President Trump blames Secret Service for canceling cemetery trip in France

Still fighting political flaps that arose during his weekend in France, President Donald Trump said Tuesday that the Secret Service nixed a visit to a cemetery in the rain because the motorcade would have shut down Paris.

Americans are pigging out on bacon as Trump’s trade war cuts chicken demand

Americans are losing their taste for chicken and eating more beef and pork as President Donald Trump’s trade wars reduce U.S. pork exports to China and Mexico and leave cheaper bacon and ribs at home.

Internal Documents Show How Trump Administration Misled Public on Poverty

After a U.N. agency issued a report in May on the state of poverty in the United States, concluding that 40 million Americans are poor and more than 5 million live in “Third World conditions,” the Trump administration ridiculed the findings.

Business Alarmed As Trump Administration Refuses Exemptions for China Tariffs

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.

Trump Administration Limits Sharing of North Korea Intelligence with Congress

The Trump administration is drastically cutting back on who on Capitol Hill gets to see intelligence reports on North Korea’s nuclear weapons program, according to multiple congressional sources.

China May Wait It Out Rather Than Deal With Trump

China is digging in for the long haul. And President Donald Trump had better start thinking about an exit strategy from a trade war that is showing no signs of easing.

Donald Trump Used a Word He’s ‘Not Supposed To.’ Here’s Why.

At a rally in Houston Monday night for Texas Sen. Ted Cruz, President Donald Trump said this:

“A globalist is a person that wants the globe to do well, frankly, not caring about our country so much. And you know what? We can’t have that. You know, they have a word. It sort of became old-fashioned. It’s called a nationalist. And I say, really, we’re not supposed to use that word. You know what I am? I’m a nationalist, OK? I’m a nationalist.
“Nationalist. Nothing — use that word. Use that word.”

Trump Administration Seeks Prompt Immigration Ruling

The Trump administration said it will ask the U.S. Supreme Court to intervene if a federal appeals court does not rule soon on the administration’s decision to end legal protections for hundreds of thousands of young immigrants.

Trump Administration Is Deporting People To Country Where Almost 20 Percent Of Population Is Enslaved

Four men are facing deportations this week to Mauritania, a northwest African country where the practice of slavery continues. The possible deportations come just a week after President Donald Trump held a meeting to “discuss the Administration’s efforts to tackle human trafficking.”

Trump’s Family Separation Policy Was Flawed From the Start, Watchdog Review Says

The Trump administration’s “zero tolerance” crackdown at the border this spring was troubled from the outset by planning shortfalls, widespread communication failures and administrative indifference to the separation of small children from their parents, according to an unpublished report by the Department of Homeland Security’s internal watchdog.