Donald Trump

Keith Ridler / AP

President Trump’s executive order imposing tariffs on imported steel and aluminum will have huge repercussions on the Connecticut defense industry.

Blumenthal: Trump’s Budget Endangers 9/11 Responder Health Program

Feb 21, 2018
Natalie Cioffari / WSHU

President Trump’s budget proposal calls for a restructuring of the World Trade Center Health Program that provides medical treatment to 9/11 first responders and survivors.

Susan Walsh / AP

U.S. Senate Minority Leader Chuck Schumer, D-N.Y. says President Trump’s proposed budget would slash funds for gun background check systems already in place.

Schumer says the proposed budget would cut $12 million from federal programs that help states and local governments keep track of who is not eligible to own a gun.

He says it’s a 16 percent cut, which would cripple the background check system.

Schumer accused the administration of trying to gut the checks.

Carolyn Kaster / AP

U.S. Senator Chris Murphy of Connecticut says President Donald Trump’s long awaited infrastructure plan is a total fantasy.  

Evan Vucci / AP

President Donald Trump met with law enforcement and lawmakers from Long Island on Tuesday to hear ideas on how to combat the criminal gang MS-13. According to police, 17 people on Long Island have been killed by MS-13 in the last 18 months.