Latest news from Thehill.com - Politics feed

Latest news from Thehill.com - Politics feed

  1. Ryan: GOP House candidate should apologize for altercation with reporter

    05.25 / 16:05 thehill.com Thehill.com - Politics
    Speaker Paul Ryan (R-Wis.) on Thursday condemned GOP House special election candidate Greg Gianforte for his altercation with a reporter, but did not call on Gianforte to drop out of the race."There is no time…
  2. Trump scolds NATO allies on defense spending

    05.25 / 16:05 thehill.com Thehill.com - Politics
    President Trump on Thursday scolded NATO allies for not paying their fair share for defense during a ceremony at the alliance's new headquarters in Brussels."NATO members must finally contribute their fair share…
  3. Dem senator: White House stonewalling on important information

    05.25 / 16:05 thehill.com Thehill.com - Politics
    Democratic Sen. Ron Wyden (D-Or.) on Thursday accused the Trump administration of withholding "essential" information lawmakers need to  perform oversight."We're talking about the essential responsibilities of …
  4. GOP senator: Intel panel will 'keep pushing' Flynn

    05.25 / 16:05 thehill.com Thehill.com - Politics
    Sen. James Lankford (R-Okla.) said Thursday if former national security adviser Michael Flynn does not cooperate with the subpoenas to release his business records, the Senate Intelligence Committee will "use every…
  5. Trump vows to 'get to the bottom' of leaks

    05.25 / 15:04 thehill.com Thehill.com - Politics
    President Trump on Thursday called for a federal investigation into "deeply troubling" leaks of sensitive intelligence, including information related to this week's suicide bombing in Manchester, England."The…
  6. Ex-RNC chief blasts GOP hopeful charged with assault: 'Put your big boy pants on'

    05.25 / 15:04 thehill.com Thehill.com - Politics
    Former Republican National Committee chairman Michael Steele on Thursday blasted GOP House candidate Greg Gianforte, who was charged with assault for attacking a journalist just hours before the polls open in a…
  7. GOP rep blames ‘the left’ for ‘tense, confrontational approach’

    05.25 / 15:04 thehill.com Thehill.com - Politics
    Rep. Trent Franks (R-Ariz.) on Thursday blamed liberals for creating a "tense, confrontational" culture around politics one day after GOP House special election candidate Greg Gianforte allegedly slammed a reporter to…
  8. Manchester police not sharing intelligence with US after leaks: report

    05.25 / 15:04 thehill.com Thehill.com - Politics
    Police in Manchester, England, will stop sharing intelligence with the U.S. about the arena bombing following a string of leaks to American media outlets, the…
  9. Poll: Trump trip not helping approval rating

    05.25 / 15:04 thehill.com Thehill.com - Politics
    President Trump's job approval rating has remained steady since he left last week for his first trip overseas, according to a Gallup poll released…
  10. Top Democrat sees 'pattern of cover-up' in Trump administration

    05.25 / 14:03 thehill.com Thehill.com - Politics
    House Democratic Whip Steny Hoyer (D-MD) in an interview early Thursday said he sees a "pattern of cover-up" in the Trump administration."It leads one to believe that there's fire where there's so much smoke,"…
  11. Trump congratulates Macron on ‘tremendous victory’

    05.25 / 14:03 thehill.com Thehill.com - Politics
    President Trump on Thursday congratulated Emmanuel Macron on his win earlier this month in France's presidential election, as the two leaders met in Brussels."It is my great honor to be with the newly elected…
  12. Chelsea Manning to do first TV interview since prison release

    05.25 / 14:03 thehill.com Thehill.com - Politics
    Chelsea Manning will speak to ABC News next month in her first TV interview since being released from prison after seven years.The interview will be with ABC's Juju Chang and will air in June on a special edition…
  13. Dems use audio of alleged assault in Montana campaign ad

    05.25 / 13:03 thehill.com Thehill.com - Politics
    The House Democrats's campaign arm on Thursday released a campaign ad containing audio of Montana House GOP special election candidate Greg Gianforte allegedly assaulting a reporter.Gianforte  was …
  14. Trump and Pence hit new low in Fox poll

    05.25 / 13:03 thehill.com Thehill.com - Politics
    President Trump and Vice President Mike Pence are facing the lowest approval ratings since the inauguration, according to a new…
  15. Scarborough links Trump rhetoric to alleged reporter assault

    05.25 / 13:03 thehill.com Thehill.com - Politics
    MSNBC's Joe Scarborough on Thursday linked President Trump's rhetoric to an incident Wednesday in which GOP House candidate Greg Gianforte allegedly slammed a reporter to the floor."Yesterday we joked about being…
  16. Reporter: Only true thing in Gianforte's assault statement is my name and employer

    05.25 / 13:03 thehill.com Thehill.com - Politics
    The reporter who says GOP House candidate Greg Gianforte assaulted him Wednesday night is pushing back on Gianforte's account of the altercation, saying he never touched the candidate."The only thing in…
  17. Chaffetz on leaving Congress: 'At some point, you've got to get off this crazy train'

    05.25 / 13:03 thehill.com Thehill.com - Politics
    Rep. Jason Chaffetz (R-Utah) says he is retiring next month because "at some point, you've got to get off this crazy train.""There's always somebody doing something stupid somewhere, there's always…
  18. Montana newspapers pull support for GOP candidate after alleged assault

    05.25 / 12:04 thehill.com Thehill.com - Politics
    Newspapers in Montana are pulling their support from GOP House candidate Greg Gianforte following an alleged physical altercation Wednesday with a reporter.Three newspapers have rescinded their support for…
  19. May to 'make clear' to Trump shared intelligence must remain 'secure'

    05.25 / 12:04 thehill.com Thehill.com - Politics
    British Prime Minister Theresa May said she plans to bring up U.S. leaks related to the investigation of the Manchester attack during a discussion with President Trump on Thursday.The two are meeting at a NATO…
  20. Top Dem calls for investigation into Sessions

    05.25 / 12:04 thehill.com Thehill.com - Politics
    The senior Democrat on the House Judiciary Committee is calling for a new investigation into Jeff Sessions following revelations that the attorney general declined to disclose meetings with Russian officials in his…