Senate Overwhelmingly Rebukes Trump With Tariff VoteSenators voted overwhelmingly Wednesday calling on Trump to get congressional approval before using national security as a reason for imposing tariffs on other nations, as he did recently with steel and aluminum levies against Mexico, Canada and the European Union.
Two Democratic Congressmen Call For IG Probe Of Pruitt's Secret CalendarTwo Democratic Congressmen Thursday called on the EPA's Inspector General to investigate whether Administrator Scott Pruitt committed a federal crime by allegedly hiding or falsifying records of meetings and discussions with industry representatives.
Once Again, Congress Leaves Town Without An Immigration SolutionLawmakers left Washington this week without passing a single bill to address what has been a months-long saga for parents and children who have been separated despite calls from all sides of the political spectrum to act.
GOP Compromise Immigration Bill Fails In HouseThe measure aimed to create a new merit-based visa program, appropriate $25 billion for border security, and sought to end family separation at the border by allowing children to remain in DHS custody for longer than 20 days and mandating that their parents be held in DHS custody rather than DOJ custody if they are being prosecuted for border crossing.
Embattled FBI Agent Meets With Congress Behind Closed DoorsCongress is getting its first chance Wednesday to grill the FBI agent at the center of the controversy over the FBI's handling of its investigations into Hillary Clinton and Russia.
House Republicans Plan Immigration Vote, Despite Remaining Internal SchismHouse Republicans will push ahead this week with a vote on their own compromise immigration bill that still faces long odds in the chamber despite last-minute delays and a rush to make changes.
Trump Throws Wrench In GOP Immigration Push, Says Republicans Are 'Wasting Their Time'The president seemed to suggest he has no confidence in Republicans' ability to pass legislation ahead of the midterms, claiming Democrats are obstructing and Republicans need more members in both the House and Senate.
House Rejects Conservative Immigration Bill As Vote On Compromise PostponedRepublicans' efforts to overhaul immigration may be in trouble.