iranian President Hassan Rouhani slammed the US sanctions against Supreme Leader Ayatollah Ali Khamenei as “outrageous and idiotic” because the cleric has no assets abroad. “The White House actions mean it is mentally retarded,” Rouhani s...
18:00, 06/25/2019

Bidens Earn More Than $15 Million Since Leaving the White House (WASHINGTON) — Joe Biden and his wife, Jill, took in more than $15 million since leaving the Obama White House, according to newly released documents, catapulting the Democratic presidential candidate into millionaire status and denting the wor...
17:00, 07/10/2019

Man Dies After Setting Himself On Fire Near White House: US Officials A man who set himself on fire near the White House has died of his injuries, the US Park Police said on Thursday. The man set himself on fire on the Ellipse, an area popular with tourists between the......
14:34, 05/30/2019

Arnav Gupta, man who set himself on fire near White House, dies A man who set himself on fire near the White House has died of his injuries, authorities confirmed Thursday. Arnav Gupta, of Bethesda, Md., erupted into a bright orange fireball at the Ellipse, a tourist-filled 52-acre public park that sits north of ...
17:00, 05/30/2019

White House, Congress getting closer on budget deal White House officials and congressional leaders are drawing closer to a two-year budget agreement that also raises the debt ceiling, although both sides caution that some serious obstacles remain to a deal.Speaker Nancy Pelosi (D-Calif.) and Senate M...
21:51, 07/17/2019

Man dies after setting himself on fire near White House, police say United States Park Police identified the man as Arnav Gupta, 33, of Bethesda, Maryland, who died Wednesday from his injuries.        ...
19:34, 05/30/2019

Pentagon informs White House the military must not be politicized Acting Defense Secretary Patrick Shanahan informed the White House that the U.S. military must not be politicized, following a move by aides to President Trump to obscure the USS John S. McCain from Trump's view during a presidential visit to Japan....
23:51, 06/02/2019

White House Reviewing Stephen Moore’s Writings President Trump’s presumptive nominee to the Fed has written numerous opinion pieces questioning the role of women and suggesting they should not earn more than men....
22:00, 04/29/2019

Trump will ‘think about’ inviting NBA champ Raptors to White House With Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau seated steps away, President Trump said Thursday that he’d “think about” whether to invite the NBA champion Toronto Raptors to the White House. “They played phenomenal basketball,” he said about Canad...
23:17, 06/20/2019

Flag burning, violence in front of the White House The burning of a flag in front of the White House led to a scuffle between protesters and President Donald Trump supporters.        ...
14:51, 07/05/2019

Republicans revolt against White House budget plan Senate Republicans are rebelling against the Trump administration’s proposed fix to a fiscal pile-up this fall, rejecting a one-year stopgap funding bill as insufficient for the military.In a letter to President Donald Trump's budget negotiators led ...
21:34, 07/03/2019

Trump says will not fire White House adviser Conway U.S. President Donald Trump on Friday said he would not fire White House adviser Kellyanne Conway, despite the conclusion by a U.S. government watchdog that she repeatedly violated U.S. law by making political statements in her official White House p...
15:51, 06/14/2019

White House confirms Trump sent letter to Kim Jong Un On Sunday, Pyongyang’s Korean Central News Agency reported Trump had sent Kim an “excellent” letter and said Kim would “seriously contemplate” the content....
02:51, 06/24/2019

Sarah Sanders to leave White House at end of June White House press secretary Sarah Sanders, one of the president's closest and most trusted White House aides, will be leaving the administration at the end of the month, Trump announced Thursday. (June 13)        ...
11:51, 06/14/2019

Nancy Pelosi says White House is 'crying out for impeachment' House speaker urges family to intervene over Trump’s wellbeingPelosi: ‘Maybe he wants a leave of absence’The Democratic speaker of the House, Nancy Pelosi, said the White House was “crying out for impeachment” and called on Thursday for Donald Trump’...
02:00, 05/24/2019

Mueller should testify to Congress if he wants: White House adviser U.S. Special Counsel Robert Mueller should testify in front of Congress about his report into Russian interference in the 2016 election and whether President Donald Trump obstructed justice, White House adviser Kellyanne Conway said on Wednesday....
19:17, 05/01/2019

Secret Service Responding To Incident Outside White House (NBC) – The Secret Service is responding to an incident outside the White House, officials confirm. According to the tweet, officials are on Pennsylvania Avenue. Pedestrian traffic is closed along the famous D.C. Street between 15yth and 17th S...
21:51, 06/19/2019

| Trump invites Hungary's Orban to White House US President Donald Trump is to host Hungary's firebrand anti-immigration Prime Minister Viktor Orban at the White House next week, officials said on Tuesday....
02:00, 05/08/2019

A Big Mac at the White House: Trump’s telling sports celebrations He’s hosted teams and honored athletes, but the president’s ceremonies reveal his polarising natureOn Monday last week, it was the Baylor Lady Bears basketball team. On Monday this week, the US army football team, followed by the golfer Tiger Woods. ...
13:34, 05/10/2019

Bill de Blasio could lose his job over White House bid if he’s not careful Mayor Bill de Blasio’s presidential dreams had better not make him too neglectful of his day job -- or he could lose it, under a never-used clause in the city charter....
00:17, 05/19/2019

The White House's Middle East Meetup Is Already a Mess Since shortly after joining the Trump administration, Jared Kushner has made it his personal mission to solve the Gordian Knot that is the Israeli-Palestine conflict. Let’s check in on how that’s going....
02:51, 06/18/2019

Rapinoe: We don't want to go to White House... maybe Trump sent invite by mail "Women\u0027s World Cup winnter Megan Rapinoe says that her USA team do not want to go to the White House... but an inviation hasn\u0027t arrived either."...
13:00, 07/09/2019

White House Memo: Trump and the Four-Letter Presidency At rallies and in interviews, on Twitter and in formal speeches, he relishes the bad-boy language of a shock jock, just one more way of provoking the political establishment....
04:00, 05/20/2019

Trumps honor military mothers at White House President Donald Trump called military mothers "the backbone of America" on Friday when he and first lady Melania Trump welcomed them to the White House for a celebration....
11:00, 05/11/2019

The White House Is Deliberately Creating a Constitutional Crisis The White House on Tuesday directed former White House Counsel Don McGahn not to comply with a congressional subpoena for documents related to the various potentially criminal shenanigans described by Special Counsel Robert Mueller in his report to t...
20:17, 05/07/2019

White House considered demoting Fed's Powell: report Lawyers at the White House earlier this year explored the legality of stripping Jerome Powell of his Federal Reserve chairmanship and demoting him to be just one of as many as seven governors of the U.S. central bank, according to a report from Bloom...
23:34, 06/18/2019

GOP senators to be briefed on White House immigration plan WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump and Republican senators are scheduled to meet Tuesday to discuss a new White House immigration plan. White House counselor Kellyanne Conway describes the plan as “fairly comprehensive,” saying it a...
16:17, 05/07/2019

Trump says he may invite Kim to White House as talks resume President Trump​ on Sunday said teams from the US and North Korea will get together in the coming weeks to restart nuclear negotiations and appeared receptive to inviting regime leader Kim Jong Un to the White House. “​​We are going to have tea...
16:17, 06/30/2019

White House seeks delay on Huawei ban for contractors The White House Office of Management and Budget has asked the U.S. Congress for more time to phase in a ban on federal contracts with companies that do business with Chinese telecom giant Huawei, part of a defense law passed last year....
05:17, 06/10/2019

Joe Scarborough: Trump is 'the worst dealmaker' that has ever sat in the White House MSNBC host Joe Scarborough slammed President Trump as the “worst dealmaker that's ever sat in the presidential office” after the president cut short meeting on infrastructure over Democrats’ accusations that he’s “engaged in a cover-up” regarding the...
20:00, 05/23/2019

White House expects retaliation from China over tariffs WASHINGTON (AP) — The president’s chief economic adviser says he expects China to retaliate over increased tariffs, after talks in Washington ended without a deal on trade. Larry Kudlow also tells “Fox News Sunday” that President Do...
16:34, 05/12/2019

Joe and Jill Biden have made $15M since leaving White House WASHINGTON – “Middle Class Joe” is now rolling in dough. Former Vice President Joe Biden and wife, Jill, raked in more than $15.6 million in the two years since leaving the White House, according to newly released financial disclosure forms. ThatR...
01:17, 07/10/2019

New White House press secretary has Arizona ties TUCSON- The White House named a new press secretary and she has Arizona ties. White House press secretary Sarah Huckabee Sanders announced last Thursday that she is leaving the Trump administration. On Tuesday, First Lady Melania Trump took to Twitte...
10:00, 06/27/2019

The Trumps honor military mothers at White House President Donald Trump and his wife Melania paid tribute to military mothers at the White House on Friday. (May 10)        ...
09:00, 05/11/2019

Trump briefed on Colorado shooting, White House says President Trump has been briefed on the school shooting that unfolded in a Denver suburb, resulting in one death and eight injuries, the White House said Tuesday....
14:34, 05/08/2019

Construction to begin soon on taller White House fence WASHINGTON (AP) — The White House is getting a new 13-foot fence, almost double its current height, to help keep intruders out. The Secret Service says the $64 million construction project will soon begin on what eventually will be a 13-foot, 1-inch ...
21:51, 06/07/2019

Trump and Kim Jong-un 'agree' Biden has a 'low IQ', White House says Sarah Sanders told Meet the Press the president’s point of view was not guided by the North Korean leaderDonald Trump and Kim Jong-un “agree in their assessment” that former vice-president and 2020 Democratic candidate Joe Biden has a “low IQ”, White...
21:34, 05/26/2019

Jimmy Carter: Russia won Trump the White House Former President Jimmy Carter said Friday he believes President Donald Trump actually lost the 2016 election and is only in the White House "because the Russians interfered on his behalf." (June 28)        ...
01:00, 06/29/2019

Outfit the Rest Of Your House With Philips Hue White Bulbs, Now Just $13 Each Even dedicated Philips Hue owners will tell you that not every light bulb needs to transform into a colorful, pulsating light show. But Hue’s automation features and voice control capabilities can still come in handy in places like basements, closets...
04:34, 05/27/2019

St. Louis Fed's Bullard Said He Was Contacted by White House for Fed Board Job Federal Reserve Bank of St. Louis President James Bullard said Tuesday he has been approached by White House officials “in recent months” about the possibility of serving on the Fed’s Washington board of governors....
20:17, 06/26/2019

Red Sox manager Alex Cora won’t visit White House CHICAGO (AP) — Boston Red Sox manager Alex Cora will not attend the ceremony at the White House on Thursday honoring the 2018 World Series champions. Cora cited the Trump administration’s response to Hurricane Maria in his native Puerto Rico as...
01:34, 05/06/2019

Person arrested near White House after stopping car, leaving WASHINGTON (AP) — The White House and much of 17th Street were on lockdown for a time Sunday night as authorities arrested a person whose vehicle stopped in front of a White House gate. In a statement, the Secret Service says an individual driving a ...
06:17, 06/03/2019

White House says Mexico tariffs 'still on track' for Monday The United States is on track to implement threatened 5 percent tariffs on Mexican goods on Monday, White House press secretary Sarah Sanders said on Friday as migration talks with Mexican officials continued in Washington....
16:17, 06/07/2019

White House to Hold Social Media Summit The White House will hold a social media summit on July 11, aiming to have a “robust conversation” about online platforms such as Google and Facebook at a time when they are under increasing attack in Washington....
03:00, 06/27/2019

White House freezes fuel efficiency penalties The Trump administration said late on Friday it was issuing final rules to suspend a 2016 Obama administration regulation that more than doubled penalties for automakers failing to meet fuel efficiency requirements....
05:17, 07/13/2019

Tiger Woods to visit White House on Monday President Trump will honor Tiger Woods, who won his 15th major and fifth green jacket at Augusta last month, at the White House.        ...
01:34, 05/03/2019

White House Chief Economist to Leave Post Kevin Hassett, the Chairman of Council of Economic Advisers, told The Wall Street Journal that his departure had “been in the works for a good long time” and that it was common for people to leave the post after around two years....
12:34, 06/03/2019

Why the Trump White House Is Caught Up in the Jeffrey Epstein Scandal In the years since Mr. Epstein was first accused of sexually abusing minors, one of Mr. Trump’s Cabinet officials has been accused of letting him off easy....
01:00, 07/08/2019

Big Tech Is a Likely Target at White House Social-Media Summit A “Social Media Summit” at the White House this week will offer a platform for Trump supporters who say they face censorship by left-tilting Big Tech—and a preview of a likely re-election theme for the president....
20:34, 07/10/2019

Trump to nominate Shanahan as defense secretary: White House President Donald Trump plans to nominate acting Defense Secretary Patrick Shanahan, a former Boeing Co executive, as his defense secretary, breaking with tradition by choosing a Pentagon chief who made a career at a top defense company, the White Hou...
22:34, 05/09/2019

Pentagon tells White House to stop politicizing military SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — The Pentagon has told the White House to stop politicizing the military, amid a furor over a Trump administration order to have the Navy ship named for the late Sen. John McCain hidden from view during a presidential visit. ...
13:00, 06/02/2019

Dodgers’ Dave Roberts doesn’t want to take a trip to the White House The Dodgers are among the favorites to win the World Series in 2019, and manager Dave Roberts already knows one thing for certain. Roberts told the LA Times earlier this week that, should the Dodgers win the whole thing, he does not intend on taking ...
00:17, 07/11/2019

Palestinians Call White House’s Economic Proposal a ‘Snow Job’ Palestinians on Sunday rejected the White House’s $50 billion economic proposal meant to boost the Palestinian and Arab economies, calling it a “snow job.” Their objection came as no surprise. Palestinian business organizations and ...
00:51, 06/24/2019

White House Report Card: Trump vs. the ‘avocado crisis’ This week’s White House Report Card finds President Trump’s frustration boiling over with nonstop illegal immigration and the refusal by Democrats to take the issue seriously. As a result, he threatened to impose trade tariffs on Mexico, which seems ...
20:17, 06/01/2019

White House plans new tariffs on $300 billion of Chinese goods U.S. Trade Representative Robert Lighthizer said Friday that the U.S. formally began placing an additional $300 billion worth of Chinese goods under 25% tariffs....
08:51, 05/11/2019

Montana Gov. Bullock jumps into crowded White House race Touting his ability to pass a progressive agenda in a conservative state, Democratic Gov. Steve Bullock of Montana announced his candidacy for president on Tuesday....
17:17, 05/14/2019

AP sources: White House wanted USS McCain moved for Trump The White House wanted the U.S. Navy to keep a warship named for the late Sen. John McCain "out of sight" during President Donald Trump's trip to Japan, The Wall Street Journal reported Wednesday, citing an email it reviewed....
07:51, 05/30/2019

In a White House Summit on Quantum Technology, Experts Map Next Steps Academics and government officials met on the White House grounds to discuss the urgent need to collaborate to advance the country’s prowess in quantum information science....
03:51, 06/02/2019

Raptors’ Danny Green on possible White House visit: ‘It’s a hard no’ Don’t expect to see the Toronto Raptors rubbing elbows with President Trump anytime soon after winning the NBA championship earlier this month — especially if guard Danny Green is making the travel plans. Green, 32, didn’t mince words Saturday when a...
20:34, 06/24/2019

Abbas: Palestine will not accept White House's investment plan Palestine's economy does need investment but "before anything, there must be a political solution," Palestinian Authority President Mahmoud Abbas said Sunday, dismissing the White House's $50 billion investment plan....
12:00, 06/24/2019

Trump hosts Hungary’s nationalist leader at White House U.S. President Donald Trump is set to welcome Hungarian Prime Minister Viktor Orban at the White House Monday, where they are expected to discuss trade, energy, and national security....
20:34, 05/13/2019

Hickenlooper says White House does not need a 'strongman' in 2020 policy speech Former Colorado Governor John Hickenlooper on Monday said there is an "authoritarian mentality" in the White House and the United States does not need its own "strongman," as he delivered the first major foreign policy address among two dozen Democ...
19:51, 05/20/2019

Trump welcomes prime minister of Slovakia to White House WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump is meeting Friday with the prime minister of Slovakia. Peter Pellegrini is the latest central European leader to visit the White House as the U.S. works to curry favor in the region as a counterbalance to Russ...
21:17, 05/03/2019

Rain pummels DC-area, floods White House basement A slow-moving rainstorm has washed out roads, stranded drivers and soaked basements, including the White House's, during a chaotic morning commute in the national capital region. (July 8)        ...
19:34, 07/08/2019

U.S. and Qatar Shore Up Ties as Emir Visits White House President Trump hailed the emir of Qatar as a friend and applauded a “large transaction” between the two countries as the emirate moved to finalize a number of energy and aircraft agreements with the U.S....
10:00, 07/10/2019

Trump says top White House economist Kevin Hassett leaving WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump says the White House’s top economist is leaving soon. In a tweet Sunday night, Trump says the chairman of the Council of Economic Advisers, Kevin Hassett, will be departing “shortly” and prai...
06:17, 06/03/2019

Trump, Putin discuss possible new nuclear accord: White House U.S. President Donald Trump spoke with Russian President Vladimir Putin for more than hour on Friday, discussing the possibility of a new nuclear accord, North Korean denuclearization and the political situation in Venezuela, the White House said....
18:34, 05/03/2019

White House considers deploying 120,00 troops to Middle East The White House is considering a military plan that would include sending 120,000 troops to the Middle East in response to what the Trump Administration has called a dangerous threat from Iran, a report said on Monday. Acting Defense Secretary Patric...
07:34, 05/14/2019

A White House visit for Raptors is a ‘hard no,’ Danny Green says The Raptors will visit the Parliament of Canada, but President Trump "makes it very, very tough to respect how he goes about things and does things."...
08:51, 06/24/2019

Poland’s president to meet Trump at White House in June WARSAW, Poland (AP) — An aide to Polish President Andrzej Duda says the leader and the first lady have been invited to the White House in June to meet with President Donald Trump. Krzysztof Szczerski, who heads the president’s office, did not g...
13:00, 05/10/2019

White House: President Trump ‘Deadly Serious’ About Mexico Tariffs WASHINGTON — A top White House official said Sunday that President Donald Trump is “deadly serious” about slapping tariffs on imports from Mexico but acknowledged there are no concrete benchmarks being set to assess whether the U.S...
20:51, 06/02/2019

Amash says Pelosi wrong on impeachment – and does not rule out White House run Michigan congressman has left Republican partyRobert Reich: This is Trump and the oligarchs vs the restHouse speaker Nancy Pelosi is making a moral and strategic mistake by refusing to bring formal articles of impeachment against Donald Trump, the on...
05:00, 07/08/2019

Democratic U.S. Rep. Swalwell ends long-shot White House bid U.S. Representative Eric Swalwell on Monday became the first major candidate to drop out of the Democratic presidential race, ending a long-shot bid fueled in part by his efforts to investigate Republican President Donald Trump....
07:00, 07/09/2019

"Transition Happens Quickly": Michelle Obama On Last Night In White House Moving out of any home is chaotic, but at the White House, moving the president's family is especially complicated, according to former first lady Michelle Obama. The best-selling author spoke about......
05:00, 07/08/2019

White House's Refusal to Say What Happened With Mike Pence Is Getting Really Weird Speaking outside the White House on Wednesday morning, a top staffer for Vice President Mike Pence said he “can’t talk about” why Pence abruptly—and without much explanation—canceled a trip to New Hampshire to stay in Washington earlier this month....
18:17, 07/10/2019

Trump, Xi likely to meet in Japan in June: White House adviser U.S. President Donald Trump and his Chinese counterpart Xi Jinping are likely to meet during a G20 summit in Japan at the end of June and discuss trade, White House economic adviser Larry Kudlow said on Sunday....
18:34, 05/12/2019

Pentagon Tells the White House to Stop Politicizing Military SEOUL, South Korea — The Pentagon has told the White House to stop politicizing the military, amid a furor over a Trump administration order to have the Navy ship named for the late U.S. Sen. John McCain hidden from view during President Donald...
23:17, 06/02/2019

Trump takes credit for Red Sox success after White House visit President Trump on Monday gave a shoutout to the Boston Red Sox in the midst of their five-game winning streak, for which he is apparently taking some credit after inviting the team to the White House. “Has anyone noticed that all the Boston @RedSox ...
16:51, 05/13/2019

Trump appears to backpedal on White House invite for USWNT, saying ‘we’ll look at that’ After the team's World Cup win, the president said, "We haven't really thought about it," after previously tweeting that Megan Rapinoe and her teammates would be invited "win or lose."...
08:34, 07/08/2019

U.S.-China trade talks to continue on Friday: White House U.S. Trade Representative Robert Lighthizer and U.S. Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin have agreed with Chinese Vice Premier Liu He to continue trade talks on Friday morning, a White House spokesman said on Thursday....
07:51, 05/10/2019

U.S. Treasury's Mnuchin: No discussion with White House on Trump's taxes U.S. Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin on Wednesday said he had not discussed releasing President Donald Trump's tax returns with the White House, and disagreed with an IRS memo that reportedly concluded he should release them to Congress....
21:34, 05/22/2019

White House still wants deal on debt ceiling, funding: official The White House still wants to reach a deal with Congress to fund the government and raise the nation's debt limit, even though President Donald Trump has said he will not negotiate with Democrats until they stop investigating his administration, a s...
21:17, 05/23/2019

Nancy Pelosi: ‘The White House is just crying out for impeachment' – video The Democratic speaker of the House, Nancy Pelosi, said the White House was “crying out for impeachment” and called for Donald Trump’s family to intervene in the president’s wellbeing “for the good of the country”. The dramatic statements came one da...
02:00, 05/24/2019

White House tries to rally Republicans around changes to legal immigration system But with little support among Democrats for such a dramatic overhaul the effort serves as primarily a political document that Trump and Republicans can rally behind. ...
03:17, 05/08/2019

| Trump escalates war on social media at White House 'summit' Escalating his attacks on Silicon Valley, US President Donald Trump hinted at new regulations on social media as he gathered critics of major online platforms at a White House "summit"....
01:34, 07/12/2019

White House orders Don McGahn not to comply with congressional subpoena Former White House counsel was subpoenaed by the House committee investigating the findings of the special counsel The White House has informed Congress that it has ordered the former counsel Don McGahn not to hand over documents subpoenaed by a cong...
07:34, 05/08/2019

A Whole Bunch Of Red Sox Will Skip Visiting Donald Trump At The White House The Red Sox wrap up a road trip in Baltimore this week, but won’t all be heading back to Boston together. The team is running two separate charter flights, one going home on Wednesday, after the final game of the series, and one on Thursday, an off-d...
18:17, 05/06/2019

Trump aides DeStefano, Knight to depart White House DeStefano is expected to advise a number of companies, including Juul, while helping on the president’s reelection campaign. Knight is expected to move on to an unspecified job in the private sector....
11:34, 05/22/2019

White House says Trump's July Fourth will be patriotic, not political White House officials on Tuesday said President Trump will avoid politics and stick to patriotic themes in a high-profile July Fourth speech in front of the Lincoln Memorial in Washington amid questions about the cost and tone of the celebration....
22:00, 07/02/2019

US Soccer Star Said She Won't Visit White House, "Disrespect" Says Trump President Donald Trump accused US women's World Cup soccer star Megan Rapinoe of "disrespect" Wednesday after she swore not to visit his White House....
05:17, 06/27/2019

‘Big 4’ leaders to begin talks with White House on budget deal Speaker Nancy Pelosi, Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell, Senate Minority Leader Chuck Schumer and House Minority Leader Kevin McCarthy have agreed to begin negotiations on a two-year deal to lift stiff budget caps, according to multiple sources ...
20:00, 05/17/2019

The White House may host a social media summit next month The White House will reportedly host a social media summit next month. According to The New York Times, White House spokesman Judd Deere said the meeting will "bring together digital leaders for a robust conversation on the opportunities and challeng...
02:00, 06/27/2019

White House Delays Decision on Auto Tariffs for 180 Days The Trump administration said it would put off for 180 days a decision on whether to impose broad tariffs on auto and auto-part imports, as discussions with the EU and Japan continue....
17:00, 05/17/2019

Pentagon, White House to Discuss Plan for More Mideast Troops Top Pentagon leaders will meet with White House officials to discuss sending several thousand additional U.S. troops to the Middle East amid heightened tensions with Iran....
20:34, 05/23/2019

Trump invites Hungary's Viktor Orban to White House Trump and Orban will meet at the White House for the first time on May 13 for talks on security and trade. Both leaders have taken tough anti-immigration stances and been criticized for policies viewed as anti-Muslim....
00:34, 05/08/2019

Emotional Woods accepts Medal of Freedom at White House Tiger Woods, who stunned the sports world when he won his fifth Masters title last month, received his country's highest civilian honor, the Presidential Medal of Freedom, from U.S. President Donald Trump on Monday....
02:34, 05/07/2019

Rapinoe accepts AOC's invite to Congress after saying she wouldn't go to 'f---ing White House' U.S. Rep. Alexandria Ocasio Cortez extended a Twitter invitation to the U.S. women’s soccer team Friday to tour the House of Representatives after they beat France to advance to the semifinals of the World Cup in France....
15:00, 06/29/2019

Inaugural Official Disputes White House Account of Her Departure Stephanie Winston Wolkoff, a former adviser to the first lady who played a key role in planning President Trump’s inaugural festivities, said she was “thrown under the bus.”...
02:00, 05/07/2019

US captain Megan Rapinoe stands by White House jibe President Donald Trump has warned Megan Rapinoe not to "disrespect" the United States flag. The US captain has said ahead of the US's quarterfinal against France that she stands by almost every word of the statement....
14:51, 06/28/2019

White House social media summit not a ‘one-and-done,’ Trump’s allies say Trump coupled his admonitions of the tech industry -- delivered Thursday in front of more than 200 of his closest online allies -- with a promise to summon top tech executives to Washington soon and a threat to unveil new regulations targeting the wa...
22:17, 07/12/2019

White House weighs legislation to ban one of the best features of WhatsApp and Telegram After badmouthing Apple over the last few years and throwing a scare into Huawei (a nightmare that is not yet over), the Trump administration's next target could be the use of end-to-end-encryption in the U.S. Used on apps like Telegram and WhatsApp,...
04:51, 07/01/2019

Trump blocks former White House counsel from testifying to Congress Team Trump thumbed its nose at House Judiciary Committee chair Jerry Nadler again Monday — telling him that ex-White House counsel Don McGahn will ignore a subpoena to testify before the panel on Tuesday. “The House Judiciary Committee has issued a s...
04:17, 05/21/2019

White House Orders Its Former Top Lawyer to Ghost a Congressional Subpoena The ongoing war between congressional Democrats and the White House continued apace on Monday, with the Trump administration’s Department of Justice issuing a legal opinion arguing it’s totally fine for former White House Counsel Don McGahn to ignore...
01:51, 05/21/2019

Trump tells ex-White House counsel McGahn not to appear before Congress U.S. President Donald Trump on Monday told former White House counsel Don McGahn to defy a subpoena to testify about the Russia investigation before a congressional committee, deepening a fight between the administration and Democratic lawmakers....
00:51, 05/21/2019

Congress expands probe of White House personal email use Top aides in President Donald Trump's White House, including his daughter Ivanka Trump and son-in-law, Jared Kushner, will come under increased scrutiny for their use of personal emails and other unofficial messaging to conduct government affairs, a ...
23:00, 07/01/2019

White House to Former Counsel Don McGahn: Ignore Those Congressional Subpoenas, We Got You The White House is continuing its efforts to defy Congress as new reports note that the Trump administration has directed former White House counsel Donald McGahn not to comply with a Congressional subpoena related to Robert Mueller’s investigation....
22:51, 05/07/2019

White House does not need a 'strongman,' Hickenlooper says in 2020 policy speech Former Colorado Governor John Hickenlooper on Monday said there is an "authoritarian mentality" in the White House and the United States does not need its own "strongman," as he delivered the first major foreign policy address among two dozen Democ...
21:00, 05/20/2019

White House says Trump, North Korea agree Biden is ‘low IQ’ President Trump and North Korea’s Kim Jong Un don’t always see eye-to-eye but they both agree that Democratic presidential hopeful Joe Biden is a “fool of low IQ,” said White House spokeswoman Sarah Sanders. “I think the...
04:34, 05/27/2019

Esper formally nominated to be defense secretary by White House Mark Esper was formally nominated to the position of defense secretary by the White House on Monday, a role he has been carrying out in an acting capacity since last month....
00:17, 07/16/2019

The White House Learned Four Internet Words and Wants to Teach You How to Say Them Wrong Today, President Trump hosted his big “social media summit,” which coincided almost perfectly with a worldwide Twitter outage. Notably, the White House invited exactly zero social media company representatives to the event, but plenty of online consp...
23:34, 07/11/2019

White House scraps a proposal to lower U.S. drug prices The Trump administration on Thursday scrapped one of its most ambitious proposals for lowering prescription medicine prices, backing down from a policy that would have required health insurers to pass on billions of dollars in rebates they receive fr...
18:51, 07/11/2019

Congress has no right to conduct ‘do-over’ of Mueller investigation: White House counsel Congress has no right to conduct a "do-over" of Special Counsel Robert Mueller's Russia probe, the White House said in a letter blasting House Democrats' "sweeping" requests for documents as an effort to harass political opponents....
02:17, 05/16/2019

White House requests reports of 'censorship' and your email address Following up on political arguments over charges of "censorship" on social media, the White House has linked to a questionnaire on TypeForm.com where it's collecting reports of bias. In a tweet, the White House encouraged entries "no matter your...
01:17, 05/16/2019

White House threatens to veto aid bill for migrant families WASHINGTON (AP) — A White House veto threat is raising fresh questions about the fate of a House bill that would provide $4.5 billion to improve the treatment of migrant families detained after crossing the U.S. southern border. In a letter to lawmak...
07:17, 06/25/2019

White House considering 'every option' for adding citizenship question to census With a court deadline looming, the Trump administration is looking at "every option" as it seeks to add a contentious citizenship question to the 2020 census, a White House spokesman said on Thursday....
23:51, 07/04/2019

Kamala Harris on Trump: 'We have a predator living in the White House' Sen. Kamala Harris, D-Calif, is ratcheting up her attacks against President Trump, referring to him on  Wednesday as a "predator" during a campaign event in Iowa....
04:34, 07/04/2019

Trump aide Conway will not testify before Congress: White House President Donald Trump's senior adviser Kellyanne Conway will not testify before the House of Representatives Oversight Committee this week on her alleged violations of the Hatch Act, the White House told the panel's chairman on Monday....
06:00, 06/25/2019

White House Hosts a Meeting for Pro-Trump Twitter Warriors Conservative fringe figures will get their moment with President Trump during a “social media summit,” where they will share stories of what they call discrimination and suppression on the internet....
14:34, 07/11/2019

US Chamber weighing lawsuit against White House over Trump tariffs The U.S. Chamber of Commerce is weighing a lawsuit against the White House over President Trump's Mexico tariffs, which begin in June.        ...
23:34, 05/31/2019

France Moves Toward Digital Tax, Stoking Fight With White House The French Senate voted to impose a tax on Facebook, Google and other American technology giants despite a blunt warning from the Trump administration....
14:00, 07/11/2019

It’s Not Just the White House in 2020. The Power to Draw Maps Is Also at Stake. With the nation’s political maps hanging in the balance, Democrats are racing to win back statehouse chambers and Republicans are rushing to defend gains from 2010....
10:17, 07/05/2019

Polish leader to visit Trump in June: White House U.S. President Donald Trump will meet with his Polish counterpart, Andrzej Duda, in Washington on June 12 to talk about security and defense among other issues, the White House said on Wednesday....
21:17, 05/15/2019

White House launches survey looking for tech industry bias SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — The White House has launched an online form asking people to share their experiences if they think political bias has led to their posts being removed from social media sites like Facebook and Twitter. The White House’s off...
02:34, 05/16/2019

White House shares image of immigrants crammed into truck The White House shared a disturbing X-ray image on social media of a stifling produce truck along the Arizona border showing dozens of illegal migrants inside. “Last night, 12 children, a pregnant woman, a convicted felon, and 19 other illegal aliens...
18:17, 07/04/2019

Gene Simmons of KISS visits White House, Pentagon Gene Simmons of the band KISS visited the White House on Thursday — but it wasn’t clear if the wrinkled rocker was meeting with President Trump. “Just another Thursday at the White House. ⁦@genesimmons⁩ is here. Said he’s visiting his ‘favorite secre...
22:34, 05/16/2019

Joe Sestak seeks to restore accountability to White House in 2020 bid Former Rep. Joe Sestak has positioned himself as a candidate seeking to seeking to restore trust and accountability to the White House in his 2020 bid to be president....
08:00, 06/26/2019

White House Urges Internet Users To Denounce 'Censorship' President Donald Trump's administration on Wednesday renewed its claims of political favoritism among search engines and social media platforms by launching a survey that encourages people to report......
12:17, 05/16/2019

Melania Trump's spokeswoman to be new White House press secretary Stephanie Grisham has been tapped to be the next White House press secretary. It remains to be seen what direction she will take, as her predecessors were known for their confrontational relationships with the press....
01:51, 06/26/2019

White House Asked Navy to Hide McCain Warship While Navy officials insisted they did not hide the ship, they did give all of sailors aboard the day off on Tuesday as President Trump visited Yokosuka Naval Base in Japan....
06:51, 05/30/2019

AP sources: White House wanted McCain ship away from Trump The White House wanted the U.S. Navy to keep a warship named for the late Sen. John McCain out of President Donald Trump's view during his trip to Japan, three U.S. officials said....
10:34, 05/30/2019

Mama duck and ducklings ‘breach’ White House gates A viral video shows a mother duck and her ducklings waltzing under a fence leading to the White House in what might be the least threatening invasion in history....
09:51, 05/15/2019

White House blames China for Iranian missile threat China bears significant blame for Iran’s success in developing a dangerous new array of ballistic missiles, a top White House adviser said the same day the administration imposed significant new sanctions on the Middle Eastern regime....
02:00, 05/09/2019

Trump to nominate Shanahan as defense secretary -White House President Donald Trump plans to nominate acting Defense Secretary Patrick Shanahan, a former Boeing Co executive, as his defense secretary, breaking with tradition by choosing a Pentagon chief who made a career at a top defense company, the White Hou...
22:34, 05/09/2019

Melania Trump’s spokeswoman to be next White House press secretary First lady Melania Trump announced Tuesday that her spokeswoman Stephanie Grisham would replace outgoing White House Press Secretary Sarah Huckabee Sanders. “I am pleased to announce @StephGrisham45 will be the next @PressSec & Comms Director! She ha...
20:34, 06/25/2019

Stephanie Grisham announced as new White House press secretary Stephanie Grisham, former Press Secretary and Communications Director for the First Lady, will take over as press secretary.        ...
19:51, 06/25/2019

White House asked Navy to keep USS McCain out of Trump’s sight (CNN) – President Donald Trump and John McCain’s long-running feud is back in the spotlight following reports that White House and lower-level US Navy officials traded emails about keeping a warship named from the late senator’s fat...
23:00, 05/30/2019

The White House wants the Fed to cut rates. Wall Street says it's a terrible idea. Getty Images/Pool Top White House brass, including President Donald Trump and Vice President Mike Pence, have recently called for the Federal Reserve to cut interest rates. On Friday, Pence argued that the Fed should cut rates because inflation was ...
02:51, 05/04/2019

Hope Hicks rebuffs questions on Trump White House Former top White House adviser Hope Hicks refused to answer House Judiciary Committee questions about her time in the White House, dimming Democrats' chances of obtaining new or substantive information for their obstruction of justice probe. (Ju...
11:17, 06/20/2019

The White House May Designate the Muslim Brotherhood a Terrorist Group (WASHINGTON) — President Donald Trump and his national security team are weighing whether to designate the Muslim Brotherhood a foreign terrorist organization, the White House said Tuesday. White House press secretary Sarah Sanders said Trump w...
09:51, 05/01/2019

White House says will reappoint Puerto Rico oversight board The White House said on Monday it will ask the U.S. Senate to confirm the current members of Puerto Rico's federally created financial oversight board after creditors of the bankrupt island successfully challenged the appointments on constitutional g...
08:00, 04/30/2019

Huawei's Major Suppliers Said to Meet With White House to Discuss US Ban White House economic adviser Larry Kudlow will host a meeting with semiconductor and software executives on Monday to discuss the US ban on sales to Huawei....
13:51, 07/20/2019