Politics

Sorry, this feed is currently unavailable or does not exists anymore.

U.S. judge allows Trump to appeal key 'emoluments' rulings
Posted on August 21, 2019 at 9:10 pm

A federal judge on Wednesday allowed President Donald Trump to appeal key preliminary rulings in a lawsuit accusing him of violating anti-corruption provisions of the U.S. Constitution with his private business dealings, likely freezing the case for months. […]

Trump imposes rule allowing U.S. to detain migrant families indefinitely
Posted on August 21, 2019 at 8:45 pm

The Trump administration on Wednesday unveiled a rule that allows officials to detain migrant families indefinitely while judges consider whether to grant them asylum in the United States, abolishing a previous 20-day limit. […]

Trump says he is seriously looking at ending birthright citizenship
Posted on August 21, 2019 at 8:45 pm

U.S. President Donald Trump said on Wednesday that his administration was seriously looking at ending the right of citizenship for U.S.-born children of noncitizens and people who immigrated to the United States illegally. […]

Trump says he will push to close background check loopholes for gun buys
Posted on August 21, 2019 at 8:29 pm

U.S. President Donald Trump said on Wednesday his administration would seek to close background check loopholes for gun purchases after Democrats accused him of reversing course on gun control measures. […]

Parkland massacre survivors post sweeping U.S. gun-control plan ahead of 2020 election
Posted on August 21, 2019 at 8:28 pm

Survivors of the Parkland, Florida, high school massacre on Wednesday released a sweeping gun-control plan that would ban assault-style rifles and take other steps in hopes of halving U.S. firearms deaths and injuries within a decade. […]

Conservation, animal rights groups sue Trump over weakening U.S. wildlife protections
Posted on August 21, 2019 at 6:51 pm

Environmental and animal rights groups on Wednesday sued the Trump administration over its proposal to revise the U.S. Endangered Species Act, seeking to block changes that they say will roll back protections of animals at risk of extinction. […]

Trump may back off plan for foreign aid cuts, to decide within week
Posted on August 21, 2019 at 6:15 pm

U.S. President Donald Trump said on Tuesday he was considering scaling back an effort that could have cut billions of dollars in foreign aid and would decide on the proposal - which faces strong opposition in Congress - within days. […]

Trump says not looking at changing capital gains tax
Posted on August 21, 2019 at 5:17 pm

U.S. President Donald Trump on Wednesday said he is not looking to index capital gains taxes to the inflation rate, which could slash the taxes that investors pay on profits from asset sales, or to cut payroll taxes. […]

Trump: A vote for a Democrat is a vote against Israel
Posted on August 21, 2019 at 5:08 pm

President Donald Trump beat back criticism of his comments accusing American Jews who vote for Democrats of "great disloyalty" and went a step further on Wednesday, saying any vote for a Democrat is a vote against Israel. […]

Israel holds back on Trump's Democrat Jews 'disloyalty' remark
Posted on August 21, 2019 at 1:19 pm

Israeli officials on Wednesday offered a muted response to remarks by U.S. President Donald Trump who said American Jews who vote for the Democratic Party were 'disloyal.' […]

Explainer: What early U.S. presidential polls tell us about the 2020 race
Posted on August 21, 2019 at 11:13 am

Anyone paying the slightest attention to the Democratic presidential campaign has likely seen headlines on the latest "horse race" opinion polls, highlighting one candidate's rise or another's decline. […]

Trump administration expected to announce plan to detain migrant children longer: ABC
Posted on August 21, 2019 at 2:09 am

The Trump administration is expected to announce new rules that would allow the government to detain families with children crossing the U.S. border longer, according to ABC News, citing two government officials it said were familiar with the plan. […]

Trump White House seeks to assuage farmer unrest over biofuel policy: sources
Posted on August 21, 2019 at 12:46 am

President Donald Trump's administration has been scrambling to stem the tide of rising anger in Farm Belt states after its decision this month to allow numerous oil refiners to mix less ethanol into their gasoline, sources told Reuters on Tuesday. […]

Trump says White House discussing gun legislation; Democrats say talks low-level
Posted on August 20, 2019 at 11:59 pm

President Donald Trump said on Tuesday his administration was in "meaningful" talks with Democrats about gun legislation after the latest mass shootings, but congressional aides downplayed the discussions as low-level and not very productive. […]

Trump looking at possible tax cuts amid economic jitters
Posted on August 20, 2019 at 11:51 pm

President Donald Trump said on Tuesday his administration was considering potential tax cuts on wages as well as profits from asset sales, and sought to play down market anxieties that the world's top economy could be heading for a recession. […]

<p>