Milwaukee County, Wisconsin, Sheriff David A. Clarke Jr. on Friday issued criticism that spanned the political spectrum, telling gun-rights activists that “rat bastards on the left” never give up while also saying some of the misadventures of the GOP-led Congress can be “very painful” to watch.
Sen. Ted Cruz on Friday teased another looming U.S. Supreme Court vacancy, saying there’s a good chance there will be a chance for gun-rights activists to mobilize on the issue once more either this summer or next.
President Trump on Friday became the first sitting U.S. president since Ronald Reagan to speak at the National Rifle Association’s annual convention, pledging to “come through” for gun-rights activists like they did for him last year.
Interior Secretary Ryan Zinke on Friday said his department would be a faithful steward of the country’s public lands and that no president in his lifetime is “more for us” than President Trump.
The Democratic Congressional Campaign Committee doesn’t seem to be spending big money in Montana’s special election as early voting kicks off this week.
Chris W. Cox, executive director of the National Rifle Association’s legislative-lobbying arm, on Friday thanked gun-rights activists for their advocacy in the 2016 election, saying they “saved the soul of America” and “altered the course of history” in helping propel President Trump into the White House.
The People’s Climate March scheduled for Saturday has a powerful billionaire behind it: Democratic Party donor George Soros.
Congress sent President Trump a stopgap spending bill Friday that would avert a government shutdown at midnight and give negotiators another week to agree on long-term funding.
Reversing yet another of his predecessor’s actions on energy and the environment, President Trump on Friday signed an executive order that paves the way for a massive increase in offshore oil-and-gas drilling.
Gary Cohn, director of the White House National Economic Council, said Friday that health care is still the priority for the White House despite the newly released tax plan.
The House passed a stopgap spending bill Friday that would avert a government shutdown at midnight.
Republican House candidate Karen Handel said her job isn’t to be “an extension of the White House,” despite President Trump’s expected visit to her district in Georgia on Friday.
Sen. James Lankford said Friday that although diplomacy is the first option for handling North Korea, the U.S. needs to have a military as well.
Rep. Dave Brat acknowledged Friday that the House’s rush on health care was partly to meet President Trump’s 100-day deadline.
Ohio Gov. John Kasich said Friday the leadership of North Korea needs to go, and said he expects military leaders are considering options on how best to accomplish that goal.