Published June 16, 2017
Lawmakers turned to a time-honored baseball tradition Thursday night in a bid to bridge a growing partisan divide and in the wake of Wednesday's shooting of Majority Whip Steve Scalise -- but whether the show of solidarity makes it from the Nationals Park diamond to Capitol Hill remains to be seen.
Just hours after gunman James Hodgkinson opened fire at a quiet neighborhood baseball field in Alexandria, Va., where Republican lawmakers, aides and lobbyists were practicing for Thursday’s match-up against Democrats, partisan rhetoric reared its ugly head.
An Obama-era immigration program intended to protect parents of U.S. citizens and legal residents from deportation has been formally cancelled, fulfilling a key campaign promise from President Trump, the Homeland Security Department announced late Thursday.
Homeland Security John Kelly formally revoked a policy memo that created the Deferred Action for Parents of Americans program. The revocation came on the fifth anniversary of another effort that has protected hundreds of thousands of young immigrants from deportation.
PICKED THE WRONG HOUSE
A Tennessee homeowner held two escaped inmates wanted in the killing of two prison guards at gunpoint Thursday until authorities arrived and made the arrests.
Tennessee Highway Patrol spokesman Lt. Bill Miller said late Thursday that the homeowner caught Donnie Rowe and Ricky Dubose trying to steal his vehicle.
ALEX JONES SAY HE TAPPED CONVOS WITH KELLY
Alex Jones plans to release audio on Thursday night of his entire interview with Megyn Kelly — saying he secretly recorded the controversial sit-down because he “knew it was all crap.”
The Infowars host posted a video online, along with a teaser clip, around 8:45 p.m. and claimed he would be posting the full tape on the conspiracy website later in the evening.
COMING UP ON FOX NEWS CHANNEL
1 PM ET: President Trump makes speech unveiling his Cuba policy in Miami. Watch live on Fox News and FoxNews.com
COMING UP ON FOX BUSINESS
8:30 AM ET: Matt Levatich, CEO Harley Davidson, will appear on ‘Mornings with Maria’
NOON: John Kavulich, U.S.-Cuba Trade and Economic Council president, will appear on ‘Cavuto: Coast to Coast’
3 PM ET: Gavin Hattersley, MillerCoors CEO will be a guest on 'Countdown to the Closing Bell'