Friday morning news: June 22, 2018

Immigration bills » The House of Representatives is expected to vote today on a compromise immigration bill. It’ll be the latest attempt at a permanent fix for the “zero tolerance” policy at the border, one day after a conservative immigration proposal fell short in the House.

Thursday morning news: June 21, 2018

EO on immigration / House to vote on immigration bill » President Trump has signed an executive order he says will keep immigrant families together after they cross the Southern border, even if they did so illegally.

Wednesday morning news: June 20, 2018

China blasts new US tariff » China is accusing President Trump of declaring a trade war with new tariffs he announced Tuesday.

Tuesday morning news: June 19, 2018

Horowitz, Wray testify on Capitol Hill » Justice Department Inspector General Michael Horowitz stuck to his guns on Monday, telling Senate lawmakers that political bias did not affect the FBI’s handling of the Clinton email and Russia investigations. 

Monday morning news: June 18, 2018

House threatens DOJ, FBI over documents release » House Speaker Paul Ryan is threatening the Justice Department and FBI with “constitutional action” this week if they fail to comply with subpoenas for documents in the Russian probe.

Friday morning news: June 15, 2018

DOJ IG releases report » Former FBI Director James Comey was insubordinate and broke protocol in his handling of the Hillary Clinton e-mail investigation. That was the conclusion of a report from the Justice Department’s inspector general on Thursday.

Thursday morning news: June 14, 2018

Pompeo: Major disarmament in NoKo by 2020 » Secretary of State Mike Pompeo says the United States wants “major disarmament” by North Korea by 2020. He said the Trump administration is optimistic about achieving that goal.

Wednesday morning news: June 13, 2018

Colorado wildfires rage on » Authorities have closed the San Juan National Forest as more than 900 firefighters continue to battle the so-called 416 wildfire in southwestern Colorado near the town of Durango. 

Tuesday morning news: June 12, 2018

Historic meeting of Trump, Kim Jong Un » AUDIO: Trump-Kim handshake  Cameras clicking in Singapore as President Trump and North Korean leader Kim Jong Un made history, meeting face to face for the first time. The two leaders shook hands just after 9 p.m. Eastern Time last night—or 9 a.m. this morning local time.

Monday morning news: June 11, 2018

Trump, Kim Jong Un prepare for tomorrow’s summit » The stakes are high for tomorrow’s denuclearization summit in Singapore between the United States and North Korea.