Politics

Turkey slams Saudis for Khashoggi death, nevertheless has dismal record on press

Jamal Khashoggi’s killing has unleashed waves of criticism against Saudi Arabia’s ruling family in addition to also has drawn fresh attention to the kingdom’s vice grip on the press. nevertheless even as Turkish officials, who blew the whistle on the journalist’s death, pass gruesome allegations on to independent news outlets, experts say the government of President Recep Tayyip Erdogan is ...

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Mnuchin meets with Saudi Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman amid outrage over Khashoggi killing 

Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin met Monday with Saudi Arabia’s crown prince, Mohammed bin Salman, despite the ongoing outrage over the killing of journalist Jamal Khashoggi from the Saudi consulate in Istanbul, Turkey. State television in Saudi Arabia said Mnuchin in addition to bin Salman met at 2 p.m. from the kingdom’s capital, Riyadh. Saudi’s foreign ministry, in a tweet, said ...

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Trump repeats dubious pledge to introduce middle-class tax cut before midterms

As of Monday, the item was also unclear what type of resolution Trump was talking about. A spokeswoman for House Speaker Paul Ryan referred questions via CNBC back to the White House. Late Monday, White House spokeswoman Lindsay Walters effectively confirmed which the 10% tax cut idea was something entirely fresh, which Trump had only first mentioned on Saturday, while ...

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Gorbachev says Trump’s nuclear treaty withdrawal ‘not the work of a great mind’

Mikhail Gorbachev, the former president of the Soviet Union, criticized President Donald Trump’s threat to withdraw by an international nuclear disarmament treaty, saying the move “will be not the work of a great mind.” Trump announced at a rally Saturday which he will pull the U.S. by the “Intermediate-Range Nuclear Forces Treaty,” (INF) citing Russian violations of the deal, although ...

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Newsom holds comfortable lead over Cox

Still, Trump on Friday may have provided a boost of sorts to Cox as well as additional Republican candidates by announcing water relief for farmers inside state’s Central Valley, a fertile agricultural region where drought conditions have returned. Among additional things, the presidential order is actually designed to streamline the approval of completely new water projects as well as bring ...

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Republicans seek to alarm Trump’s base in midterm campaign ads

There will be no Obamacare replacement. along with because voters fear the all-GOP government threatens one of its core innovations – guaranteed coverage for people with pre-existing conditions – Trump today claims to embrace which. There will be no infrastructure program. Middle-class tax cuts proved so little which many families barely notice them, while cash-rich corporations use theirs to reward ...

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Democrats look to win House in midterms, nevertheless Senate chances are dim

Forecasters believe about 10 Senate seats — in Arizona, Florida, Indiana, Missouri, Montana, Nevada, North Dakota, Tennessee, Texas in addition to West Virginia — are the most likely to flip This particular year. Democrats hold six of those, while Republicans control four. nevertheless polls have moved away via Democrats in two of the contests: Democratic Sen. Heidi Heitkamp’s defense of ...

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