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nuclear-arsenal-102318.jpg President Donald Trump said Monday the U.S. will build up its nuclear arsenal to put pressure on Russia, which he claims is not adhering to an arms control treaty. Trump made the comments two days after announcing his decision to pull the U.S. out of the decades-old Intermediate-Range Nuclear Forces Treaty.

wilbur-ross-102318.jpg Granting a request by President Donald Trump's administration, the U.S. Supreme Court on Monday blocked a deposition of Commerce Secretary Wilbur Ross in a case challenging his decision to reinstate a citizenship question on the 2020 census.

russia-us-102218.jpg The Kremlin has warned that U.S. President Donald Trump's decision to withdraw from an arms control treaty will force Russia to take measures to ensure its own security. Talking to reporters on Monday, Kremlin Spokesman Dmitry Peskov warned that in place of the Intermediate-Range Nuclear Forces Treaty...

usmexicanmigrants-oct22.jpg President Donald Trump announced his administration will begin "cutting off, or substantially reducing", the massive foreign aid routinely given to Guatemala, Honduras and El Salvador after those countries were unable to stop their people from joining the migrant caravan headed to the U.S.

united-states-capitol-102218.jpg With Election Day just a little over two weeks away, the results of a NBC News/Wall Street Journal poll show voters are more likely to prefer the elections to result in a Congress controlled by Democrats. The poll showed 50 percent of likely voters would prefer a Democrat-controlled Congress.

greggianforte-101918.jpg Despite the recent attention on the safety of journalists after the apparent murder of Saudi critic Jamal Khashoggi, President Donald Trump on Thursday offered praise for a Republican Congressman accused of assaulting a reporter last year.

jamalkhashogi-oct19.jpg U.S. President Donald Trump has said it looks like missing dissident Saudi journalist Jamal Khashoggi is no more. Talking to reporters before boarding Air Force One at Joint Base Andrews for an election rally in Montana on Thursday, Trump warned Saudi Arabia of "very severe" consequences if the kingdom is found responsible for Khashoggi's apparent murder.

steven-mnuchin-101818.jpg Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin announced Thursday he will not attend an investor conference in Saudi Arabia next week. Mnuchin revealed in a post on Twitter that he decided to drop out of the conference after meeting with President Donald Trump and Secretary of State Mike Pompeo.

us-mexico-101818.jpg President Donald Trump on Thursday threatened that he will call the military to close the U.S.-Mexico border unless a caravan of Central Americans immediately halt their U.S.-bound journey. He made the threat in a series of early morning messages on Twitter. "I am watching the Democrat Party led (because they want Open Borders and existing weak laws) assault on our country by Guatemala, Honduras

jamal-khashoggi-101818.jpg The last column written by missing dissident Saudi journalist Jamal Khashoggi has been published by Washington Post. Khashoggi, a columnist for The Washington Post who had been living in the United States, has not been seen since he entered a Saudi consulate in Turkey's Istanbul on October 2. The article he wrote shortly before his disappearance and published Wednesday on the op-ed page, calls

robert-mueller-101718.jpg Special Counsel Robert Mueller is expected to issue findings on core aspects of his investigation of Russian interference in the 2016 presidential election after next month's midterm elections, according to a report from Bloomberg on Wednesday.

donald-trump4-101718.jpg Continuing his unending battle with the media, President Donald Trump lashed out at the Associated Press in a post on Twitter on Wednesday. Trump accused the venerable news agency of distorting his comments about the upcoming midterm elections after an AP headline stated the president "won't accept blame if GOP loses House."

donald-j-trump1-101718.jpg President Donald Trump continued his assault on the Federal Reserve in an interview with Fox Business on Tuesday, calling the central bank the "biggest threat" to his presidency.

us-trade-deal-101718.jpg The Trump Administration has notified Congress about its decision to negotiate three separate trade agreements with Japan, the European Union, and the United Kingdom. US Trade Representative Robert Lighthizer Tuesday notified Congress of the proposed trade talks, which is mandatory under the Congressional Trade Priorities and Accountability Act of 2015 - often referred to as Trade Promotion Autho

donald-trump3-101618.jpg President Donald Trump said in a post on Twitter on Tuesday that Saudi Arabian Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman has once again denied knowledge regarding the disappearance of journalist Jamal Khashoggi, who was last seen entering the Saudi consulate in Istanbul, Turkey.

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