Despite his criticisms of Puerto Rico, President Trump has requested aid for the territory hit hard by hurricanes, along with aid for Florida, Texas, and California. The House is set to approve $36.5 billion of disaster relief.
Americans have largely negative opinions about President Trump's immigration policies, which include deporting Dreamers and building a wall along the US-Mexico border.
The number of white evangelical Protestants fell from about 23 percent of the US population in 2006 to 17 percent in 2016, and only 11 percent are under 30, according to a survey of more than 100,000 Americans.
The White House was expected to endorse principles of the Davis-Oliver bill, which aims to give local law enforcement officials the power to enforce immigration laws and allow states to write their own immigration legislation, among others.
A budget plan passed the House, signaling another step toward the Republican's goal of tax reform. While it is intended to pave the way for the upcoming tax debates, it also promises major cuts to social programs.
Safety advocates are still holding up a 'stop' sign as lawmakers work to expand the self-driving car market in the US.
When the Supreme Court reconvenes on Oct. 2, it will hear its first case in which the Trump administration is reversing course from the Obama administration.
The former state Supreme Court justice's victory in Alabama's GOP runoff is at once a blow to President Trump, who had endorsed incumbent Sen. Luther Strange, and also a validation of Trumpian outsider politics.