For more than a century, the FBI has worked to identify and counter the threat posed by foreign powers attempting to infiltrate and influence our nation. Although not as well known as the bureau’s counterterrorism or law enforcement missions, its counterintelligence function is no less important to our national security.
President Donald Trump has sought to shape the conversation around rising oil prices this year by attacking OPEC on Twitter.
Trump has blamed OPEC for higher oil prices, especially at times when his decision to restore sanctions on Iran was pushing up the cost of crude.
OPEC is poised to defy Trump and launch a fresh round of production cuts following a two-month collapse in oil prices.
When Democrats take control of the House in early 2019, one of the first things they are likely to go after is President Donald Trump’s tax returns.
Business leaders and lawmakers are expressing alarm that the White House is apparently not allowing any exemptions to its latest round of China tariffs, which cover $200 billion worth of goods. The U.S. Trade Representative’s Office has yet to create a process for requesting exclusions to the levies, a contrast to previous rounds of tariffs.
Warning of increasing adversarial threats to the nation’s satellites and other space capabilities, U.S. vice president Mike Pence reiterated on Tuesday that the Trump administration hopes to establish a Space Force as a sixth branch of the nation’s military by 2020. In addition, the National Space Council, which Pence chairs, on Tuesday approved a series of recommendations that provide a road map for establishing such a Space Force.
The budget works to undermine the ultimate source of women’s physical and socioeconomic empowerment: self-determination.
President Trump on Monday released his latest budget request for the next fiscal year.The plan drew reactions from all over, including criticism from philanthropist Melinda Gates, who took issue with a “misguided” approach to global health and poverty funding.
Parents will get twice as large of a tax credit for each child next year, under a compromise hammered out by the House and Senate Friday — although other changes to the bill mitigate the impact of that tax break.
With so much at stake in President Trump’s tax scam, advocates for women and families are telling members of Congress to say NO to what Trump and the GOP have planned for giveaways to wealthy people and corporations and YES to the notion that everyone deserves an opportunity to succeed and thrive regardless of their income, identity, or background.
On January 23, President Donald Trump reinstated and expanded the Mexico City Policy via presidential memorandum. An implementation plan was announced on May 15. This explainer provides an overview of the policy, including its history, changes over time, and current application.