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Gen. H.R. McMaster as national security adviser

Gen. H.R. McMaster as national security adviser

  • Wed, 02/22/2017 09:21 AM

Monday, President Trump announced Army Lt. Gen. H.R. McMaster’s name as the replacement of the ousted Michael Flynn as his new national security adviser. The move aims to put the White...

EPA regulation rollback underway

EPA regulation rollback underway

  • Wed, 02/22/2017 09:55 AM

According to sources, President Trump is poised to sign executive orders that would curtail Obama-era policies on climate and water pollution. Despite the fact that the directives will take...

Trump pushes immigration approach

Trump pushes immigration approach

  • Wed, 02/22/2017 09:37 AM

Tuesday Morning, the White House plans to host a “big immigration launch” aimed to concentrate on the implementation of the recent Department of Homeland Security proposal which calls for...

Congressional pace slows to crawl

Congressional pace slows to crawl

  • Sat, 02/18/2017 07:46 PM

The slow start of Congress this year is making many Republicans nervous. The Senate is busy with delays in confirming President Donald Trump’s cabinet while the House is busy undoing...

US spies keeping intelligence from Trump

US spies keeping intelligence from Trump

  • Sat, 02/18/2017 07:37 PM

The Wall Street Journal reported Wednesday of US intelligence officials withholding sensitive information from President Trump for fear of the information being compromised. Sometimes, they...

Obamacare in 'death spiral,' Aetna CEO says

Obamacare in 'death spiral,' Aetna CEO says

  • Sat, 02/18/2017 07:40 PM

After stating for months that Obamacare was on the ropes, the CEO of one of US’s largest health insurance agencies, Mark Bertolini told The Wall Street Journal on Wednesday that statistics...

Michael Flynn Resigns over Talks with Russia

Michael Flynn Resigns over Talks with Russia

  • Tue, 02/14/2017 09:09 PM

p>Michael Flynn abruptly tendered his resignation as President Donald Trump's national security adviser Monday night following the Justice Departments information to the White House...

Janet L. Yellen to appear before Congress

Janet L. Yellen to appear before Congress

  • Tue, 02/14/2017 09:15 PM

With Yellen’s leadership and the state of the economy on the agenda, Federal Reserve Chair Janet L. Yellen is on the way to Capitol Hill today to deliver the Fed’s semiannual monetary...

North Korean leader's half brother killed in Malaysia

North Korean leader's half brother killed in Malaysia

  • Tue, 02/14/2017 09:23 PM

A South Korean government source informed Reuters on Tuesday of the estranged half-brother of North Korean leader Kim Jong Un getting killed in Malaysia. Kim Jong Nam, the older half brother...

188,000 evacuated as California’s massive Oroville Dam threatens floods

188,000 evacuated as California’s massive Oroville Dam threatens floods

  • Mon, 02/13/2017 09:17 PM

With the hole in the emergency spillway in the Oroville Dam threatening to flood the surrounding area, an evacuation order was issued on Sunday to about 188,000 residents near Oroville, CA...

Trump undertakes ambitious regulatory rollback

Trump undertakes ambitious regulatory rollback

  • Mon, 02/13/2017 09:27 PM

Presumably his most aggressive campaign against government regulation, President Trump, backed by Republican lawmakers, has started to roll back rules already on the books and limit the...

These Countries Could Be Trump’s Next Trade War Targets

These Countries Could Be Trump’s Next Trade War Targets

  • Mon, 02/13/2017 09:48 PM

The situation of India, Indonesia, Malaysia and Vietnam escaping US President Donald Trump’s glare on trade may change now with the US running trade deficits with all four countries and big...

Trump Vows to Fight on as Appeals Court Thwarts Immigration Ban

Trump Vows to Fight on as Appeals Court Thwarts Immigration Ban

  • Sat, 02/11/2017 07:45 AM

The federal appeals court’s unanimous refusal to reinstate President Donald Trump’s ban on travel from seven Muslim-majority countries has almost ensured the case landing in Supreme Court...

77% of refugees allowed into US since travel reprieve hail from seven suspect countries

77% of refugees allowed into US since travel reprieve hail from seven suspect countries

  • Sat, 02/11/2017 07:54 AM

Within a week of the federal judge’s reprieve, the State Department has allowed over double the rate of refugees from Iraq, Syria and other suspect countries to enter the US. With a...

Price confirmed as head of HHS

Price confirmed as head of HHS

  • Sat, 02/11/2017 07:38 AM

Friday morning, the Senate confirmed President Trump’s nomination to head the US Department of Health and Human Services, thereby giving him the path to lead the way in dismantling...

Obamacare repeal protests grow

Obamacare repeal protests grow

  • Thu, 02/09/2017 04:30 AM

Protests against repealing Obamacare have been rising so high in town halls and offices that it has forced House Republicans to hold closed door meetings on Tuesday to discuss the protective...

Appeals court weighs Trump's travel ban

Appeals court weighs Trump's travel ban

  • Thu, 02/09/2017 04:46 AM

Possibly on Wednesday, a day after questioning whether the order unfairly targeted people over their religion, a federal appeals court may rule on President Donald Trump's US travel ban...

White House considering making Iran’s Revolutionary Guard a terrorist group

White House considering making Iran’s Revolutionary Guard a terrorist group

  • Thu, 02/09/2017 04:23 AM

US Officials disclosed of US President Donald Trump’s administration considering a proposal to declare Iran’s powerful Islamic Revolutionary Guard Corps (IRGC) as a terrorist...

Judge halts Trump travel ban nationwide

Judge halts Trump travel ban nationwide

  • Mon, 02/06/2017 08:37 PM

A federal judge in Seattle, Judge James Robart, has issued a nationwide restraining order Friday with immediate effect on President Trump's executive order which bars citizens of seven...

Iran holds military exercise in defiance of US sanctions

Iran holds military exercise in defiance of US sanctions

  • Mon, 02/06/2017 08:25 PM

To show defiance of the new sanctions imposed by the Trump administration, Iran held a military exercise Saturday to test missiles and radar systems. Iran’s elite Revolutionary Guards...

Trump’s approval rating in question

Trump’s approval rating in question

  • Mon, 02/06/2017 08:34 PM

Within just two weeks of his presidential term, Donald Trump’s popularity has sparked a dispute. Traditional phone polls with live interviewers report limited support for both Trump and his...

Trump picks judge Gorsuch for Supreme Court

Trump picks judge Gorsuch for Supreme Court

  • Wed, 02/01/2017 08:05 PM

Tuesday, President Donald Trump nominated 49-year-old federal appeals court judge, Neil Gorsuch for lifetime for the US Supreme Court not only to restore the court's conservative...

California Democratic lawmakers move to become 'sanctuary state'

California Democratic lawmakers move to become 'sanctuary state'

  • Wed, 02/01/2017 08:59 PM

Tuesday, California Senate Democrats advanced bills to become the first “sanctuary state” for illegal immigrants and provide money for lawyer’s fees for immigrants facing deportation...

Dakota Access pipeline moves closer to completion

Dakota Access pipeline moves closer to completion

  • Wed, 02/01/2017 08:05 PM

US Senator John Hoeven and Congressman Kevin Cramer of North Dakota stated Tuesday that the US Army Corps of Engineers may pass the final approval required to finish the Dakota Access...

Police seek motive after Quebec mosque attack kills six

Police seek motive after Quebec mosque attack kills six

  • Tue, 01/31/2017 09:34 PM

Sunday night, two gunmen fired blindly on worshippers at a Quebec City mosque leading to six deaths and eight wounded. With strict vigilance put in place since, police are still hunting...

Trump's team gets ready for Supreme Court fight

Trump's team gets ready for Supreme Court fight

  • Tue, 01/31/2017 09:38 PM

The immediate challenge to President Donald Trump’s controversial executive orders on immigration and refugees in the federal court showcases the high political and legal stakes for the...

Left Wing launches last-minute push against Betsy DeVos

Left Wing launches last-minute push against Betsy DeVos

  • Tue, 01/31/2017 09:32 PM

p>Over 300 lawmakers from all 50 states have united in objecting to President Trump’s nomination of Betsy DeVos as education secretary. Predominantly Democrats, they wrote out an objection...