The president went back to the Republican establishment after the failure of Andrew Puzder, picking Alexander Acosta as his new nominee for labor secretary.
Representative Luis Gutiérrez discusses last week’s immigration raids and how these deportations under President Trump are different from the ones he protested in the early years of the Obama administration.
Robert Bentley appointed a new state attorney general, who promptly disclosed to the public what Senator Luther Strange would not: The governor is under investigation.
With progress stalled, hard-liners have a message for wavering Republicans in Congress: Buck up and get on with it.
The former national security adviser learns the hard way: It’s always the cover-up that gets you.
President Trump’s national security adviser quit on Monday night after acknowledging he had misled Vice President Mike Pence about his conversations with the Russian ambassador.
GOP lawmakers argue the Election Assistance Commission, created in 2002, has outlived its usefulness. Democrats say that in the age of hacking, it’s needed now more than ever.
The successor to Attorney General Jeff Sessions won an appointment from the Alabama governor his office might have been investigating.
The prohibition on impugning a fellow senator dates back to a fistfight in 1902. But it’s an edict that is rarely, if ever, enforced.
President Trump’s nominee for labor secretary—already stalled in the Senate—disclosed that his family employed an undocumented immigrant.
Most GOP lawmakers want to demolish the health law right away. Senator Lamar Alexander wants to rescue it first.
While other Cabinet picks move through the Senate, Andrew Puzder's nomination has stalled. Will he ever get confirmed?
Two Republican senators announce their opposition to President Trump’s nominee for education secretary. If all Democrats vote no, just one more GOP defection would defeat her.
Lawmakers wanted to choose their battles against Trump’s Cabinet nominees carefully, but activists have a different plan: Fight them all.
Paul Ryan has criticized Trump's handling of his immigration order, even while defending the underlying policy.
Senior GOP lawmakers said that the White House failed to consult them before issuing the president’s executive order on immigration Friday.
The executive order drew criticism from several prominent Republicans but support from party leaders. Democrats roundly denounced the policy.
Party leaders are embarking on an expensive legislative agenda—and they might wait to pay the bill.
“This Congress is going to be the busiest Congress we’ve had in decades, maybe ever,” the president told lawmakers, before leaving without taking questions.
GOP leaders denounced Barack Obama’s reliance on unilateral orders, but they’re fine with Trump’s actions—so far.
Republicans want to pass a new healthcare law, a new tax code, and an infrastructure bill—all in the first six months of President Trump’s term.