Trump Blocks Release of Memo Rebutting Republican Claims

“President Trump on Friday blocked the release of a classified Democratic memo rebutting Republican claims that top federal law enforcement officials had abused their powers in spying on a former Trump campaign aide, a move that Democrats denounced as politically motivated hypocrisy. Last week, the president moved quickly, over the objections of the Justice Department […]

Exclusive: Trump asked Rosenstein if he was ‘on my team’

“Deputy Attorney General Rod Rosenstein visited the White House in December seeking President Donald Trump’s help. The top Justice Department official in the Russia investigation wanted Trump’s support in fighting off document demands from House Intelligence Chairman Devin Nunes. But the President had other priorities ahead of a key appearance by Rosenstein on the Hill, […]

Trump offers apology for retweeting anti-Muslim video

“Speaking to ITV’s “Good Morning Britain” show, Trump said he knew nothing about the group but that he was the “least racist person that anybody’s going to meet” and that his retweet was not an endorsement. Trump sparked outrage in Britain when, last November, he shared the anti-Muslim videos and became embroiled in a public spat […]

Trump’s move may nudge holdout GOP states to expand Medicaid

“In an ironic twist, the Trump administration’s embrace of work requirements for low-income people on Medicaid is prompting lawmakers in some conservative states to resurrect plans to expand health care for the poor. Trump’s move has been widely criticized as threatening the Affordable Care Act’s Medicaid expansion. But if states follow through, more Americans could […]