Giuliani: ‘So what’ if Trump and Cohen discussed testimony

WASHINGTON — President Donald Trump’s lawyer Rudy Giuliani left open Sunday the possibility that Trump and former personal attorney Michael Cohen might have discussed Cohen’s congressional testimony. But, he added, “so what” if he did? Giuliani appeared Sunday on CNN, where he said he did not know if Trump had discussed with Cohen a 2017 […]

Letter to the Editor: Let ‘fake president’ pay for the wall

How appalling to learn that Congress is still receiving their paychecks even though our federal workers are going broke and hungry. Every member of Congress should be ashamed! If the fake president wants a wall, let him finance it from his own pocket and he can even put his name on the wall like he […]

Congress to probe report Trump told lawyer Cohen to lie

WASHINGTON — The Democratic chairmen of two House committees pledged Friday to investigate a report that President Donald Trump directed his personal attorney Michael Cohen to lie to Congress about negotiations over a Moscow real estate project during the 2016 election. The report by BuzzFeed News comes as House Democrats have promised a thorough look […]

Pelosi cancels Afghanistan trip, cites Trump ‘leak’

WASHINGTON — House Speaker Nancy Pelosi on Friday canceled her plans to travel by commercial plane to visit U.S. troops in Afghanistan, saying President Donald Trump had caused a security risk by talking about the trip. It was the latest twist in what has become a Washington game of brinkmanship between Pelosi and Trump, playing […]

Letter to the Editor: Mainstay of the media

The currently definitive format of the media should not be their selected More Evolving Doctrine Imparting Anxiety. Their target of choice begins at the top. President Trump and his ever-changing administration is their main food for thought. Every effort and action the president has taken and designated to endorse, the majority of leftist media stand […]

‘I never said there was no collusion,’ Trump lawyer says

WASHINGTON — President Donald Trump’s lawyer Rudy Giuliani says he has “never said there was no collusion” between Russia and members of Trump’s 2016 White House campaign. Giuliani’s comments night directly contradicted the position of his client, who has repeatedly insisted there was no collusion during his successful White House run. Giuliani himself had previously […]

Speak Out: Russian agent?

President Donald Trump denied Monday he ever worked for Russia, answering a question he declined to directly address over the weekend. • And he would never lie! — John Anderson • Still no evidence. This whole crazy narrative is the result of Democrat extremists, liberal media and corrupt FBI members. — Scott Berry • Yet […]

Trump denies ever working for Russia, blasts investigators

WASHINGTON — President Donald Trump denied Monday he ever worked for Russia, answering a question he declined to directly address over the weekend. Speaking from the South Lawn before departing the White House for New Orleans, Trump called former FBI and Justice Department officials “known scoundrels” and “dirty cops.” He was reacting to a New […]

Bill on federal workers’ back pay in shutdown heads to Trump

WASHINGTON — President Donald Trump is edging closer to declaring a national emergency to pay for his long-promised U.S.-Mexico border wall as pressure mounts to end the three-week impasse that has closed parts of the government and deprived hundreds of thousands of workers of their salaries. Some 800,000 federal employees, more than half still on […]

Letter to the Editor: Trump aiming to fulfill campaign promises

While I would agree that our current commander in chief would be better served by toning down the abrasive interaction with his detractors, I would also remind those who believe he is not presidential (as in tuxedo and top hat) that we, the so-called uninformed, are no longer willing to be promised a rabbit in […]