Sen. Rand Paul gives Trump's tax agenda his full support
Sen. Rand Paul gives Trump's tax agenda his full support
Rick Docksai - 16 hours ago
Sen. Rand Paul has opposed Trump and the GOP several times this year on health care. But the Kentucky Republican said Thursday said that he is "all in" on Trump's plans to enact a $1.6 trillion tax cut.
Trump told top U.S. diplomat to not even bother talking to North Korea Trump told top U.S. diplomat to not even bother talking to North Korea
Josh Curlee - Oct 02, 2017
President Trump tweeted Sunday that he told Secretary of State Rex Tillerson to not even bother trying to negotiate with North Korea. Meanwhile, Tillerson announced from China that three new channels for direct U.S.-North Korean negotiations are open if North Korea is willing to use them.
North Korea: President Trump declared war North Korea: President Trump declared war
Dirk Trudeau - Sep 27, 2017
White House spokeswoman Sarah Huckabee Sanders dismissed the notion that President Trump declared war on North Korea as "absurd."
Palestinian leader Abbas optimistic about peace deal under Trump Palestinian leader Abbas optimistic about peace deal under Trump
Wilson Soto - Sep 25, 2017
Trump and Abbas may still be very much at odds of what that deal would entail, however. Later that day, Abbas urged the 193-member UN body to put forth a timetable for ending the "Israeli occupation of Palestine."
A new GOP Obamacare-replacement bill picks up votes in Senate A new GOP Obamacare-replacement bill picks up votes in Senate
Josh Curlee - Sep 19, 2017
Senate Republicans have a new Obamacare-repeal bill under review and almost enough votes to pass it, according to bill co-sponsor Bill Cassidy (R-Louisiana). But the clock is ticking: If the bill doesn't come to a vote by September 30, Democrats will be able to quash it with a filibuster.
Interior Secretary recommends shrinking four national monuments in western U.S. states Interior Secretary recommends shrinking four national monuments in western U.S. states
Jose Jefferies - Sep 19, 2017
Zinke recommended paring down Bears Ears and the Grand Staircase-Escalante, both in Utah. Nevada's Gold Butte and Oregon's Cascade-Siskiyou are also on the chopping block.
Donald Trump Jr. declines Secret Service protection Donald Trump Jr. declines Secret Service protection
Alex Bourque - Sep 19, 2017
Citing privacy concerns, Donald Trump Jr. has asked to be removed from Secret Service protection.
Treasury Secretary Mnuchin's air travel sparks inquiry Treasury Secretary Mnuchin's air travel sparks inquiry
Ed Mason - Sep 16, 2017
The Treasury inspector general is looking into Secretary Steve Mnuchin's request to use a military jet on his European honeymoon.
Bernie Sanders introduces bill for single-payer health care nationwide Bernie Sanders introduces bill for single-payer health care nationwide
Jose Jefferies - Sep 14, 2017
Sanders' plan would replace nearly all private health plans with a Medicare-like government program that would guarantee health coverage to all Americans.
Supreme Court bars new refugees in short-term win for Trump Supreme Court bars new refugees in short-term win for Trump
Carmelo Sheppard - Sep 14, 2017
It is impossible to predict by today's ruling how the high court will decide the case being presented next month.
Congress approves bill condemning white supremacy, Charlottesville violence Congress approves bill condemning white supremacy, Charlottesville violence
Harry Marcolis - Sep 13, 2017
The bill, which is in large part a response to the president's blaming of "both sides" for the Charlottesville violence, will be presented to Trump for his signature or veto.
Supreme Court temporarily restores Trump's travel ban on refugees Supreme Court temporarily restores Trump's travel ban on refugees
Chad Young - Sep 13, 2017
But refugees with formal assurances from resettlement agencies do not have the kind of bona fide connection to the U.S. that would exempt them from the travel ban, argued the Justice Department in its emergency filing with the Supreme Court.
Senate Appropriations Committee approves UN climate-change funding that Trump had axed Senate Appropriations Committee approves UN climate-change funding that Trump had axed
Kara Menard - Sep 11, 2017
However, when Senate Appropriations passed a bill authorizing $51 billion in spending on the State Department and international operations, it included an amendment to restore funding for the UN climate-change initiatives.
Appeals court hands Trump another defeat on travel ban Appeals court hands Trump another defeat on travel ban
Ian Marsh - Sep 11, 2017
The U.S. Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals handed President Trump another judicial defeat Thursday when it denied the administration's request to restrict travel to the United States by more foreigners from six mostly Muslim nations.
Trump Jr. says he met with Russian lawyer to assess Clinton's 'fitness' for office Trump Jr. says he met with Russian lawyer to assess Clinton's 'fitness' for office
Cliff Mooneyham - Sep 11, 2017
The president's son also said he had meant to consult with his attorneys before using any information obtained from Ms. Veselnitskaya.
House intel chair threatens Attorney General and FBI chief over Trump Russia dossier House intel chair threatens Attorney General and FBI chief over Trump Russia dossier
Joseph Scalise - Sep 08, 2017
The DOJ and FBI missed a September 1 deadline to hand over the documents, and Nunes has extended the deadline to September 14 but made clear that he will not extend it again.
Mueller enlists IRS to aid Russia-Trump investigation Mueller enlists IRS to aid Russia-Trump investigation
Wilson Soto - Sep 04, 2017
The IRS also has access to Trump's IRS records--which Trump has consistently resisted disclosing to the public.
Pentagon says 2,600 more troops in Afghanistan than previously disclosed Pentagon says 2,600 more troops in Afghanistan than previously disclosed
Harry Marcolis - Sep 01, 2017
The Pentagon said Wednesday that about 2,600 more troops are serving in Afghanistan than had previously been disclosed to the public, bringing the total number deployed in the region to about 11,000 troops.
Trump's tax overhaul plan is light on details Trump's tax overhaul plan is light on details
Ed Mason - Sep 01, 2017
Trump stressed the importance of corporate tax cuts, which he said would make U.S. companies more competitive on the world market.
Defense Secretary Mattis says transgender troops can serve, pending study Defense Secretary Mattis says transgender troops can serve, pending study
Ian Marsh - Sep 01, 2017
Defense Secretary Jim Mattis announced Tuesday that transgender troops can continue to serve in the military pending the results of a study.
Pentagon is accused of issuing misleading numbers of U.S. troops deployed to combat Pentagon is accused of issuing misleading numbers of U.S. troops deployed to combat
Laurel Kornfeld - Aug 31, 2017
Obama assigned Iraq and Syria force-management levels of 5,200 each. Recent reports conclude that there are really 7,000 U.S. troops in Iraq.
Trump business associate bragged real estate deal would 'get Donald elected' Trump business associate bragged real estate deal would 'get Donald elected'
Tobi Gerdes - Aug 30, 2017
Michael Cohen suggested Monday that Saber's proposal was just "salesmanship" and said he ultimately decided it was not workable, never agreeing to travel to Russia.