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…

5 key pieces of a ‘TrumpCare’ plan that could affect your health

The House on Friday voted to join the Senate in approving a budget resolution that puts GOP lawmakers and President-elect Donald Trump on a politically fraught legislative path to eventually repealing and replacing the Affordable Care Act, President Obama’s signature 2010 health insurance program that currently insures more than 20 million Americans. The 227 to…

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…

Ethics director expresses ‘great concern’ over Trump Cabinet confirmations before reviews

Ethics director expresses ‘great concern’ over Trump Cabinet confirmations before reviews The U.S. Office of Government Ethics, or OGE, has expressed concern about the speed with which many of Donald Trump’s nominees are set to have confirmation hearings without securing a full ethics clearance, reports Politico. NPR is reporting that some hearings have been scheduled…

Senate rejects Obama veto of Saudi Sept 11 bill

Sep 28th 2016 12:27PM WASHINGTON, Sept 28 (Reuters) – The U.S. Senate on Wednesday overwhelmingly rejected President Barack Obama’s veto of legislation allowing relatives of the victims of the Sept. 11 attacks to sue Saudi Arabia’s government. The final vote was 97-1 against the veto. Democratic Minority Leader Harry Reid was the lone “no” vote.…

5 key money matters from the first debate

Spencer Platt/Getty Images After months of trading barbs at their political rallies and in negative campaign ads, Hillary Clinton and Donald Trump took the stage together for the first time in Monday’s much-hyped presidential debate. The debate, the first of three planned before November’s election, was filled with combative exchanges as the candidates fired accusations…

44 iconic pictures of Obama’s first 100 days in office

Amanda Macias Aug 2nd 2016 10:02AM The White House On November 4, 2008, more than 69.4 million Americans voted for then-Sen. Barack Obama (D-Illinois) to become the 44th president of the United States — and the first African-American to hold the position. Obama, then 47, earned 365 electoral votes and nearly 53% of the popular…

The best moments from Hillary Clinton’s DNC speech

Aol.com Editors Jul 29th 2016 12:44PM In a moment that will be cemented in history, Hillary Clinton became the first woman to be a major political party’s nominee for president. Clinton spoke at the Democratic National Convention and officially accepted the nomination. In her acceptance speech, she talked about the future and called on the…

In Ohio, Trump is counting on new Republican converts

COLUMBUS, Ohio — During a recent phone conversation, Ohio GOP chairman Matt Borges told Donald Trump he was encouraged by the fact that Republicans have added more than a million new voters to their state’s ranks since the presidential primary. “Is that because of me?” Trump asked. Borges’ simple answer: “Yes.” He’s got to hope…

Trump responds to criticism of 'Star of David' tweet

Donald Trump‘s campaign on Monday officially responded to the uproar over his use of seemingly anti-Semitic imagery on social media, saying it was not a Star of David but rather a “sheriff’s” star that appeared in an offending tweet about Hillary Clinton. These false attacks by Hillary Clinton trying to link the Star of David…