Trump predicts Obamacare will ‘explode’ as he blames Democrats for Trumpcare failure

Following the devastating setback of failing to get health care reform passed, President Donald Trump blamed Democrats and said his administration will now wait for Obamacare to “explode” in order to reach a bipartisan deal. “With no Democrats on board, we couldn’t quite get there, we’re just a very small number of votes short,” said…

Trump reacts to speculation he leaked his own tax return: ‘Certainly not from the White House’

William Steakin, AOL.com Mar 15th 2017 10:17PM President Donald Trump called the recent leak of two pages of his 2005 tax returns a “disgrace” during an interview on FOX News Wednesday night. The president also rejected recent speculation Trump himself or someone in the administration leaked the documents on purpose. “Well, certainly not from the…

President Trump’s border wall reportedly facing hurdles

Mar 10th 2017 6:03PM President Trump’s promised border wall appears to be facing some significant challenges. Funding continues to be a major issue, with CNN reporting that estimates for the extended barrier range from around $15 billion to more than $21 billion. RELATED: Justice Department asks remaining 46 US attorneys hired by Obama asked to…

Iran says to ban US visitors in retaliation to Trump move

DUBAI, Jan 28 (Reuters) – Iran said on Saturday it would stop U.S. citizens entering the country in retaliation to Washington’s visa ban against Tehran and six other majority-Muslim countries announced by new U.S. President Donald Trump. “While respecting the American people and distinguishing between them and the hostile policies of the U.S. government, Iran…

Trump refugee ban causes chaos, panic, anger worldwide

WASHINGTON (Reuters) – President Donald Trump’s sweeping ban on people seeking refuge in the United States and visitors from seven Muslim-majority countries caused confusion and panic among travelers on Saturday, with some turned back from U.S.-bound flights. Immigration lawyers in New York sued to block the order, saying numerous people have already been unlawfully detained.…

U.S. Senate Committee backs Tillerson as Trump’s secretary of state

  Jan 23rd 2017 5:59PM WASHINGTON, Jan 23 (Reuters) – The U.S. Senate Foreign Relations Committee narrowly approved President Donald Trump’s choice for secretary of state, former Exxon Mobil chairman Rex Tillerson, on Monday. The vote was 11-10, with every committee Republican backing Tillerson and every Democrat opposing his nomination. Tillerson is expected to be…

Trump aides deny summit with Putin planned

Jan 15th 2017 6:29AM WASHINGTON (Reuters) – Two top aides to President-elect Donald Trump denied a published report on Saturday that he is planning to hold a summit with Russian President Vladimir Putin weeks after taking office. The Sunday Times of London reported that Trump had told British officials that such a summit was being…

Trump’s chief of staff acknowledges that Russia was behind DNC hacks

President-elect Donald Trump’s incoming chief of staff accepted on Sunday that Russia was behind last year’s hacking and leaking of internal emails from top officials at the Democratic National Committee and Hillary Clinton’s campaign. In an interview on “Fox News Sunday” with Chris Wallace, Reince Priebus acknowledged that Trump “accepts the fact that this particular…

Police: Mother helped man rape, kill, dismember teen daughter

A man from Horsham, Pennsylvania was charged Saturday with raping and then killing a teen girl and the victim’s mother is accused of helping him dismember her body. Police charged Jacob Sullivan, 44, with sexually assaulting 14-year-old Grace Packer and then killing her in the attic of a home near in Pennsylvania. Police also say…

Mysterious radio signals tied to distant galaxy

Jan 8th 2017 4:00AM A set of mysterious cosmic radio signals are now sourced to a galaxy over 3 billion light years away. In 2012, nine radio signals—each just a few milliseconds long— were detected by a radio telescope array in New Mexico. New analysis software from UC Berkeley found that the signals came from…

This three-screen laptop is both amazing and ridiculous

Ben Gilbert Jan 8th 2017 4:00AM There you were, living in a reality where laptops had a single screen. And then the 2017 Consumer Electronics Show happened, and suddenly a paradigm shifted. Behold: That’s right, folks: Razer is taking the bold step of not just doubling, but outright tripling the number of laptop screens. This…

EPA head’s top regret: failing to connect with rural America

WASHINGTON (Reuters) – Among the millions of rural Americans who voted for incoming president Donald Trump, the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency’s legacy of hard-nosed regulation earned it a reputation as a jobs killer – a fact that outgoing EPA Director Gina McCarthy says could prove to be one of her biggest regrets. “We tried to…

Trump’s national security pick Monica Crowley plagiarized over 50 sections of her 2012 book

Monica Crowley, President-elect Trump’s pick for director of strategic communications for the National Security Council, plagiarized numerous sources in her 2012 book, “What The (Bleep) Just Happened?” A bombshell investigation published by CNN’s KFile found over 50 examples in the book in which Crowley appears to have copied exact language from, columnists, think tanks, and…

China may leave the U.S. behind on climate change due to Trump

President-elect Donald J. Trump will enter office on Jan. 20, 2017 with an agenda that includes dismantling President Barack Obama’s environmental actions, particularly when it comes to global warming. Environmentalists are gearing up for a fierce fight against him, and it’s easy to see why. Trump is set to become the world’s only leader who…

NATE SILVER: ‘There’s been a potential breach’ of Hillary Clinton’s ‘electoral firewall’

Oliver Darcy Nov 5th 2016 6:38AM Renowned statistician Nate Silver warned Friday that new polling could indicate trouble for Hillary Clinton as the 2016 race for the White House enters its final days. “There’s been a potential breach of Hillary Clinton’s electoral firewall,” Silver wrote on his data-journalism publication, FiveThirtyEight. Silver was referring to the…

OBAMA: The US economy has 4 huge problems — here’s how I’d fix them

January 20, 2009 At the president’s inauguration.  Photo: Pete Souza/Courtesy of The White House January 20, 2019 Backstage at the inauguration. Photo: Pete Souza/Courtesy of The White House February 22, 2009 Dancing at the Governor’s Ball. Photo: Pete Souza/Courtesy of The White House April 5, 2009 Signing the guestbook at Prague Castle in the Czech Republic. Photo: Pete Souza/Courtesy…