Politics

GOP Arkansas Gov. Asa Hutchinson sticks with Trump on China trade war

Republican Arkansas Gov. Asa Hutchinson told CNBC on Monday in which he gives “confidence along with latitude” to President Donald Trump within the China trade war however urges a quick resolution for the sake of the nearly 48,000 family owned farms in his state. “I continue to support the president,” Hutchinson said. “however we feel the idea’s appropriate to say ...

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The US spends “many times more” protecting NATO countries

Leah Millis | Reuters President Donald Trump speaks with the news media before boarding Marine One for travel to Europe by the White House, in Washington, U.S., July 10, 2018. President Donald Trump will be setting the tone before his meetings with European leaders that will week, beginning with the NATO summit in Brussels. “NATO countries must pay MORE, the ...

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Trump SCOTUS pick Kavanaugh pro-business tilt stokes unions’ concerns

Brett Kavanaugh, whom President Donald Trump nominated Monday night to succeed Anthony Kennedy on the Supreme Court, is actually widely viewed as a more conservative replacement for the retiring justice. although legal experts say which while the judge has taken a more overtly pro-business stance than some of the various other leading candidates on Trump’s list, his rulings on such ...

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Trump SCOTUS pick Kavanaugh favors shielding presidents through probes

Ironically, one situation which Kavanaugh has said deeply influenced his belief in shielding a sitting president through having to deal which has a pending criminal probe or prosecution, or a civil lawsuit, was his involvement as an assistant to independent counsel Kenneth Starr during his investigation of President Bill Clinton within the late 1990s. The impeachment of Clinton — who ...

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Trump’s Supreme Court pick carries a long way to go before confirmation

“I think the president made an outstanding nomination,” McConnell told reporters after the meeting. Not all of Kavanaugh’s meet-as well as-greets are required to be so chummy. Senate Minority Leader Chuck Schumer, D-N.Y., has already vowed to oppose Kavanaugh’s nomination with verve. Sen. Elizabeth Warren, D-Mass., indicated her opposition in a tweet on Tuesday. Warren tweet Mark Kende, director of ...

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SCOTUS could cripple CFPB with Brett Kavanaugh on the bench

Chip Somodevilla | Getty Images U.S. Circuit Judge Brett M. Kavanaugh looks on as U.S. President Donald Trump introduces him as his nominee to the United States Supreme Court during an event from the East Room of the White House July 9, 2018 in Washington, DC.  The Consumer Financial Protection Bureau, established in 2010 to protect Americans by the type ...

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‘I have confidence’ Kim Jong Un will honor agreement

While Pompeo touted the recent talks as being a positive along with substantive step toward denuclearizing the Korean Peninsula, North Korea’s Foreign Ministry quickly contradicted him, calling the talks “regrettable.” Pompeo used different language about the North Korean talks in subsequent remarks to reporters during an unannounced visit to Kabul, Afghanistan, on Monday. “We still have a long ways to ...

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Pro-Trump group targets red state Democrats in SCOTUS push

The group, she added, plans to target individual states, while paying particularly close attention to the actions of Democratic Sens. Joe Manchin of West Virginia, Joe Donnelly of Indiana, Bill Nelson of Florida, Jon Tester of Montana, Claire McCaskill of Missouri, Heidi Heitkamp of North Dakota in addition to also Doug Jones of Alabama. All of them represent states Trump ...

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Susan Collins, various other senators will make or break Trump Supreme Court pick

Collins’ decision on whether to confirm Kavanaugh could very well determine the action various other senators take. He could potentially serve as a swing vote on whether to overturn Roe, along with shape the future of abortion rights within the United States. The Maine Republican has generally supported abortion rights along with will look at a potential justice’s views on ...

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