Month: April 2018

Homan, acting director of immigration agency, set to retire

WASHINGTON (AP) – Tom Homan, the acting director of the agency charged with combating illegal immigration, is stepping down, U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement announced Monday. Homan has been one of the most public faces of the Trump administrat…

David Hogg rips NRA over gun ‘ban’ during Donald Trump, Mike Pence speeches

DALLAS — Attendees at the National Rifle Association’s annual meeting in Dallas can carry their firearms — except during the forum where President Donald Trump and Vice President Mike Pence speak Friday. A White House official said Monday t…

Gun-rights groups want to expand concealed-carry weapons laws

A drive to expand concealed-weapons rights has stalled on Capitol Hill, now gun-rights groups are hoping a flurry of lawsuits currently in the courts will overturn state laws restricting who can apply for the right to carry a concealed firearm. The pro…

Don Blankenship targets Mitch McConnell in West Virginia primary bid

MORGANTOWN, W.Va. — With former President Barack Obama long gone from power and Republicans in full control of Congress, West Virginia’s Don Blankenship has picked a new face to represent the unpopular Washington political establishment: Senate M…

NOT REAL NEWS: No yellow star on Michigan immigrant licenses

LANSING, Mich. (AP) – Republican state lawmakers in Michigan didn’t try to mandate labeling the driver’s licenses of immigrants with yellow stars, contrary to a claim in a story circulating on several liberal-leaning sites. The story at themaven and ot…