Politics Jun 02

White House Acting Chief of Staff Mick Mulvaney watches as President Donald Trump welcomes the 2018 College Football Playoff National Champion Clemson Tigers in the East Room of the White House in Washington, D.C. Photo by Joshua Roberts/Reuters
White House: Trump ‘deadly serious” about Mexico tariffs

A top White House official said Sunday that President Donald Trump is "deadly serious" about slapping tariffs on imports from Mexico but acknowledged there are no concrete benchmarks being set to assess whether the U.S. ally was stemming the flow…

Politics May 21

Congressional leaders make progress on debt, spending talks

Top leaders of both parties in Congress made better-than-expected progress Tuesday on two must-do items on the legislative agenda: averting automatic budget cuts and meeting a deadline later this year to increase the government's borrowing limit.

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