Shutdown talk recedes after White House eases wall threat

Politics 12/18/18, 18:32

President Donald Trump and leaders in Congress appeared to be pulling back on Tuesday, Dec. 18, from a government shutdown over his $5 billion request for border wall funds, with the first signs of movement toward a possible end to the standoff. The White House set the tone early when press ...

Sanders: White House ready to work with Congress

Politics 12/18/18, 11:06

The Latest on negotiations over funding President Donald Trump wants for a U.S.-Mexico border wall and the possibility of a partial government shutdown (all times local): 11 a.m. White House press secretary Sarah Huckabee Sanders says the White House is willing to work with Congress to avert a partial government shutdown. President Donald ...

White House: Trump to meet Tuesday with German auto execs

Politics 12/04/18, 13:50

President Donald Trump plans to meet briefly Tuesday with the heads of three leading German automakers.The meeting comes at a time of elevated U.S.-European trade tensions in which car exports have been a focus. Trump has threatened to slap tariffs on auto imports from Europe and other countries, citing U.S. ...

Update: Appeal on asylum ruling will be filed

U.S. 11/20/18, 19:23

The Latest on the Trump administration's ban on asylum for anyone who illegally crosses the U.S.-Mexico border (all times local): 4:45 p.m. Homeland Security Secretary Kirstjen Nielsen says an appeal will be filed on the decision by a judge to bar the Trump administration from refusing asylum to migrants who cross the ...

White House again threatens Acosta’s pass; CNN seeks hearing

Politics 11/19/18, 11:04

The Trump administration has again targeted White House press credentials for CNN reporter Jim Acosta. After a federal judge ordered that Acosta's credentials be temporarily restored last week, the White House sent Acosta a letter saying it had made the "preliminary decision" to suspend his pass. The White House said Acosta ...

White House says it has ‘broad discretion’ on press access

Politics 11/14/18, 11:57

President Donald Trump's administration contends it has "broad discretion" to regulate press access to the White House as it fends off a legal challenge from CNN and other outlets over the revocation of journalist Jim Acosta's "hard pass." In a legal filing ahead of a Wednesday hearing on CNN's request for ...

White House bans CNN reporter after confrontation with Trump

Politics 11/08/18, 01:29

The White House has suspended the press pass of CNN correspondent Jim Acosta after he and President Donald Trump had a heated confrontation during a news conference. They began sparring Wednesday after Acosta asked Trump about the caravan of migrants heading from Latin America to the southern U.S. border. When Acosta ...

Sarah Sanders: Blue wave more of a ‘ripple’

New York 11/06/18, 23:59

White House spokeswoman Sarah Huckabee Sanders says a Democratic wave may look more like a "ripple." She says there is still a "long way to go," but the White House feels good about the early results. (Nov. 7)Source: The Associated Press

Sanders: Media wrongly blaming Trump for attacks

Politics 10/29/18, 14:49

The Latest on President Donald Trump (all times local):2:45 p.m.White House press secretary Sarah Huckabee Sanders is accusing the media of wrongly blaming President Donald Trump for a mail bomb plot and a deadly weekend shooting at a Pittsburgh synagogue.She said Monday at a press briefing that the first thing ...

US sees Venezuela government involvement in activist’s death

America 10/10/18, 11:06

The Trump administration is denouncing what it says is the Venezuelan government's "involvement" in the suspicious death of an opposition activist who authorities say evaded justice by throwing himself from the 10th floor of a police building.Activist Fernando Alban was arrested Friday at Caracas' international airport upon arrival from a ...

Update: WH ‘open’ to testimony by 2nd Kavanaugh accuser

U.S. 09/25/18, 07:49

The Latest on the Supreme Court nomination of Brett Kavanaugh(all times local):7:25 a.m.White House press secretary Sarah Huckabee Sanders says "we would be open" to Deborah Ramirez, a second woman accusing Brett Kavanaugh of sexual misconduct, testify before the Senate Judiciary panel this week.Brett Kavanaugh and his wife Ashley Estes ...

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