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Last week’s school massacre in Florida set the well-worn machinery of America’s gun debate in motion. But angry students inject new passion into a stale fight.
The charges do not involve President Trump or his campaign, but they compound the legal problems for Mr. Manafort, his former campaign chairman.
President Trump promoted arming specially trained teachers to fend off school shooters, but rejected active-shooter drills to survive a rampage.
Consoler in chief has been a role that President Trump has been slow and somewhat reluctant to embrace — especially in contrast to his predecessor.
The guidance, expected to be announced in the coming days, allows the Trump administration to take action on guns without issuing rules that might inflame gun rights supporters.
The first panel of this year’s Conservative Political Action Conference took aim at the press, and the attacks did not let up from there.
Writers from across the political spectrum on the divisive debate on gun restrictions in the wake of the mass shooting in Florida last week.
In an interview, George David Banks, who stepped down recently, said he also believed Mr. Trump might still be willing to remain in the global climate pact.
Mr. Graham, the evangelist and presidential pastor who died this week, will become the fourth private citizen to lie in honor in the Capitol Rotunda.
Workers in a small Illinois town are worried that a Supreme Court decision curbing union power would hurt their community.
The A.T.F.’s weakened political position is partly because the N.R.A. has long used its sway to hobble the agency as well as because of a dearth of leadership and resources.
Even after ISIS is substantially defeated, the Trump administration will allow troops remain in Syria indefinitely without new congressional authorization.
The spokeswoman, Dana Loesch, spoke at the Conservative Political Action Conference a day after addressing those affected by the school shooting in Parkland, Fla.
Mr. LaPierre leveled a searing indictment against liberal Democrats, the news media and political opportunists he said were joined together in a socialist plot to “eradicate all individual freedoms.”
Ms. Brennan, who succeeds John Dickerson, becomes the only female journalist currently serving as the solo anchor of a major Sunday political show.
Michelle Wolf, a stand-up comic and contributor to “The Daily Show with Trevor Noah,” takes on one of the most prominent — and perilous — gigs in comedy.
An afternoon listening session in the State Dining Room included those affected by school shootings in Parkland, Fla.; Littleton, Colo.; and Newtown, Conn.
Despite strong public support and bipartisan congressional backing for action, deep political divisions on the two issues yielded no deal.
Concern about the self-governing island’s fate seems to be building in Washington, even as President Trump seeks China’s help on other issues.