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Twenty-two states sue Trump administration over carbon rule replacement

Twenty-two states, including New York and California, and seven cities on Tuesday sued to challenge the Environmental Protection Agency's replacement of the Obama administration's Clean Powe...

Twenty-two states sue Trump administration over carbon rule replacement

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Trump administration rolls back Obama rule targeting coal-fired power plants, issues less ambitious replacement WASHINGTON (AP) — Trump administration rolls back Obama rule targeting coal-fired power plants, issues less ambitious replacement....
16:51, 06/19/2019

13 U.S. states sue over Trump administration’s rule to limit legal immigration The rule, unveiled on Monday and to take effect Oct. 15, expands the definition of a public charge, allowing denials to visa applicants who fail to meet income requirements or who receive public assistance....
04:51, 08/15/2019

A Coalition of 22 States Are Suing the Trump Administration Over Its Weak Coal Rule New York attorney general Letitia James has had a busy start to the week. On Monday, she announced plans to sue the Trump administration over its gutting of the Endangered Species Act. And on Tuesday, she along with 21 other state attorneys general a...
01:51, 08/14/2019

Dozens of States Sue Trump Administration Over Vile New Healthcare 'Conscience' Rule Two dozen states and cities are suing the Trump administration over new rules that allow insurance companies, healthcare providers, and employers to refuse to cover procedures that they say conflict with their conscience because of their religious be...
15:17, 05/22/2019

Trump EPA to unveil replacement for Obama's power plant rule The Trump administration is expected to unveil a new carbon emission rule for the U.S. power industry on Wednesday, replacing an Obama-era regulation to fight climate change that it scrapped for being too hard on the coal industry....
12:34, 06/19/2019

Trump administration finalizes replacement for Obama’s Clean Power Plan Enlarge / A truck loaded with coal is viewed at the Eagle Butte Coal Mine, which is operated by Alpha Coal, on Monday May 08, 2017, in Gillette, Wyoming. (credit: Matt McClain/The Washington Post via Getty Images) On Wednesday, Environmental Prot...
01:34, 06/20/2019

| US judge blocks Trump administration's new asylum rule A federal judge in California has issued a preliminary injunction blocking the Trump administration's new rule barring most immigrants from obtaining asylum in the US if they transit through Mexico....
16:51, 07/25/2019

Appeals court upholds Trump administration Title X gag rule A federal appeals court ruled Thursday to allow changes to Title X prohibiting family clinics from discussing abortions with patients or referring them to abortion clinics....
06:00, 07/12/2019

Trump administration won't rule out using 2001 war powers act to strike Iran Trump administration officials say they are not seeking war with Iran but haven't ruled out using an old war powers act to hit the regime in the future....
23:00, 07/25/2019

Trump administration rule would cut 3 million people from food stamps The Trump administration on Tuesday proposed a rule to tighten food stamp eligibility that would cut about 3.1 million people from the program, U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) officials said....
17:00, 07/23/2019

Liberal groups sue over Trump administration's conscience objection rule A collection of legal groups sued the Trump administration Tuesday over new rules that protect medical workers with religious objections from being forced to provide or refer to abortion, sterilization, or medically assisted suicide....
23:00, 05/28/2019

Trump Administration Rule Would Reverse HHS Protections for Transgender People (WASHINGTON) — A new Trump administration rule would roll back sex discrimination protection for transgender people in health services. In the proposed rule issued Friday, the Health and Human Services Department says laws banning sex discrimin...
20:51, 05/24/2019

Illinois to defy Trump administration's abortion referral 'gag rule' Illinois will defy enforcement of the Trump administration's rule barring federally subsidized family planning clinics from making abortion referrals, the governor said on Thursday, vowing the state would step in to fund most of those clinics itself....
04:34, 07/19/2019

Democratic states line up to sue Trump EPA for 'unlawful' coal plant rule A host of Democratic attorneys general from across the country are vowing to sue the Trump administration for gutting President Barack Obama’s signature plan for reducing carbon emissions from coal plants....
22:34, 06/19/2019

U.S. states, cities sue to block Trump 'conscience' rule for healthcare workers A coalition of 23 U.S. states and municipalities sued the Trump administration on Tuesday to stop it from enforcing a rule that would make it easier for doctors and nurses to avoid performing abortions on religious or moral grounds....
23:17, 05/21/2019

Trump Administration weakens U.S. wildlife protections, states and conservationists to sue The Trump Administration took steps on Monday to significantly weaken the U.S. Endangered Species Act, prompting state attorneys general and conservation groups to threaten legal action to protect at-risk species....
23:17, 08/12/2019

San Francisco sues Trump administration over rule to limit legal immigration The city of San Francisco and nearby Santa Clara County sued President Donald Trump's administration on Tuesday, seeking to block a new rule that would drastically reduce legal immigration by denying visas to poor migrants....
00:17, 08/14/2019

Trump administration overtime rule revamp expected in early fall The Trump administration's controversial revamp of federal overtime rules, which is expected to cover fewer workers than a version of the rule advanced by the Obama administration, will be announced in the early fall, according to a Labor Department ...
03:00, 07/30/2019

Trump administration pauses new rule limiting abortion referrals: report U.S. President Donald Trump's administration will pause its enforcement of a new rule barring federally funded family planning clinics from referring women for abortions, the Washington Post reported late on Saturday....
18:51, 07/21/2019

US judge halts Trump administration rule requiring drug prices in TV ads U.S. District Judge Amit Mehta in Washington, D.C., sided with drugmakers Merck & Co, Eli Lilly and Co and Amgen by halting the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services rule from taking effect on Tuesday as planned....
15:34, 07/09/2019

Planned Parenthood, ACLU sue Trump administration over 'conscience protections' rule Planned Parenthood and the American Civil Liberties Union filed separate lawsuits Tuesday suing the Trump administration over the “conscience protection” rule that protects workers from being forced to provide abortion, sterilization, or voluntary eu...
02:00, 06/12/2019

Trump administration proposed rule would cut 3 million people from food stamps The Trump administration on Tuesday proposed a rule to tighten food stamp eligibility that would cut about 3.1 million people from the program, U.S. Department of Agriculture officials said, drawing ire from Democratic senators and advocacy groups....
22:00, 07/23/2019

U.S. judge strikes Trump administration rule requiring drug prices in TV ads A federal judge on Monday dealt a blow to the Trump administration by striking down a new rule that would have forced pharmaceutical companies to include the wholesale prices of their drugs in television advertising....
02:17, 07/09/2019

U.S. judge strikes down Trump administration rule requiring drug prices in TV ads A federal judge on Monday dealt a blow to the Trump administration by striking down a new rule that would have forced pharmaceutical companies to include the wholesale prices of their drugs in television advertising....
03:51, 07/09/2019

The Trump Administration May Bypass Congress to Export Weapons to Gulf States The White House may bypass Congress to export billions of dollars of weapons to Saudi Arabia and the United Arab Emirates that are now on hold. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo and other officials are pushing for the enacting of an emergency provision ...
08:51, 05/24/2019

Trump administration unveils rule allowing migrant families to be held indefinitely The US would be able to detain indefinitely migrant families who cross the border with Mexico illegally, under a regulation unveiled Wednesday by the Trump administration. The regulation replaces a long-standing court agreement that restricted how lo...
16:51, 08/21/2019

Federal judge temporarily blocks Trump administration's 9-day-old asylum rule A federal judge on Wednesday blocked the Trump administration from enforcing a rule preventing most migrants from claiming political asylum.        ...
10:51, 07/25/2019

Appeals court sides with Trump administration on asylum rule, limits injunction A federal appeals court sided with the Trump administration on Friday in the legal battle over its efforts to limit asylum claims from Central America – blocking, for now, a nationwide injunction that blocked the implementation of the rule....
06:51, 08/17/2019

Trump administration sets new rule to make it harder for immigrants to seek asylum The Trump administration on Monday said it would take steps to make it more difficult for immigrants arriving on the southern border to seek asylum in the United States, putting the onus on them to ask for shelter in other countries....
17:51, 07/15/2019

Trump administration pursues rule that would remove 3.1 million people from food stamps The Trump administration on Tuesday will propose a rule to tighten food stamp restrictions that would cut about 3.1 million people from the program, U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) officials said....
07:34, 07/23/2019

Appeals court clears way for Trump administration rule targeting Planned Parenthood The 9th Circuit Court of Appeals ruled Thursday that the Trump administration's restrictions on family planning funds could go into effect, a move that would cut off millions of dollars from organizations like Planned Parenthood that provide abortion...
03:17, 06/21/2019

Homeless shelters could deny transgender people under proposed Trump administration rule A Trump administration proposal could allow federally-funded homeless shelters to deny services to transgender people.        ...
08:51, 05/23/2019

Trump administration replaces Obama-era power plant rule, in boost to coal The Trump administration finalized a new carbon emissions rule for U.S. power plants on Wednesday that it said could cut pollution without damaging the coal industry, replacing a much tougher Obama-era version to fight climate change....
00:34, 06/20/2019

Appeals Court Allows Trump Administration’s Abortion ‘Gag Rule’ to Take Effect Amid Challenge A federal appeals court said Thursday new Trump administration rules imposing additional hurdles for women seeking abortions can take effect while the government appeals decisions that blocked them. More than 20 states and several civil rights and he...
04:51, 06/21/2019

Democratic states sue Trump for gutting signature Obama emissions rule for coal plants A host of Democratic attorneys general from across the country sued the Trump administration Tuesday for gutting President Barack Obama’s signature plan for reducing coal plants emissions to combat climate change....
02:51, 08/14/2019

Two California counties sue Trump administration over green card rule change for immigrants on welfare San Francisco and Santa Clara counties announced Tuesday that they had sued the Trump administration over a new regulation that would give federal officials more power to deny green cards to immigrants deemed likely to rely on welfare....
01:17, 08/14/2019

Trump administration delays enforcing health care 'conscience' rule pending lawsuits The Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) will hold off on enforcing a "conscience" rule that would allow health care professionals to deny treatment to individuals that they felt violated their moral or religious beliefs, giving the Trump ad...
03:51, 06/30/2019

New Trump administration rule would roll back sex discrimination protection for transgender people in health services WASHINGTON (AP) — New Trump administration rule would roll back sex discrimination protection for transgender people in health services....
17:34, 05/24/2019

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02:51, 08/15/2019

The Trump administration is cosigning states' efforts to overturn Obamacare, and it could leave millions without health care Reuters Taking a harder line on health care, the Trump administration joined a coalition of Republican-led states Wednesday in asking a federal appeals court to entirely overturn former President Barack Obama's signature health care law — a de...
04:00, 05/02/2019

Trump Administration’s New Rule Could Block Visas, Green Cards for Legal Immigrants Who Need Benefits Like Food Stamps Because the Trump administration is made of people like Stephen Miller and those who think like him, on Monday the group of evil white men and complicit white women released a new regulation that would target legal immigrants for needing government b...
07:51, 08/13/2019

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17:51, 05/29/2019

States sue over rule allowing clinicians to refuse abortions Nearly two dozen states and municipalities are suing the federal government to stop a new rule letting health care clinicians object to providing abortions and other services that conflict with their moral or religious beliefs....
21:00, 05/21/2019

Thirteen U.S. states sue over new rule to limit legal immigration A coalition of 13 U.S. states sued President Donald Trump's administration on Wednesday, seeking to block a new rule that would drastically reduce legal immigration by denying visas to poor migrants....
05:17, 08/15/2019

Trump's NAFTA replacement hits snag in Congress President Donald Trump's trade deal with Canada and Mexico hit roadblocks in Congress, with a key Republican calling for an end to tariffs on the countries while the Democrats demanded stronger worker protection language....
17:34, 05/03/2019

Trump's Replacement to Obama's Clean Power Plan Is Just as Bad as We Thought It'd Be It’s official: The Clean Power Plan is out. Environmental Protection Agency Administrator Andrew Wheeler announced Wednesday the agency’s final replacement for the Obama-era rule, which aimed to reduce carbon emissions from the energy sector to comba...
23:51, 06/19/2019

Trump drops spy chief pick Ratcliffe and mulls a replacement President Donald Trump on Friday dropped his choice of John Ratcliffe to be U.S. spy chief after questions arose about the congressman's lack of experience and possible exaggerations in his resume, marking the latest upheaval over a top national secu...
06:00, 08/03/2019

Macron says 'no big drama' after oak tree gifted to Trump dies, will send replacement French President Emmanuel Macron pledged to send a new oak tree to President Trump amid the death of the tree that he gave to Trump during a White House visit last year has died....
15:34, 06/12/2019

Dan Coats to resign as director of national intelligence; Trump selects Rep. John Ratcliffe as replacement President Trump on Sunday announced that Texas GOP Rep. John Ratcliffe, a staunch White House ally, will replace Dan Coats as director of national intelligence (DNI), following months of speculation and public spats between the president and the inte...
03:34, 07/29/2019

Trump EPA snubs carbon capture, an emissions reduction technique favored by environmentalists and Republicans The Trump Environmental Protection Agency is dismissing a technology that is favored by many Republicans and is widely considered to be among the most effective at slashing emissions from coal plants....
16:00, 06/22/2019

Old rule obstructs Trump nuclear agenda A key agency that isn't on board with President Trump's "energy dominance agenda" could hamstring the administration's efforts to sell more advanced nuclear power plants abroad....
09:34, 06/14/2019

Judge blocks new Trump asylum rule A U.S. judge in San Francisco on Wednesday stopped the Trump administration from enforcing a new rule that would bar almost all asylum applications at the U.S.-Mexico border....
01:51, 07/25/2019

Rich states, poor states: How a federal minimum wage hike would widen the gap With growing enthusiasm for lifting the federal minimum wage in Congress, it’s time to consider some data on wages and differences in the cost of living across the 50 states. The Raise the Wage Act, introduced by Rep. Bobby Scott, D-Va., in January w...
19:17, 06/03/2019

How Veep evolved under the Trump administration When HBO’s Veep first premiered during the Obama administration, it was touted as being one of the most accurate representations of DC politics on television. It wasn’t the hopeful, liberal fantasy of The West Wing and it wasn’t nearly as sinister as...
18:34, 06/07/2019

Trump Administration Is Divided Over Tax Cut for Investors Republican senators and conservative anti-tax groups are increasingly pushing to redefine how capital gains are calculated, a change that would primarily benefit the rich....
02:34, 07/31/2019

Trump Administration Identifies Who Will Pay For the Trade War: You A Trump administration official contradicts Trump over the trade war with China that will affect cars and much more, Lotus is getting a ton of investment, there’s a shakeup at Fiat Chrysler, and more for The Morning Shift of Monday, May 13, 2019....
18:00, 05/13/2019

Trump administration trying to get money to Guaido The Trump administration is looking for ways to financially bolster Venezuelan opposition leader Juan Guaido, who has been recognized by the US as the country's interim president, with an influx of cash, which could involve freeing up frozen assets o...
09:17, 05/03/2019

Washington is latest state to sue over Trump health rule SPOKANE, Wash. (AP) — Washington is the latest state to sue President Donald Trump’s administration in hopes of blocking a new rule that lets health care professionals refuse to provide abortions and other services that conflict with their mora...
01:51, 05/29/2019

Trump Rule Requiring Drug Prices in TV Ads Blocked A federal judge sided with manufacturers, saying the regulation would violate free speech. It was a key part of the president’s push to lower the cost of prescription medication....
04:51, 07/09/2019

Trump abortion ‘gag rule’ leaves poor patients ‘with nowhere to go’ in US Impact will vary greatly from state to state after Planned Parenthood withdraws from federal funding program over abortion referral bans Last year alone, 37,000 low-income patients in Utah received subsidized family planning under Title X, the federa...
18:17, 08/22/2019

The Latest: California also suing over Trump health rule The Latest on states suing the Trump administration over a rule allowing medical providers to cite religious beliefs in declining to perform abortions (all times local): 4:30 p.m. California has joined nearly two dozen states and municipalities in su...
05:00, 05/22/2019

U.S. appeals court allows Trump rule on abortion referrals A federal appeals court on Thursday said the Trump administration may enforce a controversial new rule that bars clinics that receive federal funds for family planning services from referring patients to abortion providers....
20:51, 06/20/2019

Retirees are flocking to these 3 states — and fleeing these 3 states in droves New Mexico has the top honor of being the number one retirement destination, according to a study from United Van Lines. Here's what you should know before you leave your state for a new locale....
19:17, 04/28/2019

Here are the states where Trump’s Mexico tariffs would hit hardest A handful of U.S. states — including some that will play big roles in the 2020 election — will feel the brunt of the pain from President Donald Trump‘s new tariffs on imports from Mexico. On Thursday night, the president said the U.S. would put...
01:00, 06/01/2019

Trump’s EPA shifts more environmental enforcement to states BOKOSHE, Okla. (AP) — A small town in Oklahoma is warning communities about the Trump administration’s environmental policies. Residents of Bokoshe (bo-KOSH-eee) have been worried for years about coal-ash contamination from a power plant that b...
07:00, 05/20/2019

Which States Will Be Hit Hardest by Trump’s Tariffs on Mexico Tariffs on Mexican imports will ripple across the United States and could cause significant pain for consumers and businesses, even those far from the southwestern border....
01:17, 06/06/2019

Trump says he will allow U.S. states to buy cheaper medicines from abroad The Trump administration is working to allow U.S. states to buy prescription drugs from other countries if the medications cost less, President Donald Trump said on Thursday....
19:00, 05/09/2019

The Trump administration made a web survey. We have questions The White House has 16 questions about your experiences with ‘tech bias’. We have 16 questions for themThe Trump administration launched a web survey on Wednesday soliciting examples of alleged “tech bias” on social media.“SOCIAL MEDIA PLATFORMS shou...
08:00, 05/16/2019

Trump Administration Will Allow Some Companies to Sell to Huawei Washington is following through with plans to allow American companies to continue doing business with Huawei, just weeks after placing the company on a Commerce Department blacklist....
22:51, 07/09/2019

Trump Administration Says It Will Negotiate with Iran With ‘No Preconditions’ Secretary of State Mike Pompeo’s remarks were the second softening of U.S. policy to Iran recently, even as the U.S. ratchets up military and financial pressure....
01:34, 06/03/2019

Chelsea Manning: Trump administration ‘clearly’ wants to go after journalists Former Army intelligence analyst Chelsea Manning on Sunday accused the Trump administration of “clearly” wanting to go after journalists by using the FBI and Department of Justice....
16:00, 05/13/2019

Trump administration moves to speed up deportations The Trump administration is planning to expand a procedure to speed up deportations to include undocumented immigrants anywhere in the US who cannot prove they've lived in the US continuously for two years or more....
19:17, 07/22/2019

Trump Administration Considered Tariffs on Australia The White House shelved the plan amid fierce opposition from military and State Department officials, who argue that tariffs would antagonize a critical ally....
03:00, 06/03/2019

Trump Administration Announces Changes to Citizenship Test Because the white nationalists immigration hardliners in the executive branch just can’t help themselves from showing their true colors, Trump administration officials announced major changes to the mandatory test required to become a naturalized cit...
21:51, 07/21/2019

UK's Top Envoy In US Says Trump Administration "Dysfunctional": Report Britain's ambassador in the United States has described President Donald Trump and his administration as "inept" and "uniquely dysfunctional", according to leaked diplomatic memos published by the......
09:34, 07/07/2019

Trump administration rejects subpoena for tax returns WASHINGTON (AP) — The Trump administration is missing another deadline to produce President Donald Trump’s tax returns. A top House Democrat says he expects to take the administration to court as early as next week over the matter. Treasury Sec...
00:00, 05/18/2019

Trump Administration Guts Endangered Species Act At a time when species face an unprecedented threat from human activities, the Trump administration is rolling back key protections for those most at risk of extinction. Read more......
00:51, 08/13/2019

Trump Administration Proposes New Type of Apprenticeship The Labor Department released its proposal to create a new type of apprenticeship that would be run by business groups, colleges and other entities, rather than the federal government....
18:17, 06/24/2019

The Trump administration is thinking about banning end-to-end encryption The proliferation of end-to-end encryption services has been fantastic for end users and for privacy, but it has also been a huge problem for intelligence and law enforcement agencies. Ironically, it’s the Snowden revelations from a few years a...
17:34, 06/28/2019

Trump Administration Delays Decision on Car Tariffs The Trump administration has put off a final decision on whether to impose broad tariffs on automobile and auto-part imports for about six months, two administration officials said....
18:00, 05/15/2019

US arrests banker for Trump administration job bribe The head of a bank is accused of approving loans in exchange for a job in the White House. Although he failed to get one, he was placed on a "prestigious" committee tied to Trump's campaign, prosecutors said....
21:51, 05/23/2019

24 immigrants have died in ICE custody during the Trump administration In April, a 54-year-old immigrant from Mexico died after several feverish days in a solitary cell. In May, a 21-year-old man from India hung himself in an Arizona jail. On June 1, a 25-year-old asylum seeker named Johana Medina Leon died in a Texas h...
00:00, 06/10/2019

Trump administration to brief senators on election security Officials from President Donald Trump’s administration will brief senators on election security on Wednesday amid bipartisan agreement that Russia interfered in the 2016 election, according to a senior Senate aide. Wednesday’s briefing, requested by ...
18:34, 07/08/2019

Trump administration announces asylum restrictions TUCSON –The Trump administration announced a new rule that would make it a lot more difficult for migrants to seek asylum in the United States. The rule would end protection for those who came to the US through Mexico but did not first apply fo...
05:34, 07/16/2019

The Trump administration is trying to make war with Iran inevitable We should view Iran’s recent posturing for what it is: retaliation to the Trump administration’s unnecessary and deliberate provocationLast night, in response to Iran shooting down an American drone earlier this week, the United States came within on...
23:51, 06/22/2019

Trump's Immigration Proposal, Much Like His Administration, Is Garbage On Thursday, President Trump is set to unveil a new immigration plan created by his listless son-in-law Jared Kushner—who once auctioned his position in the White House to international investors for green cards—that will lean more toward what migran...
19:51, 05/16/2019

How the Trump administration got into a showdown with Iran that could lead to war Sergei Chirikov/Pool via REUTERS; GOL/Capital Pictures/MediaPunch/AP Democratic lawmakers have expressed concern about a potential war with Iran amid rising tensions between Washington and Tehran. The Trump administration has rejected the notion it...
03:17, 07/02/2019

Trump Administration Pushes to Deregulate With Less Enforcement President Trump is making good on promises to roll back Obama-era regulation by allowing agency staffing to shrink, alongside fewer enforcement actions, civil penalties and criminal prosecutions....
23:00, 06/23/2019

Trump administration weakens use of Endangered Species Act The action, which expands the administration's rewrite of U.S. environmental laws, is the latest that targets protections, including for water, air and public lands....
04:51, 08/13/2019

Trump administration rolls out changes to Endangered Species Act The Trump Administration is rolling out changes to the landmark Endangered Species Act. The changes will allow the federal government to put an economic cost on saving a species and end blanket protections for newly listed species. The Trump admminsi...
12:17, 08/13/2019

Trump abandons rule banning prescription drug rebates The White House said Thursday that it was abandoning its proposed rule that would have banned drug price rebates collected by pharmacy benefit managers....
04:00, 07/12/2019

Trump rule restricting asylum seekers struck down by court A U.S. federal judge on Friday struck down one of President Donald Trump's initiatives to curtail asylum claims, ruling that the government could not reject migrants who had crossed the border illegally....
06:00, 08/03/2019

Trump EPA finalizing rule to gut Obama coal plant regulations The Trump administration is set to finalize Wednesday its much-anticipated rule gutting President Barack Obama’s signature plan for reducing carbon emissions from coal plants to combat climate change....
11:51, 06/19/2019

Trump appointee says personnel staff likely won’t be furloughed, but doesn’t rule it out The announcement comes a week after The Post reported the White House's threat to furlough — and possibly lay off — 150 employees at the Office of Personnel Management over a dispute with Congress....
07:34, 06/29/2019

Joe Pinion: Courts will help Trump if they rule against him again on census citizenship question Voters resonate with the basic premise of a Census citizenship question and if the Supreme Court ruled against President Trump again on the issue, it would help him politically....
01:00, 07/06/2019

U.S. judge blocks Trump's latest sweeping asylum rule A federal judge in San Francisco on Wednesday blocked the Trump administration from enforcing a new rule that aimed to bar almost all asylum applications at the U.S.-Mexico border....
15:17, 07/25/2019

U.S. rights groups ask courts to freeze Trump asylum rule The American Civil Liberties Union and other groups that sued to block the Trump administration's latest initiative to bar almost all asylum-seekers at the U.S.-Mexico border have asked courts to freeze the measure while their cases are heard....
07:17, 07/18/2019

Trump relaxes Obama drilling rule prompted by BP oil spill The Trump administration released Thursday a final version of a rule relaxing Obama-era offshore oil and gas drilling safety rules established after BP’s 2010 Deepwater Horizon deadly spill in the Gulf of Mexico, the worst in U.S. history....
21:34, 05/02/2019

Judge blocks Trump's latest sweeping asylum rule A federal judge in San Francisco on Wednesday blocked the Trump administration from enforcing a new rule that aimed to bar almost all asylum applications at the U.S.-Mexico border....
03:34, 07/25/2019

Migrant Families Would Face Indefinite Detention Under New Trump Rule The administration wants to send migrant families caught crossing the border illegally to a family detention center for as long as it takes for their cases to be decided....
17:17, 08/21/2019

Trump told Sweden to #FreeRocky. Stockholm reminded him of the rule of law. President Trump's actions on behalf of a detained U.S. rapper are seen by Swedes as baffling and inappropriate — and a cynical ploy to deflect from his own issues with race at home. “In Sweden everyone is equal before the law," a government spokesman...
05:17, 07/27/2019

U.S. judge blocks new Trump abortion rule for health clinics A federal judge in Washington state on Thursday blocked a Trump administration rule that would prohibit taxpayer-funded family planning clinics from referring patients to abortion providers....
18:34, 04/28/2019

U.S. judge declines to block Trump's new asylum border rule A U.S. district judge on Wednesday declined to block a new rule that bars almost all immigrants from applying for asylum at the country's southern border, handing a victory to U.S. President Donald Trump's crackdown on immigration....
17:51, 07/24/2019

Zogby: Trump behind in battleground states key to 2016 victory This week’s White House Report Card finds President Trump opening his bid for reelection in poor shape nationally, unsure of action in Iran and on the immigration front, and denying a new sex assault claim....
03:34, 06/23/2019

GOP pollster says Trump ahead of Biden in 4 out of 6 battleground states A new poll shows President Trump and Vice President Joe Biden are close in key battleground states, with Trump leading in four out of six crucial states according to Republican pollster Chris Wilson....
17:00, 05/14/2019

'Hope not,' Trump says when asked if the United States will go to war with Iran Members of Congress blasted the Trump administration for being left in the dark about details of the situation with Iran — and House Speaker Nancy Pelosi said Trump lacks authority to declare war on Iran....
20:51, 05/16/2019

Trump administration ends bid to add citizenship question to census In a stinging defeat for President Donald Trump, his administration ended its effort to add a citizenship question to the 2020 U.S. census, saying that it will begin printing forms that do not include the contentious query....
00:17, 07/03/2019

The Trump administration's dangerous fever dream about Iran The Iran debate in Washington is increasingly divorced from reality – and that should worry usThe Trump administration is caught in a fever dream about Iran, and the fever is becoming dangerous.In the wake of attacks on oil tankers in the Gulf of Oma...
09:34, 06/18/2019

Trump administration tightens restrictions on Cuba travel The Trump administration on Tuesday imposed heavy new restrictions on travel to Cuba, saying the move aimed to further pressure the Communist government over its support for Venezuela's embattled President Nicolas Maduro....
17:51, 06/04/2019

Trump Administration Identifies 1,712 More Children That May Have Been Separated at Border As part of a court-ordered review of potentially thousands of additional family separations at the border, the Trump administration has identified over 1,700 cases that may involve migrant children being separated from their parents at the border....
18:34, 05/19/2019

Why the Trump Administration Is Running Out of Time to Print the Census A Chicago company with the lucrative contract to print 2020 census documents can’t start the presses until a final decision comes on whether to include a citizenship question....
10:51, 06/28/2019

Trump Administration Delays Ban on Huawei Working With U.S. Firms The Trump administration extended the length of a license that has enabled China’s Huawei Technologies to continue working with U.S. customers despite national-security concerns....
19:00, 08/19/2019

Trump administration sets 'new bar' for immigrants seeking asylum The Trump administration on Monday said it would take steps to make it more difficult for immigrants arriving on the southern border to seek asylum in the United States, putting the onus on them to ask for shelter in other countries....
17:17, 07/15/2019

Trump administration proposes another $1.6 billion for Moon efforts The Trump administration isn't convinced the $10.7 billion set aside for space exploration in the proposed 2020 budget is enough to help put astronauts on the Moon by 2024. The President has submitted an amendment to the fiscal 2020 budget that...
10:17, 05/14/2019

Trump says administration talking to Democrats about meaningful gun legislation President Donald Trump said on Tuesday that his administration was in discussions with Democrats to produce some sort of meaningful gun legislation following mass shootings in the United States in recent weeks....
22:51, 08/20/2019

The Latest: Trump administration ups tariff talk on China WASHINGTON (AP) — The Latest on the tariffs standoff between the United States and China (all times local): 6:50 p.m. U.S. Trade Representative Robert Lighthizer says his office is preparing to impose tariffs on the $300 billion in Chinese products t...
12:34, 05/11/2019

Trump administration ends bid to add census citizenship question In a stinging defeat for President Donald Trump, his administration has ended its effort to add a citizenship question to the 2020 U.S. census, saying that it will begin printing forms that do not include the contentious query....
23:51, 07/02/2019

Trump Administration to Expand Penalties for Currency Manipulators The administration proposed expanding a trade penalty that is typically used to put tariffs on countries for unfair subsidies to address manipulated currency....
06:00, 05/24/2019

Trump administration enacts another obstacle to asylum cases U.S. President Donald Trump's administration imposed another obstacle for asylum-seekers on Monday, finding that being persecuted on the basis of threats against a family member is usually not enough to be granted asylum in the United States....
21:34, 07/30/2019

Trump administration says it will print census without citizenship question The Trump administration on Tuesday said it will print the 2020 census without a question about citizenship, bringing to an apparent close a contentious legal battle over that aspect of the decennial survey....
01:17, 07/03/2019

Trump administration retreats on census citizenship question In a stinging defeat for President Donald Trump, his administration ended its effort to add a citizenship question to the 2020 U.S. census, saying that it will begin printing forms that do not include the contentious query....
00:34, 07/03/2019

Trump administration puts new restrictions on Cuba travel WASHINGTON (AP) — The Trump administration is imposing major new travel restrictions on visits to Cuba by U.S. citizens, including a ban on many forms of educational and recreational travel. A Treasury Department statement says the U.S. will no longe...
16:17, 06/04/2019

House lawmakers sue Trump administration for president's tax returns Ways and means committee’s lawsuit is latest salvo in clash between Democrats and presidentA House committee sued the Trump administration in federal court Tuesday for access to Donald Trump’s tax returns, setting up a legal showdown over the records...
03:17, 07/03/2019

Trump administration extends grace period for Huawei again Commerce Secretary Wilbur Ross said Monday that penalties on Huawei Technologies will be delayed until Nov. 19 so rural companies have more time to find alternative suppliers....
09:00, 08/20/2019

Trump administration moves to block immigrants who may need government aid U.S. President Donald Trump's administration unveiled a new rule on Monday that could deny visas and permanent residency to hundreds of thousands of people for being too poor....
16:34, 08/12/2019

Good Riddance to One of the Worst Members of the Trump Administration The Trump administration is and always has been an all-star lineup of some of the most despicable people on the planet, but even in this tough crowd, Scott Lloyd always stood out for both his ambivalence towards the lives of immigrants and insistence...
20:00, 05/29/2019

Trump administration wants to reverse Obama-era LGBT protections Team Trump proposed revoking Obama-era anti-discrimination protections for transgender people in health care on Friday — a move LGBT groups fear will result in many Americans being denied needed medical care. The Health and Human Services Department ...
05:51, 05/25/2019

Trump administration scores win over challenge to asylum restriction A federal judge ruled on Wednesday to leave in place a Trump administration rule that would place restrictions on individuals seeking asylum in the United States if they passed through a third country on their way to the border between the U.S. and M...
20:17, 07/24/2019

The Trump Administration Killed A Driverless Car Committee Nobody Seemed To Have A Problem With In the final days of the Obama administration, the Department of Transportation formed a committee to advise on the emerging technology of self-driving cars. For whatever reason, the Trump administration didn’t see the point....
23:34, 08/09/2019

Trump administration relents over census citizenship question After supreme court decision, commerce secretary says forms being printed without question that could affect electionsThe Trump administration said on Tuesday it would begin printing forms for the 2020 US census without a controversial question askin...
03:17, 07/03/2019

Trump Administration Is Split Over Arms Sale to Taiwan As the U.S. pursues the sale of more than $2 billion of tanks and other weapons to Taiwan, the Trump administration is split over the potential repercussions the deal may have on efforts to reignite trade talks with China....
23:34, 06/17/2019

Trump administration may take out billboard ads in Central America about migrating to US Trump administration officials are thinking about launching a Public Service Announcement-type campaign in some Central American countries in an attempt to cut down the number of people migrating through Mexico to the United States, according to two ...
23:51, 06/05/2019

Trump administration 'uniquely dysfunctional', says UK ambassador to U.S.: newspaper Britain's ambassador to the United States described President Donald Trump's administration as "dysfunctional", "clumsy" and "inept", the Mail on Sunday newspaper reported, citing a series of confidential memos....
18:51, 07/07/2019

Acosta’s measured approach was an uncomfortable fit in Trump administration Acosta, who resigned over his handling of a plea deal involving sex offender Jeffrey Epstein, ran afoul of the constituencies that matter to Trump conservatives....
02:00, 07/13/2019

Trump Administration Was Well Aware Of "Red Flagged" Officials: Report One nominee was flagged for his relationship with Russia, another for his alleged ties to white supremacist groups, and several others for criticizing Donald Trump before he became US president....
10:00, 06/24/2019

Trump administration imposes additional sanctions on Iran On the first anniversary of Washington's withdrawal from the 2015 landmark deal between Tehran and world powers, U.S. officials said they would keep squeezing Iran to force it to return to the negotiating table for a more comprehensive deal that woul...
23:34, 05/08/2019

Wall Street just scored another big victory from Trump’s administration The SEC rule requires brokers to put their customers’ financial interest ahead of their own. But consumer advocates say it is not written strongly enough to prevent conflicts of interest....
20:17, 06/05/2019

Trump administration seeks to hit EU with tariffs over Airbus subsidies The Trump administration announced Tuesday that it was moving forward with a plan to seek retaliatory tariffs on European Union goods over the EU's subsidies for Airbus. President Trump has previously said the U.S. is seeking tariffs on $11 billion w...
22:51, 05/14/2019

Trump administration freezing fuel efficiency penalties The Trump administration said late on Friday it was issuing final rules to suspend a 2016 Obama administration regulation that more than doubled penalties for automakers failing to meet fuel efficiency requirements....
05:00, 07/13/2019

Trump administration to continue deporting Venezuelans despite crisis US as yet unwilling to grant temporary protected statusSenators accuse Trump of ‘having it both ways’ over MaduroThe Trump administration has said it is not yet willing to grant temporary protected status to Venezuelans, meaning it will continue to d...
05:51, 07/17/2019

Trump administration to delay decision on auto tariffs The White House will delay for up to six months a decision on whether it will impose tariffs on cars and auto parts. The Trump administration put the decision on hold following meetings with auto industry groups over the last week, according to multi...
22:00, 05/15/2019

Google follows the Trump administration and gives Huawei a temporary reprieve With Huawei on the ropes, yesterday the Trump administration gave the company a three-month reprieve allowing the company to access U.S. components and parts "necessary to maintain and support existing and currently fully operational networks and equ...
08:51, 05/22/2019

Trump administration announces changes to Endangered Species Act rules Enlarge / Bald eages are another success story for the ESA; they came off the threatened list in 2007, half a century after the US nearly lost its national bird to hunting, habitat loss, and the pesticide DDT, which made their eggshells too thin to s...
07:51, 08/14/2019

Factbox: Trump administration departures, firings, reassignments U.S. President Donald Trump on Sunday said White House Council of Economic Advisers Chairman Kevin Hassett would leave his post "shortly," making him the latest high-level departure from the administration....
20:00, 06/03/2019

Trump administration to approve pesticide that may harm bees EPA said studies it considered, most of which were sponsored by industry, found sulfoxaflor isn’t dangerous for the pollinators The Trump administration is approving the pesticide sulfoxaflor – thought by some experts to harm bees – for use on a wide...
21:00, 07/12/2019

Trump administration giving hi-tech visas new scrutiny The administration began rejecting more visa extensions for immigrants with high-tech or other specialized skills, a little-noticed policy change that will put the brakes on migration....
12:00, 08/02/2019

Trump Administration Pauses Enforcement of Abortion Restrictions (WASHINGTON) — The Trump administration is giving taxpayer-funded family planning clinics more time to comply with its new rule that says they no longer can refer women for abortions. But the clinics reacted warily to the administration’s...
14:00, 07/22/2019

U.S. firms find way around Huawei ban, Trump administration is divided about what to do Yesterday we told you that U.S. based chip maker Micron Technologies did some research and discovered that it could legally ship some of its products to Huawei. The latter is banned from obtaining parts and software from the U.S. However, companies c...
23:00, 06/26/2019

The Trump Administration Has Frozen the Venezuelan Government’s Assets (WASHINGTON) — The Trump administration froze all Venezuelan government assets Monday in a dramatic escalation of tensions with socialist leader Nicolás Maduro, who has stubbornly clung to power in the face of mounting international pres...
05:00, 08/06/2019

Trump administration reviewing foreign money to US colleges The U.S. Education Department is opening investigations into foreign funding at Georgetown University and Texas A&M University as the Trump administration increases its scrutiny of international money flowing to American colleges. Letters sent to the...
00:34, 06/14/2019

Trump administration admits that the threat of Huawei spying was enough for a ban It seems the Trump administration has finally explained the rationale for its actions against Huawei that culminated in a sweeping ban of US companies doing business with the Chinese consumer electronics giant. A ban that also led to a series of news...
04:34, 07/06/2019

Trump administration defies subpoena seeking tax returns Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin said in a letter that he will not comply with a subpoena for six years of Trump's tax returns because the request "lacks a legitimate legislative purpose."...
02:34, 05/18/2019

Trump Administration Expands Fast-Track Deportation Across the U.S. (SAN DIEGO) — The Trump administration is expanding the authority of immigration officers to deport migrants without requiring them to appear before judges ahead of deportation. The Homeland Security Department said Monday that fast-track depor...
01:51, 07/23/2019

Trump administration targets Maduro's son 'Nicolasito' with sanctions The Trump administration turned up the pressure on Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro on Friday by targeting his son Nicolas "Nicolasito" Maduro with sanctions, the U.S. Treasury Department said....
00:51, 06/29/2019

Trump Administration Approves F-16 Fighter Jet Sales to Taiwan The $8 billion arms package, the single largest from the United States to Taiwan in years, is certain to anger China and could complicate the trade war....
18:51, 08/16/2019

More asylum seekers sue Trump administration over prolonged U.S. detention A group of detained asylum seekers sued the U.S. government on Thursday claiming immigration officials in five southern states are systematically denying them parole....
01:34, 05/31/2019

Trump Administration Says It Is Waiting 'by the Phone' for Iran to Call Tensions between the U.S. and Iran appeared to ease after two weeks of crisis, as the White House tamped down talk of conflict and renewed a conditional offer to Tehran of diplomatic negotiations....
06:51, 05/18/2019

The Big Diesel Lie Grows While The Trump Administration Rolls Coal Who can forget Dieselgate, the headline-grabbing, reputation-destroying pollution scandal of 2015? In which Volkswagen AG, one of the planet’s largest carmakers, was exposed for installing defeat devices on up to 11 million of its diesels to trick re...
01:51, 08/14/2019

Google cuts off Huawei after Trump administration crackdown The suspension amounts to a major blow to the world’s largest telecommunications equipment maker, which will no longer receive access and support for Google’s proprietary apps like Gmail, YouTube and Chrome....
19:34, 05/20/2019

Trump Administration Rolls Out $16 Billion Farm-Aid Program President Trump rolled out a $16 billion plan to help farmers hit by the trade conflict with China and suggested Huawei Technologies could potentially be a bargaining chip in settling the dispute....
03:00, 05/24/2019

Trump administration says it has no immediate plans to send migrants to Florida The Trump administration, on Saturday, appeared to back away from a plan to send migrants to two Florida counties as Gov. Ron DeSantis, R, spoke out against the decision....
23:34, 05/18/2019

A frustrated Trump questions his administration’s Venezuela strategy The president’s dissatisfaction has crystallized around national security adviser John Bolton and what Trump has groused is an interventionist stance at odds with his view that the United States should stay out of foreign quagmires....
02:34, 05/09/2019

Trump administration to weaken protections for endangered beetle Fish and Wildlife Service is proposing to ‘downlist’ the burying beetle, which would allow drilling in Oklahoma and nearby statesThe Trump administration plans to weaken protections for a beetle threatened by extinction from climate change, lifting r...
22:00, 05/01/2019

Trump administration expected to add 30,000 more foreign workers temporarily into the U.S. It could benefit oyster shucking companies, fisheries, loggers and seasonal hotels, including Trump's own Mar-a-Lago club.        ...
22:17, 05/06/2019

Trump administration hits China's Huawei with one-two punch The Trump administration on Wednesday took aim at China’s Huawei Technologies Co Ltd, banning the firm from buying vital U.S. technology without special approval and effectively barring its equipment from U.S. telecom networks on national security gr...
03:00, 05/16/2019

Trump Administration Proposes Rollback of Transgender Protections The Department of Health and Human Services proposed to roll back Obama-era protections of transgender people, narrowing the definition of sex for health care coverage....
17:34, 05/24/2019

U.S. Democrats question Trump administration over Ukraine ambassador Two senior U.S. Democrats questioned President Donald Trump's administration on Tuesday over the departure of the U.S. ambassador to Ukraine months before the end of her expected three years in Kiev....
22:34, 05/07/2019

Environmental groups sue Trump administration over changes to Endangered Species Act Several environmental groups sued the U.S. Department of the Interior to block a significant rollback of the Endangered Species Act.        ...
23:51, 08/21/2019

Trump Administration Joins Climate Change in War Against Earth It’s no secret that the Trump administration is actively antagonistic toward the reality of climate change. But according to a New York Times story published on Monday, the government isn’t just preparing to stand by as the worst of climate catastrop...
18:34, 05/28/2019

Trump Administration Imposes Cuba Travel Limits Americans will be barred from taking cruise ships to Cuba under tighter travel restrictions the Trump administration rolled out Tuesday, as it raises pressure on Havana to stop supporting Venezuela’s Maduro government....
15:17, 06/05/2019

Bank CEO Calk charged in scheme to win a job in Trump administration Federal prosecutors on Thursday unsealed criminal charges against Federal Savings Bank CEO Stephen Calk accusing him of corruptly approving high-risk loans to President Donald Trump's former campaign chairman Paul Manafort in exchange for trying to s...
18:00, 05/23/2019

Trump Administration Imposes Sanctions on Iran’s Top Diplomat Officials described the foreign minister of Iran, Mohammad Javad Zarif, who worked closely with the Obama administration, as being part of a “propaganda arm.”...
05:00, 08/01/2019

Hundreds of U.S. lawmakers ask Trump administration for Syria strategy Hundreds of members of the U.S. Congress signed a letter to President Donald Trump on Monday arguing that the United States should remain engaged with the conflict in Syria, saying they were "deeply concerned" about extremist groups in the country....
01:34, 05/21/2019

Trump administration suspends trade complaint against China WASHINGTON (AP) — The Trump administration has suspended a complaint it had made against China to the World Trade Organization, a shift that might signal a slight opening in the administration’s trade war with Beijing. The WTO says it’s g...
00:34, 06/15/2019

Trump Administration Freezing Fuel Efficiency Penalties In The US The Trump administration said late on Friday it was issuing final rules to suspend a 2016 Obama administration regulation that more than doubled penalties for automakers failing to meet fuel......
09:17, 07/14/2019

Trump Administration to Expand Fast-Tracked Deportations Across the U.S. Immigrants who cannot prove they have had legal status to reside in the United States for longer than two years could be deported without being given a court hearing....
23:51, 07/22/2019

The Trump Administration Is Screwing Poor Mexicans Out of Visas While the Trump administration’s “public charge” regulation changes are still days away from being finalized, Politico reports that the State Department has denied thousands of visa applicants essentially for being too poor. Mexican nationals, unsurp...
19:34, 08/07/2019

Trump abortion referral 'gag rule' survives demands for emergency halt A federal appeals court on Thursday rejected emergency bids to temporarily set aside its recent decision allowing the Trump administration to enforce a "gag rule" that could strip Planned Parenthood and other abortion providers of federal funding for...
01:34, 07/12/2019

Trump imposes rule allowing U.S. to detain migrant families indefinitely The Trump administration on Wednesday unveiled a rule that allows officials to detain migrant families indefinitely while judges consider whether to grant them asylum in the United States, abolishing a previous 20-day limit....
23:17, 08/21/2019

Child Migrants To Be Held In Detention Longer Under New Trump Admin Rule The Trump administration on Wednesday unveiled new rules that would allow officials to detain migrant families indefinitely while judges consider whether to grant them asylum in the United States....
19:17, 08/21/2019

U.S. appeals court lets Trump abortion referral 'gag rule' go into effect A federal appeals court on Thursday cleared the way for the Trump administration to enforce a controversial rule barring clinics that receive federal funds for family planning services from referring patients to abortion providers....
01:00, 06/21/2019

New Trump rule targets poor and could cut legal immigration in half, advocates say U.S. President Donald Trump's administration unveiled a sweeping rule on Monday that some experts say could cut legal immigration in half by denying visas and permanent residency to hundreds of thousands of people for being too poor....
01:53, 08/13/2019

Big Pharma won't like Trump's next move after rebate rule is abandoned, investors fear Another way President Trump could make a push to lower drug prices is with a proposal announced last year that would allow Medicare to create an "international pricing index."...
23:51, 07/11/2019

Trump EPA Close To Gutting Obama Rule On Coal Power Plants WASHINGTON (AP) — The Trump administration is close to completing one of its biggest rollbacks of environmental rules, replacing a landmark Obama-era effort that sought to wean the nation’s electrical grid off coal-fired power plants and their climat...
12:34, 06/19/2019

Most Migrants at Border With Mexico Would Be Denied Asylum Protections Under New Trump Rule The rule, which goes into effect on Tuesday, denies protections to migrants who failed to apply for asylum in the first country they passed through on their way to the United States’ southwest border....
00:17, 07/16/2019

Trump's new asylum border rule clears initial legal hurdle U.S. President Donald Trump on Wednesday scored an initial victory in his latest move to clamp down on immigration when a judge in Washington declined to block a new rule that bars almost all asylum applications at the U.S.-Mexican border....
23:34, 07/24/2019

Trump and Dems agree US infrastructure needs a $2 trillion fix, but 5 states are in the best shape America's infrastructure needs a major overhaul, yet Washington is stalling. Despite the administration's inaction, these five states have managed to make impactful investments to ensure economic stability and improve its residents' we...
15:51, 07/10/2019

Trump tweets threat at Iran: 'Never threaten the United States again!' President Donald Trump on Sunday ratcheted up his rhetoric toward Iran, warning that a fight with the United States would "be the official end of Iran."...
05:34, 05/21/2019

Democratic states promise to sue Trump for 'eviscerating' Endangered Species Act Democratic states promised Monday to sue the Trump administration for its move to "eviscerate" the Endangered Species Act by modifying how the federal government implements the law in a manner more accommodating to businesses....
11:17, 08/13/2019

Swing states: Biden dominates, Trump’s reelection in trouble Former Vice President Joe Biden dominates his rivals in several swing states where President Trump is facing high disapproval ratings, a potential sign that the White House door is opening for the Democrat....
06:00, 06/15/2019

Trump says war will mean 'official end of Iran,' warns 'never threaten the United States again' President Trump fired a social media shot at the Iranian regime Sunday afternoon, vowing that war between Washington and Tehran would result in "the official end of Iran" before warning, "[n]ever threaten the United States again!"...
03:17, 05/20/2019

Trump accuses Democratic leaders of 'tearing the United States apart' U.S. President Donald Trump on Wednesday accused the top Democrats in Congress of "tearing the United States apart" by pursuing investigations stemming from the now-concluded Russia probe....
22:17, 05/22/2019

Trump administration reinstates death penalty for federal crimes The Trump administration has reinstated the US government's power to order the death penalty for federal crimes - and has started by immediately scheduling five executions....
18:51, 07/25/2019

Trump administration denies special help to Venezuelans seeking asylum Despite clarion calls for Venezuelan ‘freedom’ the US has resisted offering Temporary Protected Status to those fearing persecutionAs Venezuela slumps further into crisis, White House officials from Donald Trump down have made repeated expressions of...
15:34, 05/05/2019

Several of Trump’s GOP allies raise alarms about administration’s budget proposal The senators warned that the fallback strategy would have a “draconian” impact on the military as the United States confronts growing threats worldwide....
21:17, 07/03/2019

Trump administration still open to Iran talks, does not see Zarif as key: official The Trump administration is not closing the door to potential nuclear talks with Iran by sanctioning Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif, who it does not consider a significant decision maker, a U.S. official said on Wednesday....
23:34, 07/31/2019

Defying Congress, Trump administration looks to shift billions in foreign aid President Donald Trump's administration has ordered a review of foreign aid that critics fear could lead to sharp cuts in funds for global health, peacekeeping, narcotics control and other programs despite their having been approved by Congress....
09:00, 08/07/2019

Lebanon slams Trump administration’s Mideast peace plan BEIRUT (AP) — Lebanon’s Parliament Speaker Nabih Berri has criticized the Trump administration’s $50 billion investment proposal, part of its Middle East peace plan, saying Beirut will not be “tempted” by money at the expense ...
13:51, 06/23/2019

Trump administration to place new restrictions on billions in Puerto Rico aid President Trump has asked aides to find new safeguards for funding amid a political crisis on the island, leading to the new plan, senior officials said....
01:00, 08/02/2019

Trump administration ban on cruises to Cuba creates chaos for U.S. travelers The Trump administration banned cruises to Cuba under new restrictions on U.S. travel to the Caribbean island imposed on Tuesday to pressure its Communist government to reform and stop supporting Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro....
20:34, 06/05/2019

The Trump Administration has conflicting goals in the Middle East, expert says Two tankers were attacked in the Gulf of Oman just south of Iran on Wednesday. The Trump Administration has announced they hold Iran responsible for the attack. Karim Sadjadpour, senior fellow at the Carnegie Endowment for International Peace, joins ...
15:34, 06/14/2019

Trump says administration will investigate claim Google is committing treason President Trump said Tuesday his administration will investigate claims made by wealthy Silicon Valley entrepreneur Peter Thiel that Google has been compromised or infiltrated by Chinese intelligence....
21:51, 07/16/2019

Trump Administration Cancels $1 Billion for California Bullet Train The federal government said the state has failed to comply with its agreement to help fund high-speed rail. Gov. Gavin Newsom called it political retribution and vowed to sue....
00:51, 05/17/2019

UPDATE 1-Trump administration freezing fuel efficiency penalties The Trump administration said late on Friday it was issuing final rules to suspend a 2016 Obama administration regulation that more than doubled penalties for automakers failing to meet fuel efficiency requirements....
05:00, 07/13/2019

U.K. Ambassador to the U.S. Calls Trump Administration ‘Inept’ in Leaked Memos (LONDON) — Leaked diplomatic cables reveal that Britain’s ambassador to the United States regards President Donald Trump’s administration as inept, hobbled by infighting, and unlikely to improve. The memos published in the Mail on S...
15:51, 07/07/2019

Trump administration 'uniquely dysfunctional,' British ambassador to US reportedly says Britain's ambassador to the United States described President Donald Trump's administration as "dysfunctional," "clumsy" and "inept," the Mail on Sunday newspaper reported, citing a series of confidential memos....
16:51, 07/07/2019

Trump administration orders abortion referrals ban to take effect immediately Taxpayer-funded family planning clinics must stop referring women for abortions immediately, the Trump administration said Monday, declaring it will begin enforcing a new regulation hailed by religious conservatives and denounced by medical organizat...
20:17, 07/16/2019

Trump administration submits proposal to end food stamps ‘loophole’ Residents signing up for food stamps in Minnesota are provided a brochure about domestic violence, but it doesn’t matter if they even read the pamphlet. The mere fact it was made available could allow them to qualify for government food aid if their ...
01:34, 07/29/2019

USWNT’s Megan Rapinoe says she’s a ‘walking protest’ of the Trump administration No longer allowed to kneel during the anthem before national team games, the outspoken midfielder claims that just being herself is a rebuke to the administration....
17:17, 05/15/2019

The Trump administration drafted an executive order to censor the internet CNN has obtained a draft of an executive order that could potentially censor huge portions of the internet. In an attempt to stop a perceived “bias” against conservatives, Trump’s plan attempts to strip certain protections from companies like Faceboo...
07:17, 08/13/2019

Top Trump administration officials to brief Senate, House on Iran on Tuesday Top officials from President Donald Trump's administration will brief the U.S. Senate and House of Representatives about Iran on Tuesday afternoon, congressional aides said, after lawmakers clamored for more information about tension between the two ...
19:17, 05/20/2019

Trump Administration Could Blacklist China’s Hikvision, a Surveillance Firm The move against Hikvision would mark another step to counter China’s economic ambitions, and the first time the administration punished a company for China’s detention of Uighurs....
17:34, 05/22/2019

Trump administration imposes new sanctions on Iran's industrial metals President Donald Trump on Wednesday imposed new U.S. sanctions targeting Iran's revenue from export of industrial metals and threatened further action unless Tehran "fundamentally" changed its behavior....
22:51, 05/08/2019

Trump assails Britain's May, ambassador to U.S. who called his administration 'inept' U.S. President Donald Trump attacked Prime Minister Theresa May and her ambassador to Washington on Monday while Britain voiced regret for the leak of confidential memos in which the diplomat called Trump's administration "dysfunctional" and "inept."...
03:34, 07/09/2019

EPA finalizes Trump administration’s coal-friendly climate plan Today, the EPA finalized the Trump administration's Affordable Clean Energy (ACE) plan, effectively rolling back Obama-era policies to address climate change. The Obama administration's Clean Power Plan (CPP) set national goals for reducing...
16:00, 06/20/2019

Trump administration working holiday to resolve census question The Trump administration is working to determine a way to include a citizenship question on the 2020 Census after a federal judge gave them until 2 p.m. Friday to resolve the issue....
04:17, 07/05/2019

Trump administration 'uniquely dysfunctional', says Britain's ambassador to U.S.: newspaper Britain's ambassador to the United States described President Donald Trump's administration as "dysfunctional", "clumsy" and "inept", the Mail on Sunday newspaper reported, citing a series of confidential memos....
13:00, 07/07/2019

The Trump administration is waging a quiet war on education | Ross Barkan The Trump/DeVos vision of American education? Unshackle the rich and let them turn a profit at the expense of working-class studentsPerhaps nothing illustrates the perverse nature of Donald Trump’s administration better than his approach to the regul...
10:51, 06/14/2019

Trump Administration Owes $7 Million For His 2017 Inauguration: Report The Trump administration and Congress still owe the District of Columbia government $7 million for expenses related to the 2017 presidential inauguration, the Washington Post reported on Friday,......
22:00, 06/15/2019

Trump administration won't ban pesticide tied to childhood brain damage Evironmental Protection Agency rejects proposed ban on chlorpyrifos, despite growing evidence of its toxicityThe US government has rejected a proposed ban on a toxic pesticide linked to brain damage in children, dismissing a growing body of research ...
00:00, 07/19/2019

UPDATE 4-Trump administration hits China's Huawei with one-two punch The Trump administration on Wednesday took aim at China’s Huawei Technologies Co Ltd, banning the firm from buying vital U.S. technology without special approval and effectively barring its equipment from U.S. telecom networks on national security gr...
06:17, 05/16/2019

Trump Administration Wants Homeless Shelters to Deny Transgender People Trump’s invalid administration is considering a rule change that would allow discrimination against homeless transgender people seeking shelter....
05:00, 05/23/2019

Trump administration to set up plan allowing prescription meds from Canada WASHINGTON — The Trump administration said Wednesday it will create a way for Americans to legally and safely import lower-cost prescription drugs from Canada for the first time, reversing years of refusals by health authorities amid a public outcry ...
23:00, 07/31/2019

Trump administration split on renewing Chevron's Venezuela license The Trump administration is split over whether to renew a license this week for energy company Chevron Corp's operations in Venezuela, with Secretary of State Mike Pompeo supporting a renewal and others opposing it, three sources with knowledge of th...
06:51, 07/24/2019

Trump administration to issue 30,000 additional visas for temporary workers The Trump administration announced Monday that it will make 30,000 additional visas available for temporary non-agricultural workers available in 2019 through the H-2B visa program. The decision was made the by the administration last month and leake...
19:51, 05/06/2019

Trump appears to contradict his own administration on census citizenship question Trump’s Commerce and Justice departments said the census was being printed without the question, but the president said Wednesday he was “moving forward” with the plan....
21:17, 07/03/2019

Trump administration officials brief Congress, say goal is to deter Iran After a day of closed-door briefings on Capitol Hill, Secretary of State Mike Pompeo and Acting Defense Secretary Patrick Shanahan said their objective over recent days has been to deter Iran....
05:00, 05/22/2019

Trump administration denies deceit in census citizenship fight The Trump administration denied accusations that it concealed evidence that its plan to add a citizenship question to the 2020 U.S. Census was aimed at boosting Republicans' electoral power, and said its accusers were making up a conspiracy theory....
08:34, 06/04/2019

Deputy Attorney General Rod Rosenstein is out — here are all the casualties of the Trump administration so far AP Photo/Wilfredo Lee Deputy Attorney General Rod Rosenstein will leave the Department of Justice on May 11, he said in an April 29 resignation letter. Rosenstein is leaving his post after overseeing special counsel Robert Mueller's investigation in...
14:51, 05/01/2019

Trump administration announces plan to allow imports of prescription drugs The Trump administration announced plans to allow the importation of drugs from other countries, a major part of President Trump's agenda for lowering the cost of prescriptions....
02:34, 08/01/2019

Trump administration's bid to limit asylum seekers blocked by US judge Legal showdown now underway over rule that would bar migrants who passed through another country but did not seek refuge thereA federal judge has blocked the Trump administration’s effort to bar migrants from seeking asylum in the US if they have pas...
08:34, 07/25/2019

Trump Administration Reportedly Thinking of Admitting Zero Refugees Next Year Officials within the Trump administration have proposed cutting the number of refugees it admits into the U.S. next year to almost zero, according to Politico, which heard of the plan from several anonymous sources....
18:51, 07/19/2019

House Democrats Will Investigate Trump Administration Over Its Non-Response to Maria The House Oversight and Reform Committee announced on Monday that it would begin an investigation into the Trump Administration’s response to the 2017 hurricanes that decimated Puerto Rico and the U.S. Virgin Islands....
00:51, 05/07/2019

War on science: Trump administration muzzles climate experts, critics say Whistleblowers and groups tracking agency decisions say administration is ignoring science and censoring expertiseThe Trump administration is disregarding science and expertise across a wide range of government work, as documented by whistleblowers a...
16:17, 07/26/2019

UK regrets leak of memos calling Trump administration 'inept' Britain said on Monday it had contacted Washington to express regret for the leak of confidential memos in which its ambassador described U.S. President Donald Trump's administration as "dysfunctional" and "inept"....
16:51, 07/08/2019

Trump Administration Gets Court Victory in Sanctuary Cities Case A federal appeals court upheld a Justice Department decision giving preferential treatment in awarding community policing grants to cities that cooperate with immigration authorities....
07:00, 07/13/2019

Trump administration moves to end U.S. research using fetal tissue from abortions The Trump administration on Wednesday said it would end scientific research at the National Institutes of Health that relies on fetal tissue from elective abortions, and would accelerate efforts to find alternatives for such research, a move welcomed...
14:34, 06/06/2019

Paul warns Trump administration against escalating trade war with China Sen. Rand Paul, R-Ky., said Sunday that he has warned the Trump Administration against leveling more tariffs against China, arguing that they will cancel out any benefits companies received from the administration’s recent tax cuts....
20:17, 05/12/2019

Trump Administration Abandons Plan to Overhaul Drug Rebates The White House abandoned a push to end rebates paid to middlemen who negotiate drug prices on behalf of health insurers, a move that could turn scrutiny back on how drugmakers themselves set prices. President Donald Trump has made lowering prescript...
17:34, 07/11/2019

Trump Administration Could Blacklist Chinese Surveillance Technology Firm The move against Hikvision would mark another step to counter China’s economic ambitions, and the first time the administration punished a company for China’s detention of Uighurs....
09:17, 05/22/2019

Trump administration asks court to let it restrict federal unions now An “erroneous injunction” issued by a lower court is hampering bargaining at several major agencies, the Justice Department told the U.S. Court of Appeals....
03:00, 07/25/2019

Trump administration bars Steve King from Air Force One: report Iowa Republican Rep. Steve King, who was stripped of his committee assignments for his pro-white nationalist statements earlier this year, was reportedly barred from Air Force One Tuesday while President Trump traveled to the Hawkeye State. King trie...
02:00, 06/12/2019

House gives committees green light to sue Trump administration officials WASHINGTON – The House passed a resolution Tuesday that gave congressional committees the green light to take Trump administration officials to court. The measure passed 229 to 191. The resolution specifically mentioned Attorney General William...
02:00, 06/12/2019

Trump administration loses bid to lift bar on funds for border wall A federal appeals court on Wednesday refused to lift an injunction barring the Trump administration from using $2.5 billion intended for the fight against illegal narcotics to build a wall along the southern U.S. border with Mexico....
05:17, 07/04/2019

Megan Rapinoe: My national anthem protests are an ‘F you’ to Trump administration Soccer star Megan Rapinoe has vowed to continue her national anthem protests while representing the US in next month’s Women’s World Cup — calling it a “good ‘F you'” to the Trump administration. “I’ll probably never put...
20:17, 05/14/2019

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02:34, 08/01/2019

Trump administration plans to divert $40 million in aid to Venezuela's opposition U.S. President Donald Trump's administration plans to divert more than $40 million in humanitarian aid for Central America to support the U.S.-backed opposition in Venezuela, according to an internal document obtained by Reuters on Tuesday....
08:51, 07/17/2019

Trump administration to ban abortion referrals at taxpayer-funded clinics Department of Health to force end to abortion referrals, a rule widely seen as a blow against Planned ParenthoodTaxpayer-funded family planning clinics must stop referring women for abortions immediately, the Trump administration has announced, decla...
20:51, 07/16/2019

Diabetic Man Dies After Trump Administration Deported Him to a Country He Had Never Visited Jimmy Aldaoud, a man the Trump administration deported to Baghdad, Iraq in June, died Tuesday, Politico reported Wednesday. The 41-year-old had been likely unable to access insulin to treat his diabetes in Iraq, according to people who knew him....
07:00, 08/08/2019

DJI Drones Could Be the Latest Target of Trump Administration's Offense Against China In the middle of a rapidly intensifying fight between the United States and Beijing over Chinese telecom giant Huawei, the Department of Homeland Security warned companies on data security risks if they use commercial drones made in China, according ...
21:51, 05/20/2019

Pete Buttigieg slams Trump administration over Cuccinelli comments South Bend, Indiana, Mayor Pete Buttigieg criticized the Trump administration for missing "the point" after the acting director of US Citizenship and Immigration Services Director made tweaks to the famous poem on the State of Liberty and said it was...
03:51, 08/15/2019

Groups sue to block Trump administration's expansion of rapid deportations Advocacy groups sued the Trump administration on Tuesday in an effort to block a rule published last month that expands the number of migrants who can be subject to a sped-up deportation process without oversight by an immigration judge....
09:00, 08/07/2019

In Leak, U.K. Ambassador Calls Trump Administration ‘Inept’ and ‘Clumsy’ Diplomatic cables containing the British ambassador’s withering assessment of the Trump administration could damage relations at a delicate moment for Britain....
18:00, 07/07/2019

Trump Administration's Newest Plan Is to Let School Kids Go Hungry The Trump administration’s new proposed SNAP eligibility rules would cut 3.1 million Americans from the food assistance program. If that weren’t enough cruelty for one policy proposal, it seems that plan would also cut 500,000 children from automatic...
05:00, 07/30/2019

Supreme Court to decide whether Trump administration can end DACA program The Supreme Court has agreed to decide whether plans by the Trump administration to end the so-called DACA program for young undocumented immigrants can proceed....
17:17, 06/28/2019

Trump Administration Plans to Sell More Than $2 Billion of Arms to Taiwan The proposed weapons package, including 108 tanks, is the costliest in recent years. The sale would add to tensions between the United States and China....
21:00, 06/06/2019

Trump administration declines to join Christchurch Call to Action The United States will not be joining the Christchurch Call for Action, a push by New Zealand and France to encourage tech companies and countries to work together to end the use of social media in acts of terrorism, the Trump administration announce...
23:17, 05/15/2019

Trump Administration delays construction along border wall until October TUCSON – Construction for the U.S.- Mexico border wall in Organ Pipe Cactus National Monument and Cabeza Prieta National Wildlife Refuge will be delayed until October after a legal challenge with conservative groups. According to court document...
03:17, 08/15/2019

Trump Administration to Announce Farm Aid to Ease Pain of Trade War The Trump administration is preparing to announce a substantial aid package for farmers as early as Thursday to mollify an important political constituency hurt by a trade clash with China...
15:17, 05/23/2019

Trump Administration Plans To Increase Merit-Based Immigration To 57% The Donald Trump administration in the US is proposing a nearly five-fold increase in merit-based legal immigration and half those based on family and humanitarian system, in an effort to overhaul the......
09:34, 07/17/2019

Trump administration abortion rules can take effect, 9th Circuit Court says Trump administration rules restricting federal funding for clinics providing abortion referrals can take effect a federal appeals court said Thursday.        ...
05:00, 06/21/2019

Trump administration to face claim of deceit over U.S. Census question The Trump administration is expected to appear in court on Wednesday to defend itself against claims that its proposed addition of a citizenship question to the 2020 U.S. Census was secretly orchestrated by a political operative seeking to boost Repu...
12:51, 06/05/2019

UPDATE 3-Trump administration freezing fuel efficiency penalties The Trump administration said late on Friday it was issuing final rules to suspend a 2016 Obama administration regulation that more than doubled penalties for automakers failing to meet fuel efficiency requirements....
12:00, 07/13/2019

Congress presses Trump administration for Mueller's counterintelligence files U.S. lawmakers are pressuring the Justice Department for access to counterintelligence reports generated by Special Counsel Robert Mueller during his investigation of President Donald Trump and his associates, two congressional sources said on Tuesda...
02:00, 05/22/2019

Federal Judge Blocks Trump Administration’s Latest Asylum Ban A federal judge in San Francisco blocked the Trump administration’s most recent asylum restrictions on Wednesday, ruling against a policy which sought to ban asylum seekers at the southern border who had passed through other countries without seeking...
15:00, 07/25/2019

Trump administration wants to shame Big Pharma into lowering drug prices The Trump administration will require pharmaceutical companies to disclose drug prices, which HHS Secretary Alex Azar hopes will push companies to lower drug prices....
15:17, 05/09/2019

Trump administration denies possible ouster of Commerce Secretary Ross U.S. Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin on Monday denied a media report https://nbcnews.to/2XPQJ4B that President Donald Trump is considering removing Commerce Secretary Wilbur Ross after a Supreme Court defeat on adding a citizenship question to the ...
01:34, 07/16/2019

The Trump Administration Was Not Down With Displaying a Rainbow Flag on Federal Land Queer activists celebrated when it was announced in 2017 that a rainbow flag would be flown outside the Stonewall Inn in Greenwich Village, where a riot in 1969 helped inaugurate the gay rights movement. The flag was to fly in Christopher Park, right...
06:00, 06/25/2019

US Will Work Closely With "Great Ally" India: Trump Administration India is a "great ally" of America and the US will continue to work closely with Prime Minister Narendra Modi, the Trump administration has said, asserting that Secretary of State Mike Pompeo was......
02:17, 05/29/2019

Trump administration: 2020 Census to be printed without citizenship question GettyImages WASHINGTON (AP) – The Trump administration says the 2020 Census questionnaire is moving ahead without a question about citizenship. That’s according to an attorney for a civil rights group that helped fight the addition of the quest...
09:00, 07/03/2019

Trump administration may use loophole to sell Saudi Arabia weapons The Trump administration is reportedly considering using a legislative loophole to sell billions of dollars worth of weapons to Saudi Arabia without congressional approval. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo and other senior officials are pushing a plan ...
07:34, 05/24/2019

The Trump Administration Is Moving to End Food Stamps for 3 Million People The Trump administration is moving to end food stamp benefits for 3 million people with proposed new regulations curtailing the leeway of states to automatically enroll residents who receive welfare benefits. Agriculture Secretary Sonny Perdue said s...
08:34, 07/23/2019

Transgender Patients Could be Stripped of Healthcare Protections by the Trump Administration Over the course of his two-and-half-year tenure, our alleged President Donald Trump has either enacted or enforced policies that make no secret as to where he stands on transgender and LGBTQ issues....
09:34, 05/25/2019

Trump administration seeks to break up immigration judges' union The Trump administration announced Friday that it is petitioning to break up the National Association of Immigration Judges (NAIJ) -- a move that, if successful, could allow the administration to have more control over where it sends judges and how m...
20:00, 08/10/2019

Trump administration will hire Cuccinelli for senior DHS border role The job appears to come in response to Trump’s desire for an immigration “czar,” although the former Virginia attorney general’s role is expected to be more limited....
23:00, 05/21/2019

Trump administration bans cruises to Cuba in clampdown on U.S. travel The Trump administration on Tuesday imposed heavy new restrictions on travel to Cuba by U.S. citizens, including a ban on cruises, in a bid to further pressure the Communist island over its support for Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro....
19:51, 06/04/2019

Watchdogs Sue Trump Administration Over Missing Notes From Putin Meeting A new lawsuit filed on Tuesday alleges that Secretary of State Mike Pompeo broke the law by allowing President Donald Trump to seize the notes from a key meeting with Russian President Vladimir Putin and failing to take any steps to preserve records ...
22:00, 06/18/2019

Trump Administration Bars Pride Flags from Embassy Flagpoles Four-year Dadaist art installation Trump and his administration are rejecting requests from United States embassies to fly the rainbow flag most closely associated with June, LGBTQ+ Pride Month, according to NBC News....
19:00, 06/09/2019

Trump Administration Blames Iran for Attack on Oil Tankers, but Provides No Proof Secretary of State Mike Pompeo blamed Iran for attacks on two foreign tankers transiting through the Gulf of Oman, escalating the tensions between the Trump Administration and Tehran. It was not immediately clear who was responsible for Thursday&rsqu...
02:00, 06/14/2019

Trump administration suspends U.S. educational programs for migrant children The Trump administration is suspending educational, legal and recreational programs for migrant children in its custody, saying an influx of children crossing the border without a parent or legal guardian was putting a "tremendous strain" on the reso...
22:34, 06/05/2019

Trump administration's message to the world on Iran: 'Don't do business with these people' President Trump signals the U.S. won't stand for Tehran's "support of terrorism" and threats to restart its nuclear program, Energy Secretary Rick Perry tells CNBC....
16:51, 05/07/2019

Trump blames Obama administration for bad White House air conditioning President Trump has blamed predecessor Barack Obama for a litany of issues, from the Iran nuclear deal to the crisis at the border, and on Friday he added the alleged poor state of air conditioning in the White House to that list....
02:17, 07/28/2019

Trump Administration Drops Proposal to Cut Foreign Aid After Intense Debate Secretary of State Mike Pompeo, Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin and top lawmakers had objected to the idea of withdrawing money already allocated for overseas aid....
04:17, 08/23/2019

Bret Baier: Trump administration will consider 'retooling' citizenship question Bret Baier has argued that the Trump administration will continue to push for inclusion of the controversial citizenship question on the 2020 census, despite being thwarted by the Supreme Court last week....
01:00, 07/10/2019

Trump administration declares support for Venezuela uprising against Maduro: 'We are with you!' The Trump administration voiced full support Tuesday for Venezuelan opposition leader Juan Guaidó as he led a contingent of heavily armed troops into the streets of Caracas amid a call for the military to rise up and oust the South American nation’s ...
21:00, 04/30/2019

Trump administration will issue licenses for US companies to sell to Huawei Ross affirmed that the company would remain on the Entity List, which meant licenses would likely be denied and that the new policy would not change the scope of items requiring licenses. However, he also said there would be some approvals....
01:17, 07/10/2019

Trump administration erects another barrier to immigrants seeking U.S. asylum The Trump administration on Monday unveiled a new rule to bar almost all immigrants from applying for asylum at the southern border, requiring them to first pursue safe haven in a third country through which they had traveled on the way to the United...
01:17, 07/16/2019

Trump Administration "Very Focused" On India-US Ties: Jared Kushner Batting for strong Indo-US ties, President Donald Trump's son-in-law Jared Kushner has said there are very few countries like India that possess the potential for growth and the administration was......
15:34, 07/12/2019

Standoff escalates between Trump administration, Turkey over deal with Russia The Trump administration is locked in an escalating standoff with Turkey over its plans to purchase an air defense system from Russia, with a deadline fast-approaching for Ankara to back down or lose out on U.S.-made F-35s – and possibly more....
00:17, 06/18/2019

UK Envoy Called Trump Administration "Dysfunctional" In Email: Report In leaked emails, the UK's Ambassador to Washington Kim Darroch labelled American President Donald Trump's administration as "inept, insecure and incompetent", a media report said on Sunday....
19:51, 07/07/2019

Trump Calls U.K. Ambassador ‘Very Stupid Guy’ After Leaked Criticism of his Administration A diplomatic rift between the U.K. and the U.S. deepened Tuesday morning as President Trump lashed out at the British government over leaked memos that revealed harsh criticism of the White House by its ambassador to the U.S. Trump called Ambassador ...
21:51, 07/09/2019

Trump administration will print 2020 census without citizenship question The Trump administration will move forward with printing the 2020 census without a controversial citizenship question, a Department of Justice spokesperson said Tuesday. The Supreme Court last week blocked the administration from adding the question,...
09:00, 07/03/2019

Trump administration will have to defend claim of deceit over census question Plaintiffs suing the Trump administration over the inclusion of a citizenship question on the 2020 census have until July 12 to file briefs explaining why they believe the government should be sanctioned for allegedly concealing evidence, a federal j...
04:51, 06/06/2019

Trump administration pushes to speed up cases of migrant families Immigrants can get permits to work legally in the United States once their asylum applications are pending before a judge for six months, which many with fast-tracked cases won’t get to do, lawyers said....
06:34, 08/04/2019

Trump administration considers tapping U.S. TSA funds for border: source The U.S. Department of Homeland Security is considering tapping more than $230 million from the Transportation Security Administration to fund operations on the U.S.-Mexico border if Congress fails to approve additional funding, a person briefed on t...
21:17, 05/21/2019

Trump denies administration's retreat on census citizenship question U.S. President Donald Trump on Wednesday contradicted statements made by his own officials, saying his administration had not dropped its efforts to add a citizenship question to the 2020 census....
17:34, 07/03/2019

Environmental groups sue Trump administration for weakening Endangered Species Act More than half a dozen environmental groups on Wednesday filed a lawsuit against the Trump administration for its purported attempt to weaken the Endangered Species Act....
13:51, 08/23/2019

Trump Administration Re-Authorizes "Cyanide Bombs" To Kill Wildlife US President Donald Trump's administration has re-authorized the use of controversial poison traps known as "cyanide bombs" to kill wild foxes, coyotes and feral dogs despite overwhelming opposition......
10:34, 08/09/2019

Trump Administration Is Opening Investigations Into Foreign Funding at U.S. Colleges The U.S. Education Department is opening investigations into foreign funding at Georgetown University and Texas A&M University as the Trump administration increases its scrutiny of international money flowing to American colleges. Letters sent to the...
21:51, 06/13/2019

Trump administration opens door to importing medicine from Canada The Trump administration took a first step on Wednesday toward allowing the importation of medicines from Canada, an action the president has advocated as a way to bring cheaper prescription drugs to Americans....
15:34, 07/31/2019

Trump administration, Congress agree on spending levels: Mnuchin U.S. Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin said on Thursday that the Trump administration and congressional leaders have agreed on broad spending levels for the next two fiscal years, but House Speaker Nancy Pelosi would not confirm there was a deal....
22:51, 07/18/2019

| In Washington, Salvini stresses Italy's closeness to Trump administration Matteo Salvini, the far-right Italian deputy prime minister, has met with top US officials in Washington and spoke of his "closeness" to President Donald Trump's administration....
13:51, 06/18/2019

Trump administration scrambles to save citizenship question on census A federal judge in Maryland overseeing one of three lawsuits on the matter gave the administration until 2 p.m. Friday to explain how it intends to proceed....
04:34, 07/05/2019

Trump administration is working to free A$AP Rocky from Swedish custody Rocky, a platinum-selling, Grammy-nominated artist whose real name is Rakim Mayers, has been behind bars since early this month as Swedish police investigate a fight he was allegedly involved in in Stockholm before appearing at a music festival....
00:00, 07/20/2019

Trump administration eyes more aid to farmers if necessary: White House aide The Trump administration is ready to provide more federal aid to farmers if required, a White House adviser said on Monday, after rolling out up to $12 billion since last year to offset agricultural losses from the trade dispute with China....
23:34, 04/29/2019

Trump Administration Moves to Detain Undocumented Children Indefinitely The Trump administration on Wednesday announced a new rule that would allow the government detain migrant children indefinitely, in a move that would overturn a decades-old existing legal precedent....
20:17, 08/21/2019

Trump administration considers September unveiling of healthcare plan: WSJ U.S. President Donald Trump's administration is considering unveiling, as early as September, his healthcare plan as part of his presidential re-election campaign strategy, the Wall Street Journal reported on Saturday....
22:00, 08/03/2019

Trump administration to lift limits on detention for migrant families The Trump administration said Wednesday it will advance new rules that would allow border agents to detain migrant families with children for longer periods of time than the 20 days allowed by a Clinton-era agreement....
17:51, 08/21/2019

Trump administration lets religious doctors opt out of abortion referrals The Trump administration on Thursday added protections for medical workers so they won't be forced to provide or refer to abortion, sterilization, or medically assisted suicide if doing so violates their faith....
05:34, 05/03/2019

Trump Administration Strips India of Special Trade Status The status exempts billions of dollars of India’s products from American tariffs, part of a deepening clash over the country’s protections for its market....
04:51, 06/01/2019

Huawei is in the crosshairs of the Trump administration. So why do so few Americans know about the smartphone giant? Huawei is at the center of an international trade dispute with the Trump administration. But most Americans have never even heard of it. So, what is Huawei and why does the president care so much?...
01:34, 05/23/2019

Trump Administration Says It Should Be Allowed to Treat Migrant Kids Like Dogs The Trump administration has had no shame treating migrant families, and children specifically, in dehumanizing ways and as political pawns, but even this seems like a new low....
18:17, 06/20/2019

As workplace raids multiply, Trump administration charges few companies Prosecuting corporations, as opposed to individual workers or managers, for immigration-related offenses was also relatively rare during the Obama administration, but it has slowed further under the Trump administration, records show....
06:00, 08/10/2019

Appeals Court Refuses to Block Trump Rule That Would Cut Planned Parenthood Funding In a major setback for Planned Parenthood, a federal appeals court ruled Thursday that a Trump ban on funding clinics that refer women to abortion providers can take effect while the court weighs the overall merits....
08:34, 07/12/2019

Ex-Fed vice chairman: Don't rule out Trump retaliation against China by seeking a lower dollar If the yearlong trade war between the world's two largest economies were to erupt into a full-blown currency war, Blinder said that "nobody wins."...
20:00, 08/05/2019

U.S. appeals court deals partial setback to Trump rule to curtail asylum A U.S. appeals court on Friday dealt a setback to the Trump administration attempt to bar almost all asylum applications at the U.S.-Mexico border, but stopped short of applying its decision nationwide....
05:17, 08/17/2019

Trump unveils sweeping rule targeting immigrants who access social services The rule would reject applicants for temporary or permanent visas if they fail to meet high enough income standards or if they receive public assistance such as welfare....
18:51, 08/14/2019

Trump urges Iran to talk over nuclear program, cannot rule out military action U.S. President Donald Trump on Thursday urged Iran's leadership to sit down and talk with him about giving up Tehran's nuclear program and said he could not rule out a military confrontation given the heightened tensions between the two countries....
01:34, 05/10/2019

Civil rights groups file lawsuit challenging Trump asylum rule Three civil rights groups filed a federal lawsuit on Tuesday challenging the Trump administration's new asylum rule, which bars asylum claims from most noncitizens who travel through another country on their way to the United States....
23:51, 07/16/2019

ACLU files suit to block Trump rule to stop asylum-seekers The American Civil Liberties Union sued U.S. President Donald Trump's administration on Tuesday, challenging a sweeping new rule that would bar almost all migrants from seeking asylum at the southern border of the United States....
06:51, 07/17/2019

Trump rule targeting poor immigrants could harm children, health: advocates A Trump administration plan to cut legal immigration by poor people will likely result in sicker children, more communicable diseases and greater homelessness in the United States, according to immigrant advocates and the federal government's own ana...
02:17, 08/16/2019

California, advocacy groups file lawsuit against Trump public charge rule The state of California and several advocacy groups filed separate lawsuits Friday against a rule that would deny lawful permanent status to immigrants who use public benefits or are deemed likely to use them in the future. The state and advocacy gro...
09:17, 08/17/2019

Trump’s anti-abortion global gag rule threatening women's lives, report says ‘People are dying’ in Africa and south Asia as a result of policy that bans aid to foreign groups who support abortions, says author of reportThe Trump administration’s anti-abortion restrictions on US global health aid funding have significantly dam...
20:34, 06/05/2019

California leads latest lawsuit against Trump’s ‘public charge’ immigration rule California and three other states filed a lawsuit Friday that challenges the Trump administration’s so-called “public charge” rule, which strengthens federal officials’ ability to deny green cards to immigrants who rely on government aid....
09:51, 08/17/2019

Democratic lawmaker Nadler accuses Trump of lying, doesn't rule out impeachment U.S. House of Representatives Judiciary Committee Jerrold Nadler accused President Donald Trump of lying about the findings of Special Counsel Robert Mueller's Russia investigation on Wednesday but declined to say whether he would move forward with i...
07:17, 05/30/2019

Judge Blocks Trump Rule Requiring Drug Companies to List Prices in TV Ads A federal court judge said the Health and Human Services Department had overreached its regulatory authority in trying to force drugmakers to disclose their prices....
03:17, 07/09/2019

The Trump rule? World leaders that violate Twitter rules will get warning label Move is a shift in efforts to balance its ideological commitment to free expression with rules against harassment and hate speechCall it the Trump rule.Twitter will attach a special label to tweets by major political figures if their content violates...
21:34, 06/27/2019

Trump 'conscience' rule for medical providers facing legal challenge in California Critics are assailing the Trump administration's so-called "conscience" rule that allows health-care providers to refuse medical treatment to people, even in emergencies....
04:51, 05/08/2019

Civil Liberties Groups Asks Judge To Block Trump Asylum Rule (WASHINGTON) — Civil liberties groups on Wednesday asked for a temporary restraining order blocking the Trump administration’s effort to effectively end asylum at the U.S.-Mexico border. The American Civil Liberties Union and others filed...
03:34, 07/18/2019

Want to beat Trump? Learn from workers in Republican states | Eric Blanc Americans in ‘conservative’ states are leading the fight for public education, healthcare and social servicesMany Americans agree on the urgent need to defeat Trump in 2020. But what kind of candidate can do it?Media pundits and Democratic Party insi...
09:34, 06/11/2019

Trump campaign seeks to mobilize women in 2020 battleground states President Donald Trump’s re-election campaign is hosting events in 2020 battleground states on Thursday to mobilize and train suburban women, an important voting bloc that defected from Republicans during last year's congressional contests....
03:17, 08/23/2019

Trump may face more court battles over giving citizenship data to states U.S. President Donald Trump's order that all federal agencies provide citizenship data to the Commerce Department could open a new legal front over whether states can redraw their voting maps based on citizenship status....
17:17, 07/15/2019

White House: Trump will do all he can to determine who legally lives in the United States U.S. President Donald Trump will do everything within his legal authority to determine and make public who is in the United States legally and who is not, White House spokesman Hogan Gidley said on Thursday....
00:00, 07/12/2019

Trump expects Japan's military to reinforce United States in Asia and beyond U.S. President Donald Trump expects that Japan's military will reinforce U.S. forces throughout Asia and elsewhere, he said on Tuesday, as the key U.S. ally upgrades the ability of its forces to operate further from its shores....
10:51, 05/28/2019

New York among 29 states and cities suing Trump’s EPA over power plant rules New York Attorney General Letitia James is leading a lawsuit brought by 29 states and cities aiming to block the Trump administration from repealing Obama-era restrictions on coal-burning power plants. Attorneys general from 22 states and seven major...
21:52, 08/13/2019

Trump's threat could lead to higher Apple iPhone prices in the states If you live in the U.S., be prepared to pay more for the Apple iPhone. A multi-part tweet disseminated today by President Donald Trump (via The New York Times) revealed that starting next Friday, $200 billion of Chinese goods imported into the U.S. w...
04:00, 05/06/2019

Trump slams drugmakers, vows to let U.S. states buy cheaper medicines abroad U.S. President Donald Trump slammed the pharmaceutical industry for high prices of prescription drugs on Thursday and vowed to allow U.S. states to buy medicines from other countries if they cost less....
09:34, 05/10/2019

Importing prescription drugs has Trump's endorsement: Will more states follow? Colorado, Florida and Vermont are exploring plans to bring drugs across the border from Canada to help lower costs.        ...
21:51, 06/24/2019

4 left-leaning states up for grabs in 2020, Trump campaign manager says Brad Parscale, the campaign manager for President Trump’s 2020 campaign, said on Sunday that he believes states that normally vote Democrat could be flipped, according to recent data....
08:17, 04/29/2019

Group of 12 U.S. states challenge Trump fuel economy penalty freeze A group of 12 states led by California and New York on Friday challenged the Trump administration's decision to suspend a 2016 Obama administration regulation that more than doubled penalties for automakers that fail to meet fuel efficiency requireme...
22:00, 08/02/2019

China, United States Will "Lose By Fighting": Xi Jinping To Donald Trump Chinese President Xi Jinping called for cooperation in a phone call with Donald Trump on Tuesday, confirming he would meet the US leader at the G20 summit amid a bruising trade war....
21:00, 06/18/2019

California sues Trump administration over high-speed rail funds California on Tuesday sued the Trump administration after it confirmed last week it will withhold $929 million in high-speed rail funding awarded to the state in 2010....
21:17, 05/21/2019

Trump administration: Energy storage boosts renewables, national security Subscribe today to the Washington Examiner magazine and get Washington Briefing: politics and policy stories that will keep you up to date with what's going on in Washington. SUBSCRIBE NOW: Just $1.00 an issue!...
00:00, 06/13/2019

U.S. appeals court blocks Trump administration birth control exemptions A federal appeals court on Friday blocked the Trump administration from enforcing new rules allowing employers to obtain exemptions from an Obamacare requirement they provide health insurance that covers women's birth control....
00:51, 07/13/2019

Trump's Small Business Administration pick will have her work cut out for her | Gene Marks Sure, Jovita Carranza will join Trump’s cabinet, but she has no influence. Her real job is to take an agency which already does great work and make it betterThis week, Donald Trump announced his intention to nominate Jovita Carranza as the new chief ...
22:00, 08/05/2019

Farmers Press for an End to the Trade War as the Trump Administration Rolls Out a $16 Billion Bailout The U.S. just unveiled $16 billion more in federal aid for agriculture. Farmers were of course happy for the funds, but mainly, they want an end to Donald Trump’s trade wars. “America’s farmers ultimately want trade more than aid,&r...
09:17, 07/26/2019

The Trump Administration Is Making Lifesaving Fetal Tissue Research Almost Impossible On Wednesday, the Trump administration announced a new curtailing of federal spending on research using fetal tissue, according to the New York Times. The new rules will make it extremely difficult for this research, which many scientists say is vita...
05:51, 06/06/2019

The Trump Administration Just Backed the Sale of F-16 Fighters to Taiwan. China Won’t Be Happy (Bloomberg) –– The Trump administration has informally told Congress that it supports a potential sale of F-16 fighter jets to Taiwan, a move that will likely anger China at a key moment in trade talks with the U.S. The State Department h...
20:51, 08/16/2019

Trump administration swaps land to cut road through Alaska wildlife refuge The Trump administration has resurrected a plan to carve a road through a national wildlife refuge in Alaska, less than four months after a federal judge struck down an earlier plan as illegal....
04:51, 07/25/2019

Amid migrant surge, Trump adds hardliner Ken Cuccinelli to administration Ken Cuccinelli, former attorney general of Virginia, has advocated for denying citizenship to the American-born children of parents living in the U.S. illegally....
00:00, 05/22/2019

Trump administration reveals details of $16 billion farm bailout in U.S. trade war The Trump administration revealed new details of its $16 billion aid package for farmers hit in the U.S.-China trade war — with key provisions meant to avoid large corporations scooping up big payouts......
22:17, 07/25/2019

Trump Administration Is Preparing Cover for All the So-Called Economic Anxiety Voters Just in case some voters weren’t prepared to admit that they like the administration’s racism, the Trump Administration is looking out for their economic anxiety concerns. On Thursday, White House economic adviser Larry Kudlow said the administration...
03:17, 08/23/2019

Trump administration proposes easing privacy rules for addiction history The change is seen as helpful for providers who could, for example, unknowingly prescribe a potentially harmful drug, such as opioids, to a patient with an addiction history....
02:17, 08/23/2019

Trump administration opens up Minnesota wilderness area to copper mining The U.S. Interior Department on Wednesday renewed two mineral leases near the Boundary Waters Wilderness area in Minnesota, a key step in opening the popular wilderness and recreation area up to copper mining despite heavy opposition from local and n...
20:51, 05/15/2019

Trump administration breaks campaign promise, purges 200,000 VA healthcare applications "The current state of the Department of Veterans Affairs is absolutely unacceptable,” presidential candidate Donald Trump said when speaking at a rally on Oct. 31, 2015, in front of the retired battleship USS Wisconsin in Norfolk, Va....
06:34, 05/13/2019

Trump Administration Admitted in Emails It Didn't Know How to Reunite Separated Families Newly released emails show that while the Trump administration was publicly promising to reunite the families it had separated at the U.S.-Mexico border, officials had no idea how they would accomplish that goal, according to NBC....
17:00, 05/02/2019

Trump Administration Eyes Troops, Quick Weapons Sales for Mideast The Trump administration is poised to send additional troops to the Middle East and to rush billions of dollars in weapons to allies in the region, steps that come amid oscillating levels of U.S.-Iranian tensions....
22:34, 05/23/2019

Bank CEO charged in Manafort bribery scheme to get Trump administration post The head of a Chicago-based bank was charged in an indictment unsealed on Thursday with bribery and accused of corruptly approving high-risk loans to President Donald Trump's former campaign chairman Paul Manafort in a scheme to land a top Trump admi...
19:34, 05/23/2019

Trump administration has separated hundreds of children from their migrant families since 2018 The Trump administration has continued to separate migrant families nearly a year after a judge barred family separations as a systemic policy.        ...
20:51, 05/02/2019

Trump administration urging lawmakers to reauthorize NSA data collection program The Trump administration is urging lawmakers to reauthorize a mass phone data collection program set to expire later this year that would let the National Security Agency collect the phone record information of millions of Americans, according to med...
12:17, 08/16/2019

Health groups appeal decision on Trump administration Obamacare alternatives Seven medical groups have appealed a decision that let the Trump administration offer less costly and less robust medical coverage as an alternative to Obamacare....
21:34, 07/29/2019

Number of new citizens hits 5-year high under Trump administration, despite Dem criticism U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services set a five-year high in 2018 for the number of people who took the oath of citizenship – despite heated criticism from Democrats about the Trump administration's immigration policies....
20:17, 06/03/2019

Group sues Trump administration for withholding information on mining decision A conservation group on Thursday sued the Trump administration for withholding documents related to its decision to cancel a 20-year ban on mining in a Minnesota wilderness area and open it up to copper production....
19:00, 06/20/2019

The Trump administration is repealing an Obama-era policy of policing for-profit colleges The U.S. Education Department is rescinding an Obama-era rule that aimed to police ineffective for-profit colleges.       ...
01:00, 06/29/2019

Trump Administration Sharply Curtails Fetal Tissue Medical Research The Trump administration will ending a major university contract involving fetal tissue research and will soon stop such work at the National Institutes of Health....
19:51, 06/05/2019

2020 census: Trump administration still seeking grounds for 'citizen' question Supreme court rejected justice department’s justificationPresident says he is considering executive actionThe US justice department has said it will continue to look for legal grounds to force the inclusion of a controversial citizenship question on ...
04:51, 07/06/2019

Trump administration health experts say US not likely to see Ebola outbreak despite spread in Africa Health officials in the Trump administration insist the United States is not at risk of an Ebola outbreak even as the disease continues to spread throughout the Democratic Republic of the Congo, leading one neighboring country to shutter its shared b...
05:34, 08/02/2019

Trump Administration Threatens to Extend Trade War to France Over 3% Tax on Big Tech Companies The Trump Administration is threatening the extend its trade war to France as the country prepares to hit big tech companies––many of them American––with a new tax. A 3% levy on tech giants was approved by the French Senate on...
00:17, 07/12/2019

U.S. judge rejects Trump administration move to start wall construction A federal judge rejected on Thursday an effort by the Trump administration to begin construction on a wall on the border with Mexico while it appeals a ruling that found funding for the wall was likely not authorized by Congress....
01:34, 05/31/2019

Trump administration kicks Turkish pilots out after removing Turkey from the F-35 program The Trump administration is requiring the Turkish pilots and maintainers training on the F-35 fighter in the U.S. to leave now that Turkey has been kicked out of the fighter program....
08:34, 07/18/2019

Trump Administration, Congress Have Agreed on 'Top-Line' Spending Levels, Mnuchin Says Treasury Secretary Steve Mnuchin said Congress and the Trump administration have agreed on overall spending levels and raising the U.S. government’s borrowing limit for two years....
19:17, 07/18/2019

The Trump Administration’s Immigration Agenda Was Thwarted on Multiple Fronts This Week While the national conversation was dominated by former Special Counsel Robert Mueller’s testimony before Congress this week, the Trump Administration’s immigration agenda was thwarted on several fronts this week. A federal judge in San F...
04:51, 07/26/2019

Trump administration moves to release migrant children faster from U.S. custody The Trump administration is again changing the way it vets people who want to sponsor minors who crossed the U.S.-Mexico border alone in an effort to speed up the release of thousands of migrant children currently in U.S. custody....
06:00, 06/11/2019

Trump administration is drafting plan to allow US consumers to import drugs from Canada Trump has previously supported a plan by U.S. lawmakers who have said they can lower high prescription drug costs by approving imports from Canada, where prices are lower....
19:00, 07/30/2019

Trump Administration Authorizes 'Cyanide Bombs' to Kill Feral Hogs. Seriously. On Thursday the Trump administration authorized another weapon in America’s war on the hoards of 30 to 50 feral hogs running through yards and terrorizing our nation’s children: “cyanide bombs.”Read more......
09:34, 08/09/2019

Trump administration outlines plan to allow the US to import cheaper drugs from Canada States, wholesalers and pharmacists, acting as intermediaries for consumers, would draft a proposal for safe importation of prescription drugs already available in the U.S....
19:34, 07/31/2019

Democrats demand answers on Trump administration's Obamacare lawsuit reversal House Democrats are giving the Department of Justice two weeks to supply documents explaining why it reversed itself and decided to ask the courts to rule that all of Obamacare is unconstitutional....
16:00, 05/14/2019

Trump administration declares Title X abortion restrictions will go into effect immediately The Trump administration announced Monday that taxpayer-funded family planning clinics are prohibited from referring women to abortion providers as a part of the family planning program Title X....
09:51, 07/16/2019

Petraeus warns Iran to 'be very careful' as tensions rise with Trump administration Former CIA Director David Petraeus warned Iran that it going to have to be “very careful” as tensions between the Middle Eastern nation and the United States continue to ratchet up....
17:00, 05/19/2019

Trump Administration Proposes Allowing Drug Imports for Cheaper Prescriptions Consumers and some Democrats have long complained that the United States should be allowed to buy drugs from Canada, where high-priced products like insulin are much cheaper....
18:00, 07/31/2019