Pivoting from Friday — when the president laid the blame on Democrats — Trump fired Sunday at his own party. But he wasn’t the only Republican expressing frustration with the conservative caucus. Open warfare within the party shows how much the loss is stinging the GOP internally.
Rep. Ted Poe resigned from the conservative coalition, which is facing criticism from the White House and GOP leaders, in protest of the group’s opposition to the failed Republican health-care legislation.
One of the president’s most tenacious defenders, the California Republican at the head of an impartial probe into Russia’s interference in the 2016 election has at times used his position as chair of the intelligence committee in ways that seem aligned with the interests of the White House.
The president has made 13 visits to his own golf courses since the inauguration, likely playing golf on at least 12 of those occasions. He’s also dined at the Trump International Hotel in Washington and stayed at his Mar-a-Lago estate in Florida.
The 44th president has attempted to stay above the Washington fray and emphasized the need for a new generation of political leaders to step up. But instead of settling into a quiet life, Barack Obama is preparing to throw himself into the highly partisan issue of redistricting, with the goal of reversing the electoral declines that Democrats experienced under his watch.
The ads are aimed at highlighting Egyptian human rights abuses and were timed to coincide with Egyptian President Abdel Fatah al-Sissi’s upcoming visit to Washington, but Metro says the signs violate policy because they are “issues-oriented.”
By Sunday evening, riot police had hauled in more than 700 demonstrators in central Moscow. Alexei Navalny, one of the first to be detained, had called for the protests in the wake of allegations that the prime minister has amassed goods worth more than $1 billion.