Month: January 2018

Schiff says Russia memo doesn’t vindicate Trump

Schiff says Russia memo doesn’t vindicate Trump WASHINGTON (AP) — The Latest on investigations into contacts between President Donald Trump’s campaign and Russia. (all times local): 9:31 a.m. Rep. Adam Schiff, the top-ranking Democrat on the House Intelligence Committee, says there is nothing in a classified Republican memo on the Russia investigation that vindicates President

Tillerson seeks to show ‘America First’ isn’t America alone

WARSAW, Poland (AP) — As President Donald Trump declared that “America First does not mean America alone” at a global economic forum in Switzerland, his top diplomat was on a European trip of his own, trying to convince skeptical allies that the oft-repeated phrase is more than just lip service. Yet a year into Trump’s

Relations between Trump, global elites seem to thaw at Davos

Relations between Trump, global elites seem to thaw at Davos DAVOS, Switzerland (AP) — Snow was piled high outside, but inside the Davos summit, relations between President Donald Trump and the assembled global elites seemed to thaw. Before Trump’s debut appearance at the World Economic Forum, critics speculated that the president would function as a

Trump turns again on immigration; allies bash ‘Amnesty Don’

Trump turns again on immigration; allies bash ‘Amnesty Don’ Trump-aligned candidates from Nevada and Virginia rejected the notion outright. A loyal media ally, Breitbart News, attacked him as “Amnesty Don.” And outside groups that cheered the hardline rhetoric that dominated Trump’s campaign warned of fierce backlash against the president’s party in November’s midterm elections. “There’s

Californians line up to legally buy recreational pot

Californians line up to legally buy recreational pot (CNN)California began selling recreational marijuana Monday in what’s seen as a milestone in the mainstreaming of the weed, and hundreds lined up to buy it. Lines formed outside stores licensed to sell the drug long before opening hours, and store owners said they had stocked up in