US President Donald Trump has accused the top officials with the Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) and the Justice Department of siding with Democrats in their investigations on the alleged Washington-Moscow links in the 2016 presidential elections.
US President Donald Trump attacked the integrity of the FBI and Justice Department on Friday in an extraordinary showdown over the expected White House release of a secret Republican memo alleging FBI bias against him in its Russia probe.
The US government shut down at the stroke of midnight Friday, halting all but the most essential operations and marring the one-year anniversary of President Donald Trump's inauguration in a striking display of Washington dysfunction.
Dominant Democratic lawmakers in the US state of California have suggested plans to defy the priorities of the upcoming Republican-controlled executive and legislative branches of government in Washington.
The death of US Supreme Court Justice Antonin Scalia has triggered political tensions in Washington as Republicans step up their attempts to block a move by President Barack Obama to nominate a successor.
Democratic Sen. Barbara Mikulski of Maryland became the crucial 34th vote in favor of the Iran nuclear deal on Wednesday, ensuring a landmark victory for President Barack Obama over ferocious opposition from Republicans and Israel.