Anthony Scaramucci cashes in on Donald Trump feud

Former White House communications director Anthony Scaramucci, besides engaging in an increasingly nasty Twitter war with President Trump, is renting himself out on video for $100 per hit.

At, you can hire Mr. Scaramucci to record birthday greetings for your Trump-hating friends, help organize your fantasy football league or ...

Payroll tax cut eyed to boost economy

Some White House officials are floating a possible temporary payroll tax cut to help prevent the economy from slowing, as the 2020 election approaches.

While discussions are said to be at an early stage, one White House ally said Monday that officials have discussed the use of revenue collected from ...

Omar says US should reconsider aid to Israel

Rep. Ilhan Omar (D-Minn.) said Monday that U.S. aid to Israel should be tied to its treatment of Palestinians, questioning whether the funds should continue after the country blocked her and Rep. Rashida Tlaib (D-Mich.) f...

Beto O’Rourke says he opposes death penalty for El Paso mass shooter

On his way to the site of the Oklahoma City bombing on Monday, Beto O'Rourke affirmed that he categorically opposes the death penalty -- even in the cases of convicted terrorist Timothy McVeigh and the El Paso mass shooter who killed 22 Wal-Mart shoppers earlier this month in the city he once represented in Congress.

Boston to New Hampshire march calls for immigration changes

BOSTON (AP) - Religious groups and immigrant rights advocates are marching from Boston to New Hampshire to call for changes to the nation's immigration system.

More than 100 people gathered in front of Boston's federal immigration court Monday to launch a six-day march to the Strafford County Department of Corrections ...

Ilhan Omar: Israel aid should be conditional on treatment of Palestinians

Rep. Ilhan Omar on Monday shot down calls to have other members of Congress boycott visits to Israel but said U.S. aid should be made conditional on that country improving conditions for the Palestinians.

Ms. Omar and Rep. Rashida Tlaib, whom Israel barred from entering based on their support for ...

Gavin Newsom, California governor, signs law to limit police shootings

California Gov. Gavin Newsom has signed a measure aimed at deterring shootings by police.

Newsom says the law he approved Monday will reduce the number of lives lost and begin to heal communities.

The measure by Democratic Assemblywoman Shirley Weber of San Diego will change California's existing deadly force standards ...

Virginia crime commission begins hearing on gun violence

RICHMOND, Va. (AP) - As the Virginia State Crime Commission began a hearing on proposals to stem gun violence, Gov. Ralph Northam urged lawmakers to pass "commonsense" measures and took a swipe at Republican leaders who called for further study.

Northam sent a letter to the commission Monday as a ...

Orthodontist charged in scheme to bribe Arkansas lawmaker

LITTLE ROCK, Ark. (AP) - An orthodontist who operated several clinics in Arkansas has been charged in a bribery scheme involving a former state senator who acknowledged accepting thousands of dollars in exchange for efforts to change a dental practices law.

Prosecutors Monday announced that a federal grand jury has ...

Peter King, Republican, co-sponsors ‘assault weapons’ ban

A proposed ban on "assault weapons" has gained its first Republican co-sponsor.

Rep. Peter King, New York Republican, officially signed onto a bill being pushed by Rep. David Cicilline, Rhode Island Democrat, the New York Daily News reported Monday.

"They are weapons of mass slaughter," he told the ...

Ben Ray Lujan, No. 4 House Democrat, calls for Trump impeachment inquiry

WASHINGTON — Rep. Ben Ray Luján on Monday became the highest-ranking Democrat in the House to call for an impeachment inquiry against President Donald Trump, saying it's time to hold him accountable.

The New Mexico congressman, third in line behind House Speaker Nancy Pelosi and a 2020 candidate for Senate, ...

Governor brings big tech to the table after El Paso attack

DALLAS (AP) - Texas Gov. Greg Abbott called Monday for the help of big tech platforms in the wake of an El Paso mass shooting that authorities say was carried out by a gunman who posted a racist screed online before killing 22 people at a Walmart.

It's unclear what ...

Mitt Romney: Climate change happening, humans contributing

SALT LAKE CITY — U.S. Sen. Mitt Romney said Monday that he believes climate change is happening and human activity is a significant contributor.

During a speech at the conservative Sutherland Institute in Salt Lake City, the senator acknowledged that the position is rare among his fellow Republicans, but one ...

US sued over Honduran man’s suicide after family separation

HOUSTON (AP) - A new lawsuit blames the Trump administration's family separations for the death by suicide of a Honduran father after being separated from his 3-year-old child.

The widow of Marco Antonio Muñoz sued the U.S. government and South Texas' Starr County, which operated the local jail where he ...

Former elections regulator joins field for House seat

SANTA FE, N.M. (AP) - Former leading state elections regulator and Obama-administration official John Blair on Monday announced he'll run against a crowded Democratic field for the nomination to seek an open congressional seat in northern New Mexico in 2020.

The seat is currently held by Democratic U.S. Rep. Ben ...

There Is a War on Cops in Philadelphia

Many people across the nation watched the hours-long standoff and shooting of Philadelphia Police Officers on TV. Nine officers were injured and six were wounded by gunfire. Thankfully, no officers were killed, and the gunman finally surrendered.