White House says Secret Service director will be…

Randolph Alles was elevated to Secret Service director in April 2017 following a series of security breaches shortly after President Donald Trump’s inauguration. | Andrew Caballero-Reynolds/AFP/Getty Images white house The apparent ouster comes one day…

Hardliners urge Trump to keep immigration agency head…

White House adviser Stephen Miller will have a new opportunity to pursue his tougher immigration agenda amid a leadership vacuum at the Department of Homeland Security. | Chip Somodevilla/Getty Images President Donald Trump’s dramatic purge…

Democrats could blow election to Trump, Murphy warns

“The quickest way to pierce [Trump’s] image of toughness is to show what a laughingstock America has become across the world,” said Chris Murphy, who sits on the Senate Foreign Relations Committee. | Susan Walsh/AP…

Early state Dems stand by Biden

“I don’t think it’s anything except for who he is and who he’s been for years,” says Sam Lieberman, former chair of Nevada’s Democratic Party, of Joe Biden (above). | Tasos Katopodis/Getty Images Sam Lieberman,…

Trump’s DHS purge shocks Republicans

“It’s a mess,” Sen. John Cornyn of Texas said. | Brendan Smialowski/AFP/Getty Images President Donald Trump’s congressional allies are alarmed by his purge at the Department of Homeland Security — urging him not to fire…

‘I would have preferred not to have been…

President Donald Trump has taken pains to control the narrative around his constant high-level staff departures, always seeking — with mixed results — to dictate exits on his own terms. | Evan Vucci/AP Photo Kirstjen…

Trump’s Fed threats meet a firewall: GOP lawmakers

Republican lawmakers fear that decisions and nominations to the Federal Reserve by President Donald Trump (pictured) could undermine the central bank's independence. | Chip Somodevilla/Getty Images Congress The president has railed against the nation’s central…