Month: April 2018

Corker: Democrats blocking Pompeo nomination to appease base that ‘abhors’ Trump

Senate Foreign Relations Committee Chairman Bob Corker on Sunday dismissed criticism about Republicans “ramming” Mike Pompeo’s nomination as secretary of state through the chamber, saying Senate Democrats have blocked the “highly qualified” Pompeo from getting the post just to appease their anti-Trump base.

Trump attorney Cohen overshadows Mueller probe

President Trump’s personal lawyer, Michael Cohen, remained in the spotlight this Sunday, as Trump’s legal team reportedly prepares for Cohen to cooperate with federal investigators.

Ballot measure would raise age to buy semi-automatic weapons

TACOMA, Wash. (AP) – An organization that supports stricter gun regulations has announced a new ballot measure proposal to raise the minimum age to buy a semi-automatic weapon in Washington from 18 to 21, along with several other restrictions. The New…

The Latest: US Rep calls for gun control after shooting

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) – The Latest on shooting at Tennessee restaurant that left four dead, two injured (all times local): 11 a.m. A U.S. congressman is calling for restricting access to some assault weapons in the wake of a shooting at a restaurant in…