News archive from 22 September 2018

Hilarious memes rip Cruz, O'Rourke during first senate debate

Twitter exploded with memes ahead of and during the first debate between Sen. Ted Cruz and Beto O'Rourke Friday night. Social media users ripped both politicians for their stances on hot-button issues and candidacy. See some of the funniest and...

Chron, 19:58 in Politics
 

Trump says he'll rid Justice Dept. of 'lingering stench'

SPRINGFIELD, Mo. (AP) — President Donald Trump issued an ominous warning about the Justice Department and the FBI on Friday, promising further firings to get rid of a "lingering stench" following reports that Deputy Attorney General Rod...

Chron, 21:50 in Politics
 

Ted Cruz and Beto O’Rourke take plenty of shots in first debate

DALLAS — Democrat Beto O’Rourke has stressed that he is not running against any person or party, but during his first debate with Sen. Ted Cruz, the El Paso Congressman got aggressive, painting Cruz as hyper-partisan and forcefully going after Cruz’s...

Chron, 22:55 in Politics
 

Rosenstein's fate could turn on which account Trump believes

WASHINGTON (AP) — The fate of Deputy Attorney General Rod Rosenstein, who discussed secretly recording President Donald Trump and possibly suggested removing him from office, could turn on whether Trump believes the account of an ex-FBI official who...

Chron, 02:13 in Politics
 

Trump promises to rid Justice Dept. of 'lingering stench'

SPRINGFIELD, Mo. (AP) — President Donald Trump has issued an ominous warning about the Justice Department and the FBI, promising further firings to get rid of a "lingering stench" following reports that Deputy Attorney General Rod Rosenstein...

Chron, 02:55 in Politics
 

Rosenstein's fate could turn on which account Trump believes

WASHINGTON (AP) — The fate of Deputy Attorney General Rod Rosenstein, who discussed secretly recording President Donald Trump and possibly suggested removing him from office, could turn on whether Trump believes the account of an ex-FBI official who...

Chron, 02:55 in Politics
 

Overconfident? Dem optimism surges as midterms approach

WASHINGTON (AP) — The fight for the House majority is over. At least that's the sense from a growing number of Democrats who are increasingly confident in their quest to seize control of at least one chamber of Congress six weeks before Election Day....

Chron, 03:38 in Politics
 

Trump picks combat over caution in court fight

WASHINGTON (AP) — Combat won out over caution. White House aides and congressional allies worked all week to keep President Donald Trump from unloading on the woman who has accused Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh of sexual misconduct. But as...

Chron, 03:38 in Politics
 
Gallery: Whale of a problem

Gallery: Whale of a problem

SHORE LEAVE: Beachgoers come to gawk as authorities monitor the remains of a juvenile humpback whale that washed ashore yesterday in Revere.

 

Some see signs of hope on North Korea as Trump heads to UN

Now Playing: President Trump will speak about the United States' 'foreign policy successes' when addressing the United Nations General Assembly next week, according to Nikki Haley, the U.S. ambassador to the U.N. (Sept. 20) Media: Associated Press...

Chron, 10:21 in Politics
 

Beto-Cruz debate: In this knife fight, Cruz drew more blood

If the first debate between GOP Sen. Ted Cruz and Democratic challenger Beto O'Rourke was a knife fight, neither candidate emerged unscathed. While Cruz ended the night with a backhanded compliment branding O'Rourke as a tireless advocate of...

Chron, 13:27 in Politics
 

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