After over an hour and a half of instructions from Judge T.S. Ellis, a jury, comprised of 12 men and women, now begin deliberations on Thursday in the fraud trial of former Trump campaign chairman Paul Manafort.
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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