Home / Washington Times (page 127)

Washington Times

Adam Schiff: Mike Flynn immunity request a 'grave and momentous step'

The House Intelligence Committee’s ranking Democrat described retired Army Lt. Gen. Michael Flynn’s request for immunity as a “grave and momentous step” Friday as lawmakers move forward with two congressional probes related to President Trump’s former national security adviser. Rep. Adam B. Schiff, California Democrat, acknowledged Mr. Flynn’s recent proposal ...

Read More »

White House says Obama 'missed opportunity' on Syria

The White House said Friday that the Obama administration missed an opportunity to topple Syrian President Bashar Assad, and President Trump must accept that the moment has passed. “There is a political reality that we have to accept in terms of where we are,” said White House press secretary Sean ...

Read More »

Target, Home Depot, CVS: 200 major retailers step up to support Gorsuch nominati…

The merchants like him: The Retail Industry Leaders Association has publicly urged the Senate to confirm Supreme Court nominee Judge Neil Gorsuch — calling him “eminently qualified.” The trade organization represents 200 major retailers, manufacturers and service providers who account for $1.5 trillion in annual sales. The group’s membership includes ...

Read More »

White House says Donald Trump wants Mike Flynn to testify to Congress on Russia

The White House said Friday that President Trump wants former national security adviser Michael Flynn to tell Congress what he knows about his contacts with Russia. Asked by a reporter if Mr. Trump is concerned that Mr. Flynn has damaging information to tell lawmakers about the president, White House press ...

Read More »

Federal officials defend immigration arrests in courthouses

SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) – Attorney General Jeff Sessions and Homeland Security Secretary John Kelly have defended federal agents who make immigration arrests at courthouses after California’s top judge asked them to stop, a letter released Friday states. Sessions and Kelly sent the letter Wednesday to California Chief Justice Tani Cantil-Sakauye, ...

Read More »

Claire McCaskill backs filibuster of Neil Gorsuch, makes nuclear option likely

Sen. Claire McCaskill announced Friday that she will join Democrats’ attempted filibuster of Judge Neil Gorsuch, making it almost certain that Republicans will have to trigger the “nuclear option” to confirm President Trump’s first Supreme Court nominee. The Missouri Democrat said she is aware that her decision makes the nuclear ...

Read More »

The Latest: Judge blasts courthouse immigration arrests

SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) – The Latest on federal officials defending immigration arrests in courthouses (all times local): 12:30 p.m. California’s top judge says she appreciates that federal officials are acknowledging that immigration authorities make arrests at state courthouses. But she says the practice undermines public safety. Chief Justice Tani Cantil-Sakauye ...

Read More »