House Agriculture Committee Chairman Michael Conaway will take the helm of the House-led probe into Russian meddling in the 2016 presidential election, after embattled House Intelligence Committee Chairman Devin Nunes, R-Calif., agreed to step aside, The Dallas Morning News and other news organizations reported.
Agriculture Secretary Sonny Perdue said Tuesday he doesn’t expect nominees for posts requiring confirmation to come before the Senate until after the month-long congressional recess in August. Read moreRead More »
Donald Trump’s threats to use taxes as “retribution” against U.S. companies that move jobs overseas are legally dubious, tax specialists say — and they’re prompting resistance from some Republican leaders who fear a coming era of economic protectionism or international trade wars. Read moreRead More »