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GOP skeptical of Trump's tariff plan ahead of G7 summit

Thu, 06/07/2018 - 7:51pm
President Donald Trump's pitch on trade at the G7 in Canada will be no doubt a tough sell, especially since many prominent lawmakers -- from the President's own party -- are criticizing the idea of imposing tariffs on steel and aluminum imports.
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Stormy Daniels' ex-attorney rips former client and her new lawyer in countersuit that includes Cohen

Thu, 06/07/2018 - 7:41pm
Keith Davidson, the lawyer who formerly represented adult film star Stormy Daniels, filed a defamation claim Thursday against Daniels and her current lawyer, Michael Avenatti, as well as a separate claim against Michael Cohen, President Donald Trump's personal attorney, for allegedly illegally recording phone calls with Davidson.
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The Point: Trump isn't on the 2018 ballot. Except, he sort of is.

Thu, 06/07/2018 - 7:30pm
There's a theory kicking around Republican campaign circles that goes something like this:
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Anxiety about EPA administrator under fire, but little action on Capitol Hill

Thu, 06/07/2018 - 7:26pm
Republican patience is waning when it comes to Environmental Protection Agency Administrator Scott Pruitt.
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Trump picks 'attitude' over prep work ahead of Singapore summit

Thu, 06/07/2018 - 6:43pm
President Donald Trump is prizing his deal-making intuition over intensive preparations as he gears up for his summit with North Korean leader Kim Jong Un next week.
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House to vote Thursday on package that would cut $1 billion in spending

Thu, 06/07/2018 - 6:43pm
The House will vote Thursday night on a rescissions package from the White House that aims to cancel billions in unspent funds from the prior fiscal year, much of which would not have been spent otherwise.
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Political ad shows candidate kissing his same-sex spouse

Thu, 06/07/2018 - 6:31pm
A new television ad showing a gubernatorial candidate kissing his husband is the first political spot in US history to feature a kiss between a candidate and his or her same-sex spouse, according to LGBTQ Victory Fund's records.
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Washington Post: Pruitt asked security detail to take him in search of lotion

Thu, 06/07/2018 - 6:13pm
Environmental Protection Agency administrator Scott Pruitt has called on his security detail to assist him with errands ranging from picking up his dry cleaning to helping him look for lotion, The Washington Post reported Thursday, citing two people familiar with the trips.
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White House poised to purge lower-level communications staffers

Thu, 06/07/2018 - 6:05pm
The White House is poised to purge lower-level staffers from its communications office, multiple sources said, following weeks of uncertainty about the future of the embattled team.
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World leaders keep trying and failing to get Donald Trump

Thu, 06/07/2018 - 6:02pm
Imagine you're the leader of a major world power.
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Melania Trump's spokeswoman's response to Rudy Giuliani is lit

Thu, 06/07/2018 - 5:51pm
President Donald Trump's personal lawyer Rudy Giuliani shared his thoughts Wednesday during a speaking engagement about first lady Melania Trump and the allegations her husband had an affair with porn star Stormy Daniels.
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GOP Senate candidate Martha McSally's office removes video of her praising DACA

Thu, 06/07/2018 - 5:45pm
The office of Arizona Republican Rep. Martha McSally has removed from public view a video on YouTube of her defending the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals program, or DACA.
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Justice Department investigating ex-Senate Intel staffer over allegations classified information was disclosed

Thu, 06/07/2018 - 5:34pm
The Justice Department has opened an investigation into a former Senate Intelligence Committee staffer who allegedly disclosed classified information, prompting the Senate panel to share information related to the federal probe.
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Democratic lawmakers make their case in court to stop Trump business from accepting foreign payments

Thu, 06/07/2018 - 5:29pm
For almost two-and-a-half hours Thursday, Democratic members of Congress implored a federal judge to give them more ability to stop President Donald Trump's family businesses from accepting payments from foreign governments.
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The Point: Scott Pruitt did what now?

Thu, 06/07/2018 - 5:04pm
EPA administrator Scott Pruitt thinks Tulsa, Oklahoma, should have a chance to Eat Mor Chikin.
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Trump unenthusiastically heads for contentious G7

Thu, 06/07/2018 - 5:04pm
President Donald Trump flies to Canada on Friday expecting a knock-out, drag-down fight with top US allies over trade -- a battle he believes he can win but which he's unenthusiastic about waging in person.
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Cornyn to stay in leadership next Congress, eventually run to be GOP leader

Thu, 06/07/2018 - 4:56pm
Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell wants his deputy, Sen. John Cornyn, to stay in the Republican leadership ranks once terms limits force the Texan to give up the number two job at the end of the year.
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NYT: Preet Bharara registers to vote as a Democrat in New York ahead of Attorney General election

Thu, 06/07/2018 - 4:56pm
Former US attorney Preet Bharara has registered to vote as a Democrat in New York State, The New York Times reported on Thursday.
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White House launches multimillion dollar ad campaign to combat opioid addiction

Thu, 06/07/2018 - 4:51pm
The Trump administration on Thursday announced a new, multimillion dollar public awareness advertisement campaign aimed at curbing opioid addiction among young people.
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