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Today in Trump: February 19, 2017 - 19 Feb 2017 at 4:23pm - Your daily guide to what's happening in the Trump administration
As Trump makes foreign moves, Tillerson avoids spotlight - 19 Feb 2017 at 3:05pm - Cautious secretary of state is proving to be everything his extroverted Oval Office boss is not
GOP senator: U.S. allies ?feel better? after Pence reassurances - 19 Feb 2017 at 2:54pm - Lindsey Graham speaks out after Pence tells gathering of foreign leaders and security experts that the U.S. "strongly supports" NATO and will "hold Russia accountable"
Governor's proposed gun permit fees come under fire - 19 Feb 2017 at 2:25pm - Gun rights supporters and state GOP lawmakers are fighting huge gun permit fee increases proposed by Gov. Dannel P. Malloy
Swedes baffled by Trump's suggestion of major incident - 19 Feb 2017 at 1:54pm - During a rally in Florida, Trump said "look what's happening last night in Sweden" as he alluded to past terror attacks in Europe
Aide says senators want materials saved for Russia probe - 19 Feb 2017 at 11:23am - WASHINGTON (AP) -- The Senate Intelligence Committee has sent formal requests to more than a dozen organizations, agencies and individuals, asking them to preserve all materials related to the committee's investigation into Russian interference in the 2016 election and related issues, according to a congressional aide....
Europeans wonder if Trump will act on Pence's reassurances - 19 Feb 2017 at 11:18am - MUNICH (AP) -- U.S. Vice President Mike Pence was the latest in a trio of high-ranking Trump emissaries to tell European allies in person that the United States will steadfastly support NATO and demand that Russia honor its commitments to end fighting in Ukraine....
Priebus calls for a fully stocked Cabinet - 19 Feb 2017 at 11:11am -
Trump administration drafts plan to raise asylum bar, speed deportations - 19 Feb 2017 at 11:09am - WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The Department of Homeland Security has prepared new guidance for immigration agents aimed at speeding up deportations by denying asylum claims earlier in the process.
Schiff readies a lot of questions for Flynn - 19 Feb 2017 at 11:00am -
Aide: Report that Christie is taking Trump job is 'absolutely not true' - 19 Feb 2017 at 10:55am -
TRUMP at his golf club before NSA interviews; Pence in Brussels -- HILLARY an... - 19 Feb 2017 at 10:44am -
Former U.S. general Jones: not considered as Trump's security adviser - 19 Feb 2017 at 10:38am - (This version of the Feb. 18 story was refiled to delete an extra word in paragraph one)
U.S. defense secretary scraps Afghan trip due to weather - 19 Feb 2017 at 10:37am - ABU DHABI (Reuters) - U.S. President Donald Trump's defense secretary said bad weather had forced him to scrap a visit to Afghanistan on Sunday but added he was reviewing next steps in the war after discussions with Afghan President Ashraf Ghani and the top U.S. commander.
Vice President Pence visits former Nazi concentration camp - 19 Feb 2017 at 10:32am - A day after delivering the first major foreign policy address of the Trump administration, US Vice President Mike Pence toured the spare gray prison yards here where Jews and others assembled for daily roll call during the Holocaust.
Priebus Denies FBI Spoke With Anyone Else In White House - 19 Feb 2017 at 10:30am - On NBC's 'Meet The Press' with Chuck Todd Sunday, White House Chief of Staff Reince Priebus said he first learned that he was wrong about former National Security Adviser Michael Flynn's discussion about sanctions with the Russian ambassador 'sometime after Jan. 27' ? after then acting Attorney General Sally Yates informed White House Counsel Don McGahn about Flynn's calls. Priebus said that he could not answer questions about whether he has seen transcripts of Flynn's calls, but that he is 'fully aware of the situation.'
Town Hall Briefing: Republicans Charge Into Resistance at Tumultuous Town Halls - 19 Feb 2017 at 10:30am - As lawmakers head home, their constituents will be waiting for them, at events like those in South Carolina and New York, and some may not be happy to see them.
Senior Trump appointee fired after critical comments - 19 Feb 2017 at 10:19am - WASHINGTON (AP) -- A senior Trump administration official was fired following criticism in a private speech of President Donald Trump's policies and his inner circle of advisers....
Kasich: World leaders 'just not sure' where Trump stands - 19 Feb 2017 at 10:19am - Ohio Gov. John Kasich said Sunday that world leaders at a major security conference in Munich are "just not sure" where President Donald Trump stands on key foreign policy questions.
Limbaugh dismisses Russian influence on Trump's election as 'preposterous' - 19 Feb 2017 at 10:15am -
Trump's defense chief, unlike boss, says has no issues with media - 19 Feb 2017 at 10:11am - ABU DHABI (Reuters) - Defense Secretary Jim Mattis on Sunday distanced himself from President Donald Trump's assessment of the media as "the enemy of the American people," saying during his first trip to the Middle East that he had no problems with the press.
Priebus denies any Trump campaign, Russia connections - 19 Feb 2017 at 9:56am -
AP FACT CHECK: The audacity of hype - 19 Feb 2017 at 9:49am - WASHINGTON (AP) -- In the Washington week that wasn't, President Donald Trump's new administration whirred like a "fine-tuned machine," piling on big-league accomplishments at a pace never before seen....
Trump Again Attacks Media at Campaign-Style Rally in Florida - 19 Feb 2017 at 9:49am - The rally before supporters in Melbourne felt little changed from the speeches Trump gave during the campaign, despite Trump having won the election.
Prison officers in 31 jails set for pay rises of up to £5,000 - 19 Feb 2017 at 9:42am - Prison officers will get more money at 31 jails under pressure from staff shortages and rising violence.
Business rates: Sainsbury's boss urges 'fundamental reform' - 19 Feb 2017 at 9:32am - The head of Sainsbury's says the system is "archaic", amid a row over England's latest revaluation.
Panetta Explains What Would Help Stop Leaks for Trump - 19 Feb 2017 at 9:25am - Trump's friction with the intelligence community is fostering a "lack of trust" and damaging morale, Panetta told NBC's "Meet The Press."
Bono Greets VP Pence at Surprise Meeting in Germany - 19 Feb 2017 at 9:18am - Vice President Mike Pence concluded a day of meetings in Munich with the U2 frontman and humanitarian. Bono thanked Pence for his past support of the
Panetta warns Trump's National Security Council is 'dysfunctional' - 19 Feb 2017 at 9:11am -
Back on the campaign trail already, Trump touts promises kept - 19 Feb 2017 at 9:05am - MELBOURNE, Fla. (Reuters) - President Donald Trump, after a rocky first month in office, returned to the campaign trail on Saturday to deliver another attack on the media and tout his White House accomplishments in the friendly and familiar atmosphere of a rally with supporters.
McCain sees European worry about Trump's foreign policy rhetoric - 19 Feb 2017 at 8:56am -
As Trump makes foreign moves, Tillerson avoids the spotlight - 19 Feb 2017 at 8:50am - WASHINGTON (AP) -- When North Korea fired a ballistic missile into waters between South Korea and Japan, President Donald Trump moved quickly to show U.S. resolve. He appeared within hours alongside visiting Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe and said the U.S. "stands behind Japan, its great ally, 100 percent."...
Democrat member of Federal Election Commission to make early exit: NYT - 19 Feb 2017 at 8:48am - WASHINGTON (Reuters) - A Democrat who sits on the U.S. Federal Election Commission (FEC) is planning to resign before her term expires amid frustrations about partisan gridlock, the New York Times reported on Sunday.
Roommate wanted: No Trump supporters - 19 Feb 2017 at 8:33am - When 23-year-old Sahar Kian needed a roommate for her home near Georgetown University, she turned to Craigslist. Among her house rules? No alcohol, pets or meat products. And no supporters of President Donald Trump.
Brexit: Mandelson urges Lords not to 'throw in towel' - 19 Feb 2017 at 8:22am - Peers should amend a bill on leaving the EU and "not throw in the towel early', Lord Mandelson says.
Trump embraces legacy of Andrew Jackson - 19 Feb 2017 at 8:19am - NEW YORK (AP) -- It was an ugly, highly personal presidential election....
Democrats seek to quell Trump impeachment talk - 19 Feb 2017 at 8:18am - Party leaders caution against rushing into a political trap.
Campaign to remove John Bercow 'undignified' says Tory MP - 19 Feb 2017 at 8:07am - Tory MP Nicholas Soames say he will take no part in any moves to unseat Commons Speaker John Bercow.
Democratic Member Quits Election Commission, Setting Up Political Fight - 19 Feb 2017 at 8:00am - Ann M. Ravel of the Federal Election Commission believes a stalemate among the panel?s members offers little hope of curbing campaign finance abuses.
How an American Bureaucrat Became President of Somalia - 19 Feb 2017 at 7:42am - He was a refugee who embraced U.S.-style democracy. Now's he's trying to bring it home.