• The criminal investigation of Trump puts his presidency in peril
The criminal investigation of Trump puts his presidency in peril

Trump, in a series of morning tweets, reverted back to the tone that won him the White House , slamming the investigation a day after he called for unity in the wake of a shooting at a Republican congressional baseball practice that injured several people, including House Majority Whip Steve Scalise.

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  • I'm '100 percent willing' to testify under oath
I'm '100 percent willing' to testify under oath

President Trump's picking and choosing which parts of James Comey's testimony he says are true, and which are false. Mr. Trump was expected to face journalists later on Friday in a joint news conference with Romanian President Klaus Iohannis, who is visiting the White House .

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  • GOP, Dem governors agree with Trump, call health bill 'mean'
GOP, Dem governors agree with Trump, call health bill 'mean'

The Senate's version of the American Health Care Act isn't even fully written, as senators continue to resolve disagreements over cuts to Medicaid, calls to defund Planned Parenthood and when to cut taxes outlined in the Affordable Care Act.

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  • Wife Of GOP Baseball Practice Shooter Speaks Out
Wife Of GOP Baseball Practice Shooter Speaks Out

They are Reps. Scot DesJarlais (R-TN) (pronounced day-zharr-LAY), Trent Franks (R-AZ), Jeff Duncan (R-SC), Jim Jordan (R-OH), Mo Brooks (R-AL) and Morgan Griffith (R-VA). After getting out of a black SUV that drove down Rolling Hills Lane from the Hodgkinson home, Sue Hodgkinson stood next to a federal agent in front of a gaggle of reporters.

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  • Gun debate under Trump tested by congressman's shooting
Gun debate under Trump tested by congressman's shooting

The attacker later died of injuries sustained in a shootout with police. Once the daughter got into her vehicle to attempt to flee, the police report says Hodgkinson was "choking" her "while she was holding onto the steering wheel" and he attempted to cut her seat belt.

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  • Jeremy Corbyn says Labour in 'permanent campaign mode'
Jeremy Corbyn says Labour in 'permanent campaign mode'

As Katy reported from the Parliamentary Labour Party meeting last night, no such thing happened when Jeremy Corbyn spoke to MPs. Last week's British election illustrated one of the most remarkable developments in recent elections: the propensity of younger generations not only to vote but also to vote overwhelming for older socialist lead...

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  • Trump acknowledges he is under investigation in Russia probe
Trump acknowledges he is under investigation in Russia probe

The startling assertion comes as some of Trump's conservative allies, who initially praised Mueller's selection as special counsel , have begun trying to attack his credibility. Doubt, however, has been cast on that explanation because of cryptic testimony from former FBI Director James Comey last week. Deputy Attorney General Rod Ros...

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  • Verify: Understanding the Russian Federation investigation
Verify: Understanding the Russian Federation investigation

With the Russian Federation probes and special counsel Robert Mueller's investigation heating up, we've heard one phrase repeated over and over by President Donald Trump to describe the situation - " witch hunt ". Mr Pence's office confirmed he had retained Richard Cullen , a former Virginia Attorney-General and U.S. attorney for the Eastern D...

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  • Trump Trashes Trumpcare By Bashing Health Care Bill To Republican Senators
Trump Trashes Trumpcare By Bashing Health Care Bill To Republican Senators

President Trump started a public fight against the House Freedom Caucus, and sided with House Majority Leader Paul Ryan (R-WI) to push a bill that essentially re-branded Obamacare . Senators, however, have yet to reveal what changes they'll make to the American Health Care Act , which passed the House last month. There is work here for activ...

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  • How gunman planned to kill USA lawmakers
How gunman planned to kill USA lawmakers

But the existence of the list, confirmed by "multiple sources" to the Daily Caller , indicates the attack was a pre-planned political assassination rather than a random act of rage. Let's listen to a clip of what she said. The Congressman will require additional operations, and will be in the hospital for some time. Crystal Griner, one of the Capi...

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  • Senate votes to punish Russian Federation and Iran over election interference, aggression
Senate votes to punish Russian Federation and Iran over election interference, aggression

Russian President Vladimir Putin has warned that new US sanctions on Russia will damage ties between the two countries. The legislation, which was passed by a 98-2 vote , seeks to punish Russian Federation for its meddling in the U.S. Still, Corker and other Republicans said they expect Trump to sign the bill if it's passed by the House. The s...

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  • More than 20ktickets offered for charity baseball game
More than 20ktickets offered for charity baseball game

Republican congressman Steve Scalise is "in some trouble" after being shot at a baseball field but "he's going to be okay, we hope", Donald Trump said . He was shot by police officials and died later at a hospital. "He is grateful for the fearless actions of U.S. Capitol Police, first responders, and colleagues", his office revealed in a previ...

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  • Trump confirms he's under investigation for firing former FBI Director James Comey
Trump confirms he's under investigation for firing former FBI Director James Comey

Mr Rosenstein has said privately he may need to recuse himself from matters relating to the Russian Federation probe because he could become a witness in the investigation, ABC News reported on Friday. If Trump is confirming the existence of an investigation targeting him, it would represent an extraordinary development less than five mon...

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  • Trump has 'no intention' of firing special counsel, spokeswoman says
Trump has 'no intention' of firing special counsel, spokeswoman says

Sekulow had said he was "not going to speculate" on whether Trump might remove Mueller but added he "can't imagine the issue is going to arise". "The President did talk with him in the days before he was named special counsel", Ruddy told PBS on Monday in the same interview where he said Trump was "considering terminating" Mueller as special co...

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  • Trump tweets criticism of former AG Lynch
Trump tweets criticism of former AG Lynch

Lynch's office has refused to comment on the claims since last week. Let's acknowledge that there are things we just don't know at this point, about whether there really was some kind of collusion with the Russians - or if conversations between Team Trump and the Kremlin were nothing more than routine, innocent chats that have been blown way ou...

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  • Special counsel expands inquiry to probe Trump for obstruction of justice
Special counsel expands inquiry to probe Trump for obstruction of justice

President Donald Trump is taking to Twitter denounce reports that the Russian Federation investigation is widening to examine whether he tried to obstruct justice. Instead of casting doubt on the existence of an obstruction investigation, Trump is acknowledging the probe and trying to use it to cast himself as the victim of a plot to destroy hi...

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  • GOP Shooter Had List of House Republicans' Names
GOP Shooter Had List of House Republicans' Names

Two officers were also wounded. Sanders said, " Violence of any kind is unacceptable in our society and I condemn this action in the strongest possible terms". "From everything we've known in our interactions with him, he never tipped off and gave any indication that he was violent in any way". The FBI is examining a cell phone, a computer and a...

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  • Firefighter says something went 'seriously wrong' for Grenfell Tower fire to spread
Firefighter says something went 'seriously wrong' for Grenfell Tower fire to spread

A painstaking recovery effort has been taking place at the gutted tower, with authorities predicting the death toll is likely to rise considerably. "The recovery of victims from inside the building is enormously challenging, but it is our absolute priority above everything else to recover and identify the victims and let the families know", Metro...

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  • Bernard Goldberg: Jim Comey and the memo he didn't write -- or leak
Bernard Goldberg: Jim Comey and the memo he didn't write -- or leak

Because almost every evil he once cast on Hillary Clinton's potential presidency has actually come true with swift precision-except it's the Don who's at the center of that political tempest. "The investigation is the biggest scandal since Watergate and it's everbody's hope that justice at last can be delivered", Trump said back in October .

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  • Si Woo Kim making move up leaderboard
Si Woo Kim making move up leaderboard

Golf Association says an advertising blimp that crashed at the U.S. Open went down in an open field about half a mile from the Erin Hills golf course. I got out of position, but it's the attitude, it's the grit that matters at the end of the week. In a disastrous afternoon for both, McIlroy shot 78 and Day 79.

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  • Bill Cosby Jury Deadlocked In Rape Trial, Judge Says
Bill Cosby Jury Deadlocked In Rape Trial, Judge Says "Try Again"

On Friday, the panel listened again to what Cosby had to say about his use of the now-banned party drug quaaludes. Bill Cosby's accusers and supporters alike have gathered on the courthouse steps to await a verdict in his sexual assault case.

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  • US Congress baseball game brings unity after shooting of Republican Steve Scalise
US Congress baseball game brings unity after shooting of Republican Steve Scalise

House Speaker Paul Ryan , House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi , Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell and Senate Minority Leader Chuck Schumer introduced Thursday's game. Speaking before Central American leaders at a prosperity and security conference organized by the State Department and Homeland Security Department here, Pence said he and Presi...

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  • Dems And Republicans Come Together For Baseball Game After Shooting
Dems And Republicans Come Together For Baseball Game After Shooting

In his first public comments since the shooting, Dr. Jack Sava of MedStar Washington Hospital Center said it's a "good possibility" that the Louisiana Republican will be able to return to work in his full capacity. Ivanka Trump, joined by Treasury Secretary Steve Mnuchin and her two eldest children Arabella and Joseph Kushner, presented a $...

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  • Donald Trump has no intention to fire Robert Mueller: White House
Donald Trump has no intention to fire Robert Mueller: White House

They say Trump did not collude with Russian Federation and see the investigation as a politically motivated sham that handicaps Trump's ability to execute his agenda, according to one person who advises the White House on how to handle the probe.

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  • Donald Trump confirms he is under investigation for firing James Comey
Donald Trump confirms he is under investigation for firing James Comey

Rosenstein oversees Mueller, but the deputy attorney general is not actually conducting the investigation. The New York Times sued the FBI on Friday, seeking a court's help in getting the agency to turn over documents created by fired FBI Director James Comey after his conversations with President Donald Trump .

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  • Top aides talked Trump out of firing Mueller
Top aides talked Trump out of firing Mueller

It began over the weekend when Trump's lawyer wouldn't rule it out; then his associate Newt Gingrich appeared to call for it, as did some conservative commentators; Trump's friend Chris Ruddy said he was actually considering it. He told senators during a committee hearing that there would have to be "good cause" for Mueller to be removed from...

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  • Police identify mother, 2 daughters found dead at Ohio home
Police identify mother, 2 daughters found dead at Ohio home

A suspect identified by Cleveland 19 News as George Brinkman was taken into custody early Tuesday after an all-night standoff . Police said Brinkman had a handgun and was subdued with a stun gun. He noted the relationship was "long estranged". Officials said George Brinkman dated the Johns' daughter and previously worked at their fam...

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  • I-94 back open after protesters march in St. Paul
I-94 back open after protesters march in St. Paul

Castile's mother, Valerie, stood and swore when the jury's verdict was read in St. Paul. "You are supposed to be happy not crying", he was overheard saying to Yanez's mother. Differing interpretations on the intentions of Castile's next movements defined both the state and defense cases. Yanez shot Castile during a July 6 traffic stop seconds a...

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  • List of Congress members found in pocket of suspected congressional shooter
List of Congress members found in pocket of suspected congressional shooter

His social media showed an intense opposition to the GOP and Donald Trump , and he had reportedly volunteered for the Bernie Sanders campaign in Iowa. The handwritten list reportedly included the names of Alabama Rep. Mo Brooks , South Carolina Rep. Jeff Duncan and Arizona Rep. Trent Franks , who were all at the baseball practice, accordi...

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  • Cuba rejects Donald Trump's 'hostile rhetoric'
Cuba rejects Donald Trump's 'hostile rhetoric'

President Donald Trump is changing measures that were set up to ease ties between the United States and Cuba . Under Trump , most American tourists to the island will be required to visit the island through an organized tour group, rather than being privileged to visit the island on solo trips, according to FOX News.

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  • Thousands of protesters take to the streets after Castile verdict
Thousands of protesters take to the streets after Castile verdict

One teacher testified at trial that Castile remembered which kids had allergies, and nudged students to finish their veggies. Since all human beings are fallible, "perfect negroes" are an impossibility, but I thought, because I was desperate, that Philando Castile might be one.

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  • GOP Praises Trump's Rollback on Cuba: 'Did the Right Thing'
GOP Praises Trump's Rollback on Cuba: 'Did the Right Thing'

Trump said that the United States opposes calls for UN to lift the embargo against Cuba. Across the way, protesters held up signs deriding Trump's decision to rollback the Obama administration's Cuba initiative. However, he stopped short of cutting off diplomatic relations which were restored in 2015. He will not cut off recently resumed direct...

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  • Texas anti-Sharia rally, counterprotest draw more than 100 to Capitol
Texas anti-Sharia rally, counterprotest draw more than 100 to Capitol

The same basic scene was repeated in other cities throughout the country Saturday, with most confrontations happening as the protests ended. Across the U.S., counter-protests were drawn to demonstrations against #Islamic Law by people who encouraged unfounded fears and inaccurate view of the religion.

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  • Doctor: Scalise improving, came in at 'imminent risk of death'
Doctor: Scalise improving, came in at 'imminent risk of death'

The bullet traveled toward his other hip, causing serious damage to bones, internal organs and blood vessels. His social media contained anti-Trump and anti-Republican posts . Sue Hodgkinson says she saw no signs her husband was planning violence, didn't know what to say about it and wanted her family and neighbors left alone.

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  • Shot US congressman still 'critical' but improving: doctor
Shot US congressman still 'critical' but improving: doctor

Ivanka Trump , Energy Secretary Rick Perry and Conway were among those on hand represent the administration, while all four congressional leaders, House Speaker Paul Ryan , R-Wis.; Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell, R-Ky.; House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi , D-Calif.; and Senate Minority Leader Chuck Schumer, D-N.Y., led the almost 25,000 ...

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