Politics | NECN

Politics

Friday, Jun 8, 2018 at 10:01 PM EDT

Trump Barrels Into G-7 Summit, Ready to Fight US Allies

Trump Barrels Into G-7 Summit, Ready to Fight US Allies

Bruising for a fight, President Donald Trump barreled into the Group of Seven summit Friday, confronting longtime U.S. allies over a burgeoning trade dispute and insisting Russia should be brought back into the...

Friday, Jun 8, 2018 at 06:31 AM EDT

Not Voting Could Jeopardize Future Votes in Some US States

Not Voting Could Jeopardize Future Votes in Some US States

Do you have to vote even if you don't want to? Not doing so could put you on the path to losing your vote in some states. The U.S. Supreme Court is expected to rule soon on a lawsuit filed against Ohio's...

Friday, Jun 8, 2018 at 04:56 PM EDT

Ex-Senate Aide Charged With Lying About Reporter Contacts

Ex-Senate Aide Charged With Lying About Reporter Contacts

A former employee of the Senate intelligence committee appeared before a federal court in Maryland Friday after being arrested for lying to the FBI about contacts with multiple reporters. James A. Wolfe, the...

Thursday, Jun 7, 2018 at 11:36 PM EDT

Justice Department Says Heart of Health Law Unconstitutional

Justice Department Says Heart of Health Law Unconstitutional

The Trump administration said in a court filing late Thursday that it will no longer defend key parts of the Affordable Care Act, including the requirement that people have health insurance and provisions...

Thursday, Jun 7, 2018 at 11:39 PM EDT

EPA Chief's Senior Legal Counsel Is Latest Top Aide to Leave

EPA Chief's Senior Legal Counsel Is Latest Top Aide to Leave

Environmental Protection Agency chief Scott Pruitt announced the resignation of his senior legal counsel Thursday, the second departure of a top aide in as many days and one of a half-dozen since April amid...

Thursday, Jun 7, 2018 at 06:22 PM EDT

Federal Judge Appears to Sympathize With Dems Suing Trump

Federal Judge Appears to Sympathize With Dems Suing Trump

A federal judge appeared to sympathize with the nearly 200 congressional Democrats suing President Donald Trump for violating the Constitution by accepting foreign state favors without first presenting them...

Thursday, Jun 7, 2018 at 11:34 PM EDT

Trump to Find a Chilly Host in Canada Visit Amid Trade Rift

Trump to Find a Chilly Host in Canada Visit Amid Trade Rift

President Donald Trump is cutting short his first presidential trip to Canada this weekend, as trade and foreign policy disputes appear set to mar his planned summit with the leaders of the Group of Seven...

Thursday, Jun 7, 2018 at 11:45 PM EDT

US Plans to Release Detained 'Enemy Combatant' in Syria

US Plans to Release Detained 'Enemy Combatant' in Syria

The United States plans to release an American citizen detained as an enemy combatant in Syria. In a court document unsealed Thursday, the Defense Department said it will give the unidentified man $4,210 in...

Thursday, Jun 7, 2018 at 04:21 PM EDT

Trump: I May Invite Kim Jong Un to the White House

Trump: I May Invite Kim Jong Un to the White House

President Donald Trump floated the idea of inviting North Korean leader Kim Jong Un to the United States, and possibly even to the White House, during a joint press conference between Trump and Japanese Prime...

Thursday, Jun 7, 2018 at 05:10 PM EDT

Yellowstone Boss Says Trump Admin. Forcing Him Out

Yellowstone Boss Says Trump Admin. Forcing Him Out

Yellowstone National Park's superintendent said Thursday that he's being forced out as a "punitive action" following disagreements with the Trump administration over how many bison the park can sustain, a...

What's New
Download the Necn News App!
Download the Necn News App!
Download the new necn news app for iPhone, iPad and Android. Easy access to top stories, interactive radar, and live streaming breaking news and weather. Plus push notifications to keep you connected to... Read more
Follow Us
Sign up to receive news and updates that matter to you.
Send Us Your Story Tips
Check Out