Federal appeals judges are divided as they hear arguments over whether the president should be able to more easily fire the head of the government’s consumer finance watchdog agency.
The U.S. Drug Enforcement Administration misled the public, Congress and Justice Department officials about an aggressive yet poorly planned strategy that led to a series of deadly confrontations involving agents in Honduras, government watchdogs wrote in a scathing report released Wednesday.
Top House Republicans and Democrats are uniting to introduce a resolution condemning Turkey, a US ally, after a violent altercation erupted at the Turkish Ambassador’s residence in Washington in which security officials brutally beat US protestors.
The long-awaited Congressional Budget Office analysis of the American Health Care Act is out and the news isn’t terribly good for Republicans hoping to avoid major electoral losses in 2018.
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The diplomat in the front seat turned around: Once we get past the guards, he warned, take off any credentials showing the Israeli flag.
Trump told the Pope, “Thank you, I won’t forget what you said,” after their private meeting.