A Freedom Caucus Republican says the foundation of the Trump budget is ‘a lie’

“What it does is it perpetuates a myth that we can go out there and balance a budget without touching entitlements,” said Rep. Mark Sanford (R-S.C.) at a House Budget Committee hearing. “It’s not only a myth, it’s frankly a lie.”

Kelly: Border enforcement measures are cutting down on illegal entries

Homeland security secretary John Kelly said recent immigration enforcement measures have resulted in a “70 percent reduction” in border migration, on May 24 at the Capitol.

Ben Carson calls poverty ‘a state of mind’ during interview

The HUD secretary said a person with “the wrong mindset” won’t get out of poverty even if you “give them everything in the world.”

The three numbers you need to understand the CBO report on Republicans’ health-care bill

No calculators required, promise.

Why did Russia become such a big issue only after November? In part because of who won.

It came up before the election, but Trump’s win made it much more important.

Kelly defends administration proposal to slash homeland security funding

Homeland security secretary John Kelly defended the Trump administration’s proposed budget cuts for his department, saying local jurisdictions can get by without as much counterterrorism funding as they’ve previously received, on May 24 at the Capitol.

Montana’s special election showdown

Republicans are pouring funds into Montana’s at-large congressional seat special election on May 25, to back businessman Greg Gianforte against first-time Democratic candidate and musician Rob Quist.