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|President says he'd risk a government shutdown for the border wall. Bad idea, House speaker says
Speaker Paul Ryan Wednesday rejected a threat by President Donald Trump to shut down the government to force Congress to approve funding for a border wall with Mexico.
POSTED AUGUST 23, 2017 10:21 PM
|Hear what Paul Ryan said
House Speaker Paul Ryan rejected a threat by President Donald Trump to shut down the government to force Congress to approve funding for a border wall with Mexico at a news conference in Oregon.
POSTED AUGUST 23, 2017 10:19 PM
|Angry speech hid a rebuke of Trump's staff
When President Donald Trump's aides said he wouldn't discuss a pardon of controversial Sheriff Joe Arpaio, he did it anyway. When they warned him against lashing Arizona's Republican senators by name, he made snide allusions to them instead. And when they insisted his statements about white supremacist violence required a re-do, he declared he was right the first time.
POSTED AUGUST 23, 2017 9:32 PM
|Trump sticks to script hours after going off the rails
Hours after his irate campaign rally in Phoenix, President Donald Trump on Wednesday called for national healing.
POSTED AUGUST 23, 2017 10:18 PM
|Opinion: A president at war with himself
Bill Clinton could be both Bubba on the front porch and the pastor who bound the nation's wounds after the Oklahoma City bombing. George W. Bush was able to gently declare Islam a religion of peace after the 9/11 terror attacks and, on the eve of war with Iraq, say: "We've got the force necessary to deal with the security situation."
POSTED AUGUST 23, 2017 10:01 PM
|'Total eclipse of the facts': Lemon reacts to speech
CNN anchor Don Lemon responded with shock to President Donald Trump's defiant speech at a rally in Phoenix Tuesday night.
POSTED AUGUST 23, 2017 8:36 PM
|North Korea mocks Trump's 'weird' tweets
North Korea had more harsh words for the US on Wednesday, strongly condemning US-South Korean joint military exercises and criticizing President Donald Trump's "weird" and "ego-driven" social media posts just hours after Trump claimed the rogue nation's leader is "starting to respect us."
POSTED AUGUST 23, 2017 8:48 PM
|Trump-McConnell feud simmers as GOP shudders
Donald Trump and Mitch McConnell aren't exactly kissing and making up.
POSTED AUGUST 23, 2017 10:51 PM
|Resigning science adviser leaves a not-so-subtle message
A University of California-Berkeley energy professor resigned Wednesday from his position as a State Department science envoy, blasting President Donald Trump for recent comments on white supremacist violence in Charlottesville.
POSTED AUGUST 23, 2017 10:02 PM
|Confederate sub mystery solved?
The dead submarine crew hadn't moved from their stations for nearly 150 years when the vessel was raised from the ocean in 2000. Whatever killed them happened so suddenly that they never made a run for the escape hatch. What's more, they had no obvious physical injuries.
POSTED AUGUST 23, 2017 8:51 PM