Category Archives: Politics

Florida paid more than $11M settling harassment cases over 3 decades

Florida State University  (iStock) The state of Florida has paid more than $11 million over a 30-year period to settle hundreds of cases that alleged that state workers were sexually harassed by supervisors and co-workers, or were forced to work in a hostile work environment. The Associated Press requested the information from the state agency […]

Franken will not resign, but ’embarrassed and ashamed’ over misconduct allegations

Sen. Al Franken broke his silence Sunday on sexual misconduct allegations, reportedly saying he’s “embarrassed and ashamed” but will not resign from the Senate. “I’ve let a lot of people down and I’m hoping I can make it up to them and gradually regain their trust,” Franken, a two-term Democratic Minnesota senator, told the Star […]

Trump admin keeps open PLO’s Washington office in apparent attempt to steady Middle East peace talks

The Trump administration has quietly reversed its decision to close the PLO office in Washington over a courts issue, amid concerns the move would jeopardize President Trump’s larger, ambitious effort to achieve Middle East peace. Last week, U.S. officials said the Palestine Liberation Organization mission in the nation’s capital must close, in accordance with a […]

Trump says he passed on being TIME’s ‘Person of the Year’

In a tweet on Friday, President Trump claimed he “took a pass” on being TIME Magazine’s 2017 “Person of the Year” after the publication reportedly called and said they’d “probably” offer him the spot. “Time Magazine called to say that I was PROBABLY going to be named “Man (Person) of the Year,” like last year, […]

Michael Flynn lawyers cut ties with Trump legal team, report says

FILE – In this Feb. 1, 2017 file photo, tne-National Security Adviser Michael Flynn speaks during the daily news briefing at the White House, in Washington. Flynn has opened a new consulting firm called Resilient Patriot, LLC that is advising private equity firms, according to one of his brothers, who says Flynn is “moving on […]

Presenting your 2017 Turkey Bowl winners

**Want FOX News Halftime Report in your inbox every day? Sign up here.** PRESENTING YOUR 2017 TURKEY BOWL WINNERS    America has much to be grateful for this Thanksgiving: Peace, prosperity and what Abraham Lincoln called the “inestimable blessings” of “the Great Disposer of Events.” But if you really want to talk about inestimable blessings this […]

Democrats blame Trump for Obamacare rate hikes

SEATTLE –  As Americans sign up during Open Enrollment for health insurance in 2018, those on the Obamacare exchange are seeing higher premiums. It’s similar to what happened a year ago, President Obama’s last year in office, when premiums went up an average of 25 percent. According to the Kaiser Family Foundation, premiums in 2018 […]

Al Franken accuser hints at possible second victim

Senator Al Franken accused of sexual harassment Senator Al Franken (D., Minn.) apologizes to radio broadcaster Leann Tweeden who claims that he forcefully kissed her while rehearsing a skit and groped her while she was asleep on a plane during a U.S.O. trip in 2006 before he took public office. Here are the shocking allegations. […]

Trump halts speech to sip water, sparks Marco Rubio flashback

In his first public speech since returning from a trip to Asia, President Trump made a splash at the White House on Wednesday. The president halted his speech to take a sip from a water bottle while discussing his 13-day trip — something for which he previously poked fun at Sen. Marco Rubio. “Seventeen-thousand jobs,” Trump […]

Six terror-linked foreigners entered US via ‘diversity lottery,’ says Trump administration

At least five foreign nationals with suspected ties to terror resettled in the U.S. through the same visa lottery program that allowed NYC terror suspect Sayfullo Saipov into the country, the Trump administration said Tuesday. Saipov, the ISIS sympathizer who allegedly committed the Halloween terror attack in Lower Manhattan that left eight dead and 11 […]