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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Each episode of The Post’s new podcast will focus on one way President Trump’s time in the White House defies conventions and ask the question, “Can he do that?” Listen to this introduction — and to a new installment every Friday.