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Schumer will ask Trump to divert wall funding to combat gun violence and white supremacy

Senate Minority Leader Chuck Schumer plans to ask the Trump administration to divert a $5 billion wall funding allocation to programs aimed at ending gun violence and “violent white supremacist extrem...

Schumer will ask Trump to divert wall funding to combat gun violence and white supremacy

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Schumer to ask Trump to divert $5 billion in border wall funding to fight gun violence, white-supremacy extremists Senate Minority Leader Chuck Schumer, D-N.Y., on Tuesday said he will ask President Trump to withdraw his request for $5 billion in border wall construction funds to instead use the money to combat gun violence and white supremacist extremism on the heels of mass shootings in El Paso, Texas and Dayt...
04:39 2019-08-14

Schumer to ask Trump to redirect $5 billion in wall funding to gun initiatives While the president is unlikely to retreat from his marquee campaign promise, the request is intended to keep pressure on Republicans to respond to mass shootings this month....
23:26 2019-08-13

Gavin Newsom triples funding to combat gun violence in updated Calif. budget California Gov. Gavin Newsom issued an updated state budget that calls for $27 million to go toward combating gun violence, triple the amount he originally suggested in January....
15:26 2019-05-21

In Charleston, Cory Booker Delivers Major Speech About White Supremacy and Gun Violence “Racist violence has always been part of the American story,” Mr. Booker said, speaking at the church where nine black people were gunned down in 2015....
18:00 2019-08-07

The American right wing is enabling a dual crisis: gun violence and white supremacy | Michael H Fuchs The right can no longer hide behind claims that the two issues should not be ‘political’The increasingly intertwined threat posed by gun violence and white nationalist terrorists is real, evil and deadly – and it is being enabled and encouraged by Donald Trump and the right wing that he has embolden...
12:52 2019-08-07

2020 Dems pitch plans to combat gun violence, white nationalism after massacres Both South Bend Mayor Pete Buttigieg and Washington Gov. Jay Inslee introduced detailed plans for curbing gun violence and white nationalist terrorism Tuesday, while other candidates introduced or re-emphasized their support for various proposals....
02:52 2019-08-07

2020: Gov. Jay Inslee unveils 10-point plan to combat white nationalist gun violence Washington Gov. Jay Inslee on Tuesday unveiled a 10-point plan to combat white nationalist gun violence, saying the United States needs a president willing to call out racism....
23:00 2019-08-06

9th Circuit blocks emergency funding for border wall, as White House vows appeal The 9th Circuit Court of Appeals on Wednesday upheld a freeze on Pentagon money that the Trump administration sought to repurpose to build a border wall with Mexico, prompting the White House to promise an immediate appeal....
03:52 2019-07-04

After massacres, Trump condemns white supremacy and bigotry U.S. President Donald Trump said on Monday that Americans must "condemn racism, bigotry and white supremacy" after a gunman killed 20 people in an attack in Texas that authorities said appeared to be a racially motivated hate crime....
17:39 2019-08-05

Trump says he is concerned by 'white supremacy and antifa' - video Speaking to reporters at the White House, Donald Trump said he was 'concerned about the rise of any group of hate' and referred to white supremacists and anti-fascist activists. The US president was leaving to travel to Dayton and El Paso to meet with first responders, families and victims of the re...
17:26 2019-08-08

How white supremacy went mainstream in the US: 8chan, Trump, voter suppression The same anxiety that drives white supremacists has motivated Republicans to disenfranchise populations that don’t vote for themBefore he opened fire on an El Paso, Texas shopping center, killing 22 people and injuring dozens more, the accused gunman, Patrick Crusius, allegedly posted a manifesto on...
18:00 2019-08-11

| Trump condemns white supremacy after El Paso mass shooting US President Donald Trump says the United States must "condemn racism, bigotry and white supremacy" after a mass shooting in the state of Texas that authorities said appeared to be a racially motivated hate crime....
18:39 2019-08-06

8chan, Trump, voter suppression: how white supremacy went mainstream in the US The same anxiety that drives white supremacists has motivated Republicans to disenfranchise populations that don’t vote for themBefore he opened fire on an El Paso, Texas shopping center, killing 22 people and injuring dozens more, the accused gunman, Patrick Crusius, allegedly posted a manifesto on...
08:13 2019-08-11

Trump condemns white supremacy, vague on gun measures after U.S. shootings President Donald Trump on Monday proposed tighter monitoring of the internet, mental health reform and wider use of the death penalty in response to mass shootings over the weekend that killed 31 people in Texas and Ohio....
23:26 2019-08-05

Trump says US should build more mental health institutions to combat gun violence "I think we have to start building institutions again because, you know, if you look at the '60s and '70s, so many of these institutions were closed," Trump says....
23:26 2019-08-16

Trump Condemns White Supremacy but Stops Short of Major Gun Controls President Trump addressed a country in mourning after mass shootings in Texas and Ohio killed 31 people. “In one voice our nation must condemn racism, bigotry and white supremacy,” he said....
06:52 2019-08-06

Trump Condemns White Supremacy, Focuses On Combating Mental Illness President Donald Trump urged the nation Monday to condemn bigotry and white supremacy after a pair of mass shootings and focused on combating mental illness over new gun-control measures in remarks......
05:00 2019-08-06

Trump Condemns White Supremacy but Stops Short on Major Gun Control President Trump addressed a country in mourning after mass shootings in Texas and Ohio killed 29 people. “Our nation must condemn racism, bigotry and white supremacy,” he said....
23:26 2019-08-05

Trump denounces white supremacy after shootings, cites video games and internet President Donald Trump on Monday called for urgent action to prevent gun violence and said all Americans must "condemn racism, bigotry and white supremacy" after mass shootings in Texas and Ohio killed 29 people and wounded dozens....
17:39 2019-08-05

'White supremacy': popular knitting website Ravelry bans support for Trump Administrators take action to ensure site ‘is inclusive of all’One of the biggest knitting websites in the world, which claims to have more than 8 million members, has announced that it will ban users from expressing support for Donald Trump, saying that to do so constitutes “white supremacy”.On Sun...
06:52 2019-06-24

Ocasio-Cortez continues Twitter spat with Trump, links GOP to white supremacy Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez continued her Twitter feud with President Trump on Monday and accused him of turning the GOP into a racist party, through his support of white supremacism. ...
20:39 2019-07-15

After mass killings, Trump condemns white supremacy but faces pressure for gun control President Donald Trump on Monday proposed tighter monitoring of the internet, mental health reform and wider use of the death penalty in response to mass slayings over the weekend that killed 30 people in Texas and Ohio....
18:39 2019-08-05

Biden says Trump fans 'flames of white supremacy' as Democrats attack racism Democratic presidential front-runner Joe Biden on Wednesday accused Republican President Donald Trump of fueling the white supremacy beliefs blamed for several U.S. mass shootings, as Trump visited two cities where 31 people were killed in rampages last weekend....
04:26 2019-08-08

Ivanka Trump condemns white supremacy – but her actions tell another story | Arwa Mahdawi The president’s daughter said on Sunday that white supremacy is evil, but she has helped sanitise her father’s racist rhetoricIvanka Trump is very concerned that the US may have a white supremacist problem. On Sunday, as the country reeled from two mass shootings that killed at least 31 people, she ...
21:26 2019-08-06

Trump Pretends He Cares About Mass Shootings and White Supremacy in Laughably Hollow Speech On Monday morning, President Donald Trump gave a speech at the White House about the mass shootings in El Paso and Dayton which was so at odds with everything he has said and done throughout his political career that it might as well have been coming from an alternate universe....
17:13 2019-08-05

Biden to link Trump to El Paso shooting, rise of white supremacy in fiery speech Saying that President Trump has “fanned the flames of white supremacy in this nation,” Democratic presidential primary front-runner Joe Biden on Wednesday will directly link the president to the mass shooting in El Paso, Texas....
18:26 2019-08-07

Trump condemns white supremacy, focuses on combating mental illness over new gun-control measures The president made a similar call to strengthen background checks after a mass shooting last year at a Florida school and has since threatend to veto bills passed by House Democrats seeking to do so....
18:39 2019-08-05

Trump attacks Biden as he condemns president for 'fanning flames of white supremacy' – live Former vice-president thanks Trump for watching speech after the president lashed out at Biden, saying the address was ‘sooo boring’Sign up for the US briefing and get a new perspective 9.29pm BST Air Force One has touched down in El Paso, where the president is expected to meet with victims and fir...
22:39 2019-08-07

Trump condemns white supremacy, calls for ‘red flag’ laws in wake of mass shootings Saying “hate has no place in America,” President Trump on Monday called for a bipartisan response to the mass shootings over the weekend that killed 29 people and wounded dozens more in El Paso, Texas, and Dayton, Ohio. He condemned white supremacy and called for the Congress to pass red...
21:01 2019-08-05

Trump appeals U.S. judge's border wall funding ruling U.S. President Donald Trump on Saturday appealed a U.S. judge's ruling that blocked his administration from using $2.5 billion in funds intended for anti-drug activities to construct a wall along the southern border with Mexico....
20:13 2019-06-29

Judge blocks Trump’s national emergency funding for border wall U.S. District Judge Haywood Gilliam, Jr., on Friday immediately halted the administration's efforts to redirect military-designated funds for wall construction....
10:52 2019-05-25

Judge slaps down suit by Dems over Trump wall funding plan A federal judge on Monday slapped down a suit by House Democrats who sought to block President Trump from tapping into Defense Department money for his wall along the southern border. Washington, DC, district court Judge Trevor McFadden dismissed the suit, writing in his decision it is “about ...
08:52 2019-06-04

Appeals court rejects Trump's request for border wall funding The 9th Circuit Court of Appeals rejected the Trump administration's allocation of $2.5 billion from the Department of Defense to pay for construction of physical barriers along the U.S.-Mexico border....
08:52 2019-07-04

Judge Rejects Congress’ Challenge Over President Trump’s Border Wall Funding WASHINGTON — A federal judge has denied a request by the House to prevent President Donald Trump from tapping Defense Department money for his proposed border wall with Mexico. U.S. District Judge Trevor McFadden ruled Monday that the House didn’t have authority to sue over the president...
03:00 2019-06-04

Federal Judge Blocks Parts of Trump’s Border Wall Over Improper Funding President Donald Trump’s “big, beautiful” vanity project is facing more setbacks after a federal judge on Friday night temporarily halted construction of a wall on the southern U.S. border because the project’s funding likely is illegal....
17:52 2019-05-25

Fight for Supremacy in Indoor Farming Escalates With New Funding Venture investors are firing another salvo in the increasingly competitive field of indoor farming, a growing market that has already drawn powerhouse firms like SoftBank Vision Fund and GV....
12:13 2019-06-11

Trump-Appointed Judge Is Wary of Ruling in House Lawsuit Over Border Wall Funding A federal judge appointed by President Trump in 2017 seems to be leaning towards siding with the administration, or not ruling at all, in a case brought by Democrats in the House of Representatives over Trump’s reallocation of Defense Department funds to pay for a border wall, according to Bloomberg...
01:39 2019-05-24

Judge Stops President Trump From Using $2.5 Billion in Military Funding to Build Border Wall OAKLAND, Calif. — A federal judge on Friday prohibited President Donald Trump from tapping $2.5 billion in military funding to build high-priority segments of his prized border wall in California, Arizona and New Mexico. Judge Haywood S. Gilliam, Jr. in Oakland acted in two lawsuits filed by C...
18:13 2019-06-29

Ottawa and New Brunswick to provide $2M in funding to combat whale entanglements The funding for the Acadian Crabbers Association comes through the $400-million Atlantic Fisheries Fund, which is jointly funded by Ottawa and the region's provincial governments....
19:13 2019-05-21

The Police State Won't End White Supremacy The reaction by most prominent conservatives to the mass shootings in El Paso, yet another allegedly perpetrated by a white supremacist, has mostly been what you’d usually expect: thoughts and prayers, ban video games, vague plays at the existence of a mental health crisis with no intention to actua...
23:00 2019-08-05

Pete Buttigieg: white supremacy could be the end of America South Bend mayor says this ‘is the only issue that almost ended this country’ amid controversy over Trump’s racist remarksWhite supremacy “could be the lurking issue that ends this country”, Democratic presidential candidate Pete Buttigieg has said, adding: “The entire American experiment is at stak...
21:39 2019-07-21

AOC goes on tirade about ‘virus’ of white supremacy: ‘Clearly, our nation has not been inoculated’ White supremacy is “a virus” that has been part of the American “subconscious” for years, according to Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez — and “clearly, our nation has not been inoculated,” she blasted Wednesday. “It never went away,” said the Democr...
11:26 2019-08-08

How YouTube erased history in its battle against white supremacy YouTube's removal of thousands of videos and channels featuring Holocaust denial and Nazi ideologies offended a wide array of would-be supporters of its new hate speech policy....
19:52 2019-06-13

DOE may have claimed Asian students benefit from ‘white supremacy’ A city DOE-sponsored panel designed to combat racism told parents that Asian-American students “benefit from white supremacy” and “proximity to white privilege,” an outraged mom told The Post....
13:13 2019-05-27

Democrats in Iowa Offer Plans to Combat Gun Violence In the wake of the mass shootings in El Paso and Dayton, Democratic presidential candidates on Saturday emphasized the urgent need to confront gun violence in America....
19:26 2019-08-10

Dems pressure congressional leaders to act on gun control and white supremacy House Democrats are demanding Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell immediately return to Washington so the Senate can vote on gun control legislation in the wake of two deadly mass shootings over the weekend that left at least 31 people dead. The move comes as a separate group of Democrats, led by...
05:13 2019-08-07

'Blood on their hands': the intelligence officer whose warning over white supremacy was ignored Daryl Johnson’s team faced an official backlash 10 years ago when it issued a briefing on rightwing extremismTen years ago, the Department of Homeland Security sent American law enforcement agencies an intelligence briefing warning of a rising threat of domestic rightwing extremism, including white ...
10:13 2019-08-08

FBI Director: Majority of Domestic Terrorism Cases Tied to White Supremacy FBI Director Christopher Wray noted that his agency has made around 100 “domestic terrorism-related arrests since October.” Any guesses on how many of those were connected to white supremacist ideology?...
23:26 2019-07-23

Julián Castro seeks to 'disarm hate' with gun, white supremacy plan Democratic presidential candidate Julián Castro called for the United States to "disarm hate" in a plan he unveiled Friday to crack down on guns and white supremacy....
22:00 2019-08-09

‘Undoing Whiteness’ yoga class aims to dismantle white supremacy A white Seattle yoga instructor is holding a class geared exclusively towards white people to teach how white supremacy is prevalent in their “body, mind and heart.”...
22:52 2019-06-11

Tucker Carlson Calls White Supremacy a 'Hoax' In Astonishing Diatribe Nauseatingly racist Fox News host Tucker Carlson dismissed concerns about white supremacists as a “conspiracy theory” on Tuesday. This is a cruel lie: a white supremacist murdered 22 people over the weekend in El Paso, TX, after he had apparently written about a “Hispanic invasion.”...
20:26 2019-08-07

Trump administration plans to divert $40 million in aid to Venezuela's opposition U.S. President Donald Trump's administration plans to divert more than $40 million in humanitarian aid for Central America to support the U.S.-backed opposition in Venezuela, according to an internal document obtained by Reuters on Tuesday....
04:01 2019-07-17

U.S. presidential candidate Cory Booker proposes office to fight white supremacy U.S. Senator Cory Booker on Thursday said he would create a White House office to combat white supremacy and hate crimes if elected, becoming the latest Democratic presidential candidate to call for action after a racially motivated massacre in Texas....
15:52 2019-08-16

Rep. Rashida Tlaib delivers emotional line of questioning during hearing on white supremacy Rep. Rashida Tlaib, D-Mich., held back tears during a congressional hearing on domestic terrorism Tuesday as she read from a death threat she received following the deadly New Zealand mosque attacks....
15:39 2019-06-05

Emotional Rob Portman decries white supremacy and urges support for red flag laws A shaken Sen. Rob Portman on Tuesday spoke out against white nationalism and expressed support for red flag laws, after horrific mass shootings over the weekend in Texas and his home state of Ohio. The Republican's endorsement of limited gun control comes one day after President Donald Trump called ...
22:39 2019-08-06

Trump administration plans to divert $40 million in aid to Venezuela's opposition: L.A. Times U.S. President Donald Trump's administration plans to divert more than $40 million in humanitarian aid for Central America to support the U.S.-backed opposition in Venezuela, the Los Angeles Times reported on Tuesday, citing sources and an internal memorandum....
02:13 2019-07-17

'Is white supremacy not a global issue?' Ocasio-Cortez dissects FBI’s terrorism definition – video The US congresswoman Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez has questioned the FBI over a potential double standard for perpetrators of violent extremism. She said Muslim mass killers tended to be charged with terrorism while massacres by white supremacists were considered only to be hate crimes. ‘Doesn’t it seem...
16:52 2019-06-06

Amazon sells books promoting white supremacy, including one that may have influenced El Paso shooter Amazon currently sells books that preach white supremacist ideologies on its platform, including books that may have influenced the El Paso shooter.       ...
02:26 2019-08-06

NYC Top Educator's Efforts to Battle 'White Supremacy Culture' Met With Criticism, Potential Lawsuit: Report New York City schools chancellor Richard Carranza has made it his mission as the city’s top education administrator to tackle systemic racism—a major issue for a school system that ranks as the country’s largest, and among its most segregated....
00:00 2019-05-25

Leaked Memo Reveals GOP Strategy for Mass Shootings: Minimize White Supremacy, Blame Left In an attempt to control the narrative around mass shootings in the United States, a leaked memo reveals the GOP’s strategy in doing so: Point the finger at the left and minimize the role of white supremacy at all costs....
02:52 2019-08-20

Judge rejects Congress’ challenge of border wall funding WASHINGTON (AP) — A federal judge has denied a request by the House to prevent President Donald Trump from tapping Defense Department money for his proposed border wall with Mexico. U.S. District Judge Trevor McFadden ruled Monday that the House didn’t have authority to sue over the president&...
01:52 2019-06-04

Judge rejects Congress' challenge of border wall funding A federal judge has denied a request by the House to prevent President Donald Trump from tapping Defense Department money for his proposed border wall with Mexico....
04:01 2019-06-04

California middle school corrects yearbook after photo shows students flashing white supremacy sign The incident in Petaluma prompts calls for schools to be more proactive in teaching about hate symbolsThree middle school students in a predominantly white suburb of northern California flashed a gesture associated with white supremacy in a basketball team photo, prompting the school to correct the ...
14:52 2019-05-30

Congress’ challenge of U.S.-Mexico border wall funding rejected by federal judge A federal judge on Monday denied a House request to prevent President Donald Trump from tapping Defense Department money for his proposed border wall with Mexico, saying Congress lacked authority to sue....
09:13 2019-06-04

Judge rejects House Democrats' request to block border wall funding A federal judge rejected a request by House Democrats to block President Donald Trump from using $6.1 billion of unappropriated funds to construct a border wall....
06:13 2019-06-04

White House still wants deal on debt ceiling, funding: official The White House still wants to reach a deal with Congress to fund the government and raise the nation's debt limit, even though President Donald Trump has said he will not negotiate with Democrats until they stop investigating his administration, a senior official said on Thursday....
18:26 2019-05-23

Investigations will not hold up debt ceiling hike, government funding bills: White House official Despite the president's claim that "you can't investigate and legislate simultaneously," certain must-pass pieces of legislation -- including a debt ceiling hike -- will nonetheless move forward, a senior White House official told CNBC....
05:26 2019-05-23

Trump Pulls a Charlottesville and Says He Hates All Kinds of 'Supremacy' President Trump hasn’t even reached El Paso or Dayton yet, but he already had his Charlottesville moment speaking with reporters outside the White House this morning....
20:26 2019-08-07

Flag burning, violence in front of the White House The burning of a flag in front of the White House led to a scuffle between protesters and President Donald Trump supporters.        ...
10:13 2019-07-05

Trump Walks Out on Pelosi, Schumer President Trump said he told Democratic congressional leaders he would only work with them on infrastructure and other initiatives when they finish investigating him....
08:26 2019-05-23

3 White Supremacists Get Prison Time for Charlottesville Rally Violence Three members of the white supremacist group Rise Above Movement were sentenced to more than two years in prison on Friday for attacking protesters at the 2017 “Unite the Right” rally in Charlottesville, Virginia....
20:26 2019-07-20

Harris breaks with Schumer to take aim at 'Trump's trade tax' SAN FRANCISCO — California Sen. Kamala Harris attacked President Trump's tariffs against China as a "trade tax" against average Americans during her remarks at the California Democratic Party convention....
01:26 2019-06-02

Trump Walks Out on Pelosi and Schumer After 3 Minutes After Speaker Nancy Pelosi accused him of a “cover-up,” the president said he would not work with Democrats until they stopped their “phony investigations.”...
19:13 2019-05-22

Trump says he wants to meet with Schumer on border issue President Trump late Sunday said in a Twitter post that he intends to set up a meeting with Senate Minority Leader Chuck Schumer after the New York Democrat recently toured a detention center and called the conditions there "inhumane." ...
10:52 2019-07-22

El Paso shooting comes amid global rise in white nationalist violence More than 175 people have been killed in at least 16 high-profile attacks linked to white nationalism around the world since 2011Reports that the suspected gunman at a Walmart in El Paso, Texas, saw his mass shooting as “a response to the Hispanic invasion of Texas” has prompted bipartisan calls for...
11:39 2019-08-05

O'Rourke calls for licensing in plan to curb gun violence and white nationalism Democratic presidential candidate Beto O'Rourke is calling for the creation of a national gun registry, a nationwide gun licensing system and the mandatory buyback of assault-style rifles as part of his plan to curb gun violence and the rise of white nationalism....
03:52 2019-08-17

FBI: Media 'wrong' on Garlic Festival shooter's white supremacy ideology, despite social media post In an Instagram post just before the shooting, an account believed to be the gunman's urged people to read a book associated with white supremacists.        ...
01:52 2019-08-02

Can the Fed's chair shake off the wolves of Wall Street and White House? Trump may howl for stimulus but the put-upon Federal Reserve chief Jerome Powell has his hands tiedDonald Trump is not known for his love of 12th-century English history but there are echoes of the clash between Henry II and Thomas Becket in the president’s troubled relationship with Jerome Powell, ...
21:39 2019-08-22

The Latest: Schumer calls Trump’s comments disgraceful WASHINGTON (AP) — The Latest on President Donald Trump and investigations into Russia election meddling (all times local): 10:40 a.m. Sen. Chuck Schumer says President Donald Trump’s comments that he’s open to accepting information from a foreign power against a political opponent “...
17:13 2019-06-13

Chuck Schumer backs Trump on new China tariffs Chuck Schumer offered some rare praise for President Trump on Thursday, backing his decision to slap a 10% tariff on $300 billion worth of Chinese goods on Sept. 1. “We have to be really tough on China. They’ve taken advantage of us,” he said. “America has lost trillions of dollars and millions of j...
00:13 2019-08-02

Trump takes to Twitter to keep bashing Pelosi, Schumer Shortly after bolting from a meeting with Nancy Pelosi and Chuck Schumer on infrastructure, President Trump was back on Twitter condemning the Democratic leaders. “So sad that Nancy Pelosi and Chuck Schumer will never be able to see or understand the great promise of our Country. They can continue t...
23:00 2019-05-22

Trump swipes at Schumer after top Dem claimed president won't 'follow through' on tariffs President Trump took a swipe Tuesday night at Senate Minority Leader Chuck Schumer, D-N.Y.,  who said he believes Trump ultimately will back down on the threat of tariffs on all goods coming into the U.S. from Mexico....
09:13 2019-06-05

Trump rips ‘creep’ Chuck Schumer over tweet about Mexican tariffs President Trump blasted Senate minority leader Chuck Schumer as a “creep” in an early morning tweet after Schumer said Tuesday that he believed the president was bluffing about proposed immigration-related tariffs on Mexican imports. Trump sent the tweet on Wednesday morning from London at about 1:0...
06:39 2019-06-05

Trump wants to meet with Chuck Schumer ‘ASAP’ to discuss senator’s border visit ​President Trump tweeted that he will meet with Sen. Chuck Schumer “ASAP” after the Senate minority leader called out the “inhumane” conditions he witnessed during a trip to the southern border last week. ​”Based on the comments made by Senator Schumer, he must have see...
17:39 2019-07-22

Gillibrand says she can explain white privilege to suburban white women who backed Trump Sen. Kirsten Gillibrand (D-NY) said at Wednesday night’s Democratic debate that she wants to go to the suburbs and explain what white privilege is to white women who voted for Trump....
07:39 2019-08-01

Tuesday’s Daily Brief: Venezuela-Colombia baby breakthrough, Italy piles on rescue boat pressure, States must combat hate, Kashmir rights latest and a musical plea to combat CAR hunger Tuesday’s main stories: Colombia offers nationality to born of Venezuelan parents; ‘€1 million’ fines for rescue boats; States must do more to stop hate attacks;  Egypt terror attack condemned by Security Council, UN chief; Kashmir developments risk people’s rights; and striking a chord for 1.8 mill...
23:26 2019-08-06

Schumer: Trump entering North Korea to meet with Kim 'one of the worst few days in American foreign policy' Senate Minority Leader Chuck Schumer on Monday hit President Donald Trump over his meeting with North Korean leader Kim Jong Un on Sunday, calling it "one of the worst few days in American foreign policy."...
02:39 2019-07-03

Trump administration drug officials clash over how to combat fentanyl copycats Trump administration officials are divided over part of a proposal to crack down on illicit versions of fentanyl, the deadly synthetic painkiller that U.S. President Donald Trump targeted in declaring a national opioid abuse emergency....
13:26 2019-07-09

JP Morgan, Banks Helped Amrapali Group Divert Funds: Supreme Court The court on Tuesday ordered the federal anti-money laundering agency to investigate Amrapali, based in Noida, for diverting funds overseas with the help of JPMorgan and others....
13:26 2019-07-24

Dems clash over funding for Trump's migrant crisis House Democratic leaders are facing sharp pushback from rank-and-file members on plans to deliver billions of dollars to help ease the migrant crisis at the southern border, threatening to drag out another border funding fight with President Donald Trump.Leaders of several groups, including the Cong...
23:26 2019-06-05

Exclusive: Pile drive - China expected to divert outstanding U.S. soybean cargoes into reserves China will stockpile up to 7 million tonnes of soybeans bought from the United States during an earlier truce in the trade war between the nations, two traders familiar with the matter said, rather than crush them for immediate sale as a feed ingredient....
14:26 2019-06-04

Amazon rainforest fires: global leaders urged to divert Brazil from 'suicide' path Experts say international pressure may be only way to sway Bolsonaro governmentInternational pressure may be the only way to stop the Brazilian government from taking a “suicide” path in the Amazon, one of the country’s most respected scientists has said, as the world’s biggest rainforest continues ...
13:52 2019-08-23

Senate will try to advance Trump's border funding request next week The Senate next week will try to advance President Trump’s emergency spending request to deal with the massive surge in illegal immigration on the Texas border....
22:26 2019-06-11

Trump Administration Is Opening Investigations Into Foreign Funding at U.S. Colleges The U.S. Education Department is opening investigations into foreign funding at Georgetown University and Texas A&M University as the Trump administration increases its scrutiny of international money flowing to American colleges. Letters sent to the schools Thursday and obtained by The Associated P...
23:13 2019-06-13

Charlie Kirk says 'Students for Trump' initiative will combat Dems' plans to rebuild 'Obama coalition' A new conservative initiative ahead of 2020 seeks to upend Democrats plans to rebuild the "Obama coalition" by engaging younger voters, according to Charlie Kirk....
01:00 2019-07-03

Whoopi blasts Trump on D-Day anniversary: WWII soldiers didn't avoid combat over 'bone spurs' "The View" host Whoopi Goldberg didn't even want to talk about President Trump's visit to Normandy, indicating she was annoyed that someone like him would go there on the 75th anniversary of D-Day....
20:26 2019-06-06

Exclusive: Trump shares plans to combat homelessness and mental illness in interview with Tucker Carlson President Trump sat down with Fox News host Tucker Carlson for an exclusive interview during his time in Japan for the G20 summit and shared his plans to combat rising homelessness and mental illness in America. ...
03:39 2019-07-02

Trump, Senate agree to $19.1B disaster relief plan with no border funding The Senate on Thursday reached a deal with President Donald Trump on a $19.1 billion disaster aid bill after the president dropped pressure to include funds to build a border wall....
01:13 2019-05-24

Royal Navy frigate HMS Montrose trains guns on Iranian ships trying to divert British tanker in Gulf A Royal Navy frigate trained its guns on three Iranian boats seeking to force an oil tanker off its route through the Strait of Hormuz, it emerged today....
12:52 2019-07-11

Appeals Court Refuses to Block Trump Rule That Would Cut Planned Parenthood Funding In a major setback for Planned Parenthood, a federal appeals court ruled Thursday that a Trump ban on funding clinics that refer women to abortion providers can take effect while the court weighs the overall merits....
07:13 2019-07-12

Trump administration pulls $929 million in funding for California high-speed rail The Federal Railroad Administration announced Thursday that it terminated a 2010 agreement with the California High-Speed Rail Authority and will pull a nearly $929 million federal grant....
15:26 2019-05-21

Trump’s border funding request could languish amid partisan divisions, Democratic skepticism Not until Tuesday was there some apparent progress in Congress, as Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell (R-Ky.) announced the Appropriations Committee would begin working on the $4.5 billion package next week....
12:01 2019-06-12

Appeals court turns down requests to halt Trump rule cutting Planned Parenthood funding A federal appeals court allowed a Trump administration rule that would cut Planned Parenthood funding to go forward while it considers the rule at greater length....
00:13 2019-07-12

California sues over $1B in canceled high-speed rail funding, escalating feud with Trump administration California sued to block the Trump administration from cancelling funding for a high-speed rail project, escalating tensions.        ...
02:39 2019-05-22

Trump's rebranding of DC's July 4th celebrations will include a VIP area for White House guests in front of Trump's stage Carolyn Kaster/AP President Donald Trump is remaking Washington, DC's Independence Day celebrations into a political event that will feature a massive fireworks display and military flyovers. The events will feature a ticketed area for dignitaries, family, and friends only accessible with White Ho...
01:13 2019-06-30

Pro-Trump Reddit channel ‘quarantined’ over threats of violence Visitors to r/The_Donald on Reddit see a warning page explaining that the subreddit has been "quarantined" over "significant issues with reporting and addressing violations" of the site's content policy....
01:39 2019-06-28

Re-Opening Mental Institutions Of 60s, 70s Trump's Answer To Gun Violence President Donald Trump suggested Thursday that the United States can tackle its gun violence problem in part by building more psychiatric institutions and reopening facilities that were shuttered......
13:00 2019-08-16

Trump blames shootings on 'glorification of violence' – video Donald Trump has blamed ‘the glorification of violence’ in a speech that identified video games, the internet and mental illness – but not guns – as the cause of the attacks that left at least 30 dead and 53 injured in less than 24 hours over the weekend.In his first public remarks on the shootings ...
01:13 2019-08-06

Wall St Week Ahead-Halfway through 2019, tech leads on Wall Street Technology stocks are Wall Street's top performers as 2019 hits half-way, with investors betting on lower interest rates, although Apple and chipmakers face turbulence related to the U.S.-China trade war....
21:52 2019-06-28

Section of Trump’s border wall to get new paint SAN DIEGO (AP) — Military troops this week will begin painting a stretch of fence as part of a deployment to secure the border. The government says the goal of painting the fence is to “improve the aesthetic appearance,” but believes the color will also make it easier to detect migrants ...
23:13 2019-06-06

No, That ‘Hadestown’ Song About ‘The Wall’ Isn’t Really About Donald Trump (NEW YORK) — It’s one of the most striking and memorable moments in “Hadestown,” Anais Mitchell’s multi-Tony Award-nominated retelling of the myth of Orpheus and Eurydice, when Hades sings: “Why do we build the wall, my children?” “We build the wall to...
00:26 2019-06-04

Take Advantage Of Your Corner Wall Space With This 5-Tier Wall Mount If you’re always looking for the best way to use every inch of space in your home, corner shelves are the way to go. Corners are often just wasted space or the place where you stick a plant that you always forget to water. Instead, you can turn your boring corner into something you’ll actually want ...
14:39 2019-05-21

Wall-to-wall Europe: the continent's manmade barriers – in pictures As barriers continue to rise up all over Europe, a new documentary photography exhibition investigates walls, fences and defence lines and the dramas on either side of them• Walls of Power: Man-made Barriers Throughout Europe is at Les Rencontres d’Arles, France, from 1 July to 25 August, 2019 Conti...
08:52 2019-07-16

Trump blames 'glorification of violence' but not guns after mass shootings President identifies video games, the internet and mental illness but makes no mention of new restrictions on gunsDonald Trump has blamed “the glorification of violence” in a speech that identified video games, the internet and mental illness – but not guns – as the cause of the slaughter that left ...
03:13 2019-08-06

US briefing: Trump in Britain, Jared Kushner, and violence in Sudan Monday’s top story: Protests expected as US president arrives in London for three-day state visit. Plus, Warriors level NBA finals in Game 2Subscribe now to receive the morning briefing by email.Good morning, I’m Tim Walker with today’s essential stories. Continue reading......
20:13 2019-06-03

Ivanka Trump’s tweets about Chicago violence include errors CHICAGO (AP) — Ivanka Trump is weighing in on last weekend’s violence in Chicago with two tweets that include some factual mistakes. In one of two Tuesday tweets, President Donald Trump’s daughter writes that as the country grieves about the mass shootings in El Paso, Texas, and Dayton, ...
10:52 2019-08-07

Trump condemns role of video games in ‘glorification of violence’ President Donald Trump condemned the role that video games in creating a culture of "the glorification of violence in our society" and said it has to stop.Read More...
03:13 2019-08-06

Wall St. falls at open on Trump's Mexico threat U.S. stocks opened sharply lower on Friday, hit by fears that President Donald Trump's shock threat of tariffs on Mexico could prove the trigger that pushes the world's largest economy into recession....
15:52 2019-05-31

7-year-old boy is raising thousands to build Trump’s wall A 7-year-old boy from Texas has raised $22,000 to pay for the border wall — by selling $2 cups of hot chocolate, according to reports. Benton Stevens of Austin first set up shop in February outside a shopping mall, where he peddled the sweet treat and large “Nancy Pelosi” marshmallows fo...
21:39 2019-06-06

Now Trump Wants US To Buy Greenland, Reports Wall Street Journal President Donald Trump has pushed top aides to investigate whether the U.S. government can purchase the giant, ice-smothered island of Greenland, two people with direct knowledge of the directive......
13:00 2019-08-16

Trump says Irish border Brexit 'wall' will work out well The US president said he didn't think there'd be any problem with the border "wall" in Ireland. He was quickly corrected by his Irish host, who said any such barrier was the last thing the country needed....
06:26 2019-06-06

Wall Street slumps over Trump's Mexico tariffs Stocks on Wall Street tumbled after the announcement of fresh US tariffs on Mexico. The news also caused the Mexican peso to plunge in the foreign exchange market....
23:26 2019-05-31

Wall Street just scored another big victory from Trump’s administration The SEC rule requires brokers to put their customers’ financial interest ahead of their own. But consumer advocates say it is not written strongly enough to prevent conflicts of interest....
21:00 2019-06-05

Pope says he would confront Trump directly on border wall Pope Francis said he was willing to tell U.S. President Donald Trump in person that it is wrong to build border walls and appeared to warn him not to resume a policy of separating families....
01:00 2019-05-29

Wall Street dragged down by Trump trade tweet Wall Street fell again on Thursday, abruptly reversing early gains after U.S. President Donald Trump put concerns about the U.S.-China trade war back in the spotlight, tweeting that he would impose an additional 10% tariff on $300 billion in Chinese imports....
23:52 2019-08-01

Judge bars Trump from using $2.5B to build border wall OAKLAND, Calif. (AP) — A federal judge has prohibited President Donald Trump from using $2.5 billion in military funding to build high-priority sections of his prized border wall in California, Arizona and New Mexico. The judge in Oakland ruled Friday in two lawsuits that use of the money is unlawfu...
06:52 2019-06-29

Trump likens Irish border to wall between US and Mexico Leo Varadkar tells US president Ireland wishes to avoid border or wall after BrexitD-day veterans and world leaders take part in emotional ceremonyDonald Trump has started his visit to Ireland by comparing its post-Brexit border with Northern Ireland to the US border with Mexico, along which he want...
20:13 2019-06-05

Wall Street may need to worry about Trump impeachment talk President Trump declared legislative negotiations will grind to a halt until Democrats drops their investigations of him. As soon as late summer, according to Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin, the federal government will exhaust its borrowing authority unless Trump and Congress can agree to lift th...
15:39 2019-05-23

The GoFundMe Border Wall Is the Quintessential Trump-Era Grift In 2012, historian Rick Perlstein wrote a piece of essential reading for understanding modern conservatism, titled “The Long Con” and published by the Baffler. It ties the right’s penchant for absurd and obvious grifts to the conservative mind’s particular vulnerability to fear and lies:...
17:39 2019-05-28

Pelosi demands Trump recall Senate to consider reforms aimed at gun violence House Speaker Nancy Pelosi wrote directly to President Trump on Thursday to demand that he use a little-invoked constitutional power to recall the Senate from its recess so it can address gun violence....
14:00 2019-08-09

Trump administration declares emergency in violence-plagued rural Alaska U.S. Attorney General William Barr on Friday declared a public-safety emergency in rural Alaska and pledged $10.5 million in federal funds to combat some of the nation's worst rates of sexual assault, child abuse and other violent crimes....
02:39 2019-06-29

Trump’s jumble of ideas to reduce gun violence elicit mixed response Two senators — a Republican and a Democrat — said they are writing legislation on a “red-flag” proposal while the president faced a backlash for his comments on video games and mental health....
03:39 2019-08-06

Trump Administration delays construction along border wall until October TUCSON – Construction for the U.S.- Mexico border wall in Organ Pipe Cactus National Monument and Cabeza Prieta National Wildlife Refuge will be delayed until October after a legal challenge with conservation groups. According to court documents, construction was set to begin on Aug. 22 but ha...
04:13 2019-08-15

Wall Street reels as Trump threatens tariffs on Mexico Wall Street's main indexes fell sharply on Friday, hit by fears that President Donald Trump's shock threat of tariffs on Mexico could prove the trigger that pushes the United States into recession....
19:13 2019-05-31

Wall Street is terrified about Trump's tariffs, but it needs to cool off and look at the big picture There are three main reasons why this and other major U.S. market selloffs connected to the trade war are overblown, even for the companies and consumers that have more relative China exposure, Jake Novak writes....
11:00 2019-08-06

Judge blocks Trump from building sections of border wall A federal judge blocked on Friday President Donald Trump from building sections of his long-sought border wall with money secured under his declaration of a national emergency....
04:39 2019-05-25

Trump’s Trade War Has Wall Street Forecasts Frozen in Place With zero certainty about what lies ahead, analysts are standing pat on earnings forecasts. If they start to cut targets, stocks could be in for a dive....
17:52 2019-06-11

Trump Loses Again in Efforts to Build His Precious Border Wall Tally another loss for the great deal-maker-in-chief and his obsessive need to build a “big, beautiful” border wall with taxpayer money that hasn’t been approved by Congress....
20:13 2019-06-29

Trump Wants to Wall Off Huawei, but the Digital World Bridles at Barriers Washington argues that global leaders must choose between an internet of Western values and one based on an authoritarian regime. If they do, how will data be divided? And would a self-reliant China be an even greater threat?...
01:00 2019-05-28

US judge halts Donald Trump's border wall plans US President Trump hopes to use an emergency declaration to redirect defense money in order to fund a border wall with Mexico. The latest court order may prove a setback on one of his highest priorities....
12:00 2019-05-25

Trump administration loses bid to lift bar on funds for border wall A federal appeals court on Wednesday refused to lift an injunction barring the Trump administration from using $2.5 billion intended for the fight against illegal narcotics to build a wall along the southern U.S. border with Mexico....
04:26 2019-07-04

Senate Democrats ask Trump to shift wall money to gun measures Two senior Senate Democrats on Wednesday asked President Donald Trump to withdraw his $5 billion request for border wall funding and use the money on initiatives to combat gun violence in the aftermath of back-to-back mass shootings in Texas and Ohio....
00:13 2019-08-15

Chicago mayor derides Ivanka Trump's 'nonsense' tweets about gun violence in city Chicago Mayor Lori Lightfoot criticized White House adviser Ivanka Trump on Tuesday over the first daughter's tweets about weekend violence in the city that included factual errors. ...
12:26 2019-08-07

Trump's Defense Secretary Pick Quits As Reports Emerge Of Family Violence Acting Defense Secretary Patrick Shanahan abandoned his quest for the top Pentagon job on Tuesday as reports emerged of domestic violence in his family, plunging the leadership of the US military into......
04:39 2019-06-19

'Dangerous to an unprecedented degree': Psychiatrists warn Congress that Trump incites violence Mental health experts warned in an online event meant to convince Congress and the public Tuesday that President Trump incited his followers to violence, with one psychiatrist comparing Trump's rallies to those of Adolf Hitler....
03:13 2019-07-24

Federal judge blocks Trump from using $2.5B in military funds for border wall A California federal judge issued a ruling blocking President Trump from using $2.5 billion in military funds to build a wall along the southern border....
18:52 2019-06-29

Appeals court rules Trump can’t use Pentagon funds for border wall Pentagon funds that President Trump wants to use for a border wall will remain frozen, a San Francisco appeals court ruled Wednesday. The divided three-judge panel of the 9th US Circuit Court of Appeals agreed with a May lower court ruling that halted the administration’s efforts to use $2.5 billion...
09:13 2019-07-04

Trump vows to seek appeal of judge’s ruling against border wall U.S. District Judge Haywood Gilliam Jr.’s order, issued Friday, prevents work from beginning on two of the highest-priority, Pentagon-funded wall projects — one spanning 74 kilometres in New Mexico and another covering 8 kilometres in Yuma, Arizona....
23:00 2019-05-25

Trump report card: Trade war dominates Wall Street, G-7 in France This week’s White House Report Card finds President Trump culminating another extraordinary week in France at the G-7 economic summit where his latest tirade against China will dominate the talks....
17:13 2019-08-24

Wall St. edges higher after Trump sparks U.S.-China trade hopes Wall Street's major stock indexes edged higher on Friday after falling in the previous session, as hopeful comments from U.S. President Donald Trump regarding trade relations with China assuaged concerns among some investors....
01:13 2019-05-25

Trump’s plan to fund border wall faces first legal test SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — A federal judge is expected to decide Friday whether to block the White House from spending billions of dollars to build a wall on the Mexican border with money secured under President Donald Trump’s declaration of a national emergency. The judge is weighing two cases that...
21:00 2019-05-24

Anxiety over Trump’s trade war with China causes stocks to plunge on Wall Street China let its currency, the yuan, drop to its lowest level against the dollar in more than a decade, a move that Trump railed against as “currency manipulation.”...
23:26 2019-08-05

Animal conservation group files lawsuit against Trump’s border wall TUCSON – El Jefe, the first of three wild jaguars observed roaming in the United States, has ruled over the Santa Rita Mountains in the Old Pueblo since he was spotted in 2011. From habitat loss to being sought and hunted, many researchers believed that jaguars were completely extirpated in th...
10:52 2019-08-07

U.S. judge rejects Trump administration move to start wall construction A federal judge rejected on Thursday an effort by the Trump administration to begin construction on a wall on the border with Mexico while it appeals a ruling that found funding for the wall was likely not authorized by Congress....
23:00 2019-05-30

US STOCKS SNAPSHOT-Wall St falls at open on Trump's Mexico threat U.S. stocks opened sharply lower on Friday, hit by fears that President Donald Trump's shock threat of tariffs on Mexico could prove the trigger that pushes the world's largest economy into recession....
16:52 2019-05-31

Federal judge bars Trump from using $2.5 billion to build border wall A federal judge prohibited President Donald Trump from tapping $2.5 billion in military funding to build high-priority segments of his prized border wall in California, Arizona and New Mexico.        ...
13:00 2019-06-29

US judge blocks Donald Trump from building sections of border wall A federal judge has blocked Donald Trump from building sections of his long-sought border wall with money secured under his declaration of a national emergency....
14:39 2019-05-25

Judge temporarily blocks Trump's border wall construction plans A federal judge on Friday temporarily blocked the Trump administration from spending billions to construct a wall on the U.S.-Mexico border with money from Trump national emergency declaration....
08:39 2019-05-25

Wall St. skids, jolted by Trump's surprise tariff threat on Mexico U.S. stocks dropped on Friday, as the S&P 500 closed out the month with its biggest May slump since 2010, after President Donald Trump's surprise threat of tariffs on Mexico fueled fears that a trade war on multiple fronts could lead to a recession....
05:13 2019-06-01

Judge blocks some funds Trump sought for U.S.-Mexico border wall The Trump administration must temporarily halt the use of some Defense Department funds for a border wall with Mexico, a judge ruled on Friday, because the money was not specifically authorized by Congress for construction of the barrier....
05:00 2019-05-25

U.S. federal judge blocks $1 billion in funds for Trump’s border wall U.S. District Court Judge Haywood Gilliam in Oakland, California said the use of the funds for the wall for "border barrier construction" in two areas "is unlawful."...
05:00 2019-06-29

Wall Street expects a Trump win in 2020, but a new poll points to a different outcome The Quinnipiac Poll showed the top Democratic candidate, former Vice President Joe Biden, leading Trump by a double-digit margin in a potential 2020 matchup. But it also found that five other Democratic contenders leading the president as well....
20:39 2019-06-11

Trump’s border wall in Arizona challenged over potential wildlife damage The barriers currently at the three sites block vehicles from passing but still allow wildlife to move through. Environmental groups said the 9.1-metre replacement bollards that the Trump administration plans to erect would prevent the cross-border migration of wildlife....
07:39 2019-08-07

Company touted by Trump to build the wall has history of fines, violations President Donald Trump appears to have set his sights on a North Dakota construction firm with a checkered legal record to build portions of his signature border wall....
20:00 2019-05-31

Wall Street opens higher as investors await Trump-Xi meet U.S. stocks opened modestly higher on Friday, as investors treaded cautiously ahead of a pivotal meeting between the United States and China that could decide the outcome of a protracted trade dispute....
15:52 2019-06-28

Of course Donald Trump is a racist – and his Wall Street enablers know it | Robert Reich Jamie Dimon and other big-earning CEOs are bankrolling the Republican assault on America. They must work to stop itIt started with Donald Trump’s racist tweets demanding that four Democratic congresswomen – Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez, Rashida Tlaib, Ayanna Pressley and Ilhan Omar – “go back” to the “c...
13:52 2019-07-21

How Donald Trump’s trade tariff tweet put Mexico’s back to the wall U.S. President Donald Trump has promised to impose a five per cent tariff on Mexican goods in an attempt to prevent asylum seekers from entering the U.S. at the southern border....
13:52 2019-05-31

Trump revives ICE raid threat, blasts judge who ruled against border wall President Trump vowed Saturday to “immediately” appeal a judge’s ruling blocking funding for his border wall, while reviving threats to proceed with stalled deportation raids as soon as a week from now....
15:39 2019-06-29

S&P 500 rises, set to snap 4-day slide as Wall Street awaits Trump-Xi meeting at G-20 summit The S&P 500 rose on Thursday, on pace to snap a four-day losing streak, as investors await trade clues from an upcoming meeting between President Donald Trump and Chinese President Xi Jinping....
18:52 2019-06-27

Trump is Wall Street's favorite in 2020, but his reelection prospects look bad in state polls But a look at state-by-state data clarifies the scale of Trump's challenge. As the president tries to rally supporters at a 2020 kickoff rally in Orlando on Tuesday, he is fighting from behind....
23:13 2019-06-18

Trump administration runs up against legal wall in effort to lower drug prices A federal judge blocked a new requirement for drugmakers to display the price of medications in television ads, saying the Department of Health and Human Services overstepped its authority and would need approval from Congress....
18:00 2019-07-09

Trump attacks judge who blocked border wall plans as 'Obama activist' Judge Haywood Gilliam said officials could not use money secured under Trump’s emergency declaration to build key sections of wallAfter a federal judge blocked his attempt to build key sections of his border wall with money secured under his declaration of a national emergency, Donald Trump criticis...
06:01 2019-05-26

Judge thwarts Trump’s plan to build border wall with military funds A federal judge in California dealt a blow to President Trump’s plans for a signature border wall on Friday, barring the administration from diverting billions in military funds for construction. The decision by US District Judge Haywood S. Gilliam of Oakland — the same judge who initial...
14:39 2019-06-29

Wall Street slips as bank earnings, Trump trade comments weigh U.S. stocks edged lower on Tuesday as quarterly results from banks added to concerns about lower interest rates dampening their profits, while comments from U.S. President Donald Trump on trade also dragged down Wall Street's major indexes....
04:52 2019-07-17

Wall Street edges lower after mixed bank earnings, Trump comments U.S. stocks were lower on Tuesday as results from big Wall Street lenders rekindled concerns about slowing profit growth in a low interest rate environment, while comments from President Donald Trump on trade also soured the mood....
20:26 2019-07-16

Donald Trump's plan to tax Mexico shakes up Wall Street, world markets The surprise announcement by U.S. President Donald Trump to impose new tariffs on Mexico in an effort to stem illegal migration impacted Wall Street and other world financial markets on Friday....
17:52 2019-05-31

US Judge Blocks Some Funds Sought By Donald Trump For Mexico Border Wall The Trump administration must temporarily halt the use of some Defense Department funds for a border wall with Mexico, a judge ruled on Friday, because the money was not specifically authorized by......
08:00 2019-05-25

Trump threatens veto of House defense bill over spending levels, wall U.S. President Donald Trump's administration on Tuesday threatened he would veto a massive defense bill being considered by the House of Representatives, saying it provides less money than he wants for the military and disagreeing with some of its policy provisions....
02:13 2019-07-10

Trump administration seeks emergency court order to build border wall WASHINGTON — The Trump administration is seeking an emergency court order to let the government use Pentagon money to build sections of a border wall in Arizona and Texas. A federal judge in California late last month blocked a White House plan, announced as part of President Donald Trump’s de...
18:52 2019-06-05

‘He always brings them up’: Trump tries to steer border wall deal to North Dakota firm Exclusive: Fisher Industries, which claims it can build the barrier faster and cheaper than Army Corps of Engineers, has started work on private section of barrier in New Mexico....
04:52 2019-05-24

Judge bars Trump from building border wall sections with emergency funds Ruling immediately halts administration’s efforts to use money secured with declaration of national emergencyA federal judge has blocked Donald Trump from building sections of his long-sought border wall with money secured under his declaration of a national emergency.On Friday, the US district judg...
07:00 2019-05-25

After mock Trump assassination photos at liberal fundraiser, Scalise asks when the left will denounce its violence House Minority Whip Steve Scalise asked what it would take for liberals to denounce violence against conservatives after a Democratic state senator from Illinois came under fire last weekend over pictures showing his supporters at a fundraising event taking part in a mock assassination on President ...
08:13 2019-08-20

Appeals Court Upholds Ruling Blocking Trump From Using Defense Funds for Border Wall The divided three-judge panel in the Ninth Circuit agreed with a lower court’s decision that Mr. Trump didn’t have the authority to reallocate the money without congressional approval....
05:01 2019-07-04

The Daily 202: Trump keeps trying to pick winners and losers – from the bailout for farmers to a border wall contract Conservatives who purport to support free markets are biting their tongues about the resurgence of central planning and a 1950s-style industrial policy....
17:26 2019-05-24

Judge Orders President Trump to Stop Building Border Wall With Emergency Money A federal judge in California has blocked President Donald Trump from building sections of his long-sought border wall with money secured under his declaration of a national emergency. U.S. District Judge Haywood Gilliam Jr. on Friday immediately halted the administration’s efforts to redirect...
12:13 2019-05-25

Wall Street firms see increased chance that Trump takes action to weaken the dollar Wall Street analysts say it is increasingly possible the Trump administration will try using a stronger weapon in the currency wars than just presidential tweets....
22:52 2019-07-15

Trump’s emergency border wall declaration to fuel partisan fighting in defense bill Democrats and Republicans are also expecting bitter partisan disputes over the nuclear arsenal, the Pentagon’s overall budget, and the detention facility at Guantanamo Bay....
17:52 2019-06-11

Video game industry pushes back on Trump's violence link, stresses parental tools As President Trump and politicians blame video games for recent mass shootings, industry stresses lack of violence link, consoles' parental tools.       ...
20:13 2019-08-06

As Next Gen falters, Big Three supremacy continues at Wimbledon The tennis world keeps wondering when young stars like Alexander Zverev and Stefanos Tsitsipas will unseat the Big Three. After Monday, we're still waiting....
03:26 2019-07-02

Judge rejects House suit to block transfer of billions of dollars for Trump border wall The court said one chamber of Congress cannot sue the Trump administration over spending on the border after the government shutdown and the president’s emergency declaration....
08:39 2019-06-04

U.S. judge blocks Trump from building sections of border wall with money secured under emergency declaration SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — U.S. judge blocks Trump from building sections of border wall with money secured under emergency declaration. The post U.S. judge blocks Trump from building sections of border wall with money secured under emergency declaration appeared first on LEX18.com....
06:52 2019-05-25

Trump says he’ll ‘immediately’ appeal a federal judge’s ruling to block $2.5 billion in border wall funds Associated Press/Evan Vucci President Donald Trump is vowing to appeal a judge's ruling that says his administration cannot take $2.5 billion in funds intended for anti-drug activities and use it to build a wall along the Mexican border. A U.S. District Court judge ruled that the transfer of the mo...
01:13 2019-06-30

Trump to issue executive order seeking transparency on healthcare costs: Wall Street Journal U.S. President Donald Trump plans to issue an executive order on Monday asking health insurers and doctors to disclose new details about healthcare costs, in an attempt to improve price transparency, the Wall Street Journal reported on Thursday, citing people familiar with the matter....
20:39 2019-06-20

Judge tosses House Dems' lawsuit over Trump's use of emergency military funds for border wall Washington, D.C., district court Judge Trevor McFadden threw out House Democrats' lawsuit seeking an injunction against President Trump's emergency border wall funding reallocation, saying that the matter is fundamentally a political dispute and that the politicians lack standing to make the case....
01:13 2019-06-04

Will Trump and Xi call a trade war cease-fire? Here's what every major Wall Street bank predicts President Donald Trump and Chinese President Xi Jinping will meet at the G-20 this week. Wall Street banks are skeptical of a trade ware cease-fire.        ...
18:52 2019-06-28

Quantum supremacy is coming. It won't change the world If quantum computers are to help solve humanity’s problems, they will have to improve drasticallyThe unveiling of the marvel had the media gushing. It was Valentine’s Day 1946, and the New York Times broke the story. The front page spoke of “an amazing machine” and “one of the war’s top secrets”. By...
08:26 2019-08-02

9th Circuit refuses Trump request to block judge's ruling to stop military funds for border wall An appeals court denied the Trump administration's emergency request to block a federal judge's ruling that prevents President Trump from using $2.5 billion in military funds to build a wall along the southern border....
03:52 2019-07-04

Trump, calling for legal appeal, slams ‘activist Obama appointed judge’ over border wall ruling President Trump on Saturday ripped into what he described as an “activist Obama appointed judge” after a federal judge blocked the administration’s plan to reallocate money to the building of a wall on the southern border....
23:52 2019-05-25

Iggy Azalea battles for chart supremacy against ... Peppa Pig? The Australian rapper has seen her bid for chart domination under threat with the news that the children’s favourite animated porker is releasing an albumFirst there was the Beatles v the Rolling Stones. Then there was Blur v Oasis. Now the music industry is about to be plunged into a destructive ne...
00:39 2019-07-19

The billionaire who founded NYC's biggest grocery chain after immigrating to America as an infant explains his support for Trump — and why he thinks the US should build a wall Photo by Andrew H. Walker/Getty Images John Catsimatidis, a Greek immigrant and the founder of New York City grocery chain Gristedes, is a vocal supporter of President Trump. On the topic of Trump's reelection campaign, Catsimatidis told Bloomberg's Hailey Waller, "I don't want a job. I'm here to h...
21:13 2019-08-19

| Rob Houwing: Marx, Coles resume scrap for global supremacy Dynamic hookers Malcolm Marx and Dane Coles should be influential figures in the tense final straight of Super Rugby ordinary season, writes Rob Houwing....
15:26 2019-05-28

Google expected to achieve quantum supremacy in 2019: Here’s what that means Google‘s reportedly on the verge of demonstrating a quantum computer capable of feats no ordinary classical computer could perform. The term for this is quantum supremacy, and experts believe the Mountain View company could be mere months from achieving it. This may be the biggest scientific breakth...
00:52 2019-07-20

Trump is a white supremacist, say Warren and O'Rourke Democratic presidential candidates go beyond calling out president’s racist rhetoric following El Paso mass shootingTwo leading Democratic presidential candidates – Elizabeth Warren and Beto O’Rourke – have said in separate interviews that they consider Donald Trump to be a white supremacist.Asked w...
04:00 2019-08-09

Al Sharpton on Donald Trump: 'He's a white nationalist' The civil rights activist, who recently found himself at the sharp end of the president’s tweets, discusses his history with Trump and the recent mass gun violenceAmong the many framed mementoes that clutter the white vinyl walls of the Rev Al Sharpton’s midtown Manhattan office, there is one he tre...
12:13 2019-08-10

White Women Are Ready to Mobilize For Trump Following the 2016 presidential election, the popular refrain on the left was that 53 percent of white women voters supported Donald Trump and fucked everyone over. But that 53 percent isn’t easily embarrassed—if anything, they’re getting ready for their close up....
21:39 2019-07-18

With Kabul wedding attack, Isis aims to erode Taliban supremacy As the US and Taliban negotiate peace, Isis sees a chance to sow fresh chaos in Afghanistan Even by the bloody standards of Afghanistan, it was a brutal attack: a suicide bomber at a wedding celebration, detonating his device as children danced and the happy couple completed their marriage rituals. ...
22:52 2019-08-19

Trump says he's 'thinking about' a payroll tax cut — a day after the White House denies it Trump said he has "been thinking about payroll taxes for a long time" — and he cautioned that "whether or not we do something now, it's not being done because of recession."...
00:39 2019-08-21

Trump and Kim Jong-un 'agree' Biden has a 'low IQ', White House says Sarah Sanders told Meet the Press the president’s point of view was not guided by the North Korean leaderDonald Trump and Kim Jong-un “agree in their assessment” that former vice-president and 2020 Democratic candidate Joe Biden has a “low IQ”, White House press secretary Sarah Sanders said.Speaking...
23:52 2019-05-26

Rapinoe: We don't want to go to White House... maybe Trump sent invite by mail "Women\u0027s World Cup winnter Megan Rapinoe says that her USA team do not want to go to the White House... but an inviation hasn\u0027t arrived either."...
13:01 2019-07-09

Trump will ‘think about’ inviting NBA champ Raptors to White House With Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau seated steps away, President Trump said Thursday that he’d “think about” whether to invite the NBA champion Toronto Raptors to the White House. “They played phenomenal basketball,” he said about Canada’s first NBA champs. “I watched a little bit of i...
21:52 2019-06-20

Jimmy Carter: Russia won Trump the White House Former President Jimmy Carter said Friday he believes President Donald Trump actually lost the 2016 election and is only in the White House "because the Russians interfered on his behalf." (June 28)        ...
06:52 2019-06-29

Trump says will not fire White House adviser Conway U.S. President Donald Trump on Friday said he would not fire White House adviser Kellyanne Conway, even though a government watchdog found she had violated U.S. law by making political statements in her official role and called for her ouster....
18:26 2019-06-14

Jay Inslee labels Trump a ‘white nationalist’ at debate Gov. Jay Inslee of Washington State isn’t get a lot of speaking time so far in Wednesday night’s Democratic presidential nomination debate. But he just grabbed some of the loudest applause from the audience at the Fox Theater in Detroit....
05:26 2019-08-01

Joe Scarborough: Trump is 'the worst dealmaker' that has ever sat in the White House MSNBC host Joe Scarborough slammed President Trump as the “worst dealmaker that's ever sat in the presidential office” after the president cut short meeting on infrastructure over Democrats’ accusations that he’s “engaged in a cover-up” regarding the Russia probe....
17:00 2019-05-23

Trump could renounce white nationalism – but he can't pretend he cares In theory, a president can offer comfort at times like these. But this one would prefer to hurl insultsIn normal American mass murders – because such horrors have become so astonishingly normal – the president usually plays the role of some great but helpless comfort blanket.He may be unable to brea...
17:26 2019-08-08

White House confirms Trump sent letter to Kim Jong Un On Sunday, Pyongyang’s Korean Central News Agency reported Trump had sent Kim an “excellent” letter and said Kim would “seriously contemplate” the content....
02:52 2019-06-24

When is Trump going to take white supremacist terror seriously? | Rich Benjamin After this latest massacre, we are all complicit when we look the other way. And noone is more complicit than the president himselfIn a bloody weekend that saw two back-to-back mass shootings, a white male gunman left at least 20 people dead in a Walmart in El Paso, a majority Latino border town. Mi...
22:39 2019-08-07

Trump unveils new red, white and blue Air Force One paint job President Trump, in an interview aired Thursday, unveiled the new red, white and blue paint job for the new Air Force One -- and promised that the jet would also be much bigger than the existing presidential plane....
16:39 2019-06-13

Trump says he may invite Kim to White House as talks resume President Trump​ on Sunday said teams from the US and North Korea will get together in the coming weeks to restart nuclear negotiations and appeared receptive to inviting regime leader Kim Jong Un to the White House. “​​We are going to have teams, they are going to meet over the next weeks, th...
17:52 2019-06-30

How DARE You Ask Joe Biden to Call Trump a White Supremacist In 2015, Donald Trump opened his campaign by saying Mexican immigrants were “rapists” and “drug dealers.” Now, four years later, major Democratic political players are finally starting to agree that Trump is a white supremacist — except one....
05:13 2019-08-09

Schumer defers to Pelosi on impeachment Senate Minority Leader Chuck Schumer on Tuesday dodged questions on whether he would support the House beginning a formal inquiry to impeach President Donald Trump. “I believe that ... Speaker [Nancy] Pelosi is handling this appropriately,” Schumer told reporters. Schumer’s deference to Pelosi comes...
18:26 2019-07-31

Schumer wants FBI to investigate FaceApp, DNC warns against using it: Here's what you need to know Sen. Chuck Schumer has asked the FBI and FTC to investigate the popular FaceApp app, which lets people see what they'll look like when they're old. Here's what you need to know about it....
20:00 2019-07-18

Schumer calls on FBI, FTC to investigate FaceApp The viral photo-aging Faceapp might soon be under investigation for privacy concerns. Veuer's Susana Victoria Perez has more.       ...
17:39 2019-07-18

Blazin' Saddles: Ineos supremacy, Alaphilippe glory, Pinot setback and other thoughts "An absolutely thrilling opening 10 days of racing – Stage 7 aside – has produced some superb performances and thrills and spills aplenty, even if there\u0027s an air of inevitability as Team Ineos leaders Geraint Thomas and Egan Bernal already sit on top of the pack and look poised to strike ahead ...
21:52 2019-07-16

Hope Hicks rebuffs questions on Trump White House Former top White House adviser Hope Hicks refused to answer House Judiciary Committee questions about her time in the White House, dimming Democrats' chances of obtaining new or substantive information for their obstruction of justice probe. (June 20)        ...
13:13 2019-06-20

Trump appears to backpedal on White House invite for USWNT, saying ‘we’ll look at that’ After the team's World Cup win, the president said, "We haven't really thought about it," after previously tweeting that Megan Rapinoe and her teammates would be invited "win or lose."...
13:52 2019-07-08

Kamala Harris on Trump: 'We have a predator living in the White House' Sen. Kamala Harris, D-Calif, is ratcheting up her attacks against President Trump, referring to him on  Wednesday as a "predator" during a campaign event in Iowa....
01:39 2019-07-04

AP sources: White House wanted McCain ship away from Trump The White House wanted the U.S. Navy to keep a warship named for the late Sen. John McCain out of President Donald Trump's view during his trip to Japan, three U.S. officials said....
13:26 2019-05-30

Why the Trump White House Is Caught Up in the Jeffrey Epstein Scandal In the years since Mr. Epstein was first accused of sexually abusing minors, one of Mr. Trump’s Cabinet officials has been accused of letting him off easy....
00:26 2019-07-08

US Chamber weighing lawsuit against White House over Trump tariffs The U.S. Chamber of Commerce is weighing a lawsuit against the White House over President Trump's Mexico tariffs, which begin in June.        ...
00:39 2019-06-01

U.S. Treasury's Mnuchin: No discussion with White House on Trump's taxes U.S. Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin on Wednesday said he had not discussed releasing President Donald Trump's tax returns with the White House, and disagreed with an IRS memo that reportedly concluded he should release them to Congress....
20:39 2019-05-22

White House whiplash: Trump says he is considering payroll tax cut after spokesman denied it President Trump said he is mulling a cut to payroll taxes to keep the U.S. economy firing, just hours after White house officials denied the idea was under consideration....
06:26 2019-08-21

Trump, lawmakers gather for White House picnic on tense day WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump is playing host to members of Congress and their families at the annual White House congressional picnic after a tense 24 hours involving Iran. Trump did not mention Iran’s downing of a U.S. drone or the retaliatory strikes he scrapped. Rather, he focus...
04:00 2019-06-22

White House says Trump's July Fourth will be patriotic, not political White House officials on Tuesday said President Trump will avoid politics and stick to patriotic themes in a high-profile July Fourth speech in front of the Lincoln Memorial in Washington amid questions about the cost and tone of the celebration....
19:26 2019-07-02

White House asked Navy to keep USS McCain out of Trump’s sight (CNN) – President Donald Trump and John McCain’s long-running feud is back in the spotlight following reports that White House and lower-level US Navy officials traded emails about keeping a warship named from the late senator’s father and grandfather out of sight ahead of the Pres...
21:00 2019-05-30

Mexico to Lobby White House as Trump's Tariffs Loom Mexican officials plan to lobby Trump administration officials at the White House on Wednesday in a last-ditch effort to hold off on tariffs that the president has threatened to impose starting Monday amid a dispute over border security....
20:13 2019-06-05

AP sources: White House wanted USS McCain moved for Trump The White House wanted the U.S. Navy to keep a warship named for the late Sen. John McCain "out of sight" during President Donald Trump's trip to Japan, The Wall Street Journal reported Wednesday, citing an email it reviewed....
13:26 2019-05-30

Top White House economic adviser says Trump still ‘looking at’ buying Greenland Greenland has said it’s not for sale, but that didn’t stop top White House economic adviser Larry Kudlow from adding fuel to the idea that the Trump administration wants to purchase the world’s largest island from Denmark. Speaking with “Fox News Sunday,” Kudlow, the di...
22:52 2019-08-18

White House Report Card: Trump vs. the ‘avocado crisis’ This week’s White House Report Card finds President Trump’s frustration boiling over with nonstop illegal immigration and the refusal by Democrats to take the issue seriously. As a result, he threatened to impose trade tariffs on Mexico, which seems to have sparked a positive reaction from our neigh...
22:52 2019-06-01

Trump hosts victims of religious persecution at White House President Trump met with dozens of victims of religious persecution at the White House on Wednesday as part of an ongoing effort by the administration to push for religious freedom abroad....
05:39 2019-07-18

White House social media summit not a ‘one-and-done,’ Trump’s allies say Trump coupled his admonitions of the tech industry -- delivered Thursday in front of more than 200 of his closest online allies -- with a promise to summon top tech executives to Washington soon and a threat to unveil new regulations targeting the way social media sites moderate content....
00:52 2019-07-13

Melania Trump’s spokeswoman to be next White House press secretary First lady Melania Trump announced Tuesday that her spokeswoman, Stephanie Grisham, would replace outgoing White House press secretary Sarah Huckabee Sanders. “I am pleased to announce @StephGrisham45 will be the next @PressSec & Comms Director! She has been with us since 2015 – @POTUS & I can...
22:26 2019-06-27

White House: President Trump ‘Deadly Serious’ About Mexico Tariffs WASHINGTON — A top White House official said Sunday that President Donald Trump is “deadly serious” about slapping tariffs on imports from Mexico but acknowledged there are no concrete benchmarks being set to assess whether the U.S. ally was stemming the flow of migrants enough to...
20:26 2019-06-02

Trump says top White House economist Kevin Hassett leaving WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump says the White House’s top economist is leaving soon. In a tweet Sunday night, Trump says the chairman of the Council of Economic Advisers, Kevin Hassett, will be departing “shortly” and praises him as having “done such a great job for...
08:52 2019-06-03

Trump loses loyalist Sanders in another White House departure White House spokeswoman Sarah Sanders, a fierce loyalist of President Donald Trump who became one of his closest advisers, will leave her job at the end of the month to return to her home state of Arkansas, Trump said on Thursday....
01:00 2019-06-14

| Trump escalates war on social media at White House 'summit' Escalating his attacks on Silicon Valley, US President Donald Trump hinted at new regulations on social media as he gathered critics of major online platforms at a White House "summit"....
20:13 2019-07-11

White House staff reviewing possible Blagojevich commutation: Trump The White House is reviewing whether or not President Trump should commute the sentence of former Illinois Gov. Rod Blagojevich because his 14-year sentence is “severe,” Trump said Thursday. Trump made the announcement in a tweet Thursday evening, a day after he told reporters he was ...
06:52 2019-08-09

Trump Blames the Media for White Supremacist Mass Shootings Donald Trump’s response to the horrific mass shootings in El Paso, TX and Dayton, OH had already been callous and utterly vapid, but on Monday morning, with a day of space to respond to the tragedies, he landed on an even worse message: actually, it’s the media’s fault....
17:13 2019-08-05

Trump tells ex-White House counsel McGahn not to appear before Congress U.S. President Donald Trump on Monday told former White House counsel Don McGahn to defy a subpoena to testify before Congress about the Russia investigation, deepening his fight with Democratic lawmakers....
21:39 2019-05-21

Trump honors Celtics legend Bob Cousy at White House President Trump awarded Boston Celtics legend and native New Yorker Bob Cousy the Presidential Medal of Freedom Thursday afternoon at the White House — the nation’s highest civilian honor. The commander in chief presented the award to the 91-year-old NBA Hall of Famer in the Oval Office as his daugh...
02:52 2019-08-23

‘This is white nationalism’: Biden and Buttigieg condemn Trump’s actions Democratic 2020 candidates accused president of ‘coddling white nationalism’ following El Paso at a fundraiser dinner in IowaMore top Democrats, including 2020 frontrunner Joe Biden, have accused Donald Trump of being a white nationalist as part of a growing chorus of condemnation following the mass...
21:52 2019-08-10

Donald Trump Likely To Meet Xi Jinping On Sidelines Of G20: White House US President Donald Trump and Chinese President Xi Jinping will likely meet on the sidelines of the Group of 20 summit later this month in Japan, a White House spokesman said on Thursday, although he......
20:26 2019-06-13

Senate GOP to meet with Trump White House on spending bills Top Senate Republicans will meet with President Donald Trump's negotiating team to discuss whether the party can pass government funding bills amid stalled budget negotiations with congressional Democrats.Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell of Kentucky, Senate Appropriations Chairman Richard She...
21:39 2019-06-09

Nancy Pelosi says Trump wants to 'make America white again' – video US house speaker Nancy Pelosi says president Donald Trump wants to add a citizenship question to next year's census because he wants to 'make America white again.' The California democrat says the administration is battling in federal court to insert the question because it would have a chilling eff...
23:00 2019-07-09

Trump to honor Celtics legend Bob Cousy at White House Boston Celtics legend Bob Cousy will be awarded the Presidential Medal of Freedom — the nation’s highest civilian honor — Thursday afternoon at the White House. President Trump will present the award to the 91-year-old NBA Hall of Famer, a Manhattan native who graduated from the fo...
20:26 2019-08-22

White House says Trump, North Korea agree Biden is ‘low IQ’ President Trump and North Korea’s Kim Jong Un don’t always see eye-to-eye but they both agree that Democratic presidential hopeful Joe Biden is a “fool of low IQ,” said White House spokeswoman Sarah Sanders. “I think they agree in their assessment of former Vice Preside...
20:26 2019-05-26

Trolls won't fix social media. Who Trump should have invited to the White House The actual list of invitees suggests the event will largely serve as a platform for rightwing conspiracy theorists and bigotsThe White House on Thursday will host a meeting of some of the rightwing internet’s loudest voices – and worst trolls.Donald Trump’s so-called “Social Media Summit” was announ...
04:00 2019-07-12

White House Hosts a Meeting for Pro-Trump Twitter Warriors Conservative fringe figures will get their moment with President Trump during a “social media summit,” where they will share stories of what they call discrimination and suppression on the internet....
15:13 2019-07-11

White identity politics drives Trump, and the Republican Party under him As a 2020 political strategy, the president is betting on the combination of grievance and anti-immigrant sentiment that helped him win election in 2016....
13:39 2019-07-16

Trump says Press Secretary Sanders to leave White House WASHINGTON (AP) — White House press secretary Sarah Sanders will be leaving the Trump administration at the end of the month. President Donald Trump announced the news on Twitter Wednesday. He says Sanders will be returning to her home state of Arkansas and has not immediately named a successor. San...
23:39 2019-06-13

Wall Street was ready for the latest twist in the trade war. Here's how experts think Trump and Xi's trade truce will play out. REUTERS/Kevin Lamarque The year-old trade war between the US and China reached a temporary truce as Presidents Donald Trump of the US and Xi Jinping of China said they're delaying new tariffs to let negotiations continue. That outcome of the G20 summit in Japan isn't the resolution some investors...
01:13 2019-06-30

Amy Schumer views $10M condo in NYC nabe she mocked New mom Amy Schumer still loves the Upper West Side — even after mocking the 92nd Street SoulCycle outpost in her 2018 movie “I Feel Pretty.” She recently toured a massive $10.3 million five-bedroom model apartment at 555 West End Ave., a school-to-condo conversion developed by Tamarkin Co. and CL I...
04:52 2019-06-06

Schumer predicts McConnell will take up election security Mitch McConnell rarely budges in the face of political pressure. But Chuck Schumer thinks election security is an exception.The Senate minority leader predicted on Thursday that the majority leader will buckle and take up federal election security, a once-bipartisan issue. But though Democrats have ...
00:13 2019-08-02

Schumer to lead Democratic border visit Senate Minority Leader Chuck Schumer said he and other congressional Democrats will travel to the southern border this weekend to "investigate, inspect and evaluate the latest conditions at these facilities."The New York Democrat said he will report back to the Senate and the public what he finds."...
22:26 2019-07-18

Schumer wants FBI to sign off on body armor sales Sen. Chuck Schumer on Sunday proposed new legislation to require the FBI to sign off on body armor sales to civilians. The announcement comes one week after mass killer Connor Betts — clad in body armor — opened fire in a trendy Dayton, Ohio, neighborhood and killed nine people before he...
22:00 2019-08-11

Amy Schumer Cuddles Her Baby Boy as She Celebrates Her "Best Birthday Ever" Amy Schumer celebrated her 38th birthday on Saturday and it was her best birthday ever, for a great reason. The comedienne and actress had received her most precious gift a month earlier;......
04:52 2019-06-03

Schumer wants Grubhub to eat any ‘fake’ restaurant fees ​Sen. Chuck Schumer is getting in the middle of the food fight between ​​Grub​hub and New York City restaurants by asking the delivery app to eat its “fake” fees. In May, The Post reported how​​​ ​Grub​hub, the country’s largest food ordering service, was charging restaurants in the Big Apple and el...
23:13 2019-07-14

Schumer demands investigation into Tubman $20 delay Senate Minority Leader Chuck Schumer is asking federal investigators to probe why the Trump administration postponed recreating the $20 bill with abolitionist Harriet Tubman on it....
10:13 2019-06-20

Schumer demands Grubhub CEO refund all overcharges Sen. Chuck Schumer has been in talks with the chief executive of Grubhub over bogus fees the food-delivery giant has been charging restaurants nationwide — and is demanding that the company cough up refunds going back for years. In an exclusive interview with The Post, Schumer said he spoke with Gru...
00:00 2019-07-23

Schumer wants FBI to probe FaceApp’s possible Kremlin ties Sen. Chuck Schumer on Wednesday asked the director of the FBI to probe whether data shared on the popular FaceApp software is ending up in the hands of the Russian government or third-party companies with ties to the Kremlin. Schumer penned a letter to Director Christopher Wray, stating that the app...
08:00 2019-07-18

Schumer calls on FDA to review all chemicals used in sunscreen Sen. Chuck Schumer on Sunday said he’s asking the FDA to review all of the ingredients of sunscreen products to ensure consumers don’t get burned by chemicals that could “seep into the bloodstream.” ​”​There is no doubt about it: sunscreen has been a life-saver, but tha...
02:52 2019-06-10

Schumer got thousands in donations from Jeffrey Epstein Sen. Chuck Schumer — who called on Labor Secretary Alexander Acosta to resign and said President Trump should “answer” for his friendship with Jeffrey Epstein — accepted thousands of dollars in donations from the alleged pedophile throughout the 1990s, The Post has learned. Federal Election Commissi...
19:52 2019-07-10

Schumer calls for Labor Sec to resign over Epstein Sen. Minority Leader Chuck Schumer and a growing list of Democrats say Labor Secretary Alexander Acosta should resign for his role in a 2008 plea deal that let Jeffrey Epstein escape prison time for allegedly molesting dozens of teenage girls. (July 9)        ...
19:13 2019-07-09

Schumer: ATF should investigate Dominican Republic deaths NEW YORK (AP) — The Senate’s top Democrat says the federal government must do more to investigate the deaths of Americans who traveled to the Dominican Republic. Sen. Chuck Schumer says he’s asked the Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives to step in to lend investigative su...
14:13 2019-06-30

Trump announces departure of White House economic adviser Hassett U.S. President Donald Trump said on Sunday that White House Council of Economic Advisers Chairman Kevin Hassett will "shortly" leave his post, but did not provide a reason for the latest high-level departure from the administration....
05:26 2019-06-03

White House gives tickets to Trump’s July Fourth extravaganza to GOP donors In a show of military strength, tanks and a flyover of fighter jets will be part of an event that traditionally had been a nonpartisan celebration of the nation’s founding....
21:52 2019-07-02

Trump touts administration’s environment record during White House speech Trump has a tough case to make as an environmental steward given his record, according to former environmental advocates and former federal regulators....
23:13 2019-07-08

Trump postpones Florida trip planned for Tuesday: White House U.S. President Donald Trump will postpone a trip planned for Tuesday to Florida due to two mass shootings in Texas and Ohio over the weekend, a White House official said on Monday....
17:39 2019-08-05

Trump, Macron discuss Iran's nuclear program: White House U.S. President Donald Trump on Monday spoke to French President Emmanuel Macron about Iran's threat to ramp up enrichment of uranium, the White House said....
21:52 2019-07-08

Trump to Host Pakistan Leader Imran Khan at White House President Trump Pakistani Prime Minister Imran Khan will discuss a range of issues, including counterterrorism, defense, energy and trade in their first White House meeting....
19:26 2019-07-10

Trump, Britain's Johnson discussed trade, security, 5G: White House U.S. President Donald Trump spoke with British Prime Minister Boris Johnson about trade, next-generation 5G mobile networks and global security, White House spokesman Hogan Gidley said in a statement on Friday....
00:13 2019-08-03

Trump could decide over the weekend to hold off on tariffs, White House official says Marc Short, the vice president’s chief of staff, told reporters that “there’s still a long way to go” in negotiations with Mexican officials about the surge of migrants at the southern border....
16:52 2019-06-07

Megan Rapinoe refuses to back down over Donald Trump and White House • USA midfielder urges teammates to ‘think hard’ about a visit• Administration ‘doesn’t fight for the same things we fight for’Megan Rapinoe has urged her USA teammates to “think hard” about associating themselves with Donald Trump. The 33-year-old found herself embroiled in a row with Trump after f...
20:26 2019-06-27

Donald Trump welcomes Poland's president to White House President Donald Trump is welcoming Polish President Andrzej Duda to the White House for an announcement on boosting the U.S. military presence in the European country. (June 12)        ...
20:39 2019-06-12

Trump says White House discussing gun legislation; Democrats say talks low-level President Donald Trump said on Tuesday his administration 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....
01:26 2019-08-21

Donald Trump Escalates War On Social Media At White House 'Summit' President Donald Trump ramped up his attacks on Silicon Valley giants on Thursday with a call for "regulatory and legislative solutions" to what he described as unfair treatment of conservatives by......
03:13 2019-07-12

Sarah Huckabee Sanders is out as White House press secretary: Trump White House spokeswoman Sarah Huckabee Sanders is leaving the Trump administration, the president announced Thursday. “After 3 1/2 years, our wonderful Sarah Huckabee Sanders will be leaving the White House at the end of the month and going home to the Great State of Arkansas….,” Trump wrote o...
01:26 2019-06-14

White House tweets photo of Trump hugging Old Glory for Flag Day The White House celebrated Flag Day on Friday by tweeting out a photo of a grinning President Trump giving Old Glory a bearhug. Along with the photo of the president, the tweet shows an image of the American flag with the words: “FLAG DAY JUNE 14,” which is also the date of the commander in......
23:26 2019-06-14

Trump loses loyalist Sarah Sanders in another White House departure White House spokeswoman Sarah Sanders, a fierce loyalist of President Donald Trump who channeled his combativeness toward the news media, will leave her job at month's end for a possible political future in her home state of Arkansas, Trump said on Thursday....
03:00 2019-06-14

Press secretary Sarah Sanders is leaving the White House, Trump says White House Press Secretary Sarah Huckabee Sanders is leaving her post at the end of June, President Donald Trump said Thursday. “After 3 1/2 years, our wonderful Sarah Huckabee Sanders will be leaving the White House at the end of the month and going home to the Great State of Arkansas,”...
03:13 2019-06-14

Trump to discuss immigration with Guatemalan president at White House on Monday U.S. President Donald Trump will meet with Guatemalan President Jimmy Morales at the White House on Monday for talks on immigration and security, the White House said on Friday....
19:39 2019-07-12

Trump agrees with North Korean leader Kim on Biden: White House U.S. President Donald Trump and North Korean leader Kim Jong Un agree on their assessment of former Vice President Joe Biden, White House press secretary Sarah Sanders said on Sunday....
16:52 2019-05-26

Congresswomen Targeted by Trump’s Racist Tweets: ‘This Is the Agenda of White Nationalists’ The four freshmen Congresswomen who President Donald Trump attacked on Twitter issued a scathing joint rebuke Monday, calling his remarks “hateful,” “the agenda of white nationalists” and “a distraction.” Reps. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez, Ilhan Omar, Ayanna Pressley...
02:00 2019-07-16

White House: Trump will do all he can to determine who legally lives in the United States U.S. President Donald Trump will do everything within his legal authority to determine and make public who is in the United States legally and who is not, White House spokesman Hogan Gidley said on Thursday....
22:13 2019-07-11

Trump looks forward to meeting Britain's Johnson in 'near future': White House U.S. President Donald Trump spoke by phone with British Prime Minister Boris Johnson on Monday about a number of subjects, including trade and security, the White House said on Monday....
18:26 2019-08-12

Trump to sign 9/11 victims fund bill Friday at White House President Donald Trump will hold a bill-signing ceremony Friday for a new law guaranteeing financial support to 9/11 first responders and other victims of the terrorist attacks, sources said Thursday. John Feal, a first responder and longtime advocate for the legislation, said he provided the names ...
21:00 2019-07-24

Trump hosts right-wing social media summit at White House Right-wing media personalities will be at the White House on Thursday for a social media summit hosted by President Donald Trump to tackle perceived anti-conservative bias on online platforms....
12:26 2019-07-11

Melania Trump stuns in white dress – but fashion fans think she looks familiar MELANIA Trump caused a stir when she wore a white dress to Buckingham Palace. As Donald Trump's wife met the Queen, everyone thought she looked familiar....
17:26 2019-06-03

‘We will not let them get away with it’: Trump threatens social media ahead of White House summit President Trump plans to gather Republican lawmakers, political strategists and online provocateurs for a "social media summit" at the White House on Thursday, rallying his allies and escalating his attacks on Facebook, Google and Twitter ahead of the 2020 election....
18:01 2019-07-11

"Agenda Of White Nationalists": Congresswomen Slam Trump's Racist Attack After being singled out by President Donald Trump with racist tweets - following days of scolding from their own party leaders - four Democratic congresswomen chose to stand together before the......
10:52 2019-07-16

Trump, Trudeau seek collaboration on 'critical minerals': White House U.S. President Donald Trump and Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau ordered officials on Thursday to develop a plan for U.S.-Canada collaboration on "critical minerals," the White House said in a statement about a meeting between the two leaders....
00:00 2019-06-21

Buttigieg rips Trump, says white Americans ‘can’t be defensive’ when talking about race White Americans “can’t be defensive” when talking about race, according to Mayor Pete Buttigieg. “I think the challenge for white America is to realize that we can’t be defensive about this,” said the 2020 Democratic hopeful, while speaking to CBS News on Sunday. ...
05:52 2019-07-16

Julián Castro fantasizes about his inauguration day, saying ‘adios’ to Trump at White House Julián Castro on Friday ended his speech to the Democratic National Committee’s summer meeting in San Francisco by describing his fantasy for Jan. 20, 2021 – the day he imagines being inaugurated president and showing President Trump the door....
22:00 2019-08-23

When Donald Trump Met Melania: The First Couple's Unusual Road to the White House The third time has proved to be the charm for Donald Trump. A pile-up of stories debating the happiness of their marriage aside, Trump won the presidency in 2016 and, almost 20 years......
14:52 2019-06-14

White House wanted USS John McCain 'out of sight' for Trump visit The White House wanted the US Navy to keep a warship named after late senator John McCain "out of sight" ahead of President Donald Trump’s visit to Japan, according to media reports....
17:13 2019-05-30

Kevin Hassett, President Trump’s top economist, to leave White House Hassett, the chairman of the Council of Economic Advisers who helped shape the 2017 Republican tax law, will be “leaving shortly,” Trump said on Twitter....
04:52 2019-06-03

Trump 'deadly serious' about Mexico tariff threat, White House aide says Mulvaney: ‘We intentionally left the declaration sort of ad hoc’Mexico indicates concessions on migrants issue to avoid tariffsDonald Trump is “deadly serious” about slapping tariffs on imports from Mexico, his chief of staff said on Sunday, even though the president “intentionally left the declarat...
21:00 2019-06-02

CNN Invites White Supremacist Richard Spencer to Explain Why Trump Isn’t Racist Enough In an obvious nod to Donald Trump’s “both sides” doctrine, America’s third-favorite cable news outlet (second, if you don’t count Trump’s personal propaganda network, Fox News) extended an invitation to the man whom both the Southern Poverty Law Center and the Anti-Defamation League described as a w...
21:13 2019-07-17

Trump: Emmet Flood to leave White House legal team Emmet Flood, veteran Washington, D.C. attorney who joined President Donald Trump's legal team last year, is leaving the White House, the president said in a Twitter post Saturday....
03:26 2019-06-02

White House insists Trump Huawei reversal not 'catastrophic mistake' Larry Kudlow defends move on sales ban after China talksRubio and Barasso among Republicans concerned by ployWhite House economic adviser Larry Kudlow insisted on Sunday Donald Trump is not backing off national security concerns, despite agreeing to allow US companies to sell some components to Chin...
21:52 2019-06-30

Trump goes after Pelosi, has White House officials confirm he was calm at meeting President Trump said at a freewheeling news conference Thursday that reports of his behavior during a meeting the previous day with House Speaker Nancy Pelosi, whom he called “Crazy Nancy,” were untrue -- and he called on other White House officials to back him up....
23:39 2019-05-23

White House Wanted USS John McCain "Out Of Sight" Of Trump": Report The White House requested a Navy ship bearing the name of US President Donald Trump's late rival senator John McCain be kept "out of sight" during a recent presidential trip to Japan, the Wall Street......
07:13 2019-05-30

Document leak reveals vetting during Trump’s transition to White House A trove of vetting documents leaked to the news organization Axios on HBO shows “red flags” the administration uncovered as President Trump put together his cabinet and the top levels of government following his shock White House win....
09:13 2019-06-24

Watchdog can’t review White House security clearances unless Trump asks ​The watchdog of the US intelligence community said he can’t act on a request from Democratic senators to look into the White House giving security clearances for Ivanka Trump and Jared Kushner unless President Trump signs off first, according to a report. Inspector General Michael Atkinson wr...
22:13 2019-08-01

Trump not taking action against Fed chair Powell: White House adviser White House economic adviser Larry Kudlow on Tuesday said U.S. President Donald Trump is not considering any changes to Fed Chairman Jerome Powell's status following a report that the White House had explored the possibility of demoting him....
18:13 2019-06-18

The White House needs to clarify its position on Huawei after Trump, Mnuchin comments The White House needs to clarify its position on Huawei immediately, specifically whether American actions against the company fall under economic or national security concerns....
02:26 2019-06-11

Former White House counsel Dean describes parallels between Trump and Nixon The president slammed the former White House counsel whose 1973 testimony was key to Nixon’s resignation. “John Dean’s been a loser for many years,” Trump said....
23:01 2019-06-10

Trump ‘deadly serious’ about imposing tariffs on Mexican imports: White House Trump claims Mexico has taken advantage of the United States for decades but that the abuse will end when he slaps tariffs on Mexican imports next week in a dispute over illegal immigration....
20:01 2019-06-02

Trump announces departure of White House lawyer Emmet Flood President Trump on Saturday announced top White House lawyer Emmet Flood is leaving the job. Flood took over the position from Ty Cobb last year, leading Trump’s legal team during the Mueller investigation. “Emmet Flood, who came to the White House to help me with the Mueller Report, wil...
23:13 2019-06-01

Biden vows to repeal Trump tax cuts on 'Day One' if he captures White House Former Vice President and current presidential candidate Joe Biden promised that on "day one" he would repeal President Trump's 2017 tax cuts and close $500 billion on tax loopholes he said, speaking to a crowd at the South Carolina Democratic Party Convention on Saturday....
02:52 2019-06-23

The White House needs to clarify its position on Huawei after Trump contradicts Mnuchin The White House needs to clarify its position on Huawei immediately, specifically whether American actions against the company fall under economic or national security concerns....
19:00 2019-06-10

'Out of sight': White House reportedly steers USS John McCain away from Trump Officials wanted ship bearing the name of Trump’s nemesis blocked from view during president’s trip to Japan The White House made it clear that Donald Trump was not to catch sight of a warship named after his Republican nemesis, the late Arizona senator John McCain, during his visit to a naval base ...
14:52 2019-05-30

White House did not impose new Iran sanctions Thursday, despite Trump’s claim The White House did not impose new sanctions against Iran on Thursday in response to its downing of a U.S. military drone, contrary to President Trump’s assertion in a Twitter post Friday morning. Tru......
01:52 2019-06-22

Democrats Pelosi, Schumer say budget talks 'productive' The two top Democrats in Congress said on Tuesday that talks with Republican lawmakers and White House officials on federal spending were "productive."...
02:52 2019-05-22

Amy Schumer Documents Her Baby Boy's First Bath With Sweet Photo Now that's the look of a happy--and exhausted--first-time mom. Actress and comedienne Amy Schumer posted on her Instagram Story on Friday night a photo of her holding and feeding her......
19:39 2019-05-25

Schumer warns dangerous fake e-cigs are entering the US Sen. Chuck Schumer warned that counterfeit e-cigarettes made with potentially dangerous ingredients are showing up in the United States and he wants the federal government to crack down on the products to prevent an emergency health crisis. “That is why, amidst an emerging ‘fake’ e-cig flavor ...
00:26 2019-06-24

Chuck Schumer: ATF should investigate Dominican Republic deaths NEW YORK — The Senate’s top Democrat called on the U.S. government Sunday to step up its efforts to investigate the deaths of Americans who traveled to the Dominican Republic and is asking the Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives to get involved. Sen. Chuck Schumer, D-N.Y., said...
09:26 2019-06-30

Amy Schumer returns to the stage 14 days after giving birth She's back. Amy Schumer made an impressive (and surprise) return to comedy Monday night, performing for a packed crowd at The Comedy Cellar in New York City. Her performance comes just two weeks after she welcomed her first child, baby boy Gene Attell Fischer, with husband Chris Fischer, on May 5....
16:39 2019-05-21

Schumer warns GOP against settling for 'tepid' red flag laws Senate Minority Leader Chuck Schumer (D-N.Y.) on Wednesday warned Republicans against trying to pass modest legislation promoting “red flag” laws as their sole response to the latest wave of mass shootings.Schumer said Democrats would try to require any red flag measure that comes to the Senate floo...
22:13 2019-08-07

Schumer wants to wait 'months down the road' on impeachment decision Senate Minority Leader Chuck Schumer said Tuesday that he supports waiting “months down the road” on deciding whether to impeach President Donald Trump, saying more facts are needed. “We don’t know all of it yet and the more new facts come out the better informed decision the American people and the...
03:13 2019-06-19

Amy Schumer Shares Sweet New Photo of Baby Gene Ah, baby bliss! Amy Schumer posted on her Instagram page on Saturday the clearest photo of her and husband Chris Fischer's 7-week-old baby boy Gene Attell Fischer's face--no......
21:52 2019-06-29

Schumer urges FAA to require data recorders in helicopters WASHINGTON (AP) — The Senate’s top Democrat is calling on the Federal Aviation Administration to require all helicopters be equipped with data recorders after a deadly chopper crash in New York City. Sen. Charles Schumer says the FAA failed for years to heed warnings from federal safety invest...
20:39 2019-06-16

Schumer unveils bill to end separation of immigrant children Senate Minority Leader Chuck Schumer introduced a bill that aims to end the separation of migrant children from their families while improving living conditions in border detention facilities. The bill, called the “Stop Cruelty to Migrant Children Act,” was unveiled on Capitol Hill Thursday morning....
22:39 2019-07-11

Schumer: Senate briefing coming soon on election interference All 100 senators will soon receive a briefing on election interference from intelligence and law enforcement officials, according to Senate Minority Leader Chuck Schumer.The New York Democrat said Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell has "assured" him that there will be a bipartisan briefing on th...
23:39 2019-06-03

Here's why Sens. Schumer and Sanders are wrong on stock buybacks Two U.S. senators criticized $4 trillion in share buybacks from 2008 to 2017. It is important to understand this cash did not vaporize, nor did it benefit just a handful of people. Rather, it was used to positively impact the U.S. economy overall....
14:52 2019-05-21

Star Wars: Battlefront II — Capital Supremacy on Naboo, Droidekas, and Old Republic tank coming June 26 Star Wars: Battlefront II's June 26 update brings Capital Supremacy to Naboo, Droidekas, and the TX-30 Old Republic tank for the Clone Army.Read More...
00:39 2019-06-09

Trump revives the idea of a ‘white man’s country’, America’s original sin | Nell Painter It can’t be left to black Americans alone to resist the president’s racism. Citizens of all colours need to resist, and embrace activismThe idea that some US inhabitants deserve the land, deserve to stay and to occupy it, and that others must go – to be exterminated (Native Americans), to be exiled ...
03:00 2019-07-21

Struggling in White House bid, Democrat Gillibrand seeks bump in Trump country U.S. Senator Kirsten Gillibrand rolled through Pennsylvania, Ohio and Michigan last week on a bus emblazoned with "He broke it, we'll fix it," as part of a campaign tour highlighting what she called President Donald Trump's "broken promises" to the region....
14:39 2019-07-14

From Trump to Fox News to 8chan: the web of white supremacist rhetoric is wide | Siva Vaidhyanathan Trump is a politician perfectly fitted for a media ecosystem that amplifies extreme emotion and allows the loud to drown out the calm“How do you stop these people? You can’t,” Donald Trump said at a rally in Florida in May. The response from someone in the crowd came immediately: “Shoot them.” The a...
09:00 2019-08-06

White House slams Dems for making shootings about Trump, fundraising off tragedy The White House hit back Tuesday at Democratic presidential candidates who have faulted President Trump’s rhetoric and even branded him a racist in the wake of the weekend's back-to-back mass shootings, accusing them of grandstanding while doing little to solve the problem. ...
16:26 2019-08-06

Sarah Huckabee Sanders Is Stepping Down as White House Press Secretary, Trump Says White House Press Secretary Sarah Huckabee Sanders will leave her position in President Donald Trump’s administration at the end of June, Trump tweeted on Thursday afternoon. Sanders, a consistent Trump defender, has been with the White House since Trump took office in 2017, first as deputy pr...
23:13 2019-06-13

Trump invites conservative social media personalities to White House summit President Trump on Thursday will hold a “Social Media Summit” at the White House, where he will meet prominent online personalities and vent his frustrations with big-tech companies allegedly squelching conservative voices, according to reports. “The White House will be hosting a very big and very i...
21:00 2019-07-11

Fed's Powell Spoke With Trump in May Amid White House Criticism of Rate Policy President Trump has recently made a monthly habit of speaking to Federal Reserve Chairman Jerome Powell, a period in which Mr. Trump has publicly pressed the central bank to reduce interest rates....
22:52 2019-07-05

Trump has made it clear: the only 'real Americans' are white and Christian | Theodore R Johnson In a recent tirade from his bully pulpit on Twitter, Trump made it abundantly clear who he thinks belongs in the United States – and who doesn’tOn Sunday morning, while journalists and talk show pundits were busy discussing visits to two migrant detention centers by Vice President Mike Pence and Sen...
08:52 2019-07-16

White House planned to hide USS John McCain from Trump, claims report The White House wanted to move a ship named for a political rival of the US president out of sight during his visit to Japan, a paper says. Donald Trump and a long-dormant Navy Twitter feed rushed to rubbish the report....
10:00 2019-05-30

Trump White House Reportedly Debating Encryption Policy Behind Closed Doors The latest chapter of a largely behind-the-scenes encryption fight unfolded on Wednesday when Trump administration officials held a National Security Council meeting focused on the challenges and benefits of encryption, according to a report in Politico.Read more......
00:39 2019-06-28

Donald Trump Briefed On Saudi Arabia's Missile Strike: White House US President Donald Trump has been briefed about a missile strike on Saudi Arabia, the White House said today, after Yemeni rebels claimed an attack on a power station in the kingdom's south....
13:13 2019-06-20

Trump says he’ll invite top tech execs to White House to talk about free speech ​P​resident Trump said he will invite the heads of the country’s top social media companies to the White House to discuss free speech and will have his administration ensure that Americans’ voices are not censored by tech companies. “I am directing my administration to explore all ...
01:52 2019-07-12

Trump ping pongs on payroll tax cuts and now claims the White House isn't considering them, a day after he said they were on the table AP Photo/Evan Vucci President Donald Trump said on Wednesday he isn't considering payroll tax cuts to juice the economy with extra consumer cash, only a day after he said they were on the table. "I'm not looking at a tax cut now," Trump said. "We don't need it. We have a strong economy." The Trump ...
02:13 2019-08-22

Trump to sign order simplifying agricultural biotech regulations: White House President Donald Trump is signing an executive order on Tuesday directing federal agencies to streamline regulations governing agricultural biotechnology, the White House said....
23:52 2019-06-11

Trump plans to nominate Mark Esper to be Pentagon chief: White House U.S. President Donald Trump said on Friday he intends to nominate Army Secretary Mark Esper to be secretary of defense, the White House said in a statement....
20:26 2019-06-22

Trump ranks antifa alongside white supremacists as 'groups of hate' – live Trump was asked about the rise of hate groups in America before leaving for Dayton and El Paso, where he may not see a warm welcomeSign up for the US briefing and get a new perspective 4.04pm BST Representative Tim Ryan, the Ohio Democrat who is running for president, mocked Trump’s claim that his r...
17:39 2019-08-07

U.S. billionaire Steyer, fierce Trump foe, enters Democratic White House race Billionaire Tom Steyer, who has pushed Democrats to impeach President Donald Trump and previously flirted with running for the White House, said on Tuesday he will now seek the Democratic nomination....
18:13 2019-07-09

Trump to visit Ireland during Europe trip in early June: White House U.S. President Donald Trump and his wife, Melania, will visit Ireland during their upcoming trip to Britain and France, and plan to meet Irish Prime Minister Leo Varadkar on June 5, the White House said on Tuesday....
00:00 2019-05-22

Trump meets Chinese Uighur, other religious persecution victims at White House U.S. President Donald Trump on Wednesday met in the Oval Office with a group of people from 17 countries - including China, Turkey, North Korea, Iran and Myanmar - who the White House said were survivors of religious persecution....
23:39 2019-07-17

Joe Biden stops short of calling Trump a white supremacist: 'You just want me to say the words so I sound like everybody else' Former Vice President Joe Biden, who was quick to connect Donald Trump's racist rhetoric to the mass shootings in El Paso, Texas, and Dayton, Ohio, stopped short of calling the President a white supremacist outright at the Iowa State Fair on Thursday....
16:26 2019-08-09

Trump Discusses Iran Nuclear Standoff With Emmanuel Macron: White House US President Donald Trump discussed the standoff over Iran's nuclear program with his French counterpart Emmanuel Macron on Monday, the White House said....
01:13 2019-07-09

Pelosi says Trump census citizenship push aims to 'make America white again' House Speaker Nancy Pelosi on Monday criticized President Donald Trump's continued push to add a citizenship question to the upcoming 2020 census, saying that it is part of an effort to "make America white again."...
05:13 2019-07-09

Trump White House tries to assuage farmer unrest over biofuel policy: sources 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....
23:26 2019-08-20

Joe Biden Plans to Call Trump an ‘Existential Threat.’ The White House Says That’s ‘Laughable’ (DES MOINES, Iowa) — The White House says Joe Biden’s plan to call President Donald Trump an “existential threat” to the nation is “truly laughable” as the two politicians converge in Iowa on Tuesday. White House press secretary Sarah Sanders says she’s not ...
19:52 2019-06-11

Donald Trump Nominates Mark Esper As Secretary Of Defense: White House Donald Trump has nominated Mark Esper to be the US Secretary of Defense, the White House said late Friday, as Washington navigates a spike in tensions with Iran....
09:52 2019-06-22

Trump backtracks on inviting Women’s World Cup champions to White House – live President says will ‘look at’ inviting team after Rapinoe vowed in June to never visit Trump while Pelosi invites them to the US CapitolSign up for the US briefing and get a new perspective 1.25pm BST Hello and welcome to our live politics coverage. Hours after the USA triumphed in the Women’s World...
15:26 2019-07-08

White House wanted USS John S. McCain obscured during Trump’s Japan visit The destroyer’s name was covered with a tarp at the request of White House officials who did not want the president to be upset during the Memorial Day stop....
20:39 2019-05-30

White House Disinvites Pro-Trump Cartoonist From Social Media Summit, Maybe for Being a Bit Too Racist Tomorrow, the Trump administration is hosting its first “Social Media Summit,” which is exactly what it sounds like: a far-right shitpost convention....
23:00 2019-07-10

Nancy Pelosi Says Trump Wants to Make the U.S. ‘White Again’ by Adding the Census Citizenship Question House Speaker Nancy Pelosi says President Donald Trump wants to add a citizenship question to next year’s Census because he wants to “make America white again.” The California Democrat says the administration is battling in federal court to insert the question because it would have...
09:00 2019-07-09

White House Requested Hiding Warship From Trump, Named After Dead Rival The acting Pentagon chief confirmed Sunday that the White House had requested the hiding of a warship bearing the name of late Senator John McCain during a visit by Donald Trump to Japan....
05:52 2019-06-03

Trump, Erdogan discuss bilateral issues, G20 meeting in call: White House U.S. President Donald Trump and Turkish President Tayyip Erdogan discussed bilateral trade issues and Turkey's decision to buy a Russian missile system in a phone call on Thursday, the White House said....
19:26 2019-05-29

White House Hosts Social Media Summit for Pro-Trump Digital Warriors Conservative fringe figures will get their moment with President Trump during a “social media summit,” where they will share stories of what they call discrimination and suppression on the internet....
19:13 2019-07-11

Schumer calls on FCC to review New York’s ‘horrible’ internet speeds ​Sen. Chuck Schumer on Sunday called on​ the Federal Communications Commission to ​review ​whether internet providers are providing the broadband speed they're advertising and not ripping off their customers....
23:52 2019-06-02

Schumer decries 'awful' conditions at migrant detention facility Senate Minority Leader Chuck Schumer accused the Trump administration of treating detained migrants “like criminals” after touring a Texas detention facility on Friday, calling conditions he saw there “awful.”The New York Democrat, who led a dozen Senate Democrats to the border, blamed the administr...
23:39 2019-07-19

Amy Schumer's Son Gene Fist Pumps In Celebration of Her Emmy Nomination Congratulations to Amy Schumer! The actress and comedian's Netflix special, Amy Schumer Growing, has scored an Emmy nomination for Outstanding Writing for a Variety Special. The......
01:26 2019-07-17

Chuck Schumer calls on FBI, FTC to probe FaceApp over security risks Senate minority leader Chuck Schumer called on the FBI to investigate the Russia-based company behind a smartphone application that ages one's appearance in photographs over potential security and privacy risks....
10:26 2019-07-18

Schumer calls for CBP leadership to be fired over offensive Facebook group Senate Minority Leader Chuck Schumer, D-N.Y., called Wednesday for the Trump administration to remove top officials at U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP)....
21:26 2019-07-03

Schumer calls on FAA to require EpiPens in flights’ medical kits The New York Democrat noted that there has been an uptick in food allergies that are making people susceptible to attack and reactions that can result in death....
02:26 2019-07-22

Before She Was a Funny Mom, Amy Schumer Was a Hilarious Comedian & Actress and Her Top Roles Prove It We feel pretty great about the fact that today is Amy Schumer's birthday. The blonde beauty has a lot to celebrate this year, since this is her first birthday as a mom to son Gene......
22:52 2019-06-01

Chuck Schumer faces liberal ire over border bill ‘betrayal’ Senate Minority Leader Chuck Schumer is facing a lingering political backlash from liberal House Democrats over his role in the passage of a bipartisan border bill last week, which saw House Speaker Nancy Pelosi forced to back down from a push to include restrictions on immigration enforcement....
00:26 2019-07-02

Amy Schumer continues to keep motherhood real, shows off her c-section scar The comedian welcomed her first child nearly 6 weeks ago and has been documenting the reality of motherhood since then.        ...
21:26 2019-06-14

Jennifer Lawrence Hilariously Proves She's Still Adjusting to Amy Schumer's Life as a New Mom While it's been over a month since Amy Schumer welcomed her first child with Chris Fischer, it looks like Jennifer Lawrence is still getting used to her BFF's life as a new......
22:26 2019-06-19

Schumer calls for ‘black boxes’ in helicopters after fatal NYC crash The Federal Aviation Administration should require that all helicopters be outfitted with the same sort of “black boxes” that record flight information and cockpit conversations in commercial airplanes, US Sen. Chuck Schumer said Sunday. Schumer (D-New York) cited last week’s deadl...
21:39 2019-06-16

Chuck Schumer weighs in on Dominican Republic deaths, says ATF should also investigate The Senate Minority Leader, Chuck Schumer, D-NY., says the U.S. government needs additional support from the Bureau of Alcohol,Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives (ATF) to determine what caused the deaths of over 10 Americans who vacationed to the Dominican Republic since June 2018....
18:39 2019-06-30

Amy Schumer Returns to the Comedy Stage Just 2 Weeks After Giving Birth Amy Schumer is back! The 37-year-old returned to the stage on Monday night as she performed a set at the famous Comedy Cellar in New York City. Schumer posted a photo on Instagram from......
15:00 2019-05-21

The ‘extreme’ pregnancy disease shared by Amber Rose, Amy Schumer “I want to be out, I want to be cute and I want to show off my belly,” says Amber Rose. Instead, the 35-year old model told her 18.7 million Instagram followers, “I just can’t get off this couch. I’m tired and I just want to barf all day.” Rose, who shares a son, 6,......
23:13 2019-06-03

Kirsten Gillibrand wants to explain white privilege to ‘white women in the suburbs’ Presidential hopeful Kirsten Gillibrand (D-NY) said during Wednesday night’s Democratic presidential debate that she can address “institutional racism” by explaining white privilege to women in the suburbs. “I can explain it to white women in the suburbs,” Gillibrand said on the debate s...
11:39 2019-08-01

White Tears Attempt to Drown Out the True History of Louisiana Plantation: 'Very Racist. If You're White, Don't Go' In today’s edition of white people whitepeopling, I’d like to introduce you to the Whitney Plantation in Wallace, La., where visitors are encouraged to partake in a guided tour of “the only plantation museum in Louisiana with an exclusive focus on the lives of enslaved people,” according to its webs...
23:39 2019-08-09

White House to host discussion on violent online extremism – but Trump isn't expected to attend The White House will host technology companies on Friday for a discussion about the rise of violent online extremism days after the El Paso massacre....
23:39 2019-08-07

Trump looks to rally controversial online allies at White House social media summit Some experts fear Trump's invite list might legitimize their online tactics -- posting incendiary, misleading tweets or videos -- entering the 2020 election campaign....
01:00 2019-07-10

Trump ramps up criticism of the Federal Reserve amid White House fears of a slowdown In a series of tweets, the president blamed Federal Reserve Chair Jerome Powell for the slowdown in economic growth, saying his administration is “doing great” with China and other trade deals....
20:00 2019-08-21

White House Report Card: Trump tariffs working, 2020 reelection looking difficult This week’s White House Report Card finds President Trump buoyed by his tariff threat on Mexico working but Democratic attacks escalating. And new Zogby Analytics polling shows that he is in trouble in key swing states where former Vice President Joe Biden is polling well....
22:00 2019-06-15

Trump expected to attend White House tech meeting where Huawei will be discussed: sources U.S. President Donald Trump is expected to drop in on a Monday meeting of top technology companies, including the chief executives of Intel Corp and Broadcom Inc, held to discuss blacklisted Huawei Technologies Co Ltd and other topics, two people briefed on the matter said....
22:26 2019-07-22

Trump White House seeks to assuage farmer unrest over biofuel policy: sources 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....
01:26 2019-08-21

Before the White House, Trump faced an array of sexual misconduct accusations. As president, he faces another Trump is fighting back against an allegation by writer E. Jean Carroll that he forced himself on her in a store dressing room in the 1990s.        ...
00:52 2019-06-23

Mercedes Schlapp Leaving White House Press Office to Join Trump Campaign Ms. Schlapp’s departure, which was expected as part of a press office shuffle, makes her the latest White House official to find a soft landing in the campaign or an outside group....
07:52 2019-07-02

Donald Trump criticizes Megan Rapinoe after US soccer captain's White House jibe President Donald Trump has warned Megan Rapinoe not to "disrespect" the United States flag. The US captain has said ahead of the US's quarterfinal against France that she stands by almost every word of the statement....
04:39 2019-06-28

White House rips judge for blocking Trump’s plan to detain asylum seekers The White House fired another broadside at the federal judiciary on Wednesday — targeting a judge in Seattle for supposedly being “at war with the rule of law” after she blocked President Trump’s plan to detain asylum seekers indefinitely while they await court dates. “The decision only incentivizes...
17:52 2019-07-03

Trump Rally Brings Out White Supremacist ‘Proud Boys’ Wearing Matching Polos Nothing says, “Take me seriously” like grown men calling themselves “boys” while wearing matching black and yellow polo shirts with stripes along the collar and a crest with the initials “PB” along the chest. For those not in the know, “PB” is known around the globe as “peanut butter.”...
22:26 2019-06-19

U.S. tech firms push Trump to allow sales to Huawei, set up White House meeting next week Tech companies are asking the administration to allow sales of chips and other parts for Huawei-made smartphones and laptops, arguing such sales won’t hurt U.S. national security, according to people familiar with the matter....
07:26 2019-07-19

‘There’s no accountability’: Trump, White House aides signal a willingness to act with impunity in drive for reelection Legal analysts warned that the president and his advisers emerged from the battle over the Mueller report with a conviction they not feel constrained by safeguards built into the nation’s political system....
02:01 2019-06-17

Britain hunting for source of leaked memo calling Trump White House ‘dysfunctional’ The British government was hunting Monday for the source of a leak of diplomatic cables from Britain's ambassador in Washington that branded President Donald Trump's administration "dysfunctional'' and "inept.''...
15:13 2019-07-08

Sarah Sanders to leave White House, Trump says he hopes she runs for Arkansas governor Sanders, the woman who defended Trump through some of the most contentious chapters of his presidency, is leaving her post as the White House press secretary.        ...
22:39 2019-06-13

White House confirms Trump letter to North Korea's Kim ahead of Asia trip The White House confirmed on Sunday that President Donald Trump had sent a letter to North Korean leader Kim Jong Un, days before the U.S. president leaves for a trip to Japan and South Korea....
18:00 2019-06-23

White House Economic Adviser Confirms President Trump’s Interest in Buying Greenland (WASHINGTON) — White House economic adviser Larry Kudlow is confirming that President Donald Trump “wants to take a look at” buying Greenland, although the semi-autonomous territory of Denmark has said it’s not for sale. Kudlow tells “Fox News Sunday” that he won&...
23:13 2019-08-19

Matteo Salvini, the closest thing Western Europe has to Trump, coming to White House Italy's deputy prime minister — who is visiting Washington this weekend — is proving that perhaps the best way to have decent relations with Trump’s administration is to be a little bit like the president himself....
02:00 2019-06-15

William Happer: Trump aide pushing climate denial inside the White House The physicist, 79, has a seat on the National Security Council – and thinks the science that proves global heating is wrongBy the early 1990s, the man now dubbed the “chief climate change skeptic” in Donald Trump’s White House had already decided he was uneasy with the science that showed humans wer...
11:26 2019-06-21

Michael Wolff Accuses Trump of Making Anti-Semitic Remark in New White House Tell-All Michael Wolff, the infamous grifter/writer whose bestselling book Fire and Fury both shocked White House insiders and flopped on the speaking circuit, is back....
17:39 2019-05-28

White House asked USS John McCain be ‘out of sight’ for Trump’s Japan visit: report The White House requested that a warship named after the late Senator John McCain be moved “out of sight” during President Trump’s state visit to Japan, a report said on Wednesday. The instructions that “USS John McCain needs to be out of sight” were included in a May 1...
06:52 2019-05-30

CNN faces backlash after interviewing white nationalist Richard Spencer about Trump's racist tweets David J. Phillip/AP CNN sparked heavy criticism on social media on Tuesday after interviewing a prominent white nationalist, Richard Spencer, about Trump's racist tweets from the weekend. Spencer said the tweets didn't go far enough, suggesting Trump needs to do more to impress white supremacists l...
18:52 2019-07-17

The White House Ordered USS John McCain to Be ‘Out of Sight’ During Trump’s Japan Trip, a Report Says The White House asked the U.S. Navy to hide a warship named after late Senator John McCain while President Donald Trump visited a naval base in Japan, the Wall Street Journal reports. Citing a May 15 email outlining plans for Trump’s visit, the report says U.S. Navy and Air Force officials we...
06:13 2019-05-30

Former White House Officials Say President Trump ‘Is Lying’ Over Claims Obama Tried to Meet With Kim Jong Un Two former high-level White House officials flatly denied President Donald Trump’s claims on Sunday that President Barack Obama repeatedly sought meetings with North Korean leader Kim Jong Un. In a joint news conference with South Korean President Moon Jae-in, President Trump claimed that his ...
00:00 2019-07-01

White House pushes back after NRA claims Trump said universal background checks off the table The White House pushed back late Tuesday on claims by the National Rifle Association (NRA) that President Trump said universal background checks were off the table, amid an ongoing push for legislative action following two deadly mass shootings earlier this month....
02:13 2019-08-21

White House press secretary Sarah Huckabee Sanders is leaving the Trump administration AP Photo/Evan Vucci White House press secretary Sarah Huckabee Sanders will leave the Trump administration at the end of the month after serving the president for more than three years. Trump praised Sanders and encouraged her to follow her father's footsteps in Arkansas politics in a tweet announ...
00:26 2019-06-14

Trump invites conservative tech critics to White House for ‘social media summit’ Facebook, Google and Twitter have struggled to battle back allegations in Washington that they censor conservatives. A July 11 event could set the stage for even more scrutiny....
18:52 2019-07-02

Trump Meets Apollo 11 Astronauts Buzz Aldrin, Mike Collins In White House US President Donald Trump welcomed surviving Apollo 11 crew members Buzz Aldrin and Michael Collins to the White House on Friday, on the eve of the 50th anniversary of the first Moon landing....
23:52 2019-07-19

Trump Directed Ex-White House Counsel to Defy Subpoena Related to Mueller Report (WASHINGTON) — President Donald Trump directed his former White House Counsel Donald McGahn to defy a congressional subpoena Monday, citing a Justice Department legal opinion that maintains McGahn would have immunity from testifying about his work as a close Trump adviser. A lawyer for McGahn ...
15:13 2019-05-21

Cue Shock and Awe: New Poll Reveals White Evangelicals Are the Most Islamophobic Religious Group, Love Trump Considering white Evangelicals use MAGA hats as bookmarks for their bibles, it should come as no surprise that a new poll has deemed them the most Islamophobic religious or ethnic group in America....
18:39 2019-05-23

Trump tweets White House staff is 'reviewing the possibility' of commuting Blagojevich's sentence President Donald Trump tweeted on Thursday that his staff continues to review the possibility of commuting the remainder of former Democratic Illinois Gov. Rod Blagojevich's 14-year prison sentence....
17:13 2019-08-09

Democrats sue to compel ex-White House counsel McGahn's testimony in Trump-Russia probe The Democratic-led U.S. House Judiciary Committee asked a federal court on Wednesday to compel former White House Counsel Don McGahn to testify about President Donald Trump's alleged efforts to impede the federal probe into Russian meddling in the 2016 election....
01:13 2019-08-08

Schumer calls for firing of Border Patrol leadership over 'toxic' culture Senate Minority Leader Chuck Schumer on Wednesday called for the firing of top leadership at Customs and Border Protection, saying the conditions at detention facilities and a secret Facebook group featuring lewd posts from border agents highlight the agency’s “toxic” culture. “Internal investigatio...
22:26 2019-07-03

GrubHub extends refunds for fake fees amid pressure from Schumer Food ordering giant Grubhub’s olive branch to restaurants is getting chewed up and spit out. The Chicago-based company — which also owns delivery company Seamless — agreed Thursday to extend the refund window for restaurants that have paid thousands of dollars in fees tied to bogus telephone orders....
23:26 2019-08-01

Schumer told Al Franken to resign in creepy bedside chat: report In a weird 2017 bedside chat, Sen. Chuck Schumer threatened to sic the entire Democratic caucus on Al Franken if he refused to resign from the chamber amidst several women claiming Franken had inappropriately touched them, a report said Monday. Franken told The New Yorker magazine that he asked to m...
05:13 2019-07-23

‘A betrayal’: Inside the bitter rift between Pelosi and Schumer over border bill The sudden dispute between the two most powerful Democrats in the country is remarkable given their long history of cooperation and could have serious ramifications for future legislative battles....
03:26 2019-06-29