Politics

Trump’s NAFTA USMCA trade deal faces bipartisan roadblock in Congress

Getting the pact, which Trump has called the United States-Mexico-Canada Agreement, approved would likely give Trump another policy to tout as he hits the 2020 re-election campaign trail. After the conclusion of special counsel Robert Mueller’s Russia investigation, Trump set out to follow through on reworking relationships with several countries of which the president has accused of trade abuses. The ...

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Trump threatens to close US Mexico border over illegal immigration

the idea could likely be difficult for Mexico to “immediately” stop “all” illegal immigration, as Trump asks. Trump tweet 1: The DEMOCRATS have given us the weakest immigration laws anywhere within the earth. Mexico has the strongest, & they make more than $100 Billion a year on the U.S. Therefore, CONGRESS MUST CHANGE OUR WEAK IMMIGRATION LAWS at This particular ...

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Linda McMahon to resign as smaller Business Administration head

smaller Business Administration head Linda McMahon will step down to become the chair of the pro-Trump America First organizations, sources familiar with the matter told CNBC on Friday. McMahon will leave her Cabinet-level role in President Donald Trump’s administration on April 12. “She has been one of our all-time favorites,” Trump said of McMahon in remarks to reporters Friday afternoon ...

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William Barr expects redacted Mueller report to be released by mid-April

Attorney General William Barr expects a redacted type of special counsel Robert Mueller’s report to be sent to Congress by mid-April, “if not sooner,” he wrote in a brand new letter to Congress — which was quickly criticized as too little and also also also possibly too late by the chairmen of the House Judiciary and also also also House ...

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William Barr expects redacted Mueller report to be released by mid-April

Attorney General William Barr expects a redacted type of special counsel Robert Mueller’s report to be sent to Congress by mid-April, “if not sooner,” he wrote in a fresh letter to Congress — which was quickly criticized as too little as well as possibly too late by the chairman of the House Judiciary Committee. “The Special Counsel’s report is usually ...

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Amy Klobuchar proposes infrastructure plan in 2020 challenge to Trump

Democratic presidential candidate Sen. Amy Klobuchar unveiled a $1 trillion plan to overhaul American infrastructure Thursday in a direct challenge to two of President Donald Trump’s biggest priorities – his tax cuts, which became law, in addition to his infrastructure plan, which has not come to fruition. The Minnesota Democrat wants to combine $650 billion in federal funding with loan ...

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Admitted Russian agent Butina to be sentenced April 26

Alexandria Sheriff’s Office | Reuters Maria Butina appears in a police booking photograph released by the Alexandria Sheriff’s Office in Alexandria, Virginia, U.S. August 18, 2018. Maria Butina, who has admitted to working as a Russian agent to infiltrate an influential gun rights group in addition to also make inroads with U.S. conservative activists in addition to also Republicans, will ...

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Special counsel Robert Mueller’s report is actually more than 300 pages long

“Mr. Attorney General, we don’t need your interpretation,” of the Mueller report, said Pelosi, D-Calif. The speaker echoed calls by different leading Democrats for the report to be given to Congress soon. The report details Mueller’s findings coming from a two-year investigation into Russian interference inside the 2016 presidential election, possible coordination by the campaign of Trump in in which ...

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Florida mayor Wayne Messam becomes latest Democrat to announce 2020 bid for president

Wayne Messam, the little-known mayor of Miramar, Florida, launched a long-shot bid for president Thursday morning, becoming the latest contender in a crowded field of Democrats vowing to take on President Donald Trump in 2020. In a video announcing his candidacy, Messam vowed to fix a “broken” political system in Washington, D.C. His campaign can be looking to tackle: Gun ...

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House Intel chairman Adam Schiff bites back amid pressure to resign

The House Intelligence Committee’s Republican minority demanded Thursday which Rep. Adam Schiff, the panel’s Democratic chairman, resign through which role over his handling of Russia investigations involving President Donald Trump. Schiff, who has been one of special counsel Robert Mueller’s leading advocates, laid out what called the “evidence of collusion” in a fiery response. The call for Schiff to step ...

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