Latest from Karoun Demirjian
The Republican and Democratic-approved bill would block Trump’s efforts to move troops out of Europe and divert large sums of military construction money for the border wall.
  • Dec 3, 2020
With most leading Republicans and Democrats firmly united in their opposition to Trump’s demands, the president is waging an uphill battle that, if nobody blinks, could result in the first veto override of his presidency.
  • Dec 2, 2020
The House Intelligence Committee will have to overcome deep divisions to restore a culture of bipartisan functionality, and some members don’t think it can be done.
  • Nov 22, 2020
The coronavirus diagnosis of Sen. Charles Grassley is the biggest threat to Washington lawmakers since Sen. Rand Paul was diagnosed in March, and it leaves Congress’s year-end agenda in doubt.
  • Nov 18, 2020
Republicans are still fighting a mandate ordering the renaming of those named after Confederate leaders, despite past veto-proof support in both chambers of Congress.
  • Nov 18, 2020
Congressional Republicans have stayed noticeably neutral about Mark T. Esper’s ouster as defense secretary, despite privately harboring big concerns about the nation’s vulnerability.
  • Nov 11, 2020
“We have the votes,” said Majority Leader Mitch McConnell. The Judiciary Committee will vote next week and the full Senate days later, fulfilling President Trump’s demand for a fast-tracked process.
  • Oct 15, 2020
The Senate Judiciary Committee has formally set a panel vote on Judge Amy Coney Barrett’s nomination to the Supreme Court for Oct. 22.
  • Oct 15, 2020
Today was the third day of confirmation hearings for Judge Amy Coney Barrett, President Trump’s Supreme Court pick, who appeared before the Senate Judiciary Committee.
  • Oct 14, 2020
Today is the second day of confirmation hearings for President Trump’s Supreme Court pick Judge Amy Coney Barrett, who is appearing before the Senate Judiciary Committee.
  • Oct 13, 2020