The president likes to pore over visuals — maps and videos as well as “killer graphics,” as CIA Director Mike Pompeo phrased it. Yet there are signs that he might not be retaining all the information he is presented, fully absorbing its nuance or respecting the sensitivities of the information and how it was gathered.
The push to cut budgets for civil rights divisions across Cabinet departments reflects the view within the Trump administration that Obama officials exceeded their authority in policing discrimination on the state and local level.
President Emmanuel Macron delivered a blunt greeting to Russia’s Vladimir Putin, criticizing the use of chemical weapons by Syria's Russian-backed government and referring to Kremlin-controlled media as “organs of influence.”
Century Aluminum in Hawesville, Ky., makes a metal the military needs to keep service members safe from explosions. But using national security to insulate an industry would be among the most dramatic — and risky — moves in the president’s trade agenda, which seeks to limit what he regards as unfair foreign competition.
Video of the altercation shows lawmakers pushing and yelling, and both Democrats and Republicans accused each other of threatening violence as tension escalated after Rep. Matt Rinaldi demanded that protesters be deported.
Benjamin Jealous, who served as a surrogate for Sen. Bernie Sanders’s 2016 presidential campaign, would offer a stark contrast to Gov. Larry Hogan, a moderate Republican with sky-high approval ratings in the blue state.
Cecil Exum’s only peer in company longevity is J.W. “Bill” Marriott Jr., the hotel giant’s 85-year-old chairman, who also began working there full time in 1956 but retired a few years ago as chief executive.
Given his advocacy in 2013 for a bipartisan immigration bill and work his lobbying firm did years earlier on immigration matters for Tyson Foods, the subject is a particularly tricky one for the GOP front-runner.
He wrote detailed psychological profiles of athletes and coaches but also won acclaim for his novels, his frequent appearances on television, his weekly commentaries on NPR and a heartfelt book about his 8-year-old daughter’s death from cystic fibrosis.
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.