Kent Covington

Thursday morning news: April 11, 2019

E.U. grants British prime ministers request for Brexit delay » The UK is staying in the European Union at least a little while longer.

Wednesday morning news: April 10, 2019

Barr says redacted Mueller report expected within a week » House Democrats dug into William Barr on Tuesday as the attorney general took the hot seat on Capitol Hill.

Tuesday morning news: April 9, 2019

Secret Service director stepping down » Another top Trump administration official is out. U.S. Secret Service Director Randolph “Tex” Alles is stepping down amid a shake-up in the upper echelon of the Homeland Security Department.

Monday morning news: April 8, 2019

Homeland Security secretary resigns » Homeland Security Secretary Kirstjen Nielsen resigned Sunday.

Friday morning news: April 5, 2019

President backs off border closure, issues one-year ultimatum to Mexico » President Trump has backed off threats to close the U.S.-Mexico border for now.

Thursday morning news: April 4, 2019

Senate Republicans go ‘nuclear’ to speed Trump nominees » Senate Republicans went nuclear on Wednesday, changing the Senate rules to stop Democrats from slow-walking approval of President Trump’s nominees.

Wednesday morning news: April 3, 2019

President says GOP healthcare vote to follow 2020 elections » President Trump says he’ll wait until after the 2020 election to push for a Republican healthcare plan to replace Obamacare.

Monday morning news: April 1, 2019

White House pushes to halt aid to Central American counters amid border crisis » President Trump is taking the first steps to cut direct aid to El Salvador, Guatemala and Honduras. The State Department says it will work with Congress to suspend payments to those nations.

Friday morning news: March 29, 2019

President Trump calls for investigation of Russia probe origins » President Trump is calling for a full investigation of the people who set the Russia probe in motion.

Thursday morning news: March 28, 2019

Lawmakers grill officials over FAA processes in wake of crashes » Lawmakers grilled transportation officials on Capitol Hill Wednesday, in the wake of two deadly crashes involving American-made Boeing jets.