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TransCanada makes new application for Keystone XL

Thu, 01/26/2017 - 6:52pm
The company behind the Keystone XL pipeline submitted on Thursday a new presidential permit application to the U.S. Department of State for approval.
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Ahead of Trump meeting, British PM calls for US-UK to 'renew their special relationship'

Thu, 01/26/2017 - 6:30pm
British Prime Minister Theresa May, on a trip to the U.S. as the first foreign leader to meet with President Trump, called Thursday for their two countries to “renew their special relationship” and lead the world in a fight against “closed, coercive and cruel” societies.
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Muslims, Latinos unify over Trump's immigration, border plan

Thu, 01/26/2017 - 5:07pm
Many U.S. Muslim and Latino advocates are joining forces in opposing changes to immigration rules by President Donald Trump as they mull the prospect of aggressive restrictions.
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Trump spokesman says 20-percent tax on Mexican goods could fund wall

Thu, 01/26/2017 - 5:00pm
President Trump’s plan to make Mexico pay for the wall he intends to build on the southern border may have taken shape Thursday, when his spokesman suggested imposing a 20-percent import tax on Mexican goods.
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The L word

Thu, 01/26/2017 - 4:44pm
Media outlets struggle with what to call Trumpian falsehoods.
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Trump rallies GOP lawmakers, predicts 'busiest Congress' in decades

Thu, 01/26/2017 - 3:52pm
President Trump told congressional Republican leaders on Thursday that he stands “shoulder-to-shoulder” with them in pursuing an ambitious agenda for the American people, casting his busy first week as the start of an even busier session.
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IG probing alleged DHS snooping in Georgia election network

Thu, 01/26/2017 - 3:38pm
A government watchdog agency is investigating allegations that Department of Homeland Security officials improperly attempted to breach the Georgia secretary of state’s internal elections network last year.
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Senior diplomat resignations accepted as Trump team enters

Thu, 01/26/2017 - 3:28pm
A number of senior career diplomats are leaving the State Department after the Trump administration accepted their resignations from presidentially appointed positions.
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Germany's Merkel faces harsh new reality in the era of Trump

Thu, 01/26/2017 - 2:57pm
German media is reporting that Angela Merkel is struggling to come to grips with a decidedly less friendly administration in Washington.
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Border Patrol chief, who once backed immigration reform, removed from office

Thu, 01/26/2017 - 1:58pm
The Border Patrol chief has been removed from office, a day after President Trump signed an executive order to build a wall at the U.S.-Mexico border and hire 5,000 more agents, sources confirmed to Fox News.
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Trump says he's 'pretty much' made his decision on Supreme Court nominee

Thu, 01/26/2017 - 1:15pm
President Trump, in an extensive interview with Fox News’ Sean Hannity set to air Thursday night, said he’s mostly made up his mind on a Supreme Court nominee.
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Texas Gov. Abbott threatens to oust officials who promote sanctuary cities

Thu, 01/26/2017 - 1:06pm
Texas Gov. Greg Abbott is vowing to pursue legislation to "remove from office" any official who promotes sanctuary cities -- potentially raising the stakes for local sheriffs and mayors who defy federal law.
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Mexico's Peña Nieto cancels meeting with President Trump over wall impasse

Thu, 01/26/2017 - 12:51pm
Mexico's President Enrique Peña Nieto said Thursday he will not attend the meeting with President Donald Trump scheduled for January 31.
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Study: Obama had worst record in Supreme Court in modern history

Thu, 01/26/2017 - 12:13pm
President Barack Obama had the worst record before the Supreme Court in modern history, losing half of the cases argued before the high court in his two terms, according to a new study.
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GOP leaders to Trump: Congress will pay for border wall

Thu, 01/26/2017 - 11:54am
The top Republican congressional leaders said Thursday they will make available billions of dollars to build the U.S.-Mexico border wall that President Trump ordered via executive action a day earlier.
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Trump: No meeting with Peña Nieto if Mexico won't pay for wall

Thu, 01/26/2017 - 10:45am
President Trump threatened to cancel a meeting scheduled for next week.
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Never say never: NASCAR driver Carl Edwards not ruling out 2018 Senate run

Thu, 01/26/2017 - 10:15am
Two weeks after his abrupt retirement as a full-time driver in NASCAR, Carl Edwards on Wednesday would not rule out a potential U.S. Senate campaign in his home state of Missouri next year.
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Senate's Cabinet slow-walk riles Trump, previews Supreme Court battle

Thu, 01/26/2017 - 9:07am
Article II, Section 2 of the Constitution declares that the president “shall nominate, and by with the Advice and Consent of the Senate, shall appoint Ambassadors, other Public Ministers and Consuls, Judges of the Supreme Court, and all other Officers of the United States.” It just doesn’t say anything about how fast the Senate “shall” provide that advice and consent.
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Trump rips 'ungrateful' Chelsea Manning after Obama criticism

Thu, 01/26/2017 - 8:29am
President Trump ripped leaker Chelsea Manning as an “ungrateful TRAITOR” on Thursday after the ex-Army intelligence analyst penned a newspaper op-ed critical of former President Obama – the man who cut 28 years off Manning’s prison sentence.
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Trump's Mar-a-Lago doubles initiation fee to $200K

Thu, 01/26/2017 - 6:12am
Donald Trump’s luxury resort in Florida is making the most of his leap into the White House by doubling its initiation fee to $200,000, it was reported Wednesday.
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