• Border policy fuels backlash against Trump — WHAT'S HAPPENING
Border policy fuels backlash against Trump — WHAT'S HAPPENING

McConnell didn't provide any specifics of any potential bill. In the Senate, meanwhile, Republicans are rallying behind a different approach. It is one of the rare instances where Republican leaders in Congress have been willing to publicly rebuke the president on policy and actively consider legislation to oppose him.

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  • 'Great Lovers' - President Sounds off on Comey's 'Minions' - Timothy Meads
'Great Lovers' - President Sounds off on Comey's 'Minions' - Timothy Meads

The IG report cited repeated examples of intense partisan political bias among key FBI executives on the email investigation but concluded that "We did not find documentary or testimonial evidence that improper considerations, including political bias, directly affected the specific investigative decisions".

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  • Trump Dismisses IG Report’s Bias Conclusion as ‘Ridiculous’
Trump Dismisses IG Report’s Bias Conclusion as ‘Ridiculous’

Manafort will remain in jail pending his trial beginning September 17. The report notes that Strzok told investigators the missive was meant to reassure Page generally and that it was not indicative of any planned behavior to influence the probe.

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  • Armed man dead, 2 injured in active shooter situation at Tumwater Walmart
Armed man dead, 2 injured in active shooter situation at Tumwater Walmart

At least two people have been shot, according to police. "(The suspect) hijacks a auto apparently to get here, then hijacks another vehicle. Witnesses say the bystander then grabbed a medical kit and rendered aid to the victim who was shot.

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  • Kellyanne Conway claims 'nobody likes' policy of family separation at border
Kellyanne Conway claims 'nobody likes' policy of family separation at border

And it breaks my heart", Bush, who lives in Texas, wrote in a Washington Post opinion piece. She compared it to the internment of Japanese-Americans during World War II, which she called "one of the most shameful episodes in US history".

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  • DOJ: Comey's handling of Clinton email investigation unconventional but not biased
DOJ: Comey's handling of Clinton email investigation unconventional but not biased

Trump can use that to vindicate his firing of Comey - and he is. FBI Director Christopher Wray, who Trump tapped as Comey's successor previous year, also stood by the report's final conclusion Thursday afternoon, vowed the nation's top law enforcement agency would learn from past mistakes and assured more training for agents.

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  • US President Donald Trump's former campaign chairman Paul Manafort sent to jail
US President Donald Trump's former campaign chairman Paul Manafort sent to jail

One of the February 2018 conversations cited by prosecutors between Manafort and a person identified as "Person D1" lasted a minute and 24 seconds. He had been on home confinement in Alexandria, Virginia, and had been required to wear an electronic monitoring device.

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  • United Nations council meets amid call for freeze on Yemen port offensive
United Nations council meets amid call for freeze on Yemen port offensive

The council, however, maintained that no direct attacks have been reported within Hodeida city despite the presence of fighter jets. Adrian Galloway (USMC). The United Nations and other aid groups already had pulled their worldwide staff from Hodeida ahead of the assault . UN council urged for freeze on offensive Sweden yesterday called on the...

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  • Iran deal comparisons cloud Trump's North Korea triumphalism
Iran deal comparisons cloud Trump's North Korea triumphalism

Earlier this week, Trump was asked by Fox News' Bret Baier about the "killer" despot and how he can continue to say nice things about him despite all the bad things he has done. It's unclear if Trump is referring to his White House staff or American constituents in general when he said "my people". So the Fox News host, Bret Baier , comes ...

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  • President Trump And The Nobel Peace Prize 06/12/2018
President Trump And The Nobel Peace Prize 06/12/2018

The nomination comes a month after a group of 18 House Republicans wrote to the Norwegian Nobel Committee to request he be considered for the prize. While the Norwegian Nobel committee is appointed by Parliament, its decisions are independent. Trump and North Korean leader Kim Jong Un signed an agreement on Tuesday pledging to denuclear...

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  • Azerbaijan celebrates Eid al-Fitr
Azerbaijan celebrates Eid al-Fitr

While congratulating the Muslims on the completion of their mandatory 30-day fasting ahead of the Eid celebration, the party expressed hope that Muslims will intensify their supplications and good deeds after the period. If the moon is sighted in any part of the Indian subcontinent, all Muslims in the region celebrate Eid ul-Fitr with fervour the n...

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  • Veteran Kashmiri journalist Shujaat Bukhari shot dead in Srinagar
Veteran Kashmiri journalist Shujaat Bukhari shot dead in Srinagar

State police chief SP Vaid said that it was around 7.15 p.m., the Iftar time, that Bukhari came out of his office in Press Enclave and was boarding his vehicle when he was attacked by militants. Hundreds of mourners in Kashmir today joined the funeral procession of Mr Bukhari at his ancestral village Kreeri in Baramulla. Rising Kashmir Editor S...

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  • DOJ watchdog review condemns anti-Donald Trump text messages
DOJ watchdog review condemns anti-Donald Trump text messages

James Comey "deviated" from FBI and justice department procedures in his handling of the Hillary Clinton investigation, the USA inspector general has concluded - but was not motivated by political bias . Inspector General Horowitz is widely respected in law enforcement and on both sides of the political aisle, so it will be interesting to s...

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  • Colorado wildfire forces almost 2K evacuations amid drought
Colorado wildfire forces almost 2K evacuations amid drought

Meanwhile, additional firefighters were headed to Wyoming to work on a wildfire that has exploded in size and prompted evacuations near the Colorado border. After 13 days of wondering when good news for evacuees would come from the 416 Fire that started June 1, it came Wednesday. In an extreme move due to continuing fire danger, the U.S.

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  • Yemen forces launch assault on rebel-held port city
Yemen forces launch assault on rebel-held port city

On Wednesday, the Saudi-led coalition launched an air and ground offensive on Hudaida, Yemen's third largest city, in the biggest battle in the three-year war between the coalition and Iranian-aligned Houthi rebels. "During the past three years of fighting in Yemen , all parties to the conflict have disregarded their obligations under global h...

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  • Trump says he will halt Korea war games
Trump says he will halt Korea war games

While specific details were not included in the document , the president told reporters afterwards that Washington will be freezing US and South Korean military "war games" while negotiations with Pyongyang play out. demands for North Korea to give up its atomic arsenal in a "verifiable" and "irreversible" way. To be sure, critics of Trump's c...

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  • Kim summit: Nigerian govt reacts to outcome
Kim summit: Nigerian govt reacts to outcome

Trump and Kim Jong Un concluded an extraordinary summit Tuesday with the signing of the document, which the USA president described as "pretty comprehensive". On May 24, North Korea began demolishing its Punggye-ri nuclear test site. "In the short term, President Trump can claim he defused a very risky situation, but it's going to come back t...

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  • Democrats Score Special Election Upset In Wisconsin District Trump Won Big
Democrats Score Special Election Upset In Wisconsin District Trump Won Big

Of those Democrats , only one has held elected office before: State Sen. Voters can only participate in one primary. Hardy and Horsford will now face each other in a general election that is a top priority for both Democrats and Republicans this cycle.

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  • Here's The Real Winner Of The Trump x Kim Summit
Here's The Real Winner Of The Trump x Kim Summit

He explained that President Obama 'didn't even give [him] the time of day, ' when he suggested he had a solution that would be able to fix America's relationship with Korea. During his appearance, Dennis, who happened to be wearing a Make America Great Again hat, opened up on the criticism he's received for his efforts to try and bring the USA an...

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  • Trump turns tables on G7 allies with free trade `proclamation'
Trump turns tables on G7 allies with free trade `proclamation'

American allies are fuming over new tariffs on steel and aluminum imported into the us, and over the president saying those tariffs will strengthen national security. The Prime minister's spokesman tweeting that what Trudeau said wasn't anything he hadn't already said to Trump himself. Trump says they will either have a better agreement on NAFT...

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