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Maryland, District of Columbia Sue Trump Over Government Payments to His Businesses

It alleges Trump is violating the Constitution by taking payments from foreign governments while president. On Friday, the Justice Department asked a federal judge to dismiss the case. "This is one he can't climb over and one he can't dig underneath". Racine and Frosh believe the tax returns will be the first step in establishing the extent of Trump's involvement in foreign business dealings, but the pair said the fight will likely end up in the Supreme Court. Read More »

Half support Trump travel ban

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Those tweets undermine an earlier statement by Trump's communications team, and emphasize the struggle with communicating for a President who is known for his off-the-cuff ability to reach out to his followers directly on Twitter. Each country involved has mostly-Muslim populations. The ACLU, which frequently speaks out against Trump's travel ban in courts, said on Twitter that it may use Trump's tweets about the ban in its argument at the Supreme Court. Read More »

House Health Care Plan Formally Moves to Senate

Well, you couldn't have a more partisan exercise than what you're engaged in right now. This rule allows the Senate to skip the committee process (goodbye full senate committee debate) and instead "fast-tracks" the bill by moving it on the senate calendar so it can be brought to a vote. Read More »

Smirnoff ad winks at Russian meddling probe, Trump

Pictured in the ad is a Moscow Mule cocktail, a drink the brand claims to have invented in 1941. The ads began popping up over the weekend and target small portions of the NY metro area, including a train station in Harlem, a Diageo spokesman confirmed. Read More »

Severe weather in forecast for southeast Wyoming

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With the current weather conditions and recent tornados in the region, you local firefighters want to remind you to DUCK when a tornado warning is issued or if threatening weather is forecast . A tornado watch until 8 p.m. Monday was issued for Larimer County by the National Weather Service, as well as for Weld, Morgan, Logan and Washington counties. Read More »

Attorneys general to sue Trump for Constitution violation

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Gen. Brian Frosh said, they would seek an order requiring the president to divest himself of his business holdings. Trump already faces a similar lawsuit that was brought in January by plaintiffs including a ethics non-profit group. President Donald Trump arrives at Newark International Airport in Newark, New Jersey, to spend a weekend at Trump National Golf Club in Bedminster, New Jersey, on June 9. Read More »

A year after Pulse nightclub massacre, Orlando will remember the victims

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They worked with the One Orlando Alliance to make it happen. This was an attack on Orlando , our state, the Hispanic community and on the LGBTQ community. Buildings displaying the decal agree to serve as a refuge from harassment or violence while police are called. Over 200 businesses have signed up. " Pride Month is also a chance for us to remember the enormous struggles, heartbreaking losses and countless tragedies experienced by this community in the fight for equality", Deutch said. Read More »

DC, Maryland to sue Trump for involvement in his business while president

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The litigation is similar to a case filed this year by Citizens for Responsibility and Ethics , a Washington watchdog group. The lawsuit , which Racine and Frosh described to the Washington Post on Sunday night, could open a new front for Trump as he navigates dueling investigations by special counsel Robert Mueller and congressional committees of possible collusion between his associates and the Russian government during the 2016 presidential campaign. Read More »

First of several services marks year since Pulse nightclub mass shooting

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Hobbs says because of last year's massive shooting more LGBTQ safe zones are opening in Columbus including the recently opened club Velvet Room located where club Medallion once was on Midtown Drive in Midtown Columbus. we have more of a togetherness", he said. "So part of this is a commemoration of that loss and that violence in our community". Trump tweeted Monday that he will never forget the victims who lost their lives in the horrific shooting. Read More »

Afghan commando opens fire on United States troops, kills 3, wounds 1

The incident remains under investigation, officials said. Meanwhile, several members of the Afghan security forces were killed on Friday when a U.S. There have been more than 90 insider attacks in Afghanistan since 2008, killing at least 150 foreign soldiers and wounding 187, according to data by the Long War Journal blog cited by the Los Angeles Times . Read More »

Ex-FBI Director James Comey visits hometown, dad

The Secret Service, responding to a freedom of information request submitted by The Wall Street Journal , said it does not have any audio copies or transcripts of any tapes recorded within the White House. His ulterior motive was to get Comey to drop the investigation is what the FBI Chief Senate has to say. "James Comey told his story to the Senate". Read More »

Colts waive-injured receiver Trey Griffey

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Griffey participated in the Colts' three-day rookie mini-camp. Griffey played in 44 games at the University of Arizona and finished with 79 catches for 1,241 yards and six touchdowns. If football doesn't work out for the son of legendary Major League Baseball star Ken Griffey Jr., then he can perhaps follow in his father's footsteps. Read More »

James Comey's Dad Says Fired FBI Director 'Holding Up Well'

J. Brien Comey said James Comey was "holding up well - very well" and that he was a "happy camper". Brien Comey said the former Federal Bureau of Investigation director, spending time at home in Allendale, New Jersey, "literally enjoyed" his Senate testimony. Read More »

Penguins early favorites to repeat again as Stanley Cup winners

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It was a memorable battle between two elite squads, but the best team throughout the playoffs came away with the victory. In the previous campaign finals, they defeated San Jose Sharks, while this year they were battling against Nashville Predators , the team which appeared for the first time in history in the finals. Read More »

Melania, Barron Trump arrive (finally!) at White House

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She captioned the photo: "Looking forward to the memories we'll make in our new home!" Melania and Barron had stayed in NY until the end of the school year, NBC News reported . Now that's she's at the White House full time, pressure will build for her to be seen more and to do more. The first lady has said she wishes he would give up tweeting . Read More »

Comey: Lynch asked for Clinton investigation to be called a 'matter'

In the letter, Feinstein told Grassley she is "concerned" about Director of National Intelligence Dan Coats' and National Security Agency Director Admiral Rogers' refusals to answer questions from senators, adding that she wants to determine whether Trump asked Coats or Rogers "to take any action" on the Russian Federation investigation. Read More »

Services to mark 1 year since 49 killed in Orlando gay club

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It would be followed by another midday service at the nightclub, an evening gathering in the heart of downtown Orlando and a final, music-filled late-night service at the nightclub. The march was also a way to kick off the 1st Annual Pride Fest in Naples, something the LGBT community has tried to get for four years. "But I also know that the strength you've shown over the past year will carry you through today and in the future". Read More »

Blaney Grabs First Career NASCAR Cup Race

The team has won at least one race in each of the last six decades, but none since Trevor Bayne took the Daytona 500 in 2011. "I just want to let my wife and kids and my mom know that I'm OK and I will go change my underwear and get ready to go home", he said. Read More »

2 attorneys general sue, say Trump business ties violate Constitution

The suit cites not just the president's luxury hotel in Washington , which has been at the center of concerns about conflicts of interest, but his worldwide network of hotels, golf courses and other commercial properties. The president called an earlier, similar lawsuit about the emoluments issue "without merit, totally without merit". But the Post says this new lawsuit centers on Trump's decision to maintain ownership of his company after becoming president. Read More »

Montana's Gianforte avoids jail time for reporter assault

On Monday, Montana Judge Rick West sentenced Gianforte to 40 hours of community service and 20 hours of anger management that he must complete by November 28, according to Whitney Bermes , a reporter at the Bozeman Daily Chronicle . Gianforte pleaded guilty to the assault charges and awaited his punishment. "Notwithstanding anyone's statements to the contrary, you did not initiate any physical contact with me, and I had no right to assault you", Gianforte's letter says. Read More »

Kimball gets 1st IndyCar pole, record run at repaved Texas

The Chip Ganassi Racing driver set a two lap average of 222.556mph to deny team-mate Scott Dixon by the tiniest of margins, with just 0.083 seconds separating the duo, but for Kimball, racing in his 109th IndyCar race this weekend, it meant a lot to finally put the vehicle on the pole. Read More »

Hundreds rally in response to protest against Islamic law

According to the report , Counter-protesters marched to City Hall confronting few dozen Anti-Muslim protesters with banged drums, cymbals and cowbells behind a large sign saying " Seattle stands with our Muslim neighbors" and chanting "No hate, no fear, Muslims are welcome here". Read More »