Ahead of a high-stakes season of votes on tax cuts and budget measures, lawmakers from both parties say the president’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 Fix
The Arizona Republican delivered a broadside that seemed clearly aimed at President Trump, though he didn’t say his name during an interview with C-SPAN.
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It is nearly unheard of for a national hotel company to launch new lines in one of the country’s poorest corners, but the Trump Organization’s plans offer a glimpse of how President Trump’s adult sons will steer the company while he is in the White House. But as the organization plans dozens of locations to appeal to middle America, the deals ratchet up ethical implications for the president.
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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.
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.
D.C. United’s Patrick Mullins waves after the team's last game at RFK Stadium. (John McDonnell/Post)
D.C. United’s Patrick Mullins waves after the team's last game at RFK Stadium. (John McDonnell/Post)
“It’s a broken-down dirty old dump, but it’s our broken-down dirty old dump,” one fan said. He was among the more than 41,000 people who pumped the 56-year-old stadium full of electricity, and love, at least one last time.
It’s a wacky juxtaposition: The more Washington fails to get the ball to its most lauded players, the more the team makes progress.
Once again, government-subsidized programs in Maryland, Virginia and the District are stumbling compared to those in tech hubs such as San Francisco.
First Bite
The new branch of Mike Isabella and George Pagonis’s Arlington hot spot is a welcome addition to the neighborhood.
The Daily 202
Polls show the president’s daily drumbeat against journalism he doesn’t like has clearly taken a toll on the Fourth Estate.
In the Wisconsin gerrymandering case, Chief Justice John G. Roberts lamented the predicament the court would be in if called upon regularly to choose winners and losers among Democrats and Republicans.
A former portfolio manager resigned after being accused of making inappropriate sexual comments to colleagues, and a tech fund manager was fired for allegedly harassing a 26-year-old employee. The allegations come as corporate America faces heightened scrutiny of sexual harassment claims.
Their second run at parenting arrives as their earning potential winds down and retirement kicks in with a fixed income never meant to cover the cost of college.
For years, the finest arabica beans were mostly exported, and the most popular preparation yielded weak and watery java. But globalization is fomenting a revolution of coffee-drinking culture in Colombia.
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.
Sherin Mathews’s father told police in Texas he sent her alone into an alley on Oct. 7 when she wouldn't drink her milk.
A wave of new safety technology could soon put pairs of trucks on the road separated by a distance that would have once been considered dangerously close.
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