A divisive figure who rose to national attention last year during the Republican National Convention, Mr. Clarke previously said he had been offered a Homeland Security post.
[ Originally published on this site as post ] Senator Marco Rubio and other lawmakers inched away from the president over his actions surrounding Russia inquiries, but they did not explicitly criticize him.
[ Originally published on this site as post ] Mr. Flynn was subpoenaed to turn over documents for the Senate inquiry into Russian election meddling. He instead invoked his right against self-incrimination.
[ Originally published on this site as post ] The vote was a formality for Mr. Ryan, affirming his role as the steward of conservative policy making in the age of President-elect Donald J. Trump.