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July 21, 2017
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Attorney general has no plans to resign despite rebuke

WASHINGTON (AP) — Attorney General Jeff Sessions said he has no immediate plans to resign a day after President Donald Trump excoriated the nation's top prosecutor for recusing himself from the probe of suspected Russian meddling in the 2016 campaign.

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Trump's voter fraud commission meeting for the first time

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump's voter integrity commission is meeting for the first time Wednesday amid outrage over its request for extensive personal voter information and questions over why the White House appears more concerned with voter fraud than Russian election meddling.

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McConnell ends Senate’s health bill bid

WASHINGTON — Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell abandoned efforts to pass a replacement of the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act, saying late Monday that he will instead seek a vote on a simple repeal — delayed by two years to give lawmakers time to seek a replacement.

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