On Wednesday morning, White House cooks were flipping steaks and unboxing popcorn machines ahead of the yearly congressional picnic. Within the hour, the picnic was scrubbed, the steaks on ice, and the popcorn machines trucked away.
Two of President Donald Trump's personal lawyers on the Russia investigation broke ranks with their client this week on an entirely unrelated topic, rejecting his now-abandoned practice of separating undocumented immigrant families at the border.
Those who approve of the job Donald Trump is doing as the President are, naturally, much more likely to say they also approve of how he's doing on certain issues such like the economy, immigration, foreign affairs, and more.
Former Arkansas governor Mike Huckabee is facing allegations of racism after he tweeted a photo on Saturday of five men who appear to be using hand signs associated with the MS-13 gang with the caption, "Nancy Pelosi introduces her campaign committee for the take back of the House."
The FBI informed House Republicans late Friday evening that it has "substantially complied" with two committees' document requests related to the Russia investigation, but correspondence obtained by CNN shows several issues remain outstanding, likely prolonging the ongoing battles between Capitol Hill and the nation's top law enforcement agencies.
The Department of Homeland Security stood by the decision to end the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals program last September in a court filing Friday evening -- setting up a potential court duel over the future of the program this summer.
After two days of walking in the Syrian desert, one fitful night sleeping in a mud hut and a failed attempt to bribe a local into vouching for him to get safe passage out of ISIS territory, it looked like the man was en route to freedom on the back of a water truck.
President Donald Trump will give remarks on immigration on Friday, capping off a week framed by a crisis of more than 2,000 immigrant children separated dur to Trump administration policies from their parents, a hastily-prepared executive order, mixed messages from the President on Twitter, and more questions than answers about what will happen next.
The Justice Department this week gave House Republicans some of the documents they are seeking related to the Russia election-meddling investigation -- after lawmakers threatened to hold officials in contempt for stonewalling over subpoena requests. Sat, 23 Jun 2018 20:23:00 GMT
White House Press Secretary Sanders was thrown out of a Virginia restaurant on Friday because she works for President Trump -- the latest Trump official to be hounded out of a restaurant because of their political affiliation. Sat, 23 Jun 2018 16:18:00 GMT
President Donald Trump headed to Las Vegas on Saturday to fundraise for vulnerable Nevada Republican Sen. Dean Heller as part of the effort to expand the Senate’s majority -- something Trump has focused on this week as part of the battle with Democrats over immigration. Sat, 23 Jun 2018 15:40:00 GMT
Katie Arrington, who ousted incumbent South Carolina Rep. Mark Sanford in a Republican congressional primary this month, was seriously injured in a car accident on Friday -- in a wreck that left one person dead. Sat, 23 Jun 2018 13:09:00 GMT
Donald Trump Jr. headlined Montana's Republican Party convention on Friday, stumping for state auditor Matt Rosendale, a former state lawmaker now running for a U.S. Senate seat. Sat, 23 Jun 2018 06:30:00 GMT
A cabal of protesters gathered outside Homeland Security Secretary Kirstjen Nielsen’s Virginia townhouse Friday morning, blasting audio of crying immigrant children and chanting “No justice, no sleep.” Sat, 23 Jun 2018 05:15:00 GMT
President Donald Trump’s call this week for a separate U.S. “space force” was the culmination of months of frustration over what he felt was a lack of Pentagon action on his initial suggestions about the topic, according to people familiar with the decision. Sat, 23 Jun 2018 04:30:00 GMT
The Education Department under President Donald Trump has been closing Title IX gender-discrimination complaints against universities and colleges at a significantly faster clip than Obama officials, federal data show. Sat, 23 Jun 2018 03:29:00 GMT
States can now force online retailers to collect sales tax. It may benefit state budgets, and brick-and-mortar stores, but who could be hurt? CNBC’s “On the Money” asks retail expert Jan Kniffen Sat, 23 Jun 2018 18:18 GMT
Russia’s push to increase oil production came independently of tweets by certain political leaders, the country’s oil minister said Saturday during the OPEC summit in Vienna. Sat, 23 Jun 2018 15:24 GMT
China's imports of sorghum in May rose 59 percent year on year to 470,000 tonnes, customs data showed on Saturday, despite an anti-dumping move by Beijing a month earlier that had roiled the grains trade. Sat, 23 Jun 2018 05:14 GMT
The U.S. Navy is drafting plans to house up to 25,000 immigrants on its bases and other facilities, at an estimated cost of about $233 million over six months, as the Trump administration seeks to ease a mounting crisis on the Mexican border. Sat, 23 Jun 2018 02:58 GMT
The United States and South Korea have agreed to indefinitely suspend two exchange program training exercises, the Pentagon said on Friday, after the summit earlier this month between U.S. President Donald Trump and North Korean leader Kim Jong Un. Sat, 23 Jun 2018 02:32 GMT