Trump's refugee director planning anti-abortion book

As refugee office chief, Scott Lloyd emerged as a hero to many in the anti-abortion movement, who applauded his decision to block abortions for some migrant teens. | Drew Angerer/Getty Images The Trump administration’s controversial refugee office director is writing a book about his anti-abortion beliefs, two individuals with knowledge confirmed to POLITICO. Scott Lloyd, …

Senate Democrats demand information about Wilbur Ross' meetings with industry

Last March, a group of senators said, Commerce Secretary Wilbur Ross met with the heads of both Chevron and Boeing, companies he had financial investments in at the time of the meeting. | Win McNamee/Getty Images A group of Senate Democrats on Friday demanded information concerning what they said was a possible breach of federal …

Fox News decries 'reprehensible' demonstrations outside Tucker Carlson's home

In since-deleted videos posted to Twitter, the demonstrators can be heard chanting, “Tucker Carlson, we will fight! We know where you sleep at night!” | Phillip Faraone/Getty Images for Politicon Media By JESUS RODRIGUEZ 11/08/2018 03:23 PM EST Fox News executives called protests outside Tucker Carlson’s Washington home Wednesday “reprehensible” after the host said demonstrators …

George Conway: Whitaker acting AG appointment 'makes a mockery of our

George Conway has become known for his Twitter habit of criticizing President Donald Trump and his administration. | Chip Somodevilla/Getty Images President Donald Trump’s move to name Matthew Whitaker as acting attorney general following his dismissal of Jeff Sessions is plainly unconstitutional, attorneys Neal Katyal and George Conway argued Thursday, writing in an op-ed published …

Manchin: Sessions firing puts US 'on the verge' of constitutional crisis

Sen. Joe Manchin expressed worry over the future of the Justice Department’s investigation into whether or not the Trump campaign colluded with Russia to influence the 2016 election. | Patrick Smith/Getty Images Sen. Joe Manchin on Thursday warned that the firing of Attorney General Jeff Sessions, as well as his replacement by an acting attorney …

Trump: 'Looking at' Zinke, but 'I'm very happy with most of my Cabinet'

President Donald Trump said he is “looking at” allegations that Interior Secretary Ryan Zinke violated ethics rules. “I think he’s doing an excellent job, but we will take a look at that, and we’ll probably have an idea on that in about a week.” | Mark Wilson/Getty Images President Donald Trump said Wednesday that he …

BIRTHDAY OF THE DAY: Arne Duncan, managing partner of Emerson Collective and

Courtesy of Arne Duncan By POLITICO STAFF 11/06/2018 05:10 AM EST How/where are you celebrating your birthday and with whom? “I will be with my friend and high school classmate Kwame Raoul, at what will be (hopefully!) his victory party. He is running to be Attorney General here in Illinois. Also will be carefully watching …

If the House comes down to California, get ready to wait

In a state leading the digital revolution, California voters love voting by mail, and the state has encouraged it. | Rich Pedroncelli, File/AP Photo Elections California’s voting rules could mean key races don’t get decided for days — or weeks. By 11/05/2018 05:09 AM EST SACRAMENTO — An election night blue wave Tuesday could slow …