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Preet Bharara: Rod Rosenstein’s ‘dramatic and defiant’ response to a threat of impeachment was ‘long overdue’

Deputy US Attorney General Rod Rosenstein told reporters on Tuesday that the Justice Department "is not going to be extorted." He was responding to a move by House Freedom Caucus Republicans who announced they might try to impeach him to limit the Russia investigation, which he oversees.
Deputy U.S. Attorney General Rod Rosenstein testifies to the House Judiciary Committee hearing on oversight of the Justice Department on Capitol Hill in Washington, U.S., December 13, 2017.

‘The Department of Justice is not going to be extorted’: Rod Rosenstein blasts pro-Trump GOP critics threatening his impeachment

"They can't even resist leaking their own drafts," Deputy Attorney General Rod Rosenstein said in response to reports that members of the House Freedom Caucus are preparing articles for his impeachment.
House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi

The Senate’s massive bipartisan budget deal is already getting backlash from every corner

House Democrats and Republicans are blasting the bipartisan Senate budget deal.

House Republicans are barreling forward on futile effort to avoid a government shutdown

House Republicans moving forward with a plan to keep the government open, which some members call an "exercise" in futility.
President Donald Trump and Freedom Caucus Chair Mark Meadows

The GOP may have avoided a government shutdown disaster in the House after a last-minute deal with conservatives

President Donald Trump spoke to members of the House Freedom Caucus on Thursday in an attempt to get them to vote for a GOP bill to avoid a government shutdown.

The Republican plan to avoid a government shutdown is on the verge of failure

Republicans are coming out against their own party's plan to avoid a government shutdown, and the bill could soon go up in flames.
Rep. Mark Meadows, chair of the House Freedom Caucus

The Republican Party’s own hardline conservatives could sidetrack their deal to avoid a government shutdown

The GOP leadership is trying to force through a short-term funding bill to avoid a government shutdown, but they maybe thwarted by the House Freedom Caucus.

Republicans have a plan to avoid a government shutdown — but there are still big problems ahead

Republicans have a plan to fund the government beyond Friday, but it faces problems in both the House and Senate.

Congress narrowly avoids government shutdown, delays deadline 2 weeks

The House passed a funding bill to keep the government open until December 22. The bill needs to be approved by the Senate to avoid a shutdown on Friday.

Republican leaders are scrambling to appease hardline conservatives to avoid a government shutdown

Congressional negotiations on legislation to avoid a government shutdown have hit stumbling blocks in recent days.