By BEN GITTLESON and KATHERINE FAULDERS, ABC News(WASHINGTON) -- The White House said Monday it would brief lawmakers following reports U.S. intelligence agencies had determined Russian intelligence officers had offered to pay Taliban militants to kill American troops in Afghanistan.
By ADAM KELSEY, ABC News(WASHINGTON) -- As COVID-19 cases continue to surge across the Southern United States, the governor of one of the states which has paused its reopening efforts said Sunday that testing for the virus needs to increase... Read More.
By BENJAMIN SIEGEL, ABC News(WASHINGTON) -- House Speaker Nancy Pelosi said on ABC's This Week it was "totally outrageous" that President Donald Trump did not respond to reports that Russian intelligence officers offered to pay Taliban-linked militants to target American... Read More.
By STACY CHEN, ABC NEWS(WASHINGTON) -- Pence defends campaign rallies amid pandemicThe vice president said they still “want to give people the freedom to participate in the political process.”A group of Democratic activists and organizations have partnered to... Read More.
By ALEXANDER MALLIN, ABC NEWS(WASHINGTON) -- Attorney General Bill Barr has directed the creation of a new law enforcement task force that will be focused on "countering anti-government extremists."In a memo sent around the department Friday, Barr mentions... Read More.
BY: KATE PASTOR, ABC NEWS (WASHINGTON) -- President Donald Trump further fueled speculation Saturday morning that he plans to pardon longtime friend and adviser Roger Stone.After a judge on Friday gave Stone a surrender date of July 14 -- he had... Read More.
By ALISA WIERSEMA and JOHN PARKINSON, ABC News(WASHINGTON) -- The House of Representatives made history Friday, passing for the first time legislation that would grant statehood to the District of Columbia.The bill passed along party lines, 232-180.
By KELSEY WALSH, ABC News(NEW YORK) -- Millennial real estate investor Madison Cawthorn said, "You know we kept all politics local. We weren’t focused on D.C. Insiders," when asked about how he achieved his recent primary victory on ABC’s The... Read More.
By DANIELLE LONG, ABC News(NEW YORK) -- Michelle Obama wants everyone to get out and vote. And for those who don't think it's important, she's got a super-relatable and logical explanation as to why it is.During an interview... Read More.
By CHEYENNE HASLETT, ABC News(WASHINGTON) -- Former chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff Joseph Dunford is the leading candidate to be named chair of the Congressional Oversight Commission, two sources familiar with the commission confirmed.The decision, which... Read More.
By ALISA WIERSEMA and JOHN PARKINSON, ABC News(WASHINGTON) -- The House of Representatives is laying the groundwork for a potentially historic vote Friday that aims to grant the District of Columbia statehood, as Democrats say the district’s more than 700,000... Read More.
By KENDALL KARSON, ABC News(NEW YORK) -- Spiking cases of COVID-19 have shifted sentiments around the pandemic in recent weeks, with the nation growing more concerned about becoming infected, generally more reticent to engage in normal activities than just two... Read More.