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Trump signs bill to ensure federal employees hit by shutdown get back pay – live

Legislation means federal employees will be paid eventually but have no means of covering bills in the meantimeSign up to the daily US morning briefing 9.45pm GMT Trump signed a bill today to guarantee pay for federal employees furloughed during the shutdown. The legislation means that they will paid eventually but have no means of covering bills in the meantime. It also doesn’t effect those on contracts with the government.The federal workers will be paid after the shutdown is over, but gov...
Tags: Republicans, White House, US, US news, Syria, Democrats, US politics, US Senate, Donald Trump, Trump, Joni Ernst, Trump Administration, US elections 2020, Rand Paul Marco Rubio


Kirsten Gillibrand discusses 2020 presidential run – live updates

Donald Trump is meeting with a bipartisan congressional group to end the government shutdown as William Barr’s confirmation hearing resumesSign up to the daily US morning briefing 2.15pm GMT White House press secretary Sarah Sanders says Trump has been briefed on the terrorist attack by ISIS in Manbij, Syria. There are reports that U.S. troops may have been caught up in the attack.“The President has been fully briefed and we will continue to monitor the ongoing situation in Syria. For any sp...
Tags: Isis, Republicans, Stephen Colbert, White House, US, Department Of Defense, US news, Syria, Democrats, US politics, US Senate, Donald Trump, Kirsten Gillibrand, Trump, Brunswick, Troy New York


Julián Castro launches presidential bid with speech in Texas

Obama housing secretary would be first Hispanic American nominee if he beats Democratic field likely to number 20 or moreJulián Castro, the federal housing secretary under Barack Obama, announced his presidential bid on Saturday with an address in his home city of San Antonio, Texas, where he served for five years as mayor. Related: Tulsi Gabbard: Democrat says she will run for president in 2020 Continue reading...
Tags: Texas, Obama, Barack Obama, World news, US news, Democrats, US politics, San Antonio, Castro, San Antonio Texas, Julian Castro, Tulsi Gabbard, US elections 2020


Julián Castro launches presidential bid with San Antonio speech

Obama housing secretary would be first Hispanic American nominee if he beats Democratic field likely to number 20 or moreJulián Castro, the federal housing secretary under Barack Obama, announced his presidential bid on Saturday with an address in his home city of San Antonio, Texas, where he served for five years as mayor. Related: Tulsi Gabbard: Democrat says she will run for president in 2020 Continue reading...
Tags: Texas, Obama, Barack Obama, World news, US news, Democrats, US politics, San Antonio, Castro, San Antonio Texas, Julian Castro, Tulsi Gabbard, US elections 2020


Julián Castro set to launch presidential bid with San Antonio speech

Obama housing secretary would be first Hispanic American nominee if he beats Democratic field likely to number 20 or moreJulián Castro, the federal housing secretary under Barack Obama, is expected to announce his presidential bid on Saturday with an address in his home city of San Antonio, Texas, where he served for five years as mayor. Related: Tulsi Gabbard: Democrat says she will run for president in 2020 Continue reading...
Tags: Texas, Obama, Barack Obama, World news, US news, Democrats, US politics, San Antonio, Castro, San Antonio Texas, Julian Castro, Tulsi Gabbard, US elections 2020


Kamala Harris invites speculation over 2020 White House bid

Democratic senator, 54, says she’ll make a decision soon and accuses Trump of throwing a tantrum to ‘create fear and division’When Kamala Harris was growing up in Oakland, California, her mother would warn her not to run too far at the park. But her father took a different position. Related: Trump heads to the border to push for his wall as shutdown stretches on Continue reading...
Tags: White House, World news, US news, Democrats, US politics, Donald Trump, Kamala Harris, Trump, Oakland California, US elections 2020


Trump's Enemies review: president's pitbulls come out brawling and bawling

Corey Lewandowski and David Bossie are snarling Trump ultras, determined to boost their belligerent ex-boss Autumn can be the cruellest season. On election day, a coalition of suburbanites, college graduates, minorities and millennials battered the president and his party. Three weeks later, neo-Confederate Cindy Hyde-Smith could only eke out a single-digit win in Mississippi, the heart of Dixie, once home to Jefferson Davis, John Stennis and James Eastland. Meanwhile, special counsel Robert Mue...
Tags: Books, Mississippi, Republicans, White House, World news, US news, Culture, US politics, Donald Trump, Trump, Corey Lewandowski, Banquo, Camp David, Robert Mueller, Cindy Hyde Smith, Trump Administration


John Kasich and Democrat Sherrod Brown hint at 2020 presidential runs

Ohio senator Brown ‘seriously thinking about it’Outgoing Ohio governor Kasich considering ‘very seriously’Not since John F Kennedy in 1960 has a president won the White House without winning Ohio. On Sunday, two Ohio politicians said they were giving serious consideration to running in 2020.Senator Sherrod Brown, a Democrat, told ABC’s This Week he and his wife were “seriously thinking about it”. Continue reading...
Tags: Republicans, Abc, White House, US news, Democrats, US politics, John F Kennedy, Ohio, John Kasich, Brown, Kasich, Sherrod Brown, US elections 2020


Republicans look to New Hampshire for a potential Trump 2020 challenger

New Hampshire hosts the first presidential primary, and any politician’s visit is viewed as testing the waters for a White House runOn a wintry night last week Ohio’s Republican governor John Kasich took to the stage in a theatre in New Hampshire’s largest city as a snowstorm churned its way toward town. He quickly abandoned the podium to speak to the audience from the ground, at their level and out of the spotlight that had been shining.The governor lauded the important work done by journalists...
Tags: Republicans, White House, US politics, New Hampshire, Ohio, Donald Trump, John Kasich, US elections 2020


Reublicans look to New Hampshire for a potential Trump 2020 challenger

New Hampshire hosts the first presidential primary, and any politician’s visit is viewed as testing the waters for a White House runOn a wintry night last week Ohio’s Republican governor John Kasich took to the stage in a theatre in New Hampshire’s largest city as a snowstorm churned its way toward town. He quickly abandoned the podium to speak to the audience from the ground, at their level and out of the spotlight that had been shining.The governor lauded the important work done by journalists...
Tags: Republicans, White House, US politics, New Hampshire, Ohio, Donald Trump, John Kasich, US elections 2020


2020 vision: Democratic hopefuls warm up for White House race

Biden spars with Trump in Nevada, Booker and Harris are in South Carolina. The field is already crowdedIt’s a crisp fall weekend and more than a half-dozen prominent Democrats are in states that hold early primaries. Former vice-president Joe Biden is in Nevada. Two senators, Cory Booker and Kamala Harris, are in South Carolina. The former Virginia governor Terry McAuliffe is in New Hampshire and Colorado governor John Hickenlooper is in Iowa. It is October 2018. The 2020 presidential campaign i...
Tags: Colorado, White House, Virginia, World news, Joe Biden, US news, Democrats, US politics, New Hampshire, Iowa, Nevada, Biden, South Carolina, Kamala Harris, Trump, HARRIS



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