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Trump committed to July 4 celebration despite lawmaker alarm | WTOP

The White House said Tuesday that President Donald Trump remains committed to holding a Fourth of July celebration in the nation’s capital. Read full article: Trump committed to July 4 celebration de...→

Trump committed to July 4 celebration despite lawmaker alarm | WTOP

The White House said Tuesday that President Donald Trump remains committed to holding a Fourth of July celebration in the nation’s capital. Read full article: Trump committed to July 4 celebration de...→

Fireworks are booming before July 4, but why the ruckus? | WTOP

NEW YORK (AP) — They are a symbol of celebration, loudly lighting up the night sky and best known in the U.S. as the explosive exclamation point to Fourth of J [...] Read full article: Fireworks are booming before July 4, but...→

Baseball’s back: MLB sets 60-game sked, opens July 23 or 24 | WTOP

Major League Baseball issued a 60-game schedule Tuesday night that will start July 23 or 24 in empty ballparks. Read full article: Baseball’s back: MLB sets 60-game sked, ...→

In Between The Illegal Fireworks Displays, Every Borough Will Get Five Blissful Minutes Of Legal Fireworks For Macy's Fourth Of July Celebration

In Between The Illegal Fireworks Displays, Every Borough Will Get Five Blissful Minutes Of Legal Fireworks For Macy's Fourth Of July Celebration

For five minutes in every borough starting next Monday, New Yorkers can enjoy the sight of legal fireworks—just make sure you don't confuse them with the illeg [...] Read full article: In Between The Illegal Fireworks Display...→

Under Trump, ‘You’re fired!’ even greets federal prosecutors | WTOP

Under Trump, ‘You’re fired!’ even greets federal prosecutors | WTOP

Former Manhattan U.S. Attorney Preet Bharara had a snickering response to news that his successor as top federal prosecutor was “stepping down” from the job. Read full article: Under Trump, ‘You’re fired!’ even greets...→

Trump suggests US slow virus testing to avoid bad statistics | WTOP

Trump suggests US slow virus testing to avoid bad statistics | WTOP

TULSA, Okla. (AP) — President Donald Trump said Saturday he’s asked his administration to slow down coronavirus testing because robust testing turns up too man [...] Read full article: Trump suggests US slow virus testing to ...→

Watch live: Trump holds rally in Tulsa despite coronavirus concerns | WTOP

President Trump will be holding his first campaign rally in Tulsa since the beginning of the coronavirus pandemic on Saturday. Read full article: Watch live: Trump holds rally in Tulsa d...→

Amid wave of cultural change, Trump tries to stir a backlash | WTOP

Amid wave of cultural change, Trump tries to stir a backlash | WTOP

WASHINGTON (AP) — It was June 2015, and Democrats felt the nation’s political and cultural winds blowing their way. The Supreme Court ruled in President Barack [...] Read full article: Amid wave of cultural change, Trump trie...→

DOJ tries to oust US attorney investigating Trump allies | WTOP

DOJ tries to oust US attorney investigating Trump allies | WTOP

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Justice Department moved abruptly Friday night to oust Geoffrey S. Berman, the U.S. attorney in Manhattan overseeing key prosecutions of [...] Read full article: DOJ tries to oust US attorney investigat...→

White House confirms plans for July 4 celebration in D.C.

White House confirms plans for July 4 celebration in D.C.

Trump is planning a high-profile Independence Day event for the second straight year — despite opposition from local politicians. Read full article: White House confirms plans for July 4 ce...→

Heat, virus no deterrent for Trump fans camped outside arena | WTOP

Heat, virus no deterrent for Trump fans camped outside arena | WTOP

TULSA, Okla. (AP) — Rick Frazier drove more than 750 miles from Ohio to Tulsa to be one of the first campers in line for President Donald Trump’s first rally i [...] Read full article: Heat, virus no deterrent for Trump fans ...→

Trump says he’s heard ‘interesting’ things about Roswell | WTOP

President Donald Trump says he’s heard some interesting things about Roswell, but he’s not sharing even with his eldest child. Trump made the comments Thursday [...] Read full article: Trump says he’s heard ‘interesting’ thin...→

The Ford Bronco is set to return on July 9, which also happens to be O.J. Simpson’s birthday | WTOP

The Ford Bronco is finally making its comeback after being off the assembly line for 24 years. But in a weird twist, its debut comes on the birthday of the mod [...] Read full article: The Ford Bronco is set to return on July...→

Businesses, colleges plead with Trump to preserve work visas | WTOP

Businesses, colleges plead with Trump to preserve work visas | WTOP

Business leaders and academic institutions large and small pleading with President Trump to move cautiously as he eyes expanding the temporary visa restriction [...] Read full article: Businesses, colleges plead with Trump to...→

WNBA plans to play 2020 season in Florida starting late July | WTOP

WNBA plans to play 2020 season in Florida starting late July | WTOP

The WNBA has announced plans to play a reduced season, with a 22-game schedule that would begin in late July without fans in attendance. Read full article: WNBA plans to play 2020 season in Florid...→

Trump says he’ll stop watching US Soccer, NFL games | WTOP

Trump says he’ll stop watching US Soccer, NFL games | WTOP

President Donald Trump said he’ll stop watching U.S. Soccer and NFL games after both entities showed support for players protesting the national anthem. Read full article: Trump says he’ll stop watching US Soccer...→

Senate approves 200th federal judge nominated by Trump | WTOP

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Senate has approved the nomination of a Mississippi judge to a federal appeals court, the 200th federal judge named by President Donald T [...] Read full article: Senate approves 200th federal judge nomi...→

Prosecutor: Trump ally Roger Stone was ‘treated differently’ | WTOP

A federal prosecutor is prepared to tell Congress on Wednesday that Roger Stone, a close ally of President Donald Trump, was given special treatment ahead of h [...] Read full article: Prosecutor: Trump ally Roger Stone was ‘...→

FCC to vote in July to make ‘988’ the suicide hotline number | WTOP

Federal regulators will vote in July on whether to make “988” the number to reach a suicide prevention hotline. Read full article: FCC to vote in July to make ‘988’ the su...→

After Tulsa, Trump heads to virus hotspot Arizona and border | WTOP

President Trump faces another test of his ability to draw a crowd during a pandemic as he visits Arizona. Read full article: After Tulsa, Trump heads to virus hotspo...→

AP FACT CHECK: Trump blames protesters for low rally turnout | WTOP

Protesters’ blockades weren’t to blame for the low turnout at a rally President Trump held. There was no sizable effort by protesters to keep attendees from ge [...] Read full article: AP FACT CHECK: Trump blames protesters f...→

Spain opens border to UK tourists; Trump wants less testing | WTOP

Spain opens border to UK tourists; Trump wants less testing | WTOP

MADRID (AP) — Spain reopened its borders to British tourists on Sunday in a bid to kickstart its economy while Brazil and South Africa struggled with rising le [...] Read full article: Spain opens border to UK tourists; Trump...→

Barr: Trump has removed top federal prosecutor in Manhattan | WTOP

Barr: Trump has removed top federal prosecutor in Manhattan | WTOP

Attorney General William Barr on Saturday told the top federal prosecutor in Manhattan that President Donald Trump had removed him from the job. Read full article: Barr: Trump has removed top federal pros...→

Trump looks to reset campaign amid pandemic with Tulsa rally | WTOP

WASHINGTON (AP) — Pressing ahead in a pandemic, President Donald Trump looked to reverse a decline in his political fortunes Saturday by returning to the forma [...] Read full article: Trump looks to reset campaign amid pande...→

Deroy Murdock: Trump, GOP and Democrats should make Juneteenth a federal holiday by July 4

Deroy Murdock: Trump, GOP and Democrats should make Juneteenth a federal holiday by July 4

Enacting a Juneteenth federal holiday over the next fortnight would be a significant act of national unity at a time when the United States is being torn to pi [...] Read full article: Deroy Murdock: Trump, GOP and Democrats ...→

Trump troop cut in Germany fits a pattern of hitting allies | WTOP

Trump troop cut in Germany fits a pattern of hitting allies | WTOP

WASHINGTON (AP) — In vowing to pull thousands of American troops from Germany, President Donald Trump is following a pattern of disruptive, sometimes punitive, [...] Read full article: Trump troop cut in Germany fits a patter...→

Planning your own July 4 fireworks show? Don’t do it, experts warn | WTOP

Many local July Fourth fireworks display have been canceled due to the pandemic, but one fire department is warning residents to not plan personal displays. Read full article: Planning your own July 4 fireworks show?...→

Donald Trump Jr. mocks journalists who sounded alarm over scheduled campaign interview with father

Donald Trump Jr. mocks journalists who sounded alarm over scheduled campaign interview with father

Donald Trump Jr. had some fun at the expense of members of the media who had seemingly sounded the alarm over an upcoming Trump campaign interview with his fat [...] Read full article: Donald Trump Jr. mocks journalists who s...→

Trump, Senate GOP seek police changes as Democrats urge more | WTOP

Trump, Senate GOP seek police changes as Democrats urge more | WTOP

WASHINGTON (AP) — Embracing a new priority, President Donald Trump is set to announce executive actions on police procedures and Senate Republicans are prepari [...] Read full article: Trump, Senate GOP seek police changes as...→

No Live Crowd for This Year's Freedom Over Texas Fourth of July Celebration

No Live Crowd for This Year's Freedom Over Texas Fourth of July Celebration

The coronavirus won’t stop Houston’s annual Freedom Over Texas Fourth of July celebration from happening, but this year’s event will be a remote, socially-dist [...] Read full article: No Live Crowd for This Year's Freedom Ov...→

As US seethes over race, Trump calls out ‘evil of slavery’ | WTOP

As US seethes over race, Trump calls out ‘evil of slavery’ | WTOP

WEST POINT. N.Y. (AP) — As the nation continues to grapple with its racial past, President Donald Trump urged West Point’s graduating class Saturday to “never [...] Read full article: As US seethes over race, Trump calls out...→

2 Republicans opposed by Trump win in N. Carolina, Kentucky | WTOP

Voters rebuffed President Donald Trump and nominated two Republicans he opposed to House seats from North Carolina and Kentucky on Tuesday. Read full article: 2 Republicans opposed by Trump win in N....→

Trump says he’ll issue executive order to protect monuments | WTOP

Trump says he’ll issue executive order to protect monuments | WTOP

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump said Tuesday he’ll issue an executive order to protect monuments that are coming under new scrutiny as America wrestle [...] Read full article: Trump says he’ll issue executive order t...→

Northam: Virginia will enter Phase Three July 1 | WTOP

Virginia will enter Phase Three of the lifting of coronavirus restrictions on Wednesday, July 1, Gov. Ralph Northam announced. Read full article: Northam: Virginia will enter Phase Three...→

With unsubstantiated claim, Trump sows doubt on US election | WTOP

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump opened a new front Monday in his fight against mail-in voting, making unsubstantiated assertions that foreign countrie [...] Read full article: With unsubstantiated claim, Trump sows d...→

Trump rally highlights vulnerabilities heading into election | WTOP

Trump rally highlights vulnerabilities heading into election | WTOP

President Donald Trump’s weekend rally in Oklahoma highlighted growing vulnerabilities and crystallized a divisive reelection message that largely ignores broa [...] Read full article: Trump rally highlights vulnerabilities h...→

Metal barriers, Trump gear: Crowd readies for Tulsa rally | WTOP

Metal barriers, Trump gear: Crowd readies for Tulsa rally | WTOP

TULSA, Okla. (AP) — Supporters of President Donald Trump were lining up Saturday outside metal barriers surrounding the Tulsa stadium where the president will [...] Read full article: Metal barriers, Trump gear: Crowd readie...→

Thousands headed to indoor Trump rally, raising virus fears | WTOP

Thousands headed to indoor Trump rally, raising virus fears | WTOP

Tens of thousands of people from many states are converging on Tulsa for an indoor rally and other campaign events Saturday for President Donald Trump, raising [...] Read full article: Thousands headed to indoor Trump rally, ...→

Tulsa mayor implements curfew around site of Trump rally | WTOP

Tulsa mayor implements curfew around site of Trump rally | WTOP

TULSA, Okla. (AP) — The mayor of Tulsa, Oklahoma, has declared a civil emergency and set a curfew for the area around the site where President Donald Trump pla [...] Read full article: Tulsa mayor implements curfew around sit...→

Black Tulsans, With a Defiant Juneteenth Celebration, Send a Message to Trump

Black Tulsans, With a Defiant Juneteenth Celebration, Send a Message to Trump

The president arrives in a city that is in the midst of addressing long-ignored racist history. People there believe the country as a whole could learn a lot f [...] Read full article: Black Tulsans, With a Defiant Juneteenth...→

Bolton critique of Trump could define tell-all book battles | WTOP

Bolton critique of Trump could define tell-all book battles | WTOP

WASHINGTON (AP) — The White House fight with former national security adviser John Bolton is the latest chapter in a lengthy history of Washington book battles [...] Read full article: Bolton critique of Trump could define te...→

Bolton says Trump asked China to help him get reelected | WTOP

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump “pleaded” with China’s Xi Jinping during a 2019 summit to help his reelection prospects, according to a scathing new b [...] Read full article: Bolton says Trump asked China to help hi...→

Trump administration sues to block release of Bolton book | WTOP

Trump administration sues to block release of Bolton book | WTOP

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Trump administration sued former national security adviser John Bolton on Tuesday to block the publication of a book that the White House [...] Read full article: Trump administration sues to block relea...→

Trump: Former adviser Bolton faces charges if book released | WTOP

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump said Monday that his former national security adviser, John Bolton, could face a “criminal problem” if he doesn’t halt [...] Read full article: Trump: Former adviser Bolton faces charg...→

Trump rally called ‘dangerous move’ in age of coronavirus | WTOP

WASHINGTON (AP) — After months away from the campaign trail, President Donald Trump plans to rally his supporters this coming Saturday for the first time since [...] Read full article: Trump rally called ‘dangerous move’ in a...→

Secret Service admits to using pepper spray to disperse protesters ahead of Trump visit to church | WTOP

Secret Service admits to using pepper spray to disperse protesters ahead of Trump visit to church | WTOP

In a statement released Saturday, the U.S. Secret Service admitted to using pepper spray to disperse the crowd of protesters at the north side of Lafayette Squ [...] Read full article: Secret Service admits to using pepper sp...→

Fireworks are booming before July 4, but why the ruckus? | WTOP

NEW YORK (AP) — They are a symbol of celebration, loudly lighting up the night sky and best known in the U.S. as the explosive exclamation point to Fourth of J [...] Read full article: Fireworks are booming before July 4, but...→

2 Republicans opposed by Trump win in N. Carolina, Kentucky | WTOP

Voters rebuffed President Donald Trump and nominated two Republicans he opposed to House seats from North Carolina and Kentucky on Tuesday. Read full article: 2 Republicans opposed by Trump win in N....→

Prosecutor: Trump ally Roger Stone was ‘treated differently’ | WTOP

A federal prosecutor is prepared to tell Congress on Wednesday that Roger Stone, a close ally of President Donald Trump, was given special treatment ahead of h [...] Read full article: Prosecutor: Trump ally Roger Stone was ‘...→

Northam: Virginia will enter Phase Three July 1 | WTOP

Virginia will enter Phase Three of the lifting of coronavirus restrictions on Wednesday, July 1, Gov. Ralph Northam announced. Read full article: Northam: Virginia will enter Phase Three...→

After Tulsa, Trump heads to virus hotspot Arizona and border | WTOP

President Trump faces another test of his ability to draw a crowd during a pandemic as he visits Arizona. Read full article: After Tulsa, Trump heads to virus hotspo...→

Under Trump, ‘You’re fired!’ even greets federal prosecutors | WTOP

Under Trump, ‘You’re fired!’ even greets federal prosecutors | WTOP

Former Manhattan U.S. Attorney Preet Bharara had a snickering response to news that his successor as top federal prosecutor was “stepping down” from the job. Read full article: Under Trump, ‘You’re fired!’ even greets...→

Trump rally highlights vulnerabilities heading into election | WTOP

Trump rally highlights vulnerabilities heading into election | WTOP

President Donald Trump’s weekend rally in Oklahoma highlighted growing vulnerabilities and crystallized a divisive reelection message that largely ignores broa [...] Read full article: Trump rally highlights vulnerabilities h...→

Spain opens border to UK tourists; Trump wants less testing | WTOP

Spain opens border to UK tourists; Trump wants less testing | WTOP

MADRID (AP) — Spain reopened its borders to British tourists on Sunday in a bid to kickstart its economy while Brazil and South Africa struggled with rising le [...] Read full article: Spain opens border to UK tourists; Trump...→

Watch live: Trump holds rally in Tulsa despite coronavirus concerns | WTOP

President Trump will be holding his first campaign rally in Tulsa since the beginning of the coronavirus pandemic on Saturday. Read full article: Watch live: Trump holds rally in Tulsa d...→

Thousands headed to indoor Trump rally, raising virus fears | WTOP

Thousands headed to indoor Trump rally, raising virus fears | WTOP

Tens of thousands of people from many states are converging on Tulsa for an indoor rally and other campaign events Saturday for President Donald Trump, raising [...] Read full article: Thousands headed to indoor Trump rally, ...→

Trump looks to reset campaign amid pandemic with Tulsa rally | WTOP

WASHINGTON (AP) — Pressing ahead in a pandemic, President Donald Trump looked to reverse a decline in his political fortunes Saturday by returning to the forma [...] Read full article: Trump looks to reset campaign amid pande...→

DOJ tries to oust US attorney investigating Trump allies | WTOP

DOJ tries to oust US attorney investigating Trump allies | WTOP

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Justice Department moved abruptly Friday night to oust Geoffrey S. Berman, the U.S. attorney in Manhattan overseeing key prosecutions of [...] Read full article: DOJ tries to oust US attorney investigat...→

Deroy Murdock: Trump, GOP and Democrats should make Juneteenth a federal holiday by July 4

Deroy Murdock: Trump, GOP and Democrats should make Juneteenth a federal holiday by July 4

Enacting a Juneteenth federal holiday over the next fortnight would be a significant act of national unity at a time when the United States is being torn to pi [...] Read full article: Deroy Murdock: Trump, GOP and Democrats ...→

Heat, virus no deterrent for Trump fans camped outside arena | WTOP

Heat, virus no deterrent for Trump fans camped outside arena | WTOP

TULSA, Okla. (AP) — Rick Frazier drove more than 750 miles from Ohio to Tulsa to be one of the first campers in line for President Donald Trump’s first rally i [...] Read full article: Heat, virus no deterrent for Trump fans ...→

Bolton critique of Trump could define tell-all book battles | WTOP

Bolton critique of Trump could define tell-all book battles | WTOP

WASHINGTON (AP) — The White House fight with former national security adviser John Bolton is the latest chapter in a lengthy history of Washington book battles [...] Read full article: Bolton critique of Trump could define te...→

Planning your own July 4 fireworks show? Don’t do it, experts warn | WTOP

Many local July Fourth fireworks display have been canceled due to the pandemic, but one fire department is warning residents to not plan personal displays. Read full article: Planning your own July 4 fireworks show?...→

The Ford Bronco is set to return on July 9, which also happens to be O.J. Simpson’s birthday | WTOP

The Ford Bronco is finally making its comeback after being off the assembly line for 24 years. But in a weird twist, its debut comes on the birthday of the mod [...] Read full article: The Ford Bronco is set to return on July...→

Trump administration sues to block release of Bolton book | WTOP

Trump administration sues to block release of Bolton book | WTOP

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Trump administration sued former national security adviser John Bolton on Tuesday to block the publication of a book that the White House [...] Read full article: Trump administration sues to block relea...→

Trump, Senate GOP seek police changes as Democrats urge more | WTOP

Trump, Senate GOP seek police changes as Democrats urge more | WTOP

WASHINGTON (AP) — Embracing a new priority, President Donald Trump is set to announce executive actions on police procedures and Senate Republicans are prepari [...] Read full article: Trump, Senate GOP seek police changes as...→

WNBA plans to play 2020 season in Florida starting late July | WTOP

WNBA plans to play 2020 season in Florida starting late July | WTOP

The WNBA has announced plans to play a reduced season, with a 22-game schedule that would begin in late July without fans in attendance. Read full article: WNBA plans to play 2020 season in Florid...→

Trump rally called ‘dangerous move’ in age of coronavirus | WTOP

WASHINGTON (AP) — After months away from the campaign trail, President Donald Trump plans to rally his supporters this coming Saturday for the first time since [...] Read full article: Trump rally called ‘dangerous move’ in a...→

As US seethes over race, Trump calls out ‘evil of slavery’ | WTOP

As US seethes over race, Trump calls out ‘evil of slavery’ | WTOP

WEST POINT. N.Y. (AP) — As the nation continues to grapple with its racial past, President Donald Trump urged West Point’s graduating class Saturday to “never [...] Read full article: As US seethes over race, Trump calls out...→

Senate approves 200th federal judge nominated by Trump | WTOP

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Senate has approved the nomination of a Mississippi judge to a federal appeals court, the 200th federal judge named by President Donald T [...] Read full article: Senate approves 200th federal judge nomi...→

Baseball’s back: MLB sets 60-game sked, opens July 23 or 24 | WTOP

Major League Baseball issued a 60-game schedule Tuesday night that will start July 23 or 24 in empty ballparks. Read full article: Baseball’s back: MLB sets 60-game sked, ...→

Trump says he’ll issue executive order to protect monuments | WTOP

Trump says he’ll issue executive order to protect monuments | WTOP

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump said Tuesday he’ll issue an executive order to protect monuments that are coming under new scrutiny as America wrestle [...] Read full article: Trump says he’ll issue executive order t...→

FCC to vote in July to make ‘988’ the suicide hotline number | WTOP

Federal regulators will vote in July on whether to make “988” the number to reach a suicide prevention hotline. Read full article: FCC to vote in July to make ‘988’ the su...→

In Between The Illegal Fireworks Displays, Every Borough Will Get Five Blissful Minutes Of Legal Fireworks For Macy's Fourth Of July Celebration

In Between The Illegal Fireworks Displays, Every Borough Will Get Five Blissful Minutes Of Legal Fireworks For Macy's Fourth Of July Celebration

For five minutes in every borough starting next Monday, New Yorkers can enjoy the sight of legal fireworks—just make sure you don't confuse them with the illeg [...] Read full article: In Between The Illegal Fireworks Display...→

With unsubstantiated claim, Trump sows doubt on US election | WTOP

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump opened a new front Monday in his fight against mail-in voting, making unsubstantiated assertions that foreign countrie [...] Read full article: With unsubstantiated claim, Trump sows d...→

AP FACT CHECK: Trump blames protesters for low rally turnout | WTOP

Protesters’ blockades weren’t to blame for the low turnout at a rally President Trump held. There was no sizable effort by protesters to keep attendees from ge [...] Read full article: AP FACT CHECK: Trump blames protesters f...→

Trump suggests US slow virus testing to avoid bad statistics | WTOP

Trump suggests US slow virus testing to avoid bad statistics | WTOP

TULSA, Okla. (AP) — President Donald Trump said Saturday he’s asked his administration to slow down coronavirus testing because robust testing turns up too man [...] Read full article: Trump suggests US slow virus testing to ...→

Metal barriers, Trump gear: Crowd readies for Tulsa rally | WTOP

Metal barriers, Trump gear: Crowd readies for Tulsa rally | WTOP

TULSA, Okla. (AP) — Supporters of President Donald Trump were lining up Saturday outside metal barriers surrounding the Tulsa stadium where the president will [...] Read full article: Metal barriers, Trump gear: Crowd readie...→

Barr: Trump has removed top federal prosecutor in Manhattan | WTOP

Barr: Trump has removed top federal prosecutor in Manhattan | WTOP

Attorney General William Barr on Saturday told the top federal prosecutor in Manhattan that President Donald Trump had removed him from the job. Read full article: Barr: Trump has removed top federal pros...→

Amid wave of cultural change, Trump tries to stir a backlash | WTOP

Amid wave of cultural change, Trump tries to stir a backlash | WTOP

WASHINGTON (AP) — It was June 2015, and Democrats felt the nation’s political and cultural winds blowing their way. The Supreme Court ruled in President Barack [...] Read full article: Amid wave of cultural change, Trump trie...→

Tulsa mayor implements curfew around site of Trump rally | WTOP

Tulsa mayor implements curfew around site of Trump rally | WTOP

TULSA, Okla. (AP) — The mayor of Tulsa, Oklahoma, has declared a civil emergency and set a curfew for the area around the site where President Donald Trump pla [...] Read full article: Tulsa mayor implements curfew around sit...→

White House confirms plans for July 4 celebration in D.C.

White House confirms plans for July 4 celebration in D.C.

Trump is planning a high-profile Independence Day event for the second straight year — despite opposition from local politicians. Read full article: White House confirms plans for July 4 ce...→

Black Tulsans, With a Defiant Juneteenth Celebration, Send a Message to Trump

Black Tulsans, With a Defiant Juneteenth Celebration, Send a Message to Trump

The president arrives in a city that is in the midst of addressing long-ignored racist history. People there believe the country as a whole could learn a lot f [...] Read full article: Black Tulsans, With a Defiant Juneteenth...→

Trump troop cut in Germany fits a pattern of hitting allies | WTOP

Trump troop cut in Germany fits a pattern of hitting allies | WTOP

WASHINGTON (AP) — In vowing to pull thousands of American troops from Germany, President Donald Trump is following a pattern of disruptive, sometimes punitive, [...] Read full article: Trump troop cut in Germany fits a patter...→

Trump says he’s heard ‘interesting’ things about Roswell | WTOP

President Donald Trump says he’s heard some interesting things about Roswell, but he’s not sharing even with his eldest child. Trump made the comments Thursday [...] Read full article: Trump says he’s heard ‘interesting’ thin...→

Bolton says Trump asked China to help him get reelected | WTOP

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump “pleaded” with China’s Xi Jinping during a 2019 summit to help his reelection prospects, according to a scathing new b [...] Read full article: Bolton says Trump asked China to help hi...→

Donald Trump Jr. mocks journalists who sounded alarm over scheduled campaign interview with father

Donald Trump Jr. mocks journalists who sounded alarm over scheduled campaign interview with father

Donald Trump Jr. had some fun at the expense of members of the media who had seemingly sounded the alarm over an upcoming Trump campaign interview with his fat [...] Read full article: Donald Trump Jr. mocks journalists who s...→

Businesses, colleges plead with Trump to preserve work visas | WTOP

Businesses, colleges plead with Trump to preserve work visas | WTOP

Business leaders and academic institutions large and small pleading with President Trump to move cautiously as he eyes expanding the temporary visa restriction [...] Read full article: Businesses, colleges plead with Trump to...→

Trump: Former adviser Bolton faces charges if book released | WTOP

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump said Monday that his former national security adviser, John Bolton, could face a “criminal problem” if he doesn’t halt [...] Read full article: Trump: Former adviser Bolton faces charg...→

No Live Crowd for This Year's Freedom Over Texas Fourth of July Celebration

No Live Crowd for This Year's Freedom Over Texas Fourth of July Celebration

The coronavirus won’t stop Houston’s annual Freedom Over Texas Fourth of July celebration from happening, but this year’s event will be a remote, socially-dist [...] Read full article: No Live Crowd for This Year's Freedom Ov...→

Trump says he’ll stop watching US Soccer, NFL games | WTOP

Trump says he’ll stop watching US Soccer, NFL games | WTOP

President Donald Trump said he’ll stop watching U.S. Soccer and NFL games after both entities showed support for players protesting the national anthem. Read full article: Trump says he’ll stop watching US Soccer...→

Secret Service admits to using pepper spray to disperse protesters ahead of Trump visit to church | WTOP

Secret Service admits to using pepper spray to disperse protesters ahead of Trump visit to church | WTOP

In a statement released Saturday, the U.S. Secret Service admitted to using pepper spray to disperse the crowd of protesters at the north side of Lafayette Squ [...] Read full article: Secret Service admits to using pepper sp...→

Fireworks are booming before July 4, but why the ruckus? | WTOP

NEW YORK (AP) — They are a symbol of celebration, loudly lighting up the night sky and best known in the U.S. as the explosive exclamation point to Fourth of J [...] Read full article: Fireworks are booming before July 4, but...→

Senate approves 200th federal judge nominated by Trump | WTOP

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Senate has approved the nomination of a Mississippi judge to a federal appeals court, the 200th federal judge named by President Donald T [...] Read full article: Senate approves 200th federal judge nomi...→

2 Republicans opposed by Trump win in N. Carolina, Kentucky | WTOP

Voters rebuffed President Donald Trump and nominated two Republicans he opposed to House seats from North Carolina and Kentucky on Tuesday. Read full article: 2 Republicans opposed by Trump win in N....→

Baseball’s back: MLB sets 60-game sked, opens July 23 or 24 | WTOP

Major League Baseball issued a 60-game schedule Tuesday night that will start July 23 or 24 in empty ballparks. Read full article: Baseball’s back: MLB sets 60-game sked, ...→

Prosecutor: Trump ally Roger Stone was ‘treated differently’ | WTOP

A federal prosecutor is prepared to tell Congress on Wednesday that Roger Stone, a close ally of President Donald Trump, was given special treatment ahead of h [...] Read full article: Prosecutor: Trump ally Roger Stone was ‘...→

Trump says he’ll issue executive order to protect monuments | WTOP

Trump says he’ll issue executive order to protect monuments | WTOP

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump said Tuesday he’ll issue an executive order to protect monuments that are coming under new scrutiny as America wrestle [...] Read full article: Trump says he’ll issue executive order t...→

FCC to vote in July to make ‘988’ the suicide hotline number | WTOP

Federal regulators will vote in July on whether to make “988” the number to reach a suicide prevention hotline. Read full article: FCC to vote in July to make ‘988’ the su...→

Northam: Virginia will enter Phase Three July 1 | WTOP

Virginia will enter Phase Three of the lifting of coronavirus restrictions on Wednesday, July 1, Gov. Ralph Northam announced. Read full article: Northam: Virginia will enter Phase Three...→

In Between The Illegal Fireworks Displays, Every Borough Will Get Five Blissful Minutes Of Legal Fireworks For Macy's Fourth Of July Celebration

In Between The Illegal Fireworks Displays, Every Borough Will Get Five Blissful Minutes Of Legal Fireworks For Macy's Fourth Of July Celebration

For five minutes in every borough starting next Monday, New Yorkers can enjoy the sight of legal fireworks—just make sure you don't confuse them with the illeg [...] Read full article: In Between The Illegal Fireworks Display...→

After Tulsa, Trump heads to virus hotspot Arizona and border | WTOP

President Trump faces another test of his ability to draw a crowd during a pandemic as he visits Arizona. Read full article: After Tulsa, Trump heads to virus hotspo...→

With unsubstantiated claim, Trump sows doubt on US election | WTOP

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump opened a new front Monday in his fight against mail-in voting, making unsubstantiated assertions that foreign countrie [...] Read full article: With unsubstantiated claim, Trump sows d...→

Under Trump, ‘You’re fired!’ even greets federal prosecutors | WTOP

Under Trump, ‘You’re fired!’ even greets federal prosecutors | WTOP

Former Manhattan U.S. Attorney Preet Bharara had a snickering response to news that his successor as top federal prosecutor was “stepping down” from the job. Read full article: Under Trump, ‘You’re fired!’ even greets...→

AP FACT CHECK: Trump blames protesters for low rally turnout | WTOP

Protesters’ blockades weren’t to blame for the low turnout at a rally President Trump held. There was no sizable effort by protesters to keep attendees from ge [...] Read full article: AP FACT CHECK: Trump blames protesters f...→

Trump rally highlights vulnerabilities heading into election | WTOP

Trump rally highlights vulnerabilities heading into election | WTOP

President Donald Trump’s weekend rally in Oklahoma highlighted growing vulnerabilities and crystallized a divisive reelection message that largely ignores broa [...] Read full article: Trump rally highlights vulnerabilities h...→

Trump suggests US slow virus testing to avoid bad statistics | WTOP

Trump suggests US slow virus testing to avoid bad statistics | WTOP

TULSA, Okla. (AP) — President Donald Trump said Saturday he’s asked his administration to slow down coronavirus testing because robust testing turns up too man [...] Read full article: Trump suggests US slow virus testing to ...→

Spain opens border to UK tourists; Trump wants less testing | WTOP

Spain opens border to UK tourists; Trump wants less testing | WTOP

MADRID (AP) — Spain reopened its borders to British tourists on Sunday in a bid to kickstart its economy while Brazil and South Africa struggled with rising le [...] Read full article: Spain opens border to UK tourists; Trump...→

Metal barriers, Trump gear: Crowd readies for Tulsa rally | WTOP

Metal barriers, Trump gear: Crowd readies for Tulsa rally | WTOP

TULSA, Okla. (AP) — Supporters of President Donald Trump were lining up Saturday outside metal barriers surrounding the Tulsa stadium where the president will [...] Read full article: Metal barriers, Trump gear: Crowd readie...→

Watch live: Trump holds rally in Tulsa despite coronavirus concerns | WTOP

President Trump will be holding his first campaign rally in Tulsa since the beginning of the coronavirus pandemic on Saturday. Read full article: Watch live: Trump holds rally in Tulsa d...→

Barr: Trump has removed top federal prosecutor in Manhattan | WTOP

Barr: Trump has removed top federal prosecutor in Manhattan | WTOP

Attorney General William Barr on Saturday told the top federal prosecutor in Manhattan that President Donald Trump had removed him from the job. Read full article: Barr: Trump has removed top federal pros...→

Thousands headed to indoor Trump rally, raising virus fears | WTOP

Thousands headed to indoor Trump rally, raising virus fears | WTOP

Tens of thousands of people from many states are converging on Tulsa for an indoor rally and other campaign events Saturday for President Donald Trump, raising [...] Read full article: Thousands headed to indoor Trump rally, ...→

Amid wave of cultural change, Trump tries to stir a backlash | WTOP

Amid wave of cultural change, Trump tries to stir a backlash | WTOP

WASHINGTON (AP) — It was June 2015, and Democrats felt the nation’s political and cultural winds blowing their way. The Supreme Court ruled in President Barack [...] Read full article: Amid wave of cultural change, Trump trie...→

Trump looks to reset campaign amid pandemic with Tulsa rally | WTOP

WASHINGTON (AP) — Pressing ahead in a pandemic, President Donald Trump looked to reverse a decline in his political fortunes Saturday by returning to the forma [...] Read full article: Trump looks to reset campaign amid pande...→

Tulsa mayor implements curfew around site of Trump rally | WTOP

Tulsa mayor implements curfew around site of Trump rally | WTOP

TULSA, Okla. (AP) — The mayor of Tulsa, Oklahoma, has declared a civil emergency and set a curfew for the area around the site where President Donald Trump pla [...] Read full article: Tulsa mayor implements curfew around sit...→

DOJ tries to oust US attorney investigating Trump allies | WTOP

DOJ tries to oust US attorney investigating Trump allies | WTOP

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Justice Department moved abruptly Friday night to oust Geoffrey S. Berman, the U.S. attorney in Manhattan overseeing key prosecutions of [...] Read full article: DOJ tries to oust US attorney investigat...→

White House confirms plans for July 4 celebration in D.C.

White House confirms plans for July 4 celebration in D.C.

Trump is planning a high-profile Independence Day event for the second straight year — despite opposition from local politicians. Read full article: White House confirms plans for July 4 ce...→

Deroy Murdock: Trump, GOP and Democrats should make Juneteenth a federal holiday by July 4

Deroy Murdock: Trump, GOP and Democrats should make Juneteenth a federal holiday by July 4

Enacting a Juneteenth federal holiday over the next fortnight would be a significant act of national unity at a time when the United States is being torn to pi [...] Read full article: Deroy Murdock: Trump, GOP and Democrats ...→

Black Tulsans, With a Defiant Juneteenth Celebration, Send a Message to Trump

Black Tulsans, With a Defiant Juneteenth Celebration, Send a Message to Trump

The president arrives in a city that is in the midst of addressing long-ignored racist history. People there believe the country as a whole could learn a lot f [...] Read full article: Black Tulsans, With a Defiant Juneteenth...→

Heat, virus no deterrent for Trump fans camped outside arena | WTOP

Heat, virus no deterrent for Trump fans camped outside arena | WTOP

TULSA, Okla. (AP) — Rick Frazier drove more than 750 miles from Ohio to Tulsa to be one of the first campers in line for President Donald Trump’s first rally i [...] Read full article: Heat, virus no deterrent for Trump fans ...→

Trump troop cut in Germany fits a pattern of hitting allies | WTOP

Trump troop cut in Germany fits a pattern of hitting allies | WTOP

WASHINGTON (AP) — In vowing to pull thousands of American troops from Germany, President Donald Trump is following a pattern of disruptive, sometimes punitive, [...] Read full article: Trump troop cut in Germany fits a patter...→

Bolton critique of Trump could define tell-all book battles | WTOP

Bolton critique of Trump could define tell-all book battles | WTOP

WASHINGTON (AP) — The White House fight with former national security adviser John Bolton is the latest chapter in a lengthy history of Washington book battles [...] Read full article: Bolton critique of Trump could define te...→

Trump says he’s heard ‘interesting’ things about Roswell | WTOP

President Donald Trump says he’s heard some interesting things about Roswell, but he’s not sharing even with his eldest child. Trump made the comments Thursday [...] Read full article: Trump says he’s heard ‘interesting’ thin...→

Planning your own July 4 fireworks show? Don’t do it, experts warn | WTOP

Many local July Fourth fireworks display have been canceled due to the pandemic, but one fire department is warning residents to not plan personal displays. Read full article: Planning your own July 4 fireworks show?...→

Bolton says Trump asked China to help him get reelected | WTOP

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump “pleaded” with China’s Xi Jinping during a 2019 summit to help his reelection prospects, according to a scathing new b [...] Read full article: Bolton says Trump asked China to help hi...→

The Ford Bronco is set to return on July 9, which also happens to be O.J. Simpson’s birthday | WTOP

The Ford Bronco is finally making its comeback after being off the assembly line for 24 years. But in a weird twist, its debut comes on the birthday of the mod [...] Read full article: The Ford Bronco is set to return on July...→

Donald Trump Jr. mocks journalists who sounded alarm over scheduled campaign interview with father

Donald Trump Jr. mocks journalists who sounded alarm over scheduled campaign interview with father

Donald Trump Jr. had some fun at the expense of members of the media who had seemingly sounded the alarm over an upcoming Trump campaign interview with his fat [...] Read full article: Donald Trump Jr. mocks journalists who s...→

Trump administration sues to block release of Bolton book | WTOP

Trump administration sues to block release of Bolton book | WTOP

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Trump administration sued former national security adviser John Bolton on Tuesday to block the publication of a book that the White House [...] Read full article: Trump administration sues to block relea...→

Businesses, colleges plead with Trump to preserve work visas | WTOP

Businesses, colleges plead with Trump to preserve work visas | WTOP

Business leaders and academic institutions large and small pleading with President Trump to move cautiously as he eyes expanding the temporary visa restriction [...] Read full article: Businesses, colleges plead with Trump to...→

Trump, Senate GOP seek police changes as Democrats urge more | WTOP

Trump, Senate GOP seek police changes as Democrats urge more | WTOP

WASHINGTON (AP) — Embracing a new priority, President Donald Trump is set to announce executive actions on police procedures and Senate Republicans are prepari [...] Read full article: Trump, Senate GOP seek police changes as...→

Trump: Former adviser Bolton faces charges if book released | WTOP

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump said Monday that his former national security adviser, John Bolton, could face a “criminal problem” if he doesn’t halt [...] Read full article: Trump: Former adviser Bolton faces charg...→

WNBA plans to play 2020 season in Florida starting late July | WTOP

WNBA plans to play 2020 season in Florida starting late July | WTOP

The WNBA has announced plans to play a reduced season, with a 22-game schedule that would begin in late July without fans in attendance. Read full article: WNBA plans to play 2020 season in Florid...→

No Live Crowd for This Year's Freedom Over Texas Fourth of July Celebration

No Live Crowd for This Year's Freedom Over Texas Fourth of July Celebration

The coronavirus won’t stop Houston’s annual Freedom Over Texas Fourth of July celebration from happening, but this year’s event will be a remote, socially-dist [...] Read full article: No Live Crowd for This Year's Freedom Ov...→

Trump rally called ‘dangerous move’ in age of coronavirus | WTOP

WASHINGTON (AP) — After months away from the campaign trail, President Donald Trump plans to rally his supporters this coming Saturday for the first time since [...] Read full article: Trump rally called ‘dangerous move’ in a...→

Trump says he’ll stop watching US Soccer, NFL games | WTOP

Trump says he’ll stop watching US Soccer, NFL games | WTOP

President Donald Trump said he’ll stop watching U.S. Soccer and NFL games after both entities showed support for players protesting the national anthem. Read full article: Trump says he’ll stop watching US Soccer...→

As US seethes over race, Trump calls out ‘evil of slavery’ | WTOP

As US seethes over race, Trump calls out ‘evil of slavery’ | WTOP

WEST POINT. N.Y. (AP) — As the nation continues to grapple with its racial past, President Donald Trump urged West Point’s graduating class Saturday to “never [...] Read full article: As US seethes over race, Trump calls out...→

Secret Service admits to using pepper spray to disperse protesters ahead of Trump visit to church | WTOP

Secret Service admits to using pepper spray to disperse protesters ahead of Trump visit to church | WTOP

In a statement released Saturday, the U.S. Secret Service admitted to using pepper spray to disperse the crowd of protesters at the north side of Lafayette Squ [...] Read full article: Secret Service admits to using pepper sp...→