President Trump and his advisers are privately discussing the possibility of replacing the attorney general, and some confidants are floating prospects, people familiar with the talks say. Trump took another swipe at Jeff Sessions on Monday, calling him “our beleaguered A.G.” and asking why he was not “looking into Crooked Hillary’s crimes & Russia relations?”
The 2016 election was nearly nine months ago. But for President Trump and many Republicans, it remains a go-to counterargument as their agenda on health care and other issues bogs down. That continued Monday when Trump, in an address to a Boy Scouts Jamboree in West Virginia, said Clinton didn't work hard enough in key Midwestern states that unexpectedly turned red in November.
Officials said the policy change, which would have ended benefits entirely on Oct. 1 for families that had been on the rolls for longer than 60 months, would have ultimately cost more and hurt children the most.
Five women — and one man — are running for the Democratic nomination to challenge the two-term congressman who famously complained at a February town hall that “the women are up in my grill no matter where I go.”
The senator from Ohio says that if Hillary Clinton picked him as her running mate, which she almost did, they could have won his state, Wisconsin, Michigan and the White House. Now the party, desperate to figure out a way to win back Rust Belt voters, will be scrutinizing Brown’s race for reelection. If he pulls it off, maybe Democrats aren’t as doomed as some think.