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S.A. Miller

S.A. Miller reports from the White House on politics, policy and political campaigns for The Washington Times. He can be contacted at smiller@washingtontimes.com.

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U.S. Attorney R. Alexander Acosta talks to reporters during a news conference in Miami, Wednesday, Jan. 16, 2008. Acosta announced the arrest of "King Bird Road" Rudy Villanueva, 31, and another alleged gang member early Wednesday on federal weapons charges after the video appeared on several Internet sites in recent weeks. Investigators said they were incensed when they saw the video and heard the threats. (AP Photo/Alan Diaz)

Trump picks Alexander Acosta as new nominee for labor secretary

President Trump on Thursday named former National Labor Relations Board member R. Alexander Acosta as his new nominee for labor secretary, moving quickly to replace the administration's first casualty of the Senate confirmation process. Published February 16, 2017

President Donald Trump calls out to the media after escorting Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu to his car to depart the White House in Washington, Wednesday, Feb. 15, 2017. (AP Photo/Carolyn Kaster)

Trump plans to name new nominee for labor secretary

President Trump hastily added a press conference to his schedule for noon Thursday to announce a new nominee for secretary of labor, he told reporters at the White House. Published February 16, 2017

President Donald Trump and Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu shake hands during a joint news conference in the East Room of the White House in Washington, Wednesday, Feb. 15, 2017. (AP Photo/Pablo Martinez Monsivais)

Trump brings 'art of the deal' to Middle East peace negotiations

At his first White House meeting with Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu, President Trump shook up Middle East peace negotiations Tuesday, forging a stronger alliance with the Jewish state and threatening to walk away from a two-state solution for the Palestinians. Published February 15, 2017

President Donald Trump hands a pen to Rep. Bill Huizenga, R-Mich., after signing House Joint Resolution 41 in the Oval Office of the White House in Washington, Tuesday, Feb. 14, 2017. From left are, Huizenga, Trump, House Speaker Paul Ryan of Wis., Rep. Sean Duffy, R-Wis., and Rep. Peter King, R-N.Y. (AP Photo/Evan Vucci)

Trump nixes rule on oil, gas industry: 'Energy jobs are coming back'

President Trump advanced his deregulation agenda Tuesday by signing legislation that canceled a rule from the Wall Street reform law that required oil and natural gas companies to disclose taxes and other payments to foreign governments. Published February 14, 2017

National Security Adviser Michael Flynn sits in the front row before the start of the President Donald Trump and Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe joint new conference in the East Room of the White House, in Washington, Friday, Feb. 10, 2017. (AP Photo/Carolyn Kaster)

White House labors to move on after leaks sink Flynn

President Trump forced Michael Flynn to resign as national security adviser because of broken trust, not broken laws, the White House said Tuesday, trying to clean up the mess after the first major shake-up of the administration. Published February 14, 2017

Sen. Roy Blunt, Missouri Republican. (Associated Press) ** FILE **

Top GOP senators back probe of Michael Flynn's Russian connection

Top Senate Republicans backed plans Tuesday to expand the committee investigation of Russian email hacking during the 2016 presidential campaign to include the conduct of Michael Flynn, who resigned as President Trump's national security adviser Monday night over misrepresenting his communications with Russian officials. Published February 14, 2017

President Trump discussed bilateral trade with Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau at the White House Monday. Mr. Trump had promised to scrap NAFTA, but Mr. Trudeau, who backs the trade agreement, said he left the meeting with Mr. Trump reassured. (Associated Press)

Trudeau reassured by Trump after president had previously threatened NAFTA

President Trump gave some political cover Monday to Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau during a White House visit, saying he wanted to merely "tweak" the terms of the NAFTA trade deal with American's northern neighbor but drive a harder bargain with Mexico. Published February 13, 2017

President Donald Trump and Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau participate in a joint news conference in the East Room of the White House in Washington, Monday, Feb. 13, 2017.  (AP Photo/Evan Vucci)

Canadian PM Trudeau refuses to buck Trump on 'extreme vetting'

President Trump and Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau didn't see eye to eye on immigration and refugees, but the two leaders still pledged Monday to work together to keep their countries safe from terrorism. Published February 13, 2017

President Donald Trump listens as Attorney General Jeff Sessions speaks in the Oval Office of the White House in Washington, after Vice President Mike Pence administered the oath of office to Sessions. (AP Photo/Pablo Martinez Monsivais)

Sessions sworn in as attorney general

After a bitter confirmation battle, Jeff Sessions was sworn in Thursday as attorney general at an Oval Office ceremony attended by President Trump. Published February 9, 2017

President Donald Trump speaks during a meeting with airline executives in the State Dining Room of the White House in Washington, Thursday, Feb. 9, 2017. (AP Photo/Evan Vucci)

Trump vows overhaul of airports, says infrastructure 'obsolete'

President Trump told airline industry executives Thursday that he would roll back regulations and promote investment in airports, saying U.S. transportation infrastructure had grown obsolete and fallen into disrepair. Published February 9, 2017

Sen. John McCain has broken with President Trump on a number of issues, but he insists he's 100 percent on board regarding military plans. (Associated Press)

McCain regains his maverick reputation by bucking Trump

Sen. John McCain once again is basking in the media spotlight as the go-to Republican on Capitol Hill for voicing opposition to the Republican in the White House. This time, he's bucking President Trump and doing it with newfound vim. Published February 8, 2017