Government

Dems say Trump's tweets about Gillibrand sexist, crude

Trump Gillibrand

Plowing into the sexual harassment debate in a big way, President Donald Trump laced into Sen....

Government

'This is happening': GOP revels in all-but-certain tax deal

Congress Taxes

WASHINGTON (AP) — Republicans working to execute their first major legislative achievement of Donald Trump’s presidency appear to have secured the votes to pass a massive tax overhaul that Trump hoped to present to the American people for Christmas. “This is happening. Tax reform under Republican...


Government

Weber County commissioners shuffled duties before news of a police inquiry

Weber County commissioners

Per the change, Commissioner Jim Harvey took on oversight of community and economic development functions from Commissioner Kerry Gibson, the focus of a probe. From Harvey, Gibson took on duties as liaison to two county departments.  


Politics

Weber County Commissioner Gibson denies wrongdoing, says he'll stay in post

Kerry Gibson WEB ONLY

Ogden police said Tuesday they were conducting an investigation into the official in response to a request by Weber County officials.


Government

Americans pessimistic about Trump, country: AP-NORC Poll

AP Poll Trump

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump frequently casts his first year in office as a string of successes and campaign promises fulfilled. But less than a quarter of Americans think Trump has made good on the pledges he made to voters while running for president, according to a new poll by the...


Business

Huge tax bill heads for passage as GOP senators fall in line

Congress Taxes-4

WASHINGTON (AP) — After weeks of quarrels, qualms and then eleventh-hour horse-trading, Republicans revealed the details of their huge national tax rewrite late Friday — along with announcements of support that all but guarantee approval to give President Donald Trump the Christmas legislative...


Government

Trump assails FBI leadership, touts loyalty to police

Clinton Emails

QUANTICO, Va. (AP) — Taking aim at the credibility of the FBI, President Donald Trump unleashed a blistering attack on the bureau’s leadership even as he praised state and local police officers as a bulwark against rising violence and crime. Trump denounced the bureau for its handling of the...


Business

The Latest: GOP tax bill eliminates commuter incentives

APTOPIX Congress Taxes

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Latest on Republican tax overhaul legislation (all times local): 6 p.m. Count commuters among the losers in the Republican tax bill that the House and Senate are expected to vote on next week. The final bill agreed to by Republican negotiators and released late Friday...


Government

Mattis: North Korea short of posing imminent missile threat

WASHINGTON (AP) — North Korea’s latest missile test, which U.S. experts say indicated an increasing technological sophistication, did not demonstrate an imminent threat of nuclear attack on the United States, Defense Secretary Jim Mattis said Friday. “No, not yet,” Mattis said when a reporter asked...


Government

The Latest: Sessions distances himself from Trump on FBI

Sessions

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Latest on President Donald Trump’s visit to the FBI (all times local): 3:45 p.m. Attorney General Jeff Sessions is distancing himself from President Donald Trump’s criticism of the FBI. Sessions says he does not share the view that the FBI “is not functioning at a high level...


Government

Paul Manafort nears release from house arrest

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump’s former campaign chairman Paul Manafort is one step closer to being released from house arrest after putting up enough property to satisfy a $10 million bond. Barring a paperwork issue, U.S. District Judge Amy Berman Jackson says she will allow Manafort’s...


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