“She knew who she was, and she saw no need to apologize for it.” The Independent Women’s Forum Texas Insider Report: WASHINGTON, D.C. — Former First Lady Barbara Pierce Bush…

Texas Insider Report: AUSTIN, Texas – (HOUSTON) – Lt. Gov. Dan Patrick issued this statement today following his visit to the Kingwood, Lake Houston, Lake Conroe and the San Jacinto…

Of 75,000+ family units apprehended in fiscal year 2017, only 2,605 were removed. Texas Insider Report: WASHINGTON, D.C. — As a caravan of 1,000+ Central Americans were moving through Mexico…

By Jesse Byrnes President Trump signed a memorandum on Friday ordering agencies to “expeditiously end” the practice known as “catch and release” that allows immigrants caught in the U.S. without proper documents…

50,308 Apprehended-Inadmissibles in March is 37% increase from February’s 36,695 Texas Insider Report: WASHINGTON, D.C. — “The traffickers and smugglers know that if you arrive with a family, under our current…

Economist: China commodities tariffs would hit Texas cotton, sorghum hardest

Writer: Blair Fannin, 979-845-2259, b-fannin@tamu.edu Contact: Dr. Luis Ribera,  979-845-3070, lribera@tamu.edu COLLEGE STATION – A trade war with China could negatively impact Texas agricultural producers. Texas agricultural commodities such as…

Trump offers support to embattled EPA head

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump is offering strong support for Scott Pruitt, the head of the Environmental Protection Agency who is at the center of swirling ethics questions, the…

Democrats press White House for results of Kushner inquiry

WASHINGTON (AP) — Two House Democrats are pressing the White House counsel’s office to provide results from an internal inquiry into large loans made last year by two companies to…

White House probing huge loans to Kushner's family firm

WASHINGTON (AP) — White House officials have been looking into whether $500 million in loans that went to Trump administration senior adviser Jared Kushner’s family real estate company may have…

It is time to start working as a government, with 3 Independent Branches By Adryana Aldeen Texas Insider Report: WASHINGTON, D.C. — Many of us know that the Deferred Action for…

Shutdown looming, Congress and White House seek budget deal

WASHINGTON (AP) — Congressional leaders and the White House are pressing to strike an accord on a $1.3 trillion catchall spending bill, though disputes remain over immigration, abortion and a…

UPDATE: Rick Perry Says Becoming VA Secretary Is “Fake News”

Wednesday update: WASHINGTON (AP) – Energy Secretary Rick Perry says he has no interest in becoming the next head of the Department of Veterans Affairs. Perry is rejecting speculation that…

Rick Perry Rumored To Move To VA Secretary

WASHINGTON (AP) _ The Latest on Veterans Affairs Secretary David Shulkin (all times local): 5:45 p.m. President Donald Trump is considering replacing embattled Veterans Affairs Secretary David Shulkin with Energy…

The Quiet Radicalization of the Democratic Party By Nooah Rothman During the primaries, Donald Trump’s appeal could be summed up in two words: “He fights.” The assumption embedded in this assertion…

White House preparing rollout of Trump's tariff plan

WASHINGTON (AP) — The White House is preparing to announce tariffs on imported steel and aluminum that would offer temporary exemptions to Canada and Mexico, a shift that could soften…

Mexico, Canada and others may be exempted from US tariffs

WASHINGTON (AP) — The White House said Wednesday that Mexico, Canada and other countries may be spared from President Donald Trump’s planned steel and aluminum tariffs under national security “carve-outs,”…

Trump shuffle: Suddenly trade guru Navarro takes spotlight

WASHINGTON (AP) — In the squabbling Trump White House, no insider is ever above rebuke and no one blacklisted beyond redemption. Trade adviser Peter Navarro, once barred from sending private…

The Latest: Trump economic adviser Gary Cohn to resign

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Latest on reports of White House dysfunction (all times local): Source: Business – The Eagle

Texas Insider Report: AUSTIN, Texas – Leading a 13-state coalition, Attorney General Ken Paxton today filed a friend-of-the-court brief with the U.S. Court of Appeals for the District of Columbia…

SEC dropped inquiry a month after firm aided Kushner company

NEW YORK (AP) — The Securities and Exchange Commission late last year dropped its inquiry into a financial company that a month earlier had given White House adviser Jared Kushner’s…