Trump’s Budget Scam

By mgrunwald@politico.com (Michael Grunwald) I have a plan to dunk a basketball. First, I’ll grow a foot taller. Next, I’ll recapture the athleticism of my youth, so I can jump a lot higher. I didn’t say I had a serious plan—just a plan. Today, the...

Pence records robocall for Montana special election

By gdebenedetti@politico.com (Gabriel Debenedetti) HELENA, Mont. — Vice President Mike Pence is wading back into the special election for Montana’s at-large House seat with a new robocall urging voters to support Republican Greg Gianforte this week. “Hello, this...

Trump slips infrastructure plan into budget

By lgardner@politico.com (Lauren Gardner) The Trump administration finally laid out its long-promised vision for a $1 trillion national infrastructure plan Tuesday — with nary a peep of fanfare and the president not even in the country to talk it up. It arrived as a...

Pence planning to hold rally in Louisiana

By kcheney@politico.com (Kyle Cheney) Vice President Mike Pence on Wednesday has scheduled a free rally in Louisiana on Wednesday that is being promoted by the state’s Republican Party. An advisory from the Louisiana GOP says that Pence is headlining the event...