Stories tagged: Donald Trump
UPDATED: Fri., May 24, 2019, 3:23 p.m.
The Trump administration on Friday invoked a rarely used provision in federal law to bypass congressional review of arms sales to Saudi Arabia, citing threats the kingdom faces from Iran.
Fri., May 24, 2019, 11:05 a.m.
Under the threat of potentially devastating U.S. tariffs on autos, Japan is ready to roll out the newest phase of its charm offensive targeting President Donald Trump as it welcomes …
Fri., May 24, 2019, 10:57 a.m.
The Trump administration proposed revoking Obama-era discrimination protections for transgender people in health care on Friday, a move LGBT groups fear will result in some Americans being denied needed medical …
Fri., May 24, 2019, 10:52 a.m.
The U.S. will bolster its military presence in the Middle East with an additional 1,500 troops, President Donald Trump said Friday amid heightened tensions with Iran.
Fri., May 24, 2019
Dana Milbank: Slow-walking impeachment may look weak. But restraint is Democrats’ greatest strength.
Democrats are right not to emulate Trump’s insults, falsehoods and extreme partisanship as they go about their legitimate inquiries.
Thu., May 23, 2019, 7:22 p.m.
President Donald Trump is directing the U.S. intelligence community to “quickly and fully cooperate” with Attorney General William Barr’s investigation of the origins of the multi-year probe of whether his …
UPDATED: Thu., May 23, 2019, 8:34 p.m.
President Donald Trump has personally and repeatedly urged the head of the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers to award a border wall contract to a North Dakota construction firm whose …
UPDATED: Thu., May 23, 2019, 6:56 p.m.
“Faithless” electors’ rights aren’t violated by the state’s $1,000 fine for casting a ballot for someone who didn’t win the presidential contest.
UPDATED: Thu., May 23, 2019, 10:44 a.m.
A banker who prosecutors say tried to buy himself a senior post in President Donald Trump’s administration by making risky loans to former Trump campaign chairman Paul Manafort was arrested …
Wed., May 22, 2019, 1:02 p.m.
Michael Avenatti, the attorney who rocketed to fame through his representation of porn star Stormy Daniels in her battles with President Donald Trump, was charged Wednesday with ripping her off.
UPDATED: Wed., May 22, 2019, 3:06 p.m.
New York lawmakers gave final passage to legislation Wednesday that would allow President Donald Trump’s state tax returns to be released to congressional committees that have, so far, been barred …
UPDATED: Wed., May 22, 2019, 5:28 p.m.
President Donald Trump abruptly quit a meeting with congressional Democrats Wednesday with a flat declaration he would no longer work with them unless they drop their investigations in the aftermath …
UPDATED: Wed., May 22, 2019, 10:49 a.m.
Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin said Wednesday that a confidential IRS memo does not undermine the agency’s justification for denying lawmakers’ request for President Donald Trump’s tax returns.
Tue., May 21, 2019, 3:20 p.m.
President Donald Trump’s open defiance of Congress sharpened calls from some Democrats to start impeachment proceedings
Tue., May 21, 2019, 3:14 p.m.
In the gymnasium of Stevens High School, just before 7 p.m., Chris Wallace stepped onto the red-carpeted, Fox News-branded stage for his first-ever town hall. The host of “Fox News …
UPDATED: Tue., May 21, 2019, 2:42 p.m.
The former attorney general of Virginia, whose name had been tossed around for months for an immigration role, will be joining the Trump administration, according to a White House official.
Tue., May 21, 2019, 11:16 a.m.
Prosecutors aren’t quite finished investigating campaign finance violations by President Donald Trump’s former personal lawyer.
UPDATED: Tue., May 21, 2019, 10:38 a.m.
More than 170 of the nation’s largest footwear companies have sent a clear message to President Donald Trump: A trade war with China will burn a hole in Americans’ soles.
UPDATED: Tue., May 21, 2019, 5:13 p.m.
House Judiciary Chairman Jerrold Nadler gaveled open a Trump-Russia hearing Tuesday with an empty witness chair and a stern warning that former White House Counsel Don McGahn will be held …
Mon., May 20, 2019, 9:26 p.m.
President Donald Trump directed his former White House Counsel Donald McGahn to defy a congressional subpoena Monday. A lawyer for McGahn said he would follow the president’s wishes and skip …
Mon., May 20, 2019, 9:16 p.m.
President Donald Trump on Monday lost an early round of his court fight with Democrats when a federal judge ruled that the president’s accounting firm must turn over his financial …
UPDATED: Mon., May 20, 2019, 4:11 p.m.
President Donald Trump directed his former White House Counsel Don McGahn to defy a congressional subpoena Monday, citing a Justice Department legal opinion that maintains McGahn would have immunity from …
UPDATED: Mon., May 20, 2019, 10:59 a.m.
The residents of this 500-person town have nothing but bitter warnings for similarly situated communities now that President Donald Trump’s EPA has approved Oklahoma to be the first state to …
Sun., May 19, 2019
In 1787, the framers gave us a president, not a king. On Tuesday, lawyers for President Trump gave a dissenting opinion.
Sun., May 19, 2019
A look at the veracity of claims by political figures this week.
Fri., May 17, 2019, 11:37 a.m.
After two weeks of mixed signals on Iran, from high-profile U.S. military moves to administration assertions that it’s not angling for war, President Donald Trump said Friday that even the …
UPDATED: Fri., May 17, 2019, 11:17 a.m.
A federal appeals court ruled Friday the Trump administration acted in an “arbitrary and capricious” manner when it sought to end an Obama-era program that shields young immigrants from deportation.
UPDATED: Fri., May 17, 2019, 12:48 p.m.
Caught in a sprawling trade dispute with U.S. rival China, President Donald Trump decided against declaring commercial war on America’s friends: The White House said Friday that he is delaying …
Thu., May 16, 2019, 12:26 p.m.
Setting aside some of his hard-line rhetoric on illegal immigration, President Donald Trump said Thursday that he wanted to recruit “top talent” to the nation as he unveiled his latest …
UPDATED: Wed., May 15, 2019, 4:53 p.m.
Trump set to lay out yet another immigration plan as he tries to convince the American public and lawmakers that the legal immigration system should be overhauled