Trump says he is not looking to declare a national emergency ‘right now’ for border wall, urges Democrats to vote again on funding

President Trump on Friday threw cold water on the idea of immediately declaring a national emergency to build a wall on the U.S.-Mexico border, reversing days of signals that he might soon declare the emergency… Read More

House passes bills to fund Transportation Dept., HUD, Agriculture

The Democratic-led House passed a standalone spending measure Thursday to provide funding for the Departments of Transportation, Housing and Urban Development, and other agencies. The House voted 244-180 to approve the clean funding measure. Twelve Republicans bucked party lines to join… Read More

House Democrats prepare fusillade of Trump investigations – POLITICO

Democrats want to investigate the Trump Hotel deal and President Donald Trump’s taxes. They want to haul up conflicted Cabinet officials and dig into controversial changes to the census and food stamps. They want to… Read More