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  • More Americans now see Mueller probe as justified, CBS News poll finds

    But they also say Democrats should be focusing on their own agenda — and not investigating Trump

  • NKorea: Kim orders preparation for 2nd summit with US

    North Korea says leader Kim Jong Un has ordered preparations for a second summit with U.S. President Donald Trump. The North's Korean Central News Agency said Thursday that Kim received a letter from Trump from a North Korean envoy who travelled to Washington and met Trump last week.

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  • Inside the Beltway: Friendly turf for State of the Union

    President Trump’s annual State of the Union address is now in need of an address. There’s a serious parting of ways between the president and House Speaker Nancy Pelosi, who insists there will be no address, and no site for the address until the federal government is reopened. Or something. Mr. Trump called this proclamation a “great blotch” on the nation and said the show must on. This one is a cliffhanger.

    The Washington Times
  • Editorial Roundup: Excerpts from recent editorials

    Excerpts from recent editorials in the United States and abroad: ___ Jan. 22 The Houston Chronicle on the Supreme Court allowing the Trump administration to go ahead with its plan to restrict military service by transgender men and women while court challenges continue: The U.S. Supreme Court on Tuesday issued

    The Washington Times
  • Many Latin American governments support Venezuela's Guaido

    Numerous governments in the Western Hemisphere quickly recognized Venezuelan opposition leader Juan Guaido as the interim president of his crisis-torn country Wednesday. The United States and all but one member of the Lima Group of regional nations threw their support behind Guaido after he

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  • 'Pony up and get it done': Former Virginia representative urges end to the shutdown

    Former Republican Rep. Barbara Comstock, who has stood up to President Donald Trump when it came to government shutdowns in the past, said "both sides are playing games."

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  • Pelosi Shuts Down Trump's State of the Union Speech in the House

    Yuval RosenbergJanuary 23, 2019As the partial government shutdown heads for its 34 th day, the political brawling between President Trump and

    The Fiscal Times
  • Trump contradicts Pence on Honduras' role stalling migrant caravans

    President Donald Trump said Wednesday that "Honduras is doing nothing" to stop migrant caravans from coming toward the US, less than a day after Vice President Mike Pence praised Honduras for its efforts to stop caravans. "Honduras is doing nothing for us. Guatemala is doing nothing for us. El Salvador is doing nothing for us," Trump said during a White House roundtable on immigration. The President has been a frequent critic of granting foreign aid to Central American countries and has...

  • US sends additional troops to Syria to prepare for withdrawal

    The US military has moved additional troops into Syria in recent days to help provide protection to other US service members as they withdraw under President Donald Trump's directive to pullout all US troops from the country, according to two US defense officials. The officials would not reveal where in the country the troops are or how many have been sent. Defense officials have acknowledged that a security force of armed troops -- possibly infantry -- would be needed to help carry out the...

  • 7 Million More Uninsured Under Trump

    Michael RaineyJanuary 23, 2019The number of Americans lacking health insurance has increased by 7 million since Donald Trump became president,

    The Fiscal Times
  • Break in US-Venezuela relations raises fresh concerns for oil market and OPEC

    A sudden escalation in long-burning tensions between the United States and Venezuela could have far-reaching ramifications in the oil market.

  • Two episodes break the story on mounting media bias

    ANALYSIS/OPINION: Trump Derangement Syndrome, which has most closely been associated with progressive activists and certain members of Congress over the past two years, is now clearly diagnosable in the national media. Late last week, just in one 48-hour period, undeniable media bias was on full display. First, BuzzFeed News, a

    The Washington Times
  • The shutdown today: Pelosi, Trump clash over Tuesday speech

    What's up with the partial government shutdown on Day 33: WHAT'S NEW House Speaker Nancy Pelosi served notice that President Donald Trump won't be allowed to deliver his State of the Union address to a joint session of Congress on Tuesday after the president said he planned to

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  • Mulvaney asks for list of programs vulnerable to a lengthy shutdown

    Acting White House chief of staff Mick Mulvaney has asked federal agencies to provide lists of key programs that could be endangered if the partial government shutdown drags on until March or April, an administration official confirmed on Wednesda

  • The Memo: Pelosi ups ante in Trump showdown

    Speaker Nancy Pelosi (D-Calif.) upped the ante in her battle with President Trump on Wednesday, disinviting him from delivering the State of the Union address initially planned for Jan. 29.The move is a power play

  • White House asks for list of programs that would be impacted if shutdown drags on

    A senior official told CNBC in a statement that "prudent management means planning and preparing for events without known end-dates."

  • DACA recipients see little reason to hope in latest proposal

    PHOENIX (AP) - Daniel Briones has a degree in economics and a job in banking, but his future could not feel less certain. The 30-year-old in San Marcos, Texas, is a recipient of the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals program for immigrants who were brought to the U.S. as children

    The Washington Times
  • Canadian ambassador: Huawei exec could avoid US extradition

    Canada's ambassador to China said he thinks a top Chinese executive has a strong case to avoid extradition to the United States and said he hopes she will be released soon in remarks one of his predecessors called "mind-boggling." Ambassador John McCallum told Chinese language media in

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  • Why Trump Still Likes Rudy

    Hard to imagine the attraction, but
  • RNC resolutions committee unanimously approves measure to offer Donald Trump ‘undivided support’

    SANTA ANA PUEBLO, N.M. — The Republican Party's governing body is set to offer its "undivided support" for Donald Trump and his "effective presidency," lending its backing to the president and his re-election campaign. The Republican National Committee's resolutions committee unanimously approved the measure Wednesday at a winter meeting in

    The Washington Times
  • Demonstrators protesting shutdown arrested outside McConnell's office

    A group of demonstrators were arrested Wednesday after holding a sit-in outside an office for Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell (R-Ky.) to protest the partial government shutdown.Video posted on social media s

  • The Latest: Pope touches down in Panama, meets first couple

    The latest on the pope's visit to Panama (all times local): 10:45 p.m. Pope Francis has arrived in Panama where he is to offer encouragement to young people gathered for World Youth Day 2019. The pontiff's plane touched down Wednesday afternoon in the Panamanian capital. He was met

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  • Trump Recognizes Maduro Opponent As Venezuelan President

    Curt Mills Security, Latin America Regime change in Venezuela? “Today I am officially recognizing the President of the Venezuelan National Assembly, Juan Guaido, as the Interim President of Venezuela,” President Donald rump said in a statement emailed to reporters Wednesday afternoon.  “We encourage other Western Hemisphere governments to recognize” Guaido as such, Trump continued. Trump blasted “the illegitimate

    The National Interest
  • WATCH: Trump calls Pelosi's State of the Union decision a 'great blotch' on America

    "It's always good to be part of history but this is a negative part of history," President Trump said.

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