APNewsBreak: Questions surround Trump's 1st wall contract

OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — A tiny Nebraska startup awarded the first border wall construction project under President Donald Trump is the offshoot of a construction firm that was sued repeatedly for failing to pay subcontractors and accused in a 2016 government audit of shady billing practices.

  • Written by By MARGERY A. BECK , Associated Press

'Naked politics' of punishing Delta could haunt Georgia

ATLANTA (AP) — Georgia lawmakers' decision to punish Delta Air Lines for publicly distancing itself from the National Rifle Association was an extraordinary act of political revenge.

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  • Written by By BEN NADLER and R.J. RICO , Associated Press

Trump picks Dow Chemical lawyer for key role at EPA

 

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump on Friday tapped a chemical industry insider to run the Environmental Protection Agency office that oversees emergency response to hazardous spills and cleanups of the nation's most toxic sites.

  • Written by By MICHAEL BIESECKER , Associated Press

Police: Suspect in college campus shooting apprehended

MOUNT PLEASANT, Mich. (AP) — A 19-year-old student suspected of killing his parents at a Central Michigan University dormitory before running from campus was apprehended early Saturday following an intensive daylong search that included more than 100 police officers, some heavily armed in camouflage uniforms, authorities said.

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  • Written by By ED WHITE and MIKE HOUSEHOLDER , Associated Press

Republicans ignore Trump's policy whims _ but not on trade

 

WASHINGTON (AP) — Republicans in Congress have learned to ignore President Donald Trump's policy whims, knowing whatever he says one day on guns, immigration or other complicated issues could very well change by the next.

  • Written by By LISA MASCARO , AP Congressional Correspondent