Domenico Montanaro

Domenico Montanaro appears in the following:

It Appears The White House Has Put Special Counsel Mueller On Notice

Wednesday, April 11, 2018

Press Secretary Sarah Sanders said President Trump believes Mueller has gone too far in his probe of Russia election interference. She also said Trump believes he has the power to fire Mueller.


Government Ethics Officials Raise Red Flags On EPA Chief Scott Pruitt

Tuesday, April 10, 2018

With a president keeping a Cabinet-level official on the job despite a raft of scandals, ethics officials are spelling out why that might be a problem.


Trump Signs $1.3 Trillion Spending Bill, Averting A Government Shutdown

Friday, March 23, 2018

Hours earlier, the president had hinted at vetoing the legislation but relented, citing "national security." The threat added suspense to what otherwise would have been a perfunctory signing ceremony.


Supreme Court Delivers Blow To Republicans, Declines To Take Up Pa. Redistricting

Monday, March 19, 2018

The court decided Monday not to take up a GOP challenge to a Pennsylvania state court decision that could result in Democrats picking up a handful of House seats.


Democrat Conor Lamb Appears To Have Won Pa. Special Election. Here's What It Means

Wednesday, March 14, 2018

Lamb appears to have an insurmountable lead over Republican Rick Saccone, a big turnaround from President Trump's 20-point victory in 2016. It has Republicans worried about a possible Democratic wave.


News Brief: Florida Gun Bill Progresses, View From China On Tariffs

Thursday, March 08, 2018

Florida lawmakers have passed a package of gun control measures. Also, we hear about how the Chinese government is responding to President Trump's talk of steel tariffs.


The Texas Primaries: 6 Takeaways To Kick Off The 2018 Election Cycle

Wednesday, March 07, 2018

Democratic enthusiasm was up in Texas, but it's still a very Republican state. Statewide, Democrats face an uphill climb, but in key suburban House races, they could make gains.


Who Wants To Arm Teachers? Republican Men

Friday, March 02, 2018

A new NPR/Ipsos poll finds about 6 in 10 Americans are opposed to training teachers to carry guns in schools. But two-thirds of Republicans, including 71 percent of Republican men, are in favor of it.


Hope Hicks Becomes Latest White House Staffer To Resign

Thursday, March 01, 2018

White House communications director Hope Hicks, one of President Trump's longest-serving aides, is resigning and will depart in the next few weeks.


News Brief: Trump Changes On Gun Policy, Opioids, USOC CEO Resigns

Thursday, March 01, 2018

President Trump challenged long-standing GOP orthodoxy on gun policy in a meeting Wednesday. Also, Noam Levey of the Los Angeles Times discusses the White House's response to the opioid epidemic.


Supreme Court Won't Review DACA Case

Monday, February 26, 2018

The court on Monday declined to take up a key case dealing with the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals program, saying the case has to wind its way through the appeals process first.


Supreme Court Declines To Take DACA Case, Leaving It In Place For Now

Monday, February 26, 2018

The court said the government's appeal on the Obama-era Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals program should be heard by a court of appeals first. Trump had wanted to end the program by March 5.


House Panel Examines White House Handling Of Porter Scandal

Thursday, February 15, 2018

President Trump said he is "totally opposed to domestic violence of any kind," following scrutiny of the handling of Rob Porter, the aide who resigned after allegations he abused two ex-wives.


NPR Poll: 2 In 3 Support Legal Status For DREAMers; Majority Oppose Building A Wall

Tuesday, February 06, 2018

Americans are not sold on President Trump's immigration deal that calls for billions for a border wall. That's one finding of an NPR/Ipsos poll that shows Americans sharply divided on immigration.


News Brief: HHS To Protect Religious Objectors, Trump's First Year Poll, Apple Jobs

Thursday, January 18, 2018

The Department of Health and Human Services is expected to announce the creation of a new division to protect health workers who object to procedures for religious reasons.


Here's Just How Little Confidence Americans Have In Political Institutions

Wednesday, January 17, 2018

A new NPR/PBS NewsHour/Marist poll finds that Congress, the political parties and the media rank among the least-trusted U.S. institutions in the age of President Trump.


Democrats Celebrate Big Wins In New Jersey And Virginia Elections

Tuesday, January 16, 2018

Democrats are celebrating wins in the two biggest races on election night 2017. The party will hold the governors' offices in New Jersey and Virginia.


'Deport Them': Arpaio Departs From Trump On DACA Recipients

Thursday, January 11, 2018

"When we come across these kids, or some are older than just kids, then deport them," Joe Arpaio told NPR. "They can do a lot of good in those countries."


Would Oprah Run For President In 2020?

Monday, January 08, 2018

Oprah Winfrey launched a conversation about whether she would run for president in 2020 after a speech at the Golden Globe Awards, which seems plausible to many in the age of President Trump.


What Should We Expect From Trump In 2018?

Tuesday, January 02, 2018

The president is back in Washington, D.C., after spending the holidays in Palm Beach. What are the top items on his agenda for the new year? NPR's political editor has ideas on what to watch.