The move would give the president greater freedom to weed out what he sees as a “deep state” bureaucracy. The executive order, which could be rescinded if he is not re-elected, was condemned by civil service unions.
With the president’s re-election in doubt, cabinet departments are scrambling to finish dozens of new rules affecting millions of Americans.
A presidential executive order banning the “malign ideology” of racial sensitivity training has rippled through government into academia and corporate America.
This administration has attacked every aspect of the immigration system — and it won’t be easy to undo.
The move was the latest effort by the Trump administration to eliminate any training that encourages workers to acknowledge that implicit racial and gender biases exist in the workplace.
Trump administration officials claim the Chinese-owned app presents a security risk to American users.
A federal judge’s preliminary injunction means the app stores can continue offering the video app for downloads for now.
The president’s promises on health care stand in stark contrast with his legislative, regulatory and legal record.
While President Trump has blessed a deal for TikTok, the video app filed to stop a ban of its service that is set to go into effect on Sunday.
Technological progress has outpaced the political debate again. What will happen when the next TikTok arrives in the United States?
The agreement for the social media app falls short of President Trump’s promises.
The order is a setback in the president’s efforts to block a Chinese social media app that he has labeled a national security threat. The ban had been set to go into effect on Sunday night.
The approval delays President Trump’s threat to block a popular Chinese-owned social media app from the United States until it receives investment from American partners.
The White House and the pharmaceutical industry were nearing a major deal to lower drug prices. Then the administration demanded that $100 cash cards be sent to millions of seniors before the election — and the industry balked.
The Trump administration issued new rules Friday morning that will cripple the operation of two popular Chinese-owned apps in the United States.
The video app is also looking for a new chief executive and has talked to candidates including a founder of Instagram.
Senate Republicans and others criticized the latest plan to allow TikTok to continue operating in the United States, citing national security concerns.
The Chinese-owned app designed a compromise to satisfy U.S. security concerns. The terms are now under review by the Trump administration.
The order expands on a presidential promise by trying to reduce the prices Medicare pays for prescription drugs, but experts said it was unclear whether the White House could carry out the directive.
The move leaves Oracle as the sole known remaining bidder, as the clock ticks down on President Trump’s executive order to block the app.
Congress must extend the deadline for the count.
Big companies say the president’s directive to delay collection of the tax that funds Social Security is more trouble than it is worth. Federal employees are upset they are stuck with it.
The C.D.C. action cited the coronavirus risk if tenants are forced into shelters or other crowded quarters. It did not lift their rent obligation.
In an 11th-hour twist, Beijing raised a potential hurdle for a sale of TikTok, further roiling the race to buy the Chinese-owned app.
The Treasury Department has not been willing to issue guidance making it clear that companies will be on the hook for deferred taxes, further delaying crucial information for businesses.
Less than four months after joining the video app, Mr. Mayer said he was leaving. TikTok has been under pressure from the Trump administration.
Neither side wanted a big deal. But what began as talks about a small investment ballooned with interventions from President Trump.
The president’s campaign has made his efforts to lower prescription drug prices a centerpiece of his re-election pitch, but the executive order remains unseen.
The suit escalates a bitter back-and-forth between the popular video app and American officials.
The popular video app, which is owned by a Chinese internet company, said it had been deprived of due process when President Trump moved to block it in the United States.
The next president can undo some of the recent efforts to weaken environmental protections. But it’ll take work.
With the labor market showing new fragility, most states have yet to seek funds under President Trump’s stopgap plan to supplement weekly jobless pay.
The president, who last week gave ByteDance 45 days to sell its stake or else face U.S. restrictions, added a 90-day deadline under a national security law.
New state claims fell below one million for the first week since March. But jobless ranks remain vast, and a White House relief plan faces hurdles.
Trump’s lawyers and economic advisers have studied how far they could stretch executive authority to set tax policy, though the legality of any cuts is dubious.
Businesses are grappling with difficult legal and logistical questions about how to respond to the president’s payroll-tax holiday order.
Because Congress controls federal spending, at least some of the measures will almost certainly be challenged in court. Or they may become moot if Congress reaches a deal.
Democrats criticized President Trump’s directives and called on top administration officials to resume talks over a broader agreement.
A series of executive actions will provoke lawsuits but is unlikely to stoke faster growth in an economy that has cooled this summer.
Democrats said the talks had been “disappointing,” and President Trump promised to use executive orders to provide relief if no agreement could be reached.
Even as the White House moves against the Chinese social media app, the intelligence agencies do not see it as a major issue along the lines of Huawei.
The Tennessee Valley Authority, an electric utility, quickly said it would reconsider its move to shift some work to contractors outside the United States.
President Trump is talking about banning the app. TikTok may also sell its U.S. operations. Let’s sort through it all here.
The targeted destruction of the office of Refugee Resettlement is too important to ignore.