A Texas judge temporarily blocked state Attorney General Ken Paxton, a Republican, from requiring an LGBTQ+ advocacy group to provide information about transgender children receiving gender transition treatment.The ruling on Friday came a day after PFLAG National challenged Paxton’s office in court to prevent it from collecting the information.
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Trump says Pelosi ‘probably a little bit smarter’ than Nikki Haley, claims he ‘purposely’ mixes them up
Former President Trump attacked his Republican opponent Nikki Haley on Saturday, claiming that former Speaker of the House Nancy Pelosi is “a little bit” smarter than her.Trump addressed an enthusiastic crowd in Richmond, Virginia on Saturday night, days before the Super Tuesday votes are scheduled to take place. Earlier on Saturday, Trump won the Idaho, Missouri, and Michigan Republican contests.
Jim Jordan, House Republicans demand Google explain if Biden administration influenced ‘woke’ Gemini AI
House Judiciary Committee Chairman Jim Jordan wrote a letter to Alphabet, Google’s parent company, on Saturday, demanding the company explain what influence the Biden administration may have had on its controversial Gemini AI program. The Judiciary Committee asked for documents on the creation and deployment of the artificial intelligence chatbot.
Former President Donald Trump has cruised to victory in Idaho’s Republican caucuses, winning yet another victory over his rival for the GOP nomination, former U.N. Ambassador Nikki Haley. Trump also won Saturday’s GOP contests in Missouri and Michigan.
First lady Jill Biden was interrupted by a group of pro-Palestinian hecklers while campaigning for her husband Saturday.While speaking in Tucson, Arizona, the first lady was emphasizing the importance of the 2024 presidential election before she was interrupted by a rowdy crowd.”To do what we did in 2020 and 2022, we’re going to talk to our friends about why this election is so important,” Biden said at the podium. “Tell them what’s at stake.
Nikki Haley on Friday received endorsements from two of the GOP’s most moderate senators in Susan Collins, R-Maine, and Lisa Murkowski, R-Alaska. Collins, who previously voted to convict then-President Trump in his impeachment trial in which he was acquitted, revealed Friday that she voted for Haley in Maine’s primary this week, calling her “extremely well-qualified.
A special prosecutor has declined to press charges in connection with the deletion of late North Dakota Attorney General Wayne Stenehjem’s state email account days after his death in 2022.The deleted emails are part of a nearly 2-year-old controversy involving a building cost overrun of over $1 million disclosed by Drew Wrigley, Stenehjem’s successor. The issues, which happened before Wrigley’s tenure, rattled lawmakers, who tapped the state auditor to look into the matter.
Major drug stores start selling abortion pill some say is ‘dangerous’ for women ahead of landmark SCOTUS case
The two largest pharmaceutical chains in the U.S. will begin selling the abortion pill mifepristone this month, just weeks before the Supreme Court will hear arguments on the drug’s approval, which the Biden administration defends. CVS and Walgreens completed the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) certification process to dispense mifepristone, the companies separately confirmed to Fox News Digital.
EXCLUSIVE: House Republican Conference Chair Elise Stefanik is looking at ways to leverage U.S. taxpayer dollars going to colleges and universities to ensure they crack down on antisemitic incidents on campus.”You have to deliver accountability,” Stefanik, R-N.Y., told Fox News Digital. “Legislatively, there’s a number of avenues that I’m looking at.
Migrant initially accused in gang attack on NYPD officers has charges dropped after being ‘exonerated’: DA
A migrant initially accused of participating in the beating of a pair of New York City police officers and then brazenly giving the middle finger to reporters after being released without bail had his charges dropped, prosecutors said Friday. The Manhattan District Attorney’s Office dismissed the criminal complaint against Jhoan Boada, 22, saying he had been “exonerated as a participant in this assault” following a “thorough and diligent investigation.
Former President Trump’s victory in the South Carolina Republican primary Saturday night quickly sparked a response from conservatives on social media, many of whom said they believe GOP presidential candidate Nikki Haley should step aside and drop out of the race.
WATCH: Top Republicans showered with boos from Trump victory crowd, prompting jokes from former president
COLUMBIA, S.C. — Two top Republicans likely didn’t get the welcome they expected from the crowd gathered to celebrate former President Donald Trump’s victory in the South Carolina Republican primary on Saturday.After being recognized by Trump during his speech, South Carolina Sen. Lindsey Graham and state GOP chair Drew McKissick were showered with boos that the former president couldn’t even quell.”No. No. No. No.
Trump ‘really not thinking about’ Haley after South Carolina victory, says he’s focused on beating Biden
EXCLUSIVE: Former President Trump said he is not sure Nikki Haley is “even really in the race” after winning yet another Republican primary Saturday night, telling Fox News Digital that he is focused on beating President Biden in the general election in November.The Fox News Decision Desk declared Trump the winner of the South Carolina Republican Primary just moments after the polls closed Saturday night. Trump defeated former two-term South Carolina Gov.
New York Jets owner and billionaire businessman Woody Johnson stood in support behind former President Trump in South Carolina on Saturday night after Trump was quickly projected the winner of the state’s primary.Johnson, who served as U.S. ambassador to the United Kingdom during the Trump administration, was on stage alongside his wife Suzanne behind Trump as the former president delivered a speech after his quick victory in the Palmetto State primary on Saturday.
Georgia Gov. Brian Kemp demands answers from Biden on Laken Riley suspected killer’s immigration status
Republican Georgia Gov. Brian Kemp is demanding answers from the White House following the tragic killing of a 22-year-old nursing student, Laken Hope Riley, on the campus of the University of Georgia.The letter came as 26-year-old Jose Antonio Ibarra, was charged as the suspect in the murder of the 22-year-old nursing student on the UGA campus.
A bill before Mississippi lawmakers might allow incarcerated people to sue jails and prisons if they encounter inmates from the opposite sex, such as those who are transgender, in restrooms or changing areas.State lawmakers advanced the proposal out of a House committee Thursday. It would require inmate restrooms, changing rooms and sleeping quarters in correctional facilities to be designated for use only by members of one sex.
The Chicago Board of Education voted on Thursday to end its contract with Chicago police and remove uniformed officers from the city’s schools.The vote came at the end of a nearly eight-hour school board meeting in which teachers, students and elected city officials spoke.The battle on whether to keep the uniformed police officers in the 39 city schools where they continue to patrol, out of 634 schools, has been going on since police were assigned to protect the schools in 1991.
President Biden said on Thursday the U.S. will impose sanctions on Russia on Friday, and according to the U.S. Treasury, over 500 targets will be affected.The sanctions are expected to be imposed on the second anniversary of Russia’s occupation of Ukraine.Reuters reported that Deputy U.S. Treasury Secretary Wally Adeyemo said the U.S.
There is a major difference between what we want – and what we need.This is a staple of the human condition.But especially politics. Lawmakers and politicians often make various demands of the president, Congressional leaders, the public and even the press corps. REPUBLICANS BLOCK THEIR OWN BILLS FROM THE FLOORBut in politics – much like life – there is a big difference between what political figures want and what they need.
Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez, D-N.Y., suggested the U.S. should consider cutting off aid to Israel on Thursday when she was confronted by a constituent about the U.S. vetoing a United Nations ceasefire resolution.The progressive “Squad” Democrat made the comments during a town hall to discuss the Green New Deal.”I think it is completely wrong,” Ocasio-Cortez said of the veto.
The Utah Legislature voted Thursday to censure a conservative member of the state Board of Education whose social media post questioning the gender of a high school basketball player triggered threats against the girl and led state officials to call for the board member’s resignation.
DOJ defends Special Counsel report on Biden’s memory: ‘Consistent with legal requirement,’ not ‘gratuitous’
The Justice Department defended Special Counsel Robert Hur’s report on President Biden saying it was “consistent with legal requirements and Department policy” after the White House sent a pointed letter to the agency.In the letter, obtained by Fox News, Associate Deputy Attorney General Bradley Weinsheimer defended the Hur report and its release to the public as being “consistent” with the DOJ’s policy, and its legal requirements.
New Mexico governor and state legislature compromise on gun control and housing, but disagree on paid leave
New Mexico’s Democrat-led Legislature delivered on a handful of the governor’s major priorities in her calls for public safety reforms, gun control, housing construction and the use of incentives to forge new solutions to climate change as lawmakers adjourned their 30-day annual session Thursday.
A former Atlanta prosector says embattled District Attorney Fani Willis was “belligerent” in her testimony Thursday against allegations she had an “improper” affair with special prosecutor Nathan Wade. John Malcolm, a former assistant U.S. attorney in Atlanta, told Fox News Digital in a statement the “highlight” of the “wild” evidentiary hearing on Thursday was Willis’ testimony.”She has been belligerent and argumentative.
5 explosive moments from Fani Willis’ heated testimony in Trump Fulton County case: ‘If this happens again …’
Sparks flew in a Fulton County, Georgia, courtroom Thursday afternoon when embattled Fulton County District Attorney Fani Willis took the stand to testify against allegations she had an “improper” affair with special prosecutor Nathan Wade, which could derail her case against former President Trump.
Three Republican lawmakers voted against impeaching Secretary of Homeland Security Alejandro Mayorkas Tuesday night as the House of Representatives successfully impeached the border chief over his mishandling of the illegal immigration crisis at the U.S.-Mexico border.Reps. Mike Gallagher, R-Wis., Ken Buck, R-Colo., and Tom McClintock, R-Calif., bucked their party to side with Democrats in opposing Mayorkas’ impeachment.
Democrats blast DHS Secretary Mayorkas impeachment as GOP ‘political’ stunt: ‘No evidence of wrongdoing’
House of Representatives Democrats are decrying the impeachment of Homeland Security Secretary Alejandro Mayorkas as a “political” stunt.Representative Anna Eshoo, D-C.A, said that Mayorka’s historic impeachment on Tuesday was a “political stunt” and that there was “no evidence of wrongdoing.
The Democratic candidate for New York’s vacated 3rd Congressional District, former Rep. Tom Suozzi, won the seat vacated by former Rep. George Santos, R-N.Y. on Tuesday night in a race that has captivated national attention.”I am the agent of change in this race because Washington is dysfunctional,” Suozzi told Fox News Digital on the eve of Election Day Monday.
EAST MEADOW, N.Y – Former Democratic Rep. Tom Suozzi has won a closely watched special election for a vacant House seat once held by former Republican Rep. George Santos, who was expelled from the chamber in December.The Associated Press projected that Suozzi would defeat Republican county lawmaker Mazi Pilip, to win back his old job.
Polls close in special congressional election seen as bellwether ahead of likely Biden-Trump rematch
GARDEN CITY, N.Y. – The polls have closed in New York’s 3rd Congressional District, in a closely watched special election for a vacant House seat once held by former Republican Rep. George Santos, who was expelled from the chamber in December.