Arms control on tap for Trump, Pompeo’s meeting with Lavrov

WASHINGTON (AP) - Arms control, Ukraine and Syria are headlining President Donald Trump and Secretary of State Mike Pompeo's meetings Tuesday with Russia's foreign minister, who is making his first trip to Washington since May 2017.

Sergey Lavrov's visit, however, was overshadowed by the introduction of Ukraine-related impeachment articles by ...

Mitch McConnell expects long-delayed defense bill to pass soon

Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell said Tuesday he expected to send a long-stalled defense bill to the White House soon.

As House Democrats prepared two articles of impeachment against President Trump and congressional appropriators have yet to reach a compromise to avert another government shutdown, Mr. McConnell said the National ...

White House says impeachment hurts nation, not Trump personally

Two articles of impeachment introduced Tuesday are hurting the country instead of President Trump, who will have his day in a Senate trial, the White House said.

"The announcement of two baseless articles of impeachment does not hurt the president, it hurts the American people, who expect their elected officials ...

Pelosi announces agreement on North American trade pact

WASHINGTON (AP) - House Speaker Nancy Pelosi on Tuesday announced agreement on a modified North American trade pact, handing President Donald Trump a major Capitol Hill win on the same day that Democrats announced their impeachment charges against him.

The California Democrat said the revamped U.S.-Mexico-Canada Agreement is a significant ...

The Associated Press picks the top moments on TV from 2019

NEW YORK (AP) - Many have noticed how fragmented our TV viewing is, with multiple competing streaming services and dozens of channels pulling us in different directions. But the year also saw some jaw-dropping moments that found huge audiences, whether it was a royal interview or a viral alien. The ...

GOP’s Yoho announces retirement from Congress

Rep. Ted Yoho (R-Fla.) announced he will not seek reelection on Tuesday, citing his pledge to only serve four terms in Congress."I believed when I ran on term limits. I ran on a pledge to serve four terms - eight y...

Pelosi announces support for new Trump NAFTA deal

House Democrats and the White House have struck a deal on a historic trade deal to update the North American Free Trade Agreement (NAFTA), House Speaker Nancy Pelosi (D-Calif.) announced Tuesday.Pelosi announced th...

Trump: NAFTA rewrite ‘looking good’

President Trump said Tuesday his rewrite of the North American trade deal is "looking good" ahead of an expected announcement of Democratic support.

"It will be the best and most important trade deal ever made by the USA. Good for everybody - Farmers, Manufacturers, Energy, Unions - tremendous support. Importantly, ...

Trump: NAFTA rewrite ‘looking good’

President Trump said Tuesday his rewrite of the North American trade deal is "looking good" ahead of an expected announcement of Democratic support.

"It will be the best and most important trade deal ever made by the USA. Good for everybody - Farmers, Manufacturers, Energy, Unions - tremendous support. Importantly, ...

Democrats unveil two articles of impeachment against President Trump

House Democrats are filing two articles of impeachment against President Trump: abuse of power and obstruction of Congress.

"He endangers our the Constitution, endangers our democracy and endangers our national security," House Judiciary Committee Chairman Jerrold L. Nadler said Tuesday, flanked by Speaker Nancy Pelosi and the chairs of other ...

Democrats unveil two articles of impeachment against President Trump

House Democrats are filing two articles of impeachment against President Trump: abuse of power and obstruction of Congress.

"He endangers our the Constitution, endangers our democracy and endangers our national security," House Judiciary Committee Chairman Jerrold L. Nadler said Tuesday, flanked by Speaker Nancy Pelosi and the chairs of other ...

Bedford County joins list of 2nd Amendment ‘sanctuaries’

BEDFORD, Va. (AP) - Another county in Virginia has officially declared itself a sanctuary for Second Amendment rights as Democrats take control of the state government in Richmond.

The News & Advance in Lynchburg reported that the Bedford County Board of Supervising approved the sanctuary resolution Monday night at a ...

Donald Trump calls Democrats’ impeachment push ‘madness’

President Trump said Tuesday that Democrats are engaged in "sheer political madness" as the House Judiciary Committee prepares two articles of impeachment against him.

"To Impeach a President who has proven through results, including producing perhaps the strongest economy in our country's history, to have one of the most successful ...