Trump backs off demand for $5 billion for border wall, but shutdown still possible after Democrats reject new GOP offer

President Trump on Tuesday retreated from his demand for $5 billion to build a border wall, as congressional Republicans maneuvered to avoid a partial government shutdown before funding expires at the end of Friday. But… Read More

Trump’s Inauguration Paid Trump’s Company — With Ivanka in the Middle

As the inaugural committee planned the landmark celebration, internal concerns were raised about whether Trump’s Washington hotel was overcharging for event space. The spending could be a violation of the law. by Ilya Marritz, WNYC,… Read More

Affordable Care Act may be headed back to Supreme Court – Axios

The Affordable Care Act, President Obama’s signature achievement, may be headed back to the Supreme Court after a conservative federal judge in Texas struck down the individual mandate as unconstitutional last evening. Be smart: This… Read More