The White House is looking into a number of ideas, including some version of expanded background checks and additional resources for addressing mental-health issues.
The trip brings into sharp focus the Trump administration’s tightly held effort to spotlight and intervene in California’s growing homeless population.
President Trump has directed aides to launch a major crackdown on homelessness in California, spurring an effort across multiple government agencies to determine how to deal with sprawling tent camps on the streets of Los Angeles and other cities, officials said.
Lawmakers, Commerce Department launch investigations into NOAA’s decision to back Trump over forecasters.
In criticizing John Bolton, Trump cited Venezuela, North Korea and, reaching back to the Bush administration, the Iraq War.
Administration officials have discussed using the federal government to get homeless people off the streets of Los Angeles and other areas and into new government-backed facilities.
Bolton said he resigned. The president said he fired him. And the national security adviser’s foes could barely contain their glee.
The White House’s heavy involvement in the race stood in contrast to Trump’s remarks earlier Monday, when he denied that the contest had any national importance.
Some officials hope the talks can be revived to facilitate troop withdrawals.
The president faced rare booing from Republican lawmakers when he criticized Rep. Mark Sanford of South Carolina, who was not in the room.