President Donald Trump and Pope Francis met Wednesday for a fence-mending encounter that balanced talk of stark disagreements on issues such as migration with accord on other topics, including abortion.
Tuesday marked the end of a Tuesday Group co-chairmanship: Rep. Tom MacArthur (R-N.J.) resigned from his leadership position in the moderate caucus. MacArthur’s brief and uneasy turn under the national spotlight has been telling.
President Trump praised President Rodrigo Duterte of the Philippines in a phone call last month for doing an “unbelievable job on the drug problem” in the island nation where the government has sanctioned gunning down suspects in the streets.
Special prosecutor Robert Mueller’s office is now operating from an office in Washington, beginning its work of probing the impact of Russian influence on the 2016 presidential election, Justice Department officials said Tuesday.
Robert Costa made his first appearance at the PBS Annual Meeting since being named Washington Week moderator in April. Costa introduced himself to the gathering of local station leaders, program producers and PBS employees and shared his vision for the future of Washington Week and efforts to expand the program’s digital presence.