President Trump, declaring he does not “have a RACIST bone” in his body, tried to rally House Republicans to vote against a resolution labeling his comments racist.
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The scant condemnation of the president’s remarks on four Democratic congresswomen reflected his tightening stranglehold on lawmakers of his party, and a collective eye on 2020.
President Trump amplified his attacks against the lawmakers, and they responded by charging that he was pressing the agenda of white nationalists from the White House.
His staff was more frustrated that the remarks interrupted an intraparty Democratic fight between Speaker Nancy Pelosi and four freshman congresswomen, giving them a common enemy.
Second-quarter totals show a lower tier of candidates burning through cash trying to stay viable, while the leaders banked millions. Elizabeth Warren now has more than 300 people on her payroll.
Pyongyang said that troop exercises planned for next month could scuttle efforts to reopen talks and might prompt it to resume nuclear and missile tests.
While both candidates are firmly in the Democratic primary’s top tier, liberal activists aren’t convinced they are committed to widespread change.
Mr. Trump’s instruction for four congresswomen to “go back” to their countries was a cutting reminder for those who have heard different versions of the slur before.
Finance reports show that the president’s fund-raising committees raised $68 million in the past three months, more than one-third of which came from small donors.
Mr. O’Rourke, once seen as a financial powerhouse, announced that he had raised far less money in the past three months than his leading rivals.
Senator Cory Gardner, Republican of Colorado, called the move a victory for communities in the West. Others called it “a P.R. stunt.”
The Trump administration largely concedes that adult detainees experience grueling conditions in federal custody. But it also wants to appear sensitive to migrant children.
Donald J. Trump was stung by criticism from evangelicals for referring to Second Corinthians as “Two Corinthians,” and is said to have used an epithet to describe them.
Only 16 votes separate the top two candidates in the race, which has national implications.
Internal investigators are examining agents who were members of social media groups that posted inappropriate images, memes and comments about immigrants and lawmakers.
The Treasury secretary raised concerns about cryptocurrencies, including Facebook’s Libra, saying they could be used to fund illicit activities.
The Minnesota Democrat did not praise the organization and has condemned it and other militant groups for engaging in terrorism.
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The satellites were finally ready to beam images back to Earth in 1969. And some 600 million people watched the event live.
The White House told Kellyanne Conway on Monday not to comply with a congressional subpoena compelling her to testify about compliance with ethics laws.
President Trump has discussed his idea with President Vladimir V. Putin of Russia, and has indicated interest in a three-way accord with China to cap nuclear arsenals.
Mr. O’Rourke, who had entered the race with the promise of being a financial powerhouse, raised only a fraction of the front-runners: $3.6 million.
Wildfires and hurricanes are pushing chemicals into the environment, with health effects that scientists are just beginning to understand.
The Government Accountability Office found that the administration “did not consistently ensure” that appointees to E.P.A. advisory boards met federal ethics requirements.