Trump Administration

No One Wants a Recession (Wink)

Media fixates on 'recession fears'

Media fixation on a possible recession hit a fever pitch over the last week, with "recession fears" dominating news coverage following a volatile few days on Wall Street.

White House Asks Gun-Rights Leader for Input on Shooting Response

'They wanted to address the problems of violence in our society and at the same time protecting Second Amendment rights'

The White House reached out to the top official of two gun-rights organizations on Thursday to seek his input on a possible response to the recent mass shootings, including how to handle potential gun control legislation.

U.S. Officials Distance Trump Admin From Last-Minute Push to Block Pressure on Iran

State Dept: Rand Paul's unilateral diplomacy with Tehran 'clearly failed'

A last-minute diplomatic initiative by Sen. Rand Paul (R., Ky.) aimed at easing pressure on Iran was poorly coordinated and ultimately ended in failure, according to multiple administration and congressional sources who spoke to the Washington Free Beacon and provided previously unknown details about the senator's rogue diplomacy with Tehran. 

Trump Admin Sanctions Iranian FM Zarif as Terrorist Enabler

Property, assets blocked

The Trump administration on Wednesday issued sanctions against Iranian foreign minister Javad Zarif, formally labeling him a terrorist enabler and blacklisting all of his property, assets, and investments, according to senior administration officials.