400tmax/Getty Images (WASHINGTON) — It would only take a small change in legislation to allow more Homeland Security Investigations agents to investigate drug crimes without first getting the authority to do so from the Justice Department, a top Immigration and Customs Enforcement official told ABC News Thursday. At the heart of the issue is law […]

Chip Somodevilla/Getty Images (WASHINGTON) — President Joe Biden on Thursday faced criticism from Republicans and some progressive Democrats over reports that he is considering executive action to tighten asylum restrictions. One potential course of action, an administration official told ABC News, would be to prohibit migrants from seeking asylum if they cross into the U.S. […]

Jared C. Tilton/Getty Images (TALLAHASSEE, Fla.) — Florida GOP Gov. Ron DeSantis this week quashed speculation about being Donald Trump’s vice president, blamed bitter ex-staffers for attacks he’s weathered from Trump’s allies, and criticized conservative media’s coverage of the the former president. DeSantis made the remarks in a 30-minute Zoom call with supporters on Wednesday, […]

@POTUS/X (SAN FRANCISCO) — President Joe Biden met with the widow of Alexei Navalny, Yulia Navalnaya, and his daughter, Dasha, on Thursday during the president’s trip to California. Navalny, the longtime Russian opposition politician and critic of Russian President Vladimir Putin, died in prison last week at 47 years old. After her husband’s death, Yulia […]

Eric Thayer/Bloomberg via Getty Images (WASHINGTON) — President Joe Biden on Thursday blasted the Alabama Supreme Court ruling that said frozen embryos are considered children in the state, calling it “outrageous and unacceptable.” “Today, in 2024 in America, women are being turned away from emergency rooms and forced to travel hundreds of miles for health […]

Tetra Images – Henryk Sadura/Getty Images (WASHINGTON) — The indictment of Alexander Smirnov, a former FBI informant, is roiling the ongoing impeachment inquiry being led by House Republicans against President Joe Biden. Smirnov, once touted as a star witness by Republicans, was charged last week for allegedly making false statements about Biden and his son […]

Bloomberg Creative Photos/Getty Images (WASHINGTON) — President Joe Biden is looking at the possibility of taking executive action to tighten asylum restrictions, an administration official confirms to ABC. One of the possibilities under consideration would be to bar migrants from seeking asylum if they crossed into the U.S. illegally between ports of entry. The migrants […]

ABC News (WASHINGTON) — Former U.N. Ambassador Nikki Haley is addressing former President Donald Trump’s mocking jabs at her husband, Maj. Michael Haley, who is serving a one-year deployment overseas in the South Carolina National Guard. In a new interview with ABC News’ co-anchor Eva Pilgrim, Nikki Haley discussed the comments about her husband from […]

Former Arizona Republican gubernatorial candidate Kari Lake announces her bid for the seat of U.S. Sen. Kyrsten Sinema (I-AZ) at JetSet Magazine on Oct. 10, 2023 in Scottsdale, Arizona. Rebecca Noble/Getty Images) (NEW YORK) — John McCain’s daughter Meghan McCain rejected Kari Lake’s offer on Wednesday to meet one-on-one after Lake claimed that disparaging comments […]

Former President Donald J. Trump speaks at the CPAC Conference in Washington, Mar. 4, 2023. (Lev Radin/Pacific Press/LightRocket via Getty Images) (WASHINGTON) — This year’s Conservative Political Action Conference, an erstwhile cross section of the GOP that has turned into a major staging ground for the party’s MAGA grassroots, is set to kick off in […]

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