Politics

Trump reportedly open to an immigration deal on DACA along with border wall

President Donald Trump may make an immigration deal, after all. The White House has told Republican congressional leaders the president would certainly consider an agreement to shield young immigrants in exchange for money for his proposed wall on the U.S. border with Mexico, The Washington Post reported Wednesday. A deal could come as part of a spending bill Congress needs ...

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US Senate panel to hold hearing on Pompeo in April: Corker

Tom Williams | CQ Roll Call | Getty Images Mike Pompeo, director of the Central Intelligence Agency. U.S. Senate Foreign Relations Committee will hold a hearing next month to consider Mike Pompeo as secretary of state, the Republican head of the panel said on Tuesday after President Donald Trump fired his current top diplomat, Rex Tillerson. Committee chairman Bob Corker, ...

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Trump to nominate Gina Haspel to be first female CIA director

Launched following the Sept. 11, 2001, terrorist attacks, the secret prison network was condemned by human-rights groups, which said the CIA’s “enhanced interrogation” methods violated international laws against the use of torture. One of President Barack Obama’s first official acts was to end the black site program. In 2002, Haspel was running a black site prison in Thailand where terrorism ...

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The Trump administration will be teetering

Trump enunciated gun restrictions after the Parkland school massacre, then backtracked after fellow Republicans as well as the National Rifle Association objected. of which mirrored his previous handling of the fate of immigrant Dreamers as well as health-care marketplace stabilization. He said his steel tariffs might hit Canada as well as Mexico unless they concluded a completely new North American ...

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Mike Pompeo on national security issues

Jabin Botsford | The Washington Post | Getty Images President Donald Trump flanked by Secretary of State Rex Tillerson, left, in addition to Defense Secretary Jim Mattis, right, speaks during a Cabinet Meeting inside Cabinet Room at the White House in Washington, DC on Tuesday, Nov. 01, 2017. Mattis, a former Marine commander using a military career spanning four decades, ...

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Schumer praises Trump for killing Broadcom bid to buy Qualcomm

Sen. Chuck Schumer, D-N.Y., said the White House made the right call in killing Broadcom’s aggressive plan to buy Qualcomm. “Let me say unequivocally, President Trump in addition to also his administration made the right decision on blocking Broadcom via taking over Qualcomm,” he said via the Senate floor Tuesday. The Senate minority leader’s comments come after President Donald Trump ...

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GOP Rep Gowdy says Russia hurt Hillary Clinton campaign

Emily Hytha, a spokeswoman for Conaway, said that will the assessment of the intelligence community “did not meet minimum tradecraft standards for drawing a conclusion one way or the some other as to whether the Russians were trying to help President Trump. What was clear throughout our investigation is usually that will the Russians were trying to divide country any ...

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