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Republican Senator Josh Hawley.

Apple and TikTok skipped a Senate hearing on Big Tech and China, and empty seats show lawmakers aren’t pleased

Microsoft sent an executive to the hearing, but Apple and TikTok were notably absent after criticisms this year.
A pallbearer at Rep. Elijah Cummings' memorial service appeared to skip over Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell in a handshake line with lawmakers.

One of Elijah Cummings’ pallbearers explains why he skipped over Mitch McConnell in a handshake line

The pallbearer can be seen grasping McCarthy's hand, then Schumer's, then swiftly moving past McConnell before stopping in front of Pelosi.
US Senate Minority Leader Chuck Schumer (D-NY).

Sen. Chuck Schumer wants to spend half a trillion dollars to get people to buy cars they don’t currently want. There’s a better way.

Raising the federal gas tax — which hasn't gone up since 1993 — could achieve similar goals, as could a carbon tax on vehicles at the point of sale.

US lawmakers are asking the Director of National Intelligence to investigate TikTok as a potential risk to national security

Senate Minority Leader Chuck Schumer and Sen. Tom Cotton cowrote a letter asking intelligence officials to investigate TikTok on Wednesday.
Nancy Pelosi speaks across from President Donald Trump in the White House Cabinet Room in a meeting about Syria on Wednesday.

Trump’s ‘meltdown’ meeting with Nancy Pelosi reportedly went off the rails when she called him out for helping Putin in Syria

They met to discuss Trump's withdrawal of US troops from Syria, but it led to Pelosi walking out and each accusing the other of having a "meltdown."
House Speaker Nancy Pelosi's new cover photo on Twitter.

Nancy Pelosi took a photo that Trump tweeted to accuse her of having a ‘meltdown’ and made it her cover photo

The photo was taken at a meeting after the House voted to condemn the US withdrawal from Syria. Pelosi also said the president had a "meltdown."
House Speaker Nancy Pelosi and President Donald Trump have given wildly different characterizations of a memo documenting Trump's call with the Ukrainian President

Trump went on a Twitter rant with photos, accusing Nancy Pelosi of being ‘unhinged’ after she said he had a ‘meltdown’ in a me...

Trump tweeted photos of a meeting with Democratic leaders, captioning a photo of Nancy Pelosi and Chuck Schumer with "Do you think they like me?"

Trump reportedly called Jim Mattis the ‘world’s most overrated general’ in a chaotic meeting on Syria

President Donald Trump reportedly claimed he had "captured" ISIS and did so faster than what his defense secretary had predicted.
House Speaker Nancy Pelosi walks out with Senate Minority Leader Chuck Schumer and House Majority Leader Steny Hoyer to speak with reporters after meeting with President Donald Trump at the White House in Washington on October 16, 2019.

Pelosi said Trump had a ‘meltdown’ after the House overwhelmingly voted to condemn his Syria retreat

Trump was apparently particularly triggered by the fact that the House overwhelmingly voted in favor of a resolution condemning his Syria retreat.
President Donald Trump makes a speech while presenting the Commander-in-Chief's Trophy to the US Military Academy football team in the Rose Garden at the White House in Washington D.C., May 1, 2018.

Trump’s move to use $3.6 billion of military funds to pay for the border wall is a ‘slap in the face’ to US service members, Democra...

Democratic Sen. Chuck Schumer of New York said the plan will affect projects at the United State Military Academy at West Point.