Monday’s news: President Trump’s White House makes changes to government staffing as well as security clearances. Also, the jury for the Paul Manafort financial-fraud trial heads into its third day of deliberation. Plus, the Senate quietly makes progress among midterm preparations.
A White House speechwriter for President Trump was terminated last week after revelations that he had spoken at a conference attended by well-known white nationalists, according to three people familiar with the decision who were not authorized to sp
Paul Manafort’s tax- and bank-fraud trial is set to kick off its third day of jury deliberations Monday with questions swirling about jurors’ ability to ignore the politically charged cacophony enveloping them, including President Donald Trump’s publ
Trump administration officials defended the rationale for their now-defunct family separation strategy during tense Senate testimony Tuesday, but they did not challenge lawmakers’ assertions that the initiative was a failure.
Congressional Republicans, already facing a difficult election landscape, confronted a prospect on Sunday they had worked feverishly to avoid: a threat by President Trump to shut down the government over funding for a border wall.
After failing to repeal the Affordable Care Act with a Republican-controlled Congress, the Trump administration is seizing on a different strategy for dismantling the law, one fraught with political risk.
Last fall, Kim Wagenaar started to plan how she would close the health clinic she runs in rural North Carolina — when Congress let funding lapse for thousands of centers like hers 124 days ago and counting.
Robert Costa discussed the latest details in the Russia probe with The Washington Post’s Carol Leonnig and Mark Mazzetti from The New York Times, broke down the new Medicaid work requirement with Reid Wilson from The Hill, and recapped President Trum
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