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House majority leader to call for vote to hold Barr, Ross in contempt over census question

Rep. Steny Hoyer, the House majority leader, will ​call for a floor vote next Tuesday to hold Attorney General William Barr and Commerce Secretary Wilbur Ross in contempt over the White House’s ...

House majority leader to call for vote to hold Barr, Ross in contempt over census question

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House will vote to hold Barr, Ross in contempt of Congress over 2020 Census citizenship question House Majority Leader Steny H. Hoyer said the House “will not shirk from its oversight of this Administration and its malign effort to silence the voices of millions in our democracy.”...
00:00 2019-07-12

House Dems to hold Barr, Ross in contempt over census question House Democrats are moving to hold Attorney General William Barr and Commerce Secretary Wilbur Ross in contempt of Congress for defying a subpoena for information about efforts to add a citizenship question to the 2020 census.“Unfortunately, your actions are part of a pattern,” House Oversight and R...
23:39 2019-06-03

House committee to vote on holding Barr and Ross in contempt for failing to provide documents related to 2020 Census citizenship question Last week, new evidence emerged suggesting that the citizenship question was crafted specifically to give an electoral advantage to Republicans and white residents....
00:52 2019-06-04

House to vote ‘soon’ on contempt for Barr, Ross over citizenship question: source House Democratic leadership has indicated that there will "soon" be a full House vote to hold Attorney General William Barr and Commerce Secretary Wilbur Ross in criminal contempt over their failure to comply with subpoenas regarding the citizenship question on the census form, a source told Fox New...
11:52 2019-07-09

House to hold contempt vote on Barr, Ross next week: Pelosi The U.S. House of Representatives will vote next week on whether to hold U.S. Attorney General William Barr and U.S. Commerce Secretary Wilbur Ross in criminal contempt for failing to comply with congressional subpoenas over the 2020 census, House Speakers Nancy Pelosi said....
22:13 2019-07-11

House panel steps up contempt threat against Barr, Ross over Census documents The House Oversight Committee said on Wednesday it will move forward with a vote to hold Attorney General William Barr and Commerce Secretary Wilbur Ross in contempt of Congress if they do not comply with a subpoena for documents related to the Trump administration's handling of the U.S. Census....
19:13 2019-06-05

House to vote next week on criminal contempt against Barr and Ross House Democrats will vote next week on criminal contempt charges against Attorney General William Barr and Commerce Secretary Wilbur Ross for failing to comply with a congressional subpoena over the 2020 census, Speaker Nancy Pelosi announced Thursday. The vote — the second time a sitting attorney ...
20:39 2019-07-11

House committee votes to hold William Barr and Wilbur Ross in contempt The House Oversight Committee voted Wednesday to hold Attorney General William Barr and Commerce Secretary Wilbur Ross in contempt for failing to turn over documents about a citizenship question the Trump administration wanted added to the census. Following the 24 to 15 vote, the matter will be refe...
07:00 2019-06-13

House panel threatens contempt of Congress vote against Barr, Ross The top U.S. law enforcement officer and the Commerce secretary will face a contempt of Congress vote unless they hand over documents by Thursday on efforts to put a citizenship question on the 2020 Census, the chairman of a House of Representatives panel warned on Monday....
01:39 2019-06-04

House oversight holds William Barr, Wilbur Ross in contempt for defying subpoena over census The House oversight committee voted to hold Attorney General William Barr and Commerce Secretary Wilbur Ross in contempt of Congress for defying a subpoena regarding the inclusion of a citizenship question on the 2020 ce...
00:13 2019-06-13

House Democrats likely to hold AG Barr in contempt after DOJ denies demand for census documents The Justice Department on Thursday denied a House committee's demand for more documents related to the Trump administration's decision to add a citizenship question to the 2020 census, which likely will lead to another contempt-of-Congress citation for Attorney General William Barr....
05:26 2019-06-07

House Oversight Committee Votes to Hold Attorney General Barr and Commerce Secretary Ross in Contempt (WASHINGTON) — A House committee voted Wednesday to hold two top Trump administration officials in contempt of Congress for failing to comply with subpoenas for documents related to a decision adding a citizenship question to the 2020 census. The Democratic-controlled House Oversight Committee...
15:00 2019-06-13

House Panel Moves to Hold Attorney General and Commerce Secretary in Contempt Over Census Question (WASHINGTON) — The House Oversight Committee is moving to hold Attorney General William Barr and Commerce Secretary Wilbur Ross in contempt of Congress for failing to comply with subpoenas for documents related to the Trump administration’s decision to add a citizenship question to the 2...
00:26 2019-06-04

House panel votes to hold Trump officials in contempt over census citizenship question – live Democrats voted in oversight committee to hold William Barr and Wilbur Ross in contempt over failure to supply documents relating to the questionSign up to the US briefing and get a new perspective 9.57pm BST I’m handing over to my colleague Vivian Ho in San Francisco now. 9.48pm BST House Democrat...
23:13 2019-06-12

Dems to pursue criminal contempt for William Barr, Wilbur Ross over census House Democratic leaders plan to move forward with criminal contempt proceedings against Attorney General William Barr and Commerce Secretary Wilbur Ross for defying congressional subpoenas for documents related to the 2020 census, senior Democratic aides said Monday. Being held in contempt by Cong...
18:13 2019-07-09

Trump asserts executive privilege over census materials as Dems weigh contempt against Barr, Ross The Justice Department said Wednesday that President Trump is asserting executive privilege over documents related his administration's decision to add a citizenship question to the 2020 census, as House Democrats weigh a contempt resolution against Attorney General William Barr and Secretary of Com...
20:13 2019-06-12

House panel approves contempt citations against Barr, Ross The U.S. House Oversight Committee voted on Wednesday to approve contempt of Congress citations against Attorney General William Barr and Commerce Secretary Wilbur Ross for defying congressional subpoenas related to the U.S. Census....
00:39 2019-06-13

House Democrats Are Really Serious About Holding Barr and Ross in Contempt This Time House Democratic leaders are moving forward with criminal contempt proceedings against Attorney General William Barr and Commerce Secretary Wilbur Ross for refusing to provide subpoenaed documents relating to the 2020 Census, according to Politico....
03:52 2019-07-09

The House Is Threatening to Hold William Barr in Contempt, Again House Democrats are threatening to hold Attorney General William Barr in contempt of Congress for the second time in two months, according to Politico. This time, the threatened contempt citation, which would also target Commerce Secretary Wilbur Ross, was spurred by the administration’s refusal to ...
03:39 2019-06-04

House Dems set contempt vote against Barr and McGahn The House will vote next week to hold Attorney General William Barr and former White House counsel Don McGahn in contempt of Congress for defying congressional subpoenas, according to multiple Democratic sources.The resolution would clear the way for the House Judiciary Committee to take Barr and Mc...
08:13 2019-06-04

House Intel postpones possible contempt vote against Barr The House Intelligence Committee has postponed a potential vote to hold Attorney General William Barr in contempt of Congress, citing efforts by the Justice Department to comply with their demand for access to special counsel Robert Mueller’s files. “The Department of Justice has accepted our offer ...
15:39 2019-05-22

U.S. House to vote next week on whether to find Barr in contempt The full U.S. House of Representatives will vote next week on whether to hold Attorney General William Barr in contempt for failing to comply with a subpoena seeking the full, unredacted report on Russian meddling in the 2016 election, House Majority Leader Steny Hoyer said on Monday....
01:39 2019-06-04

Watch live: House votes on whether to hold William Barr in contempt The House is scheduled to vote Wednesday on whether to hold U.S. Attorney General William Barr in contempt for failing to comply with a subpoena over information from the Mueller investigation....
17:39 2019-06-12

House to vote next week on whether to find Barr, McGahn in contempt The U.S. House of Representatives will vote next week on whether to hold Attorney General William Barr and former White House counsel Don McGahn in contempt of Congress for failing to comply with subpoenas related to the probe into Russian meddling in the 2016 election, the No. 2 House official said...
02:52 2019-06-04

House to vote June 11 on holding Barr, McGahn in contempt of Congress The full House of Representatives is expected to vote on June 11 whether to hold Attorney General William Barr in contempt of Congress, according to a Democratic aide....
18:13 2019-06-04

House panel OKs contempt vote in census dispute A House committee has voted to hold two top Trump administration officials in contempt of Congress for failing to comply with subpoenas for documents related to the decision to add a citizenship question to the 2020 census. (June 12)        ...
03:13 2019-06-13

Trump asserts executive privilege over census citizenship question info as Dems prepare contempt vote WASHINGTON — President Donald Trump on Wednesday asserted executive privilege over information related to his administration’s decision to add a citizenship question to the 2020 census as the House Oversight Committee prepared to hold two of his Cabinet members in contempt for defying its subp...
22:26 2019-06-12

Census controversy: House panel votes to hold Trump officials in contempt William Barr and Wilbur Ross face congressional action over refusal to turn over materials relating to changes in national countA congressional committee led by Democrats voted to hold the US attorney general, William Barr, and the commerce secretary, Wilbur Ross, in contempt on Wednesday for their ...
05:26 2019-06-13

House Dems to vote on holding Barr, McGahn in contempt, seeking to keep Mueller spotlight alive The Democrat-led House of Representatives is set to vote next week on whether to hold Attorney General William Barr and former White House counsel Don McGahn in contempt of Congress for failing to comply with congressional subpoenas, House Majority Leader Steny Hoyer announced Monday....
07:00 2019-06-04

House Oversight plans vote to hold Kellyanne Conway in contempt unless she testifies The chairman of the House Oversight Committee on Monday said the panel will vote to hold White House counselor Kellyanne Conway in contempt of Congress later this month unless she agrees to appear to testify in a hearing....
16:00 2019-07-16

Trump Asserts Executive Privilege on Census Documents Ahead of House Committee Contempt Vote The House Oversight Committee is expected to recommend that the House hold Attorney General William P. Barr and Commerce Secretary Wilbur L. Ross Jr. in contempt over the census....
19:26 2019-06-12

Committee approves contempt of Congress citations against William Barr, Wilbur Ross By a 24-15 vote, the panel recommended that the full House of Representatives find Barr and Ross in contempt for refusing to cooperate with an investigation of the Trump administration's decision to add a citizenship question to the 2020 U.S. Census....
00:13 2019-06-13

House Backs Off Holding Barr in Contempt in New Resolution House Democrats revealed a resolution up for a vote next week to take Attorney General William P. Barr and the former White House counsel Donald F. McGahn II to court....
01:39 2019-06-07

Barr Says Legal Path to Census Citizenship Question Exists but Gives No Details The attorney general also acknowledged that career lawyers who had worked on the case had little appetite to continue after the president inserted himself into the issue....
02:26 2019-07-09

Trump shields census documents from Congress as contempt vote looms President Donald Trump asserted executive privilege on Wednesday to keep under wraps documents on adding a citizenship question to the 2020 U.S. census, defying a House panel's subpoena in another move to stonewall Democratic lawmakers' investigations....
21:13 2019-06-12

Ahead of contempt vote, Trump shields census documents from Congress President Donald Trump asserted executive privilege on Wednesday to keep under wraps documents related to adding a citizenship question to the 2020 U.S. Census, defying a U.S. House committee in another move to stonewall Democrats' multiple investigations of the president....
17:39 2019-06-12

House Democrats Move Closer to Holding Attorney General William Barr in Contempt Facing what they call unprecedented obstruction from the Trump Administration, House Democrats introduced a resolution Thursday to hold Attorney General William Barr and former White House counsel Don McGahn in contempt of Congress. The resolution highlights that, if it passes, House Judiciary Commi...
23:00 2019-06-06

Supreme Court puts census citizenship question on hold The Trump administration provided a “contrived” reason for including it and the Commerce Department must provide a clearer explanation, the high court ruled....
04:13 2019-06-28

U.S. House Judiciary chair says panel will hold McGahn in contempt The chairman of the U.S. House Judiciary Committee said in a television interview on Monday that his panel will hold the former White House counsel in contempt of Congress for not testifying....
21:39 2019-05-21

High court puts citizenship question on hold in census case WASHINGTON (AP) — The Supreme Court on Thursday maintained a hold on the Trump administration’s effort to add a citizenship question to the 2020 census, and the question’s opponents say there’s no time to revisit the issue before next week’s scheduled start to the printing of...
19:52 2019-06-27

Trump to hold news conference on 2020 Census, citizenship question U.S. President Donald Trump will hold a news conference on Thursday to discuss his administration's effort to add a citizenship question to the 2020 Census, which had been blocked in the courts amid challenges from some U.S. states and civil rights groups....
15:00 2019-07-11

House panel backs contempt citations for two Trump Cabinet members over census A U.S. House committee voted on Wednesday in favor of holding two of President Donald Trump's closest advisers in contempt of Congress for defying congressional subpoenas related to an effort to add a citizenship question to the 2020 U.S. Census....
00:39 2019-06-13

House panel weighs holding Trump Cabinet members in contempt over census The U.S. House Oversight Committee plans to vote next week on holding Attorney General William Barr and Commerce Secretary Wilbur Ross in contempt of Congress for stonewalling a probe into an alleged scheme to politicize the 2020 U.S. Census....
00:52 2019-06-08

House readies contempt vote as confrontation with Trump mounts The U.S. House of Representatives will vote on whether to hold Attorney General William Barr and Commerce Secretary Wilbur Ross in criminal contempt next week, as part of an intensifying Democratic assault on President Donald Trump's stonewalling of congressional probes....
14:39 2019-07-12

House panel to vote Wednesday on whether two Trump officials are in contempt of Congress The U.S. House of Representatives Oversight Committee plans to vote on Wednesday on whether to hold Attorney General William Barr and Commerce Secretary Wilbur Ross in contempt of Congress for stonewalling a probe into an alleged scheme to politicize the 2020 U.S. Census....
03:39 2019-06-11

Meghan McCain chides Joy Behar over her call for Americans not to answer census citizenship question "View" host Joy Behar, on Tuesday, called on Americans not to answer the Trump administration's proposed census question on citizenship -- prompting a slight from her co-host Meghan McCain....
22:13 2019-07-09

White House considering 'every option' for adding citizenship question to census With a court deadline looming, the Trump administration is looking at "every option" as it seeks to add a contentious citizenship question to the 2020 census, a White House spokesman said on Thursday....
21:13 2019-07-04

Stepping up Trump clash, House to vote to enforce Barr and McGahn subpoenas The move stops short of a criminal contempt citation and comes after the Justice Department agreed to begin providing materials from special counsel Robert S. Mueller III....
22:13 2019-06-11

White House defends 'lawful' citizenship question on census: 'Have a right to know who's in this country' Deputy White House Press Secretary Hogan Gidley defended the Trump administration's desire to add a citizenship question to this year's national census and said Americans have a right to know who's in the country illegally. ...
03:52 2019-07-09

Brazil lower house pension vote in question as session goes late Brazil's lower house of Congress was due to vote on Tuesday on a flagship overhaul to the pension system but by early evening the debate had still not begun, calling into question whether the government had the votes it needs....
03:39 2019-07-10

Dems unveil contempt resolution for Barr, McGahn over subpoena snub House Democrats on Thursday put the finishing touches on a resolution to hold Attorney General William Barr and former White House counsel Don McGahn in contempt of Congress for not complying with recent congressional subpoenas, amid demands for information related to Special Counsel Robert Mueller'...
21:52 2019-06-06

House panel chairman threatens former White House aides with contempt U.S. House Judiciary Committee Chairman Jerrold Nadler said on Tuesday he would expect former White House aides Hope Hicks and Annie Donaldson to be held in contempt if they do not comply with subpoenas for documents he wants for his panel's probe into whether President Donald Trump obstructed justi...
18:00 2019-06-04

It's Almost Contempt Vote Time Again! House Oversight Committee chairman Rep. Elijah Cummings has set a time on Wednesday for his committee to vote on whether to hold Attorney General William Barr and Commerce Secretary Wilbur Ross in contempt of Congress for failing to comply with House subpoena, according to The Hill....
03:13 2019-06-11

AG Barr talks about the census, Mueller testifying Attorney General William Barr was in South Carolina where he visited a prison and spoke about the census and a citizenship question, Bob Mueller testifying before Congress. (July 8)        ...
04:52 2019-07-09

Guatemala ex-first lady Torres short of majority in first-round vote Guatemala's presidential election was headed for a runoff as results on Monday gave center-left candidate Sandra Torres a clear lead but far short of the outright majority needed to avoid a second round against a conservative rival....
21:00 2019-06-17

U.S. AG William Barr says he sees a way for 2020 census to legally ask about citizenship In an interview with The Associated Press, Barr said the Trump administration will take action in the coming days that he believes will allow the government to add the controversial census query....
01:13 2019-07-09

Collins on Nadler’s contempt vote: 'He wants to subpoena everything that moves' House Judiciary Chairman Jerry Nadler, D-N.Y., is pushing ahead with his planned contempt vote against Attorney General William Barr simply because he wants to “subpoena everything that moves,” according to Republican Rep. Doug Collins....
01:26 2019-06-06

Pro net neutrality advocates take on US Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell Most Americans -- Democrats and Republicans alike -- want the return of net neutrality, but Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell won't give the Save the Internet Act its day in the US Senate....
22:26 2019-06-11

Senate majority leader expects U.S. election security briefing U.S. Senate majority leader Mitch McConnell said on Tuesday he expected lawmakers to receive a briefing on election security, but did not provide details....
21:52 2019-06-11

KKR in talks to sell majority stake in French call centre operator Webhelp Private equity firm KKR & Co Inc said on Wednesday it is in talks to sell a majority stake in French call centre business Webhelp to Belgian investment firm Groupe Bruxelles Lamber for on an enterprise value of 2.4 billion euros ($2.69 billion)....
11:39 2019-07-10

Trump slams contempt vote against Cabinet officials, says Dems have gone 'Loco' President Trump issued a warning to House Democrats Thursday following a committee vote to hold Attorney General Bill Barr and Secretary of Commerce Wilbur Ross in contempt,  blasting the move and vowing "Republicans will remember!"  ...
16:39 2019-06-13

What You Need to Know About the Citizenship Question and the Census The Trump administration said Tuesday that it wouldn’t ask about citizenship on the 2020 census after a Supreme Court decision last week blocked its efforts to add the question....
03:13 2019-07-03

What You Need to Know About the Census Citizenship Question An attack on immigrants or a need to protect minority voters? With a deadline to print 2020 forms looming, the Supreme Court left the question undecided....
22:26 2019-06-27

Facebook says Zuckerberg and Sandberg will defy Canadian subpoena, risking contempt vote A senior Canadian politician is warning that Facebook's Mark Zuckerberg and Sheryl Sandberg could be held in contempt of Parliament if they fail to attend a hearing in Ottawa this week....
21:52 2019-05-28

Who is Amy McGrath, the Kentucky Democrat challenging Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell? Amy McGrath, the former fighter pilot who narrowly lost a bid for Congress last year, on Tuesday launched her campaign to unseat Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell....
00:26 2019-07-10

Why the Census citizenship question is so important The people who oppose putting a citizenship question on the 2020 decennial census have no idea what a potential mess they are creating. The controversy over the question got a lot more complicated and interesting last week, when President Trump did an end-around and said he’d use other citizenship d...
04:00 2019-07-16

The Fight Over the Census Citizenship Question Isn’t Over Perhaps nothing is more symbolic of Donald Trump’s disdain for the U.S. Constitution than his attempt to force the Justice Department to defy the nation’s separation of powers by ignoring a Supreme Court ruling on Independence Day. But that’s where we’re at....
20:39 2019-07-04

What’s the big deal about adding a citizenship question to U.S. Census? U.S. President Donald Trump is making a last-ditch push to add a citizenship question to the 2020 U.S. Census, despite a Supreme Court ruling against it last month and criticism by some states and civil liberties groups that the question is meant to deter immigrants from participating and help Repub...
22:13 2019-07-09

2020 US Census to be printed without citizenship question The feds said Tuesday that forms for the 2020 US Census would be printed without the citizenship question that Team Trump had insisted on — a short-term victory at least for those opposing the question. A Justice Department lawyer said in a memo that the printer had been directed to start producing ...
23:26 2019-07-02

DOJ Still Doesn’t Know What Excuse to Use for Census Citizenship Question Justice Department attorneys didn’t have much of a response to a federal judge’s order to report by Friday whether the Trump administration would move forward with including a citizenship question on the 2020 Census....
19:26 2019-07-06

High court keeps citizenship question off census for now WASHINGTON (AP) — In a surprising move, the Supreme Court on Thursday kept the Trump administration from adding a citizenship question to the 2020 census for now, and the question’s opponents say there’s no time to revisit the issue before next week’s scheduled start to the printin...
22:39 2019-06-27

Trump drops citizenship question from census President Donald Trump abandoned his controversial bid to demand citizenship details from all respondents in next year's census Thursday, instead ordering federal agencies to compile the information using existing databases. (July 11)        ...
01:13 2019-07-12

Trump backs down on US census citizenship question US President Donald Trump has abandoned his bid to put a controversial citizenship question on the 2020 census, after outrage from civil rights groups. However, he vowed he would find a way to count immigrants in the US....
13:26 2019-07-12

Majority of Democrats on House Judiciary Committee now back impeachment The majority of Democrats on the House Judiciary Committee now publicly support opening an impeachment inquiry, according to a review of recent statements by the committee's 24 Democrats.Rep. Eric Swalwell's embracement of calls for an impeachment inquiry of President Donald Trump on Thursday morni...
22:39 2019-06-13

Donald Trump says he hasn't given up on census citizenship question President Donald Trump contradicted his Justice Department on Wednesday, saying he has not given up his attempts to include a question about citizenship on the 2020 Census....
04:52 2019-07-04

Trump backs off adding citizenship question to census President Trump will announce that he is backing away from trying to include a citizenship question on the 2020 Census during a Thursday afternoon news conference, according to multiple reports. The president instead will take executive action to direct the Commerce Department to collect the informa...
22:39 2019-07-11

Trump Considering an Executive Order to Allow Citizenship Question on Census A federal judge in Maryland has given the administration until 2 p.m. Friday to explain how it would proceed after a Supreme Court ruling that rejected its rational to add the question....
21:26 2019-07-05

Trump considering executive order for Census citizenship question President Donald Trump said on Friday that he is considering an executive order to add a contentious question about citizenship to the 2020 U.S. Census, after a U.S. Supreme Court blocked his initial effort to include it....
18:26 2019-07-05

Republican redistricting expert blamed for census question NEW YORK (AP) — A new court filing by lawyers opposing adding a citizenship question to the 2020 census alleges a longtime Republican redistricting expert played a key role in making the change. The filing Thursday in Manhattan federal court comes just as the U.S. Supreme Court prepares to rule on t...
19:00 2019-05-30

Census citizenship question could transform state elections AUSTIN, Texas (AP) — Computer files discovered in the home of a Republican operative who died last year contain a blueprint for how the GOP could extend its domination of legislatures in states where growing Latino populations favor Democrats. The files from North Carolina-based redistricting expert...
21:00 2019-05-31

Trump Reverses Course—Again—on Citizenship Question for Census 2020 That didn’t last long. Just one day after the Trump administration said the 2020 census forms would be published without a question asking whether people are U.S. citizens, Donald Trump railed (on Twitter, of course) that such reports were “FAKE!” and that his team was “moving forward” on having the...
08:52 2019-07-04

Trump says he’s considering executive order to add citizenship question to census President Donald Trump looks up during the military flyovers at the Independence Day celebration in front of the Lincoln Memorial, Thursday, July 4, 2019, in Washington. The Washington Monument is in the background. (AP Photo/Carolyn Kaster) By Dartunorro Clark President Donald Trump on Friday said ...
21:13 2019-07-05

New U.S. census turmoil as Trump again pursues citizenship question President Donald Trump said on Wednesday he was moving ahead with adding a contentious citizenship question to the 2020 U.S. census in a dramatic reversal after his own administration including Commerce Secretary Wilbur Ross announced a day earlier that the plan had been dropped....
04:26 2019-07-04

Trump administration relents over census citizenship question After supreme court decision, commerce secretary says forms being printed without question that could affect electionsThe Trump administration said on Tuesday it would begin printing forms for the 2020 US census without a controversial question asking about citizenship, following a key decision by t...
04:39 2019-07-03

2020 U.S. Census to be printed without addition of citizenship question Days after the U.S. Supreme Court halted the addition of a citizenship question to the 2020 Census, the U.S. Census Bureau on Tuesday started the process of printing the questionnaire without the controversial query....
02:26 2019-07-03

How Trump's census question could transform America's electoral map If the Trump administration adds a new question to the 2020 census, up to 4m people could go uncounted, paving the way for Republican gerrymandering It has happened every decade since the foundation of the United States, mandated by the first article of the constitution. It is a centrepiece of Ameri...
17:13 2019-06-17

The 2020 Census Will Be Printed Without the Controversial Citizenship Question The Justice Department says the 2020 Census is moving ahead without a question about citizenship. Kristen Clarke, an attorney for a civil rights group that helped fight the addition of the question, says Trump administration attorneys notified parties in lawsuits that the printing of the hundreds of...
06:00 2019-07-03

Trump official says he expects citizenship question will be on census WASHINGTON – Acting Director of Citizenship and Immigration Services Ken Cuccinelli said he expects to see a citizenship question on the 2020 Census. “I do think so,” he told Dana Perino on “Fox News Sunday.” “I think the president has expressed determination.” Cuccinelli pointed out that the ...
19:52 2019-07-07

Trump administration says it will print census without citizenship question The Trump administration on Tuesday said it will print the 2020 census without a question about citizenship, bringing to an apparent close a contentious legal battle over that aspect of the decennial survey....
23:13 2019-07-02

Trump administration retreats on census citizenship question In a stinging defeat for President Donald Trump, his administration ended its effort to add a citizenship question to the 2020 U.S. census, saying that it will begin printing forms that do not include the contentious query....
01:00 2019-07-03

Supreme Court blocks Trump's census citizenship question, for now The U.S. Supreme Court handed President Donald Trump a significant defeat on Thursday, ruling that his administration did not give an adequate explanation for its plan to include a contentious citizenship question on the 2020 census and preventing its addition to the decennial survey for now....
19:39 2019-06-27

Trump administration scrambles to save citizenship question on census A federal judge in Maryland overseeing one of three lawsuits on the matter gave the administration until 2 p.m. Friday to explain how it intends to proceed....
10:13 2019-07-05

Trump abandons effort to get citizenship question on 2020 census Instead, Trump says he's ordering every federal department and agency to provide the Commerce Department with all records it requests pertaining to the number of citizens and noncitizens in the country....
01:13 2019-07-12

US supreme court blocks 2020 census citizenship question – for now Lower court ruling upheld in blow to Trump, but commerce department may have time to advance alternative reasoning The Trump administration will not be able to move ahead with its original, highly controversial plan to include a question about citizenship on the 2020 US census, after the supreme cou...
02:52 2019-06-28

Trump administration to face claim of deceit over U.S. Census question The Trump administration is expected to appear in court on Wednesday to defend itself against claims that its proposed addition of a citizenship question to the 2020 U.S. Census was secretly orchestrated by a political operative seeking to boost Republicans' voting power....
14:39 2019-06-05

Trump expected to announce executive action on census question President Trump plans to hold a news conference Thursday where he's expected to announce an executive action related to the ongoing battle over the 2020 census. ...
16:39 2019-07-11

The Latest: Supreme Court blocks census citizenship question WASHINGTON (AP) — The Latest on the Supreme Court’s final day before its summer break (all times local): 10:45 a.m. The Supreme Court is forbidding President Donald Trump’s administration from adding a citizenship question to the 2020 census for now. The court says the Trump administrati...
18:52 2019-06-27

Trump says he's considering executive order to force census question – live Trump desperate to add citizenship question to 2020 censusCommerce department says it is printing forms without itSign up for the US briefing and get a new perspective 4.19pm BST A scuffle broke out when far left protesters burned the Stars and Stripes near the White House after the controversial pr...
18:00 2019-07-05

Trump may use executive order to include citizenship question on census President Trump said Friday that he might issue an executive order to include a citizenship question in the 2020 census — hours before administration lawyers were due to tell a federal judge why the query should be included. “We’re thinking about doing that. We have four or five ways we can do it, i...
18:52 2019-07-05

Supreme Court blocks citizenship question from 2020 Census After months of controversy, the Supreme Court delivered its long-awaited ruling Thursday on whether the government can add a citizenship question to the 2020 Census -- blocking the move just days before a key deadline....
18:52 2019-06-27

Trump considers executive order to add citizenship question to U.S. census President Donald Trump on Friday said he may issue an executive order in an effort to add a contentious citizenship question to the 2020 U.S. census as his administration faces a Friday afternoon court deadline to reveal its plans....
18:26 2019-07-05

Trump Thinks He Can Use An Executive Order to Get a Citizenship Question on the Census President Trump has announced that he’s “very seriously” considering an executive order in attempt to force a citizenship question onto the 2020 census, thanks to his absolute determination to abolish the separation of powers and turn the U.S. into the dictatorship of his dreams....
21:26 2019-07-05

Trump Withdraws Controversial Push To Add Citizenship Question To Census President Donald Trump on Thursday backed down from his controversial push to add a citizenship question to the 2020 census, effectively conceding defeat in a battle he had revived last week and......
05:26 2019-07-12

Joe Pinion: Courts will help Trump if they rule against him again on census citizenship question Voters resonate with the basic premise of a Census citizenship question and if the Supreme Court ruled against President Trump again on the issue, it would help him politically....
00:52 2019-07-06

Groups say U.S. census citizenship question was designed to influence elections The Trump administration concealed evidence that its proposal to add a question about citizenship to the 2020 U.S. census was intended to help Republicans draw favorable electoral maps, according to immigrant advocacy groups that sued the administration over the question last year....
04:26 2019-05-31

Supreme Court effectively blocks census citizenship question for now The Supreme Court on Thursday delivered a setback to the Trump administration's plans to add a citizenship question to the 2020 census, effectively blocking the addition of the question for now....
19:52 2019-06-27

Trump floats delaying the 2020 census for citizenship question President Donald Trump suggested that he wants to delay the U.S. Census following a Supreme Court ruling that the 2020 census form cannot include a question about citizenship. The court’s decision Thursday showed it was deeply fractured on the issue. It ruled that while the government has the ...
02:26 2019-06-28

New U.S. census turmoil as Trump denies dropping citizenship question President Donald Trump on Wednesday said his administration had not dropped its efforts to add a contentious citizenship question to the 2020 U.S. census, contradicting statements made by his own officials including Commerce Secretary Wilbur Ross....
23:52 2019-07-03

Trump appears to contradict his own administration on census citizenship question Trump’s Commerce and Justice departments said the census was being printed without the question, but the president said Wednesday he was “moving forward” with the plan....
00:13 2019-07-04

Trump wants ‘successful conclusion’ to census citizenship question case Don’t count it out just yet. President Trump on Tuesday revealed that he’s instructed the Justice Department and Commerce Department to do “whatever is necessary” to get a citizenship question on the 2020 census — just hours after his administration said it would not fight a ...
13:13 2019-07-03

Trump administration will print 2020 census without citizenship question The Trump administration will move forward with printing the 2020 census without a controversial citizenship question, a Department of Justice spokesperson said Tuesday. The Supreme Court last week blocked the administration from adding the question, saying it did not provide a sufficient rationale ...
07:00 2019-07-03

Where a citizenship question could cause the census to miss millions of Hispanics — and why that’s a big deal Adding a controversial citizenship question to the 2020 Census could shift four congressional seats and alter the distribution of billions in federal spending....
19:13 2019-06-06

Trump Cries Uncle on Citizenship Question for Census 2020 Looks like Donald Trump blinked. The Justice Department announced Tuesday that there will be no citizenship question on the 2020 census, a week after the U.S. Supreme Court blocked the addition of the question by raising concerns about the reasoning the Trump administration gave for wanting the chan...
05:26 2019-07-03

Trump Vows to Move Forward With Citizenship Question on Census The president contradicted statements by his Justice and Commerce Departments that census forms were being printed without the question and they would heed a court ruling....
19:52 2019-07-03

Trump administration will have to defend claim of deceit over census question Plaintiffs suing the Trump administration over the inclusion of a citizenship question on the 2020 census have until July 12 to file briefs explaining why they believe the government should be sanctioned for allegedly concealing evidence, a federal judge said on Wednesday....
01:52 2019-06-06

Trump to back down from citizenship question on U.S. census to have different survey: ABC News U.S. President Donald Trump is expected to back down on Thursday from putting a citizenship question on the census, instead issuing an executive order to survey the American public by other means, ABC News reported....
22:13 2019-07-11

Supreme Court Leaves Census Question on Citizenship in Doubt In a setback for the Trump administration, the court said the reason for adding the question was inadequate. Government experts said adding the question could suppress participation among immigrants....
22:26 2019-06-27

Trump administration: 2020 Census to be printed without citizenship question GettyImages WASHINGTON (AP) – The Trump administration says the 2020 Census questionnaire is moving ahead without a question about citizenship. That’s according to an attorney for a civil rights group that helped fight the addition of the question. Kristen Clarke said Tuesday that Trump admini...
01:00 2019-07-03

U.S. Supreme Court faults Trump bid to add census citizenship question The U.S. Supreme Court ruled on Thursday that President Donald Trump's administration did not give an adequate explanation for its plan to add a citizenship question to the 2020 census, delivering a victory to New York state and others challenging the proposal....
21:26 2019-06-27

President Trump Expected to Drop Citizenship Census Question (WASHINGTON)— President Donald Trump is expected to drop his bid to include a citizenship question on the 2020 census. That’s according to House Republicans aide. Trump will instead pursue other avenues for asking the question after the Supreme Court blocked his efforts, according to a c...
22:26 2019-07-11

Trump abandons effort to put citizenship question on 2020 census Trump drops census proposal and blames ‘radical left’Orders federal agencies to turn over citizenship dataFaced with a defeat in court and few viable options, Donald Trump on Thursday backed off his effort to place a question about citizenship on the next US census while announcing executive action ...
04:00 2019-07-12

Trump: lawyers working on census citizenship question on July 4 U.S. President Donald Trump said on Thursday that government lawyers were working to find a way to include a citizenship question in the 2020 census, even on the federal Independence Day holiday....
16:00 2019-07-04

Trump: Feds working on holiday to add census citizenship question President Trump on Thursday said his administration is working “very hard” on Independence Day to try to find a way to include a US citizenship question on the 2020 Census. “So important for our Country that the very simple and basic ‘Are you a Citizen of the United States?’ question be allowed to b...
17:39 2019-07-04

Trump administration working holiday to resolve census question The Trump administration is working to determine a way to include a citizenship question on the 2020 Census after a federal judge gave them until 2 p.m. Friday to resolve the issue....
19:13 2019-07-04

Trump denies administration's retreat on census citizenship question President Donald Trump on Wednesday said his administration had not dropped its efforts to add a contentious citizenship question to the 2020 U.S. census, contradicting statements made by his own officials including Commerce Secretary Wilbur Ross....
19:52 2019-07-03

Trump ‘determined’ to add citizenship question to the census, immigration official says _____ A top U.S. immigration official said Sunday he’s confident that the Trump administration will add the citizenship question to the 2020 census after their effort to do so was shot down by the Supreme Court. “I do think so,” Ken Cuccinelli, acting director of the Citizenship an...
20:13 2019-07-07

Federal judge moves forward on census citizenship question A federal judge will rule on case questioning if the basis of the Trump administration wanting to add a 2020 census citizenship question is discriminatory....
20:52 2019-07-06

Booker introduces bill to restrict use of census citizenship question The Trump administration is pressing forward with its effort to include a citizenship question in the 2020 census, but Sen. Cory Booker, D-N.J., is hoping to pass legislation that would limit its usefulness should it become a reality....
19:26 2019-07-10

President Trump Backs Down on Adding Citizenship Question to Census President Donald Trump is no longer pushing to include a citizenship question on the 2020 census, averting what legal experts say would have raised thorny constitutional and legal issues. Instead, Trump issued an executive order Thursday that directs other federal agencies and departments to provide...
02:13 2019-07-12

Trump to announce action over census citizenship question -source U.S. President Donald Trump on Thursday will announce an executive action over his administration's effort to add a citizenship question to the 2020 census despite ongoing court challenges, a source told Reuters....
15:39 2019-07-11

Modi's ruling alliance may win key India upper house majority next year: projection Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi's ruling alliance could achieve a crucial majority in the upper house of parliament next year if some small regional parties join the bloc that recently won a massive mandate in the lower house, according to a projection by an independent research firm....
07:39 2019-06-08

In reversal, DOJ says it's still trying to add citizenship question to census; judge sets Friday deadline A high-ranking Justice Department lawyer told a federal judge on Wednesday that the Trump administration has not abandoned efforts to add a citizenship question to the 2020 census after all, even as the Census Bureau said it would start the process of printing the questionnaire without the query....
01:39 2019-07-04

Trump fumes as Supreme Court blocks census citizenship question The U.S. Supreme Court on Thursday handed President Donald Trump a stinging defeat, ruling that his administration gave a "contrived" explanation for its plan to include a contentious citizenship question in the 2020 census in a decision that will make it difficult to add the query to the population...
21:26 2019-06-27

Trump presses for contentious census citizenship question despite legal uncertainty The Trump administration on Friday refused to back down over its bid to put a contentious citizenship question on the 2020 U.S. census, meaning that a court case will move forward over whether officials were motivated by racial bias in seeking to add it....
23:00 2019-07-05

As court deadline nears, Trump scrambles to add citizenship question to U.S. census President Donald Trump on Friday said he may issue an executive order in an effort to add a contentious citizenship question to the 2020 U.S. census as his administration faces a Friday afternoon court deadline to reveal its plans....
19:39 2019-07-05

Trump drops citizenship question in census, will seek data by other means U.S. President Donald Trump said on Thursday he was dropping his effort to add a citizenship question to the 2020 census but will sign an executive order telling federal agencies to provide citizenship data to the Commerce Department....
14:39 2019-07-12

Supreme Court removes citizenship question from 2020 census forms WASHINGTON (NBC NEWS) — The Supreme Court ruled Thursday that the Trump administration cannot include a question about citizenship on the 2020 census form that goes to every U.S. household, giving a win to mostly Democratic populous states that said the question would discourage legal and illegal im...
02:26 2019-06-28

Trump drops census citizenship question, vows to get data from government U.S. President Donald Trump retreated on Thursday from adding a contentious question on citizenship to the 2020 census, but insisted he was not giving up his fight to count how many non-citizens are in the country and ordered government agencies to mine their databases....
14:39 2019-07-12

Trump floats executive order to get citizenship question on 2020 census President Trump said Friday he is considering using an executive order to place a citizenship question on the 2020 census, as the administration faces an afternoon deadline to say whether it will proceed with its push. ...
20:13 2019-07-05

Trump expected to announce order to allow citizenship question on census – live Trump expected to announce executive action after a loss in court Government could begin immigration raids on SundaySign up for the US briefing and get a new perspective 3.00pm BST Trump has been very active on Twitter this morning. In the same tweet, he previewed the White House social media summit...
16:13 2019-07-11

Confusion as Trump insists he plans to add citizenship question to 2020 census President says ‘we are absolutely moving forward’ – contradicting earlier administration statements that the plan had been droppedDonald Trump has said he plans to move ahead with adding a contentious citizenship question to the 2020 US census, contradicting statements made a day earlier by his own ...
05:13 2019-07-04

Trump insists he’s not dropping effort to add citizenship question to 2020 Census President Trump insisted Wednesday that he is not dropping efforts to include a citizenship question on the upcoming 2020 census, even as the U.S. Census Bureau has started the process of printing the questionnaire without it....
05:13 2019-07-04

Trump Turns to Executive Action to Press Citizenship Question on Census President Trump is planning to further his ongoing battle to place a question about citizenship on the 2020 census by announcing an executive action in the Rose Garden on Thursday....
16:00 2019-07-11

DOJ says citizenship question being dropped from 2020 Census: NY attorney general's office The New York attorney general’s office said Tuesday the Justice Department has decided to print the 2020 Census without the citizenship question sought by the Trump administration, ending a contentious legal dispute over an issue that could soon affect the makeup of Congress and the Electoral Colleg...
01:00 2019-07-03

Supreme Court filing: Census citizenship question a GOP election strategy Advocates who oppose adding a citizenship question to the 2020 Census have filed new evidence with the U.S. Supreme Court, which they say proves the question is a strategy to get more Republicans elected....
15:52 2019-05-31

Supreme Court Rebuffs Donald Trump On Census Citizenship Question The Supreme Court ruled on Thursday against adding a question about citizenship to the US census, calling the rationale for it "contrived," in a defeat for President Donald Trump on an issue with......
00:13 2019-06-28

Letitia James joins with ACLU to block census citizenship question New York Attorney General Letitia James joined with the ACLU on Friday night in filing a motion in the Southern District of New York to block the Trump administration from delaying the printing of the 2020 census questionnaire or changing it to include a citizenship question. In its motion, James an...
07:52 2019-07-06

Justice Dept. to Replace Lawyers in Census Citizenship Question Case The change, which came on the heels of an extraordinary week in a yearlong clash to add the question, is all but unprecedented in legal battles as consequential as the one over the 2020 head count....
10:00 2019-07-08

DOJ announces legal team shift over citizenship question on 2020 census The U.S. Justice Department said Sunday it is seeking a new legal team in its efforts to add a citizenship question on the 2020 census after the Supreme Court temporarily blocked its inclusion....
08:39 2019-07-08

2020 census: Trump administration still seeking grounds for 'citizen' question Supreme court rejected justice department’s justificationPresident says he is considering executive actionThe US justice department has said it will continue to look for legal grounds to force the inclusion of a controversial citizenship question on the 2020 census, hours after Donald Trump said he ...
03:26 2019-07-06

AOC goes off on Census question, blasts Kris Kobach: 'Has a resume of voter suppression' Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez, D-N.Y. on Wednesday defended Democrats' decision to subpoena documents related to President Trump's proposed census question, blasting the administration's lack of cooperation over a question that she said had a history of "racism."...
22:00 2019-06-12

Trump ditches census question; will find other methods of counting non-citizens President Donald Trump on Thursday backed away from asking a question about citizenship on the 2020 census, but instead directed agencies to provide data on non-citizens to the Census Bureau....
04:00 2019-07-12

Trump mulling executive order on citizenship question in Census: Axios U.S. President Donald Trump is considering issuing an executive order on including a citizenship question in the U.S. census, Axios reported on Thursday....
20:26 2019-07-04

Trump asserts executive privilege over census citizenship question info President Donald Trump on Wednesday asserted executive privilege over information related to his administration's decision to add a citizenship question to the 2020 census, NBC News reports....
18:52 2019-06-12

‘His people died under that flag’: Reactions to Kaepernick’s call to cancel Nike’s Betsy Ross shoe Nike canceled the release of a sneaker July 1 that featured a 13-star Betsy Ross American flag after after former NFL player Colin Kaepernick said some would consider the design offensive....
09:26 2019-07-04

Trump declares push for census citizenship question not over, calls reports ‘FAKE’ President Trump abruptly declared Wednesday that his administration is continuing to fight to include a citizenship question as part of the census, despite his own Commerce secretary saying hours earlier they were moving forward without it in response to a court ruling....
18:13 2019-07-03

SCOTUS Blocks Census Citizenship Question, But Rules Political Gerrymandering Constitutional On the last day of its term, the nation’s highest court churned out two major rulings today: One concerning the U.S. Census, the other, the future of gerrymandering....
00:13 2019-06-28

Deceased G.O.P. Strategist’s Hard Drives Reveal New Details on the Census Citizenship Question Weeks before the Supreme Court rules on the legality of the citizenship question, evidence filed in court could further erode the Trump administration’s rationale for the question....
18:13 2019-05-30

Judge blocks Justice Department from swapping lawyers in census question case A federal judge on Tuesday blocked the Justice Department from changing its legal team in a case related to a question about citizenship the Trump administration wants to include on the 2020 census....
03:52 2019-07-10

Democrat overseeing U.S. Census funding would block form reprint for citizenship question A U.S. House Democrat who oversees funding for the U.S. Census Bureau said on Tuesday he would not support money being spent to reprint forms if the Trump administration won court approval to include a contentious question on citizenship....
22:13 2019-07-09

José Serrano would fight funding to amend census forms for citizenship question The top House Democrat who oversees census funding said today he’ll oppose any federal dollars needed to reprint the questionnaire with the Trump administration’s citizenship question.“I have no intention of allowing this flagrant waste of money,“ Rep. José Serrano (D-N.Y.), who chairs the Ho...
22:13 2019-07-09

Advocacy groups ask Supreme Court to delay ruling on census citizenship question Groups challenging the Trump administration's contentious decision to add a citizenship question to the 2020 U.S. census on Wednesday asked the Supreme Court to consider delaying a ruling on the issue in light of new evidence....
03:26 2019-06-13

Trump urged to ignore Supreme Court, print census question: 'Because we should,' GOP lawmaker says A Republican congressman from Texas encouraged President Trump Tuesday to ignore the Supreme Court and print the census survey with the question about citizenship, as the president mulls an executive order....
11:39 2019-07-05

The Supreme Court Turned Down a Trump Administration Census Question. The Attorney General Wants to Try Again (EDGEFIELD, S.C.) — Attorney General William Barr said Monday that he sees a legal path to adding a citizenship question to the 2020 census, despite a Supreme Court ruling that blocked its inclusion, at least temporarily. In an interview with The Associated Press, Barr said the Trump administr...
23:26 2019-07-08

Trump Ends Fight to Add Citizenship Question to Census — He’ll Just Comb Through Fed Records to Get That Info Forget the census, Donald Trump conceded Thursday. The administration will get the citizenship information it wants by scouring existing federal records....
03:13 2019-07-12

Justice Department says allegations that it hid true motives for census citizenship question are ‘frivolous’ In a filing to U.S. District Judge Jesse Furman, DOJ attorneys accused lawyers challenging the question of trying to “derail” a Supreme Court ruling on the case, which is expected by the end of this month. New information last week suggested the question was intended to give electoral advantage to w...
08:39 2019-06-04

Judge Napolitano: Supreme Court will likely OK census citizenship question, but it's a First Amendment issue The Supreme Court is getting ready to rule on a number of high-profile cases including the Trump administration's controversial census citizenship question -- which senior Fox News judicial analyst Judge Napolitano says will likely be upheld....
20:52 2019-06-03

Justice Department will appoint new legal team to handle census citizenship question A new legal team will lead the Trump administration's efforts to add a contentious citizenship question to the 2020 U.S. Census form, despite the U.S. Supreme Court ruling last month temporarily blocking it....
18:13 2019-07-08

Census 2020: justice department brings in new team to fight for citizenship question Civil rights groups and some states strongly object to the proposal, which is being championed by Donald TrumpA new team of lawyers at the Department of Justice will take over handling 2020 census-related cases, a spokeswoman for the agency said on Sunday, a shake-up that came as President Donald Tr...
09:52 2019-07-08

Trump says 'absolutely moving forward' with census citizenship question, despite claims to contrary President Donald Trump on Wednesday called news reports that the Commerce Department would drop its plans to ask people if they are U.S. citizens on the 2020 census "fake."...
18:52 2019-07-03

Watch live: President Donald Trump addresses census citizenship question President Donald Trump announced that he will hold a news conference Thursday afternoon regarding the U.S. Census and the rejected citizenship question he has been trying to get on the nationwide questionnaire....
20:13 2019-07-11

ACLU asks Supreme Court to delay ruling on census citizenship question The American Civil Liberties Union requested the Supreme Court to delay making a decision whether the Trump administration can include a controversial question in the 2020 census form until next fall, according to court...
14:13 2019-06-13

Trump says he wants 2020 census delayed after Supreme Court setback on citizenship question President Donald Trump said he had sought legal advice about whether the 2020 census could be delayed after the Supreme Court issued a ruling that effectively blocked his administration from adding a question to the survey about citizenship status....
20:13 2019-06-27

Second judge denies DOJ request to swap lawyers in census immigration question case A second judge denied a Trump administration request to swap out the legal team for a case related to whether a question about citizenship will be included on the 2020 census....
06:13 2019-07-11

Judge denies DOJ request to change lawyers in census citizenship question case A new York judge barred the Justice Department on Tuesday from changing its legal team in its push to add a citizenship question to the 2020 census. ...
04:00 2019-07-10

Trump wants to delay 2020 Census after Supreme Court cuts citizenship question President Trump called for delaying the 2020 Census after the Supreme Court blocked the Commerce Department from adding a citizenship question and asked the agency for a further explanation of why it should be included. ​ ​”I have asked the lawyers if they can delay the Census, no matter how l...
02:13 2019-06-28

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

2020 Census citizenship question would hurt business decisions on jobs, stores and even TV Census data helps all kinds of companies decide where to build and what to sell. Imagine the impact if that information were incomplete or distorted.       ...
14:39 2019-06-11

Top USCIS official suggests census citizenship question could help with ‘burden’ of illegal immigration Ken Cuccinelli, President Trump’s acting U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services director, in an interview seemed to add more confusion to the White House’s position....
17:13 2019-07-05

Just What We Suspected: Push for Citizenship Question on 2020 Census Is About Favoring Whites and Republicans Virtual messages from the grave prove that the Trump administration’s push to add a citizenship question to the 2020 census has indeed been a craven ploy to benefit Republicans and “non-Hispanic whites.”...
03:39 2019-05-31

House authorizes lawsuits against Barr, McGahn The House Judiciary Committee chairman says his panel will move "as quickly as possible" to seek court enforcement of a subpoena against former White House Counsel Don McGahn. (June 11)        ...
08:00 2019-06-12

Trump doubles down on citizenship question for 2020 census, reportedly mulls executive order President Trump on Thursday doubled down on his push for a citizenship question on the 2020 census -- as reports said he is mulling using an executive order to get a question on the census....
20:13 2019-07-04

Trump administration will continue fight to put citizenship question on 2020 census: Court filing The Trump administration will continue legal efforts to put ask people on the 2020 census if they are U.S. citizens, Justice Department lawyers told a federal judge in a new court filing....
23:39 2019-07-05

Trump DOJ tells court administration is still exploring options to add citizenship question to 2020 census The Justice Department indicated Friday it will still pursue options to add a citizenship question on the 2020 census despite a court setback, as President Trump said he is considering using an executive order as one of several options. ...
21:13 2019-07-05

Justice Department reverses position on keeping citizenship question in census after Trump tweet WASHINGTON (NBC NEWS) – A top Justice Department lawyer said Wednesday the agency is trying to find a “legally available path” to include a citizenship question on the 2020 census after President Donald Trump tweeted that “We are absolutely moving forward” — despite a S...
09:00 2019-07-04

Justice Department says Trump is asserting executive privilege over documents in fight over census question WASHINGTON (AP) — Justice Department says Trump is asserting executive privilege over documents in fight over census question. The post Justice Department says Trump is asserting executive privilege over documents in fight over census question appeared first on LEX18.com....
16:52 2019-06-12

Trump Administration Tells Court It Will Push Ahead With Efforts to Add Citizenship Question To Census Government lawyers say the Trump administration will continue its push to get a citizenship question on the 2020 census. The Justice Department had until Friday afternoon to explain how it will find a legal basis to force the question on the census. The department said it will continue its efforts, ...
21:52 2019-07-05

Supreme Court Allows Partisan Districts and Blocks Trump Administration’s Citizenship Census Question (WASHINGTON) — In two politically charged rulings, the Supreme Court dealt a huge blow Thursday to efforts to combat the drawing of electoral districts for partisan gain and put a hold on the Trump administration’s effort to add a citizenship question to the 2020 census. On the courtR...
23:26 2019-06-27

‘A willingness to fight’: Win or lose, Trump’s push for a citizenship question in the Census is red meat for his base While Trump’s combative strategy has so far yielded mixed results, it nonetheless allows Trump to cast himself as a relentless change agent — an image that has become central to his reelection bid....
16:13 2019-07-06

Supreme Court blocks census citizenship question; Donald Trump calls for delay After months of controversy, the Supreme Court delivered its long-awaited ruling Thursday on whether the government can add a citizenship question to the 2020 census -- blocking the move days before a key deadline....
00:26 2019-06-28

Napolitano on SCOTUS blocking citizenship question from census: 'Significant defeat' for President Trump Judge Andrew Napolitano said Thursday that President Trump and his administration suffered a "significant defeat" with the Supreme Court blocking a citizenship question from the 2020 census. ...
20:26 2019-06-27

Justice Department Says It Was ‘Instructed’ by President Trump to Explore Ways to Put Citizenship Question on the Census President Donald Trump’s Wednesday morning announcement that he still aimed to add a citizenship question to the 2020 census, despide a serious Supreme Court setback, appears to coincide with the Department of Justice being “instructed” to find a way to include it. In a tweet, the ...
03:52 2019-07-04

President Trump Will Take Executive Action on Census Citizenship Question, Defying Supreme Court (Bloomberg)— President Donald Trump will announce an executive action to continue his fight to include a citizenship question on the 2020 U.S. Census, the latest sign he may not be dissuaded after being rebuffed by the Supreme Court. The executive action is expected to be announced at a news c...
16:52 2019-07-11

House moves to enforce subpoenas against Barr and McGahn Resolution authorizes court action against US attorney general and former White House counsel in aftermath of Mueller reportThe House of Representatives has passed a resolution enabling lawmakers to go to court to enforce their subpoenas against the US attorney general, William Barr, and former Whit...
08:26 2019-06-12

Republican ‘Redistricting Expert’ Reportedly Played a Part in Developing 2020 Census Citizenship Question (NEW YORK) — A longtime Republican redistricting expert played a key role in adding a citizenship question to the 2020 census, according to court papers filed Thursday by opponents of the move. The filing in Manhattan federal court said the discovery of new documents revealed that Thomas Hofel...
20:39 2019-05-30

Top Conservative Calls for Chief Justice’s Head Over High Court’s Ruling on the Census Citizenship Question Because (obvi) any Supreme Court justice handpicked for the job by GOP conservatives owes strict allegiance to the Constitution conservatives everywhere, the head of the nation’s oldest conservative advocacy group is calling for Chief Justice John Roberts’ impeachment....
05:13 2019-06-28

Federal judge rejects Trump administration’s bid to swap out lawyers for Census case on citizenship question The judge’s decision is the latest development in the continuing effort by the Trump administration to add a citizenship question to the 2020 Census....
02:39 2019-07-10

Government lawyers step up effort to get a citizenship question on 2020 Census, court filing shows President Trump also said he was mulling an executive order in search for a legal path to restore the controversial question after the Supreme Court ruling froze it....
02:13 2019-07-06

Jim Jordan: Dems oppose census citizenship question over fear of exposing non-citizens, illegal immigrants Democrats oppose the presence of a citizenship question on the 2020 census because it will expose how many people in the U.S. are either non-citizens or here illegally, according to Rep. Jim Jordan, R-Ohio....
04:00 2019-07-10

Nancy Pelosi accuses Trump admin of using citizenship census question to 'Make America White Again' Speaker Nancy Pelosi, D-Calif, slammed the Trump adminisration for its ongoing efforts to include a citizenship question in the 2020 U.S. Census, suggesting there's a racial component by invoking President Trump's 2016 campaign motto. ...
03:52 2019-07-09

House Democrats move towards court action against Barr, McGahn A U.S. House of Representatives committee, seeking to advance probes of President Donald Trump, unveiled a measure on Thursday that would authorize court action to enforce congressional subpoenas of Attorney General William Barr and former White House Counsel Don McGahn over the Mueller report....
21:39 2019-06-06

Barr Says House Subpoenaed Mueller to Create ‘Public Spectacle’ The attorney general also said his review of the Russia investigation indicated so far that he needed to tighten Justice Department rules on investigating candidates for office....
02:26 2019-07-09

| US House intel panel delays subpoena against Barr after DOJ offer The Democratic chairperson of the US House Intelligence Committee says he would hold off enforcing a subpoena against Attorney General William Barr after the Justice Department agreed to turn over materials relating to an investigation into Russian election interference....
15:26 2019-05-23

Justice Department hires whole new team of lawyers to defend the Trump administration’s bid to include a citizenship question on the 2020 census REUTERS / Jonathan Ernst The Justice Department is shaking up the legal team fighting for the inclusion of a citizenship question on the 2020 census. The Justice Department is expected to file court papers Monday that show a new team of lawyers will take over, but did not provide a reason for the ...
14:13 2019-07-08

Nation welcomes 7,500 legal immigrants at 110 citizenship events, such as Betsy Ross House With the media’s focus on illegal immigrants pouring over the U.S.-Mexico border, the 4 million legal immigrants waiting in line for citizenship are often forgotten, but on July 4 many will finally get their day in the spotlight....
18:26 2019-07-03

Iran's president says country could hold vote over nuke deal Iran's president is suggesting the Islamic Republic could hold a public referendum over the country's nuclear program amid tensions with the United States....
12:52 2019-05-26

Iran’s president says country could hold vote over nuke deal TEHRAN, Iran (AP) — Iran’s president is suggesting the Islamic Republic could hold a public referendum over the country’s nuclear program amid tensions with the United States. The state-run IRNA news agency reported Hassan Rouhani made the comment late on Saturday. Rouhani says he previo...
09:26 2019-05-26

House Authorizes Lawsuits to Enforce Subpoenas Against Attorney General Barr and Don McGahn The House has approved a resolution that will make it easier to file lawsuits against the Trump administration when officials defy subpoenas. The legislation passed 229-191, along party lines. It empowers Democrats to take legal action to enforce subpoenas against Attorney General William Barr and f...
08:13 2019-06-12

House delays legal action against Barr as Dems secure 'key' Mueller evidence House Judiciary Committee Chairman Jerry Nadler said on Monday that he has decided to postpone legal action against the Justice Department for access to former special counsel Robert Mueller’s files.Nadler (D-N.Y.) ascribed his decision to an unspecified agreement with the Justice Department to begi...
22:26 2019-06-10

Anti-Trump activists hold rallies across US to call for impeachment Left-wing activists took to the streets Saturday to hold rallies calling for the impeachment of President Trump, as they seek to pile further pressure on Democratic leaders in Congress to back a push to oust the president....
01:26 2019-06-16

Israel Will Hold an Election for Prime Minister in September — Even Though Netanyahu Just Won the Vote. Here’s Why Just seven weeks after he claimed victory in national elections and prepared to embark on a historic fifth term, Israel’s Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu failed to form a government within the allotted 42-day limit, plunging the country into political turmoil and forcing Israelis to return t...
20:39 2019-05-31

Germany's Social Democrats seek new leader, question coalition Germany's Social Democrats on Monday discussed appointing three caretaker leaders after Andrea Nahles resigned and SPD members, appalled by the party's plunging popularity, called for ditching their scrappy coalition with Chancellor Angela Merkel....
18:00 2019-06-03

Ocasio-Cortez, other Dems accuse ICE and CBP of 'killing' children, call for hold on funding Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez, D-N.Y., along with a slew of other House Democrats, responded on Saturday to President Trump's announced Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) raids by calling for the agency's abolition and opposing supplemental funding for both it and Customs and Border Protectio...
00:39 2019-06-23

House to hold second hearing on 737 Max The June 19 will be the second held by the House Transportation and Infrastructure Committee, which is conducting its own investigation into the FAA's process for certifying the Boeing jet....
01:26 2019-06-12

Far-right to vote against Austrian leader in parliament BERLIN (AP) — Austria’s far-right Freedom Party plans to back a no-confidence vote against the country’s chancellor, Sebastian Kurz, following their coalition break over a video scandal. Freedom Party interim leader Norbert Hofer said his lawmakers will back a motion by the opposition So...
11:13 2019-05-27

House to hold second hearing on Boeing 737 Max The June 19 will be the second held by the House Transportation and Infrastructure Committee, which is conducting its own investigation into the FAA's process for certifying the Boeing jet....
01:26 2019-06-12

French far-right leader says EU vote a referendum on Macron PARIS (AP) — French far-right leader Marine Le Pen says that the nation’s European Parliament elections amount to the referendum the “French asked for but didn’t get.” Le Pen said before a final rally Friday that President Emmanuel Macron’s party “must not be firs...
19:26 2019-05-24

White House Asserts Executive Privilege In Census Fight WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump is asserting executive privilege over documents related to the Trump administration’s decision to add a citizenship question to the 2020 census. The Justice Department notified the chairman of the House oversight committee of the decision in a letter We...
16:52 2019-06-12

White House tried to block Kris Kobach from testifying about census The White House tried to block former Kansas Secretary of State Kris Kobach from testifying to the House Oversight and Reform Committee about his conversations with President Donald Trump about adding a citizenship question to the 2020 census, according to a new letter released Friday.“Mr. Kobach's ...
02:00 2019-06-08

Nissan board to question CEO on house purchase, report says Nissan CEO Hiroto Saikawa will be asked whether date restrictions on selling compensation-linked stock were altered in 2013, earning him a higher profit and facilitating payments for a house he bought in Tokyo, Bloomberg reported. ...
22:26 2019-06-21

UK Conservative members issued more than one ballot in vote for leader: BBC Some members of Britain's Conservative Party have been issued with more than one ballot paper to vote for the next party leader, who will also become prime minister, the BBC reported on Saturday....
11:13 2019-07-06

House subcommittee to hold 2nd hearing on Boeing Max safety WASHINGTON (AP) — A U.S. House subcommittee will hold a second hearing on the safety of Boeing’s 737 Max jets on June 19, according to two people briefed on the matter. They say the group wants to hear from front-line users of the planes, including pilots and flight attendants. Neither person ...
20:39 2019-06-03

White House to Hold Social Media Summit The White House will hold a social media summit on July 11, aiming to have a “robust conversation” about online platforms such as Google and Facebook at a time when they are under increasing attack in Washington....
21:26 2019-06-27

"They'll Call," Says Karnataka Congress Leader. Rebels Not Interested A senior Mumbai police officer, stopping Mr Shivakumar from entering the hotel, said: "Sir, (the rebel lawmakers) have said they are frightened of you, we can't allow you to enter unless they want us......
08:39 2019-07-10

Leader of German Social Democrats resigns after vote fiasco The leader of Germany's center-left Social Democrats, a junior party in Chancellor Angela Merkel's governing coalition, is resigning after an election debacle in the European Parliament vote....
12:26 2019-06-02

Thai opposition leader Thanathorn defiant after losing out in PM vote In a DW interview, Thai opposition leader Thanathorn says he still hopes to become prime minister in the future despite legal cases that threaten to derail his efforts. Charlotte Chelsom-Pill reports from Bangkok....
20:26 2019-06-11

Thailand’s Democrats to vote to join coup leader’s coalition BANGKOK (AP) — Thailand’s current prime minister, who took power in a military coup five years ago, appears set to win a parliamentary vote Wednesday that will give him a second term in office. The Democrat Party, the country’s oldest, announced Tuesday that it will vote to join a coalit...
16:52 2019-06-04

Junta leader favored as Thai parliament convenes to vote for new PM Both houses of Thailand's parliament convened on Wednesday for the first time since a 2014 coup to choose either the ruling junta leader or a rising opposition star to be the Southeast Asian nation's next prime minister....
07:39 2019-06-05

Sebastian Kurz, Austrian Leader, Is Ousted in No-Confidence Vote Lawmakers withdrew their support of the charismatic young chancellor and his caretaker government, plunging the country into further political turbulence....
17:13 2019-05-27

Malawi opposition leader petitions to nullify vote results The Malawi opposition leader who placed a close second in the presidential election says he has petitioned the High Court to nullify the results, calling them "daylight robbery."...
15:39 2019-05-31

Donald Trump uses executive privilege to block House access to census documents President Donald Trump acted Wednesday to block lawmakers from seeing government documents that outline how his administration added a highly controversial question about citizenship to the 2020 Census....
18:39 2019-06-12

House committee to hold hearings to keep focus on Mueller report The hearings will serve as a stand-in of sorts for Mueller himself, who made clear in public comments last week that he does not want to appear before Congress and would not elaborate on the contents of his report if he were forced to testify....
23:13 2019-06-03

House panel will hold hearing on bill proposing statehood for DC WASHINGTON — The House of Representatives Committee on Oversight and Reform is set to hold a hearing on a bill proposing Washington, D.C., be recognized as the nation’s 51st state. WTOP-FM reports District Mayor Muriel Bowser and Democratic Del. Eleanor Holmes Norton on Thursday announced the July 2...
14:26 2019-05-31

House panel to hold hearing on treatment of migrant children The House Oversight Committee has scheduled a hearing next week on the separation and treatment of immigrant children and has launched an investigation into reports of offensive Facebook posts by border patrol officers, the panel said on Tuesday....
01:00 2019-07-03

House panel to hold July 17 hearing on aviation safety A U.S. House of Representatives panel will hold a hearing next week on aviation safety in the aftermath of two deadly Boeing Co 737 MAX crashes since October....
03:39 2019-07-12

Merkel party leader rejects call to end Russia sanctions BERLIN (AP) — The leader of German Chancellor Angela Merkel’s party is rejecting a state governor’s call for an end to sanctions against Russia. Saxony state Gov. Michael Kretschmer, a member of Merkel’s Christian Democratic Union, met President Vladimir Putin at an economic forum ...
16:13 2019-06-08

Greek ex-Socialist leader quits party ahead of July 7 vote Evangelos Venizelos, a former Greek Socialist party leader and deputy prime minister, has quit the party, accusing its leader of aiming to turn the party into an adjunct of ruling left-wing Syriza party....
19:00 2019-06-01

League leader says Italy government to focus on its priorities after EU vote: paper Italy's coalition government won't fall after this week's vote for the European parliament but will have "to do a number of things" which are priorities for the right-wing League party, its leader, Matteo Salvini, was quoted as saying....
08:39 2019-05-24

Italy's 5-Star backs Di Maio to carry on as leader after EU vote defeat Italy's anti-establishment 5-Star Movement on Thursday resoundingly backed Luigi Di Maio to carry on as leader following a bruising defeat in European parliamentary elections....
23:26 2019-05-30

Thai PM vote pits junta leader against rising opposition star Thailand's parliamentary vote for prime minister on Wednesday will be a contest between the leader of a 2014 military coup and a rising opposition star facing two criminal charges he says stem from his stand against the junta....
15:52 2019-06-04

Peru leader demands confidence vote on anti-corruption plan LIMA, Peru (AP) — Peruvian President Martin Vizcarra is calling on the nation’s congress to usher through five reforms aimed at quashing endemic corruption through a vote of confidence. If legislators reject the bid, the president would have the right to dissolve congress. Vizcarra called for ...
04:00 2019-05-30

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

U.S. House committee to hold hearing on proposed fuel efficiency freeze The House Energy and Commerce Committee said on Tuesday it plans a June 20 hearing on the Trump administration's proposal to freeze fuel efficiency standards at 2020 levels through 2026....
00:52 2019-06-12

House Judiciary Committee to hold June 10 hearing on Mueller report The Democrat-controlled U.S. House of Representatives Judiciary Committee will hold a hearing on June 10 on Robert Mueller's report on Russian interference in the 2016 presidential election and its connections to Donald Trump's campaign....
22:52 2019-06-03

Brexit Party leader Farage says waiting for a call from U.S. President Trump Brexit Party leader Nigel Farage said on Tuesday he did not know if he would have a meeting with Donald Trump during the U.S. president's state visit to Britain....
09:52 2019-06-04

Kurdish MPs, inmates end hunger strike in Turkey after militant leader call Several Kurdish lawmakers and thousands of prison inmates in Turkey have ended their hunger strike after a call from jailed militant leader Abdullah Ocalan, one of the MPs said on Sunday, 200 days after the protest was launched....
14:52 2019-05-26

House judiciary chairman Jerry Nadler vows to question Don McGahn after no-show The House judiciary committee adjourned Tuesday without taking action against former White House counsel Don McGahn, but Democrats remain adamant that he will testify....
19:01 2019-05-21

UK leader Theresa May says she will give lawmakers a chance to vote on holding new Brexit referendum LONDON (AP) — UK leader Theresa May says she will give lawmakers a chance to vote on holding new Brexit referendum. The post UK leader Theresa May says she will give lawmakers a chance to vote on holding new Brexit referendum appeared first on LEX18.com....
17:52 2019-05-21

House cancels vote on pay raises for lawmakers House Democrats withdrew a bill scheduled for a vote this week that would have provided a cost of living pay increase to lawmakers and congressional staff....
02:26 2019-06-11

Jailed militant leader tells Kurdish party to be neutral in Istanbul vote: lawyers Lawyers for jailed Kurdish militant leader Abdullah Ocalan confirmed on Friday that he had called on the pro-Kurdish Peoples' Democratic Party (HDP) to remain neutral ahead of Sunday's Istanbul election re-run....
10:13 2019-06-21

House panel to question former Trump aide about hush-money payments to women alleging affairs Hope Hicks, who served as White House communications director, is scheduled to testify behind closed doors to the House Judiciary Committee on Wednesday....
01:13 2019-06-19

House Democrats will vote on bill exploring reparations House Democratic leaders on Wednesday committed to a floor vote for legislation to study reparations for the descendants of slaves — a historic move for the black community after the party sidestepped the debate for decades. House Majority Leader Steny Hoyer told reporters that Democrats plan to vo...
19:26 2019-06-19

Tennessee’s House speaker to resign after no confidence vote NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — Tennessee’s embattled House Speaker Glen Casada says he plans to resign following a vote of no confidence by his Republican caucus. Casada announced the decision Tuesday, just a day after previously shrugging off calls to step aside from his legislative leadership posit...
17:52 2019-05-21

U.S. House to vote on power to sue Trump advisers who ignored subpoenas Democratic lawmakers would gain clear authority to sue Trump administration figures including former White House Counsel Don McGahn to enforce ignored subpoenas under a measure set to come to a vote in the U.S. House of Representatives on Tuesday....
21:52 2019-06-11

House Dems to vote on resolution condemning Trump House Democrats are planning a vote on a resolution that condemns President Donald Trump's racist comments about four congresswomen of color. A co-sponsors of the resolution said "it's un-American to tell people to go back to their country." (July 16)        ...
22:26 2019-07-16

House Judiciary Committee to hold Mueller report hearing with Watergate figure John Dean Democrats on the House Judiciary Committee announced Monday that they would convene a hearing with John Dean, the former White House counsel to Richard Nixon and a key figure in the Watergate scandal, in an effort to keep the public focus on the Mueller report....
01:13 2019-06-04

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

Protesters Call for Hong Kong Leader Carrie Lam to Step Down in the Wake of the Failed Extradition Bill Large crowds of protesters began flooding back onto Hong Kong’s streets Sunday to demand that the city’s leader step down and a controversial extradition bill be withdrawn, a day after the government suspended the measure in response to snowballing unrest. Postponement of the bill has no...
11:13 2019-06-16

Top U.S. House Republicans call for 'measured response' to Iran Several top U.S. House Republicans, including leader Kevin McCarthy, said on Thursday the United States must undertake a "measured response" to Iran after Washington accused Tehran of shooting down a drone and attacking oil tankers....
08:13 2019-06-21

Call of the wild: a house in the woods of the South Downs A home that sees the wood for the trees in its clever use of timber and lightThere are some lovely things in Jenny Stevinson’s home – paintings, ceramics, mid-20th-century pieces, not to mention the cracking architecture itself – but she admits to no longer paying much attention to them as she is so...
17:52 2019-06-01

Vote by House Democrats could take subpoena fight to federal court After House Democrats struck a deal with the Justice Department to see evidence from its Russia investigation, the chamber will vote Tuesday on whether to enforce subpoenas against Attorney General William Barr....
15:00 2019-06-11

Palestinians Call White House’s Economic Proposal a ‘Snow Job’ Palestinians on Sunday rejected the White House’s $50 billion economic proposal meant to boost the Palestinian and Arab economies, calling it a “snow job.” Their objection came as no surprise. Palestinian business organizations and officials have declined the U.S. invitation to att...
01:26 2019-06-24

Republican Fred Keller wins House seat in Pennsylvania vote Republican Fred Keller became the newest member of the U.S. House late Tuesday, winning a special election in Pennsylvania to fill a seat that's been vacant since January....
17:39 2019-05-22

House panel to vote on subpoenas for Kushner, Sessions and 10 others with Trump connections The Judiciary Committee plans to vote on Thursday on the subpoenas, including one for documents related to the Trump administration’s immigration policies....
21:52 2019-07-09

Democratic lawmaker says House expected to vote on Senate border bill The U.S. House of Representatives is expected to vote on Thursday on a Senate-passed border aid bill without amendments, as Democrats give up for now an effort to force changes in the treatment of migrants at the U.S. border with Mexico, Democratic Representative Henry Cuellar said on Thursday....
21:26 2019-06-27

House Oversight postpones subpoena vote after Commerce agrees to interviews The House Oversight Committee on Wednesday announced it would postpone voting on subpoenaing the Commerce Department after the agency agreed to allow several current and former officials to be interviewed about adding a citizenship question to the 2020 census. The committee stated that former Senior...
23:26 2019-06-05

Ohio House to vote on bill to save nuclear power plants The Ohio House of Representatives is scheduled to vote on a controversial bill on Wednesday that would cost power consumers about $190 million per year to save the state's two nuclear power reactors from early retirement....
21:26 2019-05-29

Hong Kong legislature leader limits debate, setting likely June 20 vote on extradition bill that prompted huge protest HONG KONG (AP) — Hong Kong legislature leader limits debate, setting likely June 20 vote on extradition bill that prompted huge protest. The post Hong Kong legislature leader limits debate, setting likely June 20 vote on extradition bill that prompted huge protest appeared first on LEX18.com....
12:00 2019-06-11

Watch live: Vote by House Democrats could take subpoena fight to federal court After House Democrats struck a deal with the Justice Department to see evidence from its Russia investigation, the chamber will vote Tuesday on whether to enforce subpoenas....
20:26 2019-06-11

White House moves to speed vote on North American trade deal The Trump administration on Thursday took a procedural action aimed at speeding up a vote in Congress on the new North American trade deal, but the move rankled House Speaker Nancy Pelosi, who has sought more time to review the pact....
03:26 2019-05-31

White House moves to speed vote on North America trade deal The Trump administration took a procedural action aimed at speeding up a vote in Congress on the new North American trade deal, but the move rankled House Speaker Nancy Pelosi, who has sought more time to review the pact....
08:39 2019-05-31

House Oversight Committee to vote on possible Kellyanne Conway subpoena over Hatch Act controversy The House Oversight Committee plans to vote Wednesday whether or not subpoena White House counselor Kellyanne Conway following a government watchdog’s finding that she violated the Hatch Act.  ...
23:52 2019-06-23

Brazil lower house pension reform vote hits delay as savings cut Brazil's lower house of Congress may not vote on a landmark pension reform bill until August, leaders said on Friday, as intense negotiation over amendments delayed the process and reduced savings derived from the overhaul....
03:13 2019-07-13

UK PM May appoints Mel Stride new Leader of House of Commons: statement British lawmaker Mel Stride was appointed as the government's Leader of the House of Commons on Thursday, replacing Andrea Leadsom who quit in protest at Prime Minister Theresa May's Brexit strategy....
15:26 2019-05-23

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

Kellyanne Conway Dismisses House Call to Discuss Accusations She’s Been Talking Out of Turn Trump adviser Kellyanne Conway refused Monday to appear before a House committee probing stuff she’s said that lawmakers say violated federal law banning government employees from engaging in political speech while on the job....
10:13 2019-07-16

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

UPDATE 2-Brazil lower house pension reform vote hits delay as savings cut Brazil's lower house of Congress may not vote on a landmark pension reform bill until August, leaders said on Friday, as intense negotiation over amendments delayed the process and reduced savings derived from the overhaul....
04:13 2019-07-13

House to vote on new border bill amid outcry over conditions at migrant detention centers “Legislation is necessary,” Pelosi said in a letter to House Democrats, pointing to limits on the Trump administration that were left out of the recent emergency spending bill....
12:00 2019-07-09

House to vote on resolution condemning Trump's racist tweets, Pelosi announces – live Speaker announced resolution after Trump’s attacks on congresswomen Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez, Ilhan Omar, Rashida Tlaib, Ayanna Pressley 6.16pm BST Trump just closed out a brief but raucous press conference at the White House.He’s doubling down on his criticism of firebrand progressives in the House...
19:52 2019-07-15

House Republican leader says best outcome is for Mexico to help on border crisis U.S. House Republican leader Kevin McCarthy said on Tuesday he thinks a solution will be worked out to avoid punitive tariffs on Mexican goods as he sidestepped a question on whether Republican lawmakers would seek to block President Donald Trump's threatened tariffs....
17:26 2019-06-04

India’s ruling alliance elects Modi as house leader NEW DELHI (AP) — Newly elected lawmakers from India’s ruling alliance led by the Hindu nationalist Bharatiya Janata Party elected Narendra Modi as their leader on Saturday, paving the way for his second five-year term as prime minister after a thunderous victory in national elections. BJP pres...
17:39 2019-05-25

India's ruling alliance elects Modi as house leader Newly elected lawmakers from India's ruling alliance led by the Hindu nationalist Bharatiya Janata Party have elected Narendra Modi as their leader, paving the way for his second five-year term as prime minister after a thunderous victory in national elections....
21:52 2019-05-25

Impeachment: Democrats can 'sing and dance like Beyoncé', House leader says Caucus chair Jeffries wants legislative focus but Rashida Tlaib calls for move against Trump amid fight over oversight roleOpinion: Trump’s wrecking ball assaults American governmentDemocrats considering whether to impeach Donald Trump “can sing and dance at the same time just like Beyoncé”, a membe...
23:52 2019-05-26

House GOP leader sides with AOC on pay hike, says Congress at risk of being only for millionaires House Minority Leader Kevin McCarthy, R-Calif., appeared to echo New York Democrat Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez, saying members of Congress deserve a pay raise -- or else only millionaires will be able to serve....
11:26 2019-07-06

New Congress Leader In Lok Sabha Welcomes House Speaker With A Poem After the 17th Lok Sabha unanimously elected Om Birla as the Speaker of the lower house, he was felicitated by the various leaders of the house including Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Wednesday....
18:26 2019-06-19

Tennessee’s House Speaker Glen Casada says he plans to resign following a no confidence vote by his Republican caucus NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — Tennessee’s House Speaker Glen Casada says he plans to resign following a no confidence vote by his Republican caucus. The post Tennessee’s House Speaker Glen Casada says he plans to resign following a no confidence vote by his Republican caucus appeared first on ...
17:52 2019-05-21

House Oversight Committee to vote on whether to force Kellyanne Conway to testify over alleged Hatch Act violations Jim Young/Reuters White House counselor Kellyanne Conway may be forced to testify before the House Oversight Committee if she doesn't attend a hearing this week concerning her Hatch Act violations. The Hatch Act prohibits employees in the executive branch from engaging in political activity while ...
01:13 2019-06-24

UK House Of Commons Leader Andrea Leadsom Resigns Over Brexit Plan Prominent Brexit supporter Andrea Leadsom resigned from Prime Minister Theresa May's government on Wednesday, piling pressure on the British leader after a new Brexit gambit backfired and fuelled......
06:52 2019-05-23

House Progressive Caucus leader: Pelosi comments about AOC, others weren't helpful Rep. Pramila Jayapal, D-Wash., the co-chair of the House Progressive Caucus, suggested Friday that House Speaker Nancy Pelosi, D-Calif., hurt the progressive cause when she downplayed the influence of Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez, D-N.Y., and other freshman lawmakers....
06:39 2019-07-14

Ex-House of Commons leader Leadsom enters race to be next British PM: media Former House of Commons leader Andrea Leadsom will enter the race to be leader of UK's Conservative party and replace Theresa May as prime minister, British media reported on Saturday, citing a confirmation from Leadsom....
01:13 2019-05-26

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

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

White House Abstains From Global ‘Christchurch Call’ Pledge to Stop Spread of Online Hate (PARIS) — The White House is not endorsing a global pledge to step up efforts to keep internet platforms from being used to spread hate, organize extremist groups and broadcast attacks, citing respect for “freedom of expression and freedom of the press.” The statement came Wednesda...
16:26 2019-05-21

Call Our Leader Abe Shinzo, Not Shinzo Abe, Japan Tells The World Ahead of a series of important international events in Japan, including the G20 summit in June and the Rugby World Cup later this year, Japan has requested the English-speaking world to call its Prime......
12:52 2019-05-22

Jeffries, the No. 5 Democrat in the House, derides Trump as the ‘fake leader of the free world’ The New York congressman’s comment came in a tweet in which he criticized Republicans for remaining silent about the president’s assessment of Joe Biden as a “low I.Q. individual” while on foreign soil....
16:00 2019-05-28

House minority leader blocked bipartisan effort to limit China’s role in U.S. transit The move benefited a Chinese-backed company with a plant in Rep. Kevin McCarthy’s California district and frustrated even some fellow members of the Republican party....
05:52 2019-05-22

Union Minister Piyush Goyal Named Deputy Leader Of House In Rajya Sabha Union minster Piyush Goyal has been appointed as the Deputy Leader of the House in Rajya Sabha, sources said, according to news agency Press Trust of India....
10:52 2019-06-12

House of Commons leader Andrea Leadsom quits in protest of Theresa May's Brexit plan Theresa May was desperately clinging on to power tonight after House of Commons Leader Andrea Leadsom dramatically quit in protest at her Brexit plan....
22:13 2019-05-22

Ask parents of your kids' friends this question: 'Is there an unlocked gun in your house?' The Asking Saves Kids campaign encourages parents to talk to other parents about gun safety...and it doesn't have to be awkward.        ...
22:00 2019-06-21

'Do you know the question you are asking?' - Guardiola furious with FFP question "Pep Guardiola reacted with incredulity when he was asked during his post-match press conference whether he was asked whether he had ‘separate payment from Abu Dhabi’ while City manager."...
14:33 2019-05-21

UK Labour must back 'public vote' on Brexit after EU vote: McDonnell Britain's main opposition Labour Party must back a public vote on Brexit, Labour's finance chief John McDonnell said on Monday, after voters deserted the party in droves in European elections amid anger over the country's delayed departure from the EU....
13:52 2019-05-27

If you care about migrants to the US, don’t call for humane detention – call for an end to it | Brianna Rennix and Nathan Robinson The conditions in the border cells are shocking – but the right will use public outrage to build more jailsIt has long been obvious that migrants in the custody of the US Border Patrol were being detained in horrendous conditions. But not many cared to look, and congresswoman Alexandria Ocasio-Corte...
22:26 2019-07-03

Majority of US women think this tax is sexist Three in four women think the tampon tax should be eradicated, according to new research. A study of 2,000 women who have had periods examined the taboos and lack of communication surrounding menstruation and found that 67 percent think taxing feminine products is a form of sexism. Unfortunately, wh...
01:13 2019-05-29

CORRECTED-UPDATE 2-At AIG, $21 mln pay package for CEO gets slim majority American International Group Inc said shareholders approved a $21 million pay package for Chief Executive Officer Brian Duperreault by only a narrow margin during the company's annual meeting on Tuesday....
01:39 2019-05-22

Biden: AOC and allies don’t represent 'the majority,' Pelosi 'knows what she’s doing' Former Vice President Joe Biden praised freshman Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez and three other far-left first-term Democratic congresswomen who’ve tangled with House Speaker Nancy Pelosi for “pushing the edges.” But in an interview with MSNBC, the front-runner right now in the race for the Democrati...
19:13 2019-07-16

Majority of Americans agree this makes sex more satisfying Despite the complications, stresses and distractions of modern life, a majority of Americans feel their sex life is in good shape, according to new research. A poll of 2,000 sexually active Americans saw as many as 92 percent say they feel at least satisfied overall with the quality of their sex liv...
00:00 2019-06-15

Majority of New Yorkers back use of recreational marijuana A majority of New York voters back the legalization of the recreational use of marijuana in the state even as lawmakers continue to grapple with the issue, a new survey released Monday reveals. The Siena College poll found that 55 percent of voters back the legalization while 40 percent were opposed...
13:52 2019-06-10

Umbrella Movement leader joins 'fight' against Hong Kong leader A leading member of Hong Kong's 2014 Umbrella Movement has said he will "join the fight" against the city's leader over her handling of a controversial extradition bill after being released from prison....
10:39 2019-06-17

Majority of Americans say they won't donate to 2020 presidential campaigns Political polarization is spurring voter engagement and more small-dollar donors for 2020 presidential campaigns. But the majority of Americans have not donated or have no plans to donate money to candidates, according to the CNBC and Acorns survey....
14:39 2019-07-01

The majority of consumers are wildly wrong about what it takes to get a mortgage The majority of consumers think it is much harder to qualify for a home loan than it actually is, according to a recent Fannie Mae survey of more than 3,000 people....
19:26 2019-06-11

CBOE Makes Majority Investment In Vest Financial CHICAGO and HOLLYWOOD, Fla., Jan. 25, 2016/ PRNewswire/-- CBOE Holdings, Inc. and The Vest Financial Group Inc. announced today at the Inside ETFs Conference that CBOE has made a majority equity investment in Vest, an investment advisor that provides options-centric products. Previous investors in V...
23:26 2019-05-21

Honesty is majority policy in lost wallet experiment Public more likely to return wallet containing larger sum of money, global study findsHere’s a moral dilemma: if you find a wallet stuffed with bank notes, do you pocket the cash or track down the owner to return it? We can each speak for ourselves, but now a team of economists have put the unsuspec...
21:13 2019-06-20

College-Educated Women Are the Workplace Majority, but Still Don’t Get Their Share Women in the U.S. have earned more degrees for decades, but it wasn’t until this year that they edged out college-educated men in the work force. Though they still make a lot less money....
23:13 2019-07-02

India PM Modi's party set to win thumping majority in election Prime Minister Narendra Modi's party was set for a historic victory as India on Thursday counted hundreds of millions of votes from its general election....
10:26 2019-05-23

Aiming For Two-Third Majority In Bengal Polls: BJP's Kailash Vijayvargiya Buoyed by major gains in Lok Sabha polls in West Bengal, the BJP is aiming for more than two-third majority in the state assembly elections due in 2021 and is even prepared for early polls in the......
20:01 2019-05-28

Brooklyn is home to the vast majority of US baby boomers Brooklyn sure is booming — not with hipsters, but with baby boomers. A new study of US ZIP codes with the biggest populations of baby boomers found that eight of the top 15 areas across the country are right in Kings County. Using census data to determine the number of residents born between 1948 an...
05:26 2019-06-13

Party of Ukraine's president can win parliamentary majority: poll The new party set up by Ukraine's President Volodymyr Zelenskiy, who took office last month, could win a majority in a parliamentary election due on July 21, an opinion poll showed on Friday....
11:13 2019-06-14

"BJP Got Majority In Polls For Construction Of Ram Temple": Shiv Sena Rajya Sabha MP and Shiv Sena leader Sanjay Raut on Saturday said that the Ram temple would be constructed in Ayodhya under the leadership of Prime Minister Narendra Modi and Chief Minister Yogi......
04:26 2019-06-16

Morgan Stanley wants majority stake in Chinese joint venture: CEO Morgan Stanley wants to obtain majority ownership of a joint venture in China, but regulators there have not signed off on the idea, Chief Executive Officer James Gorman said on Wednesday....
02:39 2019-06-13

Shinzo Abe's Ruling Bloc On Course To Win Majority In Japan Polls: Report Prime Minister Shinzo Abe's ruling coalition is on course to grab a solid majority in Japan's upper house elections this month and cement his premiership, local media reported on Saturday....
16:52 2019-07-06

Majority of voters think Boris Johnson would make bad PM - polling expert Antipathy among many voters towards favourite may harm his Tory leadership chancesMany voters have a “distinct antipathy” towards Boris Johnson, which could hamper his chances of winning a future general election even if he delivered Brexit, the Conservative peer and polling expert Robert Hayward ha...
20:13 2019-06-05

| Ethiopia proposes civilian-majority ruling body for Sudan Sudanese protest leaders have said that an Ethiopian envoy mediating with the ruling generals has proposed forming a civilian-majority governing body for a political transition in Sudan....
08:52 2019-06-23

ArisGlobal Sells Majority Stake to Europe's Nordic Capital European buyout firm Nordic Capital has agreed to acquire a majority stake of U.S.-based ArisGlobal, in a deal that values the life-sciences software company at $700 million including debt....
22:52 2019-06-16

Havas Acquires Majority of Battery, Ad Agency Known for Netflix Work Havas has acquired 51% of Battery, a creative agency known for its work with videogame and entertainment companies such as Netflix, as the French advertising group tries to keep up with changing consumer habits....
11:39 2019-06-20

Chicago investment firm takes majority stake in Whataburger SAN ANTONIO (AP) — An investment firm has purchased a majority stake in Whataburger as the Texas-based fast-food company seeks to expand in an increasingly competitive market. Whataburger announced Friday that the purchase by Chicago-based BDT Capital Partners should be finalized by the end of the s...
20:39 2019-06-14

Morgan Stanley wants majority stake in Chinese joint venture -CEO Morgan Stanley wants to obtain majority ownership of a joint venture in China, but regulators there have not signed off on the idea, Chief Executive Officer James Gorman said on Wednesday....
02:13 2019-06-13

Majority of Sen. Elizabeth Warren's presidential campaign workers say they want to unionize Non-management campaign employees authorized the International Brotherhood of Electrical Workers Local 2320 to represent them in negotiations with campaign leadership, according to Steven Soule, the local's business manager....
22:39 2019-06-04

Japan PM Abe's coalition on track to win solid majority in election: media Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe's coalition is on track to win a solid majority in a July 21 upper house election, and his dream of revising the pacifist constitution could still be alive if enough allies also win, a survey showed on Saturday....
11:13 2019-07-06

| Australia's conservatives secure majority government, projections show Australia's ruling conservative coalition is set to secure a governing majority in its shock election victory over the centre-left Labor Party, the national broadcaster ABC projected....
17:39 2019-05-21

Majority Reeling Under Poverty, And PM Modi Talking About Cake: Mayawati Hitting out at Prime Minister Narendra Modi for his "size of the cake matters" remark, BSP chief Mayawati said Sunday the PM is talking about cake for people when a majority of them is reeling under......
05:52 2019-07-08

Anti-Semitism a growing concern for majority of Europe's young Jews Young Jewish Europeans believe anti-Semitism is on the rise in their countries. An EU report shows young Jews are concerned about safety and blame social media networks for a rise in anti-Jewish sentiment....
23:13 2019-07-04

Aided by a strong economy, Trump approval rises, but a majority also see him as ‘unpresidential’ In 2020 matchups, Trump trails Biden but runs even with four other potential challengers. The electorate sharply divided between pro- and anti-Trump....
08:13 2019-07-07

Mexicans no longer majority of undocumented immigrants as more arrive from Central America Mexicans were the biggest driver of illegal immigration for 50 years, but fewer Mexicans are making the trek and more are returning to Mexico.        ...
20:39 2019-06-12

Majority of US military veterans back Trump, think Iraq and Afghanistan were mistakes In a new Pew Research Center survey among the nation's veterans, the majority of them support President Trump and view the wars on Iraq and Afghanistan as mistakes....
22:26 2019-07-11

Democrat confident majority of caucus will be in favor of impeachment after Mueller testimony Robert Mueller's much-anticipated testimony may have been delayed for a week, but at least one Democrat has already made up his mind on what should happen after the former special counsel speaks on the Hill....
20:39 2019-07-15

Majority of engaged couples register for this kitchenware item, study reveals Creating a registry may be one of the most fun parts of planning a wedding – and these are the most popular gifts newlyweds desire. “The registry journey is an exciting part of wedding planning where couples tend to discuss their personal styles, values and what their future looks like as they decid...
23:26 2019-05-31

Teneo Agrees to Sell Majority Stake to Private-Equity Firm Teneo Holdings LLC—the communications and advisory firm known for counseling the CEOs of some of the world’s largest companies—has agreed to sell a slight majority stake to private-equity investor CVC Capital Partners, according to people familiar with the matter....
18:39 2019-06-07

British far-right activist jailed for contempt of court British far-right activist Stephen Yaxley-Lennon was jailed on Thursday for committing contempt of court after he filmed defendants during a trial last year and posted the footage on social media....
14:39 2019-07-11

Gallup: Small majority say Donald Trump 'strong and decisive'; two-thirds say dishonest A small majority of Americans believe President Donald Trump is a strong and decisive leader, but more than two-thirds find him to be dishonest, a Gallup poll released Wednesday indicates....
20:52 2019-07-10

Majority of Americans approve of Trump's handling of economy, credit his policies: Poll A majority of Americans approve of how President Trump has handled the economy, feel confident about their personal finances, and believe Trump's policies have had an impact on the country's economic performance, according to the latest poll by CBS News....
02:52 2019-05-23

Poll says majority of voters oppose de Blasio’s high school admissions plan A poll commissioned by a group opposed to Mayor Bill de Blasio’s specialized high school admissions plan found that 56 percent of respondents favored the current single-test system, the organization said Friday. Education Equity, which wants to keep the current structure for the city’s t...
19:26 2019-05-31

The last time the Supreme Court was invited to overturn Roe v. Wade, a surprising majority was unwilling The 1992 ruling in Planned Parenthood of Southeastern Pennsylvania v. Casey sets the standard by which today’s restrictive abortion laws will be judged....
03:13 2019-05-30

Instant View: India PM Modi's party storms to thumping majority in election Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Thursday swept to a huge election victory, giving his party a mandate to pursue policies that put Hindus first, are mainly business-friendly and take a hard line on national security....
12:39 2019-05-23

Tommy Robinson jailed for nine months for contempt of court Far Right activist Tommy Robinson has been sentenced to nine months in prison for putting a child sex ring trial in peril and encouraging "vigilante action" among his supporters....
12:52 2019-07-11

Where Are All the Bob Ross Paintings? Bob Ross painted more than 1,000 landscapes for his television show — so why are they so hard to find? We solve one of the internet’s favorite little mysteries....
15:52 2019-07-12

Vera Bradley acquires a majority stake online jewelry store Pura Vida Bracelets Vera Bradley announced Thursday it agreed to pay $75 million to buy a majority stake in Creative Genius, the owner of Pura Vida, an online seller of handmade bracelets....
17:26 2019-06-20

UK far-right activist Tommy Robinson convicted in contempt-of-court case Judges on Friday found British far-right activist Tommy Robinson to be in contempt of court after he filmed defendants during a trial last year and posted the footage on social media, breaching reporting restrictions on the case....
19:00 2019-07-05

Supreme Court Warns Maharashtra Of Contempt In EWS Quota Case In an interim order issued yesterday, the Supreme Court ruled EWS quotas would not be applicable for admission to postgraduate medical and dental courses in Maharashtra this year...
11:39 2019-05-31

GOP report skewers Cummings over contempt push against Trump officials Republican lawmakers on the House Oversight Committee slammed the panel’s Democratic Chairman Elijah Cummings on Tuesday over his push to hold two prominent Trump Cabinet officials in contempt of Congress, accusing him of a double standard while calling the move “unnecessary” and designed to “advanc...
22:39 2019-06-18

Zuckerberg's latest snub could land him in contempt of Canadian parliament Mark Zuckerberg and Sheryl Sandberg have snubbed an official summons and risk being held in contempt of the Canadian Parliament. The pair were called to a hearing in Ottawa, due to be held later this week, but have confirmed that Facebooka's head of......
15:52 2019-05-28

Judge clears Robert Kraft’s attorneys of contempt accusation FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla. (AP) — A Florida judge has cleared the attorneys representing New England Patriots owner Robert Kraft of contempt of court allegations filed against them after a hearing on his misdemeanor solicitation of prostitution charge. Judge Leonard Hanser on Friday rejected prosecutors&...
20:39 2019-06-14

Don McGahn expected to be held in contempt over refusal to testify – live The former White House counsel had been subpoenaed to appear before the House judiciary committee but Trump blocked his testimonySign up for the US briefing and get a new perspective 2.13pm BST Organizations around the country are holding “Stop the Bans” day of action Tuesday to protest bans and res...
15:26 2019-05-21

Tommy Robinson jailed: what is contempt of court and why was the far-right activist guilty of it? Tommy Robinson has been jailed for contempt of court over a video he broadcast on Facebook featuring defendants in a criminal trial - in breach of a reporting ban....
04:00 2019-07-12

Tommy Robinson faces jail after being found in contempt of court Former EDL leader ‘seriously interfered’ with process of justice by filming defendantsTommy Robinson faces prison again after being found in contempt of court for “aggressively confronting and filming” defendants in a criminal trial and broadcasting the footage on social media.The former leader of t...
23:39 2019-07-05

Contempt or impeachment? Trump and Democrats locked in ultimate congressional battle The White House strategy appears to be designed to force the Democrats’ hand, but lawmakers are treading cautiouslyDemocrats grabbed control of the House of Representatives in January of this year determined to restore congressional oversight. But with the Trump administration now at a moment of rec...
21:13 2019-05-22

Contempt case for Indigenous women arrested at Alton Gas site delayed The women's lawyer, Michael McDonald, says he plans to argue before the Nova Scotia Supreme Court that his clients had the right to be on Alton Natural Gas property along the Shubenacadie River....
23:00 2019-06-10

Mark Zuckerberg to Ignore Canadian Parliament's Subpoena, Maybe Get Found in Contempt The hottest trend sweeping Washington right now has officially arrived in Silicon Valley: Defying lawmakers’ subpoenas is all the rage and Facebook apparently has no plans to be left out.Read more......
03:52 2019-05-28

Found: All the happy little Bob Ross paintings Before Bob Ross’ death in 1995, he had hosted the popular PBS series The Joy Of Painting for 11 years. For each episode - and there were over 400 of them, in total - he painted a picture step-by-step for his audience. Furthermore, each of those canvases were painted three times. We’re not great at ...
21:00 2019-07-12

Ross Spells Out Reprieve for Huawei Commerce Secretary Wilbur Ross said the U.S. would grant licenses to American companies that want to sell technology to Huawei Technologies as long as the sales wouldn’t put national security at risk, expanding on a pledge made last month by President Trump to Chinese President Xi....
10:00 2019-07-10

From the archive: Ross McWhirter goes to Wimbledon It’s June 1965, and the man from the Guinness Book of Records attends the best-organised tennis tornament in the worldAs might have been expected from the man who co-founded The Guinness Book of Records, Ross McWhirter’s cover story for the Observer Magazine of 20 June 1965 about the Wimbledon tenni...
08:13 2019-06-30

Someone Recreated A Bob Ross Painting In Minecraft Bob Ross was famous for his show which helped teach basically anyone how to paint wonderful landscapes and vistas. But, what if you wanted to create a piece of art, but you didn’t have any paint or brushes? Well, one YouTuber decided to recreate a Bob Ross painting using Minecraft....
21:52 2019-07-06

Washington 'sanctuary' law means Gov. Inslee should step down or be held in contempt, arrested, sheriff says Washington Gov. Jay Inslee should step down, be held in contempt or arrested for approving a "sanctuary" law, according to the Spokane County sheriff....
22:26 2019-05-31

On Politics: Who’s the Real William Barr? Is he the operator who spun the then-secret Mueller report? Or the straight shooter who later disclosed portions that were damaging to President Trump?...
11:00 2019-06-10

Why tariffs could be Trump's undoing | Ross Barkan Even otherwise spineless Republican senators are alarmed at Trump’s trade wars – because tariffs are hurting crucial 2020 battleground statesIn the end, it was not the ceaseless lying, the Muslim ban, the alleged obstruction of justice, the pandering to white supremacists, the demonization of immigr...
16:00 2019-06-07

Texas billionaire H. Ross Perot dies at 89 H. Ross Perot, the colorful, self-made Texas billionaire who rose from a childhood of Depression-era poverty and twice ran for president as a third-party candidate, has died. He was 89 years old. (July 9)        ...
22:13 2019-07-09

How Ross Perot Changed Political Campaigns Ross Perot, the self-made Texas billionaire and one of the most successful third-party presidential candidates in U.S. history, died on Tuesday, his family’s spokesperson confirmed. He was 89. Running as an Independent in the 1992 presidential election, he lost to Bill Clinton, but captured 19...
22:00 2019-07-09

It's the Friends opening credits, but Ross is drowning The cast of Friends might be there for you, but was anyone there for Ross when he drowned in this alternate version of the show’s opening credits? The edit, which comes via comedy writer and editor Ryan Mazer, shows poor Ross Geller dying in the famous, apparently freakishly deep fountain behind tha...
01:39 2019-07-10

U.S.'s Ross says he told counterpart Mexico must do more in immigration U.S. Commerce Secretary Wilbur Ross said he told Mexican Economy Secretary Graciela Marquez in a meeting on Monday that Mexico must do more to help the United States address illegal immigration....
02:39 2019-06-04

Tommy Robinson trial: EDL founder faces jail after being found guilty of contempt of court Tommy Robinson faces jail after being found in contempt of court by High Court judges for filming defendants in a criminal trial and broadcasting the footage on social media....
18:52 2019-07-05

The Latest: Barr: Mueller could have decided on obstruction WASHINGTON (AP) — The Latest on the special counsel’s Russia investigation (all times local): 3:20 p.m. Attorney General William Barr says special counsel Robert Mueller could have reached a decision on whether President Donald Trump obstructed justice. Barr says in an interview with “CB...
02:00 2019-05-31

Barr says DOJ would back Mueller if he decides not to testify Attorney General William Barr said in an interview Monday that the Justice Department would support Robert Mueller if he decides he "doesn't want to subject himself" to questioning from congressional Democrats at a planned July 17 hearing....
06:52 2019-07-09

Jennifer Aniston thinks Ross and Rachel are “absolutely” still together The characters of Ross and Rachel on the sitcom Friends spent most of the show’s 10 seasons embroiled in on-again off-again hijinks: pining from afar, finally getting together, going on a break, getting married, getting divorced, getting pregnant, and having baby Emma before finally reuniting for go...
19:13 2019-06-12

Nike ‘Betsy Ross’ sneakers sell for $2,500 online These kicks got called offensive — and then they got expensive. Nike’s Air Max 1 USA sneakers — whose launch reportedly was kiboshed when Colin Kaepernick called to complain about its Betsy Ross flag design — fetched as much as $2,500 Tuesday on online sneaker auction site StockX. Former NFL quarter...
01:00 2019-07-03

Ross Perot once gifted a sword to Bernie Sanders This sword was mightier than politics. Sen. Bernie Sanders posted a tribute to self-made billionaire Ross Perot, who died Tuesday — and revealed the two-time, third-party presidential candidate once gifted him a bejeweled blade for his work on a veterans bill. “Ross Perot was a champion ...
10:00 2019-07-10

Ross Perot: billionaire who ran for president dies aged 89 Perot challenged Bush and Clinton as independent in 1992Texan who founded EDS also ran in 1996 for Reform partyRoss Perot, an eccentric Texan billionaire who lived a picaresque life and twice ran for president as an independent, has died. He was 89. Related: Ross Perot obituary Continue reading......
23:00 2019-07-09

Nike should've done their research on 'Betsy Ross' flag, says Motus One CEO Nike should've anticipated the controversy surrounding the early American flag on the sneakers it has since pulled, and the decision the company made was smart, said one marketing executive....
16:52 2019-07-03

Ross Perot, former GM director and staunch critic, dies at 89 Perot sold Electronic Data Systems to GM in 1984 for $2.55 billion and joined GM's board as the company's largest shareholder in what would fast become a rocky union....
01:00 2019-07-10

Trump weighs ousting Commerce Secretary Ross: NBC U.S. President Donald Trump has told aides and allies that he is considering removing Commerce Secretary Wilbur Ross after a Supreme Court defeat on adding a citizenship question to the census, NBC News reported (https://nbcnews.to/2XPQJ4B) on Monday....
16:39 2019-07-15

Texas billionaire H. Ross Perot dies aged 89 Ross Perot answers a question in Dallas on Oct. 2, 1992 after announcing that he will run for president as an independent candidate.Rick Bowmer / AP file DALLAS (AP) — H. Ross Perot (pur-OH’), the colorful, self-made Texas billionaire who twice ran for president, has died. Family spokesman Jam...
17:00 2019-07-09

AEW is giving Jim Ross the chance that WWE wouldn’t: ‘I started disappearing’ Jim Ross could feel a piece of himself and his career slipping away and wasn’t going to make letting go an option. The Hall of Fame wrestling announcer worked just twice on camera — “The Greatest Royal Rumble” in Saudi Arabia and Raw 25 — for WWE in 2018. The lack of work, the death......
23:39 2019-05-22

| Billionaire former US presidential hopeful Ross Perot dead at 89 Ross Perot, the self-made billionaire and computer industry giant whose two runs for president as an independent candidate shook up American politics, has died at age 89....
18:13 2019-07-09

Dems halt effort to secure pay increase for lawmakers, as contempt votes, funding drama loom House Democrats on Monday evening abruptly halted an effort to increase congressional pay for the first time since 2009, saying the proposal would be reviewed carefully after several freshman Democrats made overt efforts to block it....
06:13 2019-06-11

Key Senate Democrat warns of Barr’s expanded powers WASHINGTON (AP) — The top Democrat on the Senate intelligence committee is sounding the alarm about the new powers that President Donald Trump has granted to Attorney General William Barr. Sen. Mark Warner of Virginia, in a letter obtained by The Associated Press, says he fears Trump is giving Barr ...
22:52 2019-05-28

The Latest: Barr declines to agree on treason claim WASHINGTON (AP) — The Latest on President Donald Trump and special counsel Robert Mueller (all times local): 9:10 a.m. Attorney General William Barr is declining to agree with President Donald Trump’s assertion that senior FBI officials were engaged in treason when they investigated whether Tr...
18:13 2019-05-31

Top Intel official indicates Congress will be apprised of Barr review SAN ANTONIO, Texas — The country’s No. 2 intelligence official indicated Tuesday that the clandestine community would comply with congressional requests to inform lawmakers about the extent of Attorney General William Barr's probe into the origins of the FBI's investigation into the Trump campaign. ...
00:00 2019-06-05

Barr recuses himself from Jeffrey Epstein sex trafficking case Attorney General William Barr has recused himself from Jeffrey Epstein’s child sex trafficking case because his former law firm once represented the convicted pedophile. “I am recused from that matter because one of the law firms that represented Epstein long ago was a firm I subsequently join...
15:00 2019-07-09

William Barr Isn't Jazzed About Robert Mueller's Big Day in Congress As we near Robert Mueller’s much-anticipated appearance before a joint House Intelligence and Judiciary committee hearing later this month, Attorney General William Barr is making his displeasure over his longtime frenemy testifying known....
03:52 2019-07-09

Biden called Barr ‘one of the best’ attorneys general — 24 years ago Joe Biden praised Attorney General William Barr 24 years ago, calling him “one of the best” attorneys general he’d ever worked with in his long congressional career. Biden complimented Barr in 1995 when he was the ranking Democrat on the Senate Judiciary Committee, CBS News reported. Barr, President...
23:13 2019-06-11

AG Barr will not recuse himself from Epstein case, despite initial statement Attorney General Bill Barr said Monday he has recused himself from the high-profile case against financier and registered sex offender Jeffrey Epstein, citing his past legal work. ...
18:26 2019-07-09

Barr Says Mueller Could Have Decided Whether Trump Committed a Crime The attorney general reiterated his view that the special counsel should not have conducted an investigation if he did not plan to make a prosecutorial decision....
03:13 2019-05-31

Barr offers yet another slanted quote about the Russia investigation “What we’re looking at is: What was the predicate for conducting a counterintelligence investigation on the Trump campaign?” Barr said. “How did the bogus narrative begin that Trump was essentially in cahoots with Russia to interfere with the U.S. election?”...
16:00 2019-07-09

The Latest: Barr in Alaska to talk about Native violence ANCHORAGE, Alaska (AP) — The Latest on U.S. Attorney General William Barr’s visit to Alaska (all times local): 4:30 p.m. Tribal representatives told U.S. Attorney General William Barr that rural Alaska Natives suffer from multiple public safety problems, including no law enforcement presence i...
04:00 2019-05-30

‘Everyone dies’: Barr says he’s unconcerned about the toll his job is taking on his reputation In a CBS interview, the attorney general also defended Trump against accusations that he is “shredding institutions,” saying he’s seen no evidence of that....
16:00 2019-05-31

Barr Got More Power to Review the Russia Inquiry. Here’s What We Know About Its Origins. The attorney general has the power to declassify intelligence agencies’ secrets as he examines the investigation into Russia’s election interference and ties to Trump associates....
00:00 2019-05-25

Billionaire, two-time presidential candidate Ross Perot dies at 89 Two-time independent presidential candidate and billionaire Texas businessman H. Ross Perot died Tuesday after battling cancer, his family said. He was 89....
18:00 2019-07-09

Ross Perot loved being the butt of Dana Carvey’s ‘SNL’ jokes Whether they like it or not — and usually they most definitely do not — US presidential candidates are prime punchline bait on “Saturday Night Live.” But in the case of self-made Texas billionaire Ross Perot, who died Tuesday at 89, he was very much in on the joke. “SNL” stan...
21:13 2019-07-10

Ross Tempers Expectations of a U.S.-China Trade Deal at G-20 Meeting Commerce Secretary Wilbur Ross played down prospects of a major trade deal if President Trump and China’s President Xi Jinping meet at the Group of 20 summit this month, but he said he believes the two sides will ultimately get back to negotiations....
02:00 2019-06-17

Ross Perot is best known for his presidential run, but he also sold two tech companies for billions Ross Perot was a technology entrepreneur before becoming a presidential candidate. He founded a company that was bought for more than $2 billion by General Motors in the 1980s, and a second company he founded was bought by Dell in 2009....
19:39 2019-07-09

The Trump administration is waging a quiet war on education | Ross Barkan The Trump/DeVos vision of American education? Unshackle the rich and let them turn a profit at the expense of working-class studentsPerhaps nothing illustrates the perverse nature of Donald Trump’s administration better than his approach to the regulatory state. In Trump’s America, those most zealou...
15:00 2019-06-14

Ross Perot, Who Mounted Independent Presidential Bids, Dies at 89 (DALLAS) — H. Ross Perot, the colorful, self-made Texas billionaire who rose from a childhood of Depression-era poverty and twice ran for president as a third-party candidate, has died. He was 89. Perot, whose 19% of the vote in 1992 stands among the best showings by an independent candidate i...
19:13 2019-07-09

Angelica Ross injects life into an emotional but disorienting Pose Early on in “Never Knew Love Like This Before,” Pose suffers a death in the family. Lulu reports that Candy is missing after working down at a motel with a dangerous reputation, and it becomes instantly clear that bad news is looming. Blanca gets the call. Candy was murdered....
08:39 2019-07-10

Ross Chastain wins NASCAR Truck race week after DQ MADISON, Ill. (AP) — Ross Chastain won the NASCAR Truck Series race Saturday night at The Raceway at Gateway, a week after losing a victory at Iowa when he was disqualified for failing a postrace inspection. Chastain grabbed track position with a gas-only last pit stop in Niece Motorsports’ No...
08:00 2019-06-23

Ross Perot's pop culture ubiquity remains hilarious and weird Ross Perot, the Texas billionaire who twice ran for president as a third-party candidate, has died, the Dallas News reports. The verbose, aphorism-spewing 89-year old died after a five-year struggle with leukemia, leaving behind a legacy that includes one of the best showings for an independent cand...
20:39 2019-07-09

Billionaire Ross Perot, Who Shook Up US Politics In The 1990s, Dies At 89 H. Ross Perot, the feisty Texas technology billionaire who rattled US politics with two independent presidential campaigns in the 1990s that struck a chord with disgruntled voters, died on Tuesday at......
20:52 2019-07-09

Ross Perot, self-made billionaire and presidential candidate, dead at 89 Ross Perot, the self-made billionaire from Texas who launched two unsuccessful presidential bids, has died. He was 89. Perot, who founded Electronic Data Systems Corp. in 1962, died after a five-month battle with leukemia, the Dallas Morning News reported on Tuesday....
16:39 2019-07-09

Bernie Sanders Has a Badass Sword From Ross Perot, Apparently It seems Vermont Sen. Bernie Sanders finally found a billionaire he likes: Texas tycoon Ross Perot, who died today. To memorialize him, Sanders tweeted out a photo of a gift Perot gave him to commemorate his advocacy for veterans of Desert Storm—a friggin’ sword....
00:39 2019-07-10

Trump administration denies possible ouster of Commerce Secretary Ross U.S. Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin on Monday denied a media report https://nbcnews.to/2XPQJ4B that President Donald Trump is considering removing Commerce Secretary Wilbur Ross after a Supreme Court defeat on adding a citizenship question to the census....
23:26 2019-07-15

House votes to protect 'Dreamer' immigrants amid White House opposition The U.S. House of Representatives on Tuesday passed legislation to end the threat of deportation that has long hung over undocumented immigrants known as "Dreamers" who entered the United States when they were children....
03:13 2019-06-05

As ex-White House counsel defies subpoena, U.S. House Democrats weigh response Former White House Counsel Don McGahn ignored a subpoena to testify on Tuesday to a U.S. House of Representatives committee, fuelling talk among Democratic lawmakers of possible legal action against him and potential impeachment of President Donald Trump....
21:39 2019-05-21

House Democrats request White House communications sent via personal email The Oversight Committee has asked for copies of all official-business transmissions sent by personal email or encrypted message in violation of federal record-keeping laws....
23:39 2019-07-01

House Approves Immigration Bill, Despite White House Veto Threat WASHINGTON — Democrats shunned a White House veto threat and muscled legislation through the House Tuesday that would bestow a chance for citizenship on an estimated 2 million-plus migrants, a bill that stands virtually no chance of enactment but lets them showcase their efforts on one of thei...
04:13 2019-06-05

White House calls on U.S. House to pass Senate's border aid bill The White House on Thursday called on the Democratic-led U.S. House of Representatives pass the Republican-controlled Senate's version of a bill to provide funding to address the U.S. border migrant crisis....
19:39 2019-06-27

White House Orders Hope Hicks to Defy House Subpoena (WASHINGTON) — The White House is again directing former employees not to cooperate with a congressional investigation, this time instructing former aides Hope Hicks and Annie Donaldson not to provide documents to the House Judiciary Committee. The letters from the White House to the Judiciary...
19:13 2019-06-04

White House Directs Kellyanne Conway to Defy House Subpoena The White House told Kellyanne Conway on Monday not to comply with a congressional subpoena compelling her to testify about compliance with ethics laws....
05:00 2019-07-16

“Umbrella Movement” activist Joshua Wong has been released from prison in Hong Kong after serving contempt sentence HONG KONG (AP) — “Umbrella Movement” activist Joshua Wong has been released from prison in Hong Kong after serving contempt sentence. The post “Umbrella Movement” activist Joshua Wong has been released from prison in Hong Kong after serving contempt sentence appeared first on...
07:00 2019-06-17

Former White House Counsel Donald McGahn Skips House Hearing, Defying Subpoena (WASHINGTON) — Former White House Counsel Donald McGahn is a no-show at a hearing of the House Judiciary Committee, defying a subpoena for his testimony. President Donald Trump directed McGahn to ignore the committee’s subpoena to testify on Tuesday. A lawyer for McGahn said he would fol...
18:13 2019-05-21

House Democrats subpoena ex-White House staffers Hope Hicks and Annie Donaldson Donaldson was chief of staff to former White House counsel Don McGahn, who on Tuesday defied the Judiciary panel's subpoena to testify about special counsel Robert Mueller's Russia probe. Hicks is the former White House communications director....
23:26 2019-05-21

White House blocks former Trump aide from answering House panel’s questions, angering Democrats The White House asserted immunity for Hope Hicks, a private citizen, as she appeared before the House Judiciary Committee. Democrats said the exemption does not exist....
02:39 2019-06-20

House Judiciary Committee issues subpoenas to former White House staffers Hope Hicks and Annie Donaldson The House Judiciary Committee has subpoenaed former White House communications director Hope Hicks and a former aide in the White House counsel's office....
12:52 2019-05-22