Administration hopes to bypass Congress by running down the budget clock.
Robbie GramerNew story from @columlynch and me: The Trump administration plans to cancel billions of dollars in foreign aid programs that Congress already appropriated, putting funding for UN children’s fund and other humanitarian aid programs in jeopardy
Many programs in counterterrorism, global health, and cybersecurity are also struggling.
Robbie GramerNew from me: State Department watchdog issues scathing report on the lasting impact of the 2017-mid-2018 hiring freeze that undercut diplomatic security, counter-terrorism initiatives, AIDS programs, and more
The resignation of a State Department official is the latest instance of a systematic suppression of evidence, former officials and whistleblowers say.
Robbie GramerA Trump National Security Council staffer's comment on a draft of a State Department intelligence assessment on climate change: “A consensus of peer reviewed literature has nothing to do with truth.”
Arctic infernos released 50 megatons of carbon dioxide—the equivalent of Sweden’s total annual emissions—into the atmosphere in June alone
Robbie GramerThe Arctic Is Experiencing Its Worst Wildfire Season on Record: Arctic infernos released 50 megatons of carbon dioxide—the equivalent of Sweden’s total annual emissions—into the atmosphere in June alone
Afghanistan called on Tuesday for an explanation of comments by U.S. President D...
Robbie GramerAfghan government called for an explanation of comments by President Trump in which he said he could win the Afghan war in just 10 days by wiping out Afghanistan but did not want to kill 10 million people.
Lawmakers said the law is very clear: Trump has no choice but to sanction its NATO ally.
Robbie GramerNew: Trump says he's not looking to sanction Turkey over its decision to buy a Russian air defense system. Senate Republicans indicated earlier this week he has no other option, given sanctions laws. Will set up an interesting showdown