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IN this May 23, 2018, photo, President Donald Trump speaks during a roundtable on immigration policy at Morrelly Homeland Security Center in Bethpage, N.Y. Trump has spent recent weeks publically hammering Congress to build his promised border wall and pass immigration legislating cracking down on “legal loopholes” he says allow criminals to enter the country illegally. But behind the scenes, Trump has shown little interest in jumping into an intensifying Capitol Hill debate over legislation that is unlikely to ever reach his desk. (AP Photo/Evan Vucci)
Trump stays out of messy House immigration fightPresident Donald Trump is steering clear of messy House immigration fight over the wall and young "Dreamer" immigrants
The Associated Press6 hours ago
FILE - In this May 16, 2018, file photo, Environmental Protection Agency Administrator Scott Pruitt testifies before a Senate Appropriations subcommittee on the Interior, Environment, and Related Agencies on budget on Capitol Hill in Washington. (AP Photo/Andrew Harnik, File)
Emails show EPA working closely with climate-change deniersNewly released emails show senior political appointees at the Environmental Protection Agency working closely with a think-tank that dismisses warnings of climate change
The Associated Press6 hours ago
A guard stands at the entrance of the north tunnel at North Korea's nuclear test site shortly before it was to be blown up in a media tour of dismantling the test site, at Punggye-ri, North Hamgyong Province, North Korea, Thursday, May 24, 2018. (APTN via AP)
Trump shifts stance on Korea summit from 'off' to 'maybe'President Donald Trump is welcoming North Korea's statement that it was still willing to meet despite his cancellation of the summit
The Associated Press7 hours ago
Trump's dizzying shifts on issues from NK, guns, health carePresident Donald Trump's dizzying back-and-forth on North Korea is par for the course for a president who likes to keep his audience guessing
The Associated Press7 hours ago
Senate orders Pentagon to review child-on-child sex abuseThe Defense Department's independent watchdog agency has been ordered to investigate failures of justice when military kids sexually assault each other on bases.
The Associated Press7 hours ago
FILE - In this May 16, 2018, file photo, Environmental Protection Agency Administrator Scott Pruitt testifies before a Senate Appropriations subcommittee on the Interior, Environment, and Related Agencies on budget on Capitol Hill in Washington. (AP Photo/Andrew Harnik, File)
Emails show cooperation among EPA, climate-change deniersNewly released emails show senior political appointees at the Environmental Protection Agency working closely with a think-tank that dismisses warnings of climate change
The Associated Press9 hours ago
FILE - In this May 5, 2018, file photo, Rudy Giuliani, an attorney for President Donald Trump, speaks in Washington. (AP Photo/Andrew Harnik, File)
Giuliani: White House wants briefing on classified infoPresident Donald Trump's legal team wants a briefing on the classified materials shared with lawmakers
The Associated Press9 hours ago
Protesters attend a rally to denounce the United States' policies against North Korea near the U.S. embassy in Seoul, South Korea, Friday, May 25, 2018. North Korea said Friday that it's still willing to sit down for talks with the United States "at any time, at any format" just hours after President Donald Trump abruptly canceled his planned summit with the North's leader Kim Jong Un. (AP Photo/Ahn Young-joon)
The Latest: South Korea relieved about revived US-NK talksSouth Korea says it feels relieved about the revived talks for a summit between President Donald Trump and North Korean leader Kim Jong Un
The Associated Press10 hours ago
Trump's shifts on NK, guns, health care create whiplashPresident Donald Trump's dizzying back-and-forth on North Korea is par for the course for a president who likes to keep his audience guessing
The Associated Press10 hours ago
A guard stands at the entrance of the north tunnel at North Korea's nuclear test site shortly before it was to be blown up in a media tour of dismantling the test site, at Punggye-ri, North Hamgyong Province, North Korea, Thursday, May 24, 2018. (APTN via AP)
Korea summit after all? Trump says 'everybody plays games'President Donald Trump is welcoming North Korea's statement that it was still willing to meet despite his cancellation of the summit
The Associated Press10 hours ago
New Executive Orders Curb Civil Service ProtectionsPresident Trump has signed three executive orders that will make it easier to fire federal workers and will restrict the activities of unions representing them, reports the New York Times : The first order reduces the time in which poor performers have to improve their effectiveness from up to 120 days...
Newser10 hours ago
IN this May 23, 2018, photo, President Donald Trump speaks during a roundtable on immigration policy at Morrelly Homeland Security Center in Bethpage, N.Y. Trump has spent recent weeks publically hammering Congress to build his promised border wall and pass immigration legislating cracking down on “legal loopholes” he says allow criminals to enter the country illegally. But behind the scenes, Trump has shown little interest in jumping into an intensifying Capitol Hill debate over legislation that is unlikely to ever reach his desk. (AP Photo/Evan Vucci)
Trump steering clear of messy House immigration fightPresident Donald Trump is steering clear of messy House immigration fight over the wall and young "Dreamer" immigrants
The Associated Press10 hours ago
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