States are more divided over Donald Trump’s approval rating: Poll

The United States is much more divided over President Trump than it was at the beginning of his term, according to Morning Consult data that was updated on Wednesday.

As of June 2018, the 50 states and Washington, D.C., are split nearly down the middle when comparing their approval ...

Pelosi says Jordan should have known about wrestlers’ abuse

WASHINGTON (AP) - A Republican congressman from Ohio "should have known" about allegations that college wrestlers he coached two decades ago were abused by their team doctor, the House's top Democrat said Thursday.

Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi, D-Calif., told reporters that GOP Rep. Jim Jordan should cooperate with investigators "rather ...

Dems introduce first bill to abolish ICE

A handful of congressional Democrats on Thursday introduced the first bill to abolish U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement, putting on paper the details of getting rid of the agency responsible for everything from deportations to stopping counterfeiters to nabbing online child sex predators.

The bill is mostly a list of ...

Trey Gowdy to Peter Strzok: ‘I don’t give a damn what you appreciate’

Rep. Trey Gowdy and FBI agent Peter Strzok got into a testy exchange Thursday over a series of anti-Trump texts Mr. Strzok sent his lover just before he started as lead investigator for special counsel Robert Mueller's Russia collusion probe.

Mr. Gowdy, South Carolina Republican, questioned Mr. Strzok about his ...

Congress threatens to hold Strzok in contempt after first question

House Judiciary Chairman Bob Goodlatte, Virginia Republican, threatened to hold embattled FBI agent Peter Strzok in contempt after he refused to answer the first question.

Rep. Trey Gowdy, South Carolina Republican, asked Mr. Strzok how many interviews he conducted in his first week as the lead investigator for special counsel ...

Trump admin says all eligible immigrant children reunited with families, but some still held for safety concerns

The Trump administration said that all eligible small children who were separated from their families under the “zero-tolerance” immigration policy have been reunited with their loved ones, but nearly half of the children under the age of 5 still remain in government custody due to safety concerns the deportation of their family members or other reason, according to the Department of Homeland Security.

Democrats hold up photos of Mueller guilty pleas during Strozk hearing

A group of Democrats, possibly legislative aides, on Thursday held up large photos of the five individuals who have pleaded guilty in special counsel Robert Mueller's Russia collusion probe during FBI agent Peter Strzok's testimony.

The individuals stood behind Rep. Elijah Cummings, Maryland Democrat, while reading off the names and ...

Strzok hearing interrupted by Dem bid to hold Steve Bannon in contempt

The explosive hearing on Capitol Hill with disgraced FBI agent Peter Strzok came to a brief halt on Thursday as Democrats unsuccessfully tried to change the subject to a discussion about holding ex-White House aide Steve Bannon in contempt for not answering questions from lawmakers earlier this year.

Jerrold Nadler: Hold hearings on Russia, not Strzok

Rep. Jerrold Nadler, a ranking member of the House Judiciary Committee, said Thursday lawmakers should be focused on Russian election interference rather than grilling FBI agent Peter Strzok.

"This country has a number of emergencies that we are not spending any time on," he said in opening remarks ahead of ...

Bob Goodlatte defends Peter Strzok hearing

House Judiciary Committee Chairman Bob Goodlatte on Thursday defended the questioning of FBI agent Peter Strzok, who had texted anti-Trump messages.

In opening remarks before Mr. Strzok testifies before two congressional committees, Mr. Goodlatte, Virginia Republican, said lawmakers' probe into whether political biases at the Department of Justice and FBI ...

Sen. Cory Gardner: No one will ‘drive a wedge’ between U.S. and NATO

Sen. Cory Gardner praised the relationship between the U.S. and European allies on Thursday, after President Trump's tough talk at the NATO summit.

"Nobody is going to be able to drive a wedge between the United States and our allies in NATO," Mr. Gardner said during an interview on Fox ...