President Donald Trump announced his intention Tuesday to nominate former Utah Gov. Jon Huntsman to be U.S. ambassador to Russia.
If confirmed, the former 2012 GOP presidential candidate would take over a...
Tuesday, Jul 18, 2017 at 06:06 PM CDT
Trump, Putin Had 2nd, Private Meeting at G-20 Summit
President Donald Trump met with Russian President Vladimir Putin a second time during the G-20 summit earlier this month, a White House official confirmed to NBC News.
Trump spoke to Putin at the end of a...
Tuesday, Jul 18, 2017 at 05:49 PM CDT
12 Percent in Key Trump Counties Back GOP Health Care Effort
Twelve percent of Americans living in “Trump counties” support the GOP efforts on health care, according to an NBC News/Wall Street Journal poll.
Respondents to the survey from 439 counties in 16 states...
A special legislative session in Texas ordered by Republican Gov. Greg Abbott began Tuesday with loud protests over a revived "bathroom bill" targeting transgender people, renewed hostilities about a crackdown...
Wednesday, Jul 19, 2017 at 12:12 PM CDT
Justices Urged to Reject Trump Plea to Tighten Travel Ban
Opponents of President Donald Trump's ban on refugees and visitors from six mostly Muslim countries are urging the Supreme Court to leave in place a federal judge's order that would relax restrictions on...
Tuesday, Jul 18, 2017 at 06:31 PM CDT
What's Next? Senate GOP Scrambles After Health Care Flop
Senate Republicans were scrambling to pick up the pieces Tuesday after their attempt to repeal and replace the Obama-era health care law collapsed a second time.
After working for months on a new...
Tuesday, Jul 18, 2017 at 02:28 PM CDT
Perry Touts Energy Exports, Awaits Study on Electric Grid
Additional environmental review of the disputed Dakota Access oil pipeline is likely to take the rest of the year to complete, U.S. officials said in court documents in which they also advocate for keeping...