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Trump to square off in court with House Democrats over financial records

Added: 23.08.2019 11:04 | 0 views | 0 comments

U.S. President Donald Trump is expected to ask a federal judge on Friday to block Deutsche Bank AG and Capital One Financial Corp from handing the financial records of the Trump family and Trump Organization to Democratic lawmakers.

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Italy's Di Maio says cutting number of MPs cannot wait: paper

Added: 23.08.2019 6:38 | 10 views | 0 comments

The leader of Italy's 5-Star Movement was quoted as saying on Friday the party's flagship proposal to slash the number of lawmakers could not wait - posing an apparent hurdle in talks to form a government with the rival Democratic Party (PD).

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A lawmaker shamed him for leaving a 74-cent tip. Now, he may sue.

Added: 23.08.2019 0:17 | 7 views | 0 comments

Anthony Dierolf said he was shortchanged by New Jersey Sen. Declan O'Scanlon, who tweeted a photo of Dierolf's $119.26 bill with his personal information on it.

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Trump drops bid to slash foreign aid after Congress objects

Added: 22.08.2019 21:17 | 15 views | 0 comments

The White House will not move forward with plans to cut billions of dollars in foreign aid, U.S. officials said on Thursday, after an outcry from Congress about what was seen as an attempt to sidestep lawmakers' authority over government spending.

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White House scraps plan to seek return of unspent foreign aid

Added: 22.08.2019 20:54 | 17 views | 0 comments

After pressure from Capitol Hill, the Trump administration backed off a proposal that drew criticism from both Democratic and Republican lawmakers.

Trump drops bid to slash foreign aid after Congress objects

Added: 22.08.2019 20:16 | 1 views | 0 comments

The White House will not move forward with plans to cut billions of dollars in foreign aid, U.S. officials said on Thursday, after an outcry from Congress about what was seen as an attempt to sidestep lawmakers' authority over government spending.

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McConnell Tries To Sway Democrats Against Changing Senate Rules On Filibuster

Added: 22.08.2019 20:00 | 17 views | 0 comments

Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell published an op-ed in the New York Times on Thursday which defended the use of the legislative filibuster, the 60-vote threshold that many Democratic lawmakers and presidential candidates have discussed abolishing on Thursday, according to The Hill. “The legislative filibuster is directly downstream from our founding tradition. If that tradition frustrates the whims of those on the far left, it is their half-baked proposals and not the centuries-old wisdom that need retooling,” Sen. McConnell (R-KY) wrote. “No Republican has any trouble imagining the laundry list of socialist policies that 51 Senate Democrats would happily inflict on Middle America in a...

White House backs off plan to cut foreign aid: source

Added: 22.08.2019 19:18 | 20 views | 0 comments

The White House will not move forward with plans to cut billions of dollars in foreign aid, a source familiar with the decision told Reuters on Thursday, after an outcry from lawmakers about what they saw as an attempt to sidestep Congress' authority over government spending.

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El Paso mass shooting forcing Texas to face gun culture, racism toward Latinos

Added: 22.08.2019 18:19 | 37 views | 0 comments

“I think Texans are weary of roundtables that don’t lead to legislative action,” a Latino state lawmaker said.

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