How Will Congress Cope With Trump?

Democrat or Republican, no one on Capitol Hill is certain what changes the president will bring.

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Trump Blames his Rift With the CIA on the Media

In his first speech after the inauguration Trump tried to patch things up with the FBI and CIA.


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President Donald Trump talks with Defense Secretary James Mattis in the reviewing stand for Trump's inaugural parade.

Trump Gets His First Cabinet Picks

The Senate confirmed the first two members of the new president’s administration: James Mattis as defense secretary and John Kelly as homeland security secretary.

Trump's stake in the Trump International Hotel in Washington creates a conflict of interest for the new president, government ethics officials have said.

Trump Faces New Legal Complaints on Day One

ACLU and CREW seek documents associated with the president’s hotel lease and climate change policies.

Copies of the fiscal 2017 budget. Agencies are still operating under a continuing resolution.

Trump’s First Budget Could Be A Unique Mix of Severe Cuts and Increased Spending

New presidents typically unveil a broad budget plan in February, and a more detailed version in spring.

Excellence in Government Donald Trump and Barack Obama walk together after the inauguration.

How to Deal With a New Boss

Remember, this is an opportunity to make a fresh start. The score is now 0-0.

Donald Trump's First Tweets As U.S. President Are Here

Trump does not seem to want to let go of his personal account.

Trump Promises to Transform Government by Putting the American People First

In many ways, president's inaugural address lays out vision for expanded role of government.

President Donald Trump talks with former President Barack Obama on Capitol Hill after Trump took the presidential oath

Trump's Digital Presidential Takeover

The official White House website now displays a photo of Trump and a quote from the president himself that reads: “The Movement Continues—The Work Begins!”

Excellence in Government A stress ball can help.

Neuroscience Shows That Stress Can Actually Make You Better are Your Job

Too little or too much of it, and your brain underperforms. But the right amount can help you do your best.

On Politics

How Democrats Paved the Way for the Confirmation of Trump's Cabinet

As the president’s picks run into trouble, Democrats find themselves stymied by a Senate rules change they engineered.

U.S. Soldiers Will Be Armed With Machine Translators to Kill Communication Woes

Communication is critical in most professions, but in some, clear verbal exchanges can mean the difference between life and death.


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