Brian Naylor

Brian Naylor appears in the following:

Trump Reiterates Position On Arming Teachers As Australian Leader Stays Out Of Debate

Friday, February 23, 2018

Australia's prime minister said "we certainly don't presume to provide policy or political advice on that matter here" when asked about his own country's tight gun control laws.


Trump Appears To Read From The NRA's Script Hours After The Gun Lobby Chief's Speech

Thursday, February 22, 2018

The president held another meeting on the subject of school safety after 17 people were killed last week in a shooting at a Florida high school.


Why There Will Likely Never Be Another Pastor Like Billy Graham

Wednesday, February 21, 2018

The pastor to presidents — that's how Billy Graham was known. He earned that role because he earned their trust, and there will likely never be another like him.


Chief Of Staff Kelly Wants New White House Security Clearance Rules

Friday, February 16, 2018

John Kelly's memo follows criticisms that lax clearance procedures allowed an aide accused of domestic violence to remain on job.


Trump Calls For Steps That Make 'A Difference' On School Shootings, Without Specifics

Thursday, February 15, 2018

In the wake of the Florida attack, President Trump said, "It's not enough to simply take actions that make us feel we are making a difference, we must actually make that difference."


Attorney Says He Paid Adult Film Actress Who Alleges Affair With Trump

Wednesday, February 14, 2018

Michael Cohen says his payment of $130,000 to Stephanie Clifford, whose stage name is Stormy Daniels, was not a campaign contribution.


White House Security Clearance Trouble Shines Light On 'High Risk' Backlog Problem

Saturday, February 10, 2018

Rob Porter was working at the White House with a temporary security clearance. Throughout the government, though, there is a big backlog of background checks that is hampering its function.


Agency Conducting Government Background Checks Has Backlog Of 700,000

Friday, February 09, 2018

Thousands of jobs with the government dealing with national security and other sensitive issues require applicants to get a background check or security clearance. But the agency conducting the checks has a backlog of some 700,000 applications. Members of Congress say this poses a serious national security risk.


FCC Wants To Ensure Only Those Affected By Natural Disasters Get Emergency Messages

Tuesday, January 30, 2018

Federal Communications Commission chairman Ajit Pai is proposing changes in the way alerts are sent to cell phones, hoping to make them more targeted. Such changes might have better informed residents of Houston during last year's hurricane related flooding and California residents during wildfires.


Why The Federal Workforce Morale Is At An All-Time Low

Monday, January 29, 2018

The federal work force morale is at an all-time low, according to some accounts. That might be because the number of workers is roughly the same as it was 30 years ago, while there are 100 million more people in the country.


On First Weekday Of Shutdown, Federal Workers Had To Sort Out Whether To Go To Work

Monday, January 22, 2018

The breakthrough in the Senate to reopen the government came on the first weekday of the shutdown, when federal workers were trying to sort out whether to report for duty.


Open Or Closed? Here's What Happens In A Partial Government Shutdown

Friday, January 19, 2018

The mail will get delivered, Social Security checks will go out, and the National Park Service says it will try to keep parks accessible if there is a shutdown. But most federal agencies would close.


Homeland Security Secretary Says She 'Did Not Hear' Trump Use 'That' Vulgar Word

Tuesday, January 16, 2018

At a contentious congressional testimony, Kirstjen Nielsen said under oath said President Trump and others used "tough language" on immigration, but not a particular


Trump Uses Vulgar Language To Refer To African Countries, Sources Say

Thursday, January 11, 2018

The president made the comment during an Oval Office discussion of U.S. visa and immigration policies as he was meeting with a group of senators about a bipartisan plan pertaining to the DACA program.


'People Regret What They Said To Me,' Michael Wolff Tells NPR About Trump Book

Friday, January 05, 2018

"I'm someone who just found his way into this story of our time," the Fire and Fury author says. He stands by the work that has created a rift between President Trump and former adviser Steve Bannon.


How The New Tax Bill Will Affect IRS Employees

Wednesday, December 20, 2017

Passage of the tax overhaul means a lot more work for the IRS, which after years of budget and staff cuts, along with creaky computer systems has had issues just keeping up with the current work load.


FCC Says It Will Vote On Net Neutrality Despite Millions Of Fake Public Comments

Monday, December 11, 2017

Millions of public comments in advance of the FCC's vote on net neutrality turn out to have been faked. Some used phony names, others came from Russian email addresses. The FCC says it will go ahead with its vote this week nonetheless.


Trump Administration Has More Than 250 Unfilled Jobs

Wednesday, November 22, 2017

Hundreds of jobs remain unfilled in the Trump administration, and many are being held by temporary appointees. But a federal law limits how long those temps can serve, and many are bumping up against the end of their terms.


McConnell Talks Up Sessions As Write-In Candidate To Replace Roy Moore

Tuesday, November 14, 2017

Attorney General Jeff Sessions has told people that he has no interest in returning to his old Senate seat from Alabama, as Moore continues to dig in against allegations of sexual misconduct.


5th Woman Comes Forward With Assault Allegations Against Roy Moore

Monday, November 13, 2017

The chairman of the National Republican Senatorial Committee said Moore should be expelled if he wins the Alabama Senate race. Majority Leader Mitch McConnell says Moore should "step aside."