The majority leader’s tactical expertise makes his wishes for the American Health Care Act hard to discern.
For the moment, the appointment of Robert Mueller as special counsel takes the weight of defending Trump on Russia off the GOP majority.
Given the president’s feelings on personal pique, he might have expected Democrats to welcome the firing of a man they felt cost them the White House.
The Senate majority leader’s gift for managing Donald Trump has become a source of wonder around Washington—particularly in contrast with Speaker Paul Ryan’s turbulent relationship with the president.
While the president can spin on whatever immigration-control measures he gets in the spending bill, between health care and the wall funding, lawmakers know the real score: Congress: 2, Trump: 0.
The Dems are trying to take advantage of the president’s tendency to make maximalist claims then retreat from them.
The 45th president’s journey of discovery could be a public service, if it helps bring his supporters to greater understanding of the complexities of governing.
California’s new attorney general, Xavier Becerra, prepares to battle Trump.
This group of House conservatives are just as committed to their brand of right-wing populism as the president.
The former hardline conservative congressman finds himself stymied by his former colleagues in the House.
The fashion-peddling first daughter is getting an office in the West Wing, while the wonky former first daughter will accept an award from Variety.
If there’s one thing the president relishes, it’s making life uncomfortable for anyone who thwarts his will.
The chamber’s parliamentarian will have a lot of say over the fate of the Republican health care bill.
“When you’re in the opposition, you want to take his numbers down before you start talking about anything positive.”
The new president is about to learn how difficult it is to get Congress to approve his spending priorities.
The Border Adjustment Tax, a proposal favored by House Speaker Paul Ryan, has aroused serious opposition from Republican senators.
The 45th president is a sensitive soul whose ego is easily bruised when others say unkind or disrespectful things about him.
How will Republicans respond if Democrats attempt to filibuster President Trump’s Supreme Court nominee?
Of all the hurdles confronting lawmakers with big plans, time may be the most vexing.
Democrat or Republican, no one on Capitol Hill is certain what changes the president will bring.