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UPDATED: Mon., April 1, 2019, 9:46 p.m.

Rep. Cathy McMorris Rodgers says she’ll defend Israel, combat socialism as Congressional rep to U.N.

The congresswoman will be one of two lawmakers who will join the permanent U.S. ambassador in official proceedings from the international body. McMorris Rodgers said she will support Israel’s right …


Leonard Pitts Jr.: Media owe no apology to Trump or anyone else for covering Mueller investigation

If any of the dozen-plus other investigations still swirling about Donald Trump produces superfluous evidence of his malfeasance – thank God for a free and mostly fearless news media to …


Marc A. Thiessen: The Trump-Russia collusion hall of shame

We have long since passed the point where Americans expect objectivity from the press. But we should hold our elected and appointed officials handling sensitive national security issues to a …


AP Fact Check: Trump’s Michigan speech

WASHINGTON — President Donald Trump’s relentless drive to be given credit for all manner of things suffused his speech to Michigan supporters this past week. These efforts are largely familiar …


Judge restores Obama-era drilling ban in Arctic

President Donald Trump exceeded his authority when he reversed bans on offshore drilling in vast parts of the Arctic Ocean and dozens of canyons in the Atlantic Ocean, a U.S. …


Martin Schram: Trump’s gifted attorney general aims to please

Donald Trump’s new attorney general has gifted his boss with the one thing the president needed but couldn’t buy: Time.


Democrats insist Barr release full Mueller report quickly

The battle over releasing the special counsel’s report intensified Wednesday as Democrats in Congress insisted Attorney General William Barr must quickly release its full findings. Barr said he’ll release at …


Federal judge blocks Medicaid work rules in blow to Trump

A federal judge blocked Medicaid work requirements in two states on Wednesday, dealing a blow to one of the Trump administration’s marquee efforts to push the poor toward self-sufficiency.


Trump opposes further disaster aid for battered Puerto Rico

President Donald Trump’s opposition to further disaster aid for hurricane-devastated Puerto Rico hardened on Tuesday as he told GOP allies at a Capitol Hill meeting that the U.S. island territory …


UPDATED: Mon., March 25, 2019, 9:48 p.m.

McMorris Rodgers says full Mueller report should be published

Republicans said the letter from Attorney General William Barr released Sunday should signal an end to the investigations into the activities of President Donald Trump’s 2016 campaign, as special counsel …


Joseph I. Lieberman: Trump could learn lesson from John McCain

I pray Donald Trump and every member of Congress will follow John McCain’s advice and work together for the good of our country.


Dana Milbank: Democrats are conspiring to re-elect Trump

Democrats are painting themselves into a corner with their litmus-test questions that have little to do with what most Americans are concerned about – and giving Donald Trump an easier …


Trump intervenes, reverses planned North Korea sanctions with tweet

President Donald Trump tweeted that he had reversed his administration’s decision to slap new sanctions on North Korea – a move that left officials at the Treasury Department and observers …


UPDATED: Sat., March 23, 2019, 9:07 p.m.

Key findings coming next as Mueller wraps Russia-Trump probe

Attorney General William Barr was reviewing the special counsel’s confidential report on the Russia investigation Saturday to determine what should be made public after a nearly two-year probe that cast …


Trump aims new blasts at McCain, claims credit for funeral

Casting aside rare censure from Republican lawmakers, President Donald Trump aimed new blasts of invective at the late John McCain on Wednesday, even claiming credit for the senator’s moving Washington …


Mueller’s fans venerate him – and nervously await report

Her family wanted a puppy, so Alicia Barnett dreamed they would find one that was smart, steady and a bit mysterious. She hoped their new addition could share a personality …


Trump praises Brazil’s far-right president at White House

President Donald Trump praised Brazil’s new far-right leader Tuesday as he welcomed him to the White House, saying the man who’s been described as the “Trump of the Tropics” has …


Pentagon lists possible project cuts to pay for wall

Acting defense secretary Patrick Shanahan identified all of the projects that could possibly be affected by President Donald Trump’s decision to use emergency authorities to take up to $3.6 billion …


Judiciary Committee chairman says he has received tens of thousands of documents in Trump investigation

Judiciary Committee Chairman Jerrold Nadler, D-N.Y., said Monday that he has received tens of thousands of documents after requesting information from President Donald Trump’s confidants, business associates and White House …


Judge: Feds can post info on FBI raid of Trump’s ex-lawyer

A judge directed prosecutors Monday to publicly release documents related to the search warrant for last year’s FBI raids on the home and office of President Donald Trump’s former lawyer, …


Amy Goodman: Trump, Boeing and Flight 302

The time is now for robust regulation with a priority on passenger safety, holding accountable those who put corporate profit over human lives.


Dana Milbank: Only one thing can save Trump now: Democrats

President Trump has done his level best to tank his presidency. There is only one thing that can save him now: Democrats.


Senate rejection of Trump border emergency no longer certain

The White House and Republican senators sought compromise Tuesday on limiting presidents’ powers to unilaterally declare national emergencies, as chances improved that President Donald Trump might avoid a long-expected rejection …


New Pentagon transgender rule sets limits for troops

The Defense Department has approved a new policy that will largely bar transgender troops and military recruits from transitioning to another sex, and require most individuals to serve in their …


UPDATED: Tue., March 12, 2019, 7:18 p.m.

Dems in limbo as Biden’s 2020 decision ‘a few weeks’ away

The political world may have to wait yet another “few weeks” to learn whether one of the biggest names in Democratic politics is running for president.


Paul Waldman and Greg Sargent: New Trump budget is a horror show for Dems and Paul Ryan’s dream come true

The budget proposal that the Trump administration just released contains enormous cuts to Medicare and Medicaid, not to mention domestic programs. In a word, it is positively savage.


‘I’m not for impeachment,’ Pelosi says, potentially roiling fellow Democrats

WASHINGTON – House Speaker Nancy Pelosi said in an interview that she opposes moving to impeach President Donald Trump, even though she believes he is unfit for office – her …


First lady: Growing ease in official role, but not politics

As President Donald Trump shows his eagerness for the coming 2020 re-election battle, less clear is Mrs. Trump’s fervor for joining the effort.


Marc A. Thiessen: Trump is undermining Congress’s power of the purse. Republicans must vote to stop it.

One would think that constitutional conservatives would be leading the fight in the Senate to reverse the president’s extraordinary emergency declaration and reclaim Congress’s power of the purse. So far, …


Michael Gerson: When Trump demeans others, he is undermining democracy

“A great empire and little minds go ill together,” said Edmund Burke. America is not quite an empire, but one little mind was on full display during President Trump’s recent …