Former Director of National Intelligence James Clapper and former acting attorney general Sally Yates testify before a Senate Judiciary Committee hearing on alleged Russian meddling in the 2016 U.S. presidential election.
Former acting attorney general Sally Yates described her account of finding out about the Trump administration's travel ban during a commencement speech at Harvard Law School on May 24. Yates was fired for not defending the travel ban.
Montana sheriff Brian Gootkin holds a press conference on the alleged assault between Republican candidate in Montana's special election, Greg Gianforte and a Guardian reporter on May 24.
A Republican candidate in Montana's special election, Greg Gianforte, allegedly ‘body-slams’ Guardian reporter Ben Jacobs, prompting a police investigation into the incident.
Sen. Charles E. Schumer (D-N.Y.) blasted Republican legislation aimed at repealing Obamacare after a nonpartisan congressional agency said an estimated 23 million would lose health insurance under the bill.
Senate Democrats blasted the House GOP health-care plan on May 24 after the Congressional Budget Office released its score of the bill. House Speaker Paul D. Ryan (R-Wis.) said the CBO score shows the bill “achieves our mission.”
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.
President Trump has not yet made a final decision on whether the United States will remain a party to the Paris climate accords, Secretary of State Rex Tillerson said on May 24.
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.
Vice President Mike Pence spoke in Baton Rouge on May 24 after touring Cajun Industries, a local business.
During a hearing before the House Ways and Means Committee on May 24, Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin asked Congress to raise the debt ceiling before the summer.
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