Nielsen defends family separation as simply enforcing the law: 'We will not apologize'

(WASHINGTON) -- Homeland Security Secretary Kirstjen Nielsen and Attorney General Jeff Sessions both offered a full-throated defense of the administration's immigration enforcement policies that lead to separation of families on the border.

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Border crisis roils key campaigns in the battle for Congress

(WASHINGTON) -- Candidates across the country and from both parties in key midterm races are grappling with how to respond to the backlash over the controversial separation of undocumented immigrants and their young children at the U.S.-Mexico border... Read More

Trump directs creation of 'space force' as sixth branch of military

(WASHINGTON) -- President Donald Trump announced Monday that he has ordered the creation of a new military branch, adding the "Space Force" to the Army, Navy, Marine, Air Force, and Coast Guard.

"It is not enough to merely have an American... Read More

A conservative Republican senator calls for action on 'acute' suicide crisis for LGBTQ youth

(WASHINGTON) -- A conservative Republican senator marked Pride Month on the Senate floor with a call to action over an "acute" suicide crisis among LGBTQ youth.

“A suicide epidemic has touched all sectors of our society," Sen. Orrin ... Read More

President Trump blames Democrats, doubles down on immigration amid backlash

(WASHINGTON) -- As the outcry over the nearly 2,000 child separations caused as a result of the Trump administration’s “zero tolerance” policy on illegal border crossings grows, President Donald Trump doubled down on Monday down on ... Read More

Supreme Court puts off weighing in on partisan gerrymandering

(WASHINGTON) -- The Supreme Court on Monday put off weighing in on whether gerrymandering is unconstitutional – allowing, for now, maps in Wisconsin and Maryland to stand.

The cases deal with, gerrymandering, the method of drawing ma... Read More

Roger Stone 'not concerned’ he failed to tell Congress about 2016 Russia contact

(WASHINGTON) - Roger Stone says he is not concerned that he neglected to tell to congressional investigators about a meeting he held with a Russian national offering dirt on Hillary Clinton, despite being asked about foreign contacts, the longtime fr... Read More

Melania Trump 'hates to see' families separated at border, hopes for immigration reform

(WASHINGTON) -- Melania Trump, who typically shies away from the political spotlight, waded into the controversial immigration debate when her office released a statement Sunday saying she “hates to see children separated from their families.&r... Read More

Democratic lawmakers meet detained asylum seekers on Father's Day, call for end to family separation policy

(WASHINGTON) --   A group of Democratic lawmakers toured an immigration detention facility in New Jersey Sunday, meeting with detained asylum seekers who have been separated from their families under the Trump administration’s "zero t... Read More

Bannon says Trump never lies to the American people, he 'speaks in a particular vernacular'

(NEW YORK) --  Former White House Chief Strategist Steve Bannon said that to his knowledge, President Donald Trump has never lied to the American people.

Bannon was responding to ABC News Chief White House Correspondent Jonathan Karl ... Read More

Bannon says Trump is trying to be a 'peacemaker' with North Korea but is being 'vilified'

(NEW YORK) -- President Donald Trump's former chief strategist said the president is trying to make peace with North Korea but is getting unfairly "vilified" following his summit with Kim Jong Un.

"President Trump is trying to be a peacema... Read More

Bannon says it's not necessary to justify separating kids, parents at border

(NEW YORK) -- Former White House Chief Strategist Steve Bannon said President Donald Trump doesn’t need to “justify” the policy of separating children from parents who are caught illegally crossing the southern U.S. border because i... Read More

Trump to be 'special guest' during House GOP Immigration Conference

(WASHINGTON) -- President Trump will be making a rare trip up Pennsylvania Avenue next week as a "special guest" at an additional House GOP Member Conference meeting to talk about immigration, a GOP source confirmed.

News of the meeting at... Read More

Trump taps Kathy Kraninger to head Consumer Financial Protection Bureau

(WASHINGTON) -- President Donald Trump plans to nominate Kathy Kraninger to lead the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau, the White House announced Saturday.

Kraninger currently works under Mick Mulvaney at the Office of Management and Bu... Read More