All posts tagged "Trump"
Trump’s budget means deep cuts for health care safety net
It omits any proposal for negotiating prescription drug prices.
- Posted May 24, 2017
Trump to sign order creating accountability office at VA
WASHINGTON — President Donald Trump plans to sign an executive order Thursday creating an accountability and whistleblower protection office at the Department of Veterans Affairs. Trump, who made improving veterans’ care a prominent issue as he campaigned...
- Posted April 27, 2017
Trump targets visa program for highly skilled workers
KENOSHA, Wis. — President Donald Trump hopes to revive the economic populism that helped drive his election campaign, signing an order Tuesday in politically important Wisconsin to tighten rules on technology companies bringing in highly skilled foreign...
- Posted April 18, 2017
Trump Gets Third Intel Briefing, Far Fewer Than Predecessors
WASHINGTON – President-elect Donald Trump on Tuesday received only his third top-secret intelligence briefing since his election four weeks ago. The relatively few briefings stand in contrast with Vice President-elect Mike Pence, who is getting nearly daily...
- Posted November 29, 2016
Obama to Trump: Stand Up to Putin and Russia
BERLIN — Offering pointed foreign policy advice to his successor, President Barack Obama expressed hope Thursday that President-elect Donald Trump will stand up to Russia when it deviates from U.S. “values and international norms” and not simply...
- Posted November 17, 2016
How the Trump and Clinton tax plans would affect Americans
WASHINGTON – For America’s wealthiest families, the presidential campaign presents a stark choice: a big tax increase if Hillary Clinton wins the election – or a big tax cut if Donald Trump wins. For everyone else? Right...
- Posted October 10, 2016
Why the US economy isn’t quite the weakling Trump says it is
WASHINGTON – The United States isn’t exactly the economic doormat Donald Trump decries in his campaign rhetoric. “Our country is in deep trouble,” Trump said in Monday night’s debate with Hillary Clinton. “We are in a competition with...
- Posted September 28, 2016
For Some Turned-Off GOP Voters, Grudging Acceptance of Trump
MIDLOTHIAN, Va. — Sheila Covert is worried about Donald Trump. A loyal Republican voter from swing state Virginia, Covert calls the businessman “bombastic” and says there’s “just no substance” in his boastful campaign rhetoric. But if Trump...
- Posted February 24, 2016
Trump Visits Iowa Church: Gets a Lesson in Humility
MUSCATINE, Iowa – On the second-to-last Sunday before the Iowa caucuses, Donald Trump settled into a fifth row pew of an Iowa church for a lesson in humility. “I don’t know if that was aimed at me...
- Posted January 24, 2016
Analysis: Obama in Campaign form in Final State of the Union
WASHINGTON – President Barack Obama opened his State of the Union speech saying he’d keep it short, in what must have seemed music to the ears of some in the chamber antsy to get to Iowa to...
- Posted January 13, 2016