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Politics Feb 06WATCH: White House addresses infrastructure plan, immigration
The Trump administration wants to generate $1 trillion in infrastructure spending over the next decade. But only $200 billion would be federal dollars.
World Jan 29Trump condemns Taliban role in Afghan attacks, no more talks
WASHINGTON — President Donald Trump told visiting members of the U.N. Security Council on Monday the U.S. would no longer talk with the Taliban following a recent string of deadly attacks in Afghanistan.
Politics Jan 29In State of Union, Trump to make his case on economy
WASHINGTON — Seeking to move past the shadow of the Russia investigation, President Donald Trump intends to use his first State of the Union address to cite economic progress under his watch while pushing for bipartisanship with Democrats on issues…
Politics Jan 11Trump roundtable looks at how to help inmates transition out of prison system
President Donald Trump has promoted a tough-on-crime agenda at the White House. But he says the nation needs to find ways to help inmates eventually re-enter society.
Politics Jan 09Trump suggests 2-phase immigration deal that includes agreement on ‘Dreamers’
The president says he would need construction of a border security wall as part of an agreement involving young immigrants, but he says Congress could then pursue a comprehensive immigration overhaul in the second phase.
Politics Dec 08Trump signs 2-week spending bill to avoid government shutdown
The president signed the two-week spending measure in private at the White House after the House and Senate acted to prevent a government shutdown this weekend.
Politics Dec 03Trump lashes out at own FBI in a series of tweets
President Donald Trump launched a fresh attack Sunday on the credibility of his own FBI.
Politics Dec 03Trump suggests he may be flexible on corporate tax rates
President Donald Trump has suggested that he may be willing to negotiate changes to a significant portion of the tax overhaul, the corporate tax rate, injecting an element of uncertainty into the tax plan only hours after it cleared the…
Nation Oct 06‘We will be with you,’ pledges Pence to hurricane-smacked U.S. Virgin Islands
Vice President Mike Pence took in the damage wrought by Hurricane Maria in the U.S. Virgin Islands and delivered a message of comfort Friday from his boss, the president: "We will be with you every day until the Virgin Islands…
Politics Sep 25Republicans, White House plan to push deep cuts to corporate tax rate
Republicans are divided over the potential elimination of some of the deductions, underscoring the difficulty of overhauling the tax code even with GOP control of the House and Senate.