Articles by Jennifer Jacobs, Alyza Sebenius and Christopher Flavelle

Trump Visits Storm-Damaged Panhandle, Pledges Financial Aid

President Donald Trump blamed congressional Democrats for a lagging federal response to the hurricane-ravaged Florida Panhandle on Wednesday, declaring that his political opponents care more about investigating his administration than funding storm relief. Trump held a campaign rally in Panama …

FEMA Chief Long to Leave Agency

Federal Emergency Management Agency chief Brock Long is leaving the agency he led through a record period of natural disasters — including a widely panned response to a storm that devastated Puerto Rico. “While this has been the opportunity of …

Will U.S. Go or Will It Stay in Paris Climate Accord? Trump Gets Conflicting Advice

President Donald Trump is poised to announce plans to withdraw the U.S. from the landmark Paris climate accord on Thursday, injecting uncertainty into the worldwide effort to combat climate change. The move, described by two people familiar with the deliberations, …

White House, Republicans Weigh Benefits Changes to Health Care Bill

The White House is talking with House conservatives about last-minute changes to the embattled GOP health-care bill aimed at wooing enough holdouts to secure House passage. Lawmakers and Trump administration officials are discussing revisions to “essential benefits” requirements in Obamacare, …

Rep. Price, Obamacare Critic, Is Trump’s Choice to Lead Health Agency

President-elect Donald Trump said he’ll nominate U.S. Representative Tom Price, one of the main architects of legislation to repeal and replace Obamacare, to be secretary of the Department of Health and Human Services, the first of multiple Cabinet announcements expected …