Justice Secretary Wanda Vázquez will take up the post after weeks of turmoil.
The Senate voted 67-28 on Thursday to send the legislation to Trump. The House had already passed the bill.
The 2020 presidential hopeful has faced growing scrutiny over his record as mayor of South Bend, Indiana.
The government was asked to curtail the practice happening at the U.S.-Mexico border last year.
Justice Secretary Wanda Vázquez tweeted Sunday that she hopes Gov. Ricardo Roselló will appoint a secretary of state before resigning Aug. 2.
Federalism is sacrosanct for conservatives, that is, unless a state wants to set stricter pollution rules or protect minorities' civil rights.
The administration is pressing ahead with its bid for a citizenship question on the census, despite a Supreme Court defeat.
An Oregon Senate committee is considering punishing the senator after he threatened state police and a colleague with violence over a climate change bill.
The Senate's top Democrat said Sunday that the U.S. needs to ramp up efforts to look into the deaths of at least eight Americans on the island this year.
After disappearing for nine days, Oregon's Republican state senators returned to work.
Democrats held a press conference to urge Treasury Secretary Steve Mnuchin to fulfill plans to put abolitionist Harriet Tubman on the $20 note.
The plaintiffs said the Trump administration's justification for adding the question was a lie.
The freshman lawmaker says the House Oversight Committee wants a chat with the White House counselor.
The GOP lawmakers are on the lam to sabotage a vote on a historic bill to combat climate change.
Authorities in Montana said it involved some "big bear yawns."
Officials in major cities are taking a stand against President Trump's threats for mass deportation in order to protect their immigrant residents.
Satanic Temple member Iris Fontana recited the words "Hail Satan" during an invocation at a meeting of the Kenai Peninsula Borough assembly.
The officers were identified in a nationwide investigation into disturbing social media misconduct.
Turns out Republicans didn't want to lose jobs and training centers in their districts.
Republicans say it's time to move on from the "original sin" of slavery, even though its ill effects have lingered.