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Trump returning to Washington to plot second term strategy with Republican lawmakers

Republican presidential candidate former President Donald Trump and Speaker of the House Mike Johnson hold a press conference at Mr. Trump’s Mar-a-Lago estate, April 12, 2024, in Palm Beach, Fla. (Joe Raedle/Getty Images) (WASHINGTON) — Donald Trump is set to make a rare appearance in Washington on Thursday to lay out his second-term agenda to Republican lawmakers as he continues …

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White House doesn’t rule out potential commutation for Hunter Biden

Kevin Dietsch/Getty Images (WASHINGTON) — The White House on Wednesday declined to rule out a presidential commutation for Hunter Biden following his conviction earlier this week on federal gun charges. When asked specifically by a reporter on Air Force One as President Joe Biden traveled to the G7 summit in Italy — about whether a commutation of Hunter Biden’s eventual …

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ACLU files federal complaint against new Biden asylum rule

Spencer Platt/Getty Images (WASHINGTON) — The American Civil Liberties Union (ACLU), the Texas Civil Rights Project and other civil rights organizations have filed a federal complaint challenging a recent executive order from President Joe Biden, which limits access to asylum. On Tuesday, June 4, Biden issued a proclamation that restricts access to asylum for migrants who cross into the United …

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House Republicans vote to hold Garland in contempt over Biden interview audio

Chip Somodevilla/Getty Images (WASHINGTON) — House Republicans on Wednesday afternoon passed a resolution to hold Attorney General Merrick Garland in contempt of Congress for refusing to turn over audio of President Joe Biden’s interview with special counsel Robert Hur on his handling of classified documents. The final vote was 216 to 207. Earlier Wednesday, Speaker Mike Johnson projected optimism it …

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Biden, Zelenskyy to sign US-Ukraine security agreement at G7 summit

Chip Somodevilla/Getty Images (WASHINGTON) — President Joe Biden and Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelenskyy will sign a bilateral security agreement at the G7 summit Thursday that will pledge long-term defense and security cooperation. “We want to demonstrate that the U.S. supports the people of Ukraine, that we stand with them, and that we’ll continue to help address their security needs, not …

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Marianne Williamson signals the end of her 2024 bid now that presidential primaries have ended

Drew Angerer/Getty Images (WASHINGTON) — Marianne Williamson, an author and speaker who was President Joe Biden’s final Democratic opponent, said earlier this week that she is no longer a candidate for the party’s nomination now that 2024 presidential primaries have ended. The presidential primary cycle concluded on Saturday with voters from Guam and the U.S. Virgin Islands casting some of …

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At G7, Biden to push $50B loan to Ukraine using frozen Russian assets

President Joe Biden participates in a bilateral meeting with President Volodymyr Zelenskyy of Ukraine during the G7 Summit, Sunday, May 21, 2023, at the Grand Prince Hotel in Hiroshima, Japan. (Official White House Photo by Cameron Smith) (WASHINGTON) — President Joe Biden’s key priority at the G7 summit in Italy this week is to solidify an agreement that could provide …

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Former US diplomat warns Biden policy on Israel is putting America at risk

U.S. Department of State (WASHINGTON) — For years, Hala Rharrit was a career veteran diplomat who took pride talking about American values such as human rights and freedom of the press. Now, she’s the first U.S. diplomat to resign her post in protest of Biden administration policies toward Israel and the war in Gaza. In an interview with ABC News …

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Hunter Biden conviction likely to have muted impact on election: Experts

First lady Jill Biden, Hunter Biden, son of President Joe Biden, joined by his wife Melissa Cohen Biden, leave the J. Caleb Boggs Federal Building on June 11, 2024 in Wilmington, Del. (Anna Moneymaker/Getty Images) (WASHINGTON) — Hunter Biden’s conviction Tuesday on three felony charges marks a historic moment — the first time a sitting president’s child has been found …

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Trump-endorsed Nancy Mace projected to win South Carolina GOP primary

Anna Moneymaker/Getty Images (WASHINGTON) — For the second time in as many years, Rep. Nancy Mace (R-S.C.) has defeated a fierce primary challenge in South Carolina’s 1st congressional district. With 27% of the vote reporting as of 8:40 p.m ET., the Associated Press projects Mace will win South Carolina’s first district with an outright majority of more than 57%. During …

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