Brian Naylor appears in the following:
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.
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.
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.
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.
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."
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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."