Nunes, Gowdy meet with DOJ officials amid Russia probe standoff

Nunes, Gowdy invited to Justice Department on Thursday House Intelligence Committee Chairman Devin Nunes and House Oversight Chairman Trey Gowdy have been invited to DOJ for a classified briefing about Nunes’ latest request for classified information related to the Russia Investigation. House Intelligence Committee Chairman Devin Nunes and House Oversight Committee Chairman Trey Gowdy met … More Nunes, Gowdy meet with DOJ officials amid Russia probe standoff

Trump expected to threaten farm bill veto if food stamp work requirements not tightened

Swamp Watch: The farm bill Much of the money from the farm bill goes towards subsidizing giant agriculture companies at the expense of small American farmers. President Trump is expected to tell senior lawmakers that he will veto the farm bill working its way through Congress if it does not include tighter work requirements for … More Trump expected to threaten farm bill veto if food stamp work requirements not tightened

Pence on Mueller probe: 'I think it's time to wrap it up'

Vice President Mike Pence on Thursday called for Special Counsel Robert Mueller to finish his probe into the Trump campaign’s relationship with Russia during the 2016 election, saying he should do so “in the interest of the country.”  (AP Photo/Karel Navarro) Vice President Mike Pence on Thursday called for Special Counsel Robert Mueller to finish … More Pence on Mueller probe: 'I think it's time to wrap it up'

Trump on North Korea, from 'Rocket Man' to 'fire and fury'

Throughout the first year of his presidency – and even as he campaigned for the office – President Trump’s rhetoric regarding North Korea has been harsh. He warned earlier this year that America’s nuclear capabilities were “much bigger [and] more powerful” than that of the Asian nation. And at the end of 2017, Trump designated … More Trump on North Korea, from 'Rocket Man' to 'fire and fury'

Trump slams 'Cryin' Chuck Schumer' for Iran deal flip-flop

President Trump on Thursday blasted Senate Minority Leader Chuck Schumer, D-N.Y., for criticizing the withdrawal from the 2015 Iran nuclear deal — noting that Schumer opposed the deal when then-President Barack Obama negotiated it. “Senator Cryin’ Chuck Schumer fought hard against the Bad Iran Deal, even going at it with President Obama, & then Voted … More Trump slams 'Cryin' Chuck Schumer' for Iran deal flip-flop

Trump, Kim Jong Un summit in Singapore expected to tackle denuclearization, economy

President Trump has set a date for his upcoming meeting with North Korean leader Kim Jong Un. “The highly anticipated meeting between Kim Jong Un and myself will take place in Singapore on June 12th. We will both try to make it a very special moment for World Peace!” Trump tweeted on May 10.  It will … More Trump, Kim Jong Un summit in Singapore expected to tackle denuclearization, economy

South Carolina governor candidate shoots rattlesnake, pledges to end 'poisonous big gov't ways' in new ad

Attorney Catherine Templeton, a GOP candidate for governor in South Carolina, promised to go after the “snakes slithering around” the state capital in her latest campaign ad.  (CatherineTempleton.com) Catherine Templeton, a Republican candidate for governor in South Carolina, said in a recent campaign ad that she was given a gun to shoot snakes around a … More South Carolina governor candidate shoots rattlesnake, pledges to end 'poisonous big gov't ways' in new ad

Trump's summit with Kim Jong Un set for June 12 in Singapore, president says

President Trump tweeted Thursday that his “highly anticipated meeting” with North Korean leader Kim Jong Un will take place in Singapore on June 12. “The highly anticipated meeting between Kim Jong Un and myself will take place in Singapore on June 12th. We will both try to make it a very special moment for World … More Trump's summit with Kim Jong Un set for June 12 in Singapore, president says

Stalled judicial nominees will be confirmed 'no matter what tactics' employed, McConnell says

WASHINGTON –  Senate Republicans are racing to confirm as many federal judges as they can before November’s midterm elections when control of the Senate could flip to Democrats. It’s a process that was made easier by then Majority Leader Harry Reid’s 2013 decision to exercise the so-called “nuclear option,” ending the minority party’s ability to … More Stalled judicial nominees will be confirmed 'no matter what tactics' employed, McConnell says