Trump talks infrastructure in Cincinnati

The president already was off message. The White House has billed this week as "infrastructure week" and planned a series of events, beginning with a push by the president Monday to privatize the nation's air traffic control system and separate i... More..

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Comey accuses Trump administration of defaming him, 'lies'

The main legal and political damage for Trump stemming from Comey's testimony before the Senate Select Committee on Intelligence is this: Comey said Trump tried to influence the independent FBI dire...More..

by | Thursday, June 08, 2017

Trump's approval rating dips to 34%

Overall, just 35 percent of the registered voters responding gave Trump a positive rating for the economy and 25 percent gave him a good score on foreign policy. "If this were a prize fight, some in his corne...More..

Melania and Barron Trump move to the White House next week
by | Thursday, June 08, 2017

Melania and Barron Trump move to the White House next week

Mrs. Trump is the first first lady in modern history to delay her arrival to the White House. The move to the White House is set to be smooth sailing, but once Melania arrives in D.C.to her 1600 Pennsylvani...More..

Gator struck, killed by private plane on airport runway
by | Thursday, June 08, 2017

Gator struck, killed by private plane on airport runway

Click Orlando reports the FAA has tallied four alligator-airplane collisions at Orlando International Airport since 1998, most recently on September 12, 2012. The Orlando Police Department tweeted Wednesd...More..

by | Thursday, June 08, 2017

Trump's United Kingdom trip should be canceled, says London Mayor Sadiq Khan

London Mayor Sadiq Khan on Tuesday said he doesn't care about President Trump's tweets criticizing his comments in the wake of the London attack that left at least seven dead. British authorities are...More..

China And Europe Working With States On Climate Change
by | Thursday, June 08, 2017

China And Europe Working With States On Climate Change

While we were hindering our economy, three of the world's worst polluters - China, India and Russian Federation - didn't have to make any attempts at reducing emissions until 2030. French President Emmanuel Mac...More..

by | Thursday, June 08, 2017

Trump Lauds China For 'Trying Hard' After NKorean Missile Launch

It was the third ballistic missile test-launch since South Korea's liberal President Moon Jae-in took office on 10 May pledging to engage with the reclusive neighbour in dialogue. The US Pacific Command said ...More..

by | Thursday, June 08, 2017

Trump taps Christopher Wray as new Federal Bureau of Investigation director

Nevertheless, I hope that the former Federal Bureau of Investigation director will stick to the facts and not seek to exact spiteful retribution on his former boss or participate in the left's deliberate campai...More..

by | Thursday, June 08, 2017

Huskers to host Boston College in Big Ten/ACC Challenge

The short-lived madness started when CBS Sports' Gary Parrish tweeted that Hoiberg was a "real candidate" in the search to succeed Thad Matta, whose 13-year tenure at Ohio State came to an end earlier this ...More..

Japan Backs Down From Protesting North Korea's Missile Launch
by | Thursday, June 08, 2017

Japan Backs Down From Protesting North Korea's Missile Launch

JCS spokesman Army Col. Roh Jae-cheon added that the North's test appeared to be aimed at "demonstrating its anti-ship precision-strike ability in connection with joint maritime drills involving USA aircraft ...More..

by | Thursday, June 08, 2017

Trump Stumps for Infrastructure Plan

He spoke before a crowd at Rivertowne Marina. In contrast to Trump , the Congressional Progressive Caucus (CPC) does have a plan to make up for the roughly $2 trillion infrastructure funding gap, which it be...More..

by | Thursday, June 08, 2017

GOP lawmakers to Trump: Please don't tweet during Comey's Senate appearance

WIRED magazine today reports "the Knight First Amendment Institute, an offshoot of the larger Knight Foundation that focuses on protecting First Amendment rights in the digital age, argued that when Trump b...More..

by | Thursday, June 08, 2017

Former FBI Director Comey Testifies

Comey alleged that in February this year, Trump had told him: " I hope you can see your way clear to letting this go , to letting Flynn go". However, they did say they felt no pressure from the White House...More..

by | Thursday, June 08, 2017

Legal experts say Trump comments inappropriate, maybe worse

According to Comey , Trump was acutely aware of the political toll of the investigation, complaining that the probe had left a "cloud" that was "impairing his ability to act on behalf of the country". Warner g...More..

by | Thursday, June 08, 2017

President Trump delivers speech on infrastructure plan in Ohio

The address, the second televised event in Trump's " infrastructure week ", following the announcement that he plans to put $1 trillion towards overhauling the country's roads and bridges - a frequently cited...More..

Gov. Rauner Not Surprised At Bond Rating Drop
by | Thursday, June 08, 2017

Gov. Rauner Not Surprised At Bond Rating Drop

Republican Gov. Bruce Rauner and the Democratic-controlled General Assembly have been unable to agree on an annual budget since Rauner took office in 2015. Rep. Chad Hays, R-Catlin, said the budget gridlock i...More..

by | Thursday, June 08, 2017

California grandmother accused of triple stabbing arrested

Police were called to a residence Monday morning by a hysterical woman who said her mother had just stabbed her and her two children. Ray Mendez told KTLA . After the attack, Darrington-Clark fled the apartmen...More..

Donald Trump feels 'totally vindicated' by fired Federal Bureau of Investigation director James Comey's statement
by | Thursday, June 08, 2017

Donald Trump feels 'totally vindicated' by fired Federal Bureau of Investigation director James Comey's statement

In his statement , Comey recalls several one-on-one conversations he had with Trump over four months - three in person and six over the phone. "I hope you can let this go", Trump said, according to Comey's t...More..

Major Energy Firms Plead With Trump to Stay in Paris
by | Thursday, June 08, 2017

Major Energy Firms Plead With Trump to Stay in Paris

The volatile US President accused the treaty of short-changing America's interests, that he plans to build on coal and oil - the world's biggest emitting industries. capital to similarly demand a full and indep...More..

RNC's rapid response team distributes talking points to rebut Comey
by | Thursday, June 08, 2017

RNC's rapid response team distributes talking points to rebut Comey

That statement directly contradicted the White House's official talking point, which at the time focused on a memo penned by Deputy Attorney General Rod Rosenstein that outlined Comey's missteps during th...More..

by | Thursday, June 08, 2017

Sen. King grills Trump intelligence officials

The US Senate Intelligence Committee on Wednesday released a statement from former Federal Bureau of Investigation director James Comey , which revealed five exchanges between him and US President Donald Trum...More..

by | Thursday, June 08, 2017

Donald Trump urges Supreme Court to reinstate travel ban

At issue is a ban Trump has said is necessary to protect Americans from terrorist attacks. If the government's emergency requests are granted, the ban would go into effect immediately. With the addition o...More..

by | Thursday, June 08, 2017

James Comey's testimony proves Trump obstructed justice, says senior legal analyst

However, Comey also acknowledged in his statement that he did inform the president that he was personally not the subject of an investigation, a point that Mr. However, Rep. Adam Schiff of California, the t...More..

by | Thursday, June 08, 2017

House Democrats Shut Down Liberals Eager to Impeach Trump

Regardless of how the investigation turns out, Green argues, it was inappropriate for Trump to sack Comey while that FBI probe, which is also looking into Trump and his associates, is ongoing. Other lawmakers...More..

Intel chiefs grilled in Senate one day before Comey testifies
by | Thursday, June 08, 2017

Intel chiefs grilled in Senate one day before Comey testifies

What Trump says: He was asked in a Fox News interview on 12 May if he asked Mr Comey for loyalty , and responded: "No, I didn't, but I don't think it would be a bad question to ask". About two weeks later,...More..

by | Thursday, June 08, 2017

Kansas legislators abandon Brownback's tax experiment

Lawmakers voted to override Brownback's veto of a tax plan estimated to bring the state more than $1.2 billion over a two-year span. "While we evaluate all of our legal options against SB 83, we join the ...More..

President Trump's FBI pick represented Christie in Bridgegate case
by | Thursday, June 08, 2017

President Trump's FBI pick represented Christie in Bridgegate case

Given the White House's repeated attempts to influence the FBI's investigation into the Trump campaign, as well as actions by Attorney General Sessions that may have violated his recusal pledge, it is imper...More..

President Trump to speak Wednesday in Cincinnati
by | Thursday, June 08, 2017

President Trump to speak Wednesday in Cincinnati

The President has dedicated $200 billion in his budget as part of a $1 trillion investment plan to rebuild infrastructure. "It's time we start looking out for our interests in the United States". The Democratic...More..

The James Comey testimony is sensational, there's more to come
by | Thursday, June 08, 2017

The James Comey testimony is sensational, there's more to come

He was outright fired, only learning about it from a news report while on an Federal Bureau of Investigation business trip in Los Angeles. "I took the opportunity to implore the Attorney General to prevent any ...More..

Bob Stoops on surprising retirement announcement: 'The timing is perfect'
by | Thursday, June 08, 2017

Bob Stoops on surprising retirement announcement: 'The timing is perfect'

Enter Lincoln Riley, the Sooners' offensive coordinator who will succeed Stoops as head coach, the first new face at the helm since 1999. "He has left a good team for Lincoln Riley and the Oklahoma program". Ok...More..

by | Thursday, June 08, 2017

Trump asked FBI to 'let go' Flynn investigation: Comey

Roger Wicker, R-Miss., a member of the Senate Republican leadership team. "It's an excuse by the Democrats for having lost an election they should have won'". Comey told Trump he wasn't under investigation ...More..

by | Thursday, June 08, 2017

Trump Not Expected To Block Comey's Senate Testimony

Saturday in Boone, IA, Republican Senator Joni Ernst commented on the possibility. Comey's associates have said Comey told them Trump had asked for a pledge of loyalty to the president and later asked Comey t...More..

New trial requested in 'Making a Murderer' case
by | Thursday, June 08, 2017

New trial requested in 'Making a Murderer' case

The lawyer for Steven Avery , the Wisconsin man serving a life sentence for the 2005 murder of photographer Theresa Halbach , has formally alleged Halbach's former partner may have been responsible for her...More..

Trump Taps Former DOJ Official Christopher A. Wray as New FBI Director
by | Thursday, June 08, 2017

Trump Taps Former DOJ Official Christopher A. Wray as New FBI Director

Comey is set to testify Thursday about his communications with President Trump, who allegedly pressed Comey to shut down the bureau's investigation into former national security adviser Michael Flynn . Sen. Be...More..