'What is the White House afraid of' with Mueller probe, Democratic senator asks

(WASHINGTON) -- The Democrat who heads the party's senatorial campaign committee said Republicans need to end what he called a “concerted effort” to undermine the credibility of special co... Read More

President Trump brushes off concerns on tax plan, calls it 'great gift' to middle class

(WASHINGTON) -- President Trump is brushing off concerns that the GOP's final tax bill will unfairly benefit wealthy Americans over the middle class.

"I think the greatest benefit is going to be for jobs and the middle class," Trump told r... Read More

Amid sexual harassment claims, Rep. Kihuen says he won't seek re-election in 2018

(WASHINGTON) -- Facing multiple allegations of sexual harassment, Rep. Ruben Kihuen (D-Nev.) has announced his decision not to seek reelection in 2018.

“The allegations that have surfaced would be a distraction from a fair and thorou... Read More

Omarosa's exit raises questions about diversity in Trump administration

(WASHINGTON) -- Omarosa Manigault Newman's dramatic exit from the White House has brought renewed scrutiny to allegations of a lack of diversity within the Trump administration, specifically those politically appointed to positions by President Donal... Read More

President Trump sets record with appeals judge appointees

(WASHINGTON) -- With the confirmation of a 12th Circuit Court judge on Thursday, President Donald Trump set a record for the most appellate judges confirmed in a president’s first year in office.

The latest confirmation was former Te... Read More

GOP unveils sweeping tax plan

(WASHINGTON) -- House and Senate negotiators released their thousand-page tax bill Friday evening, getting one step closer to passing sweeping legislation that would provide deep tax cuts for corporations and tax breaks for the wealthy, while offerin... Read More

Omarosa Manigault Newman’s White House role fraught with tension, sources say

(WASHINGTON) -- Before she resigned from the White House earlier this week, Omarosa Manigault Newman, the firebrand antagonist from reality television's "The Apprentice," was serving as the most senior African American staffer in the White House and ... Read More

Trump lawyers expected to meet with Mueller and team next week

(WASHINGTON) -- President Donald Trump's legal team is expected to meet with Special Counsel Robert Mueller and his team next week, sources with knowledge of the meeting confirmed to ABC News.

The meeting, first reported by CNN, was descri... Read More

Rep. Ruben Kihuen facing new ethics investigation

(WASHINGTON) -- The House Ethics committee is opening an investigation into embattled Nevada Democratic Rep. Ruben Kihuen, who faces multiple allegations of sexual harassment.

Kihuen, 37, denies the allegations and pledges to cooperate wit... Read More

With 2018 looming, Texas congressional retirements continue to pile up

(WASHINGTON) -- With Thursday's announcement that Rep. Blake Farenthold, R-Texas will not seek re-election in 2018, eight congressional seats in Texas will have a different representative come January 2019.

That's the biggest turnover in t... Read More

GOP congressman demands Mueller firing: It's time 'to put up or shut up'

(WASHINGTON) -- Florida congressman Matt Gaetz, a House conservative who has led the charge against the Russia investigation and calls for a second special counsel, said Friday morning he wants Robert Mueller fired — and wants more Republicans ... Read More