The U.S. Justice Department has reversed an order by the Obama administration to phase out private contractors to run federal prisons.
Trump says he wants to build up the U.S. nuclear arsenal to ensure it is at the "top of the pack," saying the United States has fallen behind in its atomic weapons capacity. Trump tells chief executives of major U.S. companies he plans to bring millions of jobs back to the United States, but offers no specific plan on how to reverse a decades-long decline in factory jobs.
WASHINGTON, Feb 23- President Donald Trump on Thursday spoke favorably about an export-boosting border adjustment tax proposal being pushed by Republicans in the U.S. Congress, but did not specifically endorse it. "It could lead to a lot more jobs in the United States," Trump told Reuters in an interview, using his most positive language to date on the proposal.
In a Reuters interview, President Donald Trump said he supports some form of a border tax, without offering specifics.
Betsy DeVos criticized as "overreach" Barack Obama's guidelines to public schools to let transgender students use the bathrooms of their choice
The Treasury secretary is learning how virtually every syllable out of his mouth is being parsed and traded upon.
Paying for President Trump's "phenomenal" tax plan could require an equally phenomenal rate of economic growth that experts say may not be possible.
President Donald Trump on Thursday said the companies behind two hotly contested oil pipelines must use U.S. steel in their projects.
Outrage over Obama's travel expenses became a major talking point in right-wing circles, Vox reports.
Arrow died Tuesday at his home in Palo Alto, in the San Francisco Bay Area, according to his son, David Arrow.
President Donald Trump is preparing to speak Friday at the annual Conservative Political Action Conference in Maryland.
Trump supporters and celebrities take to Twitter to comment on the White House's decision to revoke transgender rules.
Anyone wondering whether the business community is behind Trump only needs to look at markets for answers, in the view of Mnuchin.
TULA, Russia— Claims of hacking by the Russian state may be feeding international tensions, but they've given Californian musician David Brown a great icebreaker when selling his line of Russian-made microphones. Brown, who's often toured Russia with his band Brazzaville, teamed up with fan Pavel Bazdyrev in 2013 to start making top-end musical equipment in...
WASHINGTON— When a summer thunderstorm knocked out power to Scott Pruitt's home three years ago, the then-attorney general of Oklahoma reached out to a lobbyist for American Electric Power. The 2013 email exchange is one of dozens reviewed by The Associated Press that underscore the cozy ties between the new head of the Environmental Protection Agency and...
The Alaska Republican held up a blank sheet of paper to illustrate his point. Lisa Murkowski is sponsoring legislation to open the refuge that takes up Alaska's northeast corner and is larger than West Virginia and Connecticut combined. The coastal plain is not the apex of Alaska scenery, but it's a nursery for polar bears, muskoxen and the vast Porcupine...
The United States should expect a "strong slap in the face" if it underestimates Iran's defensive capabilities, a commander of the elite Revolutionary Guards says, as Tehran concludes war games. Mexico reacts with anger to what one official calls "hostile" new U.S. immigration guidelines as senior Trump administration envoys begin arriving in Mexico City for...
The United States should expect a "strong slap in the face" if it underestimates Iran's defensive capabilities, a commander of the elite Revolutionary Guards says, as Tehran concludes war games. The White House has pushed back the release of a new executive order to replace the directive suspending travel to the United States by citizens of seven mostly Muslim...
President Donald Trump's administration revoked landmark guidance issued to public schools in defense of transgender student rights.
Dec. 2014— Dallas- based Energy Transfer Partners applies to the federal government to build the 1,200- mile Dakota Access pipeline to carry North Dakota oil through the Dakotas and Iowa to an existing pipeline in Illinois. The proposed route skirts the Standing Rock Sioux tribe's reservation and crosses under Lake Oahe, a Missouri River reservoir in North...