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President Trump arrives in Japan amid a big fight back in Washington

May 25, 2019
Hallie Jackson | NBC News
President Trump arrived in Japan early Saturday where he will meet Japan’s new emperor. But his troubles back home threaten to overshadow his trip.
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For Pelosi, the biggest test awaits: Impeach or not impeach?

May 25, 2019
Dan Balz | The Washington Post
House Democrats, under the leadership of Speaker Nancy Pelosi (D-Calif.), are slowly marching themselves toward the opening of an impeachment inquiry against President Trump. What seemed out of the question earlier in the year now seems, if not inevitable, increasingly difficult to resist.
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‘Absolutely Unprecedented’: Why Japan’s Leader Tries So Hard to Court Trump

May 25, 2019
Michael Crowley | POLITICO
Flying nearly 7,000 miles is not President Donald Trump’s idea of a good time. But he departed for Japan on Friday giddily anticipating what he promised a day earlier would be “the biggest event they’ve had in over 200 years”: that is, his own meeting with the country’s new emperor.
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‘Absolutely Unprecedented’: Why Japan’s Leader Tries So Hard to Court Trump

May 25, 2019
Michael Crowley | POLITICO
Flying nearly 7,000 miles is not President Donald Trump’s idea of a good time. But he departed for Japan on Friday giddily anticipating what he promised a day earlier would be “the biggest event they’ve had in over 200 years”: that is, his own meeting with the country’s new emperor.
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Judge partially blocks Trump border wall plan

May 25, 2019
Josh Gerstein | POLITICO
A federal judge has partially blocked President Donald Trump’s plan to fund construction of a wall along the U.S.-Mexico border.
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In Shift, Trump Will Pick Kenneth Cuccinelli to Oversee Legal Immigration

May 25, 2019
Maggie Haberman, Zolan Kanno-Youngs | The New York Times
Kenneth T. Cuccinelli II, the immigration hard-liner who was expected to be President Trump’s pick to coordinate immigration policy, will instead be chosen to take over for the embattled official who has overseen the legal immigration system, according to two people briefed on the situation.

President Donald Trump vs. Congress

May 24, 2019
The group also previewed the president’s upcoming trip to Japan.
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