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House Republicans defend Trump's actions in new report

Republicans have given a full-throated defense of President Donald Trump's dealings with Ukraine in a report published Monday that rejects the Democratic allegations that the President abused his office or committed any other impeachable offense.

Illinois Republican Rep. John Shimkus to retire

Illinois Republican John Shimkus said in a statement Friday afternoon that he will not seek reelection in 2020, joining 10 other House Republicans who have announced that they will head for the exits.

Trump claims victory in wake of Mueller testimony

President Donald Trump emerged from the White House Wednesday afternoon and walked triumphantly toward television cameras to declare Robert Mueller's testimony on Capitol Hill delivered a "very good day" for him and Republicans. He also claimed that the fiery hearings ended with Democratic lawmakers getting "less than nothing" with which to pursue their investigations into him.

Republicans may rebel if Trump moves ahead on Mexico tariffs

Republican senators railed against President Donald Trump's threatened tariffs against Mexico in a private lunch on Tuesday with White House and Justice Department officials, who struggled to explain their legal process for implementing the new levies.

ProPublica: Feds searched office of top Trump, GOP fundraiser

Federal law enforcement officials raided top Republican fundraiser Elliott Broidy's office last summer as part of a wide-ranging investigation into whether he illegally peddled his influence with the Trump administration on behalf of foreign officials,

Poll: Trump remains strong among Iowa Republicans

President Donald Trump's approval rating and re-election support remain strong among Iowa's registered Republicans, but a sizable minority of the party's registrants say they hope the president faces a challenger in the 2020 caucuses.

GOP senators torn over Trump's national emergency declaration

President Donald Trump is expected to suffer an embarrassing rebuke when the Senate votes to block his national emergency declaration to build a wall on the US southern border, forcing Trump to issue the first veto of his presidency on what he considers to be his top domestic issue.