WASHINGTON (AP) - President Donald Trump declared Monday the U.S. will begin cutting aid to three Central American countries he accused of failing to stop thousands of migrants heading for the U.S. border. But across his administration there was no indication of any action in response to what he tweeted was a "National Emergy."
HOUSTON (AP) - President Donald Trump escalated his immigration rhetoric at a midterm rally in Texas on Monday, falsely accusing Democrats of "encouraging millions of illegal aliens to break our laws, violate our borders and overwhelm our nation."
WASHINGTON (AP) - The Supreme Court is siding with the Trump administration to block the questioning of Commerce Secretary Wilbur Ross about his decision to add a citizenship question to the 2020 census. The unsigned order Monday overrides lower federal courts in New York that would have allowed the questioning of Ross to proceed in lawsuits challenging the addition of a citizenship question on the decennial census for the first time since 1950.
AUSTIN, Texas (AP) - Early voting opened across Texas on Monday, bringing long lines and record first-day midterm turnout in Houston and complaints about outdated technology slowing people casting ballots elsewhere.
HOUSTON (AP) - The Latest on President Donald Trump's campaign rally for Sen. Ted Cruz (all times local): 8:35 p.m. President Donald Trump is ramping up his rhetoric about immigration ahead of the midterm election, casting Democrats of being soft on border security.
WASHINGTON (AP) - A nonprofit named for the late Sen. John McCain is looking for "mavericks" to vote in the Nov. 6 midterm election and fight for human rights around the world as President Donald Trump pursues his "America first" foreign policy.
WASHINGTON (AP) - The Trump administration is rolling out new options for small employers to use tax-free accounts for providing health coverage to workers, officials said Monday. The idea is to expand so-called "health reimbursement arrangements" to allow employees to buy their own individual health insurance policies. Employers could also pair the accounts with workplace health plans, allowing workers to use the money for additional benefits such as dental care.
WASHINGTON (AP) - President Donald Trump says he wants to push a new middle-income tax cut through Congress after the midterm elections, though he's not offering specifics on the plan. Trump said Monday he's looking to cut taxes by about 10 percent for middle-income people. The proposal follows the massive tax law that Republicans muscled through Congress late last year and Trump signed as his major legislative achievement.