• Congress weighs response to attacks on Saudi oil facilities

    A few days after the Abqaiq and the Khurais oil facilities in Saudi Arabia were attacked, members of Congress sought information about the culprit and debated whether US military action would be necessary. Vice President Mike Pence told a group of Republican senators at lunch Tuesday in the Capitol that the US goal is to “restore […]

  • Senate fails to override Trump vetoes on measures to block Saudi arms sales

    The Senate on Monday failed to override President Donald Trump’s veto on three joint resolutions prohibiting arms sales to Saudi Arabia and the United Arab Emirates. The resolutions, which passed Congress with bipartisan support, were viewed as a rebuke of Trump’s polices toward the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia in the wake of journalist Jamal Khashoggi’s murder […]

  • Joe Biden, Kamala Harris in virtual tie for Democratic nomination, new poll shows

    Sen. Kamala Harris has catapulted into a virtual tie with Joe Biden in the race for the Democratic presidential nomination following her widely praised debate performance last week, a new national poll released Tuesday showed. The latest Quinnipiac University poll of Democratic and Democratic leaning voters showed Biden with 22 percent support and Harris with 20 […]

  • Lawmakers introduce legislation to make adoption more affordable for families

    Three senators, led by Roy Blunt (R-Mo.), have introduced a bipartisan bill to make adoption more affordable for families across the country. Blunt, Bob Casey (D-Pa.) and James Inhofe (R-Okla.) announced the Adoption Tax Credit Refundability Act, legislation that makes the current adoption tax credit fully refundable. In a news release Monday, the three lawmakers […]

  • Senators demand answers from Trump administration on Iran threat

    Senators from both sides of the aisle demanded that the Trump administration explain why it had evacuated U.S. diplomatic missions in Iraq and brief lawmakers on the alleged threats from Iran that prompted the move. Sen. Bob Menendez, the ranking Democrat on the Senate Foreign Relations Committee, called on the Trump administration “to immediately provide this committee […]

  • Trump says he agrees 100 percent with keeping U.S. troops in Syria

    Two months after declaring all U.S. troops are leaving Syria, President Donald Trump wrote to members of Congress that he now agrees “100%” with keeping a military presence in Syria. A bipartisan group of Senators and Representatives wrote to Trump on Feb. 22, applauding his decision to keep a small residual force in Syria. “We […]

  • Trump says anti-Kavanaugh protesters sharing stories of sex assault are ‘paid professionals’

    Just before the Senate narrowly voted to advance Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh, President Donald Trump dismissed Capitol Hill protesters — including those who have told their stories of sexual violence and assault — as “paid professionals” bent on making senators “look bad” in service to Democratic donor George Soros. The very rude elevator screamers are paid […]

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