American politician Maxine Waters is formally charged with three counts of breaking ethics rules.
The court rules in "Trump v. Vance" that prosecutors in New York can seek President Donald Trump's financial records in a major case on the scope and limits of presidential power, but also ruled in "Trump v. Mazars USA, LLP" that lower courts had not properly assessed the separation of powers between Congress and the President when the House of Representatives attempted to similarly subpoena his tax returns.
The House Judiciary Committee votes along party lines to pass two articles for impeachment against President Donald Trump. The House of Representatives is expected to hold two votes, one for each charge, on Wednesday, December 18.
A committee of the United States House of Representatives is looking into the way the Federal Reserve Bank of New York investigated the theft of assets it was holding for the central bank of Bangladesh.
The Republican Party retains control of the United States House of Representatives and regains control of the United States Senate. Mitch McConnell of Kentucky is expected to become Senate Majority Leader.
Voters in New York's 9th congressional district go to the polls for a special election to replace former member of the United States House of Representatives Anthony Weiner with Republican Bob Turner winning a tight race with Democrat David Weprin