Trump blasts media, anonymous sources _ after WH uses them
WASHINGTON (AP) -- President Donald Trump unloaded on the news media Friday for using anonymous sources - just hours after members of his own staff insisted on briefing reporters only on condition their names be concealed....
White House defends contacts with FBI over Russia reports
WASHINGTON (AP) -- The White House on Friday defended chief of staff Reince Priebus against accusations he breached a government firewall when he asked FBI Director James Comey to publicly dispute media reports that Trump campaign advisers had been frequently in touch with Russian intelligence agents....
AP Exclusive: DHS report disputes threat from banned nations
WASHINGTON (AP) -- Analysts at the Homeland Security Department's intelligence arm found insufficient evidence that citizens of seven Muslim-majority countries included in President Donald Trump's travel ban pose a terror threat to the United States....
Pence to address politically potent Republican Jewish group
LAS VEGAS (AP) -- Vice President Mike Pence's speech to the Republican Jewish Coalition will be the visual evidence of the fruits of years of the politically active group's labors....
AP FACT CHECK: Trump considers 20 million people 'very few'
WASHINGTON (AP) -- President Donald Trump said Friday that his predecessor's health care law covers "very few people" as he minimized the impact of replacing it. That's only true if you consider more than 20 million people to be very few....
Comey faces pressure as White House fights Russia reports
WASHINGTON (AP) -- FBI Director James Comey is again in a familiar spot these days - the middle of political tumult....
White House bars major news outlets from informal briefing
News organizations including The New York Times, the Los Angeles Times, CNN and Politico were blocked from joining an informal, on-the-record White House press briefing Friday....
President Trump revoked landmark guidance to public schools letting transgender students to use the bathrooms of their choice, reversing a signature initiative of his predecessor. President Obama last May gave the bathroom directive to public schools for transgender students threatening to withhold funding for schools that did not comply. The Trump administration rescinded those guidelines arguing states and public schools should make their own decisions without federal interference. Transgender legal advocates criticized the states' rights argument, saying it's a civil rights issue under the purview of federal government enforcement.
Do you agree with the court's decision to have removed the Ten Commandments monument from outside a local high school gymnasium?