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Trump administration announces changes to Endangered Species Act rules

Enlarge / Bald eages are another success story for the ESA; they came off the threatened list in 2007, half a century after the US nearly lost its national bird to hunting, habitat loss, and the pesti...

Trump administration announces changes to Endangered Species Act rules

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The Trump Administration’s Changes to the Endangered Species Act Risks Pushing More Species to Extinction The U.S. federal law that once saved the bald eagle from extinction is facing a new set of rollbacks by the Trump Administration, worrying conservation scientists about the future of at-risk species. Signed into law in 1973 by President Richard Nixon, the Endangered Species Act (ESA) is credited wi...
2019-08-15, 06:00

Trump Administration’s Changes to The Endangered Species Act Risks Pushing More Species To Extinction The U.S. federal law that once saved the bald eagle from extinction is facing a new set of rollbacks by the Trump Administration, worrying conservation scientists about the future of at-risk species. Signed into law in 1973 by President Richard Nixon, the Endangered Species Act (ESA) is credited wi...
2019-08-15, 02:13

Trump administration rolls out changes to Endangered Species Act The Trump Administration is rolling out changes to the landmark Endangered Species Act. The changes will allow the federal government to put an economic cost on saving a species and end blanket protections for newly listed species. The Trump admminsitration announces change to the Endangered Species...
2019-08-13, 06:26

Trump administration weakens use of Endangered Species Act The action, which expands the administration's rewrite of U.S. environmental laws, is the latest that targets protections, including for water, air and public lands....
2019-08-13, 05:39

Conservationists sue Trump administration over Endangered Species Act Conservationists sued the Trump administration Wednesday for its interpretation of the Endangered Species Act that they said considerably weakens protection for threatened animals....
2019-08-23, 21:13

Trump Administration Guts Endangered Species Act At a time when species face an unprecedented threat from human activities, the Trump administration is rolling back key protections for those most at risk of extinction. Read more......
2019-08-13, 00:26

Trump administration overhauls Endangered Species Act in bid to reduce red tape The Trump administration is finalizing major changes to the Endangered Species Act in a bid to reduce the system's regulatory impact, though critics say the shift could accelerate the extinction of struggling creatures. ...
2019-08-12, 19:13

Environmental groups sue Trump administration for weakening Endangered Species Act More than half a dozen environmental groups on Wednesday filed a lawsuit against the Trump administration for its purported attempt to weaken the Endangered Species Act....
2019-08-22, 10:39

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2019-08-12, 18:52

Trump Administration Overhauls Endangered Species Act. Critics Say It Will Speed Extinction Rates (WASHINGTON) — The Trump administration on Monday rolled out some of the broadest changes in decades to enforcement of the landmark Endangered Species Act, allowing the government to put an economic cost on saving a species and other changes critics contend could speed extinction for some stru...
2019-08-13, 03:13

Trump to Endangered Species: Drop Dead Every now and then in the hellacious 24-hour news cycle that is the Trump presidency, there comes a story that is so absurd and yet utterly predictable it kinda stops me in my tracks. This is one of those stories....
2019-08-13, 00:00

Trump overhauling enforcement of Endangered Species Act WASHINGTON (AP) — The Trump administration is finalizing major changes Monday to the way it enforces the landmark Endangered Species Act, in a move that it says will reduce regulatory burdens but critics charge will drive more creatures to extinction....
2019-08-12, 22:52

Environmental groups sue to block Trump Endangered Species Act rollback More than half a dozen environmental groups filed a lawsuit this week against the Trump administration for its purported attempt to weaken the Endangered Species Act....
2019-08-23, 05:13

Democratic states promise to sue Trump for 'eviscerating' Endangered Species Act Democratic states promised Monday to sue the Trump administration for its move to "eviscerate" the Endangered Species Act by modifying how the federal government implements the law in a manner more accommodating to businesses....
2019-08-12, 23:39

Here are some of the USA's most endangered species The Trump administration announced a major overhaul Monday to the Endangered Species Act that it said would reduce regulations.        ...
2019-08-14, 02:00

Europe's small cars an endangered species Looming European emission rules may price small cars out of the market in Europe, and they're sending automakers back to the drawing board for a surprising segment of their product portfolios....
2019-06-22, 10:39

DNA 'pregnancy test' could help identify endangered species A new DNA technique involving snow leopards and similar to a pregnancy test could provide a breakthrough in how endangered species in the wild are monitored....
2019-08-07, 02:26

Giraffes move closer to endangered species protection The tallest living land animal faces 'silent extinction,' one conservation group has said. Some 106 countries backed a CITES protection, paving the way toward regulating international trade in giraffes....
2019-08-23, 08:00

From tusks to tails, nations eye trade in endangered species Representatives of some 180 nations are meeting to agree on protections for vulnerable species, taking up issues such as the trade in ivory and the demand for shark fin soup that is decimating shark populations...
2019-08-18, 03:52

GOP becoming endangered species in California, as key stronghold turns blue For decades, wealthy and suburban Orange County has been a conservative GOP stronghold in a state that has become increasingly liberal. But since the 2018 midterm elections, the so-called “Orange Curtain” has come down....
2019-08-18, 20:52

Conservation groups plan legal challenge over Endangered Species Act TUCSON –  From the Jaguar to the Mexican Gray Wolf, right now there are more than sixty endangered species living in Arizona. Randy Serraglio says he’s worried about every one of them. “Well we weren’t surprised, the Trump administration has never seen an environmental law th...
2019-08-14, 21:00

Democrats introduce bill to reverse rollbacks of Endangered Species Act Democrats introduced legislation seeking to reverse all three final rule changes to the Endangered Species Act implemented by the Trump administration earlier this year...
2019-09-18, 03:26

Killing endangered species to save them? Trophy hunters lobby at CITES As conservationists and campaigners thrash out wildlife trade rules, a debate rages over whether trophy hunting helps or hinders the protection of endangered species....
2019-08-27, 21:13

Trump administration announces asylum restrictions TUCSON –The Trump administration announced a new rule that would make it a lot more difficult for migrants to seek asylum in the United States. The rule would end protection for those who came to the US through Mexico but did not first apply for asylum there. Local immigration attorney Maurice...
2019-07-16, 05:01

Trump Administration Announces Changes to Citizenship Test Because the white nationalists immigration hardliners in the executive branch just can’t help themselves from showing their true colors, Trump administration officials announced major changes to the mandatory test required to become a naturalized citizen of the U.S....
2019-07-21, 20:00

Trump administration announces plans to ban flavored e-cigarettes The Trump administration announced plans on Wednesday to remove all flavored e-cigarettes from store shelves in a crackdown on vaping after a handful of deaths and potentially hundreds of lung illnesses were tied to the practice....
2019-09-12, 00:39

Trump administration to tell California: You can't make clean car rules The Trump administration on Thursday is expected to revoke California's authority to set its own greenhouse gas and vehicle fuel efficiency standards, a move with high stakes for the auto industry, consumers and the environment....
2019-09-19, 13:52

The Trump Administration Just Loosened Methane Emissions Rules. Here’s What To Know On Thursday, the Environmental Protection Agency announced plans to loosen regulations on methane, a potent greenhouse gas known to propel climate change. The EPA, which is part of the Trump Administration, said in a press release that it intends to loosen Obama-era national standards on the extract...
2019-08-30, 08:39

Trump administration announces plans to ban flavored e-cigarettes from market U.S. President Donald Trump told reporters on Wednesday that the country has a problem with vaping, and his top health official said the Food and Drug Administration intends to remove all flavored e-cigarettes from the market....
2019-09-11, 21:00

Trump administration announces nearly $2B for states to fight opioid crisis The Trump administration is providing states with $1.8 billion to fight the opioid crisis, the latest in a string of White House actions shaping the president's messaging on healthcare ahead of the 2020 elections....
2019-09-04, 23:26

Trump administration announces plan to allow imports of prescription drugs The Trump administration announced plans to allow the importation of drugs from other countries, a major part of President Trump's agenda for lowering the cost of prescriptions....
2019-07-31, 18:52

Trump administration announces major crackdown on asylum seekers The Trump administration on Monday announced a sweeping new policy tightening restrictions for asylum seekers, in a move that could drastically reduce the number of Central American migrants eligible to enter the United States in this way....
2019-07-15, 17:26

California, 22 other states sue Trump administration to keep auto emission rules California and 22 other states sued Friday to stop the Trump administration from revoking the authority of the nation's most populous state to set emission standards for cars and trucks....
2019-09-20, 20:52

Major Climate Change Rules the Trump Administration Is Reversing The Trump administration is trying to roll back more than 80 environmental rules; half involve climate change. Here are some of the biggest climate-related ones....
2019-08-30, 04:13

California, other states sue Trump administration over auto emissions rules A group of 23 states on Friday sued to undo the Trump administration's determination that federal law bars California from setting stiff tailpipe emission standards and zero emission vehicle mandates....
2019-09-20, 19:13

Trump administration abortion rules can take effect, 9th Circuit Court says Trump administration rules restricting federal funding for clinics providing abortion referrals can take effect a federal appeals court said Thursday.        ...
2019-06-21, 07:39

California and 22 other states sue Trump administration over auto emissions rules A group of 23 states on Friday sued to undo the Trump administration's determination that federal law bars California from setting stiff tailpipe emission standards....
2019-09-21, 00:26

6 Major Climate Change Rules the Trump Administration Is Reversing The Trump administration is trying to roll back more than 80 environmental rules; half involve climate change. Here are some of the biggest climate-related ones....
2019-08-29, 20:39

Green groups sue Trump administration for gutting offshore oil safety rules A coalition of environmental groups on Tuesday filed a lawsuit challenging the U.S. Interior Department's rollbacks of safety measures put in place by the Obama administration in the aftermath of the fatal 2010 BP Deepwater Horizon oil spill....
2019-06-11, 19:52

Trump Administration Hasn't Briefed Congress on New Cyberattack Rules, Lawmakers Say The Trump administration hasn’t allowed Congress to see a classified directive issued by President Trump almost a year ago that outlines new rules for cyber weapons, prompting concern among some lawmakers that they lack oversight of the military’s increasing use of cyberattacks....
2019-07-11, 17:00

Trump administration tightens citizenship rules for children of U.S. military abroad Some children born to U.S. citizens stationed abroad as government employees or members of the U.S. military will no longer qualify for automatic American citizenship under a policy change unveiled on Wednesday by the Trump administration....
2019-08-29, 06:52

Trump administration gives clinics more time to comply with abortion referral rules The Trump administration is giving taxpayer-funded family planning clinics more time to comply with its new rule that says they no longer can refer women for abortions....
2019-07-21, 22:39

U.S. court rules against Trump administration in immigrant teen abortion case A U.S. appeals court ruled on Friday that the U.S. government cannot deny access to abortions for unaccompanied immigrant minors in federal custody, delivering a blow to a Trump administration policy....
2019-06-14, 20:00

Trump administration proposes easing privacy rules for addiction history The change is seen as helpful for providers who could, for example, unknowingly prescribe a potentially harmful drug, such as opioids, to a patient with an addiction history....
2019-08-23, 06:26

Trump Administration Expedites Challenge to California on Auto-Emission Rules The Trump administration is pressing regulators to speed up the rollout of new tailpipe-emission rules, an attempt to strike back at California for making a side deal with several auto makers to set standards that are tougher than those proposed by the administration, according to people familiar wi...
2019-09-06, 05:52

Trump administration announces $16 billion farm aid plan to offset trade war losses The Trump administration on Thursday unveiled a $16 billion farm aid package to offset losses from a 10-month trade war with China and said payment rates to farmers would be determined by where they farm rather than what crops they grow....
2019-05-24, 06:52

Trump administration readying final review of new vehicle fuel economy rules Trump administration officials defended their controversial proposal to freeze fuel efficiency requirements at 2020 levels at a congressional hearing on Thursday and said the proposal would be submitted to the White House for final review in the coming weeks....
2019-06-21, 02:26

Judge rules in favor of Trump administration's short-term healthcare plans A federal judge in Washington, D.C., on Friday upheld the legality of the Trump administration's short-term healthcare plans, which fall outside the requirements of the Affordable Care Act....
2019-07-20, 00:52

Appeals court lifts injunctions on family planning rules, in win for Trump administration The Trump administration’s new family planning rules banning federally funded family planning clinics from discussing abortion with patients can go into effect after a federal appeals court on Thursday lifted nationwide injunctions imposed by lower courts....
2019-06-20, 23:26

Trump administration announces plan for expanded hunting, fishing access across 1.4 million protected acres The plan would open 74 national wildlife refuges and 15 national fish hatcheries operated by the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service to outdoor sporting enthusiasts....
2019-06-06, 16:13

Giraffes Move Closer to Endangered Species List as Nations Move to Regulate Trade of Body Parts (GENEVA) — Nations around the world moved Thursday to protect giraffes as an endangered species for the first time, drawing praise from conservationists and scowls from some sub-Saharan African nations. Thursday’s vote by a key committee at the World Wildlife Conference known as CITES pa...
2019-08-23, 02:26

Trump administration announces plan to help consumers cut prescription costs by allowing the import of cheaper prescription drugs from Canada (NBC News) The Trump administration announced Wednesday a proposal to help Americans pay less for prescription drugs by allowing imports of the same medications from Canada. “The burden now is on states, pharmacies and wholesalers to come in with plans so we can look at them and approve them t...
2019-08-01, 14:13

CBOE Announces Alignment of VIX Index Administration with IOSCO Principles for Financial Benchmarks CHICAGO, IL – February 5, 2016 – CBOE Holdings, Inc. (NASDAQ: CBOE) today announced the administration of the CBOE Volatility Index® (VIX® Index), widely considered to be the world’s premier financial benchmark of future (30-day) stock market volatility, is in alignment with the Principles for Finan...
2019-05-21, 19:52

Rules banning outdoor weddings face shake-up, May announces Couples in England and Wales could marry where they like as PM attempts to cement legacyCouples in England and Wales may be given the option of tying the knot at sea, in the woods or even at home after a review of outdated marriage laws was kicked off by the prime minister.Theresa May announced that...
2019-06-29, 00:00

Groups sue Trump for weakening protections of animals endangered by climate crisis Administration’s move is a ‘head in the sand approach’ that will further imperil creatures threatened by the climate crisisLife as a sea turtle is already harrowing. Emerging alone from a shell to crawl through a deadly gauntlet of predatory birds, dogs and ants, all for the goal of reaching the oce...
2019-08-23, 10:26

Sea turtles at risk as Trump weakens protections of animals endangered by climate crisis Administration’s move is a ‘head in the sand approach’ that will further imperil creatures threatened by the climate crisisLife as a sea turtle is already harrowing. Emerging alone from a shell to crawl through a deadly gauntlet of predatory birds, dogs and ants, all for the goal of reaching the oce...
2019-08-23, 15:13

Anti-Trump CNN star Jim Acosta claims president's fans make some reporters 'feel endangered' CNN White House Correspondent Jim Acosta said some of his media colleagues now live in fear of Trump supporters, during a Tuesday interview for his new book "The Enemy of the People: A Dangerous Time to Tell the Truth in America." ...
2019-06-19, 02:01

Lady Gaga Announces New Beauty Line Haus Laboratories With Cheeky Motto: ''Our Haus, Your Rules'' Sound the alarm: Lady Gaga is launching a beauty line. The 33-year-old star is stepping into the makeup world with the upcoming release of Haus Laboratories. Like Rihanna and Kylie Jenner......
2019-07-10, 02:52

Jamie Oliver restaurant staff 'in tears' after chain announces it's going into administration Former employees of Jamie Oliver's restaurant empire were left in tears at finding out they were losing their jobs, after the business announced it was going into administration yesterday....
2019-05-22, 11:00

Trump administration looking at Los Angeles homeless The Trump administration did not offer specific solutions to homelessness in Los Angeles as the secretary of Housing and Urban Development toured a Skid Row shelter and called for cooperation among federal, state and local governments. (Sept. 18)        ...
2019-09-19, 07:52

Trump Administration Is Divided Over Tax Cut for Investors Republican senators and conservative anti-tax groups are increasingly pushing to redefine how capital gains are calculated, a change that would primarily benefit the rich....
2019-07-31, 18:52

How Veep evolved under the Trump administration When HBO’s Veep first premiered during the Obama administration, it was touted as being one of the most accurate representations of DC politics on television. It wasn’t the hopeful, liberal fantasy of The West Wing and it wasn’t nearly as sinister as House Of Cards, but rather focused on bumbling, o...
2019-06-08, 01:13

TERFs Have Taught the Trump Administration Well In 26 states, because of a lack of explicit protections for workers based on their gender identity, transgender workers can still be legally fired for being trans. On October 8, the Supreme Court will take up a case born out of this gap, taking the first steps in deciding whether it believes trans w...
2019-08-29, 04:52

The Trump administration is trying to make war with Iran inevitable We should view Iran’s recent posturing for what it is: retaliation to the Trump administration’s unnecessary and deliberate provocationLast night, in response to Iran shooting down an American drone earlier this week, the United States came within one whim of an erratic and unstable president from l...
2019-06-22, 10:13

Trump administration weighs another cut to refugee cap for 2020 The Trump administration is considering further cuts to the annual cap on refugees as it diverts caseworkers to handle asylum claims from Central American families at the southern U.S. border, a senior official said on Friday....
2019-09-07, 01:52

Trump administration to brief senators on election security Officials from President Donald Trump’s administration will brief senators on election security on Wednesday amid bipartisan agreement that Russia interfered in the 2016 election, according to a senior Senate aide. Wednesday’s briefing, requested by Senate Minority Leader Chuck Schumer (D-N.Y.), wil...
2019-07-08, 19:52

US arrests banker for Trump administration job bribe The head of a bank is accused of approving loans in exchange for a job in the White House. Although he failed to get one, he was placed on a "prestigious" committee tied to Trump's campaign, prosecutors said....
2019-05-24, 02:13

Trump administration moves to speed up deportations The Trump administration is planning to expand a procedure to speed up deportations to include undocumented immigrants anywhere in the US who cannot prove they've lived in the US continuously for two years or more....
2019-07-22, 17:26

Trump Administration Close to Expanding Overtime Pay The Trump administration is moving to expand the number of Americans eligible for overtime pay under a rule the Labor Department is set to complete in the coming weeks....
2019-08-30, 16:52

24 immigrants have died in ICE custody during the Trump administration In April, a 54-year-old immigrant from Mexico died after several feverish days in a solitary cell. In May, a 21-year-old man from India hung himself in an Arizona jail. On June 1, a 25-year-old asylum seeker named Johana Medina Leon died in a Texas hospital after nearly six weeks in the custody of U...
2019-06-09, 23:39

The Trump Administration takes aim at vaping and E-cigarettes The Trump Administration has now gotten involved after a surge of deaths and illnesses connected to vaping and e-cigarettes. The Trump Administration is now weighing in on the dangers of E-cigarettes and vaping. Many critics say the companies that manufacture and sell the products are targeting youn...
2019-09-12, 21:26

Trump administration reinstates military aid for Ukraine President Donald Trump's administration has released $250 million in military aid for Ukraine, U.S. senators said on Thursday, after lawmakers from both parties expressed concern that the White House had held up money approved by Congress....
2019-09-12, 23:52

UK's Top Envoy In US Says Trump Administration "Dysfunctional": Report Britain's ambassador in the United States has described President Donald Trump and his administration as "inept" and "uniquely dysfunctional", according to leaked diplomatic memos published by the......
2019-07-07, 05:00

Trump Administration Will Allow Some Companies to Sell to Huawei Washington is following through with plans to allow American companies to continue doing business with Huawei, just weeks after placing the company on a Commerce Department blacklist....
2019-07-09, 20:52

Trump Administration Prepares Sale of F-16s to Taiwan The Trump administration has decided to sell billions of dollars’ worth of F-16V fighter jets to Taiwan, according to people familiar with the matter, in a move likely to anger Beijing at a sensitive point in U.S.-China relations....
2019-08-17, 19:00

How the Trump administration got into a showdown with Iran that could lead to war Sergei Chirikov/Pool via REUTERS; GOL/Capital Pictures/MediaPunch/AP Democratic lawmakers have expressed concern about a potential war with Iran amid rising tensions between Washington and Tehran. The Trump administration has rejected the notion it's moving toward war despite deploying military as...
2019-07-02, 00:13

Trump Administration Considered Tariffs on Australia The White House shelved the plan amid fierce opposition from military and State Department officials, who argue that tariffs would antagonize a critical ally....
2019-06-03, 05:52

Trump administration prepares ban on flavored e-cigarettes WASHINGTON DC (NBC NEWS) – The Trump administration is preparing to ban flavored e-cigarettes as federal health officials call for restrictions to combat an outbreak of a mysterious lung disease that has sickened hundreds and killed at least six people, U.S. health secretary Alex Azar told rep...
2019-09-11, 21:52

Trump administration to ban flavored e-cigarette products The Trump administration said Wednesday it will impose a ban against non-tobacco flavored e-cigarette products, in the wake of several deaths in the United States doctors have linked to vaping....
2019-09-11, 22:13

Trump Administration Says It Will Negotiate with Iran with ‘No Preconditions’ Secretary of State Mike Pompeo’s remarks were the second softening of U.S. policy to Iran recently, even as the U.S. ratchets up military and financial pressure....
2019-06-03, 00:00

Trump administration moves to ban flavored e-cigarettes President Trump and officials from the FDA and Health and Human Services said Wednesday they’re preparing a ban on flavored e-cigarettes. The announcement comes as at least 450 people across the country have fallen ill with mystery lung issues from vaping and at least six deaths have been reported, ...
2019-09-11, 21:26

Trump Administration Plans to Ban Flavored E-Cigarettes As vaping-related illnesses spread, President Trump and top health officials met at the White House to discuss ways to keep the products away from teenagers....
2019-09-11, 22:39

What is the Flores settlement that the Trump administration has moved to end? The Trump administration on Wednesday announced plans to end a decades-old settlement agreement that had set a 20-day limit for holding children and issue new regulations that could hold undocumented families detained together indefinitely....
2019-08-22, 04:26

The Trump administration is thinking about banning end-to-end encryption The proliferation of end-to-end encryption services has been fantastic for end users and for privacy, but it has also been a huge problem for intelligence and law enforcement agencies. Ironically, it’s the Snowden revelations from a few years ago that shined light on the far-reaching powers of...
2019-06-28, 20:39

Trump Administration Weighs Ban on Flavored E-Cigarettes As vaping-related illnesses spread, President Trump and top health officials met at the White House to discuss ways to keep the products away from teenagers....
2019-09-11, 20:39

Trump Administration Pushes to Deregulate With Less Enforcement President Trump is making good on promises to roll back Obama-era regulation by allowing agency staffing to shrink, alongside fewer enforcement actions, civil penalties and criminal prosecutions....
2019-06-23, 20:26

Trump Administration Approves F-16 Fighter Jet Sales to Taiwan The $8 billion arms package, the single largest from the United States to Taiwan in many years, is certain to anger China and could complicate the trade war....
2019-08-17, 00:00

Trump administration puts new restrictions on Cuba travel WASHINGTON (AP) — The Trump administration is imposing major new travel restrictions on visits to Cuba by U.S. citizens, including a ban on many forms of educational and recreational travel. A Treasury Department statement says the U.S. will no longer allow the group educational and cultural trips k...
2019-06-04, 17:52

Trump administration giving hi-tech visas new scrutiny The administration began rejecting more visa extensions for immigrants with high-tech or other specialized skills, a little-noticed policy change that will put the brakes on migration....
2019-08-02, 07:39

Trump Administration Plans to Open U.S. Consulate in Greenland (WASHINGTON) — The Trump administration is planning to open a U.S. consulate in Greenland for the first time in decades amid increased strategic and economic interest in the Danish territory. The State Department says in a letter to Congress that re-establishing a consulate in Nuuk is part of ...
2019-08-24, 02:00

Trump administration to continue deporting Venezuelans despite crisis US as yet unwilling to grant temporary protected statusSenators accuse Trump of ‘having it both ways’ over MaduroThe Trump administration has said it is not yet willing to grant temporary protected status to Venezuelans, meaning it will continue to deport people back to a country it says is being de...
2019-07-17, 13:00

Trump administration freezing fuel efficiency penalties The Trump administration said late on Friday it was issuing final rules to suspend a 2016 Obama administration regulation that more than doubled penalties for automakers failing to meet fuel efficiency requirements....
2019-07-13, 04:39

Trump administration to sign asylum agreement with El Salvador The Trump administration will announce Friday that the U.S. intends to sign an "asylum cooperative agreement" with El Salvador, a senior Department of Homeland Security official confirmed to Fox News -- the latest in a rapid-fire series of moves by the administration to tackle the migrant crisis at ...
2019-09-20, 19:39

Hundreds of U.S. lawmakers ask Trump administration for Syria strategy Hundreds of members of the U.S. Congress signed a letter to President Donald Trump on Monday arguing that the United States should remain engaged with the conflict in Syria, saying they were "deeply concerned" about extremist groups in the country....
2019-05-21, 16:26

Bank CEO Calk charged in scheme to win a job in Trump administration Federal prosecutors on Thursday unsealed criminal charges against Federal Savings Bank CEO Stephen Calk accusing him of corruptly approving high-risk loans to President Donald Trump's former campaign chairman Paul Manafort in exchange for trying to secure a top job in the Trump administration....
2019-05-23, 16:52

Trump Administration Is Split Over Arms Sale to Taiwan As the U.S. pursues the sale of more than $2 billion of tanks and other weapons to Taiwan, the Trump administration is split over the potential repercussions the deal may have on efforts to reignite trade talks with China....
2019-06-18, 07:00

More asylum seekers sue Trump administration over prolonged U.S. detention A group of detained asylum seekers sued the U.S. government on Thursday claiming immigration officials in five southern states are systematically denying them parole....
2019-05-31, 01:39

U.S. firms find way around Huawei ban, Trump administration is divided about what to do Yesterday we told you that U.S. based chip maker Micron Technologies did some research and discovered that it could legally ship some of its products to Huawei. The latter is banned from obtaining parts and software from the U.S. However, companies can send chips to Huawei as long as American parts ...
2019-06-27, 19:26

Acosta’s measured approach was an uncomfortable fit in Trump administration Acosta, who resigned over his handling of a plea deal involving sex offender Jeffrey Epstein, ran afoul of the constituencies that matter to Trump conservatives....
2019-07-13, 00:13

Trump administration targets Maduro's son 'Nicolasito' with sanctions The Trump administration turned up the pressure on Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro on Friday by targeting his son Nicolas "Nicolasito" Maduro with sanctions, the U.S. Treasury Department said....
2019-06-29, 02:52

Trump Administration Imposes Sanctions on Iran’s Top Diplomat Officials described the foreign minister of Iran, Mohammad Javad Zarif, who worked closely with the Obama administration, as part of a “propaganda arm.”...
2019-08-01, 01:13

Trump administration sanctions Iran’s foreign minister The US on Wednesday slapped financial sanctions on Iran’s foreign minister, Mohammad Javad Zarif, as part of its escalating campaign of pressure against the Islamic Republic. The unusual action of penalizing the top diplomat of another nation comes a month after President Trump signed an execu...
2019-08-01, 01:26

The Trump administration says 'humane policing' could be used to reduce homelessness The Trump administration said this week it could address homelessness through heavier law enforcement activity. That has drawn backlash from advocacy groups who argued that it could effectively criminalize homelessness and impose legally-questionable regulations on local governments. Trump was expec...
2019-09-18, 04:39

Trump Administration Was Well Aware Of "Red Flagged" Officials: Report One nominee was flagged for his relationship with Russia, another for his alleged ties to white supremacist groups, and several others for criticizing Donald Trump before he became US president....
2019-06-24, 07:00

Former Trump administration officials: A list of notable departures From the White House chief of staff to the FBI director, from leaving for a new job to learning of his firing from a television, here’s a running list of those who have left the Trump administration....
2019-07-12, 19:26

The Trump Administration Killed A Driverless Car Committee Nobody Seemed To Have A Problem With In the final days of the Obama administration, the Department of Transportation formed a committee to advise on the emerging technology of self-driving cars. For whatever reason, the Trump administration didn’t see the point....
2019-08-10, 02:26

Trump administration to approve pesticide that may harm bees EPA said studies it considered, most of which were sponsored by industry, found sulfoxaflor isn’t dangerous for the pollinators The Trump administration is approving the pesticide sulfoxaflor – thought by some experts to harm bees – for use on a wide variety of crops.The Environmental Protection Age...
2019-07-12, 20:39

Trump Administration Expands Fast-Track Deportation Across the U.S. (SAN DIEGO) — The Trump administration is expanding the authority of immigration officers to deport migrants without requiring them to appear before judges ahead of deportation. The Homeland Security Department said Monday that fast-track deportations will apply to anyone in the country illega...
2019-07-22, 20:52

Factbox: Trump administration departures, firings, reassignments U.S. President Donald Trump on Sunday said White House Council of Economic Advisers Chairman Kevin Hassett would leave his post "shortly," making him the latest high-level departure from the administration....
2019-06-03, 18:13

The Trump Administration Has Frozen the Venezuelan Government’s Assets (WASHINGTON) — The Trump administration froze all Venezuelan government assets Monday in a dramatic escalation of tensions with socialist leader Nicolás Maduro, who has stubbornly clung to power in the face of mounting international pressure. The ban on Americans doing business with Ven...
2019-08-06, 09:26

Trump Administration Joins Climate Change in War Against Earth It’s no secret that the Trump administration is actively antagonistic toward the reality of climate change. But according to a New York Times story published on Monday, the government isn’t just preparing to stand by as the worst of climate catastrophe comes to fruition—it’s going to actively make t...
2019-05-28, 16:13

Trump administration makes move to replace NAFTA WASHINGTON (AP) — The Trump administration has triggered the process for submitting a bill to Congress that would implement the president’s new trade deal with Canada and Mexico. The notification sent to House Speaker Nancy Pelosi riled Democrats. They say it will not speed up consideration of...
2019-05-31, 03:39

Trump administration admits that the threat of Huawei spying was enough for a ban It seems the Trump administration has finally explained the rationale for its actions against Huawei that culminated in a sweeping ban of US companies doing business with the Chinese consumer electronics giant. A ban that also led to a series of newsworthy consequences, including FedEx making headli...
2019-07-06, 08:26

Trump Administration Proposes Rollback of Transgender Protections The Department of Health and Human Services proposed to roll back Obama-era protections of transgender people, narrowing the definition of sex for health care coverage....
2019-05-24, 16:52

Trump administration says it will print census without citizenship question The Trump administration on Tuesday said it will print the 2020 census without a question about citizenship, bringing to an apparent close a contentious legal battle over that aspect of the decennial survey....
2019-07-02, 23:26

Trump administration suspends trade complaint against China WASHINGTON (AP) — The Trump administration has suspended a complaint it had made against China to the World Trade Organization, a shift that might signal a slight opening in the administration’s trade war with Beijing. The WTO says it’s granted a request to suspend work until December on...
2019-06-14, 23:26

Trump Administration Rolls Out $16 Billion Farm-Aid Program President Trump rolled out a $16 billion plan to help farmers hit by the trade conflict with China and suggested Huawei Technologies could potentially be a bargaining chip in settling the dispute....
2019-05-24, 11:52

Trump administration signs asylum agreement with El Salvador The Trump administration on Friday signed an "asylum cooperative agreement" with El Salvador that would mean migrants who pass through the country need to have first sought and been denied asylum there before continuing to the U.S....
2019-09-21, 01:13

The Big Diesel Lie Grows While The Trump Administration Rolls Coal Who can forget Dieselgate, the headline-grabbing, reputation-destroying pollution scandal of 2015? In which Volkswagen AG, one of the planet’s largest carmakers, was exposed for installing defeat devices on up to 11 million of its diesels to trick regulators around the world into thinking these cars...
2019-08-13, 22:00

Trump administration wants to reverse Obama-era LGBT protections Team Trump proposed revoking Obama-era anti-discrimination protections for transgender people in health care on Friday — a move LGBT groups fear will result in many Americans being denied needed medical care. The Health and Human Services Department released a proposed regulation that in effect says...
2019-05-24, 23:52

Trump Administration to Expand Fast-Tracked Deportations Across the U.S. Immigrants who cannot prove they have had legal status to reside in the United States for longer than two years could be deported without being given a court hearing....
2019-07-23, 00:00

Trump Administration Pauses Enforcement of Abortion Restrictions (WASHINGTON) — The Trump administration is giving taxpayer-funded family planning clinics more time to comply with its new rule that says they no longer can refer women for abortions. But the clinics reacted warily to the administration’s enforcement pause, and the widening rift could ev...
2019-07-22, 04:39

Trump administration reports drop in border apprehensions PHOENIX, Ariz. – The Trump administration says it saw a 30-percent drop in the number of people apprehended at the southern border from July to August. The percentage of border crossing traveling as families also dipped by as much as 20-percent. Customs and Border Protection Commissioner Mark ...
2019-09-10, 09:00

Trump administration reviewing foreign money to US colleges The U.S. Education Department is opening investigations into foreign funding at Georgetown University and Texas A&M University as the Trump administration increases its scrutiny of international money flowing to American colleges. Letters sent to the schools Thursday and obtained by The Associated P...
2019-06-14, 00:00

Trump administration touts big drop in border crossings Acting Customs and Border Protection Commissioner Mark Morgan, speaking at the White House on Monday, touted a drop in border arrests and highlighted the construction of new sections of the border wall....
2019-09-10, 14:26

Trump administration may consider fresh cutback to refugee cap, official says The Trump administration may consider a making significant reduction to the number of refugees admitted into the U.S. beginning next month due to a massive backlog of more than 900,000 asylum cases....
2019-09-07, 06:39

Trump administration wants to show Boris Johnson that US does chicken right WASHINGTON — The Trump administration hatched a plan to combat bad headlines about US food practices, including infamous “chlorinated chickens,” by taking “influential” British journalists on tours of American farmland. The US Embassy in London published a notice this summer seeking a vendor t...
2019-09-07, 05:52

Trump Administration Freezing Fuel Efficiency Penalties In The US The Trump administration said late on Friday it was issuing final rules to suspend a 2016 Obama administration regulation that more than doubled penalties for automakers failing to meet fuel......
2019-07-14, 10:01

The Trump Administration Proposes Immigrants Pay $1,000 Fee to Appeal Deportations The Trump Administration has made it its mission to ruin the lives of immigrants, and their latest ploy might be one of their most nefarious yet....
2019-09-19, 05:26

Trump Administration Aims to Privatize Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac The Trump administration said it would support returning mortgage-finance giants Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac to private hands, a development that could keep the companies at the center of the housing market for decades to come....
2019-09-05, 23:52

Trump administration may take out billboard ads in Central America about migrating to US Trump administration officials are thinking about launching a Public Service Announcement-type campaign in some Central American countries in an attempt to cut down the number of people migrating through Mexico to the United States, according to two senior Homeland Security officials....
2019-06-05, 23:52

Trump administration retreats on census citizenship question In a stinging defeat for President Donald Trump, his administration ended its effort to add a citizenship question to the 2020 U.S. census, saying that it will begin printing forms that do not include the contentious query....
2019-07-03, 02:26

Why the Trump Administration Is Running Out of Time to Print the Census A Chicago company with the lucrative contract to print the 2020 census can’t start the presses until a final decision comes on whether to include a citizenship question....
2019-06-27, 22:39

Trump administration scores win over challenge to asylum restriction A federal judge ruled on Wednesday to leave in place a Trump administration rule that would place restrictions on individuals seeking asylum in the United States if they passed through a third country on their way to the border between the U.S. and Mexico, potentially leading to a sharp reduction in...
2019-07-24, 21:26

Google follows the Trump administration and gives Huawei a temporary reprieve With Huawei on the ropes, yesterday the Trump administration gave the company a three-month reprieve allowing the company to access U.S. components and parts "necessary to maintain and support existing and currently fully operational networks and equipment, including software updates and patches." A...
2019-05-22, 00:39

Trump administration extends grace period for Huawei again Commerce Secretary Wilbur Ross said Monday that penalties on Huawei Technologies will be delayed until Nov. 19 so rural companies have more time to find alternative suppliers....
2019-08-20, 05:00

Trump administration gave OK to import lion trophy A lion trophy from Tanzania has been approved for import to the US, the first such case since lions began receiving protections in January 2016 as a threatened species under the Endangered Species Act, a conservation group says....
2019-09-12, 21:00

Trump administration moves to block immigrants who may need government aid U.S. President Donald Trump's administration unveiled a new rule on Monday that could deny visas and permanent residency to hundreds of thousands of people for being too poor....
2019-08-12, 17:13

The Trump Administration just revived the Cold War-era Space Command Today, President Trump and Vice President Pence announced the return of the US Space Command -- a Cold War-era division of the Air Force that's been on a 17-year hiatus. The revival of the US Space Command is meant to "ensure the protection of Americ......
2019-08-30, 02:00

Trump Administration Delays Ban on Huawei Working With U.S. Firms The Trump administration extended the length of a license that has enabled China’s Huawei Technologies to continue working with U.S. customers despite national-security concerns....
2019-08-20, 01:52

Trump administration 'uniquely dysfunctional', says UK ambassador to U.S.: newspaper Britain's ambassador to the United States described President Donald Trump's administration as "dysfunctional", "clumsy" and "inept", the Mail on Sunday newspaper reported, citing a series of confidential memos....
2019-07-07, 22:13

House lawmakers sue Trump administration for president's tax returns Ways and means committee’s lawsuit is latest salvo in clash between Democrats and presidentA House committee sued the Trump administration in federal court Tuesday for access to Donald Trump’s tax returns, setting up a legal showdown over the records.The House ways and means committee said it needed...
2019-07-03, 03:39

Trump administration relents over census citizenship question After supreme court decision, commerce secretary says forms being printed without question that could affect electionsThe Trump administration said on Tuesday it would begin printing forms for the 2020 US census without a controversial question asking about citizenship, following a key decision by t...
2019-07-03, 03:39

Good Riddance to One of the Worst Members of the Trump Administration The Trump administration is and always has been an all-star lineup of some of the most despicable people on the planet, but even in this tough crowd, Scott Lloyd always stood out for both his ambivalence towards the lives of immigrants and insistence on controlling the bodies of young immigrant wome...
2019-05-29, 22:52

Trump administration defends Ice raids and says timing was 'unfortunate' Acting head of homeland security admits raids in Mississippi were badly timed after El Paso attacks targeting Mexicans Trump administration officials are defending last week’s mass immigration raids in Mississippi, including emotional footage of a girl pleading with authorities to let her father go....
2019-08-12, 19:52

Trump Administration to Expand Penalties for Currency Manipulators The administration proposed expanding a trade penalty that is typically used to put tariffs on countries for unfair subsidies to address manipulated currency....
2019-05-24, 05:13

Groups sue to block Trump administration's expansion of rapid deportations Advocacy groups sued the Trump administration on Tuesday in an effort to block a rule published last month that expands the number of migrants who can be subject to a sped-up deportation process without oversight by an immigration judge....
2019-08-07, 14:13

Trump says administration will investigate claim Google is committing treason President Trump said Tuesday his administration will investigate claims made by wealthy Silicon Valley entrepreneur Peter Thiel that Google has been compromised or infiltrated by Chinese intelligence....
2019-07-16, 19:39

Watchdogs Sue Trump Administration Over Missing Notes From Putin Meeting A new lawsuit filed on Tuesday alleges that Secretary of State Mike Pompeo broke the law by allowing President Donald Trump to seize the notes from a key meeting with Russian President Vladimir Putin and failing to take any steps to preserve records of their other face-to-face meetings. The lawsuit ...
2019-06-18, 23:39

Trump administration considers tapping U.S. TSA funds for border: source The U.S. Department of Homeland Security is considering tapping more than $230 million from the Transportation Security Administration to fund operations on the U.S.-Mexico border if Congress fails to approve additional funding, a person briefed on the matter said....
2019-05-21, 22:52

Trump administration wants tribes’ Keystone XL pipeline lawsuit dismissed An existing TC Energy pipeline, also called Keystone, had a spill last year that released almost 10,000 barrels (407,000 gallons) of oil near Amherst, South Dakota....
2019-09-11, 04:00

Trump administration orders abortion referrals ban to take effect immediately Taxpayer-funded family planning clinics must stop referring women for abortions immediately, the Trump administration said Monday, declaring it will begin enforcing a new regulation hailed by religious conservatives and denounced by medical organizations and women’s rights groups....
2019-07-17, 02:26

Trump administration pushes to speed up cases of migrant families Immigrants can get permits to work legally in the United States once their asylum applications are pending before a judge for six months, which many with fast-tracked cases won’t get to do, lawyers said....
2019-08-04, 20:13

Trump Administration Drops Proposal to Cut Foreign Aid After Intense Debate Secretary of State Mike Pompeo, Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin and top lawmakers had objected to the idea of withdrawing money already allocated for overseas aid....
2019-08-23, 02:52

Trump Administration Bars Pride Flags from Embassy Flagpoles Four-year Dadaist art installation Trump and his administration are rejecting requests from United States embassies to fly the rainbow flag most closely associated with June, LGBTQ+ Pride Month, according to NBC News....
2019-06-09, 19:13

Trump Administration Plans To Increase Merit-Based Immigration To 57% The Donald Trump administration in the US is proposing a nearly five-fold increase in merit-based legal immigration and half those based on family and humanitarian system, in an effort to overhaul the......
2019-07-17, 09:39

Trump administration denies deceit in census citizenship fight The Trump administration denied accusations that it concealed evidence that its plan to add a citizenship question to the 2020 U.S. Census was aimed at boosting Republicans' electoral power, and said its accusers were making up a conspiracy theory....
2019-06-04, 03:52

Trump administration plans to divert $40 million in aid to Venezuela's opposition U.S. President Donald Trump's administration plans to divert more than $40 million in humanitarian aid for Central America to support the U.S.-backed opposition in Venezuela, according to an internal document obtained by Reuters on Tuesday....
2019-07-17, 03:39

Defying Congress, Trump administration looks to shift billions in foreign aid President Donald Trump's administration has ordered a review of foreign aid that critics fear could lead to sharp cuts in funds for global health, peacekeeping, narcotics control and other programs despite their having been approved by Congress....
2019-08-07, 14:13

Trump administration officials brief Congress, say goal is to deter Iran After a day of closed-door briefings on Capitol Hill, Secretary of State Mike Pompeo and Acting Defense Secretary Patrick Shanahan said their objective over recent days has been to deter Iran....
2019-05-22, 05:52

Trump administration to lift limits on detention for migrant families The Trump administration said Wednesday it will advance new rules that would allow border agents to detain migrant families with children for longer periods of time than the 20 days allowed by a Clinton-era agreement....
2019-08-21, 18:13

Trump administration scrambles to save citizenship question on census A federal judge in Maryland overseeing one of three lawsuits on the matter gave the administration until 2 p.m. Friday to explain how it intends to proceed....
2019-07-05, 05:26

Trump administration agrees to delay health care rule SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — The Trump administration has agreed to postpone implementing a rule allowing medical workers to decline performing abortions or other treatments on moral or religious grounds while the so-called “conscience” rule is challenged in a California court. The rule was supp...
2019-06-30, 00:00

Trump administration considers September unveiling of healthcare plan: WSJ U.S. President Donald Trump's administration is considering unveiling, as early as September, his healthcare plan as part of his presidential re-election campaign strategy, the Wall Street Journal reported on Saturday....
2019-08-04, 01:52

Trump administration will hire Cuccinelli for senior DHS border role The job appears to come in response to Trump’s desire for an immigration “czar,” although the former Virginia attorney general’s role is expected to be more limited....
2019-05-21, 22:13

U.S. senators urge Trump administration to end nuclear talks with Saudis Two Democratic U.S. senators on Wednesday urged Trump administration officials to halt talks with Saudi Arabia on building nuclear reactors after weekend attacks that halved the country's oil output and increased instability in the Middle East....
2019-09-18, 22:00

Congress presses Trump administration for Mueller's counterintelligence files U.S. lawmakers are pressuring the Justice Department for access to counterintelligence reports generated by Special Counsel Robert Mueller during his investigation of President Donald Trump and his associates, two congressional sources said on Tuesday....
2019-05-22, 03:13

Trump administration denies possible ouster of Commerce Secretary Ross U.S. Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin on Monday denied a media report https://nbcnews.to/2XPQJ4B that President Donald Trump is considering removing Commerce Secretary Wilbur Ross after a Supreme Court defeat on adding a citizenship question to the census....
2019-07-16, 06:26

Trump Administration Could Blacklist Chinese Surveillance Technology Firm The move against Hikvision would mark another step to counter China’s economic ambitions, and the first time the administration punished a company for China’s detention of Uighurs....
2019-05-22, 03:00

EPA finalizes Trump administration’s coal-friendly climate plan Today, the EPA finalized the Trump administration's Affordable Clean Energy (ACE) plan, effectively rolling back Obama-era policies to address climate change. The Obama administration's Clean Power Plan (CPP) set national goals for reducing carbon di......
2019-06-20, 06:52

Trump administration to place new restrictions on billions in Puerto Rico aid President Trump has asked aides to find new safeguards for funding amid a political crisis on the island, leading to the new plan, senior officials said....
2019-08-02, 02:39

U.S. judge restores nationwide block on Trump administration's asylum ban A federal judge in California on Monday reinstated a nationwide bar on a new Trump administration rule that aimed to block almost all asylum applications at the U.S.-Mexico border....
2019-09-09, 18:00

Trump administration: 2020 Census to be printed without citizenship question GettyImages WASHINGTON (AP) – The Trump administration says the 2020 Census questionnaire is moving ahead without a question about citizenship. That’s according to an attorney for a civil rights group that helped fight the addition of the question. Kristen Clarke said Tuesday that Trump admini...
2019-07-02, 23:52

Liberal groups sue over Trump administration's conscience objection rule A collection of legal groups sued the Trump administration Tuesday over new rules that protect medical workers with religious objections from being forced to provide or refer to abortion, sterilization, or medically assisted suicide....
2019-05-29, 01:52

US Will Work Closely With "Great Ally" India: Trump Administration India is a "great ally" of America and the US will continue to work closely with Prime Minister Narendra Modi, the Trump administration has said, asserting that Secretary of State Mike Pompeo was......
2019-05-29, 02:26

The Trump administration is waging a quiet war on education | Ross Barkan The Trump/DeVos vision of American education? Unshackle the rich and let them turn a profit at the expense of working-class studentsPerhaps nothing illustrates the perverse nature of Donald Trump’s administration better than his approach to the regulatory state. In Trump’s America, those most zealou...
2019-06-14, 10:52

Trump administration may use loophole to sell Saudi Arabia weapons The Trump administration is reportedly considering using a legislative loophole to sell billions of dollars worth of weapons to Saudi Arabia without congressional approval. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo and other senior officials are pushing a plan in which President Trump would utilize a provision...
2019-05-24, 10:39

Trump administration is working to free A$AP Rocky from Swedish custody Rocky, a platinum-selling, Grammy-nominated artist whose real name is Rakim Mayers, has been behind bars since early this month as Swedish police investigate a fight he was allegedly involved in in Stockholm before appearing at a music festival....
2019-07-20, 01:39

Trump administration will print 2020 census without citizenship question The Trump administration will move forward with printing the 2020 census without a controversial citizenship question, a Department of Justice spokesperson said Tuesday. The Supreme Court last week blocked the administration from adding the question, saying it did not provide a sufficient rationale ...
2019-07-03, 03:13

US Supreme Court allows Trump administration to enforce asylum restrictions The top court's decision means the Trump administration can implement stricter asylum rules along the US-Mexican border while the policy is challenged in lower courts. The policy primarily impacts Central Americans....
2019-09-12, 13:26

Trump administration asks court to let it restrict federal unions now An “erroneous injunction” issued by a lower court is hampering bargaining at several major agencies, the Justice Department told the U.S. Court of Appeals....
2019-07-25, 02:39

Trump Administration to Roll Back Clean Water Protections The administration is expected to complete the repeal of a major Obama-era regulation that put limits on chemicals that could be used near streams, wetlands and water bodies....
2019-09-12, 21:00

Trump Administration Owes $7 Million For His 2017 Inauguration: Report The Trump administration and Congress still owe the District of Columbia government $7 million for expenses related to the 2017 presidential inauguration, the Washington Post reported on Friday,......
2019-06-15, 22:39

Trump Administration is Reportedly Considering DNA Testing Undocumented People In Its Custody The Trump administration keeps finding new ways to heap horrors onto undocumented people in its custody. The administration is reportedly considering letting Customs and Border Protection workers run DNA tests of detained undocumented people, according to a draft of the policy obtained by BuzzFeed N...
2019-08-30, 04:39

Trump administration nixes Obama-era clean water protections NBC -The Trump administration rolled back a major Obama-era clean water regulation on Thursday, reversing protections for certain waterways and wetlands that had fallen into a legal grey area after a series of Supreme Court challenges. Announced by Environment Protection Agency Administrator Andrew ...
2019-09-13, 01:52

Trump Administration Rolls Back Clean Water Protections The administration is expected to complete the repeal of a major Obama-era regulation that put limits on chemicals that could be used near streams, wetlands and water bodies....
2019-09-13, 03:00

The Trump Administration’s Latest Experiment on the Border: Tent Courts Makeshift immigration courts are opening in tents along the southwestern border, part of the administration’s plan to control the surge of migrant families....
2019-09-13, 03:26

Vaping Use Prompts Trump Administration to Weigh Flavored E-Cigarettes Ban As vaping-related illnesses spread, President Trump and top health officials met at the White House to discuss ways to keep the products away from teenagers....
2019-09-11, 19:52

Trump Administration Abandons Plan to Overhaul Drug Rebates The White House abandoned a push to end rebates paid to middlemen who negotiate drug prices on behalf of health insurers, a move that could turn scrutiny back on how drugmakers themselves set prices. President Donald Trump has made lowering prescription-drug costs a top priority of his administratio...
2019-07-11, 17:26

Trump Administration Blames Iran for Attack on Oil Tankers, but Provides No Proof Secretary of State Mike Pompeo blamed Iran for attacks on two foreign tankers transiting through the Gulf of Oman, escalating the tensions between the Trump Administration and Tehran. It was not immediately clear who was responsible for Thursday’s attacks. Pompeo said that intelligence reviewe...
2019-06-14, 03:00

Trump Administration Is Opening Investigations Into Foreign Funding at U.S. Colleges The U.S. Education Department is opening investigations into foreign funding at Georgetown University and Texas A&M University as the Trump administration increases its scrutiny of international money flowing to American colleges. Letters sent to the schools Thursday and obtained by The Associated P...
2019-06-14, 00:39

Overhaul Fannie and Freddie or we will act, Trump administration tells Congress The Trump administration will pursue the reform of mortgage giants Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac , the guarantors of over half the nation's mortgages, if Congress fails to act, officials told Congress on Tuesday....
2019-09-10, 19:39

Trump Administration Considers a Drastic Cut in Refugees Allowed to Enter U.S. Two options administration officials will consider next week would all but end the United States’ status as one of the leading places accepting refugees from around the world....
2019-09-06, 22:52

Trump administration unveils plan to privatize Fannie Mae, Freddie Mac The Trump administration's plan calls for returning Fannie and Freddie to private ownership and reducing risk to taxpayers.       ...
2019-09-06, 10:52

The Trump Administration Is Moving to End Food Stamps for 3 Million People The Trump administration is moving to end food stamp benefits for 3 million people with proposed new regulations curtailing the leeway of states to automatically enroll residents who receive welfare benefits. Agriculture Secretary Sonny Perdue said state governments “have misused this flexibil...
2019-07-23, 08:26

Trump administration unveils plan to revamp the housing market The plan would end federal control of housing giants Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac, which back half of the United States' mortgages. Housing experts have warned that allowing them too much freedom again could raise mortgage costs for consumers while enriching Wall Street investors....
2019-09-06, 03:26

Trump administration officials head to California in bid to tackle homelessness President Trump has dispatched a team to California to see what the federal government can do to crack down on the state’s escalating homelessness crisis, Fox News has confirmed....
2019-09-11, 00:52

The Trump Administration has conflicting goals in the Middle East, expert says Two tankers were attacked in the Gulf of Oman just south of Iran on Wednesday. The Trump Administration has announced they hold Iran responsible for the attack. Karim Sadjadpour, senior fellow at the Carnegie Endowment for International Peace, joins 'Squawk Box' to discuss the rising tensi...
2019-06-14, 18:13

Trump administration moves to expand fast-track deportations Homeland security chief portrays the extension as an effort that will alleviate the ‘ongoing crisis on the southern border’The Trump administration announced on Monday that it will vastly expand the authority of immigration officers to deport migrants without allowing them first to appear before jud...
2019-07-23, 15:26

Trump administration rule would cut 3 million people from food stamps The Trump administration on Tuesday proposed a rule to tighten food stamp eligibility that would cut about 3.1 million people from the program, U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) officials said....
2019-07-23, 16:39

Transgender Patients Could be Stripped of Healthcare Protections by the Trump Administration Over the course of his two-and-half-year tenure, our alleged President Donald Trump has either enacted or enforced policies that make no secret as to where he stands on transgender and LGBTQ issues....
2019-05-24, 19:39

Trump administration sanctions Iran's civilian space agency The Trump administration has imposed sanctions against Iran's civil space agency, accusing the Middle Eastern country of using it as a cover to develop its weapons program....
2019-09-04, 15:26

Trump Administration Rule Would Reverse HHS Protections for Transgender People (WASHINGTON) — A new Trump administration rule would roll back sex discrimination protection for transgender people in health services. In the proposed rule issued Friday, the Health and Human Services Department says laws banning sex discrimination in health care don’t apply to people&#...
2019-05-24, 17:52

Trump administration split on renewing Chevron's Venezuela license The Trump administration is split over whether to renew a license this week for energy company Chevron Corp's operations in Venezuela, with Secretary of State Mike Pompeo supporting a renewal and others opposing it, three sources with knowledge of the matter said on Tuesday....
2019-07-23, 23:26

Trump administration puts tough new asylum rule into effect Trump administration officials start implementing a new policy that effectively denies asylum to most migrants at the Southern border, in the wake of a Supreme Court ruling on the policy...
2019-09-13, 03:26

War on science: Trump administration muzzles climate experts, critics say Whistleblowers and groups tracking agency decisions say administration is ignoring science and censoring expertiseThe Trump administration is disregarding science and expertise across a wide range of government work, as documented by whistleblowers and groups tracking agency decisions.Trump official...
2019-08-01, 02:52

Trump Administration Says It Should Be Allowed to Treat Migrant Kids Like Dogs The Trump administration has had no shame treating migrant families, and children specifically, in dehumanizing ways and as political pawns, but even this seems like a new low....
2019-06-20, 17:13

Trump administration still open to Iran talks, does not see Zarif as key: official The Trump administration is not closing the door to potential nuclear talks with Iran by sanctioning Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif, who it does not consider a significant decision maker, a U.S. official said on Wednesday....
2019-07-31, 23:39

Trump administration bars Steve King from Air Force One: report Iowa Republican Rep. Steve King, who was stripped of his committee assignments for his pro-white nationalist statements earlier this year, was reportedly barred from Air Force One Tuesday while President Trump traveled to the Hawkeye State. King tried to wheedle an invite from the White House, but a...
2019-06-12, 01:13

Standoff escalates between Trump administration, Turkey over deal with Russia The Trump administration is locked in an escalating standoff with Turkey over its plans to purchase an air defense system from Russia, with a deadline fast-approaching for Ankara to back down or lose out on U.S.-made F-35s – and possibly more....
2019-06-17, 23:39

Bret Baier: Trump administration will consider 'retooling' citizenship question Bret Baier has argued that the Trump administration will continue to push for inclusion of the controversial citizenship question on the 2020 census, despite being thwarted by the Supreme Court last week....
2019-07-10, 07:13

Trump Administration to Finalize Rollback of Clean Water Protections The administration is expected to complete the repeal of a major Obama-era regulation that put limits on chemicals that could be used near streams, wetlands and water bodies....
2019-09-12, 18:13

House gives committees green light to sue Trump administration officials WASHINGTON – The House passed a resolution Tuesday that gave congressional committees the green light to take Trump administration officials to court. The measure passed 229 to 191. The resolution specifically mentioned Attorney General William Barr and former White House Counsel Don McGahn, w...
2019-06-11, 23:39

Trump administration loses bid to lift bar on funds for border wall A federal appeals court on Wednesday refused to lift an injunction barring the Trump administration from using $2.5 billion intended for the fight against illegal narcotics to build a wall along the southern U.S. border with Mexico....
2019-07-04, 09:13

Trump Administration Reportedly Thinking of Admitting Zero Refugees Next Year Officials within the Trump administration have proposed cutting the number of refugees it admits into the U.S. next year to almost zero, according to Politico, which heard of the plan from several anonymous sources....
2019-07-19, 14:26

Trump Administration Strips India of Special Trade Status The status exempts billions of dollars of India’s products from American tariffs, part of a deepening clash over the country’s protections for its market....
2019-06-01, 07:39

Trump administration exploring police crackdown on homeless people A new report suggests law enforcement as ‘an important tool’ and escalates a recent push on California’s homelessness crisisThe White House has said it is exploring using police to remove homeless people from the streets, a vague threat that has escalated concerns about Trump pushing a law enforceme...
2019-09-17, 21:26

Supreme Court to decide whether Trump administration can end DACA program The Supreme Court has agreed to decide whether plans by the Trump administration to end the so-called DACA program for young undocumented immigrants can proceed....
2019-06-28, 18:13

| In Washington, Salvini stresses Italy's closeness to Trump administration Matteo Salvini, the far-right Italian deputy prime minister, has met with top US officials in Washington and spoke of his "closeness" to President Donald Trump's administration....
2019-06-18, 12:52

Trump administration will issue licenses for US companies to sell to Huawei Ross affirmed that the company would remain on the Entity List, which meant licenses would likely be denied and that the new policy would not change the scope of items requiring licenses. However, he also said there would be some approvals....
2019-07-10, 01:13

Trump Calls U.K. Ambassador ‘Very Stupid Guy’ After Leaked Criticism of his Administration A diplomatic rift between the U.K. and the U.S. deepened Tuesday morning as President Trump lashed out at the British government over leaked memos that revealed harsh criticism of the White House by its ambassador to the U.S. Trump called Ambassador Kim Darroch a “very stupid guy” who wa...
2019-07-10, 00:26

Trump administration working holiday to resolve census question The Trump administration is working to determine a way to include a citizenship question on the 2020 Census after a federal judge gave them until 2 p.m. Friday to resolve the issue....
2019-07-04, 17:39

Trump administration ends migrant medical care protections Mariela Sanchez, a native of Honduras who recently applied for the special exemption, said a denial would amount to a death sentence for her 16-year-old son, Jonathan, who suffers from cystic fibrosis....
2019-08-27, 03:26

19 states, District of Columbia, sue Trump administration over migrant detention Attorneys general for 19 states and the District of Columbia sued President Donald Trump's administration on Monday to block a sweeping new rule to indefinitely detain migrant families seeking to settle in the United States....
2019-08-27, 04:13

Trump administration's bid to limit asylum seekers blocked by US judge Legal showdown now underway over rule that would bar migrants who passed through another country but did not seek refuge thereA federal judge has blocked the Trump administration’s effort to bar migrants from seeking asylum in the US if they have passed through another country first without seeking ...
2019-07-25, 10:39

Trump administration to roll back Obama-era pollution regulations EPA will reverse standards to install controls to curb leaks of methane, a potent pollutant contributing to the climate crisisThe Trump administration is rolling back requirements that oil and gas drillers correct leaks of methane – a potent heat-trapping pollutant contributing to the climate crisis...
2019-08-29, 20:13

Trump administration won't ban pesticide tied to childhood brain damage Evironmental Protection Agency rejects proposed ban on chlorpyrifos, despite growing evidence of its toxicityThe US government has rejected a proposed ban on a toxic pesticide linked to brain damage in children, dismissing a growing body of research on the health hazards of a widely used agricultura...
2019-07-19, 00:26

Illinois to defy Trump administration's abortion referral 'gag rule' Illinois will defy enforcement of the Trump administration's rule barring taxpayer-backed family planning clinics from making abortion referrals, the governor said on Thursday, announcing the state plans to step in to fund those clinics....
2019-07-18, 23:52

Trump administration opens door to importing medicine from Canada The Trump administration took a first step on Wednesday toward allowing the importation of medicines from Canada, an action the president has advocated as a way to bring cheaper prescription drugs to Americans....
2019-07-31, 18:00

Trump Administration to Announce Farm Aid to Ease Pain of Trade War The Trump administration is preparing to announce a substantial aid package for farmers as early as Thursday to mollify an important political constituency hurt by a trade clash with China...
2019-05-23, 15:13

Trump administration, Congress agree on spending levels: Mnuchin U.S. Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin said on Thursday that the Trump administration and congressional leaders have agreed on broad spending levels for the next two fiscal years, but House Speaker Nancy Pelosi would not confirm there was a deal....
2019-07-18, 19:13

Several of Trump’s GOP allies raise alarms about administration’s budget proposal The senators warned that the fallback strategy would have a “draconian” impact on the military as the United States confronts growing threats worldwide....
2019-07-03, 18:26

Huawei is in the crosshairs of the Trump administration. So why do so few Americans know about the smartphone giant? Huawei is at the center of an international trade dispute with the Trump administration. But most Americans have never even heard of it. So, what is Huawei and why does the president care so much?...
2019-05-23, 05:52

Daily on Healthcare: Trump administration will allow imports of prescription drugs Subscribe today to the Washington Examiner magazine and get Washington Briefing: politics and policy stories that will keep you up to date with what's going on in Washington. SUBSCRIBE NOW: Just $1.00 an issue!...
2019-07-31, 18:52

Trump appears to contradict his own administration on census citizenship question Trump’s Commerce and Justice departments said the ensus was being printed without the question, but the president said Wednesday he was “moving forward” with the plan....
2019-07-03, 20:39

Trump Administration Wants Homeless Shelters to Deny Transgender People Trump’s invalid administration is considering a rule change that would allow discrimination against homeless transgender people seeking shelter....
2019-05-23, 01:26

Appeals court upholds Trump administration Title X gag rule A federal appeals court ruled Thursday to allow changes to Title X prohibiting family clinics from discussing abortions with patients or referring them to abortion clinics....
2019-07-12, 07:26

Democrats oppose proposed Trump administration changes to apprenticeship laws A group of about 150 Democrats told the Trump administration Monday that it objected to proposed changes to federal apprenticeship programs, a key push by the White House. The lawmakers argued that the proposed changes would divert funds from existing "registered apprenticeship" programs and give to...
2019-08-27, 05:26

Trump administration to set up plan allowing prescription meds from Canada WASHINGTON — The Trump administration said Wednesday it will create a way for Americans to legally and safely import lower-cost prescription drugs from Canada for the first time, reversing years of refusals by health authorities amid a public outcry over high prices for life-sustaining medications. ...
2019-07-31, 23:26

Trump Administration Could Blacklist China’s Hikvision, a Surveillance Firm The move against Hikvision would mark another step to counter China’s economic ambitions, and the first time the administration punished a company for China’s detention of Uighurs....
2019-05-22, 17:26

Twenty-two states sue Trump administration over carbon rule replacement Twenty-two states, including New York and California, and seven cities on Tuesday sued to challenge the Environmental Protection Agency's replacement of the Obama administration's Clean Power Plan, arguing it prolongs U.S. reliance on coal power and obstructs states that pursue cleaner electricity g...
2019-08-13, 20:13

Trump administration bans medical research using fetal tissue The Trump administration is ending medical research by government scientists using human fetal tissue, a victory for abortion foes and a setback for researchers, who use the tissue while trying to find cures for diseases such as HIV and childhood cancers. Officials said Wednesday that government-fun...
2019-06-05, 19:39

UK regrets leak of memos calling Trump administration 'inept' Britain said on Monday it had contacted Washington to express regret for the leak of confidential memos in which its ambassador described U.S. President Donald Trump's administration as "dysfunctional" and "inept"....
2019-07-08, 16:26

Lebanon slams Trump administration’s Mideast peace plan Lebanon’s Parliament Speaker Nabih Berri has criticized the Trump administration’s $50 billion investment proposal, part of its Middle East peace plan, saying Beirut will not be “tempted” by money at the expense of the Palestinian question...
2019-06-23, 13:26

Trump administration bans cruises to Cuba in clampdown on U.S. travel The Trump administration on Tuesday imposed heavy new restrictions on U.S. travel to Cuba, including a ban on cruises, in a further bid to pressure the island's Communist government to reform and end its support for Venezuela's embattled President Nicolas Maduro....
2019-06-04, 21:26

UPDATE 3-Trump administration freezing fuel efficiency penalties The Trump administration said late on Friday it was issuing final rules to suspend a 2016 Obama administration regulation that more than doubled penalties for automakers failing to meet fuel efficiency requirements....
2019-07-13, 07:52

Trump administration ban on cruises to Cuba creates chaos for U.S. travelers The Trump administration banned cruises to Cuba under new restrictions on U.S. travel to the Caribbean island imposed on Tuesday to pressure its Communist government to reform and stop supporting Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro....
2019-06-05, 04:26

Trump administration 'uniquely dysfunctional,' British ambassador to US reportedly says Britain's ambassador to the United States described President Donald Trump's administration as "dysfunctional," "clumsy" and "inept," the Mail on Sunday newspaper reported, citing a series of confidential memos....
2019-07-07, 15:52

Trump assails Britain's May, ambassador to U.S. who called his administration 'inept' U.S. President Donald Trump attacked Prime Minister Theresa May and her ambassador to Washington on Monday while Britain voiced regret for the leak of confidential memos in which the diplomat called Trump's administration "dysfunctional" and "inept."...
2019-07-09, 00:26

UK Envoy Called Trump Administration "Dysfunctional" In Email: Report In leaked emails, the UK's Ambassador to Washington Kim Darroch labelled American President Donald Trump's administration as "inept, insecure and incompetent", a media report said on Sunday....
2019-07-07, 14:00

Trump administration restricts NIH funding for fetal tissue research The Trump administration is notifying the University of California that a federally funded research contract that uses fetuses from elective abortions will not be renewed -- the latest pro-life push by the administration....
2019-06-05, 20:26

Trump administration moves to end U.S. research using fetal tissue from abortions The Trump administration on Wednesday said it would end scientific research at the National Institutes of Health that relies on fetal tissue from elective abortions, and would accelerate efforts to find alternatives for such research, a move welcomed by anti-abortion groups....
2019-06-06, 06:52

Trump administration will have to defend claim of deceit over census question Plaintiffs suing the Trump administration over the inclusion of a citizenship question on the 2020 census have until July 12 to file briefs explaining why they believe the government should be sanctioned for allegedly concealing evidence, a federal judge said on Wednesday....
2019-06-05, 23:39

Trump Administration Re-Authorizes "Cyanide Bombs" To Kill Wildlife US President Donald Trump's administration has re-authorized the use of controversial poison traps known as "cyanide bombs" to kill wild foxes, coyotes and feral dogs despite overwhelming opposition......
2019-08-09, 10:52

U.K. Ambassador to the U.S. Calls Trump Administration ‘Inept’ in Leaked Memos (LONDON) — Leaked diplomatic cables reveal that Britain’s ambassador to the United States regards President Donald Trump’s administration as inept, hobbled by infighting, and unlikely to improve. The memos published in the Mail on Sunday newspaper contain highly critical comments f...
2019-07-07, 19:13

Trump administration to face claim of deceit over U.S. Census question The Trump administration is expected to appear in court on Wednesday to defend itself against claims that its proposed addition of a citizenship question to the 2020 U.S. Census was secretly orchestrated by a political operative seeking to boost Republicans' voting power....
2019-06-05, 12:39

Trump administration bars California from requiring cleaner cars The Trump administration said it is revoking California's authority to set its own auto tailpipe emissions standards and to require some zero-emission vehicles....
2019-09-19, 14:39

As workplace raids multiply, Trump administration charges few companies Prosecuting corporations, as opposed to individual workers or managers, for immigration-related offenses was also relatively rare during the Obama administration, but it has slowed further under the Trump administration, records show....
2019-08-10, 11:26

UPDATE 2-Trump administration freezing fuel efficiency penalties The Trump administration said late on Friday it was issuing final rules to suspend a 2016 Obama administration regulation that more than doubled penalties for automakers failing to meet fuel efficiency requirements....
2019-07-13, 06:26

The Trump administration drafted an executive order to censor the internet CNN has obtained a draft of an executive order that could potentially censor huge portions of the internet. In an attempt to stop a perceived “bias” against conservatives, Trump’s plan attempts to strip certain protections from companies like Facebook and Twitter, particularly those protected under ...
2019-08-13, 09:39

Trump Administration weakens U.S. wildlife protections, states and conservationists to sue The Trump Administration took steps on Monday to significantly weaken the U.S. Endangered Species Act, prompting state attorneys general and conservation groups to threaten legal action to protect at-risk species....
2019-08-12, 22:52

In Leak, U.K. Ambassador Calls Trump Administration ‘Inept’ and ‘Clumsy’ Diplomatic cables containing the British ambassador’s withering assessment of the Trump administration could damage relations at a delicate moment for Britain....
2019-07-07, 18:13

Trump administration exempts hundreds of Chinese products from tariffs The Trump administration has excluded hundreds of Chinese goods from tariffs on $250 billion worth of goods, three notices set to be published Friday show....
2019-09-20, 12:00

California Sues the Trump Administration in Its Escalating War Over Auto Emissions California, joined by 23 other states, sued to block the administration’s unprecedented reversal of the state’s authority to set its own rules on climate-warming car emissions....
2019-09-20, 18:52

DJI Drones Could Be the Latest Target of Trump Administration's Offense Against China In the middle of a rapidly intensifying fight between the United States and Beijing over Chinese telecom giant Huawei, the Department of Homeland Security warned companies on data security risks if they use commercial drones made in China, according to reports from CyberScoop and Politico.Read more....
2019-05-21, 14:52

Trump administration erects another barrier to immigrants seeking U.S. asylum The Trump administration on Monday unveiled a new rule to bar almost all immigrants from applying for asylum at the southern border, requiring them to first pursue safe haven in a third country through which they had traveled on the way to the United States....
2019-07-16, 03:00

Trump Administration Plans to Sell More Than $2 Billion of Arms to Taiwan The proposed weapons package, including 108 tanks, is the costliest in recent years. The sale would add to tensions between the United States and China....
2019-06-07, 03:00

Top Trump administration officials to brief Senate, House on Iran on Tuesday Top officials from President Donald Trump's administration will brief the U.S. Senate and House of Representatives about Iran on Tuesday afternoon, congressional aides said, after lawmakers clamored for more information about tension between the two countries....
2019-05-21, 16:26

Trump Administration Gets Court Victory in Sanctuary Cities Case A federal appeals court upheld a Justice Department decision giving preferential treatment in awarding community policing grants to cities that cooperate with immigration authorities....
2019-07-13, 04:39

Trump administration suspends U.S. educational programs for migrant children The Trump administration is suspending educational, legal and recreational programs for migrant children in its custody, saying an influx of children crossing the border without a parent or legal guardian was putting a "tremendous strain" on the resources of the agency tasked with housing them....
2019-06-05, 22:13

Trump administration seeks to break up immigration judges' union The Trump administration announced Friday that it is petitioning to break up the National Association of Immigration Judges (NAIJ) -- a move that, if successful, could allow the administration to have more control over where it sends judges and how many cases they handle....
2019-08-10, 02:00

Trump administration moves to stop more immigrants from seeking U.S. asylum The Trump administration on Monday moved to bar almost all immigrants from applying for asylum at the country's southern border, requiring them to first pursue their claims in a third country they traveled through before seeking safe haven in the United States....
2019-07-15, 21:13

Trump administration declares emergency in violence-plagued rural Alaska U.S. Attorney General William Barr on Friday declared a public-safety emergency in rural Alaska and pledged $10.5 million in federal funds to combat some of the nation's worst rates of sexual assault, child abuse and other violent crimes....
2019-06-29, 04:39

Amid migrant surge, Trump adds hardliner Ken Cuccinelli to administration Ken Cuccinelli, former attorney general of Virginia, has advocated for denying citizenship to the American-born children of parents living in the U.S. illegally....
2019-05-22, 02:39

Bank CEO charged in Manafort bribery scheme to get Trump administration post The head of a Chicago-based bank was charged in an indictment unsealed on Thursday with bribery and accused of corruptly approving high-risk loans to President Donald Trump's former campaign chairman Paul Manafort in a scheme to land a top Trump administration post such as secretary of the U.S. Army...
2019-05-23, 18:39

California And Nearly Two Dozen States Sue Trump Administration As Emissions Fight Escalates For decades, California’s been able to set its own emissions standards, but the Trump Administration moved this week to end that ability as it seeks to create one national standard for (very debatably) cheaper, safer cars. But California’s not going down without a fight, and nearly two dozen other s...
2019-09-21, 01:13

Former FBI Deputy Director Andrew McCabe sues Trump administration over firing Former FBI Deputy Director Andrew McCabe filed a lawsuit against the Trump administration Thursday seeking compensation for his "unlawful" termination....
2019-08-09, 01:26

Faced With Criticism, Trump Administration Reverses Abrupt End to Humanitarian Relief United States Citizenship and Immigration Services said it was reviewing a scaled back “deferred action” program to allow some migrants facing medical crises to stay in the country....
2019-09-03, 00:00

Trump Administration Is Preparing Cover for All the So-Called Economic Anxiety Voters Just in case some voters weren’t prepared to admit that they like the administration’s racism, the Trump Administration is looking out for their economic anxiety concerns. On Thursday, White House economic adviser Larry Kudlow said the administration may unveil another round of tax cuts before Novem...
2019-08-23, 06:52

Trump Administration Balks at Global Pact to Crack Down on Online Extremism Citing American’s free speech protections, the administration said it would not endorse the ‘Christchurch Call,’ which urges major online platforms to eradicate violent and extremist content....
2019-05-21, 20:26

UPDATE 2-Trump administration proposed rule would cut 3 mln people from food stamps The Trump administration on Tuesday proposed a rule to tighten food stamp eligibility that would cut about 3.1 million people from the program, U.S. Department of Agriculture officials said, drawing ire from Democratic senators and advocacy groups....
2019-07-23, 22:26

Dozens of States Sue Trump Administration Over Vile New Healthcare 'Conscience' Rule Two dozen states and cities are suing the Trump administration over new rules that allow insurance companies, healthcare providers, and employers to refuse to cover procedures that they say conflict with their conscience because of their religious beliefs....
2019-05-22, 18:52

Trump administration outlines plan to allow the US to import cheaper drugs from Canada States, wholesalers and pharmacists, acting as intermediaries for consumers, would draft a proposal for safe importation of prescription drugs already available in the U.S....
2019-07-31, 17:39

Some US embassies are still flying LGBTQ pride flags despite Trump administration advisory against it ANGELA WEISS/AFP/Getty Images US embassies and diplomatic missions are honoring LGBTQ pride month around the globe, despite the State Department's decision to reject requests to fly rainbow flags. Several embassies also honored pride month and other LGBTQ celebrations in other ways. Visit BusinessI...
2019-06-10, 05:52

Trump administration considering new weapons sales to Saudis despite lawmakers' objections If Trump approves the weapons sale to the Saudis – potentially billions of dollars in U.S.-made arms – it would spark a fierce backlash from lawmakers in both parties.        ...
2019-05-24, 14:26

Trump Administration Weighs Allowing Drug Imports for Cheaper Prescriptions The proposal was announced between two Democratic debates, seemingly timed to show that President Trump was also trying to tackle the highly populist issue of soaring drug prices....
2019-08-03, 22:52

A Coalition of 22 States Are Suing the Trump Administration Over Its Weak Coal Rule New York attorney general Letitia James has had a busy start to the week. On Monday, she announced plans to sue the Trump administration over its gutting of the Endangered Species Act. And on Tuesday, she along with 21 other state attorneys general and seven cities announced they were suing the admi...
2019-08-14, 10:26

Trump administration authorizes 'cyanide bombs' to kill wild animals The poison-filled, spring-loaded traps, called M-44s, are used by Wildlife Services for the benefit of farmers and ranchersThe Trump administration has reauthorized government officials to use controversial poison devices – dubbed “cyanide bombs” by critics – to kill coyotes, foxes and other animals...
2019-08-08, 21:26

Trump administration raids military construction projects for border wall The Trump administration is carrying out plans to raid $3.6 billion in military construction projects to build the border wall, further inflaming lawmakers who have accused President Donald Trump of illegally overriding Congress’ spending decisions.Defense Secretary Mark Esper informed congressional...
2019-09-04, 05:00

Federal appeals court allows Trump administration’s abortion-referral ban to continue A federal appeals court has declined once again Planned Parenthood’s request for an immediately halt to new Trump administration rules barring clinics that accept federal funds from referring patients for abortions. More than 20 states and the American Medical Association had joined Planned Pa...
2019-08-17, 07:39

By cutting deals with California and Colorado, automakers sidestep Trump administration Colorado became the second state in a week to reach its own agreement with four key automakers setting guidelines for the sale of zero-emissions vehicles....
2019-07-31, 17:39

The Trump administration is looking into a plan to cut taxes by the amount it's taking in from China tariffs Reuters The Trump administration is looking into a proposal that would lower taxes by the same amount it has taken in from tariffs, according to a congressional aide. The proposal came as the US trade war with China threatens to put pressure on American businesses and consumers. The White House fa...
2019-08-29, 22:26

The Trump administration spent months trying to make sure undocumented immigrants can't go to school Chip Somodevilla/Getty Images Stephen Miller, President Donald Trump's nativist advisor, tried to devise a plan that would keep undocumented immigrant children from attending public schools, Bloomberg reported. He eventually gave up after being told it would violate a 1982 Supreme Court ruling. Thi...
2019-08-19, 00:52

Trump administration revokes California’s authority to set auto mileage standards In a move President Trump said will reduce car prices but will also anger environmental groups, the administration is revoking California's authority to set fuel economy standards....
2019-09-18, 18:00

Trump Administration Set to End California’s Ability to Regulate Auto Emission Standards WASHINGTON — The Trump administration is poised to revoke California’s authority to set auto mileage standards, asserting that only the federal government has the power to regulate greenhouse gas emissions and fuel economy. Conservative and free-market groups have been asked to attend a ...
2019-09-18, 07:26

Trump administration weighing retaliatory action against Iran after Saudi oil attack The Trump administration is weighing a range of options for a retaliatory action against Iran, including a cyberattack or physical strike on Iranian oil facilities or Revolutionary Guard assets, NBC reports....
2019-09-18, 07:00

Trump administration swaps land to cut road through Alaska wildlife refuge The Trump administration has resurrected a plan to carve a road through a national wildlife refuge in Alaska, less than four months after a federal judge struck down an earlier plan as illegal....
2019-07-25, 08:52

The Trump administration's dangerous fever dream about Iran | Michael H Fuchs The Iran debate in Washington is increasingly divorced from reality – and that should worry usThe Trump administration is caught in a fever dream about Iran, and the fever is becoming dangerous.In the wake of attacks on oil tankers in the Gulf of Oman – which the US blames on Iran, though questions ...
2019-06-18, 18:39

Trump administration owes D.C. government $7 million for inauguration: Washington Post The Trump administration and Congress still owe the District of Columbia government $7 million for expenses related to the 2017 presidential inauguration, the Washington Post reported on Friday, raising questions about who will foot the bill for the president's planned July 4 speech at the Lincoln M...
2019-06-15, 22:13

Montana tribe rips Trump administration over federal coal leasing A Montana tribe this week blasted the Trump administration for seeking to overturn an Obama-era moratorium on federal coal leasing without consulting it, saying the move violated its treaty rights and would have major impacts on its land....
2019-05-30, 01:00

Trump administration health experts say US not likely to see Ebola outbreak despite spread in Africa Health officials in the Trump administration insist the United States is not at risk of an Ebola outbreak even as the disease continues to spread throughout the Democratic Republic of the Congo, leading one neighboring country to shutter its shared border....
2019-08-02, 04:52

Trump administration to review 'role of human rights in public policy' Advocates warn the new panel, helmed by an abortion and gay rights opponent, is a threat to progressive reformsUS secretary of state Mike Pompeo has unveiled a new panel tasked with reviewing “the role of human rights in American public policy” in a move that some advocates warned could imperil LGBT...
2019-07-09, 00:26

Trump touts administration’s environment record during White House speech Trump has a tough case to make as an environmental steward given his record, according to former environmental advocates and former federal regulators....
2019-07-08, 23:52

Trump Administration Threatens to Extend Trade War to France Over 3% Tax on Big Tech Companies The Trump Administration is threatening the extend its trade war to France as the country prepares to hit big tech companies––many of them American––with a new tax. A 3% levy on tech giants was approved by the French Senate on Thursday, despite it upsetting the U.S., which ha...
2019-07-11, 23:52

Trump administration makes it easier to deny green cards to immigrants The Trump administration announced a rule change Monday that will allow federal officials to deny green cards to immigrants considered likely to rely on government aid like food stamps, housing assistance or Medicaid. “The principle driving it is an old American value, and that’s self-sufficiency,” ...
2019-08-12, 18:00

Trump administration targets mental health institutions as answer to gun violence When back-to-back mass shootings in Dayton, Ohio, and El Paso, Texas, jolted the nation earlier this month, Trump again spoke of "building new facilities'' for the mentally ill...
2019-08-30, 18:52

Trump administration moves to release migrant children faster from U.S. custody The Trump administration is again changing the way it vets people who want to sponsor minors who crossed the U.S.-Mexico border alone in an effort to speed up the release of thousands of migrant children currently in U.S. custody....
2019-06-11, 00:00

Trump administration investigating whether there's a link between a spike in respiratory diseases and e-cigarettes Top Trump administration health officials are teaming up with state and local-level health departments to find a possible link between vaping and a spike in lung diseases across 25 states....
2019-08-30, 20:52

Trump Administration Eyes Troops, Quick Weapons Sales for Mideast The Trump administration is poised to send additional troops to the Middle East and to rush billions of dollars in weapons to allies in the region, steps that come amid oscillating levels of U.S.-Iranian tensions....
2019-05-23, 22:13

Trump administration seeks court rehearing on Twitter block ruling The Trump administration on Friday asked a federal appeals court for a rehearing on its ruling last month that President Trump engaged in "viewpoint discriminating" by blocking certain Twitter followers from his account....
2019-08-25, 00:26

Census plaintiffs seek sanctions against Trump administration for trial 'fraud' Civil rights groups who successfully blocked the Trump administration from adding a citizenship question to the 2020 U.S. census are seeking sanctions against government officials, saying they brazenly hid the truth about the inquiry's origins during trial....
2019-07-17, 02:13

Trump administration: Energy storage boosts renewables, national security Subscribe today to the Washington Examiner magazine and get Washington Briefing: politics and policy stories that will keep you up to date with what's going on in Washington. SUBSCRIBE NOW: Just $1.00 an issue!...
2019-06-12, 20:13

Trump Administration Looks Ahead to Fresh Round of China Trade Talks The Trump administration took steps over the weekend to allay fears of a spiraling trade war, suggesting it would give Huawei Technologies more time to work with U.S. customers and confirming White House plans for a new round of talks....
2019-08-18, 22:00

Trump administration plans to divert $40 million in aid to Venezuela's opposition: L.A. Times U.S. President Donald Trump's administration plans to divert more than $40 million in humanitarian aid for Central America to support the U.S.-backed opposition in Venezuela, the Los Angeles Times reported on Tuesday, citing sources and an internal memorandum....
2019-07-17, 02:26

Group sues Trump administration for withholding information on mining decision A conservation group on Thursday sued the Trump administration for withholding documents related to its decision to cancel a 20-year ban on mining in a Minnesota wilderness area and open it up to copper production....
2019-06-20, 18:52

The Trump administration plans to ban flavored e-cigs to curb teen vaping The Trump administration announced today that it may ban the sale of most flavored e-cigarettes in an attempt to curb teen vaping, The New York Times reports. In a press release, the Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) shared that the FDA p......
2019-09-11, 23:26

How the Trump administration limited the scope of the USDA’s 2020 dietary guidelines The 80 topics that will be covered do not include key issues such as the health effects of the consumption of red and processed meat, the dramatic increase in ultra-processed foods and sodium levels....
2019-08-31, 02:26

Banker indicted for bribing Paul Manafort for role in Trump administration Federal Savings Bank Chairman and CEO Stephen Calk attempted to bribe President Donald Trump's former campaign chairman for a role in his administration, according to an indictment unsealed Thursday....
2019-05-24, 06:52

Trump administration barring tours of migrant detention centers, Democrats say Democrats in the U.S. House of Representatives on Thursday said the Trump administration is blocking investigators from touring immigrant detention facilities nationwide after recent visits revealed what they called “serious ongoing problems” concerning how detainees are being treated....
2019-08-29, 23:13

Trump administration revokes Obama rule protecting wetlands and streams Environmental advocates say millions will be left with less safe drinking water as activists plan court challengeThe Trump administration has revoked an Obama-era regulation that shielded many US wetlands and streams from pollution but was opposed by developers and farmers who said it hurt economic ...
2019-09-13, 08:00

The Trump Administration May Bypass Congress to Export Weapons to Gulf States The White House may bypass Congress to export billions of dollars of weapons to Saudi Arabia and the United Arab Emirates that are now on hold. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo and other officials are pushing for the enacting of an emergency provision which would give President Trump the power to stop...
2019-05-24, 06:13

Trump administration seeks ban on flavored e-cigarettes to combat youth addiction The Trump administration announced plans on Wednesday to remove all flavored e-cigarettes from store shelves in a widening crackdown on vaping, as officials warned that sweet flavors had drawn millions of children into nicotine addiction....
2019-09-12, 02:52

Trump Administration Authorizes 'Cyanide Bombs' to Kill Feral Hogs. Seriously. On Thursday the Trump administration authorized another weapon in America’s war on the hoards of 30 to 50 feral hogs running through yards and terrorizing our nation’s children: “cyanide bombs.”Read more......
2019-08-09, 15:39

John Bolton suggests Trump administration could bar Google from working with China President Trump could bar Google and other American corporations from working with China on sensitive projects, a top White House official intimated....
2019-07-17, 02:26

The Trump Administration Is Making Lifesaving Fetal Tissue Research Almost Impossible On Wednesday, the Trump administration announced a new curtailing of federal spending on research using fetal tissue, according to the New York Times. The new rules will make it extremely difficult for this research, which many scientists say is vital, to find a way forward. It aims to entirely end ...
2019-06-06, 02:52

Trump administration to appeal ruling blocking price disclosure for drug ads The Trump administration is appealing a court ruling that struck down its plan to compel pharmaceutical companies to disclose wholesale prices of their drugs in televisions advertisements....
2019-08-22, 07:00

U.S. appeals court blocks Trump administration birth control exemptions A federal appeals court on Friday blocked the Trump administration from enforcing new rules allowing employers to obtain exemptions from an Obamacare requirement they provide health insurance that covers women's birth control....
2019-07-13, 00:13

Trump administration kicks Turkish pilots out after removing Turkey from the F-35 program The Trump administration is requiring the Turkish pilots and maintainers training on the F-35 fighter in the U.S. to leave now that Turkey has been kicked out of the fighter program....
2019-07-18, 02:13

2020 census: Trump administration still seeking grounds for 'citizen' question Supreme court rejected justice department’s justificationPresident says he is considering executive actionThe US justice department has said it will continue to look for legal grounds to force the inclusion of a controversial citizenship question on the 2020 census, hours after Donald Trump said he ...
2019-07-06, 03:13

Trump administration taps disaster, cyber funds to cover immigration The Trump administration is shifting $271 million earmarked for disaster aid and cyber security to pay for immigration-related facilities, the U.S. Department of Homeland Security and a leading congressional Democrat said on Tuesday....
2019-08-28, 00:26

500,000 Children Could Lose Free School Meals Under Trump Administration Proposal A rule to tighten access to food stamps would also cut more than a half-million children from automatic eligibility for free school meals, a Virginia representative said....
2019-07-31, 18:52

Child migrants to be held in detention longer under new Trump administration rule The Trump administration on Wednesday unveiled new rules that would allow officials to detain migrant families indefinitely while judges consider whether to grant them asylum in the United States....
2019-08-21, 17:00

Judge orders Trump administration to clarify position on census – live Judge reacts to Trump’s Twitter: ‘I assume the parties aren’t suggesting I can enjoin the president from tweeting’Sign up for the US briefing and get a new perspective 11.47pm BST To further elucidate what is happening with the census, here’s a very basic timeline of recent events: Thursday 27 June:...
2019-07-04, 01:26

Trump administration bans federal agencies from buying Huawei, ZTE tech The Trump administration has banned U.S. federal agencies from buying equipment and obtaining services from Huawei and two other companies as part of the government’s latest crackdown on Chinese technology amid national security fears. Jacob Wood, a spokesperson for the White House’s Off...
2019-08-08, 01:52

Trump administration bans popular forms of tourist travel to Cuba The Trump administration on Tuesday implemented new travel restrictions for US citizens heading to Cuba, eliminating some of the most commons ways American tourists visit the country — including organized group travel and cruise ship visits. Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin in a statement attribute...
2019-06-04, 23:26

Trump administration sanctions Iranian diplomat; Feinstein derides 'mistake' The Trump administration announced Wednesday it will impose sanctions on Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif, a move that comes amid escalating tensions between Tehran and the west and could erode an already fraught relationship. ...
2019-08-01, 02:13

Trump administration proposed rule would cut 3 million people from food stamps The Trump administration on Tuesday proposed a rule to tighten food stamp eligibility that would cut about 3.1 million people from the program, U.S. Department of Agriculture officials said, drawing ire from Democratic senators and advocacy groups....
2019-07-23, 22:39

Appeals court grants Trump administration win to snub ‘sanctuary cities’ The Trump administration scored its first judicial win in its long-running battle to punish so-called sanctuary cities for defying federal immigration laws. A three-judge panel on the Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals overturned a nationwide injunction barring Department of Justice from rewarding citie...
2019-07-13, 18:39

Keyllanne Conway says Trump administration ready to tap strategic petroleum reserve if necessary Saudi Arabia shut down half its oil production Saturday after drone strikes hit the world's largest oil processing facility in an attack claimed by Yemen's Houthi rebels....
2019-09-15, 18:00

Trump administration unveils Fannie, Freddie overhaul, urges Congress to act The U.S. Treasury on Thursday said the government should draw up a plan to begin recapitalizing mortgage giants Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac, while calling on Congress to pen a comprehensive housing reform that would allow them to be safely freed from government control....
2019-09-06, 07:52

Trump Administration Moves to End Asylum Protections for Most Central American Migrants (WASHINGTON) — The Trump administration on Monday moved to end asylum protections for most Central American migrants in a major escalation of the president’s battle to tamp down the number of people crossing the U.S.-Mexico border. According to a new rule published in the Federal Registe...
2019-07-15, 18:26

Trump administration indicates migration deal to avoid Mexico tariffs is holding up The Trump administration indicated Monday that a deal it struck with Mexico in June to limit immigration in exchange for forgoing 5% tariffs on Mexican goods was holding up, signaling that it was unlikely to follow through with the levies....
2019-09-10, 09:00

Trump Administration Proposes Allowing Drug Imports for Cheaper Prescriptions Consumers and some Democrats have long complained that the United States should be allowed to buy drugs from Canada, where high-priced products like insulin are much cheaper....
2019-07-31, 19:39

Border apprehensions plunge as Trump administration hails Mexico pact Immigration officials apprehended just over 64,000 migrants at the southern border in August – a dramatic drop that the Trump administration is presenting as a sign its diplomatic engagement with Mexico and other countries is having positive effects on the ground....
2019-09-09, 22:00

Trump administration pushes U.S. at-home kidney care, transplant availability The Trump administration on Wednesday set goals to move more kidney disease treatment into patients' homes and increase transplants while reducing the U.S. reliance on more costly dialysis clinics....
2019-07-10, 23:52

Tulsi Gabbard: 'Neocons' in Trump administration 'placed dynamite and lit the fuse' for war with Iran Neoconservatives inside the White House are setting up America for a potential military conflict with Iran unless President Trump intervenes, according to Rep. Tulsi Gabbard, D-Hawaii....
2019-06-28, 05:13

Trump administration moves to broaden access to 401(k) plans for small businesses The Trump administration announced a new federal rule Monday intended to expand worker access to 401(k) retirement plans. The rule explicitly approves Association Retirement Plans, expanding and simplifying the ways small businesses and other groups can band together to offer the plans. The administ...
2019-07-31, 20:52

Planned Parenthood, ACLU sue Trump administration over 'conscience protections' rule Planned Parenthood and the American Civil Liberties Union filed separate lawsuits Tuesday suing the Trump administration over the “conscience protection” rule that protects workers from being forced to provide abortion, sterilization, or voluntary euthanasia if they have religious objections....
2019-06-12, 04:00

Trump administration overtime rule revamp expected in early fall The Trump administration's controversial revamp of federal overtime rules, which is expected to cover fewer workers than a version of the rule advanced by the Obama administration, will be announced in the early fall, according to a Labor Department official....
2019-07-31, 20:52

Trump says 'Obama built the cages' that his administration has been using to lock up migrant children YouTube/Noticias Telemundo President Donald Trump told Telemundo in an interview that aired Thursday that former President Barack Obama also detained migrant children in cages at the border. Though the Trump administration has long been criticized for last year's family separations and treatment of...
2019-06-22, 00:13

MSNBC reporter claims Trump administration has treated migrants 'more inhumanely' than anyone else Jacob Soboroff, a correspondent for MSNBC and NBC News, criticized President Trump's administration, arguing that it had been the worst for handling migrants at the southern border....
2019-07-03, 23:01

Trump Administration Reauthorizes Use of ‘Cyanide Bombs’ to Kill Wild Animals The Environmental Protection Agency uses the spring-loaded poison devices to kill thousands of coyotes and foxes, despite opposition from environmental groups....
2019-08-10, 17:26

Trump administration declares Title X abortion restrictions will go into effect immediately The Trump administration announced Monday that taxpayer-funded family planning clinics are prohibited from referring women to abortion providers as a part of the family planning program Title X....
2019-07-16, 06:39

Trump administration used loophole to sell $7B worth of weapons to Saudi Arabia The Trump administration used an emergency loophole in an arms control export law to kickstart $7 billion of weapons to Saudi Arabia. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo notified Congress of the decision on Friday. The move bypasses normal congressional review of arms sales, according to AP. Pompeo cited...
2019-05-25, 21:26

19 states suing over Trump administration’s rollback of child immigrant protections A 1997 agreement known as the Flores settlement says immigrant children must be kept in the least restrictive setting and generally shouldn’t spend more than 20 days in detention....
2019-08-27, 03:26

U.S. judge strikes down Trump administration rule requiring drug prices in TV ads A federal judge on Monday dealt a blow to the Trump administration by striking down a new rule that would have forced pharmaceutical companies to include the wholesale prices of their drugs in television advertising....
2019-07-09, 06:39

Trump administration readies draft plan to speed environmental permitting The Trump administration will complete a draft proposal to streamline environmental permitting for big infrastructure projects by next month, an administration official said on Wednesday, marking a key step in its controversial effort to cut red tape for industry over the objections of conservationi...
2019-05-23, 02:13

Trump Administration, Congress Have Agreed on 'Top-Line' Spending Levels, Mnuchin Says Treasury Secretary Steve Mnuchin said Congress and the Trump administration have agreed on overall spending levels and raising the U.S. government’s borrowing limit for two years....
2019-07-18, 18:39

Trump administration pauses new rule limiting abortion referrals: report U.S. President Donald Trump's administration will pause its enforcement of a new rule barring federally funded family planning clinics from referring women for abortions, the Washington Post reported late on Saturday....
2019-07-21, 20:52

San Francisco sues Trump administration over rule to limit legal immigration The city of San Francisco and nearby Santa Clara County sued President Donald Trump's administration on Tuesday, seeking to block a new rule that would drastically reduce legal immigration by denying visas to poor migrants....
2019-08-13, 23:00

Number of new citizens hits 5-year high under Trump administration, despite Dem criticism U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services set a five-year high in 2018 for the number of people who took the oath of citizenship – despite heated criticism from Democrats about the Trump administration's immigration policies....
2019-06-03, 19:13

Bipartisan leaders, Trump administration to huddle on elusive budget deal Trump administration officials and bipartisan House and Senate leaders are set to meet again this week in an effort to revive stalled negotiations on lifting spending caps....
2019-06-18, 07:13

New executive order expands Trump administration's ability to sanction terrorists The Trump administration on Tuesday unveiled an executive order allowing the government to place sanctions on individual terrorists without specifying their actions....
2019-09-11, 02:52

Despite Trump Administration Denials, U.S. Embassies Are Displaying Pride Flags Around the World Despite the Trump Administration’s reported refusals this year to grant permission for U.S. embassies to fly rainbow flags during Pride Month, some diplomats are finding ways to still show their support for the LGBTQ community. Under the Obama administration, all U.S. embassies received permis...
2019-06-09, 19:13

US judge halts Trump administration rule requiring drug prices in TV ads U.S. District Judge Amit Mehta in Washington, D.C., sided with drugmakers Merck & Co, Eli Lilly and Co and Amgen by halting the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services rule from taking effect on Tuesday as planned....
2019-07-09, 17:13

U.S. judge rejects Trump administration move to start wall construction A federal judge rejected on Thursday an effort by the Trump administration to begin construction on a wall on the border with Mexico while it appeals a ruling that found funding for the wall was likely not authorized by Congress....
2019-05-30, 22:00

Trump administration expected to roll back methane regulations – report EPA to release a proposal that would roll back requirements on detecting and plugging methane leaksThe Trump administration is expected to further ease oversight of the oil and gas industry’s emissions of climate changing greenhouse gases by relaxing regulations around methane – a key gas that impac...
2019-08-29, 16:00

Trump Administration Sharply Curtails Fetal Tissue Medical Research The Trump administration will be ending a major university contract involving fetal tissue research and will soon stop such work at the National Institutes of Health....
2019-06-05, 21:13

The Trump Administration Just Backed the Sale of F-16 Fighters to Taiwan. China Won’t Be Happy (Bloomberg) –– The Trump administration has informally told Congress that it supports a potential sale of F-16 fighter jets to Taiwan, a move that will likely anger China at a key moment in trade talks with the U.S. The State Department has informally told key House and Senate committees...
2019-08-17, 03:13

How the Trump Administration's Supreme Court Filing Could Harm LGBTQ Workers This month, the Trump Administration opposed protections for LGBTQ workers in the U.S., arguing that existing laws should not cover discrimination on the basis of gender identity and sexual orientation. Their reasoning? That an act passed in 1964 did not explicitly include either criteria and if Co...
2019-08-29, 17:52

Trump Administration Seeks to Literally Take Food Out of Poor People’s Mouths According to the U.S. Department of Agriculture, 36 million Americans were receiving an average of $121 monthly in food stamps as of April of this year. If the Trump administration has its way, that number will be cut by at least 3 million when proposed new regulations are released on Tuesday....
2019-07-23, 15:39

Trump administration rolls back Obama-era lightbulb energy regulations The Trump administration is rolling back requirements for energy-efficient lightbulbs, eliminating an environmentally friendly policy that was put in place by the two previous presidents. Under one action, the Energy Department will repeal a regulation enacted under President Barack Obama, set to ta...
2019-09-05, 08:52

Trump administration finalizes replacement for Obama’s Clean Power Plan Enlarge / A truck loaded with coal is viewed at the Eagle Butte Coal Mine, which is operated by Alpha Coal, on Monday May 08, 2017, in Gillette, Wyoming. (credit: Matt McClain/The Washington Post via Getty Images) On Wednesday, Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) Administrator Andrew Wheeler s...
2019-06-20, 08:52

Trump administration moves to replace interpreters in immigration court hearings TUCSON — This week, the Trump administration begins a pilot program in select cities to cut interpreters from immigration court hearings. The administration characterizes this as a cost-cutting move but lawyers worry about what this could mean for their clients and other immigrants. “An ...
2019-07-21, 09:00

Trump's Small Business Administration pick will have her work cut out for her | Gene Marks Sure, Jovita Carranza will join Trump’s cabinet, but she has no influence. Her real job is to take an agency which already does great work and make it betterThis week, Donald Trump announced his intention to nominate Jovita Carranza as the new chief of the Small Business Administration (SBA), replac...
2019-08-04, 14:01

Trump administration accuses hospital of forcing nurse to perform abortion The Trump administration has threatened to pull federal funding from a Vermont university hospital after one of its nurses said she was forced to assist with an abortion against her religious objections....
2019-08-29, 17:13

Trump administration drug officials clash over how to combat fentanyl copycats Trump administration officials are divided over part of a proposal to crack down on illicit versions of fentanyl, the deadly synthetic painkiller that U.S. President Donald Trump targeted in declaring a national opioid abuse emergency....
2019-07-09, 16:13

Trump administration is drafting plan to allow US consumers to import drugs from Canada Trump has previously supported a plan by U.S. lawmakers who have said they can lower high prescription drug costs by approving imports from Canada, where prices are lower....
2019-08-01, 07:39

Democrats urge Trump administration to vaccinate detained migrant families against flu Reps. Rosa DeLauro, D-Conn., and Lucille Roybal-Allard, D-Calif., say they sent a letter to Homeland Security and the Department of Health and Human Services seeking answers....
2019-08-21, 22:00

The Trump administration is repealing an Obama-era policy of policing for-profit colleges The U.S. Education Department is rescinding an Obama-era rule that aimed to police ineffective for-profit colleges.       ...
2019-06-29, 03:39

Another Brazen Trump Administration Corruption Tale, Courtesy of Elaine Chao It is another week in Trump’s America, which means it’s time for another story of our government’s transformation into a piggy bank for rich, corrupt assholes. The New York Times published a detailed examination today of the connections between Transportation Secretary Elaine Chao, who is married to...
2019-06-03, 19:52

Trump announces $16 billion in aid for U.S. farmers hit by trade war The package announced at the White House is bigger than last year's $12 billion in emergency aid for farmers and ranchers caught in tariff showdowns....
2019-05-24, 07:39

Trump announces Air Force secretary nominee President Trump will nominate former Chairman of the Aerospace Corporation Barbara Barrett to replace outgoing Secretary of the Air Force Heather Wilson....
2019-05-22, 02:52

Trump announces 'highest sanctions ever' in Iran President Donald Trump on Friday announced what he described as the "highest sanctions ever imposed on a country" against Iran, more than a year after the United States withdrew from the Iran nuclear deal....
2019-09-20, 22:52

Pelosi rules out censuring Trump Speaker Nancy Pelosi officially shut the door on censuring President Donald Trump Wednesday but plans to view a minimally redacted version of special counsel Robert Mueller’s report this week, her latest attempt to juggle the competing impeachment factions within her caucus. Pelosi initially rejecte...
2019-06-19, 18:00

States sue U.S. over Trump emissions rules Led by California, a group of 23 states on Friday sued to undo the Trump administration's determination that federal law bars the nation's most populous state and biggest new-vehicle market from setting stiff tailpipe emissions standards and zero-emissions vehicle mandates....
2019-09-20, 19:39

Iran announces announces higher enrichment levels set by 2015 nuclear deal Iran on Monday said it has surpassed uranium enrichment levels set by the 2015 nuclear deal but did not specify how much more the enrichment levels would rise, according to reports. ...
2019-07-08, 20:52

Trump Administration Pushes Back Harriet Tubman $20 Bill But Definitely NOT for Racism Reasons Your cartoonishly evil Trump administration thing of the day: Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin told the House Financial Services committee on Wednesday that the decision on whether to have a redesigned $20 bill, which would replace the front image of genocidal scumbag Andrew Jackson with one of abo...
2019-05-23, 01:13

Federal judge temporarily blocks Trump administration's 9-day-old asylum rule A federal judge on Wednesday blocked the Trump administration from enforcing a rule preventing most migrants from claiming political asylum.        ...
2019-07-25, 08:26

Trump Administration Asks Congress to Reauthorize N.S.A.’s Deactivated Call Records Program The White House is seeking reauthorization of a law that lets the N.S.A. gain access to logs of Americans’ phone and text records — while acknowledging that the program has been indefinitely halted....
2019-08-16, 14:00

Trump Administration Turns Over Official's Name Amid Dispute Over Saudi Role in 9/11 Attacks The Trump administration turned over a key piece of new information to lawyers for 9/11 victims’ families, a move that could cast light on long-disputed reports of Saudi government involvement in the attacks....
2019-09-13, 07:13

Trump administration sanctions Hezbollah officials for supporting Iran's 'malign activities' The Trump administration applied sanctions against three high-ranking Hezbollah officials, accusing them of supporting Iran's "malign activities" from within the Lebanese government....
2019-07-10, 08:39

Trump Administration Plans to Legalize Importing Low-Cost Canadian Prescription Drugs (WASHINGTON) — The Trump administration said Wednesday it will set up a system to allow Americans to legally import lower-cost prescription drugs from Canada, weakening a longstanding ban that had stood as a top priority for the politically powerful pharmaceutical industry. Health and Human Se...
2019-07-31, 17:39

Trump Administration Diverts FEMA Disaster Relief Money to Keep More Migrants in Cages The Department of Homeland Security informed Congress this week that it will reallocate $271 million from its budget, including disaster aid, to the U.S.-Mexico border to support the Trump administration’s stringent immigration policies....
2019-08-28, 22:00

Supreme Court allows Trump administration to enforce toughest restriction yet on asylum requests The U.S. Supreme Court late Wednesday gave the Trump administration permission to enforce its toughest restriction yet on asylum seekers at the southern border, even though a lawsuit to stop the new policy is still working its way through the lower courts. As a result, the government can now refuse ...
2019-09-12, 15:52

Trump administration proposes requiring hospitals to publish the prices negotiated with insurers The Trump administration is proposing a rule that would require hospitals to publish the prices that are negotiated with insurers or risk being fined....
2019-08-01, 07:39

Trump administration fights back against lone judges nixing policies ‘with the stroke of the pen’ Individual federal judges across the country have been issuing nationwide injunctions against the Trump administration in record numbers, blocking a range of executive policies from being enforced....
2019-05-22, 23:52

USDA staffers quit en masse as Trump administration eyes moving offices out of DC Employees at the U.S. Department of Agriculture are quitting at a rapid clip as Secretary Sonny Perdue prepares to move forward with plans to relocate two offices far outside the Washington, D.C., Beltway....
2019-05-23, 23:26

Honduras is poor, violent and unstable. The Trump administration wants it to accept more asylum seekers. American officials are seeking to establish “safe third country” deals throughout the region, to diminish the crush of asylum seekers who have been heading for the U.S. border....
2019-09-13, 03:26

James Mattis on Why Call Sign Chaos Isn’t a Political Book About the Trump Administration Although he took pains to avoid on-camera interviews and press briefings during his 23-month tenure as Defense Secretary, James Mattis has embraced the media circuit rounds to promote his new book Call Sign Chaos. The book details lessons learned from more than 40 years in the Marines before his ret...
2019-09-14, 20:52

Trump Administration's Visa Delays Are Leaving International Students Stranded and Broke International students are begging their universities for a solution after increasing processing times for work visas through U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services have stalled internships and summer jobs, the New York Times reported Sunday....
2019-06-17, 20:26

Trump administration sanctions Iran's foreign minister in escalation of tensions Zarif is a relatively moderate Iranian politician, and he was the chief negotiator for the 2015 nuclear deal between Iran and world powers.        ...
2019-07-31, 23:52

Trump administration holds off redirecting California's high-speed rail money The Trump administration on Wednesday agreed not to immediately redirect nearly $1 billion it is withholding from California's high-speed rail project, one of several disputes between Republican Trump and the Democratic-controlled state....
2019-05-22, 22:00

Pence confirms Trump administration denied US embassy requests to fly Pride flag Vice President Mike Pence on Monday confirmed that the Trump administration denied requests from U.S. embassies around the world to display a rainbow flag to celebrate LGBTQ Pride Month....
2019-06-11, 12:26

President Trump Condemned Baltimore as ‘Disgusting.’ His Administration’s Policies Aren’t Exactly Helping President Donald Trump slammed Baltimore as a “disgusting, rat and rodent infested mess” over the weekend in a series of racist tweets and suggested that he could fix the problems if only Democrats gave him a chance. “I am in a very beautiful oval shaped office waiting for your cal...
2019-07-31, 19:26

Trump administration unveils $16 billion bailout to farmers hurt by China trade war The Trump administration announced a $16 billion aid program for American farmers that includes a three-pronged package of aid for American farmers who have been hurt by the U.S. trade war with China....
2019-05-23, 18:39

Homeless shelters could deny transgender people under proposed Trump administration rule A Trump administration proposal could allow federally-funded homeless shelters to deny services to transgender people.        ...
2019-05-23, 12:39

Afghanistan peace process might take years just to begin, Trump administration auditor warns The administration's top Afghanistan auditor threw cold water on President Trump’s plan to broker peace and quickly withdraw American troops from the country, saying that the process might not even begin for years....
2019-09-20, 03:52

The Supreme Court Turned Down a Trump Administration Census Question. The Attorney General Wants to Try Again (EDGEFIELD, S.C.) — Attorney General William Barr said Monday that he sees a legal path to adding a citizenship question to the 2020 census, despite a Supreme Court ruling that blocked its inclusion, at least temporarily. In an interview with The Associated Press, Barr said the Trump administr...
2019-07-08, 22:26

Judge panel to Trump administration: Detained migrant kids need soap and toothpaste A federal appeals panel dismissed a Trump administration bid to limit the hygiene resources provided to immigrant children, like soap and toothpaste.        ...
2019-08-16, 18:00

Social security workers call new Trump administration contract ‘union-busting’ New contract will reduce the time allotted to employees for union activity from 250,000 hours annually to 50,000Workers at the Social Security Administration (SSA) say that the Trump administration has imposed a new contract on their 45,000 workers that could effectively shut down their union and ar...
2019-07-03, 08:26

Trump administration seeks emergency court order to build border wall WASHINGTON — The Trump administration is seeking an emergency court order to let the government use Pentagon money to build sections of a border wall in Arizona and Texas. A federal judge in California late last month blocked a White House plan, announced as part of President Donald Trump’s de...
2019-06-05, 02:39

UPDATE 3-U.S. judge strikes down Trump administration rule requiring drug prices in TV ads A federal judge on Monday dealt a blow to the Trump administration by striking down a new rule that would have forced pharmaceutical companies to include the wholesale prices of their drugs in television advertising....
2019-07-09, 05:26

California sues Trump administration over withholding high-speed rail funds California on Tuesday sued the Trump administration in U.S. District Court after the U.S. Transportation Department confirmed it would withhold $929 million in high-speed rail funding awarded to the state in 2010....
2019-05-21, 22:52

Trump administration expands deportation authority across US; ACLU promises legal action The change is the latest move in the administration's attempts to crack down on illegal immigration.        ...
2019-07-23, 14:52

Trump Administration Now Plans to Deny Green Cards to Immigrants on Public Assistance (WASHINGTON) — Trump administration rules that could deny green cards to immigrants who use Medicaid, food stamps, housing vouchers or other forms of public assistance are going into effect, one of its most aggressive moves to restrict legal immigration. Federal law already requires those seek...
2019-08-13, 03:13

UPDATE 2-U.S. judge strikes Trump administration rule requiring drug prices in TV ads A federal judge on Monday dealt a blow to the Trump administration by striking down a new rule that would have forced pharmaceutical companies to include the wholesale prices of their drugs in television advertising....
2019-07-09, 03:52

Trump administration to reportedly let allow federally funded adoption agencies to reject same-sex couples President Trump's administration will reportedly reverse his predecessor's policy of blocking federal funding for religious adoption organizations that refuse to serve same-sex couples....
2019-05-24, 22:52

Trump administration plans to sell new weapons to Saudis despite lawmakers' objections The new weapons sale – potentially worth billions of dollars – has sparked a fierce backlash from lawmakers who say it's an 'end-run' around Congress.        ...
2019-05-24, 22:39

Despite Trump Administration Request Denials, U.S. Embassies Are Displaying Pride Flags Around the World Despite the Trump Administration’s reported refusals this year to grant permission for U.S. embassies to fly rainbow flags during Pride Month, some diplomats are finding ways to still show their support for the LGBTQ community. Under the Obama administration, all U.S. embassies received permis...
2019-06-09, 21:26

Senators Say the Trump Administration Will Use an ‘Emergency Declaration’ to Sell Arms to Saudi Arabia (WASHINGTON) — The Trump administration notified Congress on Friday that it is invoking a rarely used provision in federal law to bypass congressional review of arms sales to Saudi Arabia, two Democratic senators said. The administration is issuing an emergency declaration that will allow it t...
2019-05-24, 22:13

The Trump Administration Protested When Kenya Halted a Coal-Fired Power Plant When the Kenyan government had second thoughts about allowing the country’s first coal-fired power plant, the Trump Administration’s representative in the country protested. U.S. Ambassador Kyle McCarter, a Trump appointee who previously served as a Republican state senator in Illinois, ...
2019-07-02, 19:52

Trump administration unlikely to move on Hong Kong barring dramatic escalation: U.S. official The Trump administration is unlikely to move to revise a 1992 act that gives Hong Kong special trade and business privileges unless there is a dramatic escalation by China in response to street protests there, a senior U.S. official said....
2019-06-14, 21:13

Trump administration to roll back health-care protections for transgender people The Trump administration proposed Friday to roll back health-care protections for transgender people by ending an Obama-era policy that prohibited health providers from discriminating against patients based on their gender identity....
2019-05-24, 19:00

John Bolton Out as the Revolving Door of Employment In the Trump Administration Continues to Spin He fires them just as quickly as he hires them it seems. “President” Donald Trump has shown another of his handpicked administration members toward the door. This time, it is John Bolton, who took on the role of national security adviser....
2019-09-11, 19:00

Apple asks Trump administration for break on tariffs for Mac Pro parts made in China Apple has asked the Trump administration to exclude 15 components from import tariffs, according to U.S. Trade Representative comment filings published recently....
2019-07-23, 23:26

Trump administration runs up against legal wall in effort to lower drug prices A federal judge blocked a new requirement for drugmakers to display the price of medications in television ads, saying the Department of Health and Human Services overstepped its authority and would need approval from Congress....
2019-07-09, 19:13

Appeals court clears way for Trump administration rule targeting Planned Parenthood The 9th Circuit Court of Appeals ruled Thursday that the Trump administration's restrictions on family planning funds could go into effect, a move that would cut off millions of dollars from organizations like Planned Parenthood that provide abortions....
2019-06-21, 01:13

Trump administration pursues rule that would remove 3.1 million people from food stamps The Trump administration on Tuesday will propose a rule to tighten food stamp restrictions that would cut about 3.1 million people from the program, U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) officials said....
2019-07-23, 10:26

Trump Administration Says Border Crossing Arrests Drop Amid Mexican Crackdown PHOENIX — The Trump administration said Monday it saw a 30% drop in the number of people apprehended at the southern U.S. border from July to August, amid an aggressive crackdown by the Mexican government on migrants traveling north. Acting Customs and Border Protection Commissioner Mark Morga...
2019-09-10, 22:26