White House denies Cummings’ request for Stephen Miller to testify on immigration: reports
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White House denies Cummings’ request for Stephen Miller to testify on immigration: reports

The White House is denying a request from House Committee on Oversight and Reform for senior adviser Stephen Miller to testify before the panel, according to reports.Rep. Elijah CummingsElijah Eugene CummingsThe Hill’s Morning Report – Will Joe Biden’s unifying strategy work? Trump: ‘No reason’ for White House to comply with congressional investigations Overnight Energy: Six Interior…

Swalwell refuses to answer Trump ‘Russian asset’ question despite Mueller report
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Swalwell refuses to answer Trump ‘Russian asset’ question despite Mueller report

FILE: Rep. Eric Swalwell speaks during a news conference regarding the separation of immigrant children at the U.S. Capitol. (Alex Edelman/Getty Images)Rep. Eric Swalwell, D-Calif., on Wednesday refused to acknowledge that the Mueller Report failed to establish evidence of a criminal conspiracy between the Trump campaign and Russia and appeared to double down on his claims that…

Parkland School Shooter Public Defenders Seek To Withdraw Because Cruz Has Money Now
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Parkland School Shooter Public Defenders Seek To Withdraw Because Cruz Has Money Now

Parkland school shooting suspect Nikolas Cruz speaks to public defender Diane Cuddihy, right, during a hearing in March. Taimy Alvarez/AP hide caption toggle caption Taimy Alvarez/AP Parkland school shooting suspect Nikolas Cruz speaks to public defender Diane Cuddihy, right, during a hearing in March. Taimy Alvarez/AP With the pending payout of a parent’s life insurance…

Bernie Sanders visibly frustrated as hecklers unload at She The People Forum for women of color
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Bernie Sanders visibly frustrated as hecklers unload at She The People Forum for women of color

2020 presidential contender Bernie Sanders faced an aggressive and, at times, outwardly combative audience at the She The People Forum devoted to women of color in Houston on Wednesday, as the self-described democratic socialist struggled to convince attendees of his commitment to minority and underprivileged communities.The tense moments underscored the challenges Sanders’ campaign still faces despite its frontrunner…

This is the worst year for measles in the US since the disease was eliminated nationally in 2000
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This is the worst year for measles in the US since the disease was eliminated nationally in 2000

Shannon Stapleton | Reuters New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio speaks during a news conference declaring a public health emergency in parts of Brooklyn in response to a measles outbreak, requiring unvaccinated people living in the affected areas to get the vaccine or face fines, in the Orthodox Jewish community of the Williamsburg neighborhood,…

Trump Vows Stonewall of ‘All’ House Subpoenas
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Trump Vows Stonewall of ‘All’ House Subpoenas

ImageWhite House lawyers indicated this week that they would tell former officials, including the former White House counsel Donald F. McGahn II, not to comply with subpoenas for their testimony.CreditCreditErin Schaff for The New York TimesWASHINGTON — The Trump administration escalated its defiance of Congress on Wednesday, as the Justice Department refused to let an…