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Trump Administration Hasn't Briefed Congress on New Cyberattack Rules, Lawmakers Say

The Trump administration hasn’t allowed Congress to see a classified directive issued by President Trump almost a year ago that outlines new rules fo...

Trump Administration Hasn't Briefed Congress on New Cyberattack Rules, Lawmakers Say

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Congress briefed on Iran threat as Trump insists ‘no indication that anything has happened or will happen’ MAKING THE CASE: Secretary of State Mike Pompeo will lead the group of U.S. intelligence officials briefing members of Congress today on the evidence Iran is considering or encouraging attacks on U.S....
14:51 2019-05-21

Hundreds of U.S. lawmakers ask Trump administration for Syria strategy Hundreds of members of the U.S. Congress signed a letter to President Donald Trump on Monday arguing that the United States should remain engaged with the conflict in Syria, saying they were "deeply c...
17:00 2019-05-21

House lawmakers sue Trump administration for president's tax returns Ways and means committee’s lawsuit is latest salvo in clash between Democrats and presidentA House committee sued the Trump administration in federal court Tuesday for access to Donald Trump’s tax ret...
03:17 2019-07-03

Trump administration considering new weapons sales to Saudis despite lawmakers' objections If Trump approves the weapons sale to the Saudis – potentially billions of dollars in U.S.-made arms – it would spark a fierce backlash from lawmakers in both parties.    &...
16:00 2019-05-24

U.S. lawmakers spar over Trump plan to freeze mpg rules The congressional hearing comes as the administration prepares to finalize a dramatic rewrite of fuel efficiency standards through 2026 and strip California of the right to set its own vehicle emissio...
21:17 2019-06-20

Trump administration plans to sell new weapons to Saudis despite lawmakers' objections The new weapons sale – potentially worth billions of dollars – has sparked a fierce backlash from lawmakers who say it's an 'end-run' around Congress.    ...
21:17 2019-05-24

Trump administration abortion rules can take effect, 9th Circuit Court says Trump administration rules restricting federal funding for clinics providing abortion referrals can take effect a federal appeals court said Thursday.        ...
05:34 2019-06-21

Trump administration officials brief Congress, say goal is to deter Iran After a day of closed-door briefings on Capitol Hill, Secretary of State Mike Pompeo and Acting Defense Secretary Patrick Shanahan said their objective over recent days has been to deter Iran....
05:01 2019-05-22

Trump administration, Congress agree on spending levels: Mnuchin U.S. Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin said on Thursday that the Trump administration and congressional leaders have agreed on broad spending levels for the next two fiscal years, but House Speaker Na...
19:34 2019-07-18

Congress presses Trump administration for Mueller's counterintelligence files U.S. lawmakers are pressuring the Justice Department for access to counterintelligence reports generated by Special Counsel Robert Mueller during his investigation of President Donald Trump and his as...
00:51 2019-05-22

U.S. court rules against Trump administration in immigrant teen abortion case A U.S. appeals court ruled on Friday that the U.S. government cannot deny access to abortions for unaccompanied immigrant minors in federal custody, delivering a blow to a Trump administration policy....
22:17 2019-06-14

Trump administration gives clinics more time to comply with abortion referral rules The Trump administration is giving taxpayer-funded family planning clinics more time to comply with its new rule that says they no longer can refer women for abortions....
16:17 2019-07-21

Green groups sue Trump administration for gutting offshore oil safety rules A coalition of environmental groups on Tuesday filed a lawsuit challenging the U.S. Interior Department's rollbacks of safety measures put in place by the Obama administration in the aftermath of the ...
21:51 2019-06-11

U.S. lawmakers spar over Trump plan to freeze vehicle fuel rules Trump administration officials at a congressional hearing on Thursday defended their controversial proposal to freeze fuel efficiency requirements at 2020 levels through 2026, a plan opposed by automa...
20:34 2019-06-20

The Trump Administration May Bypass Congress to Export Weapons to Gulf States The White House may bypass Congress to export billions of dollars of weapons to Saudi Arabia and the United Arab Emirates that are now on hold. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo and other officials are p...
07:34 2019-05-24

Trump Administration, Congress Have Agreed on 'Top-Line' Spending Levels, Mnuchin Says Treasury Secretary Steve Mnuchin said Congress and the Trump administration have agreed on overall spending levels and raising the U.S. government’s borrowing limit for two years....
00:51 2019-07-19

Appeals court lifts injunctions on family planning rules, in win for Trump administration The Trump administration’s new family planning rules banning federally funded family planning clinics from discussing abortion with patients can go into effect after a federal appeals court on Thursda...
22:17 2019-06-20

Trump administration readying final review of new vehicle fuel economy rules Trump administration officials defended their controversial proposal to freeze fuel efficiency requirements at 2020 levels at a congressional hearing on Thursday and said the proposal would be submitt...
01:17 2019-06-21

Judge rules in favor of Trump administration's short-term healthcare plans A federal judge in Washington, D.C., on Friday upheld the legality of the Trump administration's short-term healthcare plans, which fall outside the requirements of the Affordable Care Act....
00:34 2019-07-20

Congress and Trump Administration Strike Deal on Federal Budget, Ensuring No Shutdown WASHINGTON — President Donald Trump and congressional leaders announced late Monday they had struck a critical debt and budget agreement. The deal amounts to an against-the-odds victory for Wash...
04:51 2019-07-23

Trump administration backtracks on closure of Job Corps program after bipartisan opposition from Congress A USDA and Labor Department plan to kill a U.S. Forest Service program that trains low-income young people for rural jobs ran into political realities in rural America....
07:17 2019-06-20

UPDATE 1-Trump administration readying final review of new vehicle fuel economy rules Trump administration officials defended their controversial proposal to freeze fuel efficiency requirements at 2020 levels at a congressional hearing on Thursday and said the proposal would be submitt...
01:00 2019-06-21

Congress to scrutinize Trump administration's move to sell weapons to Saudi Arabia The Saudi arms sale will be front and center on Wednesday during a hearing before House Foreign Affairs Committee.        ...
16:17 2019-06-12

Trump administration may use Iran threat to sell bombs to Saudis without Congress' approval: senator U.S. President Donald Trump's administration plans to use a loophole and rising tensions with Iran to sell bombs to Saudi Arabia, even though Congress blocked such sales for months over concerns about...
02:51 2019-05-23

Trump administration threatens furloughs, layoffs if Congress doesn’t let it kill personnel agency The Office of Personnel Management plans to send 150 employees home without pay on Oct. 1 to cover a budget shortfall that lawmakers plan to make up, a sign of growing tension over plans to zero out t...
20:00 2019-06-19

Trump administration bypasses Congress on Saudi arms sales, citing Iran threat The Trump administration on Friday informed Congress the president plans to invoke his emergency authority to bypass the approval of Congress for arms sales to Saudi Arabia, citing the threat to the U...
06:51 2019-05-25

New York lawmakers pass bill allowing Congress to access Trump’s state tax returns New York state's legislature on Wednesday passed a bill that would make it easier for U.S. congressional committees investigating President Donald Trump to get access to his state tax returns....
00:00 2019-05-23

Appeals court OKs new Trump administration rules imposing additional hurdles for women seeking abortions. SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Appeals court OKs new Trump administration rules imposing additional hurdles for women seeking abortions. The post Appeals court OKs new Trump administration rules imposing additi...
22:00 2019-06-20

Judge rules against Trump, paves way for banks to provide his business records to Congress U.S. President Donald Trump, three of his children and the Trump Organization on Wednesday lost their bid to block Deutsche Bank AG and Capital One Financial Corp from providing financial records to D...
02:51 2019-05-23

Trump’s Secrecy Fight Escalates as Judge Rules for Congress in Early Test A judge ruled that Trump’s accounting firm must turn over his financial records even as the White House told a former top Trump aide not to show up at a hearing....
15:51 2019-05-21

Second judge rules President Trump can't block Congress's subpoenas of his banking records For the second time this week, a federal judge rejected requests to block Congress from obtaining Trump's financial records.        ...
06:17 2019-05-23

Trump says he was briefed on Navy sightings of UFOs; 'Do I believe it? Not particularly' President Trump said he's been briefed by Navy pilots regarding the sightings of unidentified flying objects, but remained skeptical of the existence of UFOs....
07:00 2019-06-16

China says briefed by U.S. on latest Trump-Kim meeting China has received a briefing from the United States on the latest meeting between U.S. President Donald Trump and North Korean leader Kim Jong Un, China's Foreign Ministry said on Saturday, in a call...
09:00 2019-07-06

British spy chiefs were told about Steele dossier before Trump was briefed The leaders of MI5 and MI6, the United Kingdom’s top intelligence agencies, were briefed about British ex-spy Christopher Steele’s dossier shortly after 2016 election, learning about its salacious and...
14:51 2019-05-21

President Trump briefed on missile strike in Saudi Arabia, spokeswoman says U.S. President Donald Trump has been briefed on the details of a missile strike in Saudi Arabia, White House spokeswoman Sarah Sanders said on Wednesday....
09:00 2019-06-20

Schiff disturbed by report that Trump not fully briefed on counters to Russian cyberattacks House Intelligence Committee chair Adam Schiff said Sunday that he was disturbed by a report that officials avoid giving President Donald Trump full briefings on cybersecurity plans involving Russia....
06:34 2019-06-17

Schiff disturbed by report that Trump not fully briefed on counters Russian cyberattacks House Intelligence Committee chair Adam Schiff said Sunday that he was disturbed by a report that officials avoid giving President Donald Trump full briefings on cybersecurity plans involving Russia....
00:00 2019-06-17

Donald Trump Briefed On Saudi Arabia's Missile Strike: White House US President Donald Trump has been briefed about a missile strike on Saudi Arabia, the White House said today, after Yemeni rebels claimed an attack on a power station in the kingdom's south....
14:34 2019-06-20

Lawmakers grill administration on Saudi arms sale Lawmakers are grilling the State Department on President Donald Trump's move to sell Saudi Arabia arms without Congressional review. (June 12)        ...
03:00 2019-06-13

Will Go By Rules On Resignation of Lawmakers, Says Karnataka Speaker Karnataka Speaker KR Ramesh Kumar said this morning that no legislator has sought any appointment with him and if someone wants to meet him, he is available in the office....
10:17 2019-07-09

The Lawmakers to Watch as Congress Confronts Big Tech While the House Judiciary Committee said it would investigate competition in digital markets, there is no broader consensus in Congress about how to address tech companies’ practices. These lawmakers ...
10:17 2019-06-05

3 Former Congress Lawmakers, One From BJP May Join Goa Cabinet: Report Four Goa legislators, including three Congress rebels who joined the ruling Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) recently, would be inducted in the state cabinet on Saturday, sources told news agency PTI......
13:51 2019-07-12

12 Congress Lawmakers Joined TRS As Per Constitutional Norms: KCR Dismissing the Congress's criticism about merger of 12 party lawmakers with the ruling TRS, Telangana Chief Minister K Chandrasekhar Rao on Thursday said it happened as per constitutional provisions....
22:34 2019-07-18

Two Former Lawmakers From Congress, Mayawati's Party Join BJP Two former lawmakers, including ex-president of the Bahujan Samaj Party's Delhi unit Chaudhary Surendra Kumar, joined the BJP in presence of its state chief Manoj Tiwari on Monday....
03:17 2019-07-02

Sonia Gandhi Elected Leader Of New Congress Lawmakers Sonia Gandhi has been elected chairperson of the Congress's parliamentarians who won the national election, sources said after a meeting of the parliamentary party this morning. Former Prime Minister....
10:34 2019-06-01

3 Goa Congress Lawmakers Who Switched To BJP Will Be Made Ministers Today Three of the 10 Congress lawmakers in Goa who switched to the BJP earlier this week will find a place in the cabinet as Chief Minister Pramod Sawant readies to induct four new ministers today.......
11:34 2019-07-13

Nevada lawmakers close to repealing tough abortion rules CARSON CITY, Nev. (AP) — Nevada lawmakers are bucking a national trend of restrictive abortion laws by voting to repeal requirements that physicians document a pregnant woman’s marital status an...
03:00 2019-05-22

Inducted Into BJP, 10 Goa Congress Lawmakers To Meet Amit Shah Today Hours after 10 Goa Congress lawmakers split from the party and joined the BJP, Chief Minister Pramod Sawant late on Wednesday headed for the national capital, to introduce the newly inducted lawmakers...
07:34 2019-07-11

"Devendra Fadnavis Asking Congress Lawmakers To Join BJP": Ashok Chavan Maharashtra Congress president Ashok Chavan Friday accused Chief Minister Devendra Fadnavis of personally calling up Congress's assembly lawmakers and asking them to join the BJP....
01:00 2019-06-08

Sonia Gandhi Or Son Rahul? Congress Lawmakers To Choose Leader Tomorrow Rahul Gandhi or his mother Sonia Gandhi will be elected chairperson when newly-elected Congress parliamentarians meet for the first time on Saturday. This will be Rahul Gandhi's first meeting with......
18:34 2019-05-31

It’s Still Unclear If Robert Mueller Will Testify Before Congress, But Lawmakers Are Moving Ahead Anyway The House Judiciary Committee will hold a series of hearings on former Special Counsel Robert Mueller’s report on Russian interference in the 2016 presidential election — even though it is...
21:51 2019-06-03

Utilities ask Congress to 'come to grips' with clean energy requirements by setting nationwide rules PHILADELPHIA — Some of the nation’s largest electric utilities are calling on Congress to provide uniform rules for clean energy to help them meet self-established goals for reducing carbon emissions....
10:51 2019-06-13

Senators briefed by Pentagon on reported UFO sightings Three US senators were reportedly briefed by the Pentagon on Wednesday about recent reports detailing UFO sightings by Navy pilots. The revelation, reported by Politico, comes days after President Tru...
07:17 2019-06-20

Cohen Claims Trump’s Lawyer Encouraged Misleading Congress About the Trump Tower Moscow (WASHINGTON) — President Donald Trump’s former fixer, Michael Cohen, told Congress it was Trump’s personal attorney, Jay Sekulow, who suggested he tell lawmakers that the negotiation...
17:51 2019-05-21

Senators briefed on UFO's as speculation grows surrounding naval sightings: report The Defense Department reportedly briefed Senate Intelligence Committee Vice Chairman Mark Warner, D-Va., along with two other senators as part of what appeared to be heightened efforts to inform poli...
22:17 2019-06-20

How Veep evolved under the Trump administration When HBO’s Veep first premiered during the Obama administration, it was touted as being one of the most accurate representations of DC politics on television. It wasn’t the hopeful, liberal fantasy of...
21:17 2019-06-07

Ken Cuccinelli joining Trump administration WASHINGTON (AP) — Ken Cuccinelli, the former attorney general of Virginia, will be joining the Trump administration. A White House official confirms Cuccinelli will be taking a position at the Homelan...
19:17 2019-05-21

The Trump administration is trying to make war with Iran inevitable We should view Iran’s recent posturing for what it is: retaliation to the Trump administration’s unnecessary and deliberate provocationLast night, in response to Iran shooting down an American drone e...
16:17 2019-06-22

Trump Administration Considered Tariffs on Australia The White House shelved the plan amid fierce opposition from military and State Department officials, who argue that tariffs would antagonize a critical ally....
15:17 2019-06-03

Trump Administration Says It Will Negotiate with Iran with ‘No Preconditions’ Secretary of State Mike Pompeo’s remarks were the second softening of U.S. policy to Iran recently, even as the U.S. ratchets up military and financial pressure....
00:00 2019-06-03

UK's Top Envoy In US Says Trump Administration "Dysfunctional": Report Britain's ambassador in the United States has described President Donald Trump and his administration as "inept" and "uniquely dysfunctional", according to leaked diplomatic memos published by the......
10:00 2019-07-07

Trump administration moves to speed up deportations The Trump administration is planning to expand a procedure to speed up deportations to include undocumented immigrants anywhere in the US who cannot prove they've lived in the US continuously for two ...
17:51 2019-07-22

How the Trump administration got into a showdown with Iran that could lead to war Sergei Chirikov/Pool via REUTERS; GOL/Capital Pictures/MediaPunch/AP Democratic lawmakers have expressed concern about a potential war with Iran amid rising tensions between Washington and Tehran. T...
23:17 2019-07-01

Trump administration announces asylum restrictions TUCSON –The Trump administration announced a new rule that would make it a lot more difficult for migrants to seek asylum in the United States. The rule would end protection for those who came t...
10:34 2019-07-16

Trump Administration Pushes to Deregulate With Less Enforcement President Trump is making good on promises to roll back Obama-era regulation by allowing agency staffing to shrink, alongside fewer enforcement actions, civil penalties and criminal prosecutions....
18:34 2019-06-23

Trump Administration Will Allow Some Companies to Sell to Huawei Washington is following through with plans to allow American companies to continue doing business with Huawei, just weeks after placing the company on a Commerce Department blacklist....
22:51 2019-07-09

The Trump administration is thinking about banning end-to-end encryption The proliferation of end-to-end encryption services has been fantastic for end users and for privacy, but it has also been a huge problem for intelligence and law enforcement agencies. Ironically, it&...
23:34 2019-06-28

Trump administration to brief senators on election security Officials from President Donald Trump’s administration will brief senators on election security on Wednesday amid bipartisan agreement that Russia interfered in the 2016 election, according to a senio...
22:34 2019-07-08

24 immigrants have died in ICE custody during the Trump administration In April, a 54-year-old immigrant from Mexico died after several feverish days in a solitary cell. In May, a 21-year-old man from India hung himself in an Arizona jail. On June 1, a 25-year-old asylum...
21:17 2019-06-09

US arrests banker for Trump administration job bribe The head of a prestigious bank is accused of approving loans in exchange for a job in the White House. Although he failed to get one, he was placed on a "prestigious" committee tied to Trump's campaig...
20:17 2019-05-23

Trump Administration Announces Changes to Citizenship Test Because the white nationalists immigration hardliners in the executive branch just can’t help themselves from showing their true colors, Trump administration officials announced major changes to the m...
19:17 2019-07-21

U.S. lawmakers urge Trump to sanction Turkey Republican and Democratic U.S. lawmakers pressed President Donald Trump on Thursday to impose sanctions on Turkey over its purchase of a Russian missile defense system, saying he should follow a law m...
03:34 2019-07-19

UK’s May finds Trump tweets about lawmakers ‘unacceptable’ A spokesman says British Prime Minister Theresa May thinks President Donald Trump used “completely unacceptable” language in his tweets about four Democratic congresswomen...
19:01 2019-07-15

U.S. lawmakers see tamping down of Trump rhetoric on Iran U.S. officials who briefed Congress about Iran on Tuesday sought to convince lawmakers that President Donald Trump's administration wants to deter Tehran's aggression, not attack the Islamic republic,...
23:17 2019-05-21

Trump administration targets Maduro's son 'Nicolasito' with sanctions The Trump administration turned up the pressure on Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro on Friday by targeting his son Nicolas "Nicolasito" Maduro with sanctions, the U.S. Treasury Department said....
18:17 2019-06-28

Trump administration sets 'new bar' for immigrants seeking asylum The Trump administration on Monday said it would take steps to make it more difficult for immigrants arriving on the southern border to seek asylum in the United States, putting the onus on them to as...
17:17 2019-07-15

Trump administration makes move to replace NAFTA WASHINGTON (AP) — The Trump administration has triggered the process for submitting a bill to Congress that would implement the president’s new trade deal with Canada and Mexico. The notificatio...
01:17 2019-05-31

Trump administration 'uniquely dysfunctional', says UK ambassador to U.S.: newspaper Britain's ambassador to the United States described President Donald Trump's administration as "dysfunctional", "clumsy" and "inept", the Mail on Sunday newspaper reported, citing a series of confiden...
23:00 2019-07-07

Trump Administration Joins Climate Change in War Against Earth It’s no secret that the Trump administration is actively antagonistic toward the reality of climate change. But according to a New York Times story published on Monday, the government isn’t just prepa...
21:34 2019-05-28

Trump administration admits that the threat of Huawei spying was enough for a ban It seems the Trump administration has finally explained the rationale for its actions against Huawei that culminated in a sweeping ban of US companies doing business with the Chinese consumer electron...
05:00 2019-07-06

More asylum seekers sue Trump administration over prolonged U.S. detention A group of detained asylum seekers sued the U.S. government on Thursday claiming immigration officials in five southern states are systematically denying them parole....
04:01 2019-05-31

Trump administration reviewing foreign money to US colleges The U.S. Education Department is opening investigations into foreign funding at Georgetown University and Texas A&M University as the Trump administration increases its scrutiny of international money...
21:00 2019-06-13

Trump administration may take out billboard ads in Central America about migrating to US Trump administration officials are thinking about launching a Public Service Announcement-type campaign in some Central American countries in an attempt to cut down the number of people migrating thro...
00:17 2019-06-06

Trump Administration Expands Fast-Track Deportation Across the U.S. (SAN DIEGO) — The Trump administration is expanding the authority of immigration officers to deport migrants without requiring them to appear before judges ahead of deportation. The Homeland Sec...
04:51 2019-07-23

Good Riddance to One of the Worst Members of the Trump Administration The Trump administration is and always has been an all-star lineup of some of the most despicable people on the planet, but even in this tough crowd, Scott Lloyd always stood out for both his ambivale...
21:17 2019-05-29

Factbox: Trump administration departures, firings, reassignments U.S. President Donald Trump on Sunday said White House Council of Economic Advisers Chairman Kevin Hassett would leave his post "shortly," making him the latest high-level departure from the administr...
19:00 2019-06-03

Google follows the Trump administration and gives Huawei a temporary reprieve With Huawei on the ropes, yesterday the Trump administration gave the company a three-month reprieve allowing the company to access U.S. components and parts "necessary to maintain and support existin...
22:17 2019-05-21

Trump administration suspends trade complaint against China WASHINGTON (AP) — The Trump administration has suspended a complaint it had made against China to the World Trade Organization, a shift that might signal a slight opening in the administration’s...
01:17 2019-06-15

Trump Administration Imposes Cuba Travel Limits Americans will be barred from taking cruise ships to Cuba under tighter travel restrictions the Trump administration rolled out Tuesday, as it raises pressure on Havana to stop supporting Venezuela’s ...
15:17 2019-06-05

Acosta’s measured approach was an uncomfortable fit in Trump administration Acosta, who resigned over his handling of a plea deal involving sex offender Jeffrey Epstein, ran afoul of the constituencies that matter to Trump conservatives....
09:34 2019-07-13

Trump Administration Proposes Rollback of Transgender Protections The Department of Health and Human Services proposed to roll back Obama-era protections of transgender people, narrowing the definition of sex for health care coverage....
17:34 2019-05-24

Trump Administration Is Split Over Arms Sale to Taiwan As the U.S. pursues the sale of more than $2 billion of tanks and other weapons to Taiwan, the Trump administration is split over the potential repercussions the deal may have on efforts to reignite t...
07:00 2019-06-18

Trump Administration Pauses Enforcement of Abortion Restrictions (WASHINGTON) — The Trump administration is giving taxpayer-funded family planning clinics more time to comply with its new rule that says they no longer can refer women for abortions. But the cl...
09:17 2019-07-22

Trump administration puts new restrictions on Cuba travel WASHINGTON (AP) — The Trump administration is imposing major new travel restrictions on visits to Cuba by U.S. citizens, including a ban on many forms of educational and recreational travel. A Treasur...
17:17 2019-06-04

The Trump administration's dangerous fever dream about Iran The Iran debate in Washington is increasingly divorced from reality – and that should worry usThe Trump administration is caught in a fever dream about Iran, and the fever is becoming dangerous.In the...
10:34 2019-06-18

Trump administration wants to reverse Obama-era LGBT protections Team Trump proposed revoking Obama-era anti-discrimination protections for transgender people in health care on Friday — a move LGBT groups fear will result in many Americans being denied needed medic...
23:17 2019-05-24

Trump administration says it will print census without citizenship question The Trump administration on Tuesday said it will print the 2020 census without a question about citizenship, bringing to an apparent close a contentious legal battle over that aspect of the decennial ...
03:51 2019-07-03

Trump Administration Was Well Aware Of "Red Flagged" Officials: Report One nominee was flagged for his relationship with Russia, another for his alleged ties to white supremacist groups, and several others for criticizing Donald Trump before he became US president....
06:00 2019-06-24

Trump Administration to Expand Fast-Tracked Deportations Across the U.S. Immigrants who cannot prove they have had legal status to reside in the United States for longer than two years could be deported without being given a court hearing....
01:51 2019-07-23

Why the Trump Administration Is Running Out of Time to Print the Census A Chicago company with the lucrative contract to print the 2020 census can’t start the presses until a final decision comes on whether to include a citizenship question....
00:34 2019-06-28

Trump Administration to Expand Penalties for Currency Manipulators The administration proposed expanding a trade penalty that is typically used to put tariffs on countries for unfair subsidies to address manipulated currency....
07:00 2019-05-24

Trump administration retreats on census citizenship question In a stinging defeat for President Donald Trump, his administration ended its effort to add a citizenship question to the 2020 U.S. census, saying that it will begin printing forms that do not include...
01:51 2019-07-03

Trump administration to continue deporting Venezuelans despite crisis US as yet unwilling to grant temporary protected statusSenators accuse Trump of ‘having it both ways’ over MaduroThe Trump administration has said it is not yet willing to grant temporary protected st...
06:34 2019-07-17

Trump Administration Freezing Fuel Efficiency Penalties In The US The Trump administration said late on Friday it was issuing final rules to suspend a 2016 Obama administration regulation that more than doubled penalties for automakers failing to meet fuel......
10:51 2019-07-14

U.S. firms find way around Huawei ban, Trump administration is divided about what to do Yesterday we told you that U.S. based chip maker Micron Technologies did some research and discovered that it could legally ship some of its products to Huawei. The latter is banned from obtaining par...
18:34 2019-06-27

Former Trump administration officials: A list of notable departures From the White House chief of staff to the FBI director, from leaving for a new job to learning of his firing from a television, here’s a running list of those who have left the Trump administration....
17:00 2019-07-12

Trump administration relents over census citizenship question After supreme court decision, commerce secretary says forms being printed without question that could affect electionsThe Trump administration said on Tuesday it would begin printing forms for the 202...
03:17 2019-07-03

Trump Administration Rolls Out $16 Billion Farm-Aid Program President Trump rolled out a $16 billion plan to help farmers hit by the trade conflict with China and suggested Huawei Technologies could potentially be a bargaining chip in settling the dispute....
08:17 2019-05-24

Trump administration freezing fuel efficiency penalties The Trump administration said late on Friday it was issuing final rules to suspend a 2016 Obama administration regulation that more than doubled penalties for automakers failing to meet fuel efficienc...
04:17 2019-07-13

Trump administration to approve pesticide that may harm bees EPA said studies it considered, most of which were sponsored by industry, found sulfoxaflor isn’t dangerous for the pollinators The Trump administration is approving the pesticide sulfoxaflor – though...
21:51 2019-07-12

GOP lawmakers say Trump's Mexican tariffs endanger USMCA Republican lawmakers warn that President Trump has imperiled the ratification chances of his U.S.-Mexico-Canada Agreement on trade by announcing a 5% tariff on all Mexican goods. Trump said the tariff...
23:34 2019-05-31

Pelosi slams Trump for ‘xenophobic’ tweets about Dem lawmakers House Speaker Nancy Pelosi rebuked President Trump for his “xenophobic comments” when he called on four female Democratic lawmakers to “go back” to their countries. ​”​Wh...
19:00 2019-07-14

GOP lawmakers blast Trump over North Korea comments Republican Sen. Joni Ernst on Sunday pushed back on President Trump’s claim that he isn’t worried about North Korea’s ballistic missile testing this month....
22:17 2019-05-26

The Trump Administration has conflicting goals in the Middle East, expert says Two tankers were attacked in the Gulf of Oman just south of Iran on Wednesday. The Trump Administration has announced they hold Iran responsible for the attack. Karim Sadjadpour, senior fellow at the ...
19:51 2019-06-14

Trump Administration Wants Homeless Shelters to Deny Transgender People Trump’s invalid administration is considering a rule change that would allow discrimination against homeless transgender people seeking shelter....
06:00 2019-05-23

Trump Administration "Very Focused" On India-US Ties: Jared Kushner Batting for strong Indo-US ties, President Donald Trump's son-in-law Jared Kushner has said there are very few countries like India that possess the potential for growth and the administration was......
16:17 2019-07-12

Supreme Court to decide whether Trump administration can end DACA program The Supreme Court has agreed to decide whether plans by the Trump administration to end the so-called DACA program for young undocumented immigrants can proceed....
16:00 2019-06-28

Huawei is in the crosshairs of the Trump administration. So why do so few Americans know about the smartphone giant? Huawei is at the center of an international trade dispute with the Trump administration. But most Americans have never even heard of it. So, what is Huawei and why does the president care so much?...
01:34 2019-05-23

UK Envoy Called Trump Administration "Dysfunctional" In Email: Report In leaked emails, the UK's Ambassador to Washington Kim Darroch labelled American President Donald Trump's administration as "inept, insecure and incompetent", a media report said on Sunday....
10:00 2019-07-07

Trump Administration Bars Pride Flags from Embassy Flagpoles Four-year Dadaist art installation Trump and his administration are rejecting requests from United States embassies to fly the rainbow flag most closely associated with June, LGBTQ+ Pride Month, accor...
19:17 2019-06-09

Trump administration suspends U.S. educational programs for migrant children The Trump administration is suspending educational, legal and recreational programs for migrant children in its custody, saying an influx of children crossing the border without a parent or legal guar...
23:34 2019-06-05

Trump appears to contradict his own administration on census citizenship question Trump’s Commerce and Justice departments said the census was being printed without the question, but the president said Wednesday he was “moving forward” with the plan....
21:17 2019-07-03

UPDATE 3-Trump administration freezing fuel efficiency penalties The Trump administration said late on Friday it was issuing final rules to suspend a 2016 Obama administration regulation that more than doubled penalties for automakers failing to meet fuel efficienc...
16:34 2019-07-13

Trump administration announces major crackdown on asylum seekers The Trump administration on Monday announced a sweeping new policy tightening restrictions for asylum seekers, in a move that could drastically reduce the number of Central American migrants eligible ...
17:34 2019-07-15

Trump Administration Could Blacklist China’s Hikvision, a Surveillance Firm The move against Hikvision would mark another step to counter China’s economic ambitions, and the first time the administration punished a company for China’s detention of Uighurs....
19:17 2019-05-22

Watchdogs Sue Trump Administration Over Missing Notes From Putin Meeting A new lawsuit filed on Tuesday alleges that Secretary of State Mike Pompeo broke the law by allowing President Donald Trump to seize the notes from a key meeting with Russian President Vladimir Putin ...
21:51 2019-06-18

Several of Trump’s GOP allies raise alarms about administration’s budget proposal The senators warned that the fallback strategy would have a “draconian” impact on the military as the United States confronts growing threats worldwide....
21:17 2019-07-03

Trump Administration Gets Court Victory in Sanctuary Cities Case A federal appeals court upheld a Justice Department decision giving preferential treatment in awarding community policing grants to cities that cooperate with immigration authorities....
12:51 2019-07-13

Appeals court upholds Trump administration Title X gag rule A federal appeals court ruled Thursday to allow changes to Title X prohibiting family clinics from discussing abortions with patients or referring them to abortion clinics....
05:34 2019-07-12

Illinois to defy Trump administration's abortion referral 'gag rule' Illinois will defy enforcement of the Trump administration's rule barring taxpayer-backed family planning clinics from making abortion referrals, the governor said on Thursday, announcing the state pl...
23:51 2019-07-18

Trump administration will issue licenses for US companies to sell to Huawei Ross affirmed that the company would remain on the Entity List, which meant licenses would likely be denied and that the new policy would not change the scope of items requiring licenses. However, he ...
23:00 2019-07-09

Trump administration considers tapping U.S. TSA funds for border: source The U.S. Department of Homeland Security is considering tapping more than $230 million from the Transportation Security Administration to fund operations on the U.S.-Mexico border if Congress fails to...
00:51 2019-05-22

Transgender Patients Could be Stripped of Healthcare Protections by the Trump Administration Over the course of his two-and-half-year tenure, our alleged President Donald Trump has either enacted or enforced policies that make no secret as to where he stands on transgender and LGBTQ issues....
00:34 2019-05-25

Trump Administration Plans to Sell More Than $2 Billion of Arms to Taiwan The proposed weapons package, including 108 tanks, is the costliest in recent years. The sale would add to tensions between the United States and China....
22:51 2019-06-06

Trump denies administration's retreat on census citizenship question U.S. President Donald Trump on Wednesday contradicted statements made by his own officials, saying his administration had not dropped its efforts to add a citizenship question to the 2020 census....
17:34 2019-07-03

Trump administration will print 2020 census without citizenship question The Trump administration will move forward with printing the 2020 census without a controversial citizenship question, a Department of Justice spokesperson said Tuesday. The Supreme Court last week bl...
06:34 2019-07-03

Trump administration: 2020 Census to be printed without citizenship question GettyImages WASHINGTON (AP) – The Trump administration says the 2020 Census questionnaire is moving ahead without a question about citizenship. That’s according to an attorney for a civil rights...
06:34 2019-07-03

Trump administration will hire Cuccinelli for senior DHS border role The job appears to come in response to Trump’s desire for an immigration “czar,” although the former Virginia attorney general’s role is expected to be more limited....
01:34 2019-05-22

Trump administration is working to free A$AP Rocky from Swedish custody Rocky, a platinum-selling, Grammy-nominated artist whose real name is Rakim Mayers, has been behind bars since early this month as Swedish police investigate a fight he was allegedly involved in in St...
02:17 2019-07-20

EPA finalizes Trump administration’s coal-friendly climate plan Today, the EPA finalized the Trump administration's Affordable Clean Energy (ACE) plan, effectively rolling back Obama-era policies to address climate change. The Obama administration's Clea...
03:51 2019-06-20

Bret Baier: Trump administration will consider 'retooling' citizenship question Bret Baier has argued that the Trump administration will continue to push for inclusion of the controversial citizenship question on the 2020 census, despite being thwarted by the Supreme Court last w...
01:17 2019-07-10

Trump assails Britain's May, ambassador to U.S. who called his administration 'inept' U.S. President Donald Trump attacked Prime Minister Theresa May and her ambassador to Washington on Monday while Britain voiced regret for the leak of confidential memos in which the diplomat called T...
00:17 2019-07-09

Standoff escalates between Trump administration, Turkey over deal with Russia The Trump administration is locked in an escalating standoff with Turkey over its plans to purchase an air defense system from Russia, with a deadline fast-approaching for Ankara to back down or lose ...
21:51 2019-06-17

Trump assails UK's May, British ambassador who called his administration inept U.S. President Donald Trump attacked Prime Minister Theresa May and her ambassador to Washington on Monday while Britain voiced regret for a leak of confidential memos in which the diplomat called Tru...
22:51 2019-07-08

Trump administration won't ban pesticide tied to childhood brain damage Evironmental Protection Agency rejects proposed ban on chlorpyrifos, despite growing evidence of its toxicityThe US government has rejected a proposed ban on a toxic pesticide linked to brain damage i...
03:00 2019-07-19

Trump administration 'uniquely dysfunctional', says Britain's ambassador to U.S.: newspaper Britain's ambassador to the United States described President Donald Trump's administration as "dysfunctional", "clumsy" and "inept", the Mail on Sunday newspaper reported, citing a series of confiden...
11:17 2019-07-07

| In Washington, Salvini stresses Italy's closeness to Trump administration Matteo Salvini, the far-right Italian deputy prime minister, has met with top US officials in Washington and spoke of his "closeness" to President Donald Trump's administration....
10:34 2019-06-18

Trump Calls U.K. Ambassador ‘Very Stupid Guy’ After Leaked Criticism of his Administration A diplomatic rift between the U.K. and the U.S. deepened Tuesday morning as President Trump lashed out at the British government over leaked memos that revealed harsh criticism of the White House by i...
23:51 2019-07-09

US Will Work Closely With "Great Ally" India: Trump Administration India is a "great ally" of America and the US will continue to work closely with Prime Minister Narendra Modi, the Trump administration has said, asserting that Secretary of State Mike Pompeo was......
03:34 2019-05-29

Liberal groups sue over Trump administration's conscience objection rule A collection of legal groups sued the Trump administration Tuesday over new rules that protect medical workers with religious objections from being forced to provide or refer to abortion, sterilizatio...
23:00 2019-05-28

Trump administration may use loophole to sell Saudi Arabia weapons The Trump administration is reportedly considering using a legislative loophole to sell billions of dollars worth of weapons to Saudi Arabia without congressional approval. Secretary of State Mike Pom...
12:51 2019-05-24

Trump Administration Owes $7 Million For His 2017 Inauguration: Report The Trump administration and Congress still owe the District of Columbia government $7 million for expenses related to the 2017 presidential inauguration, the Washington Post reported on Friday,......
23:17 2019-06-15

Trump Administration Reportedly Thinking of Admitting Zero Refugees Next Year Officials within the Trump administration have proposed cutting the number of refugees it admits into the U.S. next year to almost zero, according to Politico, which heard of the plan from several ano...
15:34 2019-07-19

Trump Administration Rule Would Reverse HHS Protections for Transgender People (WASHINGTON) — A new Trump administration rule would roll back sex discrimination protection for transgender people in health services. In the proposed rule issued Friday, the Health and Human S...
22:01 2019-05-24

Trump Administration Could Blacklist Chinese Surveillance Technology Firm The move against Hikvision would mark another step to counter China’s economic ambitions, and the first time the administration punished a company for China’s detention of Uighurs....
03:00 2019-05-22

Trump Administration Strips India of Special Trade Status The status exempts billions of dollars of India’s products from American tariffs, part of a deepening clash over the country’s protections for its market....
08:51 2019-06-01

Trump administration denies deceit in census citizenship fight The Trump administration denied accusations that it concealed evidence that its plan to add a citizenship question to the 2020 U.S. Census was aimed at boosting Republicans' electoral power, and said ...
03:34 2019-06-04

Trump administration bans medical research using fetal tissue The Trump administration is ending medical research by government scientists using human fetal tissue, a victory for abortion foes and a setback for researchers, who use the tissue while trying to fin...
19:17 2019-06-05

Trump administration moves to expand fast-track deportations Homeland security chief portrays the extension as an effort that will alleviate the ‘ongoing crisis on the southern border’The Trump administration announced on Monday that it will vastly expand the a...
15:51 2019-07-23

In Leak, U.K. Ambassador Calls Trump Administration ‘Inept’ and ‘Clumsy’ Diplomatic cables containing the British ambassador’s withering assessment of the Trump administration could damage relations at a delicate moment for Britain....
00:17 2019-07-08

Trump Administration Plans To Increase Merit-Based Immigration To 57% The Donald Trump administration in the US is proposing a nearly five-fold increase in merit-based legal immigration and half those based on family and humanitarian system, in an effort to overhaul the...
16:17 2019-07-17

Trump Administration Says It Should Be Allowed to Treat Migrant Kids Like Dogs The Trump administration has had no shame treating migrant families, and children specifically, in dehumanizing ways and as political pawns, but even this seems like a new low....
21:34 2019-06-20

Trump administration loses bid to lift bar on funds for border wall A federal appeals court on Wednesday refused to lift an injunction barring the Trump administration from using $2.5 billion intended for the fight against illegal narcotics to build a wall along the s...
03:51 2019-07-04

Trump administration working holiday to resolve census question The Trump administration is working to determine a way to include a citizenship question on the 2020 Census after a federal judge gave them until 2 p.m. Friday to resolve the issue....
19:17 2019-07-04

Trump administration ban on cruises to Cuba creates chaos for U.S. travelers The Trump administration banned cruises to Cuba under new restrictions on U.S. travel to the Caribbean island imposed on Tuesday to pressure its Communist government to reform and stop supporting Vene...
08:34 2019-06-05

UPDATE 1-Trump administration rule would cut 3 mln people from food stamps The Trump administration on Tuesday proposed a rule to tighten food stamp eligibility that would cut about 3.1 million people from the program, U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) officials said....
17:00 2019-07-23

Trump administration rule would cut 3 million people from food stamps The Trump administration on Tuesday proposed a rule to tighten food stamp eligibility that would cut about 3.1 million people from the program, U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) officials said....
20:51 2019-07-23

Trump administration scrambles to save citizenship question on census A federal judge in Maryland overseeing one of three lawsuits on the matter gave the administration until 2 p.m. Friday to explain how it intends to proceed....
09:51 2019-07-05

Trump administration to ban abortion referrals at taxpayer-funded clinics Department of Health to force end to abortion referrals, a rule widely seen as a blow against Planned ParenthoodTaxpayer-funded family planning clinics must stop referring women for abortions immediat...
19:34 2019-07-16

House gives committees green light to sue Trump administration officials WASHINGTON – The House passed a resolution Tuesday that gave congressional committees the green light to take Trump administration officials to court. The measure passed 229 to 191. The resoluti...
02:00 2019-06-12

Top Trump administration officials to brief Senate, House on Iran on Tuesday Top officials from President Donald Trump's administration will brief the U.S. Senate and House of Representatives about Iran on Tuesday afternoon, congressional aides said, after lawmakers clamored f...
17:00 2019-05-21

Trump says administration will investigate claim Google is committing treason President Trump said Tuesday his administration will investigate claims made by wealthy Silicon Valley entrepreneur Peter Thiel that Google has been compromised or infiltrated by Chinese intelligence....
18:51 2019-07-16

Trump administration denies possible ouster of Commerce Secretary Ross U.S. Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin on Monday denied a media report https://nbcnews.to/2XPQJ4B that President Donald Trump is considering removing Commerce Secretary Wilbur Ross after a Supreme Cou...
08:34 2019-07-16

Trump administration moves to stop more immigrants from seeking U.S. asylum The Trump administration on Monday moved to bar almost all immigrants from applying for asylum at the country's southern border, requiring them to first pursue safe haven in a third country through wh...
22:17 2019-07-15

Trump Administration Is Opening Investigations Into Foreign Funding at U.S. Colleges The U.S. Education Department is opening investigations into foreign funding at Georgetown University and Texas A&M University as the Trump administration increases its scrutiny of international money...
22:34 2019-06-13

UK regrets leak of memos calling Trump administration 'inept' Britain said on Monday it had contacted Washington to express regret for the leak of confidential memos in which its ambassador described U.S. President Donald Trump's administration as "dysfunctional...
17:34 2019-07-08

Trump administration orders abortion referrals ban to take effect immediately Taxpayer-funded family planning clinics must stop referring women for abortions immediately, the Trump administration said Monday, declaring it will begin enforcing a new regulation hailed by religiou...
23:51 2019-07-16

U.K. Ambassador to the U.S. Calls Trump Administration ‘Inept’ in Leaked Memos (LONDON) — Leaked diplomatic cables reveal that Britain’s ambassador to the United States regards President Donald Trump’s administration as inept, hobbled by infighting, and unlikel...
16:34 2019-07-07

The Trump Administration Is Moving to End Food Stamps for 3 Million People The Trump administration is moving to end food stamp benefits for 3 million people with proposed new regulations curtailing the leeway of states to automatically enroll residents who receive welfare b...
13:51 2019-07-23

Lebanon slams Trump administration’s Mideast peace plan Lebanon’s Parliament Speaker Nabih Berri has criticized the Trump administration’s $50 billion investment proposal, part of its Middle East peace plan, saying Beirut will not be “tempted” by money at ...
14:01 2019-06-23

Trump administration to face claim of deceit over U.S. Census question The Trump administration is expected to appear in court on Wednesday to defend itself against claims that its proposed addition of a citizenship question to the 2020 U.S. Census was secretly orchestra...
13:34 2019-06-05

Trump administration 'uniquely dysfunctional,' British ambassador to US reportedly says Britain's ambassador to the United States described President Donald Trump's administration as "dysfunctional," "clumsy" and "inept," the Mail on Sunday newspaper reported, citing a series o...
12:51 2019-07-07

Trump administration will have to defend claim of deceit over census question Plaintiffs suing the Trump administration over the inclusion of a citizenship question on the 2020 census have until July 12 to file briefs explaining why they believe the government should be sanctio...
04:01 2019-06-06

Trump administration bars Steve King from Air Force One: report Iowa Republican Rep. Steve King, who was stripped of his committee assignments for his pro-white nationalist statements earlier this year, was reportedly barred from Air Force One Tuesday while Presid...
02:00 2019-06-12

Trump administration erects another barrier to immigrants seeking U.S. asylum The Trump administration on Monday unveiled a new rule to bar almost all immigrants from applying for asylum at the southern border, requiring them to first pursue safe haven in a third country throug...
02:00 2019-07-16

Trump administration moves to end U.S. research using fetal tissue from abortions The Trump administration on Wednesday said it would end scientific research at the National Institutes of Health that relies on fetal tissue from elective abortions, and would accelerate efforts to fi...
04:34 2019-06-06

DJI Drones Could Be the Latest Target of Trump Administration's Offense Against China In the middle of a rapidly intensifying fight between the United States and Beijing over Chinese telecom giant Huawei, the Department of Homeland Security warned companies on data security risks if th...
15:17 2019-05-21

The Trump administration is waging a quiet war on education | Ross Barkan The Trump/DeVos vision of American education? Unshackle the rich and let them turn a profit at the expense of working-class studentsPerhaps nothing illustrates the perverse nature of Donald Trump’s ad...
10:51 2019-06-14

Trump Administration Abandons Plan to Overhaul Drug Rebates The White House abandoned a push to end rebates paid to middlemen who negotiate drug prices on behalf of health insurers, a move that could turn scrutiny back on how drugmakers themselves set prices. ...
18:17 2019-07-11

Trump administration bans cruises to Cuba in clampdown on U.S. travel The Trump administration on Tuesday imposed heavy new restrictions on travel to Cuba by U.S. citizens, including a ban on cruises, in a bid to further pressure the Communist island over its support fo...
18:51 2019-06-04

Tillerson quietly meets with House lawmakers to discuss Trump Former Secretary of State Rex Tillerson quietly met with the top Democrat and Republican on the House Foreign Affairs Committee Tuesday for an interview that focused primarily on his time in the Trump...
05:51 2019-05-23

U.S. Democratic lawmakers slam Trump's latest border initiatives U.S. Democratic lawmakers on Friday called President Donald Trump's latest anti-immigration initiatives "unacceptable" and warned his administration against misappropriating funding authorized only fo...
01:00 2019-07-20

Trump, lawmakers gather for White House picnic on tense day WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump is playing host to members of Congress and their families at the annual White House congressional picnic after a tense 24 hours involving Iran. Trump did not m...
04:17 2019-06-22

U.S. lawmakers to push back against Trump on Saudi weapons sales Members of the U.S. Congress, including some of President Donald Trump's fellow Republicans as well as Democrats, are preparing legislation seeking to block his plan for $8 billion in weapons sales to...
03:51 2019-06-05

Democratic lawmakers slam Trump's latest border initiatives U.S. Democratic lawmakers on Friday called President Donald Trump's latest anti-immigration initiatives "unacceptable" and warned his administration against misappropriating funding authorized only fo...
06:51 2019-07-20

Trump urges lawmakers to pass new NAFTA before infrastructure bill U.S. President Donald Trump wrote in a letter to Democratic congressional leaders that lawmakers should pass the United States-Mexico-Canada trade pact before taking up any infrastructure bill....
02:34 2019-05-22

After Backlash, Donald Trump Says Lawmakers "Obligated To Love Country" US President Donald Trump has said lawmakers have an obligation to love and embrace the country, as he disavowed the chanting of "send her back" by his supporters against a Democratic Congresswoman....
13:17 2019-07-19

Trump defiant as lawmakers blast his 'racist' attacks on four congresswomen Democrats in the U.S. Congress moved on Monday to formally condemn President Donald Trump's attacks on four minority congresswomen, while Trump doubled down, saying those who are unhappy with the Unit...
22:17 2019-07-15

The complete list of GOP lawmakers reacting to Trump’s ‘go back’ tweet The vast majority of Republican members of Congress have not said anything publicly about President Trump’s Sunday morning tweet that four Democratic House members should “go back” to countries they “...
14:17 2019-07-16

What SMEs need to know in the event of a cyberattack 65,000 is a key number to SMEs. Not only does it represent the amount of UK small businesses which face cyber attacks every year, but data suggests £65,000 is also the average cost of each cyber ...
14:51 2019-05-31

Census plaintiffs seek sanctions against Trump administration for trial 'fraud' Civil rights groups who successfully blocked the Trump administration from adding a citizenship question to the 2020 U.S. census are seeking sanctions against government officials, saying they brazenl...
01:51 2019-07-17

Trump administration bans popular forms of tourist travel to Cuba The Trump administration on Tuesday implemented new travel restrictions for US citizens heading to Cuba, eliminating some of the most commons ways American tourists visit the country — including organ...
04:17 2019-06-05

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20:34 2019-06-12

Appeals court grants Trump administration win to snub ‘sanctuary cities’ The Trump administration scored its first judicial win in its long-running battle to punish so-called sanctuary cities for defying federal immigration laws. A three-judge panel on the Ninth Circuit Co...
00:34 2019-07-14

Trump administration moves to replace interpreters in immigration court hearings TUCSON — This week, the Trump administration begins a pilot program in select cities to cut interpreters from immigration court hearings. The administration characterizes this as a cost-cutting ...
20:00 2019-07-21

US judge halts Trump administration rule requiring drug prices in TV ads U.S. District Judge Amit Mehta in Washington, D.C., sided with drugmakers Merck & Co, Eli Lilly and Co and Amgen by halting the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services rule from taking effect on ...
14:51 2019-07-09

The Trump Administration Is Making Lifesaving Fetal Tissue Research Almost Impossible On Wednesday, the Trump administration announced a new curtailing of federal spending on research using fetal tissue, according to the New York Times. The new rules will make it extremely difficult fo...
11:34 2019-06-06

Trump administration pauses new rule limiting abortion referrals: report U.S. President Donald Trump's administration will pause its enforcement of a new rule barring federally funded family planning clinics from referring women for abortions, the Washington Post reported ...
18:00 2019-07-21

Some US embassies are still flying LGBTQ pride flags despite Trump administration advisory against it ANGELA WEISS/AFP/Getty Images US embassies and diplomatic missions are honoring LGBTQ pride month around the globe, despite the State Department's decision to reject requests to fly rainbow flags. Se...
01:51 2019-06-10

Another Brazen Trump Administration Corruption Tale, Courtesy of Elaine Chao It is another week in Trump’s America, which means it’s time for another story of our government’s transformation into a piggy bank for rich, corrupt assholes. The New York Times published a detailed ...
20:00 2019-06-03

Trump administration to review 'role of human rights in public policy' Advocates warn the new panel, helmed by an abortion and gay rights opponent, is a threat to progressive reformsUS secretary of state Mike Pompeo has unveiled a new panel tasked with reviewing “the rol...
01:00 2019-07-09

Amid migrant surge, Trump adds hardliner Ken Cuccinelli to administration Ken Cuccinelli, former attorney general of Virginia, has advocated for denying citizenship to the American-born children of parents living in the U.S. illegally....
02:34 2019-05-22

Trump administration used loophole to sell $7B worth of weapons to Saudi Arabia The Trump administration used an emergency loophole in an arms control export law to kickstart $7 billion of weapons to Saudi Arabia. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo notified Congress of the decision o...
20:34 2019-05-25

Banker indicted for bribing Paul Manafort for role in Trump administration Federal Savings Bank Chairman and CEO Stephen Calk attempted to bribe President Donald Trump's former campaign chairman for a role in his administration, according to an indictment unsealed Thursday....
18:34 2019-05-24

Bipartisan leaders, Trump administration to huddle on elusive budget deal Trump administration officials and bipartisan House and Senate leaders are set to meet again this week in an effort to revive stalled negotiations on lifting spending caps....
08:51 2019-06-18

John Bolton suggests Trump administration could bar Google from working with China President Trump could bar Google and other American corporations from working with China on sensitive projects, a top White House official intimated....
01:17 2019-07-17

U.S. judge strikes down Trump administration rule requiring drug prices in TV ads A federal judge on Monday dealt a blow to the Trump administration by striking down a new rule that would have forced pharmaceutical companies to include the wholesale prices of their drugs in televis...
05:17 2019-07-09

Trump Administration Sharply Curtails Fetal Tissue Medical Research The Trump administration will be ending a major university contract involving fetal tissue research and will soon stop such work at the National Institutes of Health....
20:34 2019-06-05

Trump administration finalizes replacement for Obama’s Clean Power Plan Enlarge / A truck loaded with coal is viewed at the Eagle Butte Coal Mine, which is operated by Alpha Coal, on Monday May 08, 2017, in Gillette, Wyoming. (credit: Matt McClain/The Washington Post vi...
07:01 2019-06-20

U.S. judge rejects Trump administration move to start wall construction A federal judge rejected on Thursday an effort by the Trump administration to begin construction on a wall on the border with Mexico while it appeals a ruling that found funding for the wall was likel...
22:51 2019-05-30

Bank CEO charged in Manafort bribery scheme to get Trump administration post The head of a Chicago-based bank was charged in an indictment unsealed on Thursday with bribery and accused of corruptly approving high-risk loans to President Donald Trump's former campaign chairman ...
20:51 2019-05-23

Group sues Trump administration for withholding information on mining decision A conservation group on Thursday sued the Trump administration for withholding documents related to its decision to cancel a 20-year ban on mining in a Minnesota wilderness area and open it up to copp...
18:51 2019-06-20

Trump administration moves to release migrant children faster from U.S. custody The Trump administration is again changing the way it vets people who want to sponsor minors who crossed the U.S.-Mexico border alone in an effort to speed up the release of thousands of migrant child...
00:17 2019-06-11

Trump administration pushes U.S. at-home kidney care, transplant availability The Trump administration on Wednesday set goals to move more kidney disease treatment into patients' homes and increase transplants while reducing the U.S. reliance on more costly dialysis clinics....
22:17 2019-07-10

Dozens of States Sue Trump Administration Over Vile New Healthcare 'Conscience' Rule Two dozen states and cities are suing the Trump administration over new rules that allow insurance companies, healthcare providers, and employers to refuse to cover procedures that they say conflict w...
20:34 2019-05-22

Trump Administration Moves to End Asylum Protections for Most Central American Migrants WASHINGTON — The Trump administration on Monday moved to end asylum protections for most Central American migrants in a major escalation of the president’s battle to tamp down the number o...
16:51 2019-07-15

Trump administration declares emergency in violence-plagued rural Alaska U.S. Attorney General William Barr on Friday declared a public-safety emergency in rural Alaska and pledged $10.5 million in federal funds to combat some of the nation's worst rates of sexual assault,...
02:17 2019-06-29

U.S. appeals court blocks Trump administration birth control exemptions A federal appeals court on Friday blocked the Trump administration from enforcing new rules allowing employers to obtain exemptions from an Obamacare requirement they provide health insurance that cov...
23:51 2019-07-12

Trump touts administration’s environment record during White House speech Trump has a tough case to make as an environmental steward given his record, according to former environmental advocates and former federal regulators....
22:51 2019-07-08

Montana tribe rips Trump administration over federal coal leasing A Montana tribe this week blasted the Trump administration for seeking to overturn an Obama-era moratorium on federal coal leasing without consulting it, saying the move violated its treaty rights and...
00:34 2019-05-30

Trump administration declares Title X abortion restrictions will go into effect immediately The Trump administration announced Monday that taxpayer-funded family planning clinics are prohibited from referring women to abortion providers as a part of the family planning program Title X....
11:34 2019-07-16

Trump Administration Balks at Global Pact to Crack Down on Online Extremism Citing American’s free speech protections, the administration said it would not endorse the ‘Christchurch Call,’ which urges major online platforms to eradicate violent and extremist content....
14:38 2019-05-21

Huawei CEO downplays expected $30 billion revenue miss due to the Trump administration ban Huawei CEO Ren Zhengfei said in an interview with CNBC the company's business is still strong in China, and it expects $100 billion in revenue this year....
11:51 2019-06-19

U.S. judge strikes Trump administration rule requiring drug prices in TV ads A federal judge on Monday dealt a blow to the Trump administration by striking down a new rule that would have forced pharmaceutical companies to include the wholesale prices of their drugs in televis...
01:34 2019-07-09

Despite Trump Administration Denials, U.S. Embassies Are Displaying Pride Flags Around the World Despite the Trump Administration’s reported refusals this year to grant permission for U.S. embassies to fly rainbow flags during Pride Month, some diplomats are finding ways to still show their...
19:17 2019-06-09

Trump Administration Threatens to Extend Trade War to France Over 3% Tax on Big Tech Companies The Trump Administration is threatening the extend its trade war to France as the country prepares to hit big tech companies––many of them American––with a new tax. A 3% levy o...
00:17 2019-07-12

Trump administration readies draft plan to speed environmental permitting The Trump administration will complete a draft proposal to streamline environmental permitting for big infrastructure projects by next month, an administration official said on Wednesday, marking a ke...
01:00 2019-05-23

Trump administration owes D.C. government $7 million for inauguration: Washington Post The Trump administration and Congress still owe the District of Columbia government $7 million for expenses related to the 2017 presidential inauguration, the Washington Post reported on Friday, raisi...
19:34 2019-06-15

2020 census: Trump administration still seeking grounds for 'citizen' question Supreme court rejected justice department’s justificationPresident says he is considering executive actionThe US justice department has said it will continue to look for legal grounds to force the inc...
05:00 2019-07-06

Trump administration kicks Turkish pilots out after removing Turkey from the F-35 program The Trump administration is requiring the Turkish pilots and maintainers training on the F-35 fighter in the U.S. to leave now that Turkey has been kicked out of the fighter program....
00:34 2019-07-18

Tulsi Gabbard: 'Neocons' in Trump administration 'placed dynamite and lit the fuse' for war with Iran Neoconservatives inside the White House are setting up America for a potential military conflict with Iran unless President Trump intervenes, according to Rep. Tulsi Gabbard, D-Hawaii....
04:17 2019-06-28

Trump says 'Obama built the cages' that his administration has been using to lock up migrant children YouTube/Noticias Telemundo President Donald Trump told Telemundo in an interview that aired Thursday that former President Barack Obama also detained migrant children in cages at the border. Though t...
18:51 2019-06-22

Planned Parenthood, ACLU sue Trump administration over 'conscience protections' rule Planned Parenthood and the American Civil Liberties Union filed separate lawsuits Tuesday suing the Trump administration over the “conscience protection” rule that protects workers from being forced t...
03:17 2019-06-12

Trump Administration Seeks to Literally Take Food Out of Poor People’s Mouths According to the U.S. Department of Agriculture, 36 million Americans were receiving an average of $121 monthly in food stamps as of April of this year. If the Trump administration has its way, that n...
15:51 2019-07-23

MSNBC reporter claims Trump administration has treated migrants 'more inhumanely' than anyone else Jacob Soboroff, a correspondent for MSNBC and NBC News, criticized President Trump's administration, arguing that it had been the worst for handling migrants at the southern border....
19:34 2019-07-03

Trump administration drug officials clash over how to combat fentanyl copycats Trump administration officials are divided over part of a proposal to crack down on illicit versions of fentanyl, the deadly synthetic painkiller that U.S. President Donald Trump targeted in declaring...
13:51 2019-07-09

The Trump administration is repealing an Obama-era policy of policing for-profit colleges The U.S. Education Department is rescinding an Obama-era rule that aimed to police ineffective for-profit colleges.       ...
07:17 2019-06-29

Pelosi rules out censuring Trump Speaker Nancy Pelosi officially shut the door on censuring President Donald Trump Wednesday but plans to view a minimally redacted version of special counsel Robert Mueller’s report this week, her lat...
21:17 2019-06-19

Lawmakers torn over sexual assault allegations made against Trump nominee Members of the Senate Armed Services Committee are torn over the recent sexual assault allegations that were lobbied against President Trump’s nominee for vice chairman of the Joint Chiefs of St...
06:00 2019-07-12

Trump presses for USMCA passage as Lighthizer, lawmakers prepare to meet President Donald Trump and his top advisers on Monday stepped up their drive to win congressional passage of a trade deal with Canada and Mexico, as the administration's top trade official prepared to...
07:34 2019-07-16

UPDATE 2-Four U.S. lawmakers ask Trump to move forward with $10 bln Pentagon cloud contract Four members of U.S. Congress, including House Armed Services Committee ranking member Mac Thornberry, sent a letter to President Donald Trump on Thursday urging him to move forward with a $10 billion...
23:17 2019-07-19

Four U.S. lawmakers ask Trump to move forward with $10 billion Pentagon cloud contract Four members of U.S. Congress, including House Armed Services Committee ranking member Mac Thornberry, sent a letter to President Donald Trump on Thursday urging him to move forward with a $10 billion...
20:34 2019-07-19

US hits Iran with cyberattack: Reports The US reportedly launched a cyberattack on Iran in response to the downing of an unmanned drone. Cybersecurity firms have also reported a rise in Iranian attempts to hack US companies and government ...
12:51 2019-06-23

Protecting our energy infrastructure from cyberattack Almost every day, news headlines announce another security breach and the theft of credit card numbers and other personal information. While having one’s credit card stolen can be annoying and unsettl...
00:00 2019-06-05

BBC investigation reveals UK universities under cyberattack While businesses are often the target of cyberattacks, new research from BBC's Radio 4 has revealed that two thirds of UK universities have been hacked over the past four years.In addition to obt...
21:51 2019-06-04

Trump administration holds off redirecting California's high-speed rail money The Trump administration on Wednesday agreed not to immediately redirect nearly $1 billion it is withholding from California's high-speed rail project, one of several disputes between Republican Trump...
02:51 2019-05-23

USDA staffers quit en masse as Trump administration eyes moving offices out of DC Employees at the U.S. Department of Agriculture are quitting at a rapid clip as Secretary Sonny Perdue prepares to move forward with plans to relocate two offices far outside the Washington, D.C., Bel...
23:51 2019-05-23

The Trump Administration Protested When Kenya Halted a Coal-Fired Power Plant When the Kenyan government had second thoughts about allowing the country’s first coal-fired power plant, the Trump Administration’s representative in the country protested. U.S. Ambassado...
18:34 2019-07-02

Trump administration announces $16 billion farm aid plan to offset trade war losses The Trump administration on Thursday unveiled a $16 billion farm aid package to offset losses from a 10-month trade war with China and said payment rates to farmers would be determined by where they f...
02:34 2019-05-24

Trump administration to roll back health-care protections for transgender people The Trump administration proposed Friday to roll back health-care protections for transgender people by ending an Obama-era policy that prohibited health providers from discriminating against patients...
18:51 2019-05-24

Trump administration runs up against legal wall in effort to lower drug prices A federal judge blocked a new requirement for drugmakers to display the price of medications in television ads, saying the Department of Health and Human Services overstepped its authority and would n...
16:51 2019-07-09

Canada endorses plan to stop Trump administration from disrupting WTO: trade minister Canada's trade minister is endorsing a European Union plan to prevent the Trump administration from paralyzing the World Trade Organization's dispute-settlement body later this year....
14:51 2019-06-04

Trump administration names veteran diplomat Donald Booth as envoy for Sudan The United States on Wednesday named veteran diplomat Donald Booth as its envoy to Sudan amid an international push for a peaceful transition after the overthrow of former President Omar al-Bashir....
20:51 2019-06-12

Trump administration unveils $16 billion bailout to farmers hurt by China trade war The Trump administration announced a $16 billion aid program for American farmers that includes a three-pronged package of aid for American farmers who have been hurt by the U.S. trade war with China....
19:34 2019-05-23

Huawei ban threatens U.S. national security, tech companies warn Trump administration U.S. technology companies have told the Commerce Department that the Trump administration’s ban on selling to the Chinese tech giant Huawei could significantly harm their bottom lines and might damage...
02:34 2019-06-08

CORRECTED-Group sues Trump administration for withholding information on mining decision A conservation group on Thursday sued the Trump administration for withholding documents related to its decision to cancel a 20-year ban on mining in a Minnesota wilderness area and open it up to copp...
01:00 2019-06-21

Trump administration denies embassies’ requests to fly pride flag on flagpoles: reports The Trump administration has reportedly rejected requests from U.S. embassies to fly the rainbow pride flag on embassy flagpoles during LGBTQ Pride month -- an apparent reversal of a practice during t...
21:51 2019-06-08

Appeals Court Allows Trump Administration’s Abortion ‘Gag Rule’ to Take Effect Amid Challenge A federal appeals court said Thursday new Trump administration rules imposing additional hurdles for women seeking abortions can take effect while the government appeals decisions that blocked them. M...
07:00 2019-06-21

Trump Administration Pushes Back Harriet Tubman $20 Bill But Definitely NOT for Racism Reasons Your cartoonishly evil Trump administration thing of the day: Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin told the House Financial Services committee on Wednesday that the decision on whether to have a redesign...
23:51 2019-05-22

Homeless shelters could deny transgender people under proposed Trump administration rule A Trump administration proposal could allow federally-funded homeless shelters to deny services to transgender people.        ...
07:51 2019-05-23

UPDATE 1-Group sues Trump administration for withholding information on mining decision A conservation group on Thursday sued the Trump administration for withholding documents related to its decision to cancel a 20-year ban on mining in a Minnesota wilderness area and open it up to copp...
01:00 2019-06-21

Trump administration seeks emergency court order to build border wall WASHINGTON — The Trump administration is seeking an emergency court order to let the government use Pentagon money to build sections of a border wall in Arizona and Texas. A federal judge in Californi...
05:34 2019-06-05

Appeals court clears way for Trump administration rule targeting Planned Parenthood The 9th Circuit Court of Appeals ruled Thursday that the Trump administration's restrictions on family planning funds could go into effect, a move that would cut off millions of dollars from organizat...
04:51 2019-06-21

Trump Administration's Visa Delays Are Leaving International Students Stranded and Broke International students are begging their universities for a solution after increasing processing times for work visas through U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services have stalled internships and sum...
23:17 2019-06-17

Senators Say the Trump Administration Will Use an ‘Emergency Declaration’ to Sell Arms to Saudi Arabia (WASHINGTON) — The Trump administration notified Congress on Friday that it is invoking a rarely used provision in federal law to bypass congressional review of arms sales to Saudi Arabia, two D...
22:01 2019-05-24

Trump administration issues guidance for federal agencies to weigh climate impacts The Trump administration on Friday released guidance for how federal agencies should weigh climate change impacts before approving major energy and infrastructure projects, easing criteria that the Ob...
20:00 2019-06-21

Trump administration bans government scientists from using aborted fetal tissue in research The Trump administration will block government scientists from acquiring new fetal tissue from abortions to use in medical research, a major victory for abortion opponents....
23:17 2019-06-05

Trump administration asks for Supreme Court intervention over border wall construction The Trump administration is asking the Supreme Court to lift an injunction imposed by a lower court that blocks the administration from using $2.5 billion in military funds to construct a wall on the ...
01:34 2019-07-13

Trump administration expands deportation authority across US; ACLU promises legal action The change is the latest move in the administration's attempts to crack down on illegal immigration.        ...
05:00 2019-07-23

Trump administration sanctions Hezbollah officials for supporting Iran's 'malign activities' The Trump administration applied sanctions against three high-ranking Hezbollah officials, accusing them of supporting Iran's "malign activities" from within the Lebanese government....
23:34 2019-07-10

UPDATE 3-U.S. judge strikes down Trump administration rule requiring drug prices in TV ads A federal judge on Monday dealt a blow to the Trump administration by striking down a new rule that would have forced pharmaceutical companies to include the wholesale prices of their drugs in televis...
08:17 2019-07-09

Despite Trump Administration Request Denials, U.S. Embassies Are Displaying Pride Flags Around the World Despite the Trump Administration’s reported refusals this year to grant permission for U.S. embassies to fly rainbow flags during Pride Month, some diplomats are finding ways to still show their...
22:34 2019-06-09

Trump administration launches probe into French tech tax, prompting fears of new trade war The White House announced Wednesday it was opening an investigation into whether an imminent French tax on technology giants "unfairly targets American companies."...
03:17 2019-07-11

Judge allows short-term plans advanced by Trump administration as alternatives to Obamacare A federal judge ruled Friday that the Trump administration may allow the sale of short-term health insurance plans, less costly alternatives to Obamacare that do not cover pre-existing illnesses....
23:00 2019-07-19

Pence confirms Trump administration denied US embassy requests to fly Pride flag Vice President Mike Pence on Monday confirmed that the Trump administration denied requests from U.S. embassies around the world to display a rainbow flag to celebrate LGBTQ Pride Month....
12:51 2019-06-11

Social security workers call new Trump administration contract ‘union-busting’ New contract will reduce the time allotted to employees for union activity from 250,000 hours annually to 50,000Workers at the Social Security Administration (SSA) say that the Trump administration ha...
13:51 2019-07-03

Trump administration pursues rule that would remove 3.1 million people from food stamps The Trump administration on Tuesday will propose a rule to tighten food stamp restrictions that would cut about 3.1 million people from the program, U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) officials sai...
07:17 2019-07-23

Shelters Are Overcrowded With Migrant Children. Now the Trump Administration Is Scouting Military Bases The Trump Administration is assessing whether military bases in Oklahoma, Montana and Georgia are suitable to shelter immigrant children who are apprehended at the U.S.-Mexico border without an adult ...
04:51 2019-06-06

Trump administration aims to boost U.S. at-home kidney care, transplant availability The Trump administration on Wednesday set goals to push more kidney disease treatment into patients' homes and increase transplants while reducing the U.S. reliance on more costly dialysis clinics....
19:34 2019-07-10

Judge blocks Trump administration from requiring drug companies to list prices in TV ads A federal judge ruled Monday to block the Trump administration from forcing pharmaceutical companies to list the prices of medication in television advertisements....
09:34 2019-07-09

Trump administration pulls $929 million in funding for California high-speed rail The Federal Railroad Administration announced Thursday that it terminated a 2010 agreement with the California High-Speed Rail Authority and will pull a nearly $929 million federal grant....
19:17 2019-05-21

Trump administration sets new rule to make it harder for immigrants to seek asylum The Trump administration on Monday said it would take steps to make it more difficult for immigrants arriving on the southern border to seek asylum in the United States, putting the onus on them to as...
19:17 2019-07-15

Trump administration replaces Obama-era power plant rule, in boost to coal The Trump administration finalized a new carbon emissions rule for U.S. power plants on Wednesday that it said could cut pollution without damaging the coal industry, replacing a much tougher Obama-er...
18:34 2019-06-19

UPDATE 2-U.S. judge strikes Trump administration rule requiring drug prices in TV ads A federal judge on Monday dealt a blow to the Trump administration by striking down a new rule that would have forced pharmaceutical companies to include the wholesale prices of their drugs in televis...
03:51 2019-07-09

Trump administration to reportedly allow federally funded adoption agencies to reject same-sex couples President Trump's administration will reportedly reverse his predecessor's policy of blocking federal funding for religious adoption organizations that refuse to serve same-sex couples....
06:51 2019-05-25

British Ambassador Resigns After Leak of Diplomatic Cables Critical of Trump Administration (LONDON) — Britain’s ambassador to the United States resigned Wednesday, just days after diplomatic cables criticizing President Donald Trump were leaked, causing embarrassment to two coun...
16:17 2019-07-10

California sues Trump administration over withholding high-speed rail funds California on Tuesday sued the Trump administration in U.S. District Court after the U.S. Transportation Department confirmed it would withhold $929 million in high-speed rail funding awarded to the s...
22:51 2019-05-21

Federal judge blocks Trump administration rule requiring drug prices in TV ads The decision, handed down just hours before the rule was set to take effect, came in response to a lawsuit challenging the authority of the Department of Health and Human Services....
08:34 2019-07-09

The Supreme Court Turned Down a Trump Administration Census Question. The Attorney General Wants to Try Again (EDGEFIELD, S.C.) — Attorney General William Barr said Monday that he sees a legal path to adding a citizenship question to the 2020 census, despite a Supreme Court ruling that blocked its inclu...
02:00 2019-07-09

Opponents sue as Trump’s new asylum rules go into effect The policy went into effect Tuesday but drew two swift lawsuits from immigrant advocacy groups in federal courts, one in San Francisco and one in Washington, D.C....
06:17 2019-07-17

House Homeland Security panel head says Trump words endanger lawmakers The Democratic chairman of the House of Representatives' Homeland Security Committee on Thursday called for an emergency meeting of the board overseeing the U.S. Capitol Police to address what he said...
03:34 2019-07-19

GOP lawmakers discuss vote to block Trump’s new tariffs on Mexico, in what would be a dramatic act of defiance Republican aren’t eager for a fight with Trump. But some feel they might have to take action, as consensus grows that the new tariffs would amount to a tax increase on American businesses and consumer...
06:00 2019-06-04

UPDATE 3-Four Republican lawmakers ask Trump to move forward with $10 bln Pentagon cloud contract Four Republican members of U.S. Congress, including House Armed Services Committee ranking member Mac Thornberry, sent a letter to President Donald Trump on Thursday urging him to move forward with a ...
00:51 2019-07-20

Republicans criticize minority lawmakers as ‘far-left’ while chastising Trump for ‘over the line’ tweets Several Republicans assailed Trump without any mention of the policies of the four Democratic congresswomen, calling the president’s remarks “spiteful.”...
01:00 2019-07-16

Four Republican lawmakers ask Trump to move forward with $10 billion Pentagon cloud contract Four Republican members of U.S. Congress, including House Armed Services Committee ranking member Mac Thornberry, sent a letter to President Donald Trump on Thursday urging him to move forward with a ...
00:34 2019-07-20

Explainer: What it would take for Congress to impeach Trump A dark cloud of impeachment has threatened President Donald Trump for many months, with Democrats in the U.S. House of Representatives, where any such effort to remove him from office would begin, div...
07:17 2019-07-23

Explainer: What would it take for U.S. Congress to impeach Trump? U.S. President Donald Trump, under growing pressure from numerous investigations of him and his administration, last week scorned talk of being removed from office via the impeachment process as "dirt...
14:17 2019-06-03

Cyberattack hits app used by Hong Kong protesters A secure messaging app used by protesters to organize in Hong Kong was hit with a massive cyberattack, identifiable from offending IP addresses as coming from mainland China....
07:00 2019-06-21

Images of travellers exposed in cyberattack, U.S. Customs says The U.S. Customs and Border Protection service says images of travellers -- which it presumably collected at points of entry -- have been exposed in a malicious cyberattack....
00:17 2019-06-11

Trump administration approved transfers of nuclear technology to Saudi Arabia after Khashoggi murder At least two of the seven secret transfers occurred after Khashoggi’s murder, Sen. Tim Kaine (D-Va.) said, citing new information from the Department of Energy....
22:34 2019-06-04

How real is Iran threat? Democrats fear Trump administration using intel to justify conflict Secretary of State Mike Pompeo and Acting Defense Secretary Patrick Shanahan on Tuesday briefed members of the House and Senate behind closed doors.        ...
01:00 2019-05-22

Trump administration cuts English classes, soccer and legal aid for migrant children at shelters The Trump Administration is cutting English classes, recreational activities and legal aid for unaccompanied minors living in migrant shelters.        ...
04:01 2019-06-06

Judge strikes down Trump administration's bid to require drug companies to list prices in TV ads A federal judge on Monday blocked a Trump administration regulation aiming to reduce prescription drugs prices through TV ad disclosures.        ...
08:34 2019-07-09

Trump administration aims to expand fast-track deportations across US, legal fight expected The Trump administration on Monday announced plans to extend the power immigration officers have to deport migrants before they appear at court, a move the White House said could mean less time for mi...
15:51 2019-07-23

Trump administration to propose rule that would cut 3.1 million people from food stamp program: report The Trump administration is set to propose a rule Tuesday that would cut about 3.1 million Americans from the food-stamp program in an effort to save taxpayers about $2.5 billion a year, reports said....
15:51 2019-07-23

Senate Blocks Trump Administration’s Arms Sales to Gulf Nations in Bipartisan Rebuke The Senate blocked the sale of billions of dollars of munitions to Saudi Arabia and the United Arab Emirates in a sharp and bipartisan rebuke of the Trump administration’s attempt to circumvent Congre...
18:51 2019-06-20

Trump administration approved transfer of nuclear expertise to Saudis after Khashoggi murder: senator Sen. Tim Kaine, D-Va., blasted the Trump administration Tuesday, revealing - based on information he said the Energy Department gave him - that it approved transfers of nuclear technical expertise to ...
23:51 2019-06-04

Trump administration tells federal agencies to use ‘rigorous’ performance standards in rating employees Administration officials said the move will help the government compete with the private sector. Federal unions argue that ratings are often tainted by favoritism....
19:51 2019-07-17

Supreme Court Allows Partisan Districts and Blocks Trump Administration’s Citizenship Census Question (WASHINGTON) — In two politically charged rulings, the Supreme Court dealt a huge blow Thursday to efforts to combat the drawing of electoral districts for partisan gain and put a hold on the Tr...
18:51 2019-06-27

Union Leaders Vow 'Direct Action' Against Companies Involved in Trump Administration's Deportation Plans PHILADEPHIA—This afternoon at Netroots Nation, the annual conference of the professional activist left, two of America’s most prominently confrontational union leaders called for an escalation of dire...
06:00 2019-07-12

Trump administration plans major expansion of hunting and fishing in protected US wildlife refuges OAK HARBOR, Ohio (AP) — Trump administration plans major expansion of hunting and fishing in protected US wildlife refuges . The post Trump administration plans major expansion of hunting and fishing ...
20:17 2019-06-05

Trump administration discontinues English classes, recreational programs for unaccompanied minors in shelters The Trump administration is ending English classes, recreational activities, and legal aid for unaccompanied minors in federal migrant shelters because of a lack of funding, amid an increase in border...
04:34 2019-06-06

California sues Trump administration for pulling nearly $1 billion from high-speed rail project California on Tuesday filed a legal challenge to the Trump administration's plans to terminate a grant of nearly $1 billion for the state's high-speed rail project....
01:00 2019-05-22

Trump DOJ tells court administration is still exploring options to add citizenship question to 2020 census The Justice Department indicated Friday it will still pursue options to add a citizenship question on the 2020 census despite a court setback, as President Trump said he is considering using an execut...
23:00 2019-07-05

In win for Trump administration, appeals court stymies union challenge to civil service restrictions The decision by the U.S. Court of Appeals for the D.C. Circuit reverses a ruling last year that struck down key provisions in three executive orders issued by President Trump....
20:51 2019-07-16

Banker Charged With Trying to Trade Loans to Paul Manafort for List of Jobs in Trump Administration A Chicago banker who loaned millions of dollars to Trump campaign chairman Paul Manafort was charged by prosecutors with bribery for seeking a post in the Trump administration in return for $16 millio...
21:17 2019-05-23

Trump administration will continue fight to put citizenship question on 2020 census: Court filing The Trump administration will continue legal efforts to put ask people on the 2020 census if they are U.S. citizens, Justice Department lawyers told a federal judge in a new court filing....
23:34 2019-07-05

Trump administration delays enforcing health care 'conscience' rule pending lawsuits The Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) will hold off on enforcing a "conscience" rule that would allow health care professionals to deny treatment to individuals that they felt violated the...
03:34 2019-06-30

White House press secretary Sarah Huckabee Sanders is leaving the Trump administration AP Photo/Evan Vucci White House press secretary Sarah Huckabee Sanders will leave the Trump administration at the end of the month after serving the president for more than three years. Trump praise...
23:01 2019-06-13

Senators Reach Deal to Vote on Blocking Trump Administration’s Saudi Arms Sale WASHINGTON — Lawmakers have reached a deal with the Senate’s Republican leadership to vote on more than a dozen resolutions aimed at blocking the Trump administration’s sale of weapo...
01:34 2019-06-20

Federal prosecutors in New York charge banker with trying to buy Trump administration post with loan approvals NEW YORK (AP) — Federal prosecutors in New York charge banker with trying to buy Trump administration post with loan approvals. The post Federal prosecutors in New York charge banker with trying to bu...
16:51 2019-05-23

Trump Administration Tells Court It Will Push Ahead With Efforts to Add Citizenship Question To Census Government lawyers say the Trump administration will continue its push to get a citizenship question on the 2020 census. The Justice Department had until Friday afternoon to explain how it will find a...
02:01 2019-07-06

In Victory for Abortion Foes, Trump Administration to End Government Scientists’ Fetal Tissue Research (WASHINGTON) — The Trump administration said Wednesday it is ending medical research by government scientists using human fetal tissue, a victory for abortion foes that comes despite impassioned...
22:34 2019-06-05

Qualcomm stock slips after judge rules it violated antitrust rules Qualcomm used unlawful, anticompetitive practices to license patents for modems used in mobile phones, a judge has ruled in a case brought by the US trade regulator, ordering it to renegotiate major d...
19:34 2019-05-22

FCA leans toward Trump as industry agonizes over fuel rules Fiat Chrysler, in written statements to regulators, said it agrees with one of the Trump administration’s central arguments: Stricter fuel-efficiency mandates drive up new vehicle prices, keeping olde...
21:00 2019-06-17

Court Rules It’s Illegal for Trump to Block You on Twitter Sorry, Donald Drumpf! Looks like the Orange Cheeto President’s Twitter fingers got a little too spicy for the United States Court of Appeals for the Second Circuit ...
09:34 2019-07-10

Trump rules out Afghan plan that would kill millions President Trump said Monday he had “plans” that would win the 19-year-old Afghan war in as little as a week — but that the US would have to “kill 10 million people” and the country “would be wiped off...
00:17 2019-07-23

Twitter Says Trump Didn't Violate Rules Against Racism, But Won't Say Why Twitter's new policy for holding powerful leaders to account for engaging in hate speech and harassment received its first major test this weekend when President Donald Trump called on several......
09:00 2019-07-16

Appeals court allows Trump abortion rules to take effect A federal appeals court says new Trump administration rules imposing additional hurdles for women seeking abortions can take effect. Courts in Washington, Oregon and California had blocked the rules f...
22:00 2019-06-20

Federal Appeals Court OKs Trump’s Abortion Gag Rules In a decision Planned Parenthood called “devastating,” a federal appeals court Thursday ruled in favor of the Trump administration’s family planning gag rule intended to prevent health providers from ...
08:51 2019-06-21

Pelosi rules out a censure of Trump: ‘If the goods are there, you must impeach’ Some Democratic lawmakers have been looking for a less divisive alternative to impeachment to address possible obstruction of the special counsel’s investigation....
20:00 2019-06-19

Trump loses court round in U.S. Democratic lawmakers demand for bank documents on his businesses U.S. President Donald Trump, three of his children and the Trump Organization on Wednesday lost their bid to block Deutsche Bank AG and Capital One Financial Corp from providing financial records to D...
02:51 2019-05-23

Fed's Powell, in Trump's crosshairs, gets backing from Congress Federal Reserve Chairman Jerome Powell came to Capitol Hill on Wednesday with two goals: cementing the case for an interest rate cut at the end of this month, and bolstering his own Congressional wall...
18:51 2019-07-10

Five takeaways from Trump-Congress battle over border aid It was a long, difficult battle, but the U.S. Congress on Thursday sent President Donald Trump a $4.6 billion bill to address a surge of migrants at the U.S. border with Mexico....
02:34 2019-06-28

Could Trump Use the Sept. 11 War Law to Attack Iran Without Going to Congress? Talk of purported Iran-Qaeda ties is raising questions about whether the Trump administration is laying the groundwork to claim that it needs no new legal authority to take military action....
23:51 2019-06-19

Cyberattack ruled out for South America power blackout Investigators can't say for sure yet what caused a power blackout for tens of millions of people in South America Sunday, but they know it didn't come from a cyberattack....
15:34 2019-06-17

Border Agency Cyberattack Likely Exposed Traveler Photos A federal subcontractor working for U.S. Customs and Border Protection suffered a cyberattack that likely compromised tens of thousands of photos of travelers’ faces and their vehicles’ license plates...
19:51 2019-06-11

Baltimore seeks answers for crippling cyberattack linked to NSA Baltimore city officials on Tuesday are looking for help -- and answers -- to explain a cyberattack this month that still is affecting some government systems....
13:17 2019-05-28

Iran silent on reports of US cyberattack on weapons systems Iran warned the US against 'wrong behaviors' but made no mention of reports that Iranian military computers were the target of a cyberattack.        ...
21:34 2019-06-23

Magento ecommerce sites at 'high risk' of cyberattack SME websites using the Magento ecommerce platform are currently at high risk from cyberattacks according to new research from Foregenix.The firm analyzed almost 9m websites worldwide, including 2m in ...
21:51 2019-06-04

A Small Business With No Working Website, Felled by a Cyberattack Small businesses are increasingly battling costly cyberattacks. Jessie Daniels and Polly Thistlethwaite found that sometimes the pain is enough to put a company out of business....
03:51 2019-06-03

Cyberattack that cost Baltimore $18M a mystery after experts eye NSA link Weeks after Baltimore fell victim to ransomware known as "RobbinHood," government officials and intelligence agencies don't have a clear picture of exactly what -- or who -- caused the crippling cyber...
13:17 2019-06-10

Marriott Stock Soars DESPITE the Biggest Cyberattack in History? There was every reason for investors to “check out” of hotel giant Marriott, as a flood of bad news arrived in February. But now see and hear why there was a good reason to “stay.”...
21:34 2019-06-04

Federal judge rules Qualcomm violated antitrust rules Roughly five months after the Federal Trade Commission and Qualcomm entered the courtroom over charges that Qualcomm engaged in anti-competitive behavior, a federal judge has sided with the FTC. In a ...
17:17 2019-05-22

Senate to vote on measures blocking Trump administration's weapons deal with Saudi Arabia The unusual move highlights a growing rift between Congress and the White House over the Trump administration's staunchly pro-Saudi policies.        ...
12:17 2019-06-20

‘Contrived’ and ‘a distraction’: Supreme Court issues severe rebuke to Wilbur Ross and Trump administration The justices blocked Commerce Secretary Wilbur Ross's move to add a controversial citizenship question to the Census -- and had some sharp words for him....
22:00 2019-06-27

Rep. Ilhan Omar slams 'bigoted' Trump administration for barring pride flag from foreign embassies Rep. Ilhan Omar, D., Minn., has slammed the Trump administration amid reports that U.S. embassies have had requests to fly the rainbow Pride flag denied....
23:00 2019-06-11

Trump Administration Takes Legally Questionable Step to Make Migrant Kids' Lives Worse The Trump administration has stopped paying for English classes, recreational programs, and legal aid for unaccompanied migrant children staying in federally contracted shelters, claiming that its bud...
23:17 2019-06-05

Trump Administration to Hold Migrant Children at Base That Served as WWII Japanese Internment Camp The Trump Administration has opted to use an Army base in Oklahoma to hold growing numbers of immigrant children in its custody after running out of room at government shelters. Fort Sill, an 150-year...
02:17 2019-06-12

Trump administration imposes major new restrictions on US travel to Cuba, banning many education and recreational trips WASHINGTON (AP) — Trump administration imposes major new restrictions on US travel to Cuba, banning many education and recreational trips. The post Trump administration imposes major new restrictions ...
17:17 2019-06-04

Trump administration to end human fetal tissue research by government scientists, a victory for abortion foes WASHINGTON (AP) — Trump administration to end human fetal tissue research by government scientists, a victory for abortion foes. The post Trump administration to end human fetal tissue research by gov...
19:17 2019-06-05

Trump administration announces plan for expanded hunting, fishing access across 1.4 million protected acres The plan would open 74 national wildlife refuges and 15 national fish hatcheries operated by the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service to outdoor sporting enthusiasts....
16:17 2019-06-06

President Trump Accuses the New York ‘Times’ of a ‘Virtual Act of Treason’ for an Article His Own Administration Reportedly Cleared On Saturday evening, President Donald Trump accused the New York Times of treason in response to a story the newspaper claimed his administration approved. Trump responded to a New York Times story th...
20:01 2019-06-16

Federal judge rejects Trump administration’s bid to swap out lawyers for census case on citizenship question The judge’s decision is the latest development in the continuing effort by the Trump administration to add a citizenship question to the 2020 Census....
07:00 2019-07-10

New Trump administration rule would roll back sex discrimination protection for transgender people in health services WASHINGTON (AP) — New Trump administration rule would roll back sex discrimination protection for transgender people in health services. The post New Trump administration rule would roll back sex disc...
16:34 2019-05-24

California sues over $1B in canceled high-speed rail funding, escalating feud with Trump administration California sued to block the Trump administration from cancelling funding for a high-speed rail project, escalating tensions.        ...
06:51 2019-05-22

UPDATE 4-Trump loses bid to block banks from providing family's business records to Democratic lawmakers U.S. President Donald Trump, three of his children and the Trump Organization on Wednesday lost their bid to block Deutsche Bank AG and Capital One Financial Corp from providing financial records to D...
00:00 2019-05-23

Trump praises N.J. lawmakers for balking at a tax increase on millionaires, complains of ‘ridiculously high’ taxes in New York In tweets, the president weighed in the New Jersey budget process and complained that Democratic politicians are hurting his children and businesses in Manhattan....
20:51 2019-07-01

Federal appeals court rules Trump can't ban critics on Twitter President Trump's desire to block critics on Twitter just hit another snag. A federal appeals court in New York has ruled that Trump is violating the First Amendment by blocking people he disagr...
21:00 2019-07-09

Twitter says Trump’s tweet didn’t violate its rules against racism but won’t say why Twitter’s new policy for holding powerful leaders to account for engaging in hate speech and harassment received its first major test this weekend when President Trump called on several Democratic mem...
04:17 2019-07-16

President Trump can’t block you on Twitter, federal court rules A US federal court has ruled today that President Donald Trump can’t block his haters on Twitter. The United States Court of Appeals for the Second Circuit situated in New York said that since Trump u...
11:17 2019-07-10

Trump close to rolling back Obama-era environmental rules The Trump administration is close to completing one of its biggest rollbacks of environmental rules, replacing a landmark Obama-era effort that sought to wean the nation's electrical grid off coal-fir...
08:34 2019-06-19

Trump’s ‘blatantly illegal’ immigration rules end asylum protections The ACLU has vowed to sue the administration over the ‘unlawful’ new rules, which raise the asylum eligibility barThe Trump administration has announced new immigration rules ending asylum protections...
02:34 2019-07-16

Congress finally to send $19B disaster aid bill to Trump Congress is finally shipping President Donald Trump a $19.1 billion disaster aid bill, a measure stalled for months by infighting, misjudgment, and a presidential feud with Democrats....
22:34 2019-06-03

On Politics: Secrecy Fight Between Trump and Congress Escalates A judge ruled that President Trump’s accounting firm must turn over his financial records, and the president moved to block testimony by his former counsel....
15:51 2019-05-21

Trump unloads over impeachment push, says Dems are ‘getting nothing done in Congress’ President Trump on Monday fired back at the lawmakers who are calling for his impeachment, accusing Democrats of “getting nothing done” in Congress because of their overriding interest in investigatin...
22:34 2019-05-27

Fed chair looks for backup from Congress amid Trump onslaught Federal Reserve Chairman Jerome Powell is one of President Donald Trump's favorite targets, but he's cultivated an army of fans at the other end of Pennsylvania Avenue....
15:17 2019-07-10

Mueller says he could not charge Trump as Congress weighs impeachment U.S. Special Counsel Robert Mueller said on Wednesday his probe into Russian interference in the 2016 election was never going to end with criminal charges against President Donald Trump but he did no...
02:00 2019-05-30

House Democrat says current Congress may not see Trump taxes A senior Democrat on a congressional panel seeking President Donald Trump's tax returns warned on Saturday that the current Congress may not see the long-sought tax documents without launching an impe...
02:17 2019-06-16

Explainer: How the U.S. Congress could challenge Trump tariffs on Mexico If President Donald Trump follows through on his threat to impose across-the-board tariffs on Mexican goods entering the United States, the U.S. Congress will likely try to halt the action with legisl...
06:34 2019-06-06