Khashoggi’s fiancee attacks Trump for muted response to journalist’s slaying

The fiancée of murdered Washington Post journalist Jamal Khashoggi appeared Thursday on Capitol Hill, where she criticized the United States’ response to the Saudi reporter’s slaying and questioned why more actions have not been taken against his kille…

Trump rips New York Times and Washington Post over reports of White House discord on Iran

President Trump on Wednesday trashed The Washington Post and The New York Times for reporting on alleged infighting within the White House over the administration’s policy in the Middle East.

Trump trashes Democratic challengers, calls Sanders ‘crazy’ and mocks Beto’s reboot

President Trump used his speech in Louisiana on Tuesday to take shots at his potential 2020 Democratic challengers for the White House – launching attacks at former Vice President Joe Biden, Vermont Sen. Bernie Sanders and former Texas Rep. Beto O’Rour…

California files 50th lawsuit against Trump administration in case over union dues

California on Monday filed its 50th lawsuit against the Trump administration in a case challenging a federal rule that bans states from deducting union dues from the paychecks of hundreds of thousands of workers who provide in-home care to low income, …

De Blasio mocked by protesters at raucous Green New Deal rally inside Trump Tower

New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio faced a crowd of angry protesters Monday at a raucous rally promoting the city’s Green New Deal inside the lobby of Trump Tower, where the Democrat threatened President Trump’s family company with millions of dollars …

Schumer urges Pompeo to warn Putin against any more election interference

Senate Minority Leader Chuck Schumer, D-NY, penned a letter on Sunday to Secretary of State Mike Pompeo ahead the cabinet member’s planned trip to Russia in which he urged Pompeo to warned Russian President Vladimir Putin that any attempts to interfere…

Robert Gates questions whether Trump, Biden and Sanders are too old to be president

Former Defense Secretary Robert Gates believes that some of the candidates running for the White House in 2020 may be too old for the job.

Booker vows to bring ‘fight to the NRA like never before’ with gun control proposals

2020 Democratic presidential candidate Cory Booker promised on Sunday that if he gets elected president next year he will bring “the fight to the NRA like it’s never seen before.”

Paul warns Trump administration against escalating trade war with China

Sen. Rand Paul, R-Ky., said Sunday that he has warned the Trump Administration against leveling more tariffs against China, arguing that they will cancel out any benefits companies received from the administration’s recent tax cuts.

Schiff blasts Giuliani over canceled Ukraine trip, says campaigns shouldn’t get foreign help

House Intelligence Committee Chairman Adam Schiff, D-Calif., said Sunday that Congress should take up legislation banning political campaigns from working with foreign governments in an effort to influence U.S. elections.

Clinton slams Trump administration’s ‘maximum pressure’ campaign against Iran

Former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton on Wednesday criticized the Trump administration’s recent escalation of tensions with Iran – saying she “can’t imagine a more dangerous situation than the one we’re in now.”

Trump bashes Warren, calls on Republicans to vote against Native American land bill

President Trump urged congressional Republicans on Wednesday to vote against a bill that would keep the reservation of a Native American tribe in Massachusetts in trust – and renewed his controversial nickname for Sen. Elizabeth Warren, D-Mass., who su…

Special ed teacher suing California union in case that could cost labor big

A California educator is battling a state teachers’ union over his problems leaving the organization, in what his attorneys say could be a precedent-setting legal case that ultimately forces labor unions across the country to reimburse billions in back…

Melania Trump announces expansion of her ‘Be Best’ initiative with focus on child welfare and drug abuse

First Lady Melania Trump marked the anniversary of her “Be Best” campaign on Tuesday by announcing the expansion of the initiative and another international trip for the president’s wife. 

New York AG James sues Trump Treasury and IRS over failure to respond to info request

New York Attorney General Letitia James filed a lawsuit Monday against the Treasury Department and IRS following the two agencies’ lack of response to her request for information on their guidance reducing donor disclosure requirements for certain tax-…

Democratic social media poll finds more users want Supreme Court justices like Kavanaugh than Ginsburg

A Democratic Senatorial Campaign Committee Twitter poll asking what type of Supreme Court justices social media users would like to have on the bench apparently backfired when 70 percent of respondents selected “justices like Brett Kavanaugh” compared …

Mueller testimony before House committee tentatively set for May 15, Dem rep says

Rep. David Cicilline, D-R.I., said on Sunday that a tentative date of May 15 has been set for Special Counsel Robert Mueller to appear before the House Judiciary Committee and face questioning over his report on Russian interference in 2016 election.

Sanders says ‘there’s no question’ who is more progressive between him and Biden

Bernie Sanders and Joe Biden go back a long ways. But the two Democratic frontrunners are going to have to put aside their friendly relationship as they each vie to be their party’s nominee in the 2020 presidential election.

Pompeo warns Russia against ‘messing around with Venezuela’

Secretary of State Mike Pompeo had strict words on Sunday for Russian Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov regarding Venezuela – a day before the two are scheduled to meet to discuss, among other things, the continuing political crisis in the South American …