Dem criticizes Trump for ‘thumbs up’ in Florida

Saturday, 17 February 2018 07:30 Written by
Rep. Mark Pocan (D-Wis.) slammed President Trump on Saturday for sharing a photo of himself giving a thumbs up while visiting a hospital where victims of the Florida mass shooting are being treated.“How can you stand there smiling and give a thumbs...

AP FACT CHECK: Trump on collapse of immigration effort

Saturday, 17 February 2018 07:10 Written by

President Donald Trump is blaming Democrats for abandoning the young immigrants whose legal status is up in the air because of a step he took six months ago.

Those immigrants, who arrived in the United States illegally as children, became a bargaining chip in legislation that collapsed this past week as Trump sought tougher border enforcement and limits on legal immigration, proposing steps that many Republicans as well as Democrats would not support.

After a South Carolina woman stood in court this week and pleaded guilty to abducting an infant from a hospital nearly two decades ago and raising the girl as her own daughter, many were left asking who would steal a baby? And why?

UK prime minister seeks post-Brexit EU security alliance

Saturday, 17 February 2018 02:40 Written by

British Prime Minister Theresa May urged her country's European Union partners on Saturday not to let "rigid institutional restrictions" get in the way of a wide-ranging post-Brexit security alliance, warning that there would be "damaging real-world consequences" if none can be agreed.

President Donald Trump has made a grim trip to a Florida community reeling from a deadly school shooting, meeting privately with victims and cheering the heroics of first responders.

But he extended few public words of consolation to those in deep mourning, nor did Trump address the debate over gun violence that has raged since a 19-year-old gunman killed 17 and injured 14 others.

Kelly overhauls White House clearance procedure

Friday, 16 February 2018 22:20 Written by

Under pressure over his handling of abuse allegations against a top aide, White House chief of staff John Kelly has ordered sweeping changes in how the White House clears staff members to gain access to classified information, acknowledging that the administration "must do better" in how it handles security clearances.