(Scott Johnson) Democratic National Committee members meeting in Atlanta this afternoon elected former Obama administration Secretary Tom Perez their new chairman. Perez defeated Minnesota Fifth District Rep. Keith Ellison on the second ballot by a vote of 235-200. Show More Summary
Tom Perez is the first Latino chairman of the Democratic National Committee and former labor secretary under the Obama administration. He took on Trump and challenged Democrats to unite across the country during his victory speech for DNC chair. … Click to Continue »
By a razor-thin margin, Tom Perez was elected the new chairman of the Democratic National Committee on Saturday, putting a veteran of the Obama administration in charge of rebuilding a … Click to Continue »
U.S. Democrats elected former Labor Secretary Tom Perez as chairman on Saturday, choosing a veteran of the Obama administration to lead the daunting task of rebuilding the party and heading the opposition to Republican President Donald Trump. Members of the Democratic National Committee, the...
By David Shepardson WASHINGTON (Reuters) - U.S. President Donald Trump is expected to sign a measure as early as Tuesday aimed at rescinding a major Obama administration water regulation and direct an end to the government's defense of the rule, a Trump official briefed on the plan said late Friday. Show More Summary
On Saturday, Tom Perez was voted the chair of the Democratic National Committee. Perez, who has never held or run for elected office, served as labor secretary in the Obama administration. He was urged to run for after establishmentShow More Summary
Until last month, Rumana Ahmed worked in the National Security Council. She is Muslim; she was hired on during the Obama years. Her plans to stay on during the new administration lasted eight days—which is all it took for Trump's team...Show More Summary
As we already discussed here at C&L, the Trump administration has been none too happy with some of the recent reporting on Chief of Staff Reince Priebus' little stunt, where he attempted to bully the FBI into denying the recent stories...Show More Summary
The Islamic State group will be called ISIS under President Donald Trump’s administration, rejecting former President Barack Obama’s preference for referring to the militants as the Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant, or ISIL. Defense Secretary Jim Mattis said in a Feb. 12 memo that...
Well – it looks like it was all by design. Throughout his entire presidency, Obama and his most transparent administration of all time has had it out for whistleblowers.
(Reuters) – The U.S. Federal Communications Commission will block some Obama administration rules that subject broadband providers to stricter scrutiny than websites, a spokesman said on Friday, in a victory for internet providers such as AT&T, Comcast and Verizon. The rules approved by the FCC in October in a 3-2 vote were aimed at protecting […]
By David Shepardson WASHINGTON (Reuters) - U.S. President Donald Trump is expected to sign a measure on Wednesday aimed at rescinding a major Obama administration water regulation and direct an end to the government's defense of the rule, a Trump official briefed on the plan said on Friday. Show More Summary
U.S. companies led by tech firms Yahoo Inc, Apple Inc and Microsoft Corp criticized the Trump administration's decision to revoke Obama administration guidance that allowed transgender public school students to use the bathroom of their choice. Show More Summary
Two federal agencies of the Trump Administration on Wednesday evening notified the Supreme Court and school officials across the nation that the federal government will no longer require that transgender students get access to bathrooms and locker rooms that match their gender identites.
Jason Kenney says the Obama administration rebuffed his plea in 2010 to renegotiate the safe third-country agreement The post A tougher refugee border pact? America said no appeared first on Macleans.ca.
Today administration officials reportedly barred a number of news outlets from joining an informal press briefing. The AP has the details: News organizations including the New York Times, the Los Angeles Times, CNN and Politico wereShow More Summary
We spoke to trans teens about Donald Trumps recent"Dear Colleague" letter, which undermines the Obama administration's protections against discrimination against trans youth.
U.S. President Donald Trump is expected to sign a measure on Wednesday aimed at rescinding a major Obama administration water regulation and direct an end to the government’s defense of the rule, a Trump official briefed on the plan said on Friday. Trump is expected to direct the...
It remains unclear why anybody cares about strangers’ genitalia, or whether they sit or stand when they relieve their bladders. But with the Trump Administration rolling back President Obama’s federal protections for transgender students—which...Show More Summary
The Pentagon is kicking former President Barack Obama's preferred nomenclature for the so-called Islamic State to the curb. While the Obama administration often used ISIL, or the Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant, to describe theShow More Summary