Author: Kaitlyn Schallhorn

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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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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