White House rejects Democrats’ requests for information on Trump-Putin talks

The White House rejected a request by congressional Democrats that it provide information about President Donald Trump’s communications with Russian President Vladimir Putin, House Democratic leaders said on Thursday, suggesting they would take further action.

Trump signs executive ‘free speech’ order for U.S. colleges

U.S. President Donald Trump on Thursday signed an executive order linking “free speech” efforts at public universities to federal grants in an effort to combat what he considers a clamp down on conservative students’ abilities to share their views.

U.S. House to vote to reinstate net neutrality rules in April

The Democratic-led U.S. House of Representatives will vote in April on a bill to reinstate landmark net neutrality rules repealed by the Federal Communications Commission under U.S. President Donald Trump.

House Democrats ask White House about Kushner use of WhatsApp messaging

The Democratic head of a U.S. congressional investigative panel on Thursday pressed the White House for information on whether President Donald Trump’s son-in-law and adviser, Jared Kushner, used the unofficial WhatsApp messaging tool to communicate sensitive or classified information with foreign leaders.

House panel interviews Sater, holds hearing in Russia probe

The House of Representatives intelligence committee said on Thursday it will hold an open hearing and an interview with Felix Sater, a Russian-American involved in negotiations to build a Trump Tower in Moscow, next week as part of its Russia investigation.

Mississippi governor to sign ‘heartbeat’ abortion ban

Mississippi’s Republican governor was due to sign one of America’s strictest abortion bills on Thursday banning women from obtaining an abortion once a fetal heartbeat is detected, which can often occur before a woman even realizes she is pregnant.

McCain’s widow, daughter punch back at Trump’s Twitter tirade

The widow and daughter of John McCain on Wednesday criticized President Donald Trump and his online supporters for repeated attacks on the former U.S. senator, Republican presidential nominee and Vietnam War hero who was tortured during five and a half years spent as a prisoner of war.

McCain family punches back at Trump’s latest Twitter tirade

The widow and daughter of John McCain – former U.S. senator, Republican presidential nominee and Vietnam War hero – on Wednesday criticized President Donald Trump and his online supporters for attacking McCain and his family.