GOP Sen. Toomey calls for impeaching Pennsylvania Supreme Court
GOP Sen. Toomey calls for impeaching Pennsylvania Supreme Court
Rick Docksai - 9 hours ago
Sen. Pat Toomey (R-Pa.) predicted Wednesday that his state's supreme court will face impeachment over its mandating a new congressional map.
Rick Docksai - 9 hours ago
He repeated his warning back in Idaho Wednesday, adding that President Trump can launch full-scale destruction of North Korea.
Rick Docksai - Feb 01, 2018
The idea is under debate and will remain in the debate stage for at least another six to eight months before it goes to Trump, according to the official, who added that some alternative proposals are also under consideration.
Rick Docksai - Jan 31, 2018
The prosecutors committed unfair and illegal "gender-based court stacking" by assembling this jury, the appeals court's judges said.
Rick Docksai - Jan 30, 2018
President Trump will call for de-funding U.S. participation in the International Space Station when he submits his fiscal-year 2019 budget.
Rick Docksai - Jan 30, 2018
A Dutch intelligence chief said last Sunday that his agency tipped U.S. intelligence off to Russian cyber-intrusion efforts in summer 2015.
Delila James - Jan 22, 2018
While Simpson did not say he had definite proof of wrong-doing, he told congressional investigators about "patterns of buying and selling that we thought were suggestive of money laundering."
Delila James - Jan 21, 2018
On the Senate floor, Sen. Jeff Flake compared Trump to the dictator Joseph Stalin who, like Trump, called the news media the "enemy of the people."
Rick Docksai - Jan 21, 2018
As a candidate, Donald Trump criticized then-President Obama for taking vacations and playing golf. As president, however, Trump has spent more taxpayer money on personal travel in one year than Obama spent in eight, according to Judicial Watch.
Delila James - Jan 18, 2018
The legal wrangling erupted over Bannon's refusal to answer questions with regard to his time during the 2016 presidential transition or while in the White House.
Delila James - Jan 16, 2018
Kentucky also has the go-ahead to charge premiums to Medicaid patients for their coverage.
Delila James - Jan 12, 2018
Arpaio, 85, announced Tuesday that he is running to fill the U.S. Senate seat currently held by Republican Sen. Jeff Flake, who will be retiring at the end of his term.
Delila James - Jan 10, 2018
If Trump refuses to cooperate with a request from the special counsel, Mueller could issue a grand jury subpoena.
Delila James - Jan 07, 2018
The book, titled 'Fire and Fury: Inside the Trump White House,' will likely be a bestseller, the publisher said.
Rick Docksai - Jan 05, 2018
Rep. Bill Shuster (R-Pa.), head of the House Transportation and Infrastructure Committee, announced that he will not seek re-election this year.
Rick Docksai - Jan 03, 2018
Mass retirements and hiring freezes have withered the federal workforce since President Trump's inauguration, whom analysts say is living up to his campaign pledges to shrink the federal bureaucracy.
Delila James - Dec 27, 2017
President Trump's attempt to prevent the U.S. military from accepting transgender recruits beginning Jan. 1 has been shot down by a federal appeals court in Virginia.
Delila James - Dec 27, 2017
As of last Friday, more that 8.8 million people had signed up for 2018 coverage.
Rick Docksai - Dec 26, 2017
McConnell also lashed out at former Trump advisor Steve Bannon, to whom he attached some blame for Republicans' loss in the recent Alabama special election.
Rick Docksai - Dec 26, 2017
AT&T will lay off around 600 employees in five states, effective January 4. A company statement said that the company is adapting to declining work demands and technology innovations.
Delila James - Dec 24, 2017
Joe Scarborough, the co-host of MSNBC's "Morning Joe," said on air Thursday morning that President Trump is in the early stages of dementia.
Rick Docksai - Dec 15, 2017
Democratic lawmakers' requests for a House investigation into allegations that President Trump sexually harassed or sexually assaulted numerous women hit a dead end Wednesday.
Rick Docksai - Dec 13, 2017
A vote on the GOP's final, post-reconciliation is upcoming, and Sen. Susan Collins (R-Maine) will not commit to voting for it until she sees specifically what it contains.
Rick Docksai - Dec 08, 2017
House Speaker Paul Ryan said in an interview Wednesday. He said that trimming these entitlements is necessary to rein in federal deficits.
Delila James - Dec 08, 2017
President Trump's former national security adviser, Michael T. Flynn, reportedly told a colleague that economic sanctions against Russia would be reversed as soon as Trump took office.
Delila James - Dec 07, 2017
Representative John Conyers Jr. announced Tuesday that he would give up his seat in Congress immediately after caving to pressure by fellow Democrats to resign amid a series of sexual misconduct allegations by former employees.
Delila James - Dec 05, 2017
That senior official was Trumps son-in-law and senior adviser, Jared Kushner, according to Bloomberg.
Rick Docksai - Dec 01, 2017
Many middle-class and lower-income Americans will pay even more in taxes if the GOP's tax bill passes, the Congressional Research Service and Congressional Budget Office both warned in recent reports.
Paul Pate - Nov 29, 2017
With a court battle over the legality of his appointment still looming, Mick Mulvaney started Monday as Trump's pick to head the Consumer Finance Protection Bureau with an email to staff to ignore any instructions from Leandra English, whom the bureau's former director already named acting director.
Ed Mason - Nov 28, 2017
A federal judge has permanently blocked a Texas law restricting second-trimester abortions.
Rick Docksai - Nov 27, 2017
Russia, Turkey, and Iran are largely setting the parameters for a postwar Syria without the United States. President Trump promised to end U.S. support of Syrian Kurdish militants Friday, a major concession to Turkey and a Russian-backed peace plan.
Mae Owen - Nov 22, 2017
National Security Advisor McMaster called the president an "idiot" and a "dope," who possesses the intelligence of a "kindergartner," according to reports.
Linda Mack - Nov 21, 2017
Two former IRS executives involved in a lawsuit over IRS treatment of Tea Party groups told the court that they and their families have suffered harassment and threats of violence ever since court proceedings began. They asked the court last week to seal their testimonies from the public to avert further harassment.
Josh Curlee - Nov 14, 2017
Attorney General Jeff Sessions testified that he had no recollection of meeting in which Russian contacts were discussed until he read news reports.
Rick Docksai - Nov 14, 2017
The former U.S. commander of South Korean forces warned lawmakers against going to war with North Korea, whom he said would marshal millions of troops against a U.S. force of only 30,000. He discouraged "targeted" strikes, also, which he said would only cause North Korea to declare all-out war.
Jackie Flores - Nov 11, 2017
The House Intelligence Committee looking into allegations of collusion between the Trump campaign and Russia has agreed to let the executive tied to the so-called Steele dossier testify voluntarily and in a limited way next week.
Paul Pate - Nov 08, 2017
A new provision in the GOP's tax bill imposes a 20% tax on any money transfer between a multinational business's U.S.-based unit and its units overseas. GOP lawmakers said that the measure aims to curb multinationals' tax avoidance and to remove tax advantages that they said foreign companies have over U.S.-based ones.
Mae Owen - Nov 07, 2017
Taxpayers who claim deductions for paying student-loan interest will no longer be able to do so if the GOP's tax bill passes in its current form. The bill's proposals include eliminating this popular deduction.
Mae Owen - Nov 07, 2017
Taxpayers who claim deductions for paying student-loan interest will no longer be able to do so if the GOP's tax bill passes in its current form. The bill's proposals include eliminating this popular deduction.
Delila James - Nov 07, 2017
Judge in Manafort trial threatens to impose a gag order after Manafort's attorney gives a sidewalk speech to the press.
Tobi Gerdes - Nov 03, 2017
But a Pentagon official told the court Tuesday that Bergdahl gained valuable intelligence during his subsequent capture and that he deserves leniency so that he can share his knowledge with troops in Afghanistan today.
Rick Docksai - 9 hours ago
Trump's comments follow several days of gathering protests in the wake of another deadly school shooting in Florida.
Rick Docksai - Feb 17, 2018
Four separate proposals on DACA came up for votes in the Senate Tuesday, and all fell short of the votes required to beat a filibuster.
Rick Docksai - Feb 17, 2018
This is the second federal judge to issue an injunction against Trump on DACA.
Susan Konig - Feb 08, 2018
Trump issues statement calling democrats who didn't applaud during his first State of the Union address-- including Minority Leader of the House Nancy Pelosi-"treasonous" and "un-American."
Susan Konig - Feb 01, 2018
The #Me Too Movement is more "natural' for younger woman.
Rick Docksai - Jan 31, 2018
Three groups advocating against campus sexual assaults sued the Department of Education last week to attempt to block Secretary Betsy DeVos' rescinding of Title IX.
Rick Docksai - Jan 28, 2018
Goldman Sachs and other analysts expect that more manufacturers may do the same, and that washing machines' prices in general could rise 8%-20% because of the new tariff.
Delila James - Jan 23, 2018
Lee, who resides in Hong Kong, was charged with illegally possessing classified records, including names and phone numbers of covert CIA assets.
Delila James - Jan 18, 2018
Trump's current approval rating in Gallup's weekly poll stands at only 38 percent.
Rick Docksai - Jan 12, 2018
A San Francisco judge temporarily halted President Trump's plan to let the DACA program expire in March. The judge's order received praise from California's attorney general and criticism from the White House.
Rick Docksai - Jan 10, 2018
The 2016 elections are over, but federal investigations of Hillary Clinton are not. Law-enforcement officials said Thursday that the Department of Justice has re-opened formal inquiries into her email server and the Clinton Foundation's activities.
Rick Docksai - Jan 08, 2018
President Trump's former strategist Stephen Bannon blasted Donald Trump Jr. and colleagues' Trump Tower meeting with Russian contacts in an interview with author Michael Wolff.
Rick Docksai - Jan 05, 2018
President Trump's efforts to prevent transgendered persons from serving in the U.S. military fell flat, and the military recruiting offices' doors are open to transgendered applicants as of January 1 this year.
Rick Docksai - Jan 02, 2018
In 2016, the Obama administration enacted a set of oil-drilling safety rules to prevent a repeat of the 2010 Deepwater Horizon oil spill, the worst oil spill in U.S. history.
Delila James - Jan 02, 2018
Moore, whose campaign was dogged by allegations of bigotry and sexual misconduct with teenage girls, has still not conceded his loss.
Delila James - Dec 28, 2017
Singer Joy Villa claims Lewandowski slapped her twice on the butt while the two were posing for a picture.
Rick Docksai - Dec 24, 2017
The GOP's Senate campaign dropped its support for embattled Alabama candidate Roy Moore, adding to a list of high-profile Republicans and Republican groups that have denounced Moore over the sexual-abuse allegations that he is facing. Moore insists on staying in the race, however.
Delila James - Dec 24, 2017
Polls show that only about a third of Americans have a favorable view of the tax bill.
Rick Docksai - Dec 21, 2017
A bipartisan measure to restore Obamacare's subsidies to health insurers will be part and parcel of a spending bill that Congress has to pass this week to keep the government from shutting down.
Delila James - Dec 19, 2017
A federal judge in Philadelphia rejected Trump administration changes to the Affordable Care Act, which would have allowed more employers to refuse to provide free contraception to women because of religious objections,
Delila James - Dec 15, 2017
Trump's attack on Sen. Gillibrand comes after she tweeted Monday night that he should resign due to the sexual misconduct allegations against him.
Delila James - Dec 14, 2017
One female staffer said Rep. Trent Franks repeatedly pressured her to carry his child, offering her $5 million to be a surrogate.
Delila James - Dec 13, 2017
Transgender people will be allowed to enlist in the military beginning Jan. 1, a federal judge ruled Monday.
Rick Docksai - Dec 13, 2017
Alabama Republican Senator Richard Shelby told CNN Sunday that he did not vote for Roy Moore and thinks that the Senate might take action to remove Moore even if he wins the upcoming election.
Rick Docksai - Dec 11, 2017
The Labor Department issued a proposal to repeal an Obama administration rule that had required restaurant owners to let tipped workers keep their tips.
Rick Docksai - Dec 11, 2017
The GOP's tax bill allows for oil and gas drilling in Alaska's Arctic National Wildlife Refuge, and an indigenous tribe called the Gwich'in is deeply concerned.
Delila James - Dec 11, 2017
Only 32 percent of Americans surveyed approve of the way Trump is doing his job as president, down from 34 percent in October.
Delila James - Dec 08, 2017
Palestinian Authority President Mahmoud Abbas condemned the White House's decision to change recognition of Israel's capital from Tel Aviv to Jerusalem, arguing that the move disqualified the U.S. from mediating the peace process.
Delila James - Dec 08, 2017
If Roy Moore is elected, the senate ethics panel can recommend a variety of punishments, including reprimand, censure, and expulsion.
Lucas Rowe - Nov 29, 2017
The numbers, which indicate a large uptick in gun sales, coincide with Attorney-General Jeff Sessions' recent order for a review of the National background-check system to determine why a court-martialed veteran was able to legally buy a gun and use it to shoot churchgoers in Sutherland Springs, Texas, this month.
Jackie Flores - Nov 28, 2017
Lawyers for Michale T. Flynn have notified the president's legal team that they no longer will be able to discuss or share information about the special counsel investigation.
Chad Young - Nov 23, 2017
Mueller reportedly wants to know about overtures made by Israeli officials to a number of top people in Trump's transition team, including Jared Kushner.
James Carlin - Nov 23, 2017
The judge's order bars the military from discharging transgender service members and stops the administration from prohibiting their enlistment before a trial.
Harry Marcolis - Nov 20, 2017
The bipartisan leaders of the Senate Judiciary Committee said Kushner failed to turn over relevant emails concerning Wikileaks and a Russian backdoor overture.
Tyler Henderson - Nov 17, 2017
U.S. military commanders can turn down a White House order to launch a nuclear strike--but there is no way to guarantee that they will--according to a former military officer at a Senate hearing Tuesday.
Tobi Gerdes - Nov 13, 2017
The GOP's tax bill made it out of the House Ways and Means Committee on Thursday after several tweaks, such as the restoration of a tax credit for parents who adopt. A full House vote on the bill may take place in the week ahead.
Tracy Williams - Nov 13, 2017
Special Counsel Robert Mueller is probing an alleged plot by former national security adviser Michael Flynn to seize a dissident Turkish cleric living in the U.S. and turn him over to the Turkish government.
Alex Bourque - Nov 13, 2017
Sen. Mitch McConnell calls on senate candidate Roy Moore to step aside if sexual misconduct allegations are true.
Delila James - Nov 11, 2017
Some fear Trump's new Cuba restrictions will allow Russia to expand its influence in the United States' backyard.
Dan Taylor - Nov 10, 2017
Keith Schiller, Trump's longtime bodyguard, was questioned for four hours behind closed doors Tuesday by the House Intelligence Committee investigating Russian interference in the 2016 election.
Andrew McDonald - Nov 08, 2017
The female cyclist who flipped off the Trump motorcade in protest of the president's policies has been fired from her job for violating the company's code of conduct.
Mae Owen - Nov 08, 2017
As accusations of sexual harassment mount against male staffers and lawmakers in Congress, lawmakers in both parties are calling for new anti-harassment training and dramatic reforms to the process for reporting complaints. The proposals emerged following numerous former and current women lawmakers describing harassment that they experienced on the job.
Miriam Griffin - Nov 07, 2017
Sen. Elizabeth Warren said that Donna Brazile's allegations that Democratic party leaders fixed their primary last year against Bernie Sanders were valid and that the DNC has to answer for it today.
Miriam Griffin - Nov 07, 2017
The National Federation of Independent Business criticized the GOP tax plan Thursday over a provision that lowers taxes for only certain kinds of businesses.
James Carlin - Nov 03, 2017
A key Senate committee plans to vote next week on a bill that would make websites liable for prosecution if they carry ads for illicit sex-trafficking.
Joyce Clark - Nov 02, 2017
Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte is not known for mincing words, but he said that President Trump needs to stop threatening North Korea. Duterte will talk North Korea strategy with Trump and other regional leaders in the coming month.
Mark Schwartz - Nov 02, 2017
The Trump administration has issued a plan to subsidize coal and nuclear plants that store fuel on-site. An independent report found that the plan would cost $10.6 billion a year and would prop up facilities that would go out of business due to falling market demand.
Mae Owen - Oct 31, 2017
White nationalists attempting two rallies Saturday in Tennessee met stiff resistance from large crowds of counter-protesters. Rally organizers called off one rally while the other rally proceeded but was drowned out by counter-protesters' songs and chants.
Paul Pate - Oct 27, 2017
George H.W. Bush is in hot water for the second time this week for putting his hand on an actress's rear. An apology statement by Bush's spokesman said that the incident was a "routine" joke that Bush has done repeatedly and that he meant no harm.
Kristy Douglas - Oct 17, 2017
A breakdown of Brexit talks won't stop the U.K. from leaving the EU, but it will force the U.K. to accept very restrictive default trade rules that could significantly weaken its economy.