Politics

U.S. House Democrat says current Congress may not see Trump taxes
Posted on June 15, 2019 at 8:01 pm

A senior Democrat on a congressional panel seeking President Donald Trump's tax returns warned on Saturday that the current Congress may not see the long-sought tax documents without launching an impeachment inquiry. […]

Pro-impeachment Amash insists he hasn’t changed but Republican Party has
Posted by Paul Kane on June 15, 2019 at 7:50 pm

The Michigan congressman is heading into a lonely reelection battle as Trump and his family are signaling their support for a primary challenger. […]

Pro-impeachment Amash insists he hasn’t changed but Republican Party has
Posted by Paul Kane on June 15, 2019 at 7:50 pm

The Michigan congressman is heading into a lonely reelection battle as Trump and his family are signaling their support for a primary challenger. […]

Four Democratic 2020 candidates court South Carolina's black voters
Posted on June 15, 2019 at 7:39 pm

Four of the two dozen Democrats vying for their party's 2020 U.S. presidential nomination appeared at a Black Economic Alliance forum in Charleston, South Carolina, on Saturday, with an eye on the key role black voters will play in the early-voting state. […]

Trump’s consistent criticism of Iran pushes U.S. to point of potential conflict
Posted by Anne Gearan on June 15, 2019 at 7:04 pm

The president, who insists he wants to avoid a Middle East war, faces a difficult choice: step back to reduce tensions or act unilaterally and risk confrontation. […]

Trump administration owes D.C. government $7 million for inauguration: Washington Post
Posted on June 15, 2019 at 5:05 pm

The Trump administration and Congress still owe the District of Columbia government $7 million for expenses related to the 2017 presidential inauguration, the Washington Post reported on Friday, raising questions about who will foot the bill for the president's planned July 4 speech at the Lincoln Memorial. […]

‘No brainer’: Trump tweets support for amendment banning flag burning
Posted by Colby Itkowitz on June 15, 2019 at 4:55 pm

President Trump backed a constitutional amendment to outlaw desecration of the American flag. […]

GOP strategist and census official discussed citizenship question, new documents filed by lawyers suggest
Posted by Tara Bahrampour on June 15, 2019 at 4:52 pm

Civil rights groups challenging citizenship question say new evidence strengthen claims of a conspiracy […]

Want to get noticed as a female candidate on the Democratic debate stage? Interrupt a man.
Posted by Amber Phillips on June 15, 2019 at 12:00 pm

And other advice from a debate coach for the record-setting six women who qualified for the Democratic primary debates. […]

Want to get noticed as a female candidate on the Democratic debate stage? Interrupt a man.
Posted by Amber Phillips on June 15, 2019 at 12:00 pm

And other advice from a debate coach for the record-setting six women who qualified for the Democratic primary debates. […]

Here’s why Pelosi won’t allow the House to pursue impeachment — at least not yet
Posted by Sarah Binder on June 15, 2019 at 11:45 am

But she's allowing the investigating committees more freedom — and that matters. […]

Trump presses Lockheed to keep open a Pennsylvania plant slated for closure
Posted on June 15, 2019 at 2:13 am

U.S. President Donald Trump on Friday urged Lockheed Martin Corp to keep open its Sikorsky helicopter plant in Coatesville, Pennsylvania, a week after the weapons maker announced the planned closure of the facility. […]

Mnuchin on solid ground in withholding Trump tax returns: Justice Department
Posted on June 15, 2019 at 1:04 am

U.S. Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin did not violate the law by refusing to provide President Donald Trump's tax returns to Congress because the confidentiality of returns is protected under the law, the Justice Department said in a legal opinion released on Friday. […]

Sen. Collins to oppose Trump judicial nominee over record opposing gay rights
Posted by Hailey Fuchs on June 14, 2019 at 11:51 pm

The Maine Republican, who faces reelection next year, criticized Matthew Kacsmaryk’s “alarming bias against LGBTQ Americans.&rdquo […]

Biden, Sanders to share debate stage after a lopsided drawing divides presidential candidates for two events this month
Posted by Matt Viser on June 14, 2019 at 11:15 pm

The Democratic National Committee divided the field into two groups Friday for the debates in Miami on June 26-27 […]

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