Companies propose immigration detention centers for Midwest

Companies and local governments have proposed building new immigration detention centers in Minnesota, Michigan, Illinois and Indiana, responding to a request from Immigration and Customs Enforcement officials stepping up arrests in the center of the country.

The proposals, most by for-profit corrections contractors, were submitted to ICE after it put ...

NRA sues Gov. Cuomo over what it calls blacklisting campaign

NEW YORK (AP) - The National Rifle Association has filed a lawsuit against New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo and the state's financial regulatory agency for what it says is a blacklisting campaign to prevent firms from doing business with the gun owners' group.

The lawsuit filed Friday in federal court ...

White House grilled over aide’s mocking of McCain

The White House on Friday said special assistant Kelly Sadler has kept her job amid the controversy over her dismissive remarks about Sen. John McCain (R-Ariz.), who has been battling brain cancer.Press secretary S...

AT&T chief lobbyist out after hiring of Trump attorney Cohen

NEW YORK (AP) - The chief lobbyist for AT&T is leaving the company after overseeing a $50,000-per-month contract for President Donald Trump's attorney Michael Cohen to serve as a political consultant.

In a memo to employees, AT&T CEO Randall Stephenson said the company made a "big mistake" in hiring Cohen ...

Pompeo: US hopes to have NKorea as ‘close partner’ not enemy

WASHINGTON (AP) - The United States aspires to have North Korea as a "close partner" and not an enemy, Secretary of State Mike Pompeo said Friday, noting that the U.S. has often in history become good friends with former adversaries.

Pompeo said he had told North Korean leader Kim Jong ...

White House slams Iran for spreading terror in Middle East

The White House on Friday called out Iran's special forces Islamic Revolutionary Guard Corps for spreading terror and political unrest though the Middle East, urging America's allies to help confront the regime in Tehran.

"Iran's Islamic Revolutionary Guard Corps (IRGC) pours resources into exporting destabilizing influence throughout the Middle East, ...

Blasting Donnelly, Trump Previews Campaigner-in-Chief Role

James Arkin, RCP
Last fall, President Trump traveled to Indiana and made a promise: If the state’s Democratic senator, Joe Donnelly, didn’t vote for Republicans’ tax bill, Trump would return to the Hoosier State to campaign against him “like you wouldn’t believe.” On Thursday, he made good on that promise. Two days after Republicans selected Mike Braun, a businessman and former state legislator, as the party’s nominee to face the incumbent this fall, Trump and Vice President Mike Pence held a rally in Elkhart, Ind., meant to unify the party after a bloody primary and...

What Happened to Carter Page?

Roger Kimball, American Greatness
I miss Carter Page. It seems like years since I have heard anything about the American businessman who briefly volunteered at Donald Trump's presidential campaign. You remember Carter Page. He was, along with the micturating prostitutes, one of the stars of The Dossier™

Trump unveils plan to lower drug prices

President Trump on Friday outlined his long-awaited plan to lower drug prices, a key campaign promise.Trump stopped short of the sweeping proposals he offered on the campaign trail, like having Medicare negotiate d...