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The Obama administration unveiled new sanctions against Russia aimed at its top intelligence services and officials. Here's a rundown of the steps the U.S. is taking.
Secretary of State John Kerry criticized Israel’s settlement policy in unusually harsh terms as the Obama administration raced to preserve a longstanding approach to the Middle East that President-elect Donald Trump has signaled he will upend.
Trump's cabinet picks have disagreements on key issues, and more of Wednesday's top Washington stories.
Donald Trump and the new Congress will try to keep their hold on the voters that put them in power, and possibly look for ways to reach those who did not back them. Here are five takeaways from election results that show the considerations facing each party in 2017.
HIGHLIGHTS Trump Cabinet Picks Face Costly Confirmation Fights Trump’s Forays Into Foreign Policy Strain Transition Seib: 10 Red-State Democrats Will Be Key to GOP Success or Failure SOME TRUMP PICKS FACE STIFF AND COSTLY CONFIRMATION...Show More Summary
President Barack Obama suggested he could have won the presidential election had he been allowed to run again, a claim that his successor pounced on Monday.
Stephen Sestanovich: As the Obama administration searches for some sort of payback against Vladimir Putin for Russia's alleged interference in the U.S. election, the president should revisit the idea of trying to expose the hidden wealth and financial shenanigans of the Putin inner circle.
FreedomWorks, a conservative group associated with the tea-party movement, is looking to make a major push in favor of repealing President Barack Obama's signature health law early next year.
Trump’s Health Pick Traded Medical Stocks in Congress Trump Tweet Sets Up Jet Dogfight Trump’s Senior White House Staff Takes Shape Trump Calls for Expansion of Nuclear-Weapon Capabilities Icahn’s Role as Trump Adviser Presents Potential Business Conflicts Berlin Attack Suspect Is Shot to Death in Milan Conservative Group FreedomWorks Pushes for Quick Repeal of Obamacare […]
Jeff Horwitt: After the 2000 campaign, Al Gore said he had fences to mend back in his home state of Tennessee, which he lost to George W. Bush. Now, Democrats have holes to plug to in the Great Lakes states.
President-elect Donald Trump's photograph won't be on commemorative Inauguration Day train and bus passes for the Washington, D.C. Metro system, breaking with a recently established tradition.
Trump’s New Appointments Shake Up Trade, Regulation Trump Campaign Manager Conway Selected as Counselor to the President Ryan’s Fundraising to Be Used to Push GOP Agenda Malware Used in DNC Leaks Tied to Hack on Ukraine Number of Americans Enrolling on Health-Care Website Jumps In Hawaii, Mixed Emotions About Obama’s Last Vacation as President TRUMP’S […]
President Barack Obama kicked off his last holiday vacation in Hawaii as commander in chief last weekend, eliciting mixed emotions in an idyllic corner of Oahu that transforms into a semi-militarized zone during his family's annual stay.
Doug Heye: The trial in France not only threatened Christine Lagarde's role with the IMF, it could have turned her strengths into a weakness. But she came out the winner.
Two top advisers to Donald Trump—including former campaign manager Corey Lewandowski—are launching a government affairs and consulting firm, a move at odds with the president-elect’s call during the campaign to reduce the influence of political consultants and lobbyists in Washington.
Trump’s Israel Envoy Pick Helped Fund Settlers Attacks Point to Unpredictability Facing Trump For President-Elect Trump, Loyalty Comes Second 2016 Campaign Takes Personal Toll on Voters, Poll Shows Unsealed Warrant in Clinton Email Probe Shows Little New Trump Team Plays Down Ties to Charity Social Security Garnished for Unpaid Student Debt Seib Video: Trump Signals […]
The 2016 presidential election has taken an emotional and personal toll on many Americans, affecting their relationships and alienating them from relatives and close associates, a new Wall Street Journal/NBC News poll has found.
Donald Trump's adult sons, Donald Jr. and Eric Trump, are offering access to the next president on Inauguration weekend in exchange for $1 million contributions to their nonprofit, according to a copy of an invitation viewed by The Wall Street Journal.
HERE’S A LOOK AT THE DAY AHEAD OBAMA ADMINISTRATION: President Barack Obama and the first family are in Hawaii through Jan. 1. Defense Secretary Ash Carter hosts Vietnam vets including former Secretary Chuck Hagel at 2:30 p.m. at a ceremony to open an exhibit in the Pentagon honoring Vietnam vets and their families. TRUMP TRANSITION: […]
One of President-elect Donald Trump's least conventional personnel choices, Rex Tillerson for secretary of state, is attracting the most support from the conventional Republican establishment. That may help keep at least Republicans senators’ doubts in check.