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Trump4-022418.jpg Former Trump campaign aide Rick Gates on Friday pleaded guilty to conspiracy to defraud the United States and making false statements. The charges were filed by Special Counsel Robert Mueller but are unrelated to the investigation of Russian meddling in the 2016 presidential election.

StevenMnuchin-022318.jpg In an effort to further isolate the North Korean regime and advance the U.S. maximum pressure campaign, the Treasury Department imposed sweeping new sanctions on the reclusive communist nation on Friday. The Treasury Department claimed the measures targeting one individual, 27 entities, and 28 vessels...

RobertSMueller-022318.jpg Special Counsel Robert Mueller has filed several new charges against former Trump campaign officials Paul Manafort and Rick Gates. The 32-count indictment returned by a federal grand jury in Virginia on Thursday accuses Manafort and Gates of tax evasion and bank fraud.

HoustonGunShow-022318.jpg Following the deadly school shooting in Florida earlier this month, a new CBS News poll found that nearly two-thirds of Americans support stricter laws on gun sales. Sixty-five percent of Americans think laws covering the sale of guns should be made stricter.

Trump-Videogames-022318.jpg In a meeting convened in the wake of an expelled teenager killing 17 people at a South Florida high school shooting, President Donald Trump expressed concern if the violence in video games and films watched by younger people influence their mindset in a dangerous line. The White House meeting on School Safety was held a day after the President met with survivors of Parkland shooting, and the famil

BillyGraham-022218.jpg Following his passing on Wednesday, the late Reverend Billy Graham will lie in honor in the U.S. Capitol Rotunda beginning next week, House Speaker Paul Ryan, R-Wis., announced on Thursday. A statement from Ryan said Graham will lie in honor in the Rotunda from Wednesday, February 28th until Thursday, March 1st.

Trump3-022218.jpg With tax season underway, the results of a Quinnipiac University National Poll showed that a majority of voters still want President Donald Trump to release his tax returns. Sixty-seven percent of voters said Trump should publicly release his tax returns, while just 24 percent said he should not.

Trump-AmnestyInternational-022218.jpg In its annual assessment of human rights report published Thursday, Amnesty International has accused US President Donald Trump of playing "hateful" politics and posing a threat to human rights. The world is reaping the terrifying consequences of hate-filled rhetoric that threatens to normalize massive discrimination against marginalized groups, the prominent global human rights organization said

bump-stock-ban-022118.jpg Within a week of the South Florida high school shooting that killed 17 people, President Donald Trump has signed an order to propose regulation that bans bump-stock devices - accessories that can turn a semi-automatic weapon into an automatic one. Speaking at the Public Safety Medal of Valor Awards...

AbrahamLincon-Trump-022018.jpg Donald Trump has been ranked last in a survey of "Presidential Greatness" conducted among a group of social science experts in presidential politics. The results of the 2018 Presidents and Executive Politics Presidential Greatness Survey were released Monday, based on response from 170 current and recent members of the Presidents & Executive Politics Section of the American Political Science Asso

Trump-Romney-Utah-022018.jpg Mitt Romney, a vocal critic of President Donald Trump, has received his endorsement to run for Utah's Senate seat. "MittRomney has announced he is running for the Senate from the wonderful State of Utah," Trump wrote on Twitter Monday night. "He will make a great Senator and worthy successor to @OrrinHatch, and has my full support and endorsement," the President said in a surprise move that is

Trump-OprahWinfrey-021918.jpg President Donald Trump has ridiculed media celebrity Oprah Winfrey over her performance in a panel discussion on CBS' "60 Minutes." "Just watched a very insecure Oprah Winfrey, who at one point I knew very well, interview a panel of people on 60 Minutes. The questions were biased and slanted, the facts incorrect," Trump said in a late night Twitter message Sunday. In the Sunday night program, W

RobertMueller-021618.jpg Special Counsel Robert Mueller's office has revealed that a federal grand jury has indicted several Russians for allegedly interfering in the 2016 presidential election. The federal grand jury in the District of Columbia returned the indictment Friday against thirteen Russian nationals and three Russian entities.

MittRomney-021618.jpg Ending weeks of speculation, former Republican presidential nominee Mitt Romney officially announced Friday that he is running for Senate in Utah. Romney indicated in a video announcing his campaign that he would seek to bring Utah's values and lessons to Washington.

Obama-gun-safety-laws-021618.jpg Former President Barack Obama on Thursday made a strong plea for legislative action on gun control, saying it's "long overdue." "We are grieving with Parkland. But we are not powerless. Caring for our kids is our first job," Obama said on Twitter after an expelled South Florida high school teenager returned to campus and opened fire with an assault rifle Wednesday. Nikolas Cruz, 19, was charged

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