Share on Twitter Share on LinkedIn Trump administration sought to block Sally Yates from testifying to Congress on Russia

The Trump administration sought to block former acting attorney general Sally Yates from testifying in the House investigation of possible links between Russian officials and Donald Trump’s campaign, according to letters provided to The Washington Post. The effort to keep Yates from testifying has further angered Democrats, who have accused Republicans of trying to damage… Continue reading Share on Twitter Share on LinkedIn Trump administration sought to block Sally Yates from testifying to Congress on Russia

Inside Trump’s fury: The president rages at leaks, setbacks and accusations

President Trump spent the end of the week at “the winter White House,” Mar-a-Lago, the isolates Florida manor where he is top dog. The sun shimmers off the flickering garden and warms the reddish brown earth Spanish tiles, and the steaks are cooked exactly how he prefers them (well done). His little girl Ivanka and… Continue reading Inside Trump’s fury: The president rages at leaks, setbacks and accusations

Watergate reporter Carl Bernstein: Trump’s attacks on the press are more dangerous than Nixon’s

White House Chief of Staff Reince Priebus and lawmakers of both political parties weigh in on President Trump’s Feb. 17 tweet calling several news outlets “the enemy of the American People.” (Bastien Inzaurralde/The Washington Post) The correspondent who uncovered a notoriously jumpy, manipulative and ruinous president said Sunday that Richard Nixon had nothing on Donald… Continue reading Watergate reporter Carl Bernstein: Trump’s attacks on the press are more dangerous than Nixon’s

Trump taps Army Lt. Gen. H.R. McMaster as his new national security adviser

President Trump on Monday named Army Lt. Gen. H.R. McMaster as his new national security guide, supplanting the expelled Michael Flynn — a move intended to help put the White House on firmer balance after slips on numerous fronts. Trump called McMaster “a man of gigantic ability and enormous experience” while quickly acquainting him with… Continue reading Trump taps Army Lt. Gen. H.R. McMaster as his new national security adviser

Updates marked by DHS secretary portray clearing new rules for expelling unlawful workers

Country Security Secretary John F. Kelly has marked clearing new rules that engage government specialists to all the more forcefully confine and oust illicit migrants inside the United States and at the fringe. In a couple of updates, Kelly offered more detail on arrangements for the office to contract a huge number of extra requirement… Continue reading Updates marked by DHS secretary portray clearing new rules for expelling unlawful workers