Prompted by an exclusive story in USA Today, Congress is planning to address needs of presidential protection teams.
Congress unanimously passed a resolution Tuesday condemning neo-Nazis, the KKK and other white nationalists that urges President Donald Trump to address hate groups after last month’s deadly racially-charged violence in Charlottesville, Virginia. The joint resolution, which describes the...
President Donald Trump has decided to rescind Barack Obama’s DACA “order-” sort of. In reality, he has deferred the deferment for six months in order to give Congress time to address the issue since that is where the policy should have been decided in the first place. Show More Summary
Gov. Bruce Rauner says children shouldn't be left in limbo, but addressing issues raised by ending a program protecting young immigrants from deportation is up to Congress. The Republican told … Click to Continue »
The Trump administration is ending the Obama-era DACA program in its current form, U.S. Attorney General Jeff Sessions announced today. The ball is now in Congress’ court to come up with legislation to address the issue before DACA officially...Show More Summary
As Washington prepares to address federal funding for the flood-stricken areas, Texas residents continue to deal with chemical plant fires, lack of drinking water and still-swollen waterways.
In a letter addressed to the President of the Senate Committee on Foreign Affairs, the U.S. Secretary of State, Rex Tillerson, drew up a report on the reform shaking up his ministry. He reported to Congress that nine of the 66 special envoys that were in his department, will be removed as their mission has now come to an end. Show More Summary
State leaders’ blueprint addresses rising coverage rates and decreasing consumer choices under the law.
As Harvey continues to slam the Gulf Coast of Texas and Louisiana, Congress is already starting to plan how to address the need for disaster recovery, rebuilding of infrastructure, and reshaping of affected areas. Multiple, targetedShow More Summary
The lawyer, Michael Cohen, does not discuss the allegations made against Trump.
As Harvey continues to slam the Gulf Coast of Texas and Louisiana, Congress is already starting to plan how to address the need for disaster recovery, rebuilding of infrastructure, and reshaping of affected areas. The debate over funding...Show More Summary
The likely need for a multibillion-dollar emergency relief measure creates another urgent issue for Congress to address in what was already expected to be a busy September.
President Trump’s speech Monday night on Afghanistan—his first prime-time address since his speech to Congress in March—contained a few good lines but no real substance. He billed it as the outline of “our path forward in Afghanistan...Show More Summary
American strategy in Afghanistan and South Asia will change dramatically, President Donald Trump vowed tonight in his first major policy address to the nation since his address to the joint session of Congress in February. Trump’s strategy...Show More Summary
A group affiliated with the online activist group known as Anonymous today posted what it says are the private cell phone numbers and email addresses for 22 Republican members of Congress in a bid to push for President Trump's impeachment, reigniting the use of hacked information in U.S. political battles. Rob Pfeiffer, chief editor of online […]
“According to data provided by the Department of Justice, the vast majority of individuals convicted of terrorism-related offenses since 9/11 came here from outside of our country.” — President Trump, address to Congress, Feb. 28, 2017 When President Trump signed the Muslim ban executive order in early 2017, we looked into several exaggerated claims by […]
HRC CONDEMNS WHITE SUPREMACIST RALLY… CALLS ON TRUMP TO PERSONALLY DENOUNCE DOMESTIC TERRORISM... JOINS CIVIL RIGHTS GROUPS URGING CONGRESS TO ESTABLISH COMMITTEE TO ADDRESS HATE CRIMES & WHITE NATIONALISM... STATEMENT FROM HRC PRESIDENT...Show More Summary
Congress has given final legislative approval to a bill aimed at trimming a rapidly growing backlog of veterans' disability claims. The House approved the bill when it met briefly Friday, … Click to Continue »
WASHINGTON (AP) — Congress has given final legislative approval to a bill aimed at trimming a rapidly growing backlog of veterans' disability claims. The measure is part of an ongoing effort to reduce a longstanding claims backlog and is a priority for VA Secretary David Shulkin, who calls the appeals process "broken."
More than 60 members of Congress have signed on to a letter condemning President Donald Trump’s latest comments on North Korea. The letter – addressed to Secretary of State Rex Tillerson, and written during the Congressional recess –...Show More Summary