The shooting at Marjory Stoneman Douglas high school in Parkland ranked as the second-deadliest act of gun violence ever on a US public school campus.
Trump’s $4.4 trillion budget proposal provides for $716 billion in spending on military programmes and for maintaining the US nuclear arsenal.
“It’s obviously a tough time for him. He did a very good job in the White House. And we hope he has a wonderful career,” Trump said. “But we absolutely wish him well.”
In a further sign of the Republican-controlled Congress’ inability to get its most basic work done, the House passed and sent to the Senate a temporary spending bill to extend most agency funding until March 23.
Congress’ failure to reach an immigration deal delayed passage of a temporary spending bill in mid-January, triggering the three-day shutdown.
Tom Shannon, who serves as under secretary of state for political affairs, is the most senior career diplomat at the State Department.
FBI deputy director, Andrew McCabe, was criticised by Trump and other Republicans for alleged bias against him and in favour of his 2016 Democratic opponent, Hillary Clinton.
The US president could surely use a primer on the gathering to prepare him for the clashes sure to come.
“The climate is changing. That’s not the debate. The debate is how do we know what the ideal surface temperature is in 2100?… I think the American people deserve an open honest transparent discussion about those things.”
Jennifer Levi, a lawyer with gay, lesbian and transgender advocacy group GLAD, called the decision not to appeal “great news.”
The blast comes a week after the group claimed responsibility for an attack on a training facility of the same agency, the National Directorate for Security, in Kabul.
A nuclear exchange between the US and North Korea would go off the charts in terms of lives lost, economies wrecked, and the environment destroyed.
The new document changes the word “child” to “unmarried individual under the age of 18” in many instances.
With lawmakers eager to begin a holiday recess until January 3, the House of Representatives and Senate scurried to pass the hastily written bill by votes of 231-188 and 66-32, respectively.
House Democrats had circulated rumours last week that Trump would fire Mueller this Friday, just before the Christmas holiday.
The package of tax cuts for businesses and individuals, if enacted, would overhaul the US tax code for the first time in more than 30 years.
Trump abruptly reversed decades of US policy this month when he recognised Jerusalem as Israel’s capital.
Democratic lawmakers in recent days have expressed concern that Trump might fire Mueller.
The UN Security Council is considering a draft resolution that would insist any decisions on the status of Jerusalem have no legal effect.
Jones is the first Democrat elected to the US Senate from Alabama in 25 years.
Over the past two years, numerous women have accused Trump of making unwanted sexual advances towards them in the years before his entry into politics.
Many Cubans said they were heartbroken because they could not visit or be with their loved ones.
The UN Security Council will meet on Friday over US President Donald Trump’s decision to recognise Jerusalem as the capital of Israel.
Politicians and pundits are overplaying China’s influence over Kim Jong-Un.
The 12-count indictment against Manafort and Gates included conspiracy against the US and being an unregistered agent of a foreign principal.
Under the US constitution, Congress, not the president, has the right to declare war. But some have said that too much authority over the deployment of US forces has been ceded to the White House after the September 11 attacks.
Trump’s declaration will redirect federal resources and loosen regulations to combat opioid abuse.
The extraordinary public criticism of the president from Jeff Flake and Bob Corker further strained what had already been a fraught relationship between Trump and fellow Republicans.
The Trump administration earlier this month terminated the payments, which help cover out-of-pocket medical expenses for low-income Americans.
Trump’s drive to overhaul the US tax code cleared a critical hurdle on Thursday when the Senate approved a budget measure that will allow Republicans to pursue a tax-cut package.
Trump wants to gain some serious cooperation from China to persuade Pyongyang to either change its mind or help deprive it of resources.
Among UNESCO’s objectives is to promote free, independent, and pluralistic media in order to enhance freedom of expression and information around the world.
Tillerson’s comments Sunday come amid soaring tensions between the US and North Korea following a series of weapons tests by Pyongyang.
Hailed by Obama as key to stopping Iran from building a nuclear bomb, the deal was also signed by China, France, Russia, Britain, Germany and the EU.
US President Donald Trump said on Wednesday he would be open to bilateral trade pacts with Mexico or Canada if a deal cannot be reached to substantially revise NAFTA.
Trump made the “calm before the storm” comment during an October 5 photo opportunity before having dinner with US military leaders and their wives.
Trump and his supporters have repeatedly used the term “fake news” to cast doubt on media reports critical of his administration.
South Korean and US government officials have been raising their guard against more North Korean provocations after the sixth largest nuclear test by the latter.
Rural Americans are increasingly unhappy with Trump’s handling of healthcare after he lobbied for a Republican plan to overhaul Obamacare.
Trump, who plans to visit the island on Tuesday, fired off a series of angry tweets from his private golf club, taking aim at the mayor of San Juan.