Advisers warned the president that there is little support for significant action on gun control among Republican voters — and even among some Democrats.

(Patrick Semansky/AP)

The decision is a setback for critics who hope the courts will find him in violation of the Constitution’s emoluments clauses.

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The black-masked anarchists are his chosen foil for concerns about Trump-inspired violence.

“No, I didn’t say anything about that,” Trump said when asked whether he had ruled out universal background checks in his conversation with LaPierre on Tuesday.


A foreign leader finally said what she really thought about Trump’s ideas. Trump called that ‘nasty.’

For once, foreign leaders didn't pretend Trump's idea wasn't ridiculous. The result is what we're seeing.

Why 2020 Democrats are backing off Medicare-for-all, in four charts

Polls show that voters like the idea in theory but are less enthusiastic when they hear the details.

Trump is ramping up his economic double-talk to tamp down recession fears

As a presidential candidate, Donald Trump warned about the perils of President Barack Obama’s economic management. Now as president, Trump often fails to heed his own advice.

The president ratcheted up his attacks on Jewish Democrats on Wednesday, dismissing an outcry from both sides of the aisle as well as Jewish organizations.

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No wonder Trump just signaled his disinterest in expanding background checks.

“A lot of people believe that without God, there can be no morality, and I just don’t agree with that," Kelly Dunaway said.

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It's not about anti-Semitism. It's about his base.

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What passes for a normal day at the White House is anything but.

The president said Tuesday that Jewish people who vote for Democrats are showing “either a total lack of knowledge or great disloyalty.”

Critics say that the president’s remarks, made in an exchange with reporters in the Oval Office, promoted anti-Semitic stereotypes.

The president undercuts aides and himself on Denmark, the payroll tax, the Squad, guns and tariffs.

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Neither Republicans nor civil rights groups are happy.

In morning tweets, the president shared praise from a conservative radio host who has been leading a movement to convince Jews to leave the Democratic Party and support Trump.

Experts say it’s hard to know the damage already done to kids

States that expanded Medicaid under the ACA saw better results.

Can you say 'Infrastructure Week?'

The new $250 million ballot-marking device was developed over a decade to be ultra-accessible

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