WASHINGTON (AP) - President Donald Trump signed an executive order Wednesday directing his interior secretary to review the designation of dozens of national monuments on federal lands, calling the protection efforts "a massive federal land grab" by previous administrations.
“We have a once in a generation opportunity to do something big and important on taxes,” White House National Economic Council Director Gary Cohn said Wednesday.
The outlines of the plan were announced Wednesday.
A federal judge in California has temporarily blocked a portion of President Trump's executive order that was designed to pull federal funding from such jurisdictions.
The event brings the president back to the setting where he appears most comfortable -- in front of adoring crowds -- and, the White House hopes, provides a contrast to criticism that the inexperienced president has stumbled out of the gate.
State and local taxes may no longer offset federal taxable income.
A claim about Neil Gorsuch's confirmation is somehow both true and shows a complete disdain for facts. It's a claim that sounds impressive and means next to nothing.
Love President Trump's tax proposals? Hate them? Either way, when it comes to tax laws and lawyers, change is good, said lawyer Mark Silow, chairman of Fox Rothschild LLP. "Clients tend to need guidance and they need our advice," Silow said.
WASHINGTON (AP) - President Donald Trump "has no intention" of releasing his tax returns to the public, Treasury Secretary Steve Mnuchin said Wednesday, asserting Americans have "plenty of information" about the president's financial matters.
The president is right that the first 100 days is an artificial construct, but he set it up for himself and asked to be judged by it.
Melania Trump has sent a clear and consistent message of beauty, wealth and detachment through her flawless designer wardrobe.
The White House prepared for an extended legal battle after a federal judge blocked attempts to withhold funds from cities that refuse to cooperate with immigration agents.
"She's doing a good job. Now does everybody like Nikki?" the president asked at a meeting of U.N. Security Council ambassadors and their spouses. "Otherwise she could easily be replaced. Right?"
In an interview with the AP, the president stretched the facts on China, his border wall and job creation.
The teen rebel Alice Roosevelt, for example, famously flouted her father Teddy Roosevelt's no-women-smoking rule. "I can either run the country or I can attend to Alice, but I can't possibly do both," a frustrated T.R. once declared.