Tapped by Trump for Top Spy Post, Ratcliffe Vows to Put Politics Aside

In a contentious and socially distanced hearing, the Senate worked Tuesday to install as the nation’s senior-most spy chief Representative John Ratcliffe, mere months after the Texas Republican staunchly opposed the impeachment of President Donald Trump.

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House Democrats Turn Their Gaze to Bill Barr

House Democrats frustrated by the Senate’s acquittal of President Trump are pushing their oversight efforts to the Justice Department and what they call Attorney General William Barr’s efforts to politicize federal law enforcement.

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Impeachment Over, Pelosi Cuts Loose About Trump

President Trump was gone, the House lights were dimming, and House Speaker Nancy Pelosi looked up to her friends and family in the gallery overhead.  She held up the speech she had shredded behind Trump’s back on live television. She put her hand to her heart, dipped her head and gave a little bow.

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