His departure comes as Trump has sought new additions to his team dealing with the special counsel investigation.
Taking a ridiculous prospect semi-seriously.
WASHINGTON (AP) - The idea is a political crowd-pleaser with a catchy slogan: giving desperately ill patients the "right to try" experimental medicines.
Lawmakers in the U.S. House of Representatives on Wednesday became the latest group of politicians to back the effort, sending a bill to the Senate which President ...
Sen. Richard Blumenthal said Thursday that if he could, he'd subpoena Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg today to appear before the Senate's Commerce and Judiciary Committees and explain what the social media giant is going to do.
JACKSON, Miss. (AP) - Mississippi lawmakers won't pass a plan this year explicitly allowing schools and colleges to let teachers or staff members carry guns after having firearms training.
The House Thursday didn't consider House Bill 1083 , killing it for 2018's regular session, since it missed a deadline for ...
FRANKFORT, Ky. (AP) - Government officials in Kentucky could discuss public business on their personal devices without having to disclose it according to a surprise amendment moving quickly through the state legislature.
A legislative committee amended House Bill 302 on Wednesday to change the definition of public record to say ...
National Democrats are endorsing ironworker Randy Bryce in a Wisconsin congressional primary battle for the right to challenge Republican House Speaker Paul Ryan in the November midterm elections.
The Democratic Congressional Campaign Committee selected Bryce over educator Cathy Myers. The committee named Bryce to its list of 33 best prospects ...
Rep. Chris Stewart, R-Utah, said Thursday that now is the time to increase regulations on Facebook, following revelations about the use of data by British research firm Cambridge Analytica.
The budget bill before Congress includes an update to federal law that makes clear that authorities with a warrant can obtain emails and other data held by American technology companies but stored on servers overseas.
Conservative Rep. Dave Brat railed against the omnibus spending bill put forward by Congress and criticized his own party for caving in to Democrats, telling Breitbart radio that "we buckled."
President Trump's personal lawyer, John Dowd, has resigned as the head of the president's legal team for Special Counsel Robert Mueller's investigation.
"I love the president and wish him well," Mr. Dowd told The Washington Times Thursday in an email. His resignation was first reported by The New York Times.
WICHITA, Kan. (AP) - A jury has been selected for the trial of three militia members accused of plotting to bomb a mosque and apartment complex housing Somali immigrants in Kansas.
Opening statements are expected to begin later Thursday in the trial of Patrick Stein, Gavin Wright and Curtis Allen. ...
President Donald Trump's lead lawyer on the team dealing with Special Counsel Robert Mueller's Russia investigation has resigned. John Dowd confirmed his resignation...
The House Permanent Select Committee on Intelligence voted Thursday to release the Republican version of the committee’s report on its Russia investigation, which found “no evidence of collusion, coordination or conspiracy between the Trump campaign and the Russians.”
Republicans are playing a delicate game of dancing around some of President Donald Trump's behavior in hopes that they will keep their majorities in the House and Senate this fall, according to a new analysis.
President Trump's personal lawyer, John Dowd, has resigned as the head of the president's legal team for Special Counsel Robert Mueller's investigation, according to a report in the New York Times.
Mr. Dowd just last weekend had called on Mr. Mueller to wrap up his investigation, then clarified that he ...
Nearly 50 suspicious emails — including two dozen with ties to Russia — recently were sent to the Texas Democratic Party, trying to register for political gatherings that could have … Click to Continue »
The Democratic Party is giving candidates leeway to go against Rep. Nancy Pelosi, D-Calif., if they need to in order to win a seat, The Los Angeles Times reported.
Conservatives and establishment Republican lawmakers clashed Thursday ahead of a key vote on a massive $1.3 spending bill -- in particular over the funding of President Trump’s central campaign promise of a wall on the southern border.
DENVER (AP) - Colorado's Senate minority leader, Democrat Lucia Guzman, has stepped down from her post in part to protest Republican leadership's handling of workplace harassment complaints.
The term-limited Guzman was replaced Thursday by Sen. Leroy Garcia of Pueblo.
Guzman will serve out her term as assistant minority leader.
John Dowd has resigned from President Trump's legal team, The Hill has confirmed....
John Dowd resigned Thursday as President Trump's lead outside lawyer in the Russia probe amid an internal dispute with other attorneys on the legal team, Fox News has learned.
Congress needs to pass the spending bill by midnight on Friday to avoid a partial government shutdown.
Congressional leaders plan to vote early Thursday afternoon, leaving lawmakers less than 18 hours to review a 2,232-page bill.
Democrats on the panel are furious with Republicans for shutting down the probe early, in their estimation, calling the report a move to protect President Trump.
The U.S. House of Representatives on Thursday cleared the way for lawmakers to vote on a $1.3 trillion government spending bill that would fund federal agencies through September and avert a government shutdown.In a 211-207 vote, the chamber moved to take up debate on the...
NEW YORK (AP) - The Latest on reports that millions of Facebook users' data was used to target political ads (all times local):
The British Parliament's media committee has recalled the CEO of Cambridge Analytica, Alexander Nix, to testify in its investigation into fake news.
Committee chair Damian ...
Missouri Sen. Claire McCaskill was one of 14 Democrats who voted to confirm President Donald Trump’s nomination of Mike Pompeo as CIA director in January 2017. Now she’s not sure … Click to Continue »
The House approved Thursday a bipartisan $1.3 trillion measure upping spending to the military and a host of domestic projects -- including some limited funding for border security but no legislative fix for the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) program.
A sweeping $1.3 trillion budget bill that substantially boosts military and domestic spending but leaves behind young immigrant "Dreamers" cleared an important procedural hurdle Thursday as lawmakers struggled to meet a Friday deadline to fund the government or face a shutdown.
U.S. House Intelligence Committee Republicans voted on Thursday to release their report on the panel's Russia probe, senior Republican Representative Mike Conaway said.