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    State Department: Assad trying to cover up mass killings in Syria

    Story Source The Trump administration on Monday accused the Syrian government of installing a crematorium at a prison outside Syria’s capital for the disposal of thousands of bodies of prisoners executed in mass killings. A State Department official said that the U.S. believes Syrian President Bashar Assad is using the crematorium to cover up mass […]

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    The days of abdicating our duty to enforce immigration laws are over

    Story Source On May 11, 2017, Attorney General Jeff Sessions made an appearance before Customs and Border Protection officers at the U.S.-Mexico border to announce the issuance of new guidance to federal prosecutors on criminal immigration enforcement. It is here, along this border, he said, that transnational gangs like MS-13 and international cartels flood our country […]

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    Op-ed inspired Trump to move on tax reform: report

    Story Source President Trump was inspired to take action on tax reform after someone in the White House flagged for him an op-ed by his former campaign advisers, Politico reported Monday. In April, Stephen Moore, Larry Kudlow, Steve Forbes and Arthur Laffer wrote an op-ed in The New York Times urging the administration to advance tax-reform legislation “with […]

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    Trump administration limiting access to public information: report

    Story Source Under the Trump administration, certain data and previously public information is being eliminated or hidden, The Washington Post reported Sunday. The Occupational Safety and Health Administration, for example, has limited the publication of the fines it imposes on employers. The administration has also stopped publishing ethics waivers for former lobbyists. ADVERTISEMENT Websites from the […]

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    Trump to unveil $1T infrastructure plan in ‘several weeks’

    Story Source President Trump will unveil a broad sketch of his highly anticipated infrastructure package in the coming weeks, according to his Transportation chief. Department of Transportation Secretary Elaine Chao, speaking at a U.S. Chamber of Commerce event on Monday, promised that the details of the administration’s $1 trillion rebuilding proposal would soon land on […]

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    Report: Top aide gave Trump fake news before crackdown

    Story Source President’s Trump’s deputy national security adviser reportedly gave the president fake information, leading to a crackdown at the White House. K.T. McFarland handed the president a printout of two covers of Time magazine, Politico reported, citing four White House officials familiar with the matter. One of the covers appeared to be from 1970 […]

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    Conway slams media in wake of Comey's firing

    Story Source White House counselor Kellyanne Conway slammed the media on Sunday for its coverage in the wake of FBI Director James Comey’s firing. Conway criticized members of the press corps for live tweeting the White House press briefings during an appearance on Fox News’ “Media Buzz.”  “It’s always the issue du jour. It’s the […]

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    Waters says Trump should 'just cooperate' on Russia investigation

    Story Source Rep. Maxine Waters (D-Calif.) hit back at President Trump’s continued dismissal of the investigations into ties between his campaign and Russia, saying the president should just “cooperate. “If he has no connection, [is] not involved in collusion, he ought to cooperate with the investigation,” Waters said in an interview this week on MSNBC’s […]

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    Trump ‘being very careful’ weighing Jerusalem embassy move

    Story Source Secretary of State Rex Tillerson said Sunday that the president is being “careful” in assessing his campaign promise to move the U.S. embassy in Israel to Jerusalem. President Trump’s administration has revived the topic in recent weeks ahead of Trump’s visit next week to the Middle East. “The president, I think rightly, has […]

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    Watergate reporter says current White House ‘potentially more dangerous situation’

    Story Source Carl Bernstein, one of the reporters that investigated scandals in former President Nixon’s White House, on Sunday said current White House conditions could be more dangerous than the Watergate scandal. “I think this is a potentially more dangerous situation than Watergate and we’re at a very dangerous moment,” Bernstein said on CNN. ADVERTISEMENT […]

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    Callista Gingrich could be named Vatican ambassador this week: report

    Story Source Callista Gingrich is the Trump administration’s favorite to serve as the ambassador to The Vatican, CNN reported. Gingrich is the wife of former House Speaker Newt Gingrich (R-Ga.), who served as a prominent surrogate for President Trump during his campaign.  ADVERTISEMENT Callista Gingrich has reportedly been under consideration for the position since January. A Trump […]