House Speaker Nancy Pelosi says Democrats will sue to prevent what they say is President Donald Trump's "stealing" of billions of dollars from federal programs and diverting it to building barriers along the U.S.-Mexico border.
The White House says President Donald Trump will call for optimism and unity in his State of the Union address, using the moment to attempt a reset after two years of bitter partisanship and deeply personal attacks.
President Donald Trump says congressional negotiations over border security are a "waste of time," while insisting he has "set the stage" to take action on his own if lawmakers don't provide funding for his border wall.
President Donald Trump says he will do an "alternative" event since House Speaker Nancy Pelosi has blocked him from giving his State of the Union address to a joint session of Congress while the government remains partially shut down.
No one budged at President Donald Trump’s closed-door meeting with congressional leaders, so the partial government shutdown persisted over his demand for billions of dollars to build a wall along the U.S. border with Mexico. They’ll all try again Friday.
U.S. Rep. John Yarmuth - Kentucky's only Democratic congressman - said Monday he's "relatively confident" that Pelosi will win back the speakership when Democrats assume control of the House early next year.
If it was up to most of the Democratic Party, Nancy Pelosi would be the obvious choice to become speaker of the House. But within the ranks of the chamber’s Democratic majority, there’s a small but persistent group pushing to topple her return as the first woman with the gavel.