Donald Trump promised a deportation force, and in a six-month-old administration that has broken promise after promise, it’s one of the few things he’s been able to see through so far. While past administrations set the deportation machinery in place, it’s Trump who slammed on the gas and made just about any undocumented immigrant in the U.S. Show More Summary
The Senate Appropriations Committee moved to sustain funding for energy research and development, breaking with the president and House of Representatives -- Read more on ScientificAmerican.com
The Trump administration strengthened its crackdown on so-called sanctuary cities Tuesday, announcing a new policy that says local governments will lose some federal grants if they do not give advance notice when illegal immigrants are about to be released from custody and give immigration agents...
The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration said it will review the CAFE standards for the model years 2022-2025.
Republican U.S. Senator Susan Collins on Tuesday was recorded making critical comments about the Trump administration’s understanding of the legislative process during a Senate subcommittee hearing. Collins discussed Republican President Donald Trump and the federal budget with Democratic...
Donald Trump has promised a “very big and exciting” trade deal with the UK after Brexit. In a tweet on Tuesday lunchtime, the US President said his administration was “working on a major trade deal”, adding: "Could be very big & exciting. Mr Trump has suggested that he will only sign trade agreements that he views will benefit American workers and will keep jobs in the US.
Attorney General Jeff Sessions toughened his crackdown on so-called "sanctuary cities" on Tuesday, announcing that certain grant programs for cities and states would be conditional on whether local officials allow immigration agentsShow More Summary
The Trump administration’s crackdown on undocumented immigrants has been facilitated by a tool called an “immigration hold.” Immigration and Customs Enforcement officers can issue so-called ICE detainers when a state or local law enforcement agency is poised to release an undocumented immigrant from custody. Show More Summary
Jelani Cobb on the particular irony to the latest conflict in the Trump Administration, between the President and the Attorney General.
DONALD TRUMP’S administration has yet to get around to nominating many of the officials who run the federal government. Up until July 15th, Mr Trump had put 210 names to the Senate for consideration, according to numbers provided by the Partnership for Public Service, a non-partisan group that tracks bureaucratic hiring.
The new penalties are aimed at rebuking Moscow for interfering in the 2016 presidential election and its military aggression in Ukraine and Syria. Trump hasn't threatened to reject the bill, but senior administration officials had objected...Show More Summary
You may not remember Divna Maslenjak. Her case before the Supreme Court this year did not generate a ton of headlines. But it’s worth comparing what the Trump administration tried to do to her for filling out a government form incorrectly to what Jared Kushner told Senate investigators about his own difficulty in filing an accurate form. Show More Summary
On July 19, the former top climate policy official at the Department of Interior filed a complaint and a whistleblower disclosure form with the Office of Special Counsel. The official, Joel Clement, says the Trump administration is threatening public health and safety by trying to silence scientists like him. Show More Summary
President Donald Trump on Tuesday said in an interview that Apple Inc. Chief Executive Tim Cook has committed to build three big manufacturing plants in the U.S., a surprising statement that would help fulfill his administration’s economic goal of reviving American manufacturing.
Delaware's U.S. senators are asking the Trump administration to reject applications from companies seeking to conduct seismic surveys in the Atlantic Ocean, a first step toward offshore drilling. Democratic Sens. … Click to Continue...
Almost immediately after joining Donald Trump’s administration, new communications director Anthony “The Mooch” Scaramucci began deleting old tweets that didn’t reflect his new boss’ destructive, hateful agenda. Adopting Trump’s worldview...Show More Summary
The Trump administration has outlined its plans to renegotiate the North American Free Trade Agreement (NAFTA). It says the US will seek a “much better” agreement that reduces the trade deficit between the US and its partners, Canada and Mexico. In response, the two countries released brief...
Sessions’s presence in the administration has been consolation for many upset by Trump’s various deviations: Trump is an enthusiastic backer and user of H-2B “Fire Americans” visa? Well, at least Sessions is Attorney General. Trump promised...Show More Summary
A new Vox video is the latest addition to a media onslaught that propagates numerous misleading talking points to demonize Iran—just as the US government, under Donald Trump's vehemently anti-Iran administration, is ratcheting up aggression against that country.
The Trump administration on Tuesday pushed forward with its bid to undo an Obama administration rule to extend mandatory overtime pay to 4.2 million workers and said it was considering treating workers differently based on location and industry. The rule, which was supposed to take effect in...