Since taking office, President Trump has consistently treated Congress as more of a subordinate than an equal.

(Jabin Botsford / The Washington Post)

Attorney General William Barr instructed the department official not to testify before the House Oversight Committee, according to a letter to the panel.

Miller is the mastermind behind the Trump administration’s immigration policies.


A reader’s guide to all of Trump’s fights with Congress

We've ranked them by how likely they are to succeed.

Steve King thinks he was persecuted for his political beliefs. He is not alone among conservative Christians.

The Republican congressman from Iowa is not alone in thinking that his immigration views are Christlike.

How the Trump White House shot itself in the foot on Don McGahn

The White House is seeking to block his testimony by asserting executive privilege. Except it already effectively waived that privilege -- twice.

Boos, heckling, groans greet Sanders’s speech at the “She the People” forum.

The New Jersey senator is the latest Democratic presidential candidate to make his finances public.

Anti-gun-violence group led by Gabrielle Giffords alleges campaign finance violations.

The president’s blanket resistance to allowing former and current aides to testify forces Democrats to consider multiple contempt citations and months-long civil litigation.

  • Analysis

More young people voting still means few young people voting.

Chief justice’s 13-page opinion prompts 31 pages of dissent from the court’s liberals.

The president pledged to “end the opioid crisis once and for all” in a speech at a drug summit in Atlanta. Critics have argued his efforts are too little, too late.

Rep. Don Beyer (D) says Democratic 2020 hopeful Pete Buttigieg has rare ability to communicate.

  • Analysis

Exposing his falsehoods isn't going to change opinions of his presidency.

The rising Democratic presidential candidate faces early challenges with some black voters in the key primary state.

  • Analysis

We can learn, for example, how solid the support for Sanders is.

It is unclear on what legal basis the president would justify such a request, which he mentioned in a morning tweet. The Constitution delegates impeachment proceedings to Congress, not the courts.

“Now Mueller, I assume, for $35 million, checked my taxes, checked my financials — which are great, by the way,” Trump told reporters Wednesday.

  • Analysis

As interest in Pete Buttigieg grows, so do questions about his actions and policies toward black Americans.

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