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In this April 15, 2017, file photo, North Korean leader Kim Jong-un waves during a military parade in Pyongyang, North Korea. (AP Photo/Wong Maye-E, File)

Trump hits North Korea with new sanctions

- The Washington Times

President Trump signed an executive order Thursday hitting North Korea with a new round of sanctions over its nuclear and ballistic missile programs, at the same time as China's central bank moved to sever financial ties with Pyongyang.

DACA denial rate doubles under Trump administration

- The Washington Times

The Homeland Security Department has doubled the rate of denials of Dreamers' amnesty applications, according to numbers released Wednesday that suggest the administration had been taking a harder line even before President Trump's announcement this month that he would phase out the DACA program altogether.

Bills are going before the Senate to effectively block President Trump from dismissing special counsel Robert Mueller from his investigations into election meddling. (Associated Press)

Senate weighs bills that block Trump firing Mueller

- The Washington Times

Just as President Trump has begun easing off his attacks on special counsel Robert Mueller's investigation into Russian meddling in the 2016 presidential election, Senate Judiciary Committee members next week will consider two partisan-backed bills aimed at shielding the probe from the White House.

Turkey's President Recep Tayyip Erdogan, left, listens to U.S. President Donald Trump during a dinner at U.N. headquarters, Tuesday, Sept. 19, 2017. (Presidency Press Service, Pool Photo via AP)

White House denies Trump apology to Erdogan over D.C. brawl

- The Washington Times

The White House denies claims that President Trump apologized in a phone call to Turkish President Recep Tayipp Erdogan over a violent brawl that involved Turkish security officers attacking peaceful protesters demonstrating against Mr. Erdogan's visit to D.C.

President Donald Trump and first lady Melania Trump, talk and hand out food to people impacted by Hurricane Irma at Naples Estates, Thursday, Sept. 14, 2017, in Naples, Fla. (AP Photo/Evan Vucci)

Trump tours storm damage in Florida

- The Washington Times

President Trump toured a neighborhood in Naples, Florida, Thursday that was ravaged by Hurricane Irma, telling residents trying to put their lives back together that the federal government was there for them "100 percent."

Former National Security Adviser Susan E. Rice's checkered history continues to haunt her in the post-Obama era. (Associated Press)

Susan Rice reveals why she 'unmasked' Trump campaign staffers

- The Washington Times

President Obama's national security adviser Susan Rice has told a congressional inquiry into Russian election meddling that she spied on senior Trump officials last year because the crown prince of the United Arab Emirates was secretly visiting New York.

Recent Opinion Columns

Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump pauses while speaking during a campaign rally, Thursday, Sept. 1, 2016, in Wilmington, Ohio. (AP Photo/Evan Vucci)

Donald Trump will end complacency on the illegal immigration crisis

The mainstream media and the Democrats have become complacent on the issue of illegal immigration. President Obama and Hillary Clinton clearly see it as the norm simply to shrug and accept the idea that people can illegally enter the United States and stay indefinitely without penalty. For them, even raising the idea of curbing illegal immigration makes one a bigot or a xenophobe.

Illustration on the longevity of early presidential favorites by Linas Garsys/The Washington Times

The Trumpian gap between discontent and president

- The Washington Times

Republican Donald Trump and Democrat Bernie Sanders are mining the same vein of popular discontent, drawing big crowds in the process, and drawing early support in spite of rather than because of their positions on issues of interest to most Americans.

Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump attracted a crowd of 30,000 at a campaign rally in Mobile, Alabama. (AP Photo)

The Donald went down to 'Bama

Donald Trump jets down to Mobile, Alabama -- the very heart of Nowhere, America, as far as the media/political establishment is concerned -- on a slow, hot Friday night. Wearing bright white patent leather shoes that look like they came from Cousin Eddie, Mr. Trump rustles up what very well may be the largest political rally of the year for any campaign in either party. Not bad for a guy who has zero political experience and is regularly dismissed by all the experts as a lightweight and a huckster.

From The Vault

In this July 6, 2016, file photo, former House Speaker Newt Gingrich speaks before introducing Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump during a campaign rally in Cincinnati. (AP Photo/John Minchillo, File)

Newt Gingrich thinks presidential polls are wrong

- The Washington Times

Former House Speaker Newt Gingrich said he no longer believes in the presidential polls, saying the odds are very high that Republican nominee Donald Trump can defeat Democrat Hillary Clinton if he stays on message and sticks to both the teleprompter and big ideas.