President Trump shakes hands with House Majority Leader Kevin McCarthy during a rally this summer. If Republicans keep their majority, McCarthy could be the next speaker of the House.
House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi, D-Calif., has outlined a legislative agenda that includes Democratic priorities like lowering prescription drug prices and overhauling campaign finance laws.
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Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell spoke at a weekly news conference in Washington on Tuesday, the same day as double headlines about Paul Manafort and Michael Cohen — but McConnell declined to comment on their legal troubles.
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Activists are launching their campaigns now to try to influence the choice of the next Supreme Court justice. Supporters of President Trump are expected to spend millions of dollars.
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President Trump and first lady Melania Trump prepare to greet French President Emmanuel Macron and his wife, Brigitte Macron, as they arrive for a state dinner at the White House on Tuesday.
Senior White House policy adviser Stephen Miller talks to reporters about President Trump's support for creating a "merit-based immigration system" in the James Brady Press Briefing Room at the White House on Aug. 2.
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