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Trump holds rally in Pennsylvania on heels of Biden's official campaign launch

(WASHINGTON) -- President Donald Trump held his first campaign rally in Pennsylvania of 2019 just days after former Vice President Joe Biden officially kicked off his presidential over the weekend, as both party's continue to make plays for the critical state.For Trump, Pennsylvania holds weight: The state was crucial to…... Read More

Trump blocks former White House counsel McGahn from testifying to Congress

(WASHINGTON) -- President Donald Trump has directed former White House counsel Donald McGahn not to testify on Tuesday before Congress about events relating to special counsel Robert Mueller's investigation, the White House said on Monday.Late Monday afternoon, House Judiciary Committee Chairman Rep. Jerry Nadler said his committee would meet as…... Read More

McConnell, a tobacco-state Republican, unveils bill to raise age to buy tobacco

(WASHINGTON) -- Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell, from the tobacco state of Kentucky, on Monday unveiled federal legislation to raise the minimum age to purchase e-cigarettes and all other tobacco products in the U.S. from 18 to 21.The Tobacco-Free Youth Act is a measure that McConnell and his Democratic co-sponsor…... Read More

Proposal to fly migrants to Florida, other states scrapped after Trump intervenes

(WASHINGTON) -- A plan by U.S. Customs and Border Protection to ease pressure at processing stations in Texas by potentially flying migrants to other states fell apart this weekend after the White House intervened and President Donald Trump declared the country "FULL," forcing CBP to backpedal and look for new…... Read More

GOP congressman says Trump 'has engaged in impeachable conduct'

(WASHINGTON) -- After Rep. Justin Amash tweeted Saturday that he believes President Donald Trump “engaged in impeachable conduct” by obstructing the investigation into the 2016 presidential election, the Michigan Republican returns to the Capitol on Monday where he can expect to face more attacks from the president's fiercest loyalists.At the…... Read More

Sen. Kamala Harris in California appeals to black voters; pushes gender pay equity

(LOS ANGELES) -- Democratic presidential candidate Kamala Harris drew a crowd of thousands on Sunday afternoon in her home state of California at a rally at Los Angeles Southwest College – a place where she hopes to make deeper inroads with black voters.The school is located in the heart of…... Read More

Trump lashes out at Fox News over Buttigieg town hall

(WASHINGTON) -- President Donald Trump blasted Fox News on Sunday for airing a town hall with Democratic candidate Pete Buttigieg, the mayor of South Bend, Indiana. Trump said he couldn't believe the network was "wasting airtime on Mayor Pete, as Chris Wallace likes to call him." ....who got them there.…... Read More

Eleven Supreme Court cases with imminent decisions

(WASHINGTON) -- It's decision time at the Supreme Court. After months of hearing oral arguments in dozens of cases, the justices convene Monday -- and for the five Mondays thereafter, through June 24 -- to release their final opinions of the term. They are also expected to weigh in on…... Read More

Trump warns Iran not to threaten US: 'That will be the official end of Iran'

(WASHINGTON) -- President Donald Trump issued a strong warning to Iran Sunday, tweeting that military engagement with the United States would mean "the official end of Iran." If Iran wants to fight, that will be the official end of Iran. Never threaten the United States again!— Donald J. Trump (@realDonaldTrump)…... Read More

Presidential candidate Rep. Seth Moulton unveils national service proposal

(WASHINGTON) -- Rep. Seth Moulton, D-Mass., a 2020 presidential candidate and Iraq war veteran, released his "National Service Education Guarantee" plan Sunday to encourage young Americans to serve their country -- in the military, in AmeriCorps, in FEMA Corps or, in what he would create if elected, the "Federal Green…... Read More

2020 candidate Rep. Tulsi Gabbard presses that US must not go to war with Iran

(WASHINGTON) -- Rep. Tulsi Gabbard, who has made foreign policy a central part of her campaign, said President Donald Trump is "setting the stage for a war in Iran." "He is leading us down this dangerous path towards a war in Iran," Gabbard told ABC News' Chief Anchor George Stephanopoulos…... Read More

Sen. Kamala Harris heads to home state of California to appeal to black voters

(LOS ANGELES) -- Democratic presidential candidate Kamala Harris is expected to draw a crowd of thousands on Sunday afternoon in her home state of California at a rally at Los Angeles Southwest College. It’s there that Harris hopes to connect with one group in particular: black voters. The school is…... Read More

John Hickenlooper says Trump fueling 'national crisis of division'

(NEW YORK) -- Former Colorado Gov. John Hickenlooper, hoping to emerge from the lower echelon of a crowded Democratic presidential primary field, appeared on ABC's "This Week" on Sunday to push his centrist message focused on reviving the American middle class. "I'm running for president because Donald Trump has been…... Read More

President Trump 'doesn't want to go to war with Iran,' says Gen. David Petraeus

(WASHINGTON) -- Gen. David Petraeus, the retired four-star general who led troops into battle during the 2003 U.S. invasion of Iraq, said he doesn't see parallels between the lead-up to that war and the current escalating tensions between the United States and Iran. In an interview with ABC's "This Week"…... Read More