Illinois Rep. Krishnamoorthi Questions Intelligence Chief On Whistleblower ComplaintKrishnamoorthi, who serves on the House Permanent Select Committee on Intelligence questioned Maguire for a little over five minutes and asked whether he discussed the complaint, filed on August 12, with his predecessor Dan Coates, to which he said no. Maguire started in the position on August 16.
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.
John Bolton Fired By President Trump, The Former National Security Adviser Says He Resigned"I informed John Bolton last night that his services are no longer needed at the White House. I disagreed strongly with many of his suggestions, as did others in the Administration, and therefore...I asked John for his resignation, which was given to me this morning. I thank John very much for his service. I will be naming a new National Security Advisor next week," Mr. Trump wrote on Twitter.
Ex-Illinois Congressman Walsh, Who's Challenging Trump, Says He Lost His Radio Show
U.S. Rep. Lauren Underwood Latest Illinois Dem To Support Trump Impeachment Inquiry: 'This Is A Tragedy For Our Country'U.S. Rep. Lauren Underwood, a Democrat freshman who flipped a traditionally conservative suburban district this past November, says she supports an impeachment inquiry against President Trump.
Pritzker Nixes Family Planning Money After Trump 'Gag Rule'Pritzker says Illinois will stop using the $4 million in federal money it typically disperses to 28 agencies providing women's health care. He says that the state is evaluating options for providing services.
Rod Blagojevich: Five Fast Facts About The Former Illinois GovernorRod Blagojevich began serving his 14-year prison sentence for corruption in March of 2012. Here are five facts about the former governor:
Supreme Court To Rule On Trump Bid To End 'Dreamers' ProgramThe program — Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals — protects about 700,000 people, known as dreamers, who were brought to the U.S. illegally as children or came with families that overstayed visas.
Trendy Chicago Restaurant Is Praised And Put Down After Trump's Son Is Spat UponThe Aviary is being praised by Trump opponents for being part of the resistance. At the same time, it's being vilified by Trump supporters for undue disrespect to the first family,
Chicago Immigrant Fears Future Raids: 'I'm At Risk To Get Deportation'"I have a work permit and I have to renew every year, but they can deny any year that they want to. Like they can say, we're not gonna renew your work permit any more. So I'm a risk for deportation."
'I'm Afraid': Officials, Residents React To Possible ICE Raids In Chicago"I'm afraid thinking of Sunday...." is the thought one woman had after hearing about potential ICE raids in her neighborhood.
From Car Parts To Clothing: How Proposed Tariffs Could Affect ConsumersPresident Trump is threatening to impose a 5% tariff, or tax, on all Mexican imports starting Monday, unless Mexico does more to stop Central American migrants from reaching the U.S. Border. But last minute talks continue.
Twitter Profit Rises As Trump Demands 'Fairer' Social MediaThe company said net income for the first three months of the year rose on strong ad demand. Daily users rose 11% to 134 million for the first quarter of 2019, thanks to both "organic growth as well as ongoing product improvements and marketing."
Trump To Skip 'So Negative' White House Reporters' DinnerPresidents traditionally attend the dinner, but Trump has skipped it the last two years.
Pence To Visit Indiana, Will Discuss Proposed US-Mexico-Canada Trade DealPresident Donald Trump and House Republicans have been working to build congressional support for ratifying the U.S.-Mexico-Canada trade deal.