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Auto industry lines up against possible U.S. tariffs

The U.S. auto industry urged President Donald Trump's administration on Monday not to saddle imported cars and auto parts with steep tariffs, after the U.S. Commerce Department sent a confidential report to the White House late on Sunday with its recommendations for how to proceed.
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New round of U.S.-China trade talks begins Tuesday

A new round of talks between the United States and China to resolve their trade war will take place in Washington on Tuesday, with follow-up sessions at a higher level later in the week, the White House said on Monday. The talks follow a round of negotiations that ended last week in Beijing without a deal but which officials said had generated progress on contentious issues between the two trading partners. The talks are aimed at "achieving needed structural changes in China that affect trade ...
Tags: Science, Washington, White House, China, Beijing, United States


Deputy Attorney General Rod Rosenstein Is Expected to Depart in March, Official Says

The White House is expected to name a replacement this week
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Official: Deputy AG Rosenstein expected to depart in March

WASHINGTON (AP) — A Justice Department official says Deputy Attorney General Rod Rosenstein is expected to leave his position in the middle of next month. The official was not authorized to discuss the move by name and spoke to The Associated Press on condition of anonymity on Monday night. The White House is expected to […]
Tags: News, Washington, White House, Ap, Nation, Associated Press, Justice Department, Rod Rosenstein, AG Rosenstein


Infant Who Survived Abortion Screamed For An Hour While Left Alone To Die

Life Site: The abortion industry doesn’t want to admit that babies can survive abortion. They call it a myth and pretend it doesn’t happen — but it does. And what happens when babies do survive abortions is chilling. Too often, the babies are left to die, with no comfort or compassion, but alone and cold and in pain. This is exactly what just happened in Poland, where a baby with Down syndrome was the victim of a botched abortion, and was then left to die, crying for nearly an hour while doctors...
Tags: Politics, Military, Poland, Abortion, Warsaw Poland, Republika Television Medical, Dorota Jasłowska Niemyska


New round of U.S.-China trade talks to begin in Washington on Tuesday

A new round of talks between the United States and China to resolve their trade war will take place in Washington on Tuesday, with follow-up sessions at a higher level later in the week, the White House said on Monday. The talks are aimed at "achieving needed structural changes in China that affect trade between the United States and China. The two sides will also discuss China's pledge to purchase a substantial amount of goods and services from the United States," the White House said in a st...
Tags: Science, Washington, White House, China, United States


16 States Sue President Trump Over National Emergency Declaration

Trump declared a national emergency in an effort to fund a border wall
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Trump talking about John James as frontrunner for UN ambassador

President Donald Trump has mentioned former Michigan GOP Senate candidate John James as a leading contender for the role of US ambassador to the United Nations, a source close to White House tells CNN.
Tags: White House, US, Cnn, United Nations, Un, Michigan, Donald Trump, Trump, GOP Senate, John James


Happy President's Day!

Today is President's Day, a day that celebrates the great chief executives of this country. While this day popularly honors Abraham Lincoln and George Washington, both who were born in February, many take this day to celebrate the lives and accomplishments of the many other presidents that have served the United States. While you may know most of them and their time spent in office, did you know that Jimmy Carter was a peanut farmer before he was president? Or that Andrew Jackson had a pet parr...
Tags: White House, America, Military, United States, Jimmy Carter, Lincoln, Fun Facts, Hoover, Bush, Adams, George Washington, Thomas Jefferson, Abraham Lincoln, Andrew Jackson, Tyler, Rothco


Ballot measures: the new battle for gun rights

The next battle for gun rights won’t be fought in Congress or even in your state’s legislative body. No, the new fight is going to happen right at the ballot box, and if that doesn’t scare you it should. We’re talking about ballot measures. Ballot measures are a form of direct democracy, while they come … Continue reading "Ballot measures: the new battle for gun rights"
Tags: Politics, Guns, Congress


Protesters accuse Trump of 'fake' national emergency

Critics of President Donald Trump's declaration of a national emergency along the U.S.-Mexico border protested outside the White House on Monday. (Feb. 18)            [Author: AP]
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Alibaba developed Chinese Communist Party propaganda app that became China Apple Store hit: Report

The smash hit Chinese government propaganda app Xuexi Qiangguo, which translates to 'Study to make China strong', was developed by the technology firm Alibaba, reports Reuters today. Just last week, the propaganda app knocked Wechat and Tik Tok’s Chinese version Douyin off the "most popular app" pedestal in Apple’s China app store. Two people at Alibaba disclosed their company's role in the Xuexi Qiangguo app to Reuters during a time when the relationships between Chinese technology firms an...
Tags: Apple, Post, Business, Politics, New York, Technology, News, China, World news, Alibaba, WeChat, Chinese communist party, Propaganda, App Store, Jack Ma, Communist Party


Trump news: California attorney general sues White House over national emergency declaration with 12 states expected to join

Donald Trump is being accused of waging a “relentless attack” on the FBI since taking office as the fallout from his decision to declare a national emergency to secure border wall funding continues. The remark comes from former deputy director of the bureau Andrew McCabe - dismissed by ex-attorney general Jeff Sessions in March 2018 after being accused of leaking information to the media - in an interview with NPR’s Morning Edition to promote his new insider account of the bureau, The Threat. ...
Tags: News, California, White House, Fbi, Cbs, Npr, Donald Trump, James Comey, Trump, McCabe, Jeff Sessions, Andrew McCabe


Contemplating Trump's taxes (again) on Presidents Day

Today technically is George Washington's Birthday, but we've come to call it Presidents Day in honor of all our commanders in chief, like these four greats on Mount Rushmore National Memorial. (Image courtesy Mount Rushmore Facebook page) How are you celebrating George Washington's birthday? Yep, that's what today officially is, despite all the Presidents Day sale signs in retailers' windows. Technically, America's first president was born on Feb. 22, 1731. However, since 1971 we've celeb...
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Watson tells Corbyn he must change direction to stop Labour splitting

Deputy leader urges shadow cabinet reshuffle, saying he no longer recognises his own partyToday’s latest political developments - live updatesAnalysis: The first step for exiles? To bring 29 more with themLabour’s deputy leader, Tom Watson, has told Jeremy Corbyn that he must change direction or face a worsening Labour split after seven MPs quit to form a new movement in the party’s biggest schism in nearly 40 years.Watson’s emotional intervention came as a number of Labour MPs were poised to fo...
Tags: Politics, UK News, Labour, Trade unions, Tom Watson, Watson, Unison, Jeremy Corbyn, Chuka Umunna, Momentum, Corbyn, Luciana Berger, Antisemitism, Independent Group


Thank Trump for the thriving economy

Economic growth during the first full six quarters of the Trump administration has averaged 3 percent, double the nearly 1.5 percent average for President Barack Obama's last six full quarters, according to the federal Bureau of Economic Analysis.
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Cabinet ministers tell May: stop using no-deal threat to negotiate

MPs tell PM to rule option out, as Brexit secretary and attorney general hold talks with EUFour cabinet ministers have demanded the prime minister stop using the threat of a no-deal Brexit as a negotiating tactic, telling Theresa May that businesses and manufacturers now needed to be given certainty.The demand was made in a meeting with the prime minister on Monday by the justice secretary, David Gauke, the work and pensions secretary, Amber Rudd, the business secretary, Greg Clark, and the Scot...
Tags: Europe, Politics, European Union, UK News, Theresa May, Foreign Policy, Article 50, Amber Rudd, Brexit, Greg Clark, David Mundell, David Gauke, David Lidington


2020 Democrats embrace populist message

It's a rallying cry for Democrats seeking the White House in 2020: fight for Main Street against a system that benefits corporations and the wealthy.
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2020 Democrats embrace populist message against corporations and the wealthy

It's a rallying cry for Democrats seeking the White House in 2020: fight for Main Street against a system that benefits corporations and the wealthy.
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Dublin will not 'steamrolled' by UK, says Irish deputy PM

Simon Coveney reportedly clashed with Jeremy Hunt over UK’s alleged attempts to isolate IrelandJeremy Hunt was confronted over alleged British attempts to isolate Ireland from its EU partners by the country’s deputy prime minister during a meeting in Brussels on Monday, as tensions over the continuing Brexit impasse bubbled to the surface.Ireland’s tánaiste, Simon Coveney raised “negative briefings” in a private meeting with the foreign secretary before later publicly expressing his frustration ...
Tags: Europe, Politics, UK, Eu, European Union, UK News, World news, Ireland, Foreign Policy, Jeremy Hunt, Brussels, Dublin, Article 50, Foreign, Brexit, Simon Coveney


Trump Breaks Precedent As President With His 2020 Dem Challengers Punditry

WEST PALM BEACH, Fla. (AP) — Kamala Harris had the best campaign roll-out. Amy Klobuchar’s snowy debut showed grit. Elizabeth Warren’s opening campaign video was a bit odd. Take it from an unlikely armchair pundit sizing up the 2020 Democratic field: President Donald Trump. In tweets, public remarks and private conversations, Trump is making clear he is closely following the campaign to challenge him on the ballot. Facing no serious primary opponent of his own — at least so far — Trump is esta...
Tags: Florida, Texas, News, Instagram, Congress, Mexico, White House, Massachusetts, Elizabeth Warren, Ap, Gop, Ted Cruz, Warren, Amy Klobuchar, Pocahontas, Donald Trump


‘Good riddance’: Penistone locals have their say on Angela Smith resignation

The MP’s constituents are expressing mixed feelings about her move to leave LabourIt is the lunchtime rush at the Royal British Legion club in Penistone, South Yorkshire, and everyone has heard the news. Angela Smith, the town’s MP, has resigned from the Labour party, saying it had become “fuelled by hatred,” “characterised by intolerance” and “unfit for government”.“Good riddance,” said Mick Drewry, 66, breaking off from a game of snooker as the news was replayed on a television screen nearby. ...
Tags: Europe, Politics, European Union, Conservatives, UK News, Labour, Yorkshire, Article 50, Brexit, Jeremy Corbyn, Royal British Legion, Angela Smith, Penistone South Yorkshire, Mick Drewry


Trump the pundit handicaps 2020 Democratic contenders

WEST PALM BEACH, Fla. (AP) — Kamala Harris had the best campaign roll-out. Amy Klobuchar’s snowy debut showed grit. Elizabeth Warren’s opening campaign video was a bit odd. Take it from an unlikely armchair pundit sizing up the 2020 Democratic field: President Donald Trump. In tweets, public remarks and private conversations, Trump is making clear […]
Tags: News, Elizabeth Warren, Ap, Nation, Amy Klobuchar, Donald Trump, Kamala Harris, Trump, West Palm Beach Fla, Nation & World Politics


Democrat’s National Gun Emergency, Forewarned and Forearmed

Opinion by Allan West Democrat's National Gun Emergency, Forewarned and Forearmed USA – -(AmmoLand.com)- In the military, we have a saying, “never get in your enemy’s way when they are self-destructing.” I cannot think of a better adage when it comes to the insidious, absurd, and, yes, stupid, things emanating from the progressive socialist left . . . the folks who have taken control of the Democrat Party. It is somewhat like the movie, “Invasion of the Body Snatchers.” Some alien life form ...
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Trump to say Venezuela’s move to democracy is ‘irreversible’

WEST PALM BEACH, Fla. (AP) — President Donald Trump will seek on Monday to rally support in the largest Venezuelan community in the U.S. for opposition leader Juan Guaido, saying Venezuela’s “current path toward democracy is irreversible.” White House press secretary Sarah Sanders said that Trump will express “strong support” for Guaido, whom the U.S. […]
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No need for Shinzo Abe: Trump already nominated for Nobel Peace Prize

During a White House news conference on Friday, Trump said the Japanese premier had given him "the most beautiful copy" of a five-page nomination letter to the Norwegian Nobel Committee. Regardless, Trump has already been nominated by two Norwegian lawmakers. "We have nominated him of course for the positive developments on the Korean Peninsula," Per-Willy Amundsen, who was Justice Minister in Prime Minister Erna Solberg's cabinet in 2016-2018, told Reuters.
Tags: News, White House, Shinzo Abe, Trump, Korean Peninsula, Erna Solberg, Norwegian Nobel Committee Regardless Trump, Willy Amundsen


Tom Watson urges colleagues not to call resigning MPs traitors

Labour deputy leader says party could face even bigger split after seven MPs quitToday’s latest political developments - live updatesIn their own words: why seven MPs are quitting LabourTom Watson, the deputy Labour leader, has said his party faces an even more severe split if it denounces the seven MPs who quit as traitors instead of addressing the reasons for their departure.In an emotional statement, Watson said he sometimes “no longer recognises” his own party, as he called on colleagues not...
Tags: Politics, UK News, Labour, Trade unions, Tom Watson, Watson, Unison, Chuka Umunna, Momentum, Luciana Berger, Antisemitism, LabourTom Watson


Tom Watson says Labour must change to avoid more MPs leaving – Politics live

Rolling updates as Labour’s deputy leader says he sometimes does not recognise his own party after seven MPs quit Full report: Seven MPs quit Labour party In their own words: why the MPs are quitting LabourOur writers’ verdict: are the gang of seven right to split? 4.09pm GMT A leading Labour critic of Jeremy Corbyn, the former Scottish Labour leader Kezia Dugdale, has said a majority of the party’s Scottish MPs and MSPs now backed a second EU referendum. Speaking at a People’s Vote press co...
Tags: Politics, UK News, Bbc, Labour, Tom Watson, Scottish Labour, Smith, Kezia Dugdale, Brexit, Jeremy Corbyn, Corbyn, Paul Sweeney, Angela Smith, Edinburgh Dugdale


5 Most Eye-Opening Insights From McCabe’s CBS Interview

Former acting FBI director Andrew McCabe gave a much-touted interview with CBS’ “60 Minutes” that aired Sunday, during which he elaborated on the obstruction of justice probe, the aftermath of former FBI Director James Comey’s firing and the measures he has taken to ensure that evidence is protected. 1. Mueller has McCabe’s memos McCabe told CBS’ Scott Pelley that he, much like Comey, wrote memos after his interactions with President Donald Trump, and that he’s given all of those notes to s...
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Annals of Bureaucratese, The Trump/McCabe File

You may have seen Andrew McCabe’s 60 Minutes interview last night. We’ll be bringing you various nuggets from that interview and the rest of the press tour he’s doing today. But there are a number of points that come up his accounts that aren’t news in themselves but shed important light on the nature of how the federal government, perhaps all governments, work. After more than 20 years in this business and particularly after everything that occurred in the aftermath of 9/11 and Iraq War, I beca...
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