Friday, January 19, 2018

How Washington Reached the Brink of a Shutdown

AdvertisementHere’s a look back, over the course of one year, at the events that lead to the brink of a government shutdown, with immigration and spending as the main drivers.Jan 20,...

Showdown Vote in Senate on Friday With Government Shutdown at Stake

AdvertisementWASHINGTON — The Senate is heading toward a showdown vote on Friday on legislation to keep the government open past midnight, and Democrats appear ready to block it, gambling that a...

Angered by the President's perceived racism, sportspeople were the face of the resistance in...

January 8, 2018. It is just a couple of weeks shy of the first anniversary of Donald Trump’s inauguration, which hogged headlines principally for its lack of attendees. Trump is in...

House Passes Short-Term Spending Bill, Setting Up Shutdown Battle in Senate

AdvertisementWASHINGTON — The House approved a stopgap spending bill on Thursday night to keep the government open past Friday, but Senate Democrats — angered by President Trump’s vulgar aspersions and a...

Trump Administration: Puerto Rico Has Enough Money and Doesn't Need More Aid

Mario Tama Puerto Rico is being forced to pay back its aid money, and now they aren't even getting what little they were promised. Hurricane Maria ravaged Puerto Rico four months ago, and...

Protesters in Haiti condemn Trump remarks at embassy protest

PORT-AU-PRINCE (AP) — Haitians showed their anger over recent words and actions by U.S. President Donald Trump with a protest Thursday outside the U.S. Embassy in Port-au-Prince. Demonstrators gathered outside the gates...

Republicans clear first hurdle to avoid government shutdown

US politics Republicans clear first hurdle to avoid government shutdown House appeared poised on Thursday night to pass a bill to keep the government open, after promising a vote on defense and immigration Donald...

This Is What One Year Of President Trump Looks Like

Trump delivers his first address to a joint session of Congress as Vice President Mike Pence (left) and Speaker of the House Paul Ryan applaud on Feb. 28, in the House...

Trump Administration Tells Puerto Rico It's Too Rich For Aid Money

Means testing has now come to disaster aid — and it only applies to Puerto Rico. When Congress passed a $36.5 billion disaster relief bill to bolster rebuilding efforts in several wildfire...

Trump administration withholds crucial emergency funding from Puerto Rico

Days after withholding precious funding for Palestinian aid groups, the Trump administration appears ready to slash crucial funding for hurricane-ravaged Puerto Rico as well. According to a letter published in Puerto Rican...

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