Trump reverses North Korea sanctions a day after they were announced

Trump reverses North Korea sanctions a day after they were announced

President Donald Trump "likes Chairman Kim" of North Korea and no longer feels sanctions are necessary, according to a White House statement. | Tuan Mark/Getty Images President Donald Trump on Friday declared he would reverse new sanctions on North Korea that his administration rolled out just a day before, deepening concerns that the ostensible leader…
Biden draws on Obama donor network to jump-start 2020 bid

Biden draws on Obama donor network to jump-start 2020 bid

Barack Obama and Joe Biden arrive for the Presidential Inauguration of Donald Trump on January 20, 2017. As Biden moves closer to a campaign for president, the question of how he would fund that campaign has loomed over his decision. | Saul Loeb/AFP/Getty Images 2020 elections The former vice president is counting on major Obama…
‘I know the fear of it’: How Pramila Jayapal shepherds the freshman Dems

‘I know the fear of it’: How Pramila Jayapal shepherds the freshman Dems

Rep. Pramila Jayapal, the first Indian-American woman elected to the House of Representatives, has vaulted from liberal backbencher to co-leader of the Congressional Progressive Caucus. | AP Photo/Andrew Harnik, File Rep. Ilhan Omar stood alone near the back of the House chamber earlier this month, glancing at her phone and seemingly oblivious to the remarkable…
Some Democrats want more than just Trump’s personal tax returns

Some Democrats want more than just Trump’s personal tax returns

Some liberal Democrats say lawmakers should demand President Donald Trump's business tax filings in addition to his personal tax returns. | Evan Vucci/AP Photo Congress Trump's business returns could reveal much, much more. By BRIAN FALER 03/22/2019 05:04 AM EDT Top Democratic lawmakers are preparing to request President Donald Trump’s personal tax returns, but some…
Can Trump Survive Mueller?

Can Trump Survive Mueller?

Michael Kruse is a senior staff writer for Politico. “Well,” the newswoman said to Donald Trump, “you’re under a tremendous amount of pressure lately.” “Why do you say that?” he asked. Story Continued Below It was April 6, 1990, and Paula Zahn on CBS actually had plenty of reasons to think Trump might be feeling…
Trump’s hyped free speech order asks colleges to do what they already have to

Trump’s hyped free speech order asks colleges to do what they already have to

President Donald Trump is set to sign the order at 3:15 p.m. Thursday. | Saul Loeb/AFP/Getty Images President Donald Trump on Thursday afternoon signed his much-hyped executive order on campus free speech — which he deemed a "historic action to defend American students and American values" that have "been under siege" on campuses. "Under the…
Cummings demands docs on Kushner’s alleged use of encrypted app for official business

Cummings demands docs on Kushner’s alleged use of encrypted app for official business

Rep. Elijah Cummings is demanding the documents by April 4 and signaled he may issue subpoenas if the White House refuses to comply. | Alex Wong/Getty Images House Democrats are raising new concerns about what they say is recently revealed information from Jared Kushner’s attorney indicating that the senior White House aide has been relying…
Trump to recognize Israel’s sovereignty over Golan Heights

Trump to recognize Israel’s sovereignty over Golan Heights

President Donald Trump’s support for Israeli authority over the Golan Heights garnered immediate praise from Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu. | Olivier Douliery-Pool/Getty Images President Donald Trump announced Thursday that the United States will formally recognize Israel’s sovereignty over the disputed Golan Heights. "After 52 years it is time for the United States to fully…
The need for speed: Why Congress and the FAA outsourced oversight to Boeing

The need for speed: Why Congress and the FAA outsourced oversight to Boeing

The FAA has been acting at the direction of Congress, amid pressure from industry players like Boeing to help them compete with foreign rivals by speeding up approvals of new aircraft. | Joe Raedle/Getty Images Aviation unions and other critics offered dire warnings in 2004 when the Federal Aviation Administration proposed expanding the role of…
Israel, anti-Semitism and 2020 fight on display as AIPAC gathers

Israel, anti-Semitism and 2020 fight on display as AIPAC gathers

Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu addresses the American Israel Public Affairs Committee's annual policy conference on March 6, 2018. This year's gathering comes at an extraordinarily turbulent moment in U.S.-Israeli relations. | Chip Somodevilla/Getty Images The politics of Israel, anti-Semitism and the 2020 presidential campaign will move to center stage in Washington over the next…

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