Category: Politics

Trump slams NFL for not firing players who ‘disrespect’ US

President Donald Trump slammed the NFL this evening for what he called the league’s tolerance of players showing disrespect to the U.S. Speaking to a crowd in Huntsville, Alabama, where Trump is campaigning for Luther Strange ahead of the Senate runoff for the Republican primary, Trump insisted the NFL take a stronger stance. “Wouldn’t you […]

Deep challenges for Trump from North Korea to the home front

President Donald Trump faces deep challenges on international and domestic issues alike, with a job approval rating mired in historic lows, a broad sense he’s done more to divide than unite the country and a high level of public distrust that he’ll act responsibly in dealing with North Korea. See PDF with full results here. […]

Voting systems in 21 states were targeted by hackers, government agency says

Election officials in 21 U.S. states were notified Friday by government officials that hackers had targeted their systems ahead of the 2016 presidential election. The list includes Florida, Ohio, Pennsylvania, Virginia and Wisconsin, Alabama, Alaska, Arizona, California, Colorado, Connecticut, Delaware, Illinois, Iowa, Maryland, Minnesota, North Dakota, Oklahoma, Oregon, Texas and Washington, according to The Associated […]

HHS investigating secretary’s private jet travel

The inspector general’s office at the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services confirmed Friday it is investigating the private jet travel of the agency’s chief, Tom Price, who reportedly chartered five flights last week, drawing widespread criticism from congressional Democrats. Price’s travel, first reported by Politico on Wednesday, comprised trips to Maine, New Hampshire […]