GOP forced to delay Senate committee votes on Price, Mnuchin

WASHINGTON (AP) — Democrats blocked planned Senate committee votes on President Donald Trump's picks to be Health and Treasury secretaries on Tuesday, boycotting the session and demanding more information on the two nominees' past financial behavior.

 

  • Written by ALAN FRAM , Associated Press

Trump's immigration order faces mounting legal questions

WASHINGTON (AP) — The legal fight over President Donald Trump's ban on refugees is likely to turn on questions of a president's authority to control America's borders and on whether the new immigration policy unconstitutionally discriminates against Muslims.

  • Written by SADIE GURMAN and ERIC TUCKER , Associated Press

Trump fires Justice Dep't head over clash on refugee ban

WASHINGTON (AP) — In an extraordinary public showdown, President Donald Trump fired the acting attorney general of the United States after she publicly questioned the constitutionality of his refugee and immigration ban and refused to defend it in court.

  • Written by JULIE PACE and ERIC TUCKER , Associated Press Writers

Boy Scouts allows transgender kids into boys-only programs

DALLAS (AP) — A New Jersey woman whose son was asked to leave his Boy Scouts troop after leaders found out he is transgender said she has mixed emotions about the organization's decision to allow transgender children who identify as boys to enroll in its boys-only programs.

  • Written by CLAUDIA LAUER , Associated Press