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Shanahan's confirmation hearing for defense secretary delayed amid FBI investigation

Mon, 17 Jun 2019 19:22:28 -0400

Patrick Shanahan is facing a protracted FBI investigation that has delayed his Senate hearing until at least next month. With Shanahan’s confirmation on hold, press reports have questioned his relatio....
'It's a bunch of malarkey': Biden blasts Trump for stirring racial tensions

Mon, 17 Jun 2019 15:46:08 -0400

Former Vice President Joe Biden told an anti-poverty gathering Monday that President Trump has pitted racial groups against one another, but pushed back against criticism of his calls for bipartisan c....
Harvard rescinds offer to Parkland gun rights activist after racist messages surface online

Mon, 17 Jun 2019 15:14:09 -0400

Kyle Kashuv, whose pro-gun advocacy after the massacre at Marjory Stoneman Douglas made him a conservative media star, says the Ivy League school rescinded his acceptance offer after racial slurs were....
McConnell on Jon Stewart: 'I don't know why he's all bent out of shape' over 9/11 victims' fund

Mon, 17 Jun 2019 11:23:09 -0400

The Senate majority leader says he can’t understand why the former “Daily Show” host is angry over the handling of health care funding for 9/11 victims.....
U.S. 'probably had excellent presidents who were gay,' Buttigieg says

Mon, 17 Jun 2019 09:12:32 -0400

If South Bend, Ind., Mayor Pete Buttigieg wins the 2020 election, he’ll be the first openly gay man to serve as president. But he says he’s “almost certain” he wouldn’t be the first gay president in U....
Will Donald Trump and Steve Bannon reunite for 2020?

Mon, 17 Jun 2019 08:48:49 -0400

The real question is whether Steve Bannon will be back by Donald Trump’s side in 2020, after a two-year exile from Trumpworld.....
Pompeo: Fox News host's questioning Trump's FBI comments a ‘Washington piece of silliness’

Sun, 16 Jun 2019 19:30:09 -0400

When Fox News host Chris Wallace asked Pompeo Sunday if “accepting oppo research from a foreign government right or wrong?” the former CIA director responded: “Chris, you know, you asked me not to cal....
Should sex offenders be chemically castrated?

Sun, 16 Jun 2019 17:31:10 -0400

Chemical castration involves using medication to lower a person's hormone levels and limit their libido. Alabama recently passed a law that requires some sex offenders to undergo the procedure bef....
AOC on Trump's willingness to accept political 'dirt' on rivals: 'The pressure to impeach grows'

Sun, 16 Jun 2019 11:58:28 -0400

Days after President Trump asserted he would take damaging information on his political rivals from a foreign power, New York Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez said "the pressure to impeach grows.”....
Sarah Sanders's 5 biggest whoppers

Fri, 14 Jun 2019 17:05:38 -0400

The White House press secretary has left her mark on the position.....
Trump wants his next press secretary to be a cable news 'street fighter'

Fri, 14 Jun 2019 16:46:56 -0400

President Trump wants to replace Sarah Sanders with another woman who can be an "attack dog" on television.....
2020 Vision: The Democratic debate stage is set — both of them

Fri, 14 Jun 2019 14:05:35 -0400

Night one features Elizabeth Warren, Cory Booker and Beto O’Rourke; night two includes Joe Biden, Bernie Sanders and Pete Buttigieg.....
Trump tries to clarify stance on foreign dirt: 'If you don't hear what it is, you don't know what it is'

Fri, 14 Jun 2019 09:58:31 -0400

The president said he would “absolutely” notify the FBI if a foreign power presented his campaign with “incorrect or badly stated” information about a political opponent — but he would want to hear it....
Muslim activist: 'I am so fired up' when Ilhan Omar and Rashida Tlaib are attacked

Fri, 14 Jun 2019 06:30:10 -0400

“It’s been exhausting,” Sarsour said. “I’ve had physical issues, health issues. I've had to take breaks at moments. And it’s very scary.” And I’m not the one that’s gonna solve the injustice.”....
Trump isn't afraid of Elizabeth Warren. But he should be.

Fri, 14 Jun 2019 05:00:09 -0400

But I don’t think the role of misogyny in Clinton’s defeat was quite so obvious, and Democrats who believe that arguably have overlearned the lesson of 2016. But I call BS on that idea, which ought to....
FEC chair rebukes Trump over statements on accepting election help from foreign governments

Thu, 13 Jun 2019 20:31:45 -0400

Ellen L. Weintraub issues a forceful statement directed at the president.....
Kim Kardashian takes center stage at White House criminal justice event

Thu, 13 Jun 2019 18:38:13 -0400

The reality television star returned to Washington on Thursday to trumpet new measures meant to help prison inmates transition back to civilian life.....
Trump's 'warrior,' press secretary Sarah Sanders, is leaving the White House

Thu, 13 Jun 2019 16:30:08 -0400

President Trump announced on Thursday that his press secretary, Sarah Sanders, will be leaving the White House at the end of the month. Sanders served as the face of the Trump presidency since the de....
California Rep. Hunter's wife may have flipped on him in corruption case

Thu, 13 Jun 2019 16:19:58 -0400

When Rep. Duncan Hunter, R-Calif., was indicted in August 2018 on 60 criminal counts alleging that he spent more than $250,000 in campaign donations on luxury trips, tequila shots, Costco shopping spr....
Hickenlooper reverses course, denounces Sanders's embrace of 'democratic socialism'

Thu, 13 Jun 2019 15:30:37 -0400

John Hickenlooper, one of more than 20 Democratic hopefuls for the 2020 presidential election, took a definitive step away from the left during a speech Thursday in Washington.....
Pompeo blames Iran for attack on tankers in Gulf

Thu, 13 Jun 2019 15:27:54 -0400

As his secretary of state spoke, President Trump said it is "too soon to even think about making a deal" with Iran.....
Why the Steele dossier is a red herring in the response to Trump's 'oppo research' comments

Thu, 13 Jun 2019 15:18:57 -0400

There are key differences between the infamous dossier and damaging information provided by a foreign government.....
How old is too old to be president?

Thu, 13 Jun 2019 13:50:25 -0400

If current polling is an indication, voters in 2020 may be choosing between the oldest pair of candidates in an American presidential election. Is the leading crop of candidates too old to stand up th....
Federal agency calls for firing of Kellyanne Conway over partisan remarks

Thu, 13 Jun 2019 13:01:49 -0400

A federal agency urged President Donald Trump on Thursday to fire Conway for violating a law that prohibits federal employees from making political statements.....
Congress may thwart Decorator-in-Chief Trump on design for Air Force One

Thu, 13 Jun 2019 12:54:39 -0400

Democrats on the House Armed Services Committee could make it tougher for President Trump's red, white and blue Air Force One paint job to become a reality.....
Trump defends position on 'oppo research' from foreign governments: 'How ridiculous' to tell the FBI

Thu, 13 Jun 2019 10:58:46 -0400

The president attempted to defend his stunning admission that he would accept damaging information from foreign governments against his political rivals, were if offered, and that he might not alert t....
For politicians, the D.C. elite and even a presidential candidate, a Navy program has been an attractive fast-track path to military service

Thu, 13 Jun 2019 05:00:00 -0400

Buttigieg has become only the latest and most high-profile political figure to take advantage of the Navy Reserve’s direct commission officer program, which for years has offered ambitious policy wonk....
Here's what's wrong with the Democrats' debate plan

Thu, 13 Jun 2019 05:00:00 -0400

The debate process assigns absolutely zero value to the thing that ought to matter a lot in a presidential campaign, and especially in this one: actual experience in governing.....
Trump calls battle over census citizenship question 'ridiculous'

Wed, 12 Jun 2019 15:23:25 -0400

While claiming he has not been “overly involved in the census controversy,” President Trump called the question of whether to allow a question about citizenship on the 202 Census forms “totally ridicu....
Bernie Sanders goes all in on democratic socialism — again

Wed, 12 Jun 2019 14:44:49 -0400

In what his campaign billed as a “major” speech, Sanders sought to define the label disparaged by Trump and other conservatives as a continuation of FDR’s New Deal.....
Cruz wants to join AOC to legalize over-the-counter birth control

Wed, 12 Jun 2019 14:41:04 -0400

For the second time in two weeks, the ideologically distant lawmakers have agreed on an issue.....
Democratic candidates, forced to take a stand on gun control by activists, are speaking out forcefully

Wed, 12 Jun 2019 05:00:00 -0400

As mass shootings continue to occur, advocates for stricter gun regulation have gained momentum. But so have those rallying to protect themselves and their constitutional right to bear arms.....
House bill would help media companies bargain with Facebook and Google

Tue, 11 Jun 2019 17:28:50 -0400

A House panel held its first hearing Tuesday to consider legislation that would attempt to give news companies great power to negotiate with major social and search platforms like Facebook and Google.....
A furious Jon Stewart tells Congress to support 9/11 first responders: 'It's an embarrassment'

Tue, 11 Jun 2019 15:40:35 -0400

The former host of "The Daily Show" wins praise from members of the House Judiciary subcommittee on the Constitution.....
For Pride Month, Trump has nothing to be proud of, activists say

Tue, 11 Jun 2019 15:28:58 -0400

Despite making a campaign pledge to protect LGBT Americans, President Trump's administration has taken numerous actions undercutting that promise.....
Trump promises Kim Jong Un protection from CIA spying

Tue, 11 Jun 2019 14:40:47 -0400

The president once again lavished praise on Kim Jong Un while attacking former Vice President Joe Biden.....
Trump says he wants to run against Biden: 'He's the weakest mentally'

Tue, 11 Jun 2019 14:06:48 -0400

In what could be a preview of the 2020 general election matchup, President Trump unloaded on former Vice President Joe Biden, calling the current Democratic frontrunner a “loser” who has lost a step.....
AOC’s push to ease limits on psychedelic research advances in House

Tue, 11 Jun 2019 12:26:16 -0400

The House Rules Committee voted Monday night send to the full House a spending bill for three federal agencies that removes a restriction on the study of psychedelic drugs.....
Pelosi on Trump's insults: 'I'm done with him'

Tue, 11 Jun 2019 11:45:12 -0400

“I don’t care what you ask,” the House speaker said in a live interview Tuesday. “I’m not going to talk about him anymore.”....
Is solitary confinement torture?

Tue, 11 Jun 2019 11:20:37 -0400

In response to reports that Paul Manafort was facing solitary confinement at Rikers Island prison in her congressional district, New York Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez called the practice of solitary ....
Activist Linda Sarsour: 'Donald Trump has no idea what a deal is'

Tue, 11 Jun 2019 05:00:25 -0400

Since co-founding the Women’s March in 2016, Palestinian-American activist Linda Sarsour has clashed with leaders at every end of the political spectrum. And now she’s lambasting President Trump’s wea....
Trump wants to 'murder the very idea of truth,' but impeachment would make him a 'martyr,' says conservative critic

Tue, 11 Jun 2019 05:00:25 -0400

Pete Wehner is a prominent conservative critic of Donald Trump who worries that impeachment would make the president a “martyr” and further inflame American politics.....
Theatrics dominate at contentious Mueller report hearing

Mon, 10 Jun 2019 18:35:57 -0400

“In many ways, the Mueller report is to President Trump what the so-called Watergate roadmap” was to Nixon, he said. Democrats just want a do-over which they’ll never get!” Republicans echoes Trump’s ....
Kavanaugh defender Amy Chua's daughter gets Supreme Court job with Kavanaugh

Mon, 10 Jun 2019 14:36:10 -0400

Amy Chua, a Yale Law professor better known as the author of the controversial parenting memoir “Battle Hymn of the Tiger Mother,” praised Brett Kavanaugh as a mentor to young women. Her daughter will....
Trump made get-well call to Jerry Nadler in hospital

Mon, 10 Jun 2019 11:28:48 -0400

Putting aside his sharp political differences with one of his primary congressional tormentors, President Trump made a surprising get-well call to Rep. Jerry Nadler, who was briefly hospitalized in Ma....
George Conway to Trump: 'You would have been fired from any other job by now'

Sun, 09 Jun 2019 17:42:25 -0400

Outspoken Trump critic George Conway on Sunday said the president “would have been fired from any other job by now,” after Trump, in a series of tweets, lambasted media reports that devalued his deal ....
'No credit!': Trump compares himself and his 'record-setting economy' to President Obama

Sun, 09 Jun 2019 13:18:26 -0400

President Trump compared his record to that of former President Barack Obama while defending his new deal with Mexico to reduce illegal immigration, and in Trump’s opinion, it’s no contest.....
Trump lashes out after New York Times casts doubt on his Mexico tariff deal

Sun, 09 Jun 2019 12:03:41 -0400

President Trump ripped into the New York Times after the newspaper questioned his new deal with Mexico to avoid the tariffs he threatened to impose in retaliation to illegal immigration.....
Beto O'Rourke says he's unfazed by sinking poll numbers in Iowa

Sat, 08 Jun 2019 21:41:31 -0400

Presidential candidate Beto O’Rourke said Saturday evening that declining support in Iowa will not alter his strategy.....
Confronted with multiple errors in his new Trump book, a testy Michael Wolff says, 'You have to trust me'

Sat, 08 Jun 2019 14:12:52 -0400

The author is questioned about several notable errors in his new book, “Siege: Trump Under Fire.”....