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The National Association of State Workforce Agencies tells lawmakers on Capitol Hill that it would take most states 8-20 weeks to move to a modified system of awarding benefits.
President Trump used to boast about stock market gains at every turn. But after coronavirus fears caused the worst plunge since 2008, he has gone silent on this pillar of his reelection pitch.
The White House has released a log of a congratulatory phone call the U.S. president made to Ukraine’s just-elected leader in April, which Trump has called “more important” than the July call.
In an open letter, influential conservatives urge President Trump to keep his embattled chief of staff and remove the “acting” from his title.
The president says he would unveil the unredacted text of his much-discussed July phone conversation with Ukraine’s leader. Meanwhile, Democrats neared a fever pitch on whether to impeach.
President Trump’s proposal would keep legal immigration levels the same but dramatically change who would be let in. It does not address the estimated 11 million people in the U.S. illegally.
The president’s budget is expected to propose drastic cuts to government programs. But NPR has learned it will also call for increased spending on child care, something Ivanka Trump has championed.
The president visited U.S. forces who are part of the fight against ISIS, amid criticism of a sudden decision to pull troops from Syria. It’s his first such trip since taking office.
White House press secretary Sarah Huckabee Sanders said a question about U.S. citizenship was included in every census from 1965 to 2000. Census history tells a more nuanced story.
Special counsel Robert Mueller is interviewing current aides about the Russia matter. The White House says it’s cooperating — but that doesn’t mean the process isn’t stressful.