House condemns Trump ‘racist’ tweets in extraordinary rebuke

Credit to Author: ggaviola| Date: Wed, 17 Jul 2019 03:42:54 +0000

House condemns Trump 'racist' tweets in extraordinary rebuke

WASHINGTON – In a remarkable political repudiation, the Democratic-led U.S. House voted Tuesday night to condemn President Donald Trump’s “racist comments” against four congresswomen of color, despite protestations by Trump’s Republican congressional allies and his own insistence he hasn’t “a racist bone in my body.”

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Facebook’s currency plan gets hostile reception in Congress

Credit to Author: ggaviola| Date: Tue, 16 Jul 2019 22:52:31 +0000

Facebook's currency plan gets hostile reception in Congress

WASHINGTON – Under sharp criticism from senators, a Facebook executive on Tuesday defended the social network’s ambitious plan to create a digital currency and pledged to work with regulators to achieve a system that protects the privacy of users’ data.

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Joe Biden draws line against progressives on health care

Credit to Author: ggaviola| Date: Mon, 15 Jul 2019 23:25:12 +0000

Joe Biden draws line against progressives on health care

DES MOINES, Iowa – Joe Biden is taking an aggressive approach to defending the Affordable Care Act, challenging not just President Donald Trump but also some of his rivals for the Democratic presidential nomination who want to replace the current insurance system with a fully government-run model.

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As US agents prepare to arrest ‘thousands,’ migrants live in fear

Credit to Author: jespinosa| Date: Sun, 14 Jul 2019 02:11:50 +0000

Thousands of undocumented immigrants were waiting in fear and uncertainty ahead of nationwide raids Sunday that President Donald Trump said would lead to a wave of expulsions.

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Trump says he will not impose uranium quotas

Credit to Author: ggaviola| Date: Sat, 13 Jul 2019 23:04:38 +0000

Trump says he will not impose uranium quotas

WASHINGTON – President Donald Trump says he will not impose quotas on importing uranium, backing away from a possible trade confrontation and breaking with a Commerce Department assessment that America’s use of foreign uranium raises national security concerns.

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Analysis: Trump pattern is create a crisis, retreat, move on

Credit to Author: jvicente| Date: Sat, 13 Jul 2019 08:38:32 +0000

Analysis: Trump pattern is create a crisis, retreat, move on

President Donald Trump was defiant and declarative, with all the hammer-on-anvil subtlety that has charted a now-familiar pattern of his presidency: create a crisis, retreat, declare victory, move on.

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Trump gives warm welcome to Qatar amid Persian Gulf disputes

Credit to Author: ggaviola| Date: Tue, 09 Jul 2019 22:42:51 +0000

Trump gives warm welcome to Qatar amid Persian Gulf disputes

WASHINGTON – President Donald Trump gave a warm White House welcome Tuesday to the leader of Qatar amid a bitter rift between the tiny, energy-rich nation and its fellow American allies in the Persian Gulf and rising tensions with Iran.

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Trump promotes environmental record despite rollbacks

Credit to Author: ggaviola| Date: Mon, 08 Jul 2019 23:06:23 +0000

Trump promotes environmental record despite rollbacks

WASHINGTON – President Donald Trump declared himself a champion of the environment Monday, working to boost his standing on climate change and pollution issues in advance of the 2020 election despite having launched some of the most sweeping rollbacks in air, water and other protections in decades.

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