The federal agency that oversees legal immigration to the U.S. has removed the words “nation of immigrants” from its mission statement, as the Trump administration moves to put Americans as the top priority.
Wayne LaPierre, executive vice president and CEO of the National Rifle Association, on Thursday called for more trained armed security personnel in schools in the wake of the recent Florida shooting.
Former Trump campaign officials Paul Manafort and Rick Gates face new charges, including bank fraud and submitting false tax returns, according to a 32-count indictment filed Thursday afternoon by special counsel Robert Mueller.
The governor of Missouri was indicted Thursday on a felony charge that accuses him of taking a nude photo of a woman without her consent, a move that Gov. Eric Greitens called a “misguided political decision” by a “reckless liberal prosecutor.”
House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi suggested this week that “mowing the grass” near the U.S.-Mexico border so that illegals immigrants can’t be smuggled through thick vegetation would be a more effective measure to secure the country than President Trump’s proposed border wall.
President Trump’s decision to endorse former political rival Mitt Romney’s Senate bid in Utah has left conservative activists baffled, but not deterred in their support for Mr. Trump.
President Trump remains opposed to an assault weapon ban as he considers steps to prevent gun violence in schools, the White House said Thursday.
President Trump’s top cheerleaders took a victory lap at the Conservative Political Action Conference on Thursday, saying he’s checked off much of his to-do list and urging voters to remember that in November.
President Trump mapped out his strategy Thursday for preventing school shootings, a plan that includes raising the age limit for purchasing semiautomatic rifles, arming more teachers and strengthening background checks to keep guns out of the hands of the mentally ill.
The White House’s top economist Thursday pushed back against President Trump’s idea of raising the federal gasoline tax to help pay for a $1.5 trillion infrastructure plan, calling the levy an outdated approach.
CNN’s recent town hall on guns in America was a tense broadcast event that sparked controversy and ignored industry ethics meant to preserve decorum and fairness on the airwaves. Things change. The two-hour program boldly breached barriers between entertainment, news and reality TV. But it also garnered big ratings for CNN, attracting an audience of 3 million - about three times the number of viewers the network would typically attract during that time period.
Even as they’re locked in a bitter, high-stakes battle over the federal Renewable Fuel Standard, the ethanol and oil industries each say they need to put aside differences and work together to prepare for an existential threat to both of their futures: electric cars.
When the Trump administration wanted to fill out court vacancies in the South, it turned to the Republican attorneys general in many of those states, tapping their talent to build the army of conservative judges GOP activists were hoping for.
Sen. Ted Cruz on Thursday offered qualified support to calls for arming teachers in the wake of last week’s Florida school shooting, saying it shouldn’t be compulsory but that it would serve to make schools safer.
President Trump on Thursday suggesting restricting internet access to children amid a discussion about school safety held in response to last week’s mass shooting at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School in Parkland, Florida.