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With A Possible Shutdown Hours Away, Republicans Are Negotiating With Themselves

Added: 18.01.2018 10:29 | 0 views | 0 comments


WASHINGTON ― Just a few days before a shutdown, lawmakers are still sorting out how they plan to fund the government past Friday.

From: www.yahoo.com

Short-term budget would give Trump sweeping power to secretly change intel spending

Added: 18.01.2018 10:24 | 0 views | 0 comments

Lawmakers are scrambling to fix to preserve Congress’s role in approving intelligence spending after language to make it null and void was inserted into the bill, possibly in error.

From: www.washingtonpost.com

German lawmakers vote to install anti-Semitism commissioner

Added: 18.01.2018 9:41 | 0 views | 0 comments

BERLIN (AP) — German lawmakers have voted to install a commissioner who would coordinate government activities against anti-Semitism. The lower house approved by a wide majority Thursday a motion proposed by four of the six parliamentary groups to install the official, who would be chosen by independent experts. The center-left Social Democrats called for the [...]

From: www.seattletimes.com

Wisconsin ethics, elections heads battle for their jobs

Added: 18.01.2018 9:33 | 0 views | 0 comments

MADISON, Wis. (AP) — The embattled leaders of the Wisconsin agencies that run elections and enforce ethics laws are engaging in a public relations campaign to save their jobs, with a torrent of tweets and personal letters to lawmakers replete with examples designed to show off their nonpartisan stripes. The Republican-controlled Senate plans a Tuesday [...]

From: www.seattletimes.com

Ed O'Keefe says "nobody knows" what Trump wants to do on immigration

Added: 18.01.2018 9:24 | 0 views | 0 comments

White House chief of staff John Kelly says President Trump's view on immigration has evolved. In a meeting with the Hispanic caucus on Capitol Hill, Kelly reportedly said there will be no wall "that Mexico will pay for." Lawmakers say Kelly told them, "Certain things are said during the campaign that are uninformed." Ed O'Keefe, Washington Post congressional reporter and CBS News contributor who first reported Kelly's comments, joins "CBS This Morning" to discuss what's at stake.

California house of horrors case a 'wake-up call' for state to toughen private school oversight, lawmaker says

Added: 18.01.2018 9:16 | 0 views | 0 comments

The disturbing case of a California couple accused of shackling their children inside a home listed as a private K-12 school is “a wake-up call” for lawmakers and officials to scrutinize the state’s lax oversight of private and home schools, an assembly member says.

From: feeds.foxnews.com

Trump insists his views on a border wall have not ‘evolved’

Added: 18.01.2018 8:40 | 0 views | 0 comments

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump insisted Thursday his views on a border wall with Mexico have not evolved, pushing back against his own chief of staff’s comments to lawmakers. Trump said on Twitter: “The Wall is the Wall, it has never changed or evolved from the first day I conceived of it.” Some Democrats [...]

From: www.seattletimes.com

Trump pushes back against his own chief of staff over border wall

Added: 18.01.2018 8:18 | 0 views | 0 comments


President Donald Trump insisted Thursday his views on a border wall with Mexico have not evolved, pushing back against his own chief of staff's comments to lawmakers.
Trump said on Twitter: "The Wall is the Wall, it has never changed or evolved from the first day I conceived of it."
Some Democrats...

From: www.sun-sentinel.com

‘Pulling at his strings’: Lawmakers vie to sway Trump in immigration fight

Added: 18.01.2018 6:24 | 0 views | 0 comments

‘He’s a person who is susceptible to hearing different arguments,’ one top GOP senator said.

From: www.washingtonpost.com

FOX NEWS FIRST: Countdown to government shutdown as lawmakers play blame game; Trump unveils 'Fake News Awards'

Added: 18.01.2018 4:20 | 0 views | 0 comments

Plus, Bannon faces more grilling on Russia

From: feeds.foxnews.com

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