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Oct. 18, 2017

Green card holders cannot enlist in the Army Reserve “for the time being,” Army confirms

"U.S. Army Recruiting Command has put Army Reserve enlistments on hold for the time being," an Army official confirmed to 'Mic.'

New poll shows 76% of Republican voters think the media invents stories about Trump

Eighty-five percent of voters who “strongly approve” of Trump’s job performance believe the media fabricates stories about him.

Democrat Doug Jones pulls even with Roy Moore in Alabama Senate special election: poll

The fact that the race is tied comes as a surprise in deep-red Alabama, which President Donald Trump won by a 28-point margin in the 2016 presidential election.

In the past 2 weeks, Donald Trump’s approach to immigration has shifted even further right

The president is ramping up arrests of immigrants, wants to deport more immigrant children and plans to shut down the government if there is no funding for his wall.

Exclusive: Army Reserve bans green card holders from enlisting, a move that may break federal law

“EFFECTIVE IMMEDIATELY DO NOT ‘SHIP’ OR ‘ENLIST’ ANY FOREIGN NATIONAL’S [sic] (ALL I-551 CARD HOLDERS) UNTIL FURTHER NOTICE,” reads an email sent on Monday to Army recruiters.
Oct. 17, 2017

A federal judge once again cites Trump’s tweets in blocking Trump’s latest travel ban

In his decision to block the executive order, a federal judge in Hawaii said the travel ban "suffers from precisely the same maladies as its predecessor."

Trump’s drug czar nominee withdraws after explosive CBS/‘Washington Post’ report

“Rep. Tom Marino has informed me that he is withdrawing his name from consideration as drug czar,” Trump tweeted Tuesday morning. “Tom is a fine man and a great congressman!”

This stat forecasts doomsday for Congressional Republicans in the 2018 midterm elections

Republicans' House majority could be in danger, which imperils President Donald Trump and could even lead to his impeachment.

Donald Trump said Obamacare is “finished.” For millions of people, it’s not that simple.

Several million Americans whose insurance premiums are made cheaper by federal subsidies are watching Congress after Trump cut their federal funds.

Trump claims past presidents didn’t call parents of fallen soldiers. That’s 100% false.

Trump made the false claim in response to a question from a reporter about why he hasn’t yet commented on the attack that led to the soldiers’ deaths.
Oct. 16, 2017

Donald Trump: “There is no such thing as Obamacare anymore”

“Obamacare is finished. It’s dead. It’s gone,” Trump said Monday during a Cabinet meeting.

Trump reportedly made a joke about how Mike Pence wants to hang gay people

"Don’t ask that guy — he wants to hang them all!" President Donald Trump said of Pence, according to the 'New Yorker'.

Accuser subpoenas Trump for documents related to sexual assault allegation

A woman who accused President Donald Trump of sexual assault subpoenaed his campaign for all documents related to the numerous sexual assault allegations levied against him last year.

The death toll in Puerto Rico is impossible to know. But it is expected to rise dramatically.

Only 13.7% of the island has electricity, making it hard to tell how many have died. And the island still needs tens of billions of dollars in recovery support.

Here’s what protests at Sunday’s NFL games look like after Goodell’s letter asking players to stand

Here's how NFL players responded Sunday to Roger Goodell's letter asking them to stand during the national anthem.
Oct. 15, 2017

CNN asked Tillerson if he really called Trump a “moron.” He refused to deny it 3 times in a row.

Tillerson remained committed to Trump's agenda — but still won't deny that he called the president a "moron."

On ‘Meet the Press,’ Gov. John Kasich seems to fuel rumors he’s running for president in 2020

“Boy, there’s an anecdote a lot of people will use to say, ‘You might be running in 2020,” host Chuck Todd told the governor.

This week in Trump-Russia news: Mueller meets with Reince Priebus

The Russia probe continues to move closer into Trump's inner circle.

Bannon says Trump will win in 2020 with 400 electoral votes

Trump only won 306 in 2016.

NFL will not prohibit players from protesting during national anthem, spokesman says

The announcement comes days after President Donald Trump thanked the NFL for "demanding" players stand for the anthem.