chris collins

Former Rep. Chris Collins agrees to plead guilty to federal crimes

Chris Collins, a New York Republican congressman until his resignation on Monday, pleaded guilty Tuesday in an insider trading case in federal court after having spent more than a year saying the allegations against him were "meritless" and winning reelection while under indictment

GOP rep regrets heated rhetoric, will carry firearm

Rep. Chris Collins said Thursday he regrets blaming Democrats in the aftermath of the congressional baseball practice shooting, saying he "did lash out" but that it was "wrong" and that politicians from both sides should "try to tone down" their rhetoric.