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

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

Jeh Johnson: I won't second-guess FBI on past probe of Orlando shooter

Homeland Security Secretary Jeh Johnson said on Thursday he's not going to second-guess the FBI on its past investigations of Omar Mateen, the gunman who killed 49 people and wounded more than 50 others in the terrorist attack in Orlando last weekend. Published June 16, 2016

Donald Trump suggests DNC might not have been hacked

Presumptive Republican presidential nominee Donald Trump says the Democratic National Committee might not have actually been hacked by Russian operatives and that the disclosure earlier this week could have been a smokescreen. Published June 16, 2016

Donald Trump, the GOP's presumptive presidential nominee, announced Wednesday via Twitter that he plans to meet with the NRA about "not allowing people on the terrorist watch list, or the no fly list, to buy guns." (Associated Press)

Donald Trump joins Democrats in post-Orlando gun control push

Brushing aside warnings that they'll tip off terrorists to secret investigations, Democrats pressed ahead Wednesday with plans for new gun controls after the Orlando shooting, and even enlisted an unlikely potential ally -- Donald Trump, who said he's open to a discussion about banning firearm sales to those on the government's no-fly list. Published June 15, 2016

Democratic presidential candidate Hillary Clinton speaks at a rally at the International Brotherhood of Electrical Workers Circuit Center, in Pittsburgh, Tuesday, June 14, 2016. (AP Photo/Andrew Harnik) ** FILE **

Hillary Clinton leads Donald Trump in Wisconsin: poll

Presumptive Democratic presidential nominee Hillary Clinton leads presumptive GOP nominee Donald Trump by 7 points in Wisconsin, according to a poll of registered voters in the state released Wednesday. Published June 15, 2016

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