Author: Daniella Silva

Driver Arrested Near White House Grounds Claimed to Have Bomb

A man detained by Secret Service near the White House grounds said he had a bomb in his car as he drove up to a checkpoint on Saturday night, according to a police report obtained by NBC News on Sunday. The suspect claimed to have “a bomb in the trunk” of a stolen Chevrolet Impala while clasping something in his right hand as he drove up a White House checkpoint around 11 p.m. Saturday night, according to the Metropolitan Police report. The suspect said “this is a test” as he taken to the ground by police, according to the...

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Conway Claims Tiffany Trump Not Registered to Vote in 2 States, Despite Records

Top presidential counselor Kellyanne Conway on Thursday defended Donald Trump’s executive orders on a border wall with Mexico and said his daughter Tiffany Trump was not registered to vote in two states — despite state records showing that she is. Conway said on the TODAY Show that Trump has been “very clear and consistent on this point that he’s going to build the wall and Mexico will pay for it, whether they pay for it straight out or it’s reimbursed later on after a congressional funding.” “The U.S. spends billions of dollars protecting other countries’ borders,” she said. “It’s high time we spend money protecting our own.” Trump signed two executive orders aimed at curbing illegal immigration on Wednesday, including one that would redirect redirecting existing Homeland Security money to build what the administration described as a “very large” wall on the U.S. border with Mexico. But hours after Trump signed the orders, Mexican President Enrique Peña Nieto again stressed his country would not be paying for the wall. Peña Nieto said in a brief address to Mexico that he “regrets and rejects” Trump’s orders because “Mexico does not believe in walls.” Related: President Trump Says He Will Ask for ‘Major Investigation’ Into Unsubstantiated Allegations of Voter Fraud “I have said it over and over again: Mexico will not pay for any wall,” he stressed. The Mexican leader was...

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