Secretary of State Mike Pompeo recently addressed the upcoming peace plan with Afghanistan as well as concerns over election interference.
The Trump administration has tightened its grip on immigration policy in the U.S. This week, the Supreme Court ruled five to four to expand the “public charge” rule across the entire country.
New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo offered to share the DMV database but not Social Security numbers.
The largest convention for conservative activists, CPAC, will begin in less than a week. According to organizers, this year’s event has sold out for the first time due to the popularity of the Trump administration. One America’s John Hines sat down with Executive Director Dan Schneider, who explained the popularity of this president among conservatives.
On Tuesday, the Trump administration announced it’s imposing sanctions on a subsidiary of the Russian oil conglomerate Rosneft. The sanctions will freeze all assets held in the U.S. by Rosneft Trading SA, the Swiss-incorporated broker for the Russian oil company, and also target firm President Didier Casimiro. Private holders of interests in the firm will be given 90 days to divest from the company or risk having their assets frozen.
President Trump warned if California can’t clean up its streets, the federal government will. He made those remarks during a briefing on preparations for the 2028 Summer Olympics in Los Angeles Tuesday.
Senate Democrats are working on a number of proposals to limit the president’s powers to recall ambassadors. According to reports, Sen. Bob Menendez (D-N.J.) is drafting new rules aimed at limiting the president’s power over the State Department, including one which would grant Congress more authority to question the president over their decision to recall ambassadors.
A top Trump administration official recently shot down rumors suggesting the coronavirus is a Chinese bioweapon. While speaking to reporters at an event in Washington, D.C. Tuesday, the assistant secretary for health said they currently have no information to prove it is a manufactured virus.
The Trump administration is receiving recognition for its efforts to promote religious freedom around the world. The CEO of Christian aid organization Open Doors recently applauded the president’s progress on ending religious persecution.