The request, just days after the Justice Department indicted Russians for meddling in the 2016 elections, signals that Democrats believe it's a politically palatable issue to be touting during contentious spending talks.
Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell endorses a plan that would fulfill Trump’s wishes as he warns senators: “Now is the time to back up the talk with the hard work.”
Feb 12, 2018
Ed O’Keefe has covered Congress and national politics since 2008. He previously covered federal agencies and federal employees in the Washington area, the war in Iraq, and the 2016 presidential campaigns of Jeb Bush and Marco Rubio.