GOP lawmakers demand that ‘alarming’ memo on FISA abuses be made public

A four-page memo circulating in Congress that reveals alleged United States government surveillance abuses is being described by lawmakers as “shocking,” “troubling” and “alarming,” with one congressman likening the details to KGB activity in Russia. Speaking with Fox News, the lawmakers said they could not yet discuss the contents of...

Trump Admin Seeks Decision on DACA from Supreme Court

The Trump administration wants the Supreme Court to have the final say on President Trump’s decision to end the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals program. The Justice Department late Thursday asked the court to hear its appeal of the 9th Circuit’s decision to block the administration from ending the Obama-era program....

White House physician: Trump is in excellent physical and mental health

The White House physician said Tuesday that President Trump is in excellent physical and mental health, adding he has “absolutely no concerns about the president’s cognitive ability or his neurological function” after conducting a medical examination of the president last week. “All clinical data indicates the president is healthy and...

Economists agree: Trump, not Obama, gets credit for economy

Who deserves credit for the booming economy? This is not a petty argument. How voters answer the question could well determine whether Democrats retake the House of Representatives come November. Trump and Obama (and their admirers) are slugging it out, both claiming that it is their policies that have led...

Winter Storm Inga’s Snowy Swath to Sweep Through Northeast and South; Dangerous Ice in Central, Southeastern Texas

Winter Storm Inga is bringing snow and ice to the South on Tuesday and will also spread accumulating snow to the East Coast through Wednesday. A long band of light to locally moderate snow is ongoing from the interior Northeast southwestward into Kentucky, Tennessee, northern Alabama, northern Mississippi, southern Arkansas, northern Louisiana...

GOP Senator Insists Trump Didn’t Make ‘Sh*thole’ Comment

Republican Senator David Perdue insisted Sunday that President Trump did not use the word “sh*thole” to refer to Haiti, El Salvador, and African nations during a bipartisan immigration meeting last week. “I’m telling you he did not use that word, George. And I’m telling you it’s a gross misrepresentation. How...

Pelosi Mocks ‘Five White Guys’ Leading DACA Talks, Says They Should Open Hamburger Joint

House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi mocked the group of men leading immigration talks as “the five white guys” after this week’s discussions on the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrival program did not include any minority members of Congress. In fact, she likened the men—House Minority Whip Steny Hoyer, D-Md., Senate...

US slaps highest-level ‘do not travel’ warning on five Mexican states

The State Department unveiled a revamped travel warning system Wednesday, giving five Mexican states the sternest “do not travel” advisory alongside war-torn nations like Syria, Yemen and Somalia. All five states — Tamaulipas on the U.S. border and Sinaloa, Colima, Michoacan and Guerrero on the Pacific coast — are hotspots...

Federal Judge Blocks Trump From Ending DACA

A federal judge temporarily blocked the Trump administration from ending the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals program on Tuesday, declaring that the Department of Homeland Security’s “decision to rescind DACA was based on a flawed legal premise.” U.S. District Judge William Alsup ruled the Obama-era program must remain in place...

Shutdown Looms: Trump Hosts Republicans and Dems at White House to Find a Deal

President Trump is hosting a major meeting at the White House Tuesday morning with lawmakers from both sides of the political aisle. The goal: to tackle the issue of illegal immigration.  The meeting comes just days ahead of a potential government shut down, with DACA at the center of negotiations....

Justice Department investigating Clinton Foundation over ‘pay to play’ allegations

The Justice Department has launched a new investigation into allegations the Clinton Foundation used “pay to play” politics while Hillary Clinton was U.S. secretary of state, Fox News has confirmed. A source familiar with the investigation told Fox News late Thursday the investigation is being led by the U.S. Attorney’s...

Apocalypse Now: Even More US Businesses Awarding Bonuses, Raising Wages, Expanding Due to Tax Reform

The hits just keep on coming.  I’ve been  covering  the  Frankenstein fallout  since  The Worst Piece of Legislation In History  passed, and the results continue to shock the conscience.  Matt brought you up to speed on the bonuses and other investments  announced  by American and Southwest Airlines this week, but they’re hardly alone.  Let’s survey some of the additional devastation wrought...

California Has Officially Become a Sanctuary State

California on Monday officially became the first ‘sanctuary state’ in the country as the bill Gov. Jerry Brown signed in October went into effect. “These are uncertain times for undocumented Californians and their families, and this bill strikes a balance that will protect public safety, while bringing a measure of...