Parkland student: CNN gave me ‘scripted’ questions on guns

Colton Haab, a Junior ROTC student and survivor of the school shooting in Parkland, Fla. last week, said he going to participate in the CNN town hall Wednesday night, but decided not to when he said the network provided him with a list of “scripted questions.” "I expected to be able to ask my questions and give my opinions on my questions," Haab said told a local ABC affiliate, WPLG-TV.

Donald Trump: ‘I never said give teachers guns’

President Trump pushed back on news networks Thursday, denying he advocated arming teachers in schools.

"I never said 'give teachers guns' like was stated on Fake News @CNN & @NBC. What I said was to look at the possibility of giving 'concealed guns to gun adept teachers with military or ...

Mueller Still Relying on Discredited Steele Dossier

Paul Sperry, RealClearInvestigations
Special Counsel Robert Mueller is continuing to use a controversial 35-page dossier financed by the Democratic National Committee and the 2016 Hillary Clinton campaign as a "road map” for investigative leads, sources familiar with his investigation say.

GOP Leaders Request Hold on Pennsylvania Congressional Map

Republican leaders of the Pennsylvania Legislature on Wednesday asked the U.S. Supreme Court to block a new congressional district map that is widely considered likely to give Democrats a boost in their quest to capture control of the U.S. House.

Todd Rokita: Congress didn’t make ‘hard choices’ in spending bill

Rep. Todd Rokita said Thursday that even though he did not support the Republican spending plan, he doesn't blame President Trump for signing it.

"What Congress didn't do, what politicians don't do, is make the hard choices," Mr. Rokita, Indiana Republican, said on Fox News.

"The president had to sign ...

Mr. Trump: They’re Laughing at You, Not With You

Eugene Robinson, Washington Post
Faced with compelling evidence that Russian cyber-saboteurs worked to sway the 2016 election, influencing swing-state voters with lies on social media and even staging real-life campaign rallies, Trump's only response has been a frantic and pathetic attempt to protect his own delicate ego. "But wasn't I a great candidate?" he pleaded Sunday on Twitter.

Banned ex-FIFA head Blatter backs Morocco 2026 World Cup bid

Former FIFA President Sepp Blatter has endorsed Morocco's 2026 World Cup bid while banned from soccer roles for financial misconduct.

Blatter tweeted on Thursday that "Morocco would be the logical host! And it is time for Africa again!"

The 2010 World Cup was staged in South Africa.

Referencing the rival ...

Officials hold meeting on regulations for guns in parks

GEORGETOWN, Del. (AP) - State officials are holding a final public workshop to seek public input on proposed regulations for carrying guns in state parks and on state forest land.

Officials began developing the regulations after the Delaware Supreme Court ruled that a ban on non-hunting firearms in state parks ...

Senate to weigh punishment for member accused of misconduct

SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) - The California Senate is expected to debate punishment for a lawmaker accused of sexual misconduct Thursday, including what could be the first expulsion in more than a century.

The highly unusual session comes a day after Republicans and Democrats met separately in secret caucus meetings to ...

Again the question: Could armed teachers stop shootings?

In the aftermath of yet another mass school shooting, President Donald Trump says that if one of the victims, a football coach, had been armed "he would have shot and that would have been the end of it."

Revisiting an idea he raised in his campaign, Trump's comments in favor ...

Book Trump? Interest groups press case at his properties

WASHINGTON (AP) - Payday lenders got regulators to rethink rules on how closely to vet borrowers. E-cigarette makers got a delay in federal oversight of many vaping products. Candy makers praised a decision to hold off on more stringent labeling standards. And title insurers declared "victory" for getting changes that ...

Florida students pushing for gun regulations face pushback

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (AP) - The students who swarmed Florida's state capitol in the wake of the Marjory Stoneman Douglas High massacre want the Legislature to enact stricter limits on guns. What that might entail remains debatable - if any changes are forthcoming at all.

The 100 Stoneman Douglas survivors who ...

House to vote on bill to allow guns on college campuses

CONCORD, N.H. (AP) - Pistols and revolvers would be allowed on the campuses of New Hampshire's public colleges, universities and community colleges under a bill up for a vote in the House.

House lawmakers are set to vote Thursday on a bill that would allow anyone who is not otherwise ...