A hold that Sen. Bob Menendez, D-N.J., has had on the confirmation of Sonny Perdue, President Donald Trump’s nominee for Agriculture secretary, may be lifted, raising the possibility that Perdue could be confirmed before the Senate leaves on Friday.
Congress is debating funding levels for fiscal year 2018, which begins in October. While rejecting the president’s request for deeper cuts, Congress is getting attacked by some conservative groups as well. Read moreRead More »
July 13, 2017 Correction Appended Even as EPA Administrator Scott Pruitt works to roll back a host of Obama-era rules as a relatively short-term priority, he is preparing a set of medium-term plans for the agency’s budget and policy agenda that would remake the agency and institutionalize the Trump administration’s[…]Read More »