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Why Fox News’s Neil Cavuto still doesn’t want to interview Trump

Not every cable news show can score an interview with the president for its premiere episode, but it's worth asking, right? Maybe request an appearance down the line, if day one doesn't work out? Neil Cavuto, launching another program on Fox News on Saturday, didn't bother asking for President Trump — and...

As women march a year after Trump’s election, his approval with some men grows

President Trump's first year on the job garnered him historically low approval ratings. From high-profile firings to contentious remarks, here's a look back at the ups and downs of his first year. (Jenny Starrs/The Washington Post) Thousands of women across the country marked the anniversary of President Trump’s inauguration at rallies, marches...

In campaign ad, Trump says Democrats are ‘complicit’ in crimes by illegal immigrants

President Trump released a provocative campaign ad Saturday charging Democrats with being “complicit” in killings by immigrants who are in the country illegally. The 30-second online spot posted to YouTube came on the first day of a partial federal government shutdown caused in part by Congress's disagreement over immigration policy. The ad,...

Shutdown: A familiar partisan ritual takes on new meaning in the Trump era

By Karen Tumulty and Michael Scherer By Karen Tumulty and Michael Scherer January 20 at 5:47 PM Though federal shutdowns have become a depressingly familiar ritual of American politics, the current one was born of a newer, more toxic dynamic — one in which the old partisan arguments about the size and role...

In Cairo, Pence praises the friendship and partnership between the U.S. and Egypt

Vice President Pence, center left and his delegation meet with Egyptian President Abdel Fatah al-Sissi, center right and his delegation, at the Presidential Palace in Cairo, Saturday, Jan. 20, 2018. (Khaled Desouki/Pool Photo via AP) CAIRO — On the first day of the federal government shutdown, Vice President Pence arrived here late Saturday afternoon to...

Solution to shutdown was 'inches away,' McConnell says

Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell (R-Ky.) blamed Senate Democrats for the government shutdown that began on Jan. 20. Source link

Now another shutdown as some feds wait to be fully paid from the last one

The U.S. Capitol is seen in the morning hours Saturday in Washington. (Alex Wong/Getty Images) Uncle Sam is a self-cutter. But unlike others who intentionally harm themselves and have our concern, Sam has earned our scorn. His Congress disgraced the nation when much of the government shut down at midnight Friday because the partisans on...

Trump plans gala at Mar-a-Lago tonight, again renting a ballroom from himself

PALM BEACH, Fla. — President Trump’s posh Mar-a-Lago Club is set to host a high-priced gala on Saturday night intended to celebrate Trump’s first year in office and raise money for his reelection campaign and the Republican National Committee. Tickets start at $100,000 per couple, Bloomberg News reported. The guest of honor, however, may not be...

Congress returns to work Saturday as lawmakers press to keep shutdown short-lived

Congress prepared to return to work Saturday as negotiators pressed for a budget deal to keep a government shutdown that began at midnight short-lived. Agencies shut down for the first time in more than four years late Friday after senators rejected a temporary spending patch and bipartisan efforts to find an alternative fell short as a midnight deadline...

As a candidate, Trump criticized Obama’s use of executive power. So guess what powers President Trump has been leaning on?

President Trump waves as he walks back to the Oval Office after speaking to the March for Life participants during an event Friday in the Rose Garden. (Jabin Botsford/The Washington Post) At year’s end, President Trump repeatedly boasted of his “legislative approvals,” claiming to have broken “a record long held” by Harry Truman: “And we...
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