Stories tagged: president donald trump
UPDATED: Tue., Sept. 24, 2019, 7:42 p.m.
Statements from area politicians set up what will likely be a clear ideological divide in the process on Capitol Hill.
Sun., Sept. 15, 2019, 5:32 p.m.
As oil markets react to attack on Saudi oil operations, Trump says U.S. ‘locked and loaded’ for potential response.
UPDATED: Sun., Sept. 15, 2019, 2:01 p.m.
Several Democratic presidential candidates are calling for the impeachment of Supreme Court Justice Brett Kavanaugh in the face of a new, uninvestigated, allegation of sexual impropriety when he was in …
Sun., Sept. 8, 2019, 3:19 p.m.
Trump’s weekend tweet canceling secret meetings at Camp David with the Taliban and Afghan leaders is the latest example of a president willing to take a big risk in pursuit …
Sun., Aug. 25, 2019, 1:05 p.m.
President Donald Trump is sending mixed messages about the U.S.-China trade war as leaders at a global summit in France push him to ease frictions with Beijing over tariffs and …
Sun., Aug. 25, 2019, 12:12 p.m.
A top Iranian official paid an unannounced visit Sunday to the G-7 summit and was headed to the building where leaders of the world’s major democracies have been debating for …
Sun., Aug. 25, 2019, 11:42 a.m.
Joe Walsh, a former Illinois congressman and tea party favorite turned radio talk show host, has announced a challenge to President Donald Trump for the Republican nomination in 2020.
Fri., Aug. 9, 2019, 4 a.m.
Had China’s announcement this week to stop purchasing U.S. agricultural products been the first volley of a trade war, local trade officials would have taken it like a punch to …
Fri., July 26, 2019, 7:13 p.m.
The Supreme Court has cleared the way for the Trump administration to tap Pentagon funds to build sections of a border wall with Mexico.
UPDATED: Mon., July 15, 2019, 2:25 p.m.
Unbowed by searing criticism, President Donald Trump on Monday emphatically defended his tweet calling on four Democratic congresswomen of color to go back to their “broken and crime infested” countries. …
UPDATED: Mon., July 1, 2019, 12:11 a.m.
President Donald Trump’s Demilitarized Zone stop was a display of “handshake diplomacy” for the history books, but also a chaotic spectacle reflective of the last-minute nature of the invitation to …
Thu., June 27, 2019, 10:24 p.m.
Former Secretary of State Rex Tillerson has told Congress that an awkward encounter with President Donald Trump’s son-in-law in a Washington restaurant was an example of diplomacy being conducted behind …
Thu., June 27, 2019, 3:59 p.m.
The Dalai Lama accused President Donald Trump of having a “lack of moral principle” during a television interview that aired Thursday in which the Tibetan spiritual leader also voiced renewed …
Sat., June 22, 2019, 5:14 p.m.
Rep. Adam Smith is the second member of Washington’s congressional delegation to call for an impeachment inquiry of President Donald Trump
Sat., June 22, 2019, 1:07 p.m.
President Donald Trump tweeted Saturday he is delaying a nationwide sweep to deport people living in the U.S. illegally.
Sat., June 8, 2019, 11:30 a.m.
President Donald Trump has put on hold his plan to begin imposing tariffs on Mexico on Monday, saying the U.S. ally will take “strong measures” to reduce the flow of …
UPDATED: Fri., June 7, 2019, 9:29 p.m.
The agenda for the Oval Office meeting was heavy with political and scientific significance: whether to curtail the government’s decades-long support for medical research that relies on fetal tissue from …
Thu., May 9, 2019, 9:05 p.m.
The FBI has opened a public corruption investigation into Republican donor and South Florida massage-parlor entrepreneur Li “Cindy” Yang, focusing on whether she illegally funneled money from China into the …
Fri., May 3, 2019, 7:35 p.m.
Surging economy is giving Trump’s re-election chances a boost
Thu., May 2, 2019, 9:32 p.m.
More white bread could be landing on school lunch menus. The Trump administration rolled back a contested rule that required schools to serve only whole grain versions of foods.
Thu., May 2, 2019, 7:42 p.m.
Attorney General William Barr portrayed himself as an apolitical elder statesman at his confirmation hearing last January, but now he’s under fire, accused of lying and working to protect rather …
UPDATED: Wed., May 1, 2019, 9:31 a.m.
Road building has a long history of bridging the political chasm in Washington, D.C. How to pay for such infrastructure, however, can drive the wedge in.
Fri., April 26, 2019, 6:26 p.m.
President Donald Trump is expressing confidence that a bilateral trade deal between the U.S. and Japan can be reached quickly, despite differences over tariffs, as he welcomed Prime Minister Shinzo …
Wed., April 24, 2019, 9:38 p.m.
Former DHS secretary pushed cybersecurity and election security within the Trump administration despite lack of White House coordination, people familiar with the matter say
UPDATED: Fri., April 19, 2019, 10:45 p.m.
President Donald Trump blasted special counsel Robert S. Mueller III’s final report on Friday as “total bullshit,” while the Democratic leader of the House Judiciary Committee issued a subpoena for …
UPDATED: Mon., April 15, 2019, 12:26 p.m.
Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin said Monday that the Federal Reserve’s independence is important globally, while refusing to comment on President Donald Trump’s latest attack on the Fed.
Fri., March 29, 2019, 8:29 p.m.
Attorney General William Barr has told Congress to expect a version of special counsel Robert Mueller’s report on the Russia investigation by mid-April
UPDATED: Tue., March 26, 2019, 9:49 p.m.
Rep. Cathy McMorris Rodgers meets with Trump, top Republicans to push new trade deal with Mexico and Canada
Rep. Cathy McMorris Rodgers emerged from a meeting at the White House on Tuesday afternoon optimistic that Congress will move forward on the president’s replacement for the North American Free …
UPDATED: Thu., March 21, 2019, 6:28 p.m.
President Donald Trump signed an executive order Thursday requiring U.S. colleges to protect free speech on their campuses or risk losing federal research funding.
UPDATED: Thu., March 21, 2019, 9:19 p.m.
President Donald Trump said Thursday it’s time to recognize Israel’s sovereignty over the Golan Heights