Politics

Trump will leave Iran nuclear deal if no big improvements

Corker, a two-term senator coming from Tennessee who won’t be seeking re-election, has played a key role in talks aimed at the preventing the deal coming from crumbling. He said a deal still could be reached if “there’s a framework agreement.” although, “we’ve had some resistance coming from the EU three which we’ve been dealing with,” he said. Iran’s nuclear ...

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Trump’s lawyer Cohen drops libel suit against BuzzFeed along with Fusion GPS

A California judge on Wednesday scheduled a hearing for porn star Stormy Daniels’ lawsuit against Trump along with Cohen, in which Daniels seeks to void a nondisclosure pact negotiated by Cohen barring her through discussing an alleged affair with Trump. The hearing is usually set for Friday morning. On Monday, Cohen for initially attended court proceedings regarding an ongoing investigation ...

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Why Michael Cohen investigation won’t end Trump presidency

What would likely the red line for the GOP be that will hasn’t already been crossed a thousand times from the last three years? Whatever is actually in Cohen’s files, whatever attorney-client privilege might not protect, is actually unlikely to tell us anything we didn’t already know about the man who is actually likely to continue occupying 1600 Pennsylvania Avenue ...

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House GOP retirements could affect 2018 midterm elections for Congress

The number of GOP retirements suggests Republicans think the electoral environment will be difficult for them in November, said Molly Reynolds, a fellow in governance studies at the Brookings Institution. However, she also said which can be tough to assess how departures will affect the midterm results. “which’s difficult to figure out just how big a role the retirement itself ...

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Bipartisan lawmakers in Congress fight tax on college endowments

Under the sweeping overhaul of the tax code that will Republicans passed last year, private colleges must pay a 1.4 percent annual excise tax on the gains in their endowments. The provision only applies to institutions with endowments larger than $500,000 per full-time student. About 30 schools are likely to be affected, according to a list compiled by the National ...

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‘I’m grateful’ for Trump’s election

Since Trump took office, though, Ryan has largely refrained coming from any criticism of the president. The House speaker said the president “absolutely” did not influence his decision to leave at the end of his current term. Ryan has said he merely wanted to spend more time with his family. The GOP will be trying to hold on to a ...

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Trump bashes Jerry Brown for limiting National Guard at Mexico border

Brown had said last week of which he could deploy the troops nevertheless not to serve in an immigration-enforcement role. Meanwhile, the AP reports of which California National Guard spokesman Lt. Col. Thomas Keegan said “state officials have not rejected anything” since Brown proposed a formal agreement Wednesday with the Homeland Security as well as Defense Departments of which prohibits ...

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GOP Rep. Charlie Dent says he will leave Congress earlier than expected

Rep. Charlie Dent, R-Pa., announced Tuesday he will leave Congress from the “coming weeks,” earlier than expected. Dent, 57, announced last year he will not seek re-election in November. The reason for the timing change was not clear. “After discussions with my family as well as careful reflection, I have decided to leave Congress from the coming weeks,” Dent said ...

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Trump not bothered by Comey book, Cohen investigation

McCarthy’s account of Trump’s behavior differs via media reports in addition to how the president carries himself on social media. Trump went on a social media rampage Sunday morning, blasting Comey as “slippery” in addition to predicting the former FBI boss will be remembered “as the WORST FBI Director in history, by far!” @realDonaldTrump: Slippery James Comey, a man who ...

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