The Trump administration proposed on Tuesday reducing federal protections for U.S. waterways, an action sought by ranching and mining interests but one that will likely be held up in the courts amid lawsuits brought by environmentalists.
Trump says criminal justice reform legislation will pass, after McConnell vows to bring bill to Senate floor
President Trump said Tuesday he believes the criminal justice reform bill will pass, after Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell, under pressure, vowed to bring the legislation to the Senate floor for a vote as early as this week.
Trump clashes with Pelosi, Schumer on border security in explosive Oval Office meeting
President Trump clashed Tuesday with Democratic leaders Chuck Schumer and Nancy Pelosi with the cameras rolling in the Oval Office, as the president insisted he’s willing to let the government shut down if Congress doesn’t approve funding for his U.S.-Mexico border wall.
Farm bill compromise unveiled, clearing way for vote
Whistleblower who gave info on Clinton blasts FBI over mystery raid: ‘Secret police state?’
A former FBI contractor-turned-whistleblower who supplied documents related to former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton and the Uranium One controversy is blasting the FBI over a mysterious raid on his home last month.
North Carolina elections official resigns amid voter fraud controversy: ‘Things have gotten way out of hand’
A North Carolina elections official with ties to a “person of interest” in the ongoing voter fraud investigation has resigned.
Texas ready to execute man convicted of 1993 murder, assault
Texas is scheduled on Tuesday to execute a man convicted of murdering a man and sexually assaulting his wife at a Dallas-area community college more than two decades ago.
Thousands without power in U.S. southeast after snow storm
At least three people had died and thousands of homes were left without power in the Carolinas and Virginia early on Tuesday after a storm dumped up to two feet of snow in parts of the southeastern United States.
Hillary Clinton, Huma Abedin attend major donor’s family wedding in India
Hillary Clinton and her closest confidant Huma Abedin traveled to India this weekend to attend a lavish wedding hosted by the country’s richest family that generously donated to the Clinton Foundation.
Social justice groups sue California over DNA database that stores profiles of those not convicted: report
Two social justice groups in California sued the state’s department of justice on Monday over its collection and storage of DNA profiles from those arrested but never convicted of a felony, a report said.