Author: Alex Pappas

Former White House chief of staff Reince Priebus interviewed by Mueller team

FOX NEWS Reince Priebus, President Trump’s former White House chief of staff, was interviewed by Special Counsel Robert Mueller’s team on Friday as part of the probe into Russia’s attempted meddling in the 2016 election, his lawyer said.  (AP Photo/Manuel Balce Ceneta) Reince Priebus, President Trump’s former White House chief of staff, was interviewed by Special Counsel Robert Mueller’s team Friday as part of the probe into Russia’s alleged attempt to meddle in the 2016 election, his lawyer said. “Mr. Priebus was voluntarily interviewed by Special Counsel Mueller’s team today,” attorney William Burck told Fox News. “He was happy...

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Alabama’s Roy Moore to Christian summit: We need to make America good again

FOX NEWS Roy Moore addressed the Values Voter Summit in Washington on Friday.  (AP Photo/Brynn Anderson) Roy Moore, the Republican nominee for the Senate in Alabama, struck a dark tone in an address Friday to Christian conservatives in Washington, lamenting the lack of morality in politics while expressing frustration with how little Republicans have accomplished since last year’s election. “This is an awful moment for our country,” Moore said at the Values Voter Summit. “Should I keep back my opinions in such a time as this, I would consider myself guilty of treason toward my country and an act...

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Conservative groups demand McConnell step down as Senate GOP leader

FOX NEWS Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell is facing calls from some conservative groups to step down.  (REUTERS/Aaron P. Bernstein) The leaders of several conservative groups called Wednesday for Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell to step down as leader, arguing the Kentucky Republican and the rest of his team should be ousted from their posts because they have not implemented the conservative agenda they promised.  “We call on all five members of the GOP Senate leadership to step down, or for their caucus to remove them as soon as possible,” Ken Cuccinelli, the former attorney general of Virginia who...

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Trump wants Secretary of State Tillerson to be ‘a little bit tougher’

FOX NEWS President Trump on Saturday denied a frayed relationship with Secretary of State Rex Tillerson but said he sometimes wishes the country’s top diplomat would be “tougher.” “We have a very good relationship,” Trump told reporters before he left for a trip to North Carolina on Saturday evening. “We disagree on a couple of things. Sometimes I’d like him to be a little bit tougher. But other than that, we have a very good relationship.” The president also denied a NBC News report this week that said Tillerson, frustrated with the job, was considering resigning and had called...

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Steve Bannon to travel to Alabama to campaign against Trump-endorsed candidate

FOX NEWS In this photo taken April 29, 2017, Steve Bannon, chief White House strategist to President Donald Trump is seen in Harrisburg, Pa  (AP Photo/Carolyn Kaster) Former White House adviser Steve Bannon will head to Alabama to campaign for Roy Moore – the Christian conservative who is running against the candidate endorsed by President Trump in the state’s Republican Senate race. A source close to Bannon confirmed to Fox News that Bannon, along with Duck Dynasty star Phil Robertson, will headline a rally for Moore on Monday night. Trump has endorsed Luther Strange, the appointed incumbent senator, in...

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