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A Republican leader spoke out in support of the pro-democracy protestors in Hong Kong, but some say he’s actually hurting the cause

Some experts say Rep. Kevin McCarthy's comments on the Hong Kong protesters' support for the US could hurt the pro-democracy cause.

Trump and other politicians keep blaming violent video games for mass shootings. That just doesn’t add up.

For the second time in as many years, President Trump and other politicians are pointing to violent video games following a mass shooting.

Republican silence on Trump’s racist tweets shows how fearful they’ve become of defying him and losing voters

Republicans appear to be more afraid of alienating voters loyal to Trump ahead of an election year than with upholding their party's purported values.
Rep. Justin Amash (R-Mich.).

A GOP congressman suggested Trump could be impeached, and now top Republicans are disowning him

Trump himself went after Rep. Justin Amash on Twitter, calling him a "total lightweight" and "a loser who sadly plays right into our opponents hands!"

House Judiciary chair Jerry Nadler says he plans to request documents from more than 60 people as part of an investigation into Trump’s obstruct...

Nadler also said on ABC's "This Week" that his committee would be requesting documents related to more than 60 people close to the White House.

Democratic leaders reject Republican accusations of anti-Semitism among new Democratic House members

"I don’t know that I draw the conclusion that these two members are anti-Semitic," House Majority Leader Steny Hoyer said. "I don’t accept that."
President Donald Trump

Pelosi says she won’t let Trump deliver the State of the Union on the House floor after the president said he would show up anyway

Speaker Nancy Pelosi has control over the House's recording studio and could prevent a broadcast of the State of the Union address.

Top Republican promises that ‘action will be taken’ after Rep. Steve King asks why white supremacy has ‘become offensive’

In a promise for a strong response to the comments, House Minority Leader Kevin McCarthy promised that "action will be taken" against the congressman.
U.S. workers work on a new bollard wall in El Paso, Texas, as seen from the Mexican side of the border in Ciudad Juarez, Mexico September 26, 2018.

Trump reportedly thinks referring to the border wall as ‘steel slats’ will get more Democrats to agree to fund it

President Donald Trump even said that calling the border wall "steel slats" would give his Democratic critics in Congress "a little bit of an out."

A powerful group of conservatives that sprung out of the Tea Party is one of the biggest losers of the midterm elections

The House Freedom Caucus has never been in Congress during a Democratic majority and will see a major shift in how they conduct business.