Sections

Weather Forecast

Close

Funding for government lapses as short-term spending bill stalls in the Senate

Donald Trump

January 19, 2018
President Donald Trump speaks to reporters on the South Lawn of the White House in Washington, before departing on Marine One to spend the weekend at Camp David, Dec. 16, 2017. (Al Drago/Copyright 2018 The New York Times)
Adult-film star details alleged Trump affair in transcript
4 hours 8 min ago
Donald Trump announces his candidacy for the Republican presidential nomination from the lobby of Trump Tower in New York, June 16, 2015. The timeline of activity that led to Special Counsel Robert Mueller's charges against three former Trump campaign advisers stretches back over two years. Doug Mills / copyright 2017 The New York Times
Trump's report card ranges from B+ to 'incomplete' among N.D., Minn. leaders
5 hours 37 min ago
Thousands of people gather on the National Mall during the March for Life on January 19 in Washington. Washington Post photo by Carolyn Van Houten.
Trump to anti-abortion marchers: 'We are with you all the way. May God bless you.'
11 hours 42 min ago
With a government shutdown looming, Speaker of the House Paul Ryan prepares for his press conference on Capitol Hill in Washington, D.C., on Thursday. Washington Post photo by Melina Mara
House passes stopgap spending bill, but a government shutdown still looms
17 hours 46 min ago
January 18, 2018
House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi (D-Calif.) speaks at a news conference on Capitol Hill in Washington, Jan. 18, 2018. President Donald Trump blew up Republican strategies to keep the government open past Friday when on Thursday morning he said a long-term extension of the popular Children’s Health Insurance Program should not be part of a stopgap spending bill pending before the House. (Erin Schaff/Copyright 2018 The New York Times)
Senate Democrats gather votes to block spending bill; White House slams Congress over possible shutdown
January 18, 2018 - 4:13pm
Steve Bannon, President Donald Trump’s former chief strategist, leaves after testifying before the House Intelligence Committee, on Capitol Hill in Washington, Jan. 16, 2018. In a sign that Bannon is cooperating with the inquiry, Bannon will be interviewed by investigators working for the special counsel in the Russia investigation instead of testifying before a grand jury, according to a person familiar with the matter. (Tom Brenner/The New York Times Copyright 2018 / New York Times)
Bannon battle shows potential conflicts for White House's McGahn
January 18, 2018 - 10:31am
January 17, 2018
President Donald Trump arrives for dinner at Trump International Golf Club, in West Palm Beach, Fla., Jan. 14, 2018. Trump told reporters outside the club, “I’m not a racist. I’m the least racist person you will ever interview, that I can tell you,” and insisted that the derogatory comment attributed to him during an Oval Office meeting on immigration last week did not occur. (Al Drago/The New York Times Copyright 2018 / New York Times)
Kelly calls some of President Trump's campaign pledges on immigration, wall 'uninformed,' meeting attendees say
January 17, 2018 - 3:57pm
White House Chief of Staff John Kelly, left, with Marc Short, the Trump administration’s director of legislative affairs, look on as President Donald Trump departs the White House in Washington, Jan. 5. 2018. Trump was traveling to Camp David for a meeting with congressional Republicans. (Tom Brenner/The New York Times Copyright 2018 / New York Times)
White House Chief of Staff John Kelly expresses optimism about DACA deal without suggesting timeline
January 17, 2018 - 2:45pm
President Donald Trump at Conversations with the Women of America, a panel event at the Eisenhower Executive Office Building, across the street from the White House in Washington, Jan. 16, 2018. (Doug Mills/The New York Times Copyright 2018 / New York Times)
Trump's 'Fake News Awards' are shaping up to be a total flop
January 17, 2018 - 11:25am
Commentary: Let's stop obsessing over dirty words
January 17, 2018 - 10:29am
January 16, 2018
Michael Cohen, President Donald Trump’s lawyer, leaves a meeting with the Senate Intelligence Committee, on Capitol Hill in Washington, Sept. 19, 2017. The Wall Street Journal reported on Jan. 12, 2018 that Cohen orchestrated a $130,000 payment to a pornographic-film actress in October 2016 to prevent her from going public with claims of a consensual sexual encounter with Trump. (Al Drago/Copyright 2018 The New York Times)
Porn star reportedly spoke to journalist in 2016 about Trump settlement, fearing he wouldn't pay up
January 16, 2018 - 5:15pm
President Donald Trump with Dr. Ronny Jackson, a rear admiral in the Navy and the current White House physician, in the White House in Washington, Aug. 3, 2017. Jackson will oversea Trump’s first comprehensive physical examination as president on Jan. 12. (Tom Brenner/Copyright 2018 The New York Times)
Trump did 'exceedingly well' on a cognitive test, top White House doctor says
January 16, 2018 - 3:49pm
President Donald Trump speaks alongside President Nursultan Nazarbayev of Kazakhstan at the White House in Washington, Jan. 16, 2018. (Doug Mills/The New York Times Copyright 2018 / New York Times)
Trump administration to ask Supreme Court to intervene on DACA
January 16, 2018 - 2:43pm
Secretary of Homeland Security Kirstjen Nielsen, pictured earlier this month, said Tuesday she "did not hear that word used" when asked during a Senate hearing about a vulgarity attributed to President Donald Trump. MUST CREDIT: Washington Post photo by Jabin Botsford
Asked about Trump's vulgar comments, DHS secretary says, 'I did not hear that word used'
January 16, 2018 - 1:12pm
Vice President Mike Pence after the weekly Republican Senate luncheon on Capitol Hill in Washington, Jan. 4, 2018. (Tom Brenner/The New York Times Copyright 2018 / New York Times)
A pastor lights into President Trump - with Vice President Pence sitting in the front pew
January 16, 2018 - 10:45am
randomness