Ethics lawyers to sue Trump over foreign payments
A group including former White House ethics attorneys will file a lawsuit on Monday accusing President Donald Trump of allowing his businesses to accept payments from foreign governments, in violation of the U.S. Constitution. The lawsuit, brought by the Citizens for Responsibility and Ethics in Washington, will allege that the Constitution's emoluments clause forbids payments to Trump's businesses. It will seek a court order forbidding Trump from accepting such payments, said Deepak Gupta, one of the lawyers working on the case.
Highlights: Donald Trump in first full week as U.S. presidentHighlights of the day follow: TRADE Trump formally withdraws the United States from the Trans-Pacific Partnership trade deal, distancing America from Asian allies as China's influence in the region rises. A top Trump adviser will meet this week with advisers to Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau, whose Liberal government is gathering to plan a response to a possible renegotiation of the North American Free Trade Agreement. Mexican President Enrique Pena Nieto says the country will aim to keep tariff-free commerce with NAFTA partners Canada and the United States in its talks with the Trump administration.
Colorado moves to crack down on black-market pot ads online
Trump can do plenty on his own to unravel Obama health law
WASHINGTON (AP) ? President Donald Trump can do plenty on his own to unravel the Obama health care law, but some of those actions would create disruptions that undermine his administration's early promises. Other less sweeping steps could open the way for big changes, but might not get as much notice.
Democrats will try to delay vote on attorney generalWASHINGTON (AP) ? The top Democrat on the Senate Judiciary Committee plans to request a delay in the confirmation vote on President Donald Trump's nominee for attorney general, a move that will push the panel's vote back to Jan. 31.
Federal judge swats Aetna-Humana insurer combo
A federal judge has rejected health insurer Aetna's bid to buy rival Humana on grounds that the deal would hurt competition in hundreds of Medicare Advantage markets, ultimately affecting the price consumers ...
Tiger returns to Riviera where PGA Tour career began
LOS ANGELES (AP) ? Tiger Woods is roaring into the new year, preparing to play four times in five weeks in his return to the PGA Tour after a 15-month absence. One of his stops includes a return to his hometown tournament in Los Angeles, where he made his first start on the pro tour as a skinny 16-year-old.
The Latest: Trump meets with labor leaders at White House
The Latest on President Donald Trump (all times local): 3:30 p.m. President Donald Trump is telling union leaders that he is redoing the nation's trade deals "to put a lot of people back to work." ...
AP source: Rangers, James Loney agree to minor league dealARLINGTON, Texas (AP) ? The Texas Rangers and free agent first baseman James Loney have agreed to a minor league contract, a person familiar with the deal said Monday.
'Alternative facts' quip from Trump adviser sparks mockery
Down is up. The sky is red. Dogs are birthing kittens. Facts? Nope. Try "alternative facts." The internet went wild after a top Trump adviser, Kellyanne Conway, said the administration was supplying ...