Twitter told lawmakers on Jan. 25 that 50,000 Russian-linked accounts retweeted President Trump nearly 470,000 times from Sept. 1 to Nov. 15, 2016.
On Jan. 25, the Trump White House unveiled the framework of an immigration plan that would give “Dreamers” a path to citizenship in exchange for a number of border security measures, including $25 billion to fund a wall along the U.S.-Mexico border.
Illinois Sen. Tammy Duckworth is poised to become the first U.S. senator to give birth while in office.
The U.S. Senate struck a deal that’s expected to soon end a federal government shutdown that spilled into a third day on Jan. 22.
On Jan. 19, President Donald Trump signed a six-year extension of Section 702, a controversial surveillance program that enables U.S. spy agencies to eavesdrop on the digital communication of foreign targets.
Funding for the U.S. government is due to expire at the stroke of midnight, less lawmakers can reach some sort of deal on Jan. 19; President Trump has reportedly canceled his weekend travel plans to stay in Washington until a spending bill can be passed.
On Jan. 18, the U.S. Attorney’s office said that it is dropping charges against 129 people accused of rioting in Washington, D.C., on President Trump’s Inauguration Day.
Chelsea Manning, the transgender former U.S. Army intelligence analyst who was convicted of leaking classified documents, has announced her plan to run for a Senate seat in Maryland.
The U.S. Justice Department has launched a new task force to probe alleged drug-trafficking and money-laundering schemes tied to Hezbollah following a report that the Obama administration turned a blind eye to avoid derailing the Iran nuclear deal.
A federal judge has temporarily blocked the Trump administration from ending a program that shields young people brought to the U.S. illegally by their parents from deportation.