The new chairman of the Republican Study Committee said Monday he isn’t sweating President Donald Trump’s lack of message discipline in his first few days in office, including the outspoken mogul’s focus on media bias and Inauguration Day crowd sizes during a meeting with the CIA.
White House press secretary Sean Spicer defended Monday the administration’s combative start with the media, saying President Trump and his aides have a right to correct journalists mistakes and what they view as media bias.
Sen. Marco Rubio said Monday he’ll back Rex Tillerson as the secretary of state, clearing the path for the former ExxonMobil chief to be confirmed as soon as this week.
President Trump said at a meeting with business executives Monday that he plans for massive reductions in taxes and federal regulations to spur economic growth, saying he wanted make America more business friendly to “make our products here again.”
Charting a new course on trade deals, President Trump signed an executive order Monday that pulled the U.S. out of the Trans-Pacific Partnership.
Sen. Ben Cardin, Maryland Democrat and ranking member on the Senate Foreign Relations Committee, announced Monday he will not support the nomination of Rex Tillerson, who is President Trump’s pick to be the next secretary of state.
A Washington, D.C.-based watchdog group filed a lawsuit Monday alleging that President Trump is violating the U.S. Constitution by illegally receiving foreign payments through his businesses.
President Trump’s sweeping order against Obamacare late Friday appears to give the new administration enough leeway to target the most unpopular aspect of his predecessor’s law — a mandate requiring Americans to get covered or pay a fine, policy analysts said.
Squabbles continue over the number of people who attended President Trump’s inauguration. It is an inexact science. Even the National Park Service, a witness to countless large scale rallies and public gatherings, does not provide official head counts.
White House senior adviser Kellyanne Conway says President Donald Trump will not release his tax returns, appearing to shut the door on a decades-long tradition of transparency.
Two key Republicans said Sunday they’ll vote to confirm Rex Tillerson as secretary of state, ending weeks of speculation and making it far more likely he’ll succeed in the upcoming vote.
The bikers stood out at the weekend’s inauguration events in Washington with their leathers and colors, a visual reminder of the often-overlooked Americans who came out of the woodwork to unexpectedly propel Donald Trump to the White House.
Donald Trump got off to the slowest start for any president in modern political history, with just two of his Cabinet picks confirmed so far and Democrats poised to make the process even more painful over the next weeks.
President Trump conferred Sunday with Israel’s prime minister, scheduled meetings with the leaders of Canada and Mexico and oversaw the swearing-in of his senior White House staff, telling them they will do “great things over the next eight years” for America.
The rocky relationship between President Trump and the media has only grown worse in the few short days since the inauguration — with accusations of false news reports, inflated crowd estimates and unnecessarily negative coverage fueling mutual distrust between the Fourth Estate and the White House.