The second round of Wednesday’s public hearings in the Trump impeachment probe kicked just before 6 p.m. Witnesses David Hale, the under secretary of State for political affairs, and Laura Cooper, a deputy assistant secretary of defense, will offer testimony in what is the fourth day of public hearings. Their...
Michael Bloomberg — likely on the verge of announcing a White House bid — announced Wednesday that he will spend $15 million to $20 million on a voter registration drive in battleground states to help the Democrats defeat President Trump in the general election. The billionaire and three-term former...
She’s now Madam Chair. Manhattan Rep. Carolyn Maloney became the first chairwoman of the powerful House Oversight Committee Wednesday after an election by her Democratic colleagues. She beat out Virginia Rep. Gerry Connolly by a vote of 133-86 in a closed-door caucus meeting to succeed Rep. Elijah Cummings, who died...
EU Ambassador Gordon Sondland is a wealthy hotel magnate and Republican mega-donor who was named to his post after coughing up a $1 million to the president’s inaugural committee. The 62-year-old was born in Mercer Island, Washington state, the son of Jewish parents who fled Nazi Germany, a story...
A Florida woman was sentenced to 15 days in federal prison this week for hurling a red slushie drink at Republican Rep. Matt Gaetz. Amanda Kondrat’yev, 35, had faced up to a year behind bars for launching the drink at Gaetz’s chest as he was leaving an event at...
The FDA on Wednesday announced disheartening news for snackers nationwide — the recall of certain boxes of Nabisco’s popular cheddar Cheese Nips. The manufacturer of the snacks, Mondelēz Global, reported the voluntary recall to the agency last Friday, revealing that a “limited quantity” of their 11-ounce Cheese Nips boxes...
The FBI is reportedly looking to interview the whistleblower whose complaint about President Trump’s Ukraine call sparked the ongoing House impeachment proceedings. The federal agency has twice reached out to the whistleblower’s legal team requesting their cooperation in a probe that appears to be in its infancy stages —...
A California family blames FedEx for their Yorkie’s death, saying a driver flung a package over the fence that crushed the beloved pooch, according to a report. Mitchell Galin and Keiko Napier said their dog Cooper was in the backyard of their Venice home when the FedEx driver tossed...
An Indiana dad died after he plunged four stories from the balcony of a Carnival cruise ship, according to reports. Brian Rice, a father of two from Brownsburg, died Friday at sea on the Carnival Horizon near Miami returning from a six-day trip to the Caribbean, the Indianapolis Star...
The Democratic debate tonight will feature ten candidates vying to be the party’s nominee for the 2020 White House race. Here’s what you need to know ahead of the nationally-televised contest. What time and where is Wednesday’s Democratic debate? The event starts at 9 p.m. EST, and is slated to run...