American Airlines will begin furloughing 19,000 employees on Thursday after lawmakers and the White House failed to agree on a broad pandemic-relief package that includes more federal aid for airlines.
After the New York Times' revelations about his tax returns, Donald Trump hit back with a series of baseless allegations, including that his Democratic opponent, Joe Biden, had used 'performance-enhancing drugs' during appearances. In an unfocused White House briefing, the US president also accused Biden's son, Hunter, of corruption and speculated about non-existent Democrat policies of unattended open borders Continue reading...
As wildfires rage, California's governor has issued an executive order banning the sale of new cars powered by fossil fuels within 15 years. But the White House wants to stop the move before a trend is set.
US authorities are targeting only about 1 per cent of the 400,000 Chinese students in the United States over China’s bid to gather American technology and other information, a top White House official said on Wednesday.Matt Pottinger, the deputy White House national security adviser who has been a leading figure in the development of President Donald Trump’s China policy, said the vast majority of Chinese students were welcome.“It’s a surgical approach,” Pottinger said during an online event…
In Moscow, analysts for the Kremlin and its security council are working overtime to war-game scenarios for a Joe Biden presidency.Increasingly alarmed at the prospect of a White House without Donald Trump, Russia is trying to determine what that’ll mean for sensitive issues from nuclear arms to relations with China, energy exports, sanctions and far-flung global conflicts, according to people familiar with the efforts.Though few see much prospect for improved ties if Trump is re-elected, Biden…
In an excerpt from their forthcoming book, Susan B. Glasser and Peter Baker write about James A. Baker III, the former Secretary of State, Treasury Secretary, and White House chief of staff, who has professed disillusionment with President Donald Trump but who believes he cannot vote against Trump without abandoning the Republican Party.
A White House Coronavirus Task Force report warns of “exponential” growth in infections in the state the president will visit this weekend.
Journalistic snobbery from the White House briefing room lectern: What form of hypocrisy haven't we glimpsed?
The White House says the nearly $7 billion initiative could be funded with savings from a program yet to receive regulatory approval.
A New York Times report that President Donald Trump paid just $750 in federal income tax the year he entered the White House — and, thanks to colossal losses, no income tax at all in 11 of the 18 years that the Times reviewed — served to raise questions about Trump’s self-image as a smart and successful businessman
Speaking at a news conference at the White House, Trump dismissed the report as “fake news” and said he has paid taxes, though he gave no specifics.
The White House has asked that states use the millions of tests being sent to them to help reopen in-person education, though ultimately governors have the discretion to decide on their use. The tests deliver quick but less accurate results.
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Beijing has accused the White House of abusing its “national power” by trying to squeeze TikTok, and demanded that the US provide a non-discriminatory business environment for foreign companies working in the country.
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A raft of new US sanctions has predictably provoked ire in Tehran, with President Hassan Rouhani saying the “terrorist operation” hinders Iran’s anti-pandemic effort and telling compatriots to “send curses” to the White House.
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If Democrats take the Senate and the White House, repacking the Supreme Court is imperative.
Operation Warp Speed is the administration’s best attempt at fighting coronavirus, experts say, but White House meddling has caused public confidence to plummet.
Even many Trump critics credit his Treasury secretary with rescuing the economy from the pandemic. Will the White House and Congress keep him from doing it again?
Court losses are piling up for President Trump's environmental deregulation agenda. But a second term in the White House could help them stick.
A New York Times report that President Donald Trump paid just $750 in federal income tax the year he entered the White House — and, thanks to colossal losses, no income tax at all in 11 of the 18 years that the Times reviewed — served to raise doubts about Trump’s self-image as a shrewd and successful businessman.