President Trump and first lady Melania Trump made a surprise visit Thursday morning to a Coast Guard station in Riviera Beach, Florida, telling troops that their “brand” has gone up in the aftermath of Hurricane Harvey in Texas.
A spokesman says former U.S. Homeland Security Secretary Tom Ridge is in critical condition after undergoing an emergency heart procedure at a hospital in Austin, Texas.
Special Counsel Robert Mueller is looking into an alleged plan involving former White House National Security Adviser Mike Flynn and a possible deal with Turkey, Fox News confirms – after a report that a proposal was floated to pay him and his son millions to deliver a controversial cleric to the Turkish government.
If the Republicans were already under pressure to put points on the board, the Democratic wins on Tuesday have turned tax reform into the Super Bowl.
After months of batting back accusations of collusion with Moscow in last year’s presidential campaign, Republicans say Democrats are the ones who now have “some explaining to do” as fresh developments raise questions about their own Russia connections.
President Trump on Monday adamantly denied reports that the Republican tax plan could drastically reduce the amount of pretax money Americans are allowed to contribute to their 401(k) plans, vowing “NO change” to the retirement account rules.
All five living ex-presidents appeared together for the first time since 2013 at a Texas concert for hurricane relief Saturday night.
For a stunning 18 minutes on Thursday, White House Chief of Staff John Kelly cut through a nasty debate over condolence calls to Gold Star families, appealing to the political class to allow at least this one thing to remain “sacred.” Instead, Democratic lawmakers and allies in the media turned on Kelly – himself a Gold Star father – branding him a liar and an “enabler” of President Trump.
President Trump told a conservative think tank Tuesday night that his tax plan was “a once-in-a-generation opportunity to revitalize our economy, renew our industry, and renew the American dream.”
President Trump on Tuesday appeared to back a “short-term” bipartisan deal meant to extend federal payments to health insurers that he sought to block just last week.