Author: Kaitlyn Schallhorn

Iran nuclear deal: What is it?

FOX NEWS The Trump administration said it would extend waivers on Iran’s nuclear sanctions Friday, keeping alive the landmark 2015 deal for at least another few months. The waivers will be accompanied by other, targeted sanctions on Iran for human rights abuses, officials said. And President Trump is still warning that he could pull out of the nuclear deal negotiated by his predecessor if fixes aren’t made soon. In October 2017, Trump decertified the nuclear deal under U.S. law, saying the sanctions relief was disproportionate to Iran’s nuclear concessions. He contended the arrangement was contrary to America’s national security...

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

FOX NEWS Throughout the first year of his presidency – and even as he campaigned for the office – President Trump’s rhetoric regarding North Korea has been harsh. He warned earlier this year that America’s nuclear capabilities were “much bigger [and] more powerful” than that of the Asian nation. And at the end of 2017, Trump designated North Korea a state sponsor of terror again – a classification that came with additional sanctions.  From calling on North Korean leader Kim Jong Un to come to the table for negotiations regarding its nuclear weapons program to dubbing him “Rocket Man,”...

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

FOX NEWS Throughout the first year of his presidency – and even as he campaigned for the office – President Trump’s rhetoric regarding North Korea has been harsh. He warned earlier this year that America’s nuclear capabilities were “much bigger [and] more powerful” than that of the Asian nation. And at the end of 2017, Trump designated North Korea a state sponsor of terror again – a classification that came with additional sanctions.  From calling on North Korean leader Kim Jong Un to come to the table for negotiations regarding its nuclear weapons program to dubbing him “Rocket Man,”...

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Trump dismantles voter fraud commission: Here’s what the controversial group did

FOX NEWS Trump voter fraud commission: Some refusing to cooperate President Donald Trump’s voter fraud commission sent a letter to all 50 states, requesting full voter-data roll, to further investigate alleged voter fraud during the 2016 presidential election. Some state officials are already refusing to cooperate President Trump dismantled his controversial voter fraud commission as the group faced lawsuits, oppositions from states and fighting among its members. On social media, Trump accused “Democrat States” of refusing to turn over information requested by the Presidential Advisory Commission on Election Integrity – tasked with investigating alleged voter fraud in the 2016...

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What is DACA and why is the Trump administration ending it?

FOX NEWS DACA: What is it? President Trump is expected to make a decision on the fate of Obama-era immigration Executive Order DACA. But what is it? It’s down to the wire for President Trump and Republican lawmakers to come up with a plan for the thousands of young, undocumented immigrants living in the U.S. Trump met with lawmakers on Thursday to discuss what to do with the so-called Dreamers, especially after he announced last year that he was dismantling the Obama-era program that allowed for some protections for certain immigrants. “We’re all working in an effort to develop...

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Sanctuary cities: What are they?

FOX NEWS As the new year kicked off, California officially became a “sanctuary state” – a designation that means the nation’s most populous state will limit just how much local law enforcement officials will cooperate with federal immigration authorities. The law was signed by Gov. Jerry Brown in October but didn’t go into effect until Jan. 1. It, in part, bars police from asking people about their immigration status or participating in some federal immigration enforcement activities. “These are uncertain times for undocumented Californians and their families, and this bill strikes a balance that will protect public safety, while...

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Donald Trump Jr.'s meeting with Russian lawyer: What to know

FOX NEWS Trump Jr’s Russia emails: Inside the latest controversy President Donald Trump’s eldest son, Donald Trump Jr, tweeted an email thread on how a meeting with a Russian lawyer with potentially incriminating information on Hillary Clinton came to fruition, leading up to the 2016 presidential election Donald Trump Jr. arrived on Capitol Hill Wednesday to meet with House Intelligence Committee investigators as the lawmakers continue to probe into Russian meddling in the 2016 presidential election. Trump Jr., the president’s eldest son, is expected to face questions pertaining to his family’s financial dealings with Russians. He is also expected...

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Rep. Farenthold paid $84G sexual harassment settlement with taxpayer money, report says

FOX NEWS Rep. Blake Farenthold reportedly used little-known congressional funds to pay a sexual harassment settlement.  (AP Photo/Bill Clark) Rep. Blake Farenthold, R-Texas, used more than $80,000 of taxpayer money to settle a sexual harassment claim from a former staffer, Politico reported. Lauren Greene worked as Farenthold’s communications director and sued the congressman in 2014 for gender discrimination, sexual harassment and creating a hostile work environment, according to Politico. When the case was settled in 2015, Farenthold said he didn’t engage in any wrongdoing. Neither Greene’s lawyer nor Farenthold confirmed whether she was the recipient of an apparent $84,000...

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