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Trump Announces Deal On Debt Limit, Spending Caps

WASHINGTON ― President Donald Trump announced the completion of a deal on spending caps and a higher debt limit on Monday, potentially avoiding the economic brinkmanship and government shutdown headaches that have plagued Congress the last several years. Trump said in a tweet that congressional leaders had struck the deal ― with no “poison pill” amendments […]

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Major European Business Leader Slams Trump For Promoting ‘Racism And Exclusion’

Siemens President and CEO Joe Kaeser, one of Europe’s top business leaders, bashed President Donald Trump for allowing “the most important political office in the world” to become the “face of racism and exclusion.” The head of Siemens, a major energy and manufacturing conglomerate headquartered in Munich, Germany, was responding to a tweet Saturday by […]

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Nadler: Mueller Hearing To Air Evidence Of Trump Wrongdoing

WASHINGTON (AP) — The House Judiciary Committee chairman said Sunday that this week’s hearing with Robert Mueller will air “very substantial evidence” of wrongdoing by President Donald Trump and make a public case for impeachment. Republicans pledged sharp questioning of the special counsel about what they see as a “one-sided” Russia investigation. Days before back-to-back […]

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Trump Says He Wants To Meet With Schumer ‘ASAP’ Following Senator’s ‘Awful’ Border Visit

President Donald Trump said late Sunday he hoped to hold a meeting “ASAP” with Senate Minority Leader Chuck Schumer (N.Y.) amid the ongoing crisis along the southern border, where near-constant reports of filthy, overcrowded detention centers have sparked outrage from congressional Democrats and human rights advocates. “Senator Chuck Schumer has finally gone to the Southern […]

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Rep. Elijah Cummings: ‘No Doubt’ Donald Trump Is A Racist

Rep. Elijah Cummings (D-Md.) said he has “no doubt” President Donald Trump is a racist following the president’s recent attacks on four Democratic congresswomen of color in which he told them to “go back” to other countries. “What I’m hearing over and over again from my constituents is, please save our democracy,” Cummings told ABC’s […]

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Fox Hires Former Trump White House Spokesman Raj Shah

Former White House deputy press secretary Raj Shah has joined Fox Corporation as a senior vice president, forming yet another link between President Donald Trump’s administration and the conservative media empire. Fox Corp., the media conglomerate that formed in 2019 after being spun off from 21st Century Fox, owns and operates several networks, including Trump-friendly […]

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Swedish Prime Minister Tells Trump That A$AP Rocky Won’t Get Special Treatment

Swedish Prime Minister Stefan Löfven has thrown cold water on President Donald Trump’s attempt to secure A$AP Rocky’s release from jail, warning on Saturday that the American rapper would get no special treatment. Trump tweeted that morning about his “very good call” with Löfven, adding that the prime minister said “American citizen A$AP Rocky will […]

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Trump Reverses Again, Says Crowd Chanting ‘Send Her Back’ Are ‘Patriots’

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump has reversed his previous criticisms of a North Carolina campaign crowd that chanted “send her back” about a Somali-born congresswoman. Trump on Friday defended the rally-goers as “patriots” while again questioning the loyalty of four Democratic lawmakers of color. His comments marked a return to a pattern that has […]