White House limits journalists at Trump-Kim dinner over ‘sensitivities’ to shouted questions

White House limits journalists at Trump-Kim dinner over ‘sensitivities’ to shouted questions

Just one print reporter was allowed to witness President Donald Trump (center right) and North Korean leader Kim Jong Un (center left), who were joined by Secretary of State Mike Pompeo, White House acting chief of staff Mick Mulvaney and North Korean officials, at dinner in Hanoi, Vietnam. | Saul Loeb/AFP/Getty Images The White House…
Nadler set to speak with Barr about Mueller report

Nadler set to speak with Barr about Mueller report

House Judiciary Chairman Jerry Nadler is set to speak with the attorney general Wednesday. | Spencer Platt/Getty Images House Judiciary Committee Chairman Jerrold Nadler expects to speak on Wednesday afternoon with Attorney General William Barr about his plans for releasing more details of special counsel Robert Mueller's report, according to a source familiar with their…
Trump’s budget proposal sets up another shutdown battle

Trump’s budget proposal sets up another shutdown battle

While President Donald Trump's proposal is just an opening offer in the budget debate that will play out in the coming months, the White House’s stance on levels for the two main buckets of funding forecasts a fierce fight ahead with leaders in Congress. | Alex Brandon/AP Photo President Donald Trump sent his annual budget…
Trump campaign downplays split with White House on 5G

Trump campaign downplays split with White House on 5G

Key Trump administration figures like White House economic adviser Larry Kudlow and members of the FCC believe wireless companies like AT&T and Verizon should manage the build-out of 5G. | Mandel Ngan/AFP/Getty Images President Donald Trump's campaign on Sunday sought to downplay its support for government intervention in 5G wireless networks after getting blowback from…
POLITICO Playbook: Mulvaney doesn’t have ‘much interest’ in seeing the Mueller report

POLITICO Playbook: Mulvaney doesn’t have ‘much interest’ in seeing the Mueller report

NEW … PRESIDENT DONALD TRUMP’S WEEK AHEAD -- MONDAY: The president will have lunch with VP Mike Pence. He will also meet with Secretary of State Mike Pompeo. TUESDAY: The president will have a bilateral meeting with Egypt President El Sisi. WEDNESDAY: Trump will travel to San Antonio and Houston. THURSDAY: The president and First…
Trump says he told House GOP to ‘play along’ on Mueller report vote

Trump says he told House GOP to ‘play along’ on Mueller report vote

"I told leadership to let all Republicans vote for transparency,” President Donald Trump wrote online. | Mandel Ngan/AFP/Getty Images President Donald Trump on Saturday said he encouraged House Republicans to vote in favor of a resolution calling on the Justice Department to make Robert Mueller’s final report public — despite tweeting a day earlier that…
Dems reject Barr’s offer to view a less-redacted Mueller report

Dems reject Barr’s offer to view a less-redacted Mueller report

House Speaker Nancy Pelosi speaks alongside Senate Minority Leader Chuck Schumer in January. In addition to Pelosi and Schumer, the letter is signed by Democratic leaders in both the House and Senate. | Zach Gibson/Getty Images House Speaker Nancy Pelosi and Senate Minority Leader Chuck Schumer are rejecting an offer from Attorney General WIlliam Barr…
Rand Paul to oppose Trump on national emergency

Rand Paul to oppose Trump on national emergency

Sen. Rand Paul is the fourth senator to pledge to vote against the disapproval resolution when it comes up for a vote in the Senate this month. | AP Photo/Jacquelyn Martin Sen. Rand Paul (R-Ky.) says he will vote to disapprove of President Donald Trump’s national emergency declaration, clinching a bipartisan majority in opposition of…
Trump bashes news ‘fakers’ as journos gather for D.C. gala

Trump bashes news ‘fakers’ as journos gather for D.C. gala

President Donald Trump told reporters he would “hold a very positive rally instead” of attending the “so boring” White House Correspondents' Dinner. | Saul Loeb/AFP/Getty Images white house True to form, the president used a Wisconsin rally to go after his favorite target. Meanwhile, an unusually staid White House Correspondents Dinner was underway in D.C.…
Biden bid gets boost as 2020 field shrinks

Biden bid gets boost as 2020 field shrinks

For Joe Biden, who is nearing his own decision about running in 2020, Sherrod Brown’s withdrawal followed Michael Bloomberg’s departure as a second piece of good news this week. | Win McNamee/Getty Images 2020 elections ‘I just wish there were more Midwesterners,’ said Illinois Sen. Tammy Duckworth. A Democratic presidential primary that once looked like…

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