Jamie Dupree’s Washington Insider

Trump starts outreach to Democrats on Supreme Court pick

6:23 am Jun. 29, 2018

Presented with the opportunity to fill a second vacancy on the U.S. Supreme Court, and with only the narrowest of majorities in the U.S. Senate, President Donald Trump on Thursday evening began reaching out to Democrats from Red states, looking for possible votes in favor of his eventual nominee.

Meeting at the White House with a group of Senators, the President sat down with the three Democrats who voted for Justice

Republicans scrap with Rosenstein, Wray over Russia probe

2:15 pm Jun. 28, 2018

The long running partisan battle over the investigation into Russian interference in the 2016 elections boiled over in a U.S. House hearing on Thursday, as Republicans accused top Trump Administration officials of intentionally withholding evidence in a bid to cover up what some GOP lawmakers say is an investigation that is biased against the President.

After months of behind-the-scenes skirmishing over documents that Republicans want from the FBI and the Department

Supreme Court Justice Anthony Kennedy to retire

1:24 pm Jun. 27, 2018

Supreme Court Justice Anthony Kennedy, considered a pivotal vote on a host of controversial political issues, announced Wednesday that he would retire from the High Court, providing President Donald Trump with the chance to nominate

Top House Democrat bounced from Congress in primary

9:53 pm Jun. 26, 2018

In a surprise defeat, Rep. Joe Crowley (D-NY), the fourth-ranking Democrat in the House of Representatives, was soundly defeated in his primary Tuesday night by a 28 year-old progressive activist, Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez, representing the first