Author: Kaitlyn Schallhorn

Roy Moore sexual assault allegations condemned by growing number of Republicans

FOX NEWS National Republican leaders have pulled their support for Roy Moore, the Alabama GOP Senate candidate, in the wake of allegations claiming he had inappropriate sexual contact with teenage girls. The Washington Post reported that four women accused Moore of initiating sexual contact with them in the late 1970s and early 1980s, when he was an assistant district attorney in his early 30s. One of the women, Leigh Corfman, told the newspaper that Moore had sexual contact with her when she was just 14. The age of consent in Alabama is 16. A total of seven women have come forward so...

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House passes GOP tax reform bill: How does the Senate’s version compare?

FOX NEWS The House passed its tax reform legislation Thursday afternoon with a majority of Democrats voting against it. The legislation passed 227 to 205 along party lines, which would bring the biggest revamp of the U.S. tax system in three decades. Thirteen Republicans voted against the measure, including House Appropriations Committee chairman Rodney Frelinghuysen of New Jersey.  Both the House and Senate have pressed forward on overhauling the nation’s tax code. The Senate tweaked its legislation earlier this week to include a repeal of the Affordable Care Act’s requirement to buy insurance. Here’s a look at how the...

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Trump on North Korea, from ‘Rocket Man’ to ‘fire and fury’

FOX NEWS As tensions between North Korea and the U.S. haven’t dissipated, President Trump has often taken to Twitter to blast his Asian counterpart and criticize past leaders’ dealings with the Asian nation. But on his trip throughout Asia this month, Trump the topic of North Korea has been consistent. And Trump implored Pyongyang to “make a deal” with the U.S. on its nuclear weapons program. “It makes sense for North Korea to come to the table and make a deal that is good for the people of North Korea and for the world,” Trump said during a news...

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How Paul Manafort is connected to the Trump, Russia investigation

FOX NEWS It’s been more than a year since Paul Manafort led President Trump’s quest for the White House and even longer since he worked for a controversial Ukrainian politician. Manafort and his former business partner Rick Gates were told to turn themselves into federal authorities Monday morning, the New York Times reported. These are reportedly the first charges filed in Special Counsel Robert Mueller’s probe into Russia’s involvement in the 2016 president election. It is unclear exactly what the charges are. Mueller’s office declined to comment to Fox News. Former Trump campaign chairman Paul Manafort, one focus of...

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Inside the Trump and Corker feud, from the Iran deal to tax reform

FOX NEWS As President Trump headed to Capitol Hill Tuesday to get lawmakers on board with his tax plan, at least one GOP senator was likely to keep his distance. Trump and Sen. Bob Corker, R-Tenn., have publicly hurled personal insults at one another for several months. Corker has called the White House an “adult day care center,” and Trump opined that Corker “couldn’t get elected dog catcher.” Corker still attended Tuesday’s lunch with Trump and Senate Republicans to discuss tax reform. But Trump and Corker, who is not running for re-election next year, most likely skipped the hugs...

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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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