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The FBI’s Carter Page document release and Trump’s meeting with Putin dominated the Sunday shows. Here are the highlights that matter.

The FBI’s overnight release of Carter Page surveillance documents, US President Donald Trump’s meeting with Russian President Vladimir Putin, and future US moves with Russia dominated discussion on this week’s Sunday political shows. The Sunday shows are typically where DC heavyweights debate the policies of the week. They include: ABC’s […]
The FBI’s Carter Page document release and Trump’s meeting with Putin dominated the Sunday shows. Here are the highlights that matter.
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GOP’s Trey Gowdy ridicules Scott Pruitt’s first-class travel, suggests he become a ‘monk’ if he doesn’t want passengers to be mean to him

House Oversight Chairman Trey Gowdy, a South Carolina Republican, said he’s troubled by recent reports of EPA chief Scott Pruitt’s unprecedented spending on his personal security and luxury travel. Gowdy argued that Pruitt’s first-class plane tickets, which Pruitt argues protect him from potentially dangerous passengers, is both ethically questionable and […]
GOP’s Trey Gowdy ridicules Scott Pruitt’s first-class travel, suggests he become a ‘monk’ if he doesn’t want passengers to be mean to him
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Democrats are pushing for a hearing into two top Trump officials’ burgeoning scandals

Two Democratic lawmakers want House Oversight Chairman Trey Gowdy to hold hearings on the Trump administration’s travel practices. The Democrats want the hearings in light of reports on Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin’s and Environmental Protection Agency Administrator Scott Pruitt’s travel habits. A pair of top Democrats are pushing House Oversight […]
Democrats are pushing for a hearing into two top Trump officials’ burgeoning scandals
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The House has officially launched an investigation into the Rob Porter scandal — and they’re demanding the FBI and John Kelly come clean about what they knew when

The House Oversight Committee will formally investigate the employment of former White House staff secretary Rob Porter. The investigation will look into the process by which Porter got an interim security clearance and try to determine how much the White House knew about the allegations against him and when. FBI […]
The House has officially launched an investigation into the Rob Porter scandal  —  and they’re demanding the FBI and John Kelly come clean about what they knew when
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A top Democrat is pushing his Republican counterpart to subpoena the White House for Flynn and Kushner documents

Democratic Rep. Elijah Cummings is pressing Republican Rep. Trey Gowdy to subpoena the White House for documents related to fired national security adviser Michael Flynn’s and senior adviser Jared Kushner’s security clearances. Gowdy and Cummings are chairman and ranking member of the House Committee on Oversight and Government Reform, respectively. […]
A top Democrat is pushing his Republican counterpart to subpoena the White House for Flynn and Kushner documents