• Interior secretary recommends scaling back Bears Ears, a protected national monument
Interior secretary recommends scaling back Bears Ears, a protected national monument

Randi Spivak, public lands program director with the Center for Biological Diversity, called the memo "a slap in the face to the tribes that sought protection for Bears Ears and any American who values our incredible public lands". Zinke added that the administration has enormous respect for tribes and their "sovereignty, respect and self-deter...

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  • Fellow Republicans press Donald Trump about Comey tapes
Fellow Republicans press Donald Trump about Comey tapes

Four members of the Senate Judiciary Committee, including Chairman Chuck Grassley and ranking Democrat Dianne Feinstein, had set a Friday deadline for Richman to respond after Comey testified that he gave the memo to him and asked him to anonymously disclose it to the media in an attempt to prompt the naming of a special counsel .

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  • Ryan:
Ryan: "Let Mueller do his job"

Blumenthal said that if the GOP refuses to issue subpoenas he would not have confidence in the ability of the Republicans to act ethically. Can Trump fire special counsel Robert Mueller? But this week he turned against Mueller, and he said President Trump called him on Monday night to talk about his concerns.

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  • Donald Trump wages battle against regulations, not climate change
Donald Trump wages battle against regulations, not climate change

I'm not going to say , 'I want you to pledge allegiance.' Who would do that? " I didn't say that ", Trump said. Comey, who reported directly to the president through the Justice Department, may have understood this as an order. Trump reached out again as president, but Bharara says he refused to return the call, because he considered thes...

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  • Attorney General Jeff Sessions to face sharp questions on Trump, Russia, Comey
Attorney General Jeff Sessions to face sharp questions on Trump, Russia, Comey

That remark came after revelations that Sessions had met with Russia's ambassador to the US last year, despite testifying under oath during a confirmation hearing that he "did not have communications with the Russians". "In light of reports regarding Mr. Comey's testimony before the Senate Select Committee on Intelligence, it is important tha...

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  • Southwestern States Rank Among Lowest In Child Well-Being
Southwestern States Rank Among Lowest In Child Well-Being

However, while there are fewer children living in poverty, there are more living in high-poverty areas. The report reveals about 22 percent, about 486,000 MI children, lived in poverty in 2015. OR has work to do to improve its support of children, a new report finds. More than 200,000 of the state's kids get their health insurance either through ...

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  • Federal appeals court again rejects Trump's travel ban
Federal appeals court again rejects Trump's travel ban

The 4th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals in Virginia also ruled against the travel ban May 25, citing the president's campaign statements as evidence that the 90-day ban is "steeped in animus and directed at a single religious group". The 9th Circuit heard arguments May 15 in an expedited appeal of the Hawaii case. The first executive order, issued ...

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  • Mattis Calls Out China's 'Contempt' For Nations' 'Interests'
Mattis Calls Out China's 'Contempt' For Nations' 'Interests'

Dean says Russian Federation and China are both aware of the threats the North Korean weapons program could pose to peace, but the United States has "pushed the envelope" in this issue. By contrast, China's UN Ambassador Liu Jieyi stressed the resolution reiterated the importance of maintaining peace and security on the Korean peninsula and Nor...

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  • AG Sessions will testify in open hearing before Senate Intelligence Committee
AG Sessions will testify in open hearing before Senate Intelligence Committee

That remark came after revelations that Sessions had met with Russia's ambassador to the US last year, despite testifying under oath during a confirmation hearing that he "did not have communications with the Russians". The fact that Sessions would delegate that task to his deputy showed the Russian Federation investigation was distracting him fr...

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  • It's On Now: Jeff Sessions to Testify in Public Hearing Tuesday
It's On Now: Jeff Sessions to Testify in Public Hearing Tuesday

When Attorney General Jeff Sessions appears before the Senate Select Committee on Intelligence on Tuesday, he may cite executive privilege to avoid answering certain questions. Amid the firestorm over Comey's dismissal, the Justice Department appointed Mueller last month as special counsel to oversee the probe into Russian election interference a...

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  • Police investigating 'officer-involved shooting' at New Hampshire liquor store
Police investigating 'officer-involved shooting' at New Hampshire liquor store

Monday morning. One of them was armed with a handgun and demanded money. Police say the suspects fled the store with cash in a silver sedan. He added that one of the suspects opened fire on police, hitting the injured officer. He said the suspect was in serious condition. The names of the officers and suspects have not been released. In a tweet...

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  • Financial Choice Act passes in House
Financial Choice Act passes in House

The betting is that the Senate will pass its own version of the bill which will then have to be reconciled with the House's in conference. The bill would also eliminate the Labor Department's controversial fiduciary rule, which requires brokers to act in the best interest of their clients when providing investment advice about retirement.

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  • Tiger Woods: Medicine not alcohol led to DUI arrest
Tiger Woods: Medicine not alcohol led to DUI arrest

The pro golfer, who was alone and strapped into his seat belt, "had to be woken up", according to the police report about his arrest in Jupiter, Florida . There were earlier reports, since recanted, that Woods was stopped while driving erratically, that police smelled alcohol on him and that he became arrogant.

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  • Trump says is willing to testify under oath about Comey claims
Trump says is willing to testify under oath about Comey claims

He further denied ever asking Mr Comey for his "loyalty", contradicting Mr Comey's detailed sworn testimony about a private dinner in the White House . "I didn't obey that, but that's the way I took it". Tillerson had called on the Arab nations to immediately ease their blockade on Qatar. Trump wrote at 6:10 a.m.

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  • North Bethesda Hotel Plays Role in New Trump Lawsuit
North Bethesda Hotel Plays Role in New Trump Lawsuit

The lawsuit cites the United States constitution's emoluments clause , which says no federal official should receive a gift or a fee from a foreign government. The two attorneys general also hope the case will build a record against Trump through the discovery process in the court case. And ProPublica discovered in April that the President can...

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  • Friend says Trump weighs firing special counsel Mueller
Friend says Trump weighs firing special counsel Mueller

There had been speculations in Washington that the President wants to terminate Mueller as special counsel. Many President Trump allies are beginning to agitate for the removal of special counsel Robert Mueller . Technically, it's up to the attorney general to decide what to do with the special counsel. Under questioning from Sen. If quest...

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  • What's next in the legal fight over the travel ban
What's next in the legal fight over the travel ban

The ruling by a three-judge bench of the US Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit was against the revised travel ban. "From day one, I saw President Trump's Muslim ban for what it was, and so have multiple courts across the country", said Herring, in a news release.

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  • CNN Fires Kathy Griffin Over Donald Trump Beheading Stunt
CNN Fires Kathy Griffin Over Donald Trump Beheading Stunt

She said: "I'm a comic, I crossed the line". "The image is too disturbing.I understand how it affects people". "I hope we can at least agree that it's never amusing to joke about violence toward anyone, and particularly in this politically-charged moment, toward our president", she said.

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  • Microsoft Finally Reveals Its Plans For Project Scorpio At E3 2017
Microsoft Finally Reveals Its Plans For Project Scorpio At E3 2017

It'll be able to play games at 4K resolution and support virtual reality , but it won't have any virtual reality games this year or even in 2018. BioWare's new universe, Anthem , was revealed to be a shared-open-world, action role-playing game along the lines of Destiny , and Ubisoft premiered Assassin's Creed Origins , a new game in the fr...

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  • Tornadoes, hail hit eastern Wyoming; 1 injury reported
Tornadoes, hail hit eastern Wyoming; 1 injury reported

The video shows a tornado destroying a barn and tearing the roof off a building in Laramie County. Fearless storm chasers recorded terrifying video of a powerful tornado ripping apart a barn in southeast Wisconsin on Monday. A severe thunderstorm capable of producing a tornado was located near Hole In The Wall, 18 miles southwest of Kaycee, movin...

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