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A top Democrat just laid out their plan to probe Trump if they win back control — including looking at his personal finances

"Also I think we want to focus on the integrity of the interests of the president in terms of what interests he has and is he pursuing policies that are in the public’s interest or in the Trump investment interest," House Minority Whip Steny Hoyer said.

Republicans are enraged by the ‘resistance’ New York Times op-ed — but not about what it said

"It's a person obviously who is living in dishonesty," Ryan said. "That doesn't help the president. So if you're not interested in helping the president, then you shouldn't work for the president as far as I'm concerned."
Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau and President Donald Trump

Trump’s US-Mexico NAFTA deal is already taking heat for failing to include Canada

Lawmakers and trade groups reacted with skepticism and dismay on Friday, after the Trump administration notified Congress of its intent to enter a bilateral trade deal with Mexico — and Canada could join later "if it is willing."
Sen. John McCain died Saturday at age 81.

Politicians are backing Sen. Schumer’s call to rename the Russell Senate Office Building for John McCain

Several leaders followed Sen. Chuck Schumer's call to rename the Senate Office Building for the late Sen. John McCain after his death. In a statement Saturday, Schumer said he would be introducing a resolution for the building's name to be changed, which several leaders said they supported Sunday.

Democrats view socialism more positively than capitalism now — and it could signify a major shift for the party

The poll also showed massive drops in favorability of capitalism for younger Americans. Capitalism has lost traction with Americans age 18-29, whose view of the economic system has fallen by 12 points since 2016 to 45 percent. At the same time, young American's views of socialism is at 51 percent.

Republicans have found a new boogeyman: Maxine Waters

Republicans have used many Democratic figureheads as their boogeyman over the years as a central focus for motivating voters to stop a liberal, left-leaning scourge from consolidating control in Washington. Now Maxine Waters is quickly becoming a regular face for Republicans to use in campaign ads.

Panicked Democrats are scrambling for a plan to handle insurgent candidates as more upend the 2018 midterms

As more Democrats upend the old guard within the House ranks, a debate is ensuing about how to approach these new candidates who might not be inclined to toe the party line when they arrive in Congress next year.

A growing number of lawmakers are calling on Kirstjen Nielsen to resign

Nielsen has gotten a rush of backlash for her refusal to apologize or acknowledge the role of President Donald Trump's administration in the zero-tolerance policy that detains immigrant children at the US-Mexico border.
U.S. President Donald Trump on Air Force One.

Trump joins dog pile on Senate Democrats over their ‘delusional’ demands for the North Korea summit

"It’s delusional. There is no other way to put it," Vipin Narang, a North Korea expert at MIT tweeted. "Unrealistic expectations are unhelpful,"Director for Nonproliferation Policy at the Arms Control Association Kelsey Davenport tweeted.
Democrats unveil their democracy reform agenda at a press conference on Monday.

Democrats unveil new agenda to drain Trump’s swamp in the run-up to the midterms

Democrats unveiled a new agenda to clean up Washington and what House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi called "one of the most compromised, corrupt administrations in history" on Monday. The effort is part of Democrats' playbook to take back the House — and possibly the Senate — in November's midterms.