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Published: Wed, 26 Jul 2017 22:47:30 EDT

White House communications director Anthony Scaramucci on Wednesday promised to get rid of leaks coming out of the White House.

Published: Wed, 26 Jul 2017 22:38:26 EDT

Sen. Tammy Duckworth, D-Ill., fired back at President Donald Trump's claim "tremendous medical costs" were part of his reasoning in banning transgender people from the military on Wednesday, saying more money could be saved by cutting payments for Viagra and erectile disfunction.

Published: Wed, 26 Jul 2017 21:59:10 EDT

Vice President Mike Pence on Wednesday defended President Donald Trump's public attacks on his Attorney General Jeff Sessions, saying they show the president's "candor" and let's other members of his Cabinet know where they stand.

Published: Wed, 26 Jul 2017 21:50:58 EDT

President Donald Trump needs to "cut it out" with the attacks on Attorney General Jeff Sessions, former federal judge Ken Starr wrote in an op-ed Wednesday in The Washington Post.

Published: Wed, 26 Jul 2017 21:46:56 EDT

Sen. Lindsey Graham, R-S.C., explained how his healthcare idea would work during a presentation on the chamber floor Wednesday.Graham and Sen. Bill Cassidy, R-La., introduced an amendment for the healthcare bill that would leave taxes on wealthy Americans in place and then...

Published: Wed, 26 Jul 2017 21:44:14 EDT

The U.S. Justice Department says a former business associate of former Donald Trump campaign manager Paul Manafort is an "upper-echelon [associate] of Russian organized crime," NBC News reports.

Published: Wed, 26 Jul 2017 21:29:38 EDT

President Donald Trump has talked about the possibility of installing a new attorney general through a recess appointment if Jeff Sessions leaves the job, the Washington Post reported.

Published: Wed, 26 Jul 2017 21:28:57 EDT

President Donald Trump's transgender military ban "deserves more than a Twitter conversation," Sen. Roy Blunt, R-Mo., said Wednesday on KMOX in St. Louis."The Pentagon, the Secretary of Defense, postponed some decision on this two or three weeks - a couple of weeks ago,"...

Published: Wed, 26 Jul 2017 21:12:33 EDT

The U.S. military reportedly shells out out $41.6 million a year on Viagra for its troops — about five times more than the estimated medical costs for transgender members of the armed services.

Published: Wed, 26 Jul 2017 20:53:43 EDT

Senate Minority Leader Chuck Schumer, D-N.Y., blasted the GOP's "skinny repeal" plan Wednesday, saying the Congressional Budget Office predicts 20 percent increases in premium costs and 16 million more uninsured.

Published: Wed, 26 Jul 2017 19:51:37 EDT

No matter how one feels about the issue of transgender people serving in the military, President Donald Trump's sudden announcement - via Twitter - on Wednesday that he was banning them from serving was "bizarre," said conservative commentator Charles Krauthammer."The...

Published: Wed, 26 Jul 2017 19:44:15 EDT

Donald Trump views the presidency as a "dictatorship," Weekly Standard editor Bill Kristol said Wednesday following the president's announcement of a ban on transgender people serving in the military.

Published: Wed, 26 Jul 2017 19:26:16 EDT

White House chief strategist Steve Bannon wants a tax-reform plan with a new 44 percent top rate for people earning more than $5 million a year, according to news reports Wednesday.

Published: Wed, 26 Jul 2017 18:56:45 EDT

Walt Heyer, who lived eight years as a trans woman before having surgeries to become a man again, says President Donald Trump is right to ban trans people from the military.

Published: Wed, 26 Jul 2017 18:40:11 EDT

A Republican member of the House Intelligence Committee acted as an extra lawyer for White House senior adviser Jared Kushner when he interviewed with the committee on Tuesday in the ongoing Russia probe, said Rep. Adam Schiff, the ranking Democrat on the committee."Mr....

Published: Wed, 26 Jul 2017 18:21:06 EDT

A transgender Navy service member said Wednesday that he was "definitely shocked and upset" by President Donald Trump's military ban but that "I'm doing my job and continuing to serve with honor and dignity.""This was definitely something that has taken me aback, at least...

Published: Wed, 26 Jul 2017 17:50:43 EDT

Alabama Rep. Mo Brooks offered to withdraw from a Republican Senate primary Wednesday if all other GOP candidates also drop out - an effort Brooks said would pave the way for Attorney General Jeff Sessions to be the party's Senate nominee this fall.Brooks, a Sessions ally,...

Published: Wed, 26 Jul 2017 16:59:18 EDT

Tom Price, the Secretary of Health and Human Services, said Senate Republicans must keep the drive toward repealing and replacing Obamacare alive by aiming for the "lowest common denominator."

Published: Wed, 26 Jul 2017 16:41:57 EDT

A former GOP lawmaker Wednesday derided President Donald Trump's boast that he could be — with the exception of Abraham Lincoln – the most "presidential" of presidents.

Published: Wed, 26 Jul 2017 16:36:22 EDT

President Donald Trump ripped congressional Republicans on Twitter over the weekend because "he's hoping they'll join him in pushing forward" his agenda, White House press secretary Sarah Huckabee Sanders said Wednesday.
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