Attorney General Jeff Sessions is testifying before a Senate Appropriations committee on the 2019 budget for the Justice Department.
Questions about Pres. Trump's embattled VA nominee, the fate of the Iran deal, and Trump's statement that North Korea's dictator is 'very honorable' are likely to dominate today's White House Press Briefing.
The Senate is voting on the confirmation of Trump’s nominee for secretary of state, CIA Director Mike Pompeo. Pompeo has been criticized for his anti-LGBTQ+ record as a congressman and for his opposition to the Paris Climate Accord and the Iran Deal.
French Pres. Emmanuel Macron is addressing the U.S. Congress, following his two days spent with Pres. Trump at the White House. Throughout his trip, Macron has tried to sway Trump to stick with the Iran nuclear deal. Yesterday Trump called the deal ‘insane.’
Activists rally outside the Supreme Court as justices take up a case challenging the legality of President Trump's third version of a travel ban, which indefinitely bars all people from five Muslim-majority countries, among other provisions. Protesters are pushing for #NoMuslimBanEver.
Senate Democrats are delivering a series of speeches on the Senate floor about the conservative billionaire Koch brothers, who plan to spend up to $400 million to influence the 2018 elections. Senators say they will 'shine a light on the Koch brothers' network of front groups pushing policies in Washington to enrich special interests and sowing doubt in the public debate on issues vital to the American people.'
President Trump has proposed a massive 33 percent cut in U.S. foreign affairs spending in 2019. The Senate's powerful spending committee is holding a hearing on funding for USAID, the main agency that administers foreign aid.
U.S. stocks have tumbled with the Dow down more than 500 points at points. Pres. Trump today renewed fears of a global trade war by calling European Union trade policies 'unfair' and 'unacceptable.'
Pres. Trump just called North Korea's dictator 'very honorable.' Now he's taking questions with French Pres. Macron at the White House.
Moments after Pres. Trump called the Iran Deal 'insane' and said it 'should've never' been made, he and his cabinet are meeting with French Pres. Macron.
Pres. Trump meets with French Pres. Emmanuel Macron at the White House. Later in the the state visit, Macron is expected to press Trump to re-certify the Iran Deal.
French President Emmanuel Macron and his wife Brigitte Macron are welcomed to the White House with a full honors ceremony on the South Lawn. Macron and other leaders are pressing President Trump to not pull out of the Iran nuclear deal.