Republicans Might Actually Be Turning Against President Trump

It's striking how many congressional Republicans are concerned about President Donald Trump's behaviour of late. Jason Chaffetz, the House Oversight Committee has officially invited James Comey to testify next Wednesday. "Any time you have a situ... More..

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IL House Dems Urge Budget Meeting with
by | Thursday, May 18, 2017

IL House Dems Urge Budget Meeting with

Senate Democrats on Wednesday night filed a motion to reconsider the bill that authorizes the budget. Trotter says the Senate needs to know where the votes are for agreeing to a budget. Sticking points are deta...More..

Bernie Sanders and John Kasich argue over whether Trump is a 'liar'
by | Thursday, May 18, 2017

Bernie Sanders and John Kasich argue over whether Trump is a 'liar'

Comey shared it with Federal Bureau of Investigation senior officials, according to sources. "I don't like people who say, 'I told you so, ' but". Kasich and Sanders got into a heated argument over whether...More..

Local police departments to honor fallen officers for National Police Week
by | Thursday, May 18, 2017

Local police departments to honor fallen officers for National Police Week

He said the ceremony was bittersweet. The event was part of National Police Week . Seven other officers were injured. The ceremony is an annual event that brings together uniformed officers from law enforc...More..

Civil rights lawyer poised to be Philadelphia DA
by | Thursday, May 18, 2017

Civil rights lawyer poised to be Philadelphia DA

City police union president John McNesby criticized a handful of Krasner supporters making anti-police comments on election night. On Wednesday afternoon, Krasner balked at that allegation, even suggesting ...More..

Louisiana House passes bill to protect Confederate monuments
by | Thursday, May 18, 2017

Louisiana House passes bill to protect Confederate monuments

Several Democrats - especially members of the black caucus - spoke out against the Carmody's bill, calling it "offensive". In a statement following the vote, the Louisiana Legislative Black Caucus said the Ho...More..

BCU Graduates Turn Their Backs on Betsy DeVos During Commencement Speech
by | Thursday, May 18, 2017

BCU Graduates Turn Their Backs on Betsy DeVos During Commencement Speech

During her confirmation hearing, she claimed that schools may need to allow guns in order to "protect against grizzly bears". As the crowd kept trying to shout her down, university president Edison Jackson ...More..

Trump disclosure a breach of trust, if not law
by | Thursday, May 18, 2017

Trump disclosure a breach of trust, if not law

Trump has frequently said he wants to improve U.S. relations with Moscow, damaged by years of disagreement over Russia's role in Ukraine and its backing for Syrian President Bashar al-Assad. Perez cited Trump's...More..

by | Thursday, May 18, 2017

Case of Tulsa officer who shot unarmed black man is with jury

Shelby's attorneys asked for a mistrial (during deliberations) and objected to the repeated description of Crutcher as "unarmed". Following Shelby's acquittal , protesters gathered outside the Tulsa County C...More..

by | Thursday, May 18, 2017

Colorado Republicans say they seek the truth in any Trump investigation

White House press secretary Sean Spicer says Trump will be meeting later Wednesday with Lieberman, former Oklahoma Gov. The highly classified information about a Daesh plot was collected by Israel, a crucial ...More..

by | Thursday, May 18, 2017

Stocks Tumble as Another Scandal Shakes White House

Comey also needs to testify in open session ASAP". "I hope you can see your way clear to letting this go, to letting Flynn go". We did see freshman Rep. U.S. lawmakers swiftly shot down the prospect of Puti...More..

by | Thursday, May 18, 2017

'It's Falling Out Of The Trees,' Former Prosecutor Says Of Obstruction Evidence

Trump reportedly told Comey, "I hope you can see your way clear to letting this go, to letting Flynn go". The White House originally said Comey was sacked on the recommendation of Deputy Attorney General Ro...More..

Immigrant Arrests Increase Under Trump
by | Thursday, May 18, 2017

Immigrant Arrests Increase Under Trump

This represents an increase of 20 percent over the same period. Acting ICE director Thomas Homan said the statistics released Wednesday show that agents still prioritize lawbreakers: 30,473 criminals were arr...More..

MS-13 gang targeted in pre-dawn sweep across Los Angeles
by | Thursday, May 18, 2017

MS-13 gang targeted in pre-dawn sweep across Los Angeles

One by one, they come out in handcuffs. A storefront might seem like an odd place to find them. ABC News reported there are now about 800 known MS-13 members in the city, down from a peak of about 1,200 i...More..

Hannity touts DNC murder conspiracy theory hours after story completely falls apart
by | Thursday, May 18, 2017

Hannity touts DNC murder conspiracy theory hours after story completely falls apart

WikiLeaks has offered a $20,000 reward for any information about his death, and later clarified that the reward was not meant to suggest that Rich was a WikiLeaks source . Eastern Time, and relied on the F...More..

Putin offers to give Congress notes of Trump's meeting
by | Thursday, May 18, 2017

Putin offers to give Congress notes of Trump's meeting

The top Democrat on the House intelligence committee said Wednesday that "the last thing (President Donald Trump) probably needs right now is for Vladimir Putin to be vouching for him", after the Russian presid...More..

DHS declines to confirm Clarke appointment
by | Thursday, May 18, 2017

DHS declines to confirm Clarke appointment

Clarke was derided as an "absentee sheriff " after the deaths , accused of focusing on his media self-promotion efforts rather than overseeing conditions at his jails. The department did not confirm Clarke's ...More..

Bicycle ride held to remember those injured, killed while riding
by | Thursday, May 18, 2017

Bicycle ride held to remember those injured, killed while riding

Wednesday in the parking lot west of KTWU on the Washburn University campus. The event honors cyclists who have been killed or hurt on public roads. "People are fallible. We're going to make mistakes. There's...More..

by | Thursday, May 18, 2017

Justice appoints special counsel in Russian Federation probe

The attorney general would have to notify Congress of the conclusion, but can decide whether to make the special counsel's report public. "I determined that it is in the public interest for me to exercise m...More..

by | Thursday, May 18, 2017

Paging James Comey: Some congressional Russian Federation investigators struggle to reach Federal Bureau of Investigation director

The House Oversight and Government Reform Committee has demanded memos, recordings and other materials that Comey may have prepared, with a deadline of next week. Flynn left his post in February after media re...More..

GOP lawmaker says Trump allegations, if true, are grounds for impeachment
by | Thursday, May 18, 2017

GOP lawmaker says Trump allegations, if true, are grounds for impeachment

Amnon Sofrin, former head of Mossad's intelligence directorate, said the issue was unlikely to be touched on when Trump visits Israel on his first foreign trip next week. Bernie Sanders on CNN on Tuesday nigh...More..

Oklahoma officer says she recalled training as she shot man
by | Thursday, May 18, 2017

Oklahoma officer says she recalled training as she shot man

Shortly after the ruling, a small group gathered to protest the verdict. "No Racist Police." The demonstration was peaceful and dispersed later in the evening. Betty Jo Shelby's attorneys rested around noon on ...More..

by | Thursday, May 18, 2017

Partial Tunnel Collapse Reported at Washington Waste Site

It was created by the US government to produce huge amounts of plutonium, which is used in the creation of nuclear weapons. The cleanup has also been plagued with political and technical setbacks. Both tunnels ...More..

by | Thursday, May 18, 2017

Tornado Rips Through Western Wisconsin; 1 Dead, 25 Injured

He estimates the park had around 50 homes. The majority of the trailer park's residents had been accounted for, Fitzgerald said, but added the park was populated by a number of elderly residents who had not yet...More..

Israel was source for some of information shared with the Russians
by | Wednesday, May 17, 2017

Israel was source for some of information shared with the Russians

There's all the more reason for a special counsel to lead the FBI investigation of the Russian involvement in the election. The controversy engulfed the White House. However, a diplomatic spat between the two...More..