Senate votes to let mentally ill people buy guns

The Senate voted Wednesday to nullify part of a gun control bill that keeps severely mentally ill people from buying guns. It’ll head now to President Donald Trump, who is likely to sign it. The rule, which was issued by the Obama administration, required the Social Security Administration to report the names of an estimated…

Vice Admiral Robert Harward in line to replace Michael Flynn as US national security adviser

WASHINGTON, Feb 14 (Reuters) – A senior naval officer who served under President Donald Trump’s Defense Secretary James Mattis is the leading candidate to replace Michael Flynn after the national security adviser resigned under pressure over his conversations with a Russian diplomat, two U.S. officials said on Tuesday. Vice Admiral Robert Harward, who was deputy…

Sources: White House rewriting Trump’s controversial travel ban order

Still regrouping from a federal appeals court’s refusal to reinstate President Trump’s controversial ban of nationals from seven predominantly Muslim countries, White House lawyers are working on a rewrite of his executive order that could pass legal muster, NBC News has learned. The work began several days before the Ninth U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals…