Author: Kaitlyn Schallhorn

What Trump has said about Comey – from having ‘guts’ to being a ‘nut job’

FOX NEWS From his handling of a probe into former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton to his investigation into Russian meddling in the election, former F.B.I. Director James Comey has long been a punching bag for President Donald Trump. Trump accused Comey of having “totally protected” Clinton in the 2016 presidential election in a series of tweets this week after the F.B.I. confirmed that Comey had drafted a statement regarding the department’s investigation into Clinton’s email server months before it was actually completed. But while Trump publicly hit the nation’s former chief investigator hard this week, his public opinion...

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Congressman introduces articles to impeach Trump: What to know about the process

FOX NEWS Rep. Al Green, D-Texas, filed articles of impeachment against President Donald Trump last week – but the move soon died as no action was taken. Green offered four scathing articles of impeachment on the House floor. No action was taken, and Green forewent an opportunity to force action on them – letting the articles expire. Read on for a look at how the impeachment process works – and just what that means for the president. What does impeachment mean? Congress has the ability to remove a sitting president from office before his term is finished – an...

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Trump’s health care executive order: What to know

FOX NEWS After a summer of failed health care reform bills in Congress, the White House announced Thursday that President Donald Trump is taking executive action in an effort to provide more “alternatives” to health insurance. Trump is signing an executive order that would help people to purchase insurance across state lines, among other changes. The order is seen by critics as an attempt to undermine ObamaCare, a key component of his predecessor’s legacy. But the White House contends it will help expand access and lower costs.  What does the order do? The plan requests the secretary of labor...

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Trump and the Russia investigation: What to know

FOX NEWS The Kremlin and President Donald Trump have each denied allegations that Russia and the Trump campaign colluded in the 2016 presidential election – but the probe into Russia’s meddling is forging ahead. Donald Trump, Jr., the president’s oldest son, came under fire earlier this year when it was found that he took a meeting with a Russian lawyer during the campaign after it was promised that she had damaging information about Hillary Clinton, the Democratic presidential nominee. But that lawyer, Natalia Veselnitskaya, told Fox News that she would have met with Clinton, too, if she had believed that...

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Trump’s feuds with Republican lawmakers, from Paul to Graham

FOX NEWS It was President Donald Trump versus Sen. Bob Corker, R-Tenn., this weekend as the two politicians publicly traded jabs. Trump kicked off the feud with a series of tweets in which he said Corker “begged” for his endorsement for reelection. Corker announced in September that he would not seek a third term. “Senator Bob Corker ‘begged’ me to endorse him for re-election in Tennessee. I said ‘NO’ and he dropped out (said he could not win without my endorsement). He also wanted to be Secretary of State,” Trump said. “I said ‘NO THANKS.’ He is also largely...

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Former Trump administration officials, from Price to Comey

FOX NEWS Tom Price, the secretary of Health and Human Services, resigned from his post at the White House Friday evening, following criticism of his use of private planes. Price is the latest departure in a growing group of people who have left the young Trump administration in just its first year – a group that includes former press secretary Sean Spicer, F.B.I. director James Comey and chief strategist Steve Bannon. Read on for a running list of who has left the White House since Trump took office. Sally Yates Taking over as acting attorney general following the departure...

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Trump’s tax reform plan: Who are the winners and losers?

FOX NEWS President Donald Trump and congressional Republicans unveiled Wednesday their plan for a massive tax overhaul. The plan, meant to be a framework for Congress to negotiate into legislation, still has missing parts. But read on for a look at who wins and loses under the proposal as it stands now. Winners Corporations with high tax rates: The framework lowers the corporate tax rate to 20 percent from 35 percent. Trump initially wanted to lower it to 15 percent but said his “red line” for the rate is 20. It also lowers the tax rate for small businesses...

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Trump tackles the NFL and national anthem: A timeline

FOX NEWS For football fans, it was a weekend filled with upsets, dramatic game-deciding calls from referees – and politics. President Trump set his sights on the National Football League when he lashed out at athletes who protest the national anthem before games. The response from the NFL and its players was swift and unavoidable as the weekend’s games brought opposing teams together, united against a common enemy: the president. Read on for a look at Trump’s gripes with the sport. Cowboys gain ground with Trump After the Dallas Cowboy’s Monday night game, Trump tweeted that “big progress” was...

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