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TedPoe-032717.jpg Rep. Ted Poe resigned his membership in the House Freedom Caucus over the group's opposition to the Republican plan to repeal and replace the Affordable Care Act, known as Obamacare. The rift in the group of about three dozen staunch conservatives was evident after Republican House Speaker Paul Ryan's...

TrumpGolbalwarming-032717.jpg US President Donald Trump will sign a new executive order this week, which will revoke his predecessor's policy aimed at curbing global warming. This was disclosed by Scott Pruitt, the head of the Environmental Protection Agency, in a weekend interview. The Clean Power Plan, introduced by the Obama...

The U.S. Department of Defense has confirmed that a U.S. counter-terrorism airstrike conducted March 19 in Paktika Province, Afghanistan, resulted in the death of Qari Yasin, a well-known al Qaida terrorist leader responsible for the deaths of dozens of innocent victims, including two American service...

The Islamic Republic of Iran has put 15 American companies under sanctions, in response to Washington's imposition of new sanctions against Tehran, according to the official Islamic Republic News Agency, citing a Foreign Ministry statement. The Foreign Ministry announced in a statement on Sunday that...

US-Capitol-032417.jpg In a major blow to Republican leaders and President Donald Trump, the GOP has withdrawn a bill to repeal and replace Obamacare on Friday. House Republicans decided to pull the bill amid signs that the legislation would be rejected in a planned vote.

DonaldTrump6-032417.jpg A majority of voters support President Donald Trump's proposal to increase the size of the military, according to the results of a Quinnipiac University poll, although they largely oppose plans to cut spending on a number of domestic programs.

DonaldTrump5-032417.jpg Calling it a great day for American jobs and energy independence, President Donald Trump on Friday announced the official approval of the presidential permit for the Keystone XL Pipeline. Trump called the approval part of a new era of American energy policy that will lower costs for American families,...

Trump-EmmaThompson-032417.jpg British actress Emma Thompson has said on a Swedish TV show that she turned down an offer by Donald Trump to stay at the Trump Towers, in a call she received nearly two decades back. Emma Thompson dropped the bombshell on the talk show on SVT Thursday. Thompson was on the Universal Studios set...

StevenMnuchin-032417.jpg President Donald Trump's efforts to repeal and replace Obamacare have faced significant headwinds in Congress, but Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin has argued enacting tax reform will be much simpler. Mnuchin said at an Axios event in Washington on Friday that the administration's goal remains to...

US-Bipartisan-032417.jpg Senate Foreign Relations Chairman Bob Corker has unveiled a bipartisan bill aimed at expanding sanctions against Iran over their ballistic missile development, human rights violations and support for terrorism. The bill, countering Iran's Destabilizing Activities Act of 2017, was co-sponsored by more...

DevinNunes-032417.jpg While the move has raised questions from lawmakers on both sides of the aisle, House Intelligence Committee Chairman Devin Nunes, R-Calif., said Thursday he felt obligated to brief President Donald Trump on reports indicating incidental surveillance of his transition team.

President-Trump3-032417.jpg With the House set to vote on a Republican plan to repeal and replace Obamacare on Friday, President Donald Trump took aim at members of the House Freedom Caucus that remain opposed to the legislation. Trump has been working hard to win over members of the conservative group of lawmakers but has thus far had limited success.

US-Capitol-032317.jpg House Republican leaders have delayed a planned Thursday night vote on a GOP plan to plan to repeal and replace Obamacare. Hoping to win support for the bill, President Donald Trump purportedly made a "final offer" to a group of conservative Republicans.

Sen-Charles-Schumer-032317.jpg In a widely anticipated move, Senate Minority Leader Chuck Schumer, D-N.Y., has announced his opposition to President Donald Trump's nomination of federal appeals court judge Neil Gorsuch to the U.S. Supreme Court. Schumer said in remarks on the Senate floor on Thursday that he would vote against...

DonaldTrump-podium-032317.jpg A number of recent polls have shown a drop in President Donald Trump's approval rating, and the results of a Quinnipiac University national poll suggest the reason is a decline in support among key elements of his base. The poll showed Trump with a negative 37 percent to 56 percent job approval rating.

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