Stories tagged: Trump administration
UPDATED: Fri., Feb. 16, 2018, 7:01 p.m.
Under pressure over his handling of abuse allegations against a top aide, White House chief of staff John Kelly on Friday ordered sweeping changes in how the White House clears …
UPDATED: Thu., Feb. 15, 2018, 6:12 p.m.
The local office of Planned Parenthood filed a lawsuit Thursday in Spokane that is seeking to have a federal judge stop the Trump Administration from cutting the grants that fund …
Sat., Feb. 10, 2018, 8:53 a.m.
Forget an Olympic truce. The rhetoric war between North Korea and the Trump administration hasn’t skipped a beat in Pyeongchang.
UPDATED: Fri., Feb. 9, 2018, 12:50 p.m.
The stock market may be firing off warning shots to the Trump administration and Congress about their plans to blow up the size of the federal deficit.
UPDATED: Tue., Feb. 6, 2018, 3:49 p.m.
The Trump administration’s plan to drill for oil and gas off the coast of the United States drew protests Tuesday in Congress and on the streets.
Tue., Feb. 6, 2018
State officials, tribal leaders vow to fight Trump administration plans to open the Washington coast areas to offshore oil and gas drilling.
UPDATED: Fri., Feb. 2, 2018, 9:19 a.m.
The Trump administration is imposing a U.S. arms embargo on civil war-torn South Sudan while urging the United Nations and other countries to do the same.
Tue., Jan. 30, 2018, 5:39 p.m.
The Trump administration let a top Russian spy official visit the United States last week for meetings with U.S. intelligence officials even though there are sanctions against him that typically …
Fri., Jan. 19, 2018, 10:23 a.m.
The Trump administration has asked the U.S. Supreme Court to review a judge’s ruling blocking the administration’s decision to end protections for hundreds of thousands of young immigrants.
Wed., Jan. 17, 2018, 9:23 p.m.
Trump administration creating civil rights division to shield health workers with moral or religious objections
The Trump administration will create a new conscience and religious freedom division within the Health and Human Services Department to ease the way for doctors, nurses and other medical professionals …
UPDATED: Fri., Jan. 12, 2018, 10:52 p.m.
Interior Secretary Ryan Zinke agreed to consider exempting Oregon from the Trump administration’s offshore drilling plan after speaking with Oregon Gov. Kate Brown, her office said Friday.
UPDATED: Fri., Jan. 5, 2018, 9:54 p.m.
Washington Sen. Doug Ericksen has been appointed as the senior adviser to the Region 10 administrator for the Environmental Protection Agency.
Sat., Dec. 23, 2017, 12:51 p.m.
The Trump administration has approved a plan to provide lethal weapons to Ukraine, a long-awaited move that deepens America’s involvement in the military conflict and may further strain relations with …
Fri., Dec. 15, 2017, 7:17 p.m.
Trump administration officials are forbidding officials at the nation’s top public health agency from using a list of seven words or phrases – including “fetus” and “transgender” – in any …
Fri., Dec. 8, 2017, 5:17 p.m.
The Supreme Court on Friday blocked for now a judge’s order requiring the Trump administration to disclose all emails, letters and other documents it considered in its decision to end …
UPDATED: Fri., Nov. 24, 2017, 5:23 p.m.
The Trump administration backtracked Friday on its decision to order the Palestinians’ office in Washington to close, instead saying it would merely impose limitations on the office that it expected …
UPDATED: Tue., Nov. 21, 2017, 1:54 p.m.
The Trump administration imposed new sanctions on a slew of North Korean shipping firms and Chinese trading companies Tuesday in its latest push to isolate the rogue nation over its …
Thu., Nov. 2, 2017, 12:29 p.m.
Democratic members of the House oversight committee filed a lawsuit in federal court Thursday over the Trump administration’s refusal to turn over information about the Trump family’s lease of the …
Thu., Nov. 2, 2017, 10:43 a.m.
U.S. workers’ productivity jumped 3 percent in the third quarter, the strongest gain in three years, while labor costs remained moderate.
Wed., Nov. 1, 2017, 9:08 a.m.
The Trump administration has quietly set aside plans to require new cars to be able to wirelessly talk to each other, auto industry officials said, jeopardizing one of the most …
UPDATED: Tue., Oct. 31, 2017, 11:27 p.m.
We really don’t have conclusive historical evidence of the relationship between tax rates and economic growth.
Fri., Oct. 27, 2017, 1:58 p.m.
SEATTLE – A federal judge in Seattle has put on hold a challenge by Washington and several other states to the Trump administration’s latest travel ban. U.S. District Judge James …
UPDATED: Thu., Oct. 26, 2017, 9:18 p.m.
The Trump administration gave Congress on Thursday a list of Russian officials who may soon become off-limits to anyone who wants to avoid U.S. sanctions, as criticism mounted over the …
UPDATED: Thu., Oct. 26, 2017, 9:22 p.m.
U.S. Defense Secretary Jim Mattis accused North Korea on Friday of building a nuclear arsenal to “threaten others with catastrophe” and said the Trump administration remains committed to compelling the …
Thu., Oct. 26, 2017, 9:32 a.m.
U.S. Secretary of State Rex Tillerson doubled down Thursday on Washington’s call for Syrian President Bashar Assad to leave power, looking past recent battlefield gains by his Russian-backed forces to …
UPDATED: Thu., Oct. 26, 2017, 12:33 p.m.
The Trump administration has agreed to a “very substantial” payout and is apologizing to tea party groups to settle lawsuits over the extra, often burdensome IRS scrutiny they received when …
UPDATED: Wed., Oct. 25, 2017, 8:59 a.m.
Combating terrorism and India’s role in war-torn Afghanistan dominated talks between U.S. Secretary of State Rex Tillerson and his Indian counterpart Wednesday as Tillerson highlighted the Trump administration’s new strategy …
Wed., Oct. 25, 2017
Insurers need stability now, so they can set rates. The mandate to purchase is a key to keeping premiums in check.
UPDATED: Fri., Oct. 20, 2017, 5:54 p.m.
A Washington appeals court is blocking for now an abortion sought by a pregnant 17-year-old immigrant being held in a Texas facility, ruling Friday that the government should be given …
Sun., Oct. 15, 2017
Reducing refugee admissions to a trickle is not justified by humanitarian concerns nor is it in the national interest.