TheHill - The Hill News 1 April 2018

Trump claims Mexico is laughing at US immigration laws, reiterates call for border wall

President Trump on Sunday again reiterated his call for a wall along the country's southern border and said Mexico is laughing at U.S. immigration laws."Mexico is doing very little, if not NOTHING, at stopping peop...

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Gowdy: Congressional investigators ‘leak like the Gossip Girls’

Rep. Trey Gowdy (R-S.C.) said in an interview broadcast Sunday that he hopes the Senate and special counsel's probes into Russia's election are "more objective" than that of the House Intelligence Committee.

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Trump demands ‘nuclear option’ and 'no more DACA deal'

President Trump said on Sunday that Republicans must change Senate laws in order to pass tougher border and immigration legislation. In a position shift, he also said the GOP should no longer make a Deferred Action ...

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Police vehicle hits woman protesting over Stephon Clark shooting

A police vehicle reportedly hit a protester who was participating in a demonstration in Sacramento, Calf., over the fatal police shooting of an unarmed black man.The woman was hit at about 9 p.m. Saturday by a Sacr...

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Graham: Bolton thinks North Korea ‘just buying time’ to develop missiles

Sen. Lindsey Graham (R-S.C.) said on Sunday that incoming National Security Advisor John Bolton told him he believes North Korean leader Kim Jong Un is buying time in ongoing negotiations with the U.S. to build nucl...

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Sanders: I will work against any VA nominee backing privatization

Sen. Bernie Sanders (I-Vt.) said Sunday he will work against any Veterans Affairs nominee who supports privatizing the agency.

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Graham: Trump ‘has a hard time pushing back against Putin

Sen. Lindsey Graham (R-S.C.) said Sunday that President Trump "for some reason has a hard time pushing back against [Russian President Vladimir] directly" and needs to take a harder stance against Russia....

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Shulkin pushes back on White House claim he resigned

Former Secretary of Veterans Affairs David Shulkin on Sunday pushed back against a White House claim that he was resigned from his position.

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Jimmy Kimmel condemns Sinclair ‘fake stories’ warning as ‘extremely dangerous’

Late-night talk show host Jimmy Kimmel on Sunday slammed Sinclair Broadcasting Corp.'s move to have its anchor criticize media outlets for alleged bias.

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Democrat lawmaker refuses to resign amid harassment scandal

The office of Democratic Rep. Elizabeth Esty (Conn.) said Saturday that the congresswoman will not resign despite mounting calls for her to do so over a sexual harassment scandal within her office.

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