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The Madcap Caution of Donald Trump

The Trump team has built out a doctrine to, “Privately consider and sometimes openly threaten stupid stuff, but at the end of the day, don’t do it (usually).” | John Raoux/AP Photo Opinion By RICH…

Senators get classified briefing on UFO sightings

“If naval pilots are running into unexplained interference in the air, that’s a safety concern Senator Warner believes we need to get to the bottom of,” Sen. Mark Warner's spokesperson said. | Mark Wilson/Getty Images…

HUD hires former official at center of racial…

Andrew Harnik/AP Photo The Department of Housing and Urban Development has hired Eric Blankenstein, the former Consumer Financial Protection Bureau official whose racially charged blog posts sparked an uproar last year. Blankenstein has been hired…

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Sonny Perdue reverses Jobs Corps closures amid backlash…

The administration’s reversal on its shuttering the centers comes after Agriculture Secretary Sonny Perdue received significant pushback from lawmakers of both parties | Brendan Smialowski/AFP/Getty Images The Trump administration, under heavy pressure from Congress, will…

Budget talks at impasse as spending cuts, debt…

“The president has every intention of keeping the government open," said Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin. | Anna Moneymaker/Getty Images Congressional leaders and the Trump administration left a critical meeting on Wednesday still with no budget…