Stories tagged: Trump
Sun., May 14, 2017, 1:44 p.m.
Residents of a coastal community in Oregon are considering whether to try to derail a fossil fuel export project in their rural county, a decision that could put them at …
Sun., May 14, 2017, 10 a.m.
Republicans in some districts faced a backlash at raucous town halls over their votes for the House health care bill. There were plenty of complaints about a provision that would …
UPDATED: Sun., May 14, 2017, 6:39 p.m.
President Donald Trump is assessing whether moving the U.S. Embassy in Israel to Jerusalem would help or hurt prospects for clinching an Israeli-Palestinian peace deal, Secretary of State Rex Tillerson …
UPDATED: Sun., May 14, 2017, 8:13 p.m.
Concerns about Donald Trump’s presidency and the Republican agenda on Capitol Hill are drawing people to the side of 30-year-old Jon Ossoff, an upset-minded Democrat running for Congress in the …
Sun., May 14, 2017, 8 a.m.
Less than a week after President Donald Trump fired James Comey, the administration has interviewed at least eight candidates to be FBI director and Trump has said a decision could …
UPDATED: Sat., May 13, 2017, 12:14 p.m.
The 12 candidates under consideration as a permanent replacement for James Comey as FBI director.
Sat., May 13, 2017, 12:03 p.m.
A top North Korean diplomat said Saturday that Pyongyang would be willing to meet with the Trump administration for negotiations “if the conditions are set.”
UPDATED: Sat., May 13, 2017, 7:12 p.m.
Delivering his first commencement address, President Donald Trump on Saturday urged graduates of a Christian university to follow their convictions but to also be willing to stand up to criticism …
UPDATED: Sat., May 13, 2017, 2:39 p.m.
President Donald Trump said Saturday that “we can make a fast decision” on a new FBI director, possibly by late next week, before he leaves on his first foreign trip …
Fri., May 12, 2017, 9:36 p.m.
WASHINGTON – The deputy attorney general at the center of former FBI Director James Comey’s firing made a surprise appearance on Capitol Hill Thursday, arriving as Senate Democrats were demanding …
Fri., May 12, 2017, 9:31 p.m.
The Trump administration has given states three extra years to carry out plans for helping elderly and disabled people receive Medicaid services without being forced to go into nursing homes.
UPDATED: Fri., May 12, 2017, 6:40 p.m.
Former FBI Director James B. Comey has declined an offer to testify on Tuesday in front of the Senate Intelligence Committee.
Fri., May 12, 2017, 4:30 p.m.
Attorney General Jeff Sessions is promising to renew the federal government’s war on drugs, saying tough new sentencing policies are necessary to combat what he described as a surge of …
UPDATED: Fri., May 12, 2017, 6:20 p.m.
For the first time since an Oval Office taping system was removed by President Richard Nixon’s chief of staff nearly 44 years ago, a president has hinted that White House …
Fri., May 12, 2017, 3:47 p.m.
Press Secretary Sean Spicer was given several opportunities Friday to deny that President Trump is secretly recording conversations that occur in the White House. He never did.
Fri., May 12, 2017, 2:42 p.m.
Top lawmakers on Capitol Hill have reached a bipartisan deal on legislation to allow the Department of Veterans Affairs to take swift action to fire employees, an overhaul of long-guaranteed …
UPDATED: Thu., May 11, 2017, 9:41 p.m.
The White House is finalizing a budget blueprint that promises a balanced federal budget within 10 years, doubling down on cuts to domestic agencies and adding a new round of …
Thu., May 11, 2017, 3:22 p.m.
The White House is facing criticism for a possible security breach after it allowed a Russian news service photographer into the Oval Office to snap photos of President Donald Trump …
Wed., May 10, 2017, 2:33 p.m.
Bears Ears National Monument in Utah boasts stretches of red-and-yellow sandstone so brilliant they appear to be ablaze and rock structures so precarious they appear to defy gravity.
Tue., May 9, 2017, 11:12 p.m.
With his stunning firing of FBI Director James Comey, Donald Trump is propelling the presidency into rarely traversed territory.
UPDATED: Tue., May 9, 2017, 10:34 p.m.
President Donald Trump will meet Wednesday with Vladimir Putin’s top diplomat at the White House on Wednesday, the White House said, marking the highest level, face-to-face contact with Russia of …
Tue., May 9, 2017, 10:28 p.m.
James B. Comey, who was ousted Tuesday as FBI director by President Donald Trump, learned about his firing from a TV news report while speaking with FBI agents in Los …
UPDATED: Tue., May 9, 2017, 10:26 p.m.
President Donald Trump fired FBI Director James B. Comey on Tuesday, stunning Washington with a decision that he said was needed to allow a “new beginning” at the bureau.
Tue., May 9, 2017
The Democrats and their allies in the media want you to believe two conflicting “certainties” about the House Republicans’ recently passed American Health Care Act. First, they want you to …
Mon., May 8, 2017, 7:37 p.m.
President Donald Trump on Monday began the final stages of a Republican strategy to give federal courts a facelift that the party has been methodically carrying out for some time.
Mon., May 8, 2017, 7:26 p.m.
A look at the 10 people picked by President Donald Trump for positions on federal courts:
Mon., May 8, 2017, 3:40 p.m.
As one group of squealing, chanting students smack a ball into the pavement in a heated game of four square, another finishes an after-school writing lesson inside Circleville Elementary School.
Mon., May 8, 2017, 3:36 p.m.
A challenge to President Donald Trump’s revised travel ban appears to hinge on whether a federal appeals court agrees that the Republican’s past anti-Muslim statements can be used against him.
Mon., May 8, 2017, 2:25 p.m.
It took plenty of blood, sweat and tears for Republican leaders to finally push their health care bill through the House last week. Don’t expect the process to be less …
Mon., May 8, 2017, 2:19 p.m.
The nation’s most prominent domestic violence hotline reports a sharp increase in calls from abuse victims struggling with issues related to their immigration status.