House panel opens sweeping probe of Trump, his associates

1 of 5 President Donald Trump gestures as he speaks to the National Association of Attorneys General, Monday, March 4, 2019, in the State Dining Room of the White House in Washington. (AP Photo/Jacquelyn Martin) WASHINGTON (AP) — Democrats launched a sweeping new probe of President Donald Trump, an aggressive investigation that threatens to shadow the [...]

2019-03-05T14:34:55+00:00March 5th, 2019|

White House tightens embargo on Cuba

Secretary of State Mike Pompeo says the tightening of the embargo on Cuba has to deal with its human rights violations. Photo by Kevin Dietsch/UPI March 5 (UPI) -- The White House announced that it is tightening its decades-old embargo on Cuba as the Caribbean country has voiced its support for embattled Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro. On [...]

2019-03-05T14:27:29+00:00March 5th, 2019|

House Democrats expand Russia probe, seeking more documents

FILE - In this Friday, Feb. 8, 2019 file photo, Judiciary Committee Chairman Jerrold Nadler, D-N.Y., questions Acting Attorney General Matthew Whitaker as he appears before the House Judiciary Committee on Capitol Hill, in Washington. Emboldened by their new majority, Democrats are undertaking several broad new investigations into President Donald Trump and setting the stage [...]

2019-03-04T16:14:23+00:00March 4th, 2019|

Court records reveal a Mueller report right in plain view

1 of 29 In this July 27, 2016, file photo, then Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump speaks during a news conference at Trump National Doral in Doral, Fla. (AP Photo/Evan Vucci, File) WASHINGTON (AP) — Donald Trump was in full deflection mode. The Democrats had blamed Russia for the hacking and release of damaging material [...]

2019-02-23T15:40:28+00:00February 23rd, 2019|

Trump: U.N. nominee will be current ambassador to Canada

Kelly Knight Craft (C) will be President Donald Trump's nominee to be the U.S. ambassador to the United Nations, Trump said Friday. Photo courtesy U.S. Embassy in Canada Feb. 22 (UPI) -- About two months after Nikki Haley left the post of U.S. ambassador to the United Nations, President Donald Trump announced Friday night his nominee to replace Haley. Kelly [...]

2019-02-23T14:52:42+00:00February 23rd, 2019|

Nancy Pelosi urges lawmakers to end border ’emergency’ with resolution

House Speaker Nancy Pelosi of California arrives for a news briefing at the U.S. Capitol on February 7. Photo by Mike Theiler/UPI | License Photo Feb. 21 (UPI) -- House Speaker Nancy Pelosi is urging lawmakers to sign a resolution that would terminate the national emergency President Donald Trump declared in order to secure funds for physical barriers along the southern [...]

2019-02-22T14:54:25+00:00February 22nd, 2019|

Trump administration to cancel $929M for California high-speed rail project

By Darryl Coote  (3) A conceptual rendering of the California high-speed rail project. Photo courtesy California High-Speed Rail Authority Feb. 19 (UPI) -- The U.S. Department of Transportation said Monday it will cancel $928 million in federal grant funds previously allocated to the California high-speed rail project as the state failed to live up to its [...]

2019-02-20T16:33:53+00:00February 20th, 2019|

Sen. Bernie Sanders announces 2020 run for president

Vermont Sen. Bernie Sanders will face a more crowded field for the Democratic nomination than in 2016 in his quest to challenge GOP President Donald Trump's re-election. Photo by Kevin Dietsch/UPI | License Photo Feb. 19 (UPI) -- Vermont Sen. Bernie Sanders entered the 2020 race for president Tuesday. "We began the political revolution in the 2016 campaign, and [...]

2019-02-19T15:42:22+00:00February 19th, 2019|

Poll: Record number of Americans say government is greatest problem

By Nicholas Sakelaris  (1) Members and supporters of the AFL-CIO labor union protest in front of the White House on January 10 during the federal government shutdown. Photo by Pat Benic/UPI | License Photo Feb. 18 (UPI) -- The longest government shutdown in U.S. history eroded confidence in the country's political leadership to the worst level in [...]

2019-02-18T15:20:23+00:00February 18th, 2019|

Stephen Miller: ‘Couple hundred miles’ of border wall to be built by 2020

Presidential Stephen Miller said Sunday that hundreds of miles of a new border barrier will be constructed by 2020 and President Donald Trump will "protect" his national emergency declaration. File Photo by Kevin Dietsch/UPI | License Photo Feb. 17 (UPI) -- White House adviser Stephen Miller said Sunday that hundreds of miles of a new border barrier will be [...]

2019-02-18T15:13:52+00:00February 18th, 2019|