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Trump to speak Monday on health care

Sun, 23 Jul 2017 22:33:58 -0400

President Trump on Monday will speak to the press at the White House about health care, minutes after meeting with "victims of Obamacare."


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Trump asks Navy crowd to call Congress about his budget

Sun, 23 Jul 2017 17:01:01 -0400

Trump touched on his budget and health care reform in a speech commissioning the USS Gerald R. Ford. Video provided by Newsy


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Meghan McCain tweets photo of 'amazing hike with dad' after senator's brain-cancer diagnosis

Sun, 23 Jul 2017 16:49:13 -0400

Senator John McCain revealed he has a primary brain tumor, with doctors describing the tumor as a glioblastoma.


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Pentagon to answer for wasting $28 million on questionable camouflage for Afghan soldiers

Sun, 23 Jul 2017 14:58:24 -0400

Pentagon faces questions from Congress on decision to outfit Afghan soldiers in pricey, private-label camouflage pattern that wasted $28 million.


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Anthony Scaramucci deletes his old tweets

Sun, 23 Jul 2017 14:44:34 -0400

White House communications director Anthony Scaramucci deleted old tweets that seemed counter to the Trump administration's agenda. Video provided by Newsy


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Trump's lawyer, communications director talk pardons

Sun, 23 Jul 2017 14:10:26 -0400

After Donald Trump tweeted that the President has the complete power to pardon themselves, the debate between his critics and supporters about whether he can actually do it began. Maria Mercedes Galuppo (@mariamgaluppo) has more.


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Meet the new U.S. senators

Thu, 10 Nov 2016 13:28:26 -0500

The 2017 freshman class includes the first Latina senator along with the first African American and Indian American to represent California in the Senate.


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USA TODAY's blog on all things political

Wed, 9 Nov 2016 12:15:47 -0500

USA TODAY follows the latest updates from Washington, D.C., and across the nation.


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Capital Download: Latest interviews

Wed, 14 Dec 2016 13:27:52 -0500

USA TODAY's weekly video newsmaker series with Susan Page.


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Congress' next big battles: Passing spending bills, raising the debt limit

Sun, 23 Jul 2017 17:01:27 -0400

Battle lines already forming as Congress gets ready to take on the task of passing spending legislation and raising the national debt ceiling


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Many of key players on Trump health care reform team are Hoosiers

Sun, 23 Jul 2017 17:02:40 -0400

Indiana ranks near the bottom on many health measures but many Hoosiers are playing key roles in health care in the Trump administration


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Thousands of nuns urge senators to vote against Obamacare repeal

Sun, 23 Jul 2017 16:55:13 -0400

Led by the "Nuns on the Bus" organizer, sisters plan to visit senators Monday to urge them to oppose the Senate health bill.


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Trump's new communications director: President has no need to pardon himself

Sun, 23 Jul 2017 16:56:22 -0400

New White House Communications Directory Anthony Scaramucci on Sunday called "nonsensical" the investigations into Russian interference in U.S. elections


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Sarah Huckabee Sanders: Once in political shadows, now in White House spotlight

Sat, 22 Jul 2017 19:02:59 -0400

While pundits sensed Trump wasn’t always happy with Spicer’s performance, he seems pleased with Sanders.


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Scaramucci emphasizes there's lots of 'love' in The White House

Sat, 22 Jul 2017 14:57:28 -0400

Incoming White House communications director Anthony Scaramucci used the term 20 times to describe his feelings for his colleagues and the president. Video provided by Newsy


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Congress strikes deal on Russia sanctions, despite Trump objection

Sat, 22 Jul 2017 16:18:19 -0400

The bill mandates congressional review if Trump attempts to ease or end punitive measures against Moscow.


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'Full transparency:' Scarammuci says he's deleting old tweets

Sat, 22 Jul 2017 16:00:19 -0400

Scarammuci said in tweets that Hillary Clinton is "incredibly competent," he believes in fighting climate change and supports increased gun control.


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President Trump commissions new 'supercarrier' while pressing for more military spending

Sat, 22 Jul 2017 13:18:10 -0400

At the commissioning in Norfolk, VA, President Trump urged Congress to back his budget calling for a $billion increase in Defense spending next year.


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President Trump Wants Investigators to Look Into Hillary Clinton and James Comey’s Ties To Russia

Sat, 22 Jul 2017 11:14:45 -0400

President Donald Trump is pushing for investigations into Hillary Clinton and James Comey. Veuer's Maria Mercedes Galuppo (@mariamgaluppo) has more.


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Kushner 'inadvertently omitted' at least $10M in assets to revised disclosure

Fri, 21 Jul 2017 23:27:58 -0400

His wife and the president's daughter, Ivanka Trump, also filed new financial disclosures, reporting assets of at least $66 million.


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James Clapper: Trump is 'making Russia great again'

Sat, 22 Jul 2017 04:06:01 -0400

Former officials describe Trump's 'disparagement' of intel community as 'shameful'


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Remaining survivors of USS Arizona lay wreath at Arlington National Cemetery

Fri, 21 Jul 2017 18:19:54 -0400

As the number of survivors have dwindled down to five, the group is increasingly vocal about their experience and seek recognition for a hero.


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Sunday Standings: Tallying the top talk-show guests

Wed, 14 Dec 2016 13:25:43 -0500

USA TODAY is keeping score, tracking who's most in demand week-to-week on the Sunday talk show circuit.


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Sanders backs Trump protests, questions Electoral College

Mon, 14 Nov 2016 13:51:59 -0500

The surprisingly strong challenger for the Democratic nomination wasn't shocked by Trump's victory


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