Trump Administration

Lawmakers May Hold Steve Bannon in Contempt of Congress

Lawmakers on Capitol Hill are considering whether to hold former Breitbart Editor and White House Chief Strategist Steve Bannon in contempt of Congress for refusing to answer their questions about working in President Trump’s administration. In Thursday’s three-hour hearing before the House Intelligence Committee, Bannon invoked executive privilege when asked questions that were not a part of a pre-approved list.

WH Deputy Secy On Possible Deputy AG Firing: ‘We Expect No Changes’

White House officials assure the public that President Trump is not currently considering whether to Fire Deputy Attorney General Rod Rosenstein. During an interview on Friday Principal Deputy Press Secretary Raj Shah reaffirmed the white house confidence in Rosenstein, after the President declined to give reporters a definitive answer on the matter.

Pres. Trump: Crack Down On Countries Refusing To Accept Deportees

President Trump is threatening to impose tough new economic sanctions on countries which refuse to accept deportees or crack down on drug smugglers. The President made the remarks at a meeting with top DHS officials Friday, at a Customs and Border Protection Round table in Sterling, Virginia. There, he was briefed by authorities as to which countries are the worst offenders, when it comes to handling removal cases. Officials signaled out several African and Asian nations, including China.