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President Trump hosted a naturalization ceremony for new citizens in a pre-recorded video broadcast during the GOP’s virtual convention on Tuesday. Trump and other members of his administration are facing criticism for using official resources for a political event. Handout/Photo Courtesy of the Committee hide caption toggle caption Handout/Photo Courtesy of the Committee President Trump …

House Democrats on Wednesday voted in favor of issuing a subpoena to senior White House adviser Kellyanne Conway because she belittled some of the party’s presidential candidates. Why not? It’s not like there are children literally dying at the southern border. Wait, yes there are! The bodies of a Salvadoran father and his child were …

Chairman Elijah Cummings, Democrat of Maryland, told CNN that he planned to subpoena Conway on Wednesday. Cummings warned that his panel would vote to hold Conway in contempt if she ignores the subpoena. White House counsel Pat Cipollone wrote in a letter to Cummings that he was citing longstanding precedent that allows members of the …

John Wagner National reporter leading The Post’s breaking political news team June 24 at 3:51 PM The White House will block counselor Kellyanne Conway from testifying before a House panel about allegations by a government watchdog that she violated the Hatch Act, increasing the likelihood of another subpoena battle between the two branches of government. …

The US Office of Special Counsel said Conway erred by making “disparaging Democratic presidential candidates while speaking in her official capacity during television interviews and on social media.” The office is unrelated to Robert Mueller and his investigation. Special counsel Henry Kerner wrote in a letter to President Donald Trump Thursday that his office’s investigative …