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Democratic governors urge Trump, McConnell to support gun reform laws

California Gov. Gavin Newsom and 11 other state governors urged President Donald Trump to pass federal gun reform laws including a ban on assault weapons, among other restrictions on purchasing firear...

Democratic governors urge Trump, McConnell to support gun reform laws

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Anxious Democratic Governors Urge 2020 Field Not to Veer Too Far Left “I think it scares people,” Gov. Michelle Lujan Grisham of New Mexico said of a proposal to eliminate private health insurance. Other governors echoed similar concerns....
2019-07-19, 11:52

Governors urge Trump to reconsider rolling back vehicle emission standards President Donald Trump's plan to reduce vehicle efficiency standards has come under fire from governors and automakers who want to keep Obama-era clean car rules....
2019-07-09, 18:01

Pelosi, Schumer urge Trump to support background checks House Speaker Nancy Pelosi and Senate Minority Leader Chuck Schumer on Monday sent a letter to President Trump urging him to support gun background check legislation that has already been passed by the House. The two Democrats called on Trump to intervene personally to “stem the endless massac...
2019-09-09, 17:13

Kim Kardashian West thanks Ivanka Trump for support on criminal justice reform Kim Kardashian West tweeted her gratitude toward Ivanka Trump Thursday after speaking at the White House on behalf of those attempting to return to the workforce after prison.  ...
2019-06-14, 16:01

Senate GOP leader Mitch McConnell wants Trump support before pledging to take up gun control Senate Republican leader Mitch McConnell on Tuesday answered calls to take up new gun control legislation by saying he'll allow them on the chamber floor if President Donald Trump is OK with them....
2019-09-03, 21:00

Moderate Democratic Governors Are Worried About All the Wrong Things It is a day that ends in ‘y’, so we have another article about how Democrats are flubbing 2020 by not doing exactly what Hillary Clinton did in 2016, which, as we all know, worked....
2019-07-19, 22:00

CEOs Urge Senate to Pass Gun Laws Chief executives of dozens of companies ranging from Levi Strauss to Uber sent a letter to members of the Senate, asking them to pass legislation to prevent gun violence....
2019-09-12, 23:26

Malaysia to reform labor laws to cut 'over-dependence' on foreigners, says Mahathir Malaysia will review its labor laws to cut an "over-dependence" on foreign labor and address other issues, the country's prime minister said Thursday, amid simmering discontent against overseas workers who make up 46% of the labor force....
2019-08-01, 16:39

House Democrats tell McConnell: Pass stricter gun laws now More than 200 members pressed the Republican leader to bring the Senate back from its August recess to approve a measure expanding background checks after shootings in Texas and Ohio....
2019-08-07, 22:39

CNN Poll: Democratic support for impeachment rises, Trump approval steady Democrats are increasingly in support of impeaching President Donald Trump and removing him from office but the majority of Americans remain opposed to the prospect, a new CNN Poll conducted by SSRS shows....
2019-06-04, 00:13

Rent reform laws stir woes in NYC’s real estate industry As the industry awaits the litigation of the upcoming constitutional challenges to the newly enacted apartment rent laws, executives are counseling clients and calculating their next moves. “The scary thing is what it portends for future government actions and the economic impacts,” says Jay Nevelof...
2019-07-10, 06:39

DAs warn City Council that bail-reform laws will be a major fail Top prosecutors warned the City Council on Wednesday that soft-on-crime bail-reform laws will endanger witnesses and make it easier for ­foreign cartels to smuggle drugs into the state and money out. The city’s five district attorneys — and Bridget Brennan, the special narcotics prosecutor — also te...
2019-05-23, 06:00

McConnell: Background checks, red flag laws will be ‘front and center’ Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell said Thursday that strengthening background checks and red flag laws will “lead the discussion” on addressing gun violence in the wake of two mass shootings that left at least 31 people dead. McConnell’s remarks on a Kentucky news radio show follow a conversati...
2019-08-09, 03:26

'Time's up': Frustrated Democrats urge McConnell to finally bring America's gun debate to Senate floor Democratic leadership is again calling for immediate action on gun control legislation after another mass shooting in America left at least seven people dead....
2019-09-02, 04:52

Trump defied the laws of politics. Now he's trying to break the laws of economic gravity. President Donald Trump came to office breaking the laws of US politics, knocking over Democrats' blue wall in the Rust Belt and remaking the GOP in his own nationalist image....
2019-06-07, 18:00

Sen. Mitch McConnell a topic in Democratic Debate LEXINGTON, Ky. (LEX 18)– Last night’s Democratic Debate made it clear Kentucky will play a role in the 2020 election with several candidates bringing up Senator Mitch McConnell, and urging Kentuckians to vote him out of office. Bringing up McConnell is a move Republican Political Analyst...
2019-06-27, 22:39

McConnell says 'not much support' for Mexico tariffs among U.S. Republicans U.S. Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell said on Tuesday there was "not much support" among his fellow Republicans for President Donald Trump's proposed tariffs on Mexico....
2019-06-04, 21:00

McConnell says he was ‘thrilled’ to be frequently mentioned at Democratic debate The 2020 candidates struggled to answer the question of how they would deal with the top Republican if they were president and McConnell remained Senate majority leader....
2019-06-28, 00:52

Hundreds of Google employees urge company to resist support for Ice Petition demands that the company not provide any technical services to US immigration agencies, citing ‘system of abuse’Tech giant Google is facing a demand from hundreds of employees for an assurance that it will not bid on a government cloud computing contract that could be used to enforce US imm...
2019-08-16, 18:00

Democratic candidate Joe Biden unveils criminal justice reform plan Democratic presidential candidate Joe Biden unveiled a sweeping criminal justice reform plan Tuesday that aims to lower incarceration rates, end mandatory minimum sentences and eliminate racial disparities in sentencing. The former vice president’s plan also calls for creating a $20 billion gr...
2019-07-23, 18:26

Support is moving in favor of gun control — but is it enough to pass new laws? Republicans are willing to have a conversation about guns, but it’s not clear there’s enough political pressure for them to actually pass new gun laws...
2019-09-09, 17:13

Hong Kong protesters urge world leaders to support them at G20 summit Hong Kong protesters are appealing for foreign support in their fight for political freedom, calling on world leaders to act ahead of the summit of the Group of 20 major economies in Osaka, Japan, this week....
2019-06-27, 23:39

Taiwan urges China to 'repent' for Tiananmen crackdown, push for democratic reform Taiwan on Monday urged China to "repent" for the bloody Tiananmen crackdown on a pro-democracy movement and push for democratic reform ahead of 30th anniversary of the event, which remains all but taboo in China....
2019-06-03, 06:01

Red flag laws often have bipartisan support. But do they stop mass shootings? Like many politicians before him, Ohio Gov. Mike DeWine responded to a mass shooting in his state by calling Tuesday for a law that would take guns out of the hands of people deemed at risk of hurting people. Such measures, known as red flag laws, have been passed in more than a dozen states in rece...
2019-08-07, 19:13

Myanmar Government side-lining democratic reform, resorting to military era repression: UN expert The human rights situation in Myanmar continues to deteriorate, as the civilian government fails to bring about democratic reforms and instead resorts to the kind of repression carried out under previous military regimes, said the UN human rights expert Yanghee Lee, speaking at the end of an 11-day ...
2019-05-21, 19:13

Ten years on, crisis in Nigeria ‘far from over’; UN and humanitarian partners urge support for millions still affected Ten years after the start of a violent insurgency in north-east Nigeria plunged the country into a humanitarian crisis that is “still far from over”, the United Nations and its aid partners have underscored the need to “collectively redouble efforts” to help the most vulnerable....
2019-08-01, 19:39

Biden, Booker and Harris expected to spar on criminal justice reform and race in Democratic debate Wednesday's Democratic primary debate could be a referendum on the civil rights records of Joe Biden, Kamala Harris and Cory Booker, as each candidate looks to secure the crucial black vote....
2019-07-31, 17:39

Emotional Rob Portman decries white supremacy and urges support for red flag laws A shaken Sen. Rob Portman on Tuesday spoke out against white nationalism and expressed support for red flag laws, after horrific mass shootings over the weekend in Texas and his home state of Ohio. The Republican's endorsement of limited gun control comes one day after President Donald Trump called ...
2019-08-06, 23:52

Hackers, farmers, and doctors unite! Support for Right to Repair laws slowly grows Enlarge / Manufacturers would prefer it if iFixit guides (like the one pictured on a Motorola Xoom from 2011) didn't exist. (credit: iFixit) Kelsea Weber is apologetic for being hard to get ahold of. “We were all busy tearing down the iPhone XS,” she says. A few minutes’ conversation with Kelsea i...
2019-06-20, 14:52

Democratic Senators Urge FCC to Delay T-Mobile-Sprint Merger Vote, Seek Public Comment In July, the Department of Justice cleared T-Mobile’s planned takeover of Sprint, paving the way for the nation’s third and fourth largest wireless carriers to merge into a titan to rival AT&T and Verizon. Sixteen states are suing to block the merger, and now some congressional Democrats are lob...
2019-08-18, 02:39

Senate cannabis hearing shows challenges to rewriting pot laws despite growing support in Congress A much-hyped congressional hearing on easing cannabis banking restrictions served as a reminder Tuesday that reforming pot laws remains an uphill battle in Congress despite growing bipartisan support among lawmakers....
2019-07-23, 20:26

Chinese state media urge action, voice support for Hong Kong police after overnight clashes Chinese state media called on Beijing on Wednesday to deal with protests in Hong Kong more decisively after a reporter from one of China's largest government-backed newspapers was caught up in overnight clashes....
2019-08-14, 10:00

These governors want to beat Trump in the 2020. Who did the most for their state's economy? Inslee, Hickenlooper, Kasich, and Weld want to run against Trump in 2020. Each has a track record on business and the economy.       ...
2019-06-27, 19:26

President Donald Trump speaks with governors about Hurricane Dorian President Donald Trump says he's spoken with the governors of Florida and Georgia ahead of the expected landfall of a potentially devastating Hurricane Dorian this weekend. (August 30)        ...
2019-08-31, 06:39

Governors Call on Trump to Halt Rollback on Rules for Clean Cars Two dozen governors, including two Republicans and governors of four states that voted for President Trump in 2016, are urging his administration to halt his rollback of clean car rules....
2019-07-09, 06:39

Governors join California push for auto mileage pact with Trump In a joint statement, 23 governors called for a “common-sense approach” to nationwide requirements that will cut tailpipe greenhouse gas emissions to combat climate change and avoid regulatory uncertainty....
2019-07-09, 15:39

Red flag gun laws garner ‘wave of support’ in Congress after back-to-back mass shootings A bipartisan proposal by Sen. Lindsey Graham, and Richard Blumenthal, is gaining momentum following weekend mass shootings in Texas and Ohio that left 31 people dead....
2019-08-07, 15:00

Democratic candidates attack Trump as Democratic presidential debate opens Democratic presidential contenders attacked Republican President Donald Trump as a demagogue who is ripping apart the country and promised to restore unity during the opening minutes of a debate on Wednesday....
2019-08-01, 03:26

Biden's Iraq War support a ripe target for Democratic rivals In the 2008 Democratic primary season, Hillary Clinton got hit repeatedly for her vote in favor of the 2002 Iraq War resolution. Her chief opponent, Illinois Sen. Barack Obama, had been a vocal opponent of military action in Iraq, which proved an important element in his upset win....
2019-08-02, 20:52

Democratic Sens. Edward Markey and Richard Blumenthal urge Facebook to protect 'children's privacy and safety' The "design flaw" allowed children to circumvent protections and chat with strangers. Two Democratic Sens. expressed deep concern in letter.       ...
2019-08-07, 06:00

Democratic presidential hopefuls seek black support at South Carolina fish fry A fish fry in South Carolina on Friday will draw the largest crowd of Democratic presidential candidates yet and give them a chance to gauge their support among black voters who will be a crucial voting bloc in the early primary state next year....
2019-06-21, 19:39

‘Republican’ group attacking Trump, McConnell funded by liberal Trump critic The ads against President Trump and Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell over election “security” issues have been called “stunning” because they’re from a GOP group....
2019-08-02, 03:00

Democrat tries to take down McConnell by accusing him of getting in Trump's way Former fighter pilot Amy McGrath aims to defeat Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell by accusing him of obstructing Trump's "drain the swamp" agenda....
2019-07-17, 15:13

McConnell: Trump 'on to something' with attacks on four congresswomen Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell said Thursday that Donald Trump is "on to something" with his inflammatory attacks against four congresswomen, attempting to frame the president's racist rhetoric as rooted in ideological differences between the Republican and Democratic parties."I think the pr...
2019-07-18, 17:39

McConnell says he won't take up gun bill unless Trump says he will sign it Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell said Tuesday he will not put a gun bill of any kind on the Senate floor unless President Donald Trump says he would sign it into law....
2019-09-04, 03:52

U.S. lawmakers urge Trump to sanction Turkey Republican and Democratic U.S. lawmakers pressed President Donald Trump on Thursday to impose sanctions on Turkey over its purchase of a Russian missile defense system, saying he should follow a law mandating penalties for doing business with Russia's military....
2019-07-19, 10:39

Ivanka Trump quietly talking to lawmakers about gun reform Ivanka Trump has been quietly reading up on gun reform proposals and meeting with their congressional advocates following the deadly mass shootings in El Paso and Dayton, according to a new report. The first daughter and White House senior adviser reached out to Sen. Joe Manchin (D-W.Va.) about a bi...
2019-08-14, 03:13

McConnell Is Fine With Trump's Unhinged Racism Less that 24 hours after President Donald Trump smirked his way through his raucous crowd chanting “send her back” amid his ongoing racist attacks on Rep. Ilhan Omar, Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell appeared on Fox Business to insist that everything is good and fine and hey, Trump’s doing gre...
2019-07-18, 16:13

Democrats urge Trump to rethink July 4 plans Three senior House Democrats are urging President Donald Trump to reconsider his plans to speak at the Fourth of July celebration on the National Mall.House Majority Leader Steny Hoyer, Natural Resources Chairman Raúl Grijalva (D-Ariz.) and Rep. Betty McCollum (D-Minn.), who oversees the Appr...
2019-06-06, 19:00

More than 600 US companies urge Trump to resolve the trade war with China More than 600 other companies urged U.S. President Donald Trump to resolve the trade dispute with China, saying tariffs hurt American businesses and consumers....
2019-06-14, 16:00

Illinois Republicans urge Trump to keep Blagojevich in prison Illinois’ delegation of House Republicans on Thursday urged President Donald Trump not to commute the sentence of Rod Blagojevich, the state’s former governor, after the president told reporters he was considering doing so.In a statement, Reps. Darin LaHood, John Shimkus, Adam Kinzinger, Rodney Davi...
2019-08-09, 03:26

Trump’s and Biden’s dueling claims on criminal justice reform President Trump gave no credit to Barack Obama for a significant change in sentencing, and former vice president Joe Biden, in turn, minimized what Trump accomplished in 2018....
2019-08-14, 16:00

Alaska and Amazon vie to hire 2,200 to be freed under Trump prison reform President Trump's criminal justice reform law will release some 2,200 federal inmates next week, and reform supporters are finding broad interest among employers, including Alaska's seafood industry and retail giant Amazon....
2019-07-12, 10:52

N.R.A. Gets Results on Gun Laws in One Phone Call With Trump After talking with Wayne LaPierre, the group’s chief executive, President Trump’s interest in new gun laws fades and he repeats many of its longtime positions....
2019-08-21, 21:39

McConnell downplays Trump's foreign election help comments President Donald Trump's comments on accepting foreign dirt in 2020 may have put some distance between him and Republicans in Congress. But seemingly not with Mitch McConnell. Speaking with Fox News' Laura Ingraham on Thursday night, the Senate majority leader spoke with exasperation over the backla...
2019-06-14, 08:13

McConnell says all sides should lower ‘temperature’ over Trump comments ​Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell on Tuesday ​defended President Trump ​from accusations of racism after his “go back” ​to where you came from ​tweets about four minority Democrats. “The president is not a racist,” McConnell told reporters at the Capitol. “And I t...
2019-07-17, 03:52

McConnell: I'd be ‘happy’ to bring up gun legislation that Trump supports Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell reiterated Tuesday that he is willing to bring to the floor gun control legislation that President Donald Trump supports and could become law.The Kentucky Republican told conservative talk show radio host Hugh Hewitt that the White House is reviewing different ...
2019-09-03, 20:13

Hong Kong protesters urge Trump to ‘liberate’ their city Demonstrators in Hong Kong march to the U.S. Consulate, urging President Donald Trump to “liberate” their city as they press for more democratic freedom in the semi-autonomous Chinese territory...
2019-09-08, 09:26

House conservatives urge Trump to reject budget deal A group of House conservatives is launching an 11th-hour bid to tank a sweeping budget deal, pressing President Donald Trump to reject it unless he gets new concessions. Fiscal conservatives, furious that the agreement provides over $300 billion in new federal spending without being fully paid for,...
2019-07-23, 01:13

Over 200 U.S. companies urge Trump to cancel proposed higher tariffs Over 200 U.S. footwear companies on Wednesday urged U.S. President Donald Trump to cancel proposed higher tariffs on Chinese imports that take effect beginning next month, calling them hidden taxes that will jack up consumer prices....
2019-08-28, 18:00

Donald Trump Proposes Tighter Gun Control Tied To Immigration Reform US President Donald Trump on Monday urged Republicans and Democrats to agree on tighter gun control, suggesting that new legislation could be linked to his pet project of immigration reform....
2019-08-05, 17:52

Trump calls for mental-health laws, not gun control President Trump condemned hate and “white supremacy” Monday as he called for bipartisan action to spur nationwide “red flag” laws in response to two weekend shootings that took the lives of 31 people in Texas and Ohio. But he failed to mention new background-check measures or legislation to ban assa...
2019-08-06, 15:26

| Trump proposes mental asylums, but silent on gun laws More mental hospitals are needed to take potential mass killers off the streets, President Donald Trump has said in response to recent mass shootings, while staying quiet on a pledge to toughen gun laws....
2019-08-17, 14:26

A novel challenge to Maryland gun laws: Trump supporters are targets A Republican Senate staffer has appealed the state’s strict concealed-carry law, saying he must protect himself against people who don’t like the president....
2019-09-14, 16:26

Lies pave the way for anti-abortion laws. To defeat the laws we must fight the lies | Rebecca Solnit A wave of new laws banning and restricting abortion could not have been passed without misleading the public about what abortion actually isAnti-abortion laws are built on anti-abortion lies. Lies about things like who has abortions, how abortions work, how women’s bodies work and how fetuses develo...
2019-06-03, 18:52

Mitch McConnell Says Congress Is Waiting for Trump to Lead the Way on Gun Legislation (WASHINGTON) — Congressional Republicans are waiting for the White House to chart a path forward on gun violence legislation, Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell said Tuesday, effectively putting the burden on President Donald Trump to decide the GOP’s legislative response to the spat...
2019-09-04, 02:39

Mitch McConnell Says President Trump Is ‘Not a Racist’ Despite Controversial Tweets (WASHINGTON) — Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell says President Donald Trump is “not a racist” after Trump tweeted over the weekend that four congresswomen of color should return to their native countries. All of the congresswomen are American citizens. McConnell said at a new...
2019-07-17, 00:00

McConnell vows to bring up gun legislation — as long as Trump backs it Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell reiterated Tuesday that he is willing to bring to the floor gun control legislation that President Donald Trump supports and could become law.The Kentucky Republican told conservative talk show radio host Hugh Hewitt that the White House is reviewing different ...
2019-09-03, 21:52

Over 600 U.S. companies urge Trump to resolve trade dispute with China -letter Walmart Inc, Target Corp and more than 600 other companies urged U.S. President Donald Trump in a letter on Thursday to resolve the trade dispute with China, saying tariffs hurt American businesses and consumers....
2019-06-14, 01:26

Over 600 U.S. companies urge Trump to resolve trade dispute with China: letter Walmart Inc, Target Corp and more than 600 other companies urged U.S. President Donald Trump in a letter on Thursday to resolve the trade dispute with China, saying tariffs hurt American businesses and consumers....
2019-06-14, 00:13

US Lawmakers Urge Trump To Press India To Lift J&K Communication Blackout A bipartisan group of four influential US lawmakers on Thursday expressed concern over the situation in Jammu and Kashmir and urged President Donald Trump to press India to lift the communication......
2019-09-13, 04:13

Democrats urge Trump administration to vaccinate detained migrant families against flu Reps. Rosa DeLauro, D-Conn., and Lucille Roybal-Allard, D-Calif., say they sent a letter to Homeland Security and the Department of Health and Human Services seeking answers....
2019-08-21, 22:00

Lawmakers urge Trump to stop deportations to Iraq after Michigan man's death Dozens of House Democrats are urging President Donald Trump to stop detaining and deporting Iraqi nationals after the death of a Michigan man sent to the Middle Eastern country.In a letter dated Tuesday, the lawmakers say Trump is risking causing more “preventable deaths” if he continues the deporta...
2019-08-14, 05:26

Mexico, U.S. business groups urge Trump to back down on tariff threat Mexico's president and the top U.S. business lobbying group called on President Donald Trump to back down from a threat to impose punitive tariffs on Mexican imports, in a dispute over migration that could shock Mexico's economy....
2019-05-31, 21:13

Democrats who stood with Clinton through impeachment urge caution in pursuit of Trump “It’s very difficult to unring a bell,” said Rep. Anna G. Eshoo as some of the House’s younger lawmakers clamor to begin impeachment proceedings against the president....
2019-05-22, 21:52

Trump calls for mental health reform after shootings — but his policies threaten coverage Trump's critics and health policy experts say moves out of the White House have made and will make it more difficult for people to obtain the mental health-care that the president is advocating....
2019-08-06, 16:39

Nadler says Trump's call for immigration reform after shootings reminds him of Nazi Germany Jerry Nadler said that Trump's call for immigration reform in the wake of two weekend mass shootings that left 29 dead reminded the judiciary committee chairman of Nazi Germany....
2019-08-05, 16:39

Trump says he'll call Congress back to Washington if GOP and Dems get 'close' on gun reform plan Trump also says he's "in favor" of background checks, and reiterates his support for "red flag" laws preventing mentally ill people from accessing firearms....
2019-08-07, 20:26

It’s Honestly Great That Dems Are Appealing to Trump’s Love of Photo Ops to Pass Gun Reform It’s great that what seems like a winning strategy for gun reform in this country is appealing to our braindead president’s love of photo ops. On Sunday, House Speaker Nancy Pelosi (D-CA) and House Minority Leader Chuck Schumer (D-NY) offered to appear alongside President Donald Trump in a “historic...
2019-09-16, 04:13

Democrats oppose proposed Trump administration changes to apprenticeship laws A group of about 150 Democrats told the Trump administration Monday that it objected to proposed changes to federal apprenticeship programs, a key push by the White House. The lawmakers argued that the proposed changes would divert funds from existing "registered apprenticeship" programs and give to...
2019-08-27, 05:26

Republicans start to sour on gun control laws after Trump's reversal Senate Homeland Security Chairman Ron Johnson is casting major doubt on the prospects of significant gun regulations passing this fall, the latest sign that the effort to pass new firearm laws is starting to falter. The Wisconsin Republican said that a background checks measure based on the bill wr...
2019-08-20, 18:52

US briefing: Trump Organization, abortion laws and record twisters Wednesday’s top story: Bannon describes Trump business as a ‘criminal enterprise’, claims Michael Wolff. Plus, Ava DuVernay on Central Park FiveSubscribe now to receive the morning briefing by email.Good morning, I’m Tim Walker with today’s essential stories. Continue reading......
2019-05-29, 14:00

Optimistic Senator Holding Out Hope That Trump Could Still Come Around on Passing New Gun Laws Sen. Chris Murphy has been one of the strongest proponents of gun law reform in the Senate for years, working tirelessly to break through the brick wall of Republican obstinacy to make actual progress that could save lives. Donald Trump has been, well, the exact opposite of that....
2019-08-24, 20:26

Trump urges changes to mental health laws, says he's 'open' to ideas After a weekend during which more than 80 people were shot in two attacks, President Donald Trump reacted Monday by calling for changes to mental health laws and saying he's open to all ideas that "will actually work."...
2019-08-05, 18:13

Mitch McConnell says advancing gun control bill is up to Trump – live news Three days after a mass shooting in Odessa, Texas, Senate majority leader says US president needs to take a position on the billSign up to the US briefing and get a new perspective 6.01pm BST Here’s where the day stands so far: 5.49pm BST Two more Democratic presidential candidates, Cory Booker and ...
2019-09-03, 19:26

Trump says Mitch McConnell 'totally on board' with background checks – live Senate majority leader’s team says McConnell only committed to a ‘discussion’ on the issue while president also takes swipe at BidenSign up for the US briefing and get a new perspective 4.41pm BST Deflecting a question about the children who were left abandoned after Ice raids in Mississippi, Trump ...
2019-08-09, 17:52

Fearing defections, Trump and McConnell crank up pressure on budget vote Senate Republican leaders and President Donald Trump are working to whip up support for their bipartisan, $2.7 trillion budget deal, hoping to stave off embarrassing defections ahead of a vote that’s splitting the party.Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell and Majority Whip John Thune are trying t...
2019-07-31, 20:26

McConnell confirms he would help Trump fill another Supreme Court vacancy in 2020 Mitch McConnell held up Garland’s nomination in 2016, saying then that “the American people should have a voice in the selection of their next Supreme Court Justice.”...
2019-05-29, 10:26

WRAPUP 5-Mexico, U.S. business groups urge Trump to back down on tariff threat Mexico's president and the top U.S. business lobbying group called on President Donald Trump to back down from a threat to impose punitive tariffs on Mexican imports, in a dispute over migration that could shock Mexico's economy....
2019-06-01, 06:13

WRAPUP 4-Mexico, U.S. business groups urge Trump to back down on tariff threat Mexico's president and the top U.S. business lobbying group called on President Donald Trump to back down from a threat to impose punitive tariffs on Mexican imports, in a dispute over migration that could shock Mexico's economy....
2019-05-31, 23:13

UPDATE 1-Over 200 U.S. footwear companies urge Trump to scrap proposed tariff hike More than 200 U.S. footwear companies on Wednesday urged U.S. President Donald Trump to cancel proposed higher tariffs on Chinese imports that take effect beginning next month, calling them hidden taxes that will jack up consumer prices....
2019-08-28, 18:26

Twenty-three U.S. states urge Trump to drop vehicle fuel-efficiency freeze Nearly two dozen U.S. state governors, including those of California and New York, urged the Trump administration on Tuesday to abandon a proposal to freeze fuel-efficiency standards at 2020 levels through 2026....
2019-07-09, 16:13

UPDATE 1-U.S. senators urge Trump not to use Huawei as bargaining chip in trade talks U.S. Senators Mark Warner and Marco Rubio on Thursday urged the Trump administration not to use Huawei Technologies Co as a bargaining chip in trade talks with China that might allow expanded use of the company's equipment in the U.S. telecommunications industry....
2019-06-13, 19:39

Betsy DeVos and family see profits soar after Trump tax reform bill and deregulation efforts Secretary of Education Betsy DeVos and her family have seen their investments skyrocket since President Donald Trump started enacting pro-business policies. Meanwhile, DeVos has been calling for cuts to funding public education....
2019-07-22, 20:26

Trump Suggests ‘Marrying’ Background Checks With Immigration Reform After Weekend Bloodshed Across America President Donald Trump on Monday suggested Congress should consider “marrying” gun control legislation with immigration reform, following two mass shootings in which 29 people were killed in less than 24 hours — one of which happened in the border town of El Paso, Texas, where seve...
2019-08-05, 16:39

Trump scores mild victory in mission to toughen asylum laws A federal appeals court Friday blocked Team Trump from enacting tough asylum restrictions on Central Americans who show up at the border in California and Arizona — but gave the White House the OK to impose them in Texas and New Mexico. The ruling from the Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals allows Presi...
2019-08-16, 23:13

Trump Says He'll Pardon Aides if They Break Laws to Get His Wall Built By Election Day Donald Trump sees his border wall as the key to his reelection, and reportedly told aides he would pardon them if they ignored laws to get it built faster....
2019-08-28, 23:13

Trump seizes on NYU professor’s tweet to push change of libel laws President Trump on Monday tweeted that libel laws in the U.S. should be modified to hold the news media accountable and seized on a New York University professor’s false tweet as an example of journalistic malpractice....
2019-05-27, 12:26

Pelosi: Trump should call in lawmakers for 'urgent' session on gun control laws McConnell, the Senate majority leader, refuted Pelosi’s suggestion, but called for a bipartisan solution when Congress resumesThe House speaker Nancy Pelosi on Thursday urged Donald Trump to invoke his presidential powers to summon US lawmakers back into session and address gun control legislation.I...
2019-08-09, 06:26

Automakers warn Trump against emissions freeze, urge California to return to negotiating table Seventeen major automobile manufacturers urged President Donald Trump to establish a national standard for fuel economy and resume talks with California to avoid conflict over emissions regulations....
2019-06-07, 08:26

G20: world leaders urge Trump and Xi to reach a trade deal or risk global economy Financial markets fall amid growing fears that talks in Osaka will fail to break logjamDonald Trump and Xi Jinping have been urged to reach a trade deal or risk setting the global economy on a downward path as world leaders gathered in Japan for the G20 summit.Russian president Vladimir Putin, India...
2019-06-28, 09:00

Hawley, Cruz urge Trump to nix judicial nominee who compared Catholic beliefs to KKK views Sens. Josh Hawley and Ted Cruz are calling on President Trump to withdraw the nomination of a lawyer for a lifetime federal court appointment, accusing the nominee of opposing religious freedom and expressing anti-Catholic views....
2019-06-01, 11:39

GOP senators urge Trump to reject Iran's ‘nuclear blackmail,’ seek to ‘snapback’ sanctions at the UN Three top GOP senators this week urged President Trump to reject what they describe as Iran’s ‘nuclear blackmail’ in the wake of the rogue nation’s violation of the 2015 nuclear agreement -- and highlighted the use of a mechanism in the U.N. resolution enshrining the deal that allows for a “snapback...
2019-07-06, 16:39

Trump flips stance on gun background checks, citing ‘very strong’ laws in place His move echoes a similar backpedaling that occurred after the school shooting in Parkland, Florida last yearDonald Trump has again walked back his support for legislation that would tighten background checks on gun sales after a pair of mass shootings left 31 people dead earlier this month.In the i...
2019-08-21, 04:00

President Trump Says He Wants Stronger Background Check Laws While Assuring NRA Gun-Rights Will Be Respected (WASHINGTON) — President Donald Trump said Friday he believes he has influence to rally Republicans around stronger federal background check laws as Congress and the White House work on a response to last weekend’s mass shootings in Texas and Ohio. At the same time, Trump said he had ass...
2019-08-10, 07:26

Trump Wants ‘Strong Background Checks’ After Mass Shootings but Ties Them to Immigration Laws President Trump’s comments, made in an early morning Twitter post, come as the country mourns two deadly mass shootings over the weekend in Texas and Ohio....
2019-08-05, 16:13

Lara Trump: Voters ‘more afraid’ than in 2016 to tell pollsters they support President Trump The president’s daughter-in-law and senior adviser to his reelection campaign dismissed recent polls showing Trump trailing multiple Democratic candidates....
2019-09-13, 20:26

Behar fires crude insult at Mitch McConnell after he expressed opposition to Trump tariffs Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell, R-Ky., was finally standing up to the president because tariffs would affect his own pocketbook, "View" host Joy Behar argued on Wednesday....
2019-06-05, 22:13

The New Yorker's June issue shows AG Barr, McConnell, Graham 'shining' Trump's shoes The New Yorker took aim at Attorney General William Barr, Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell, R-KY, and Senate Judiciary Committee Chairman Lindsey Graham, R-SC, with its cover depicting them as shining President Trump's shoes. ...
2019-05-24, 03:26

Mitch McConnell: Trump ally under fire over picture of tombstones featuring names of Democrats A prominent Trump ally has faced sharp criticism after his re-election campaign team tweeted a photo of satirical tombstones featuring the name of Democrats just hours after a deadly mass shooting in Texas....
2019-08-06, 11:00

Senate Democrats urge Federal Reserve to probe Deutsche Bank's relationship with Trump, Kushner Senate Democrats are now urging the Federal Reserve to investigate Deutsche Bank’s relationship with President Trump and his son-in-law Jared Kushner, following reports that bank officials ignored alleged suspicious activities on their accounts....
2019-06-06, 22:26

Republican lawmakers urge Trump not to delay the $10 billion Pentagon cloud contract Amazon and Microsoft want Four members of the House Armed Services Committee, including ranking member Mac Thornberry, R-T.X., said moving forward with the contract was critical to U.S. national security interests....
2019-07-19, 17:39

Dayton and El Paso Shootings: Trump Links Call for Background Checks to Immigration Laws Mourners in El Paso and Dayton implored lawmakers for gun control, while President Trump suggested “marrying” tougher background checks to new immigration laws....
2019-08-05, 16:13

Trump slams ‘boring’ John Legend, ‘filthy mouthed’ Chrissy Teigen for not crediting his criminal justice reform President Trump lashed out over an MSNBC town hall event on criminal justice reform that didn't discuss the White House's efforts that passed earlier this year....
2019-09-09, 16:00

Trump offers to pardon aides for laws broken in rush to build border wall – report Trump orders officials to ignore environmental rules and ‘take the land’ it needs to build a wall along US-Mexico borderDonald Trump has reportedly told aides he will pardon them for any laws they might break to build a wall along the US-Mexico border as he rushes to get hundreds of miles of fencing...
2019-08-29, 01:13

Ocasio-Cortez turns attention to Mitch McConnell amid ongoing feud with Trump over controversial comments Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez, D-N.Y., turned her attention to Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell, R-Ky., amid her ongoing feud with President Trump over his recent controversial comments....
2019-07-17, 01:39

Secret donors and Trump allies: Inside the operation to push noncitizen voting laws in Florida and other states A proposed constitutional amendment headed for the 2020 ballot in Florida is being backed by activists with ties to the president’s political operation....
2019-07-22, 15:52

Trump insists he's 'strongly pro-life' while joining Republicans in speaking out against extreme aspects of recent anti-abortion laws Reuters President Donald Trump has distanced himself from restrictive abortion laws that don't allow for exemptions in cases of rape or incest. Though he didn't name specific policies, anti-abortion laws have dominated discussion in Alabama, Georgia, and Missouri. This makes the president the late...
2019-05-21, 20:26

Puerto Rico had three governors in a week. Now what? Puerto Rico's political turmoil culminated with a stretch when it had three governors in less than a week. Where does the U.S. territory stand now?        ...
2019-08-16, 14:26

Chhattisgarh, Andhra Pradesh Get New Governors Sitting Rajya Sabha member Anusuiya Uikey and senior BJP leader Biswa Bushan Harichandan were on Tuesday appointed as governors of Chhattisgarh and Andhra Pradesh respectively....
2019-07-16, 19:26

Donald Trump uses gun massacres in Texas and Ohio to call for 'immigration reform' Donald Trump has claimed the two gun massacres in Texas and Ohio which left 27 dead highlight the need for his "immigration reforms" to be pushed through....
2019-08-05, 17:00

Lawsuit: Mississippi has racist way of choosing governors JACKSON, Miss. (AP) — A new lawsuit by three African American residents of Mississippi seeks to block what it calls a racist method of electing the governor and other statewide officials. The federal lawsuit being filed Thursday seeks an injunction in this year’s elections against using what i...
2019-05-30, 17:52

U.S. Sanctions Iraqi Militia Leaders, Former Governors The U.S. Treasury Department sanctioned two Iraqi militia leaders and two former Iraqi governors in separate cases for alleged human-rights abuses and corruption....
2019-07-19, 00:00

U.S. biodiesel industry leaders urge Trump's EPA to lift biodiesel mandate U.S. biodiesel industry leaders told an Environmental Protection Agency regional administrator in Houston on Wednesday that they want the Trump administration to boost the volume of biodiesel that oil refiners must blend into their fuel each year, two sources familiar with the matter said....
2019-09-05, 02:53

70 US mayors urge Trump administration to 'abandon' proposed changes to federal food stamp program Seventy U.S. mayors rebuked the Trump administration's proposed cuts to the federal food stamp program in a signed letter.        ...
2019-08-23, 08:52

The path to the White House no longer goes through the governors' office Thursday night's presidential debate showcases Democratic diversity, but one notable category won't be represented: Not one governor made the cut....
2019-09-12, 22:39

U.S. Imposes Sanctions on Iraqi Militia Leaders and Ex-Governors The Treasury Department cited human rights abuses when announcing the penalties, which are partly tied to the Trump administration’s campaign against Iran....
2019-07-19, 07:26

Governors of Missouri, Kansas sign deal to end economic ‘border war’ Missouri Gov. Mike Parson, a Republican, and Kansas Gov. Laura Kelly, a Democrat, addressed their states’ long-running economic “border war” Tuesday, each signing a deal to promote more cooperation and less feuding....
2019-08-14, 18:39

Two Afghan Taliban shadow governors killed as air strikes step up Afghan security forces, backed by U.S. air strikes, killed two of the movement's shadow provincial governors on Sunday, as fighting stepped up in the wake of the collapse of talks aimed at ending the conflict, officials said....
2019-09-15, 17:13

Lawsuit calls Mississippi's way of choosing governors racist Candidates must not only win a majority of the popular vote, but also a majority of the state's 122 House districts.        ...
2019-05-31, 07:39

New Governors Appointed In 5 States, Tamil Nadu BJP Chief Gets Telangana The chief of the BJP's Tamil Nadu BJP, Dr Tamilisai Soundararajan and former Union minister Bandaru Dattatreya are on the list of five new Governors announced by President Ram Nath Kovind today....
2019-09-01, 13:26

Governors Of Five States Meet Home Minister Amit Shah Governors of five states including West Bengal Monday met Home Minister Amit Shah and discussed various issues concerning their respective states, an official said....
2019-06-10, 18:52

Argentina opposition candidate Fernandez meets with mining companies, governors Argentina's opposition candidate Alberto Fernandez told mining companies and governors from key mining provinces on Monday that exports were "the only solution" for Argentina, his coalition said....
2019-08-27, 05:00

Brazilian governors say now is 'not the moment to turn down money' as Amazon wildfires rage Brazilian governors are urging President Jair Bolsonaro to accept foreign aid to help combat the raging fires in the Amazon rainforest after he criticized such donations and said he'd think about accepting the money if French President Emmanuel Macron apologized to him following a spat....
2019-08-28, 16:52

Fyre Festival-like fiasco at Governors Ball leaves fans fuming Organizers of the weekend’s disastrous Governors Ball offered refunds Monday for its cancelled final day of performances as furious fans fumed about getting “Frye Fest’d” — and vowed to never again attend the chaotic event. After the last day of the three-day music festival on Randall’s Island...
2019-06-03, 20:26

Mark Cuban fined $50,000 for leaking information from NBA Board of Governors meeting Dallas Mavericks owner Mark Cuban was fined $50,000 for leaking information from a recent NBA Board of Governors meeting.       ...
2019-07-16, 02:39

Governors Ball attendees left fuming over delays, cancelled acts Governors Ball was way out of tune on Sunday. Scores of music fans were left to bake in the sweltering sun as the final day of the three-day festival was delayed for more than six hours — with early acts cancelled altogether — due to “forecasted thunderstorms.” “It’s f—ed up man,” fumed...
2019-06-03, 02:52

Trump on Democratic debate: 'BORING' President Donald Trump dismissed the first Democratic debate as "BORING" on Wednesday night and declared himself above the fray even as his campaign team kept a close eye on the battle to find a challenger to take on Trump in 2020....
2019-06-27, 19:52

Trump could 'certainly' support Russia's return to what would be the G8 President Donald Trump expressed his support for reinstating Russia into the G7 days before the group of leading industrialized nations convenes for its annual summit in France....
2019-08-20, 23:26

Karnataka Political Crisis: Ghulam Nabi Azad Questions Governors Conduct In the backdrop of recent political upheaval in Karnataka, senior Congress leader Ghulam Nabi Azad has alleged that the Centre is using Governors to topple opposition governments in states, and raised......
2019-07-10, 07:26

UPDATE 2-Argentina opposition candidate Fernandez meets with mining companies, governors Argentina's opposition candidate Alberto Fernandez told mining companies and governors from key mining provinces on Monday that exports were "the only solution" for Argentina, his coalition said....
2019-08-27, 00:39

David Lynch, Geena Davis will receive honorary Oscars at Governors Awards David Lynch, Wes Studi, Lina Wertmüller and Geena Davis will all receive honorary Oscars at the Governors Awards this fall, the Academy has announced.        ...
2019-06-04, 06:26

‘BORING!’ Trump yawns at Democratic debate NBC NEWS – President Donald Trump’s initial reaction to the first 2020 Democratic presidential debate: “BORING!” The presidential tweet landed as candidates on the debate stage in Miami were asked about the crisis at the southern U.S. border involving migrant children. Shortl...
2019-06-27, 23:52

Trump renews attacks on Democratic congresswomen President Donald Trump renewed his criticism of four minority women lawmakers on Friday, saying that they had said horrible things about the United States, and defended himself from criticism over his comment that they should leave the United States if unhappy....
2019-07-20, 00:13

Trump slammed over attack on Democratic congresswomen The US president told Democratic congresswomen of color to go back to where they came from. Three of the women he targeted were born and raised in the United States....
2019-07-15, 09:52

Trump ramps up diatribe against four Democratic congresswomen Trump is setting the tone for the 2020 election by painting four leftist congresswomen as the face of the Democrats. It comes after the House called his comments against the four minority women racist....
2019-07-18, 09:26

Trump says Democratic congresswoman 'should apologize to America' U.S. President Donald Trump on Sunday stepped up his attacks on four liberal Democrats in Congress, all women of color who have criticized his policies, calling on them to apologize as he himself faced charges of racism....
2019-07-21, 18:26

Trump not welcome in El Paso, says Democratic congresswoman – live Escobar: ‘He should not come while we are in mourning’Pressure on McConnell to take up House-passed guns billSign up for the US briefing and get a new perspective 7.47pm BST Representative Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez demanded an explanation from Senate majority leader Mitch McConnell after a group of y...
2019-08-06, 21:00

McConnell says Trump 'is not a racist' Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell says President Donald Trump is "not a racist" after Trump tweeted over the weekend that four congresswomen of color should return to their native countries. All of the congresswomen are American citizens. (July 16)        ...
2019-07-17, 00:26

Why America’s tariff-hit farmers still support Trump EASTON, NY — Most mornings, Paul Molesky begins his workday at 5 a.m. — not on his family’s small beef farm — but as the operations manager for Allenwaite, a seventh-generation dairy operation nearby. “I essentially farm twice a day, all day, sometimes I sleep. Sometimes I get home to see my family,...
2019-07-13, 21:39

Scaramucci says he can't support Trump: 'He sounds more and more nonsensical' Former PR chief tells Republicans to consider 2020 changeSuggests Trump will ‘turn’ on those he claims to be fighting forAnthony Scaramucci, the former White House communications director, has lashed out at Donald Trump, suggesting the president will one day “turn” on those he claims to be fighting ...
2019-08-12, 19:52

Trump says others support his call to add Russia back into the G7 "We have a number of people that would like to see Russia back," Trump said when asked if there was an update about adding the former member to the group....
2019-08-25, 16:52

| UK offers 'full support' for its US envoy in Trump row British Prime Minister Theresa May's government reiterated its "full support" for its ambassador to Washington after US President Donald Trump said he would no longer deal with him....
2019-07-09, 15:52

Dem governors fear down-ballot impact of 2020 candidates' far-left positions: 'It scares people' Democratic governors are sounding the alarm that the increasingly far-left positions taken by the party's 2020 presidential candidates are harming electoral chances of down-ballot candidates....
2019-07-20, 12:26

Some Democratic Candidates Seek to Link Shootings to Trump In the wake of two shootings, one of which is being investigated as domestic terrorism, some said the president creates a culture that lets white nationalism thrive....
2019-08-04, 21:39

'Apologize to America,' Trump tells Democratic congresswomen U.S. President Donald Trump on Sunday stepped up his attacks on four Democratic congresswomen who have criticized his policies, calling on them to apologize as he himself faced charges of racism....
2019-07-21, 22:13

Trump, Democratic leaders meet for Round 2 on infrastructure WASHINGTON (AP) — Three weeks have passed since President Donald Trump and Democratic congressional leaders agreed to work together on a $2 trillion package to invest in roads, bridges and broadband. Republican leaders in Congress have shown little enthusiasm for the price tag, and even less for the...
2019-05-22, 09:13

Trump tells Democratic congresswomen of color to leave US The US president told Democratic congresswomen of color to go back to where they came from. Three of the women he targeted were born and raised in the United States....
2019-07-15, 17:26

"Every Day, It's A Trap": Democratic Senator On Trump's Racist Attacks Sen. Amy Klobuchar's presidential campaign launched in February on a snow-pelted stage in Minneapolis. It has since struggled to gain traction in a crowded 2020 field - and former vice president Joe......
2019-07-23, 05:13

Trump tells Democratic congresswomen to 'go back' to 'fix' countries they came from U.S. President Donald Trump on Sunday told a group of mostly American-born Democratic congresswomen to "go back and help fix the totally broken and crime infested places from which they came," a comment that was condemned by Democrats as racist....
2019-07-14, 20:26

| Democratic 2020 candidates call for Trump's impeachment Several candidates seeking the 2020 Democratic presidential nomination have seized upon remarks by Special Counsel Robert Mueller to call for the impeachment of President Donald Trump....
2019-05-30, 09:26

Trump knocks Democratic candidates over healthcare for immigrants U.S. President Donald Trump, traveling in Asia for a G20 summit, knocked 10 Democratic presidential hopefuls from afar on Thursday for pledging to cover healthcare for immigrants who live in the United States after coming to the country illegally....
2019-06-28, 13:52

Trump renews attacks on Democratic congresswoman Omar Somali-born U.S. congresswoman Ilhan Omar is "lucky to be where she is," President Donald Trump said on Friday, pressing on with attacks on four minority women Democratic U.S. representatives he has said should "go back" to where they came from....
2019-07-19, 21:01

Unbowed, Trump intensifies attacks on four Democratic congresswomen President Donald Trump intensified his vilification of four liberal lawmakers as un-American at a raucous rally on Wednesday, underscoring that the attacks will be a key part of his strategy for winning re-election in 2020....
2019-07-18, 04:00

Unbowed, Trump forecasts more attacks on four Democratic congresswomen President Donald Trump may not have planned it this way, but his attacks on four liberal lawmakers as un-American have emerged as a major strategy of his 2020 re-election campaign, and more thunder from him was expected at a rally on Wednesday night....
2019-07-18, 01:13

Why Democratic congresswoman refuses to join Trump in El Paso Texas Congresswoman Veronica Escobar has “declined” an invitation to join President Trump during his upcoming trip to El Paso — saying she “refuses to be an accessory to his visit” — in the wake of the Walmart shooting. “The White House invited me to join @r...
2019-08-07, 06:00

Trump: Minority Democratic congresswomen should 'apologize to America' President Donald Trump has renewed his attacks on four Democratic congresswomen, demanding an apology "for the horrible (hateful) things they have said." He said the four minority women aren't "capable of loving" the US....
2019-07-22, 03:26

After His Democratic Debate Performance, Is Joe Biden the Guy to Beat Trump? The Joe Biden debate performance was uneven, raising questions again about whether the former vice president and 2020 frontrunner is equipped for the race....
2019-08-01, 15:26

Trump renews racist criticism of Democratic congresswomen In the face of widespread criticism, US President Donald Trump has defended his racist attacks against four Democratic congresswomen. One of the president's targets said he was "spewing fascist ideology."...
2019-07-20, 05:00

If You Aren't Happy In US, "Leave": Trump On Democratic Congresswomen President Donald Trump stepped up his attacks on four progressive Democratic congresswomen on Monday, saying if they're not happy in the United States "they can leave."...
2019-07-15, 21:26

How 2020 Democratic candidates reacted to Trump meeting with Kim Democrats running for president in 2020 expressed skepticism President Donald Trump's meeting with Kim Jong Un would yield tangible results, with some arguing Trump's actions are hurting America's standing in the world and elevating the North Korean dictator....
2019-07-01, 14:52

Trump renews support for Russia to rejoin G8 – live President said it’s ‘much more appropriate to have Russia in’ days before annual G7 meeting Sign up to the US briefing and get a new perspective 8.34pm BST Donald Trump addressed a wide range of issues in his comments to reporters from the Oval Office, including trade talks with China, Russia and th...
2019-08-20, 22:00

Lewis offers support for Pan Am Games, attacks Trump American sprint great Carl Lewis offered enthusiastic support for the Pan Am Games on Monday, but the nine-time Olympic champion had none for Donald Trump, branding the U.S. president a "racist" and a "misogynist"....
2019-08-06, 10:39

Economy may be doing well, but poll finds that isn't boosting support for Trump Americans give Trump mixed reviews for his economic stewardship despite the growth achieved during this presidency, according to a new survey by The Associated Press-NORC Center for Public Affairs Research....
2019-07-01, 19:13

Trump says he has ‘tremendous support’ from GOP on ‘meaningful’ background checks President Trump said he believes he has GOP support for more extensive back ground checks. Evan Vucci / AP NBC News- President Donald Trump on Friday said he had “tremendous support” for possible new measures to tighten background checks on gun buyers, claiming that even Senate Majority Leader Mitch...
2019-08-09, 20:13

Trump claims his support among Latino voters is rising WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump claims his policies to stop illegal immigration are helping his standing with Latino voters, and he is taking undue credit for uniting families who were separated at the border. Trump made the statements in a sometimes combative interview airing Thursday on t...
2019-06-21, 05:00

Ms. Nevada: I was stripped of beauty crown because I support Trump The pro-Trump winner of Ms. Nevada 2019 claims she was stripped of her title — and kicked out of the upcoming Ms. America pageant — for supporting conservative views in social media. Katie Williams, 29, who was crowned in April, said in a video posted on Facebook that she was disqualifie...
2019-08-22, 21:13

Trump pledges 'complete support' for Brazil's Bolsonaro U.S. President Donald Trump on Tuesday pledged "complete support" for Brazilian President Jair Bolsonaro, who has engaged in a war of words with French President Emmanuel Macron and suggested he may reject a $20 million offer from the Group of Seven nations to fight forest fires in the Amazon rainfo...
2019-08-27, 17:13

Trump and Netanyahu Put Bipartisan Support for Israel at Risk After the president enlists Benjamin Netanyahu to deny entry to two Muslim members of Congress, both parties warn that bipartisan support for Israel is in danger....
2019-08-17, 06:13

Brazil President's Son Heads To US To "Thank" Trump For Amazon Support Brazilian President Jair Bolsonaro's son and hopeful ambassador to the United States is set to travel to Washington Friday to thank Donald Trump for his support during the crisis surrounding the fires......
2019-08-30, 06:52

"Full Support" For US Envoy Kim Darroch In Trump Row: UK Government British Prime Minister Theresa May's government on Monday reiterated its "full support" for its ambassador to Washington after US President Donald Trump said he would no longer deal with him....
2019-07-09, 02:13

Republican senators may not support Trump's Mexico tariffs At a closed-door luncheon on Capitol Hill, Republicans told officials from the White House counsel's office about their concerns over Trump's threat to impose tariffs on goods imported from Mexico next week....
2019-06-05, 02:39

Trump taunts Democratic candidates as they tout their climate plans U.S. President Donald Trump blasted the climate change proposals of his Democratic challengers for the White House on Wednesday as they began showcasing their plans in a marathon round of televised town halls....
2019-09-05, 03:39

U.S. Democratic candidates dump on Trump over North Korea meeting U.S. candidates running for the 2020 Democratic presidential nomination on Sunday criticized President Donald Trump's latest overture to North Korean leader Kim Jung Un, saying the leaders' meeting lacked substance and elevated a ruthless dictator....
2019-06-30, 18:52

Trump attacks liberal Democratic congresswomen, tells them to leave the U.S. The president concluded his barrage of tweets by suggesting that these congresswomen should go back to these countries, repair their governments and then "come back and show us how it is done."...
2019-07-14, 18:00

Democratic candidates dump on Trump over North Korea meeting U.S. candidates running for the 2020 Democratic presidential nomination on Sunday criticized President Donald Trump's latest overture to North Korean leader Kim Jung Un, saying the leaders' meeting lacked substance and elevated a ruthless dictator....
2019-06-30, 21:39

US Democratic Candidates Dump On Trump Over North Korea Meeting US candidates running for the 2020 Democratic presidential nomination on Sunday criticized President Donald Trump's latest overture to North Korean leader Kim Jong Un, saying the leaders' meeting......
2019-06-30, 23:52

Trump appears more at ease with strongmen than democratic leaders at G-20 summit Trump met with Russian President Vladimir Putin on the sidelines of the summit in Japan and appeared to make light of Moscow’s election interference....
2019-06-29, 07:26

Democratic 'Medicare for all' push stands to rescue Trump on healthcare The Democratic Party is riding to President Trump's rescue on healthcare with talk of repealing Obamacare and eliminating private insurance in favor of a government system that has drawn the skepticism of American voters....
2019-07-15, 06:52

Democratic lawmaker tries to force U.S. House vote on Trump impeachment U.S. House of Representatives Speaker Nancy Pelosi on Wednesday was again trying to referee an intra-party struggle among her Democratic colleagues over whether to take steps toward impeaching Republican President Donald Trump....
2019-07-17, 19:00

Democratic U.S. senator seeks probe of Trump appointees over tax request The top Democrat on the U.S. Senate Finance Committee on Tuesday called for Congress to investigate whether President Donald Trump's appointees are trying to hide political interference in the Internal Revenue Service over releasing his tax returns....
2019-06-04, 21:00

Trump Offers Deeply Insightful Commentary on Democratic Debate Making good on his threat to live-tweet Wednesday’s Democratic primary debate, President Donald Trump weighed in with some characteristically lofty commentary....
2019-06-27, 18:52

Most 2020 Democratic candidates tiptoe around question of impeaching Trump Fewer than one-third of the 23 Democrats vying for the nomination are issuing calls to start the impeachment process, citing evidence in special counsel Robert Mueller’s report they believe shows Trump obstructed justice....
2019-05-26, 19:26

Democratic states promise to sue Trump for 'eviscerating' Endangered Species Act Democratic states promised Monday to sue the Trump administration for its move to "eviscerate" the Endangered Species Act by modifying how the federal government implements the law in a manner more accommodating to businesses....
2019-08-12, 23:39

Trump accuses Democratic leaders of 'tearing the United States apart' U.S. President Donald Trump on Wednesday accused the top Democrats in Congress of "tearing the United States apart" by pursuing investigations stemming from the now-concluded Russia probe....
2019-05-22, 21:00

Trump Treats Rally in Cincinnati as Rebuttal to Democratic Debates Delivering a reliably red-meat speech to supporters who gathered Thursday in Ohio, President Trump took the stage to paint prominent Democrats as “left-wing extremists.”...
2019-08-02, 04:39

Democratic candidates rally Latinos vs. Trump in Miami forum MIAMI (AP) — At a forum on Latino issues, eight Democratic candidates for president attacked Trump administration policies that led to the separation of families and detention of children. The National Association of Latino Elected and Appointed Officials hosted the Miami forum Friday for candidates...
2019-06-21, 20:26

TV Channel Trolls Donald Trump Jr For Post On Democratic Debate During Wednesday night's second Democratic presidential debate, US President Donald Trump's son, Donald Trump Jr, tried to crack a joke. Unfortunately, it backfired on him....
2019-08-01, 15:13

U.S. Democratic senator warns of Trump involvement in Pentagon contract U.S. Senator Mark Warner on Friday raised concerns over the Pentagon's decision to put on hold a $10 billion cloud computing contract after President Donald Trump said his administration was examining Amazon.com Inc's bid following complaints from other tech companies....
2019-08-03, 12:39

4 Democratic women of color slam Trump for ‘bigoted remarks’ From left, Rep. Rashida Tlaib, D-Mich., Rep. Ilhan Omar, D-Minn., Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez, D-N.Y., and Rep. Ayanna Pressley, D-Mass., respond to remarks by President Donald Trump after his call for the four Democratic congresswomen to go back to their “broken” countries, during a n...
2019-07-16, 16:39

Democratic-controlled House kills articles of impeachment against Trump The House voted to kill a measure seeking to impeach President Donald Trump – the first vote on such a measure since Democrats took the majority and since the release of former special counsel Robert Mueller's report.        ...
2019-07-18, 01:26

Democratic senator warns of Trump involvement in Pentagon contract U.S. Senator Mark Warner on Friday raised concerns over the Pentagon's decision to put on hold a $10 billion cloud computing contract after President Donald Trump said his administration was examining Amazon.com Inc's bid following complaints from other tech companies....
2019-08-03, 04:01

Trump Tunes Into the Democratic Debate From the G20 Summit to Lob Attack at Rivals President Donald Trump took a moment between meetings with world leaders in Japan to check in on the Democratic debate and lob a Twitter attack at his rivals. “All Democrats just raised their hands for giving millions of illegal aliens unlimited healthcare. How about taking care of American Ci...
2019-06-28, 08:26

Democratic lawmakers slam Trump's latest border initiatives U.S. Democratic lawmakers on Friday called President Donald Trump's latest anti-immigration initiatives "unacceptable" and warned his administration against misappropriating funding authorized only for humanitarian use....
2019-07-20, 01:13

Trump accuses Democratic congresswomen of hating America, says they can leave U.S. President Donald Trump on Monday defended his attacks against four Democratic congresswomen, saying he was not concerned if people thought his tweets toward them were racist and accused the U.S. lawmakers of hating America....
2019-07-15, 21:13

Democratic congresswomen of color blast Trump over 'racist' remarks Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez and three other Democratic congresswomen said Donald Trump's "blatantly racist" attack against them was a distraction from his failed policies. Trump said "many people" agreed with his views....
2019-07-16, 05:00

Trump tweets support for WV governor amid education debate CHARLESTON, W.Va. (AP) — President Donald Trump has tweeted support for West Virginia Gov. Jim Justice as state lawmakers wrangle over education policy. Trump on Monday boosted the Republican governor, writing “One size doesn’t fit all – I support West Virginia Schools. Keep up the...
2019-06-17, 22:26

‘Very bold move:’ NAACP votes to support Trump impeachment “Trump’s misconduct is unmistakable and has proven time and time again that he is unfit to serve as the president of this country,” tweeted NAACP President Derrick Johnson after the vote....
2019-07-24, 00:39

Support for Mexican president grows after Trump tariff threat Support for Mexican President Andres Manuel Lopez Obrador has grown since his U.S. counterpart Donald Trump threatened to slap tariffs on U.S. imports of Mexican goods to pressure Mexico into adopting tougher migration policies, polls showed on Tuesday....
2019-06-04, 21:26

Trump wanted gamers to support him. Now he’s blaming them for gun massacres | Van Badham With increasing numbers of people bleeding to death in US streets, the president has to find someone – something – anything! – to blameScientific studies do not find any links between video games and gun violence. The claim that they do has been repeatedly tested, studied and debunked.Yet on Monday,...
2019-08-08, 05:00

Trump Touts Tech Industry Support for Huawei Exemptions President Trump agreed to grant timely licensing decisions to U.S. technology companies that want to continue lucrative sales to Huawei Technologies, as the administration seeks to restart trade talks with China....
2019-07-23, 09:52

Pelosi downplays House Dem support for Trump impeachment, says ‘it's not even close’ House Speaker Nancy Pelosi on Tuesday downplayed the support inside her caucus for impeaching President Trump, saying House Democrats who oppose it outnumber those vocally pushing for it....
2019-06-11, 19:13

Carlos Ghosn's wife urges Trump to support her husband Carole Ghosn says she wants US president to talk to Japan’s Shinzo Abe about a fair trial for the former Nissan bossThe wife of former Nissan boss Carlos Ghosn has appealed to Donald Trump for help and rejected suggestions that she was implicated in her husband’s alleged financial crimes.Ghosn, once...
2019-06-17, 10:52

Trump Took Tough Stand Against Pak's Support For Terrorism: Mike Pompeo US President Donald Trump's administration has taken a tough stand against Pakistan for its "unacceptable support" for terrorism in the region, said US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo....
2019-06-13, 07:13

Battleground voters ‘overwhelmingly support’ Trump immigration plan Voters in several battleground states key to winning the 2020 election widely support President Trump’s newly unveiled immigration proposal spearheaded by chief advisor Jared Kushner....
2019-06-13, 15:39

Making sense of evangelicals' support for Trump | Michael Massing If urban liberals can’t learn to empathize with religious Americans, they will help secure Trump’s second termHow can evangelicals support Donald Trump?That question continues to befuddle and exasperate liberals. How, they wonder, can a man who is twice divorced, a serial liar, a shameless boaster (...
2019-06-07, 12:26

House Democrat says support lacking for Trump impeachment inquiry A top U.S. House Democratic committee chairman on Wednesday appeared to rule out any imminent impeachment probe of President Donald Trump, but vowed quick court action to obtain the full, unredacted Mueller report on Russian election interference....
2019-06-06, 06:52

Where Trump has support in battle with Fed over rates: The smallest small businesses The smallest businesses on Main Street are preoccupied with high interest rates they say hold them back, while larger business owners are more focused on the tight labor market, according to the CNBC/SurveyMonkey Small Business Survey....
2019-05-21, 15:13

Trump says 'Iran did do it,' as U.S. seeks support on Gulf oil tanker attacks The United States on Friday blamed Iran for attacks on two oil tankers at the entrance to the Gulf and said it was seeking international consensus about the threat to shipping, despite Tehran denying involvement in the explosions at sea....
2019-06-15, 01:52

Equinox, SoulCycle say they 'do not support' Trump fundraiser hosted by chairman Stephen Ross, who is the chairman of The Related Companies, is hosting a luncheon for President Donald Trump on Friday at his residence in Southampton....
2019-08-08, 02:13

Factbox: Majority of House Democrats support Trump impeachment A majority of Democratic lawmakers in the 435-member U.S. House of Representatives have now said they support starting impeachment proceedings against Republican President Donald Trump....
2019-09-12, 21:52

Who won the Democratic debates? Kamala Harris, Elizabeth Warren – and Trump | Cas Mudde Democrats’ fragmentation, support for undocumented immigrants, and silence on issues affecting the heartland leaves a big opening for TrumpAfter two nights, and four hours, of Democratic debates, it is now up to the pundits and spin doctors to convince Americans – the majority of whom did not watch ...
2019-06-29, 13:39

Trump decides that Democratic-voting Jewish Americans are either ignorant or ‘disloyal’ A Pew Research Center study found that nearly two-thirds of Jewish Americans identified as Democrats or as independents who generally vote Democratic....
2019-08-21, 06:26

President Trump Continues Attacks on Democratic Congresswomen, Saying They Are Not ‘Capable’ of Loving the U.S. President Donald Trump drew fresh criticism on Sunday with an eighth day of attacks on the four progressive Democratic Congresswomen known as “The Squad,” whom he said he didn’t believe were “capable of loving our country” and should apologize for “hateful” ...
2019-07-21, 21:39

Democratic hopeful Steve Bullock on what Amazon and President Trump have in common Democratic Party candidate for president and Montana Gov. Steve Bullock speaks to CNBC about Amazon and President Donald Trump, climate change, wealth and social inequality, education and young voters' embracing of socialism....
2019-09-02, 07:13

Republican National Committee echoes Trump’s attacks on Democratic congresswomen The RNC said in an email that “the squad of Ilhan Omar, Rashida Tlaib, Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez, and Ayanna Pressley regularly use vile, hateful, anti-Israel, and anti-American rhetoric.”...
2019-07-17, 00:26

Trump renews attacks on intelligence of CNN’s Don Lemon, one of the moderators of the Democratic debate In tweets, the president called the news anchor “the dumbest man on television” and suggested he was “too dumb” to understand that he should ask fair questions....
2019-08-01, 02:52

Democratic 'squad' goes after Donald Trump again in new interview, say he 'biggest bully' they have encountered The four progressive congresswomen, often referred to as "The Squad," blasted President Trump during an interview on Tuesday, calling him the "biggest bully" they've ever encountered. ...
2019-07-17, 04:26

The Democratic Candidates Drew a Sharp Contrast With Trump’s Response to Shootings Leaving the White House for a trip to Dayton and El Paso Wednesday, President Donald Trump couldn’t resist a detour to politics, lambasting critics of his response to two mass shootings as “political people” who are “very low in the polls.” The Democrats seeking to repl...
2019-08-08, 02:13

Trump campaign shells out on YouTube ad to draw more views than Democratic debate In a strategy to draw attention away from Wednesday's Democratic debate, President Donald Trump's reelection campaign bought out YouTube's "masthead," the leading advertisement on its homepage, Vox reported....
2019-06-27, 20:26

Democratic candidates unite in rage at Trump following latest mass shootings The mass shootings in Texas and Ohio have turned the 2020 presidential campaign into an increasingly visceral referendum on the nature of Donald Trump's presidency and the message that delivered him to the White House....
2019-08-08, 17:52

Democratic states line up to sue Trump EPA for 'unlawful' coal plant rule A host of Democratic attorneys general from across the country are vowing to sue the Trump administration for gutting President Barack Obama’s signature plan for reducing carbon emissions from coal plants....
2019-06-20, 01:52

China, Iran Want Democratic Candidate Post 2020 Elections, Says Trump US President Donald Trump Thursday said that China, Iran and other countries are "drooling" over a "small prospect" of dealing with a Democratic candidate post 2020 presidential elections but that is......
2019-08-02, 06:39

Trump escalates attacks on Democratic congresswomen at 'Made in America' event President Donald Trump escalated his attacks on four progressive Democratic congresswomen on Monday amid bipartisan furor over his comments that the lawmakers should "go back" to the "places from which they came."...
2019-07-15, 20:52

Rep. Green to file articles of impeachment against Trump despite pushback from Democratic leaders The Texas Democrat said in an interview with The Washington Post that he would file the articles Tuesday night, citing the president’s racist remarks. ...
2019-07-17, 00:26

Democratic presidential candidates slam Trump for North Korea visit Several 2020 presidential candidates criticized President Donald Trump's meeting with Kim Jong Un in North Korea as a dangerous and one-sided gesture....
2019-07-01, 01:13

Trump’s tweets attacking Democratic congresswomen don’t violate policy, Twitter says In an email to Global News Monday evening, a spokesperson for Twitter said Trump's tweets do not violate the policy, but did not offer further comment....
2019-07-16, 04:13

Trump may have already lost Iowa to the 2020 Democratic candidates – over corn | Art Cullen Trump’s ethanol waivers have Iowa farmer fuming, and the Democrats have come calling with cogent rural agendasYou might think that when President Trump calls in his ambassador to China they would talk about the trade war.Nope. Continue reading......
2019-09-16, 13:52

Republicans won’t fully rebuke Trump’s Twitter attack on Democratic congresswomen Republicans found themselves unwilling Monday to swiftly and unequivocally rebuke U.S. President Donald Trump's attack on progressive women of colour in Congress....
2019-07-16, 04:13

The Fox News Primary? How Trump’s Favorite Network Became a Democratic Power Player A Sunday town hall with Senator Kirsten Gillibrand was another sign of Fox News’s ability to influence the Democratic primary, despite a ban by party leaders....
2019-06-03, 04:39

Democratic leaders assail Trump's apparent reversal on background checks Chuck Schumer and Nancy Pelosi are lamenting President Donald Trump's apparent about-face on enhanced backgrounds for firearm sales, with Schumer calling the move "not only disappointing but also heartbreaking."Trump told reporters this weekend he will look "very strongly" at ideas from both Democra...
2019-08-20, 03:00

Donald Trump ends meeting with Democratic leaders after talk of 'cover-up' A meeting between President Donald Trump and the top two Democrats in Congress ended abruptly Wednesday when talks about U.S. infrastructure turned to impeachment....
2019-05-22, 19:52

US briefing: Democratic debate, Trump's wall and California boat fire Friday’s top story: Biden clashes with Warren and Sanders as frontrunners finally share a stage. Plus, the 100 best films of the 21st centurySubscribe now to receive the morning briefing by email.Good morning, I’m Tim Walker with today’s essential stories. Continue reading......
2019-09-13, 13:39

The Democratic party must control the debates – or they play into Trump's hands | Cas Mudde The debates have been treasure troves for the Trump campaign, who barely have to do their own opposition research – the Democrats are doing it for themThe second round of Democratic debates is over and, unsurprisingly, we are not much wiser about who will be the Democratic presidential candidate nex...
2019-08-03, 14:13

Democratic candidates blast Trump’s rhetoric in wake of two mass shootings Twenty people were killed by a gunman in the Texas-Mexico border city of El Paso on Saturday. Overnight, nine more people were killed in Dayton, Ohio....
2019-08-04, 22:52

Trump touts stock market, unemployment in response to Democratic debate President Trump late Wednesday tweeted a response to CNN’s Democratic debate and said none of the candidates would keep up what he sees as momentum in the country....
2019-08-01, 08:52

Trump advisor Bolton: US would enthusiastically support a UK choice for no-deal Brexit The United States would enthusiastically support a no-deal Brexit if that is what the British government decided to do, U.S. national security adviser John Bolton said on Monday during a visit to London aimed at reassuring Britain over UK-U.S. ties....
2019-08-13, 10:52

Republicans support Trump's wall even after he grabs military funds from their states Vulnerable Senate Republicans are standing with President Donald Trump and his efforts to build the wall. And it may cost them. Last week, the Trump administration unveiled its plan to divert $3.6 billion in military construction funding to build the president’s border wall, a move which came after...
2019-09-11, 22:39

Megan Rapinoe discusses politics, family and her father’s support of Trump: ‘I don’t get it’ "How are you simultaneously as proud as punch of me, and watching Fox News all the time, [when they are doing] takedowns of your daughter?’" she said....
2019-08-19, 23:26

Trump slams Dem support for ‘Squad,’ accuses progressives of trash-talking US President Trump on Friday ripped into Democrats for their support of the four progressive lawmakers he has been feuding with this week, repeatedly claiming the so-called “Squad” of freshman Democratic congresswomen speak “garbage” about the United States....
2019-07-20, 03:39

Trump adviser Bolton: U.S. would enthusiastically support a UK choice for no-deal Brexit The United States would enthusiastically support a no-deal Brexit if that is what the British government decided to do, U.S. national security adviser John Bolton said on Monday during a visit to London aimed at reassuring Britain over UK-U.S. ties....
2019-08-13, 02:26

Kellyanne Conway says critics employ Hatch Act to 'silence' her support for Trump Counselor to the president Kellyanne Conway responded to critics Monday after formally defying a Hatch Act-related subpoena from the House Oversight Committee....
2019-07-16, 07:13

British ambassador who called Trump 'inept' has Theresa May's 'full support' Prime Minister Theresa May's office has reiterated her full support for Britain's ambassador to the United States after President Donald Trump cut off contact with him following the leak of diplomatic cables that branded the U.S. administration as "inept."...
2019-07-09, 13:52

Bolsonaro thanks Trump after US president pledges 'full support' – live news Jair Bolsonaro claims ‘great success’ in fighting the Amazon wildfires, and thanks Trump for tweetSign up to the US briefing and get a new perspective 6.12pm BST Deforestation of the Brazilian Amazon has hit a record for the month of August, a trend that many in the country blame on the policies of ...
2019-08-27, 19:39

More Than Half of House Democrats Now Support Opening Trump Impeachment Probe (WASHINGTON) — More than half of House Democrats support launching an impeachment inquiry, according to a tally by The Associated Press — a strong signal of ongoing liberal frustration with President Donald Trump but a milestone that seems unlikely to move House Speaker Nancy Pelosi. Rep...
2019-08-03, 21:01

Donald Trump is sending delegation to World Cup final in support of USWNT President Trump, who has attacked USWNT star Megan Rapinoe on Twitter, is sending a delegation to the World Cup final in support of the US women.       ...
2019-07-03, 20:00

The economy is strong, but doing little to bolster President Trump's support, survey says The survey indicates that most Americans don't believe they’re personally benefiting from Trump's trade policies.       ...
2019-07-02, 01:26

Brazil's Bolsonaro thanks Trump for support amid Amazon fires crisis Brazil President Jair Bolsonaro on Tuesday thanked U.S. President Donald Trump for his support over the issue of Amazon wildfires, as the far-right Brazilian government sought to find a way out of the growing international crisis....
2019-08-27, 20:00

Online knitting community Ravelry just straight-up bans Trump support In a move that every other website should be paying close attention to, knitting and crochet-based social media platform Ravelry has announced an across-the-board ban for all posts in favor of Donald Trump and his administration. Apparently that’s a thing you can do if you don’t want extremely dange...
2019-06-24, 01:26

As Guaido admits he needs more military support, Trump warns of worse to come in Venezuela Venezuelan opposition leader Juan Guaido admitted Wednesday that this week's anti-government protests lacked the support of enough military defectors to topple the country's embattled President Nicolas Maduro....
2019-05-21, 17:00

Trump tweets in support of LGBT people to mark Pride Month WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump is tweeting in support of LGBT people to mark LGBT Pride Month. His tweets come one week after his administration moved to revoke newly won health care discrimination protections for transgender people. That move was the latest in a series of actions by the T...
2019-05-31, 22:00

Poll: Biden only Democratic candidate with wide lead over Trump in hypothetical matchup A recent poll found that former Vice President Joe Biden is the only 2020 Democratic candidate to hold a wide lead over President Donald Trump in a hypothetical general election matchup....
2019-07-08, 20:52

Democratic lawmaker Nadler accuses Trump of lying, doesn't rule out impeachment U.S. House of Representatives Judiciary Committee Jerrold Nadler accused President Donald Trump of lying about the findings of Special Counsel Robert Mueller's Russia investigation on Wednesday but declined to say whether he would move forward with impeachment proceedings....
2019-05-30, 02:26

Crowd chants ‘send her back’ as Trump rips into Democratic congresswomen at rally "I think in some cases they hate our country," Trump said to the crowd in North Carolina, a swing state he won in 2016 and wants to win again next year....
2019-07-18, 08:00

Mueller must testify in Congress before any Trump impeachment process begins: Democratic Rep. Garamendi A House Democrat said Wednesday that he wants to hear testimony from Special Counsel Robert Mueller before any impeachment process begins against President Trump. ...
2019-05-22, 21:13

Democratic unity against Trump will be short lived, says WSJ columnist: Pelosi still has 'problem on her hands' Wall Street Journal columnist Bill McGurn said Monday any unity achieved by Democrats after President Trump's Sunday tweetstorm will be short-lived, and he predicted House Speaker Nancy Pelosi will still have to deal with deep divisions within her party....
2019-07-15, 23:13

Republican, Democratic senators seek to block Trump Saudi arms sales Republican and Democratic U.S. senators said on Wednesday they would introduce 22 separate joint resolutions seeking to block President Donald Trump's plan to sidestep congressional review and complete more than $8 billion in military sales to Saudi Arabia, the United Arab Emirates and Jordan....
2019-06-05, 16:26

Democratic 2020 contenders condemn Trump for spreading Epstein conspiracy theories Democratic presidential contenders Beto O'Rourke and Cory Booker slammed U.S. President Donald Trump on Sunday for promoting unfounded conspiracy theories about the apparent suicide of disgraced financier Jeffrey Epstein in his New York jail cell....
2019-08-12, 05:39

Texas and Ohio shootings: Democratic presidential candidates blast NRA and Donald Trump Democratic presidential candidates have hit out at US President Donald Trump and the National Rifle Association amid two horrific mass shootings in the country....
2019-08-05, 02:00

Trump accuses Jewish Americans of ‘disloyalty’ for voting Democratic, in antisemitic trope President’s remarks seemed to refer to a perception that Jewish Americans have a dual loyalty to both America and IsraelDonald Trump used an apparently antisemitic trope when accusing Jewish Americans who vote for Democrats as showing “either a total lack of knowledge or great disloyalty”.The remark...
2019-08-21, 04:00

U.S. judge tosses Democratic Party lawsuit against Trump campaign, Russia over election A U.S. judge on Tuesday dismissed a Democratic Party lawsuit arguing that the Russian government, President Donald Trump’s campaign and WikiLeaks carried out a conspiracy to influence the 2016 U.S. election....
2019-07-31, 18:00

Judge tosses Democratic Party lawsuit against Trump campaign, Russia, WikiLeaks The DNC had claimed that Russia, which hacked the party's computers, had found in the Trump campaign "a willing and active partner in its effort."...
2019-07-31, 23:01

As economic warning signs flash, Trump, Democratic rivals recalibrate messages After two years touting a booming economy as his own doing, U.S. President Donald Trump is test driving a new message on the economy: Any chance of a recession is not his fault. But Democrats, who are shifting their message too, seem to be saying "not so fast."...
2019-08-22, 23:13

2020 Democratic hopefuls: party needs to embrace progressive ideals, not Trump voters Democratic presidential hopeful Elizabeth Warren told a room full of liberal activists on Saturday that the party needs to fully embrace polices such as higher taxes on the wealthy, wiping out student loan debt and criminal justice reform if they want to win the White House....
2019-07-14, 01:13

Democratic Presidential Candidates Continue to Live Rent Free in Trump's Head President Donald Trump gave a speech at the House Republican Conference Member Retreat dinner in Baltimore in the middle of the third Democratic presidential debate, and it’s clear that’s where his head actually was. Trump can’t get through a speech — even one like Thursday’s that was basically a re...
2019-09-13, 06:52

Watergate figure John Dean to testify at Democratic hearing on Donald Trump Democrats will take multiple steps Monday aimed at holding the Trump administration accountable for actions related to the Russia investigation, turning to a key figure in the Watergate scandal for testimony....
2019-06-10, 22:13

U.S. billionaire Steyer, fierce Trump foe, enters Democratic White House race Billionaire Tom Steyer, who has pushed Democrats to impeach President Donald Trump and previously flirted with running for the White House, said on Tuesday he will now seek the Democratic nomination....
2019-07-09, 17:39

Democratic 2020 candidates pitch Iowa party leaders on how to beat Trump Nineteen Democratic presidential candidates delivered rapid-fire sales pitches to Iowa party leaders on Sunday, touting their ability to energize voters, win the White House and deliver on longtime party goals such as universal healthcare....
2019-06-10, 02:39

Democratic Senators Blame Trump for Abysmal Border Facility Conditions After Tour A dozen Democratic senators led by Senate Minority Leader Chuck Schumer called for an end on Friday to the Trump administration’s inhumane policies toward migrants held in substandard and overcrowded conditions at detention facilities along the border....
2019-07-20, 23:39

U.S. agricultural groups say Trump biofuel reforms fall short of getting support: sources U.S. agricultural trade groups told Trump administration officials on Friday during a conference call that their proposed package of biofuel reforms falls short of getting their support, putting the president's efforts to pacify angry farmers in jeopardy, according to two sources familiar with the c...
2019-09-07, 00:26

Senior House Democrat says support lacking for formal Trump impeachment inquiry The chairman of the U.S. House Judiciary Committee said on Wednesday there did not appear to be support at the moment for a formal impeachment inquiry of President Donald Trump following the release of Special Counsel Robert Mueller's report on the Russia probe....
2019-06-06, 06:52

Tipping point? Nearly half of House Democrats support Trump impeachment inquiry Nearly half of House Democrats are now on board with an impeachment inquiry, in a sign that Robert Mueller's faltering testimony last week did little to dissuade lawmakers who had been on the fence about activating the highly controversial process against President Trump. ...
2019-07-31, 22:26

'White supremacy': popular knitting website Ravelry bans support for Trump Administrators take action to ensure site ‘is inclusive of all’One of the biggest knitting websites in the world, which claims to have more than 8 million members, has announced that it will ban users from expressing support for Donald Trump, saying that to do so constitutes “white supremacy”.On Sun...
2019-06-24, 06:26

18 attorneys general support challenge of Trump rule expanding rapid deportations A group of 18 attorneys general from across the country Thursday supported a challenge to a Trump administration rule that broadly expands its ability to quickly deport undocumented immigrants. The attorneys general filed an amicus brief in the U.S. District Court for the District of Columbia in a l...
2019-08-23, 06:00

Sunny Hostin says Lindsey Graham 'sold his soul' in his support of President Trump "View" co-host Sunny Hostin ripped Sen. Lindsey Graham, R-S.C., on Wednesday, suggesting that he sacrificed his dignity by supporting President Trump....
2019-06-19, 22:52

Exclusive: Small business support for Trump ebbs, but experts say he can reclaim voters More small businesses prefer a Democrat than Trump in the 2020 election, a new survey shows. That represents erosion of his traditional support       ...
2019-09-13, 10:52

Exclusive: Small-business support for Trump ebbs, but experts say he can reclaim voters More small businesses prefer a Democrat than Trump in the 2020 election, a new survey shows. That represents erosion of his traditional support       ...
2019-09-13, 20:26

Olive Garden calls out fake claims they support Trump after boycott trends Olive Garden, the Italian American chain restaurant, was forced to defend itself against potential customer boycotts after a Twitter user claimed the company was funding President Trump's 2020 reelection campaign....
2019-08-26, 23:26

China experts criticize Neil Bush for support of communist regime against Trump A son of the late President George H.W. Bush with business ties to the Chinese government is under fire from experts and human rights activists for defending the Chinese Communist government from Western critics....
2019-07-20, 11:26

Hong Kong Activist Seeks Donald Trump's Support For Democracy Movement Hong Kong activist Joshua Wong urged US President Donald Trump on Friday to include a "human rights clause" in any trade agreement with China, and sought Washington's backing for the city's democracy......
2019-09-15, 02:13

Trump rallies support for Republican in North Carolina special election, with eye on 2020 U.S. President Donald Trump is going all-out to try to keep a North Carolina district in the Republican column in a special congressional election on Tuesday that may serve as a bellwether for his own fortunes in 2020....
2019-09-10, 19:39

Trump’s border funding request could languish amid partisan divisions, Democratic skepticism Not until Tuesday was there some apparent progress in Congress, as Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell (R-Ky.) announced the Appropriations Committee would begin working on the $4.5 billion package next week....
2019-06-12, 04:26

Here are the 108 congressional Democrats and 9 additional Democratic presidential candidates who want to begin an impeachment inquiry against Trump Chip Somodevilla/Getty Images Internal tensions over whether to impeach President Donald Trump are brewing among House Democrats, and more members are openly coming out in favor of impeachment with every passing day. The fervor for impeachment has only intensified as the Trump administration rampe...
2019-08-03, 23:52

2020 Democratic hopefuls slam Trump's meeting with Kim as 'photo opportunity', say he's 'coddling' dictators The candidates in the 2020 Democratic presidential primary put aside their squabbles on Sunday - sort of - to focus on a common enemy: President Trump....
2019-07-01, 02:00

Democratic calls for Donald Trump impeachment grow after Mueller's first public remarks Democratic calls for an impeachment inquiry of Donald Trump increased after special counsel Robert Mueller weighed in publicly for the first time.        ...
2019-05-30, 01:52

Democratic states sue Trump for gutting signature Obama emissions rule for coal plants A host of Democratic attorneys general from across the country sued the Trump administration Tuesday for gutting President Barack Obama’s signature plan for reducing coal plants emissions to combat climate change....
2019-08-14, 01:00

Here are the 78 congressional Democrats and 8 additional Democratic presidential candidates who want to begin an impeachment inquiry against Trump Chip Somodevilla/Getty Images Internal tensions over whether to impeach President Donald Trump are brewing among House Democrats, and more members are openly coming out in favor of impeachment with every passing day. The fervor for impeachment has only intensified as the Trump administration rampe...
2019-06-22, 00:13

Democratic debate: Joe Biden, Bernie Sanders, Kamala Harris focus on Trump, immigration The second group of Democratic presidential hopefuls weighed in on a number of issues in their first debate Thursday night, taking aim at President Donald Trump and issues like immigration and healthcare....
2019-06-28, 14:13

Brit Hume: Trump's attacks on 'the squad' run risk uniting a fractured Democratic Party President Trump risks uniting a Democratic Party otherwise enmeshed in a battle between moderate and progressive factions by attacking the latter group, according to Brit Hume....
2019-07-16, 03:13

House Democratic leaders face pressure to impeach Trump post-Mueller hearings The growing momentum comes as the first ad featuring clips from the testimony of former special counsel Robert S. Mueller III is being broadcast across the country....
2019-08-01, 02:52

Trump Got His Wish: Israel Bans Democratic Reps. Ilhan Omar and Rashida Tlaib From Visiting Donald Trump is a petulant child who will only play the game if he can make the rules up as he goes. As it stands, the president of the United States can bash Muslims, blacks, gays and the left side of the aisle; troll news anchors; call the media “fake news”; make up derogatory nicknames for Congre...
2019-08-16, 13:13

Trump loses court round in U.S. Democratic lawmakers demand for bank documents on his businesses U.S. President Donald Trump, three of his children and the Trump Organization on Wednesday lost their bid to block Deutsche Bank AG and Capital One Financial Corp from providing financial records to Democratic lawmakers investigating Trump's businesses....
2019-05-22, 23:52

President Trump Made a Live Speech During the Democratic Debate. The Networks Didn’t Bite President Donald Trump made a speech to House Republicans in Baltimore at the same time as the third Democratic debate. But viewers watching cable at home didn’t see that. While ABC ran the Democratic debate, none of the other major networks carried Trump’s remarks at the House Republica...
2019-09-13, 10:52

Megan Rapinoe believes dad voted for Trump, questions how family could support her and still watch Fox News U.S. women's soccer star Megan Rapinoe said she thinks her father voted for President Trump in 2016 — a political choice that provides a stark contrast in her family, as the World Cup-winning forward is nearly as well known for launching broadsides at the Trump administration as she is for launching...
2019-08-20, 17:52

Trump voiced support for Netanyahu to continue 'alliance' amid the Israeli political crisis Drew Angerer/Getty Images President Donald Trump offered public support for Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu during the country's political chaos. Trump tweeted in support of Netanyahu's efforts to form a coalition 48 hours before the deadline for putting together a new government. The twe...
2019-05-27, 23:39

Republican support for Trump rises after racially charged tweets: Reuters/Ipsos poll Support for U.S. President Donald Trump increased slightly among Republicans after he lashed out on Twitter over the weekend in a racially charged attack on four minority Democratic congresswomen, a Reuters/Ipsos public opinion poll shows....
2019-07-17, 02:13

Trump campaign looks to gain support with Latino voters despite president’s harsh approach to immigration Aides and advisers said the effort to court Latino voters reflects the need to expand the president’s base of support beyond his most fervent backers....
2019-06-30, 02:39

Alan Dershowitz says he'd support Biden over Trump in 2020, but backing Bernie would be a 'real dilemma' Harvard Law Professor Alan Dershowitz said on Thursday he would back former Vice President Joe Biden over President Trump if the two were facing off in the general election next year. ...
2019-06-14, 03:00

President Trump Offers Support for Saudi Self-Defense in Call With Prince Mohammed Bin Salman President Donald Trump offered U.S. support for Saudi Arabia’s self-defense in a call on Saturday with Saudi Crown Prince Mohammed Bin Salman, the White House said. The pair spoke after a swarm of explosive drones hit key oil-industry targets in Saudi Arabia. The state-run Saudi Press Agency e...
2019-09-14, 23:52

Steel industry begins to idle plants, shows signs of weakness — despite Trump’s support U.S. Steel announced it will temporarily halt production at two domestic plants. The closure runs in sharp contrast to the narrative President Trump has offered about the steel industry....
2019-06-19, 17:39

President Trump: Any Jewish Person Voting Democratic Shows ‘Lack of Knowledge or Great Disloyalty’ WASHINGTON — Showing a fresh willingness to play politics along religious and racial lines, President Donald Trump said Tuesday that American Jewish people who vote for Democrats show “either a total lack of knowledge or great disloyalty.” Trump’s claim triggered a quick upro...
2019-08-21, 05:00

20 Democratic state attorneys general sue to stop Trump religious discrimination protections for healthcare workers Democratic attorneys general in 20 states and the District of Columbia sued the Trump administration Tuesday to overturn a rule that protects healthcare workers from providing services that contradict their religious beliefs, including abortions....
2019-05-22, 08:52

Trump loses court round on Democratic lawmakers' demand that banks provide his business records U.S. President Donald Trump, three of his children and the Trump Organization on Wednesday lost their bid to block Deutsche Bank AG and Capital One Financial Corp from providing financial records to Democratic lawmakers investigating Trump's businesses....
2019-05-22, 22:39

Trump: Jewish people who vote for Democratic show ‘a total lack of knowledge or great disloyalty’ WASHINGTON, DC (AP) – Showing a fresh willingness to play politics along religious and racial lines, President Donald Trump said Tuesday that American Jewish people who vote for Democrats show “either a total lack of knowledge or great disloyalty.” Trump’s claim triggered a q...
2019-08-21, 04:39

Trump decries 'wasted money' on inner cities, tweaks Democratic rivals at Ohio campaign rally President Trump tore into his Democratic rivals for the presidency at a campaign rally in Cincinnati Thursday night, but dialed back his criticisms of the so-called "Squad" of freshman Democratic lawmakers....
2019-08-02, 07:26

Trump Campaign Called Out for Using Stock Videos and Paid Actors Pledging Support to Orange Foolius The Trump campaign will stop at nothing to look like the Trump campaign is a real campaign, including hiring paid spokesmodels to pledge their support for the president of white women who dress as handmaids....
2019-07-04, 00:39

The knitting website Ravelry banned support for President Donald Trump. Here's how Twitter reacted An online knitting and crafting community has banned posts and projects in support of President Donald Trump and his administration.        ...
2019-06-24, 08:39

Heidi Heitkamp: Republicans dumped free trade to support Trump's 'radical and reckless' policies A key legacy of this president will be his ability to unilaterally impose tariffs (i.e. taxes on American customers) for any purpose, at any time, and without Republican opposition, writes former Sen. Heidi Heitkamp....
2019-06-28, 18:52

Trump Voices Support for Social Media Legislation Conservatives Call a Free-Speech Killer “Senator [Hawley] thinks conservatives are too stupid to realize he’s trying to kill free speech online,” FreedomWorks, the conservative advocacy group, tweeted out last month. It wasn’t alone.Read more......
2019-07-12, 23:52

NBC News poll of the South: Voters’ support for Trump grows, residents see race relations improving President Donald Trump’s approval ratings in the South have ticked upward, with 54 percent of voters giving a thumbs-up to the way he’s handling his job, according to a new NBC News|SurveyMonkey online poll. The survey of voters in 11 southern states found 38 percent said they “str...
2019-07-21, 01:39

| Niger, Nigeria border governors meet to tackle border violence Four governors of neighbouring states of Niger and Nigeria have ended two days of talks to address the security situation along their shared border which is plagued by armed groups....
2019-09-09, 22:26

Trump said he granted a disaster declaration at the request of North Carolina’s Republican senator. It came from the state’s Democratic governor. With Hurricane Dorian heading toward the Tar Heel State, the president appeared to inject politics into the federal emergency process. Sen. Thom Tillis is up for reelection next year....
2019-09-04, 18:13

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2019-08-14, 01:00

Trump offers full support for Johnson as Pence prepares to visit London amid Brexit chaos No one was more gleeful than Trump to see Johnson’s political ascent on the back of the promised British withdrawal from the E.U., and no other world leader may have as much to lose from the stunning political humiliation of a populist brother-in-arms....
2019-09-05, 00:52

Robert Davi defends Jon Voight’s Trump support after Albert Brooks compares him to John Wilkes Booth Actor Robert Davi defended Jon Voight and called for civility from the left wing of Hollywood on Monday after comic legend Albert Brooks mocked Voight for supporting President Trump....
2019-05-28, 19:13

Trump visits El Paso in the wake of mass shooting and praises victims and first responders before launching into tirade against Democratic lawmakers President Donald Trump visited El Paso, Texas, on Wednesday in the wake of a mass shooting that left 22 dead. "We had an amazing day," the president said after visiting with law enforcement and victims of the shooting at a hospital. "We were there a lot longer than we were anticipated to be. We met ...
2019-08-08, 09:52

Trump offers full support for Boris Johnson as Pence prepares to visit London amid Brexit chaos No one was more gleeful than President Trump to see Johnson’s political ascent on the back of the promised British withdrawal from the E.U., and no other world leader may have as much to lose from the stunning political humiliation of a populist brother-in-arms....
2019-09-05, 11:13

Ravelry, a social network for knitters with 8 million members, banned users from showing support for Donald Trump on the platform Lucy Nicholson/Reuters On Sunday, an online knitting community with 8 million members called Ravelry announced it was banning support for President Donald Trump and his administration on its site. It said that it would ban posts or content supporting Trump, but it would not delete project data, nor...
2019-06-23, 23:52

Trump unloads on 'disloyal' Democratic House candidate at fiery rally ahead of pivotal North Carolina special election High stakes yielded some of President Trump's harshest rhetoric yet at a campaign rally in Fayetteville, N.C., on Monday night, with just hours to go until voters there head to the polls in a pivotal toss-up special election that will decide the winner of a long-contested -- and long-vacant -- House...
2019-09-10, 02:00

The billionaire who founded NYC's biggest grocery chain after immigrating to America as an infant explains his support for Trump — and why he thinks the US should build a wall Photo by Andrew H. Walker/Getty Images John Catsimatidis, a Greek immigrant and the founder of New York City grocery chain Gristedes, is a vocal supporter of President Trump. On the topic of Trump's reelection campaign, Catsimatidis told Bloomberg's Hailey Waller, "I don't want a job. I'm here to h...
2019-08-19, 23:52

Oh, He’s RACIST Racist: Anthony Scaramucci Says He Can No Longer Support Trump for President Anthony Scaramucci lasted just 11 short days as Donald Trump’s White House communications director during the summer of 2017. Like many others handpicked by the “president,” he was ousted and sent on his merry way to become one of many people who briefly worked for the revolving door that is the Tru...
2019-08-13, 02:52

Mariano Rivera defends support of President Donald Trump on 'Fox & Friends' Hall of Famer Mariano Rivera responds to critics: "I respect what (Trump) does and I believe he's doing the best for the United States of America."       ...
2019-07-25, 06:01

Donald Trump tells Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez and other female Democratic progressives to 'go back where they came' Donald Trump has told high-profile Democratic congresswomen including Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez to "go back where they came" in a new Twitter tirade which has been denounced as "racist and disgusting"....
2019-07-14, 23:13

Poll Finds Trump’s Racist Dog Whistle Works With Racists; Republican Support Increases After Racist Tweets Well, it looks like President Trump’s racist tweet targeting the fab four freshmen congresswomen is working; not only has he distracted the public from his relationship with convicted pedophile Jeffrey Epstein, his Republican base has heard the call and his support has increased....
2019-07-17, 21:26

Charles Barkley rips Trump at Democratic debate, says both political parties 'suck' with black voters Charles Barkley criticized Trump for having an "anger management problem" and said Republicans and Democrats "suck" in sticking up for blacks.       ...
2019-08-01, 17:52

Democratic congresswomen: Don't take Trump's Bait The message from the four Democratic congresswomen of color targeted by President Donald Trump's tweets: "Do not take the bait." (July 15)        ...
2019-07-16, 02:26

Marianne Williamson: Democratic presidential candidate accuses Donald Trump of 'conjuring dark psychic force' Presidential candidate Marianne Williamson blasted Donald Trump for conjuring a "dark psychic force" throughout the United States as she rallied Democrats against him....
2019-07-31, 17:39

Ali Krieger explains her Trump 'grope' tweet: It showed USWNT's support for Megan Rapinoe Ali Krieger tweeted about Donald Trump so she could show the world that the USWNT supported Megan Rapinoe, who was the target of angry Trump tweets.       ...
2019-06-30, 01:39

Macron must not buckle on pension reform In Paris, protesters brought the French capital to a near standstill on Friday. They're furious over President Emmanuel Macron's pension reform program, and they're promising that larger protests will follow....
2019-09-14, 01:13

Finally, Some Real Gun Reform (At Walmart) The deadliest of August’s many mass shootings took place at a Walmart in El Paso, where a Fox News-echoing white supremacist murdered 22 people. And since we don’t have a functioning federal government that’s willing to respond to this problem, there was some hope that the second-largest employer in...
2019-09-04, 01:26

Qatar: Dragging its feet over reform? As allegations linger over financing terrorism and treatment of foreign workers, is Qatar doing only the minimum over reform? Conflict Zone's Tim Sebastian meets foreign ministry spokesperson Lolwah Al-Khater....
2019-06-13, 20:39

How the bail industry is stopping reform across the US On the side of a building just outside the county jail in Des Moines, Iowa, there is a drive-thru window. But it is not dishing out burgers and fries. The main item on its menu is freedom, and it can come at a steep price....
2019-08-31, 14:26

YOUR MONEY: Retirement reform wants more of your tax dollars now Saving for retirement is such a lofty goal that the U.S. government has always been willing to give tax incentives to encourage people to do more of it....
2019-06-01, 00:52

Can I keep the in-laws? Would you want to stay friends with your ex’s family once your relationship was over? When Nicki Rodriguez spent Christmas with her ex-husband and his parents last year, she admits some people found it strange. “Just because a romantic relationship didn’t work out, doesn’t mean that you can’t stay f...
2019-05-28, 19:13

Why Ethiopian Leader’s Reform Agenda Is Under Attack Since taking power last year, Ethiopian Prime Minister Abiy Ahmed has been on a drive to open up Africa’s second-most-populous nation. He has scrapped bans on opposition and rebel groups, purged allegedly corrupt officials, ended two decades of acrimony with neighboring Eritrea and put out the welco...
2019-07-04, 16:39

Sweeping tax reform plan unveiled to help Americans ‘keep more’ Plans by President Trump and conservative governors to cut taxes are getting a big push in a new report that urges sweeping reforms in personal and business taxes to let Americans keep more of what they earn and spark wider job creation....
2019-08-21, 19:00

Congress: Pass immigration reform now to help immigrants like me I never expected to live in Richmond, Virginia. In fact, I never even imagined living in the United States. But after being here since 2017, I can’t imagine living anywhere else. And as June, Immigrant Heritage Month, comes to an end, I am incredibly grateful for the opportunity to be an American — ...
2019-06-29, 16:26

Radical gun reform may finally have a voice in Washington An ambitious agenda by the March for Our Lives activists may be the first time the majority of Americans get real representationMarch for Our Lives, the national youth gun violence prevention movement founded by survivors of last year’s school shooting in Parkland, Florida, released a sweeping gun r...
2019-08-23, 10:26

French PM sets out "Macron II" reform drive France will reduce unemployment benefits for high earners and offer incentives to those who work beyond normal retirement age, two major planks of a renewed reform drive by President Emmanuel Macron after months of "yellow vest" protests....
2019-06-12, 18:52

Occupational licensing reform is not a partisan issue You won't find President Trump agreeing with Hillary Clinton and Barack Obama on many issues, but the need for occupational licensing reform is one major exception. They, along with many other politicians and academics both Left and Right, have identified how state and local “licenses to work” restr...
2019-09-12, 23:00

Boeing 737 Max crash families call for reform of FAA Family members of victims from two Boeing 737 Max crashes called for a reform of the Federal Aviation Administration during testimony Wednesday before a House committee in Washington, D.C....
2019-07-17, 23:26

End onshore windfarm ban, Tories urge Conservative party voters want to scrap block on new land turbines, survey findsPressure is mounting within the Conservative party to end its block on new onshore windfarms after evidence that Tory supporters overwhelmingly back their return.Both Boris Johnson and Jeremy Hunt, who are battling to be...
2019-06-30, 08:13

McConnell: 'The president’s not a racist' Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell on Tuesday declined to single out President Donald Trump for incendiary rhetoric and racist tweets, largely blaming liberal Democrats for using heated language and urging everyone to cool down and observe a “better level of discourse.”McConnell was in part resp...
2019-07-16, 22:26

Mitch McConnell Is a Bad Husband The endless game of chasing down Republicans to ask them to condemn the racist president’s latest racist comments continues, with mixed results. (It doesn’t matter a lot what they say, but what they do, of course, and what they do is always support and enable their president.)...
2019-07-16, 22:52

McConnell: I’m with Obama on reparations Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell on Tuesday invoked an unlikely ally while defending his opposition to reparations for slavery: former President Barack Obama.When asked whether his views on reparations had changed in light of an NBC report that two of his great-great-grandfathers were slave ow...
2019-07-10, 04:52

Donald Trump refuses to back down over 'go home' comments as he says Democratic congresswomen should 'leave' Donald Trump has refused to back down over his comments which suggested a group of Democratic congresswomen should "go home", ignoring the fact they are all American citizens and three were born in the US....
2019-07-15, 20:39

US lawmakers look to legalize pot in 'historic' marijuana reform hearing U.S. lawmakers weighed reforming pot laws in what advocates called a "historic" hearing Wednesday, with numerous members of Congress saying they wanted to loosen federal laws, even legalize marijuana....
2019-07-11, 01:13

| Clubs call for more time for Champions League reform European Club Association chairman Andrea Agnelli has insisted that the "real deadline" to finalise controversial plans to reform the UEFA Champions League is not until 2022....
2019-09-11, 02:26

| EU urges Nigeria electoral reform after disputed polls European Union election observers called on Nigeria to consider urgent electoral reforms after identifying "systemic failings" in the recent presidential, parliamentary and governorship elections....
2019-06-16, 17:26

Watch Senate hearing on cannabis banking reform Lawmakers, industry representatives and advocates are testifying to the Senate committee about the challenges that cannabis companies face in states where medical or recreational marijuana is legal....
2019-07-23, 16:39

Pope caps reform of Vatican bank with new statutes Pope Francis has approved new statutes for the Vatican Bank, making an external audit obligatory and introducing other changes to bolster reforms that have turned around the once scandal-ridden institution....
2019-08-10, 14:39

A host of celebrities speak out on criminal justice reform LOS ANGELES (AP) — Kim Kardashian West isn’t the only celebrity speaking out for prison reform. It was also important to slain rapper Nipsey Hussle, and to Common, Kevin Hart and a host of others. Common says a society must “look out for those who are overlooked.” Hart is drawn to ...
2019-05-23, 18:13

Biden wants to reform U.S. prison system, decriminalize marijuana Democratic presidential candidate Joe Biden revealed his plan for criminal justice reform Tuesday, which eliminates prison sentences for drug use, ends cash bail and puts a moratorium on placing youths in adult prisons....
2019-07-23, 19:52

Pacifist constitution reform at stake as Japan goes to polls Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe's ruling bloc was forecast to win a solid majority in an upper house election on Sunday that could determine whether his dream of revising the post-war, U.S.-drafted pacifist constitution can be kept alive....
2019-07-21, 08:13

Fannie and Freddie Shares Slide on Reform Plan Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac shares fell more than 8%, a day after the U.S. Treasury released a blueprint to release the companies from government control that some investors found lacking in specifics....
2019-09-07, 01:13

Kellyanne Conway says concerns over gun reform measures are ‘all reconcilable’ Top White House adviser Kellyanne Conway said Republicans lawmakers’ concerns over what would be included in gun safety reform legislation after the mass shootings in Ohio and Texas are “all reconcilable.” President Trump has been discussing background checks and “meaningful,...
2019-08-11, 23:26

Young Afghan General Tries to Reform Police With American Way of War Coming up through elite U.S. and British training, he is a favorite of Western commanders. But his police forces are under siege, and corruption is still a problem....
2019-07-12, 08:39

Sanders, Harris pitch immigration reform in Calif. Bernie Sanders and Kamala Harris dueled Friday over Hispanic votes in California, a central front in the nation's immigration battle where Latinos represent the state's largest ethnic group. (May 31)        ...
2019-06-01, 04:26

Brexit deal is possible, says Centre for European Reform's Grant A Brexit deal between the European Union and the United Kingdom is possible, the head of the Centre for European Reform think tank, Charles Grant, said on Thursday....
2019-09-12, 17:00

Bail-reform poster boy busted for driving without license again Bail-reform poster boy Pedro Hernandez allegedly blew three stop signs and a red light — at one point driving the wrong way on a one-way street — trying to outrun cops in the South Bronx, police and sources said Sunday. Hernandez, who was just left off the hook for a 2015 robbery charge this past......
2019-06-09, 20:52

Chip Roy finds a promising angle on healthcare reform Just half a year into his congressional tenure, Chip Roy is taking the oft-abandoned helm of the Republican Party's lead on healthcare reform. For nearly a decade, Republicans have promised to repeal and replace the Affordable Healthcare Act, and for nearly a decade, Republicans have proven themselv...
2019-07-02, 02:26

Lawmakers expect to grapple with gun reform when Congress returns Congress comes back to Washington Monday with a packed agenda — but few common causes between Democratic and Republican lawmakers. “We’ve got a big fight coming up in Washington — and that is on guns,” warned Senate Minority Leader Chuck Schumer (D-N.Y.) on “The Cats Roundtable” Sunday. ...
2019-09-09, 10:00

Ardashir’s Effective Reform of the Sassanid Military Machine In the third century AD, Parthia and Rome had been waging war against each other for far too long. Sometimes Parthia was the victor while at other times Rome was the victor ...
2019-08-30, 10:52

Suu Kyi's bid to reform charter sparks rival protests in Myanmar Hundreds of people demonstrated in Myanmar's largest city, Yangon, on Wednesday in support of proposed constitutional amendments that would reduce the power of the military....
2019-07-17, 11:01

Italian PM Conte says Italy wants a key role in EU reform process Italian Prime Minister Giuseppe Conte said on Monday his new government would play a key role in reforming the European Union, including supporting the completion of a banking union and revising budget rules....
2019-09-09, 15:13

Vatican rebuffs German bishops over reform proposals Plans to include laypersons in a reform process have sparked anger in the Vatican. The Catholic Church in Germany is now on a head-on collision course with Rome....
2019-09-14, 08:26

Inside the Stealth Campaign for ‘Responsible Rent Reform’ Landlords and developers, fending off a new Democratic majority and proposed rent laws, have adopted some of the tactics of their progressive critics....
2019-06-10, 13:52

Asia Bibi Calls For Reform In Pakistan Blasphemy Law Asia Bibi, a Pakistani Christian woman who was freed from death row by the Supreme Court in a high-profile sacrilege case last year that polarised the society, has called for reforms in the country's......
2019-09-03, 17:00

Ocasio-Cortez and Ted Cruz actually agree on lobbying reform Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez offered to “make a deal” with Texas senator Ted Cruz on Thursday after the diametrically opposed politicians actually agreed with each other on lobbying reform. The Democratic socialist wrote on Twitter that “at minimum there should be a long wait period...
2019-05-31, 05:26

Congressman Who Was Shot in Mass Shooting Still Advocating Against Gun Reform Rep. Steve Scalise, perhaps best known for getting critically shot at a baseball game practice in 2017, got on television on Sunday to advocate against meaningful gun reform. While on Face The Nation on CBS, Scalise (the number two Republican in the House) denounced the bipartisan House gun reform b...
2019-08-12, 04:26

My in-laws are obsessed with my partner’s ex He abandoned my partner and her son, yet my mother-in-law still maintains contact and secretly meets himI’ve been with my partner for more than four years and we have a daughter together. We also raise her son together. Her ex-husband kicked her and their son out of their house after she was diagnos...
2019-07-31, 18:52

New AZ laws to take effect on Tuesday TUCSON — The Arizona State Legislature approved more than 300 laws this year, with many set to go into effect on Tuesday. The laws cover a vast variety of topics, from education to crime. One new law means school officials will be able to administer medications like inhalers, EpiPens and overd...
2019-08-27, 14:00

Red Flag Laws Won't End Gun Violence Following the El Paso and Dayton shootings, almost every politician is desperate to look like they’re taking decisive action on gun violence. And it appears that the Republicans have found their fix: red flag laws, sometimes known as Extreme Risk Protection Orders. During televised remarks on August...
2019-08-09, 19:52

German ministers urge crackdown on far-right crime BERLIN (AP) — German government ministers have called on Germans to stand up against far-right extremists. In remarks published Saturday in the German daily newspaper Bild, Foreign Minister Heiko Maas said “looking away can be fatal — we must call out far-right terrorism by its name.” An...
2019-06-22, 15:00

| HK activists take cause to US Congress, urge pressure on Beijing Leaders of Hong Kong's pro-democracy movement have appealed directly to US lawmakers to exert pressure on Beijing, warning that an erosion of the city's special status would embolden China's leaders around the world....
2019-09-17, 20:39

U.S. and Poland urge tough checks on 5G suppliers The United States and Poland believe suppliers of 5G network equipment should be rigorously evaluated to check whether they are subject to control by a foreign government, according to a joint declaration signed on Monday....
2019-09-02, 16:13

Will she flip? Deputies urge woman to say she was trafficked The Associated Press has obtained a video from the prostitution crackdown that ensnared New England Patriots owner Robert Kraft in Palm Beach County       ...
2019-06-10, 17:52

EU, US urge Albania’s opposition to keep protests peaceful The European Union, the United States and the Organization for Security and Cooperation in Europe have called on Albania’s opposition to avoid violence in its protests and to hold talks resolve the country’s political deadlock...
2019-05-25, 18:52

Don't use the term 'race,' German scientists urge Following the 100th anniversary of the death of the "German Darwin," researchers have distanced themselves from the classification of humans into races. Scientific decency should preclude using the term "race," they say....
2019-09-12, 13:26

'The Squad': Democratic congresswomen appear in Trump-mocking 'Simpsons' parody President Donald Trump's racist rhetoric about the popular congresswomen of color gets the musical treatment on Fox's "The Simpsons."        ...
2019-08-21, 18:39

Mitch McConnell fractures his shoulder Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell fractured his shoulder on Sunday and is recovering at his home in Kentucky, according to his spokesman.Spokesman David Popp said in a statement the majority leader tripped on his patio at home. He plans to work from home and has been in touch with GOP Sens. Jo...
2019-08-05, 07:26

Mitch McConnell recovering from surgery Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell is recovering from surgery after fracturing his shoulder earlier this month.David Popp, McConnell’s communications director, said in a statement that the Kentucky Republican had surgery Thursday in Louisville, Ky.“The surgery was performed without incident, and...
2019-08-17, 00:00

The Shifting Standards of Mitch McConnell Despite his blockade of an Obama Supreme Court nominee in a presidential election year, the Senate majority leader is now definitive that he would push a Trump nominee in 2020....
2019-05-30, 01:13

McConnell to allow vote on Iran war authorization Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell, R-Ky., said he will allow a vote that could block use of military force against Iran without congressional approval....
2019-06-27, 20:39

Jon Stewart and Mitch McConnell Are FEUDING!!! Jon Stewart, the former Daily Show host, is rightfully furious about Congress not doing enough for 9/11 victims, and more specifically first responders. Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell, however, isn’t buying Stewart’s tearful testimony before the House Judiciary Committee last week....
2019-06-17, 19:52

McConnell: Allegations against Epstein horrendous Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell called the sex trafficking accusations against billionaire financier Jeffrey Epstein "horrendous," but said he is deferring to President Trump regarding Labor Secretary Alex Acosta's handling of the case. (July 9)        ...
2019-07-10, 05:00

Michael Bennet after shooting: McConnell must act Following a deadly shooting in Virginia Beach, Sen. Michael Bennet renewed calls for national background checks — but expressed doubt Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell would allow such legislation to go anywhere in the Senate."We should pass those background checks," the Colorado Democrat said...
2019-06-02, 17:26

‘Enough is enough’: Dems pressure McConnell to act on guns Several House Democrats, led by Majority Leader Steny Hoyer, descended on an empty Capitol on Tuesday to demand Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell immediately return to Washington and take action to curb gun violence. “I’ve been in politics for a long time. It takes no courage to put on the Se...
2019-08-14, 05:26

Bail-reform poster boy Pedro Hernandez says police are targeting him A teenage poster boy for bail reform who has racked up more than 15 arrests insists he’s no hardened criminal — and blamed police for his lengthy rap sheet, claiming they won’t stop targeting him. Pedro Hernandez, 19, spent more than a year on Rikers Island after refusing to take a no-jail plea deal...
2019-08-19, 06:26

Immigration reform is Congress’ moral responsibility: Nancy Pelosi  House Speaker Nancy Pelosi says she sees comprehensive immigration reform not only as Congress’ official work but also as its moral responsibility as she finishes up a tour of Central America....
2019-08-12, 02:52

Kim Kardashian West locks arms with prison reform warriors Brittany K. Barnett and MiAngel Cody are warrior attorneys with a mission as they lock arms with Kim Kardashian West to free nonviolent drug offenders serving federal life terms...
2019-05-23, 16:39

2,200 inmates to be freed from U.S. jails in accordance with drug offender reform act The measure, known as the First Step Act, gives judges more discretion when sentencing some drug offenders, eases mandatory minimum sentences and encourages inmates to participate in programs designed to reduce the risk of recidivism, with credits that can be used to gain an earlier release....
2019-07-13, 18:39

Vatican financial watchdog boasts steady progress on reform The Vatican’s financial watchdog says that after nearly 10 years of reforms, the Holy See has a “fully functioning” system of financial regulation and intelligence that is increasingly integrated into the global financial system...
2019-05-21, 15:39

Economic Survey To Chart Out Reform Road Map Of Modi 2.0 Government Ahead of the Modi government's maiden Budget in the second term, an economic survey projecting the state of health of the country's economy and outlining the challenges will be tabled in Parliament on......
2019-07-03, 21:26

India’s Economy Needs Tougher Reform. How Will Modi Use His Election Mandate? Prime Minister Narendra Modi delivered a historic second five-year term — with a single-party majority — for the Bharatiya Janata Party this week. He campaigned in 2014 promising economic growth and job creation, and prioritized business-friendly outreach to lure investment and manufactu...
2019-05-25, 21:13

Russian official: G20 disagreements focus at WTO reform, climate change Work on the final G20 documents is not going easy, the group's Russia sherpa Svetlana Lukash said on Friday, naming World Trade Organization reform, information security, climate change and migration as among issues members were struggling to agree....
2019-06-28, 09:13

Fannie & Freddie regulator on next steps in mortgage market reform CNBC's Diana Olick talks with Mark Calabria, director of the Federal Housing Finance Agency, about the administration's next steps in its plan to end the conservatorship of Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac....
2019-09-12, 21:00

Germany's grand coalition to present bill on property tax reform German lawmakers in the ruling coalition have settled a dispute over property tax reform. A bill is expected to be presented to parliament before the summer break....
2019-06-17, 11:13

U.S. government report on housing finance reform is 'essentially done' -regulator The Trump administration's report on overhauling the country's housing market is "essentially done" and could be released in late August or September, the head of the U.S. housing finance regulator told Reuters in an interview Wednesday....
2019-07-18, 01:26

Brazil markets spooked by minister's complaints on pension reform Brazil's economy minister and lower house speaker exchanged harsh words on Friday over progress on pension reform, creating another drag on Brazilian financial assets already feeling the heat from global market weakness....
2019-06-15, 01:52

"10 Years Of Debate, No Result": India, G4 On UN Security Council Reform India along with the other G-4 nations today strongly criticised the "very frustrating" developments in the UN Security Council reform process this year, expressing their displeasure and......
2019-06-28, 09:39

Veteran Virginia prosecutors face challengers bent on reform FAIRFAX, Va. (AP) — A national movement seeking to elect reform-minded prosecutors has created a couple of sharply contested primary races in northern Virginia. Incumbent prosecutors Theo Stamos In Arlington County and Ray Morrogh in Fairfax County have decades of experience prosecuting high-profile...
2019-06-04, 17:52

Hunt and Johnson rule out abortion reform in Northern Ireland Tory leadership rivals accused of neglecting women’s rights in order to keep DUP supportPro-choice campaigners in Northern Ireland have accused Boris Johnson and Jeremy Hunt of pandering to religious fundamentalists in the Democratic Unionist party by ruling out any abortion reform for the country.T...
2019-07-02, 23:13

Italy's League says will scrap Renzi's 80-euro 'bonus' in tax reform Italy's ruling League party will scrap an 80-euro ($90) per month hand-out for low-earners as part of a sweeping simplification of the tax system it plans to adopt in next year's budget, the party's economics chief said....
2019-06-05, 10:26

Amsterdam sex workers lukewarm about plans to reform Red Light District Mayor Femke Halsema is seeking to place new restrictions on the neighborhood to combat the excesses of mass tourism. The women of De Wallen, however, are concerned about their livelihood and their safety....
2019-07-04, 19:00

Texas House OKs school finance bill, property tax reform AUSTIN, Texas (AP) — The Texas House has overwhelmingly approved a sweeping, bipartisan school finance bill that brings an extra $4.5 billion into Texas classrooms in an attempt to overhaul the state’s troubled school finance system. The plan approved on Saturday seeks to increase annual per-s...
2019-05-26, 06:13

South Africa to roll out sweeping health reform in stages A proposed move to universal health coverage in South Africa will be rolled out in stages as the budget improves, a senior presidential aide told Reuters, forecasting the landmark reform would cost $2.2 billion per year by 2025/26....
2019-08-23, 18:00

Biden, Booker escalate feud over U.S. criminal justice reform Democratic presidential front-runner Joe Biden and Senator Cory Booker traded accusations over their criminal justice records on Wednesday, with Booker calling the former U.S. vice president an "architect of mass incarceration" and Biden slamming Newark's "stop and frisk" policing when Booker was ma...
2019-07-25, 07:13

Ben & Jerry’s Debuts New Flavor to Promote Criminal Justice Reform (WASHINGTON) — Ice cream maker Ben & Jerry’s has unveiled a new flavor to highlight what it calls structural racism and a broken criminal justice system. Justice ReMix’d is described as cinnamon and chocolate ice cream with gobs of cinnamon bun dough and spicy fudge brownies. A por...
2019-09-04, 02:39

Paris Commuters Hit As Metro Workers Strike Over Pension Reform Paris metro and other public transport workers walked off the job Friday over a planned pension overhaul, sparking huge traffic jams and forcing many people to stay home for the one-day strike action....
2019-09-13, 14:52

Bail-reform poster boy Pedro Hernandez wanted by cops yet again Bail-reform poster boy Pedro Hernandez is a wanted man once again, this time for allegedly smashing the window of a car he and a pal traded paint with in The Bronx, according to cops and police sources. Hernandez and an unidentified pal were cruising the Cross Bronx Expressway early May 25 in a rent...
2019-07-11, 02:13

Exclusive: EPA to unveil less ambitious U.S. biofuel credit reform - sources The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency plans to unveil a narrowed-down version of its proposed biofuel credit market reform this month after regulators concluded many of the agency’s initial ideas required more time to study, according to four people briefed on the matter....
2019-05-24, 01:39

Bail reform would turn NYC into ‘The Purge’: police union boss New York City will descend into lawless free-for-all for criminals — similar to the movie “The Purge” — when the new bail reform goes into effect, a police union official said. “New York state is becoming a revolving door for criminals,” SBA President Ed Mullins said on 970 AM Sunday mor...
2019-06-02, 23:52

March for Our Lives unveils sweeping gun reform agenda: 'The time is now' Student activists call for 30% reduction in civilian firearms and mandatory buyback programMarch for Our Lives, the organization created by survivors of the February 2018 mass school shooting at Marjory Stoneman Douglas high school in Parkland, Florida, released an audacious policy agenda calling fo...
2019-08-21, 15:00

Tax reform flooded Hamptons real estate inventory, says broker While the stock market continues its double-digit climb, the Hamptons just posted its sixth straight quarter of falling sales. Justin Agnello of Douglas Elliman joins 'Squawk Box' to discuss....
2019-08-01, 01:52

Bail-reform poster boy wanted by cops for reckless driving A crime-prone teenager — who became a poster boy for bail reform when prosecutors dropped a 2015 robbery charge against him — was wanted by cops yet again on Monday, sources said. Pedro Hernandez, who was freed on June 3 when the charges in his robbery case were dropped, was wanted on reckless drivi...
2019-06-18, 10:39

French government unveils ‘tough’ reform of jobless benefits PARIS (AP) — French President Emmanuel Macron’s government has unveiled plans to make it more difficult for the unemployed to claim benefits. Labor minister Muriel Penicaud said Tuesday that the reform was “tough yet important.” Unions have denounced the plans as unfair and damagin...
2019-06-18, 14:52

Schumer, Gillibrand promise ‘full court press’ on gun reform ​​Senate Minority Leader Chuck Schumer and Sen. Kirsten Gillibrand on Sunday said they will ​put on a “full court press” ​to force the GOP-controlled Senate to take up gun safety measures by inviting ​an array of speakers — including survivors of ​​mass shootings — to tell th...
2019-09-16, 06:39

Ahead of G7 summit, Macron presses U.S. to help reform taxes on big tech French President Emmanuel Macron said on Wednesday U.S. tech giants paid unfairly low taxes, failing to contribute to the common good, and urged Washington to help reform the global corporate tax code....
2019-08-22, 08:26

State GOP blast Dems over backing controversial bail reform law ALBANY — Democratic lawmakers are having buyers remorse after voting for a law that allows many criminal defendants to be released without bail pending trial, Republicans charge. On Monday, a contingency headed by Long Island state Senators Jim Gaughran (D-Suffolk) and Monica Martinez (D-Suffolk) ba...
2019-06-11, 09:13