Friday morning news: July 5, 2019

Rep. Amash declares independence from GOP » Michigan Congressman Justin Amash announced Thursday—quote— “I am declaring my independence and leaving the Republican Party.” 

Thursday morning news: July 4, 2019

Salute to America event stirs controversy in Washington » A major celebration is planned for today in the nation’s capital. A ceremony President Trump has dubbed a “Salute to America.”

Wednesday morning news: July 3, 2019

Lawmakers tour border facilities » Roughly a dozen members of the Congressional Hispanic Caucus toured border facilities this week, where attorneys said they had found migrant children living in unsanitary conditions.

Tuesday morning news: July 2, 2019

U.S. military kills al-Qaida terrorist in Syria airstrike » For the first time in two years U.S. warplanes killed al-Qaeda fighters in northern Syria.

Monday morning news: July 1, 2019

Trump meets Kim Jong Un at Korean DMZ » A historic moment on the Korean Peninsula Sunday. President Trump met with North Korean leader Kim Jong Un in the Demilitarized Zone separating North from the South. 

Friday morning news: June 28, 2019

House approves Senate’s emergency border bill » House lawmakers on Thursday approved the Senate’s bipartisan emergency border bill. 

Thursday morning news: June 27, 2019

Senate passes emergency bipartisan border bill » Lawmakers in the Senate passed an emergency bill on Wednesday to provide aid at the southern border. 

Wednesday morning news: June 26, 2019

House passes emergency border funding bill » Lawmakers in the House last night passed $4.5 billion emergency funding bill. 

Tuesday morning news: June 25, 2019

Trump issues new sanctions on top Iranian officials » President Trump signed an executive order on Monday targeting Iran’s supreme leader Ayatollah Khamenei and his associates with new sanctions. 

Monday morning news: June 24, 2019

U.S. drops new sanctions on Iran » The United States is imposing more sanctions on Iran beginning today.