William Barr’s confirmation hearing expected to be a battle over Mueller’s future

Two years of simmering tension between the White House, the Justice Department and Congress will culminate in Tuesday’s confirmation hearing of William P. Barr to be the next attorney general, where he is expected to… Read More

Trump says he is not looking to declare a national emergency ‘right now’ for border wall, urges Democrats to vote again on funding

President Trump on Friday threw cold water on the idea of immediately declaring a national emergency to build a wall on the U.S.-Mexico border, reversing days of signals that he might soon declare the emergency… Read More

House Democrats prepare fusillade of Trump investigations – POLITICO

Democrats want to investigate the Trump Hotel deal and President Donald Trump’s taxes. They want to haul up conflicted Cabinet officials and dig into controversial changes to the census and food stamps. They want to… Read More

President Trump bets big on Supreme Court to uphold controversial policies after lower court losses

WASHINGTON – President Donald Trump is betting big on the Supreme Court in 2019 to revive controversial policies on issues ranging from immigration and border security to transgender soldiers in the military. Seeking to match the… Read More

When Mueller Issues Report, Trump May Try to Suppress Some of It

The White House may try to block portions of Special Counsel Robert Mueller’s final report from being shared with Congress and the public in a fight that could end up before the Supreme Court. Mueller… Read More