TheHill - The Hill News 30 March 2018

New Jersey pension fund sells holdings in semi-automatic gunmakers

New Jersey's Treasury Department said Thursday that its public pension fund had sold off its last investment in a manufacturer of automatic and semi-automatic weapons for civilian use.The department's Division of I...

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Kentucky teachers' strike closes schools across the state

Schools in eight Kentucky school districts were closed Friday as teachers across the state protested Republican changes to their pension system, ...

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Trump VA pick hesitated to take job: report

White House physician Ronny Jackson initially hesitated at the suggestion that he be nominated to lead the Department of Veterans Affairs, ...

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Texas woman sentenced to 5 years for voting illegally

A Texas woman was sentenced on Wednesday to five years in prison for voting illegally in the 2016 elections....

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CNN host to David Hogg: ‘What kind of dumbass colleges don’t want you?’

CNN host Alisyn Camerota expressed surprise during a Friday interview that any colleges turned down David Hogg, the Parkland, Fla., high school student who has become a major figure in the nation's gun violence...

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Dem senator: It's likely that Trump will fire Mueller

Sen. Christopher Coons (D-Del.) said on Friday that he believes that President Trump is likely to fire special counsel Robert Mueller, saying that the recent ousters of top administration officials make such a move all th...

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Watchdog groups file criminal complaint against Trump campaign, Cambridge Analytica and Bolton super PAC

Two watchdog groups on Thursday filed a criminal complaint alleging that the Trump campaign and a super PAC controlled by President Trump's new national security adviser John Bolton worked with the consulting firm Cambrid...

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Hawaii lawmakers approve bill to legalize physician-assisted suicide

Hawaii's state Senate on Thursday passed a measure that would allow terminally ill patients to seek the help of their doctors in obtaining life-ending medicine.The bill, which was sent to the governor's desk for si...

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The Memo: Trump prizes loyalty over experience in Cabinet

President Trump's penchant for making unconventional picks to fill senior positions is once again on full display.On Wednesday, he announced that he would nominate the White House physician, Ronny Jackson, to repla...

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Dems face difficult choices on resources in battle for Senate

Senate Democratic Leader Charles Schumer (N.Y.) is facing pressure from vulnerable incumbents and hopeful challengers about where to spend the party's limited resources in this fall's midterm elections.Senate Democ...

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