Jared Kushner resists White House security clearance overhaul

Jared Kushner is reportedly pushing back on efforts to rein in the flow of information among White House staffers who do not have a full security clearance. The effort by White House chief of staff John Kelly is seen as a potential challenge to Kushner, Trump’s son-in-law and senior adviser, who has been the subject […]

Trump stakes out a position on gun reform: ‘We must now focus on strengthening background checks’

President Donald Trump on Tuesday indicated his support for stronger background checks, nearly a week after a deadly mass shooting at a Florida high school. “Whether we are Republican or Democrat, we must now focus on strengthening Background Checks,” Trump tweeted, echoing remarks the White House press secretary Sarah Huckabee Sanders gave earlier in the […]

North Korea bailed at the last minute before a secret meeting with Pence at the Winter Olympics

North Korea pulled out of a secret meeting with the US Vice President Mike Pence during the Olympic Games. The delegates from North Korea were upset by Pence’s decision to meet defectors and for announcing new sanctions, his office confirmed. The secret meeting was locked in before Pence departed on his tour of Asia, contradicting […]

The far-right thinks there’s a massive, FBI-linked conspiracy around survivors of the Florida school shooting

The far-right is claiming that two students who have been featured prominently following the Florida school shooting are actors, tied to the FBI, or both. The conspiracy has been promoted by the office of a Florida state lawmaker and President Donald Trump’s eldest son, Donald Trump Jr. There is a widening conspiracy theory gaining traction […]