Ahead of votes on tax cuts and budget measures, lawmakers say President Trump’s propensity to create diversions and follow tangents has kept him from focusing on his legislative agenda. Some Republicans are devising strategies to keep him from changing his mind on issues.
The president’s remark follows reports that congressional Republicans were weighing a cap on contributions to 401(k) programs as part of a broad overhaul of the tax code.
Myeshia Johnson said on “Good Morning America” that she has “nothing to say” to President Trump after the controversial condolence call. Shortly after the interview, Trump took to Twitter to dispute part of Johnson’s account.
Two tractor-trailers “platoon” on a highway. (Peloton Technologies)
Two tractor-trailers “platoon” on a highway. (Peloton Technologies)
A wave of new safety technology could soon put pairs of tractor-trailers on the road separated by 30 to 50 feet, a distance that before would not have been possible or safe.
Analysis
While Sen. John McCain’s comments were obviously meant to disparage the president, Trump was simply an example of the broader issue McCain was highlighting — an issue that’s been largely forgotten in the decades since the war ended.
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Democrats haven’t won a marquee race since losing the presidency and a defeat in the state could stir doubts about the party’s message and strategy just as it is gearing up for next year’s midterm elections.
The consequences were swift: The rest of the team’s season has been canceled; police are investigating the students seen in the video; and the whole team — now the face of a viral video — has to undergo sensitivity training.
Capital Weather Gang
Highs today will be in the mid- to upper 70s but a cold front sweeps through the region early Tuesday, bringing heavy downpours and leaving cooler temperatures in its wake.
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With Washington's Josh Norman out and Bashaud Breeland battling a knee injury, Philadelphia’s quarterback should be looking for his fleet of receivers quite a bit tonight.
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Going Out Guide
The annual High Heel Race brings elaborate and sometimes outrageous costumes to the streets of Dupont Circle on Tuesday night.
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President Trump plans instead to speak to U.S. and South Korean troops at Camp Humphreys, about 55 miles south of Seoul, at the invitation of President Moon Jae-in, a White House official said.
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Analysis
The Trump administration’s plan to gut the marketing budget for enrollment in Obamacare marketplaces could result in fewer television ads that were most effective at convincing people to buy plans, a former Healthcare.gov official said.
Gen. Gatot Nurmantyo had been invited by Gen. Joseph F. Dunford Jr., the United States' highest-ranking military officer, to attend a conference in Washington on countering violent extremism. Before his departure, however, the airline informed him that U.S. Customs would deny his entry.
The researchers were told not to speak at a session on the challenges facing New England’s largest estuary, Narragansett Bay.
The comedian was lauded by fellow comedians and legends as he became the Kennedy Center’s 20th recipient of the Mark Twain Prize for American Humor.
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The ninth episode of the “Constitutional” podcast explores the case that transformed America’s definition of cruel and unusual punishment.
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