Angry constituents have recently packed GOP town halls to voice their concerns about health care and Trump. On Saturday, Rep. Tom Reed attended four town halls in his southern New York district.
The term "deep state" has come back into vogue after a gush of leaks from the intelligence community. Journalist Marc Ambinder explains what it means to NPR's Lulu Garcia-Navarro.
After a week of controversy, President Trump sought to energize himself and his supporters at a rally in Florida on Saturday, staged by his campaign operation.
Constituents have recently packed GOP town halls to voice their concerns about health care and President Trump. On Saturday, Reed held four town halls in his Western New York district.
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A month into his presidency, President Trump sounded like candidate Trump at a boisterous rally in Melbourne, Fla.
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Columnist Mary Kate Cary, former Obama communications aide Corey Ealons, and NPR Political correspondent, Mara Liasson, discuss President Trump's attacks on the media and whether they serve a purpose.
Senior Business Editor Marilyn Geewax talks about NPR's newly-launched Trump Ethics Monitor, a tool that helps track conflicts of interest between President Trump's businesses and the White House.
The White House says President Trump is taking his message directly to the people with an event in Florida Saturday that hearkens back to his campaign rallies.
Vice President Mike Pence and Defense Secretary James Mattis talked at the Munich Security Conference this week. They reinforced the U.S. commitment to NATO and asked other countries to spend more.
Rich Lowry of the National Review has some advice for GOP leaders. He tells Scott Simon about similarities he sees between recent protests at town hall meetings and the early days of the Tea Party.
Many of the revelations about the new administration have come from leaks. Journalism outlets have taken various approaches to dealing with the onslaught of information.
The president's campaign operation is staging the event, billed as a way for Trump to take his message directly to the American people. How unusual is that so early into a presidency?
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With Secretary Betsy DeVos rolling up her sleeves and joining President Donald Trump to talk with educators and parents, Washington, D.C., is at the center of a lot of education news this week.
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In his first overseas trip as vice president, Mike Pence said the U.S. "strongly supports" NATO, even as he scolded member countries for not contributing enough funding to military capability.
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The phrase is a threat to democracy, as a Republican strategist and a left-leaning linguist both explain to NPR.
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President Trump and his aides have repeatedly made false claims about crime rates, voter fraud and the threat posed by international refugees. By exaggerating dangers, the White House hopes to justify new government policies.
NPR's Robert Siegel talks to David Rothkopf, CEO and editor of Foreign Policy, about what President Trump should be looking for in his national security adviser.
Scott Pruitt is promising an aggressive rollback of regulations at the Environmental Protection Agency. NPR takes a look at what he's likely to target and the challenges he will face.
The new Federal Communications Commission chairman has moved quickly to reverse some Obama administration moves. The changes could affect consumers who use cable TV or the Internet.
NPR's Kelly McEvers speaks with political commentators, Jason Riley, of The Wall Street Journal and the Manhattan Institute, and Abderrahim Foukara, Washington, D.C., bureau chief for Al Jazeera, about President Trump's wide-ranging news conference on Thursday and the resignation of national security adviser Michael Flynn.