Trump Doubles Down on Freedom Caucus Attacks

The next day, Trump said the Freedom Caucus "was able to snatch defeat from the jaws of victory ". Trump tweeted at about 9 a.m. "I think he's still just negotiating", said Representative Thomas Massie, a Kentucky conservative who is not in the ... More..

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Callers saw a pickup driving erratically

He says one bus passenger died later at a San Antonio hospital. Dispatchers in Real County received a call from a woman who reported a truck was driving erratically on USA 83, county Constable Nathan Johnso...More..

Still no deal on Obamacare repeal after White House meeting
by | Friday, March 31, 2017

Still no deal on Obamacare repeal after White House meeting

Trump's demand, and Ryan's decision to go ahead with Friday's vote, followed the postponement of a planned Thursday evening vote on the Obamacare repeal after Trump failed to close a deal with the hard-line con...More..

House Leaders 'Came Up Short' In Effort To Kill Obamacare
by | Friday, March 31, 2017

House Leaders 'Came Up Short' In Effort To Kill Obamacare

In additional fallout from the jarring setback, Rep. Ted Poe, a Texas Republican, said he was leaving the caucus. "We can not be effective if we continue to vote no". Mr Trump initially focused his blame on Dem...More..

by | Friday, March 31, 2017

White House comments on Meals on Wheels frustrating, Senior Services director says

Fifty Forward runs a Meals on Wheels program in Nashville that is entirely funded by private donations. Jim Fleming delivers two meals a day with extra on Fridays to get through the weeekend to Rosa Witkower in...More..

White House says new information has emerged on Russian Federation probe
by | Friday, March 31, 2017

White House says new information has emerged on Russian Federation probe

Democrats, including ranking member Adam Schiff, say Nunes is too close to the White House to run a fair investigation and should step aside. Nunes told reporters last week that he had seen troubling inform...More..

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US judge indefinitely extends ruling halting travel ban

State Attorney General Douglas Chin says Wednesday's longer-lasting ruling means that Muslims and refugees will face less uncertainty. Judge Watson's order stops both that part of the Trump order and a 1...More..

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Trump Tracker: Pioneer updates on America's president

President Trump's oldest daughter was reportedly given a security clearance and an office in the White House last Monday, which led to heavy backlash from the media. She has always been a key trusted adviser to...More..

by | Friday, March 31, 2017

Democratic Senator Manchin Says He Backs Gorsuch For Supreme Court

Nevada's Republican Sen. Dean Heller is supporting Gorsuch's confirmation. The Senate Judiciary Committee is set to vote on sending the nomination to the Senate floor on April 3. Some, including Jeff Merkley ...More..

Trump Issues Rallying Cry Against Conservative House Freedom Caucus
by | Friday, March 31, 2017

Trump Issues Rallying Cry Against Conservative House Freedom Caucus

On "Special Report " tonight, Laura Ingraham said she understands why Trump is upset with the House Freedom Caucus, but she doesn't think he should pick a fight. Rep. Jordan Amash of MI, a Freedom Caucus mem...More..

Ryan opposes Trump working with Democrats on healthcare
by | Friday, March 31, 2017

Ryan opposes Trump working with Democrats on healthcare

He said that if they "would get on board we would have both great healthcare and massive tax cuts & reform". Without votes from the Freedom Caucus or Democrats , House Republicans did not have enough vot...More..

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Tracking the severe storms threat

Alcorn County Sheriff Ben Caldwell said the shelter locations include Corinth City Hall, Alcorn County Courthouse, the EMA building on Levee Road and most volunteer fire departments. More storms are expected t...More..

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Upcoming meeting with Xi to be difficult

Trump and first lady Melania Trump will host dinner for Xi and Chinese first lady Peng Liyuan on April 6, it said. Given that the United States has a massive trade deficit with China, American companies must ...More..

by | Friday, March 31, 2017

Seattle sues Trump administration over 'sanctuary cities' order

The event took place in New York City and included officials from several major USA cities that do not enforce federal immigration laws. "I strongly urge our nation's states and cities and counties to conside...More..

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US House Republicans consider reviving healthcare push - lawmaker

President Trump blasted the conservative House Freedom Caucus Thursday, saying the lawmakers are hurting Republicans and need to "get on the team". "If this Republican Congress allows the flawless to be the e...More..

by | Friday, March 31, 2017

Agreement to end 'bathroom bill' but are there enough votes?

Many said it would allow for more discrimination against the gay community. "It stops short of many things we need to do as a state", he said, calling for a "clean repeal " of HB2 and statewide LGBT protec...More..

As GOP schism grows, Trump attacks fellow Republicans
by | Friday, March 31, 2017

As GOP schism grows, Trump attacks fellow Republicans

Rep. Mark Sanford also expressed his disagreement with Trump on punishing legislators who won't fall into lockstep. House speaker Paul Ryan, the leading policymaker behind the plan, said he sympathised with M...More..

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Hawaii judge extends restraining order on travel ban

The Trump administration had asked Watson to narrow his ruling to cover only the part of Trump's executive order involving the six-nation ban. The administration says the executive order falls within the ...More..

Spicer says case closed on Russia. It's not
by | Friday, March 31, 2017

Spicer says case closed on Russia. It's not

Last week, FBI Director James Comey confirmed that the agency is investigating allegations of coordination between Trumps campaign team and Kremlin, as well as any attempts from Russian Federation to meddle wit...More..

by | Friday, March 31, 2017

Sheriff's office on ICE list

Dozens of other cities, large and small, and counties also were listed, including Boston, Philadelphia, New York City, Chicago and Newark, N.J. The sheriff's office cited an incident in April 2014, when a U.S...More..

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How Raiders' Vegas relocation impacts Los Angeles Chargers

I just remain hopeful that the team does good. "That's ridiculous. No way I would pay my way to attend a game". It's a feeling three fan bases in the National Football League have felt within the last 15 mont...More..

by | Friday, March 31, 2017

Man arrested in connection with vandalism at Colorado mosque

President of the Islamic Center, Tawfik Aboellail , confirmed that the man could not get inside the building. The vandalism prompted the center to cancel religious classes for children that morning, but it a...More..

by | Friday, March 31, 2017

North Carolina hopes 'bathroom bill' deal saves NCAA events

Cooper and other Democrats have been getting pressure from gay rights groups to accept a repeal of HB2 and nothing more, saying discrimination can't be compromised. The proposal, House Bill 142 , passed from t...More..

Lindsey Graham Ready to Go Nuclear for Gorsuch
by | Friday, March 31, 2017

Lindsey Graham Ready to Go Nuclear for Gorsuch

If not, the Republican majority may be forced to amend the rules and confirm Gorsuch with a simple majority. Gorsuch, he asserted, is "not a neutral legal mind but someone with a deep-seated conservative ideolo...More..

Supreme Court Rules on Special Education Changes
by | Friday, March 31, 2017

Supreme Court Rules on Special Education Changes

IEPs were established by the case Board of Education of the Hendrick Hudson Central School District v. Rowley in 1982, a case out of Peekskill, New York. "It took it because there is a circuit split on this i...More..

by | Friday, March 31, 2017

SpaceX set to launch its first recycled rocket

Falcon 9's second stage, which now still is expendable or single use, also succeeded in its mission to send the SES-10 satellite to a geostationary transfer orbit. He called it "a big step for everybody - somet...More..

Trump says 'we must fight' Freedom Caucus, Democrats
by | Friday, March 31, 2017

Trump says 'we must fight' Freedom Caucus, Democrats

Pelosi did send a letter to all House Democrats this week urging input and ideas for ways to improve the current health care system in the county. Asked during a briefing whether Trump's tweet about the Fre...More..

House Freedom Caucus will support Obamacare replacement if 'Essential Benefits' are gone
by | Friday, March 31, 2017

House Freedom Caucus will support Obamacare replacement if 'Essential Benefits' are gone

The president, who demanded a vote Friday, warned wary conservative lawmakers that federal funding would continue to go towards Planned Parenthood if the GOP health care legislation fails. The conservative Hous...More..

by | Friday, March 31, 2017

Nikki Haley Is Unmatched Favorite At AIPAC Conference

In his remarks, Netanyahu said, "Israel is committed to working with President Donald Trump to achieve peace with the Palestinians and all our Arab neighbors". Finally, Pence reassured the audience that Trump "...More..

Anti-abortion activists charged
by | Friday, March 31, 2017

Anti-abortion activists charged

A trial date has not yet been set. The videos released by Daleiden and Merritt were controversial and garnered a great deal of media attention and became a sort of rallying cry for anti-abortion politicia...More..

Prosecutors: Officer fatally shoots man at highway rest stop
by | Friday, March 31, 2017

Prosecutors: Officer fatally shoots man at highway rest stop

The state police referred questions the state attorney general's office. It appeared that the truck had a DE license plate on the back bumper. Images from Chopper 12 showed that the entrance to the servic...More..

by | Friday, March 31, 2017

Dem senator warns of political danger on Supreme Court vote

And if Judge Gorsuch fails to earn 60 votes, and fails to demonstrate he is mainstream enough to sit on the highest court, we should change the nominee not the rules. After the recording was released, McCaskill...More..

Texas Senate bans some insurance coverage of abortion
by | Friday, March 31, 2017

Texas Senate bans some insurance coverage of abortion

Over 100 bills were heard just this week on the Senate floor. Later Monday, senators unanimously rejected a related bill stating the owner of an autonomous vehicle owns any data or information stored or gathe...More..

by | Friday, March 31, 2017

Federal judge in Hawaii extends ruling halting travel ban indefinitely

That made Watson's ruling the prevailing block to Trump's plans, but one only created to last for about two weeks. Department of Justice attorney Chad Readler argues Hawaii has only made generalized conce...More..

by | Friday, March 31, 2017

Hawaii judge extends order on Trump travel ban

On "Fox & Friends" this morning, an "Angel Mom" had some strong words for sanctuary city advocates. While they're known as sanctuary cities, that really just means safe places for undocumented immigrants to...More..