News archive from 11 August 2018

Ted Cruz: 'Stop catcalling me'

Responding to a request to debate him, Sen. Ted Cruz said "stop catcalling me" on Friday. Cruz appeared to be mimicking a similar conversation that played out between New York Democratic congressional candidate Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez...

Chron, 19:29 in Politics

Trump, at golf club, intent on projecting he's hard at work

Now Playing: President Trump is discussing prison reform with state officials at his New Jersey golf club. The administration is pressing for legislation that would provide $50 million to prisons for drug treatment, education and job skills programs....

Chron, 00:31 in Politics

Avenatti pitch in Iowa: 'When they go low ... we hit harder'

CLEAR LAKE, Iowa (AP) — Michael Avenatti, the self-styled provocateur taking on the president for porn actress Stormy Daniels, has told Iowa Democrats that the party needs a bare-knuckle fighter to take back the White House. It's a role he is...

Chron, 00:31 in Politics

Little-known Democratic 2020 hopefuls make early Iowa visits

DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) — John Delaney wasn't slowed by a crush of national political press that sometimes swarms presidential candidates at the Iowa State Fair. Quite the opposite. "Who is that?" retired child psychologist Bernard Wiesemann...

Chron, 00:42 in Politics

Facing indictment, GOP Rep. Chris Collins stepping down

NEW YORK (AP) — In an about-face, U.S. Rep. Chris Collins is ending his re-election bid days after the Republican was charged with insider trading. Collins released a statement Saturday morning saying his will suspend his campaign and fill out the...

Chron, 11:21 in Politics

Rain pouring, Trump rages on Twitter and hangs with bikers

BEDMINSTER, N.J. (AP) — President Donald Trump lashed out on Twitter as rain dumped on his New Jersey golf club, lambasting his Justice Department before welcoming members of a "Bikers for Trump" fan group. Dozens and dozens of gleaming...

Chron, 18:04 in Politics

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