Trump says he won’t sign GOP’s compromise immigration bill

President Trump on Friday said that he would not sign the House GOP’s compromise immigration bill, delivering a major blow to Republican leadership’s plans. “I certainly wouldn’t sign the more moderate one,” Trump said on “Fox & Friends” during an impromptu interview on the White House lawn. “I need a bill that gives this country tremendous border security.…

Justice Dept. argues key parts of ObamaCare are unconstitutional

The Department of Justice (DOJ) argued in court Thursday that key parts of ObamaCare are now unconstitutional, siding in large part with a conservative challenge to the law. The move is a break from the norm of the DOJ to defend federal laws when they are challenged in court. Under President Trump, the department has opted not to defend…

The Hill: White House struggles with fallout over $130,000 payment

The White House on Thursday struggled to contain the fallout from a string of damaging revelations about the criminal investigations plaguing Donald Trump’s presidency. Washington awoke in a state of shock after Trump’s new attorney, Rudy Giuliani, disclosed that the president reimbursed his longtime personal lawyer, Michael Cohen, for a $130,000 payment to porn actress…

Haaretz: White House to hold talks on Gaza crises with officials from Israel, Arab world, Europe

The White House will convene officials from the United States, Israel, and European and Arab countries Tuesday to discuss the humanitarian, economic and security crises in the Gaza Strip. A statement released Monday by the Trump administration described the discussion as a “brainstorming session” and said the United States will be represented by Jared Kushner,…

The Hill: White House unveils proposals to ‘harden’ schools

The Trump administration on Sunday unveiled a series of proposals on school safety and gun restrictions in the wake of the recent shooting in Florida, including a push for states to provide firearms training for school staff members. White House officials said the administration will establish a federal commission to assess how to best address…