News : Politics

John Bolton chaired anti-Muslim think tank

Monday  13:06,   23 april 2018
NBC News

Gatestone advocacy group's content is part of echo chamber that includes Russian media.The group's authors also appeared on Russian media, including Sputnik and RT News, criticizing mainstream European leaders like French President Emmanuel[...]

Trump's score-settling creates jarring contrasts

Monday  12:00,   23 april 2018

Donald Trump's wild weekend showed just how abnormal his presidency has become, even if his breaching of conventional decorum has lost the power to shock. The President, ensconced at his Mar-a-Lago resort in Florida, spent Saturday and Sunday on [...]

Mike Pence's Brother Is Running for Office

Monday  12:00,   23 april 2018

Greg Pence so far has made little mention of his brother, the vice president, in his run for Indiana representative.  The younger Pence brother has been maintaining a relatively low profile, according to the New York Times, opting out of[...]

Retiring Sen. Bob Corker won’t campaign against Democrat vying for his seat

Monday  04:05,   23 april 2018

Corker offered only tepid praise for Rep. Marsha Blackburn, who is likely to win the Republican nomination.“It’s the most ridiculous thing I’ve seen politically in recent times, but apparently they want you to ask me about the Tennessee race,”[...]

Romney faces clearer path to GOP Senate nomination despite convention setback

Monday  02:30,   23 april 2018

The 2012 presidential nominee has a financial edge and greater name recognition in his bid to replace Utah Sen. Orrin G. Hatch. Romney’s challenger cast him as an interloper.Until[...]

Trump says Cohen won't 'flip': How do prosecutors get witnesses to turn?

Monday  01:05,   23 april 2018
NBC News

History tends to suggest the president's confidence may be misplaced.Legal analysis [...]

Clyburn: If Dems don't retake House, new leadership is needed

Monday  00:30,   23 april 2018

Democrats are optimistically looking to November to regain control of the House of Representatives for the first time since 2011, but if that doesn't happen, one Democratic leader said, it will be time to clean house. Rep. Jim Clyburn said[...]

Gingrich: Trump ‘mishandled’ Rosenstein memo on Comey

Monday  00:30,   23 april 2018
The Hill

Former House Speaker New Gingrich (R-Ga.) criticized President Trump on Sunday for "mishandling" the release of Deputy Attorney General Rod Rosenstein's memo outlining the firing of former FBI Director James Comey. "First of all, I[...]

Corker: Democrats blocking Pompeo nomination to appease base that 'abhors' Trump

Sunday  23:32,   22 april 2018
FOX News

Senate Foreign Relations Committee Chairman Bob Corker on Sunday dismissed criticism about Republicans “ramming” Mike Pompeo’s nomination as secretary of state through the chamber, saying Senate Democrats have blocked the “highly qualified” Pompeo[...]

Bryan Steil becomes GOP front-runner to win Paul Ryan's seat

Sunday  23:00,   22 april 2018
Associated Press

A former personal driver for House Speaker Paul Ryan who has been active in Republican politics for years is running to succeed Ryan in Congress. Bryan Steil, an attorney from Ryan's hometown of Janesville and a member of the University of Wisconsin [...]

Russian lawyer questions why Mueller hasn't contacted her

Sunday  22:30,   22 april 2018
Associated Press

A Russian lawyer who discussed sanctions with Donald Trump Jr. during the 2016 U.S. election campaign says she hasn't been contacted by special counsel Robert Mueller and suspects he isn't interested in the truth. In an interview[...]

Michael Bloomberg on a 2020 run: "At the moment I'm not running for president"

Sunday  22:07,   22 april 2018
CBS News

"I bet you 25 cents the candidate that gets the nomination isn't even mentioned today," Bloomberg says"Well if God said I'd appoint you-- I think it's a great challenge and you'd have to think long and hard, and you know, you're[...]

White House: No plans by Trump to fire Mueller, Rosenstein

Sunday  21:07,   22 april 2018
Associated Press

The White House says President Donald Trump has no intention of firing special counsel Robert Mueller and Deputy Attorney General Rod Rosenstein. White House legislative director Marc Short said Sunday he has no reason to believe they would be[...]

Trump aide urges Congress to pare back bipartisan spending deal

Sunday  21:07,   22 april 2018

<p>Congress needs to consider rolling back the spending deal that U.S. Republicans brokered with Democrats last month, because lawmakers voted to enact the $1.3 trillion legislation without reading it, an aide to President Donald Trump said on[...]

‘I Was Trump Before Trump Was Trump’

Sunday  20:06,   22 april 2018
The New York Times

Republican candidates all over are parroting the president, spouting his catchphrases and donning his hats as they try to show loyalty.“We don’t need to investigate our[...]