Month: February 2018

CPAC-Times poll: Conservatives love Trump — but not so much the tweeting

President Trump has taken firm control of the conservative movement in the U.S. according to the CPAC-Washington Times poll, released Saturday, which found grassroots leaders on the political right thrilled with just about everything he’s doing —…

Iowa county returns ban on guns in courthouse

SIOUX CITY, Iowa (AP) – County supervisors in western Iowa have renewed a ban on guns in the courthouse after a dispute over allowing weapons in parts of the building where court services aren’t held. Woodbury County Supervisors voted 3-2 Tuesday again…

Could veterans be Democrats’ secret midterm weapon?

Washington Democrats and their supporters have recruited and backed dozens of military veterans to run in this year’s elections — even sending some into deep-red districts to challenge the Republican Party for the so-called “guns-and-God” vote and to achieve the party’s ultimate mission of taking control of the House.

CPAC attendees see Elizabeth Warren as most beatable Dem in 2020

An unofficial straw poll at the Conservative Political Action Conference this week suggested that attendees see Sen. Elizabeth Warren, D-Mass., as the Democrat they’d most like to see run against President Trump in 2020.

Trump says decision to arm teachers is ‘up to states’

President Trump said Saturday he’ll leave it up to states to decide whether to pursue his call to arm qualified teachers and other school personnel. “Up to States,” the president tweeted. “Shootings will not happen again — a big & very inexpensive…

Trump Calls for Arming Teachers; ‘School Shooting Will Not Happen Again’

President Donald Trump says arming teachers as a deterrent against school shootings is “Up to States.” Trump has promoted the idea of putting “gun-adept” teachers and staff in schools with concealed firearms to protect students after this month’s shoot…

NRA, Florida faces backlash after latest school shooting

NEW YORK (AP) – The National Rifle Association, and now the State of Florida, faced a growing backlash as companies cut ties to the gun industry following the latest school massacre, and student survivors called for tourism boycotts of their home state…

Meghan McCain Hits CPAC Head Matt Schlapp Over Comments About Her Father

Meghan McCain blasted American Conservative Union Chairman Matt Schlapp for excusing the “inexcusable” after suggesting her father, Sen. John McCain deserved to be booed because he cast the deciding vote that nixed an Obamacare repeal bill in the Senat…