Secretary of State Mike Pompeo announces that the Trump administration will cap refugee admissions at 30,000 in 2019, down from 45,000 in 2018 and from 85,000 in fiscal 2016.
The anonymous op-ed in The New York Times that describes a White House in meltdown is not an act of courage. It is a piece of moral cowardice of the worst sort.
Writing in The New York Times, the anonymous author also admits that officials within the administration debated invoking the 25th Amendment because of the “instability” witnessed in the president.
Fearing retribution from the federal government, fewer and fewer families who immigrated to the U.S. are enrolling in nutrition assistance programs.
Although the Trump administration wants to restrict access to the ballot box, its chief spokesperson once sued to overturn a ban on student voting.
The special counsel's team is exploring whether Elliott Broidy, former vice chair of the Trump Victory Committee, used his administration connections to engage in influence peddling and seek kickbacks from abroad.
"There's no real evidence of it anywhere," a former member of the commission tells The Associated Press.
Wildfires have grown larger, more intense and more unpredictable. But federal research that helps prevent and respond to them is on the chopping block.
As immigration policies were developed under Donald Trump, Health and Human Services workers red-flagged "any policy which would result in family separation due to concerns we had about the best interests of the child," the Senate Judiciary Committee is told.
Eight states are filing suit over the decision to allow a Texas company to publish downloadable blueprints for a 3D-printed gun, saying such hard-to-trace plastic weapons are a boon to terrorists and criminals and threaten public safety.