Ivanka Trump Makes White House Job OfficialIvanka Trump will become an official — albeit unpaid — government employee subject to ethics rules as an assistant to her father in the White House, CBS News confirmed Wednesday.
Key Rulings Expected Thursday In Criminal Case Against Texas AGDuring a hearing Wednesday, the judge expressed concern about keeping the case in Collin County, where Paxton is from.
Unpaid Bills Put Paxton Trial In LimboOn the brink of bringing Texas' attorney general, Ken Paxton, to trial on felony securities fraud charges, the government's prosecutors are threatening to bail out of the case unless they get paid.
House Sends Bill To Trump Blocking Online Privacy Regulation Congress has sent President Donald Trump legislation that would kill an online privacy regulation. That move could eventually allow internet providers such as Comcast, AT&T and Verizon to sell the browsing habits of their customers.
Ex-US Rep. Stockman Indicted For Misusing DonationsA grand jury has indicted former U.S. Rep. Steve Stockman on charges he and a former aide orchestrated a scheme to misuse hundreds of thousands of dollars in charitable donations for personal and campaign expenses.
Texas Spending Bill Passes Senate Amid Budget WoesTexas is still belt-tightening in the wake of sagging energy prices. Budget observers put the state short as much as $6 billion to meet the current level of state services over the next two fiscal years.
Gov't Watchdog To Examine Cost Of Trump's Florida TravelA government watchdog will investigate the taxpayer-funded travel costs when President Donald Trump travels to the Mar-a-Lago resort in Florida and the security procedures surrounding those trips.
Texas Senate OKs Revisions To Voter ID Law The Texas Senate on Monday approved key modifications to the state's strictest-in-the-nation voter ID law, incorporating some changes ordered after federal courts previously found it discriminatory.
City Leaders Defy White House Threat On "Sanctuary" PoliciesIgnoring fresh threats from the White House, city leaders across the U.S. are vowing to intensify their fight against President Donald Trump's promised crackdown on so-called "sanctuary cities" despite the financial risks.
Energy Chief Perry Tours Yucca Mountain Nuclear Waste SiteEnergy Secretary Rick Perry has toured the site of the failed multi-billion dollar nuclear waste dump at Nevada's Yucca Mountain, his first visit to an Energy Department site since taking over the department.
Trump Takes Aim At Obama's Efforts To Curb Global WarmingPresident Donald Trump will sign an executive order Tuesday that will suspend, rescind or flag for review more than a half-dozen measures that were part of former President Barack Obama's sweeping plan to curb global warming.
Tax Overhaul Effort Lacks Advantages Reagan Enjoyed In 1986The situation facing President Donald Trump features no advantages. His party is divided and his congressional leadership is weakened after the health care debacle.