Four weeks into the Border Wall Prototype Construction Project, eight new wall prototypes were constructed near the Otay Mesa Port of Entry as of October 19. This aerial view shows the walls being built. Otay Mesa is a community in San Diego.
White House Chief of Staff John Kelly said he was “stunned” and “broken-hearted” by the comments made by Rep. Frederica Wilson on the President’s phone to the widow of a fallen soldier during the Thursday’s press briefing.
Sen. Kamala Harris, D-California, joined Sen. Bernie Sanders, I-Vermont, and several other Democratic members of the Senate to announce the introduction of a bill that would expand Medicare to all ages, on Sept. 13.
President Trump defended his controversial pardon of former Arizona Sheriff Joe Arpaio. Arpaio was found guilty by a federal judge of criminal contempt, for ignoring a court order to stop detaining people based on his belief on whether or not they were in the U.S. illegally.
Christopher A. Wray stated that his "loyalty was to the constitution" and the law during his testimony at the nomination hearing for FBI director on Wednesday. He was grilled by senators on his ability to remain independent of the White House in investiga
California Rep. Brad Sherman filed an article of impeachment against President Donald Trump on Wednesday, accusing him of obstructing investigations into Russian meddling in the 2016 presidential election.
Donald Trump Jr. released an email chain on Tuesday that shows him discussing plans to hear damaging information on Hillary Clinton. In a statement, he said was posting the emails "in order to be totally transparent." The emails with music publicist Rob Goldstone show that Trump Jr. was told that the Russian government had information that could "incriminate" Clinton and her dealings with Russia.
At a press conference Wednesday, House Intelligence Chair Rep. Devin Nunes said President Donald Trump's communications may have been "incidentally" picked up during the presidential transition. Nunes believes the intelligence collections were done legally.
Attorney General Jeff Sessions declined to answer a question posed by California senator Dianne Feinstein (D) in a Senate Intelligence Committee hearing. He was then questioned by both Feinstein and Sen. Kamala Harris (D - Calif.) regarding the policy, which he said was long-standing in the Department of Justice.
President Donald Trump signed a sweeping executive order changing most of President Barack Obama’s climate change policies, on Tuesday. “My administration is putting an end to the war on coal,” Trump said.