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Kirsten Gillibrand says it's on big Democratic donors if they're angry about Al Franken

Wed, 04/24/2019 - 18:56
Sen. Kirsten Gillibrand, D-N.Y., stood by her decision to call for former Sen. Al Franken's, D-Minn., resignation, telling "The View" on Wednesday that she would be able to maintain voters' support even as some influential Democratic donors refused to hel

Trio of Democratic Senators Introduce Environmental Justice Caucus to Fight ‘Systemic Racism’

Wed, 04/24/2019 - 18:56
Three Democratic senators revealed on Earth Day that they are launching the Environmental Justice Caucus in the Senate to raise awareness and address environmental justice...

UK diplomat swipes at French ambassador over dig on US relations: ‘We will not take any lessons'

Wed, 04/24/2019 - 18:55
UK Foreign Secretary Jeremy Hunt fired back at a claim by the outgoing French ambassador to the U.S. that Britain’s influence in Washington, D.C. has “vanished” -- saying the U.K. “will not take any lessons” from the French in having good relations with A

Oklahoma governor signs law banning bans on plastic bags

Wed, 04/24/2019 - 18:55
Oklahoma Gov. Kevin Stitt (R) has reportedly signed a law banning bans and fines on plastic bags."I want to make sure I make it easy for industry to do business in Oklahoma," Stitt said at the bill signing...

Amnesty International, lawmakers denounce Saudi executions: 'Appalling'

Wed, 04/24/2019 - 18:54
Amnesty International and several Democratic lawmakers shartply condemned Saudi Arabia's execution of dozens of dissidents this week, which included a student who planned to travel to the U.S. to study at a university....
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Audio: Michael Cohen Denies Some Crimes He Pleaded Guilty To In Phone Call With Tom Arnold, "It's a Lie"

Wed, 04/24/2019 - 18:54
In audio obtained by the Wall Street Journal, President Trump's former personal attorney Michael Cohen denied responsibility for some of the crimes he pleaded guilty to last August, including tax evasion. "It's a lie," he said in a recorded phone call wit

Trump's Fed pick Moore draws fire from Democrats; Republicans silent

Wed, 04/24/2019 - 18:50
Stephen Moore, the economic commentator that U.S. President Donald Trump has said he will nominate to the Federal Reserve Board, is drawing new fire from top Democrats for his comments denigrating, among other targets, women and the Midwest.

Trump camp calls Sanders’ support of voting rights for Boston Marathon bomber ‘deeply offensive’

Wed, 04/24/2019 - 18:50
President Trump’s re-election campaign on Wendnesday took aim at Democratic presidential candidate Bernie Sanders over his comments about voting rights for convicted Boston Marathon bomber Dzhokhar Tsarnaev, calling them “deeply offensive.”

Nadler suggested fining Trump officials who refuse subpoenas: report

Wed, 04/24/2019 - 18:49
House Judiciary Committee Chairman Jerrold Nadler (D-N.Y.) earlier this month reportedly suggested fining Trump administration officials who do not comply with congressional subpoenas....

Rep. Mark Green blasts Dems' 'massive leveraging' of legislative against executive branch

Wed, 04/24/2019 - 18:49
Amid the fallout of Robert Mueller's investigation, Congressman Mark Green, R - TN, has called the subsequent investigations by Democrats a "massive leveraging of the legislative branch against the executive branch" which, in his opinion, constitutes a "r

Israeli minister condemns Sanders' remarks on 'racist' Netanyahu government

Tue, 04/23/2019 - 19:19
An Israeli cabinet minister condemned U.S. Democratic Party presidential hopeful Bernie Sanders on Tuesday for describing Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu's government as racist over its treatment of Palestinians.

Ex-CBS executive: Network 'has a white problem across the board'

Tue, 04/23/2019 - 19:19
A former CBS executive on Tuesday ripped the network for what she called a lack of diversity, saying the company has a "white problem across the board."

House panel to act against White House ex-official for ignoring subpoena

Tue, 04/23/2019 - 19:19
A top U.S. House Democrat aimed on Tuesday to hold a former White House security director in contempt for failing to appear for questioning on allegations that the Trump administration inappropriately granted clearances to some of the president's advisers

At Census Question Oral Arguments, SCOTUS Seems to Lean Trump

Tue, 04/23/2019 - 19:18
The Supreme Court's conservative justices seemed ready Tuesday to preserve the Trump administration's addition of a question about a person's citizenship status to the 2020 decennial census.

Christian adoption agency in Michigan reverses LGBTQ policy

Tue, 04/23/2019 - 19:18
A Christian adoption agency in Michigan announced that it would be changing a longstanding policy and will now allow LGBTQ parents to adopt.

Rep. Peter King: I hope Democrats move forward with impeachment because it will 'explode against them politically'

Tue, 04/23/2019 - 19:17
As the issue of impeachment proceedings plagues the Democratic party, Rep. Pete King, R-N.Y., said that as a Republican, he wants them to continue with discussions, but as an American, knows its the wrong decision.

Karl Rove throws cold water on Bernie Sanders' lead in new poll: 'Numbers are all over the board'

Tue, 04/23/2019 - 19:17
On Tuesday, Fox News political contributor Karl Rove threw cold water on hype surrounding Sens. Bernie Sanders', I-Vt., and Elizabeth Warren's, D-Mass., 2020 candidacies.

Kushner says Mueller probe damaged U.S. more than Russia did

Tue, 04/23/2019 - 19:17
White House advisor and President Donald Trump's son-in-law Jared Kushner said on Tuesday that Robert Mueller's special counsel investigation of Russia's role in the 2016 election harmed U.S. democracy more than Moscow's interference did.

U.S. Offers $10 Million Bounty on Hezbollah Operatives

Mon, 04/22/2019 - 20:40
The Trump administration announced on Monday that, in a global first, it is offering up to $10 million in rewards for information leading to the disruption and arrest of terrorist operatives working for Hezbollah, the Iranian-backed militant group based i

Trump sues to block Congress subpoena for his financial records

Mon, 04/22/2019 - 20:40
President Donald Trump on Monday filed suit to keep U.S. lawmakers from obtaining his financial records, the first salvo in what promises to be an escalating legal battle with Democrats in Congress.

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