The senior Justice Department official at the center of the political storm surrounding James Comey’s firing at the FBI spoke out on the controversy Monday night, dismissing “unsolicited” concerns about his personal reputation and saying his main interest is defending the Constitution.
Clinton’s new organization, Onward Together, will offer support for five grassroots organizations.
The lawmakers are showing increasing signs of separating from the president to pursue a more traditional conservative agenda and protect their political futures.
Political responses came swiftly, with calls for an independent investigator to take over the inquiry into Russian election tampering.
Officials said President Trump had dismissed Sally Q. Yates’s warnings about his national security adviser because she was “a political opponent” of his.
Former President Barack Obama on Sunday called for members of Congress to display “political courage” to save the Affordable Care Act.