Trump reportedly plans to issue around 100 pardons Tuesday

2021-01-18

  President Donald Trump plans to pardon or commute the sentences of around 100 people Tuesday, according to reports Sunday night. CNN first reported the plans, and said White House officials met Sunday night to finalize the list. Axios separately confirmed the report. The actions are expected to include white-collarRead More →

House votes to send Trump impeachment articles to Senate

2020-01-15

The House on Wednesday voted to appoint seven House Democrats as managers for President Donald Trump’s upcoming impeachment trial and also send two articles of impeachment over to the Senate. The 228-193 vote, which was almost entirely along party lines, is ending an impeachment impasse that has persisted for nearlyRead More →

Who was Qassem Soleimani, and why is his death a major development in U.S.-Middle East relations?

2020-01-02

Qassem Soleimani, leader of the foreign wing of Iran’s Islamic Revolutionary Guard Corps, was killed in a U.S. airstrike at Baghdad’s international airport Friday, local time, escalating long-brewing animosities between Tehran and Washington. President Donald Trump authorized the airstrike that killed Soleimani, a top Iranian general who is considered oneRead More →

Booker blasts Biden’s ‘gateway drug’ remark on pot legalization: ‘You might have been high when you said it’

2019-11-20

Criticizing White House hopeful Joe Biden’s recent “gateway drug” comment on marijuana, rival Cory Booker delivered the following zinger at Wednesday night’s Democratic presidential debate in Atlanta: “This week I hear him literally say that, ‘I don’t think we should legalize marijuana.’ I thought you might have been high whenRead More →