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President Donald Trump participates in a "Celebration of America" event on the South Lawn of the White House in Washington, Tuesday, June 5, 2018. Trump quickly scheduled the event with military bands after canceling a visit with the Philadelphia Eagles as he stoked fresh controversy over players who protest racial injustice by taking a knee during the national anthem. (AP Photo/Susan Walsh) **FILE**

Trump sees federal deficit soar in first full year

- The Washington Times

President Trump oversaw a massive increase in the deficit during his first full year in office, the Treasury Department announced Monday, pointing to rising spending and stagnant taxes that threaten to send the government back into the realm of trillion-dollar shortfalls.

In this Oct. 12, 2018, file photo, U.S. Rep. Martha McSally, R-Ariz., addresses her constituents during a Get Out the Vote Rally in Gilbert, Ariz. (AP Photo/Darryl Webb, file)

Martha McSally accuses Kyrsten Sinema of backing 'treason' in Senate debate

- Associated Press

Republican Rep. Martha McSally accused her Democratic opponent, Rep. Kyrsten Sinema, of supporting "treason," citing a 15-year-old radio interview -- a charge that Sinema dismissed as part of a "ridiculous" negative campaign during Monday's debate in the race for Arizona's open Senate seat.