Arnie Seipel

Arnie Seipel appears in the following:

Trump Designating North Korea As A State Sponsor Of Terrorism

Monday, November 20, 2017

That designation was removed in 2008, when the North Korean government pledged to dismantle its nuclear program. The president says additional sanctions will be imposed.


McConnell Talks Up Sessions As Write-In Candidate To Replace Roy Moore

Tuesday, November 14, 2017

Attorney General Jeff Sessions has told people that he has no interest in returning to his old Senate seat from Alabama, as Moore continues to dig in against allegations of sexual misconduct.


Republican Health Care Bill Falls Short, Dealing Blow To Trump Agenda

Monday, July 17, 2017

Republicans Sen. Mike Lee and Jerry Moran have put their names in the no column, bringing to four the GOP senators opposed. As it stands, there aren't enough votes for an Obamacare replacement.


Senate GOP Leaders Push Off Health Care Vote Until After July 4th

Tuesday, June 27, 2017

President Trump invited Senate Republicans to the White House to continue work on the issue. The bill is expected to undergo changes before a vote in mid-July.


Vice President Pence Hires Outside Lawyer To Deal With Russia Inquiries

Thursday, June 15, 2017

Richard Cullen, a former U.S. attorney and member of George W. Bush's legal team during the 2000 recount, will respond to inquiries from special counsel Robert Mueller.


Comey Testimony Raises New Questions About Jeff Sessions And Russia

Thursday, June 08, 2017

Democrats pounced as former FBI director James Comey raised the prospect that Sessions' role in the investigation is more intense than has been known previously.


McCain Explains Iffy Performance During Comey Hearing

Thursday, June 08, 2017

The Arizona senator said he stayed up too late watching baseball, after television viewers across the country expressed confusion over his line of questioning for the former FBI director.


Did James Comey Lie About Interference In The Russia Investigation?

Friday, June 02, 2017

At first glance, it may seem as if the ex-FBI director has given contradictory statements about political pressure on the Russia investigation. That could come up when he testifies publicly next week.


Amid Rumors Of Staff Shake-Up, White House Communications Director Resigns

Tuesday, May 30, 2017

Michael Dubke's departure comes as the Trump administration struggles to keep focused on its agenda while dealing with constant news about the multiple investigations relating to Russia.


With Shutdown Looming, Trump Is Tweeting Out Demands. Will He Stick By Them?

Tuesday, April 25, 2017

The clock is ticking to a government shutdown, and President Trump keeps adding to the list of what he wants — 140 characters at a time.


House Oversight Chair Jason Chaffetz Will Not Seek Re-Election

Wednesday, April 19, 2017

Jason Chaffetz, the Utah Republican, says he will not seek any office in 2018 — tamping down speculation that he could challenge Sen. Orrin Hatch in a re-election bid.


Amid Charges By Former Law Student On Gender Equality, Former Clerks Defend Gorsuch

Monday, March 20, 2017

A student who took an ethics course under Supreme Court nominee Neil Gorsuch at the University of Colorado Law School said he expressed controversial views on questions of gender discrimination.


As Senate Investigators Push Back, White House Defends Trump Surveillance Claims

Wednesday, March 15, 2017

President Trump says his claim about wiretapping "covers a lot of different things," and his press secretary said on Thursday the president "stands by" his claim.


Rubio To NPR: No Witch Hunt On Russia, But No Cover-Up Either

Thursday, March 02, 2017

Several prominent Republicans now say Jeff Sessions should recuse himself from the investigation into possible Russian interference in the 2016 election, while top Democrats ask him to resign.


With Protests, Both Obama And Trump White Houses Saw 'Manufactured' Anger

Wednesday, February 22, 2017

Congressional town halls were overtaken with protests in the first year of Barack Obama's term, too. They weren't taken all that seriously, at first, but developed into a wave at the ballot box.


READ: Michael Flynn's Resignation Letter As National Security Adviser

Tuesday, February 14, 2017

Flynn says he provided Vice President Pence with "incomplete information" on his contacts with Russian officials, and that he apologized to Pence and President Trump.


Flynn May Be Called To Testify Before Senate Intelligence Committee

Tuesday, February 14, 2017

Michael Flynn stepped down as national security adviser following reports he communicated with Russia about U.S. sanctions in December and then misled the vice president-elect about that discussion.


Michael Flynn Resigns As Trump's National Security Adviser

Monday, February 13, 2017

This comes after days of speculation about whether he misled the vice president-elect about talks with the Russian ambassador. Flynn allegedly discussed U.S. sanctions before Trump was inaugurated.


Trump Navigates The Hazard Of Presidential Golf Outings

Sunday, February 12, 2017

President Trump was a leading critic of the time Barack Obama spent on the green. This weekend, the White House said Trump's round of golf with Japan's prime minister was "productive."


Trump Slams Senator Who Revealed Gorsuch's Criticism Of Remarks On Judges

Wednesday, February 08, 2017

Neil Gorsuch, the president's nominee to the Supreme Court, told Sen. Richard Blumenthal that Trump's put-downs of judges were "disheartening."