08182019What's Hot:

Cory Booker unveils plan to combat hate crimes, white supremacist violence

Democratic presidential hopeful Cory A. Booker on Thursday released a plan intended to combat hate crimes and white supremacist violence that includes a new White House office devoted to the issue and collaboration with social media and online [...]

White House drafting executive order to tackle Silicon Valley’s alleged anti-conservative bias

Social media companies, including Twitter, have denied the allegations of bias, though they say they have blocked or removed users who violate community standards policies. | Justin Sullivan/Getty Images Share on Facebook Share on Twitter */ [...]

Dems pressure congressional leaders to act on gun control and white supremacy

The letter to Sen. Mitch McConnell comes as House Democrats struggle with how to respond to mass shootings in El Paso, Texas, and Dayton, Ohio | J. Scott Applewhite/AP Photo Share on Facebook Share on Twitter */ ]]> House Democrats [...]

White Terrorism Shows ‘Stunning’ Parallels to Islamic State’s Rise

Many scholars of terrorism see worrying similarities between the rise of the Islamic State and that of white nationalist terrorism, seen most recently in the carnage in El Paso, Tex. “The parallels are stunning,” said Will McCants, [...]

Trump decries white supremacy, video games following shootings

poster=”https://static.politico.com/5c/4c/697a7c1845b09b7a9c83b7f55285/trumpactions.png” true white house The president had floated linking changes to background checks with immigration reform, but when he spoke [...]

O’Rourke: Trump a white nationalist whose rhetoric ‘encourages’ violence like El Paso shooting

Presidential candidate Beto O’Rourke speaks with the media outside the Walmart store in the aftermath of a mass shooting in El Paso, Texas on Sunday. | Andres Leighton/AP Photo Share on Facebook Share on Twitter */ ]]> Former [...]

Trump aides cite top threats at White House briefing: Harris, Biden, Warren

Sen. Elizabeth Warren was cited by Trump campaign manager Brad Parscale as a rising challenge to the president’s reelection n 2020. | Carlos Osorio/AP Photo Share on Facebook Share on Twitter */ ]]> President Donald Trump, [...]

‘Euphoria’: White House, GOP exult after a flat Mueller performance

At times, lawmakers appeared more intimately familiar with the Robert Mueller’s report than he did, and he repeatedly asked to be directed to the section at issue for his own reference. | M. Scott Mahaskey/POLITICO Share on Facebook [...]

White House, congressional leaders urge lawmakers to support $1.37 trillion budget deal

The White House and congressional leaders in both parties urged lawmakers Tuesday to support a two-year, $ 1.37 trillion budget deal that dramatically increases spending and faces opposition among conservatives and some liberals. Two of President [...]

White House and congressional leaders close in on budget deal

Sources close to Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin and Speaker Nancy Pelosi describe the budget deal as a “real compromise.” | J. Scott Applewhite/AP Photo Share on Facebook Share on Twitter */ ]]> White House officials [...]