Congressman Shimkus 'Heartbroken' Over President's Syria Moves, No Longer Supports Trump; 'We Have Just Stabbed Our Allies In The Back'"I'm heartbroken. In fact, I called my chief of staff in DC and said, 'Pull my name off the I support Donald Trump list.' We have just stabbed our allies in the back," Shimkus said. "This has just shocked, embarrassed, and angered me."
'Border Wars: Inside Trump's Assault On Immigration' Authors Michael D. Shear, Julie Hirschfeld Davis Reveal Details From Inside West WingThe New York Times reporters take readers behind the scenes of the making of the Trump administration's controversial immigration policy.
Republican Congressman Adam Kinzinger Blasts Trump For 'Repugnant' Warning Of Civil War Over Impeachment"I have visited nations ravaged by civil war," he tweeted. "I have never imagined such a quote to be repeated by a president. This is beyond repugnant."
Trump Impeachment Inquiry: What Could Be Next? A Local Expert Weighs InHouse Speaker Nancy Pelosi formally launched impeachment proceedings against President Donald Trump Tuesday afternoon.
Senator Dick Durbin Joins 11 Chicago Area Congressional Democrats Seeking Trump Impeachment Probe; Rep. Dan Lipinksi Leaning In FavorAs calls to pursue impeachment against President Trump intensify, all but one Chicago area representative now supports the inquiry.
Outgoing Chicago FBI Special Agent-In-Charge Jeffrey Sallet Talks About Fighting Corruption, Crime, And MoreChicago FBI Special Agent-in-Charge Jeffrey Sallet gave his first interview since his replacement has been named – and likely his last before he leaves his post on Friday.
Raoul Joins Lawsuit Seeking To Block Trump's Proposed New Rule To Detain Immigrant Children LongerIllinois Attorney General Kwame Raoul is joining 18 other states and the District of Columbia in a lawsuit against the Trump administration’s efforts to eliminate limits on how long migrant children can be kept in detention.
Former Illinois Congressman Joe Walsh To Challenge President Trump In 2020 GOP PrimaryConservative talk show host and former Republican congressman Joe Walsh announced he will challenge President Donald Trump in the 2020 GOP primary.
Former Illinois Congressman Joe Walsh 'Strongly Considering' Primary Challenge To President Trump In 2020“If somebody’s going to get in there and go after him, it’s got to be done soon. You’re running out of time,” Walsh said.
Former Illinois Congressman Joe Walsh Calls President Trump 'Unfit Con Man'Former Republican Rep. Joe Walsh is calling for a primary challenger to take on President Trump.
How Circuit Court Clerk Dorothy Brown Describes A Few Notable Political FiguresIn his one-one-one interview with Cook County Circuit Court Clerk Dorothy Brown on Wednesday, CBS 2’s Brad Edwards asked Brown to offer a word or short phrase she would use to describe 11 major political figures – most, but not all of them local.
In Thursday Evening Tweet, President Trump Says Blagojevich Commutation Is Under 'Review'It could be a big break for Rod Blagojevich; President Donald Trump is "looking very seriously" at commuting the former Illinois governor’s 14-year prison sentence.
Patti Blagojevich 'Very Grateful' President Trump Considering Leniency For Her Husband; Bid To Free Rod Began Last Year On Fox News“Our President's comments on Air Force One last night make us very hopeful that our almost 11 year nightmare might soon be over. We are very grateful,” she wrote on Twitter.
President Trump, And His Company, Previously Donated $9,000 To Rod Blagojevich CampaignsPresident Trump also has personally donated $7,000 to Rod Blagojevich’s campaigns over the years before his conviction, and his hotel and casino organization donated another $2,000.
Trump Blasts 'The Comey Gang And All These Sleazebags' As He Again Floats Possible Leniency For BlagojevichHowever, Comey’s only tie to the Blagojevich case is a nebulous one.