Politics

Senior Trump Appointee Fired After Critical Comments

A senior Trump administration official was fired following criticism in a private speech of President Donald Trump’s policies and his inner circle of advisers. Craig Deare, whom Mr. Trump appointed…

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Trump Rallies Supporters by Renewing Old Promises

Just four weeks into his administration, President Donald Trump appeared at a campaign rally that mirrored the months leading up to Election Day, complete with promises to repeal Obamacare and…

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Senate on Track to Confirm Pruitt as EPA Administrator

Senate Republicans are poised to use their majority to confirm President Donald Trump’s nominee to lead the Environmental Protection Agency, despite calls from Democrats for a delay. A vote on…

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Trump Defends Start of Administration, Bashes Media

President Donald Trump mounted a vigorous defense of his presidency and accused America’s news media of being “out of control” at a White House news conference on Thursday, vowing to…

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Senate Moves EPA Nominee Closer to Approval

President Donald Trump’s controversial choice to lead the Environmental Protection Agency has cleared a key hurdle in the Republican-led Senate. The Senate has given an initial green light to the…

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Trump Taps Alexander Acosta to Be Labor Secretary

President Donald Trump on Thursday nominated former National Labor Relations Board member R. Alexander Acosta to serve as U.S. secretary of labor, one day after Trump’s original choice withdrew. Acosta…

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Tough Confirmation Hearing for Friedman

President Donald Trump’s nominee to be U.S. ambassador to Israel faced repeated heckling at a Senate confirmation hearing on Thursday, as well as tough questions on views he has expressed…

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Puzder Withdraws His Nomination as Labor Secretary

Fast food CEO Andrew Puzder asked on Wednesday for his nomination as President Donald Trump’s secretary of labor to be withdrawn as a growing number of Republicans questioned his failure…

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