lindsey olin graham

U.S. Anti-OPEC Efforts Fading as Cartel’s Influence Seen Waning

U.S. Anti-OPEC Efforts Fading as Cartel’s Influence Seen Waning

U.S. efforts to rein in OPEC’s influence over global oil markets are losing momentum as the Trump administration takes a wait-and-see approach to energy prices.
Trump, House Shape Impeachment Strategy With Public in Mind

Trump, House Shape Impeachment Strategy With Public in Mind

The White House and impeachment managers from the House of Representatives each set the stage for President Donald Trump’s trial with a pair of filings on Monday, with both sides arguing that the
Four Senators to Escort Roberts to Chamber: Impeachment Update

Four Senators to Escort Roberts to Chamber: Impeachment Update

Chief Justice John Roberts will be summoned to the Senate chamber Thursday afternoon to swear in the senators for President Donald Trump’s impeachment trial, which is set to begin Tuesday.
Trump’s Impeachment Trial Gives Upper Hand to McConnell, GOP

Trump’s Impeachment Trial Gives Upper Hand to McConnell, GOP

Democrats set the rules for their impeachment of Donald Trump, but once House Speaker Nancy Pelosi kicks the process over to the Senate for a trial the advantage and leverage will be with the
Trump’s Soleimani Strike Pays Off for Now After Iran Backs Away

Trump’s Soleimani Strike Pays Off for Now After Iran Backs Away

Donald Trump took the biggest risk of his presidency by killing a top Iranian general, and for the moment the bet is paying off. The question now is: for how long?
DOJ Watchdog Set to Dismiss Trump’s Prized Claim of FBI Spying

DOJ Watchdog Set to Dismiss Trump’s Prized Claim of FBI Spying

The Justice Department’s internal watchdog is set to dismiss one of the oldest conspiracy theories of Donald Trump’s presidency: the accusation that the FBI illegally spied on his campaign in 2016.
FBI Calls Florida Shooting ‘Terrorism’, Saudi’s MBS Phones Trump

FBI Calls Florida Shooting ‘Terrorism’, Saudi’s MBS Phones Trump

The FBI presumes a Florida attack by a Saudi air force officer that left three U.S. sailors dead “was an act of terrorism,” the agent in charge of the investigation said, and Republican lawmakers
Turkey Opposes U.S. Quest to Fund Syria Activity With Oil Money

Turkey Opposes U.S. Quest to Fund Syria Activity With Oil Money

Turkey adamantly opposes U.S. plans for Syrian oil, including Senator Lindsey Graham’s proposal to use crude revenue to help fund American military operations in the war-torn nation.
Turkey Sanctions Pass U.S. House as Lawmakers Press Trump

Turkey Sanctions Pass U.S. House as Lawmakers Press Trump

The U.S. House overwhelmingly passed a bipartisan bill Tuesday threatening to sanction Turkey, warning that a deal struck with the Trump administration won’t necessarily save the NATO ally from
Court Hearing Scheduled for Witness: Impeachment Update

Court Hearing Scheduled for Witness: Impeachment Update

A former deputy national security adviser didn’t comply with a subpoena to testify on Monday morning to the three House committees leading the impeachment probe against President Donald Trump --
Pompeo, Graham Back Trump Approach to Turkey Syria Incursion

Pompeo, Graham Back Trump Approach to Turkey Syria Incursion

Secretary of State Michael Pompeo led the defenders of President Donald Trump’s handling of Turkey’s incursion into Syria, saying Sunday that a cease-fire is holding and that U.S. goals in the Middle
U.S. Urges Immediate Cease-Fire in Syria as It Sanctions Turkey

U.S. Urges Immediate Cease-Fire in Syria as It Sanctions Turkey

President Donald Trump said he’ll impose sanctions on Turkey in response to the nation’s advance into Syria, days after he cleared the way for the offensive by pulling American forces from the area.
Anger Over Syria Unites Trump Defenders and His Biggest Critics

Anger Over Syria Unites Trump Defenders and His Biggest Critics

Republican Senators returning to Washington after a two-week recess will find themselves debating not only how to handle the House’s impeachment inquiry into Donald Trump but also the president’s
White House to Proceed With Ending Some Foreign Aid Payments

White House to Proceed With Ending Some Foreign Aid Payments

The Trump administration will move forward within days with a plan to cancel certain foreign aid payments authorized by Congress, setting up a fight with lawmakers opposed to the move.
Trump Inches Toward Afghan Peace Plan to End Longest U.S. War

Trump Inches Toward Afghan Peace Plan to End Longest U.S. War

President Donald Trump met his top national security advisers on Friday as his team prepares to unveil an Afghanistan peace agreement with the Taliban that would help bring an end to America’s longest
Republicans Fear ‘Extinction in the Suburbs’ Over Gun Control

Republicans Fear ‘Extinction in the Suburbs’ Over Gun Control

After two gruesome mass shootings in a 24-hour span, some Republicans are raising alarms that their opposition to new firearm limits is making the party toxic to the suburban women and college
Mass Shootings Give Gun Bill Urging ‘Red Flags’ a Boost in Senate

Mass Shootings Give Gun Bill Urging ‘Red Flags’ a Boost in Senate

The weekend massacres in Texas and Ohio renewed momentum Monday for action to address gun violence, with a deal announced on bipartisan “red flag” legislation and President Donald Trump calling
Trump Condemns White Supremacy After Facing Blame for Shootings

Trump Condemns White Supremacy After Facing Blame for Shootings

President Donald Trump delivered his most forceful condemnation of racism and white supremacy following shootings over the weekend that killed 31 people, after Democrats said his own racially divisive
Trump's Unexpected Restraint Toward Iran Keeps Diplomacy Alive

Trump's Unexpected Restraint Toward Iran Keeps Diplomacy Alive

Donald Trump’s decision to hold off on retaliating against Iran this week kept hopes for diplomacy alive and revealed a side he’s rarely displayed over his decades in the public eye: restraint.
Trump’s Iran Indecision Sets Congress, and GOP, on Edge

Trump’s Iran Indecision Sets Congress, and GOP, on Edge

President Donald Trump’s last-minute decision to cancel a planned military strike on Iran has exposed a deep-running rift in the Republican Party between foreign policy hawks and those hewing to the