• Sean Spicer Wants You to Know That the Tweet Speaks for Itself
Sean Spicer Wants You to Know That the Tweet Speaks for Itself

All valid questions. All questions that Trump and his whole team have failed at getting straightforward answers to even though it's only been a few days. White House officials, including Vice President Mike Pence, said earlier in the week that Mr. Trump acted entirely on Rosenstein's recommendation when firing Comey .

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  • Dozens Walk Out at Notre Dame to Protest Pence
Dozens Walk Out at Notre Dame to Protest Pence

The group We Stand For organized the action, asking people via Facebook to take a stand against the former IN governor on behalf of "marginalized people affected by Pence's politics". The students, who announced their intention to protest before the ceremony, said that they were walking out to express solidarity with the vulnerable communities - ...

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  • James Hahn shoots 64 to take lead at Byron Nelson
James Hahn shoots 64 to take lead at Byron Nelson

The Beaudesert local shot a two-under par 68 final round to finish the tournament tied with American Billy Horschel on 12-under, forcing a sudden death playoff. Day has had an indifferent past six months including several withdrawals because of his recurring back injury, and some time away from the game as his mother, Dening, had cancer surgery in ...

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  • President Trump says 'perfect accuracy' not possible
President Trump says 'perfect accuracy' not possible

Speaking to reporters on board Air Force One, he said "We can make a fast decision". "Instead, Mr. Comey has recounted to others, he told Mr. Trump that he would always be honest with him, but that he was not "reliable" in the conventional political sense".

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  • Unaffordable health care for many
Unaffordable health care for many

While House passage of their bill was hailed by the president in an unusual Rose Garden ceremony earlier this month, Republicans are still a long way away from fulfilling their campaign promises on health care. For seven years I have promised the people of Alabama's Second District that I would repeal and replace this failed law, and I was finally ...

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  • Russian officials 'bragged over ability to influence Donald Trump before election victory'
Russian officials 'bragged over ability to influence Donald Trump before election victory'

One former Federal Bureau of Investigation official and a second government official said Trump thought he owed Flynn for how things ended up and was determined to clear Flynn's name and bring him back to the White House. Flynn has been under scrutiny from the Justice Department since at least November 30, when the department's Foreign Agent Regist...

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  • Curtain falls on 'Greatest Show on Earth' after 146 years
Curtain falls on 'Greatest Show on Earth' after 146 years

The battle over animal rights dealt a seemingly fatal blow to the circus - Ringling had been targeted by organizations like PETA who consider it cruel to force animals to perform. Sifting through hot dogs, baked beans, popcorn on paper plates and assorted libations, they figuratively sat on their hands when Feld praised the circus tradition and eli...

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  • Sean Spicer defends White House following Sally Yates' testimony on Michael Flynn
Sean Spicer defends White House following Sally Yates' testimony on Michael Flynn

As she testified before the Senate Judiciary's Subcommittee Monday, Yates revealed that she learned about the president's travel ban from reports in the media, not the administration. Yates herself, a longtime federal prosecutor, was sacked by Trump on January 30 after refusing to defend his travel ban. Apparently Trump believed that Obama commen...

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  • Scott Disick's Hidden Hills Home Burglarized
Scott Disick's Hidden Hills Home Burglarized

A source for TMZ revealed that while Kourtney respects and cares for him since he's the father of her children, they are 'romantically over'. The 21-year-old supermodel attended the Fashion For Relief charity event on Sunday wearing a pair of jean shorts glammed up by a black one-sleeved Alexandre Vauthier top that fell into a train behind her....

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  • Episode 316: The Shape of Health Care in Arizona
Episode 316: The Shape of Health Care in Arizona

Today's gig economy means there are more people than ever earning a living through freelance work and independent contracting - I'm one of them. However, passage of the new AHCA is a good start at meaningful health care reform that includes lower costs for everyone while caring for the most vulnerable people in our country.

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  • Hong Kong's Cathay lays off 600 as it faces rising pressure
Hong Kong's Cathay lays off 600 as it faces rising pressure

The company as a whole lost HK$575m ($106.5m) in the year, with better performances in other areas of the business - such as catering and its shareholding in Air China - offsetting the poor results from the airline. One of the airline's major shareholders, Air China, has described the plan as "feasible". In 1998, the airline dismissed around 2,000 ...

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  • South Korea wants to reopen communications with North Korea amid missile crisis
South Korea wants to reopen communications with North Korea amid missile crisis

People cheer as missile developers arrive in Pyongyang, North Korea. The top American military officer in the Pacific said Wednesday that North Korea's recent military actions are "a recipe for a disaster" and warned Kim Jong-Un's goal is to create nuclear missiles capable of striking anywhere in the world.

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  • One killed, 25 injured as tornado hits Midwest US
One killed, 25 injured as tornado hits Midwest US

Drone footage provided to WISN 12 NEWS by videographer Branden Bodendorfer shows the scope of the damage left by the twister, which struck at about 7:25 p.m. Storms have battered the central United States all week, with deaths reported Tuesday in Oklahoma and Wisconsin , and in Iowa on Wednesday. Two persons were killed and dozens injured aft...

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  • From Impeach to Wait And See, Dems Dance Around the 'I-Word'
From Impeach to Wait And See, Dems Dance Around the 'I-Word'

What are the rules that he may have violated? But unless Washington has changed for the better (now there's a long shot wager for you) their concern is mostly for their own future. Making Comey the subject of what Green calls a "threatening" tweet. The president made the Federal Bureau of Investigation director the subject of a threatening tweet-...

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  • Trump Aims To Unite Against Terrorism In Speech Before Muslim Leaders
Trump Aims To Unite Against Terrorism In Speech Before Muslim Leaders

Next up on Trump's trip is joining more than 50 regional leaders for meetings focused on combating the Islamic State group and other extremists. Excerpts of his speech released by the White House quoted: "We can only overcome this evil if the forces of good are united and strong, and if everyone in this room does their fair share and fulfills the...

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  • Chances of Trump impeachment are low, says Nomura
Chances of Trump impeachment are low, says Nomura

Both presidents Richard Nixon and Bill Clinton were charged by Congress with obstruction of justice - Nixon resigned before he was impeached and Clinton was acquitted after he was impeached. The House of Representatives can not find the President guilty of anything. Director the subject of a threatening tweet - " James Comey better hope that there...

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  • State Democratic chair race ends in infighting
State Democratic chair race ends in infighting

The convention opened Friday in a state where Democrats are itching to lead the liberal resistance to Trump and the Republican Congress. Both major candidates endorsed Clinton's presidential bid and were largely aligned in their approaches to public policy, including support for single-payer.

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  • Trump seeks 'reset' with Islamic world amid political tumult at home
Trump seeks 'reset' with Islamic world amid political tumult at home

On the second day of his first trip overseas, Trump sought to demonstrate that he'd made progress with an agreement with Gulf Arab states on countering terrorist funding. A senior administration official said Trump's basic theme in the speech will be to call for unity and say Muslims need to confront radicalism. "You can't go from saying "I think...

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  • Notre Dame students plan to protest Mike Pence's commencement speech
Notre Dame students plan to protest Mike Pence's commencement speech

Six presidents, Republicans and Democrats alike, have delivered the commencement address at Notre Dame , although Pence is the first Vice President to do so. Cassandra Dimaro and her parents were among those who walked out. " Protests during [President Barack] Obama's commencement [in 2009] ruined graduation weekend for some people and we w...

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  • Texas congressman receives threats over call for impeachment
Texas congressman receives threats over call for impeachment

Trump, a Republican, has dismissed criticism of his firing of FBI Director James Comey amid the agency's investigation of possible links between Russian Federation and Trump campaign associates. But lawyers in the White House counsel's office have consulted experts in impeachment during the past week and have begun collecting information on how suc...

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  • Santorum warns Trump on impeachment: This can't continue
Santorum warns Trump on impeachment: This can't continue

The unnamed sources say White House lawyers have consulted experts on impeachment. "And there's been a shocking disrespect of the rule of law by this White House". CNN notes that Democratic lawmakers have also been hesitant on the possibility of impeachment. Former Presidents Andrew Johnson and Bill Clinton were impeached but later acquitted, wh...

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  • Near-flawless Lexi Thompson wins wire-to-wire at Kingsmill
Near-flawless Lexi Thompson wins wire-to-wire at Kingsmill

It was a tough pill to swallow for Lee, who had her LPGA Tour breakthrough win at the same venue in 2015, as Thompson careered away to a record-breaking go-to-whoa win, her first since the drama that dogged her at the ANA Inspiration in April when she was controversially penalised four shots while holding a commanding lead.

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  • Trump To Liberty University Graduates: Critical Thinking Is Useless
Trump To Liberty University Graduates: Critical Thinking Is Useless

Trump kept to an upbeat message in his first extended public appearance since firing James Comey as Federal Bureau of Investigation director this week, saying the lawyer and veteran prosecutor was an incompetent "showboat" and "grandstander".

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  • Texas Revives 'Bathroom Bill,' But Only for Public Schools
Texas Revives 'Bathroom Bill,' But Only for Public Schools

The Texas House has advanced a contentious property tax bill, one of two proposals that the head of the Texas Senate threatened could spark a special legislative session if they fail to pass. "Separate but equal is not equal at all", Thompson said, drawing floor applause. However, a lawsuit was filed in Texas challenging the order, which later go...

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  • Fans get one last chance to see 'Greatest Show on Earth'
Fans get one last chance to see 'Greatest Show on Earth'

George "Jerry" Hogan, Ringling's circus chaplain". Wisconsin Historical Society reports by the 1910s the Ringling circus has over 1,000 employees, 335 horses, 26 elephants, 16 camels and other animals that travel on 92 railcars. "The Ringlings established their headquarters in Chicago while Barnum and Bailey stayed in NY". His parents met at th...

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  • Outsider Cloud Computing ends Always Dreaming's Triple Crown dream
Outsider Cloud Computing ends Always Dreaming's Triple Crown dream

Kentucky Derby victor Always Dreaming and Classic Empire , who started from gates four and five, broke out cleanly and ran alongside one another in a front-running duel through most of the mile and 3/16th race. Just as there will be those knocking Always Dreaming's Derby win , there will be those blaming Leparoux for taking command too ear...

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  • Democratic Candidate For Governor Urges Impeachment Of Trump
Democratic Candidate For Governor Urges Impeachment Of Trump

The document alleges Mr Trump pressured the FBI Director to shut down the investigation into his former National Security Adviser, General Michael Flynn's alleged Russian Federation links. "You ain't going to impeach nobody". Should Republicans in the House face a wave of opposition in the 2018 midterms, leading Democrats to regain control of the H...

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  • President Trump threatens ex-FBI Director Comey in new tweet
President Trump threatens ex-FBI Director Comey in new tweet

Sources told ABC News that Trump posed the question to Comey a few times during a dinner in January and Comey would not promise such a thing to the new president, only that he would be honest. McCabe also pointed out the remarkable nature of Trump's version of his conversations with Comey. By Wednesday afternoon, the officials, like Trump, were...

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  • US, Europe discuss new laptop ban on flights
US, Europe discuss new laptop ban on flights

The electronics ban being considered by the USA on flights to and from Europe could cost $1.1 billion - and that's just for passengers. If this morning's reports from the BBC and other sources have it right, the ban on in-cabin laptops will not be extended to include additional flights from Europe to the U.S.

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  • Roger Ailes, Former Fox News CEO, Dead At 77
Roger Ailes, Former Fox News CEO, Dead At 77

Eventually, Ailes had to resign. Roger Ailes , the communications maestro who transformed television news and America's political conversation by creating and ruling Fox News Channel for two decades before being ousted a year ago for alleged sexual harassment , died Thursday, according to his wife, Elizabeth Ailes .

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  • DHS hopeful denies plagarizing part of master's thesis
DHS hopeful denies plagarizing part of master's thesis

The thesis is titled Making US security and privacy rights compatible and, according to CNN, plagiarizes other sources 47 times. Sources that CNN allege Clarke plagiarized include: the 9/11 Commission Report , a myriad of studies from the American Civil Liberties Union, reports from various think tanks and even former President George W.

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  • President Trump Denies Asking Comey To Scuttle Flynn Investigation
President Trump Denies Asking Comey To Scuttle Flynn Investigation

And now, if a new account of a widely circulated video clip is to be believed, we'll be treated to an absurd rendition of former Federal Bureau of Investigation director James B. But Trump pulled him into an embrace and Comey didn't reciprocate. That was the White House's position initially after the deputy attorney general argued in a memo that ...

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  • Trump to head overseas without announcing new FBI director
Trump to head overseas without announcing new FBI director

Joe Lieberman to head the Federal Bureau of Investigation as the White House postponed an announcement of President Donald Trump's pick for the job held by James Comey before his firing. Trump said Thursday that he respected Mueller's appointment, but he denounced the probe as a "witch hunt". As for partisanship, Lieberman was originally elected ...

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  • Tornadoes touch down in Kansas, Oklahoma, Texas
Tornadoes touch down in Kansas, Oklahoma, Texas

Early this morning, those storms are tracking off to the east across northernmost Wisconsin and Upper Michigan. Speaking of - more severe weather is possible this afternoon. A high risk is used a handful of times each year by the SPC. In Wyoming, Cheyenne had 7.5 inches and Laramie 10. Highs will remain "below average" for the foreseeable futur...

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  • Spieth out at Nelson; Kokrak has career-best 62, leads by 5
Spieth out at Nelson; Kokrak has career-best 62, leads by 5

He is 2-for-2 in winning after holding the 54-hole lead at PGA Tour Champions majors. After opening in 68-69, he began T17 on 3-under, nine short of 36-hole leader Jason Kokrak. Jason Day struck the round of the day as his 63, consisting of eight birdies and a bogey, saw him surge up the leaderboard and join Kokrak on 10 under.

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