News : Politics

Georgia GOP Candidate Holds 'Bump Stock' Giveaway Contest

Tuesday  18:56,   17 october 2017
NBC News

A Republican state senator running for governor in Georgia is giving away a bump stock, the modification apparently used by the Las Vegas shooter.State Sen. Michael Williams, who is positioning himself as the most pro-Donald Trump candidate in a[...]

Trump: Ask Kelly whether Obama called after his son was killed in action

Tuesday  18:31,   17 october 2017
CNN

President Donald Trump, in defense of his claim that President Barack Obama didn't call the loved ones of fallen soldiers, floated the idea Tuesday that reporters ask his chief of staff, retired Gen. John Kelly, whether Obama called him after[...]

The Memo That A Russian Lawyer Took To The Trump Tower Meeting Has Finally Been Released

Tuesday  18:21,   17 october 2017
The Daily Caller

<p>A four-page memo that has been a central focus of the Trump Tower meeting last June between Donald Trump Jr. and a Russian attorney has finally been released.</p>Foreign Policy magazine published the document, which Russian attorney Natalia [...]

'Scaramucci Post' Horrifies Twitter With Holocaust Poll

Tuesday  17:56,   17 october 2017
Newsweek

The former White House communications director's new "media venture" got slammed as being tasteless for tweeting a Holocaust poll.The multiple-choice question tweeted Tuesday morning by The Scaramucci Post gave four options for[...]

Bannon boosts Flake challenger, snubs Trump plea to back off

Tuesday  17:26,   17 october 2017
Associated Press

<p>Former presidential strategist Steve Bannon is rebuffing President Donald Trump's plea for him to retreat in his war on the Republican establishment, personally boosting the candidacy of a challenger to incumbent Sen. Jeff[...]

The fall of Tom Marino, Trump’s pick for drug czar, explained

Tuesday  17:07,   17 october 2017
Vox.com

The Congress member was the main sponsor of a law that made the federal fight against opioids harder. Rep. Tom Marino (R-PA), President Donald Trump’s pick for drug czar, hadn’t gotten a single hearing from the Senate yet. But Trump had already[...]

Trump's drug czar nominee out after "60 Minutes" opioid report

Tuesday  17:07,   17 october 2017
CBS News

Trump tweets nominee for drug czar has withdrawn his name from consideration for the position."Rep.Tom Marino has informed me that he is withdrawing his name from consideration as drug czar," Mr. Trump said. "Tom is a fine man and a great[...]

Trump vs. Clinton: The feud continues even after the election

Tuesday  16:45,   17 october 2017
FOX News

It’s been 343 days since the presidential election, but even still President Donald Trump and Hillary Clinton haven’t stopped their bickering. Once friends — Clinton was even a guest at Trump’s third wedding in 2005 — the two New Yorkers[...]

Trump drug czar nominee withdraws

Tuesday  16:24,   17 october 2017
The Hill

President Trump said Tuesday that Rep. Tom Marino (R-Pa.) is withdrawing his name from consideration as the nation's drug czar.President Trump said Tuesday that Rep. Tom Marino (R-Pa.) is withdrawing his name from consideration as the nation's[...]

CNN poll: Trump approval steady, but more say he's leading in the wrong direction

Tuesday  15:53,   17 october 2017
CNN

Trump's approval rating holds steady in a new CNN poll conducted by SSRS, but that overall stability belies declining views on how things are going today.Overall, 37% of Americans approve of the way Trump is handling the presidency, 57%[...]

‘Disrespectful lie’: Anger grows over Trump’s claims about past presidents and fallen troops

Tuesday  15:52,   17 october 2017
MSN

Former Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff Martin Dempsey and former U.S. attorney general Eric H. Holder are among the many who spoke out.Anger sparked by President Trump’s false claims on Monday that former president Barack Obama and other past[...]

Tough decisions loom for Dems on ObamaCare

Tuesday  14:23,   17 october 2017
The Hill

Congressional Democrats have to decide how badly they want an ObamaCare deal. Senate Republicans are open to renewing the insurer payments that President Trump canceled last week, but, in return, they want to expand a program that allows states to[...]

What to know about Trump's decision to halt Obamacare subsidies

Tuesday  13:50,   17 october 2017
CBS News

The White House abruptly announced late Thursday that it would halt CSR payments, which help lower-income people afford health insuranceAccording to President Trump, Democrats and Republicans are already working together on a short-term solution in[...]

The 10 Senate seats most likely to switch parties in 2018: October edition

Tuesday  13:33,   17 october 2017
CNN

President Donald Trump is an influential figure all over the 2018 Senate map. The problem for Republicans: He doesn't seem interested in using his power for the party's good.From labeling a top Democratic target a "good woman" to tacitly[...]

Trump getting more open to chatting in public

Tuesday  12:56,   17 october 2017
Associated Press

Reporters were seated in the White House briefing room awaiting an appearance by press secretary Sarah Huckabee Sanders on Monday when a call went out over a loudspeaker to head to the Rose Garden. There was no time to lose: President Donald Trump[...]