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Monday, June 25, 2018
President Trump is keeping up his hardline rhetoric on immigration. He threatened to deport those crossing the border illegally without due process — sending mixed signals to Congress on the issue.
Monday, June 25, 2018
Even though National Security Adviser John Bolton has been in the administration for a short time, his foreign policy ideas — including a mistrust of multilateral agreements — are having an impact.
Sunday, June 24, 2018
We have the latest on President Trump's reversal on separating migrant families at the border and the response.
Wednesday, June 20, 2018
President Trump is generally known to dig in when faced with opposition rather than back down from a fight. But in the case of separating immigrant families from children, Trump abruptly shifted gears.
Tuesday, June 19, 2018
President Trump will huddle with GOP lawmakers Tuesday as they pursue immigration legislation. It comes as Trump faces heat for separating immigrant children from parents at the border.
Monday, June 18, 2018
Homeland Security Secretary Kirstjen Nielsen addresses the Trump administration's "zero tolerance" policy that is separating families who cross the border illegally.
Sunday, June 17, 2018
The Trump administration is feeling political heat for its policy of separating migrant children and parents.
Thursday, June 14, 2018
The Justice Department inspector general report on the Clinton email investigation is being used as political fodder by President Trump, who has continued to attack the credibility of the FBI and DOJ.
Wednesday, June 13, 2018
Republican primary voters and leaders in Congress have made it clear this week that they are in lock step behind President Trump, and there's almost no room for dissent in today's GOP.
Sunday, June 10, 2018
President Trump's time abroad is demonstrating an approach to the world that is a stark departure from normal U.S. diplomacy.
Thursday, June 07, 2018
Ahead of his summit next week with North Korea's leader, President Trump meets with Japanese Prime Minister Abe. Meanwhile, Republican leaders in Congress grapple with a challenge on immigration.
Wednesday, June 06, 2018
Eight states had primary contests Tuesday — determining who will be on the ballot in some important races come November. NPR takes a look at what we learned from those results — and what we should be looking for headed into the fall.
Thursday, May 31, 2018
Commerce Secretary Wilbur Ross on Thursday announces that steel and aluminum from the European Union, Canada and Mexico will face tariffs starting at midnight,
Wednesday, May 30, 2018
The White House says President Trump still has concerns about the FBI despite a Republican lawmaker deflating his "spygate" charge. It also weighs in on the Roseanne Barr controversy.
Thursday, May 24, 2018
His approval numbers, the economy — even the Russia probe — could all help Trump boost the GOP. But some in the White House worry Republicans in Congress don't understand the headwinds 2018 brings.
Wednesday, May 16, 2018
NPR's Mara Liasson reports on the latest national political news, including why Donald Trump is helping Chinese company ZTE, the snag in Trump's N. Korea summit + more.
Thursday, May 10, 2018
Three Korean-American men who had been held by North Korea arrived by plane outside of Washington, D.C., early Thursday morning, and were met by President Trump and other members of the delegation.
Wednesday, May 09, 2018
Democrats have shown many signs of strength leading up to the 2018 midterm elections, but given confusion over polling in 2016, it can be hard to tell how real the chances of a big Democratic win in November are.
Tuesday, May 08, 2018
Democrats have been in search of a message since their losses in 2016. They may have a quiet one emerging in 2018, as they contrast Democratic candidates with President Trump in the primaries.
Monday, May 07, 2018
In a media marathon over the weekend, Rudy Giuliani, the newest addition to Trump's legal team, spent much of the time trying to clarify statements he made last week.