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Politics Feb 04Trump’s nominee for Army Secretary withdraws his name
President Donald Trump's nominee for Army secretary, businessman Vincent Viola, has withdrawn his name from consideration for the post.
Nation Feb 01Trump makes unannounced trip to meet remains of Navy SEAL killed in Yemen
Chief Special Warfare Operator William "Ryan" Owens, a 36-year-old from Peoria, Illinois, was the first known U.S. combat casualty since Trump took office.
Nation Jan 31Trump nominates Neil Gorsuch to Supreme Court
At 49, Gorsuch is the youngest Supreme Court nominee in a quarter century.
Nation Jan 31Watch Live: President Trump announces his Supreme Court nominee
Two finalists for the high court slot — Neil Gorsuch and Thomas Hardiman — were both summoned to Washington ahead of Tuesday's announcement, adding a dash of drama to the announcement from the reality television star turned president. Their travel…
Politics Jan 30Trump replaces acting attorney general Yates after she orders DOJ to stop defending refugee ban
Yates said in a memo Monday that she is not convinced that Trump's order is lawful, or that its defense is consistent with the department's obligation to "always seek justice and stand for what is right."…
Nation Jan 27Trump says he supports defense secretary’s opposition to torture
Donald Trump said James Mattis' opposition to torture would override his own belief that enhanced interrogation "does work."…
Politics Jan 26Updated: White House floats 20 percent tax on Mexican goods to pay for wall
President Donald Trump called on fellow Republicans to help him enact "great and lasting change" during a party retreat. Later his spokesman said the president will seek a 20 percent tax on Mexican imports to pay for a proposed border…
Politics Jan 26Trump to GOP lawmakers: ‘Our chance to achieve great change’
President Donald Trump called on fellow Republicans to help him enact "great and lasting change" during a party retreat Thursday, but offered the lawmakers few details about his views on key issues including tax reform and health care.
Politics Jan 13Trump aide Flynn in frequent contact with Russia envoy
The Obama administration is aware of frequent contacts between President-elect Donald Trump's national security adviser Michael Flynn and Russia's ambassador to the United States.
Politics Jan 03Trump nominates Robert Lighthizer as U.S. trade representative
President-elect Donald Trump announced Tuesday he will nominate lawyer Robert Lighthizer as U.S. trade representative, picking an experienced trade official who has questioned the conservative movement's commitment to free trade.