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Paul Ryan Suggests Steve Scalise Supports Kevin McCarthy For Speaker

Paul Ryan Suggests Steve Scalise Supports Kevin McCarthy For Speaker

House Majority Leader Kevin McCarthy, R-Calif., center left, and House Majority Whip Steve Scalise , R-La., center right, arrive for the House Republican Conference meeting in the basement of the Capitol on Wednesday. Ryan was picked by his GOP colleagues in 2015 after McCarthy abruptly withdrew because members of the House Freedom Caucus could have stopped him from getting enough votes.


White House Asserts Trump Has Authority to Fire Special Counsel

White House Asserts Trump Has Authority to Fire Special Counsel

Cmdr. Mr. Rosenstein has told Congress that he would dismiss Mr. Mueller only for cause, and people close to Mr. Rosenstein have indicated he would resign if the president ordered him to fire Mr. Chris Coons of DE and Cory Booker of New Jersey consider to introduce legal guidelines Wednesday that may give any explicit counsel a 10-day window by which he or she would possibly search expedited judicial consider of a firing, in accordance with two people accustomed to the legal guidelines.



Harvey, Irma, Maria retired as Atlantic storm names

There have been 86 names retired from the Atlantic basin since storms began receiving names in 1953. While 2017's season proved to be devastating, forecasts from Colorado State University's Tropical Meteorology Project expect that the 2018 season will only be slightly less disastrous as the group have stated a total of 14 named storms, seven hurricanes and three major ones are likely to occur.


France 'has proof' Syria used chlorine

France 'has proof' Syria used chlorine

The Kremlin warned Thursday that the USA and its allies, who are weighing military strikes on Syria , to avoid any steps that could destabilize the situation there. Macron did not describe the evidence or say how France got it. "France will not allow any escalation that could harm stability in the region...


Former GOP Leader Boehner Thinks Legal Marijuana Is the Answer for Millions

Former GOP Leader Boehner Thinks Legal Marijuana Is the Answer for Millions

The researchers found that states that legalized medical pot had roughly a 6 percent lower rate of prescribing opioids compared to states that outlawed marijuana. In a joint statement , Boehner and former Massachusetts Gov. Bill Weld, another Republican joining Acreage's board, said that "the time has come for serious consideration of a shift in federal marijuana policy".


Trump Reverses Course and Proposes Rejoining Trans-Pacific Partnership

Trump Reverses Course and Proposes Rejoining Trans-Pacific Partnership

Meanwhile, the president, at a White House event on job creation, touted the economy under his administration, citing low unemployment, tax cuts and industrial expansion - and praising the words "Made in the United States of America". "That's really good news for America and frankly it's really good news for the rule of law and economic security in the Pacific", said Sasse, a Nebraska Republican.