Subscribe: USATODAY.com Washington - Top Stories
http://rssfeeds.usatoday.com/UsatodaycomWashington-TopStories
Added By: Feedage Forager Feedage Grade B rated
Language: English
Tags:
apos  bannon  charlottesville  political  president trump  president  senator  steve bannon  today  trump apos  trump  usa today  usa 
Rate this Feed
Rate this feedRate this feedRate this feedRate this feedRate this feed
Rate this feed 1 starRate this feed 2 starRate this feed 3 starRate this feed 4 starRate this feed 5 star

Comments (0)

Feed Details and Statistics Feed Statistics
Preview: USATODAY.com Washington - Top Stories

Untitled





 



Kaine: Virginia should consider a statue of Pocahontas instead of Robert E. Lee

Sun, 20 Aug 2017 15:14:30 -0400

Sen. Tim Kaine says states should take a broader view of history when deciding which of their citizens are honored with statues in the U.S. Capitol.


Media Files:
https://www.gannett-cdn.com/media/2017/05/22/USATODAY/USATODAY/636310626695203871-XXX-20160912-APS-USA-511-86702912.JPG




Sen. Scott: Trump must regain moral authority

Sun, 20 Aug 2017 15:05:26 -0400

South Carolina Senator Tim Scott told CBS’s Face the Nation that meeting with African Americans could help President Trump regain the “moral authority” he needs to lead the nation.


Media Files:
https://media.gannett-cdn.com/29906170001/29906170001_5546382492001_5546363988001-th.jpg?pubId=29906170001




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.


Media Files:
https://www.gannett-cdn.com/media/2017/07/18/USATODAY/USATODAY/636359952837484519-AFP-529465464-63990472.JPG




Polls: Voters in three key states Trump won 'embarrassed' by his conduct as president

Sun, 20 Aug 2017 13:28:06 -0400

Six out of 10 voters in Michigan, Pennsylvania and Wisconsin say Donald Trump's conduct as president has been enbarrassing, according to new polls.


Media Files:
https://www.gannett-cdn.com/media/2017/08/20/USATODAY/usatsports/31680884444_54f3730122_k_large.jpg




Trump's approval numbers drop in key states

Sun, 20 Aug 2017 13:24:54 -0400

According to a new NBC News/Marist poll, President Trump’s job approval ratings have dropped in three key states--Michigan, Pennsylvania and Wisconsin.


Media Files:
https://media.gannett-cdn.com/29906170001/29906170001_5546353694001_5546347460001-th.jpg?pubId=29906170001




Sen. Tim Scott: Trump needs 'personal connection' with African Americans who battled racism

Sun, 20 Aug 2017 15:06:09 -0400

South Carolina Sen. Tim Scott says Trump needs to spend time with African-Americans who have dealt with racism if he wants to regain "moral authority."


Media Files:
https://www.gannett-cdn.com/media/2017/08/17/CarolinaGroup/Greenville/636385743695678305-tm-scott.jpg







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.


Media Files:
http://www.gannett-cdn.com/media/2016/11/10/USATODAY/USATODAY/636143689695071942-AP-2016-Election-Congress.jpg




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.


Media Files:
http://www.gannett-cdn.com/media/2016/04/28/USATODAY/USATODAY/635974512392473677-GTY-524632222.jpg




Capital Download: Latest interviews

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

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


Media Files:
http://www.gannett-cdn.com/media/USATODAY/promo/2014/08/12/1407855739000-AFP-517635889.jpg










National parks ditch Obama-era plastic water bottle ban

Sun, 20 Aug 2017 10:13:40 -0400

The so-called ban was an effort to reduce plastic waste. The Trump administration says visitors should decide how to stay hydrated. Video provided by Newsy


Media Files:
https://media.gannett-cdn.com/29906170001/29906170001_5545866673001_5545848478001-th.jpg?pubId=29906170001




Trumps to skip Kennedy Center Honors amid boycotts

Sun, 20 Aug 2017 09:41:21 -0400

President Trump and first lady Melania Trump will not participate in this year's annual Kennedy Center Honors ceremony to avoid any "political distraction" for the recipients of the prestigious award.


Media Files:
https://media.gannett-cdn.com/29906170001/29906170001_5546282564001_5546276020001-th.jpg?pubId=29906170001




Treasury Secretary Mnuchin defends decision to stay on Trump cabinet

Sat, 19 Aug 2017 19:15:08 -0400

Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin released an extraordinary letter Saturday explaining why he's staying in the Trump administration after Charlottesville.


Media Files:
https://www.gannett-cdn.com/media/2017/08/19/USATODAY/USATODAY/636387636576214915-AP-TRUMP-93092157.JPG




Twitter trolls Trump on 'heal' vs. 'heel' typo

Sun, 20 Aug 2017 02:06:20 -0400

Twitter didn't go easy on the president's three attempts to spell the word "heal."


Media Files:
https://www.gannett-cdn.com/media/2017/08/14/USATODAY/USATODAY/636383319341094400-AP-Trump-Russia-Rallying-Cry.jpg




Arnold to Trump: "There are not two sides to bigotry."

Sat, 19 Aug 2017 12:58:00 -0400

Former California governor and actor Arnold Schwarzenegger responded to Trump's recent comments about racially charged violence saying, "...the country that defeated Hitler's armies is no place for Nazi flags."


Media Files:
https://media.gannett-cdn.com/29906170001/29906170001_5545793768001_5545789922001-th.jpg?pubId=29906170001




Arnold Schwarzenegger has message for President Trump: Terminate hate

Sat, 19 Aug 2017 12:59:38 -0400

In an online video, the former Republican governor of California gives the speech he says Trump should have given after Charlottesville.


Media Files:
https://www.gannett-cdn.com/media/2017/08/19/USATODAY/USATODAY/636387375497629798-AFP-AFP-MB2SH-89240897.JPG




Russell Simmons: President Trump's Charlottesville response is 'shocking'

Sat, 19 Aug 2017 10:19:48 -0400

The president’s behavior throughout his time in office, most recently in his response to last week's violence in Charlottesville, Va., is 'shocking.'


Media Files:
https://www.gannett-cdn.com/media/2017/08/19/USATODAY/USATODAY/636387346853108672-AP-RUSSELL-SIMMONS-HORSE-CARRIAGES-74560206.JPG




Missouri State senator: 'I hope trump is Assassinated!'

Sat, 19 Aug 2017 08:46:37 -0400

State Sen. Maria Chappelle-Nadal told local media she was upset about President Trump's controversial comments on the violence in Charlottesville. Video provided by Newsy


Media Files:
https://media.gannett-cdn.com/29906170001/29906170001_5544870063001_5544862476001-th.jpg?pubId=29906170001




Pressure mounts for state senator to resign after Trump assassination comment

Sat, 19 Aug 2017 08:51:26 -0400

In a Facebook comment that has since been deleted, Chappelle-Nadal wrote, "I hope Trump is assassinated."


Media Files:
https://www.gannett-cdn.com/media/2017/08/18/USATODAY/USATODAY/636386934526496023-Maria-Chappelle-Nadal.JPG







Steve Bannon's departure could split Trump's supporters

Fri, 18 Aug 2017 20:20:33 -0400

Now that Steve Bannon has lost his job at the White House, there's speculation that it could divide President Trump's remaining supporters. Video provided by Newsy


Media Files:
https://media.gannett-cdn.com/29906170001/29906170001_5545354922001_5545336694001-th.jpg?pubId=29906170001




Steve Bannon: The Trump presidency that we fought for, and won, is over

Fri, 18 Aug 2017 19:50:18 -0400

Bannon gave an interview to the Weekly Standard in which he said feels "jacked up" and is returning to Brietbart News.


Media Files:
https://www.gannett-cdn.com/media/2017/08/18/USATODAY/USATODAY/636386582783920963-GTY-666877600.jpg




Trump's chief strategist Steve Bannon ousted

Fri, 18 Aug 2017 19:28:28 -0400

Steve Bannon, Trump's former chief strategist was fired after attacking White House colleagues in an interview.


Media Files:
https://media.gannett-cdn.com/29906170001/29906170001_5545253449001_5545230952001-th.jpg?pubId=29906170001




Trump considers Afghanistan strategy

Fri, 18 Aug 2017 19:27:40 -0400

President Trump holds a national security meeting at Camp David Friday to decide on a new strategy for the conflict in Afghanistan.


Media Files:
https://media.gannett-cdn.com/29906170001/29906170001_5545333755001_5545330082001-th.jpg?pubId=29906170001




NY state employee paid $172,000/year and 'barely' works

Fri, 18 Aug 2017 19:17:54 -0400

New York state employee David Bookstaver unknowingly left a voicemail for a reporter where he said he 'barely shows up to work.' Bookstaver has since been fired.


Media Files:
https://media.gannett-cdn.com/29906170001/29906170001_5545317172001_5545316634001-th.jpg?pubId=29906170001




Mitt Romney sends message to Trump on Charlottesville

Fri, 18 Aug 2017 18:24:57 -0400

Mitt Romney's recent Facebook Post responded to President Trump's comments on Charlottesville. Zachary Devita has the story.


Media Files:
https://media.gannett-cdn.com/29906170001/29906170001_5545279189001_5545261764001-th.jpg?pubId=29906170001




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.


Media Files:
http://www.gannett-cdn.com/media/2015/04/16/USATODAY/USATODAY/635647958989454915-sundaystandings.jpg













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


Media Files:
http://www.gannett-cdn.com/media/2016/11/13/USATODAY/USATODAY/636146421313239558-XXX-BERNIE-SANDERS-JMG-152038-86680902.JPG