White House counsel Don McGahn officially departs administration

Don McGahn, who spent almost two years as White House counsel and became a witness against the president in the Mueller investigation, has departed the Trump administration, the New York Times reports. What’s next: McGahn will be replaced by Washington litigator Pat Cipollone, as scooped by Axios’ Jonathan Swan on Saturday. Trump had been looking…

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Trump’s Order on Migrant Families Sends Administration Scrambling

WASHINGTON—President Donald Trump’s executive order to end the separation of undocumented families at the southern border was written in a day, but it’ll take months to take effect as agencies fight over how to implement it. The confusion that followed Wednesday’s hastily signed order at the White House was reminiscent of one of Mr. Trump’s…

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Trump’s Order on Migrant Families Sends Administration Scrambling

WASHINGTON—President Donald Trump’s executive order to end the separation of undocumented families at the southern border was written in a day, but it’ll take months to take effect as agencies fight over how to implement it. The confusion that followed Wednesday’s hastily signed order at the White House was reminiscent of one of Mr. Trump’s…

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Trump administration reaches deal with ZTE

President Trump confirmed on Twitter Friday night that the administration reached a deal with Chinese telecom company ZTE, while criticizing Senator Chuck Schumer and former President Obama for past choices with the company. Why it matters: The deal, per the New York Times, “could clear the way for further trade talks with China.” It’s contingent…

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Next Hurdle for T-Mobile-Sprint Merger: Trump Administration

April 30, 2018 11:26 a.m. ET It took months of discussions spanning three continents and four public company boards before T-Mobile US Inc. TMUS -6.22% and Sprint Corp. S -13.69% signed the merger agreement that had eluded them for years. Now comes the hard part. The country’s No. 3 and No. 4 wireless carriers by…

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Federal judge orders Trump administration to continue DACA

That sound you heard at President Trump’s press conference with French President Emmanuel Macron this afternoon was the orchestra playing Dr. Ronny Jackson off the stage. What’s next: Jackson isn’t bowing out, and the White House is now signaling it will mount a stronger fight for his confirmation as the next Veterans Affairs secretary. But…

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