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Trump lays out agenda for first days in the White House

Trump lays out agenda for first days in the White House

CIA chief John Brennan warns Donald Trump that ending the Iran nuclear deal would be "disastrous".

CIA chief John Brennan warns Donald Trump that ending the Iran nuclear deal would be "disastrous".

Trump’s senior adviser says he will recuse himself from matters involving the lender, which has paid billions to settle U.S. and New York state charges.

Kushner firm’s $285 million Deutsche Bank loan came just before Election Day

Trump’s senior adviser says he will recuse himself from matters involving the lender, which has paid billions to settle U.S. and New York state charges.

GOP debates going big on tax reform

GOP debates going big on tax reform

Congress reminds Trump you can’t always get what you want.

Congress reminds Trump you can’t always get what you want.

White House budget director Mick Mulvaney told a Senate committee that the administration’s tax plan doesn’t bank on any revenue stemming from faster economic growth. Four floors below that hearing, Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin gave a contradictory answer to a different Senate panel, insisting that the administration’s tax plan will partly pay for itself with economic growth.

Trump Official Incompetently Defends Administration’s Competence

White House budget director Mick Mulvaney told a Senate committee that the administration’s tax plan doesn’t bank on any revenue stemming from faster economic growth. Four floors below that hearing, Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin gave a contradictory answer to a different Senate panel, insisting that the administration’s tax plan will partly pay for itself with economic growth.

Even if the previous administration erred in granting Michael Flynn security clearance, that doesn’t excuse shoddy vetting.

Trump Tries to Blame Obama for His Own Failings

Even if the previous administration erred in granting Michael Flynn security clearance, that doesn’t excuse shoddy vetting.

The president-elect tweets that he has asked Boeing to propose an alternative to Lockheed’s F-35. Lockheed’s market value falls by $1.2 billion.

Trump Announces Plan to Let Boeing Eat Lockheed Martin’s Lunch

The president-elect tweets that he has asked Boeing to propose an alternative to Lockheed’s F-35. Lockheed’s market value falls by $1.2 billion.

President-elect Donald Trump on Tuesday tweeted that approval rating polls are rigged against him, as a series of polls show him with historically low approval as he enters office.

Trump: Approval polls are rigged against me

President-elect Donald Trump on Tuesday tweeted that approval rating polls are rigged against him, as a series of polls show him with historically low approval as he enters office.

House Speaker Paul Ryan acknowledged Thursday that Congress will have to speed up a vote for raising the debt limit because of warnings from the Trump administration that the government is now expected to run out of money to pay its bills in August rather than this fall. "The debt ceiling issue will get resolved," the Wisconsin Republican told reporters at his weekly news conference. "The timing is what I think is the newsworthy thing here. (Tax) receipts aren’t quite what peop...

Congress faces debt limit vote sooner than expected

House Speaker Paul Ryan acknowledged Thursday that Congress will have to speed up a vote for raising the debt limit because of warnings from the Trump administration that the government is now expected to run out of money to pay its bills in August rather than this fall. "The debt ceiling issue will get resolved," the Wisconsin Republican told reporters at his weekly news conference. "The timing is what I think is the newsworthy thing here. (Tax) receipts aren’t quite what peop...

Erik Prince met with a Russian close to the Kremlin in a meeting brokered by the United Arab Emirates.The meeting took place around Jan. 11 — nine days before Trump’s inauguration — in the Seychelles islands in the Indian Ocean, officials said. Though the full agenda remains unclear, the UAE agreed to broker the meeting in part to explore whether Russia could be persuaded to curtail its relationship with Iran, including in Syria, a Trump administration objective that would likely require…

Blackwater founder held secret Seychelles meeting to establish Trump-Putin back channel

Erik Prince met with a Russian close to the Kremlin in a meeting brokered by the United Arab Emirates.The meeting took place around Jan. 11 — nine days before Trump’s inauguration — in the Seychelles islands in the Indian Ocean, officials said. Though the full agenda remains unclear, the UAE agreed to broker the meeting in part to explore whether Russia could be persuaded to curtail its relationship with Iran, including in Syria, a Trump administration objective that would likely require…

Former President Obama in a speech in Canada on Tuesday said Western values are still the envy of the world, and cautioned against embracing isolationism in the face of economic uncertainty.

In Canada, Obama warns against isolationism and 'populist alternatives'

Former President Obama in a speech in Canada on Tuesday said Western values are still the envy of the world, and cautioned against embracing isolationism in the face of economic uncertainty.

If anything, evangelicals’ deal with Trump may accelerate the very changes it was designed to arrest, as a growing number of non-white and non-Christian Americans are repulsed by the increasingly nativist, tribal tenor of both conservative white Christianity and conservative white politics. At the end of the day, white evangelicals’ grand bargain with Trump will be unable to hold back the sheer weight of cultural change, and their descendants will be left with the only real move possible…

The Death Rattle of White Christian America

If anything, evangelicals’ deal with Trump may accelerate the very changes it was designed to arrest, as a growing number of non-white and non-Christian Americans are repulsed by the increasingly nativist, tribal tenor of both conservative white Christianity and conservative white politics. At the end of the day, white evangelicals’ grand bargain with Trump will be unable to hold back the sheer weight of cultural change, and their descendants will be left with the only real move possible…

Trump defiende la prohibición de viaje y asegura que no es agradable «buscar a terroristas»

Trump defiende la prohibición de viaje y asegura que no es agradable «buscar a terroristas»

President Donald Trump is dealing with a budding scandal after his decision to fire FBI Director James Comey on Tuesday. But even before that, he appears to have hit a new low with the American people. A new poll from Quinnipiac University shows Trump’s disapproval rating rising to 58 percent - a new high in Quinnipiac’s regular polling and the highest in a high-quality, non-tracking poll since his inauguration. Just 36 percent approved ...

More bad news for Trump: His poll numbers hit new lows

President Donald Trump is dealing with a budding scandal after his decision to fire FBI Director James Comey on Tuesday. But even before that, he appears to have hit a new low with the American people. A new poll from Quinnipiac University shows Trump’s disapproval rating rising to 58 percent - a new high in Quinnipiac’s regular polling and the highest in a high-quality, non-tracking poll since his inauguration. Just 36 percent approved ...