For Republicans, ‘Failure Is Not an Option’ on Tax Cuts

WASHINGTON — Republicans are staggering, knocked off kilter by internecine conflict between President Trump and his own party in Congress. Incumbents are under aggressive challenge from conservative activists. Frustrated veteran lawmakers are bailing out. Given… Read More

‘He’s better than this,’ says Thomas Barrack, Trump’s loyal whisperer

NEW YORK — Thomas J. Barrack Jr., a billionaire who is one of President Trump’s oldest friends, had spent weeks trying to smooth the way for a May presidential meeting in Saudi Arabia with Gulf… Read More

Trump administration releases hard-line immigration principles, threatening deal on ‘dreamers’

The Trump administration released a list of hard-line immigration principles late Sunday that threaten to derail a deal in Congress to allow hundreds of thousands of younger undocumented immigrants to remain in the country legally…. Read More