The U.S. has become a country that supports torture, so the fight to stop the godmother of the CIA's "enhanced interrogation" program may be futile.
I just noticed something in one of the statements of the nominee for secretary of state while he was a representative in Congress from Kansas, and it is potentially chilling.
The president signs a huge spending bill, averting a government shutdown at midnight, acting just hours after saying he was considering a veto.
The president casts doubt on whether he will back the $1.3 trillion spending bill needed to avert a government shutdown Friday, citing concerns over "Dreamer" immigrants and border wall money.
The newly appointed CIA director's career at the intelligence agency spans more than three decades. While her work is shrouded in secrecy, two things are well known.
The president signs a $400 billion budget deal that sharply boosts spending and swells the federal deficit, ending a brief federal government shutdown.
The president is focusing on senators from Alaska and Kentucky in an effort to save the party's last-ditch effort to repeal "Obamacare."
The latest effort to repeal and replace "Obamacare" is fatally wounded as Sens. Mike Lee of Utah and Jerry Moran of Kansas come out against it. (Pictured, Mitch McConnell.)