Trump unconcerned with food stamp crisis in Puerto Rico
President Trump has privately signaled he will not approve any additional help for Puerto Rico beyond the food-stamp money, setting up a congressional showdown with Democrats who have pushed for more expansive help for the island.
Mueller report won’t break D.C. impasse
The president called Robert Mueller’s report a “total exoneration,” even though Mueller reached no conclusion about whether the president obstructed justice.
The Marine commandant says Trump’s border fixation is hurting combat readiness
The commandant of the Marine Corps warned in secret memos that President Trump's diversions of money from the military's budget to build his wall pose an “unacceptable risk to the combat readiness and solvency” of our armed forces.
New Zealand bans assault rifles after mosque attacks
Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern said the country will launch a buyback program to take existing weapons out of circulation while those who don’t comply will be subject to fines.
Why the Trump administration keeps losing in court
Federal judges have ruled against the Trump administration at least 63 times over the past two years. It’s an extraordinary record of legal defeat that has stymied large parts of the president’s agenda on the environment, immigration and other matters.