Lawmakers agreed to fund the government through Feb. 8 after Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell (R-Ky.) said he would address the status of undocumented immigrants who were brought into the country as children. But the pact unnerved some liberal activists.
It was an out-of-character role for a president used to commanding and demanding center stage: seen but not publicly heard outside the confines of his team’s highly-controlled communications operation.
As Sessions tried to push Christopher A. Wray to make personnel changes, Wray became increasingly frustrated and conveyed that frustration to the attorney general, according to people familiar with the matter.
With economic growth strengthening around the globe, business leaders are finding it easier to stiff-arm worries over geopolitical conflagrations, cyberattacks, climate change-related events and the rest of the lineup of potentially destabilizing calamities that form part of the Trump era.