Oversight

Republicans Rally Around Raising the Deficit

The Senate’s passage of a budget resolution on Thursday night was a victory for party unity, but a defeat for the GOP’s remaining fiscal hawks.

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Play of the Day: Trump's Condolence Calls

The president is involved in yet another controversy.

Play of the Day: 'The Apprentice' For Border Walls

The wall prototypes are showcased near the border and they look like reality show contestants.

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Congress, FBI Already Investigating Potential Abuse of Federal Funds in Puerto Rico's Disaster Response

The federal government has ramped up disaster oversight post-Katrina, but current allegations involve local mayors.

“I can’t imagine someone more qualified for this position,” said Sen. Claire McCaskill, D-Mo.

Trump's GSA Nominee Wins Bipartisan Praise

Emily Murphy would streamline disposal of excess property, seek economical leasing.

Sen. Ron Johnson, R-Wis., contends rule goes against the will of Congress.

Senator Threatens to Hold Up OPM Nominee Over Obamacare Rule Spat

Chairman of oversight committee has long sought documents related to a rule allowing congressional staff to purchase insurance on a small business exchange and receive employer subsidies.

Play of the Day: Trump Is Calling, Writing, Not Calling and Not Writing

The president explains how he consoles the families of fallen service members.

CIA inspector general nominee Christopher Sharpley appears at his confirmation hearing Tuesday.

CIA Watchdog Nominee Denies Charges of Whistleblower Retaliation

Sharpley tells senators messy tale of how his agency lost Senate panel’s torture report.

Rep. Thomas Marino, R-Pa., was chief sponsor of the bill curbing DEA prosecutorial power.

Trump’s Nominee for Drug Czar Withdraws

Rep. Marino faulted for championing bill to curb DEA powers for prosecuting opioid abuse.

Play of the Day: How Donald Trump Sees Chicago

The president seems to think the Windy City is "Syria, but with different pizza."

DoJ Official Had Sex With 'Numerous' Women on Federal Property, Then Lied About It

Top U.S. Marshal employee snuck non-government individuals onto government property, investigators find.

Sen. Claire McCaskill, D-Mo., is introducing a bill to repeal a 2016 law that trimmed the prosecutorial powers of DEA.

Expose on DEA Opioid Policy Prompts Repeal Bill from Senator

Law sponsored by Trump’s drug czar nominee relaxed enforcement against distributors; West Virginia senator calls for nominee to withdraw.

Play of the Day: The Border Wall Prototypes Are Here

Stephen Colbert showcases the samples of the Trump plan for the southern border.

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