This Day in History: Pearl Harbor Is Bombed December 7, 1941 360 Japanese warplanes carried out the Sunday morning surprise attack on the U.S. naval base at Pearl Harbor. 2,400 Americans were killed in the attack and another 1,200 were wounded. Five..
This Day in History: Washington Monument Is Completed. December 6, 1884. The Washington Monument stood as the tallest man-made structure in the world at the time. A monument to honor the nation's first president, George Washington, had been a focus of..
U.S. House of Representatives Speaker Nancy Pelosi said she doesn’t hate President Donald Trump. According to Reuters, she called Trump a “coward” and “cruel” on certain policies. During a news conference about Trump’s impeachment, she..
Business Insider reports that Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez slammed Pete Buttigieg. Why? Mayor Pete criticized calls for tuition-free public college as too radical. In an Iowa ad, he said that he wanted to "make college affordable for everybody." He..
Rep. Ayann Pressley is speaking out for federal contractors who are owed $1 billion in back pay. According to Business Insider, federal contractors lost five weeks of pay during the 2018-2019 government shutdown. She said: "There is a social cost,..
A federal judge ruled Monday that Don McGahn must testify to congressional impeachment investigators. McGahn is the former top lawyer at the White House under the Trump administration. According to Politico, it's a decision that could reshape the..
A progressive veterans group called Common Defense posted a video of Sen. Lindsey Graham. The video shows Graham walking away from a Marine veteran who asked him about the impeachment. According to Business Insider, the veteran told Graham he thinks..
The US Army is undertaking a security assessment of China-owned social media platform TikTok. The move came after Senate Minority Leader Chuck Schumer raised national security concerns over the app’s handling of user data. Army Secretary Ryan..
Decorated Iraq War veteran Lt. Col. Alexander Vindman testified in a public impeachment hearing Tuesday. Vindman is President Donald Trump's own top Ukraine expert. According to CNN, the White House Twitter account attacked Vindman during his own..
President Donald Trump tweeted at Jennifer Williams, one of the vice president’s top national security aides. He said Williams should the transcripts of both his calls with Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelensky. Trump wrote: She should meet with..
Senate Minority Leader Chuck Schumer called on President Donald Trump. He said the president should testify before Congress instead of tweeting. Trump defended himself on Twitter repeatedly against testimonies in the impeachment hearings against him...
A foreign policy aide to Vice President Mike Pence testified in front of Congress. Jennifer Williams said the call between President Donald Trump and his Ukrainian counterpart was “inappropriate.” According to Reuters, she said Trump insisted..
According to Business Insider, Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez defended Taylor Swift in the musician's fight for her old music. In a tweet Ocasio-Cortez slammed private equity groups, saying that their impact is bigger than music. She argues that..
Roger Stone Found Guilty of Lying to Congress, Witness Tampering. Stone was on trial for obstructing a House investigation into Russia’s interference in the 2016 election. A federal jury found Stone guilty on all charges Friday. The trial concluded..
President Donald Trump attacked former U.S. ambassador to Ukraine on Twitter. According to Reuters, Marie Yovanovitch testified that Trump said wherever she went “turned bad.” Democratic chairman of the House Intelligence Committee Adam Schiff..
The White House said it’s unable to work with Democrats in Congress because of impeachment proceedings. Former President Bill Clinton rejected the claim as an “excuse.” Attorney General William Barr said the Trump administration wants to..
Trump's Tax Returns Can Be Subpoenaed by Congress, Rules Federal Appeals Court. In question are eight years of President Donald Trump's tax returns that were subpoenaed by Congress in March. The D.C. Circuit Court ruled 8-3 to let stand an earlier..
The impeachment hearings are underway starting Wednesday, Nov. 13. These hearings are the first from Congress in more than 20 years, looking into allegations that Trump attempted to work a quid-pro-quo arrangement with the president of Ukraine to..
A senior White House official said President Donald Trump will confront President Rcept Tayyip Erdogan. They said it refers to Turkey’s decision to defy NATO and buy a Russian air defense system. According to Politico, national security adviser..
Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez joined Bernie Sanders campaign in Iowa for three stops. There were several audience members there to meet the congresswoman. According to Politico, the rallies show the amount of media attention and crowd she can bring in. All..
Democratic presidential candidate Sen. Elizabeth Warren has forged a political identity as a fighter who wants to level the playing field for the American middle class. Now she is seeking the presidency, centering her campaign on a progressive vision..
Rates of homelessness vary widely across the country. But no matter where it's found, it's a tragedy that strikes thousands of Americans every year. The Department of Housing and Urban Development publishes annual estimates of the homeless population..
A top U.S. diplomat recently spoke to congressional investigators. He said President Donald Trump’s personal attorney Rudy Giuliani conducted a “campaign full of lies.” According to Reuters, this campaign was directed against the U.S. ambassador..
The UAW's acting head plans to examine every department of the union. A spreading federal corruption probe has damaged the union’s standing during contract talks with Detroit’s automakers. We’re going to be looking at every inch of this union to..
Massachusetts Rep. Ayanna Pressley endorsed Sen. Elizabeth Warren for president. She’s the only one from the liberal freshman “squad” who didn’t endorse Sen. Bernie Sanders. According to Business Insider, Pressley called Warren a “bold,..
Reuters reports the president of the United Auto Workers union has taken a paid leave of absence. Gary Jones has been linked to an ongoing corruption probe by U.S. federal officials. Jones has not been accused of any wrongdoing. The UAW announced in a..
House Passes Rules for Trump Impeachment Inquiry. The resolution passed 232-196 with no support from House GOP members. The Democrats' impeachment process against President Trump will now move into the next phase. This includes having public hearings..
The House speaker and Senate majority leader are eager to avoid a shutdown, but a partisan clash is certain over Trump's border wall. Speaker Nancy Pelosi and Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell want to get all 12 spending bills passed by the end..
An Army Lt Col and National Security Council Director tells Congress “I became aware of outside influencers promoting a false narrative of Ukraine inconsistent with the consensus views of the interagency.” The crux of the matter? President..
New legislation was introduced in Congress that may change the status of Puerto Rico. The question of voters will be left to voters for a third time since 2012. According to Reuters, the legislation would provide a similar path as taken by Alaska and..
Boeing is still reeling from the 737 Max crashes and subsequent grounding of the planes. CEO Dennis Muilenburg is testifying before congress today. Jim Cramer gives his thoughts on Boeing and Muilenburg: "There was a Dennis Muilenburg that up until..
Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez, Rashida Tlaib and Ilhan Omar all endorsed Sen. Bernie Sanders. The three cited Sanders’ policy platform and his call for a “political revolution.” Yet Sanders has supported the three young women when few defended them...
Adam Schiff says Democrats will not go to court to compel witnesses to testify. This is in reference to the impeachment inquiry into President Donald Trump. Instead, Schiff said, House Democrats will use the White House's stonewalling. The..
Rep. Katie Hill will resign from Congress after allegations of inappropriate sexual relationships. She reportedly had relationships with staffers in her office and her congressional campaign. Hill denied the claims of a relationship with a male..