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CQ on Congress

Jun 21, 2019

The departure of acting Defense Department Secretary Patrick Shanahan raises questions about who is advising President Donald Trump, who pulled back a planned military strike on Iran this week, says CQ defense reporter Andrew Clevenger. And Chris Lu, who served as Barack Obama's liaison to his Cabinet, says Trump's...


Jun 14, 2019

House Democrats' effort to rescind Trump administration anti-abortion policies threatens to hold up government spending bills. CQ Roll Call reporter Sandhya Raman details the debate and surveys how lawmakers are using abortion politics, both in Washington and the states, to rile their voters ahead of next year's...


Jun 7, 2019

Former Navy Secretary Ray Mabus says President Trump's climate change denial risks an apocalyptic future that will stress the U.S. military. Ben Hulac, author of a forthcoming CQ magazine cover story on how climate change is affecting the Arctic, explains why that could create conflict between world powers.


May 31, 2019

In his first public statement after his two-year probe, Robert S. Mueller III, the special counsel who resigned this week, said that he had never considered charging President Donald Trump with a crime as he investigated Russian interference in the 2016 election. That's emboldened some in Congress who say...


May 24, 2019

Democrat Jamie Raskin of Maryland, who sits on the House Judiciary Committee that would lead an impeachment inquiry, says he believes President Donald Trump has committed high crimes, both in obstructing Special Counsel Robert S. Mueller's investigation and in refusing to cooperate with congressional investigators. CQ...