Stories tagged: Donald Trump
Wed., July 24, 2019
American politics is now caught in an odd and dangerous form of escalation. The cycle begins with President Trump engaging in some form of divisive prejudice, either out of calculation …
UPDATED: Tue., July 23, 2019, 7:46 p.m.
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UPDATED: Tue., July 23, 2019, 4:58 p.m.
President Donald Trump is suing the House Ways and Means Committee and New York state officials to prevent his state tax returns from being turned over to the congressional committee.
Tue., July 23, 2019, 11:27 a.m.
FBI Director Christopher Wray offered a lesson Tuesday in how to dodge questions about the special counsel’s Russia investigation , offering a possible preview of what lawmakers can expect when …
UPDATED: Tue., July 23, 2019, 7:33 p.m.
About 3.1 million people would lose food stamp benefits under the Trump administration’s proposal to tighten automatic eligibility requirements for the food stamp program.
UPDATED: Tue., July 23, 2019, 12:04 p.m.
The immigration enforcement operation touted by President Donald Trump that targeted some 2,000 people resulted in 35 arrests.
Tue., July 23, 2019
WASHINGTON – White House officials and congressional leaders reached a deal Monday evening to lift the nation’s debt limit and boost federal spending by about $320 billion over caps set …
UPDATED: Mon., July 22, 2019, 3:55 p.m.
President Donald Trump claimed Monday he could end the nearly two-decade-old war in Afghanistan in a matter of days but that it would kill millions of people and wipe the …
UPDATED: Mon., July 22, 2019, 10:59 a.m.
House Republicans are pledging tough questioning of special counsel Robert Mueller when he testifies before Congress this week as Democrats plan to air evidence of wrongdoing by President Donald Trump …
UPDATED: Mon., July 22, 2019, 3:58 p.m.
President Donald Trump and congressional leaders announced late Monday they had struck a critical debt and budget agreement. The deal amounts to an against-the-odds victory for Washington pragmatists seeking to …
UPDATED: Mon., July 22, 2019, 11:01 a.m.
President Donald Trump on Monday denied Iran’s claim that it dismantled an elaborate U.S. spy ring tasked with monitoring key military sites, dismissing the reports as “totally false” and “more …
Mon., July 22, 2019
Is the GOP a hate group? It’s sobering that the question can even be asked. But the inevitable answer is downright chilling.
Sun., July 21, 2019
Republicans and evangelical Christians who fail to condemn this president’s use of the pulpit to essentially put a target on a duly elected congresswoman’s back can be presumed to concur …
Sun., July 21, 2019
Donald Trump should tell Democrats that they will own NAFTA if they oppose his deal to replace it the the United States-Mexico-Canada Agreement.
Fri., July 19, 2019, 9:51 p.m.
WASHINGTON – Urged on by the first lady and celebrities including Kanye West and Kim Kardashian West, President Donald Trump said Friday he is trying to help free rapper A$AP …
Fri., July 19, 2019
Donald Trump has come to the Democrats’ rescue by reminding them, and all the world, what racism really looks like.
UPDATED: Thu., July 18, 2019, 10:25 p.m.
President Donald Trump is chiding supporters who chanted “send her back” at NC rally
Thu., July 18, 2019, 12:42 p.m.
Court records released Thursday show that in the days leading up to the 2016 election, President Donald Trump spoke with aides rushing to quash stories about alleged affairs he had …
Thu., July 18, 2019, 11:52 a.m.
President Donald Trump said Thursday he was unhappy with his supporters chanting “send her back” after he assailed a young Democratic congresswoman who he’s suggested should leave the U.S.
Wed., July 17, 2019, 5:45 p.m.
The Democratic-controlled House voted Wednesday to hold two top Trump administration officials in contempt of Congress for failing to comply with subpoenas related to a decision to add a citizenship …
UPDATED: Wed., July 17, 2019, 9:47 p.m.
A dramatic change to U.S. asylum policy may put additional strain on overcrowded detention facilities.
UPDATED: Wed., July 17, 2019, 4:47 p.m.
House Speaker Nancy Pelosi says her chamber will derail a maverick Democrat’s drive to impeach President Donald Trump.
Wed., July 17, 2019, 11:25 a.m.
With tweets and a vote, President Donald Trump and House Democrats established the sharp and emotionally raw contours of the 2020 election campaigns.
Wed., July 17, 2019
What is the response of Trump’s evangelical supporters when he organizes his political movement around disdain for the dispossessed? Silence. Or support. Or enthusiastic support.
Tue., July 16, 2019, 12:30 p.m.
President Donald Trump says the U.S. is not going to sell F-35 fighter jets to Turkey after Ankara decided to buy a missile defense system from Russia.
Mon., July 15, 2019, 9:48 p.m.
Donald Trump is not some random, embittered person in a parking lot – he’s the president of the United States. By virtue of his office, he speaks for the country. …
UPDATED: Mon., July 15, 2019, 9:34 p.m.
McMorris Rodgers: Trump ‘wrong’ to tell four Democratic congresswomen to ‘go back’ to their countries
U.S. Rep. Cathy McMorris Rodgers said President Trump was “wrong” in his suggestion that four congresswoman should go back to the countries they came from.
Mon., July 15, 2019, 11:37 a.m.
The Trump administration said Monday it will end asylum protections for most migrants who arrive at the U.S.-Mexico border in a major escalation of the president’s battle to tamp down …
UPDATED: Sun., July 14, 2019, 10:03 p.m.
President Trump assails liberal congresswomen of color, tweeting that they should leave the country; Democrats unite in denouncing comments.
Sun., July 14, 2019
A recent poll finds that a 45 percent plurality of voters believe Joe Biden has the best chance of beating President Trump. But what if those voters are wrong?