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David Sherfinski

David Sherfinski covers politics for The Washington Times. He can be reached at [email protected].

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People embrace during a memorial service for victims of the Orlando mass shooting in Shanghai, China, Tuesday, June 14, 2016. A gunman killed dozens of people in a massacre at a crowded gay nightclub in Orlando, Fla., on Sunday, making it the deadliest mass shooting in modern U.S. history. (Chinatopix via AP)

Americans disapprove of Trump's response to Orlando attack, split on Clinton's: poll

A majority of Americans disapprove of presumptive GOP presidential nominee Donald Trump's response to the terrorist attack in Orlando, compared to more positive reviews for President Obama's response and a split for presumptive Democratic nominee Hillary Clinton's, according to a poll released Wednesday. Published June 15, 2016

Democratic presidential candidate, Sen. Bernie Sanders, I-Vt., speaks during a news conference outside his campaign headquarters in Washington, Tuesday, June 14, 2016. (AP Photo/Alex Brandon)

Bernie Sanders: We have to replace current DNC leadership

As Democrats look to unify ahead of the general election, Sen. Bernard Sanders on Tuesday called for replacing the current leadership at the Democratic National Committee and for a "fundamental transformation" of the party itself. Published June 14, 2016

President Barack Obama pauses while speaking to members of the media in the Oval Office of the White House in Washington, Monday, June 13, 2016, after getting briefed on the investigation of a shooting at a nightclub in Orlando by FBI Director James Comey, Homeland Security Secretary Jeh Johnson, and other officials.  (AP Photo/Pablo Martinez Monsivais)

Ted Yoho on Orlando attack: 'President Obama owns this'

A Florida congressman is ripping into President Obama in the wake of the deadly terrorist attack in Orlando over the weekend, saying Mr. Obama has failed to call out radical Islamic terrorism for what it is. Published June 14, 2016

Homeland Security Secretary Jeh Johnson. (Associated Press) ** FILE **

Jeh Johnson: No credible threats of more attacks in U.S. 'at this stage'

Homeland Security Jeh Johnson said in an interview broadcast Tuesday that there are no credible threats of more attacks to come in the United States at this point in the wake of the grisly terrorist attack in Orlando over the weekend and a separate attack in France. Published June 14, 2016

Republican Presidential candidate Donald Trump speaks during a campaign rally, Saturday, June 11, 2016 at a private hanger at Greater Pittsburgh International Airport in Moon, Pa. (AP Photo/Keith Srakocic)

Donald Trump: More guns could have mitigated Orlando attack

Presumptive GOP presidential nominee Donald Trump on Monday said more guns could have mitigated the deadly terrorist attack in Orlando early Sunday and that he does not favor banning so-called assault weapons. Published June 13, 2016

Rep. Trey Gowdy, South Carolina Republican and chairman of the Select Committee on Benghazi

Benghazi committee interviews drone operator Pentagon says it couldn't find

The House Select Committee on Benghazi has demanded that a top Defense Department official testify after the committee interviewed a witness Thursday who says he was a drone sensor operator on the night of the attack -- and is a person the official said in late April the department could not find. Published June 12, 2016

Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell of Ky. addresses the Road to Majority Conference in Washington, Friday, June 10, 2016. (AP Photo/Cliff Owen)

Mitch McConnell vows Senate will not confirm Merrick Garland this year

Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell vowed to a crowd of social conservatives gathered in Washington, D.C., Friday that the U.S. Senate will not confirm Judge Merrick Garland, President Obama's pick to fill the vacancy on the U.S. Supreme Court, this year. Published June 10, 2016