National Politics

Pres. Trump says arming teachers in schools 'Up to States'

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President Donald Trump appeared Saturday to begin refining his proposals for combating school violence.Read more

Congress releases redacted, declassified Democratic memo

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The release comes after President Trump had decided earlier not to declassify the 10-page memo, claiming there were concerns over sources.Read more

Ex-Trump campaign aide pleads guilty in Russia probe

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Rick Gates, 45, of Richmond, Virginia, made the plea at the Federal Courthouse in Washington.Read more

Pres. Trump calls for arming many teachers, more guards at schools

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President Trump said designating schools as "gun-free zones" puts students in "far more danger ."Read more

New charges brought against ex-Trump campaign associates

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The charges are contained in a new indictment brought by a federal grand jury in Alexandria, Virginia.Read more

Trump suggests bonuses for armed teachers in effort to prevent shootings

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President Trump doubled down on his calls to arm teachers in schools across the country in an effort to help prevent mass shootings from taking place.Read more

CBS News names Margaret Brennan anchor of 'Face the Nation'

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Brennan replaces John Dickerson, the broadcast's previous moderator, who moved to CBS This Morning last month as a co-host.Read more

Trump endorses raising minimum age to 21 for more weapons

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President Donald Trump endorsed stricter gun-control measures Thursday, including raising the minimum age for certain guns.Read more

Republican congresswoman: Many mass murderers are Democrats

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U.S. Rep. Claudia Tenney made the comment Wednesday on Talk 1300 Radio during a discussion about calls for stricter gun control since last week's deadly Florida high...Read more

"I'm never gonna see my kid again": Parents, victims urge Trump for changes

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Trump promised to be "very strong on background checks." And he suggested he supported allowing some teachers and other school employees to carry concealed weapons to be...Read more

Trump considers concealed carry for teachers

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President Donald Trump says he's considering backing proposals to promote concealed carrying of weapons by trained school employees to respond to campus shootings.Read more

Trump urges ban on gun devices like bump stocks

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The president is making the announcement to curb the use of the rapid-fire devices during a ceremony recognizing bravery by the nation's public safety officers.Read more

Trump endorses Romney's Senate bid, and Romney accepts

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President Donald Trump is endorsing Mitt Romney in Utah's Senate race, another sign that the two Republicans are burying the hatchet after a fraught relationship.Read more

Trump revives push for limits on immigrants bringing family

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Self-described "restrictionists," including President Donald Trump, want a narrower, nuclear definition of family, making spouses and minor children the only relatives a...Read more

Pres. Trump offers support for background checks on gun buys

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President Donald Trump supports a limited strengthening of federal background checks on gun purchases, the White House said.Read more

Kasich: Now is the time for "common sense" on gun control

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Governor John Kasich says now is the time for "common sense" on gun control, after years of touting his gun ownership rights credentials.Read more