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by | July 18, 2018 | 08:14

The U.S. intelligence community has insisted repeatedly that the Kremlin interfered. "But we need to put constraints on this, we need less histrionics", the source said. "Given what Mr. Putin said today, given the indictments, given what Mr. Trump said today, that can not happen", said Schumer. The resigned expectation was that Trump would avoid the issue, even though it is a significant attack on American sovereignty.

by | July 18, 2018 | 02:44

Sen. Bob Corker slammed President Donald Trump on Monday for accepting Russian President Vladimir Putin's denials that the Russians interfered in the 2016 USA presidential election and said Trump's comments made the United States look like a "pushover".

by | July 17, 2018 | 21:25

But apologies and clarifying statements just aren't Trump's style. The news conference, televised on the nation's biggest broadcast and cable news networks, drew strong reaction from commentators after it was over. "The Russians have been manipulating elections for the past couple of decades", Rep. Former CIA Director John O. Brennan tweeted that Trump's behavior exceeds the threshold of high crimes and misdemeanors.

by | July 15, 2018 | 17:21

Outspoken political blogger Cyprian Nyakundi and social media influencer Christian Dela have suffered a huge blow losing over 1 million followers combined. As per reports, Rahul Gandhi lost 12, 974 Twitter followers. CFO Ned Segal said in a tweet that "most accounts we remove are not included in our reported metrics as they have not been active on the platform for 30 days or more, or we catch them at sign up and they are never counted".

by | July 13, 2018 | 15:15

Jacob Rees-Mogg - a leading Conservative Brexiteer and considered a potential alternative party leader by some - said it was perfectly reasonable for Trump to make such comments, adding that May now had an opportunity to change her mind on her Brexit plan.

by | July 13, 2018 | 14:00

But China is well-placed to exploit the fact that United States companies operating there generate big profits. With China's retaliatory tariffs, Tselikis said the United States lobster industry will further lose its edge over its archrivals, such as Canada , which struck a trade agreement with the European Union last year that will cut tariffs on lobsters in five years.

by | July 13, 2018 | 04:03

There, he announced that Canada will assume command of a new NATO training mission in Iraq - a deployment of 250 Canadian Armed Forces personnel, aimed in part at staving off Trump's complaints that Canada and other NATO allies are not doing enough to contribute to their NATO defence commitments.

by | July 12, 2018 | 06:43

This weekend, Trump recounted how close he came a year ago to selecting Hardiman, who was recommended by the president's sister and sometimes-confidante, retired federal judge Maryanne Trump Barry. Republicans hold a slim 51-49 Senate majority, and with ailing Senator John McCain battling cancer in his home state of Arizona they now can muster only 50 votes.

by | July 11, 2018 | 17:46

Still, Leahy doesn't talk as though Senate confirmation is a done deal. Trump said in the wake of Kennedy's retirement that he would not be asking potential justices about Roe v. As Barack Obama once said to John McCain: "The election is over". If Manchin votes against Kavanaugh, it will be more ammunition in the GOP arsenal come November.

by | July 10, 2018 | 09:00

He faces an uphill battle to be confirmed by the Senate in the coming weeks as many senators - from both sides of the aisle - have been vocal about their thoughts on the matter. Lisa Murkowski of Alaska and Susan Collins of ME were widely identified as the two lawmakers most likely to break with their party, given both their support of abortion rights, and the view that Kennedy's replacement had potential to be more conservative than he was in this regard.

by | July 10, 2018 | 06:39

A global team of about 30 correspondents in New York, London, Hong Kong and other major cities provides expert analysis in real time . Conservative judicial advocates say the judicial appointments are correcting the leftward tilt of the bench.

by | July 08, 2018 | 14:32

Noting that Pruitt's resignation "should be welcome news to anybody who values clean air and water", Earthjustice president Trip Van Noppen concluded in a statement on Thursday that it "does not close the chapter on the Trump administration's continuous assault on commonsense environmental safeguards".

by | July 07, 2018 | 15:01

Lu provided no details, but the Chinese Communist Party-run People's Daily said the Chinese General Administration of Customs was carrying out a plan announced last month to impose 25 percent tariffs on a US$34 billion list of U.S. "It is not only because of China's large market size, but it is also because the Chinese market is stable, rational, and committed to the rule of law".

by | July 07, 2018 | 00:29

When was ICE set up? ICE is a massive law enforcement agency, created after the 9/11 terrorist attacks. Immigration tops the economy and healthcare as the most important issue determining Americans' vote ahead of the midterm elections in November, a new Reuters/Ipsos opinion poll shows.

by | July 02, 2018 | 23:36

In a now-suspended Twitter feed called @EricHartleyFrnd, named after the Capital columnist who wrote about him in 2011, Ramos tweeted hundreds of times from 2011 to 2016 about the journalists and lawyers he felt had been responsible for defaming him.

by | July 01, 2018 | 17:14

By all accounts, Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez's upset of a 10-term Democratic lawmaker on Tuesday night was a stunner. And, unlike her opponent, she had no big money behind her. That has put him in the line of fire from Capitol Hill, as Politico reported in early June: "Rep. David Price (D-N.C.), executive director of the early-1980s Hunt Commission, which created superdelegates, said lawmakers were "infuriated" by Perez's stance, although he's not sure there's anything that can be done".

by | June 30, 2018 | 08:01

The idea is to force the confirmation until after the midterms - if Democrats can retake the Senate, they may be able to force a more liberal judge to be nominated. [Justin] worked closely with Mr. Trump when he was a real estate developer, according to two people with knowledge of his role. It is typical for judicial nominees to avoid stating any outright preferences for specific rulings on possible future cases.

by | June 29, 2018 | 22:57

But many GOP leaders fear that Trump's last-minute support ahead of Wednesday's vote won't be enough to get the votes needed to pass the bill , which was carefully negotiated between conservative lawmakers, moderates, and House leaders, according to Politico .

by | June 29, 2018 | 03:44

On Tuesday night, Sanders, also a democratic socialist , congratulated Ocasio-Cortez. Even though she gets around to the leftist policy positions, she doesn't sound looney, threatening or half-cocked the way Republicans want. Day observance in 2011. She was also involved with the Howard Thurman Center for Common Ground , which strives to bring together students from diverse backgrounds, and studied overseas in Niger, according to the BU student paper, the Daily Free Press .

by | June 28, 2018 | 20:12

I mean, you even have, even though Stacey Abrams won her campaign a year ago resoundingly, I mean last month resoundingly, there was still a battle and a fight to get support from outside of establishment DNC groups to support her. "It's time to fight for a NY that working families can afford", she said in the campaign video . Since Ocasio-Cortez won in one district, a very diverse and progressive NY district, McEnany's remark made little sense.

by | June 28, 2018 | 07:11

It was a long shot, but it was at least a way to build a political movement. "The message that we sent the world tonight is that it's not okay to put donors before your community", she said to supporters at her victory rally in the Bronx.

by | June 23, 2018 | 01:07

At oral arguments last fall, Roberts said that if judges began reviewing politically lopsided maps, siding with either Democrats or Republicans , their actions would be viewed as simply favoring one party over another. The Democrats targeted longtime Republican Rep. Roscoe Bartlett, who had been reelected in 2010 by a 28-percentage-point margin, but lost to a Democrat in the redrawn district in 2012 by 21 points.

by | June 20, 2018 | 21:36

A defiant US President Donald Trump doubled down Tuesday on his administration's controversial policy that leads to separating migrant children from their parents, as he prepared to face congressional Republicans alarmed by an intensifying crisis on America's southern border.

by | June 20, 2018 | 15:56

Trump's decision to suspend the exercises, coupled with the vague joint statement issued after his summit with Kim , have reinforced fears in South Korea that the North is attempting to take advantage of a USA president who appears to care less about the traditional alliance than his predecessors.

by | June 19, 2018 | 23:58

The family separations, documented by online videos of youngsters detained in cages, put Trump back at the center of a furor over immigration, an issue he inflamed as a presidential candidate and that he has carried into his administration.

by | June 19, 2018 | 09:35

She said she "hates to see children separated from their families and hopes both sides. can finally come together". Children are being used by some of the worst criminals on earth as a means to enter our country. "Jesus said suffer the little children unto me - he did not say let the children suffer", Clinton continued, citing a Bible verse . Over a recent six-week period, almost 2,000 children have been separated from their families over when their parents are held by border guards.

by | June 18, 2018 | 16:17

His office said he was hiking the Appalachian Trail but he was actually visiting his mistress in Argentina. The most competitive choice for Democrats appeared to be the battle between Clark County commissioners vying to be Nevada's first Democratic governor in two decades.

by | June 14, 2018 | 19:50

After the summit , Trump announced that he was putting an end to the annual US-South Korean military drills and that he wants to remove the 28,500 American troops stationed in South Korea as a deterrent against a potential North Korean attack.

by | June 14, 2018 | 15:00

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by | June 13, 2018 | 09:01

Kim Jong Un invited Trump to visit Pyongyang at a convenient time and Trump invited Kim Jong Un to visit the US. The KCNA report also said Trump would lift sanctions against the North - a claim that contradicted comments from the president Tuesday that the measures would "come off when we are sure that the nukes are no longer a factor".

by | June 13, 2018 | 05:23

For the past week, it was an open question in official Ottawa whether Trump would actually show up, given his recent trade actions against the other G7 countries and his increasingly antagonistic comments about their approach to global relations.

by | June 08, 2018 | 18:16

They're now outnumbered even by independents. "The [gas tax] initiative is going to be on the ballot in November and Democrats are going to have to defend raising the gasoline tax while Republicans say they want to repeal it". In the 21st District with the same scenario as the 10th District, the Republican took 63 percent of the primary vote. The polls open at 7 a.m. and voters should be ready to pore through a long list of candidates in the races for governor and senator.

by | June 06, 2018 | 16:56

U.S. President Donald Trump may have started a trade war and, if some Canadians have anything to say about it, Prime Minister Justin Trudeau will finish it. Morneau has called that "absurd" because Canada is no security risk to the USA, and he warned the tariffs will destroy jobs on both sides of the border.

by | May 28, 2018 | 17:14

The decision would seek to take some of the pressure off families between now and new legislation overturning the ban, which is expected to pass by the end of the year. The Together For Yes organisation said: "This is a vote for dignity and decency". The Church's influence has crumbled in recent years due to a series of child sex abuse scandals.

by | May 27, 2018 | 03:57

Campaigns on both sides of the issue grew intense leading up to the vote. Voting yes would repeal the amendment, while voting no would keep it in place. "For Catholics, the formation of conscience is guided by the Word of God and involves giving careful attention to what the Church teaches". When contraception was legalised in Ireland in 1974, there was a widespread belief that liberal abortion laws would inevitably follow.