• Hawaii First To Pass Laws Committing To Paris Accord Goals
Hawaii First To Pass Laws Committing To Paris Accord Goals

A spokesman for the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of North Korea said that Trump's move and his overall "America First" foreign policy "is the height of egoism and moral vacuum seeking only their own well-being even at the cost of the entire planet".

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  • Bill stops tax credits for those in US illegally
Bill stops tax credits for those in US illegally

Now, facing a deadline if they want to finish the legislation this summer, the Trump administration is looking to step up pressure on GOP senators. "The Republican majority is afraid of the American people learning what is in their healthcare bill", Senate Minority Leader Chuck Schumer said on the Senate floor Tuesday.

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  • Jeff Sessions to Discuss Comey's Testimony With US Senate Panel
Jeff Sessions to Discuss Comey's Testimony With US Senate Panel

Sessions was originally scheduled to testify before Shelby's panel before deciding to appear before the Intelligence Committee instead. The appearance before the Senate intelligence committee comes one week after former FBI Director Comey cryptically told lawmakers the bureau had expected Sessions to recuse himself weeks before he did from an ...

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  • 2 guards killed by inmates during bus transport in Georgia
2 guards killed by inmates during bus transport in Georgia

About 30 inmates were on the transport bus. But as long as the suspects are missing, he called the matter of who opened fire "immaterial" for now. Officials believe the men are armed and unsafe and say that no other inmates attempted to flee.

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  • President Donald Trump invited to testify over Comey, Russian meddling
President Donald Trump invited to testify over Comey, Russian meddling

Reed said he was concerned that Sessions had recommended Comey be fired even after he had recused himself from Russia-related matters. "This to me is smoke but there's no fire - the reason the Democrats must keep it alive is because they have no fire anywhere", said Stone, who said Sessions can ascribe any conversations with Kislyak to his work...

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  • Rallying blue-collar workers in Cincinnati, Trump blames Democrats for obstructing his agenda
Rallying blue-collar workers in Cincinnati, Trump blames Democrats for obstructing his agenda

Wednesday broad messaging continued what the president has been doing all week, largely via his Twitter account. The president spoke about all that he had done to create jobs, including his decision to withdraw from the Paris Climate agreement.

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  • Secret Service says it has no audio, transcripts of Trump 'tapes'
Secret Service says it has no audio, transcripts of Trump 'tapes'

Though Trump has lambasted Comey as a "leaker", he also claimed "total and complete vindication" following the ex-FBI chief's testimony, focusing on Comey's confirmation that Trump was not personally being probed. Alicia Shepard offers a different perspective in USA Today. Sessions told the Senate Intelligence Committee that the day after that me...

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  • Trump's health care message to senators: Get it done
Trump's health care message to senators: Get it done

Though there was considerable attention focused on the White House lunch, another key meeting will come later on Capitol Hill when Republican senators meet on their own to discuss health care. "I really appreciate what you're doing to come out with a bill that's going to be a phenomenal bill to the people of our country". "We're keeping our...

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  • Attorney General Jeff Sessions testimony before the Senate Intelligence Committee
Attorney General Jeff Sessions testimony before the Senate Intelligence Committee

U.S. Attorney General Jeff Sessions is sworn in prior to testifying before the U.S. Senate Intelligence Committee hearing on Capitol Hill, in Washington D.C., the United States , on June 13, 2017 . It has also been reported that Congress is probing an alleged third meeting . The AG forcefully denied meeting with Kislyak at the hotel. Ses...

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  • Odd expresses confidence in Sessions ahead of testimony
Odd expresses confidence in Sessions ahead of testimony

Sessions recused himself in March from the federal investigation into ties between the Trump campaign and Russian Federation. The Justice Department has said there was no such meeting. Sessions certainly isn't expected to hit his boss while testifying on live television, but look for senators to try and get at how much pressure Trump has put on h...

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  • Sessions testifies he was never briefed on Russian interference in election
Sessions testifies he was never briefed on Russian interference in election

As part of the campaign, the former Alabama senator said Trump's team and Russian hackers were not working together. Comey testified last week that he did not tell Sessions that Trump had asked him to drop a probe into National Security Adviser Michael Flynn's contacts with Russian Federation because he suspected Sessions would soon need to...

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  • Why Trump Is Almost Certainly Bluffing When It Comes to Comey
Why Trump Is Almost Certainly Bluffing When It Comes to Comey

But we want to get back to running our great country", Trump said defiantly. That does not rule out another entity having them, the newspaper reported . " When will you tell us about the recordings? " asked ABC News' Jonathan Karl . But there is a very, very big difference between saying you'd be happy to testify under oath and actually tes...

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  • North Korea frees US prisoner Otto Warmbier 'in a coma'
North Korea frees US prisoner Otto Warmbier 'in a coma'

CNN , attributing the information to "a source close to the family", is reporting that Warmbier "contracted botulism and is in 'bad shape'". "While the entire University of Virginia community is relieved to learn of Otto's release from North Korea , we are deeply concerned and saddened to learn from his family that he is in a coma ", Sul...

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  • Trump's reaction to attacks 'repugnant': Iran
Trump's reaction to attacks 'repugnant': Iran

They were the first attacks in Iran to have been claimed by the Islamic State group. "Many documents and equipment for terrorist operations were also seized from the terrorists", the Intelligence Ministry added. Also, just hours before the deadly attacks in Tehran , the Saudi Foreign Minister Adel Al-Jubeir had claimed that Iran was th...

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  • Virginia voters pick party nominees
Virginia voters pick party nominees

Virginians aren't required to declare a political party when they register to vote, but when they check in for Tuesday's primary they will have to say whether they want a Democratic or Republican ballot. Elizabeth Warren and Bernie Sanders . Perriello, who served from 2008 to 2010, is running as a liberal crusader supported by Sen. Some viewed...

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  • Prison guards killed by inmates during transport in Georgia
Prison guards killed by inmates during transport in Georgia

One of the two inmates then shot and killed both guards , and then the two men carjacked a driver who happened to pull up behind the bus as it stopped on a rural highway, Sills said. "We lost two of our fellow officers, two of our kin". Dozier said both officers leave behind families and described them as "great officers". Deal said of t...

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  • McCain: 'We Still Haven't Got a Strategy for Afghanistan' Under Trump
McCain: 'We Still Haven't Got a Strategy for Afghanistan' Under Trump

Dunford said Beijing and Moscow were specifically investing in anti-ship cruise missiles , anti-ship ballistic missiles and electronic warfare capabilities, assets he said are created to prevent United States military forces from projecting power around the globe.

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  • Closing arguments delivered at Cosby's trial
Closing arguments delivered at Cosby's trial

The defence seized on inconsistencies in the version of events Ms Constand gave when she went first went to police, and statements she made later on: She said the assault took place in March 2004, after dinner at a restaurant, then said it occurred earlier, unconnected to the restaurant outing; she said it was the first time she had been alone wi...

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  • Sessions brands Russian Federation collusion claims a 'detestable lie'
Sessions brands Russian Federation collusion claims a 'detestable lie'

Former FBI boss James Comey was sacked by the President over a "lack of discipline", USA attorney general Jeff Sessions has claimed. The former Federal Bureau of Investigation director discussed a host of issues surrounding Russia's meddling in the 2016 presidential election, though his remarks also raised questions that may be directed at Se...

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  • No Tiger, (likely) no Phil for first time since 1994
No Tiger, (likely) no Phil for first time since 1994

This will be his 20th time playing The U.S. Open , a Major at which he has compiled four Top 10 finishes. In fact, one prominent player was both surprised and dismayed when told the USGA was trimming the fescue. "I don't think it's a secret that I feel like my driver is one of my biggest weapons", McIlroy said. If you put red hazard lines righ...

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