Kate Riga is a news writer for Talking Points Memo based in New York City. Before joining TPM, Kate was the political reporter for The Southampton Press. She is a graduate of Georgetown University and a native of Philadelphia.
Attorney General William Barr has chosen Connecticut US Attorney John Durham to probe the origins of the Russia probe, acquiescing to President Donald Trump’s new mantra: “investigate the investigators.”
Former Rep. Beto O’Rourke (D-TX) seems to be bowing to the realities of 2019 campaigning, filling his schedule with national television hits instead of his preferred coffee shops and informal town halls.
Rep. Dan Kildee (D-MI) said Monday that the House Ways and Means committee would do everything in its power to enforce its subpoena of Treasury Secretary Steve Mnuchin — even potentially holding him in contempt.
Florida Republicans are warning that President Donald Trump’s Venezuela policy and his strident calls for Nicolás Maduro’s regime to be toppled could backfire if Maduro stays in place and makes Trump look weak.