AP - ap.online.headlines.politics http://www.comcast.net?cid=rssfeed&attr=article_ AP - ap.online.headlines.politics News Thu, 30 Mar 2017 16:39:38 -0400 AP-NORC Poll: Most disapprove of Trump, except on economy Thu, 30 Mar 2017 15:15:11 -0400 http://www.comcast.net/news/articles/politics/2017/03/30/US--AP.Poll-Trump/?cid=rssfeed&attr=article_news_politics_US--AP.Poll-Trump c9d8ec1afb93944a:-45eb403a:15ac8932706:-1e18 WASHINGTON (AP) — Two months into Donald Trump's presidency, Americans mostly disapprove of his overall performance. But they're more upbeat about at least one critical area: his handling of the economy. Russia draws senators' focus in hearing on election meddling Thu, 30 Mar 2017 12:59:14 -0400 http://www.comcast.net/news/articles/politics/2017/03/30/US--Trump-Russia-Probe/?cid=rssfeed&attr=article_news_politics_US--Trump-Russia-Probe c9d8ec1afb93944a:-45eb403a:15ac8932706:-2002 WASHINGTON (AP) — Experts on national security painted a sinister picture for senators examining Russian meddling in the 2016 election, detailing the worldwide impact of fake news, smear campaigns and even killings they say could have ties to the Kremlin. Roger Stone: I'll beat suit even if jury thinks I'm a devil Thu, 30 Mar 2017 15:57:31 -0400 http://www.comcast.net/news/articles/politics/2017/03/30/US--Roger.Stone-Defamation.Lawsuit/?cid=rssfeed&attr=article_news_politics_US--Roger.Stone-Defamation.Lawsuit c9d8ec1afb93944a:-45eb403a:15ac8932706:-1df0 NEW YORK (AP) — Republican strategist Roger Stone said Thursday that jurors may think he's "the devil" but he still expects to beat a defamation lawsuit accusing him of circulating a mailer calling a political candidate a sexual predator. Shutdown? GOP says no as it tries to save Trump priorities Thu, 30 Mar 2017 15:52:32 -0400 http://www.comcast.net/news/articles/politics/2017/03/30/US-Trump-Congress/?cid=rssfeed&attr=article_news_politics_US-Trump-Congress c9d8ec1afb93944a:-45eb403a:15ac8932706:-1d57 WASHINGTON (AP) — Government shutdown or no shutdown? WH dispatches aide after pro-Trump groups MIA on health care Thu, 30 Mar 2017 15:51:30 -0400 http://www.comcast.net/news/articles/politics/2017/03/30/US--Trump.Helpers/?cid=rssfeed&attr=article_news_politics_US--Trump.Helpers c9d8ec1afb93944a:-45eb403a:15ac8932706:-1ea0 WASHINGTON (AP) — The White House is so troubled by the failure of outside groups to promote the health care plan backed by President Donald Trump that a senior aide is being dispatched to rectify the situation. As GOP schism grows, Trump attacks fellow Republicans Thu, 30 Mar 2017 16:17:33 -0400 http://www.comcast.net/news/articles/politics/2017/03/30/US--Trump-GOP.Civil.War/?cid=rssfeed&attr=article_news_politics_US--Trump-GOP.Civil.War c9d8ec1afb93944a:-45eb403a:15ac8932706:-1dda WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump trained his fire on members of his own party Thursday, declaring in the aftermath of the Republican's failed health care push that the conservative Freedom Caucus will hurt the entire GOP agenda. He vowed to "fight them" in 2018 if they don't get behind him. The Latest: Democrat questions timing of WH document offer Thu, 30 Mar 2017 16:38:10 -0400 http://www.comcast.net/news/articles/politics/2017/03/30/US--Trump-Russia-Probe-The.Latest/?cid=rssfeed&attr=article_news_politics_US--Trump-Russia-Probe-The.Latest c9d8ec1afb93944a:-45eb403a:15ac8932706:-1f44 WASHINGTON (AP) — The Latest on the Senate intelligence committee's hearing on Russian interference in last year's presidential election (all times local): White House invites lawmakers to see intelligence material Thu, 30 Mar 2017 15:31:09 -0400 http://www.comcast.net/news/articles/politics/2017/03/30/US--Trump-Intelligence/?cid=rssfeed&attr=article_news_politics_US--Trump-Intelligence c9d8ec1afb93944a:-45eb403a:15ac8932706:-1db8 WASHINGTON (AP) — The White House refused to say on Thursday whether it gave the top Republican on the House intelligence committee access to highly classified materials. But it invited a bipartisan group from the panel to view information it says relates to surveillance of President Donald Trump's associates. Trump, Denmark's premier meet amid Brexit, NATO concerns Thu, 30 Mar 2017 16:05:49 -0400 http://www.comcast.net/news/articles/politics/2017/03/30/US--United.States-Denmark/?cid=rssfeed&attr=article_news_politics_US--United.States-Denmark c9d8ec1afb93944a:-45eb403a:15ac8932706:-1db7 WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump held his first meeting Thursday with Denmark's Prime Minister Lars Loekke Rasmussen, declaring that the two countries enjoy a "truly great relationship." Trump revives threat to change libel laws Thu, 30 Mar 2017 16:37:35 -0400 http://www.comcast.net/news/articles/politics/2017/03/30/US--Trump-Libel/?cid=rssfeed&attr=article_news_politics_US--Trump-Libel c9d8ec1afb93944a:-45eb403a:15ac8932706:-1d18 WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump is reviving his threat to target libel laws that govern freedom of the press. Bill would let states block some Planned Parenthood money Thu, 30 Mar 2017 15:38:57 -0400 http://www.comcast.net/news/articles/politics/2017/03/30/US--Senate-Family.Planning/?cid=rssfeed&attr=article_news_politics_US--Senate-Family.Planning c9d8ec1afb93944a:-45eb403a:15ac8932706:-1e5c WASHINGTON (AP) — Republican legislation letting states deny federal family planning money to Planned Parenthood and other abortion providers advanced toward Senate passage Thursday, rescued by an ailing GOP senator who returned to the Capitol after back surgery and a tie-breaking vote by Vice President Mike Pence. Casino mogul Phil Ruffin among Trump's closest friends Thu, 30 Mar 2017 07:02:02 -0400 http://www.comcast.net/news/articles/politics/2017/03/30/US--Trump-Ruffin/?cid=rssfeed&attr=article_news_politics_US--Trump-Ruffin c9d8ec1afb93944a:-45eb403a:15ac8932706:-1fe9 WASHINGTON (AP) — Billionaire Las Vegas casino owner Phil Ruffin has never been to the White House. On Thursday, he'll have dinner there with his friend, Donald Trump. Dem senator warns of political danger on Supreme Court vote Thu, 30 Mar 2017 15:33:30 -0400 http://www.comcast.net/news/articles/politics/2017/03/30/US--Senate-Supreme.Court/?cid=rssfeed&attr=article_news_politics_US--Senate-Supreme.Court c9d8ec1afb93944a:-45eb403a:15ac8932706:-1e17 WASHINGTON (AP) — A Democratic senator facing a tough re-election is warning her party there is a political risk in voting to block President Donald Trump's Supreme Court nominee. Trump adviser Bannon won't be charged in Florida vote probe Thu, 30 Mar 2017 15:36:13 -0400 http://www.comcast.net/news/articles/politics/2017/03/30/US--Bannon-Voting.Probe/?cid=rssfeed&attr=article_news_politics_US--Bannon-Voting.Probe c9d8ec1afb93944a:-45eb403a:15ac8932706:-1d7a MIAMI (AP) — Florida prosecutors say White House senior adviser Steve Bannon will not face charges related to his registration to vote in Miami despite spending most of his time elsewhere. Vague trade plan after Trump's tough talk Thu, 30 Mar 2017 15:06:30 -0400 http://www.comcast.net/news/articles/politics/2017/03/30/US--Trump-NAFTA/?cid=rssfeed&attr=article_news_politics_US--Trump-NAFTA c9d8ec1afb93944a:-45eb403a:15ac8932706:-1dfd WASHINGTON (AP) — The Trump administration has submitted a vague set of guidelines to Congress for renegotiating the North American Free Agreement with Mexico and Canada, disappointing those who wanted a major overhaul of a decades-old trade deal that Trump described as "disaster" during the presidential campaign. As war in Afghanistan drags on, Russia resurrects interest Thu, 30 Mar 2017 13:37:24 -0400 http://www.comcast.net/news/articles/politics/2017/03/30/US--United.States-Afghanistan/?cid=rssfeed&attr=article_news_politics_US--United.States-Afghanistan c9d8ec1afb93944a:-45eb403a:15ac8932706:-1fe7 WASHINGTON (AP) — As America's effort to end 16 years of war in Afghanistan yields little progress, Russia is resurrecting its own interest in the "graveyard of empires." The jockeying includes engaging the Taliban and leading a new diplomatic effort to tackle Afghanistan's future, with or without U.S. support. Top aide to President Donald Trump leaves administration Thu, 30 Mar 2017 14:05:49 -0400 http://www.comcast.net/news/articles/politics/2017/03/30/US--Trump-Senior.Aide.Leaves/?cid=rssfeed&attr=article_news_politics_US--Trump-Senior.Aide.Leaves c9d8ec1afb93944a:-45eb403a:15ac8932706:-1e35 WASHINGTON (AP) — A top aide to President Donald Trump said she is leaving his administration to join a pro-Trump outside group, America First Policies. Pedestrian deaths spiked in 2016, distraction cited Thu, 30 Mar 2017 14:10:27 -0400 http://www.comcast.net/news/articles/politics/2017/03/30/US--Traffic.Fatalities-Pedestrians/?cid=rssfeed&attr=article_news_politics_US--Traffic.Fatalities-Pedestrians c9d8ec1afb93944a:-45eb403a:15ac8932706:-1fcf WASHINGTON (AP) — Pedestrian deaths are climbing faster than motorist fatalities, reaching nearly 6,000 deaths last year — the highest total in more than two decades, according to an analysis of preliminary state data released Thursday. Republican foes of health care bill win praise in districts Thu, 30 Mar 2017 14:03:14 -0400 http://www.comcast.net/news/articles/politics/2017/03/30/US--Republicans-Health.Care/?cid=rssfeed&attr=article_news_politics_US--Republicans-Health.Care c9d8ec1afb93944a:-45eb403a:15ac8932706:-1fe6 BUCKNER, Kentucky (AP) — One of the House Republican rebels, Kentucky Rep. Tom Massie, wasn't just "no" on the GOP health care bill to replace Barack Obama's Affordable Care Act. Massie was "hell no." White House adviser Kushner, senators talk criminal justice Thu, 30 Mar 2017 14:14:51 -0400 http://www.comcast.net/news/articles/politics/2017/03/30/US--Congress-Criminal.Justice/?cid=rssfeed&attr=article_news_politics_US--Congress-Criminal.Justice c9d8ec1afb93944a:-45eb403a:15ac8932706:-1dd8 WASHINGTON (AP) — Senate Judiciary Committee Chairman Chuck Grassley has met with White House adviser Jared Kushner on the topic of criminal justice reform, encouraging supporters that the issue could be revived under President Donald Trump.