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Sheriff at White House meeting dogged by questions about 'offensive' jokes and controversial comments

Sheriff at White House meeting dogged by questions about 'offensive' jokes and controversial commentsControversial North Carolina sheriff Charles McDonald, who was among 10 local officials joining President Trump at Thursdays White House meeting on school safety, has faced questions about his spending and comments he made about anti-Trump protesters last year, and was sued by a former deputy for discrimination last month.

Thu, 22 Feb 2018 17:22:03 -0500
Trump: Active shooter drills 'a very negative thing'

Trump: Active shooter drills 'a very negative thing'President Trump signaled Thursday that he does not believe that active shooter drills at the nation's schools are a good way to address the rash of gun violence plaguing them.

Thu, 22 Feb 2018 16:20:37 -0500
Trump predicts NRA will back raising age limit on gun purchases

Trump predicts NRA will back raising age limit on gun purchasesAmid a national debate over U.S. gun laws in the wake of last weeks deadly school shooting in Parkland, Fla., President Trump on Thursday pledged action and laid out his ideas for school safety even as the National Rifle Association is resisting calls for change.

Thu, 22 Feb 2018 15:06:04 -0500
Trump aides say U.S. forces can legally stay in Syria, Iraq indefinitely

Trump aides say U.S. forces can legally stay in Syria, Iraq indefinitelyPresident Trump has all the legal authority he needs to keep U.S. forces in Syria and Iraq indefinitely, the Pentagon and State Department told Sen. Tim Kaine, who has been pushing for a new AUMF.

Thu, 22 Feb 2018 12:41:49 -0500
High school students across the U.S. protest gun violence

High school students across the U.S. protest gun violenceIn a wave of demonstrations reaching from Arizona to Maine, students at dozens of U.S. high schools walked out of class Wednesday to protest gun violence and honor the victims of last week's deadly shooting in Florida.

Thu, 22 Feb 2018 12:14:26 -0500
NRA's LaPierre blames FBI, mental illness and security 'failures' for Florida shooting not guns

NRA's LaPierre blames FBI, mental illness and security 'failures' for Florida shooting  not gunsThe head of the National Rifle Association denounced lawmakers and the media on Thursday for renewing the debate over U.S. gun laws in the wake of last weeks deadly mass shooting at a Florida high school.

Thu, 22 Feb 2018 11:59:14 -0500
Trump: Arm some teachers to 'fire back if a savage sicko came to a school'

Trump: Arm some teachers to 'fire back if a savage sicko came to a school'President Trump denied that he wants to arm teachers with guns, despite seeming to offer that suggestion during a listening session about school shootings the day before.

Thu, 22 Feb 2018 09:01:35 -0500
Marco Rubio jeered at CNN town hall on school shootings

Marco Rubio jeered at CNN town hall on school shootingsSen. Marco Rubio endorsed additional gun control legislation after questions from survivors of the Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School shooting in Parkland, Fla.

Thu, 22 Feb 2018 08:20:42 -0500
White House embraces @realDonaldTrump, not @POTUS. Sad!

White House embraces @realDonaldTrump, not @POTUS. Sad!On official White House websites and Twitter accounts, the Trump administration is linking to and sharing tweets from @realDonaldTrump, not the president's official @POTUS account.

Thu, 22 Feb 2018 05:00:51 -0500
Redemption time for Romney?

Redemption time for Romney?Too often, Mitt Romney has treated principled rhetoric like a stretchy suit he can change into in a phone booth, then throw into a trash can when no one's looking. But if he wins a Utah Senate seat, he could become something he's never managed to be: the most influential figure in the GOP outside of the White House.

Thu, 22 Feb 2018 05:00:49 -0500
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