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A Time magazine with Trump on the cover hangs in his golf clubs. It’s fake.

It’s not clear who created the image or why, but it is displayed prominently at some of his properties.

The 4 most brutal numbers in that poll showing the world hates Trump

The world doesn't have much regard for the president of the United States. That's the somewhat unsurprising takeaway from a massive new Pew study polling attitudes toward the United States in 37 countries, from Canada to Russia to South…

Who’s afraid of Trump? Not enough Republicans — at least for now.

The retreat on health care underscores the president’s limits in securing support from the GOP Congress.

‘Repeal and replace’ was once a unifier for the GOP. Now it’s an albatross.

After seven years, Republicans’ promise to overhaul the health-care law is a sprawling objective still in search of a solution. It also has now cost the Trump administration precious months of its first year, with tax reform and other…

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Democrats’ ‘resistance’ calls for new push to kill Senate health bill


The moment that Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell (Ky.) told Republicans that there could be no vote on the party's health-care bill this week, Senate Democrats were in a familiar position — headed to a protest. In the “Senate swamp,”…


Gorsuch asserts himself early as force on Supreme Court’s right

In his short 2½ months on the Supreme Court, Neil M. Gorsuch has proved himself to be a self-assured jurist unafraid of the big stage.


Here’s what happened after Senate leaders postponed the health-care vote

Here’s what happened after Senate Republican leaders on June 27 decided to postpone a vote on a health-care bill aiming to overhaul the Affordable Care Act.


Durbin on health-care vote’s postponement: ‘We don’t think it’s over’

Sen. Richard J. Durbin (D-Ill.) on June 27 said he believes that the GOP health-care bill, “as it becomes more public and people understand the impact on their personal lives, will be even less popular.”


Sarah Huckabee Sanders went on an anti-media tirade, until a newspaper reporter couldn't take it anymore

Deputy White House press secretary Sarah Huckabee Sanders unloaded on the media Tuesday, after three CNN journalists resigned and the network retracted a report about ties between an associate of President Trump and Russia. “I think that…

White House spokeswoman unloads on media over CNN retraction

Sarah Huckabee Sanders sharply criticizes the TV network but refuses to take questions from the outlet.

Sarah Huckabee Sanders criticizes fake news — and then promotes a journalist accused of deception

You could be forgiven for getting a sense of whiplash if you watched the latest White House briefing.


Why did Trump fake a Time cover? Look for a clue in the real ones.


At least four of President Trump’s golf courses have displayed a knockoff Time magazine cover, purportedly from 2009, that hails his “Apprentice” reality TV show as a “smash,” according to The Washington Post’s David A. Fahrenthold. Of all…

Schumer on health care: 'We're going to fight the bill tooth and nail'

Senate Minority Leader Charles E. Schumer promised Democrats will fight Republicans' proposed health-care bill on June 27 at the Capitol.


Trump renews attack on ‘Fake News CNN’ after retraction of Russia story, resignation of journalists

The president lashed out at the network in a series of tweets this morning, insinuating that there were other stories that merited retracting.


Russia calls U.S. threats against Syria ‘unacceptable’

The White House said the United States had detected evidence of preparations for a chemical attack and issued an ominous warning to Syria's president.

Trump, Senate leaders try to regroup on health bill

Bowing to pressure from within their ranks, GOP leaders delayed a vote on the Senate bill until after the Fourth of July recess. But huge hurdles remain as lawmakers try to craft a bill that can secure enough support.


No, the government did not pay for Mitch McConnell’s polio care. Charity did.

The story about how Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell received his polio treatment began with a meme. “As a kid, Mitch McConnell had polio, and the government paid for ALL of his care and rehabilitation,” says a text below an apparent…

'There's no camera on, Jim.' Sean Spicer's untelevised news briefing, annotated.


Spokesmen for President Trump have allowed question-and-answer sessions with reporters to be televised just six times in the past six weeks.


Top GOP super PAC sets its 2018 strategy: Pelosi, Pelosi, Pelosi


The Congressional Leadership Fund, which has ties to House Speaker Paul D. Ryan, plans to spend $100 million before next year's midterm elections.

The Trump-McConnell bond is being tested. So is the GOP agenda.

After postponement of a health-care vote this week, the two men remain hungry for a win. Their understanding, built to score legislative victories, does neither of them any good if victories remain out of reach.

Tuesday, Jun 27

Trump hails democratic bonds with India’s Modi while ignoring the media

President Trump proclaimed himself and India's prime minister “believers” in public accountability. But in a break from Rose Garden tradition, journalists were told they could not ask questions.

Senate Republicans' health-care bill looks like it's in trouble

Failure is a possibility for Senate Republican leaders, who can only afford to lose two GOP votes.

Monday, Jun 26

After release of CBO report, Senate Republican health plan faces uneasy path forward

By late Monday, several senators and aides appeared nervous about the next steps, hedging on the timing of that procedural vote. Still, there was some hope for salvaging the effort, and GOP leaders were still looking for ways to make last…

E.U. fines Google a record $2.7 billion in antitrust case over search results

Regulators say Google illegally steered users toward its shopping site. The company is weighing an appeal.

Justices side with religious institutions in major church-state decision

The high court ruled that a Missouri church cannot be excluded from a state program with a secular intent.

Kushner firm given $285 million Deutsche Bank loan a month before Election Day

Jared Kushner’s real estate company received the loan as the bank was negotiating to settle federal and state charges that it aided a possible Russian money-laundering scheme. Kushner’s association with Deutsche Bank is among a number of…

Sunday, Jun 25

GOP faces key week as senators waver in support for health-care bill

Senate Republican leaders hope to hold a vote before the July 4 congressional recess. But in addition to the five senators who have come out against the party’s bill, more lawmakers have begun expressing serious reservations, saying they…

White House’s new strategy: Blame Obama for failing to stop Russia collusion

Appearing on ABC's “This Week," Kellyanne Conway struck a combative tone when referencing a Post story that detailed the Obama administration's struggle to punish the Kremlin for alleged interference into the 2016 presidential campaign.

Trump lashes out at Obama over Post report on Russian election meddling

The president’s tweets criticizing his predecessor for not doing more to stop Russian interference suggest without proof that Obama administration officials tried to help Hillary Clinton.

Senate health-care bill faces resistance from GOP moderates

Fears that proposed cuts would fray the social safety net are creating anxiety for Republican moderates whose states have benefited from the ACA’s expansion of Medicaid. Those centrists may pose just as much an obstacle to the bill’s…

Saturday, Jun 24

Beyond opposing Trump, Democrats keep searching for a message

Debate over how to talk about economic and cultural issues and role of government in the age of Trump?

The Fix: Could Trump’s White House tapes ruse get him in legal trouble?

Legal experts doubt the president would actually be accused of witness tampering. But some of them said it could feed into the obstruction of justice case.

Trump joins effort to pass a health bill, but another GOP senator voices opposition

As the president and Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell worked to win over holdouts, Sen. Dean Heller of Nevada said he won’t vote for the bill in its current form. The announcement caught many Republicans by surprise and may have made…

Friday, Jun 23

Trump congratulates himself for influencing Comey’s testimony with White House tapes ruse

President Trump gave his first interview in more than a month on Thursday, and the result — airing Friday morning on Fox News — included Trump congratulating himself for his suggestion that there might be tapes of his conversations with…

Trump says 'we'll have to see' if Mueller should step down from Russia probe

On "Fox and Friends," the president laid out his belief that special counsel Robert S. Mueller III is biased in the expanding Russia investigation.

Trump is struggling to stay calm on Russia, one morning call at a time

The White House is laboring to adapt to the expanding Russia probe — and to the president’s pugnacious outbursts.

How Trump’s dubious claims make the entire government react

The Comey ‘tapes’ tweet and other assertions have created legal and political problems for the president.