Democrat Kamala Harris embodies the driving force behind the party’s electoral surge. She may be their best bet for 2020 Life, as Donald Trump has known it for the last two years, has just changed forever. Quagmired in a government shutdown of his own making, Trump’s ability to manipulate his world is already severely constrained in this very new year. The more he struggles against his new surroundings, the more he sinks. Last week the president could only watch his beloved cable news channels...the Guardian
The pain of the partial government shutdown bit into all corners of America — even the White House, where there is often very little sympathy for those whose job it is to keep Washington running.www.nytimes.com
President will meet North Korean Leader Kim Jong Un for their second summit at the end of February, the White House said Friday.The announcement came shortly after Trump met with Kim Yong Chol, the North Korean offTheHill
Sen. Sheldon Whitehouse (D-R.I.) joins MTP Daily to discuss what he wants to hear from President Trump’s address tonight and how the Democrats should plan to respond.MSNBC.com
Senate confirms meteorologist Kelvin Droegemeier to lead the White House Office of Science and Technology PolicyScientific American
Trump and Secretary of State Mike Pompeo met Friday with Kim Yong Chol, vice chairman for the central committee of the ruling Korean Workers' Party.Newsweek
President Donald Trump's advisers would recommend he veto two bills being considered by the House of Representatives that would end the partial U.S. government shutdown, the White House said in a statement on Thursday.U.S.