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Judge cites Trump's words in blocking 'sanctuary city' order

Sudhin Thanawala, Associated Press  |  Posted   Apr 26th - 10:33am

For the third time in two months, a federal judge has knocked down an immigration order by President Donald Trump and used Trump's own language against him.

Chaffetz defends White House for not providing information about Flynn payments

Lisa Riley Roche  |  Posted   Apr 26th - 6:46am

Rep. Jason Chaffetz, R-Utah, defended the White House Tuesday for not providing any documents about whether former national security adviser Michael Flynn failed to disclose payments from Russian and other foreign sources.

Lawmakers suggest former Trump aide Flynn broke US law

Chad Day and Stephen Braun, Associated Press  |  Posted   Apr 25th - 5:33pm

President Donald Trump's former national security adviser, Michael Flynn, appeared to violate federal law when he failed to seek permission or inform the U.S. government about accepting tens of thousands of dollars from Russian organizations after a trip there in 2015, leaders of a House oversight committee said Tuesday.

Hardball health care option may cost Trump and taxpayers

Ricardo Alonso-Zaldivar, Associated Press  |  Posted   Apr 25th - 2:12pm

Counting down to a budget deadline, the White House has toyed with a hardball health care tactic to force Democrats to yield on President Donald Trump's priorities.

Is attacking Trump the ticket? Democrats are trying it out

Michael Catalini and Alan Suderman, Associated Press  |  Posted   Apr 25th - 10:49am

In New Jersey, a candidate running for governor compared the Trump camp to Nazis. In Virginia, a doctor running for governor fired up a gathering of Democrats by calling Trump a "narcissistic maniac," while his primary opponent called Trump's victory a "political and constitutional Sept. 11."

In call to Trump, Chinese leader urges restraint over NKorea

Matthew Pennington, Associated Press  |  Posted   Apr 24th - 6:32pm

As the world braces for a possible North Korean nuclear test, Chinese President Xi Jinping on Monday urged restraint in a call to President Donald Trump. America's U.N. envoy warned of a strike if Pyongyang attacks a U.S. military base or tests an intercontinental ballistic missile.

Trump to order review of monuments

Amy Joi O'Donoghue  |  Posted   Apr 24th - 3:04pm

President Trump is expected to roll out an executive order Wednesday directing an Interior Department review of presidential monument designations over the past 20 years, including the Bears Ears and Grand Staircase-Escalante national monuments.

Republicans want to muzzle database of consumer complaints

Kevin Freking, Associated Press  |  Posted   Apr 24th - 1:42pm

U.S. consumers filed nearly 300,000 complaints last year about their dealings with banks, credit card issuers and other financial services companies. Most of those complaints were compiled and made available for anyone to see as part of a database administered by the federal government.

Obama dishes on leadership at 1st event since leaving office

Sophia Tareen, Associated Press  |  Posted   Apr 24th - 1:25pm

Former President Barack Obama used his first public appearance since leaving office to dole out advice to young people on leadership, managing social media and even marriage. What he didn't do was mention his successor.

Fearing a worker shortage, farmers push back on immigration

Andrew Selsky, Associated Press  |  Posted   Apr 24th - 12:16pm

The head of Bethel Heights Vineyard looked out over the 100 acres of vines her crew of 20 Mexicans had just finished pruning, worried about what will happen if the Trump administration presses ahead with its crackdown on immigrants.

The Latest: Obama discusses civic engagement, not politics

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Apr 24th - 11:55am

The Latest on former President Barack Obama's first public event since leaving office (all times local):

New law aims to help job applicants with criminal history

Michelle L. Price - Associated Press  |  Posted   Apr 23rd - 6:02pm

Job applicants who've been convicted of a crime won't have to disclose their criminal record before some job interviews under a new Utah law aiming to help convicts find work after prison.

Bernie Sanders: 'We can win here in Utah'

Lisa Riley Roche  |  Posted   Apr 21st - 6:21pm

Former presidential candidate Bernie Sanders rallied Utah Democrats Friday with the promise the national party will help them overcome Republican dominance in the state.

Trump says he will release tax reform package next week

Julie Pace, Associated Press  |  Posted   Apr 21st - 5:19pm

President Donald Trump says businesses and individuals will receive a "massive tax cut" under a tax reform package he plans to unveil next week.

Future of revamped health care bill remains dubious in House

Alan Fram and Julie Pace, Associated Press  |  Posted   Apr 21st - 3:04pm

President Donald Trump on Friday downplayed the significance of pushing Republican health care legislation through the House next week, a retreat from more bullish White House pronouncements a day earlier, which had gotten a skeptical reception at the Capitol.

Trump's budget chief says money for border wall a must

Andrew Taylor, Associated Press  |  Posted   Apr 21st - 1:41pm

Money for the wall President Donald Trump wants to build along the U.S. border with Mexico must be part of the massive spending bill Congress is preparing, the White House budget director says.

US woman released from Egypt prison after 3 years' detention, visits Trump

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Apr 21st - 11:06am

Egyptian-American charity worker Aya Hijazi was released from prison after nearly three years of detention, her lawyer said Wednesday.

Wisconsin AG: Undercover campaign videos reveal no crime

Todd Richmond, Associated Press  |  Posted   Apr 25th - 5:14pm

The Wisconsin Department of Justice has concluded that secretly recorded videos of a Democratic activist bragging about deploying troublemakers at Donald Trump presidential campaign rallies show no evidence that laws were broken.

How Trump's swamp-draining words compare with his actions

Julie Bykowicz, Associated Press  |  Posted   Apr 21st - 12:45pm

President Donald Trump began promising to "drain the swamp" while campaigning, with his rally crowds often chanting along with him. In October he outlined a few proposals he said would get the drainage started: Clamping down on lobbying, fundraising and even the number of terms lawmakers can serve.