Trump unveils historic change for next Air Force One

June 13 (UPI) -- President Donald Trump has unveiled his long-promised update for Air Force One -- and the plans include the first major redesign of the presidential plane in nearly 60 years. In an interview with ABC News, Trump showed a mockup of the plane and its new livery colors -- red, white and blue. Trump said [...]

2019-06-13T15:19:31+00:00June 13th, 2019|

Nauert withdraws from U.N. ambassador consideration

Heather Nauert, the State Department spokeswomen, announced Saturday night she has withdrawn from consideration as the U.N. ambassador. Photo courtesy U.S. Department of State Feb. 16 (UPI) -- Heather Nauert announced Saturday night she has withdrawn from consideration as the U.N. ambassador. Donald Trump never formally nominated Nauert for the post in the United Nations but on Dec. [...]

2019-02-17T02:41:38+00:00February 17th, 2019|

Senate OKs border deal; Trump will sign, declare emergency

1 of 7 Graphic shows existing border fence and barriers built and apprehensions by border sector; 3c x 4 1/2 inches; 146 mm x 114 mm; WASHINGTON (AP) — The Senate resoundingly approved a border security compromise Thursday that ignores most of President Donald Trump’s demands for building a wall with Mexico but would prevent [...]

2019-02-14T22:51:28+00:00February 14th, 2019|

Budget deal allows far less money than Trump wanted for wall

1 of 9 President Donald Trump speaks during a rally in El Paso, Texas, Monday, Feb. 11, 2019. (AP Photo/Susan Walsh) WASHINGTON (AP) — Congressional negotiators reached agreement to prevent a government shutdown and finance construction of new barriers along the U.S.-Mexico border, overcoming a late-stage hang-up over immigration enforcement issues that had threatened to [...]

2019-02-12T16:05:59+00:00February 12th, 2019|

Political crisis engulfs Virginia’s top 3 elected officials

1 of 12 FILE - In this Jan. 12, 2018 file photo, Virginia Gov.-elect, Lt. Gov Ralph Northam, center, walks down the reviewing stand with Lt. Gov-elect, Justin Fairfax, right, and Attorney General Mark Herring at the Capitol in Richmond, Va. The political crisis in Virginia exploded Wednesday, Feb. 6, 2019, when the state's attorney [...]

2019-02-07T03:16:19+00:00February 7th, 2019|

Federal prosecutors subpoena Trump’s inaugural committee

FILE - In this Sunday, Feb. 3, 2019, file photo, President Donald Trump waves after stepping off Marine One on the South Lawn of the White House in Washington. Federal prosecutors in New York have issued a subpoena seeking documents from Trump's inaugural committee. A spokeswoman says the committee intends to cooperate with the inquiry. [...]

2019-02-05T14:34:07+00:00February 5th, 2019|

Trump to call for unity, face skepticism in State of Union

1 of 2 In this Feb. 1, 2019, photo, President Donald Trump speaks in the Cabinet Room of the White House in Washington. The White House says Trump will call for optimism and unity in his State of the Union address, using the moment to attempt a reset after two years of bitter partisanship and [...]

2019-02-05T14:29:34+00:00February 5th, 2019|

Virginia governor digs in as demands that he resign swell

1 of 15 Virginia Gov. Ralph Northam pauses during a news conference in the Governor's Mansion in Richmond, Va., on Saturday, Feb. 2, 2019. Northam is under fire for a racial photo that appeared in his college yearbook. (AP Photo/Steve Helber) RICHMOND, Va. (AP) — Virginia Gov. Ralph Northam’s insistence that no, on further consideration, [...]

2019-02-03T19:00:04+00:00February 3rd, 2019|

Russia to pull plug on nuclear arms pact after US does same

1 of 6 Russian President Vladimir Putin attends a meeting with Russian Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov, and Defense Minister Sergei Shoigu in the Kremlin in Moscow, Russia, Saturday, Feb. 2, 2019. Putin said that Russia will abandon the 1987 Intermediate-Range Nuclear Forces treaty, following in the footsteps of the United States, but noted that Moscow [...]

2019-02-02T14:43:09+00:00February 2nd, 2019|

Virginia Gov. Northam apologizes for ‘racist’ photo amid calls for resignation

Political leaders from both major parties have called for Virginia Gov. Ralph Northam's resignation. File Photo by Kevin Dietsch/UPI | License Photo Feb. 1 (UPI) -- Virginia Gov. Ralph Northam apologized Friday for a 1984 yearbook photo of him he described as "clearly racist and offensive," but declined to address calls for his resignation. Northam's statement came after [...]

2019-02-02T14:37:05+00:00February 2nd, 2019|