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Trump Signs Short Term Spending Bill To Avert Shutdown

President Trump on Thursday signed a funding stopgap measure just hours ahead of a shutdown deadline, extending funding levels from the last fiscal year until Dec. 20. The measure, which passed in the Senate earlier Thursday and in the House on Tuesday, bought Congressional negotiators an additional four weeks to hammer out a deal on […]

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Stopgap Spending Bill Passes The House

The House on Tuesday passed a monthlong continuing resolution (CR) in a 231-192 vote, pushing off a government shutdown fight until Dec. 20, even as more comprehensive spending negotiations stalled. “This CR will allow additional time to negotiate and enact responsible, long-term funding for priorities that make our country safer and stronger and give working […]

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Trump Says He Will “Strongly Consider” Pelosi’s Written Deposition Offer

President Trump on Monday said he will “strongly consider” giving written or in-person testimony in the House impeachment inquiry, despite his repeated refusal to cooperate with the investigation thus far. Trump responded to Speaker Nancy Pelosi’s (D-Calif.) suggestion on “Face the Nation” a day earlier in which she said the president could “come right before […]

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Key Trump Associate Convicted Of Lying Under Oath

Roger Stone, the right-wing provocateur and longtime associate of President Trump, was convicted on Friday of lying to Congress and witness tampering related to his efforts to feed the Trump campaign inside information about WikiLeaks in 2016. Jurors convicted Stone on all seven counts of obstruction, making false statements and witness tampering. They deliberated for […]

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Trump Says A Second Phone Call Transcript Will Be Released

President Trump tore into House Democrats’ ongoing impeachment inquiry Wednesday during a press conference with Turkey President Recep Tayyip Erdogan, decrying the hearsay-laden “witch hunt” and saying he hadn’t watched that day’s public hearing “for one minute.” “This is a sham, and shouldn’t be allowed — it was a situation that as caused by people […]

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Trump Braces For First Public Impeachment Hearings

WASHINGTON — President Donald Trump has long criticized Democrats for conducting the impeachment inquiry behind closed doors. This week, he and his advisers are bracing for impact as those doors are thrown open and the cameras roll on the first public presidential impeachment hearings in over 20 years. As the hearings on Wednesday have approached, […]