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The turbulence and competing factions that were a hallmark of Trump’s campaign have been transported to the White House. Nearly a dozen senior officials and other Trump advisers and confidants, some of whom spoke on the condition of anonymity, describe private conversations and moments.
Democrats consider talk of a $1 trillion infrastructure plan as a way to piggyback on Trump’s vows to repair crumbling roads and persuade him to adopt ideas that would put him at odds with GOP leaders, who have done little to embrace what would amount to a major new government spending program.
While the U.S. withdrawal from the Trans-Pacific Partnership could boost China’s role in the Pacific, Beijing is more preoccupied by what else the Trump administration may have planned for the region.
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(Paramount Pictures, left, and AP)
(Paramount Pictures, left, and AP)
The Best Picture race is shaping up to be a battle between the poignant drama “Moonlight” and the fanciful musical “La La Land,” which won a record-setting seven Golden Globes earlier this month.
In a meeting with business leaders, the president claimed he was a "very big person" on the environment who has "received awards" on the subject. We found no facts to support this claim.
President Trump’s claim to congressional leaders is not supported by any verifiable facts, and analyses of the election have found virtually no confirmed cases of voter fraud, let alone millions.
Despite a nasty fight among some members over whether to offer Obama a membership, Woodmont Country Club in Rockville said it would welcome the former president.
A mailbox mandate angered members of a Bowie area community into launching a seven-year fight that finally ended when a Prince George’s County judge delivered an order that their homeowners’ association overstepped its bounds.
The county would have been the first jurisdiction in Maryland with a $15 minimum wage. Isiah Leggett said the county would suffer if it got that far ahead of the rest of the state on wages.
(Bonnie Jo Mount / The Washington Post)
(Bonnie Jo Mount / The Washington Post)
In D.C., health insurance outreach workers are seeking out “young invincibles” at happy hours, gyms and shoes launches and signing them up for the Affordable Care Act as Congress moves to dismantle the program.
Expect winds to continue to whip around, mainly from the northwest direction at 15-20 mph, with gusts up to 25-30 at times.
A letter announcing the review, sent the last full day of the Obama administration, follows complaints that Gov. Larry Hogan’s decision to kill the Red Line light-rail project in Baltimore disproportionately harmed African Americans.
Washington shot with efficiency then defended with purpose when the situation demanded it. In other words, Washington looked right at home in a 109-99 defeat of Charlotte.
Washington has collected goals with ease of late, and Monday night’s 6-1 win over Carolina marked the 11th time in the past 13 games that Washington has scored four or more.
The ruling creates a potential hurdle for Prime Minister Theresa May, but is not expected to block the United Kingdom’s exit from the European Union.
The former congressman will lead the agency at a time of escalating security problems and complex terror threats. But he also faces the vexing task of establishing a functional relationship between the CIA and President Trump.
The summit was intended as a chance for officials around the country to learn more about the risks to human health posed by the changing climate. CDC officials canceled it 11 days before President Trump’s inauguration and did not offer an explanation.
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