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Jimmy Carter is poised to be the president who has lived the longest in US history

(WASHINGTON) -- Jimmy Carter is now one of the oldest-living former president in U.S. history at 94 years and 171 days old, tying with George H.W. Bush.Bush, the 41st president, died on Nov. 30, 2018 at 94 years, 171 days old.Before Thursday, Carter had already set the record for being…... Read More

Trump, showing a map, declares ISIS will be 'gone by tonight'

(WASHINGTON) -- President Donald Trump announced to reporters at the White House Wednesday that the Islamic State in Syria would be "gone by tonight." He made the announcement with some fanfare, unfurling a big piece of paper that he had carried out with him to Marine One. He then guided…... Read More

Pentagon watchdog to investigate complaints of alleged ethics violations against acting Defense secretary

(WASHINGTON) -- The Pentagon's Office of Inspector General has opened an investigation into complaints of alleged ethics violations against acting Defense Secretary Patrick Shanahan. In a statement on Wednesday, the Department of Defense Office of Inspector General said it had recently received a complaint that Shanahan "allegedly took actions to…... Read More

President Trump, rebuked for attacking John McCain, complains he didn't get 'thank you' for his funeral

(WASHINGTON) -- President Donald Trump, already facing widespread rebuke for his attack on Sen. John McCain, stepped up his criticism in a speech on Wednesday in Ohio, at one point, sounding annoyed, saying "I gave him the kind of funeral that he wanted —- which as president I had to…... Read More

GOP Sen. Johnny Isakson calls Trump attack on McCain 'deplorable'

(WASHINGTON) -- Georgia GOP Sen. Johnny Isakson on Wednesday denounced President Trump's continued attacks against Isakson's Republican colleague, the late Sen. John McCain.“It's deplorable what he said,” Isakson said in an interview with Georgia Public Broadcasting’s “Political Rewind” radio show.“It will be deplorable seven months from now if he says…... Read More

Deputy Attorney General Rod Rosenstein staying longer at the Department of Justice: Sources

(WASHINGTON) -- The deputy Attorney General is staying on longer than he was originally expected, sources tell ABC News.Previously, ABC News reported Rod Rosenstein was planning to leave the Department of Justice in mid-March. Sources had said, that he had wanted to stay on to ensure a smooth transition for…... Read More

Trump says he has no idea when Mueller report will come out, open to public release

(WASHINGTON) -- President Donald Trump said on Wednesday that he has no idea when special counsel Robert Mueller's report will be released but signaled he was open to letting the public see it."We'll see what the report says -- let's see if it's fair. I have no idea when it's…... Read More

Meghan McCain calls President Trump’s latest criticisms of her late father Sen. John McCain 'a new bizarre low'

(NEW YORK) -- Meghan McCain and "The View" co-hosts defended McCain's late father Sen. John McCain after President Donald Trump's latest attacks on him.The president condemned Sen. John McCain over the weekend for being "last in his class" and again on Tuesday saying that he was "never a fan" and…... Read More

EPA chief says water issues a bigger crisis than climate change

(WASHINGTON) -- The head of the top U.S. environmental agency said on Wednesday that the Trump administration considers drinking water quality around the world a bigger crisis than climate change, despite the recent surge in debate around the proposed Green New Deal. In remarks in Washington to mark World Water…... Read More

Trump ratchets up attacks after George Conway questions his mental fitness

(WASHINGTON) -- President Donald Trump on Wednesday ratcheted up the Twitter feud with George Conway, the husband of his top aide Kellyanne Conway, in a scathing attack in which he calls the prominent conservative lawyer "a stone cold LOSER & husband from hell!" The president's latest tweet, in which he…... Read More

After blacks kicked off juries, Mississippi death row inmate brings racial bias claim to Supreme Court

(WASHINGTON) -- For the past 22 years on death row, Curtis Flowers has been adamant about his innocence and convinced deep-seated racial bias by juries may cost him his life.On Wednesday, the 48-year-old Mississippi man asks the U.S. Supreme Court for a new trial. If he gets his way, Flowers…... Read More

Trump rules out trying to expand Supreme Court

(WASHINGTON) -- President Donald Trump on Tuesday ruled out trying to expand the Supreme Court with new justices -- or "court packing" as critics call it -- even as the idea has gained traction with several Democratic candidates for president. "No, I wouldn't entertain that," Trump said in response to…... Read More

President Trump pledges to get to 'the bottom of' alleged anti-conservative bias on social media

(WASHINGTON) -- President Donald Trump doubled down on his words of support for of conservatives on social media – a group he says has faced "big discrimination.""Things are happening, names are taken off, people aren't getting through, you've heard the same complaints and it seems to be if they are…... Read More

President Trump and 'the Trump of the Tropics,' Brazil's Jair Bolsonaro, meet at White House

(WASHINGTON) -- President Donald Trump and "the Trump of the Tropics," Brazilian president Jair Bolsonaro, met face to face at the White House on Tuesday.Bolsonaro -- a nationalist, Twitter-loving, "fake-news" decrying politician -- chose to make the first bilateral trip of his presidency to Washington, where he has found an…... Read More