The Trump administration is fighting a class-action lawsuit for continuing to garnish the wages of defaulted borrowers in violation of a federal order.
Trump said he was recommending that governors deploy the National Guard in sufficient numbers to “dominate the streets.”
The Trump administration announced Sunday that some of the most vulnerable Americans will be able to get tested for the coronavirus from cars starting this week—a less ambitious program than the swift nationwide testing campaign President Trump promised Friday.
Agreement calls for spending tens of billions of dollars on sick leave, unemployment insurance, food stamps and other measures to address the unfolding COVID-19 crisis.
Investors have been clamoring for strong action from the U.S. government to combat the economic impact of the virus outbreak.
Speaking from the Rose Garden, Trump said, “I am officially declaring a national emergency.” He said the emergency would open up $50 billion for state and local governments to respond to the outbreak.
The U.S. House voted Wednesday to send two articles of impeachment against President Donald Trump to the Senate and approve House prosecutors for only the third impeachment trial in American history.
America’s trade representative says China has agreed to buy $40 billion per year in agricultural products. The president says it’s more than $50 billion. But the text of the deal hasn’t been made available, and China isn’t talking.
The historic vote split along party lines, much the way it has divided the nation, over the charges that the 45th president abused the power of his office by enlisting a foreign government to investigate a political rival ahead of the 2020 election.
President Donald Trump tweeted Monday that his meeting with Federal Reserve Chairman Jerome Powell was “very good and cordial.”
Vice President Mike Pence stumped for President Trump’s proposed deal with Mexico and Canada during a rally Thursday at McAllister Machinery on the city’s southeast side.
Despite pushback from U.S. business, Mexico and Capitol Hill, President Donald Trump is doubling down on his threat to slap a 5% tariff on Mexican imports.
Last week, President Donald Trump announced plans to increase tariffs from 10% to 25% on $200 billion worth of Chinese imports that include a wide variety of products like aluminum and steel, frozen fish and meat and wood.
The president’s comments dim hopes that round-the-clock trade negotiations between the world’s two biggest economies could lead to them removing the roughly $360 billion in tariffs they’ve imposed on each other’s imports.
Indiana’s Rep. Susan Brooks said it would be “worrisome” if Trump were to remove Coats as director of national intelligence. And Sen. Mike Braun of Indiana said he seems no indication a change is coming.
The president has never seen Coats—the nation’s top intelligence official and a former senator from Indiana—as a close or trusted adviser, sources told The Washington Post. But Trump has become more frustrated with him in recent weeks over public statements that Trump sees as undercutting his policy goals.
The appearance may win points with Democrats upset over Donnelly's embrace of some Trump priorities, such as building a border wall with Mexico.