Trump's lawyer said the trust isolates him from his business interests. A document from the trust says he can take out money whenever he wants.
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NPR's Robert Siegel speaks with Sen. Mazie Hirono, D-Hawaii, a member of the Judiciary Committee, about why she voted against Neil Gorsuch for the Supreme Court and why she supports a Democratic filibuster.
The trust intended to build an ethics wall between President Trump and his businesses was quietly changed in February. Now he is allowed unlimited payments from the trust, among other changes.
Senate Democrats on Monday secured the votes needed to filibuster Supreme Court nominee Neil Gorsuch. This sets up a political fight that will change the way future high court nominees are considered.
Clint Watts, a former FBI agent, describes a diffuse network of Russian hackers and propagandists conducting a misinformation campaign that didn't stop with the election of President Trump.
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President Trump is focusing on foreign policy priorities this week, including visits with several world leaders, as his domestic agenda is paused in Congress.
President Trump hosts Egyptian leader Abdel-Fattah el-Sissi at the White House Monday. The Obama administration never invited Sissi to Washington out of concerns over his human rights record.
Trump, a former model, was photographed in the residence at the White House.
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Forty-one Democrats have committed to support a filibuster on the nomination of Neil Gorsuch, which means the vote will fall short of a 60-vote threshold, likely forcing a rules change by Republicans.
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Jared Kushner's foray into international affairs comes less than a week after the president named him to a commission on battling opioid abuse.
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Steve Inskeep talks to Democratic Sen. Ben Cardin of Maryland, who has said he will vote against the nomination of judge Neil Gorsuch. Cardin, however, has not said if he will support the filibuster.
A potentially historic and consequential week lies ahead in the United States Senate, where Republicans stand ready to invoke the "nuclear option" to confirm Neil Gorsuch to the Supreme Court.
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As President Trump heads into a week of meetings with allies and rivals, Steve Inskeep talks to ex-Assistant Defense Secretary Mary Beth Long about how the investigations are affecting negotiations.
Steve Inskeep talks to Norman Eisen and Richard Painter, ethics lawyers for the Obama and George W. Bush presidencies, about financial disclosures that show Trump's administration is the richest ever.
Former National Security Adviser Michael Flynn says he would be willing to testify in the Russia investigations, if he's granted immunity. Where do things stand with the House, Senate and FBI probes?
A double murder allegedly committed in San Antonio by an immigrant in the country illegally is gaining attention. President Trump has pointed to similar crimes as justification for more deportations.
Sen. Thune tells Rachel Martin that he hopes judge Neil Gorsuch will be confirmed to the Supreme Court with the help of Democrats, and that the GOP won't need to change the rules to get him confirmed.
The Senate is headed for a showdown this week. Republicans are looking to go home on recess following a victory after judge Neil Gorsuch is confirmed to the U.S. Supreme Court.
Trump signed an executive order this week that will begin to roll back some of Obama's signature climate change policies. Georgetown University's Varum Sivaram explains what that could mean for China.
We consider what might happen if Senate Republicans resort to the "nuclear option" of changing Senate rules to thwart a potential Democratic filibuster of Supreme Court Justice nominee Neil Gorsuch.