Brian Naylor

Brian Naylor appears in the following:

House Committee Moves To Hold Attorney General In Contempt

Wednesday, May 08, 2019

After lengthy debate, the House Judiciary Committee voted along party lines to hold William Barr in contempt of Congress over contents of the Mueller report. The issue now goes to the full House.


White House 'Directed' Ex-Counsel McGahn Not To Comply With Congressional Subpoena

Tuesday, May 07, 2019

Pat Cipollone, the current White House counsel, says the documents "remain legally protected from disclosure under longstanding constitutional principles."


Trump Gives Presidential Medal Of Freedom To Tiger Woods

Monday, May 06, 2019

Trump has long been a fan and recently, a business partner of Woods. He announced his decision to give the award to Woods in a tweet after Woods won the Masters tournament last month at age 43.


Pelosi Says Barr Lied To Congress: 'That's A Crime'

Thursday, May 02, 2019

The House speaker commented after Attorney General William Barr refused to testify at a House Judiciary Committee hearing about the Mueller report.


Barr, After Acrimonious Day In Congress, Says He'll Skip Another One On Thursday

Wednesday, May 01, 2019

After hours of sometimes tough back-and-forth on Wednesday in the Senate, Attorney General William Barr declined to appear before a hearing scheduled on Thursday before the House Judiciary Committee.


Trump And Democrats Agree On $2 Trillion For Infrastructure, But Not On How To Pay

Tuesday, April 30, 2019

Democratic congressional leaders called the White House meeting "very constructive," but the big question remains unanswered. The parties will reconvene in a few weeks to discuss funding options.


Biden, Calling Himself A 'Union Man,' Kicks Off Campaign With Pennsylvania Rally

Monday, April 29, 2019

The former vice president said Monday, "We need a president who works for all Americans." A key labor union hosted the event, which focused on economic issues of concern to middle-class voters.


More Democrats Call For Impeachment Proceedings Against President Trump

Tuesday, April 23, 2019

Following the Mueller report's release, a number of the 2020 Democratic candidates, like their colleagues in Congress, are debating how aggressively to respond to the special counsel's findings.


Mueller Report: Trump Tried To Stop Investigation Fearing His Presidency Was Over

Thursday, April 18, 2019

The 448-page document, released Thursday after nearly two years of investigation, depicts a president distraught by the special counsel's inquiry — and aides thwarting his attempts to stop it.


FACT CHECK: Trump Wrongly States Obama Administration Had Child Separation Policy

Tuesday, April 09, 2019

Speaking to reporters Tuesday, President Trump restated an earlier falsehood in which he blamed the Obama administration for a policy the Trump administration in fact started.


An Acting Government For The Trump Administration

Tuesday, April 09, 2019

Kirstjen Nielsen's departure from the Department of Homeland Security means that 15 of President Trump's Cabinet-level appointments have departed, a number far higher than in previous administrations.


Trump Replacing Secret Service Director

Monday, April 08, 2019

In a statement, the White House said Randolph "Tex" Alles "has done a great job at the agency" and would be replaced by James M. Murray, a career Secret Service member, who will start in May.


Kirstjen Nielsen Leaving Homeland Security Post As Border Crossings Surge

Sunday, April 07, 2019

President Trump announced the secretary's departure amid a 10-year high in illegal border crossings. The two reportedly clashed as Nielsen was unable to stop flows of migrants entering the U.S.


Biden Jokes About Unwanted Touching, Says He Will Change His Campaign Style

Friday, April 05, 2019

In a speech before the International Brotherhood of Electrical Workers union, Biden assured the audience that he had permission to embrace a union worker and put his arm around a child onstage.


Not Just Airplanes: Why The Government Often Lets Industry Regulate Itself

Thursday, April 04, 2019

A number of government agencies work closely with the industries they are charged with regulating. The issue surfaced after Boeing's 737 Max planes had to be grounded by the FAA.


Biden Promises To 'Be More Mindful' About Respecting Personal Space

Wednesday, April 03, 2019

In an online video, the former vice president and potential 2020 presidential candidate addresses criticism by women who say his physical contact with them made them uncomfortable.


Boeing's Not Alone In Companies That Government Agencies Have Let Self-Regulate

Tuesday, April 02, 2019

The Federal Aviation Administration is under scrutiny for allowing Boeing to oversee how its aircraft are certified. But it's not the only agency that works closely with the industries it regulates.


Trump Backs Off Obamacare Replacement After Top GOP Leader Nixes The Idea

Tuesday, April 02, 2019

The president still promises "a great health care package" — but not until after the next election. His comments come after a phone call with Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell.


Whistleblower Says White House Overturned 25 Denied Security Clearances

Monday, April 01, 2019

More than two dozen people, including two current senior officials, received security clearances after their initial denials were overturned by other top officials.


After Mueller Report Memo, Democrats Turn To Health Care — For Now

Tuesday, March 26, 2019

After the special counsel apparently found no conspiracy by the Trump campaign to attack the 2016 election with Russia, Democrats in Congress want to focus on health care with help from the president.