Pa. House election provides ominous start for Trump in midterms

The midterm election year is off to an ugly start for President Trump.

Democrat Conor Lamb's narrow victory Tuesday for a House seat in Pennsylvania — still unofficial with absentee and other ballots yet to be counted — came in a district that Mr. Trump won by 20 percentage points ...

Bob Corker expects Mike Pompeo confirmation to be contentious

Sen. Bob Corker said Wednesday that the confirmation of Mike Pompeo to the secretary of state post will likely be contentious.

"I can just sense that it's becoming slightly more partisan on these issues. I think he'll be confirmed, again, I don't know that much about him. I look forward ...

Trump blames Democrats for blocking key diplomatic posts

President Trump said Wednesday that Democrats are still blocking important appointments to various diplomatic and judicial posts.

"Hundreds of good people, including very important Ambassadors and Judges, are being blocked and/or slow walked by the Democrats in the Senate. Many important positions in Government are unfilled because of this obstruction. ...

Sam Nunberg warned Roger Stone not to associate with WikiLeaks

Former Trump aide Sam Nunberg said Wednesday that he warned Roger Stone not to associate himself with WikiLeaks during the campaign for fear of an investigation.

"I had warned him repeatedly during that 2016 summer: Do not associate yourself with Julian Assange. I said for two reasons: One, at that ...

Marco Rubio: ‘Red flag’ gun proposal gaining support

Sen. Marco Rubio said Wednesday that his bill to create restraining orders regarding gun purchases has gained some support.

"It allows somebody to go to court, either a family member, someone that lives with you, or law enforcement present evidence to a judge — clear and convincing evidence — that ...