President Trump’s 2018 budget will slash foreign aid in order to boost defense spending, the White House said Monday morning, promising cuts to almost every non-security category.
Former President George W. Bush said Monday it’s hard to fight a war on terrorism while “in retreat” and that he generally supports an immigration policy that is “welcoming” and that “upholds the law.”
World War II bomber pilots liked to say that taking flak proved you had arrived at the target. By any measure, Sebastian Gorka, a counterterrorism adviser to President Trump, is in the eye of an unprecedented flak storm from liberal press outlets. The enemy fire proves he must be doing something right.
Virginia Gov. Terry McAuliffe said Monday he wants reassurances from President Trump that nobody in the U.S. will lose their health insurance, as Mr. Trump and congressional Republicans work on their plans to repeal and replace Obamacare.
A presidential speech to Congress is one of those all-American moments that ooze ritual and decorum.
Congressional Republicans who spent seven years promising to repeal Obamacare now face a do-or-die stretch on Capitol Hill, hoping to build unity and take the first steps to repeal the health care law before they break for Easter.
Bernard Sanders says the Democratic Party needs a “total transformation” that emphasizes its opposition to corporate power.
Democratic National Committee Chair Tom Perez wasted no time jumping into the political fray, suggesting the day after he was tabbed to lead the party out of power that President Trump “rigged” the general election with the help of the Russians.
Democrats pressed Sunday for an independent investigation of ties between Russia and Trump campaign officials during the presidential race, saying White House Chief of Staff Reince Priebus’ conversation drawing the FBI into the political fray is the latest hindrance to an impartial investigation.
The White House is preparing to propose boosting defense spending and slashing funding for longtime Republican targets like the Environmental Protection Agency.
President Donald Trump’s choice to be secretary of the Navy, businessman Philip Bilden, said Sunday he was withdrawing from consideration for the post, citing concerns about privacy and separating himself from his business interests.
President Donald Trump toasted the nation’s governors Sunday night, welcoming state leaders to a black-tie ball at the White House ahead of discussions about his plans to repeal and replace the so-called Obamacare law.
Trump administration officials believe that a Department of Homeland Security report that undercut the president’s position on his travel ban was drafted with the express intent of leaking it to the press, a source close to the department says.
The U.S. did see a surge of people entering from the seven terrorism-connected countries in the days after a federal judge halted President Trump’s extreme vetting policy, according to government statistics that back up Mr. Trump’s claims of a “big increase in traffic.”
President Trump is winning some accolades for his decision not to attend the annual White House Correspondents’ Dinner, just over eight weeks away. The jumbo gala attracts over 2,600 “correspondents” — including celebrities, lobbyists, PR mavens, military brass and other high-profile folk. Squealing fans and spectators wait for sightings; there is considerable coverage of the event’s red carpet walk.