Latest from Josh Dawsey

The president is trying to bend Congress to his will in the shutdown fight, but his negotiating skills appear to be falling short. “It’s like McDonald’s not being able to make a hamburger,” one critic said.

  • Jan 20, 2019

The effort to convince the secretary of state to jump into the race could further roil Trump’s tumultuous Cabinet.

  • Jan 17, 2019

The White House and congressional Democrats halted even the pretense of negotiations as the political acrimony between President Trump and Democratic leaders reached new levels.

  • Jan 17, 2019

The House speaker’s confrontational approach to the president has united Democrats and cheered liberals — but it also carries risks ahead of the 2020 campaign.

  • Jan 16, 2019

Deputy Secretary Pam Patenaude disagreed with members of the administration over housing policy and the White House’s attempts to block disaster funds for Puerto Rico

  • Jan 16, 2019

The restriction, long sought by GOP megadonor Sheldon Adelson, could make it harder to expand online betting across states.

  • Jan 14, 2019

A multipronged effort by U.S. national security officials, foreign allies and Republican hawks in Congress to alter Trump’s surprise decision is effectively a bust.

  • Jan 13, 2019

Grappling for the first time with divided government, the president has contradicted himself, sent miscues and spread falsehoods in pursuit of funding for his promised border wall.

  • Jan 12, 2019

The president reversed days of signals that he might soon declare the emergency amid the protracted standoff with Democrats. 

  • Jan 12, 2019

The president faced rare booing from Republican lawmakers when he criticized Rep. Mark Sanford of South Carolina, who was not in the room.

  • Jun 19, 2018
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