Texas Senate Passes Ban On Local Tree OrdinancesWednesday's 17-14 final approval sends the bill to the state House.
President Trump Says Transgender People Not Allowed To Serve In U.S. MilitaryOn Wednesday morning, President Donald Trump tweeted that transgender individuals will not be allowed to serve in the U.S. military "in any capacity."
Senator Collins Mocks Fellow GOP Texan Who Challenged Her To A DuelMaine Republican Susan Collins has been captured on a live microphone making fun of GOP Rep. Blake Farenthold.
Texas Senate Votes To Compile Data On Complications From AbortionsThe Texas Senate has again voted to require hospitals and clinics to report complications from abortions performed statewide, and have health officials produce an annual report compiling that data.
POTUS Son-In-Law Kushner Calls Russia Meeting 'Waste Of Time'The son-in-law of President Donald Trump says a June 2016 meeting with a Russian-American lawyer was such a "waste of time" that he asked his assistant to call him out of the gathering.
Federal Judge Refuses To Reinstate Trump Sanctuary Cities OrderA federal judge has refused to reinstate President Donald Trump's executive order to cut funding from cities that limit cooperation with U.S. immigration authorities.
President Trump Wants Senate To Stay And Pass Health CarePresident Donald Trump has told Senate Republicans face-to-face they must not leave town for their August recess without sending him an "Obamacare" repeal bill to sign.
Texas Senate OKs Agency Oversight Bill In Late-Night SessionThe Texas Senate has approved bills reauthorizing the Texas Medical Board and other state agencies whose operations were jeopardized by similar measures stalling in May.
Justices Allow Strict Enforcement Of Trump Refugee BanThe Supreme Court is granting the Trump administration's request to more strictly enforce its ban on refugees, at least until a federal appeals court weighs in.
Trump Making Last-Ditch Effort After Health Bill CollapsePresident Donald Trump says it's probably time to "just let Obamacare fail" after the latest humiliating heath bill collapse in the Senate.
House Budget Blueprint Boosts Military, Cuts BenefitsHouse Republicans have unveiled a 10-year budget blueprint that would dramatically increase military spending while putting the GOP on record favoring Medicare cuts opposed by President Donald Trump.
Cornyn Optimistic GOP Will Have Votes To Pass Health Overhaul Sen. John Cornyn expects to start debate on the Senate's health care bill next week but says of holding together the Republican votes necessary to do so, "It's going to be a nail-bitter, no question."