Tillerson: US strategy on North Korea relies on China’s participation

Secretary of State Rex Tillerson on Thursday reiterated that tensions are “running a bit high right now” with North Korea but said the Trump administration has a “very deliberate strategy” that they are employing that involves amped up global participation. “We’re asking a lot of the Chinese,” Tillerson said on “Special Report with Bret Baier.”…

Fox News Poll: 67 percent approve of US using airstrikes on Syria

Two-thirds of voters approve of the missile strikes President Trump ordered on Syria in response to its suspected use of chemical weapons against its people.  But a plurality thinks the United States should not get any more involved in Syria.  The U.S. launched nearly 60 cruise missiles at a Syrian airbase April 6. The latest…

Letter shows Michael Flynn warned about foreign money; IG launches probe

The Defense Department inspector general has launched a probe into whether former national security adviser Michael Flynn failed to obtain prior approval for foreign payments he received – as new documents indicate he was warned about such arrangements.  Rep. Elijah Cummings, D-Md., top Democrat on the House oversight committee, released new documents relating to the…

‘Enormous progress’ in US-Mexico ties, Mexican foreign minister says

MEXICO CITY –  Relations between the United States and Mexico have seen “enormous progress” during the first months of the administration of U.S. President Donald Trump, Mexican Foreign Minister Luis Videgaray said on Thursday. His remarks followed a Wednesday night call between Trump and Mexican President Enrique Pena Nieto in which the leaders discussed the…

Suspended Alabama Chief Justice Moore running for US Senate

Former Alabama Chief Justice Roy Moore’s entry into the U.S. Senate race adds another layer of drama to what’s already expected to be a rollicking special election to fill the seat previously held by U.S. Attorney General Jeff Sessions. The fiery Republican jurist’s stands against gay marriage and for a courthouse display of the Ten…

Congress eyes stopgap to avert shutdown, as health care bill gains steam

House lawmakers have filed a stopgap spending bill to avert a government shutdown this weekend, as lawmakers juggle talks on a longer-term budget deal and a potential revival of ObamaCare replacement legislation. The short-term “continuing resolution” would fund the government through May 5, under current funding levels. “I am optimistic that a final funding package…