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Congress heaps praise on the late President George H.W. Bush

7:57 am Dec. 1, 2018

Lawmakers in both parties on Saturday mourned the news that former President George H.W. Bush had died at the age of 94, showering the former President in bipartisan praise for a political career which did not embrace some of the raw political battles so often a feature of American political discourse in recent years.

“George H.W. Bush may have been the only person ever elected President of the United States primarily

After intercepting packages for Biden, USPS finds no new devices

3:59 pm Oct. 25, 2018

With FBI officials warning that more possible explosive devices could still be mailed by an unknown suspect, postal officials told reporters Thursday afternoon that a detailed check of their facilities nationwide has shown no evidence of any new packages like the ten already found in various locations around the country.

“I will say in the postal network, we have found nothing in the last eight hours,” said Philip Bartlett, the head

After intercepting packages for Biden, USPS finds no new devices

3:59 pm Oct. 25, 2018

With FBI officials warning that more possible explosive devices could still be mailed by an unknown suspect, postal officials told reporters Thursday afternoon that a detailed check of their facilities nationwide has shown no evidence of any new packages like the ten already found in various locations around the country.

“I will say in the postal network, we have found nothing in the last eight hours,” said Philip Bartlett, the head

VIDEO: At White House ceremony, Kavanaugh vows to be impartial

7:06 pm Oct. 8, 2018

In a swearing-in ceremony at the White House on Monday evening, new Supreme Court Justice Brett Kavanaugh said he would not let the caustic Senate confirmation process prevent him from being impartial to all who appear before the U.S. Supreme Court, as Kavanaugh thanked President Donald Trump, Vice President Mike Pence, and a host of other supporters who gathered in the White House East Room.

“I take this office with gratitude,

President Trump roils Kavanaugh debate with remarks on accuser

9:47 am Oct. 3, 2018

Stepping up his criticism of Democrats – and one of the accusers of Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh – President Trump on Wednesday again denounced critics of the judge, as both sides claimed the other was acting in a ‘despicable’ manner on the Kavanaugh nomination.

“VOTERS ARE REALLY ANGRY AT THE VICIOUS AND DESPICABLE WAY DEMOCRATS ARE TREATING BRETT KAVANAUGH!” the President tweeted in all capital letters, the morning after he

Trump tweet creates storm over 2017 hurricane response in Puerto Rico

9:57 am Sep. 13, 2018

As Hurricane Florence took aim at the Carolinas on Thursday, President Donald Trump took to Twitter to accuse Democrats of inflating the death toll on the island of Puerto Rico in a political bid to embarrass him, casting it as nothing more than an effort to question Trump Administration relief efforts to that U.S. territory.

“3000 people did not die in the two hurricanes that hit Puerto Rico,” the President said

Illegal crossings of southern border surge in August

2:49 pm Sep. 12, 2018

The Trump Administration reported new figures Wednesday which showed a new surge in the number of illegal immigrants detained by U.S. border authorities, highlighted by a sharp increase in the number of families trying to