Glenn Beck on Thursday warned that President Barack Obama will make himself an emperor if he takes executive action on immigration. And Beck said those arent his words theyre the presidents.
Defense Secretary Chuck Hagel tells Charlie Rose that American military capability--something that has been taken for granted since the end of World War II--is "being threatened." (November 19, 2014)
The Secret Service arrested an Iowa man Wednesday afternoon after finding a hunting rifle, dozens of rounds of ammunition and a knife in the trunk of his car parked near the White House. (Nov. 20)
Rep. Paul Ryan, R-Wis., was officially named the chairman of the House Ways and Means Committee on Tuesday for the incoming Congress. Self-imposed House rules will allow for Ryan to remain chair for up to six years, which could mean Ryan will design comprehensive tax reform during the next presidents first term.
The Architect of the US Capitol has released timelapse video of scaffolding going up at Capitol Dome so that repairs can begin. Today the scaffolding construction is complete. (Nov. 18)
Add "rescission" to the glossary for the looming immigration fight between congressional Republicans and President Obama.
In a video posted to Facebook, President Barack Obama said he will announce his immigration executive actions Thursday night and speak again in Las Vegas on Friday at Del Sol High School. Obama says in the video he will lay out what he can do with his "lawful authority" as president while still working with Congress on an immigration overhaul. Speaker John A. Boehner's spokesman Michael Steel, however, said taking action on his own would "ruin" chances of getting anything done.
Army Specialist Brent Grommet and a German Shepherd named Matty worked as a bomb detection team in Afghanistan until a roadside blast ended both of their careers. While Grommet was in the hospital, he filed papers to adopt Matty, and had it approved, but then for reasons still unclear, the army allowed someone else to adopt the dog.
26-year-old Peter Kassig from Indiana executed the by ISIS killers in the video released over the weekend. Mr. Kassig the third American to be beheaded by this barbaric group. He's a former army ranger who was briefly deployed to Iraq in 2007 after which he was honorably discharged for medical reasons. In 2012 Mr. Kassig went back to the Middle East to work as an emergency medical technician and was kidnapped in Syria. President Obama has condemned the murder is quote an act of "pure evil" which it is.
Congressman Jim Jordan (R-OH) tells Sean Hannity that Obamacare architect Jonathan Gruber will come before a Congressional committee and answer "tough questions." "Of course he needs to come before a Congressional committee and answer our tough questions about what he did, where all the money went and what he was up to," Jordan said Tuesday night.
The Democratic-controlled Senate rejected legislation Tuesday aimed at forcing completion of the Keystone XL Pipeline, but Republicans are vowing to resurrect the controversial issue when they take two-house control of Congress in January. (Nov. 18)
Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid is hoping Republicans will play ball on confirming a number of President Barack Obama's nominations before they take over the majority in the next Congress, but that list won't include the next attorney general. The Nevada Democrat said the White House wasn't pushing for confirmation of Loretta Lynch, the Brooklyn-based U.S. Attorney tapped by Obama to become the next attorney general, before Sen. Mitch McConnell, R-Ky., becomes the man in charge of the Senate floor schedule. "My personal feeling is that the White House has, through intermediaries with me, have said don't be pushing that, we can do it after the first of the year," Reid said.
Bush 43 on why he wants people to understand his father and his accomplishments better, why he thinks brother Jeb would make a 'really good president' and the differences between the father and his sons.