White House White House

White evangelicals fueled Donald Trump's campaign, but some worry about recent sex scandals and the effect they could have on the midterms. Evan Vucci/AP hide caption

toggle caption
Evan Vucci/AP

'Concerned' Evangelicals Plan To Meet With Trump As Sex Scandals Swirl

  • Download
  • <iframe src="https://www.npr.org/player/embed/599972396/600055795" width="100%" height="290" frameborder="0" scrolling="no" title="NPR embedded audio player">
  • Transcript

President Trump speaks about the recently passed spending bill at the White House on Friday. Trump threatened to veto the bill before later signing it. Nicholas Kamm/AFP/Getty Images hide caption

toggle caption
Nicholas Kamm/AFP/Getty Images

Wes Morosky, left, owner of Duke's Sport Shop helps Ron Detka as he shops for a rifle at his store in New Castle, Pa. Keith Srakocic/AP hide caption

toggle caption
Keith Srakocic/AP

Trump's Plan To Secure Schools Calls For Arming Teachers, Improving Background Checks

  • Download
  • <iframe src="https://www.npr.org/player/embed/592777132/592839437" width="100%" height="290" frameborder="0" scrolling="no" title="NPR embedded audio player">
  • Transcript

Vince Warner fires an AK-47 with a bump stock installed at Good Guys Gun and Range in Utah. A significant majority of Americans favor outlawing the attachment, according to the latest NPR/Ipsos poll. George Frey/Getty Images hide caption

toggle caption
George Frey/Getty Images

NPR Poll: After Parkland, Number of Americans Who Want Gun Restrictions Grows

  • Download
  • <iframe src="https://www.npr.org/player/embed/589849342/590121878" width="100%" height="290" frameborder="0" scrolling="no" title="NPR embedded audio player">
  • Transcript

President Trump speaks, watched by Sen. John Cornyn, R-Texas, during a bipartisan meeting with members of Congress on school and community safety at the White House on Wednesday. Mandel Ngan/AFP/Getty Images hide caption

toggle caption
Mandel Ngan/AFP/Getty Images

Befuddled By Trump, Senate Will Not Vote On Gun Measures Next Week

  • Download
  • <iframe src="https://www.npr.org/player/embed/589886655/590022693" width="100%" height="290" frameborder="0" scrolling="no" title="NPR embedded audio player">
  • Transcript

President Trump, accompanied by first lady Melania Trump and Dr. Igor Nichiporenko, speaks to reporters while visiting medical staff at Broward Health North in Pompano Beach, Fla., on Friday. Andrew Harnik/AP hide caption

toggle caption
Andrew Harnik/AP

Rep. Trey Gowdy, R-S.C., penned a letter to the White House announcing the House Oversight and Government Reform Committee is opening an investigation into its timeline and handling of a scandal involving a top aide. Cliff Owen/AP hide caption

toggle caption
Cliff Owen/AP

The White House at night last week. President Trump has picked a new ethics chief, who, unlike past appointments, has won praise from experts. Mandel Ngan/AFP/Getty Images hide caption

toggle caption
Mandel Ngan/AFP/Getty Images

On Jan. 10, President Trump signed into law the bipartisan Interdict Act, to give federal agents more tools to curtail opioid trafficking. But, after declaring the opioid crisis a public health emergency last fall, Trump has been slow to request money for treatment, critics note. The Washington Post/Getty Images hide caption

toggle caption
The Washington Post/Getty Images

Trump Says He Will Focus On Opioid Law Enforcement, Not Treatment

  • Download
  • <iframe src="https://www.npr.org/player/embed/584059938/584059970" width="100%" height="290" frameborder="0" scrolling="no" title="NPR embedded audio player">
  • Transcript

Americans generally have little confidence in the institutions that control the U.S. Brittany Mayes/NPR hide caption

toggle caption
Brittany Mayes/NPR

Here's Just How Little Confidence Americans Have In Political Institutions

  • Download
  • <iframe src="https://www.npr.org/player/embed/578422668/578705118" width="100%" height="290" frameborder="0" scrolling="no" title="NPR embedded audio player">
  • Transcript

A White House statement issued Thursday notably did not deny that President Trump used the vulgarity to refer to African countries, but Friday morning, Trump wrote: "This was not the language used." Carolyn Kaster/AP hide caption

toggle caption
Carolyn Kaster/AP

A copy of Fire and Fury sits on display at a bookstore in Washington, D.C., on Friday. The book was rushed into bookstores and onto e-book platforms because of demand and the threat of a lawsuit from President Trump. Andrew Caballero-Reynolds/AFP/Getty Images hide caption

toggle caption
Andrew Caballero-Reynolds/AFP/Getty Images

Steve Bannon was quoted in a new book calling the meeting that Donald Trump Jr. and other top Trump campaign advisers took with Russian intermediaries in June 2016 "treasonous" and "unpatriotic." Joe Raedle/Getty Images hide caption

toggle caption
Joe Raedle/Getty Images