Dems say they’ll sue to keep Collins on ballot

Democrats are threatening to take the GOP to court to keep Rep. Chris Collins (R-N.Y.), who’s been charged with insider trading, on the November ballot.

Ryan: Trump ‘trolling people’ by threatening revoking clearances

Speaker Paul Ryan (R-Wis.) suggested President Trump is “trolling” several former top intelligence officials by threatening to revoke their security clearance.”I think he’s trolling people, honestly,” Ryan told rep…

Dem lawmakers seek distance from Waters call for confrontation

Democrats on Capitol Hill are mad as hell about President Trump’s “zero tolerance” immigration policy, but they’re distancing themselves from Rep. Maxine Waters (D-Calif.) and her calls for public confrontations with admi…

Ryan reacts to Harley-Davidson move by criticizing Trump’s tariffs as ‘taxes’

Speaker Paul Ryan (R-Wis.) criticized President Trump’s tariffs as “basically taxes” on Tuesday, a day after Harley-David…

Key conservative presses for shield law after seizure of NYT reporter’s records

The Justice Department’s seizure of a New York Times reporter’s private email and phone records has sparked one of President Trump’s top GOP allies in Congress to say he’ll aggressively pursue legislation to protect journ…

Oversight panel may hold hearing on DOJ reporter surveillance

The House Oversight and Government Reform Committee may hold a hearing on the Justice Department’s surveillance of a New York Times reporter as part of a leak investigation, a senior member of the panel said Friday….

Ryan: ‘Obviously’ Trump shouldn’t pardon himself

Speaker Paul Ryan (R-Wis.) said Wednesday that “obviously” President Trump should not ever pardon himself and declared that “no one is above the law.”Earlier this week, Trump tweeted that he had the “absolute right…

Arizona governor huddles with John and Cindy McCain

Arizona Gov. Doug Ducey quietly met with Sen. John McCain (R) and his wife, Cindy, before a key deadline this week.

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.