Saturday, February 25, 2017

Politics

In this June 5, 2015 file photo, a view of the Homeland Security Department headquarters in Washington. (AP Photo/Susan Walsh, File)

BY VIVIAN SALAMA and ALICIA A. CALDWELL WASHINGTON (AP) — Analysts at the Homeland Security Department’s intelligence arm found insufficient evidence that citizens of seven Muslim-majority countries included in President ...
President Donald Trump arrives to speak at the Conservative Political Action Conference (CPAC) in Oxon Hill, Md., Friday, Feb. 24, 2017. (AP Photo/Evan Vucci)

BY NANCY BENAC and MARY CLARE JALONICK WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump unloaded on the news media Friday for using anonymous sources — just hours after members of his ...
In this Sept. 29, 2014 file photo, then-Labor Secretary Tom Perez speaks in the South Court Auditorium in the White House compound in Washington. (AP Photo/Manuel Balce Ceneta, File)

BY BILL BARROW ATLANTA (AP) — National Democrats will elect a new chair whose task is to steady a reeling party and capitalize on the widespread opposition to Republican President ...
White House press secretary Sean Spicer speaks during a daily press briefing at the White House in Washington, Thursday, Feb. 23, 2017. (AP Photo/Manuel Balce Ceneta)

BY MARK SHERMAN WASHINGTON (AP) — Both the transgender teen who sued to use a boys’ bathroom and the Virginia school board that won’t let him still want the Supreme ...
President Donald Trump speaks at the Conservative Political Action Conference (CPAC), Friday, Feb. 24, 2017, in Oxon Hill, Md. (AP Photo/Evan Vucci)

BY ALICIA A. CALDWELL and RICARDO ALONSO-ZALDIVAR WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump said Friday that his predecessor’s health care law covers “very few people” as he minimized the impact ...
White House Chief of Staff Reince Priebus speaks at the Conservative Political Action Conference (CPAC) in Oxon Hill, Md., Thursday, Feb. 23, 2017. (AP Photo/Susan Walsh)

BY JULIE PACE WASHINGTON (AP) — White House chief of staff Reince Priebus asked top FBI officials to dispute media reports that Donald Trump’s campaign advisers were frequently in touch ...
President Donald Trump salutes as he steps off of Air Force One as he arrives in West Palm Beach, Fla., Friday, Feb. 17, 2017. (AP Photo/Wilfredo Lee)

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump is blaming the FBI for failing to stop leaks to the media, saying the information being reported is classified and could have a “devastating ...
Secretary of State Rex Tillerson speaks at the Ministry of Foreign Affairs in Mexico City, Mexico, Thursday, Feb. 23, 2017, following a meeting with Mexico's Foreign Secretary Videgaray. (Carlos Barria/Pool Photo via AP)

BY MATTHEW LEE WASHINGTON (AP) — The State Department said it will resume regular news briefings early next month after facing criticism for not having held one since the Trump ...
In this Nov. 14, 2016 file photo, Caitlyn Jenner arrives at the Glamour Women of the Year Awards in Los Angeles. (Photo by Jordan Strauss/Invision/AP, File)

WASHINGTON (AP) — Caitlyn Jenner is taking President Donald Trump to task for his administration’s reversal of a directive on transgender access to public school bathrooms. Jenner addresses Trump in ...
In this Dec. 1, 2015 file photo, then-Kentucky Governor Steve Beshear speaks in Louisville, Kentucky. (AP Photo/Timothy D. Easley, File)

WASHINGTON (AP) — Democrats have tapped former Gov. Steve Beshear to deliver the party’s response to President Donald Trump’s address to a joint session of Congress Tuesday night, highlighting the ...
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