(CNN)-For President Donald Trump, a bad defeat is simply a spark for a future fight. The President reacted with characteristic defiance to Congress’ repudiation of the national emergency declared in the cause of funding his border wall. “VETO!” he tweeted, promising to crush the insubordination of lawmakers who had tried, where many others had failed,

Reported exchange comes after Ethiopian Airlines crash and Trump’s tweet that ‘planes are becoming too complex to fly’ Tuesday evening summary: Democratic representatives reintroduced the Journalist Protection Act, which would make it a federal crime to threaten, intimidate or attack reporters. The announcement included rebukes of Trump’s rhetoric against the press and others who have

Donald Trump denounced the “Witch Hunt Hoax” against him in a flurry of tweets on Wednesday, saying potential impeachment proceedings overlook “the minor fact I never did anything wrong” on the day his ex-campaign manager, Paul Manafort, was sentenced in a second federal hearing to 73 additional months in prison. The president tweeted thanks to

A new proposal by President Trump to slash Medicare spending puts Republicans in a political bind ahead of the 2020 election as Democrats are pitching an expansion of the popular health-care program for all Americans. Trump’s 10-year budget unveiled Monday calls for more than $845 billion in reductions for Medicare, aiming to cut “waste, fraud

A chummy discussion between Vice President Pence and former vice president Richard B. Cheney quickly turned into a vigorous back-and-forth over President Trump’s foreign policy at a private gathering Saturday, with Cheney comparing the president’s instincts to those of his Democratic predecessor, Barack Obama, according to a transcript obtained by The Washington Post. At the