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Trump nominates Jeffrey Rosen for deputy attorney general

President Donald Trump on Tuesday nominated Jeffrey Rosen to be the next deputy attorney general.
Bernie Sanders

Sen. Bernie Sanders says he’s running for president in 2020

Vermont Sen. Bernie Sanders, whose insurgent 2016 presidential campaign reshaped Democratic politics, announced Tuesday that he is running for president in 2020.
Coal Ash

Trump’s coal pledge could be tested by TVA vote this week

President Donald Trump's vow to save the coal industry will be tested this week when a utility board he appoints weighs whether to close a coal-fired power plant in Kentucky whose suppliers include a mine owned by one of his campaign donors.

TVA report backs Trump-opposed closure of coal-fired unit

A report by the Tennessee Valley Authority says it no longer makes sense to keep burning coal at its Paradise, Kentucky, power plant, despite calls by state and federal officials to keep it open.

Negotiations hit snag as shutdown deadline approaches

As the White House refused to rule out the possibility that the federal government may shut down again, negotiators clashed over whether to limit the number of migrants authorities can detain, creating a new hurdle for a border security compromise Congress can accept.

Federal prosecutors subpoena Trump’s inaugural committee

Federal prosecutors in New York issued a subpoena Monday seeking documents from Donald Trump’s inaugural committee, furthering a federal inquiry into a fund that has faced mounting scrutiny into how it raised and spent its money.

Women will surround Trump at State of the Union address

Pelosi behind and above. Female immigrants, gazing down from the balcony. A black woman who ran a close race for governor of Georgia, rebutting.

US poised to announce withdrawal from nuclear arms treaty

The Trump administration is poised to announce Friday that it is withdrawing from a treaty that has been a centerpiece of superpower arms control since the Cold War and whose demise some analysts worry could fuel a new arms race.

Trump says he’s ‘set the stage’ for wall action

President Donald Trump says congressional negotiations over border security are a "waste of time," while insisting he has "set the stage" to take action on his own if lawmakers don't provide funding for his border wall.

Less is more? Trump out of sight as border talks play out

No televised roundtables with Cabinet secretaries. No freewheeling speeches from the Oval Office. No shouted comments on his way to Marine One.

Shutdown goes on as Trump offer doesn’t budge Democrats

Thirty-one days into the partial government shutdown, Democrats and Republicans appeared no closer to ending the impasse than when it began, with President Donald Trump lashing out at his opponents after they dismissed a plan he’d billed as a compromise.

Trump rejects short-term shutdown fix

President Donald Trump has rejected a short-term legislative fix for the partial government shutdown, declaring he will "never ever back down."

Trump’s border visit comes as shutdown talks fall apart

President Donald Trump is taking the shutdown battle to the U.S.-Mexico border, seeking to bolster his case for the border wall after negotiations with Democrats blew up over his funding demands.

Texas landowners dig in to fight Trump’s border wall

Rather than surrender their land to the federal government, some property owners on the Texas border are digging in to fight President Donald Trump's border wall.

Rosenstein expected to leave Justice Dept. soon

Deputy Attorney General Rod Rosenstein is expected to leave his position soon after President Donald Trump's nominee for attorney general is confirmed.

Trump links drugs, violent crime to lack of border wall

President Donald Trump urged congressional Democrats to fund his long-promised border wall in a somber televised address that was heavy with dark immigration rhetoric but offered little in the way of concessions or new ideas to break the standoff that has left large swaths of the government shuttered for 18 days.

Hoyer says Trump holding government ‘hostage’

The No. 2 House Democrat is blaming President Donald Trump for the partial government shutdown and says Trump is holding the government "hostage."
Taxes

Trump official says tax refunds will go out on time

A Trump administration official says that tax refunds will go out on time during the partial government shutdown.

Iraqi lawmakers demand US withdrawal after Trump visit

Iraqi lawmakers are seizing on President Donald Trump's surprise visit to demand U.S. forces leave the country.

House plans no more votes this week on shutdown

House lawmakers don't plan to vote this week to end the government shutdown.

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