Administration

Thursday August 22, 2019

President Trump on Thursday predicted that former White House press secretary Sean Spicer will "do great" on the next season of ABC's "Dancing With the Stars.""Just heard that Sean Spicer will be on “Dancing with the Stars...

Thursday August 22, 2019

President Trump awarded the Medal of Freedom to legendary NBA player Bob Cousy during a ceremony at the White House on Thursday.Trump welcomed Cousy, a former member of the Boston Celtics, to the Oval Office on Thursday afternoon to award him the...

Thursday August 22, 2019

White House allies are pushing back at suggestions that President Trump is fixated on a possible recession as he heads into his reelection campaign next year.They say a series of tweets and off-the-cuff comments this week that sparked various...

Thursday August 22, 2019

Sen. Chris Murphy (D-Conn.) said Thursday he is convinced support for stronger background checks is not off the table after he spoke to White House officials."I spoke with the White House today. They have not walked away from improving...

Thursday August 22, 2019

The city of Dearborn, Mich., announced Wednesday that it would not renew its contract with Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) to hold its detainees.Dearborn Mayor Jack O'Reilly Jr. said the city, which had held thousands of immigrant...

Thursday August 22, 2019

President Trump will meet with British Prime Minister Boris Johnson on Sunday morning on the sidelines of the Group of Seven (G-7) summit in France, according to a senior administration official, one of several bilateral meetings at the summit.Trump...

Thursday August 22, 2019

Andrew Meehan, a top aide and spokesman to acting Homeland Security Secretary Kevin McAleenan, will reportedly leave the department amid friction between it and the White House.President Trump reportedly is suspicious of McAleenan, who served as...

Thursday August 22, 2019

The White House will no longer move forward with a proposal to cut billions of dollars in foreign aid that was allocated in the latest congressional budget deal, according to a senior administration official.The Office of Management...

Thursday August 22, 2019

The Wednesday deaths of two U.S. service members in Afghanistan raise this year’s number of Americans killed in combat there to the highest annual total since 2014.A U.S. official told The Associated Press that the two service members died in...

Thursday August 22, 2019

An internal report by the General Services Administration (GSA) inspector general revealed that a now-former associate administrator drank in his office and had sex with a White House staffer on the agency's rooftop, an NBC News ...

Thursday August 22, 2019

President Trump, who sparked controversy with this comments about purchasing Greenland, at one point joked about trading Puerto Rico for the Danish territory, a former White House official told The New York Times. Trump joked about trading...

Thursday August 22, 2019

The majority of Americans in a new poll disapproves of President Trump’s overall performance, despite greater support for the president’s handling of the economy than other issues in the survey.Sixty-two percent of Americans said they...

Thursday August 22, 2019

Seventy mayors from around the nation on Wednesday came out in "strong opposition" to a Trump administration proposal that could slash food stamp benefits for about 3 million people. “As Mayors, we serve as the CEOs of the nation’s cities; and...

Thursday August 22, 2019

Rudy Giuliani, who serves as President Trump's personal lawyer, said he spoke with a Ukrainian official about Joe Biden’s possible involvement in an investigation into the former vice president's son’s conduct relating to a Ukrainian-...

Thursday August 22, 2019

Former Danish Prime Minister Lars Løkke Rasmussen on Wednesday denounced President Trump for his critical comments about the nation's defense spending, saying that Denmark will "not accept that our defense willingness is only about percentages."...

Thursday August 22, 2019

Sen. Elizabeth Warren faces an uphill climb in winning support from African American voters, say Democratic strategists and other political observers.While Warren (D-Mass.) has been moving up in recent polls, she has struggled to lure black voters...