A municipal court judge ruled for the second time Thursday that the citizen's misconduct complaint against New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie stemming from the closures at the George Washington Bridge in 2013 has...
Thursday, Feb 16, 2017 at 05:37 PM EST
Trump Taps Alexander Acosta as New Labor Secretary
President Donald Trump on Thursday announced law school dean R. Alexander Acosta as his new labor secretary nominee, one day after his original pick abruptly withdrew from consideration.
Trump said Acosta, who...
Thursday, Feb 16, 2017 at 06:37 PM EST
Senate Hearings for Supreme Court Pick to Begin March 20
The Senate Judiciary Committee will begin confirmation hearings for President Donald Trump's Supreme Court pick Neil Gorsuch on March 20.
That's the word from Committee Chairman Chuck Grassley, who made the...
Retired Vice Admiral Robert Harward has turned down an offer to become President Donald Trump's national security adviser, a White House official told NBC News Thursday.
"It's purely a personal issue,"...
Thursday, Feb 16, 2017 at 05:20 PM EST
White House Taps Billionaire to Head Intelligence Review
President Donald Trump said Thursday his administration has asked a New York-based private equity executive to lead a review of the U.S. intelligence community as he moves to crack down on "illegal leaks" of...
Thursday, Feb 16, 2017 at 07:09 PM EST
EPA Nominee Pruitt Must Provide Records of Meetings: Judge
An Oklahoma judge Thursday ordered state Attorney General Scott Pruitt, President Donald Trump's pick to head the Environmental Protection Agency, to turn over documents related to Pruitt's communications...
Thursday, Feb 16, 2017 at 01:31 PM EST
Sept. 11 Kin Protest Trump Tavel Ban in 'Fight for the Soul of America'
Family members of some of the victims of the Sept. 11 terror attacks gathered Thursday in Manhattan to protest President Trump’s executive order temporarily banning people from seven countries.
President Donald Trump has weighed in on child autism, apparently without a complete grasp of the research.
Trump in the past has promoted debunked theories linking vaccines to autism, and shortly before...
Thursday, Feb 16, 2017 at 09:01 AM EST
House GOP Weighs Options for New Approach to Health Law
With the Republican drive to craft a new health care plan sputtering, House GOP leaders are offering options to rank-and-file lawmakers for replacing President Barack Obama's health care law with a conservative...
Thursday, Feb 16, 2017 at 02:05 PM EST
US Not Ready to Collaborate Militarily With Russia: Mattis
The U.S. is not ready to collaborate militarily with Russia, Defense Secretary Jim Mattis said Thursday, appearing to close the door for now on any effort to work more closely with Moscow in the fight against...