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GOP leaders, Trump team to talk taxes on Tuesday

Mon, 24 Apr 2017 18:05:00 -0400

Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell will host a private meeting Tuesday with top House lawmakers and Trump administration officials, including Treasury Secretary Steve Mnuchin, to discuss tax reform and other legislative priorities.

US Antisemitic Incidents Jump 86% at Start of 2017

Mon, 24 Apr 2017 17:58:00 -0400

Antisemitic incidents in the United States surged by 34 percent in 2016 compared to 2015, and have jumped 86 percent in the first quarter of 2017, new data released by the Anti-Defamation League on Monday showed.

Trump pressures Democrats on Obamacare to get border wall deal

Sun, 23 Apr 2017 15:16:00 -0400

U.S. President Donald Trump weighed in on congressional efforts to avoid a government shutdown, telling Democrats on Sunday that Obamacare will die without a cash infusion the White House has offered in exchange for their agreement to fund his border wall.

Sen. Dick Durbin: Democrats must back abortion rights to be part of party

Sun, 23 Apr 2017 15:13:00 -0400

A Democratic senator said Sunday that Democrats must back abortion rights to be part of the party even if their personal stance on abortion is different.

Trump orders review of financial rules to prevent future crises

Sun, 23 Apr 2017 15:06:00 -0400

U.S. President Donald Trump ordered the Treasury Department on Friday to examine two powers given to regulators to police large financial companies following the 2008 financial crisis, Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin said.

Fresno shooting spree: 3 people killed, suspect who yelled 'Allahu Akbar,' says he 'hates white people' in custody

Tue, 18 Apr 2017 17:15:00 -0400

Three people were killed after a man went on a shooting spree in downtown Fresno, California on Tuesday while shouting 'God is great' in Arabic before he was tackled and taken into custody, police said.

U.S. top court leaves intact ruling against Central America asylum seekers

Mon, 17 Apr 2017 23:01:00 -0400

The U.S. Supreme Court sidestepped a turbulent debate over illegal immigration on Monday, turning away an appeal by a group of asylum-seeking Central American women and their children who aimed to clarify the constitutional rights of people who the government has prioritized for deportation.

Trump to take executive action to rein in visa program Tuesday

Mon, 17 Apr 2017 22:53:00 -0400

President Trump is expected to sign an executive order on Tuesday that recommends federal agencies revise the temporary visa program that allows foreigners to fill high-skilled jobs in the U.S., senior administration officials told reporters on Monday evening.

President Trump to Sign Buy American, Hire American Executive Order

Mon, 17 Apr 2017 22:41:00 -0400

President Trump will sign a Buy American, Hire American executive order on Tuesday that will attempt to protect the American worker by enforcing immigration laws so that these workers can benefit from higher wages and greater employment as well as cutting out unfair trade practices.

Sen. John McCain: 'I hope' President Trump has been sucked in by Washington establishment

Sun, 16 Apr 2017 22:19:00 -0400

Three months after his inauguration, President Trump has shifted positions on Syria, China and other key issues -- and Sen. John McCain said Sunday he hopes it's because the 'Washington establishment' has gotten into the president's ear.