If the president pardoned himself in the face of the ongoing special counsel investigation into Russian meddling in the election, it would set off a legal and political firestorm — first around the question of whether a commander in chief can use the constitutional power in that way.
Saying his “Past views evolved & and shouldn't be a distraction,” the incoming White House communications director deleted previous posts that clashed with the political views of the administration he now serves, but not before they were immortalized by other Twitter users.
As cities around the country wrestled with whether to take down their Confederate monuments, the half-white, half-black town of Demopolis, Ala., suddenly faced a dilemma: Should it put its soldier back up?
The broadcast stalwart, who was diagnosed with cancer this spring, was among the first black anchors in a major media market. He presided over the D.C. area’s top-rated newscasts and delivered pointed commentaries on sensitive racial topics.
The Republican and Democratic candidates for governor staked out sharply different positions on immigration, health care, the state’s economy and President Trump in their first debate since winning their respective party primaries on June 13.
With a record 25.1 million travelers last year, Baltimore beat Dulles and National. At least a third of those passengers were from this area, airport officials said, and BWI is investing resources to expand that share.
The goal of the exercise at this Washington studio was to help felines from the city's Humane Rescue Alliance get more comfortable around people. What ensued was a lot of giggling, a little yoga, one messy incident — and maybe an adoption.
The records, which come as the White House adviser faces increasing scrutiny as part of investigations into Russian meddling in the 2016 campaign, show the vast and varied wealth of the president’s son-in-law.
After three officer-involved fatal shootings over the past two years, residents’ frustration crescendoed as Mayor Betsy Hodges announced the resignation of the city’s police chief in the wake of the July 15 killing of an Australian woman who had called 911.