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Battle Over Mueller Report Moving to House Floor Congress
Battle Over Mueller Report Moving to House Floor

WASHINGTON — The House moved a step closer Monday to demanding the Justice Department release to Congress the full report special counsel Robert S. Mueller III submits of his investigation into Russian interference in the 2016 election and possible collusion... Read More

Trump Administration Asks Supreme Court to Expand Census Citizenship Case Supreme Court
Trump Administration Asks Supreme Court to Expand Census Citizenship Case

WASHINGTON — The Trump administration asked the Supreme Court to expand its scheduled April showdown over the 2020 census to decide whether the Constitution lets the government ask whether people are American citizens. In a letter dated Monday, U.S. Solicitor... Read More

Trump Budget Sets Stage For Renewed Fight Over Border Wall Funding  Budget
Trump Budget Sets Stage For Renewed Fight Over Border Wall Funding 
2019-03-11 23:36:03
by Dan McCue

If there was anything about President Donald Trump's proposed budget for the 2020 fiscal year that surprised no one on Capitol Hill Monday, it was his apparent willingness to revive the nasty fight over funding of his border wall that... Read More

Watchdogs: Trump's Gimmicky $4.7 Trillion Budget Not Grounded In Reality Budget
Watchdogs: Trump's Gimmicky $4.7 Trillion Budget Not Grounded In Reality
2019-03-11 21:41:58
by Dan McCue

The $4.7 trillion federal budget for 2020 proposed by President Donald Trump on Monday, misses the mark on achieving meaningful deficit reduction while relying on accounting "sleight-of-hand" to bring future spending into promised balance in 15 years, according to a... Read More

Democrats Choose Milwaukee As Host City for 2020 Convention 2020 Elections
Democrats Choose Milwaukee As Host City for 2020 Convention
2019-03-11 18:33:35
by Dan McCue

The Democratic National Committee chose Milwaukee, Wisconsin Monday to host its presidential nominating convention in 2020, meaning the party will select its nominee in the heart of the region that sent Donald Trump to the White House two-and-a-half years ago.... Read More

New Milwaukee County Sheriff Says Office Will No Longer Share Information With ICE Wisconsin
New Milwaukee County Sheriff Says Office Will No Longer Share Information With ICE

The Milwaukee County Sheriff’s Office has changed rapidly since it got a new sheriff, including a policy to stop the sharing of information with federal immigration agents that would help them determine whether inmates were eligible to be deported. Sheriff... Read More

Kudlow Brushes Off Calls for Economic Slowdown, Says 3% Growth Can Continue Economy
Kudlow Brushes Off Calls for Economic Slowdown, Says 3% Growth Can Continue

WASHINGTON ––President Donald Trump’s chief economic adviser said Sunday that U.S. economic growth can continue at 3 percent in 2019 and beyond, even as many private economists look for a slowdown this year as the effects of the 2017 Republican... Read More

Mueller Should Put Trump Under Oath, Schiff Says Congress
Mueller Should Put Trump Under Oath, Schiff Says

It would be a mistake for special counsel Robert Mueller not to subpoena President Donald Trump to appear before a grand jury in the investigation of Russian interference in the 2016 election, House Intelligence Committee Chairman Adam Schiff said Sunday.... Read More

AT&T-Time Warner Investigation May Require Subpoenas, Democrat Says Telecom
AT&T-Time Warner Investigation May Require Subpoenas, Democrat Says

WASHINGTON –– Congress may issue subpoenas in an investigation into whether the White House sought to block AT&T’s $85 billion acquisition of Time Warner, the chairman of a House antitrust subcommittee said Sunday. Rep. David Cicilline, D-R.I., floated the possibility... Read More

Trump Plan Postpones Balanced Budget Despite Deep Spending Cuts Budget
Trump Plan Postpones Balanced Budget Despite Deep Spending Cuts

WASHINGTON — President Donald Trump will propose a U.S. budget that wouldn’t balance for 15 years, even assuming stronger economic growth than private forecasters expect and with deep domestic spending cuts that have little chance of passing Congress. Trump’s budget... Read More

Manila Is Trying to Fix Its Noxious Traffic. That’s Bad News for Trolley Boys and Jeepneys Philippines
Manila Is Trying to Fix Its Noxious Traffic. That’s Bad News for Trolley Boys and Jeepneys

MANILA, Philippines — The distance is less than two miles. But commuting by car or bus across the murky Pasig River in the heart of this capital city can be a mind-numbing, hourlong exercise in breathing fumes. Alfred “Betong” Mendez... Read More

Iraq’s New War Against Islamic State: Halting the Group’s Budding Rural Resurgence Iraq
Iraq’s New War Against Islamic State: Halting the Group’s Budding Rural Resurgence

MOSUL, Iraq — It was after dark Wednesday when three buses pulled out of Mosul and headed southeast on a desolate desert road. The passengers were government-backed paramilitary fighters. The city lights were well behind them when the convoy came... Read More

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