Senate Votes Down Trump Border Emergency, Likely Forcing His First Veto Congress
Senate Votes Down Trump Border Emergency, Likely Forcing His First Veto
2019-03-14 20:36:11
by Dan McCue

The Senate on Thursday voted to overturn President Trump’s declaration of a national emergency on the nation's border with Mexico, a bipartisan rebuke the president has already suggested he'll veto. The 59-41 vote on a previously-passed House measure rejecting the... Read More

Appeals Court Rules President Can Be Sued in State Court In The News
Appeals Court Rules President Can Be Sued in State Court
2019-03-14 20:32:16
by Dan McCue

A New York appeals court ruled Thursday that President Donald Trump isn't immune from a defamation lawsuit filed by a former "Apprentice" contestant who accused him of unwanted groping and defamation. The ruling is precedent setting. In 1997, the Supreme... Read More

O’Rourke Makes It Official, He's Joining The 2020 Presidential Contest 2020 Elections
O’Rourke Makes It Official, He's Joining The 2020 Presidential Contest
2019-03-14 14:18:51
by Dan McCue

Beto O’Rourke entered the 2020 race for the White House on Thursday, telling supporters ahead of a three-day campaign swing in Iowa that he intends to run "a positive campaign" that will seek to "unite a very divided country" and... Read More

UK Parliament Votes Against No-Deal Brexit United Kingdom
UK Parliament Votes Against No-Deal Brexit

LONDON — Britain’s Parliament voted to avoid an economically disastrous no-deal split from the European Union, opening the door to delaying Brexit and radically rewriting the terms of the divorce. The House of Commons voted 321 to 278 to reject... Read More

Trump Is Leaving Infrastructure Details to Lawmakers; That Has Stymied Them Before Infrastructure
Trump Is Leaving Infrastructure Details to Lawmakers; That Has Stymied Them Before

WASHINGTON — Donald Trump has talked about the “necessity” of a massive infrastructure since he became a presidential candidate in 2015, but his latest budget plan offers Congress the kind of vague proposal that has left them confused and stymied... Read More

No Transcript for the Second, Private Whitaker Meeting That Nadler, Collins Are Disputing Congress
No Transcript for the Second, Private Whitaker Meeting That Nadler, Collins Are Disputing

WASHINGTON — The top Democrat and Republican on the House Judiciary Committee disagreed Wednesday over what exactly former acting Attorney General Matthew Whitaker told them behind closed doors regarding his conversations with President Donald Trump — and the public may... Read More

House Panel Approves Violence Against Women Act Reauthorization Congress
House Panel Approves Violence Against Women Act Reauthorization

WASHINGTON — The House Judiciary Committee on Wednesday approved, along party lines, 22-11, a bill to reauthorize and expand programs designed to help victims of sexual and domestic violence. The protections and programs authorized by the 1994 law lapsed during... Read More

Senate Votes to Defy Trump on Yemen, Setting Up Eventual Veto Yemen
Senate Votes to Defy Trump on Yemen, Setting Up Eventual Veto

WASHINGTON — The Senate voted to withdraw U.S. support for the Saudi-led conflict in Yemen as some Republicans joined Democrats in a rebuke of President Donald Trump over his response to the killing of columnist Jamal Khashoggi. The administration has... Read More

Manafort Slapped With New Charges Minutes After Sentencing In The News
Manafort Slapped With New Charges Minutes After Sentencing
2019-03-14 13:20:16
by Dan McCue

Former Trump campaign chairman Paul Manafort was indicted on 16 new charges in New York on Wednesday mere minutes after he was sentenced to an additional three-and-a-half more years in prison on federal conspiracy charges. Manafort's latest legal woes stem... Read More

US Grounds Boeing 737 Max Aircraft In Wake Of Deadly Crashes Transportation
US Grounds Boeing 737 Max Aircraft In Wake Of Deadly Crashes
2019-03-14 13:19:57
by Dan McCue

President Donald Trump told reporters at the White House Wednesday the United States is grounding the Boeing 737 Max aircraft after days of critics saying the administration failed to swiftly protect the flying public after two of the planes were... Read More

'Game of Thrones' Fans Have Been Warned: 'You're Going to Need Therapy' Opinions
'Game of Thrones' Fans Have Been Warned: 'You're Going to Need Therapy'
2019-03-13 22:04:43
by John Kass

In just a few weeks, millions of people from around the world will be weeping, screaming, pulling out their hair and issuing piteous cries of rage and grief while eating ice cream on the couch. Because in just a few... Read More

Trump Lenders Subpoenaed by NY Attorney General in New Probe In The News
Trump Lenders Subpoenaed by NY Attorney General in New Probe

NEW YORK — New York’s attorney general opened a new line of inquiry into President Donald Trump’s business dealings, issuing subpoenas to Deutsche Bank AG and Investors Bank over loans for real estate projects and a failed bid to buy... Read More

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