A federal judge dealt the Trump administration yet another legal blow in a ruling that halted President Trump's plans to withhold federal funding from cities and towns that refuse to detain immigrants for deportation. Judge William Orrick called the order broad and vague.
While the mainstream media will cover this as another failure, the president’s core supporters will not see it that way. They see someone fighting to keep his promises and will give him an “A” for effort.
The first daughter took her first crack at diplomacy abroad in her new role as assistant to the president, speaking at an economic conference in Berlin and sharing the stage with German Chancellor Angela Merkel and Christine Lagarde, managing director of the International Monetary Fund.
Committee chairman Jason Chaffetz and ranking Democrat Elijah E. Cummings said they believe Michael Flynn neither received permission nor fully disclosed income he earned for a speaking engagement in Russia and lobbying activities on behalf of Turkey when he applied to reinstate his security clearance.
The military buildup on both sides comes amid heightened tensions over North Korea’s nuclear and missile programs and warnings from the Trump administration that “all options are on the table” for dealing with the regime in Pyongyang.
In strategy and substance, the American public disagrees with the conservative policies that President Trump and congressional Republicans are pursuing to replace the Affordable Care Act, according to a Washington Post-ABC News poll.
The speech came in the wake of criticism that he and his aides have made several insensitive remarks regarding the Holocaust, including a suggestion by the White House press secretary that Syria's president had committed more egregious attacks on his people than Adolf Hitler.
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In February 2016, presidential candidate Donald Trump promised $6 million in donations, including $1 million from his own pocket, to charities along his campaign trail. Months later, he had donated far less than he pledged. Post reporter David A. Fahrenthold went in search of the missing money and found a bigger story than he ever expected.