Fred Lucas

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Pastor Claims Trump Is the ‘Most Pro-Black President’ in Generations During White House Meeting

President Donald Trump touted the booming economy and efforts at prison reform Wednesday as he met with inner-city pastors at the White House. “We have increased and created 3.7 million jobs since Election Day. African-American and...

7 Takeaways From FBI Agent Strzok’s Bizarre Congressional Testimony

A joint hearing of two House committees Thursday repeatedly turned testy as FBI agent Peter Strzok sought to explain away text messages sharply critical of Donald Trump and how they did not affect the fairness of the FBI investigation of Russian...

8 Things to Know About Supreme Court Nominee Brett Kavanaugh

President Donald Trump nominated Judge Brett Kavanaugh to the Supreme Court in a prime-time announcement Monday night. If confirmed by the Senate, Kavanaugh would replace retiring Justice Anthony Kennedy to give the court a likely solid 5-4...

Trump’s Idea of Using Military Resources for Border Wall Isn’t Unprecedented

The military has been involved before in putting up a barrier along the U.S.-Mexican border without explicit authorization from Congress, according to a 2009 government report. President Donald Trump recently proposed to draw from the $700...

3 Out of 4 Terrorists Since 9/11 Are Foreign-Born

About three-fourths of those convicted on terrorism charges since 9/11 are foreign-born—and more than half of those aren’t U.S. citizens, according to a new report from the Justice Department and the Department of Homeland Security. Still...

Trump to Recognize Jerusalem as Israel’s Capital Based on Historical and Current Reality

President Donald Trump will announce the United States will recognize Jerusalem as the capital of Israel, and will eventually be the home of the U.S. Embassy. However, senior White House officials said there is not yet a timeline for moving the...

6 Key Elements in Understanding the Tangled Uranium One Scandal

Two House committees are investigating the tangled deal involving Russia, its acquiring of U.S. uranium, and Bill and Hillary Clinton. But the multiple layers that lawmakers, and potentially a special counsel, will explore take some unpacking....

Trump Administration Reverses Obama-Era Policies on Religious Freedom

The Trump administration came out strongly in defense of religious freedom Friday, with new legal guidance and a move to reverse one of the most controversial Obamacare mandates. The Justice Department guidelines direct attorneys and agencies...

Trump Ready to Sign House-Passed Ban of Abortions After 20 Weeks

President Donald Trump is prepared to sign a late-term abortion ban, which the House passed Tuesday evening, if the Senate follows suit. A statement from the White House said the proposed law would promote a “culture of life.” Proponents say the...

Gunman Kills At Least 50 in Las Vegas, Thought to Be ‘Lone Wolf’

In what authorities are calling the worst mass shooting in modern U.S. history, a gunman killed at least 50 people and injured more than 400 Sunday night at an outdoor country music concert in Las Vegas by firing from the 32nd floor...

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