After eight Republicans and two Democrats on the Intelligence Committee support the veteran official, her confirmation vote by the full Senate could take place before the end of the week.
The U.S. has become a country that supports torture, so the fight to stop the godmother of the CIA's "enhanced interrogation" program may be futile.
A Trump attorney says Washington lawyers Joseph diGenova and Victoria Toensing have conflicts that won't allow them to represent the president regarding the Russia probe. DiGenova's appointment was announced last week.
Tim Kaine, Mark Warner and 10 other Democratic senators are backing Republican reform legislation that helps Wall Street and hurts Main Street.
Instead of standing up for the American people, the corporate-owned Democrats have strengthened the president.
Democrats from coastal states cry hypocrisy and partisanship as North Carolina's Henry McMaster moves to protect his state from the risks associated with drilling.
In possibly declining to be interviewed, the president calls the investigation into possible coordination between Russia and the Trump campaign a "phony cloud" over his administration.
Hillary Clinton and other Democrats are playing a deceptive blame game to assess the 2016 election and alleged Russian hacking.