6. The Trump administration asked a federal judge to dismiss challenges against President Trump's emergency declaration at the US-Mexico border. The Justice Department said the lawsuits "raise political questions that courts are not equipped to answer."
7. According to a White House adviser, the Trump administration is standing by Stephen Moore, the president's pick for the Federal Reserve. Moore has been in the news for a series of legal and financial problems.
8. On Tuesday, Commerce Secretary Wilbur Ross sent a letter to the House Subcommittee on Commerce, Justice, Science and Related Agencies stating that he will not testify about President Trump's budget proposal. "I know our bureau heads can provide all the information your members need to carry out their appropriations duties," he wrote.
9. The Trump administration and China will resume trade talks on Wednesday. This is the ninth time the two nations will meet to discuss the matter.
10. President Trump nominated career diplomat Richard Norland as the next ambassador to Libya. Norland previously served as the ambassador to Uzbekistan and Ukraine.