The first congressional criminal referral in connection with Russian meddling targeted a former British spy, not anyone accused of conspiracy.
The Environmental Protection Agency announced it would not change the rule mandating a rising percentage of ethanol to be blended with gasoline.
In a bipartisan letter, the Senate Judiciary Committee said that President Trump’s son-in-law did not hand over documents about a “Russian backdoor overture.”
Attorney General Jeff Sessions declined to answer many questions in his first Judiciary Committee appearance as the top law enforcement officer.
Senate Judiciary Committee leaders are growing frustrated with what they see as stonewalling from the Justice Department over their Russia probe.
Senator Mitch McConnell said that individual senators should no longer be able to block federal appeals court nominees by withholding so-called blue slips, a major break with Senate practice.