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Nikolas Cruz, Target Practice Wearing 'Make America Great Again' Hat
Florida shooter Nikolas Cruz used his backyard for target practice just months before he killed 17 students this week. This video, shot in October by a neighbor, shows Cruz in his backyard shooting what appears to be a BB gun, wearing a "Make America Great Again" hat. The neighbor says cops were called to Cruz's home a number of times for "strange and violent
Sen. Ted Cruz Says Celebrities are Hypocrites on Gun Control
Sen. Ted Cruz doesn't want to hear a peep from Hollywood about gun control -- in the wake of the Florida high school shooting -- 'cause he says they're operating under a double standard. We got Cruz Thursday in D.C. and he says celebs weighing in on gun control is totally hypocritical -- considering the kind of firepower their security details use. The Senator
President Trump Vows to Make Schools Safer After Florida Shooting, No Mention of Guns
President Trump addressed the mass school shooting in Parkland, Florida, and vowed to make America's schools safer by tackling mental health issues. Conspicuously, he did NOT mention gun control issues during his speech Thursday morning. The President called the shooting an act of hatred and evil. He promised the nation's young people and parents he would
Treasury's Mnuchin says sanctions against Russians 'in the near future'
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - U.S. Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin told lawmakers on Wednesday that sanctions against wealthy Russians in retaliation for Moscow’s meddling in the 2016 U.S. presidential election would be released shortly. “We are actively working on those sanctions,” Mnuchin told the Senate Finance Committee during a scheduled budget hearing
Donald Trump's Lawyer Michael Cohen Says He Personally Paid Stormy Daniels $130k
Donald Trump's longtime personal lawyer, Michael Cohen, says he paid porn star Stormy Daniels $130k out of his own pocket and was not reimbursed. The disclosure comes weeks after reports surfaced that Trump hooked up with Daniels in 2006, a year after he married Melania ... something Trump's people deny. The payment was made in 2016, during the campaign
GOP rep unveils 'Crumbs Act' to make bonuses tax-free, in swipe at Pelosi
A Republican lawmaker is set to unveil legislation that would make most bonuses given out as a result of President Trump's tax reform plan tax-free -- and took a jab at House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi with the bill's name. Rep. Todd Rokita, R-Ind., has dubbed his bill the "Creating Relief and Useful Middle-Class Benefits and Savings" -- or "CRUMBS"
Congress to blame for lack of balanced budget, Trump budget director Mick Mulvaney says
President Trump has, for now, given up on balancing the federal budget in the next ten years – and Congress is to blame, his budget director said Monday, according to the Wall Street Journal. Office of Management and Budget Director Mick Mulvaney told reporters that legislators “didn’t make any of the large structural changes” he said last year were needed
Omarosa Says on 'Celebrity Big Brother,' Mike Pence Would Be Worse Than Trump
The Omarosa post-White House leaks continue on "Celebrity Big Brother" ... now she's saying the country would be begging for Donald Trump back if Mike Pence got into office. Omarosa was dishing some dirt about her former gig on Monday night's episode, and she took the opportunity to slam the Vice President by saying he'd be worse than Trump as POTUS
The Latest: Trump explains refusal to declassify Dems' memo
President Donald Trump has accused the Democrats of playing politics with classified information, asserting that their memo countering GOP allegations about the conduct of the FBI's Russia probe is a trap meant to "blame the White House for lack of transparency." The White House notified the House Intelligence Committee on Friday that the president was "unable"
In secret deal, tax-backed Amtrak pays for private railroads' screwups: report
A CSX coal train, right, moves past an idling CSX engine at the switchyard in Brunswick, Md., Oct. 16, 2012. (Reuters) The Amtrak passenger rail line receives more than $1 billion in annual federal subsidies, but private railroads own 97 percent of the tracks upon which Amtrak trains travel. As part of the relationship between the publicly financed passenger