WASHINGTON — The gulf between President Trump’s rhetoric and a thorny geopolitical reality widened a bit further on Friday, when the White House said it would extend a decade-old executive order declaring a national emergency over the nuclear threat from North Korea. The announcement came days after Mr. Trump declared to the world that “everybody…
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WASHINGTON — Confusion over President Trump’s order to allow migrant families to remain together after they illegally enter the United States led to a tense argument at the White House late Thursday as senior officials across the federal government clashed over how to carry it out, according to several people briefed on the meeting. The…
Incarcerating children More than 30,000 children are locked up in juvenile facilities in this country. That number is less than half what it was at its peak, in 1999, and experts believe it will continue to decline as officials find more effective alternatives. But there are major racial disparities. According to the Sentencing Project, black…
WASHINGTON — President Trump hit back on Friday at criticism over his administration’s hard-line stance on immigration, lamenting the “death and destruction caused by people that shouldn’t be here,” and accusing Democrats and the news media of not caring. “No major networks send cameras to their homes or display the images of their incredible loved…
Chief Justice Roberts wrote that both decisions supported the result in the new case. As his opinion in Riley pointed out, he wrote, “cellphones and the services they provide are ‘such a pervasive and insistent part of daily life’ that carrying one is indispensable to participation in modern society.” And the Jones decision, he wrote,…
Chief Justice Roberts wrote that both decisions supported the result in the new case. As his opinion in Riley pointed out, he wrote, “cellphones and the services they provide are ‘such a pervasive and insistent part of daily life’ that carrying one is indispensable to participation in modern society.” And the Jones decision, he wrote,…
WASHINGTON — President Trump appeared to give up hope on Friday that the Republican-controlled Congress could succeed in passing an immigration bill this year, urging lawmakers in a Twitter post to stop “wasting their time.” His advice is likely to kill current efforts to pass a measure that had little chance of succeeding. The president…
SEOUL, South Korea — President Trump said on Thursday that North Korea had already begun to denuclearize, as he continued to trumpet the results of his summit meeting last week with the North’s leader, Kim Jong-un. At the June 12 meeting in Singapore, Mr. Kim agreed to “work toward complete denuclearization of the Korean Peninsula.”…
President Trump moved on Friday to leave an even deeper mark on Republican primary season, boosting a personal ally who is running for governor of Florida and extending political clemency to a former critic, Representative Martha Roby of Alabama, who is in a difficult race for re-election. Ms. Roby has faced criticism from the right…