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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 Power Plan, arguing it prolongs U.S. relianc...

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. The post Trump administration rolls back Obama rule targeting coal-fired power plants, issues less ambitious replacement appeared first on LEX18.com....
18:17, 2019-06-19

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 and seven cities announced they were suing the admi...
08:17, 2019-08-14

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 beliefs....
21:17, 2019-05-22

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....
15:34, 2019-06-19

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 Protection Agency (EPA) Administrator Andrew Wheeler s...
10:51, 2019-06-20

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, 2019-07-12

Illinois to defy Trump administration's abortion referral 'gag rule' Illinois will defy enforcement of the Trump administration's rule barring taxpayer-backed family planning clinics from making abortion referrals, the governor said on Thursday, announcing the state plans to step in to fund those clinics....
00:00, 2019-07-19

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, 2019-07-23

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....
23:01, 2019-05-28

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 discrimination in health care don’t apply to people&#...
03:34, 2019-05-25

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....
14:17, 2019-08-13

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....
22:00, 2019-06-19

U.S. states, cities sue to block Trump 'conscience' rule for healthcare workers Two dozen 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....
05:51, 2019-05-22

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....
14:51, 2019-07-09

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....
17:34, 2019-07-21

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....
01:17, 2019-08-14

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 official....
19:51, 2019-07-31

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....
22:17, 2019-07-23

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....
06:51, 2019-07-09

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 euthanasia if they have religious objections....
01:34, 2019-06-12

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, 2019-07-09

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 which would give President Trump the power to stop...
07:17, 2019-05-24

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.        ...
06:51, 2019-07-25

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....
22:34, 2019-06-19

Federal judge blocks Trump administration rule requiring drug prices in TV ads The decision, handed down just hours before the rule was set to take effect, came in response to a lawsuit challenging the authority of the Department of Health and Human Services....
03:51, 2019-07-09

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 abortions....
11:34, 2019-06-21

UPDATE 3-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....
05:17, 2019-07-09

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....
19:34, 2019-08-16

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....
06:34, 2019-07-23

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 health organizations challenged the rules in cases f...
03:17, 2019-06-21

UPDATE 2-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....
01:51, 2019-07-09

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.        ...
11:34, 2019-05-23

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....
23:34, 2019-08-13

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....
22:51, 2019-08-13

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 administration more time to deal with pending lawsui...
03:51, 2019-06-30

Trump administration to propose rule that would cut 3.1 million people from food stamp program: report The Trump administration is set to propose a rule Tuesday that would cut about 3.1 million Americans from the food-stamp program in an effort to save taxpayers about $2.5 billion a year, reports said....
09:34, 2019-07-23

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08:34, 2019-08-15

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 benefits....
22:51, 2019-08-12

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01:17, 2019-05-30

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....
20:34, 2019-08-16

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....
23:17, 2019-05-21

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 combat climate change....
01:34, 2019-06-20

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 in the latest upheaval over a top national security post....
00:34, 2019-08-03

Jonah Goldberg: Trump Mexico tariff threat could 'scuttle' planned replacement of NAFTA President Trump's tariff threat against Mexico could complicate plans to replace the North American Free Trade Agreement, according to Jonah Goldberg....
03:51, 2019-06-05

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....
18:00, 2019-06-22

Trump Climate Advisor Compared 'Demonization of Carbon Dioxide' to Hitler's Treatment of Jews in Bizarre Interview The New York Times published a shocking article over the Memorial Day long weekend about the Trump regime’s dangerous policies on climate change. But one quote in the article really stuck out:Read more......
15:34, 2019-05-28

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 with broad support from his party, would raise the ...
21:17, 2019-06-03

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....
03:51, 2019-07-25

Supreme court to rule on whether Trump can end Daca Court expected to hear arguments late this year, with a decision on Dreamers likely to come before 2020 electionThe supreme court will review the constitutionality of an Obama-era program allowing undocumented immigrants who came to the US as children to get temporary deportation relief and work per...
09:51, 2019-06-29

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....
08:34, 2019-06-14

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 House Of Cards, but rather focused on bumbling, o...
20:51, 2019-06-07

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....
20:00, 2019-07-31

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, 2019-06-06

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 5% duties on all Mexican imports on June 10 to pu...
03:51, 2019-06-01

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, 2019-06-20

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 suing the federal government to stop a new rule that...
08:34, 2019-05-22

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....
07:17, 2019-07-09

Washington is latest state to sue over Trump health rule 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 moral or religious beliefs....
07:34, 2019-05-29

Trump Administration Prepares Sale of F-16s to Taiwan The Trump administration has decided to sell billions of dollars’ worth of F-16V fighter jets to Taiwan, according to people familiar with the matter, in a move likely to anger Beijing at a sensitive point in U.S.-China relations....
14:00, 2019-08-17

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 ago that shined light on the far-reaching powers of...
19:34, 2019-06-28

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....
08:34, 2019-08-13

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 admminsitration announces change to the Endangered Species...
23:34, 2019-08-13

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....
00:00, 2019-06-03

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's moving toward war despite deploying military as...
01:00, 2019-07-02

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 citizen of the U.S....
20:51, 2019-07-21

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....
02:17, 2019-07-23

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 Senate Minority Leader Chuck Schumer (D-N.Y.), wil...
22:34, 2019-07-08

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 hospital after nearly six weeks in the custody of U...
03:00, 2019-06-10

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 one whim of an erratic and unstable president from l...
01:17, 2019-06-23

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....
18:17, 2019-06-23

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....
10:34, 2019-06-03

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......
02:34, 2019-07-07

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......
00:17, 2019-08-13

US arrests banker for Trump administration job bribe The head of a prestigious 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....
19:51, 2019-05-23

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....
23:17, 2019-07-09

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 for asylum there. Local immigration attorney Maurice...
05:34, 2019-07-16

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....
09:34, 2019-06-23

'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....
04:51, 2019-05-22

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....
21:34, 2019-07-17

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....
05:51, 2019-07-25

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....
22:34, 2019-07-05

Top liberal think tanks says Trump's 'rule of law' message on immigration is winning Top liberal think tank has warned that President Trump’s immigration message is actually winning among most voters and makes Democrats appear weak on enforcement....
11:34, 2019-07-24

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....
18:34, 2019-07-11

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....
14:51, 2019-06-19

New Trump rule would target legal immigrants who get public assistance U.S. President Donald Trump's administration unveiled a sweeping rule on Monday that would limit legal immigration by denying visas and permanent residency to hundreds of thousands of people for being too poor....
18:34, 2019-08-12

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....
00:00, 2019-08-03

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....
10:00, 2019-06-29

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....
21:51, 2019-05-24

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 released a proposed regulation that in effect says...
23:34, 2019-05-24

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....
05:34, 2019-07-13

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....
18:00, 2019-06-03

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 deport people back to a country it says is being de...
01:51, 2019-07-17

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....
06:34, 2019-08-02

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 newsworthy consequences, including FedEx making headli...
15:00, 2019-07-06

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 pressure. The ban on Americans doing business with Ven...
13:51, 2019-08-06

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....
20:00, 2019-05-21

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, 2019-07-14

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....
19:00, 2019-08-16

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 secure a top job in the Trump administration....
18:34, 2019-05-23

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.The House ways and means committee said it needed...
07:34, 2019-07-03

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 asking about citizenship, following a key decision by t...
07:34, 2019-07-03

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....
01:51, 2019-07-03

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....
00:34, 2019-07-03

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 equipment, including software updates and patches." A...
18:51, 2019-05-21

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 part of a “propaganda arm.”...
01:34, 2019-08-01

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....
03:34, 2019-05-24

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....
04:34, 2019-05-24

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....
04:51, 2019-07-13

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....
21:34, 2019-07-07

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, 2019-08-12

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....
07:51, 2019-06-18

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 on controlling the bodies of young immigrant wome...
19:51, 2019-05-29

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 enforcement pause, and the widening rift could ev...
06:51, 2019-07-22

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.Read more......
07:51, 2019-08-10

Trump administration defends Ice raids and says timing was 'unfortunate' Acting head of homeland security admits raids in Mississippi were badly timed after El Paso attacks targeting Mexicans Trump administration officials are defending last week’s mass immigration raids in Mississippi, including emotional footage of a girl pleading with authorities to let her father go....
06:34, 2019-08-13

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 senior Homeland Security officials....
20:51, 2019-06-05

Former Trump administration officials: A list of notable departures From the White House chief of staff to the FBI director, from leaving for a new job to learning of his firing from a television, here’s a running list of those who have left the Trump administration....
17:00, 2019-07-12

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....
15:00, 2019-05-31

Why the Trump Administration Is Running Out of Time to Print the Census A Chicago company with the lucrative contract to print the 2020 census can’t start the presses until a final decision comes on whether to include a citizenship question....
22:51, 2019-06-27

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 can send chips to Huawei as long as American parts ...
21:00, 2019-06-27

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....
18:51, 2019-08-19

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 Mexico, potentially leading to a sharp reduction in...
18:34, 2019-07-24

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 variety of crops.The Environmental Protection Age...
21:17, 2019-07-12

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....
00:17, 2019-07-23

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 regulators around the world into thinking these cars...
20:51, 2019-08-13

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....
03:00, 2019-06-29

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 survive incubation. (credit: By Andy Morffew, CC BY...
09:17, 2019-08-14

Trump administration makes move to replace NAFTA WASHINGTON (AP) — The Trump administration has triggered the process for submitting a bill to Congress that would implement the president’s new trade deal with Canada and Mexico. The notification sent to House Speaker Nancy Pelosi riled Democrats. They say it will not speed up consideration of...
05:17, 2019-05-31

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, unsurprisingly, are the most affected....
20:51, 2019-08-07

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 deportations will apply to anyone in the country illega...
21:51, 2019-07-22

RNC's internal polling shows Trump winning key battleground states President Trump is winning in key battleground states and voters overall support re-electing him, an internal memo from the Republican National Committee (RNC) claims....
20:17, 2019-06-18

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' well-being....
19:00, 2019-07-10

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....
22:51, 2019-08-12

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....
00:51, 2019-06-15

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 climate-damaging pollution. The final Trump administrati...
11:34, 2019-06-19

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....
19:17, 2019-07-15

Trump's new asylum border rule clears initial legal hurdle The Trump administration on Wednesday turned back an initial legal challenge to a new rule that bars almost all immigrants from applying for asylum at the U.S.-Mexican border when a federal judge in Washington rejected a request to block it....
18:34, 2019-07-24

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....
00:51, 2019-06-21

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, 2019-07-11

U.S. appeals court lets Trump abortion referral 'gag rule' take 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....
21:51, 2019-06-20

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 family planning....
22:51, 2019-07-11

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....
04:34, 2019-08-13

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....
20:00, 2019-08-10

| 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....
11:17, 2019-06-18

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 Sunday newspaper contain highly critical comments f...
16:00, 2019-07-07

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....
15:17, 2019-07-07

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 census....
00:34, 2019-07-16

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....
13:51, 2019-07-07

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....
12:51, 2019-06-21

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......
06:34, 2019-05-29

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 state governments “have misused this flexibil...
09:17, 2019-07-23

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....
17:51, 2019-07-07

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....
22:51, 2019-07-07

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....
22:00, 2019-06-09

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 the matter said....
02:17, 2019-05-22

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....
03:01, 2019-05-22

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 Tuesday....
02:17, 2019-05-22

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 many cases they handle....
03:34, 2019-08-10

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....
05:17, 2019-05-22

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 of their other face-to-face meetings. The lawsuit ...
01:17, 2019-06-19

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......
14:17, 2019-08-09

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."...
01:51, 2019-07-09

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.        ...
05:34, 2019-06-21

Trump administration bans cruises to Cuba in clampdown on U.S. travel The Trump administration on Tuesday imposed heavy new restrictions on U.S. travel to Cuba, including a ban on cruises, in a further bid to pressure the island's Communist government to reform and end its support for Venezuela's embattled President Nicolas Maduro....
23:34, 2019-06-04

Trump administration announces major crackdown on asylum seekers The Trump administration on Monday announced a sweeping new policy tightening restrictions for asylum seekers, in a move that could drastically reduce the number of Central American migrants eligible to enter the United States in this way....
16:51, 2019-07-15

Trump assails UK's May, British ambassador 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 a leak of confidential memos in which the diplomat called Trump's administration "dysfunctional" and "inept."...
00:00, 2019-07-09

Trump administration moves to stop more immigrants from seeking U.S. asylum The Trump administration on Monday moved to bar almost all immigrants from applying for asylum at the country's southern border, requiring them to first pursue their claims in a third country they traveled through before seeking safe haven in the United States....
20:51, 2019-07-15

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, 2019-05-22

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 carbon di......
02:17, 2019-06-20

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....
04:51, 2019-05-25

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 'Squawk Box' to discuss the rising tensi...
16:17, 2019-06-14

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 conservation groups. According to court documents, construction was set to begin on Aug. 22 but ha...
08:00, 2019-08-15

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....
21:00, 2019-07-18

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 on the health hazards of a widely used agricultura...
00:51, 2019-07-19

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 Barr and former White House Counsel Don McGahn, w...
03:00, 2019-06-12

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 tried to wheedle an invite from the White House, but a...
03:00, 2019-06-12

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 organizations and women’s rights groups....
23:51, 2019-07-16

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....
07:34, 2019-08-08

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 passed through another country first without seeking ...
06:51, 2019-07-25

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 regulatory state. In Trump’s America, those most zealou...
09:00, 2019-06-14

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 in which President Trump would utilize a provision...
10:17, 2019-05-24

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....
18:00, 2019-07-31

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18:00, 2019-07-31

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 schools Thursday and obtained by The Associated P...
01:00, 2019-06-14

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......
11:17, 2019-07-17

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....
15:51, 2019-08-07

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....
15:51, 2019-08-07

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 over high prices for life-sustaining medications. ...
22:51, 2019-07-31

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....
23:17, 2019-07-31

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, saying it did not provide a sufficient rationale ...
04:51, 2019-07-03

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 question. Kristen Clarke said Tuesday that Trump admini...
04:51, 2019-07-03

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....
08:51, 2019-06-01

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....
16:51, 2019-07-19

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 the matter said on Tuesday....
01:51, 2019-07-24

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....
05:51, 2019-07-05

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 of Palestinians’ rights. State-run National ...
14:00, 2019-06-23

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....
00:00, 2019-08-02

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....
00:17, 2019-07-20

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?...
23:51, 2019-05-22

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....
17:51, 2019-07-04

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....
04:34, 2019-07-04

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...
16:00, 2019-05-23

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 and groups tracking agency decisions.Trump official...
07:17, 2019-08-01

Trump administration weakens U.S. wildlife protections over objections of conservationists The Trump administration on Monday finalized changes to provisions of the U.S. Endangered Species Act it says will streamline the decades-old wildlife protection law but which conservation groups say will threaten at-risk species....
20:51, 2019-08-12

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....
21:34, 2019-07-16

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....
18:17, 2019-07-03

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....
18:51, 2019-05-23

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, declaring it will begin enforcing a new regulation hail...
20:17, 2019-07-16

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,......
07:17, 2019-06-16

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....
03:17, 2019-06-04

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 States....
01:00, 2019-07-16

Trump administration bans medical research using fetal tissue The Trump administration is ending medical research by government scientists using human fetal tissue, a victory for abortion foes and a setback for researchers, who use the tissue while trying to find cures for diseases such as HIV and childhood cancers. Officials said Wednesday that government-fun...
22:17, 2019-06-05

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 prescription-drug costs a top priority of his administratio...
17:17, 2019-07-11

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....
07:51, 2019-06-05

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 by anti-abortion groups....
03:17, 2019-06-06

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....
13:00, 2019-07-13

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....
22:34, 2019-07-09

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....
21:01, 2019-05-21

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 resources of the agency tasked with housing them....
01:51, 2019-06-06

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....
09:34, 2019-07-10

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....
22:00, 2019-06-06

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 judge said on Wednesday....
01:51, 2019-06-06

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 Kim Darroch a “very stupid guy” who wa...
18:51, 2019-07-09

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 Republicans' voting power....
13:00, 2019-06-05

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......
20:34, 2019-07-12

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 to reports from CyberScoop and Politico.Read more....
15:34, 2019-05-21

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 countries....
20:00, 2019-05-21

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....
06:34, 2019-07-13

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....
05:34, 2019-08-04

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....
05:34, 2019-08-04

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....
22:51, 2019-06-18

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....
23:34, 2019-07-11

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 requirements....
23:51, 2019-08-02

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....
20:51, 2019-07-15

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 cities, including Los Angeles, Chicago and Miami,...
00:34, 2019-08-14

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 insiders would have us believe that the path to the Wh...
08:51, 2019-06-11

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 the site’s rules but the deleting them is not in ...
21:34, 2019-06-27

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....
17:34, 2019-08-14

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....
02:51, 2019-07-17

ACLU asks judge to block Trump asylum rule as case is heard Civil liberties groups are asking a federal judge for a hearing to quickly block the Trump administrations effort to effectively end asylum at the U.S.-Mexico border...
16:00, 2019-07-17

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."...
07:51, 2019-08-06

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 analysis....
12:34, 2019-08-16

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....
06:34, 2019-07-17

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....
02:17, 2019-07-09

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 damaged healthcare for women in Africa and south Asia...
19:34, 2019-06-05

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 impeachment proceedings....
21:34, 2019-05-29

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 groups join two other lawsuits filed earlier this wee...
05:34, 2019-08-17

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....
08:51, 2019-07-12

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 the request seeking a Thursday hearing in San Fra...
23:51, 2019-07-17

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 border....
22:51, 2019-08-01

Trump administration sanctions Iranian diplomat; Feinstein derides 'mistake' The Trump administration announced Wednesday it will impose sanctions on Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif, a move that comes amid escalating tensions between Tehran and the west and could erode an already fraught relationship. ...
04:17, 2019-08-01

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......
08:17, 2019-08-09

Bipartisan leaders, Trump administration to huddle on elusive budget deal Trump administration officials and bipartisan House and Senate leaders are set to meet again this week in an effort to revive stalled negotiations on lifting spending caps....
11:00, 2019-06-18

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 of the Small Business Administration (SBA), replac...
15:34, 2019-08-05

The Trump administration's dangerous fever dream about Iran | Michael H Fuchs 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 Oman – which the US blames on Iran, though questions ...
12:34, 2019-06-18

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....
00:00, 2019-06-11

Green groups sue Trump administration for gutting offshore oil safety rules A coalition of environmental groups on Tuesday filed a lawsuit challenging the U.S. Interior Department's rollbacks of safety measures put in place by the Obama administration in the aftermath of the fatal 2010 BP Deepwater Horizon oil spill....
03:34, 2019-06-12

Trump Administration Balks at Global Pact to Crack Down on Online Extremism Citing American’s free speech protections, the administration said it would not endorse the ‘Christchurch Call,’ which urges major online platforms to eradicate violent and extremist content....
15:01, 2019-05-21

Trump administration readies draft plan to speed environmental permitting The Trump administration will complete a draft proposal to streamline environmental permitting for big infrastructure projects by next month, an administration official said on Wednesday, marking a key step in its controversial effort to cut red tape for industry over the objections of conservationi...
01:51, 2019-05-23

Montana tribe rips Trump administration over federal coal leasing A Montana tribe this week blasted the Trump administration for seeking to overturn an Obama-era moratorium on federal coal leasing without consulting it, saying the move violated its treaty rights and would have major impacts on its land....
09:17, 2019-05-30

2020 census: Trump administration still seeking grounds for 'citizen' question Supreme court rejected justice department’s justificationPresident says he is considering executive actionThe justice department has said it will continue to look for legal grounds to force the inclusion of a controversial citizenship question on the 2020 census, hours after Donald Trump said he is ...
02:00, 2019-07-06

Trump Administration Extends License Enabling Huawei to Work With U.S. Customers 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....
16:34, 2019-08-19

Trump Administration Reauthorizes Use of ‘Cyanide Bombs’ to Kill Wild Animals The Environmental Protection Agency uses the spring-loaded poison devices to kill thousands of coyotes and foxes, despite opposition from environmental groups....
11:34, 2019-08-10

John Bolton suggests Trump administration could bar Google from working with China President Trump could bar Google and other American corporations from working with China on sensitive projects, a top White House official intimated....
01:34, 2019-07-17

Trump Administration Seeks to Literally Take Food Out of Poor People’s Mouths According to the U.S. Department of Agriculture, 36 million Americans were receiving an average of $121 monthly in food stamps as of April of this year. If the Trump administration has its way, that number will be cut by at least 3 million when proposed new regulations are released on Tuesday....
22:51, 2019-07-23

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....
15:00, 2019-05-31

Some US embassies are still flying LGBTQ pride flags despite Trump administration advisory against it ANGELA WEISS/AFP/Getty Images US embassies and diplomatic missions are honoring LGBTQ pride month around the globe, despite the State Department's decision to reject requests to fly rainbow flags. Several embassies also honored pride month and other LGBTQ celebrations in other ways. Visit BusinessI...
03:51, 2019-06-10

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. ...
18:00, 2019-08-16

Trump says 'Obama built the cages' that his administration has been using to lock up migrant children YouTube/Noticias Telemundo President Donald Trump told Telemundo in an interview that aired Thursday that former President Barack Obama also detained migrant children in cages at the border. Though the Trump administration has long been criticized for last year's family separations and treatment of...
01:00, 2019-06-22

Trump administration moves to replace interpreters in immigration court hearings TUCSON — This week, the Trump administration begins a pilot program in select cities to cut interpreters from immigration court hearings. The administration characterizes this as a cost-cutting move but lawyers worry about what this could mean for their clients and other immigrants. “An ...
08:34, 2019-07-21

MSNBC reporter claims Trump administration has treated migrants 'more inhumanely' than anyone else Jacob Soboroff, a correspondent for MSNBC and NBC News, criticized President Trump's administration, arguing that it had been the worst for handling migrants at the southern border....
23:34, 2019-07-03

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....
20:51, 2019-06-20

California sues Trump administration over high-speed rail funds California on Tuesday sued the Trump administration in U.S. District Court after the U.S. Transportation Department confirmed it would withhold $929 million in high-speed rail funding awarded to the state in 2010....
21:51, 2019-05-21

Trump Administration Moves to End Asylum Protections for Most Central American Migrants (WASHINGTON) — The Trump administration on Monday moved to end asylum protections for most Central American migrants in a major escalation of the president’s battle to tamp down the number of people crossing the U.S.-Mexico border. According to a new rule published in the Federal Registe...
21:51, 2019-07-15

Despite Trump Administration Denials, U.S. Embassies Are Displaying Pride Flags Around the World Despite the Trump Administration’s reported refusals this year to grant permission for U.S. embassies to fly rainbow flags during Pride Month, some diplomats are finding ways to still show their support for the LGBTQ community. Under the Obama administration, all U.S. embassies received permis...
19:51, 2019-06-09

Former FBI Deputy Director Andrew McCabe sues Trump administration over firing Former FBI Deputy Director Andrew McCabe filed a lawsuit against the Trump administration Thursday seeking compensation for his "unlawful" termination....
03:51, 2019-08-09

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....
11:34, 2019-07-16

Trump administration gives clinics more time to comply with abortion referral rules 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....
16:00, 2019-07-21

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 administration post such as secretary of the U.S. Army...
19:17, 2019-05-23

Appeals court grants Trump administration win to snub ‘sanctuary cities’ The Trump administration scored its first judicial win in its long-running battle to punish so-called sanctuary cities for defying federal immigration laws. A three-judge panel on the Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals overturned a nationwide injunction barring Department of Justice from rewarding citie...
17:17, 2019-07-13

Trump administration drug officials clash over how to combat fentanyl copycats Trump administration officials are divided over part of a proposal to crack down on illicit versions of fentanyl, the deadly synthetic painkiller that U.S. President Donald Trump targeted in declaring a national opioid abuse emergency....
00:00, 2019-07-10

Trump Administration Hasn't Briefed Congress on New Cyberattack Rules, Lawmakers Say The Trump administration hasn’t allowed Congress to see a classified directive issued by President Trump almost a year ago that outlines new rules for cyber weapons, prompting concern among some lawmakers that they lack oversight of the military’s increasing use of cyberattacks....
12:00, 2019-07-11

Reversing course, Trump administration will look for a way to add citizenship question to 2020 Census, DOJ lawyer said 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....
02:17, 2019-07-04

Trump Administration Sharply Curtails Fetal Tissue Medical Research The Trump administration will be ending a major university contract involving fetal tissue research and will soon stop such work at the National Institutes of Health....
23:17, 2019-06-05

Another Brazen Trump Administration Corruption Tale, Courtesy of Elaine Chao It is another week in Trump’s America, which means it’s time for another story of our government’s transformation into a piggy bank for rich, corrupt assholes. The New York Times published a detailed examination today of the connections between Transportation Secretary Elaine Chao, who is married to...
18:51, 2019-06-03

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....
18:17, 2019-07-31

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....
02:17, 2019-07-13

By cutting deals with California and Colorado, automakers sidestep Trump administration Colorado became the second state in a week to reach its own agreement with four key automakers setting guidelines for the sale of zero-emissions vehicles....
18:17, 2019-07-31

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....
18:51, 2019-07-31

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!...
19:34, 2019-06-12

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....
18:51, 2019-07-31

Daily on Energy: Trump administration overhauls endangered species regulations 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!...
22:51, 2019-08-12

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 vital, to find a way forward. It aims to entirely end ...
02:34, 2019-06-06

Trump administration moves to broaden access to 401(k) plans for small businesses The Trump administration announced a new federal rule Monday intended to expand worker access to 401(k) retirement plans. The rule explicitly approves Association Retirement Plans, expanding and simplifying the ways small businesses and other groups can band together to offer the plans. The administ...
19:51, 2019-07-31

Trump administration pushes U.S. at-home kidney care, transplant availability The Trump administration on Wednesday set goals to move more kidney disease treatment into patients' homes and increase transplants while reducing the U.S. reliance on more costly dialysis clinics....
01:00, 2019-07-11

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....
05:17, 2019-07-25

Trump administration owes D.C. government $7 million for inauguration: Washington Post 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, raising questions about who will foot the bill for the president's planned July 4 speech at the Lincoln M...
19:17, 2019-06-15

500,000 Children Could Lose Free School Meals Under Trump Administration Proposal A rule to tighten access to food stamps would also cut more than a half-million children from automatic eligibility for free school meals, a Virginia representative said....
20:51, 2019-07-31

Trump administration to review 'role of human rights in public policy' Advocates warn the new panel, helmed by an abortion and gay rights opponent, is a threat to progressive reformsUS secretary of state Mike Pompeo has unveiled a new panel tasked with reviewing “the role of human rights in American public policy” in a move that some advocates warned could imperil LGBT...
00:34, 2019-07-09

Trump administration makes it easier to deny green cards to immigrants The Trump administration announced a rule change Monday that will allow federal officials to deny green cards to immigrants considered likely to rely on government aid like food stamps, housing assistance or Medicaid. “The principle driving it is an old American value, and that’s self-sufficiency,” ...
19:00, 2019-08-12

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.       ...
12:00, 2019-06-29

Trump administration declares emergency in violence-plagued rural Alaska U.S. Attorney General William Barr on Friday declared a public-safety emergency in rural Alaska and pledged $10.5 million in federal funds to combat some of the nation's worst rates of sexual assault, child abuse and other violent crimes....
11:17, 2019-06-29

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 Thursday, despite it upsetting the U.S., which ha...
00:00, 2019-07-12

Census plaintiffs seek sanctions against Trump administration for trial 'fraud' Civil rights groups who successfully blocked the Trump administration from adding a citizenship question to the 2020 U.S. census are seeking sanctions against government officials, saying they brazenly hid the truth about the inquiry's origins during trial....
02:17, 2019-07-17

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....
21:51, 2019-07-18

Trump administration authorizes 'cyanide bombs' to kill wild animals The poison-filled, spring-loaded traps, called M-44s, are used by Wildlife Services for the benefit of farmers and ranchersThe Trump administration has reauthorized government officials to use controversial poison devices – dubbed “cyanide bombs” by critics – to kill coyotes, foxes and other animals...
21:17, 2019-08-08

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....
13:17, 2019-07-18

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 has informally told key House and Senate committees...
03:34, 2019-08-17

Trump administration used loophole to sell $7B worth of weapons to Saudi Arabia The Trump administration used an emergency loophole in an arms control export law to kickstart $7 billion of weapons to Saudi Arabia. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo notified Congress of the decision on Friday. The move bypasses normal congressional review of arms sales, according to AP. Pompeo cited...
22:00, 2019-05-25

U.S. court rules against Trump administration in immigrant teen abortion case A U.S. appeals court ruled on Friday that the U.S. government cannot deny access to abortions for unaccompanied immigrant minors in federal custody, delivering a blow to a Trump administration policy....
23:17, 2019-06-14

Banker indicted for bribing Paul Manafort for role in Trump administration Federal Savings Bank Chairman and CEO Stephen Calk attempted to bribe President Donald Trump's former campaign chairman for a role in his administration, according to an indictment unsealed Thursday....
11:34, 2019-05-24

Trump administration bans popular forms of tourist travel to Cuba The Trump administration on Tuesday implemented new travel restrictions for US citizens heading to Cuba, eliminating some of the most commons ways American tourists visit the country — including organized group travel and cruise ship visits. Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin in a statement attribute...
01:17, 2019-06-05

The Trump administration spent months trying to make sure undocumented immigrants can't go to school Chip Somodevilla/Getty Images Stephen Miller, President Donald Trump's nativist advisor, tried to devise a plan that would keep undocumented immigrant children from attending public schools, Bloomberg reported. He eventually gave up after being told it would violate a 1982 Supreme Court ruling. Thi...
01:51, 2019-08-19

Trump Administration Weighs Allowing Drug Imports for Cheaper Prescriptions The proposal was announced between two Democratic debates, seemingly timed to show that President Trump was also trying to tackle the highly populist issue of soaring drug prices....
22:17, 2019-08-03

Trump administration bans federal agencies from buying Huawei, ZTE tech The Trump administration has banned U.S. federal agencies from buying equipment and obtaining services from Huawei and two other companies as part of the government’s latest crackdown on Chinese technology amid national security fears. Jacob Wood, a spokesperson for the White House’s Off...
21:51, 2019-08-07

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....
23:51, 2019-05-21

Trump administration considering new weapons sales to Saudis despite lawmakers' objections If Trump approves the weapons sale to the Saudis – potentially billions of dollars in U.S.-made arms – it would spark a fierce backlash from lawmakers in both parties.        ...
13:34, 2019-05-24

Twenty-three U.S. states urge Trump to drop vehicle fuel-efficiency freeze Nearly two dozen U.S. state governors, including those of California and New York, urged the Trump administration on Tuesday to abandon a proposal to freeze fuel-efficiency standards at 2020 levels through 2026....
00:00, 2019-07-10

U.S. states, rights groups ask court to block bid to divert $1.5 billion toward Trump's wall Civil rights groups and 20 states asked a federal judge to prevent the Trump Administration from transferring $1.5 billion that Congress had approved for the military toward building a wall on the U.S. border with Mexico, according to a court filing....
21:00, 2019-05-30

We Out: Planned Parenthood Says Trump ‘Gag Rule’ Will Force It to Abandon Low-Income Reproductive Health Program Unless a federal appeals court gives it a hard pass when it comes to a “gag rule” imposed by the Trump administration regarding abortion, Planned Parenthood says it’ll be forced to abandon the low-income family planning program funded by federal dollars....
15:34, 2019-08-16

Trump rolls back key Obama climate rule that targeted coal pollution – live Experts warn new rule could help some of America’s dirtiest coal plants to keep running, while Hope Hicks testifies on Mueller and RussiaSign up for the US briefing and get a new perspective 4.17pm BST Coleman Hughes, a columnist at the online magazine Quillette, is now testifying against reparation...
17:34, 2019-06-19

Democrats Vote to Condemn Trump’s Racist Tweets. Republicans Use a Rule From 1801 to Defend Him If you needed evidence that the rules of Washington are in unfamiliar and uncomfortable territory, you just needed to watch the C-SPAN coverage of the House on Tuesday. House Speaker Nancy Pelosi called President Donald Trump’s words “racist,” citing tweets he sent telling four fem...
03:51, 2019-07-17

Trump ditches sole climate rule that aimed to reduce coal plant pollution Administration to roll back Obama-era Clean Power PlanTrump’s EPA chief says he’s ‘leveling the playing field’ Donald Trump’s administration is finalizing plans to roll back the US government’s only direct efforts to curb coal-fired power plant pollution that is heating the planet. Related: Trump ro...
19:34, 2019-06-19

Daily on Healthcare, presented by the Alzheimer’s Association: Trump’s HIV initiative gets a boost thanks to an Obamacare rule 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!...
21:17, 2019-06-12

President Trump Condemned Baltimore as ‘Disgusting.’ His Administration’s Policies Aren’t Exactly Helping President Donald Trump slammed Baltimore as a “disgusting, rat and rodent infested mess” over the weekend in a series of racist tweets and suggested that he could fix the problems if only Democrats gave him a chance. “I am in a very beautiful oval shaped office waiting for your cal...
00:17, 2019-08-01

Trump Administration Overhauls Endangered Species Act. Critics Say It Will Speed Extinction Rates (WASHINGTON) — The Trump administration on Monday rolled out some of the broadest changes in decades to enforcement of the landmark Endangered Species Act, allowing the government to put an economic cost on saving a species and other changes critics contend could speed extinction for some stru...
05:34, 2019-08-13

Trump administration launches probe into French tech tax, prompting fears of new trade war The White House announced Wednesday it was opening an investigation into whether an imminent French tax on technology giants "unfairly targets American companies."...
02:34, 2019-07-11

British Ambassador Resigns After Leak of Diplomatic Cables Critical of Trump Administration (LONDON) — Britain’s ambassador to the United States resigned Wednesday, just days after diplomatic cables criticizing President Donald Trump were leaked, causing embarrassment to two countries that often celebrate having a “special relationship.” The resignation of Kim Darro...
14:00, 2019-07-10

Apple asks Trump administration for break on tariffs for Mac Pro parts made in China Apple has asked the Trump administration to exclude 15 components from import tariffs, according to U.S. Trade Representative comment filings published recently....
23:34, 2019-07-23

The Trump Administration Protested When Kenya Halted a Coal-Fired Power Plant When the Kenyan government had second thoughts about allowing the country’s first coal-fired power plant, the Trump Administration’s representative in the country protested. U.S. Ambassador Kyle McCarter, a Trump appointee who previously served as a Republican state senator in Illinois, ...
18:34, 2019-07-02

Trump administration reverses decision to use 'cyanide bombs' to kill wild animals The poison-filled traps are used by the federal government to kill coyotes, foxes and other animals for farmers and ranchersAfter sustained public outcry, the Trump administration has voided its decision to reauthorize controversial cyanide traps for killing wildlife.The traps, which are known as M...
13:00, 2019-08-16

Trump Administration Now Plans to Deny Green Cards to Immigrants on Public Assistance (WASHINGTON) — Trump administration rules that could deny green cards to immigrants who use Medicaid, food stamps, housing vouchers or other forms of public assistance are going into effect, one of its most aggressive moves to restrict legal immigration. Federal law already requires those seek...
05:34, 2019-08-13

Judge rules in favor of Trump administration's short-term healthcare plans A federal judge in Washington, D.C., on Friday upheld the legality of the Trump administration's short-term healthcare plans, which fall outside the requirements of the Affordable Care Act....
22:34, 2019-07-19

Trump administration bans government scientists from using aborted fetal tissue in research The Trump administration will block government scientists from acquiring new fetal tissue from abortions to use in medical research, a major victory for abortion opponents....
00:01, 2019-06-06

Trump administration runs up against legal wall in effort to lower drug prices A federal judge blocked a new requirement for drugmakers to display the price of medications in television ads, saying the Department of Health and Human Services overstepped its authority and would need approval from Congress....
19:17, 2019-07-09

Trump administration's own study shows food stamp move may hurt poor A Trump administration proposal to tighten eligibility for food stamps could undercut access to basic nutrition for millions of Americans and hurt some low-cost retailers, according to an analysis conducted by the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA), which runs the program....
22:17, 2019-07-24

Trump administration unlikely to move on Hong Kong barring dramatic escalation: U.S. official The Trump administration is unlikely to move to revise a 1992 act that gives Hong Kong special trade and business privileges unless there is a dramatic escalation by China in response to street protests there, a senior U.S. official said....
19:34, 2019-06-14

Trump administration fights back against lone judges nixing policies ‘with the stroke of the pen’ Individual federal judges across the country have been issuing nationwide injunctions against the Trump administration in record numbers, blocking a range of executive policies from being enforced....
23:51, 2019-05-22

Shelters Are Overcrowded With Migrant Children. Now the Trump Administration Is Scouting Military Bases The Trump Administration is assessing whether military bases in Oklahoma, Montana and Georgia are suitable to shelter immigrant children who are apprehended at the U.S.-Mexico border without an adult relative. The evaluations are part of the government’s preparations to house a record number o...
04:51, 2019-06-06

Former ICE chief Thomas Homan returning to administration as border czar, Trump reveals President Trump on Friday revealed that former Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) Director Thomas Homan is returning to the administration as a “border czar,” as he seeks to combat a migration wave at the southern border....
16:17, 2019-06-14

Trump Administration's Visa Delays Are Leaving International Students Stranded and Broke International students are begging their universities for a solution after increasing processing times for work visas through U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services have stalled internships and summer jobs, the New York Times reported Sunday....
21:34, 2019-06-17

Judge allows short-term plans advanced by Trump administration as alternatives to Obamacare A federal judge ruled Friday that the Trump administration may allow the sale of short-term health insurance plans, less costly alternatives to Obamacare that do not cover pre-existing illnesses....
20:17, 2019-07-19

Pence confirms Trump administration denied US embassy requests to fly Pride flag Vice President Mike Pence on Monday confirmed that the Trump administration denied requests from U.S. embassies around the world to display a rainbow flag to celebrate LGBTQ Pride Month....
12:51, 2019-06-11

Trump administration unveils $16 billion bailout to farmers hurt by China trade war The Trump administration announced a $16 billion aid program for American farmers that includes a three-pronged package of aid for American farmers who have been hurt by the U.S. trade war with China....
18:51, 2019-05-23

Social security workers call new Trump administration contract ‘union-busting’ New contract will reduce the time allotted to employees for union activity from 250,000 hours annually to 50,000Workers at the Social Security Administration (SSA) say that the Trump administration has imposed a new contract on their 45,000 workers that could effectively shut down their union and ar...
10:51, 2019-07-03

Trump Administration Asks Congress to Reauthorize N.S.A.’s Deactivated Call Records Program The White House is seeking reauthorization of a law that lets the N.S.A. gain access to logs of Americans’ phone and text records — while acknowledging that the program has been indefinitely halted....
13:00, 2019-08-16

Trump administration sanctions Hezbollah officials for supporting Iran's 'malign activities' The Trump administration applied sanctions against three high-ranking Hezbollah officials, accusing them of supporting Iran's "malign activities" from within the Lebanese government....
15:00, 2019-07-10

Trump administration to reportedly allow federally funded adoption agencies to reject same-sex couples President Trump's administration will reportedly reverse his predecessor's policy of blocking federal funding for religious adoption organizations that refuse to serve same-sex couples....
03:34, 2019-05-25

Trump administration plans to sell new weapons to Saudis despite lawmakers' objections The new weapons sale – potentially worth billions of dollars – has sparked a fierce backlash from lawmakers who say it's an 'end-run' around Congress.        ...
19:51, 2019-05-24

Trump administration issues guidance for federal agencies to weigh climate impacts The Trump administration on Friday released guidance for how federal agencies should weigh climate change impacts before approving major energy and infrastructure projects, easing criteria that the Obama White House had required to allow for faster permitting....
20:17, 2019-06-21

Senators Say the Trump Administration Will Use an ‘Emergency Declaration’ to Sell Arms to Saudi Arabia (WASHINGTON) — The Trump administration notified Congress on Friday that it is invoking a rarely used provision in federal law to bypass congressional review of arms sales to Saudi Arabia, two Democratic senators said. The administration is issuing an emergency declaration that will allow it t...
23:51, 2019-05-24

Trump administration names veteran diplomat Donald Booth as envoy for Sudan The United States on Wednesday named veteran diplomat Donald Booth as its envoy to Sudan amid an international push for a peaceful transition after the overthrow of former President Omar al-Bashir....
20:51, 2019-06-12

Trump administration proposes requiring hospitals to publish the prices negotiated with insurers The Trump administration is proposing a rule that would require hospitals to publish the prices that are negotiated with insurers or risk being fined....
18:51, 2019-07-31

Trump administration expands deportation authority across US; ACLU promises legal action The change is the latest move in the administration's attempts to crack down on illegal immigration.        ...
08:00, 2019-07-23

UPDATE 3-Trump administration pushes U.S. at-home kidney care, transplant availability The Trump administration on Wednesday set goals to move more kidney disease treatment into patients' homes and increase transplants while reducing the U.S. reliance on more costly dialysis clinics....
00:00, 2019-07-11

Trump administration holds off redirecting California's high-speed rail money The Trump administration on Wednesday agreed not to immediately redirect nearly $1 billion it is withholding from California's high-speed rail project, one of several disputes between Republican Trump and the Democratic-controlled state....
05:00, 2019-05-23

Trump administration to roll back health-care protections for transgender people The Trump administration proposed Friday to roll back health-care protections for transgender people by ending an Obama-era policy that prohibited health providers from discriminating against patients based on their gender identity....
18:17, 2019-05-24

Lawsuit filed over Trump administration’s fast-tracked deportations policy: ACLU The lawsuit called the extension of the policy allowing immigration officers to deport migrants without requiring them to appear before judges as “dramatic” and “illegal.”...
08:51, 2019-08-07

Trump Administration Plans to Legalize Importing Low-Cost Canadian Prescription Drugs (WASHINGTON) — The Trump administration said Wednesday it will set up a system to allow Americans to legally import lower-cost prescription drugs from Canada, weakening a longstanding ban that had stood as a top priority for the politically powerful pharmaceutical industry. Health and Human Se...
18:34, 2019-07-31

Trump administration sanctions Iran's foreign minister in escalation of tensions Zarif is a relatively moderate Iranian politician, and he was the chief negotiator for the 2015 nuclear deal between Iran and world powers.        ...
04:51, 2019-08-01

Trump administration seeks emergency court order to build border wall WASHINGTON — The Trump administration is seeking an emergency court order to let the government use Pentagon money to build sections of a border wall in Arizona and Texas. A federal judge in California late last month blocked a White House plan, announced as part of President Donald Trump’s de...
02:51, 2019-06-05

Trump administration moves to limit state powers to block pipelines, terminals The Trump administration on Friday unveiled a proposal that would curb state powers to block pipelines and other energy projects, part of the Trump administration's effort to boost domestic oil, gas and coal development....
03:34, 2019-08-10

The Supreme Court Turned Down a Trump Administration Census Question. The Attorney General Wants to Try Again (EDGEFIELD, S.C.) — Attorney General William Barr said Monday that he sees a legal path to adding a citizenship question to the 2020 census, despite a Supreme Court ruling that blocked its inclusion, at least temporarily. In an interview with The Associated Press, Barr said the Trump administr...
22:51, 2019-07-08

Trump administration denies embassies’ requests to fly pride flag on flagpoles: reports The Trump administration has reportedly rejected requests from U.S. embassies to fly the rainbow pride flag on embassy flagpoles during LGBTQ Pride month -- an apparent reversal of a practice during the Obama administration....
03:00, 2019-06-09

California sues Trump administration over withholding high-speed rail funds California on Tuesday sued the Trump administration in U.S. District Court after the U.S. Transportation Department confirmed it would withhold $929 million in high-speed rail funding awarded to the state in 2010....
02:17, 2019-05-22

Congress and Trump Administration Strike Deal on Federal Budget, Ensuring No Shutdown WASHINGTON — President Donald Trump and congressional leaders announced late Monday they had struck a critical debt and budget agreement. The deal amounts to an against-the-odds victory for Washington pragmatists seeking to avoid politically dangerous tumult over the possibility of a governmen...
01:17, 2019-07-23

Judge blocks Trump administration from requiring drug companies to list prices in TV ads A federal judge ruled Monday to block the Trump administration from forcing pharmaceutical companies to list the prices of medication in television advertisements....
11:34, 2019-07-09

Trump administration readying final review of new vehicle fuel economy rules Trump administration officials defended their controversial proposal to freeze fuel efficiency requirements at 2020 levels at a congressional hearing on Thursday and said the proposal would be submitted to the White House for final review in the coming weeks....
00:51, 2019-06-21

Despite Trump Administration Request Denials, U.S. Embassies Are Displaying Pride Flags Around the World Despite the Trump Administration’s reported refusals this year to grant permission for U.S. embassies to fly rainbow flags during Pride Month, some diplomats are finding ways to still show their support for the LGBTQ community. Under the Obama administration, all U.S. embassies received permis...
22:00, 2019-06-09

Trump administration announces $16 billion farm aid plan to offset trade war losses The Trump administration on Thursday unveiled a $16 billion farm aid package to offset losses from a 10-month trade war with China and said payment rates to farmers would be determined by where they farm rather than what crops they grow....
20:17, 2019-05-23

Huawei ban threatens U.S. national security, tech companies warn Trump administration U.S. technology companies said the ban could harm their bottom lines and might damage their ability to develop new technological innovations, including those needed by the U.S. military....
07:17, 2019-06-08

Trump administration backtracks on closure of Job Corps program after bipartisan opposition from Congress A USDA and Labor Department plan to kill a U.S. Forest Service program that trains low-income young people for rural jobs ran into political realities in rural America....
09:00, 2019-06-20

Trump administration pulls $929 million in funding for California high-speed rail The Federal Railroad Administration announced Thursday that it terminated a 2010 agreement with the California High-Speed Rail Authority and will pull a nearly $929 million federal grant....
04:51, 2019-05-22

Trump Administration Pushes Back Harriet Tubman $20 Bill But Definitely NOT for Racism Reasons Your cartoonishly evil Trump administration thing of the day: Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin told the House Financial Services committee on Wednesday that the decision on whether to have a redesigned $20 bill, which would replace the front image of genocidal scumbag Andrew Jackson with one of abo...
21:17, 2019-05-22

Queen Elizabeth tells Trump: shared values unite Britain and United States Queen Elizabeth said on Monday she was confident the values and interests shared by Britain and the United States would continue to unite the two countries....
23:51, 2019-06-03

Daily on Energy: Democrats prepare to fight Trump EPA’s effort to force pipelines on states 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!...
18:34, 2019-06-10

Appeals court turns down requests to halt Trump rule cutting Planned Parenthood funding A federal appeals court allowed a Trump administration rule that would cut Planned Parenthood funding to go forward while it considers the rule at greater length....
02:00, 2019-07-12

Judge blocks Trump administration's bid to require drug companies to list prices in TV ads A federal judge blocked the Trump administration's bid to require drug companies to include prices on TV ads.        ...
16:17, 2019-07-09

Union Leaders Vow 'Direct Action' Against Companies Involved in Trump Administration's Deportation Plans PHILADEPHIA—This afternoon at Netroots Nation, the annual conference of the professional activist left, two of America’s most prominently confrontational union leaders called for an escalation of direct labor action against the Trump administration’s deportation policies....
04:17, 2019-07-12

Trump Administration Asks Supreme Court to Permit Employment Discrimination Against Transgender Workers The Trump administration’s Department of Justice is asking the Supreme Court to set a legal precedent that would enable employers to fire employees because they are transgender. The Department of Justice has submitted a brief to the Court Friday asking the Justices to rule that Title VII, a fe...
03:51, 2019-08-18

California sues Trump administration for pulling nearly $1 billion from high-speed rail project California on Tuesday filed a legal challenge to the Trump administration's plans to terminate a grant of nearly $1 billion for the state's high-speed rail project....
04:17, 2019-05-22

Supreme Court Allows Partisan Districts and Blocks Trump Administration’s Citizenship Census Question (WASHINGTON) — In two politically charged rulings, the Supreme Court dealt a huge blow Thursday to efforts to combat the drawing of electoral districts for partisan gain and put a hold on the Trump administration’s effort to add a citizenship question to the 2020 census. On the courtR...
19:34, 2019-06-27

California sues over Trump administration's plan to pull nearly $1B for high-speed rail project California on Tuesday sued the Trump administration for pulling nearly $1 billion in federal funding from the state’s high-speed rail project – a multiyear, over-budget proposal that President Trump has repeatedly mocked and Republicans have vowed to shut down....
23:34, 2019-05-21

Trump administration bypasses Congress on Saudi arms sales, citing Iran threat The Trump administration on Friday informed Congress the president plans to invoke his emergency authority to bypass the approval of Congress for arms sales to Saudi Arabia, citing the threat to the United States from Iran....
03:34, 2019-05-25

How real is Iran threat? Democrats fear Trump administration using intel to justify conflict Secretary of State Mike Pompeo and Acting Defense Secretary Patrick Shanahan on Tuesday briefed members of the House and Senate behind closed doors.        ...
03:00, 2019-05-22

Trump administration aims to expand fast-track deportations across US, legal fight expected The Trump administration on Monday announced plans to extend the power immigration officers have to deport migrants before they appear at court, a move the White House said could mean less time for migrants in detention while cases wind their way through the legal system....
08:00, 2019-07-23

Trump administration approved transfer of nuclear expertise to Saudis after Khashoggi murder: senator Sen. Tim Kaine, D-Va., blasted the Trump administration Tuesday, revealing - based on information he said the Energy Department gave him - that it approved transfers of nuclear technical expertise to Saudi Arabia  on at least two occasions after journalist Jamal Khashoggi's murder....
07:34, 2019-06-05

Banker Charged With Trying to Trade Loans to Paul Manafort for List of Jobs in Trump Administration A Chicago banker who loaned millions of dollars to Trump campaign chairman Paul Manafort was charged by prosecutors with bribery for seeking a post in the Trump administration in return for $16 million in loans. Stephen Calk was appointed to a post as economic adviser to Donald Trump’s campaig...
18:51, 2019-05-23

In win for Trump administration, appeals court stymies union challenge to civil service restrictions The decision by the U.S. Court of Appeals for the D.C. Circuit reverses a ruling last year that struck down key provisions in three executive orders issued by President Trump....
21:00, 2019-07-16

Trump administration threatens furloughs, layoffs if Congress doesn’t let it kill personnel agency The Office of Personnel Management plans to send 150 employees home without pay on Oct. 1 to cover a budget shortfall that lawmakers plan to make up, a sign of growing tension over plans to zero out the agency....
18:51, 2019-06-19

Trump administration tells federal agencies to use ‘rigorous’ performance standards in rating employees Administration officials said the move will help the government compete with the private sector. Federal unions argue that ratings are often tainted by favoritism....
15:17, 2019-07-17

Trump administration may use Iran threat to sell bombs to Saudis without Congress' approval: senator U.S. President Donald Trump's administration plans to use a loophole and rising tensions with Iran to sell bombs to Saudi Arabia, even though Congress blocked such sales for months over concerns about civilian deaths in the war in Yemen, Senator Chris Murphy said on Wednesday....
02:34, 2019-05-23

Trump Administration Tells Court It Will Push Ahead With Efforts to Add Citizenship Question To Census Government lawyers say the Trump administration will continue its push to get a citizenship question on the 2020 census. The Justice Department had until Friday afternoon to explain how it will find a legal basis to force the question on the census. The department said it will continue its efforts, ...
12:34, 2019-07-06

Trump administration approved transfers of nuclear technology to Saudi Arabia after Khashoggi murder At least two of the seven secret transfers occurred after Khashoggi’s murder, Sen. Tim Kaine (D-Va.) said, citing new information from the Department of Energy....
00:17, 2019-06-05

Trump administration sanctions Nicolas Maduro’s son as it increases pressure on relatives of top Venezuelan officials BOGOTA, Colombia (AP) — Trump administration sanctions Nicolas Maduro’s son as it increases pressure on relatives of top Venezuelan officials. The post Trump administration sanctions Nicolas Maduro’s son as it increases pressure on relatives of top Venezuelan officials appeared first on ...
19:34, 2019-06-28

Trump DOJ tells court administration is still exploring options to add citizenship question to 2020 census The Justice Department indicated Friday it will still pursue options to add a citizenship question on the 2020 census despite a court setback, as President Trump said he is considering using an executive order as one of several options. ...
22:34, 2019-07-05

Trump administration discontinues English classes, recreational programs for unaccompanied minors in shelters The Trump administration is ending English classes, recreational activities, and legal aid for unaccompanied minors in federal migrant shelters because of a lack of funding, amid an increase in border crossings....
00:17, 2019-06-06

Trump administration cuts English classes, soccer and legal aid for migrant children at shelters The Trump Administration is cutting English classes, recreational activities and legal aid for unaccompanied minors living in migrant shelters.        ...
05:34, 2019-06-06

Congress to scrutinize Trump administration's move to sell weapons to Saudi Arabia The Saudi arms sale will be front and center on Wednesday during a hearing before House Foreign Affairs Committee.        ...
16:17, 2019-06-12

Senators Reach Deal to Vote on Blocking Trump Administration’s Saudi Arms Sale WASHINGTON — Lawmakers have reached a deal with the Senate’s Republican leadership to vote on more than a dozen resolutions aimed at blocking the Trump administration’s sale of weapons to Saudi Arabia. Majority Leader Mitch McConnell announced the Senate will hear debate and vote o...
01:34, 2019-06-20

Trump administration will continue fight to put citizenship question on 2020 census: Court filing The Trump administration will continue legal efforts to put ask people on the 2020 census if they are U.S. citizens, Justice Department lawyers told a federal judge in a new court filing....
20:51, 2019-07-05

Judge strikes down Trump administration's bid to require drug companies to list prices in TV ads A federal judge on Monday blocked a Trump administration regulation aiming to reduce prescription drugs prices through TV ad disclosures.        ...
16:17, 2019-07-09

In Victory for Abortion Foes, Trump Administration to End Government Scientists’ Fetal Tissue Research (WASHINGTON) — The Trump administration said Wednesday it is ending medical research by government scientists using human fetal tissue, a victory for abortion foes that comes despite impassioned pleas from scientists that some health problems can’t be studied any other way. Research usin...
19:51, 2019-06-05

UPDATE 2-Trump administration aims to boost U.S. at-home kidney care, transplant availability The Trump administration on Wednesday set goals to push more kidney disease treatment into patients' homes and increase transplants while reducing the U.S. reliance on more costly dialysis clinics....
20:51, 2019-07-10

White House press secretary Sarah Huckabee Sanders is leaving the Trump administration AP Photo/Evan Vucci White House press secretary Sarah Huckabee Sanders will leave the Trump administration at the end of the month after serving the president for more than three years. Trump praised Sanders and encouraged her to follow her father's footsteps in Arkansas politics in a tweet announ...
02:51, 2019-06-14

Secret donors and Trump allies: Inside the operation to push noncitizen voting laws in Florida and other states A proposed constitutional amendment headed for the 2020 ballot in Florida is being backed by activists with ties to the president’s political operation....
23:51, 2019-07-22

Trump says kids who are afraid of going back to school because of mass shootings should 'study hard' and 'maybe be president of the United States' Reuters President Donald Trump said that children who are afraid of going back to school after two mass shootings last weekend should "really study hard" and "someday you'll grow up and maybe be president of the United States, or do something else that's fantastic." "They have nothing to fear, noth...
23:51, 2019-08-10

Rep. Ilhan Omar slams 'bigoted' Trump administration for barring pride flag from foreign embassies Rep. Ilhan Omar, D., Minn., has slammed the Trump administration amid reports that U.S. embassies have had requests to fly the rainbow Pride flag denied....
21:51, 2019-06-11

Trump Administration to Hold Migrant Children at Base That Served as WWII Japanese Internment Camp The Trump Administration has opted to use an Army base in Oklahoma to hold growing numbers of immigrant children in its custody after running out of room at government shelters. Fort Sill, an 150-year-old installation once used as an internment camp for Japanese-Americans during World War II, has be...
10:17, 2019-06-12

Trump Administration Takes Legally Questionable Step to Make Migrant Kids' Lives Worse The Trump administration has stopped paying for English classes, recreational programs, and legal aid for unaccompanied migrant children staying in federally contracted shelters, claiming that its budget has been stretched too thin by by the influx of people at the southern border, according to the...
21:17, 2019-06-05

Senate to vote on measures blocking Trump administration's weapons deal with Saudi Arabia The unusual move highlights a growing rift between Congress and the White House over the Trump administration's staunchly pro-Saudi policies.        ...
13:34, 2019-06-20

Trump administration announces plan for expanded hunting, fishing access across 1.4 million protected acres The plan would open 74 national wildlife refuges and 15 national fish hatcheries operated by the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service to outdoor sporting enthusiasts....
15:51, 2019-06-06

California sues over $1B in canceled high-speed rail funding, escalating feud with Trump administration California sued to block the Trump administration from cancelling funding for a high-speed rail project, escalating tensions.        ...
05:34, 2019-05-22

President Trump Accuses the New York ‘Times’ of a ‘Virtual Act of Treason’ for an Article His Own Administration Reportedly Cleared On Saturday evening, President Donald Trump accused the New York Times of treason in response to a story the newspaper claimed his administration approved. Trump responded to a New York Times story that detailed his administration stepping up attacks on Russia’s power grid in response to Russi...
18:17, 2019-06-16

Appeals court OKs new Trump administration rules imposing additional hurdles for women seeking abortions. SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Appeals court OKs new Trump administration rules imposing additional hurdles for women seeking abortions. The post Appeals court OKs new Trump administration rules imposing additional hurdles for women seeking abortions. appeared first on LEX18.com....
22:34, 2019-06-20

‘Contrived’ and ‘a distraction’: Supreme Court issues severe rebuke to Wilbur Ross and Trump administration The justices blocked Commerce Secretary Wilbur Ross's move to add a controversial citizenship question to the Census -- and had some sharp words for him....
03:34, 2019-06-28

'Your blood is on the hands of ICE and this administration': A Detroit man died in Iraq after being deported in Trump's immigration enforcement efforts Facebook Jimmy Aldaoud, a 41-year-old man from Detroit, was found dead on Tuesday in Iraq after being deported in the midst of the Trump administration's escalated immigration enforcement efforts, according to a Politico report. Aldaoud was an Iraqi national and Chaldean Catholic, but he was born i...
17:17, 2019-08-08

Federal judge rejects Trump administration’s bid to swap out lawyers for Census case on citizenship question The judge’s decision is the latest development in the continuing effort by the Trump administration to add a citizenship question to the 2020 Census....
01:51, 2019-07-10

Trump Administration to Require Visa Applicants to List 'Social Media Identifiers,' Previous Phone Numbers According to CBS News, the State Department is now requiring nearly all applicants for United States visas to submit their social media usernames, previous email addresses and phone numbers, a vast expansion of immigrant and visitor screening under the Trump administration....
00:17, 2019-06-02

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19:00, 2019-06-06

British Government Apologizes For Diplomatic Memos Labeling Trump Administration ‘Inept,’ Begins Inquiry Into Leak (LONDON) — The British government was hunting Monday for the source of a leak of diplomatic cables from Britain’s ambassador in Washington that branded President Donald Trump’s administration “dysfunctional” and “inept.” British officials are embarrassed by ...
13:51, 2019-07-09

Trump Administration Cancels English Classes, Soccer, Ping-Pong, Legal Aid for Migrant Children in U.S. Shelters Just when you think the Trump administration can fall no lower than they already have, the entire White House hands American their Pabst Blue Ribbon....
18:51, 2019-06-05

In rare rebuke, Senate votes to block Trump administration's weapons deal with Saudi Arabia The unusual rebuke by the GOP-run Senate highlights a rift between Congress and the White House over the Trump administration's pro-Saudi policies.        ...
23:17, 2019-06-20

A Trump administration proposal to tighten eligibility for food stamps could affect millions of Americans and hurt some low-cost retailers Reuters A Trump administration proposal to tighten eligibility for food stamps, unveiled on Tuesday, could affect millions of Americans and some low-cost retailers. The administration said the proposed rule change would end widespread abuse of the Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP) by...
18:34, 2019-07-31

Justice Department hires whole new team of lawyers to defend the Trump administration’s bid to include a citizenship question on the 2020 census REUTERS / Jonathan Ernst The Justice Department is shaking up the legal team fighting for the inclusion of a citizenship question on the 2020 census. The Justice Department is expected to file court papers Monday that show a new team of lawyers will take over, but did not provide a reason for the ...
12:00, 2019-07-08

House votes to block Trump administration's weapons deal with Saudi Arabia amid veto threat The vote highlights backlash against a weapons deal for $8.1 billion in bombs, precision-guided missiles and other weapons to the Saudis and its allies.        ...
21:00, 2019-07-18

For a Torn A.C.L., Considering Repair Rather Than Replacement Repair may be especially helpful for children, who are more likely than older patients to reinjure a reconstructed A.C.L., a pioneer of the surgery says....
20:17, 2019-07-31

Daily on Energy: Trump targets Appalachia and swing states for next big energy push 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!...
00:17, 2019-06-07

Here's what Huawei's Android replacement may actually be called The fact Huawei has its own Android replacement in the works is certainly no secret. In fact, rumor has it the operating system could be ready for launch as early as this fall. And thanks to recent trademark filings, we now know what it could be called.As spotted by Android Headlines, Huawei filed m...
15:17, 2019-05-27

Huawei Unveils Android Replacement Following U.S. Ban Chinese technology giant Huawei’s new operating system, called HarmonyOS, is intended to run on all of its consumer gadgets, as it races to develop backups to U.S. technology following its U.S. blacklisting....
18:17, 2019-08-09