Author: Kaitlyn Schallhorn

Here’s who Mueller has charged in Russia investigation so far

FOX NEWS Judge Napolitano on fallout from Flynn plea deal Fox News senior judicial analyst weighs in on the former national security adviser’s decision to plead guilty to making false statements to the FBI as part of a deal that involves his full cooperation with investigators in Special Counsel Robert Mueller’s Russia probe. Michael Flynn, President Trump’s former national security adviser, pleaded guilty on Friday to lying to the FBI regarding his contact with a Russian ambassador. Flynn is the fourth person to be charged in Special Counsel Robert Mueller’s ongoing probe into alleged Russian interference in the 2016...

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Rep. Conyers embroiled in sexual harassment controversy: Who is he?

FOX NEWS As the sexual harassment accusations against Rep. John Conyers have mounted, multiple Democratic lawmakers have called on the Michigan congressman to resign. House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi, D-Calif., said she was praying for Conyers but contended that he should resign. “He has served our Congress and shaped consequential legislation—zero tolerance means consequences for everyone—no matter the great legacy,” she said. An attorney for Conyers said Thursday that he “sure as hell” would not be pressured into leaving office. Read on for a look at Conyers and his tenure in the U.S. House of Representatives. Who is John...

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Jared Kushner’s ties to the White House, link to the Russia investigation

FOX NEWS Jared Kushner, a senior White House aide and the president’s son-in-law, was questioned by special counsel Robert Mueller’s investigators earlier this month, Fox News confirmed. Kushner reportedly was questioned about a meeting he had with a Russian ambassador and beleaguered former national security adviser Michael Flynn in December 2016. Earlier this month, Senate Judiciary Chairman Chuck Grassley and Democratic Sen. Diane Feinstein both called on Kushner to provide additional documents to the committee regarding their Russia probe and accused him of handing over “incomplete” information. From his trips to the Middle East and his leading of a...

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Republicans who won’t be coming back to Congress after 2018 midterm elections

FOX NEWS Embattled Rep. Joe Barton announced Thursday that he would retire from Congress at the end of his term.  The decision came after he apologized for engaging in multiple sexual relationships with women while he was still married to his second wife. The relationships were consensual, Barton said.  Fall retirement announcements are nothing new. On average, 22 House members retire each cycle, Roll Call reported. Here’s the list of Republicans, in the House and Senate, who have announced they will not seek re-election: Joe Barton Rep. Joe Barton of Texas said he would not seek re-election.  (Reuters/Aaron P. Bernstein)...

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Roy Moore's sexual assault allegations cloud Alabama special Senate election

FOX NEWS Roy Moore debacle: What’s next? Alabama Republican senate candidate Roy Moore is facing allegations of sexual misconduct. What’s next for the controversial candidate? Before Roy Moore’s sexual assault allegations came to light, the Republican senate candidate was already a polarizing figure. He’s argued that Muslims shouldn’t be able to serve in Congress; he promoted the conspiracy theory that former President Barack Obama wasn’t born in the U.S.; he said in a 2005 interview that “homosexual conduct” should be illegal. But even still, Steven Taylor, a political science professor at Alabama’s Troy University, thought voters in the deep...

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Trump’s nicknames for rivals, from ‘Rocket Man’ to ‘Pocahontas’

FOX NEWS President Donald Trump is known for giving his political opponents and critics nicknames, especially on social media.  Read on for a list of Trump’s most iconic nicknames. Pocahontas Sen. Elizabeth Warren, D-Mass., became known to Trump as “Pocahontas” and “Goofy.”  (AP Photo/Jacquelyn Martin) The president reused one of his favorite nicknames for Sen. Elizabeth Warren, D-Mass., while he honored Navajo code talkers at the White House Monday. At the event – held to honor the Native Americans who used their native language during World Wars I and II to help the U.S. – Trump mocked Warren as...

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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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