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  • Trump, his party: an American odd couple

    September 6, 2017 9:26 PM 30

    WASHINGTON (Reuters) - When President Donald Trump spoke to reporters on Air Force One on Wednesday, he went out of his way to praise Democratic congressional leaders he had met earlier at the White House. He failed to mention Mitch McConnell or Paul Ryan, the two leaders of his own Republican party who also took part. It could have been a snub or mere oversight

  • Trump's personal $1 million donation for Hurricane Harvey relief is going to 12 organizations

    September 6, 2017 7:48 PM 28

    President Trump’s personal $1 million donation for Hurricane Harvey relief efforts is going to twelve different organizations, the White House said Wednesday. Among the charitable organizations receiving donations: the Red Cross, the Salvation Army and Habitat for Humanity. “The president and first lady witnessed the work of some of these groups first

  • D. L. Hughley Says Trump is A Lot Like the Kardashians When it Comes to Obama

    September 6, 2017 1:29 PM 40

    D. L. Hughley thinks it's a YUGE mistake on President Trump's part to kick out nearly 800k Dreamers on DACA ... and he's comparing him to the Kardashians for it. We got the comedian Tuesday at LAX, where he dished on why DACA recipients are so important to our country -- and his reasoning comes down to dollars and cents, straight-up. Then D.L. throws

  • Barack Obama Slams Trump Decision To End DACA

    September 5, 2017 7:50 PM 81

    Barack Obama is coming out swinging at Donald Trump's decision to end his pro-immigration program, DACA, calling it "cruel" and condemning the White House for doing so. 44 posted a 2-page response on Facebook Tuesday not long after Trump announced his decision. It's a huge departure from Trump's 140-character jabs on Twitter. Barack starts by acknowledging

  • Senior Congress lawmakers urge keeping South Korea trade deal

    September 5, 2017 2:41 PM 25

    WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Senior U.S. Republicans and Democrats on congressional committees overseeing trade policy on Tuesday said that while improvements were needed in South Korea’s compliance with a U.S.-Korean free trade deal, the United States “must not withdraw from the agreement.” The chairmen and senior Democrats on the House of Representatives

  • Talking to North Korea is 'not the answer,' Trump says

    August 30, 2017 5:13 PM 105

    President Donald Trump, responding to North Korea's latest missile launch, tweeted this morning that talking to North Korea is "not the answer." "The U.S. has been talking to North Korea, and paying them extortion money, for 25 years," he wrote. The president's stance seems to conflict with comments made by Secretary of State Rex Tillerson on Sunday

  • Alito temporarily blocks new Texas congressional map

    August 28, 2017 10:30 PM 85

    Supreme Court Justice Samuel Alito on Monday temporarily blocked a lower court’s order that Texas redraw some of its congressional districts that allegedly were drawn with racial discrimination in mind. Alito’s action put off a court hearing scheduled for next week in San Antonio until the full Supreme Court has a chance to weigh in. Texas has asked

  • Caityln Jenner's No Expert on Our Issues ... Says Trans Woman Who Chewed Her Out

    August 28, 2017 9:15 AM 28

    Caitlyn Jenner doesn't know jack about the trans community's most important issues, so she should just shut up ... so claims the woman who got all up in Caitlyn's face. Ashlee Marie Preston tells us she took Caitlyn to task because she needs a quick education about how her decisions affect the community. As we reported, Ashlee went after Jenner Saturday

  • Former Sen. Flake political rival kills himself, wife reportedly says

    August 28, 2017 3:20 AM 33

    Wil Cardon, an Arizona Republican who unsuccessfully ran against Jeff Flake for the U.S. Senate seat in 2012, died Saturday. He was 46. Cardon’s wife, Nicole, said he killed himself. Cardon suffered from depression, a disease that he battled with “openness and honesty,” his family said. Flake said on Twitter that Cardon “was a good man and a good friend

  • Barron Trump Portrait Headed to the White House

    August 27, 2017 8:00 AM 101

    Barron Trump is getting what may be a First Kid's first ... an unofficial portrait with doting daddy, Donald that's destined for The White House. TMZ broke the story ... artist Barry Wingard painted portraits of Donald and Melania that he wanted to give to the First Family. He went to his congressman, Rep. Mike Kelly, who loved them and agreed to have them delivered