During a Senate Armed Services Committee hearing on May 23, 2017, Dan Coats, the nation's director of national intelligence, said he wouldn't comment on a news report that President Donald Trump asked him to...
Tuesday, May 23, 2017 at 09:10 AM PDT
Education Secretary Pushes School Choice, Gives No Specifics
The Trump administration is proposing "the most ambitious expansion" of school choice in American history, Education Secretary Betsy DeVos announced Monday while giving few details on how the program would...
Tuesday, May 23, 2017 at 03:04 PM PDT
Russia-Trump Campaign Contacts a Concern, Ex-CIA Chief Says
Former CIA Director John Brennan told Congress Tuesday he personally warned Russia last summer against interfering in the U.S. presidential election and was so concerned about Russian contacts with people...
Monday, May 22, 2017 at 06:29 PM PDT
Trump Asked Intel Officials to Push Back on Russia Probe
President Trump asked two top U.S. intelligence officials in March to help him push back against an FBI investigation into possible coordination between the Russian government and his campaign team, a former...
Tuesday, May 23, 2017 at 07:29 AM PDT
Trump Heads to Rome While Washington Investigation Burn
Newt Gingrich claimed that a Democratic National Committee staffer “apparently was assassinated” after “having given WikiLeaks something like … 53,000 [DNC] emails and 17,000 attachments.” But there’s no...
Monday, May 22, 2017 at 03:57 PM PDT
Sessions May Put More Rules on Money for Sanctuary Cities
The Justice Department is looking to use its control over coveted grant money to nudge so-called sanctuary cities into greater cooperation with U.S. immigration authorities, despite a judge's ruling that blocked...
A Mississippi lawmaker has apologized for saying Louisiana leaders should be lynched for removing Confederate monuments.
Republican state Rep. Karl Oliver of Winona had said in a Facebook post that the...
Monday, May 22, 2017 at 02:08 PM PDT
DOJ Narrows Possible Sanctions for Sanctuary Cities
Attorney General Jeff Sessions said Monday that local governments refusing to cooperate in deporting convicted criminals risk losing their Justice Department and Department of Homeland Security grant money, NBC...
Monday, May 22, 2017 at 01:26 PM PDT
Netanyahu, Trump Speak in Israel About Regional Stability
U.S. President Donald Trump and Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu discussed the strength of the U.S.-Israel relationship, the international nuclear deal with Iran and Middle Eastern stability at a joint...