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3 representatives want to officially censure Trump after Charlottesville
In response to Donald Trump’s controversial remarks about the violence in Charlottesville, Virginia, three Democrats want to censure the president. Reps. Pramila Jayapal, D-Wash., Jerrold Nadler , D-N.Y., and Bonnie Watson Coleman, D-N.J., announced their intent to introduce a formal resolution of
The Note: Trump pushing away what few allies he has left
WHAT YOU NEED TO KNOW TODAY President Trump hunkers down at Camp David today with his National Security Council , Vice President Mike Pence and Defense Secretary James Mattis to discuss strategy in Afghanistan . After about four hours at Camp David, Trump travels back to Bedminster, New Jersey,
Democrats want FBI to review Ivanka Trump's security clearance
Nearly two dozen House Democrats are asking the FBI to review Ivanka Trump 's security clearance as a presidential adviser, Rep. Don Beyer, D-Va., announced Wednesday morning. Beyer is spearheading the call for a review. The lawmakers suggest that Ivanka's SF-86 form, like that of husband and
Controversial Trump national security aide to leave White House, official says
Sebastian Gorka, a top national security advisor to President Donald Trump who has stirred up controversy over alleged ties a Nazi-allied group in Hungary , is expected to leave his position at the White House, a senior administration official said Sunday. The official did not offer details on
Top Senate Democrat Chuck Schumer wants Sessions to resign for the 'good of the country'
Sen. Chuck Schumer today joined several Democratic lawmakers in calling for Attorney General Jeff Sessions ' resignation amid reports that he met with the Russian ambassador to the United States on two occasions, despite denying during his confirmation hearing that he had made contact with Russian
Democratic National Convention 2016: Fact-Checking the Speakers
The Democratic Party is holding its convention in Philadelphia this week. Every day, ABC News will be fact-checking speakers at the Democratic National Convention . DAY FOUR: Thursday, July 28 Fact Check: Economy Added 15 Million New Private-Sector Jobs Since Obama Inauguration Claim: The economy
What August Means for the Iran Deal (And Democrats)
For weeks, President Obama has had the ear of Democrats on the Iran nuclear agreement , meeting with members one-on-one and dispatching his advisers to hearings and briefings on Capitol Hill . But with members leaving town until September, the administration is losing its greatest asset in the
Dems Strike Back on Hobby Lobby Case With 'Not My Boss's Business Act'
Democratic Sens. Patty Murray and Mark Udall fought back today against the Supreme Court’s Hobby Lobby ruling with plans for legislation intended to restore the contraceptive coverage requirement under the Affordable Care Act. Joined by fellow Democrats from both chambers of Congress and women’s ...
Nancy Pelosi Responds to GOP Frustration on DOMA: 'Who Cares?'
Members of Congress favoring marriage equality for homosexuals exulted today over Supreme Court rulings that furthered that cause. “I feel jubilation. I feel fabulous. I feel every gay word I can think of,” said Rep. Mark Takano, D-Calif., drawing laughter at a Capitol news conference...
Obama's Catch 22: Budget Blueprint Won't Please Many, if Any
When news began to emerge from of the White House Friday that President Obama’s budget next week will propose cuts to Medicare and Social Security, the wave of reaction was not complimentary. “We cannot force seniors to pay even more to fill the hole left by...