US president's nominee for Saudi ambassador defends bilateral ties as lawmakers criticise Muhammad bin Salman.
Senate backed the Strengthening America's Security in the Middle East Act by a lopsided 77-23.
The Yemen war has killed more than 10,000 people and created the world's most urgent humanitarian crisis.
Democrats take control of the House for the first time in seven years.
Republicans and Democrats unite in call for the Trump administration to do what it takes to set the imprisoned journos free.
Execs will testify on slow response to Russian interference in 2016 US elections.
Stephanie Clifford claims an unknown man approached her in a parking lot and told her to 'leave Trump alone'.
'There is one 'trick' that is not in my bag and that is treason.'
'Moscow continues to meddle in the democratic processes of our friends and allies.'
Committee members declined to comment as they left the panel's secure hearing room.
Trump had asked him to drop an investigation of former national security adviser Flynn.
FBI, NSA and Obama officials will be called in over the probe into alleged Russian meddling in the US election.
This contrasts with the discord roiling a similar probe by the House of Representatives Intelligence Committee.
Democrats are upset that Nunes made the comments to the media and then briefed Trump in the White House.
Coats seeks to reassure lawmakers worried that partisan politics might interfere with a probe.
Republicans dismissed demands that Trump release his tax returns to clear up allegations he had business ties to Russia.
They’re enlisting accountants and legal experts to examine the records of Trump’s pick for state secretary.
They again question why Malaysia has not been downgraded.
Upgrading Malaysia’s rating will help US seals the TTPA free-trade deal.