Stories tagged: Trump administration
Fri., March 17, 2017
President Trump should fully fund food shipments and spearhead much-needed diplomacy to avoid the immense catastrophe of 20 million horrific deaths by starvation.
Thu., March 16, 2017, 11:45 a.m.
The White House announced nominees for six senior Pentagon jobs on Thursday, including a longtime Boeing Co. executive for deputy secretary of defense, in its most significant step toward surrounding …
Sun., March 12, 2017, 12:01 a.m.
Since taking office, the Trump administration has made a series of moves that have alarmed groups with a stake in public access to information: historians, librarians, journalists, climate scientists and …
UPDATED: Sat., March 11, 2017, 7:40 p.m.
Preet Bharara, one of the most high-profile federal prosecutors in the country, said he was fired Saturday after refusing to submit a letter of resignation as part of an ouster …
UPDATED: Tue., March 7, 2017, 12:38 p.m.
The Trump administration is moving to roll back federal fuel-economy requirements that would have forced automakers to significantly increase the efficiency of new cars and trucks. The requirements were a …
Mon., March 6, 2017, 9:55 a.m.
The U.S. is seeking more “reciprocal” trade with other countries in a bid to boost growth, reduce the trade deficit and keep American production capacity out of foreign hands, White …
UPDATED: Wed., Feb. 22, 2017, 10:38 p.m.
Sen. Patty Murray says the state must be ready to fight Trump on key state issues.
UPDATED: Mon., Feb. 13, 2017, 9:27 p.m.
The Justice Department warned the Trump administration weeks ago that embattled national security adviser Michael Flynn’s contacts with Russia could leave him in a compromised position, an administration official and …
Sat., Feb. 11, 2017
Even if the ban is ultimately vindicated in the courts (as is likely), that doesn’t change the fact that it makes for lousy policy.
Thu., Feb. 9, 2017, 7:07 p.m.
National security adviser Michael Flynn privately discussed U.S. sanctions against Russia with that country’s ambassador to the United States during the month before President Donald Trump took office, contrary to …
Wed., Feb. 1, 2017
We all want safety, but we don’t want to surrender the compassion that has shaped our nation’s character. It’s not too late to take a more thoughtful approach.
Fri., Jan. 20, 2017, 1:46 p.m.
The Trump administration overturned a mortgage-fee cut under a government program that’s popular with first-time home buyers and low-income borrowers.
Fri., Jan. 13, 2017, 7:18 a.m.
The Environmental Protection Agency moved Friday to cement strict fuel economy requirements that force the auto industry to make new cars and trucks significantly more efficient, a decision that will …
Sat., Dec. 3, 2016
In each area, Trump could confront significant differences with congressional Republicans, who developed their own legislative proposals in hopes of having a GOP president to help enact them.