At approximately 10 a.m. this past Tuesday, the Senate Foreign Relations Committee held one of the most consequential public hearings that the panel has scheduled so far this year. The topic: “Reviewing Congressional Authorizations for...Show More Summary
Sen. Rand Paul (R-Ky.) spoke to members of the Senate Foreign Relations Committee on Tuesday about why open-ended, never-ending war is dangerous for America. In a hearing aimed at reviewing congressional authorizations for the use of military force, Paul explained that the Founding Fathers never...
Rebecca Katz, PhD, MPH, co-director of the Center for Global Health Science and Security at Georgetown University Medical Center, will testify before a subcommittee of the U.S. Senate Committee on Foreign Relations examining the role of U.S. support for the World Health Organization.
Though Donald Trump is anxious to declare the investigation into collusion between his campaign and Russia old and over, the truth is that it’s just getting started. Both the Special Counsel and the Senate Intelligence Committee areShow More Summary
As the ranking member on the Judiciary Committee, Sen. Dianne Feinstein (D-CA) has some burning questions she'd like to ask of both former FBI director James Comey and Attorney General Jeff Sessions related to the obstruction of justice...Show More Summary
Today, U.S. Secretary of State Rex Tillerson testified on the Fiscal Year 2018 Budget before the Senate Foreign Relations Committee and before the Senate Appropriations Committee on Foreign Operations.
Attorney General Jeff Sessions opened his blockbuster hearing before the Senate Intelligence Committee on Tuesday with a fiery statement denying any wrongdoing with matters related to Russian interference in the 2016 election. Sessions additionally denied any meeting with Russian officials at the Mayflower Hotel in Washington. Show More Summary
Sessions’ testimony continues. One big issue to watch for. In March, Mr. Sessions recused himself from any Russia-related inquiry related to the 2016 presidential campaign. Although he justified that decision as stemming only from the...Show More Summary
Atty. Gen. Jeff Sessions testifies in public today before the Senate Intelligence Committee, where members are eager to hear an explanation of his actions related to the investigation into whether President Trump’s campaign colluded with a Russian scheme to interfere in last year’s election. The...
Here's the NYT guide to watching, with the 2 main areas of inquiry crisply stated:• In March, Mr. Sessions recused himself from any inquiry related to the 2016 presidential campaign. Although he justified that decision as stemming only...Show More Summary
In less than 140 characters, Donald Trump had left the chairman of the Senate foreign relations committee speechless. Senator Bob Corker, a Republican from Tennessee, could barely mask his disbelief when reporters on Capitol Hill informed him of tweets in which Trump accused Qatar, a close US ally, of being a state sponsor of terrorism. Show More Summary
Sen. Dianne Feinstein of California wants the Senate Judiciary Committee to investigate "all matters related to obstruction of justice and use its subpoena authority if necessary." Continue reading ? The post Feinstein wants ‘all-hands-on-deck’ Trump probe appeared first on PBS NewsHour.
The leaders of the House of Representatives intelligence committee’s investigation of Russia and the 2016 U.S. election said on Friday they had written to former FBI director James Comey to request any notes or memoranda related to discussions with President Donald Trump. Republican...
Senator John McCain (R-Ariz.), during his line of questioning at a Senate Intelligence Committee, asked former FBI Director James Comey a series of unusual questions relating to President Donald Trump and the FBI's investigations. … Click to Continue »
Former FBI Director James Comey testified on Thursday before the Senate Intelligence Committee on his interactions with President-Elect and President Donald Trump. “Those were lies, plain and simple,” Comey said, relating to the Trump administration's comments about the FBI. … Click to Continue »
A Rhode Island Senate Committee has passed a bill demanding the release of all records related to the investigation of the state's failed $75 million deal with ex-Boston Red Sox … Click to Continue »
The Senate Foreign Relations Committee has approved Tennessee businessman William F. Hagerty as President Donald Trump's ambassador to Japan. The bipartisan voice vote readies Hagerty's nomination for a vote by … Click to Continue »
WASHINGTON (AP) — The Senate Foreign Relations Committee has approved Tennessee businessman William F. Hagerty as President Donald Trump's ambassador to Japan. Hagerty served as the director of presidential appointments for Trump's transition team but told Democrats he focused on Cabinet picks and not White House staff aides such as former national security adviser Flynn.
A Senate Intelligence Committee hearing quickly grew heated on Wednesday as senators questioned US intelligence chiefs about their conversations with President Donald Trump, particularly those relating to an ongoing FBI investigation into the president's and his associates' ties to Russia. In one exchange, Democratic Sen. Show More Summary
Corker, who is the chairman of the Senate Foreign Relations Committee, was stunned into silence when members of the media told him about the tweets and then physically showed him.