The White House is preparing its first budget with an eye on conservative budget outlines authored by the Republican Study Committee and Heritage Foundation, according to sources familiar with the process.Read More
Trump’s first 100 days with ABC’s RICK KLEIN and SHUSHANNAH WALSHE
Day No. 35
The big story: Just less than a year ago, Donald Trump decided to skip CPAC – a decision the organization said he would come to regret, since it “se…Read More
Senator John McCain (R-Arizona) made a secret trip to northern Syria last week to meet with U.S. troops and Kurdish fighters amid their longstanding battle to defeat ISIS, his office said Wednesday.Read More
After the Trump administration issued its decision Wednesday evening to rescind guidance allowing transgender students to use school restrooms that align with their gender identity, a protest against the action was held just outside the White House and a number of lawmakers and other high-profile Americans spoke out.
The decision says that the Obama administration guidance caused legal confusion and sparked lawsuits and said the matter should be determined by the states instead. But it did not affect other safeguards against harassment and bullying.
Gavin Grimm, a transgender teenager who sued the Gloucester County, Virginia school board in 2015 to use the male bathroom at his school — a case that will be heard by the Supreme Court in March — spoke to the gathering in Washington, saying his story “is the story of many young people around the nation.”
“I struggled to come to terms with who I am and who I’m meant to be,” said Grimm. But unlike many young people, my local school…Read More
During a rally outside the White House, an emotional Gavin Grimm said, “I hope that the nation as a whole moves towards love and moves towards equality and moves towards acceptance in the future.”Read More
A friend and confidante of President Donald Trump says he believes that the administration has “been doing too much,” and that “they’ve got to slow down” and tone down its confrontation with the media.
Chris Ruddy, CEO of…Read More