Trump Again Selects Rep. John Ratcliffe to Be Intelligence Chief

He was picked for the post last year, but was withdrawn as a candidate over concerns by some on Capitol Hill and in the intelligence community about his qualifications, including fears he would politicize the position.

Fed: Will ‘Act as Appropriate to Support the Economy’

Federal Reserve Chairman Jerome Powell signaled the central bank was prepared to cut interest rates if needed to cushion the economy against the effects of a widening global slowdown.

Trump Considering New Steps to Take On Coronavirus

President Trump and top administration officials said the U.S. is considering new steps to address the coronavirus outbreak but called the current risk to Americans low, as federal health officials urged lawmakers on Capitol Hill to approve emergency funding in anticipation of more cases. 155

Appeals Court Won’t Force McGahn to Comply With House Subpoena

A divided federal appeals court ruled it wasn’t the judiciary’s place to decide whether former White House counsel Don McGahn must testify in a congressional investigation of President Trump.

Appeals Court Blocks Trump’s Remain-in-Mexico Asylum Policy

A federal appeals court ruled the Trump administration must halt a policy of returning migrants along the southern U.S. border to Mexico while their requests for asylum in the U.S. are considered.