US shutdown after four weeks – food banks and job fairs

Credit to Author: cbibe| Date: Wed, 16 Jan 2019 23:43:56 +0000

US shutdown after four weeks - food banks and job fairs

Four weeks into the US government shutdown, cash-strapped federal workers are tapping life savings, selling possessions and soup kitchens.

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Barr seeks to assure senators he won’t be a Trump loyalist

Credit to Author: ggaviola| Date: Wed, 16 Jan 2019 11:28:50 +0000

Vowing “I will not be bullied,” President Donald Trump’s nominee for attorney general asserted independence from the White House, saying he believed that Russia had tried to interfere in the 2016 presidential election, that the special counsel investigation shadowing Trump is not a witch hunt and that his predecessor was right to recuse himself from the probe.

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Trump’s burger-fest brings roasting from late-night TV hosts

Credit to Author: Dennis Maliwanag| Date: Tue, 15 Jan 2019 23:27:56 +0000

Trump's burger-fest brings roasting from late-night TV hosts

Junk food for athletes? President Donald Trump’s offer of greasy burgers and fries to the college football champion Clemson Tigers brought a roasting from late-night TV hosts.

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Lovin’ it: Trump fetes champion Clemson with burgers, fries

Credit to Author: kadraneda| Date: Tue, 15 Jan 2019 06:23:26 +0000

Lovin' it: Trump fetes champion Clemson with burgers, fries

The scent of burgers, fries, and victory have wafted through the White House as President Donald Trump saluted a college football team champ.

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Trump declares he’ll ‘never back down’ in shutdown fight

Credit to Author: cbibe| Date: Tue, 15 Jan 2019 02:15:13 +0000

Trump declares he'll 'never back down' in shutdown fight

With the government mired in shutdown week four, Trump rejected a short-term legislative fix, declaring he would “never ever back down.”

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Judge blocks Trump birth control coverage rules in 13 states

Credit to Author: eestopace| Date: Mon, 14 Jan 2019 09:57:54 +0000

Judge blocks Trump birth control coverage rules in 13 states

OAKLAND, California — A US judge in California on Sunday blocked Trump administration rules, which would allow more employers to opt out of providing women with no-cost birth control, from taking effect in 13 states and Washington, D.C. Judge Haywood Gilliam granted a request for a preliminary injunction by California, 12 other states and Washington, […]

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Trump tweets into the void as shutdown sets record

Credit to Author: Alexander Magno| Date: Sun, 13 Jan 2019 12:14:11 +0000

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As the partial government shutdown slipped into the record books Saturday, members of Congress had left town and President Donald Trump tweeted into the void.

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