{FD} Veterans turned congressmen push for DOJ investigation into Assad’s targeting of US troops

Two House lawmakers and combat veterans are leading a bipartisan effort urging the Justice Department to open an investigation into the role the Syrian regime, led by President Bashar al-Assad, played in targeting American troops during the war in Iraq.

{FD} Senate Dem Mark Warner warns Trump of ‘significant consequences’ if Mueller fired

The top Democrat on the Senate Intelligence Committee delivered a dramatic speech Wednesday on the floor of the Senate to warn President Trump of “immediate and significant consequences” if he takes any action to remove Special Counsel Robert Mueller.

{FD} Trump pats McConnell on the back over tax bill’s Senate passage

President Trump gave Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell a public pat on the back Wednesday, after the Senate approved the final version of Republicans’ tax reform package – setting aside past feuds with the GOP leader over health care and other issues.

{FD} Palm Springs to remove ‘segregation’ trees between golf course, black neighborhood

Palm Springs, Calif., says it will remove a row of trees dividing a neighborhood and a golf course after residents complained that the trees evoked feelings of “segregation” and “discrimination.”