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Tuesday, Feb 13, 2018 at 06:53 PM CST

Judge Rules Against Trump in Case Over Immigration Program

Judge Rules Against Trump in Case Over Immigration Program

President Donald Trump's administration didn't offer "legally adequate reasons" for ending a program that spared many young immigrants from deportation if they were brought to the U.S. as children, a judge ruled...

Tuesday, Feb 13, 2018 at 03:57 PM CST

Trump Donates Fourth-Quarter Salary for Infrastructure

Trump Donates Fourth-Quarter Salary for Infrastructure

President Donald Trump is donating his fourth-quarter salary in 2017 to the Transportation Department to help address the nation's infrastructure. Transportation Secretary Elaine Chao is accepting the check...

Tuesday, Feb 13, 2018 at 02:36 PM CST

Mulvaney Tells Congress He Would Vote Against His Own Budget

Mulvaney Tells Congress He Would Vote Against His Own Budget

Mick Mulvaney, President Donald Trump's budget director, told lawmakers at a Senate budget hearing Tuesday that were he still in Congress, he would not vote for the $4.4 trillion proposal he designed. Mulvaney,...

Tuesday, Feb 13, 2018 at 12:23 PM CST

FBI Chief Contradicts White House on Rob Porter Investigation in Senate Hearing

FBI Chief Contradicts White House on Rob Porter Investigation in Senate Hearing

On Tuesday, FBI Chief Christopher Wray contradicted the timeline the White House on the on Porter Investigation.

Wednesday, Feb 14, 2018 at 01:41 PM CST

House Panel Opens Investigation of Ex-Trump Aide Rob Porter

House Panel Opens Investigation of Ex-Trump Aide Rob Porter

Lawmakers on Capitol Hill want to know how former presidential aide Rob Porter was allowed to work at the White House under an interim security clearance — despite allegations of spousal abuse. Rep. Trey Gowdy,...

Tuesday, Feb 13, 2018 at 09:00 AM CST

Trump Admin Wants to Replace Food Stamps With Meal-Kit

Trump Admin Wants to Replace Food Stamps With Meal-Kit

The Trump administration is proposing replacing a portion of the federal food stamp program with actual boxes of food delivered to recipients' front doors, putting the U.S. government directly in charge of what...

Tuesday, Feb 13, 2018 at 04:49 PM CST

US Intel Sees Signs of Russian Meddling in Midterms

US Intel Sees Signs of Russian Meddling in Midterms

Three of the nation's top intelligence officials confirmed Tuesday that they have seen evidence of Russian meddling in the upcoming midterm elections — part of what they say is Moscow's escalating cyber assault...

Tuesday, Feb 13, 2018 at 06:53 AM CST

Trump's 2019 Budget Boosts Defense, Slashes Safety Nets

Trump's 2019 Budget Boosts Defense, Slashes Safety Nets

The White House has delivered its 2019 budget blueprint to Capitol Hill. It includes more money for the military, plus billions for a border wall and to fight the opioid crisis.

Tuesday, Feb 13, 2018 at 07:01 AM CST

McKinney is Missing Affordable Housing: Mayor

McKinney is Missing Affordable Housing: Mayor

McKinney's mayor says the lack of affordable housing is the root cause of lower-income job vacancies.

Tuesday, Feb 13, 2018 at 10:44 AM CST

Budget, FY 2019: The Era of Trump Deficits Has Begun

Budget, FY 2019: The Era of Trump Deficits Has Begun

The Trump administration has released the 2019 fiscal budget, a likely dead-on-arrival political blueprints for how the president thinks Washington should raise and spend money, NBC News reported. According to...

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