Government

Unless Congress acts, Utah could lose CHIP program by year's end.

Outdoor Retailer Show-5

The nationwide CHIP program, initially signed into law in 1997, aims to provide health coverage for...

Government

Trump, McConnell make a show of unity, despite tensions

Trump

WASHINGTON (AP) — Donald Trump and Mitch McConnell have reaffirmed their alliance of necessity in a raucous Rose Garden news conference that also underscored their sharp differences. The garrulous president claimed they were longtime friends, now closer than ever; the reserved Senate Republican...


Government

Trump getting more open to chatting in public

Trump

WASHINGTON (AP) — Reporters were seated in the White House briefing room awaiting an appearance by press secretary Sarah Huckabee Sanders on Monday when a call went out over a loudspeaker to head to the Rose Garden. There was no time to lose: President Donald Trump wanted to talk. Again. Chaos...


Government

Book's challenge: Can you do squats like Justice Ginsburg?

Ginsburg Workout Book

WASHINGTON (AP) — Personal trainer Bryant Johnson hears it all the time: Four more years. That’s how long fans of his client, 84-year-old Supreme Court justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg, tell him he has to keep her healthy so that a one-term President Donald Trump doesn’t get to name the liberal...


Government

Trump's claim about predecessors, fallen troops disputed

Trump

WASHINGTON (AP) — For U.S. presidents, meeting the families of military personnel killed in war is about as wrenching as the presidency gets. President Donald Trump’s suggestion Monday that his predecessors fell short in that duty brought a visceral reaction from those who witnessed those grieving...


Government

Cochran's illness shows risks to GOP leaders of aging Senate

Graying Senate

WASHINGTON (AP) — Top Republicans coping with a razor-thin majority as they try pushing a partisan agenda through the Senate are running smack into another complication — the sheer age and health issues of some senators. When the office of the ailing Sen. Thad Cochran announced Monday that it was...


Health Care

Unless Congress acts, Utah could lose CHIP program by year's end.

Outdoor Retailer Show-5

The nationwide CHIP program, initially signed into law in 1997, aims to provide health coverage for children whose family incomes are too high to qualify for Medicaid but too low to afford private coverage.


Government

Trump says predecessors didn't honor fallen; response heated

Trump

WASHINGTON (AP) — For U.S. presidents, meeting the families of military personnel killed in war is about as wrenching as the presidency gets. President Donald Trump’s suggestion Monday that his predecessors fell short in that duty brought a visceral reaction from those who witnessed those grieving...


Government

Trump raises possibility of withdrawing drug czar nominee

Trump

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump on Monday raised the possibility of withdrawing his nomination of Republican Rep. Tom Marino to be the nation’s drug czar following reports that the lawmaker played a key role in passing a bill weakening federal authority to stop companies from distributing...


Government

Trump, McConnell: No matter what people say, we're friends

Trump-2

WASHINGTON (AP) — Donald Trump and Mitch McConnell reaffirmed their alliance of necessity Monday in a raucous Rose Garden news conference that also underscored their sharp differences. The garrulous president claimed they were longtime friends now closer than ever; the reserved Senate Republican...


Government

Any questions? Trump wants to talk. Again.

Trump

WASHINGTON (AP) — Reporters were seated in the White House briefing room awaiting an appearance by press secretary Sarah Huckabee Sanders on Monday when a call went out over a loudspeaker to head to the Rose Garden. There was no time to lose: President Donald Trump wanted to talk. Again. Chaos...


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