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MLK holiday represents big moment for 2020 Democrats

Monday’s observance of what would have been Martin Luther King Jr.’s 90th birthday is emerging as an important moment for Democrats eyeing the White House to talk about one of the most divisive issues in American politics: race. At least a half dozen declared or potential presidential candidates will attend events and talk about what […]
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Trump cancels US delegation trip to Davos economic conference over government shutdown

The White House on Thursday announced that President Donald Trump's delegation would not attend a high-profile economic conference.            [Author: USA TODAY]
Tags: Usa, News, White House, US, Davos, Usa Today, Donald Trump, Trump


Top North Korean official arrives in Washington for talks

Kim Yong-chol abruptly cancelled planned visit in November but is expected to visit the White House on FridayA senior North Korean general has arrived in Washington for a rare visit, during which he is expected to meet Donald Trump as the two countries seek to finalise a new summit aimed at denuclearisation and easing decades of hostility.Kim Yong-chol, a right-hand man to North Korean leader Kim Jong-un, abruptly cancelled his last planned talks in the United States – a meeting set two months a...
Tags: Washington, North Korea, White House, World news, US foreign policy, US news, United States, Asia Pacific, Donald Trump, State, Kim Jong, Kim Yong, Mike Pompeo, Kim Yong chol


Trump grounds House speaker, scraps Davos trip amid shutdown

US President Donald Trump forced the cancellation Thursday of a trip to Afghanistan by his Democratic opponent Nancy Pelosi, and scrapped administration officials' travel to the Davos forum as a government shutdown plunged Washington deeper into deadlock. The mess in the US capital already verged on the surreal as Congress feuds with the White House over how to end an impasse now in its fourth week, with thousands of federal workers left unpaid. In a letter laced with sarcasm, Trump told House...
Tags: News, Congress, Washington, White House, US, Afghanistan, Davos, House, Nancy Pelosi, Donald Trump, Trump, Pelosi, Brussels Egypt


The White House is scrapping a planned delegation's trip for the World Economic Forum, press secretary says

The White House has canceled the planned delegation's trip to Davos, Switzerland, for the World Economic Forum, press secretary Sarah Sanders announced Thursday, the 27th day of government shutdown.
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Trump White House cancels Davos trip for World Economic Forum

The planned delegation included Pompeo and Mnuchin. White House press secretary Sarah Sanders says the Trump administration has canceled a planned trip to Davos, Switzerland, for the World Economic Forum. The announcement was made today, Thursday, the 27th day of Trump's partial government shutdown. [email protected]: “Out of consideration for the 800,000 great American workers not receiving pay and to ensure his team can assist as needed, President Trump has canceled his Delegation’s trip to the...
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White House delegation cancels Davos trip

The White House has canceled the planned delegation's trip to Davos, Switzerland, for the World Economic Forum, press secretary Sarah Sanders announced Thursday, the 27th day of government shutdown.
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Trump cancels U.S. delegation trip to Davos economic conference over government shutdown

The White House on Thursday announced that President Donald Trump's delegation would not attend a high-profile economic conference.            [Author: USA TODAY]
Tags: Usa, News, White House, Davos, Usa Today, Donald Trump, Trump


Boston Red Sox manager Alex Cora reconsidering White House visit

Puerto Rico native Alex Cora isn't so sure he'll accompany the World Series champions due to the Trump administration's response to Hurricane Maria.            [Author: USA TODAY]
Tags: Usa, News, White House, Boston Red Sox, Usa Today, Puerto Rico, Trump, Hurricane Maria, Alex Cora


Trump grounds Democratic speaker's foreign travel

Deadlock in Washington reached a new low Thursday as Donald Trump hit his chief Democratic opponent Nancy Pelosi with a last-minute cancellation of her plan to take an air force plane to Afghanistan -- citing the four-week-old government shutdown as a motive. The mess in Washington, where swaths of government workers are not being paid while Congress feuds with the White House, already verged on the surreal. In a letter laced with sarcasm and accompanied by his dramatic signature, Trump told H...
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Red Sox manager Cora hedges on White House visit

Boston Red Sox manager Alex Cora doesn't sound so sure anymore that he will visit the White House for the celebration of the team's World Series championship            [Author: AP]
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Palestinian School And Sewage Projects Unfinished As U.S. Cuts Final Bit Of Aid

The White House has blocked efforts to finish U.S.-funded infrastructure projects in the West Bank and Gaza before a Feb. 1 aid cutoff date.(Image credit: Jaafar Ashtiyeh/AFP/Getty Images)
Tags: News, White House, Gaza, West Bank, Jaafar Ashtiyeh


This Week: Trump Administration Picks And Chooses Which Employees Are Essential

As the record-breaking, 27-day partial government shutdown continues to affect millions of Americans — those paid by the government, and those dependent on funding and services left unavailable — the Trump administration has ensured that certain corners of the government go unaffected. And here, we see the administration’s priorities: Roughly 46,000 IRS workers, for example, will be forced to work without pay even though their services aren’t, seemingly, essential. But tax returns must go out...
Tags: News, Washington, Senate, White House, Cnn, Alaska, Mitch McConnell, Interior Department, Donald Trump, Gulf of Mexico, Justice Department, Irs, Doi, Trump, Bureau of Land Management, Interior


President Trump Canceled Nancy Pelosi’s Trip to Afghanistan Over the Shutdown Fight

One day after she essentially disinvited him from delivering his State of the Union
Tags: News, Congress, White House, Uncategorized, Afghanistan, Egypt, Brussels, Nancy Pelosi, Donald Trump, Shutdown, Trump


Trump Responds To Pelosi: I’m Canceling Your Overseas Trip!

President Trump responded to House Speaker Nancy Pelosi’s (D-CA) call to delay the State of the Union address with a postponement of his own. “Due to the shutdown, I am sorry to inform you that your trip to Brussels, Egypt, and Afghanistan has been postponed. We will reschedule this seven-day excursion when the shutdown is over,” Trump wrote to Pelosi. A day earlier, Pelosi wrote to Trump to request he delay his State of the Union address, set for Jan. 29, due to the ongoing government shutdo...
Tags: News, Congress, White House, Afghanistan, House, Nancy Pelosi, Trump, Pelosi, Sarah Sanders, David Taintor, Brussels Egypt


Giuliani just contradicted 18 months of 'no collusion' talk

If you know anything about the White House's reaction to the ongoing special counsel probe into Russia interference in the 2016 election, it's these two words: "No collusion."
Tags: News, White House, Russia, Stories, Giuliani


Analysis: Giuliani just contradicted 18 months of 'no collusion' talk

If you know anything about the White House's reaction to the ongoing special counsel probe into Russia interference in the 2016 election, it's these two words: "No collusion."
Tags: News, White House, Russia, Stories, Giuliani


White House Calls Back More Workers Without Pay As Shutdown Drags On

The Trump administration is calling back some workers at the IRS, the Farm Service Agency and the Department of the Interior, as the government shutdown enters its 27th day.
Tags: News, White House, Trump, Interior, IRS the Farm Service Agency


As White House preps for Mueller, Trump team may borrow from Clinton playbook

The White House is quietly readying its strategy to mitigate the political fallout once special counsel Robert Mueller wraps up and House Democrats have investigations in full swing, sources tell CNN.
Tags: White House, Cnn, House, Clinton, Robert Mueller, Mueller Trump


Rudy Giuliani just totally contradicted 18 months of 'no collusion' talk from Donald Trump

If you know anything about the White House's reaction to the ongoing special counsel probe into Russia interference in the 2016 election, it's these two words: "No collusion."
Tags: White House, Russia, Cnn, Donald Trump, Rudy Giuliani


Opinion: Cracks emerging in GOP ranks over shutdown's toll

Something has gone wrong in the past 48 hours with Mitch McConnell's well-oiled Senate machine. Though the GOP majority leader eventually prevailed, 11 of his Republican colleagues stood on the Senate floor this week and voted to maintain sanctions on companies tied to Russian oligarch and President Vladimir Putin ally Oleg Deripaska, despite direct requests from the White House and McConnell.
Tags: News, Vladimir Putin, Senate, White House, Gop, Stories, Mitch McConnell, Oleg Deripaska


Pelosi: ‘I’m Not Denying’ Trump ‘A Platform’ With SOTU Date Request

Speaker of the House Nancy Pelosi (D-CA) told reporters that she’s not “denying” the President a “platform” by requesting the State of the Union be postponed until the government is reopened and reiterated that her ask is about security and ensuring personnel are paid. Speaking to reporters during a press conference on Thursday, Pelosi argued that the date of the SOTU is not “sacred for any reasons” and said it was just a calendar date that was “negotiated” between Congress and the White Hous...
Tags: News, Congress, White House, House, Trump, Pelosi, Nancy Pelosi D CA, Nicole Lafond


Trump Administration May Have Separated Thousands More Migrant Families Than Initially Thought

The administration has identified more than 2,700 children who were separated
Tags: News, White House, Uncategorized, Migration, Trump Administration, Onetime


The 'most powerful man in politics,' demonized in this week’s dubious tabloids

If you roll up a copy of this week’s Globe tabloid into the shape of a seashell and hold it to your ear, you can hear the sound of President Trump screaming. Just because they’re packed with fact-challenged celebrity gossip doesn’t mean that the tabloids can’t give us insight into American politics. President Trump has long used the National Enquirer and Globe as mouthpieces for his thoughts, and this week it appears that trend continues. Just because Globe and National Enquirer chief David Pec...
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Shutdown enters 27th day with grim poll news for Trump – live updates

The president will go to the Pentagon today to make an announcement on the government’s missile defence reviewSign up to the daily US morning briefing 2.08pm GMT CBS reports that the White House is mulling the option of having President Donald Trump deliver the State of the Union in the Senate chamber after Speaker Nancy Pelosi asked him to delay the address until after the shutdown. 1.53pm GMT The Wall Street Journal reports that former Trump lawyer Michael Cohen billed Donald Trump $50...
Tags: Republicans, Senate, White House, US, US news, Democrats, US politics, Cbs, Pentagon, Nancy Pelosi, US Congress, Donald Trump, Wall Street Journal, Trump, Cohen, Michael Cohen


King Strikes McCarthy, Cheney: What Gives Them ‘Moral Authority’ To Judge Me

Rep. Steve King (R-IA) made his true feelings about the backlash over his comments about white supremacy known during an interview with a St. Louis radio station on Wednesday, pushing back against House Minority Leader Kevin McCarthy (R-CA) and Rep. Liz Cheney’s (R-WY) criticism of him. “(McCarthy) decided he’s going to to believe the New York Times over Steve King and that’s a fact and I will tell you, if there’s support out there for Liz Cheney– you can’t put her in the category of every be...
Tags: News, White House, House, New York Times, St Louis, Cheney, King, Mccarthy, Kevin McCarthy, Steve King, Steve King R IA, Liz Cheney, Nicole Lafond, McCarthy Cheney


‘I Never Said There Was No Collusion.’ Rudy Giuliani Changes His Tune on Trump Campaign Denials

He said he only denied that the President had colluded
Tags: News, White House, Uncategorized, Donald Trump, Rudy Giuliani, Onetime


We Need To Work Together To Reopen Government, Rep. Suozzi Says

Steve Inskeep talks to Rep. Tom Suozzi of New York, who was one of the few lawmakers who went to the White House Wednesday to discuss the shutdown. NPR's Domenico Montanaro weighs in on the issue.
Tags: New York, News, White House, Npr, Steve Inskeep, DOMENICO MONTANARO, Tom Suozzi, Suozzi


FBI: Man Planned To Attack White House With Rocket And Explosives

ATLANTA (AP) — A Georgia man who traded his car for an antitank rocket and explosives in a plot to storm the White House is under arrest, authorities said. Hasher Jallal Taheb, 21, of Cumming, was arrested in an FBI sting operation Wednesday and is charged with attempting to damage or destroy a building owned by the United States using fire or an explosive, U.S. Attorney Byung J. “BJay” Pak said. It wasn’t immediately clear whether Taheb had an attorney who could comment on the allegations. T...
Tags: News, Washington, White House, Atlanta, Georgia, Ap, Fbi, United States, West Wing of the, CUMMING, Buford, Byung J BJay Pak, Kate Riga, Hasher Jallal Taheb, Taheb



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