Hurricane Harvey strengthens to Category 2 storm, Texas officials urge residents to ‘Get out now’

As Hurricane Harvey grows in strength to a Category 2 storm and approaches Texas, local officials have a message to those considering riding out the storm: “Get out now.” The first major hurricane to hit Texas in 12 years, labeled by forecasters as a “life-threatening storm,” could bring up to...

At Phoenix Rally, Trump Implies He’s Eventually Going to Pardon Sheriff Joe Arpaio

Speaking to a capacity crowd in Phoenix on Tuesday evening, President Donald Trump declined to actually pardon controversial Sheriff Joe Arpaio, but repeatedly stated that the Sheriff will “just fine.” Trump asked the crowd if they believed that Arpaio was convicted for doing his job, to a loud applause.  Trump...

ESPN Pulls Asian Broadcaster Robert Lee over Similarity to Confederate General’s Name

ESPN pulled an Asian broadcaster named Robert Lee from a University of Virginia football game because of his name. Lee is being moved to cover a game in Pittsburgh instead. “We collectively made the decision with Robert to switch games as the tragic events in Charlottesville were unfolding, simply because...

Arizona Congressman: President Trump Should Absolutely Pardon Sheriff Joe Arpaio

President Trump is headed to Arizona Tuesday where he will tour the Yuma sector of the southern border with Mexico and hold a campaign style rally in Phoenix.  During a recent interview with  Fox News , Trump said he was seriously considering a presidential pardon for former Maricopa County Sheriff Joe Arpaio....

Trump rejects ‘timetables,’ ups pressure on Pakistan, refocuses on ‘killing terrorists’

President Trump outlined a comprehensive new strategy Monday night for achieving a “lasting peace” in Afghanistan – rejecting what he called “arbitrary timetables” for the U.S. troop presence, ratcheting up pressure on Pakistan to stop harboring militants and vowing to refocus the mission on “killing terrorists,” not nation-building. “From now...

Texas 85th Legislative Special Session

The Texas House quit early and went home after refusing to negotiate true property tax reform and relief. With 27 hours to go, they walked off the job. I held a press conference with the senators after the final gavel. Watch it here:...

Gingrich on Charlottesville reaction: Anti-Trump movement ‘will never, ever be satisfied’

President Trump “came out against bigotry, against racism, against hatred” after the deadly violence in Charlottesville, Va. — but nothing he says will ever silence some of his critics, former House Speaker Newt Gingrich reacted. More than a dozen people were injured and one woman was killed amid clashes between white...

Searching for The Best Houston Home Builder?

So, you want to build a custom home, but how do you know what to look for in a Houston home builder ? Not to worry, keep reading to find the Best Houston Home Builder. Extensive Experience Surely you don’t want an inexperienced Houston home builder to be building your home, do you? Absolutely...

Trump condemns ‘white supremacists,’ other extremists behind deadly Virginia rallies

President Trump specifically condemns “white supremacists” and other extremist groups as forces behind the deadly protests and counter-protests this weekend in Virginia, a White House spokesperson said Sunday. “The president said very strongly in his statement yesterday that he condemns all forms of violence, bigotry and hatred. Of course that...

McMaster: Charlottesville Violence Was ‘Terrorism’

White House National Security Adviser H.R. McMaster called the violence in Charlottesville, Virginia, Saturday “terrorism.” Speaking to ABC’s “This Week,” McMaster said “anytime that you commit an attack against people to incite fear, it is terrorism.” One person died during the white supremacist rally after a car crashed through a...

Trump on North Korean Threat: Military Solutions Are ‘Locked and Loaded’

President Trump issued yet another warning to North Korea Friday morning, saying the U.S.’s military solutions are ready to respond. “Military solutions are now fully in place,locked and loaded,should North Korea act unwisely,” the president tweeted. “Hopefully Kim Jong Un will find another path!” The president on Thursday told reporters...

Japan ready to protect Guam, defense minister says

In the event of a North Korean nuclear attack on Guam, Japan’s new defense minister said Thursday that his country’s military could shoot down the missiles before they reach the U.S. territory. In such a scenario, Japan has the right to activate its Aegis destroyer missile defense system, Defense Minister Itsunori Onodera...

President Trump Hits Back At McConnell: You’ve Had Seven Years to Repeal Obamacare and Failed

Lawmakers are back in their home states after leaving Washington D.C. for August recess last week.  During a town hall style meeting Tuesday night, Majority Leader Mitch McConnell argued President Trump has an unreasonable expectation of how long it takes for the democratic process to work on Capitol Hill.  “Our...

Tillerson: Trump sending North Korea a ‘strong message’

President Trump’s warning of coming “fire and fury” was meant to send “a strong message” to North Korean despot Kim Jong Un, Secretary of State Rex Tillerson said on Wednesday. Tillerson said Trump’s brawny rhetoric putting the rogue regime on notice was needed, given North Korea’s disregard of international alarm...

Trump’s generals: President turns to military men for counsel, order

When retired U.S. Marine Corps Gen. John Kelly was sworn in as White House chief of staff last week, he took command of a Trump administration that now has more military commanders in top spots than any since Eisenhower’s. The generals hand-picked by Trump — Kelly, National Security Adviser H.R....

Haley: North Korea needs to brace for combined pressure from US and the world

Less than a day after North Korea  threatened  that the United States would pay dearly “thousands of times” for pushing new sanctions to cripple the rogue nation’s economy, U.S. Ambassador to the United Nations Nikki Haley told Fox News that America has the iron-clad upper hand. “It was a gut-punch to...

Senior Trump Aide Takes CNN’s Acosta To The Woodshed Over New Immigration Policy

President Donald Trump has announced a new immigration policy that will seek to shift attention away from low-skilled labor. It’s called the Reforming American Immigration for Strong Employment Act, RAISE, which Katie  noted  would amount to the biggest overhaul in immigration policy since the 1960s. “Struggling American families deserve an immigration...

Cornyn: Many of Our Colleagues Still Don’t Accept That Trump Won the Election

Sen. John Cornyn took to the Senate floor Wednesday to talk about the backlog of President Trump’s executive nominations, saying he’s “never seen anything quite like it.” As Cortney  reported  last month, if the current pace continues, it would take 11 years for all of the president’s nominees to be confirmed—long...

Post-Scaramucci White House: Why Trump is fighting Republicans

The media may be awash in stories describing the White House as being in chaos — especially with a communications director who lasted 11 days — but President Trump has a drastically different view: “Highest Stock Market EVER, best economic numbers in years, unemployment lowest in 17 years, wages raising, border...