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Congress Set to Grill Rex Tillerson on Massive Budget Cuts to His Own Department

Democratic lawmakers plan to “come out swinging” in Tillerson’s testimonies.


A Shining Comey on a Hill

Can the former FBI director lead us back to our better selves?

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Senators Push For Russia Sanctions While White House Conducts ‘Review’

Lawmakers from both parties want to ratchet up pressure on Moscow but the White House is studying whether existing sanctions are working.

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Defiant Congress Sparks Showdown With Trump Over Saudi Arms Deal

Though the opposition may be largely symbolic, lawmakers are clearly growing tired of unconditional support for the Gulf kingdom.

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Senate Investigators Slap Flynn With Two Fresh Subpoenas

The Senate Intelligence Committee has requested documents from two businesses linked to Trump’s former national security advisor.

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Flynn Refusal to Testify Could Set Stage for Political Battle in Senate

Former Trump national security advisor may be opening himself to criminal prosecution.


Despite Trump Scandals, Congressional GOP Isn’t Abandoning Ship — Yet

Ousted FBI director Jim Comey is tentatively scheduled to testify before the House next week.

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Senators to Trump: Show Resolve with Beijing in South China Sea

Lawmakers want the Trump White House to approve U.S. Navy patrols in the disputed waterway to counter China’s expansionist tactics.

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NSA Director: Russia Hacked French ‘Infrastructure’ Ahead of Vote

Michael Rogers intensifies suspicions Moscow was behind the dump of Macron documents.

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