quarta-feira, 22 de fevereiro de 2017

THE WASHINGTON POST-Trump’s America will be on vivid display at annual CPAC gathering

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.
The Department of Homeland Security tried to allay fears in immigrant communities as the official public announcement of new directives was met with outrage from immigrant rights advocates.
In an exchange with reporters on Tuesday, the White House spokesman showed that Trump’s insistence on unity has almost uniformly been expressed as a desire for opponents to embrace his presidency.
A man carries a large box past a Juarez/El Paso sister-city mural in El Paso, Texas. (Ivan Pierre Aguirre for The Washington Post)
A man carries a large box past a Juarez/El Paso sister-city mural in El Paso, Texas. (Ivan Pierre Aguirre for The Washington Post)
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.
Lt. Gen. H.R. McMaster has a long history with dissent — writing about it and acting on it.
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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.
Angry participants at the meeting turned up the heat on Dave Brat, the Virginia Republican who drew notice last month for complaining that women were “in my grill no matter where I go.”
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.
(Zach Gibson/The Associated Press)
(Zach Gibson/The Associated Press)
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.
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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.
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He made seminal contributions to fields as varied as social science, election theory and health economics, and came from a prodigious family of economists that includes nephew Lawrence H. Summers.

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