Stories tagged: trump administration
UPDATED: Fri., Oct. 11, 2019, 9:47 p.m.
The Trump administration proposed a tightening of the definition of a public charge that would allow denying the application for permanent residence to anyone who receives public benefits for more …
Fri., Sept. 27, 2019, 10:50 p.m.
A U.S. judge blocked new Trump administration rules that would enable the government to keep immigrant children in detention facilities with their parents indefinitely
UPDATED: Fri., Sept. 27, 2019, 6:12 p.m.
Kurt Volker, a former U.S. ambassador to NATO caught in the middle of a whistleblower complaint over President Donald Trump’s dealings with Ukraine, has resigned from his post as special …
UPDATED: Thu., Sept. 19, 2019, 9:42 p.m.
Washington sues Trump administration over the transfer of money for Navy construction project.
Tue., Aug. 27, 2019, 5 a.m.
Washington joined a group of other states challenging proposed new rules by the Trump administration that state Attorney General Bob Ferguson described Monday as part of “scorched earth immigration policies.”
UPDATED: Fri., Aug. 23, 2019, 10:13 p.m.
A new U.S. government management plan unveiled Friday clears the way for coal mining and oil and gas drilling on land that used to be off limits as part of …
UPDATED: Thu., Aug. 15, 2019, 10:12 a.m.
Massive combines have begun transforming much of the Palouse from waving fields of wheat into vast expanses of stubble. But the farmers cutting that crop are currently selling the grain …
Thu., Aug. 15, 2019
In a lawsuit filed in U.S. District Court in Richland on Wednesday, the states contend the Trump administration is attempting a “radical overhaul of federal immigration law” with the final …
Fri., July 19, 2019, 10:47 p.m.
Trump administration weighs delay in enforcing its ban on abortion referrals by family-planning clinics
Fri., July 19, 2019, 11:52 a.m.
The Trump administration is proposing an ambitious plan to slow Western wildfires by bulldozing, mowing or revegetating large swaths of land along 11,000 miles of terrain in the West. The …
UPDATED: Mon., July 15, 2019, 4:41 p.m.
Government Accountability Office says Trump administration skirted some procedures and ethics rules in remaking the Environmental Protection Agency’s science advisory boards
UPDATED: Fri., July 12, 2019, 7:11 p.m.
Democrats who’ve visited the southern border are accusing President Donald Trump of cruelty, while Republicans say Democrats are doing little to help migrants whose numbers have overwhelmed US authorities detaining …
Sat., June 22, 2019, 4:53 p.m.
The White House has unveiled the economic portion of its much-anticipated “deal of the century” peace plan for Israel and the Palestinians
UPDATED: Wed., May 29, 2019, 6:50 a.m.
Attorney General Bob Ferguson files a legal challenge to Trump administration’s “conscience rule” that allows health care providers to refuse treatment based on religious beliefs.
UPDATED: Sat., May 25, 2019, 5:02 p.m.
The Trump administration announced Friday that it will kill a Forest Service program that trains disadvantaged young people for wildland fire fighting and other jobs in rural communities, laying off …
Sat., April 20, 2019, 6:55 p.m.
Trump administration says immigrants working in legal marijuana industry lack ‘moral character’ for citizenship
Immigrants who use marijuana or who work in the cannabis industry can be denied citizenship, even if they are doing so in states where it is legal, U.S. Citizenship and …
Mon., April 1, 2019, 8:16 a.m.
A career official in the White House security office says dozens of people in President Donald Trump’s administration were granted security clearances despite “disqualifying issues” in their backgrounds, such as …
UPDATED: Fri., March 8, 2019, 9:20 p.m.
Washington Attorney General Bob Ferguson has filed a federal lawsuit in Spokane attempting to halt a Trump Administration rule that would prohibit government-funded health care providers from telling pregnant women …
UPDATED: Fri., March 1, 2019, 7:54 p.m.
The Space Force proposed by the Trump administration would be the smallest military service by far
UPDATED: Mon., Feb. 25, 2019, 3:13 p.m.
U.S. planning new ways to pressure Venezuela’s Maduro to give up power, other means to provide assistance to its people
UPDATED: Mon., Feb. 25, 2019, 5 p.m.
Senate Democrats have blocked a Republican bill that would have threatened prison for doctors who don’t try saving the lives of infants born alive during abortions. The measure seemed doomed …
UPDATED: Mon., Feb. 25, 2019, 2:04 p.m.
Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif has resigned without warning, offering an “apology” to the nation as the nuclear deal he negotiated with world powers stands on the verge of …
UPDATED: Fri., Feb. 22, 2019, 5:12 p.m.
The Trump administration is setting up new obstacles for women seeking abortions, barring taxpayer-funded family planning clinics from making abortion referrals. The new policy is certain to be challenged in …
Thu., Feb. 21, 2019, 8:01 p.m.
The White House says the U.S. is keeping 200 American troops in Syria for now as part of a small peacekeeping force.
Fri., Feb. 15, 2019, 10:25 p.m.
The Trump administration is sending another large shipment of humanitarian aid to the Venezuelan border in Colombia, for the first time using U.S. military aircraft as it increases pressure on …
UPDATED: Thu., Jan. 31, 2019, 8:04 p.m.
The Trump administration is poised to announce Friday that it is withdrawing from a treaty that has been a centerpiece of superpower arms control since the Cold War and whose …
UPDATED: Fri., Jan. 11, 2019, 11:43 p.m.
As Trump administration seeks to soften blow of shutdown, experts say agencies’ choices seem aimed at helping Republican-leaning voters
The government shutdown is wreaking havoc on many Americans: Hundreds of thousands of federal employees don’t know when they’ll see their next paycheck, and low-income people who rely on the …
UPDATED: Wed., Dec. 19, 2018, 6:10 a.m.
Trump administration decision to outlaw all bump stocks complicates Washington plan to pay state owners to turn them in.
UPDATED: Mon., Dec. 10, 2018, 10:47 a.m.
Washington farmers watching closely for a truce in the tariff war that could reopen markets to China.
Fri., Nov. 23, 2018, 4:11 p.m.
Half a dozen families who were separated at the U.S.-Mexico border are still detained in Texas months after reuniting with their children.