Four members of the House of Representatives put forward a resolution to force Congress to act on the War Powers Resolution of 1973 – designed to lead to the end of U.S. military support for Saudi Arabia in its operations in Yemen.
After a five-week summer break, Congress has returned to work and now faces multiple challenges including legislation for Hurricane Harvey rebuilding.
The Constitution requires congressional authorization for a large-scale attack on North Korea; Trump might be able to launch an unauthorized attack anyway.
James B. Comey's testimony about possible obstruction of justice by President Trump prompted calls from Democrats and Republicans for an expansion of ongoing probes examining the actions of other senior administration officials.
Rep. Clay Higgins on how to deal with radical Islamic terror suspects: "Kill them all. For the sake of all that is good and righteous. Kill them all."
Congressional investigators are demanding documents and contacting witnesses in a wide-ranging probe of the Defense Department's troubled anti-propaganda efforts against the Islamic State.
During his speech to Congress, President Trump turned to Democrats and said, "Why not join forces to finally get the job done and get it done right?"
The lame-duck Congress is embarking on its final work session of 2016 as lawmakers face a Dec. 9 deadline for spending legislation to keep the government running.
President Barack Obama on Thursday asked Congress for $11.6 billion in additional war-related funding, including money to fight Islamic State militants.