Man faces 10-year sentence after scaling White House fence

WASHINGTON, March 11 (Reuters) – An intruder carrying a backpack was arrested after scaling a fence around the White House and entering the grounds, the U.S. Secret Service said on Saturday, in the latest breach of security at the president’s official residence. President Donald Trump was inside the White House when the male suspect climbed…

President Trump signs executive order to freeze federal hiring

Jan 23rd 2017 9:38PM On Monday, President Donald Trump signed an executive order that put a freeze on federal hiring, except for national security employees, specifically those working with the “military, public safety, and public health.” The order was part of what is being called Trump’s “Contract with the American Voter” and was the second…

Trump heads to CIA after feud with intelligence agencies

Trump heads to CIA after feud with intelligence agencies WASHINGTON, Jan 21 (Reuters) – U.S. President Donald Trump plans to visit CIA headquarters on Saturday in what could be an effort to mend fences after he criticized spy agencies for their investigation into Russian hacking during the presidential election. White House spokesman Sean Spicer said…

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 Homeland Security pick opposes some of his controversial plans

“We passed legislation on the defense bill prohibiting torture, including waterboarding. Do you intend to follow that law?” Sen. John McCain asked Gen. John Kelly during the hearing to confirm him as the head of the Department of Homeland Security. “Absolutely, senator,” Kelly replied. Kelly, Donald Trump’s pick to head the Department of Homeland Security,…

Obama: ‘I take some responsibility’ for massive Democratic losses during my presidency

Obama: ‘I take some responsibility’ for massive Democratic losses during my presidency President Barack Obama took partial responsibility for years of Democratic losses in governor’s mansions and statehouses across the country during his presidency. During an interview with the president on ABC’s “This Week,” host George Stephanopoulos pointed out that Democrats lost over 1,000 seats…

Let’s Move! a lasting legacy for Michelle Obama

Let’s Move! a lasting legacy for Michelle Obama Jewel Peterson takes eating healthy very seriously. “Kale is my favorite food,” Peterson says. Peterson’s love of kale would make any parent proud. But the 11 year old never knew her healthy diet would be the reason she would one day find herself sitting right next to…