President Trump began his first address to Congress Tuesday by acknowledging the surge in anti-Semitism and the fatal attack on an Indian immigrant in Kansas, saying the country “stands united in condemning hate and evil.”
President Trump arrived at the U.S. Capitol for his first address before a joint session of Congress with a smile, a speech described by the White House as “optimistic” -- and a new tie, drawing the first Twitter traffic of the evening.
President Trump declared Tuesday that a “new chapter of American greatness is now beginning” as he made economic revival the centerpiece of his first address to Congress – issuing a clarion call to “restart the engine of the American economy” through tax cuts, better trade deals, immigration enforcement and a $1 trillion infrastructure program.
The former Kentucky governor tapped to deliver the Democrats’ rebuttal to Donald Trump’s Tuesday night address to Congress called out the president for trying to repeal and replace ObamaCare, according to excerpts of his remarks released before the speech.
Los Angeles went a step further than the rest of the country in protecting illegal immigrants on Tuesday – it passed a directive forbidding firefighters and airport police from cooperating with immigration authorities.
Members of the intelligence community "incidentally collected" communications from the Trump transition team during legal surveillance operations of foreign targets, a top Republican lawmaker said Wednesday afternoon.
Senate Democrats on Wednesday seized on what, for nominee Neil Gorsuch, was an ill-timed ruling from the Supreme Court – a unanimous decision that ended up tossing a legal standard set by Gorsuch nearly a decade ago.
As expected, President Trump’s nominee for Labor Secretary, Alexander Acosta, faced tough questions about a decade-old case, as he faced down lawmakers Wednesday morning during his Senate confirmation hearing.
Sen. Lindsey Graham on Wednesday castigated Democratic lawmakers for their treatment of President Trump’s Supreme Court nominee, proclaiming of the current process that “Alexander Hamilton would be rolling over in his grave.”
President Donald Trump's nominee to lead the Labor Department said Wednesday he won't allow potential political pressure from the administration to influence his hiring decisions and regrets he let that happen on his watch at the Justice Department.