A Top Democrat Investigating Russia Has Been Absent From Congress For Nearly Two Months After Surgery
Rep. Elijah Cummings had "minimally invasive" heart surgery in late May and was expected to leave the hospital within a "few days," but hasn't voted since. Staff say Cummings has been in touch regularly while at home doing physical therapy, but would not say when he will return.
Congressional Investigators Want Documents On Mike Flynn's Ties To Russia And Other Foreign Countries
The top Republican and Democrat on the House Oversight Committee asked the FBI, the White House, the Defense department and the Director of National Intelligence Wednesday for documents showing any contact or payments between Flynn and Russian, Turkish and other foreign sources.
Conservatives In Washington Still Aren't United Behind A Boehner Replacement
The three candidates made their pitches to the assembled caucuses on Tuesday night in D.C. Asked if conservatives would be able to vote as a bloc, Rep. Steve King of Iowa replied, "I think that's going to be difficult. I don't know if unity will be there."