Bowing to pressure, Trump denounces hate groups by name

WASHINGTON (AP) — Bowing to pressure from right and left, President Donald Trump condemned white supremacist groups by name on Monday, declaring “racism is evil” after two days of public equivocation and internal White House debate over the deadly race-fueled clashes in Charlottesville, Virginia. In a hastily arranged statement at the White House, Trump branded […]

Top US military officer warns NKorea that US military ready

SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — The top U.S. military officer said Monday that the United States wants to peacefully resolve a deepening standoff with North Korea but is also ready to use the “full range” of its military capabilities in case of provocation. The comments by Marine Corps Gen. Joseph Dunford in a series of […]

Woman killed Charlottesville crash identified – CNN

CNN Woman killed Charlottesville crash identifiedCNNCHARLOTTESVILLE, Virginia (CNN) [Breaking news update at 10:55 a.m. ET]. The 32-year old woman killed in Charlottesville on Saturday has been identified as Heather Heyer, Virginia Gov. Terry McAuliffe said Sunday. Heyer was killed after a car rammed …White House: Trump's condemnation includes 'white supremacists, KKK, neo-Nazi and all extremist groups'Washington […]

State of emergency declared amid violence at Charlottesville’s ‘Unite the Right’ rally – CNN

CNN State of emergency declared amid violence at Charlottesville's 'Unite the Right' rallyCNNCharlottesville, Virginia (CNN) [Breaking news update, published at 12:10 p.m. ET]. Virginia Gov. Terry McAuliffe has declared a state of emergency "to aid state response to violence" ahead of Saturday's "Unite the Right" rally in Charlottesville …Violent clashes between white nationalists and counterprotesters […]

The Republican Party is an institutional failure

Washington, Austin, and Conroe, August 11 – The Republican Party is an institutional failure. It’s tragic, because for 157 years the Grand Old Party has been the greatest political hope for citizens of the United States. Where the Party is now Strangely, the Republican Party’s success defines its failure. Just look at where the Party […]

Trump suggests Senate GOP leader must deliver or step aside

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump escalated a stunning feud against his top Senate partner Thursday, suggesting Majority Leader Mitch McConnell might have to think about stepping aside if he doesn’t deliver on the president’s agenda of health care, taxes and infrastructure. Trump called McConnell’s failure to pass an “Obamacare” repeal last month “a disgrace.” […]

Trump-McConnell fallout over health care continues – CNN

CNN Trump-McConnell fallout over health care continuesCNN(CNN) President Donald Trump resumed his public feud with Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell Thursday morning over his party's failure to repeal and replace the Affordable Care Act, a sign of the fraught relationship between two branches of …Trump steps up attacks on McConnell for failure on health-care reformWashington PostWhite […]

Trump escalates feud with Senate leader over health care

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump is escalating a feud with his party’s leader in the Senate. Trump is expressing disbelief that that Sen. Mitch McConnell couldn’t persuade a Republican majority to pass a health care bill. Trump tweeted Thursday: “Can you believe that Mitch McConnell, who has screamed Repeal & Replace for 7 years, […]

Paul Manafort: FBI ‘raided home of former Trump chairman’ – BBC News

BBC News Paul Manafort: FBI 'raided home of former Trump chairman'BBC NewsThe FBI has conducted a pre-dawn raid on the Virginia home of Donald Trump's former campaign chairman Paul Manafort, US media have reported. Federal agents are said to have seized files and other material on 26 July, a day after Mr Manafort voluntarily …FBI conducted […]