In an awkward moment, Trump referred to 2013 revelations the NSA spied on the German chancellor: "We have something in common." The leaders, meeting for the first time, also spoke of trade and NATO.
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Ruffled by President Trump's past comments, U.S.-German relations haven't been warm lately. Hopes remain that Trump's meeting with German Chancellor Angela Merkel might help reset the relationship.
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Ruffled by some of President Trump's past comments, U.S.-German relations haven't exactly been warm lately. German Chancellor Angela Merkel's visit to the White House on Friday may change matters.
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President Trump's budget blueprint isn't the administration's only effort to downsize and reorganize the government. It's something many presidents have tried before him.
Critics of the bill say it could lead to more suicides — in one recent year, an average of 20 veterans per day died from suicide, according to the Department of Veterans Affairs.
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What's the easiest way to swing back at critics? For Trump (as well as Putin), it's to cry "hypocrite."
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The family of President Trump's son-in-law, Jared Kushner, and a Chinese company appear to be close to a deal on a real estate property in New York City.
Rachel Martin talks with former national security adviser for President Carter Zbigniew Brzezinski, who says President Trump does not have a clear foreign policy.
NPR's Steve Inskeep talks to University of Maryland economist Peter Morici and the former economist for Vice President Biden, Jared Bernstein, about President Trump's budget proposal.
Steve Inskeep talks with Christopher Ruddy, CEO of the conservative Newsmax network and a friend of Trump. He wrote an article arguing for President Trump to ditch the Republican health care plan.
Rachel Martin talks with Tanit Koch, the editor of Bild, Europe's best-selling newspaper, about German Chancellor Angela Merkel's visit to the U.S. and her meeting with Trump.
Judge Neil Gorsuch has said deferring to agencies is an abdication of judicial responsibility. He is expected to be grilled on this at Monday's confirmation hearings.
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The outline released Thursday by the White House reduces funding for public housing, Meals on Wheels, community grants and more. Trump's lead budget official says such programs aren't proven to work.
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Advocates on both sides of the aisle say the GOP health care bill will be bad for Texas because it will lead to more people without coverage and punish the state because it did not expand Medicaid.
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Supreme Court nominee Neil Gorsuch ruled on the Hobby Lobby case before it reached the high court. His concurrence argued religious freedom could extend even further than the Supreme Court ruled.
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Michael Flynn collected more than $50,000 by companies, including a Kremlin-backed television network, to talk about U.S. intelligence, according to documents released in a congressional inquiry.
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NPR's Audie Cornish talks to Josh Blackman, a professor at South Texas College of Law Houston, about how President Trump's speech against Muslims during the campaign has hurt him in his legal arguments for the travel ban.
The White House wants to increase efficiency in the federal government and that could mean eliminating agencies. That, however, is easier said than done.
NPR's Audie Cornish talks with Rep. Warren Davidson, a member of the House Freedom Caucus, about the White House budget proposal. He says the proposal is a step in the right direction, but he would like to see further cuts going forward.
NPR's Robert Siegel talks to Andrew Natsios, the former head of the U.S. Agency for International Development, about the Trump administration's proposal to cut the State Department's budget by 29 percent.