House Speaker Nancy Pelosi has abandoned her plans to fly commercially to Afghanistan after her office said that the Trump administration had "leaked the commercial travel plans." The decision came a day after President Trump announced he was canceling military flights for the congressional trip because of the shutdown.
The chairmen of key House committees said they will get to the bottom of a media report that claims President Trump had directed Michael Cohen, a longtime loyalist and fixer, to deceive Congress about plans for a massive Trump Tower in Moscow.
There are many political stars in the class of freshmen elected to Congress. Some are new to politics. Many will burn bright and fade. Pressley — the first black woman to represent Massachusetts in Congress — could be in Washington for the long haul.
The penalty would be for violating an agreement with the government to safeguard users' personal data, according to people familiar with the matter. The fine is expected to be much larger than the $22.5 million levied against Google in 2012.