Former U.S. Sen. Kay Hagan, a Democrat from Greensboro, N.C., is still in Washington, D.C., despite losing her seat in an upset general election in 2014 to current Sen. Thom Tillis, R-N.C. Hagan now works for Capitol Hill's largest and most-profitable lobbying and law firm. She's a senior policy consultant and will work with clients from health care and financial services industries.
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After threatening to veto it, President Trump revealed that he would sign the omnibus bill passed by Congress late Thursday, noting that he was "unhappy" about "a lot of things" in the bill but that he'd approve it for "national security" reasons.
Kellyanne Conway, the adviser to President Donald Trump who is the White House official helping oversee the administration’s response to the opioid crisis, shared advice to young listeners: “eat the ice cream, have the french fry, don’t buy the street drug. Believe me, it all works out.”
President Donald Trump's White House is threatened by allegations from his past, with court cases looming from an adult film star, a former Playboy model and a reality show contestant. Trump has denied accusations from all three women.
Sen. Dick Durbin, D-Ill., received applause as he spoke during a hearing on gun violence and school safety on March 14, 2018. He called out lawmakers for their "weak responses" after the Parkland, Florida school shooting and their fears of the NRA. "I'm not petrified of the NRA," he said.
During a hearing on school safety and gun violence, Sen. Dick Durbin, D-Ill., asked Acting FBI Deputy Director David Bowdich about the agency's authority to deny a gun sale to someone based on information that he or she threatened to commit a mass shooting.
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President Donald Trump said he will impose tariffs on steel and aluminum imports in response to what he called decades of unfair trade policies. Trump summoned steel and aluminum executives to the White House and told them that next week he would levy penalties of 25 percent on steel and 10 percent on aluminum imports.
Speaking at the annual Conservative Political Action Conference, President Donald Trump said designating schools as "gun-free zones" puts students in "far more danger." Trump also said House and Senate Democrats have "totally abandoned" DACA.
National Rifle Association executive vice president and CEO Wayne LaPierre said opponents of gun rights "hate individual freedoms" and want to eliminate the 2nd Amendment. LaPierre spoke at the annual Conservative Political Action Conference in Maryland.
President Donald Trump addressed the nation a day after the shooting that killed at least 17 at Majory Stoneman Douglas High. "Our entire nation, with one heavy heart, is praying for the victims and their families," Trump stated on Feb. 15, 2018. He also said he'd be visiting Parkland, Florida to meet with families and local officials.
President Donald Trump said he would make a trip to Parkland, Florida after the deadly school shooting at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School on Feb. 14, 2018. About four minutes into his address to the nation, he spoke directly to "America's children" telling them that those who felt scared and alone are "never alone" and that there are people who care about them. Trump encouraged those kids to ask for help.
Before President Donald Trump planned to address the nation Thursday morning about a deadly mass shooting at a Florida high school, he issued a proclamation honoring the victims of the shooting. It says, "Our nation grieves with those who have lost loved ones." As part of that proclamation, the president ordered flags to be flown at half-staff at the White House and all public grounds until February 19th.
Speaking on the Senate floor Wednesday amid reports of a mass shooting at a Florida high school, Sen. Chris Murphy (D-CT) condemns colleagues for failing to take action on gun control. “This happens nowhere else other than the United States of America, this epidemic of mass slaughter,” said Murphy.