President Donald Trump and Secretary of State Mike Pompeo are forcefully denying an ABC News report that cites an anonymous Turkish official claiming Pompeo has listened to an audio recording or viewed a transcript of the recording of Washington Post columnist Jamal Khashoggi’s alleged murder inside the Saudi consulate in Istanbul.
Secretary of State Mike Pompeo turned the tables on Sen. Bob Menendez (D., N.J.) this week, blaming the New Jersey Democrat for blocking at least a dozen qualified candidates for key diplomatic posts.
Gil Cisneros, a Democrat running for Congress in the traditionally conservative enclave of California’s Orange County, is backing off his support for single-payer style healthcare reforms in the general election after supporting them during the primary race.
Gil Cisneros, the Democratic candidate for Congress running to replace retiring Rep. Ed Royce (R., Calif.), has campaigned as a champion for the environment, but his foundation invested in a gold-mining company that was fined $9 million for dumping more than 1 million liters of cyanide in five Argentinian rivers in 2015.
Organizers for the campaign to repeal California’s latest gas-tax increase are hitting back at opponents who say eliminating the tax hike would pose a danger to public safety by cutting funding for road and bridge projects across the state.
A franchisee of Democratic congressional candidate Harley Rouda’s former real estate company accused the firm of failing to disclose that a jury in 2008 had sided with a 57-year-old cancer patient who sued the company for wrongful termination and awarded her $1.85 million.
The head of the House Democrats’ re-election campaign and several Congressional Hispanic Caucus members have continued to appear at fundraising events with Rep. Tony Cardenas (D., Calif.) months after a lawsuit was filed alleging that he drugged and molested a 16-year-old girl in 2007.
A Democratic former California assemblywoman and community activist says she called Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi (D., Calif.) in May to ask for an immediate investigation into a drugging and molestation allegation dating back to 2007 against Rep. Tony Cardenas (D., Calif.) and never heard back from Pelosi’s office.
Conservative foreign policy experts are growing increasingly frustrated with the Trump administration’s decision to stick with its choice of career State Department diplomat Joseph MacManus to serve as ambassador to Colombia when cocaine production in the country is at a all-time high.
The families of American citizens and dual nationals with strong Western ties held for years in Iran joined forces and met for the first time last week on the sidelines of the United Nations General Assembly meeting to press international diplomats for their release.