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Archived Since:June 30, 2009

Blog Post Archive

Treasury Says Mnuchin Spouse Louise Linton Pays Own Way, Has No Luxury-Brand Deals

Louise Linton, the wife of Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin, pays her own way when she accompanies her husband on official business, an agency official said Tuesday after a flap over photos Ms. Linton posted to Instagram of herself in front of a government plane.

Terror in Spain: Three Takeaways

A morning rundown of news and analysis from the WSJ's Washington bureau.

How Trump Has Criticized GOP Senators

President Donald Trump has recently attacked at least a half-dozen senators of his own party. Here are some of the recent missives.

Conservative Groups to GOP: Get to Tax Overhaul

Good morning. Here’s Joshua Jamerson’s take on the news, and other top stories from the Washington bureau. Contact Josh at Joshua.Jamerson@wsj.com and follow him @joshjame. Click here to get the Capital Journal Daybreak newsletter delivered to your inbox. Show More Summary

CEO Timeline: Who Quit White House Councils When, And How Trump Reacted

Two of President Donald Trump's business councils unraveled on Wednesday, following a series of defections by chief executives over Mr. Trump's comments about the violence in Charlottesville, Va. Here is how the CEO resignations played out, and Mr. Trump's reactions.

Reaction to Trump’s Remarks on Charlottesville Violence

Reaction to President Donald Trump’s latest remarks on the violence over the weekend in Charlottesville, and more top stories in the newsletter.

Trump’s Shifting Stance on Who’s to Blame for Charlottesville Violence

On Tuesday, President Trump reversed course again, blaming "both sides" for the violence in Charlottesville. Below are excerpts from the president’s recent statements.

Has There Been a Rise in White Hate Groups in the U.S. ?

How to understand the U.S. response to North Korea; a look at whether there's been a rise in white hate groups in the U.S.; and more in the newsletter.

Full Text of Statement by President Trump Condemning White Supremacists

President Donald Trump, under pressure to explicitly denounce hate groups involved in the weekend’s deadly racial violence in Virginia, on Monday singled out white-nationalist groups by name for condemnation. Here is the full text of his statement.

5 Questions for Our Revolution’s Nina Turner

Here’s Joshua Jamerson’s take on the news, and other top stories from the Washington bureau. Contact Josh at Joshua.Jamerson@wsj.com and follow him @joshjame. Click here to get the Capital Journal Daybreak newsletter delivered to your inbox. Show More Summary

Opioid Crisis Hits Hardest in Counties That Voted for Trump

President Donald Trump’s pledge on Tuesday to take more action against the nation’s opioid abuse problem carries lot of weight in Trump country. Data on overdoses show that counties that voted for Mr. Trump in 2016 are experiencing the worst of the drug epidemic.

Trump Warns North Korea, as U.S. Hopes China Steps Up

Here’s Joshua Jamerson’s take on the news, and other top stories from the Washington bureau. Contact Josh at Joshua.Jamerson@wsj.com and follow him @joshjame. Click here to get the Capital Journal Daybreak newsletter delivered to your inbox. Show More Summary

Will the Latest Round of North Korea Sanctions Work?

Good morning. Here’s what’s going on in Washington: In Afghan Policy Debate, Trump Struggles With Himself: To understand the Trump administration’s struggle to agree on a strategy to reverse the deteriorating situation in Afghanistan, it’s useful first to look back in time. In early 2013, Donald Trump tweeted: “We should leave Afghanistan immediately. No more wasted […]

Why Do Government Officials Leak?

A look at why government officials leak information, and more in the newsletter.

What to Watch for During Congress’s Recess

What to watch for during the congressional recess, and more top stories in the Capital Journal Daybreak newsletter.

Polls Show U.S. ‘Exurbs’ Are Turning Away From the Republican Party

Six months into President Donald Trump’s presidency, polls show affluent communities at the fringes of American metropolitan areas are slipping away from the Republican Party.

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