For Mr. Jones, the fight over the shutdown, in a state where President Trump is popular and many federal workers live, is a reminder that his party’s views are out of step back home. NYTimes.com - Published
The start of the new Congress isn't about the historic freshman class--it's about the government shutdown. According to Politico, frustrated House Democrats are determined to turn that around. The new..
Senators are scurrying to prevent President Donald Trump from pulling the US out of NATO. NATO is the transatlantic security organization that the US helped found after World War II. However, Trump has..
Beto O'Rourke took the national stage by storm in 2018, when he ran against Republican Ted Cruz in a race for the US Senate. O'Rourke only narrowly lost to Senator Cruz, in what should have been a walk..
On Wednesday the U.S. Senate rejected legislation to keep sanctions on companies linked to Russian oligarch Oleg Deripaska, including aluminum firm Rusal. Reuters reports that Senators voted 57-42 to..
On Wednesday President Donald Trump is likely to move ahead with tariffs on imported vehicles, a move that Automative News reports could prompt the European Union to agree to a new trade deal. Senate..
WASHINGTON (AP) — Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell likes to say: "There's no education in the second kick of a mule."Now, deep into a government shutdown he cautioned President Donald Trump.. New Zealand Herald - Published Also reported by •Seattle Times
WASHINGTON (AP) — One group went to the White House with Republicans to talk about border security and reopening shuttered parts of the government. Another, led by social media stars, marched around.. Seattle Times - Published
A new report published by BuzzFeed News on Thursday said United States President Donald Trump told his longtime personal attorney Michael Cohen to lie to Congress about negotiations to construct a.. WorldNews - Published
Metro is bleeding money as the longest federal government shutdown in history rolls on, $400,000 on the average weekday and it will only get worse, the transit agency told Virginia and Maryland’s.. bizjournals - Published
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U.S. President Donald Trump forced House Speaker Nancy Pelosi to cancel a planned trip to Afghanistan and Brussels on Thursday, the latest maneuver in a bitter political battle.. Eurasia Review - Published
Marci Whitaker — the wife of acting Attorney General Matthew Whitaker — was so incensed by an article criticizing her husband that she wrote an absolute scorcher of an email to one of the authors... Mediaite - Published
BISMARCK, N.D. (AP) — North Dakota Republican legislative leaders unveiled a bill Thursday that aims to stop a longstanding disagreement over shared revenues on an oil-rich American Indian.. Seattle Times - Published
The vote to enforce sanctions on an oligarch’s companies was an overwhelming show of disapproval of Trump administration policy, but it was mostly symbolic because a similar Senate measure had.. NYTimes.com - Published
WASHINGTON (AP) — The House has voted overwhelmingly to maintain sanctions on three companies connected to Russian oligarch Oleg Deripaska, protesting the Treasury Department’s decision to lift the.. Seattle Times - Published
Washington D.C., Jan 17, 2019 / 10:45 am (CNA).- The Senate yesterday passed a resolution saying it would be "unconstitutional" to consider membership in the Knights of Columbus a disqualifying.. CNA - Published
Watch VideoThe House of Representatives passed an emergency spending bill that would reopen the government.
The bulk of the bill is actually focused on disaster relief. It approves $12.1 billion.. Newsy - Published
Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez just shared her expert Twitter skills with fellow Democrats, which means every Republican in Washington who has a Twitter account should be shaking.
The freshman member of.. Mashable - Published
Freshmen Democrats led by Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez attempted to confront Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell in-person over government shutdown and hand-deliver a letter urging him to cave and.. FOXNews.com - Published
Kamala Harris’ rise to political power started in California, where she served as a district attorney and attorney general for the state. And it might culminate in a 2020 presidential run. FOXNews.com - Published
One of the most liberal members of the U.S. Senate happens to agree with one of the most conservative members that it's time to pull U.S. troops out of Syria, as President Trump has said he will do. CNSNews.com - Published
Senate Minority Leader Chuck Schumer says attorney general nominee William Barr could not assure him that he would allow special counsel Robert Mueller's report to be fully released, other than.. USATODAY.com - Published
Some of the workers had, in December 2018, shut lawmakers out of the complex , demanding payment of their entitlements.
The post Senate to review condition of service for National Assembly.. Premium Times Nigeria - Published
Media darling and former Texas Senate candidate Beto O’Rourke is blogging his way through a classic American road trip, with a rambling essay telling readers he has “been stuck lately” as.. FOXNews.com - Published
His decision to reject the bills was conveyed in separate letters dated January 4, addressed to the Senate President.
The post Buhari rejects five bills, gives reasons appeared first on Premium.. Premium Times Nigeria - Published
The Senate has confirmed the appointment of Monday Udo Tom as Resident Electoral Commissioner of the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC). The appointment was confirmed at Thursday plenary.. Premium Times Nigeria - Published
US President Donald Trump has nominated three Indian Americans to key administration positions, as per the latest list of senior nominations sent by the White House to the Senate. Advertising Rita.. WorldNews - Published
Rita Baranwal was nominated for the post of Assistant Secretary of Energy (Nuclear Energy), Aditya Bamzai for member of the Privacy and Civil Liberties Oversight Board and Bimal Patel as the assistant.. IndiaTimes - Published
By Lesley Clark WASHINGTON — Sen. Rand Paul emerged Wednesday as a sharp, tough critic of incoming Sen. Mitt Romney, dismissing Romney’s blast at President Donald Trump as “sour grapes.” Paul,.. WorldNews - Published
Mikael Olai Milhøj, senior analyst at Danske Bank, points out that the US House of Representatives controlled by the Democrats has passed another bill to end the ongoing shutdown, but as it does not.. FXstreet.com - Published
“Dark Green Money” is a new report by Robert Lyman with a revealing glimpse of the vast self-dealing network of foreign billionaire foundation funding environmental groups' climate change.. PRWeb - Published
A Democrat-led effort to block the Trump administration from easing Russian sanctions failed in the Senate, clearing the way for the Trump administration to lift restrictions on three companies.. Wall Street Journal - Published
The chairman of the Senate Finance Committee said the Trump administration’s trade negotiations appear to be in jeopardy amid reductions in staff at the U.S. trade representative’s office. The.. Wall Street Journal - Published