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White House Call to Mexico Delayed Again

President Donald Trump attempted to call Mexico’s president on Tuesday to express condolences after a powerful earthquake there on Thursday left at least 90 dead, but technical reasons prevented the call from going through, a National Security Council spokesman said.

White House Names 12 Harvey Relief Groups Receiving Trump’s Personal Donations

President Donald Trump personally donated a total of $1 million to 12 charities engaged in Hurricane Harvey relief in Texas and Louisiana, the White House said Wednesday.

White House Official Acknowledges Hyperloop Hype

If billionaire Elon Musk was hoping to hear more verbal government approval for his Hyperloop high-speed transportation system, he wasn't getting it from a top White House official Wednesday.

As Harvey Rocks Houston, a Former FEMA Head Weighs In

Former FEMA head Michael Brown answers five questions about the response so far to tropical storm Harvey and lessons learned after Hurricane Katrina.

Trump Makes Waves With Arpaio Pardon

News and analysis from the WSJ's Washington bureau.

Labor Department Names Ronald Reagan to Hall of Honor

Former President Ronald Reagan, who sparred with labor unions during his presidency, was named to the Labor Department's Hall of Honor, with the agency citing his leadership of Hollywood's Screen Actors Guild and his support of the Solidarity movement.

Trump’s Arizona Visit Reminds GOP of His Agenda—and Baggage

Good morning. Here’s Joshua Jamerson’s take on President Donald Trump’s return to Washington, and a summary of top news. Contact Josh at and follow him @joshjame. Click here to get the Capital Journal Daybreak newsletter delivered to your inbox. Show More Summary

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.

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