Author: Kaitlyn Schallhorn

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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Graham-Cassidy health care bill to replace ObamaCare: What is it

FOX NEWS President Donald Trump continued to tout his support of Senate Republicans’ latest effort to replace the Affordable Care Act and struck back against certain criticisms of the bill.   Trump expressed his approval of the Graham-Cassidy Bill – put forth by Sens. Lindsey Graham, S.C., and Bill Cassidy, La. – in multiple tweets this week, even going so far as to publicly criticize the lone Republican senator who already opposed it. Trump also promised Wednesday night that the bill contains a plan to include coverage for those with pre-existing conditions, an oft-repeated criticism of the bill by...

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Trump’s comments on North Korea, from ‘fire and fury’ to blaming China

FOX NEWS As tensions between North Korea and the U.S. continue to escalate, President Donald Trump lambasted the “rogue nation” during his inaugural address to the United Nations General Assembly this week. During the speech, Trump vowed to “totally destroy North Korea” if the country so provokes him. He also said North Korea leader Kim Jong Un is “on a suicide mission,” using the nickname “Rocket Man” to describe him. The North Korean ambassador to the U.N. left the room ahead of Trump’s speech to boycott it. And North Korea’s Foreign Minister Ri Yong Ho told reporters late Wednesday...

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Single-payer health care: What is it?

FOX NEWS As the debate over ObamaCare in the U.S. continues, a controversial European-style health care model is gaining more traction among liberal Democrats – the idea of a single-payer system. Some states have already tried – and failed – to implement such a system, in which the government serves as the sole payer for health care costs. But like the current legislation and recent GOP proposals, a single-payer plan is quite controversial. Here is a look at what single-payer health care is, and how it compares to other models. What is single-payer health care? The very term “single-payer...

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North Korea’s nuclear weapons program has grown with each Kim regime

FOX NEWS North Korea on Thursday announced a detailed plan to launch a volley of ballistic missiles toward the U.S. Pacific territory of Guam, a major military hub and home to U.S. bombers. The Asian country warned that it is preparing to fire four missiles over Japan and into the waters around Guam – where some 7,000 U.S. military personnel reside among the island’s population of 160,000 American citizens. In response, President Donald Trump turned up the heat on North Korea as tensions between the two nations grew this week. The president warned that if North Korean leader Kim...

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Mueller’s Russia investigation: What to know

FOX NEWS As the probe into Russia’s influence in the 2016 presidential election continues, President Trump apparently isn’t “discussing” firing Special Counsel Robert Mueller. White House Counselor Kellyanne Conway said during the weekend that the Trump administration has made clear it will cooperate with Mueller’s investigation into possible coordination between the Trump campaign and Russia. She said Trump believes the Russia investigation is a “complete false and fabricated lie,” but said the president “has not even discussed” nor is “discussing” firing Mueller. Trump and Mueller have sent messages “back and forth,” according to Trump’s outside counsel. A spokesman for...

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Mueller’s Russia investigation: What to know

FOX NEWS As the probe into Russia’s influence in the 2016 presidential election continues, President Trump apparently isn’t “discussing” firing Special Counsel Robert Mueller. White House Counselor Kellyanne Conway said during the weekend that the Trump administration has made clear it will cooperate with Mueller’s investigation into possible coordination between the Trump campaign and Russia. She said Trump believes the Russia investigation is a “complete false and fabricated lie,” but said the president “has not even discussed” nor is “discussing” firing Mueller. Mueller, 73, impaneled a grand jury last week as part of his examination. Read on for a...

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