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  • Pelosi says Mulvaney made a ‘confession’ to wrongdoing

    House Speaker Nancy Pelosi told CNN Friday that acting White House chief of staff Mick Mulvaney made a “confession” when he told reporters the White House held up military aid to Ukraine until that country agreed to investigate Democrats and that President Donald Trump’s critics should “get over it.” Pelosi said Mulvaney’s comments are an example of the White House trying to normalize lawlessness. “The President and his team for a long time have tried to make a lawlessness normal […]

  • Former Republican Ohio Gov. John Kasich says he’s now for impeaching Trump

    Former Ohio Gov. John Kasich said President Donald Trump should be impeached, a major switch for a former Republican presidential candidate who had previously defended the President. Breaking from his party’s overall stance, Kasich, who’s a CNN contributor, told CNN’s Ana Cabrera Friday the “final straw” for him was White House acting chief of staff Mick Mulvaney’s Thursday admission that military aid was withheld from Ukraine in order to pressure that country for investigations into Democrats. “But if you are […]

  • Mulvaney brashly admits quid pro quo over Ukraine aid as key details emerge — and then denies doing so

    White House acting chief of staff Mick Mulvaney made a stunning admission Thursday by confirming that President Donald Trump froze nearly $400 million in US security aid to Ukraine in part to pressure that country into investigating Democrats. Hours later, Mulvaney then denied ever saying those words. The dramatic admission came during an afternoon news conference where Mulvaney insisted that he knew only of a US request to investigate the handling of a Democratic National Committee server hacked in the […]

  • Amazon delivery driver arrested for stealing $6,000+ worth in packages

    Click here for updates on this story ST. PETERSBURG, FL (WFTS) — We’ve heard about porch pirates stealing packages from front doors, but how about a delivery driver? St. Petersburg Police arrested and charged Dainel Enrique Garcia Zambrano, who delivers Amazon packages, on Tuesday for grand theft and dealing in stolen property. Investigators say Zambrano took several packages straight from his delivery truck to his apartment. Instead of dropping off several expensive appliances and electronics on the intended doorsteps, officers […]

  • Kane Brown pays tribute to late drummer Kenny Dixon in CMT Artist of the Year speech

    Country star Kane Brown choked back tears as he honored his late drummer, Kenny Dixon, as he accepted an award at the CMT Artists of the Year awards show just four days after Dixon’s death. Dixon was involved in a fatal car crash in Christiana, Tennessee, on Oct. 12. The accident happened just a month before he was set to marry. He was 27. “I want to dedicate this to my drummer Kenny,” Brown. “People didn’t think we would make […]

  • Plane carrying Prince William and Kate forced to abort landing twice amid storms

    A British Royal Air Force plane carrying the Duke and Duchess of Cambridge was forced to abandon landing twice in Pakistan due to bad weather on Thursday. The royal couple — and around 40 members of the traveling media — were returning to Islamabad on the converted RAF Voyager after a day of engagements in Lahore when they found themselves caught up in a severe thunderstorm. Prince William and his wife Kate are on a five-day official visit to the […]

  • Pence says ceasefire agreed in Syria

    US Vice President Mike Pence announced Thursday that he and President Erdogan of Turkey agreed to a ceasefire halting Turkey’s incursion into northern Syria. Speaking in Ankara, Turkey, Pence said the “Turkish side will pause Operation Peace Spring in order to allow for the withdrawal of YPG forces from the safe zone for 120 hours.” “All military operations will be paused, and Operation Peace Spring will be halted entirely on completion of the withdrawal,” he said. “This also includes an […]

  • Obama says ‘Cummings stood tallest and most resolute when our country needed him the most’

    Former President Barack Obama remembered the late Rep. Elijah Cummings on Thursday, saying the longtime Maryland Democrat “stood tallest and most resolute when our country needed him the most.” “Michelle and I are heartbroken over the passing of our friend, Elijah Cummings. As Chairman of the House Oversight Committee, he showed us all not only the importance of checks and balances within our democracy, but also the necessity of good people stewarding it,” Obama said in a statement. “Steely yet […]

  • Supreme Court debates life without parole sentence in DC sniper case

    Nearly two decades after Lee Boyd Malvo engaged in a serial sniper shooting spree that terrorized Maryland, Virginia and the District of Columbia and left 10 dead, the Supreme Court wrestled Wednesday with his sentence of life without parole. Last year, a Richmond, Virginia-based federal appeals court ordered a new sentencing trial for Malvo, who was 17 when the crimes were committed in 2002, citing two Supreme Court opinions issued subsequent to his sentencing in state courts. Wednesday, the justices […]

  • Pence and Pompeo to meet with Erdogan after Trump undermines their effort

    A high-level American delegation tasked with brokering a ceasefire amid the Turkish incursion into Syria landed in Turkey Thursday morning to negotiate, but President Donald Trump’s recent comments have undercut their mandate, critics say. The high-level US delegation includes Vice President Mike Pence, Secretary of State Mike Pompeo and national security adviser Robert O’Brien. The group is expected to meet with Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan to address the situation in Syria, marking the first major meeting between the two […]

  • Rep. Elijah Cummings dies at age 68

    Rep. Elijiah Cummings of Maryland died Thursday morning at age 68, according to his office.

  • Federal investigation of Rudy Giuliani includes counterintelligence probe

    For months, investigators looking into Rudy Giuliani’s business dealings in Ukraine have dug into everything from possible financial entanglements with alleged corrupt Ukrainian figures to counterintelligence concerns raised by some of those business ties, according to people briefed on the matter. The counterintelligence part of the investigation indicates that FBI and criminal prosecutors in Manhattan are looking at a broader set of issues related to Giuliani, President Donald Trump’s personal attorney, than has been previously reported. Kenneth McCallion, a New […]

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