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Trump addresses school safety, renews call for armed teachers

WASHINGTON — Three separate times on Friday, President Trump addressed his school safety agenda. Each time, he neglected to mention an idea he endorsed only Thursday: raising the minimum purchase age for semi-automatic firearms to 21.  The president spoke to House Speaker Paul Ryan and Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell Friday, and congressional sources say […]

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Trump administration escalates pressure on N. Korea with new sanctions

WASHINGTON — The Trump administration escalated pressure on North Korea Friday by slapping sanctions on scores of companies and ships accused of illicit trading with the pariah nation. Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin said the U.S. has now blacklisted virtually all ships being used by the North. The administration billed it as the largest installment of […]

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Teachers Tell Trump What They Really Want To Be Armed With — And It’s Not Guns

Pivotal Moments In The U.S. Gun Control Debate Pivotal Moments In The U.S. Gun Control Debate 1981: The Attempted Assassination Of President Ronald Reagan on March 30, 1981, President Reagan and three others were shot and wounded in an assassination attempt by John Hinckley, Jr. outside the Washington Hilton Hotel in Washington, D.C. Reagan’s press […]

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Trump, Putin and Kim Jong-un Human Rights Ads by Amnesty International Banned from D.C.

Trump, Putin, Kim Jong-un Human Rights Ads Banned from D.C. 2/22/2018 12:50 AM PST EXCLUSIVE Three super provocative ads featuring President Trump, Vladimir Putin and Kim Jong-un won’t see the light of day — at least not in our nation’s capital … TMZ has learned. Amnesty International USA wanted to place the ads in metro […]

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President Trump Suggests Teachers Should Be Armed

President Trump Talks Arming Teachers To Deal with Shootings 2/21/2018 12:52 PM PST Breaking News President Trump seems to think the way to solve the problems with school shootings is more guns … specifically, arming teachers. Trump fielded suggestions Wednesday at the White House during a “listening session” he hosted with survivors of the Marjory Stoneman […]

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Trump hosts emotional listening session after Florida school shooting

A White House listening session President Trump hosted Wednesday with students and families affected by the Parkland school shooting, as well as families affected by past school shootings, was brimming with emotion, as parents spoke of their lost children, and students fought off tears remembering their lost siblings and friends.  “It should have been one […]

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Southern Poverty Law Center Says Trump Inspired Even More Hate Groups In 2017

WASHINGTON (Reuters) – The number of U.S. hate groups expanded last year under President Donald Trump, fueled by his immigration stance and the perception that he sympathized with those espousing white supremacy, the Southern Poverty Law Center said on Wednesday. There were 954 hate groups in the country in 2017, marking a 4 percent increase […]