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ANALYSIS: 25 questions the White House has promised to answer but hasn't
Asked if President Trump believes the Russians interfered in the 2016 election, White House press secretary Sean Spicer told reporters this week he hasn’t had a chance to talk to the president about that issue. “I’d be glad to touch base and get back to you,” he responded. If the past is any guide,
Trump budget faces criticism, indifference from some Senate Republicans
Many Republican senators who weren’t outright condemning President Donald Trump ’s fiscal year 2018 budget made sure to acknowledge a universal truth of budgeting in Washington: The spending bills Congress eventually passes don’t always bear much resemblance to the president’s list of priorities.
Republicans dismiss Trump's ambitious budget blueprint
President Trump's first White House budget received a chilly reception from many Republicans on Capitol Hill today, as appropriators and defense hawks questioned the blueprint's dramatic cuts to domestic spending and foreign aid. The blueprint, a discretionary spending wishlist for 2018 released by
Walking Tour of The Land Pavilion at Disney's Epcot
ABC News' Genevieve Brown gives a tour of The Land Pavilion at Epcot Center with Les Frey.
The Note: Trump on Terrorism
NOTABLES --WHAT TRUMP IS SAYING: Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump repeated his claim he saw thousands of Muslims in New Jersey celebrating on September 11, 2001 when the World Trade Center fell telling ABC’s GEORGE STEPHANOPOULOS on “This Week”: “There were people that were cheering
NFL borrows prep, college playbooks
Want to know what trends will dominate the NFL in five years? Attend a high school or small-college football game. Because tactics on display during the NFL's opening weekend were high school and small college all the way. The big ideas on offense in the NFL in recent seasons -- the zone-read rush,
Parents of James Foley Hold Press Conference After Son's Execution
John and Diane Foley believe that their son "felt committed to the people who were trying to become free."
Nuclear Waste : Yucca Mountain Gets Reprieve As Storage Site
An appeals court decision has re-opened the possibility that the nation's alarmingly large and growing piles of nuclear waste might someday be stored inside Nevada's Yucca Mountain, a decades-old political and regulatory football. Though U.S. taxpayers, according to the General Accounting Office
Area 51, 25 Among Yucca Mountain's Nuclear Neighbors
A recent court decision has renewed the possibility that Nevada's Yucca Mountain may yet become the nation's repository for nuclear waste, of which the General Accounting Office estimates the U.S. has a rich abundance: some 75,000 metric tons and growing. If it comes to rest here, it will feel
Senate Rules Change May Backfire on Democrats
Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid will likely press ahead with the so-called “nuclear option” of changing Senate rules, but will it soon come back to haunt his party? As early as today, the Reid, D-Nev., and his Democratic caucus could enact rules changes to effectively...