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Gulf grows between Trump and Congress on trade

5:00 am Jun. 23, 2018

As President Donald Trump this week threatened $200 billion in new tariffs on Chinese imports, and then warned Europe that he would slap a 20 percent tariff on imported automobiles, members of both parties in Congress accused the administration of starting a trade war which could cause collateral economic damage across the United States.

The differences were on display at a hearing Wednesday with Commerce Secretary Wilbur Ross, who took a

Trump to meet House GOP amid furor over immigrant families

4:00 am Jun. 19, 2018

As President Donald Trump lashed out at Democrats on Monday, demanding again that Congress act to tighten federal immigration laws, more Republicans in the Congress began to distance themselves from a recent Trump Administration policy change, which has resulted in the separation of some 2,200 illegal immigrant families detained by border authorities.

“As the son of a social worker, I know the human trauma that comes with children being separated from

Trump heads to Capitol for lunch meeting with GOP Senators

3:30 am May. 15, 2018

President Donald Trump goes to Capitol Hill on Tuesday, ready to press GOP Senators to act on his plans to fund his wall along the border with Mexico, and encouraging Republican leaders to put more pressure on Democrats to confirm various judicial and executive nominees moving slowly through the Senate.

“He will be discussing the administration’s agenda,” said White House Deputy Press Secretary Raj Shah, who told reporters on Monday that

Trump in the mix as four states hold primaries on Tuesday

3:00 am May. 8, 2018

His name may not be on the ballot, but President Donald Trump is figuring prominently in a number of primary races on Tuesday, as voters go to the polls to pick candidates for Congress in Ohio, North Carolina, West Virginia, and Indiana, kicking off primaries for the U.S. House and Senate in 30 states over the next six weeks.

For Republicans, the outcome of primaries in three of the states voting

U.S. Supreme Court takes up Trump travel order 3.0

3:00 am Apr. 25, 2018

The U.S. Supreme Court on Wednesday wades into one of the more controversial policy matters of the Trump Administration, as the Justices will hear arguments on the merits of the revised effort by President Donald