Trump Administration

Trump Admin Demands California Address ‘Worst Air Quality’ in U.S.

State could lose access to billions in highway funds if it fails to meet clean air standards

California smogThe Trump administration has warned the state of California that it will face consequences if it fails to submit plans for addressing the "worst air quality" of any state in the country, according to a Monday letter from the Environmental Protection Agency.

Admin: Housing Regulations Lead to Homelessness

Presidential advisers argue that deregulation key to ending homeless crisis

Thousands of Americans living on the streets would be able to get into a home if aggressive housing regulations were rolled back, according to the White House. The report comes in advance of President Donald Trump's visit to California, which is home to roughly 12 percent of the nation's population but nearly half of its homeless.

Iran Further Breaches Nuclear Deal, Says It Can Exceed 20% Enrichment

'We have started lifting limitations on our Research and Development imposed by the deal'

DUBAI (Reuters) - Iran said on Saturday it was now capable of raising uranium enrichment past the 20% level and had launched advanced centrifuge machines in further breaches of commitments to limit its nuclear activity under a 2015 deal with world powers.

Trump Admin. Preps Proposal to Execute Mass Shooters Faster

Plan will form part of gun control bill after Congress returns

The Trump administration has prepared draft legislation to expedite capital cases against mass shooters, it announced Monday. Marc Short, Vice President Mike Pence's chief of staff, told reporters to expect the legislation as part of a larger gun control proposal from the White House, Fox News reports. The total legislative package is expected after Congress returns from its August recess on September 9th.

HHS Defends Pro-Life Nurse’s Conscience Rights

Hospital forced staff 'to participate in abortions against their moral or religious objections'

The University of Vermont Medical Center violated the Church Amendment by forcing a pro-life nurse to assist in an abortion, according to the Department of Health and Human Services. 

Thousands Returned to Mexico Under Trump Immigration Policy

Records show 'Remain in Mexico' policy is cutting illegal immigration

Thousands of would-be illegal immigrants are being returned to await asylum hearings in Mexico as part of a program the Trump Administration has credited with curbing the recent wave of family migration at the southwestern border.