Senate Democrats probe Koch 'infiltration'
Senate Democrats are launching a broad inquiry into the influence of the billionaire Koch brothers' political network on Trump administration policies at EPA, the Interior Department and other federal agencies.
Republicans look to expand use of law to kill rules, guidance
After a precedent-setting vote yesterday, some Republicans are hoping to use the Congressional Review Act to overturn decades-old rules and guidance documents.
Republicans worry ethics troubles may stymie Pruitt agenda
Congressional Republicans continue to praise EPA Administrator Scott Pruitt's deregulatory push at the agency, but there's increasing concern that his recent ethical missteps may hamstring his ability to further that agenda.
Carper says Pruitt aide sidelined emissions deal
Senate Environment and Public Works ranking member Tom Carper (D-Del.) said he tried to negotiate a deal with EPA Administrator Scott Pruitt to preserve landmark federal fuel efficiency rules for vehicles, but the EPA chief reneged on the agreement.
NAFTA pressures grow on Hill as talks turn upbeat
With negotiations on a new North American Free Trade Agreement seemingly headed into the homestretch, lawmakers and interest groups on all sides of the political spectrum are stepping up pressure on the Trump administration for changes they want to see included in a revamped trade deal.