House Oversight Committee subpoenas White House in impeachment inquiry

The House Oversight Committee subpoenaed the White House late Friday, with the Democratic chairmen of three House committees saying that President Trump “has chosen the path of defiance, obstruction, and cover-up” in response to the ongoing impeachment inquiry related to his conduct on a phone call with the … Read More

Border wall negotiations hit hurdle as Democrats push for cap on number of ICE detainees

White House acting chief of staff Mick Mulvaney said Sunday that, whatever Congress may or may not propose in a border security compromise, President Donald Trump will get his wall on the U.S.-Mexico border. “The president is going to build the … Read More

Trump will secure border ‘with or without Congress,’ Mulvaney says

President Trump on Dec. 14 tweeted that White House budget director Mick Mulvaney would become acting chief of staff. Photo by Monica Akhtar — The Washington Post WASHINGTON – President Donald Trump is again considering invoking emergency powers to build … Read More

Government shutdown: White House aide predicts long standoff as Trump talks border closure

The Washington Monument is seen through a chain link fence during a government shutdown in Washington, DC, Dec. 27, 2018. Congress members trickled back into Washington but there was little hope of ending the government shutdown sparked by a row … Read More