President Donald Trump met with some of the nation's top law enforcement officials to speak out against so-called sanctuary cities on March 20, 2018. At the meeting, Rep. Martha McSally, (R) Arizona, noted that Arizona does not have any sanctuary cities, but it borders California which does have them. She suggested building a wall between these two states to keep "these dangerous criminals out of our state."
Sen. Marco Rubio, R-Fl., in a YouTube video announces the launch of a new Facebook page to talk directly with Venezuelans inside the country and abroad. The new page will be a way for Venezuelans to circumvent state-controlled media. "The humanitarian crisis in Venezuela is entirely a product of the Maduro regime's incompetence and corruption," Rubio said.
During a hearing on school safety and gun violence, Sen. Dick Durbin, D-Ill., asked Acting FBI Deputy Director David Bowdich about the agency's authority to deny a gun sale to someone based on information that he or she threatened to commit a mass shooting.
Sen. Dick Durbin, D-Ill., received applause as he spoke during a hearing on gun violence and school safety on March 14, 2018. He called out lawmakers for their "weak responses" after the Parkland, Florida school shooting and their fears of the NRA. "I'm not petrified of the NRA," he said.
Democrat Conor Lamb is declaring victory in a southwestern Pennsylvania congressional election that is rocking the political landscape ahead of the November midterm elections. Unofficial returns show Lamb with a narrow lead over Republican Rick Saccone as absentee ballots are still being counted.
President Donald Trump says he has "total confidence" in Mike Pompeo, his new pick for Secretary of State. Trump fired Secretary of State Rex Tillerson on Tuesday, saying he would nominate CIA Director Mike Pompeo to replace him.
Republicans have poured millions into a congressional race in Pennsylvania — for a seat that will be up for grabs again in eight months. But for both Republicans and Democrats, there is far more at stake than a spot in the House.