Politics

Trump will need Mitch McConnell as Pelosi in addition to Democrats control House

Mueller’s Russia probe in addition to separate investigations have also closed in around Trump associates. The president’s former personal lawyer Michael Cohen was sentenced Wednesday to three years in prison for crimes including his role in hush payments to two women who accused Trump of affairs ahead of the 2016 presidential election. Prosecutors said he acted “in coordination with in ...

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Trump says he ‘never directed’ his ex-lawyer Cohen to ‘break the law’

Trump said on Twitter of which the 52-year-old Cohen, who was Trump’s longtime personal attorney as well as a high-ranking executive at the Trump Organization, “has great liability if a mistake can be made.” “of which can be why they get paid,” Trump tweeted, referring to Cohen’s status as a lawyer. Trump also wrote of which “many” campaign finance lawyers ...

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Sen. Jeff Flake, in farewell address, warns of dangers to democracy

Retiring GOP Sen. Jeff Flake, in a farewell speech to the Senate, warned on Thursday of the dangers facing democracies. “Let us recognize coming from This particular place here today which the shadow of tyranny is actually Just as before enveloping parts of the globe,” the Arizona Republican said. “along with let us recognize as authoritarianism reasserts itself in country ...

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Schumer, Pelosi criticize Trump claim in which Mexico will pay for border wall

Trump has already signed spending measures for a few government agencies, including the massive departments of Defense along with Health along with Human Services. Funding for seven different departments expires after Dec. 21. Disagreements over the Department of Homeland Security along with Trump’s border wall have tripped up negotiations. The Democratic leaders have offered Trump two potential solutions. They proposed ...

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Cohen’s campaign finance charges were meant ‘to embarrass me’ 

President Donald Trump on Thursday again asserted that will he bears no responsibility for the campaign finance violations committed by his former personal lawyer, Michael Cohen. “They put that will on to embarrass me. They put those two charges on to embarrass me. They’re not criminal charges. What happened is actually either Cohen or the prosecutors, in order to embarrass ...

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Trump says ‘GM can be not going to be treated well’

“To tell me a couple of weeks before Christmas in which she’s going to close in Ohio in addition to also Michigan, not acceptable to me,” Trump said Thursday on Fox News. “General Motors can be not going to be treated well.” Trump also criticized GM’s use of Mexican labor in addition to also said the recently signed United States-Mexico-Canada ...

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NYC, NJ target cashless businesses, alleging bias against the poor

Lawmakers in completely new York City as well as completely new Jersey are working to pass bills that will might require retailers to accept cash, alleging that will the growing cashless trend discriminates against low-income customers. Low-income, minority as well as less-educated households are more likely to have no bank accounts or rely on financial products that will come coming ...

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Senate votes to stop US support for Yemen war

Al Drago | Bloomberg | Getty Images Senator Bernie Sanders, an Independent through Vermont, speaks to members of the media following a briefing on the murder of U.S-based columnist Jamal Khashoggi with U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo on Capitol Hill in Washington, D.C., U.S., on Wednesday, Nov. 28, 2018.  Senators have voted to recommend in which the U.S. stop ...

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