WEST PALM BEACH, Fla. (AP) — President Donald Trump has long expressed a desire for improved relations with Moscow, but his latest comments about Russian President Vladimir Putin and the U.S. are leading some fellow Republicans to take a step back from the president — on this issue at least.
DeVos ekes out confirmation win as Pence casts historic vote
WASHINGTON (AP) — The Senate on Tuesday confirmed school choice advocate Betsy DeVos as Education secretary by the narrowest of margins, with Vice President Mike Pence breaking a 50-50 tie in a historic vote.
Senators drafting bill to limit Trump-era deportations
Democratic and Republican senators are reportedly crafting legislation that would put a limit on how many people President-elect Donald Trump would be allowed to deport if he reverses President Obama’s executive orders concerning illegal immigration.
Muslim-American Woman’s Calm Response to Verbal Harassment Goes Viral
A video of a woman arguing with a man in a coffee shop has gone viral after she posted the exchange on Facebook. “I was just literally on my computer, minding my business, and I look up and see a guy with a camera pointing at me,” Asma Elhuni told Creative Loafing. Elhuni says that the man, who calls
Democratic lawmakers are boycotting Trump’s inauguration
About a dozen Democratic lawmakers have announced their intention to skip Donald Trump’s inauguration next week as a protest of the president-elect’s plans for the country. Rep. Barbara Lee, D-Calif., told Yahoo News she decided she couldn’t celebrate Trump’s inauguration because of his comments during
Trump firm on agenda but says Americans have nothing to fear
President-elect Donald Trump was expected to huddle with advisers at his Manhattan residence Sunday, plotting next moves after thousands of protesters besieged Trump Tower and marched in other US cities for a fourth day. The demonstrations have become daily affairs following Trump's upset defeat
Trump faces off against Washington Republicans used to saying no
WASHINGTON — President Trump, while trying to push a health care bill through Congress, is also trying to overcome a Republican political culture that for years has rewarded saying no to political leaders.
A high school senior, Yaocihuatl Reyes didn't pay much attention to the presidential race until she found her teacher sobbing and her east Los Angeles classmates terrified that the election of Donald Trump would lead to the deportation of their families.
Congress moves ahead with Russian election-hacking probes
The House and Senate Intelligence Committees are moving forward with separate inquiries into Russian hacking of the 2016 election, including exploring allegations of communications between the Kremlin and the Trump campaign. The Senate Intelligence Committee voted in closed session late Tuesday to approve
The White House employee who ensures Trump doesn’t get hacked has been fired
A troubling report last month revealed that President Donald Trump still uses "his old, unsecured Android phone" despite protests from security experts and his closest advisers. He was given a more secure device once he took office , but for whatever reason, he refuses to make the switch and
Diplomáticos de EEUU disienten de medidas contra inmigración
WASHINGTON (AP) — La Casa Blanca colisionó el lunes con numerosos diplomáticos estadounidenses opuestos a la veda temporal de Donald Trump al ingreso de personas de siete países de mayoría islámica al desafiarlos a que renuncien si no están de acuerdo.
FORT MCMURRAY, Canadá (AP) — La provincia de Alberta declaró el miércoles el estado de emergencia mientras cuadrillas de trabajadores luchaban por contener incendios forestales avivados por el viento, que ya han destruido 1.600 casas y otras edificaciones en la ciudad de Fort McMurray y forzado el desalojo