Justin Amash announces quitting Republican Party

U.S. 07/04/19, 06:33

Rep. Justin Amash (R-Mich.) announced on Thursday that he is leaving the Republican Party. "Today, I am declaring my independence and leaving the Republican Party," Amash wrote in a Washington Post op-ed Thursday morning. "No matter your circumstance, I'm asking you to join me in rejecting the partisan loyalties and rhetoric that ...

US, China to resume trade talks in coming weeks after Trump-Xi meeting

Politics 07/04/19, 06:03

President Donald Trump’s chief economic adviser said U.S. and Chinese representatives will resume their negotiations to solve trade tensions between the world’s two largest economies. White House Economic Adviser Larry Kudlow told reporters that the two sides will relaunch their talks by phone in the coming weeks, a Bloomberg video showed ...

Sen. Ted Cruz on border tour, blasts Congress for crisis

U.S. 07/03/19, 18:56

Republican Sen. Ted Cruz of Texas visited the U.S.-Mexico border earlier this week. The U.S. senator received a firsthand look at the issues facing immigrants and Border Patrol agents during his tour at the southern border. Cruz called for congressional action to resolve the ongoing predicament at America’s southern border. Speaking at ...

President Trump continues his fight for citizenship question on census

Politics 07/03/19, 18:08

President Donald Trump tweeted on Wednesday that his administration "is absolutely moving forward" to pursue adding the citizenship question to the 2020 census, because of its importance. The president said, "The News Reports about the Department of Commerce dropping its quest to put the Citizenship Question on the Census is incorrect ...

White House agrees to remove citizenship question from the 2020 census

U.S. 07/02/19, 18:39

The Trump administration is proceeding to print the 2020 census without adding a question about citizenship. Last Thursday, June 27, the Supreme Court questioned the White House’s reasoning and intent for adding a question about citizenship to the census. The ruling, authored by Chief Justice John Roberts, has effectively blocked the ...

Trump campaign raises $54 million in 2nd quarter, Bernie Sanders $18 million

Politics 07/02/19, 13:25

President Donald Trump’s re-election campaign and the Republican Party raised total $105 million during the second fundraising quarter, giving the president a big advantage over a crowd of Democratic rivals, CNBC reported. The sums include $54 million raised by the Trump campaign and his joint fundraising committees with the GOP, and ...

President Trump working to bring back faith

Politics 07/02/19, 10:45

"The leader of a nation shapes the people," according to an ancient Chinese saying. We have seen this in the eight years under Obama in America, and now under President Trump. America undeniably changed under Obama and is changing again under Trump. During Obama’s time, there was a notable decrease when ...

Booker offers plan to ‘virtually eliminate immigrant detention on day one of his presidency’

2020 Campaign 07/02/19, 06:24

Cory Booker has unveiled an immigration agenda "on day one of his presidency", composed of changes without relying on Congress, to "virtually eliminate immigrant detention" and expand protections for illegal immigrants through executive order. Booker's immigration plan, unveiled Tuesday, sets a different tone from former Texas Rep. Beto O'Rourke's immigration agenda ...

Sanders fires back at Ocasio-Cortez, defending Ivanka Trump

U.S. 07/02/19, 05:06

Outgoing White House press secretary Sarah Sanders fired back at Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez (D-N.Y.) in response to her comment on Ivanka Trump at G-20 Summit in Japan.  Ocasio-Cortez made comments on her shared video showing Ivanka Trump and President Trump in a group talk with world leaders at G-20 Summit.  “It may ...

Bernie Marcus to donate most of his billions and support Trump for re-election

Politics 07/01/19, 21:37

Home Depot co-founder Bernie Marcus revealed in a recent interview with the Atlanta Journal-Constitution that he plans to donate the majority of his billions to various charities, and help re-elect President Donald Trump. Billionaire Bernie Marcus, 90, has already given more than $2 billion to upwards of 300 organizations. Marcus added that ...

Tanks arrive in DC ahead of July 4 celebration

Politics 07/01/19, 19:20

At least two Army tanks have arrived in Washington ahead of a Fourth of July celebration that President Donald Trump says will include military hardware. An Associated Press photographer says the two M1A1 Abrams tanks are with four other military vehicles on a freight train in a railyard at the southeastern ...

Kudlow: I don’t know what planet Democratic candidates are describing

2020 Campaign 07/01/19, 10:10

Top White House economic adviser Larry Kudlow on Sunday, June 30, criticized Democratic presidential candidates on economic policies. He warned that they would do “great damage” to the U.S. economy. "I hear some of their policies and I hear some of their narrative. I don't understand what planet they're describing," Kudlow, ...

North Korea’s state media praises Trump – Kim meeting at DMZ ‘amazing’

U.S. 07/01/19, 06:01

North Korea’s state media is describing leader Kim Jong Un’s meeting with President Donald Trump at the Demilitarized Zone (DMZ) as “an amazing event” in the border village it notes is a symbol of the Korean Peninsula’s division. The Korean Central News Agency reported that the two leaders expressed great satisfaction ...