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Trump investigations: A list of ongoing battles with Congress

President Donald Trump and House Democrats have clashed in a series of high-stakes oversight fights. | Pete Marovich/Getty Images Share on Facebook Share on Twitter */ ]]> The White House has repeatedly rebuffed House Democrats’ [...]

Colombia’s Congress Debates Censuring Defense Minister Over Army Kill Orders

MEDELLÍN, Colombia — Colombia’s House of Representatives opened a debate on Monday to censure the country’s defense minister, amid national criticism that the military had issued orders this year encouraging human rights abuses. The [...]

Border crisis awaits Congress return

Congress returns Monday from vacation to face an immigration and border crisis that looks strikingly different from what it did when members fled town in May after failing to pass an emergency bill to fund the government’s efforts to accommodate [...]

Trump’s carrier obsession sets up collision with Navy and Congress

poster=”http://v.politico.com/images/1155968404/201905/2901/1155968404_6042054621001_6042057861001-vs.jpg?pubId=1155968404″ true defense For the past two years, the Navy’s plan to field electromagnetic catapults [...]

A week of Trump-fueled dysfunction leaves Congress gasping

President Donald Trump has oscillated this week from cooperating with Democrats on disaster relief to antagonizing House Speaker Nancy Pelosi. | Andrew Harnik/AP Photo Share on Facebook Share on Twitter */ ]]> One day after President [...]

In India’s Election, Ailing Congress Party Is Unlikely to Find Its Miracle

NEW DELHI — For much of India’s history since independence from British rule, the Indian National Congress dominated the country’s political scene. Even when its decline began, the party still maintained power. After all, it was [...]

I Watched 20 Hours of Robert Mueller Testifying. Here’s What Congress Would Be In For.

Darren Samuelsohn is a senior White House reporter for POLITICO. */ ]]> The first thing you notice during a marathon spree of watching Robert Mueller testify before Congress is his voice. This is not because his voice is striking—although [...]

Weak legal case could still benefit Trump in Congress clash

WASHINGTON (AP) – For all President Donald Trump’s talk of winning, his lawyers are using a legal argument that many scholars say is a pretty sure loser to try to defy congressional attempts to investigate him. Yet Trump’s lawyers [...]

Texas asserts sovereign immunity against Congress

Texas is asserting its sovereign immunity against Congress, telling Democrats on two congressional committees this week that the state has no obligation to comply with their investigative demands. Attorney General Ken Paxton’s office says [...]

Mexico’s Congress Votes to Expand Domestic Workers’ Labor Rights

Mexico’s Congress voted to grant the country’s cleaners, cooks, babysitters, gardeners, caretakers and other domestic workers basic labor rights like limited work hours and paid vacations on Tuesday, in a momentous victory for a [...]