President Donald Trump said he believed Michael Flynn "was just doing his job" as a then-incoming national security advisor to the White House when he called a Russian minister. Trump maintained that Flynn was fired for misleading Vice President Mike Pence.
Thursday, Feb 16, 2017 at 04:37 PM CST
Trump Taps Alexander Acosta as New Labor Secretary
President Donald Trump on Thursday announced law school dean R. Alexander Acosta as his new labor secretary nominee, one day after his original pick abruptly withdrew from consideration.
Trump said Acosta, who...
Thursday, Feb 16, 2017 at 05:18 PM CST
Military Aircraft Delivers Obama Belongings to Chicago
The Senate Judiciary Committee will begin confirmation hearings for President Donald Trump's Supreme Court pick Neil Gorsuch on March 20.
That's the word from Committee Chairman Chuck Grassley, who made the...
Thursday, Feb 16, 2017 at 04:20 PM CST
White House Taps Billionaire to Head Intelligence Review
President Donald Trump said Thursday his administration has asked a New York-based private equity executive to lead a review of the U.S. intelligence community as he moves to crack down on "illegal leaks" of...
President Donald Trump has weighed in on child autism, apparently without a complete grasp of the research.
Trump in the past has promoted debunked theories linking vaccines to autism, and shortly before...
Thursday, Feb 16, 2017 at 08:01 AM CST
House GOP Weighs Options for New Approach to Health Law
With the Republican drive to craft a new health care plan sputtering, House GOP leaders are offering options to rank-and-file lawmakers for replacing President Barack Obama's health care law with a conservative...
Thursday, Feb 16, 2017 at 01:05 PM CST
US Not Ready to Collaborate Militarily With Russia: Mattis
The U.S. is not ready to collaborate militarily with Russia, Defense Secretary Jim Mattis said Thursday, appearing to close the door for now on any effort to work more closely with Moscow in the fight against...
Thursday, Feb 16, 2017 at 07:55 AM CST
Dems See Disparity in Handling of Clinton, Russia Inquiries
Democrats are criticizing the FBI over its refusal to discuss potential contacts between Russian officials and associates of President Donald Trump, saying the bureau's tight-lipped approach and its public...