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President Trump surprises troops on Thanksgiving

President Donald Trump arrived in Afghanistan Thursday for a surprise Thanksgiving visit to US troops and announced peace talks with the Taliban have restarted.

Washington state sues Trump over diverted military funding

Governor Jay Inslee and Attorney General Bob Ferguson have filed a lawsuit challenging the Trump Administration's use of Washington military project funding to pay for the border wall. 

White House rejects Democrats' documents request

The White House flatly rejected the House Judiciary Committee's request for documents in its sweeping investigation into possible obstruction of justice, the latest escalation of tension in the battle between President Donald Trump's administration and the Democratic House conducting oversight of the Executive Branch.

House Oversight re-launches hurricane response investigation

The House Oversight Committee is re-launching its investigation into how the Trump administration handled the response to Hurricanes Irma and Maria in the US Virgin Islands and Puerto Rico.

Trump admin may remove transgender health care protections

The Trump administration may soon introduce proposed regulations that could allow health care providers, hospitals and insurers to discriminate against transgender patients, according to equality advocates. They say officials at the Department of Health and Human Services are rewriting an Obamacare rule that exists to provide protection.

Schiff: 'I don't regret calling out this President'

House Intelligence Committee Chairman Adam Schiff defended his past comments about President Donald Trump on Sunday, disavowing calls from Republicans that he step down from leading the key committee.

Climate change panel regroups to release report

The Trump administration may have shut down the government advisory committee on climate change started by President Barack Obama, but its members considered the work so important that they did not stop working.

White House in disarray: Trump's victory lap clouded by chaos

For some in the White House, Sunday seemed like the first day of the rest of Donald Trump's presidency. By Friday, it was clear that while the cloud of Robert Mueller's special counsel investigation had lifted, the pervasive disarray that marked most of Trump's time in office was not going anywhere.

Linda McMahon resigns as SBA administrator

Linda McMahon, the former professional wrestling executive turned government official, is leaving her post as administrator of the Small Business Administration.

Interior secretary nominee faces confirmation hearing

Acting Interior Secretary David Bernhardt will testify in front of senators for his confirmation hearing ahead of a vote that could make him the next secretary of one of the largest departments in the federal government.

DHS plans to expand 'Remain in Mexico' policy

In the coming weeks, the Trump administration plans to expand a policy that requires some asylum seekers to await their immigration court hearings in Mexico to other locations along the US-Mexico border, said Department of Homeland Security officials Friday.

Nadler slams Trump administration over family separation

The former head of the Office of Refugee Resettlement, the agency tasked with caring for unaccompanied migrant children, appeared to concede he didn't raise concerns shared by colleagues about the controversial "zero tolerance" immigration policy with superiors.

Schumer vows to defund Trump's 'fake climate panel'

Senate Minority Leader Chuck Schumer vowed Tuesday to defund a climate science panel the White House is looking to create, calling it "fake" and criticizing Republican leaders for their positions on climate change.

New report details reduced enforcement at EPA

There has been a drastic drop in the enforcement of environmental regulations by the Environmental Protection Agency under the Trump administration, an advocacy group will say in a report issued to Congress on Tuesday.