Republicans warn Trump on Mexico. Republicans in Congress say they will try to block President Trump if he follows through with his threat to impose tariffs on Mexico if they don't do more to stop illegal immigration -

  • Trump fired back, saying it would be "foolish" for Republicans to oppose him because of his high popularity ratings among GOP voters -
  • Trump's threat to use emergency powers to slap tariffs on Mexico to stop immigration is a legally questionable strategy -


  • The House passed a bill on Tuesday evening to offer a path to citizenship to millions of undocumented immigrants, including the so-called "dreamers" who were brought into the country when they were children -
  • U.S. doctors say the Border Patrol is confiscating migrant kids' medicine -


  • A new poll shows Democrats Joe Biden, Bernie Sanders, Pete Buttigieg, Elizabeth Warren and Kamala Harris all lead Trump in Michigan -
  • House Intelligence Committee Chairman Rep. Adam Schiff warned Tuesday that Russia will likely try to influence the 2020 election through the release of fake videos on social media -

The investigations

  • The White House instructed two former aides, Hope Hicks and Annie Donaldson, to defy congressional subpoenas seeking documents from their time working with the Trump administration -
  • House Democrats are in talks to have Robert Mueller testify before Congress, even though he previously said he does not want to -
  • The Justice Department tells House Democrats they're willing to negotiate access to the full report from special counsel Robert Mueller as long as they back off a vote to hold Attorney General William Barr in contempt -
  • Former Senator Harry Ried said Tuesday House Democrats should open an impeachment inquiry into President Trump -
  • Christopher Steele, the former British intelligence agent behind the Trump dossier, has agreed to be questioned by U.S. officials over his relationship with the FBI -

Saudi Arabia

  • The Trump administration twice granted authorizations to U.S. companies to share sensitive nuclear power information with Saudi Arabia shortly after the killing of journalist Jamal Khashoggi -
  • The Senate is planning a bi-partisan effort to block President Trump's emergency declaration to go around Congress in order to complete an arms sale to the Saudis -

Trump casts doubt on climate change. During an interview with Piers Morgan, President Trump said climate change goes "both ways" -

  • The EPA is blaming the media for the public's growing concern over climate change -