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GOP makes government funding offer excluding money for wall

iStock/Thinkstock(WASHINGTON) -- Congressional Republicans have offered Democrats a government funding deal that does not include new funds for the construction of a border wall, according to congressional aides familiar with the offer.

The move from GOP leaders comes as   ... Read More

State Department explains blog post critics said promoted Mar-a-Lago

Joe Raedle/Getty Images(WASHINGTON) -- The Department of State provided explanation Tuesday for a story posted on one of its blogs that critics said promoted the Mar-a-Lago estate owned by President Donald Trump.

State Department deputy spokesperson Mark Toner said   ... Read More

Trump vows ‘we will confront anti-Semitism’ at Holocaust memorial ceremony

ABCNews.com(WASHINGTON) -- President Trump vowed Tuesday to crack down on anti-Semitism during a speech on Capitol Hill as part of the U.S. Holocaust Memorial Museum’s National Days of Remembrance.

"This is my pledge to you: We will confront anti-Semitism,”   ... Read More

Poll finds 66 percent of Americans under 30 disapprove of President Trump

Ida Mae Astute/ABC(WASHINGTON) -- Two in three Americans under 30 years old disapprove of President Trump's job performance so far, and roughly half say they believe his border wall, travel ban and health care legislation would make the country   ... Read More

White House spokesman: ‘I don’t know’ if Michael Flynn broke law over Russia payments

Win McNamee/Getty Images(WASHINGTON) -- House Oversight Committee leaders said Tuesday that newly provided classified documents show that President Donald Trump's former national security adviser, Mike Flynn, may have broken the law when he failed to seek U.S. government permission   ... Read More

Former President George HW Bush remains hospitalized after pneumonia

Al Bello/Getty Images(HOUSTON) -- Former President George H.W. Bush remains hospitalized this week after he was diagnosed with pneumonia earlier this month.

Bush, 92, is currently being held for "a few more days of observation," according to his spokesman   ... Read More

Foreign policy moments that mattered in Trump’s first 100 days

Wavebreakmedia Ltd/iStock/Thinkstock(WASHINGTON) -- Just shy of his 100th day in office, President Donald Trump -- the first U.S. president with no political, military, or foreign policy experience -- has shaken up the globe, surprising allies with his demands, adversaries   ... Read More

Trump opens the door to delaying funding of border wall

ABC News(WASHINGTON) -- President Trump signaled to a gathering of conservative media reporters on Monday that he may be open to delaying the funding of his proposed border wall.

The president said -- according to tweets from conservative media   ... Read More

State Department deletes blog post critics said promoted Trump’s Mar-a-Lago

Joe Raedle/Getty Images(WASHINGTON) -- The State Department is facing criticism for a blog post that details the history of Mar-a-Lago, President Donald Trump's Florida estate.

The post titled "Mar-a-Lago: The Winter White House" was originally published on April 4   ... Read More

From A+ to F, voters grade President Trump as he nears 100 days in office

ABCNews.com(NEW YORK) -- With President Donald Trump nearing 100 days in office -- and 96 percent of voters who picked him in November saying they'd do it again today -- ABC News' David Muir traveled to counties in three   ... Read More

White House press secretary Sean Spicer defends Trump’s ‘significant’ work in 100 days

ABC News(WASHINGTON) -- White House press secretary Sean Spicer defended the president's record less than a week before the benchmark of the administration's first 100 days in office.

"When you look at the totality of what we've accomplished ...   ... Read More

Obama makes first post-presidential public appearance in Chicago

ABCNews.com(CHICAGO) -- Former President Obama on Monday offered a preview of what his "next job" might be during his first public remarks since leaving office, with no mention of his White House successor.

"So, what's been going on while   ... Read More

Trump to sign executive orders on offshore drilling, veterans affairs

ABC News(WASHINGTON) -- In the week that will mark his 100th day in office, President Trump will sign four new executive orders, including one calling for a review of offshore-drilling regulations and another directing a review of national-monument designations   ... Read More

What to expect for President Trump’s last week of his first 100 days

ABC News(WASHINGTON) -- Saturday marks the 100th day of Donald Trump's presidency. While Trump has called the symbolic marker a "ridiculous standard," he is nonetheless pulling out all the stops in the final days beforehand.

Among the plans are   ... Read More

Russia investigations on the Hill: Where things stand

iStock/Thinkstock(WASHINGTON) -- Multiple committee investigations into Russian meddling in the 2016 campaign will continue to push forward as Congress returns this week.Here's where things stand and what to watch for in the next few days:

House Intelligence Committee
  ... Read More

Main News Page


GOP makes government funding offer excluding money for wall

iStock/Thinkstock(WASHINGTON) -- Congressional Republicans have offered Democrats a government funding deal that does not include new funds for the construction of a border wall, according to congressional aides familiar with the offer.

The move from GOP leaders comes as   ... Read More

State Department explains blog post critics said promoted Mar-a-Lago

Joe Raedle/Getty Images(WASHINGTON) -- The Department of State provided explanation Tuesday for a story posted on one of its blogs that critics said promoted the Mar-a-Lago estate owned by President Donald Trump.

State Department deputy spokesperson Mark Toner said   ... Read More

Trump vows ‘we will confront anti-Semitism’ at Holocaust memorial ceremony

ABCNews.com(WASHINGTON) -- President Trump vowed Tuesday to crack down on anti-Semitism during a speech on Capitol Hill as part of the U.S. Holocaust Memorial Museum’s National Days of Remembrance.

"This is my pledge to you: We will confront anti-Semitism,”   ... Read More

Poll finds 66 percent of Americans under 30 disapprove of President Trump

Ida Mae Astute/ABC(WASHINGTON) -- Two in three Americans under 30 years old disapprove of President Trump's job performance so far, and roughly half say they believe his border wall, travel ban and health care legislation would make the country   ... Read More

White House spokesman: ‘I don’t know’ if Michael Flynn broke law over Russia payments

Win McNamee/Getty Images(WASHINGTON) -- House Oversight Committee leaders said Tuesday that newly provided classified documents show that President Donald Trump's former national security adviser, Mike Flynn, may have broken the law when he failed to seek U.S. government permission   ... Read More

Former President George HW Bush remains hospitalized after pneumonia

Al Bello/Getty Images(HOUSTON) -- Former President George H.W. Bush remains hospitalized this week after he was diagnosed with pneumonia earlier this month.

Bush, 92, is currently being held for "a few more days of observation," according to his spokesman   ... Read More

Foreign policy moments that mattered in Trump’s first 100 days

Wavebreakmedia Ltd/iStock/Thinkstock(WASHINGTON) -- Just shy of his 100th day in office, President Donald Trump -- the first U.S. president with no political, military, or foreign policy experience -- has shaken up the globe, surprising allies with his demands, adversaries   ... Read More

Trump opens the door to delaying funding of border wall

ABC News(WASHINGTON) -- President Trump signaled to a gathering of conservative media reporters on Monday that he may be open to delaying the funding of his proposed border wall.

The president said -- according to tweets from conservative media   ... Read More

State Department deletes blog post critics said promoted Trump’s Mar-a-Lago

Joe Raedle/Getty Images(WASHINGTON) -- The State Department is facing criticism for a blog post that details the history of Mar-a-Lago, President Donald Trump's Florida estate.

The post titled "Mar-a-Lago: The Winter White House" was originally published on April 4   ... Read More

From A+ to F, voters grade President Trump as he nears 100 days in office

ABCNews.com(NEW YORK) -- With President Donald Trump nearing 100 days in office -- and 96 percent of voters who picked him in November saying they'd do it again today -- ABC News' David Muir traveled to counties in three   ... Read More

White House press secretary Sean Spicer defends Trump’s ‘significant’ work in 100 days

ABC News(WASHINGTON) -- White House press secretary Sean Spicer defended the president's record less than a week before the benchmark of the administration's first 100 days in office.

"When you look at the totality of what we've accomplished ...   ... Read More

Obama makes first post-presidential public appearance in Chicago

ABCNews.com(CHICAGO) -- Former President Obama on Monday offered a preview of what his "next job" might be during his first public remarks since leaving office, with no mention of his White House successor.

"So, what's been going on while   ... Read More

Trump to sign executive orders on offshore drilling, veterans affairs

ABC News(WASHINGTON) -- In the week that will mark his 100th day in office, President Trump will sign four new executive orders, including one calling for a review of offshore-drilling regulations and another directing a review of national-monument designations   ... Read More

What to expect for President Trump’s last week of his first 100 days

ABC News(WASHINGTON) -- Saturday marks the 100th day of Donald Trump's presidency. While Trump has called the symbolic marker a "ridiculous standard," he is nonetheless pulling out all the stops in the final days beforehand.

Among the plans are   ... Read More

Russia investigations on the Hill: Where things stand

iStock/Thinkstock(WASHINGTON) -- Multiple committee investigations into Russian meddling in the 2016 campaign will continue to push forward as Congress returns this week.Here's where things stand and what to watch for in the next few days:

House Intelligence Committee
  ... Read More

Main News Page


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