DHS looking for increased authority to investigate drug crimes

DHS looking for increased authority to investigate drug crimes

(WASHINGTON) -- It would only take a small change in legislation to allow more Homeland Security Investigations agents to investigate drug crimes without first getting the authority to do so from the Justice Department, a top Immigration and Customs Enforcement official told ABC News Thursday.At the heart of the issue…
DeSantis rules out being Trump’s VP, blames ex-aides with ‘ax to grind’ for attacks

DeSantis rules out being Trump’s VP, blames ex-aides with ‘ax to grind’ for attacks

(TALLAHASSEE, Fla.) -- Florida GOP Gov. Ron DeSantis this week quashed speculation about being Donald Trump's vice president, blamed bitter ex-staffers for attacks he's weathered from Trump's allies, and criticized conservative media's coverage of the the former president.DeSantis made the remarks in a 30-minute Zoom call with supporters on Wednesday,…
Biden meets with widow, daughter of Alexei Navalny

Biden meets with widow, daughter of Alexei Navalny

(SAN FRANCISCO) -- President Joe Biden met with the widow of Alexei Navalny, Yulia Navalnaya, and his daughter, Dasha, on Thursday during the president's trip to California.Navalny, the longtime Russian opposition politician and critic of Russian President Vladimir Putin, died in prison last week at age 47.After her husband's death,…
Three things to watch at this year’s CPAC gathering of Republicans in DC

Three things to watch at this year’s CPAC gathering of Republicans in DC

(WASHINGTON) -- This year's Conservative Political Action Conference, an erstwhile cross section of the GOP that has turned into a major staging ground for the party's MAGA grassroots, is set to kick off in full force on Thursday.The four-day conference, which formally started on Wednesday before big events begin Thursday,…
Biden calls Putin a ‘crazy SOB,’ hits Trump for Navalny comparison

Biden calls Putin a ‘crazy SOB,’ hits Trump for Navalny comparison

(SAN FRANCISCO) -- President Joe Biden on Wednesday called Russian President Vladimir Putin a "crazy SOB," while also taking a shot at former President Donald Trump for comparing his legal woes to the persecution of Alexei Navalny who died in a Russian jail this week."He's comparing himself to Navalny and…