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Aug 05 2020
Negotiations in Congress about the next stimulus bill aimed at countering the economic effect of the coronavirus have ground to a crawl amid debate over how big the rescue package should be. Not only is there the expected sparring between Democrats and Republicans, the issue is also reportedly causing a rift within the GOP itself.
A vocal group of Republicans have begun to raiseYahoo! The 360
Mar 25 2017
Donald Trump crowed for months he would strike a "terrific" deal on health care. His ambitions ended in a brief phone call Friday afternoon, in which Speaker Paul Ryan told him the truth: He was nowhere close.Politico
Jun 08 2020
In the wake of national protests following the death of George Floyd, House and Senate Democrats unveiled legislation on Monday that would bring about wide-ranging reforms to police departments across the country.
The Democratic proposal, the Justice in Policing Act of 2020, has more than 200 sponsors and marks one of the most comprehensive efforts in modern times to overhaul the wayNPR (Online News)
Mar 06 2020
Joseph Robinette "Joe" Biden, Jr. (b. November 20, 1942, in Scranton, Pennsylvania) is the former Democratic vice president of the United States, serving under President Barack Obama (D) from January 20, 2009, to January 20, 2017. He previously served as a U.S. senator from Delaware from 1973 to 2009.
On April 25, 2019, Biden announced that he was running for president of theBallotpedia
Sep 02 2017
House Speaker Paul D. Ryan and other Republicans on Friday urged President Trump not to rescind an Obama-era program that allowed hundreds of thousands of immigrants to stay in the country legally, reflecting fears among some GOP leaders that his decision could be politically damaging for the party.Washington Post
Mar 22 2017
The White House moves to disassociate itself from four Trump associates linked to Russia. A new report suggests that one of them, former campaign chair Paul Manafort, secretly worked for a Russian billionaire to help Vladimir Putin.Christian Science Monitor
Apr 18 2020
President Trump incited insurrection Friday against the duly elected governors of the states of Michigan, Minnesota and Virginia. Just a day after issuing guidance for re-opening America that clearly deferred decision-making to state officials — as it must under our Constitutional order — the president undercut his own guidance by calling for criminal acts against the governors for not openingWashington Post
Oct 11 2016
The Republican National Committee is sticking with embattled GOP nominee Donald Trump even as House Speaker Paul Ryan said Monday he would no longer defend his party's presidential nominee.NPR (Online News)
Jan 20 2021
Late Tuesday night and into Wednesday morning, President Donald Trump was busy issuing a long list of pardons and sentence commutations, including for former White House chief strategist Steve Bannon, rapper and Trump supporter Lil Wayne, and scores more.
According to reports, Trump fired off a total of 73 pardons and 70 commutations, but did not pardon himself or any members of hisThe Blaze
Dec 18 2020
Not only does Edward Snowden exhibit no contrition about his theft of government secrets, we don’t even know the full scope of his offense.
No one will ever accuse President Donald Trump of being overly careful in his exercise of his pardon power.
So, it makes sense that advocates of Edward Snowden, the man responsible for the most damaging classified leak in U.S. history, areNational Review (News)