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  • Ohio's Kasich says unlikely to challenge Trump as independent in 2020: CNN

    April 4, 2018 5:33 PM 31

    WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Ohio Republican Governor John Kasich said on Wednesday he was unlikely to challenge U.S. President Donald Trump, a fellow Republican, in the 2020 presidential election as an independent, CNN reported. “Am I going to run as an Independent? No, I’m not even thinking about that ... It’s unlikely, but when you have options on the table

  • Mike Epps Says Ronald Reagan's Hearing Aid Stunt Wouldn't Fly with a Black Woman

    April 4, 2018 12:00 PM 21

    Mike Epps says Ronald Reagan was probably only able to get away with turning off his hearing aid around his wife, Nancy, because she was white. We'll let him explain. We got the comedian Tuesday night at Mastro's where we chatted about a newly released book about President Reagan that claims he'd switch off his hearing aid during dinner to tune out Nancy

  • Michael Steele Says Trump's Amazon Feud is Really About Washington Post

    April 3, 2018 9:51 PM 29

    Former RNC Chairman Michael Steele says he sees right through President Trump's beef with Jeff Bezos ... and says it ain't about Amazon, it's just politics and the newspaper Bezos owns. We got the conservative pundit Tuesday in D.C., and he said Trump's tweet storm claiming Amazon is screwing the U.S. Postal Service is a BS smokescreen for his hatred

  • White House probing environment chief Pruitt after condo report: WSJ

    April 3, 2018 12:48 AM 42

    WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The White House is reviewing Environmental Protection Agency chief Scott Pruitt’s activities after reports he paid below the market rate to live in a condo owned by a lobbyist who deals with issues overseen by the agency, the Wall Street Journal reported on Monday, citing an unnamed White House official. Pruitt has declined to comment

  • EPA's Pruitt plans to ease Obama-era automobile emissions standards

    April 2, 2018 10:30 PM 35

    The Obama Administration imposed standards which would have required automakers to nearly double the average fuel economy of new cars and light trucks by the year 2025 to 54.5 miles per gallon; Doug McKelway reports on changes coming to this regulation. Environmental Protection Agency Administrator Scott Pruitt said Monday it would revise automobile

  • Republican senator Graham warns against Syria troop withdrawal

    April 1, 2018 4:53 PM 36

    WASHINGTON (Reuters) - A senior Republican senator on Sunday warned U.S. President Donald Trump against pulling U.S. troops from Syria, saying it would lead to a resurgence of Islamic State and increased Iranian sway over the Syrian government in Damascus. “It’d be the single worst decision the president could make,” Republican Senator Lindsey Graham

  • Department of Defense identifies soldier killed in Syria

    March 31, 2018 7:09 PM 102

    The soldier was identified as Master Sgt. Johnathan J. Dunbar of Austin, Texas. The 36-year-old was seriously injured after a improvised explosive device (IED) detonated in Manbij, Syria, which is located in the northern part of the war-torn country. He later died of his injuries. Dunbar was assigned to U.S. Army Special Operations Command headquarters

  • Trump attacks Amazon, again, over U.S. postal rates

    March 31, 2018 6:25 PM 42

    (Reuters) - U.S. President Donald Trump launched his second attack in a week on Amazon.com Inc on Saturday, accusing the world’s biggest online retailer of getting unfairly cheap rates from the U.S. Postal Service and not paying enough tax. Trump’s comments on Twitter reiterated criticisms he made on Thursday about the company. He may have been prompted

  • Donald Trump Sorta Takes Credit for 'Roseanne' Ratings

    March 29, 2018 7:57 PM 25

    Donald Trump is still knee-deep in the TV ratings game -- even as President of the United States -- as Roseanne Barr can attest ... 'cause he called to congratulate her on her 18 million viewers. Trump confirmed the phone call Thursday, during an event in Ohio, and it sounds like he was more excited about it than even Roseanne and ABC execs -- because

  • Whistleblower says Canadian company worked on software to find Republican voters

    March 27, 2018 3:58 PM 30

    LONDON (Reuters) - A Cambridge Analytica whistleblower said on Tuesday that Canadian company AggregateIQ worked on software called Ripon which was used to identify Republican voters ahead of the 2016 U.S. presidential election. AggregateIQ did not immediately respond to request for comment on the remarks by Christopher Wylie, a whistleblower formerly