Michael Flynn appeared to have lied to federal investigators, top Democrat says

(WASHINGTON) -- The ranking member of the House Oversight Committee says he has new documents that appear to show former National Security Advisor Mike Flynn lied to investigators who were conducting his security clearance review.

In a let... Read More

Trump's first budget calls for deep cuts to Medicaid, other safety net programs

(WASHINGTON) -- President Trump's first budget proposal to Congress includes $1.7 trillion in mandatory spending cuts over 10 years, including $800 billion from Medicaid and $193 billion from food stamps, in an effort to balance the federal budget.Read More

What you need to know about the 5th Amendment and how it applies to Flynn

(WASHINGTON) -- Former national security adviser Lt. Gen. Michael Flynn, through his lawyers, on Monday invoked the Fifth Amendment right against self-incrimination and refused to hand over documents subpoenaed by a Senate committee.

The S... Read More

The events that could rock Washington this week

(WASHINGTON) -- There's never a dull moment in the nation's capital these days. And even with President Donald Trump out of town for his first overseas trip, there's a good chance Washington, D.C., will continue to reel from the latest revelations in... Read More

Flynn last year highlighted a Clinton aide's pleading the 5th Amendment

(WASHINGTON) -- President Trump's former national security adviser, Michael Flynn, who is expected to take the Fifth Amendment in response to a Senate committee's subpoena, once promoted news of Hillary Clinton's computer-tech aide's invoking the sam... Read More

Michael Flynn to take Fifth Amendment and decline Senate subpoena

(WASHINGTON) -- Former National Security Adviser Michael Flynn will invoke the Fifth Amendment and refuse to honor a Senate committee's subpoena request for documents relating to Russian interference in the election, a source close to Flynn confirms ... Read More

Republicans delay decision on Obamacare payments

(WASHINGTON) -- House Republicans and the Trump administration, seeking to end payments on Obamacare subsidies, have requested a 90-day extension on the cost-sharing reductions, a move decried by some Democrats.

In the lawsuit House v. Pri... Read More

Tillerson: Human rights ‘not the central part’ of Trump’s talks with Saudi Arabia

(TEL AVIV, Israel) -- Human rights was not a primary focus of President Trump’s talks with the leaders of Saudi Arabia, Secretary of State Rex Tillerson said.

“It was not the central part of our conversations,” Tillerson ... Read More

Everything you need to know about Montana's special election

(NEW YORK) -- The road of high-stakes 2017 special elections is now traveling into the Mountain West, where on Thursday Republican multi-millionaire tech executive Greg Gianforte is slated to face off against Democratic populist singer-songwriter Rob... Read More

House Intel Committee contacts Trump campaign adviser

(WASHINGTON) -- Trump campaign adviser Michael Caputo has been contacted by the House Intelligence Committee as part of the panel's investigation into Russian meddling in the 2016 presidential election, ABC News has confirmed.

The panel se... Read More

Chaffetz hopes Trump didn't call Comey 'nut job' to Russians

(WASHINGTON) -- House Oversight Committee Chairman Jason Chaffetz, who is leading one of the congressional investigations of Russia’s election interference and its possible ties to the Trump campaign, said he's concerned by a report in The ... Read More

Sheriff David Clarke denies plagiarism, calls reporter a 'sleaze bag'

(MILWAUKEE) -- Milwaukee County Sheriff David Clarke -- who last week claimed that he was appointed to be an assistant secretary in the Department of Homeland Security -- is denying allegations that he plagiarized content in his 2013 master's thesis,... Read More

GOP Sen. Sasse: 'A lot that's troubling' in events around Comey's firing

(NEW YORK) -- Sen. Ben Sasse, R-Nebraska, a member of the Senate Judiciary Committee, said there's "a lot that's troubling" in the events surrounding President Trump's firing of FBI Director James Comey.

The senator was asked by ABC News C... Read More

McMaster won't say if President Trump confronted Russian officials about election interference

(WASHINGTON) -- President Donald Trump's national security adviser declined to say whether the president confronted Russian officials about the country's interference in the 2016 U.S. presidential election during a meeting at the White House earlier ... Read More