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'Zero chance' Congress won't increase debt limit: McConnell

/ Aug 22, 2017

'Zero chance' Congress won't increase debt limit: McConnell

Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell said there is "zero chance" Congress will allow the country to default on its debt by voting to not increase the borrowing limit. McConnell's comments came Monday during a joint appearance in his home state of Kentucky with U.S. Treasury ...

Democrats risk being pulled into culture war

/ | Aug 21, 2017

Democrats risk being pulled into culture war

President Donald Trump's widely criticized response to white supremacist violence in Virginia has left Democrats in a quandary: how to seize the moral high ground without getting sucked into a politically perilous culture war. Democrats have denounced Trump for blaming "both sides" for deadly protests ...

Unwavering Trump voters say they will not miss Steve Bannon

/ Aug 20, 2017

Unwavering Trump voters say they will not miss Steve Bannon

Former White House chief strategist Steve Bannon's firing has been met with a collective shrug by some of President Donald Trump's most committed supporters who argue the controversial nationalist became an obstacle to the administration's agenda. In interviews in multiple cities this weekend, Americans who ...

Trump studying options for new approach to Afghan war

/ Aug 19, 2017

Trump studying options for new approach to Afghan war

President Donald Trump is "studying and considering his options" for a new approach to Afghanistan and the broader South Asia region, the White House said Friday after the president huddled with his top national security aides at Camp David. White House press secretary Sarah Huckabee ...