What the new president has in store for the United States and the world
The president’s budget suggests entirely eliminating these bodies, from the Appalachian Regional Commission to the National Endowment for the Arts.
In an attempt to cast doubt on one controversy, Russian interference in the election, the president fired the FBI director—creating a second, and drawing new attention to the first.
As the president marks 100 days in office, a comprehensive review of his progress toward fulfilling the pledges he made on the trail
Unlike in other policy areas, the president can pay significant attention to the U.S. space program with little risk of backlash.
As the president nears his hundredth day in office, he seems increasingly concerned about how he’ll measure up.
New presidents often err by either trying to impose their will on Congress or being too hands-off. Trump is on course to commit both errors on his top two legislative priorities.
While the president can spin on whatever immigration-control measures he gets in the spending bill, between health care and the wall funding, lawmakers know the real score: Congress: 2, Trump: 0.
Official Washington has already moved on from the president’s bombing of the Syrian military, despite his paltry legal justification for doing so.
The legal procedure for an “Amerexit” isn’t as straightforward as Brexit.
The nationalists in Donald Trump's White House appear to have come very close to persuading the president to sign an executive order withdrawing from the North American Free Trade Agreement.
In its second about-face this week, the White House said it would continue making subsidy payments to insurers as part of the Affordable Care Act. Democrats were demanding the money as part of negotiations to avert a government shutdown.
Instead of fixing its core issues, a potential new amendment to the bill only highlights the problems with the effort to replace Obamacare.
With conservatives endorsing an amendment to the party’s Obamacare replacement plan, the legislation’s fate rests with the GOP’s most politically vulnerable members.
In counting Trump’s “historic accomplishments” the administration shows it values size over substance.
A ruling against his executive order on sanctuary cities is the latest rebuke dealt to the president by a federal judge.
The president has softened some of his tough talk toward China and Mexico, transferring it to Canada and disputes over softwood lumber and dairy products.
The Dems are trying to take advantage of the president’s tendency to make maximalist claims then retreat from them.
The president’s address downplayed the Shoah’s universal lessons, turning the occasion into an exercise in ethnic politics.
The cuts-only plan President Trump is expected to unveil Wednesday follows a pattern: The risk associated with higher deficits takes a back seat when it comes with political pain.
The Justice Department said it would withhold jurisdictions’ federal funding if they don’t start playing ball with immigration authorities. In his ruling, Judge William Orrick said those threats were empty.
The president signaled that he doesn’t want a government shutdown after all, and for the second time in a high-stakes congressional negotiation, he saw his bluff get called.