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Trump announces he will cut aid to El Salvador, Guatemala and Honduras

Trump announces he will cut aid to El Salvador, Guatemala and Honduras

In the midst of the border crisis, President Trump says he will cut off the aid given to several Latin American countries if they do not try to stop the heavy flow of illegal immigration into the U.S. Florida Republican…

Cruz term-limits bill aims at career politicians, but current terms don’t count

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Texas U.S. Sen. Ted Cruz wants to place term limits on members of Congress, an idea that has long appealed to people across the political divide who have grown skeptical of the current crop of professional politicians. But even if Cruz's amendment to the U.S. Constitution were somehow enacted by the current Congress and the states – a long-shot at best – it would not bar him from running for a third or even fourth term in the Senate. Cruz and Florida U.S. Rep. Francis Rooney, a Republican, introduced an amendment last week to limit U.S. senators to two six-year terms and members of the U.S. House of Representatives to three two-year terms. It's awfully difficult to get them to vote for it if they'd be immediately giving up their jobs." Cruz, who ran for president in 2016, said he would vote for a retroactive term limit proposal. Still, delaying the impact on current office holders would avoid some political awkwardness in Texas, where 25 of the state's 36 House members – many of them veterans of more than a decade in Congress – are currently in their third terms or beyond. Opponents also argue that term limits would restrict voters' choices, applying to good lawmakers as well as bad ones. The 27th Amendment – the most recent – was ratified in 1992. Trump's election vindicated an anti-establishment message, and polls show support for the idea of term limits across party lines. "They don't favor or disfavor Republicans or Democrats ...
Rep. Rooney: Nancy Pelosi has it backwards on Iran

Rep. Rooney: Nancy Pelosi has it backwards on Iran

Republican Congressman Francis Rooney slams the House minority leader's claim that President Trump's re-imposition of sanctions on Iran makes the world less safe FOX News Channel (FNC) is a 24-hour all-encompassing news service dedicated to delivering breaking news as well…