Irrespective of his political intentions when he signaled his refusal to invite President Donald Trump to speak in the parliament when he visits the UK, John Bercow, Speaker of the House of Commons, cited his opposition to racism and...Show More Summary
Senior White House adviser Kellyanne Conway was quick to criticize the idea of feminism during a Q&A session at the Conservative Political Action Conference on Thursday, saying women "looked past the commonality of gender" in the 2016 election, and voted for a candidate that shared their ideals. Read more... Permalink | Email this | Linking Blogs | Comments
To wit: Ontario’s Progressive Conservative leader says he will support a Liberal MPP’s anti-Islamophobia motion and hopes his caucus will do the same. Refusing to wade into the debate over a similar motion in the House of Commons that has exposed divisions with federal Conservatives, Patrick Brown said “we will always condemn any form of […]
Hoda Kotb finally has something in common with Madonna. No, the Today Show co-host has not said anything of late about a desire to blow up the White House. But Hoda has come out and surprised fans by revealing that she just adopted a...Show More Summary
LONDON — An attempt to oust John Bercow as House of Commons Speaker over his plan to block US President Donald Trump from speaking in Westminster Hall looks to be failing. An early day motion of no confidence filed by Conservative MP...Show More Summary
The United Kingdom’s House of Commons on Monday debated whether or not to invite President Donald Trump to the country for an official state visit, and one member of parliament gave a particularly fiery speech arguing against Trump’s invitation. Labour Party MP Naz Shah delivered a...
LONDON — Tens of thousands of protesters are set to gather in towns and cities across Britain on Monday as MPs debate whether US President Donald Trump should be allowed to make a state visit to the UK. The House of Commons will today...Show More Summary
San Diego Rep. Scott Peters has held town halls for years. The reality? It was common for the Democrat’s staff to outnumber the constituents who showed up. Since Donald Trump won the White House and took office a month ago, Peters says thousands of people have asked to meet with him, many of them...
Michelle Obama has something in common with Donald Trump today, which is probably something she would never expect to hear. Both Michelle and Trump are targets of fake news that is circulating the online world. The latest fake news has...Show More Summary
Architecture: Common Ground by Urbantainer AoiroStudio Feb 17, 2017 We all have seen containers implemented as a house or pop-up shops but what about 5300 m2 building? It’s just insane just to think of it but at the same time looking at this architecture project by Urbantainer. Show More Summary
By Deirdre Fulton / Common Dreams Two members of the Congressional Hispanic Caucus said they were asked to leave a meeting Thursday between lawmakers and the top U.S. immigration official, while others said they were barred entry in the first place.
Canadian politician Iqra Khalid stood before the House of Commons this week to remind her colleagues of something she knows all too well: “Islamophobia is real.” Khalid, a Liberal member of Parliament who is Pakistani-Canadian, has received...Show More Summary
LONDON — The MP behind the plot to oust House of Commons Speaker John Bercow claims to have received a large amount of support from MPs across the house. James Duddridge, the Conservative MP for Rochford and Southend East, says thatShow More Summary
Some contributors have asked me why I did not write about the Speaker of the House of Commons, John Bercow, on Sunday. I had sort of meant to, but in the end I wrote so much on other things that...
LONDON — The MP plotting to oust House of Commons speaker John Bercow from his post called on Monday for Bercow's removal "this week" — despite the fact that parliament is in recess and therefore unable to vote on the issue. James Duddridge,...Show More Summary
LONDON — The government is not going to step in and stop politicians from trying to remove House of Commons Speaker John Bercow after he was branded a "hypocrite" for blocking US President Donald Trump from addressing Parliament when...Show More Summary
LONDON — Britain's plan to leave the EU and do a quick trade deal with the US risks sacrificing whole swathes of environmental protections which currently apply to the UK, a new report has warned. The House of Commons library has identified more than 1,000 pieces of environmental legislation that are contained within Britain's EU membership. Show More Summary
Citing President Trump’s immigration ban, Bercow took a strong public stand against allowing him to speak to the British chamber.
(John Hinderaker) John Bercow, Speaker of the House of Commons, has proposed to bar President Trump from speaking to Parliament when he visits the U.K., on account of his supposed “racism and sexism.” That is an extreme case, but it is fair to say that Trump is deeply unpopular with Europe’s elites. Show More Summary
BLOWBACK: Top UK Politician Who Branded Donald Trump ‘Racist and Sexist’ May Be Forced To Quit. “John Bercow, the Speaker of the House of Commons, has generated so much anger among some British politicians that he is in effect facing calls to quit after a Conservative MP, James Duddridge, tabled a parliamentary motion of no […]