President Trump

Trump records robocall for Moore

Sen. Shelby repeats he will not vote for Moore.

CBS has a copy of the recorded message from the Moore campaign HERE. Mr. Trump tells Alabama voters “we’re already making America great again” but that Republicans “need” the seat Moore is vying for — the same seat left vacant by Mr. Trump’s current Attorney General Jeff Sessions. Alabama’s other U.S. Senator, Republican Richard Shelby, says he did not vote…

President’s son-in-law told Flynn to speak with Russians

AP breaks story, quoting a source.

(AP) – AP source: Jared Kushner is ‘very senior’ Trump transition official who directed Flynn to contact Russians on UN vote. (Copyright 2017 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.) Watch Alabama News Network— CBS 8 at 5:30, or ABC Montgomery at 5:00— for complete coverage of this developing story. Categories:…

Trump Praises Senate for Taking Up Health Care

President Donald Trump is praising the Senate for moving forward on health care repeal. He says a vote Tuesday to take up the Republican health care bill “was a big step.” Trump is speaking at a joint press conference with Lebanese Prime Minister Saad Hariri (sahd hah-REER’-ee). Trump is also thanking Arizona Sen. John McCain, who returned to Washington his…

Trump Rages at Sessions in New York Times Interview

President Donald Trump says he never would have appointed Jeff Sessions as attorney general had he known Sessions would recuse himself from overseeing the Russia investigation. Trump makes the extraordinary statement about Sessions in an interview with the New York Times Wednesday. He tells the paper that Sessions’ decision to recuse himself from all matters related to Russia was “very…

Trump Plans to Release Tax Overhaul in Early September

The White House plans to introduce its tax overhaul during the first two weeks of September, says Gary Cohn, President Donald Trump’s top economic aide. Cohn added that the administration wants to bring a finished tax bill to the House and Senate, rather than prolonging talks after its introduction. The administration has only released a one-page outline of its principles…

Alabama Community School Network

Cut from Federal Trump Budget

An old schoolroom at Old Alabama Town in Montgomery.   Montgomery School Superintendent Margaret Allen says she hopes Community Schools will survive in the Federal Education Budget. She made her comment in our interview with her about the state takeover of the non-magnet schools in the system. Federal funding for the programs has been eliminated in the budget proposed by…

President Trump Delivers First Address to Joint Session of Congress

(AP Photo/LM Otero)President Donald Trump opened his address to a joint session of Congress by condemning the recent threats against Jewish community centers and a fatal shooting in Kansas being investigated as a hate crime. Trump on Tuesday said that “while we may be a nation divided on policies, we are a country that stands united in condemning hate and…