GOP centrists threaten to use conservative’s weapon against them

Some moderate House Republicans are threatening to use a tactic typically employed by conservative hard-liners in the Freedom Caucus: voting down a rule to block what they view as bad legislation.Reps. Carlos Curbe…

Ryan seeks to tamp down GOP rebellion, saying immigration bill needs Trump support

Speaker Paul Ryan (R-Wis.) sought to put down a revolt from pro-immigration Republicans on Thursday, insisting he wants to bring a bipartisan immigration bill to the House floor before the crucial midterm elections….

Republicans express doubts that Ryan can stay on as Speaker

Speculation is growing on Capitol Hill that Paul Ryan may need to relinquish his Speaker’s gavel soon, though few Republicans are publicly calling on him to resign.More rank-and-file Republicans predicted Friday th…

Ryan rebuffs calls that he make a speedier exit

Speaker Paul Ryan (R-Wis.) said Thursday he’s not going anywhere anytime soon – despite a very small band of lawmakers who say he should relinquish the Speaker’s gavel now.A day after he announced he’ll leave Congr…

Ryan calls Trump ‘s—hole’ remarks ‘unhelpful’ and ‘unfortunate’

Breaking his silence, Speaker Paul Ryan (R-Wis.) on Friday called President Trump’s “shithole countries” remarks “very u…

GOP angst over midterms grows

For some Republicans, it’s starting to feel like 2006 – a wave election year that swept Democrats back into power in the House and Senate.The retirement of two longtime California Republicans this week – just the l…

House GOP set for big tax win

House Republicans are poised Thursday to pass a sweeping tax-reform package that, if enacted, would deliver the first major legislative victory of the Trump era.President Trump will visit Capitol Hill ahead of the…

Chaffetz calls for $2,500 legislator housing stipend

Just days before he resigns from Congress, Rep. Jason Chaffetz (R-Utah) said Monday that House and Senate lawmakers should receive a $2,500 per month housing allowance – something he explained would help ease housing cost…

Chaffetz calls for $2,500 legislator housing stipend

Just days before he resigns from Congress, Rep. Jason Chaffetz (R-Utah) said Monday that House and Senate lawmakers should receive a $2,500 per month housing allowance – something he explained would help ease housing cost…

Ryan: More audio leaks ’cause for concern’

Speaker Paul Ryan (R-Wis.) says the possibility that more secret recordings could be leaked is a “cause for concern” after a leak emerged from a 2016 House GOP leadership meeting.Ryan on Friday refused to speculate…

Lawmakers plot to oust Tuesday Group leader over health bill

Some members of the Tuesday Group of House Republican moderates are plotting to oust Co-Chairman Tom MacArthur (R-N.J.) from his post amid frustration that he negotiated a deal on the ObamaCare replacement bill with the c…

New ObamaCare repeal bill on life support

The tide is quickly turning against the new ObamaCare repeal legislation.

Trump takes risk with Freedom Caucus attack

Trump’s usual bullying tactics don’t appear to have fazed the roughly three dozen members of the Freedom Caucus.

First GOP lawmaker calls for Nunes to recuse himself

Rep. Walter Jones (R-N.C.) on Tuesday told The Hill that House Intelligence Committee Chairman Devin Nunes (R-Calif.) should “absolutely” recuse himself from his panel’s investigation into Russia’s meddling in last year’s…

Wounded Ryan faces new battle

A wounded Paul Ryan is facing another potential crisis over the next month.The Speaker, who saw his years-long effort to repeal ObamaCare collapse last week after a rebellion on the right, must come up with a plan…

Trump threatens to leave ObamaCare in place if repeal bill fails

President Trump warned House Republicans on Thursday that he will leave ObamaCare in place unless they approve legislation to repeal and replace it.Trump officials meeting with the House GOP conference said Trump i…

Trump warns Republicans ahead of healthcare vote

President Trump issued a stern warning on Tuesday, telling Republicans they could lose their seats – and the House majority – in 2018 if they fail to repeal and replace ObamaCare, GOP sources said.During a closed-d…

Republicans shrug off Trump wiretap claims

“We are laser focused and won’t be distracted by sideshows,” said one GOP lawmaker.

GOP Congress unnerved by Trump bumps

The crush of crises that have consumed the first month of the Trump administration are frustrating and unnerving congressional Republicans looking for guidance and details from the White House on key policy issues like he…

Trump ready to crack the whip on GOP Congress

“He’s going to take names,” said Rep. Mark Sanford.