The U.S. Conference of Catholic Bishops (USCCB) has voted to proceed with drafting a formal statement on the meaning of communion, which will include whether President Biden and other politicians should be denied the rite based on their stance on abortion. The action item for the committee on doctrine to...
Congress & CourtsPosted byThe Hill
Senate Republicans on Tuesday blocked a sweeping bill to overhaul federal elections, ratcheting up already inflamed tensions over voting rights. Senators voted 50-50 in the evenly divided Senate on advancing the For the People Act, splitting along party lines and failing to get the 60 votes needed to overcome a GOP filibuster.
Rep. Maxine Waters (D-Calif.) is demanding former President Trump and his 2020 campaign be investigated for any role in the Jan. 6 rioting by his supporters at the U.S. Capitol. In a subsequent tweet, the progressive lawmaker urged her followers to "take a look at all of the people listed...
Congress & CourtsPosted byNBC News
Former President Barack Obama on Monday called the filibuster a "tool for obstruction" and urged Republican senators not to use it to block a key vote on the For the People Act voting rights bill this week. "Republicans in the Senate are lining up to try to use the filibuster...
Donald Trump has told Fox News he “didn’t win” the 2020 presidential election, and wishes Joe Biden well. The former president made the admission seven months after the election was called for his rival and five months after Biden’s inauguration, during a rambling phone interview with Fox show host Sean Hannity on Wednesday night.
(CNN) — On Friday afternoon, former President Donald Trump made it official: He is actively working to oust Alaska Sen. Lisa Murkowski in next year's Republican primary. Trump threw the weight of his endorsement behind Kelly Tshibaka, a former Alaska Department of Administration commissioner who had announced her challenge to the incumbent back in March.
Washington (CNN) — Former President Donald Trump's new chief spokeswoman has been a serial promoter of lies about the 2020 election. Trump, himself an unrelenting pusher of those lies, announced Tuesday that he had hired former Republican National Committee spokeswoman Liz Harrington to replace departing spokesman Jason Miller. Harrington said...
AnimalsPosted byCBS New York
President Joe Biden and first lady Jill Biden said in a statement that the 13-year-old German Shepherd "passed away peacefully at home."
Former President Donald Trump said on Monday that he has "not conceded" the November election.
Thirty percent of Republican voters say they believe former President Trump will "likely" be reinstated to office this year, a new Hill-HarrisX poll finds. The results are comparable to other polling from Politico-Morning Consult released this month that showed nearly three in 10 Americans believe Trump will be reinstated. While...
President Joe Biden's national security adviser Jake Sullivan on Sunday defended the summit with Russian President Vladimir Putin saying the goal is a stable relationship
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President Joe Biden spent Father's Day golfing with his grandson, Robert "Hunter" Biden II, at Fieldstone Golf Club in Wilmington, Delaware, the White House said Sunday. Mr. Biden's 15-year-old grandson is the son of his late son, Beau Biden. Steve Ricchetti, a counselor to the president, joined them. Meanwhile, first...
WASHINGTON — A modern presidential tradition is poised to return to the White House — at least in part. President Joe Biden plans to host a White House ceremony this year for the unveiling of former President Barack Obama’s official portrait, according to people familiar with the discussions. And former President Donald Trump has already begun participating in the customary process so his official portrait can eventually hang alongside his predecessors, according to an aide and others familiar with the discussions.
Dr. Ronny Jackson says Biden is 'not physically or cognitively fit,' demands cognitive test to determine if he should remain in office
Dr. Ronny Jackson said he wants President Joe Biden to take a cognitive test to assess his mental aptitude following his first international tour as president. "We can't sit on this any longer," Jackson said during a segment on Hannity Thursday night. Jackson, also a freshman Texas Republican congressman, pointed...
A Fox host asked House Minority Leader Kevin McCarthy (R-Calif.) late last week whether he'd support electing Donald Trump as Speaker of the House. The answer raised a few eyebrows. House Minority Leader Kevin McCarthy (R-Calif.) was asked Friday about the possibility of Trump becoming Speaker of the House if...
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POTUSPosted byThe Associated Press
WASHINGTON (AP) — Russian President Vladimir Putin faulted his imprisoned political rival for leaving Russia without legal permission, omitting the vital detail that the departure was, literally, an unconscious decision: Alexei Navalny was in a coma. After meeting President Joe Biden in Geneva, Putin also weighed in on U.S. affairs...
Iran's president-elect said Monday he wouldn't meet with President Joe Biden nor negotiate over Tehran's ballistic missile program and its support of regional militias, sticking to a hardline position following his landslide victory in last week's election. Judiciary chief Ebrahim Raisi also described himself as a "defender of human rights"...
(CNN) — Close your eyes and picture this come January 2023. "Speaker of the House: Donald J. Trump." If you are like most Americans, the thought of Trump -- the man who incited an act of "domestic terrorism," as FBI Director Christopher Wray has defined the Jan. 6 attack on the Capitol -- as speaker is both appalling and alarming.
Senate Budget Committee Chairman Bernie Sanders (I-Vt.) said on Sunday that he and President Biden are focused on working families amid infrastructure package negotiations. Appearing on CNN's "State of the Union," Sanders said he believes lawmakers are becoming "bogged down in numbers" and that it is more important for them to look at the "needs of the American people, what's going on right now."