McCain to Trump: Provide wiretap evidence or retract claim

WASHINGTON (AP) — The House intelligence committee is asking the Trump administration for evidence that the phones at Trump Tower were tapped during the campaign as its namesake has charged, a request reinforced Sunday by an influential Republican senator who says the president must either come up with the evidence or retract his claim.

  • Written by DEB RIECHMANN , Associated Press

Republicans set low expectations for health bill cost study

WASHINGTON (AP) — Republicans pushing a plan to dismantle Barack Obama's health care law are bracing for a Congressional Budget Office analysis widely expected to conclude that fewer Americans will have health coverage under the proposal, despite President Donald Trump's promise of "insurance for everybody."

  • Written by HOPE YEN , Associated Press

Abrupt dismissals leave US attorneys scrambling

WASHINGTON (AP) — Two days before Attorney General Jeff Sessions ordered dozens of the country's top federal prosecutors to clean out their desks, he gave those political appointees a pep talk during a conference call.

  • Written by SADIE GURMAN , Associated Press

Trump adviser says gov't has many ways to surveil people

WASHINGTON (AP) — Senior White House adviser Kellyanne Conway says she doesn't have any evidence to support President Donald Trump's claim that Barack Obama wiretapped Trump Tower phone lines during the election.


Democrats warn against funding border wall in catchall bill

WASHINGTON (AP) — Top Senate Democrats are warning Republicans controlling Congress against adding billions of dollars for President Donald Trump's U.S.-Mexico border wall to an upcoming $1 trillion-plus catchall spending package.

  • Written by ANDREW TAYLOR , Associated Press