Kent Covington

Monday morning news: May 20, 2019

Lawmakers clash over U.S. response to Iranian threats » Lawmakers continue clash over rising tensions with Iran. As the White House warns of a growing Iranian threat, Democrats are sounding alarms over the Trump administration.

Friday morning news: May 17, 2019

White House defends precautions amid Iranian threat » The White House continues to warn of a gathering threat from Iran. On Thursday, Press Secretary Sarah Sanders defended this week’s pullout of diplomats from Iraq.

Thursday morning news: May 16, 2019

Alabama passes law to challenge Roe v Wade » Alabama Governor Kay Ivey signed a bill into law Wednesday that provides sweeping protections for the unborn.

Wednesday morning news: May 15, 2019

Sec. Pompeo meets with Russian foreign minister in Sochi » Secretary of State Mike Pompeo landed in Sochi on Tuesday for meetings with his Russian counterpart Sergei Lavrov.

Tuesday morning news: May 14, 2019

China fires latest shot in trade war with U.S. » Beijing on Monday returned fire in the escalating trade war between China and the United states.

Monday morning news: May 13, 2019

Democrats, Trump administration clash over Mueller report » House Democrats continue to clash with the Trump administration over the Mueller report.

Friday morning news: May 10, 2019

Amid trade talks, new tariffs take effect against China » New tariffs on $200 billion of Chinese goods took effect this morning. The taxes on a variety of imports increased from 10 to 25 percent.

Thursday morning news: May 9, 2019

House panel holds Barr in contempt of Congress » The House Judiciary Committee voted Wednesday to hold Attorney General William Barr in contempt of Congress. 

Wednesday morning news: May 8, 2019

House panel to vote on holding Barr in contempt of Congress » Members of the House Judiciary Committee are scheduled to vote today on whether to hold Attorney General William Barr in contempt of Congress.

Tuesday morning news: May 7, 2019

U.S. dispatches aircraft carrier to counter Iranian threat » The U.S. military has deployed an aircraft carrier and a bomber task force to the Middle East amid threats from Iran.