Posts Tagged ‘Politics’

Rob Porter Ex-Wife: I Told FBI About the Abuse

Friday, February 9th, 2018

Jennifer Willoughby, the second ex-wife of former White House staff secretary Rob Porter, told NBC News Thursday that she had informed the FBI about his abusive behavior during the FBI background check…Photo Credit: AP

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‘It’s Bad’: Omarosa Says She Was ‘Haunted’ by Trump’s Tweets

Thursday, February 8th, 2018

Former White House staffer Omarosa Manigault-Newman is getting closer to telling more about her experiences in the White House, saying that she was “haunted” by President Donald Trump’s tweets “every single…Photo Credit: Alex Wong/Getty Images, File

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Dems to Expand Battle Ground, Target 101 GOP Seats: Source

Thursday, February 8th, 2018

House Democrats have plans to target 101 Republican-held congressional districts in the November midterm elections, the largest in a decade, NBC News reported.A Democratic source familiar with the matter said…Photo Credit: Chip Somodevilla/Getty Images, File

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Trump Acknowledges ‘Power of Prayer’ at National Breakfast

Thursday, February 8th, 2018

President Donald Trump delivered remarks at the National Prayer Breakfast in Washington, addressing religious and political leaders at the annual reception.”America is a nation of believers and together we are…Photo Credit: AP Photo/Evan Vucci, File

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Russians Penetrated US Voter Systems, Says Top US Official

Thursday, February 8th, 2018

The head of the cybersecurity division for Homeland Security said Russians were successful in gaining access to the voter registration rolls of several U.S. states prior to the 2016 presidential election,…Photo Credit: Getty Images/Alex Wong

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Sanders Announces Porter’s Resignation From WH

Wednesday, February 7th, 2018

White House staff secretary Rob Porter has resigned from his post, a “personal decision” that press secretary Sarah Sanders announced Wednesday. The decision comes amid allegations from Porter’s two ex-wives…

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Senate Leaders Announce 2-Year Budget Deal

Wednesday, February 7th, 2018

The Senate’s top Republican says there’s Senate agreement on a two-year, almost $400 billion budget deal that would provide Pentagon and domestic programs with huge spending increases.

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FBI Texts: Obama ‘Wants to Know Everything We’re Doing’

Wednesday, February 7th, 2018

Texts between an FBI lawyer and a federal agent once a member of special counsel Robert Mueller’s team show that then-President Barack Obama was keeping tabs on the agency’s investigation into the Hillary…Photo Credit: Getty Images, File

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Top White House Aide Resigns Amid Abuse Allegations

Wednesday, February 7th, 2018

A top White House aide is stepping down following allegations of domestic abuse by his two ex-wives.Staff secretary Rob Porter said in a statement, read by White House press secretary Sarah Huckabee Sanders…Photo Credit: AP Photo/Andrew Harnik, File

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ICE Arrests Professor, Father of Three in US for 30 Years

Wednesday, February 7th, 2018

A Kansas professor and father of three who has been living in the U.S. for 30 years was recently detained by immigration agents and now faces deportation, NBC News reported.Syed Ahmed Jamal, from Bangladesh…Photo Credit: Getty Images

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Shutdown Threat Looms Again

Wednesday, February 7th, 2018

Congress is making progress on a budget, but it is not clear if they can get it done by Thursday’s deadline.

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Pentagon Considering Military Parade at Trump’s Request

Wednesday, February 7th, 2018

At President Donald Trump’s urging, the Pentagon is looking at dates for a possible military parade in Washington, D.C., that could take place in November, a spokesperson confirmed Tuesday.The Washington Post…Photo Credit: AFP/Getty Images

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Trump Would ‘Love’ a Shutdown if No Deal on Immigration

Tuesday, February 6th, 2018

President Donald Trump and Rep. Barbara Comstock exchanged views Tuesday on the looming government shutdown.

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Trump May Not Testify in Russia Probe: Sources

Tuesday, February 6th, 2018

President Trump may not testify in the Russia investigation according to sources close to his attorneys. The New York Times reports President Trump’s lawyers do not want him to sit down for an interview…

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Trump Tags Democrats as ‘Un-American’ and ‘Treasonous’

Tuesday, February 6th, 2018

Trump took aim at Democrats’ muted State of the Union reactions, calling them ‘un-American.’

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Trump: Dems Mum on SOTU Are ‘Treasonous,’ ‘Un-American’

Monday, February 5th, 2018

President Donald Trump called Democrats’ stone-faced reaction to his State of the Union address “treasonous” and “un-American” during a visit to a manufacturing plant in Cincinnati, Ohio, Monday, NBC News…Photo Credit: AP Photo/Manuel Balce Ceneta

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Democratic Lawmakers Push for Counter-Memo’s Release

Monday, February 5th, 2018

Democratic lawmakers are pushing for the release of a counter-memo after a GOP-authored memo alleging FBI abuse during surveillance of the Trump campaign was found incomplete. The four-page memo released by the…

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Trump steps up war against FBI, Democrats have their own memo plan – CNN

Monday, February 5th, 2018

CNNTrump steps up war against FBI, Democrats have their own memo planCNN(CNN) The long-hyped Republican memo on the Russia investigation resolved nothing — although it did offer an ominous glimpse of the fracture that awaits in the nation’s politics when special counsel Robert Mueller wraps up his probe. The gulf between …Sessions Silent as Trump Attacks His Department, Risking Independence and MoraleNew York TimesRepublicans Say Russia Probe Will Continue, Despite Controversial MemoNPRRepublicans futilely try to contain the Nunes memoWashington PostLos Angeles Times -National Review -CBS News -HuffPostall 151 news articles »

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Ex-CIA Director: Nunes “Abused” His Office With Memo

Sunday, February 4th, 2018

Former CIA Director John Brennan on Sunday criticized House Intelligence Committee Chairman Devin Nunes, saying the GOP lawmaker “abused” his office by issuing a memo with intelligence information declassified…Photo Credit: Alex Wong/Getty Images, File

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WH to Pull Nomination of Top Environmental Adviser

Sunday, February 4th, 2018

The White House late Saturday confirmed plans to withdraw the nomination of a climate change skeptic with ties to the fossil fuel industry to serve as President Donald Trump’s top environmental adviser, NBC News…Photo Credit: Kevin Dietsch-Pool/Getty Images

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Dem. Rebuttal Calls Nunes Memo ‘Deliberately Misleading’

Saturday, February 3rd, 2018

A top House Democrat is challenging the core conclusion of the memo released by House Intelligence Committee Chairman Devin Nunes on Friday, calling the allegation that the Justice Department and FBI withheld…Photo Credit: AP, File

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Analysis: House Memo Doesn’t Prove Mueller Probe Is a Fraud

Saturday, February 3rd, 2018

House Republicans and their allies have long argued that the House memo released Friday would demonstrate that the Trump-Russia investigation had its roots in an FBI fraud.But the Republican memo doesn’t…Photo Credit: Getty Images

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Trump Declassifies GOP Memo on Russia Probe

Friday, February 2nd, 2018

The memo is a critique of the FBI’s application for surveillance amidst the Russia Probe.

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Read the Disputed GOP Memo on the Russia Probe

Friday, February 2nd, 2018

President Donald Trump has declassified in full a classified memo on the Russia investigation written by Republicans who accuse the FBI of abusive surveillance tactics in the early stages of its probe,…Photo Credit: Getty Images Illustration This story uses functionality that may not work in our app. Click here to open the story in your web browser.

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Trump Says He’s Declassified GOP Memo on Russia Probe

Friday, February 2nd, 2018

President Donald Trump announces he’s declassified a memo on the Russia election meddling probe over the objections of the FBI, saying that it is “a disgrace what’s happening in our…

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Ryan, McConnell Discuss the House Intel Committee Memo and Immigration at GOP Retreat

Friday, February 2nd, 2018

Paul Ryan assures the House Intelligence Committee memo is not an inditement of the justice system, and Mitch McConnell suggests a vote on immigration next week. thanks! video is good

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Trump Expected to Approve Release of Russia Memo

Thursday, February 1st, 2018

President Donald Trump is expected to tell the House Intelligence Committee that he does not object to the release of a classified memo about the Trump-Russia investigation, a senior White House official…Photo Credit: Cliff Owen/AP, File

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Brzezinski Tosses Wolff After Pressing Author on Haley Rumor

Thursday, February 1st, 2018

A tense interview with “Fire and Fury” author Michael Wolff was cut short Thursday on “Morning Joe” after host Mika Brzezinski pressed Wolff on his role in fueling rumors that President Donald Trump and…Photo Credit: Getty Images, Files This story uses functionality that may not work in our app. Click here to open the story in your web browser.

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FBI, Democrats Pushes Back Against GOP Memo

Thursday, February 1st, 2018

The Federal Bureau of Investigations and Democratic lawmakers are criticizing the decision to release a memo written by Rep. Devin Nunes focusing on FBI surveillance during the 2016 election season. The FBI said

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Gowdy finally had it with Washington – Politico

Thursday, February 1st, 2018

PoliticoGowdy finally had it with WashingtonPoliticoTrey Gowdy is done with politics. The House Oversight Committee Chairman for years has joked privately about quitting Congress and returning home to South Carolina. On Wednesday, he finally pulled the plug — likely for good. Story Continued Below. A …House Republicans retiring in droves amid gridlock, gloomy election forecast, and scandalUSA TODAYRep. Trey Gowdy, Who Gained Attention With Benghazi Hearings, To RetireNPRGOP Rep. Gowdy, who led the Benghazi probe, will leave HouseChicago TribuneABC News -New York Times -CBS News -Washington Examinerall 296 news articles »

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