Planned Parenthood President Cecile Richards, head of the taxpayer-subsidized abortion giant currently facing a firestorm for allegedly selling body parts harvested from aborted babies, has made personal visits to the White House 39 times since President Barack Obama took office in 2009, White House records show.
July 31, 2015, 5:02 AM EDT
July 28, 2015, 2:42 PM EDT
Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell (R-Ky.) pledged Tuesday to hold a vote to repeal the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act, or Obamacare, using a budget resolution that could be passed in the Senate with a simple majority vote of 51 to 49, according to a statement released Tuesday.
State Dept. Inspector General Contradicts Clinton: Emails ‘Contained Classified Information When They Were Generated’
July 27, 2015, 11:04 AM EDT
The inspectors general for the U.S. State Department and the U.S. Intelligence Community issued a joint written statement late Friday afternoon asserting that emails that Hillary Clinton had on her personal email account while she was Secretary of State, and that she kept on a personal server after she left the government, contained “contained classified information when they were generated,” “remain classified today” and “should never have been transmitted via an unclassified personal system.”
IG: Clinton’s Emails Included 'Classified Information;’ 30,000 Emails ‘Purported to Have Been Copied’ to Thumb Drive in Possession of Her Lawyer
July 24, 2015, 1:22 PM EDT
Four out of a sample of just 40 emails that were on former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton’s personal email server “included IC-derived classified information,” according to a memorandum that L. Charles McCullough, III, the Inspector General of the Intelligence Community, sent yesterday to the chairman and ranking members of the House and Senate intelligence committees and to DNI James Clapper.
July 23, 2015, 5:32 PM EDT
Most Americans believe that the federal government’s mining of their personal financial data is as, or even more, concerning than the controversial monitoring programs conducted by the National Security Agency (NSA), a recent Zogby poll showed.
July 23, 2015, 1:04 PM EDT
John Boehner (R-Ohio), the Speaker of the U.S. House of Representatives, would not say whether the Republican-majority House will fund Planned Parenthood in the upcoming appropriations for the Department of Health and Human Services (HHS), either through a stand-alone bill or a government-wide continuing resolution (CR).
July 21, 2015, 2:51 PM EDT
Laura Wilkerson, a mother whose 18-year-old son Joshua was murdered by an illegal alien in 2010, passionately appealed to Congress Tuesday to put an end to so-called “sanctuary city” policies and begin enforcing immigration laws, adding that “we are at war right here in this country” against criminal aliens who are a threat to public safety.
July 20, 2015, 1:48 PM EDT
As of Monday morning, July 20, the U.S. flag continues to fly at the top of the pole above the White House and at the U.S. Capitol building, five days after four Marines and one Navy petty officer were killed by a gunman at a military facility Chattanooga, Tenn.
July 14, 2015, 5:35 PM EDT
Secretary of Homeland Security Jeh Johnson boasted to Congress on Tuesday that only about 242,000 illegal aliens have been caught at the U.S.-Mexico border so far in fiscal year 2015 -- a steady flow that Congress could stem by giving Central American countries $1 billion in foreign aid, he added.
July 13, 2015, 10:49 AM EDT
An average of 127 unaccompanied alien children were apprehended after illegally crossing the U.S.-Mexico border per day during the month of June, according to the most recent data from U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP).
July 9, 2015, 1:20 PM EDT
Rep. Barbara Lee (D-Calif.), along with about 70 other House Democrats, introduced a bill in Congress on Wednesday that would provide taxpayer-funded abortion coverage to all women who are covered by an insurance plan through the federal government - including federal workers, military members, women incarcerated in federal prisons, and low-income women covered by Medicaid.
July 7, 2015, 1:54 PM EDT
Among the more than 111,000 unaccompanied alien children who have crossed the U.S. border illegally since October 2011, only about 6 percent have been removed to their home country by the federal government, leaving tens of thousands more remaining in the United States illegally, according to Immigration and Customs Enforcement Assistant Director of Field Operations Philip Miller.
July 2, 2015, 11:59 AM EDT
Data obtained by CNSNews.com from U.S. Customs and Border Patrol (CPB) shows about 128 unaccompanied alien children (UACs) were apprehended at the Southwest U.S. border every day during the month of May. In total, 3,965 children crossed the U.S.-Mexico border illegally during that month alone.
July 1, 2015, 3:52 PM EDT
Russell Moore, president of the Ethics & Religious Liberty Commission of the Southern Baptist Convention, said on Wednesday that when it comes to Southern Baptist churches and other Christian pastors caving in on -- between one man and one woman -- “that’s not going to happen.”
June 30, 2015, 6:09 PM EDT
There are currently about 1.75 million child laborers working in Vietnam, according to the State Department’s 2014 human rights report. Communist-ruled Vietnam is one of 11 countries in the Asia-Pacific with whom the Obama administration is negotiating the Trans-Pacific Partnership, an ambitious free trade agreement.
June 30, 2015, 4:57 PM EDT
A recent report from the Department of Justice shows that of the nearly 12,500 illegal alien adults who were apprehended with children at the U.S. border and released between July 18, 2014, and May 26, 2015 -- whose immigration cases have been completed -- at least 84 percent did not appear in court for the final decision.
June 25, 2015, 4:32 PM EDT
When asked during a press briefing on Thursday why the State Department waited until 120 days past the federally mandated deadline to release its annual 2014 Human Rights Reports, Assistant Secretary of State for Democracy, Human Rights and Labor Tom Malinowski said he and Secretary of State John Kerry simply “decided that we wanted to release the reports at a time we would both be here to do it,” adding it was “no big deal” to postpone the report’s release well past the congressionally mandated deadline.
June 24, 2015, 12:47 PM EDT
The Department of Health and Human Services’ most recent guidelines explaining the “preventive services” mandate under the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act—or Obamacare—says health insurance plans must provide cost-free pap smears and mammograms to “transgender men.”
June 22, 2015, 4:41 PM EDT
Rear Amdmiral John Kirby (Ret.), a spokesperson for the State Department, announced Monday the department will publish its 2014 Human Right Reports on Thursday, June 25 – five days before the June 30 deadline for the Obama administration to wrap up negotiations with Iran over a nuclear deal.
State Dept. on Missing Legal Deadline for Human Rights Report by 113 Days: 'Of Course, We Have to Obey the Law’
June 19, 2015, 11:55 AM EDT
Despite now being 113 days past the federally mandated deadline for releasing the 2014 Human Rights Reports, Rear Adm. (ret.) John Kirby, the newly appointed spokesperson for the State Department, said during a press briefing on Thursday that “of course [Obama officials] have to obey the law” that requires the department to release the annual reports by Feb. 25.