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Trump breaks with US policy to recognise Golan Heights as Israeli territory – latest news

Israel captured Golan Heights in 1967 after six-day warBridget McCain condemns Trump, 72, for being a ‘child’Sign up for the US briefing to get a fresh perspective 8.18pm GMT Former President Barack Obama will meet with freshman House Democrats next week.Politico reports that Obama will appear at a reception hosted by Speaker Nancy Pelosi on Monday night for the over sixty newly elected House Democrats. 8.10pm GMT Former FBI director James Comey about what he would like to see in the Mu...
Tags: Health, Obama, Congress, Politico, Israel, US, Barack Obama, World news, US news, Syria, Fbi, United States, US politics, House, Abortion, Nancy Pelosi


Poll: 60 Percent Have Some Confidence In Fairness Of Russia Probe

WASHINGTON (AP) — As the special counsel investigation into Donald Trump’s presidential campaign winds down, a new poll finds that most Americans are at least moderately confident that Robert Mueller’s probe has been fair and impartial. The poll from The Associated Press-NORC Center for Public Affairs Research also finds that most Americans have some concern that Trump’s campaign had improper connections to Russia, though fewer than half say the president has done something illegal in his ties...
Tags: News, Putin, Congress, Washington, White House, Russia, Ap, Fbi, Poll, Michigan, Nancy Pelosi, Department Of Justice, Kremlin, Donald Trump, Justice Department, Glidden


Uncle Joe Biden Meets Hollywood McCarthyism — and Folds

Opinion He is humble, gracious and respectful to a fault, and his kindness probably inflames his intolerant enemies all the more because it exposes their contrasting gracelessness, intolerance and mean-spiritedness. USA – -(Ammoland.com)- I don't know which is worse, the intolerant left's condemnation of former Vice President Joe Biden for saying Vice President Mike Pence is a “decent guy,” or Biden's shameless groveling and apology. Biden committed his unforgivable infraction during a spee...
Tags: Guns, America, Barack Obama, Joe Biden, House, Omaha, Nancy Pelosi, Biden, Christ, Joe, Trump, Mike Pence, Cynthia Nixon, Nixon, Election 2020, Democratic Party


Agustin Huneeus Jr. — charged in the college admissions scandal — "has been a popular big money-political donor to California’s Congressional Democrats from the San Francisco Bay Area, and Napa Valley."

The California Globe reports:In 2016, his family hosted a Democratic mega-donor lunch and wine pairing at their Quintessa Winery for Rep. Nancy Pelosi, with Google’s executive chairman Schmidt as the luncheon speaker.... Huneeus has made seven contributions to House Speaker Nancy Pelois (D-San Francisco), totaling $18,300, and $10,000 to Pelosi’s political action committee, PAC to the Future....Agustin also made:six contributions to Sen. Kamala Harris (D-San Francisco), totaling $21,600.six lar...
Tags: Google, Law, California, San Francisco, Barack Obama, Hillary Clinton, House, PAC, Ethnicity, Nancy Pelosi, Globe, Campaign Finance, San Francisco Bay Area, Democratic, Democratic Party, Napa Valley


Bannon Gives ‘War Horse’ Pelosi A 10/10 Job Performance Rating

Nancy Pelosi has an unexpected fan. Steve Bannon, former White House chief strategist, graded the House speaker a 10 out of 10 on her job performance so far in a clip of the show “The Circus.” “She’s a war horse,” he said. “For what she’s trying to accomplish, I think Pelosi’s done a good job.” He applauded her recent impeachment comments as the perfect way to step back unless the political winds shift and the American public gets on board with ousting President Donald Trump from office. Watc...
Tags: News, White House, House, Nancy Pelosi, Donald Trump, Pelosi, Bannon, Steve Bannon, House Speaker, Kate Riga


Vulnerable 2020 Senate Republicans Stick With Trump On Border Declaration

A dozen Senate Republicans voted to end President Trump’s emergency declaration on Thursday. But those with the most to lose from Trump’s unpopularity stood by their man. Sen. Susan Collins (R-ME) was the only one of the Senate Republicans who face potentially tough 2020 reelection races broke with Trump on the vote. Sens. Cory Gardner (R-CO), Martha McSally (R-AZ), Thom Tillis (R-NC), David Perdue (R-GA), John Cornyn (R-TX) and Joni Ernst (R-IA) all voted to protect his emergency declaration....
Tags: News, Senate, White House, Nancy Pelosi, Dc, Trump, Democratic, Donald J Trump, Democratic Senatorial Campaign Committee, Gardner, Cory Gardner, Tillis, Thom Tillis, Sen Susan Collins, John Cornyn, Martha McSally


Trump Says Theresa May ‘Didn’t Listen’ To His Brexit Negotiation Ideas

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump on Thursday sharply criticized Britain’s handling of negotiations over leaving the European Union, saying the talks have been bungled and that the wrenching debate was dividing the country. “I’m surprised at how badly it’s all gone from the standpoint of a negotiation,” he said. Trump, who holds himself up as a master deal-maker, said he gave Prime Minister Theresa May his ideas on how she could negotiate a successful deal for leaving the 28-member grou...
Tags: News, California, Washington, Mexico, White House, Eu, European Union, Ap, Britain, Gop, Theresa May, Ronald Reagan, House, Northern Ireland, Capitol Hill, Nancy Pelosi


Sasse Backs Trump’s Emergency Declaration Despite Executive-Overreach Concern

Senator Ben Sasse (R., Neb.) on Thursday voted against a resolution condemning President Trump's national-emergency declaration despite his repeated insistence that the declaration usurped Congress's constitutional authority.In a statement explaining his decision to oppose the resolution, Sasse acknowledged that in its current form the National Emergencies Act of 1976 was "overly broad" and said that, while he would like to reform the law, Trump's emergency declaration does not viola...
Tags: Utah, Texas, News, Congress, Senate, White House, Ted Cruz, Nancy Pelosi, Mike Lee, Collins, Nea, Lindsey Graham, Trump, Rubio, Alexander, National Review


Emergency-Declaration Rebuke Splits Senate GOP

On Thursday afternoon, twelve Republican senators — nearly a fifth of the GOP caucus — joined Senate Democrats to pass a resolution terminating the national emergency declared by President Trump last month in an effort to unilaterally appropriate funds for construction of his long-promised border wall. The 59–41 vote was a rare bipartisan rebuke of Trump, who will now issue the first veto of his presidency in order to preserve the emergency declaration.The Senate GOP dissenters — Lamar Alexander...
Tags: News, Obama, Congress, Senate, White House, Cotton, Gop, United States, Maine, Arkansas, Tennessee, House, Nebraska, Nancy Pelosi, Harry Reid, North Carolina


Nancy Pelosi’s Famous Red Power Coat Is Officially For Sale Again

Pelosi set Twitter aflame when she emerged from a tense White House meeting with Trump wearing the bold outerwear.
Tags: News, White House, Nancy Pelosi, Trump, Pelosi


Senate rejects Trump border emergency as Republicans defect

By ALAN FRAM, LISA MASCARO and CATHERINE LUCEY WASHINGTON — The Republican-run Senate rejected President Donald Trump’s declaration of a national emergency at the southwest border on Thursday, setting up a veto fight and dealing him a conspicuous rebuke as he tested how boldly he could ignore Congress in pursuit of his highest-profile goal. The Senate voted 59-41 to cancel Trump’s February proclamation of a border emergency, which he invoked to spend $3.6 billion more for border barriers than Co...
Tags: Utah, News, Congress, Washington, Mexico, Senate, White House, Immigration, Sport, Soccer, Gop, Maine, Tennessee, House, Mitt Romney, Associated Press


‘Party’s Over’: GOPers Seem Ready To Deal Trump Defeat On Nat’l Emergency

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Republican-led Senate is set to deal President Donald Trump a rebuke on his declaration of a national emergency at the Mexican border, with the only remaining question how many GOP senators will join Democrats in defying him. Republicans are predicting that Thursday’s showdown vote will result in Congress sending Trump a resolution blocking the border emergency he proclaimed last month to steer an extra $3.6 billion to building border barriers. Since the Democratic-contr...
Tags: Utah, News, Congress, Washington, Kentucky, Senate, White House, Ap, Gop, Maine, Alaska, House, Nancy Pelosi, Republican, North Carolina, Donald Trump


President Trump Says He Greatly Appreciates Nancy Pelosi’s Impeachment Comments

President Donald Trump and Democratic House Speaker Nancy Pelosi agree: He shouldn't be impeached
Tags: News, White House, Uncategorized, Nancy Pelosi, Donald Trump, Trump, Democratic House, Onetime


Pelosi Snatches Back Office Space That Paul Ryan Gave To Pence

One of Nancy Pelosi’s (D-CA) privileges as House speaker is to distribute highly prized office space however she wants. One of her first orders of business has been to strip Vice President Mike Pence of a mostly ceremonial office gifted to him by former House Speaker Paul Ryan (R-MN). the first-floor office, prime real estate, was given as a sign of the synergy between Pence and Ryan and the other House Republicans. The vice president also has a standing office on the Senate side, which he ...
Tags: News, Congress, Senate, White House, House, Paul ryan, Nancy Pelosi, Mike Pence, Ryan, Pelosi, Kate Riga, Paul Ryan Gave To Pence


WH Cheers Pelosi On Impeachment: ‘Glad’ She ‘Sees What The Rest Of Us See’

White House press secretary Sarah Huckabee Sanders cheered Speaker of the House Nancy Pelosi’s (D-CA) recent admission that President Trump isn’t “worth” impeaching. “ I’m glad that she  sees what the rest of us see,  that there is no reason, no  cause for impeachment,” she said during an interview with Fox News Tuesday. “ The President has done an  incredible job in his first two  years in office.  The country is better than it  has been in decades and we are  actually making progre...
Tags: News, Washington Post, White House, Fox News, Nancy Pelosi, Trump, Pelosi, Sarah Huckabee Sanders, Impeachment, Nicole Lafond


Schiff: Pelosi ‘absolutely right’ to hold back impeachment

WASHINGTON (AP) — A key House investigator said Tuesday that Speaker Nancy Pelosi is “absolutely right” to hold back on impeachment proceedings against President Donald Trump. House Intelligence Committee Chairman Adam Schiff sided with Pelosi, who said Democrats shouldn’t pursue impeachment unless there’s overwhelming and bipartisan support for doing so. Her comments to The Washington […]
Tags: News, Washington, Ap, Nation, House, Nancy Pelosi, Pelosi, Adam Schiff, Schiff, Nation & World Politics


Pelosi says Trump 'not worth impeaching' as it would be too divisive

US President Donald Trump should not be impeached unless the reasons are overwhelming and bipartisan, given how divisive it would be for the country, House Speaker Nancy Pelosi said in a Washington Post interview published on Monday. "I’m not for impeachment," Pelosi, the top US Democrat, said in the interview, which was conducted last week. "Impeachment is so divisive to the country that unless there's something so compelling and overwhelming and bipartisan, I don’t think we should go down ...
Tags: Post, News, Congress, Abc, Washington Post, White House, US, United States, House, House Of Representatives, Nancy Pelosi, Donald Trump, Trump, Tom Steyer, Pelosi, House Judiciary Committee


Pelosi comes out against impeaching Trump: 'He's just not worth it'

House speaker says move would be too divisive without ‘compelling and bipartisan’ rationale Nancy Pelosi said of impeachment: ‘It divides the country.’ Photograph: Pool New/Reuters Donald Trump should not be impeached unless the reasons are overwhelming and bipartisan, given how divisive it would be for the country, the House speaker, Nancy Pelosi, has said. “I’m not for impeachment,” Pelosi, the top US Democrat, said in a Washington Post interview published on Monday. “Impeachment is so divi...
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Trump news: President demands billions for border wall as Pelosi says he 'isn't worth' impeaching

Donald Trump will reportedly ask Congress for $8.6bn (£6.6bn) to build his southern border wall on Monday under proposals for his 2020 fiscal budget, a $3bn (£2.3bn) increase on his last estimate for the job. The White House is proposing $2.7trn (£2trn) in spending cuts for the year beginning 1 October, a reduction of 5 percent across all non-defence agencies while military funding is boosted to $750bn (£577bn). Senior Democrats Nancy Pelosi and Chuck Schumer were quick to shoot down the propo...
Tags: News, Congress, White House, Nancy Pelosi, Donald Trump, Pelosi, Chuck Schumer


Leaders invite NATO secretary-general to address Congress

WASHINGTON (AP) — Leaders of both parties are inviting NATO Secretary-General Jens Stoltenberg (yenz STOHL’-ten’-burg) to address a joint meeting of Congress next month around the 70th anniversary of the trans-Atlantic alliance. Congressional officials say House Speaker Nancy Pelosi is inviting Stoltenberg with agreement from Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell. The bipartisan show of support […]
Tags: News, Congress, Washington, Senate, Ap, Atlantic, Nation, Nato, House, Mitch McConnell, Nancy Pelosi, Congressional, Stoltenberg, Nation & World Politics, Jens Stoltenberg yenz STOHL


Tammy Baldwin On The Next Battle For LGBTQ+ Rights

It’s 2019 and, in more than half of the states in the United States, it remains legal to discriminate against members of the LGBTQ+ community in the workplace, in housing, in public spaces, and many other areas. The absence of a federal anti-discrimination law has a deep impact in the everyday lives of this community: Research shows nearly two-thirds of LGBTQ+ people in the U.S. have experienced discrimination based on their gender identity or sexual orientation.Sen. Tammy Baldwin hopes to chan...
Tags: Fashion, Music, Supreme Court, Obama, Congress, Senate, America, Barack Obama, Indiana, United States, House, Wisconsin, Manhattan, Mitch McConnell, Lgbtq, Nancy Pelosi


Trump Stages Another Fiscal Battle With New Budget Seeking Billions For Wall

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump is reviving his border wall fight, preparing a new budget that will seek $8.6 billion for his signature project, impose steep spending cuts to other domestic programs and set the stage for another fiscal battle. Budget documents like the one Trump is releasing Monday are often seen as just a starting point of negotiation. Fresh off the longest government shutdown in history, Trump’s 2020 proposal shows he is eager to confront Congress again to boost def...
Tags: New York, Budget, News, Congress, Washington, Mexico, Kentucky, Senate, White House, America, Budget Deficit, Ap, Gop, House, Fox News, Capitol Hill


Dems Warn Trump Against $8.6 Billion Wall Request: ‘We Hope He Learned His Lesson’

House Speaker Nancy Pelosi (D-CA) and Senate Minority Leader Chuck Schumer (D-NY) warned President Donald Trump on Sunday that “the same thing will repeat itself” if he asks for $8.6 billion to build a border wall. Reuters first reported Sunday, citing unnamed officials familiar with the plan, that Trump will ask for the sum in a 2020 budget request plan set to be released Monday. The Wall Street Journal and CNN subsequently confirmed the reporting. Schumer and Pelosi, in a joint statement pr...
Tags: News, Congress, Senate, White House, Cnn, House, Nancy Pelosi, Donald Trump, Wall Street Journal, Trump, Reuters, Pelosi, Schumer, Chuck Schumer, Mick Mulvaney, Border Wall


House Passes Sweeping Bill Reducing Role Of Big Money In Politics

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Democratic-controlled House on Friday approved legislation aimed at reducing the role of big money in politics, ensuring fair elections and strengthening ethics standards. But it stands little chance in the Republican-run Senate, where the GOP leader has pledged it will not come up for a vote, and the White House issued a veto threat. The House measure would make it easier to register and vote, and would tighten election security and require presidential candidates to dis...
Tags: News, California, Washington, Senate, White House, Ap, Democrats, Gop, House, Davis, Nancy Pelosi, Election, Calif, House Gop, Pelosi, Mitch McConnell R Ky


Is ballot harvesting legal in California? Yes, and that worries some Republicans

Three years ago, a state law made it easier for Californians to have someone else collect and drop off their absentee ballot. Doing this on a mass scale became known as ballot harvesting. And in recent months many conservative politicians and their advisers have suggested the practice – not  Democratic voter enthusiasm nor a public backlash against President Donald Trump – is the reason Republicans lost ground federally and in Sacramento in the November midterms. Now, Rep. Ken Calvert, R-Corona ...
Tags: Politics, Elections, News, California, Sacramento, Los Angeles, Sport, Soccer, Gop, House, San Diego, Paul ryan, Nancy Pelosi, Jerry Brown, North Carolina, Donald Trump


Democrats split over resolution condemning anti-Semitism aimed at newcomer Ilhan Omar

A furious row over anti-Semitism erupted in the Democratic Party on Wednesday as its leadership attempted to pass a resolution seen as condemning language used by one of its own members. Senior Democrats wanted a statement to be adopted by the House of Representatives condemning "the dangerous consequences of perpetuating anti-Semitic stereotypes". The resolution was viewed as a direct rebuke of Ilhan Omar, a newly elected Democrat congresswoman who had compared support for Israel to "allegiance...
Tags: New York, News, Minnesota, Congress, Washington Post, Washington, White House, Israel, US, Britain, House, House Of Representatives, Nancy Pelosi, Benjamin Netanyahu, Donald Trump, Labour Party


Democrats Unveil New Net Neutrality Legislation

WASHINGTON — Democrats are making a big push to pass net neutrality legislation that would restore rules of the road for the internet that were largely repealed by the Trump-era FCC. The bill would reinstate provisions to prohibit internet service providers from the blocking or throttling of web content, or from selling “fast lanes” to […]
Tags: Politics, News, Fcc, Net Neutrality, Washington, Nancy Pelosi, Trump


Ocasio-Cortez hopes to 'break this fourth wall' by responding to 'bad-faith attacks'

“I grew up seeing these attacks on Nancy Pelosi. I grew up with these attacks on Barack Obama. I grew up with these bad-faith attacks, even on Hillary Clinton. And so we know what’s going on.”
Tags: News, Barack Obama, Hillary Clinton, Nancy Pelosi, Ocasio Cortez


North Carolina Democrats Gunning For Ninth District Seat After Re-Do Call

ELIZABETHTOWN, N.C. (AP) — A ballot-fraud scandal that brought down a Republican candidate and led North Carolina to order a do-over congressional election could give the Democrats a strong shot at taking back a seat that has been held by the GOP since John F. Kennedy was in the White House. Democrat Dan McCready has a head start in fundraising and name recognition, and the allegations of ballot tampering have cast a shadow over the Republican Party that could help him win in the deeply conse...
Tags: News, Republicans, White House, Iraq, Ap, Gop, House, Army, John F Kennedy, Nancy Pelosi, Republican Party, North Carolina, Donald Trump, South Carolina, Charlotte, Fort Bragg


North Korea Disputes Trump Account Of Why Summit Collapsed

HANOI, Vietnam (AP) — North Korea’s foreign minister is disputing President Donald Trump’s account of why the summit between Trump and North Korean leader Kim Jong Un collapsed, saying the North demanded only partial sanctions relief in exchange for shutting down its main nuclear complex. Trump, who was on his way back to Washington on Thursday, said before leaving Hanoi that the talks broke down because Kim insisted that all the punishing sanctions the U.S. has imposed on Pyongyang be lifted ...
Tags: South Korea, News, Washington, North Korea, Senate, White House, Singapore, World news, Hillary Clinton, United States, Ronald Reagan, House, Kim Jong Un, North, Nancy Pelosi, Kim



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