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White House relents in fight with ethics office over waiver disclosure

OMB Director Mick Mulvaney said his office never sought to impede the ethics director or other agencies “from acting as required by law.” Source:: White House relents in fight with ethics...

Duterte jokes that his soldiers can rape women under martial law in the Philippines

Three days after declaring martial law in the rebellious southern Philippines, President Rodrigo Duterte ordered his troops to crush the militants, and gave a speech to inspire them: “You can arrest...

Trump family members met with GOP leaders to discuss strategy

Amid mounting questions at the White House about Russia, three prominent members of President Trump's family — his sons Eric Trump and Donald Trump Jr., and Eric's wife, Lara — have...

Trump adviser: ‘I would not be concerned’ about a Russia back channel, irrespective of...

TAORMINA, Italy — President Trump's National Security Adviser H.R. McMaster said Saturday he “would not be concerned” about having a back-channel communications system with Russia, though he and other top White...

Trump said he would ‘take out’ the families of ISIS fighters. Did an airstrike...

Back when he was still a candidate and not president of the United States, Donald Trump had a suggestion for winning the battle against the Islamic State: “Take out their families.”...

Montana’s familiar story: A wealthy candidate became a warrior against the ‘establishment’

BOZEMAN, Mont. — After he declared victory in a hard-fought race for Montana's sole House seat, Republican Greg Gianforte turned somber. The crowd was slow to turn with him. “Last night,...

Three fossil fuel groups joined a historic climate lawsuit. Now, they want to get...

All three industry groups involved in a landmark climate change lawsuit being brought against the federal government have filed motions to withdraw from the litigation. On Thursday evening, the American Petroleum...

President Trump’s claim that he’s already saved ‘millions of jobs’ on his foreign trip

“Just arrived in Italy for the G7. Trip has been very successful. We made and saved the USA many billions of dollars and millions of jobs.” — President Trump, in a...

Just don’t call it ‘climate change’: Rebranding government in the age of Trump

“Climate change” is out. “Resilience” is in. “Victims of domestic violence” are now “victims of crime.” Foreign aid for refu­gee rights has become aid to protect “national security.” “Clean energy investment”...

Rex Tillerson signed a statement supporting Arctic science. Trump’s budget would cut it.

The Trump administration's latest budget proposal aims to significantly reduce funding for Arctic climate research, among other environmental programs — a move climate scientists say would be a big mistake. The...