The party's surprisingly quiet (so far) but wide-open nominating contest is about to get a lot noisier come the New Year as candidates begin the money chase.
Trump had been criticized for not visiting any combat zones until now, unlike several of his predecessors.
The 85-year-old justice said in August that she would like to remain on the Supreme Court for another five years.
"It's a disgrace, what's happening in this country," the president said. "But other than that I wish everyone a very merry Christmas."
The string of complaining tweets comes in the midst of a partial federal government shutdown that is expected to stretch into the coming week.
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Trump announced that Deputy Defense Secretary Patrick Shanahan, a former Boeing executive, will take over.
It was unclear exactly how long the shutdown — which affects thousands of federal workers — would last, with negotiations slated to continue over the weekend.
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"That's what happens when you ignore sound military advice," Republican Rep. Adam Kinzinger of Illinois said.
With the election of Donald Trump, advocates worried they had missed their chance at criminal justice reform. They were wrong.
Democratic Sen. Kamala Harris said the attacks will continue "until our federal government starts taking the threat seriously."
The former FBI director lashed out at congressional Republicans after a day of closed-door questioning.
Analysis: No border wall. No rewrite of immigration policy. No Republican majority in the House. On his top agenda item, the president's getting hammered.
Trump completely forgets about preventative care, a core tenant of the Affordable Care Act.
Remember "lodestar?" That word also spiked in search following a New York Times op-ed from an anonymous Trump administration official.
The Senate minority leader said Sunday that it's up to the president to come to the table to prevent a partial shutdown.
Giuliani asserted in two contentious Sunday show interviews that there has been no wrong doing on the part of the president.
More Americans want Democrats — not Trump — in charge of setting policy, a new national NBC News/WSJ poll finds.
The president tapped Mick Mulvaney as his acting chief of staff after other possible choices removed themselves from consideration.
"This fight isn't over by a longshot," a Democratic state attorney general said.
"He is not a very good person," he wrote on his campaign Facebook page in 2016.
An important development in the race for the White House took place on the "The Late Show with Stephen Colbert."
The White House would make an announce a replacement next week, President Trump said in a tweet.
After three rejections, the list of available options is thinning
A 7-year-old girl who died in the custody of Customs and Border Protection waited an hour-and-a-half before receiving emergency care after showing symptoms