President Donald Trump

President Trump to Make Global Warming Announcement Thursday

President Donald Trump says he’ll announce his decision on whether he’ll pull the U.S. out of the Paris climate accord during a Rose Garden event Thursday. Trump says on Twitter that he’ll be making the announcement Thursday at 3 p.m. He ends the tweet with his campaign slogan, “MAKE AMERICA GREAT AGAIN!” A senior White House official said Wednesday that…

Trump to Speak With Putin by Phone Tuesday

President Donald Trump has scheduled another phone call with Russian President Vladimir Putin. The White House did not immediately respond to questions about the expected topics of the conversation. But the bloody civil war in Syria and Putin’s continued backing of Syrian President Bashar Assad loom large. Trump and Putin have spoken several times since Trump’s election, including last month…

Trump Blasts Ruling That Put Travel Ban on Hold

President Donald Trump is blasting a court for halting what he’s calling a “watered-down version” of his travel ban. Trump told supporters Wednesday at a campaign-style rally in Nashville, Tennessee, that he learned that a district judge in Hawaii had halted his order, which temporarily suspends the U.S. refugee program and bars the entry of people from certain Muslim-majority countries….

President Donald Trump Releases Tax Info Ahead of TV Report

The White House says President Donald Trump made more than $150 million in income in 2005 and paid $38 million in income taxes that year. The acknowledgement comes as MSNBC host Rachel Maddow says she has obtained part of Trump’s 2005 tax forms. The White House is pushing back pre-emptively, saying that publishing those returns would be illegal. It says,…

Senate to Consider Repeal of Obama-Era Labor Rule

The Senate will consider scrapping an Obama administration rule to ensure federal contractors disclose violations of federal labor laws. Senate approval of the measure Monday evening would send it to President Donald Trump for his signature. It’s one of many Republicans are reversing as they target numerous regulations issued during President Barack Obama’s final months in office. This time, the…

Pressure on GOP to Revamp Health Law Grows, Along with Rifts

President Donald Trump says nobody knew health care could be so complicated. Yet the opposite has long been painfully obvious for top congressional Republicans. And they face mounting pressure to pass legislation annulling the health care law even as it becomes less and less clear what to propose instead. The GOP-controlled Congress is starting its third month of work on…

Google Launches Fund That Could Donate $4M to ACLU, Others

Google has created a crisis fund that could raise up to $4 million for four immigrant rights organizations. Google has confirmed a USA Today report that it is funding an initial $2 million for the fund that can be matched with up to $2 million in donations from employees. The money will go toward the American Civil Liberties Union, the…