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Trump’s punt to Congress on DACA threatens new GOP rift

A growing number of Republican lawmakers are softening toward Dreamers, but others say Trump can’t end the program fast enough.<p>President Donald Trump’s expected decision to punt the fate of nearly 800,000 Dreamers to Congress promises to drive yet another rift through an already fractured …

Republicans

Trump Picks Oklahoma Congressman To Head NASA

President Trump's pick for the next leader of NASA is a fighter pilot who wants Americans to return to the moon but doesn't believe that humans are causing climate change.<p>Rep. Jim Bridenstine of Oklahoma has to be confirmed by the Senate before taking charge of NASA, and the two senators who …

New York vows to sue Trump over immigrant children protections | Reuters

(Reuters) - New York and Washington state on Monday vowed to sue President Donald Trump if he scraps a program shielding from deportation immigrants who came to the United States illegally as children.<p>FILE PHOTO: Yessenia Lopez stands with supporters of the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals …

The Latest: House plans Wednesday vote on Harvey aid

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Latest on disaster aid for Harvey (all times local):<p>1:05 p.m.<p>House leaders have announced plans to vote Wednesday on a bill to …

North Korean leader 'is begging for war,' Nikki Haley tells U.N. Security Council

The U.S. ambassador to the United Nations said Monday that North Korea's leader, Kim Jong Un, is "begging for war,'' and called for members to exhaust all possible diplomatic measures and impose urgent economic sanctions to prevent it.<p>From the United States to Japan, ambassadors at an emergency …

Allies for 67 Years, U.S. and South Korea Split Over North Korea

SEOUL, South Korea — For seven decades, the United States and South Korea have been the closest of allies. Their soldiers have served together not just on the Korean Peninsula but in Vietnam, Afghanistan and Iraq. And under America’s protective umbrella, the South Korean economy has soared.<p>Now, as …

Russia probes kick into high gear

Three congressional committees are pursuing investigations, and high-ranking Trump associates are expected to testify soon.<p>The congressional Russia investigations are entering a new and more serious phase as lawmakers return from the August recess amid fresh revelations about contacts between the …

Donald Trump

The Women Behind the 'Alt-Right'

The overwhelmingly male crowd at the white-nationalist rally in Charlottesville shouldn’t be seen as an absence of women in the movement overall.<p>Last Friday night, the white nationalists who marched on Charlottesville’s Emancipation Park all looked strikingly similar. They were almost exclusively …

The Latest: Trump touts Jeff Flake's primary challenger

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Latest on President Donald Trump and Republicans (all times local):<p>8:10 a.m.<p>President Donald Trump is touting a primary …

Fears grow that Trump could ignore Congress on spending

Lawmakers and activists see warning signs that Trump officials could cut budgets by leaving federal money unspent.<p>Lawmakers and activists are preparing for the possibility that President Donald Trump's administration, in its zeal to slash the federal budget, will take the rare step of deliberately …

Steve Bannon brands far right 'losers' and contradicts Trump in surprise interview

White House figure tells the American Prospect magazine there is no military solution to North Korea and warns of a China trade war<p>White House chief strategist Steve Bannon has given an unusual interview in which he claimed there was no military solution for North Korea, the far right was a …

Donald Trump

Prominent Supporter of President Trump Admits He Regrets His Vote

One of President Donald Trump’s most vocal supporters confessed Thursday that he now regrets his vote, saying Trump “continues to prove his harshest …

Donald Trump

In fourth on-the-record comment, Bannon says Dems underestimate Trump’s appeal

On the heels of his recent wide-ranging interview with a liberal magazine, White House chief strategist Steve Bannon said that the fresh wave of criticism this week from Democrats accusing President Donald Trump of sympathizing with white supremacist groups will, in the long run, play to his …

Soothing the nation? Trump struggles like no other president

WASHINGTON (AP) — For Susan Bro, mother of the woman killed at a rally organized by white supremacists, the president of the United States can offer …

New Poll: Republicans support Trump view of Charlottesville

Watching media coverage, you'd think Trump is nearly alone in believing "both sides" share fault for the Charlottesville violence. Turns out, most …

Trump pushes debunked 'pig's blood' myth, hours after Barcelona attack

<b>US President Donald Trump has invoked a debunked myth about a general who fought Islamist militants by using pig's blood to commit mass executions.</b><p>The president's tweet came hours after a driver crashed a van into a crowd of people in Barcelona, leaving many dead or injured.<p>"Study what General …

Trump, national security team head for Camp David

<b>(CNN) —</b> President Donald Trump decamps to the Maryland woods Friday to discuss US strategy in Afghanistan as his aides seek to mitigate the self-made crisis over race that's left the President isolated but defiant.<p>It's the first time top members of Trump's national security team will convene …

Daily Stormer forced on to dark web as Reddit and Facebook ban hate groups

Action by technology companies and hacking group Anonymous removes neo-Nazi site from open web, while social media steps up anti-hate actions<p>American neo-Nazi website the Daily Stormer has moved on to the so-called dark web in an attempt to stay operational, following cyber-attacks by hacker group …

'The President Was Entirely Correct'

President Trump’s remarks on the deadly white-supremacist rally in Charlottesville have sparked widespread outrage. But the White House is asking congressional Republicans to follow his lead.<p>Every day, the White House communications office sends official talking points to Republican members of …

Obama's Response to the Charlottesville Violence is the Most Liked Tweet of all Time

Former President Barack Obama’s Twitter response to the deadly violence in Charlottesville, Va. over the weekend is officially the most liked tweet …

Rights & Freedoms

Trump’s Long History of Racism

<b>UPDATE:</b> Trump gave a press conference Tuesday during which he essentially unsaid all the good things he asserted in his speech Monday. While he …

Rights & Freedoms

AP Fact Check: What Trump said about Virginia protesters

NEW YORK (AP) — President Donald Trump has defended his response to Saturday's racially charged protests in Charlottesville, Virginia, in a winding, …

Trump leaves top strategist's future in limbo: 'We'll see'

NEW YORK (AP) — President Donald Trump is saying "we'll see what happens" with top strategist Steve Bannon.<p>The president refused to express …

Trump Defends Initial Remarks on Charlottesville; Again Blames ‘Both Sides’

WASHINGTON — President Trump reverted Tuesday to blaming both sides for the deadly violence in Charlottesville, Va., and at one point questioned whether the movement to pull down Confederate statues would lead to the desecration of memorials to George Washington.<p>Abandoning his precisely chosen and …

Rights & Freedoms

Trump's travel ban keeps orphan kids from US foster families

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Tianna Rooney has already bought the poster board for the sign she'll wave when the 16-year-old refugee boy her family is taking …

Conway: Trump to decide 'this week' whether to let Obamacare implode

President Donald Trump will decide "this week" whether to let Obamacare implode, White House counselor Kellyanne Conway said Sunday.<p>After the Senate failed to repeal Obamacare last week, the president said he would let the law fall apart by ending cost-sharing reduction payments, which lower …

Health Secy. Price Maintains HHS Will Continue to ‘Follow The Law’

WASHINGTON — Health and Human Services Secretary Tom Price on Sunday claimed that the administration will continue to "follow the law" when asked whether it was his job to continue to implement the Affordable Care Act as it was intended.<p>But he would not say whether subsidies for low-income …

Health Care

Trump threatens to end insurance payments if no healthcare bill

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - U.S. President Donald Trump threatened on Saturday to end government payments to health insurers if Congress does not pass a new healthcare bill and goaded them to not abandon their seven-year quest to replace the Obamacare law.<p>In a Twitter message on Saturday, Trump said "if …

Who's Afraid of Donald Trump? Good Question.

Donald Trump doesn’t scare Washington anymore.<p>That was the lesson from a week of stinging defeats for the President, from the halls of Congress to …

Donald Trump

Cabinet members beware: What Trump is doing to Sessions can happen to you

<b>(CNN) —</b> Just imagine you are a key member of the President's cabinet. Maybe you were completely loyal to him during the campaign; maybe you came around late in the game. Or maybe you were apolitical. Whatever your history, you're in the thick of it now. And you're in the job to serve the …

Donald Trump