Tag: Politics

Kushner credited for pushing rare bipartisan bill

It was the first time many liberal advocates had set foot inside President Donald Trump‘s White House. And they came at the invitation of presidential son-in-law Jared Kushner — a top White House adviser whom many liberal and good-government groups have criticized, questioning his lack of experience in government, potential conflicts of interest and cozy […]

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Badass: Marketing Maven Bozoma Saint John to Star In an Upcoming Starz Docuseries

Bozoma Saint John speaks onstage at Girlboss Rally NYC 2018 at Knockdown Center on November 18, 2018 in Maspeth, New York.Photo: JP Yim (Getty Images for Girlboss Rally NYC 2018) She’s known for transforming corporate images—and boardrooms—in her own inimitable, unapologetic style. But in-demand marketing maven Bozoma Saint John just […]

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WATCH: Presidential pen pal revealed

Now Playing: Granddaughters honor George H.W. Bush at funeral Now Playing: Final farewell to George H. W. Bush Now Playing: Remembering George H.W. Bush in his own words Now Playing: George W. Bush eulogizes his father through tears, laughter Now Playing: Former national security adviser’s sentencing delayed Now Playing: Presidential pen pal revealed Now Playing: […]

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WATCH: Sarah Sanders says FBI investigators ‘ambushed’ Michael Flynn

Now Playing: Sarah Sanders says FBI investigators ‘ambushed’ Michael Flynn Now Playing: Michael Flynn’s sentencing delay Now Playing: Judge delays sentencing Michael Flynn Now Playing: Sanders says Trump has asked his Cabinet for border wall funding Now Playing: Martha McSally appointed to fill John McCain’s Senate seat Now Playing: Trump administration issues rule banning bump […]

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Another Woman Dies from an Illegal Butt Injection; Medical Examiner Rules It Homicide

Photo: iStock When Leslie Ayala traveled to New York from Philadelphia on June 17 for another round of black-market injections to enhance her buttocks, she expected to leave with more curves, not go into cardiac arrest. Instead, the 48-year-old suffered an embolism while recovering from the illegal procedure at a […]

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Judge in Michael Flynn’s Hearing Reads Him for Filth But Postpones His Sentencing So He Can Keep Snitching

Michael Flynn, former National Security Advisor to President Donald Trump, departs the E. Barrett Prettyman United States Courthouse following a pre-sentencing hearing July 10, 2018 in Washington, DC.Photo: Aaron P. Bernstein (Getty Images) In a federal district court in Washington, D.C., on Tuesday, retired three-star general Michael Flynn stood in […]

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WATCH: Judge delays sentencing Michael Flynn

Now Playing: Michael Flynn’s sentencing delay Now Playing: Judge delays sentencing Michael Flynn Now Playing: Sanders says Trump has asked his Cabinet for border wall funding Now Playing: Martha McSally appointed to fill John McCain’s Senate seat Now Playing: Trump administration issues rule banning bump stocks Now Playing: Who is Martha McSally? Now Playing: Who […]

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Saturn is losing its rings

Saturn’s iconic rings will one day be no more. The ring formation around the sixth planet from the sun is experiencing “ring drain,” says James O’Donoghue of NASA’s Goddard Space Flight Center The planet’s magnetic field is causing the rings to be pulled inward by gravity, creating a dusty rain […]

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Ethics complaints against Kavanaugh dismissed

A panel of judges has dismissed ethics complaints against new Supreme Court Justice Brett Kavanaugh. The judges say the complaints must be dismissed because they were filed under a federal law that does not apply to Supreme Court justices. That’s the outcome many ethics experts predicted once Kavanaugh took his Supreme Court seat. The complaints […]

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White House Looking for Existing ‘Pots of Money’ for Wall Spending

The White House indicated Tuesday they would look elsewhere for money to fund border wall construction in order to possibly avoid a partial government shutdown over the upcoming funding bill. White House Press Secretary Sarah Sanders said that administration lawyers were tasked with the idea, to find funds within the budget that the president could […]

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The Latest: NRA ‘disappointed’ by bump stock ban

The Latest on the Trump administration’s move to ban bump stocks (all times local): 3:55 p.m. The National Rifle Association is “disappointed” with the Trump administration’s plan to outlaw bump stocks, which allow semi-automatic weapons to fire continuously. Spokeswoman Jennifer Baker says the Justice Department should provide amnesty for gun owners who already have the […]

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‘Serious’ complaints against Kavanaugh are dismissed because he was confirmed to SCOTUS

Federal judges reviewing complaints lodged against Supreme Court Justice Brett Kavanaugh said Tuesday that the allegations against the former federal appeals court judge are “serious” but that they must dismiss them without determining their merits because of Kavanaugh’s October confirmation by the U.S. Senate. Timothy Tymkovich, the Chief Circuit Judge […]

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Schumer: WH Needs Congressional Approval to Reallocate Money to Wall, They Won’t Get It

During a press conference on Tuesday, Senate Minority Leader Chuck Schumer (D-NY) stated that the White House would need Congressional approval to get wall funding from another part of the government, and they will not get that approval. Schumer said he received an offer from Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell (R-KY) for $1.6 billion for […]

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