Politics

  • Deplorable President, Republicans And FOX News Slaughter One Another After Their Failure Of Obamacare Repeal
    Deplorable_president__republicans_and_fox_news 2017-03-26 16:45:06 UTC
    Saturday, the day after the flaming out of Trump's first major legislative initiative, he told people on Twitter to watch Fox News. Jeanine Pirro on Fox News Called For Paul Ryan to step down as Speaker of the House. After Trump posted a tweet...
  • AMERICA'S SHAME: Refugees Are Fleeing Into Canada From The U.S.
    Refugees_are_fleeing_into_canada_from_the_u.s 2017-03-25 17:06:52 UTC
    By Christinne Muschi and Melissa Fares | HEMMINGFORD, QUEBEC — A Sudanese man hopped out of a taxi just before daybreak, a duffle bag slung over his shoulder as he headed for the U.S. - Canadian border. Within seconds, the man, who was brav...
  • The Stunning Failure Of Trump, A Man Who Brands Himself A Deal-Maker And Fixer
    The_stunning_failure_of_trump__a_deal-maker_and_fixer 2017-03-25 03:26:15 UTC
    By James Oliphant | REUTERS WASHINGTON — In the end, the Closer couldn’t close the deal. For President Donald Trump, the collapse on Friday of his first legislative priority, a healthcare reform bill, was an embarrassing loss of face after h...
  • Congress Fails to Abolish Obamacare: The Story of Trump and the GOP's Tragic Loss
    Congress_fails_to_abolish_obamacare-_the_story_of_trump_and_the_gop's_tragic_loss 2017-03-24 23:26:57 UTC
    Washington — The 2010 Affordable Care Act - known as Obamacare - remains in place despite seven years of Republican promises to dismantle it. Repealing and replacing Obamacare was a top campaign promise by Trump in last year's presidential electio...
  • 'This is a disappointing day for us': House Speaker Ryan
    This_is_a_disappointing_day_for_us'-_house_speaker_ryan 2017-03-24 20:24:58 UTC
    Republican leadership aide says healthcare bill has been pulled By Dustin Volz and David Lawder | WASHINGTON — Republican leaders of the House of Representatives pulled legislation to overhaul the U.S. healthcare system from consideration o...
  • House cancels today's vote on Republican healthcare plan
    House_cancels_today's_vote_on_republican_healthcare_plan 2017-03-23 20:01:29 UTC
    By David Morgan and Richard Cowan | WASHINGTON — House cancels today's vote on Republican healthcare plan as President Donald Trump and leaders in Congress labored to find enough support among fellow Republicans for their version of a new f...
  • Rep. Congressman Devin Nunes claims Trump was wiretapped
    Republican_nunes_claims_there_was_%22wiretapping%22_of_trump 2017-03-23 01:09:58 UTC
    By Patricia Zengerle and Dustin Volz | WASHINGTON — The Republican chairman of the U.S. House of Representatives intelligence committee set off a political firestorm on Wednesday when he said the communications of members of Donald Trump's tra...
  • Trump fighting a losing battle ahead of healthcare vote
    Trump-limits 2017-03-22 20:04:04 UTC
    By David Morgan and Susan Cornwell | WASHINGTON — U.S. President Donald Trump and Republican congressional leaders appeared on Wednesday to be losing the battle to get enough support in the House of Representatives to pass their Obamacare roll...
  • Secretary of State Rex Tillerson wants Montenegro to be a member of NATO
    Secretary_of_state_rex_tillerson_wants_montenegro_to_be_a_member_of_nato 2017-03-22 00:55:32 UTC
    By Patricia Zengerle | WASHINGTON — Secretary of State Rex Tillerson has written to the leaders of the U.S. Senate urging the ratification of Montenegro as the newest member of the NATO alliance, saying it is "strongly in the interests of the ...
  • Rex Tillerson skipping first NATO meeting, visiting Moscow
    Rex_tillerson_skipping_first_nato_meeting__visiting_moscow 2017-03-21 04:52:25 UTC
    U.S. Secretary of State Rex Tillerson plans to skip an April 5-6 meeting of NATO foreign ministers for a U.S. visit by the Chinese president and will travel to Russia later in the month, U.S. officials said on Monday, a step allies may see as putt...
  • Germany rejected Trump's claim that Germany owes NATO and US
    Germany_rejected_trump's_claim_that_germany_owes_nato_and_the_u.s._money_for_defense 2017-03-20 10:10:17 UTC
    German Defense Minister Ursula von der Leyen on Sunday rejected U.S. President Donald Trump's claim that Germany owes NATO and the United States "vast sums" of money for defense. "There is no debt account at NATO," von der Leyen said in a state...
  • Slaughter of innocent civilians continues in battle for western Mosul
    Battle_for_western_mosul 2017-03-19 10:42:04 UTC
    Slaughter of innocent civilians continues in battle for western Mosul Rights groups have expressed concern over the mounting civilian death toll, as Islamic State fights from homes and densely-populated areas, a threat the Iraqi military and U....
  • Agriculture leaders slam Trump's budget proposal
    Agriculture_leaders_slam_trump's_budget_proposal 2017-03-16 22:49:57 UTC
    By Karl Plume and P.J. Huffstutter | CHICAGO — Agriculture leaders including lawmakers from President Donald Trump's Republican Party on Thursday criticized his planned 21 percent cut to discretionary spending at the U.S. Department of Agric...
  • Trump to appeal ruling on travel ban
    Trump-_brexit_is_going_to_end_up_being_a_great_thing 2017-03-16 18:59:25 UTC
    By Dan Levine and Mica Rosenberg | HONOLULU/NEW YORK — A defiant Donald Trump has pledged to appeal against a federal judge's order placing an immediate halt on his revised travel ban, describing the ruling as judicial overreach that made the ...
  • Federal judge in Hawaii blocks Trump's new travel ban
    An_angry_president-_trump_may_have_won__but_he_doesn't_want_peace 2017-03-15 23:30:43 UTC
    By Dan Levine and Mica Rosenberg | HONOLULU/NEW YORK — U.S. District Judge Derrick Watson on Wednesday said he would put an emergency halt on President Donald Trump's revised travel ban, ( hours before the ban was set to go into effect ) that ...
  • Trump wiretap claims: Pressure on FBI Director James Comey to provide evidence
    Fbi_director_james_comey 2017-03-15 22:33:56 UTC
    By Doina Chiacu and Jonathan Landay | WASHINGTON — A key Republican lawmaker said on Wednesday he did not believe the Obama administration wiretapped Trump Tower during the 2016 election campaign, adding to pressure on FBI Director James Comey...
  • Trump out of touch with environmental concerns: Reopening the fuel-economy rules
    Trump_out_of_touch_with_environmental_concerns-_reopening_the_fuel-economy_rules 2017-03-15 22:11:17 UTC
    By Nick Carey and David Shepardson | DETROIT/WASHINGTON — President Donald Trump on Wednesday ordered a review of tough U.S. vehicle fuel-efficiency standards put in place by the Obama administration, handing a victory to auto industry executi...
  • Only a conservative news site reporter on Tillerson Asia trip
    Rex_tillerson_skipping_first_nato_meeting__visiting_moscow 2017-03-15 04:01:20 UTC
    By Yeganeh Torbati | PACIFIC OCEAN — U.S. Secretary of State Rex Tillerson is traveling to Asia this week accompanied by only one reporter, a White House correspondent from the Independent Journal Review (IJR), a digital news outlet founded in...
  • Trump's newest Executive Order: Global warming and climate change will not play a role in U.S. policy anymore
    Trump's_new_executive_order-_global_warming_and_climate_change_playing_no_role_in_u.s._policy_anymore 2017-03-14 23:15:10 UTC
    By David Shepardson | WASHINGTON — U.S. President Donald Trump's administration is preparing to release a wide-ranging executive order to reduce the role that climate change plays in policy decisions, according to a Trump administration offici...
  • Millions more Americans uninsured under Republican plan
    Millions_more_americans_uninsured_under_republican_plan 2017-03-13 21:18:37 UTC
    By David Lawder | WASHINGTON — An eagerly awaited nonpartisan CBO report by the U.S. Congressional Budget Office found that millions more Americans would lose insurance under a Republican plan to dismantle Obamacare. It dealt a potential setba...
  • Trump's aggressive use of executive authority and his judicial adversaries
    Trump's_aggressive_use_of_executive_authority_and_his_judicial_adversaries 2017-03-13 20:45:36 UTC
    By Lawrence Hurley | Top Obama administration lawyers now fighting Trump. WASHINGTON — When Johnathan Smith resigned from the U.S. Justice Department on Inauguration Day, he looked forward to spending time with his infant son, but that plan un...
  • Angela Merkel, Chancellor of the free world to meet Donald Trump
    Chancellor_of_the_free_world_meets_trump 2017-03-17 09:35:06 UTC
    By Noah Barkin | <h2>Angela Merkel meets Donald Trump</h2> <h3>BERLIN — The German leader is the chancellor of the free world. She is controlled and cautious, a scientist, who takes her time making decisions and has never relished the attention...
  • Chief federal prosecutor fired when watchdogs asked him to investigate Trump's foreign deals
    Preet_bharara__chief_federal_prosecutor_fired_when_watchdogs_asked_him_to_investigate_trump's_foreign_deals 2017-03-11 23:54:54 UTC
    By Joel Schectman and Mark Hosenball | WASHINGTON — Top U.S. prosecutor Preet Bharara of New York said on Twitter that he had been fired after he defied a Justice Department request to resign as the Trump administration cleared out 46 Obama-er...
  • Federal court: First legal blow to Trump's revised travel ban
    The_first_legal_blow_to_trump's_revised_travel_ban 2017-03-11 03:57:03 UTC
    By Steve Gorman A federal judge in Wisconsin dealt the first legal blow to President Donald Trump's revised travel ban on Friday, barring enforcement of the policy to deny U.S. entry to the wife and child of a Syrian refugee already granted asylu...
  • White House breaks from federal guidance with hasty tweets
    White_house_breaks_from_federal_guidance_with_hasty_tweets 2017-03-10 20:47:33 UTC
    A series of tweets by White House spokesman Sean Spicer on Friday commenting on strong February job creation figures may have run afoul of federal guidance barring most officials from commenting on key economic data within an hour of its release. ...