In 2013, House Republicans shut down the federal government in a doomed effort to defund then President Barack Obama’s Affordable Care Act. It lasted 17 days and accomplished nothing. Amazingly, Democrats have decided to follow the same lame playbook.
Debra J. Saunders is the White House correspondent for the Las Vegas Review-Journal. firstname.lastname@example.org … @DebraJSaunders on Twitter. 202-662-7391
On the campaign trail, candidate Donald Trump embraced the federal mandate for ethanol in fuel and he’s stuck by that campaign promise as president. But now free-market conservative groups and oil-state Republicans are pushing the administration to cut the corn cord.
The fallout from the release of Michael Wolff’s new book, “Fire and Fury: Inside the Trump White House,” with its devastating quotes about Trump and family unloaded by former White House chief strategist Steve Bannon, reveal how overrated President Donald Trump’s instincts have been when it comes to choosing the best people for the job.
If President Donald Trump’s first month in office was notable for its mixture of chaos and dysfunction, the last month of 2017 showed a constant combatant who had reason to believe that his refusal to back down paid off with passage of a sweeping tax overhaul.
In his first year in office, President Donald Trump has reshaped government to reflect his vision, while erasing many policies issued by his predecessor, President Barack Obama.
When President Donald Trump recognized Jerusalem as the capital of Israel and announced his plan to move the U.S. embassy from Tel Aviv to Jerusalem, the unorthodox executive demonstrated again that he would be a disruptor who changes how diplomacy and trade are done.
As Washington conservatives question whether partisan FBI officials working for Special Counsel Robert Mueller have stacked the deck against President Donald Trump, a criminal case in Las Vegas points to the sort of federal prosecutorial abuses that give the right cause for paranoia.
It’s been another week crammed with President Donald Trump duking it out on Twitter. This week he sparred with Democratic congressional leaders, two national news organizations and even mixed it up with British Prime Minister Theresa May to a point that put a chill on the U.S.’ vaunted “special relationship” with the U.K.
President Donald Trump could pay for a wall on the southern border with a new 20 percent tax on goods from Mexico, the White House said on Thursday.
What should reporters ask President-elect Donald Trump at his first post-election press conference scheduled for Jan. 11? The answer isn’t as simple as it may seem.