A new nationalist energy that President Trump has encouraged in the Republican Party has already embroiled the lead-up to this year’s gathering in controversy over disinviting an inflammatory speaker. It’s unclear how traditional conservatives will embrace the “America first” ethos.
NAFTA, along with the supply of cheap labor, fueled the rise of manufacturing plants along the U.S.-Mexico border. But with the trade agreement in President Trump’s crosshairs, fortunes on both sides of the line hang in the balance.
Throughout President Trump’s first 100 days, the Fact Checker team will be tracking false and misleading claims made by the president since Jan. 20. Here's a breakdown of the president's claims so far, sorted by topic and source.
By Michelle Ye Hee Lee, Glenn Kessler and Leslie Shapiro
Malaysian police are searching for a North Korean diplomat and an airline employee in the public slaying. In the latest twist in the plot, an attempted break-in was reported at the hospital morgue where Kim Jong Nam’s body is being held against North Korea’s wishes.
The Trump administration is set to reverse federal guidance that required the nation’s public schools to allow children to use the bathrooms and locker rooms that matched their gender identities, according to a draft of a letter obtained by The Post.
The painting, which portrayed police and protesters as animals, drew the ire of House Speaker Paul Ryan, who called it “disgusting.” It was one of more than 400 works by winners of a national student art contest from each congressional district.
The militant group has launched dozens of drone attacks on troops in northern Iraq in recent weeks, including a January blast near an army outpost in Mosul. Now U.S. officials fear the devices could be used on civilians.
Federal courts have now blocked at least six states from ending Medicaid payments to the women’s health organization. But a bigger question remains over whether President Trump will remove federal funding from the organization.
Cautious optimism prevails among Northern California residents who returned to their homes after an evacuation. But record rainfall continues to pound the state and will soon be followed by snow melt from the nearby Sierra Nevada.