A leader of President Trump’s controversial voter fraud commission on Wednesday blasted what he described as “baffling” calls for his resignation, saying Democrats’ charge that the investigation could lead to voter suppression “doesn’t even make sense.”
House and Senate Republicans are consumed with passing health insurance and tax reform bills, but have yet to tackle a long list of other critical measures that Congress must complete by the end of the year.
U.S. Senate Republicans said Tuesday they will seek to bring their healthcare overhaul to the Senate floor next week after a lengthy intraparty struggle, but it remained unclear whether they had the votes to pass the measure or even what form it would finally take.
Ben Carson, the former presidential candidate known for his calm demeanor who was appointed by President Trump to be the Secretary of Housing and Urban Development, is trying to make it easier for millennials to purchase their first home.
The Congressional Black Caucus on Wednesday declined an invitation for a follow-up meeting with President Donald Trump, blasting his administration's policies and proposals as detrimental to their constituencies.
U.S. Senator John Cornyn will no longer deliver the commencement address at Texas Southern University this weekend, the school said on Friday, after U.S. Education Secretary Betsy DeVos was booed at another historically black university.