President-elect Donald Trump promises big tax cuts, a border wall and massive spending on infrastructure. That's a recipe for bigger deficits that fiscally minded conservative Republicans have railed against during President Barack Obama's tenure.
By Meredith P. Garretson, Amanda Gomez, Hannah Grabenstein, Meredith Lee
Two days after Donald Trump won the presidential election, Mary Ellison, a single mother in Champaign, Ill., called her gynecologist’s office to explore her birth control options. "I know what you’re going to ask," Ellison’s gynecologist told her.
By Dan Cooney, Kristen Doerer
President-elect Donald Trump disavowed the alt-right in an on-the-record interview with the New York Times on Tuesday. He also responded to questions about the possibility of prosecuting Hillary Clinton, his commitment to the First Amendment, his plans for Syria, and…
By Frank Bajak, Associated Press
If a 30- to 40-foot concrete wall is a panacea for illegal immigration, as Trump insisted during the campaign, the locals are not convinced.
By Chad Day and Michael Biesecker, Associated Press
President-elect Donald Trump's charity admitted in its 2015 tax filing that it violated IRS regulations.
At a conference over the weekend, alt-right ideologue Richard Spencer finished his speech, shouting “Hail Trump! Hail our people! Hail victory!” His audience responded with cheers and a smattering of Nazi salutes.
By Eileen Sullivan and Alicia A. Caldwell, Associated Press
As a senator, Jeff Sessions became Congress' leading advocate not only for a cracking down on illegal immigration, but also for slowing all immigration, increasing mass deportations and scrutinizing more strictly those entering the U.S. As attorney general, he'd be…
Spokesman Hope Hicks told reporters that Trump was "going to the New York Times" later in the day.
By Alan Fram, Associated Press
WASHINGTON — Here's the idea: Swiftly pass a repeal of President Barack Obama's health care law, perhaps soon enough for Donald Trump to sign it the day he takes the presidential oath. Then approve legislation restructuring the nation's huge and…
By Laurie Kellman, Associated Press
However, the Justice Department investigations are historically conducted without the influence of the White House. Presidents do not dictate decisions on which criminal investigations are pursued or their outcome.
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