House Republicans delay tax plan rollout
Oct31

House Republicans delay tax plan rollout

designer491/iStock/Thinkstock(WASHINGTON) — House Republicans are delaying the rollout of their tax bill amid unresolved questions about key elements of the plan.Republicans were slated to unveil the bill Wednesday, but are now pushing the announcemen…

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Unanswered questions in Robert Mueller’s Russia investigation
Oct31

Unanswered questions in Robert Mueller’s Russia investigation

Tanarch/iStock/Thinkstock(WASHINGTON) — On Monday, the first charges and first plea in special prosecutor Robert Mueller’s Russia investigation were revealed, unearthing accusations of lying to the FBI, conspiracy and money laundering.President Donald…

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Facebook, Twitter, Google testify on Russian election interference
Oct31

Facebook, Twitter, Google testify on Russian election interference

Drew Angerer/Getty Images(WASHINGTON) — Senators pressed top officials from Facebook, Google and Twitter for answers Tuesday about the steps the social media companies have taken to address Russian use of social media to influence the 2016 U.S. presid…

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Homeland Security Committee Democrats: Hearing cancellation ‘inexcusable,’ Republicans ‘fear’ San Juan mayor
Oct31

Homeland Security Committee Democrats: Hearing cancellation ‘inexcusable,’ Republicans ‘fear’ San Juan mayor

iStock/Thinkstock(WASHINGTON) — House Democrats unleashed a series of angry tweets Tuesday criticizing their colleagues across the aisle for postponing a Homeland Security Committee hearing to address hurricane recovery.The Wednesday hearing was suppo…

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George Papadopoulos emailed powerful Trump campaign figures about Russian contacts
Oct31

George Papadopoulos emailed powerful Trump campaign figures about Russian contacts

Jeff Swensen/Getty Images(WASHINGTON) — Paul Manafort, Corey Lewandowski and Sam Clovis are among the Trump campaign officials who were contacted by George Papadopoulos, the low-level campaign adviser who lied to the FBI about his dealings with suspec…

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