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House Democrats won't hold contempt floor vote anytime soon

House Democrats will not hold floor votes on contempt resolutions against Attorney General William Barr or any other Trump administration officials until at least June, House Majority Leader Steny Hoyer said on Wednesday.Hoyer's c...

House Democrats won't hold contempt floor vote anytime soon

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House Democrats vote to hold attorney general Barr in contempt of Congress Panel takes action after Barr refused to provide unredacted Mueller report, as Schiff subpoenas attorney generalLive: follow the latest US politics newsHouse Democrats voted on Wednesday to hold the US attorney general, William Barr, in contempt of C...
21:16, 05/08/2019

House Democrats to hold contempt vote Wednesday after Barr misses deadline to provide complete Mueller report The attorney general had released a redacted version on April 18, but Democrats said that was insufficient and have been seeking the full report and the underlying evidence....
12:00, 05/06/2019

House Democrats Are Prepared to Hold William Barr in Contempt of Congress. What Does That Mean? House Democrats are ready to hold Attorney General William Barr in contempt of Congress after the Department of Justice failed to deliver an unredacted copy of Special Counsel Robert Mueller’s report. Jerrod Nadler, chairman of the House Judici...
12:16, 05/07/2019

House Judiciary Committee to Vote Wednesday to Hold Barr in Contempt The House Judiciary Committee sets Wednesday vote to hold Attorney General William P. Barr in contempt of Congress after he failed to turn over an unredacted Mueller report....
07:16, 05/06/2019

House Judiciary schedules vote to hold Barr in contempt of Congress House Judiciary Committee Chairman Jerrold Nadler on Monday scheduled a vote for later this week to hold Attorney General William Barr in contempt of Congress for not turning over Special Counsel Robert Mueller’s full unredacted report....
07:32, 05/06/2019

House judiciary committee will vote Wednesday to hold Barr in contempt House Democrats will vote Wednesday to hold Attorney General William Barr in contempt for failing to provide an unredacted version of the Mueller report to Congress....
10:00, 05/06/2019

U.S. Justice Department accuses House Democrats of playing politics with contempt vote The U.S. Justice Department on Wednesday accused Democrats on the House Judiciary Committee of engaging in politically motivated attacks, after the panel voted along party lines to hold Attorney General William Barr in contempt for refusing to hand o...
15:00, 05/08/2019

Nadler says Barr contempt citation will go to House floor 'rapidly' U.S. House Judiciary Committee Chairman Jerrold Nadler, after his panel voted on Wednesday to hold Attorney General William Barr in contempt of Congress for refusing to release an unredacted copy of the Mueller report, said the measure would go to th...
15:00, 05/08/2019

Democrats could hold AG Barr in contempt of Congress. What is that and can it actually be used? Democrats are set to vote Wednesday on whether to hold Attorney General William Barr in contempt of Congress, but what is that and could it actually help gain cooperation?        ...
17:00, 05/07/2019

Democrats may hold AG Barr in contempt of Congress. What is that and can it actually be used? Democrats have signalled they may hold Attorney General William Barr in contempt of Congress, but what is that and could it actually help gain cooperation?        ...
14:48, 05/03/2019

Trump escalates fight with Democrats as they move to hold Barr in contempt Jerrold Nadler makes proposal after the DoJ refuses to give House judiciary committee an unredacted version of Mueller’s reportFollow the latest US politics news liveDonald Trump’s bitter confrontation with his political opponents continued to intens...
13:16, 05/06/2019

Democrats threaten to hold AG William Barr in contempt over release of Mueller report The House Judiciary Committee threatened to hold Attorney General William Barr in contempt of Congress if he does not provide special counsel Robert Mueller’s full, unredacted report on his Russia probe by Monday....
16:48, 05/03/2019

DOJ says it will block unredacted Mueller report if Dems hold contempt vote The Justice Department said on Tuesday that it would not release an unredacted Mueller report to Congress if Democrats moved forward with their plan to hold Attorney General Bill Barr in contempt. In a letter to New York Rep. Jerrold Nadler, the rank...
02:00, 05/08/2019

Democrats set contempt vote for William Barr over Mueller report  House Judiciary Committee Chairman Jerrold Nadler scheduled a Wednesday vote to hold Barr in contempt of Congress, citing the Justice Department's failure to provide the full text of Mueller's report by the Monday morning deadline....
04:48, 05/07/2019

House Dems threaten to hold Barr in contempt The House Judiciary Committee on Thursday inched closer to holding Attorney General William Barr in contempt of Congress for refusing to comply with a subpoena for special counsel Robert Mueller’s unredacted report. “Yes, we will continue to negotiat...
07:32, 05/02/2019

House Judiciary threatens to hold Barr in contempt WASHINGTON (AP) — The House Judiciary Committee is threatening to hold Attorney General William Barr in contempt of Congress if he does not comply with a new Monday deadline for special counsel Robert Mueller’s full, unredacted report and some ...
10:00, 05/03/2019

House panel chair: 'No choice' but to hold Barr in contempt A U.S. House panel was poised to vote on Wednesday to hold Attorney General William Barr in contempt for defying a congressional subpoena that demanded the full, unredacted report by special counsel Robert Mueller....
07:00, 05/08/2019

U.S. House Judiciary chair says panel will hold McGahn in contempt The chairman of the U.S. House Judiciary Committee said in a television interview on Monday that his panel will hold the former White House counsel in contempt of Congress for not testifying....
22:00, 05/20/2019

House panel votes to hold William Barr in contempt The House Judiciary Committee on Wednesday held Attorney General William Barr in contempt for failing to abide by a subpoena to turn over an unredacted version of special counsel Robert Mueller’s report to Congress. Members of the panel approve...
18:32, 05/08/2019

Watch live: House votes whether to hold AG William Barr in contempt The House judiciary committee will vote Wednesday whether to hold U.S. Attorney General William Barr in contempt for defying a subpoena to produce a full, unredacted version of the Mueller report....
04:48, 05/08/2019

House Democrats consider holding Barr in contempt of Congress During closed-door meetings, Judiciary Committee Democrats discussed how to respond if Barr refuses to show for a hearing or ignores a subpoena for the full Mueller report....
10:16, 05/01/2019

House Judiciary Committee Votes to Hold Attorney General William Barr in Contempt (WASHINGTON) — The House Judiciary Committee has voted to hold Attorney General William Barr in contempt of Congress, escalating the legal battle with the Trump administration over access to special counsel Robert Mueller’s report. The co...
17:16, 05/08/2019

House Intel postpones possible contempt vote against Barr The House Intelligence Committee has postponed a potential vote to hold Attorney General William Barr in contempt of Congress, citing efforts by the Justice Department to comply with their demand for access to special counsel Robert Mueller’s files. ...
06:16, 05/22/2019

House committee readies contempt vote against Barr The U.S. House Judiciary Committee prepared to move forward on Wednesday with a contempt citation against Attorney General William Barr for defying a congressional subpoena demanding access to the full, unredacted Mueller report....
03:48, 05/08/2019

House committee moving ahead with contempt vote for Barr WASHINGTON (AP) — The chairman of the House Judiciary Committee says he has no choice but to begin proceedings to hold Attorney General William Barr in contempt of Congress. New York Democrat Jerrold Nadler cites Barr’s failure to comply with a...
00:48, 05/07/2019

U.S. House committee to vote on holding AG William Barr in contempt The U.S. House Judiciary Committee prepared to move forward on Wednesday with a contempt citation against Attorney General William Barr for defying a congressional subpoena demanding access to the full, unredacted Mueller report....
04:48, 05/08/2019

House Dems Set Contempt Vote For Barr Over Mueller Report WASHINGTON (AP) – House Judiciary Committee Chairman Jerrold Nadler on Monday scheduled a vote this week to hold Attorney General William Barr in contempt of Congress, escalating the battle between the Democrat-led House and President Donald Tr...
09:48, 05/06/2019

U.S. House panel readies contempt vote against Barr over Mueller report Congressional Democrats moved closer on Monday to citing Attorney General William Barr for contempt of Congress over his failure to give them an unredacted version of the Mueller report, escalating a showdown with the White House....
14:00, 05/06/2019

House Dems subpoena full Mueller report, following Barr contempt vote The House intelligence committee has subpoenaed the Justice Department for special counsel Robert Mueller's full, unredacted report and underlying evidence....
19:16, 05/08/2019

House Judiciary Committee Democrats introduce bill to hold presidents accountable for alleged crimes House Judiciary Committee Democrats on Friday introduced a bill that would ensure presidents can be held accountable for alleged criminal conduct -- a direct swipe at the White House amid the heated battle over Special Counsel Robert Mueller’s report...
13:00, 05/10/2019

House Democrats vote to block Trump's Obamacare 'relief' ideas for states House Democrats voted Thursday to block the Trump administration from letting states make changes to their healthcare programs, the first of several bills up for a vote this month attacking Republican efforts to gut Obamacare....
16:00, 05/09/2019

Rep. Nadler moves to hold Barr in contempt Rep. Jerrold Nadler, the chairman of the House Judiciary Committee, scheduled a vote for Wednesday on whether to hold Attorney General William Barr in contempt for missing a deadline to hand over an unredacted version of the special counsel’s r...
07:48, 05/06/2019

Amid White House defiance, U.S. House panel weighs holding Barr in contempt A Democratic-led U.S. congressional panel met on Wednesday to vote on holding Attorney General William Barr in contempt over his refusal to comply with a subpoena seeking an unredacted version of Special Counsel Robert Mueller's Russia inquiry report...
07:48, 05/08/2019

Rep. Jarrold Nadler threatens to hold Barr in contempt Attorney General William Barr skipped a House hearing Thursday on special counsel Robert Mueller's Trump-Russia report, escalating an already acrimonious battle between Democrats and President Donald Trump's Justice Department. (May 2) ...
10:48, 05/02/2019

US Judiciary Committee votes to hold Attorney General William Barr in contempt A US House of Representatives panel voted to hold the attorney general in contempt for not releasing a full version of the Mueller report. President Trump has used executive privilege to block its publication....
01:32, 05/09/2019

Prosecutors Ask Judge To Hold Robert Kraft's Defense Lawyers In Contempt Of Court In a motion filed Tuesday, Palm Beach County prosecutors asked the judge in Robert Kraft’s prostitution solicitation case to hold two of Kraft’s lawyers in contempt of court. The motion claims that two of the New England Patriots owner’s attorneys, A...
19:16, 05/07/2019

Lone Republican blocks disaster aid package on House floor Rep. Chip Roy became the man who delayed $19.1 billion in disaster aid to communities throughout the country on Friday.House leaders tried to pass a multibillion-dollar disaster assistance measure, by unanimous consent, but the Texas Republican objec...
13:00, 05/24/2019

Lock them up? Where? Democrats' contempt push raises odd questions Attorney General William Barr is awaiting a House vote to hold him in contempt of Congress. The same could be in the offing for former White House Counsel Don McGahn and perhaps others....
18:48, 05/11/2019

U.S. Democrats head toward contempt citation for Barr over Russia report Congressional Democrats moved closer on Monday to citing Attorney General William Barr for contempt of Congress over his failure to hand over an unredacted version of the Mueller report, escalating a showdown with the White House....
11:16, 05/06/2019

Democrats Prepare Contempt Order for Attorney General William Barr Democrats on the House Judiciary Committee announced Monday that they were beginning the first stages of contempt proceedings against Attorney General William Barr after the Department of Justice failed to provide an unredacted copy of Special Counse...
10:32, 05/06/2019

Contempt or impeachment? Trump and Democrats locked in ultimate congressional battle The White House strategy appears to be designed to force the Democrats’ hand, but lawmakers are treading cautiouslyDemocrats grabbed control of the House of Representatives in January of this year determined to restore congressional oversight. But w...
05:16, 05/22/2019

Senate's McConnell to declare 'case closed' on Mueller report as Democrats eye contempt The divided U.S. Congress' fight over the Mueller report intensified on Tuesday as the U.S. Senate's top Republican sought to shut the door on congressional probes while House Democrats pushed ahead with efforts to gather testimony from top administr...
07:32, 05/07/2019

Nadler moving forward with Barr contempt vote amid DOJ talks House Judiciary Chairman Jerry Nadler said on Tuesday that his committee is “still scheduled” to vote to hold Attorney General William Barr in contempt of Congress on Wednesday, amid negotiations with the Justice Department over a subpoena for all of...
17:16, 05/07/2019

As ex-White House counsel defies subpoena, U.S. House Democrats weigh response Former White House Counsel Don McGahn ignored a subpoena to testify on Tuesday to a U.S. House of Representatives committee, fuelling talk among Democratic lawmakers of possible legal action against him and potential impeachment of President Donald T...
10:32, 05/21/2019

House Democrats subpoena ex-White House staffers Hope Hicks and Annie Donaldson Donaldson was chief of staff to former White House counsel Don McGahn, who on Tuesday defied the Judiciary panel's subpoena to testify about special counsel Robert Mueller's Russia probe. Hicks is the former White House communications direc...
13:16, 05/21/2019

White House Memo: A Strategy Emerges to Counter House Democrats: Dare Them to Impeach The president seems eager to force the hand of Democrats who are investigating him as if they were conducting an impeachment inquiry without actually calling it that....
17:32, 05/09/2019

Rep. Collins blasts Barr contempt vote as 'desperate' move to discredit attorney general Ranking member of the House Judiciary Committee Rep. Doug Collins accused House Democrats' of taking “our power of subpoena and contempt” and making a “mockery of it,” after the committee voted to hold Attorney General William Barr in contempt of Con...
14:48, 05/09/2019

Democrats hold marathon reading of Mueller report at Capitol WASHINGTON (AP) — Live, from a tiny parlor in the Capitol, Democratic lawmakers read aloud Thursday from nearly 400 pages of special counsel Robert Mueller’s report in a marathon expected to stretch into the next day. More than two dozen lawmak...
17:00, 05/16/2019

House committee votes AG Barr in contempt The House Judiciary Committee voted to hold Attorney General William Barr in contempt of Congress, escalating the Democrats' extraordinary legal battle with the Trump administration over access to special counsel Robert Mueller's Russia rep...
02:00, 05/09/2019

On Politics: House Panel Recommends Holding Barr in Contempt The Judiciary Committee voted to recommend that the attorney general be held in contempt of Congress for failing to turn over the full Mueller report....
21:48, 05/08/2019

U.S. House could slap $25,000 per day contempt fines on Trump advisers: Democrat A senior Democratic lawmaker has suggested fines of $25,000 a day for contempt on U.S. officials who stonewall congressional investigations of President Donald Trump and his administration....
12:00, 05/10/2019

House Judiciary chairman endorses bundling contempt resolutions “Given the unprecedented situation in which the administration’s essentially stonewalling all subpoenas . . . it just makes sense to spend as little floor time as possible and do them together,” Jerrold Nadler (D-N.Y.) said....
14:48, 05/10/2019

Key House Democrat says he doesn't anticipate contempt votes this month House Majority Leader Steny Hoyer said Wednesday that the full Democratically-controlled House likely won't schedule votes to hold Attorney General William Barr or possibly others in contempt of Congress before the Memorial Day recess....
20:48, 05/15/2019

House panel issues report citing Barr for contempt The U.S. House Judiciary Committee on Monday issued a report citing Attorney General William Barr for contempt over a panel subpoena seeking Special Counsel Robert Mueller's full unredacted report on his Russia investigation....
11:16, 05/06/2019

Here’s what happens if the House Judiciary Committee holds William Barr in contempt WASHINGTON – If Wednesday’s vote in the House Judiciary Committee to hold Attorney General William Barr in contempt of Congress passes, Democrats will still be several steps away from seeing the full Mueller report. First the full House will ha...
18:32, 05/06/2019

Vote counting begins in India, Modi expected to hold power NEW DELHI (AP) — Indian election officials have begun counting votes that were cast in the country’s mammoth general elections. The count began Thursday morning and was expected to conclude by the evening. Voters cast ballots on some 40 million...
20:32, 05/22/2019

Democrats dig in against USMCA vote Key Democrats said Wednesday that they still opposed moving forward on President Trump's U.S.-Mexico-Canada Agreement on trade until some further changes are made. They said that despite the White House, Canada, and Mexico addressing several Democrat...
11:00, 05/22/2019

House Speaker Pelosi urges contempt of Congress finding for Barr U.S. House of Representatives Speaker Nancy Pelosi on Wednesday said she believed that Attorney General William Barr should be held in contempt of Congress for not providing it with the full report of Special Counsel Robert Mueller....
07:00, 05/08/2019

Lawmakers talk about contempt for 'chicken' William Barr over House no-show A House judiciary committee hearing went on Thursday without Attorney General William Barr, who declined to field questions about Russian interference in the 2016 election -- prompting lawmakers to trade barbs....
16:16, 05/02/2019

U.S. House panel accuses Barr of contempt as Trump invokes executive privilege A Democratic-led House panel on Wednesday approved a measure to hold U.S. Attorney General William Barr in contempt for refusing to hand over an unredacted copy of the Mueller report on Russian election interference even as President Donald Trump inv...
21:48, 05/08/2019

House panel accuses Barr of contempt as Trump invokes executive privilege A Democratic-led House panel on Wednesday approved a measure to hold U.S. Attorney General William Barr in contempt for refusing to hand over an unredacted copy of the Mueller report on Russian election interference even as President Donald Trump inv...
15:00, 05/08/2019

Barr contempt vote 'is theater at its finest and it’s partisanship at its finest,’ ex-McConnell staffer says Josh Holmes, Senate Majority leader Mitch McConnell's former chief of staff, reacted Thursday to the House panel's recommendation to hold Attorney General William Barr in contempt saying, “It is theater at its finest and it’s partisanship at its fine...
10:48, 05/09/2019

Nadler slams Barr's decision to skip House hearing, threatens contempt citation: 'He is terrified' The House Judiciary Committee has been told that Attorney General Barr will not testify at a planned hearing Thursday, an aide to the panel told Fox News -- even as the Democrats who lead the committee vowed to hold the hearing anyway....
16:32, 05/01/2019

House Panel Approves Contempt for Barr After Trump Claims Privilege Over Full Mueller Report The House Judiciary Committee voted to hold Attorney General William P. Barr in contempt after President Trump asserted executive privilege over the full Mueller report....
14:48, 05/08/2019

U.S. House panel will hold May 15 hearing on grounded Boeing 737 MAX The U.S. House Transportation and Infrastructure Committee will hold a May 15 hearing on the grounded Boeing 737 MAX and the Federal Aviation Administration's (FAA) aircraft certification program, three people briefed on the matter said on Wednesday....
18:48, 05/01/2019

UPDATE 1-U.S. House panel will hold May 15 hearing on grounded Boeing 737 MAX The U.S. House Transportation and Infrastructure Committee will hold a May 15 hearing on the grounded Boeing 737 MAX and the Federal Aviation Administration's (FAA) aircraft certification program, three people briefed on the matter said on Wednesday....
16:32, 05/01/2019

TDOT to hold Houghton Rd Corridor projects open house TUCSON –The City of Tucson Department of Transportation is inviting the public to attend an open house for four Houghton Road Corridor projects on Thursday. The meeting is scheduled from 6 p.m. to 7:30 p.m. at Secrist Middle School, located at 3400 S...
12:48, 05/14/2019

Democrats resist vote on Trump USMCA deal despite Mexico's labor reforms Democratic leaders resisted calls from President Trump Tuesday to allow Congress to vote on his U.S.-Mexico-Canada Agreement on trade, despite Mexico's passage this week of labor reforms they'd had long demanded as part of the deal....
04:16, 05/02/2019

House Democrats take on school segregation Gates Foundation forms commission to look at post-high school certificates, degrees — Study: D.C. voucher program didn't affect student achievement...
10:00, 05/16/2019

‘Nobody Is Above the Law’: House Democrats Are Furious With Barr Representative Jerrold Nadler, the chairman of the House Judiciary Committee, threatened to hold Attorney General William P. Barr in contempt of Congress after he did not appear at a hearing. Speaker Nancy Pelosi said that he lied to Congress. “That’...
10:32, 05/02/2019

‘So Help Me God’ No More: Democrats Give House Traditions a Makeover The Democrats running the House are changing things, including sometimes omitting words from the swearing-in oath, and some Republicans are not pleased....
03:00, 05/11/2019

Don McGahn won't comply with House Democrats' subpoena Former White House Counsel Don McGahn is refusing to comply with a congressional subpoena for documents related to special counsel Robert Mueller's investigation, deferring to a last-minute instruction from the White House to disregard House Democrat...
09:48, 05/07/2019

Trump vs. House Democrats: 10 upcoming showdowns U.S. President Donald Trump is refusing to cooperate with numerous congressional probes of himself and his administration, taking a defiant stance that is likely to result in a court battle with Democrats in the U.S. House of Representatives....
04:32, 05/20/2019

Investigations will not hold up debt ceiling hike, government funding bills: White House official Despite the president's claim that "you can't investigate and legislate simultaneously," certain must-pass pieces of legislation -- including a debt ceiling hike -- will nonetheless move forward, a senior White House official told CNBC....
12:32, 05/22/2019

Nancy Pelosi 'isn't going to be able to hold off' impeachment push from inside her party, senior House Dem tells Fox News House Speaker Nancy Pelosi could soon be left with no choice but to embrace calls from some within her party to impeach President Trump, one senior Democrat told Fox News....
18:32, 05/20/2019

Democrats blast Barr after he skips House hearing Attorney General William Barr skipped a House hearing Thursday on special counsel Robert Mueller's Trump-Russia report, escalating an already acrimonious battle between Democrats and President Donald Trump's Justice Department. (May 2) ...
10:48, 05/02/2019

Calls for impeachment intensify in House, dividing Democrats The no-show of former White House counsel Donald McGahn and the ongoing defiance of the administration have increased calls for starting impeachment proceedings....
05:16, 05/22/2019

These House Democrats are calling for an impeachment inquiry into Trump As President Donald Trump has been openly feuding with House Democrats pursuing investigations into him, his administration and his finances, some lawmakers are calling to start an impeachment inquiry, the first step in a lengthy and likely divisive ...
18:00, 05/23/2019

Alabama House set to vote on near-total abortion ban Alabama House Bill 314 probably has the votes to pass the House; however the Senate leader expresses unease with lack of rape, incest exemptions.        ...
11:00, 04/30/2019

House Democrats Will Investigate Trump Administration Over Its Non-Response to Maria The House Oversight and Reform Committee announced on Monday that it would begin an investigation into the Trump Administration’s response to the 2017 hurricanes that decimated Puerto Rico and the U.S. Virgin Islands....
21:16, 05/06/2019

U.S. House Democrats subpoena more Trump ex-aides, including Hicks A U.S. House committee chairman on Tuesday subpoenaed two more former White House aides, including Hope Hicks, just hours after former White House Counsel Donald McGahn was a no-show for testimony before the panel at President Donald Trump's request....
16:16, 05/21/2019

U.S. House Democrats subpoena more Trump ex-aides after latest rebuff A congressional committee chairman issued subpoenas to two more former White House aides hours after being spurned by White House Counsel Donald McGahn at a hearing on Tuesday, while Democratic lawmakers negotiated for testimony by Special Counsel Ro...
14:32, 05/21/2019

House Democrats start Mueller report marathon reading The reading of all 448 pages of the special counsel’s report is expected to last between 12 to 14 hours, concluding in the early hours of Friday morning.,...
01:48, 05/17/2019

Factbox: Trump stonewalls U.S. House Democrats on multiple probes President Donald Trump is refusing to cooperate in numerous U.S. congressional probes of himself and his administration, taking a defiant stance that is likely to land him in protracted court fights with Democrats in the House of Representatives....
14:16, 05/07/2019

House Democrats press probe of Trump security clearances The former head of the White House office for security clearances told U.S. congressional investigators that he loosened clearance procedures for new hires over the objections of career officials, a congressional aide said on Thursday....
22:16, 05/02/2019

House Democrats Feel Little Pressure From Voters to Impeach Trump In town hall-style meetings and meet-and-greets across the country, constituents criticized President Trump. But they are more concerned with matters other than impeachment....
09:32, 04/28/2019

House Democrats Are Openly Fighting With Nancy Pelosi About Impeachment In a closed-room meeting on Monday, House Democratic leadership, including members of the House Judiciary Committee battled with Speaker Nancy Pelosi over impeaching Donald Trump, or at the very least opening an inquiry into impeachment, according to...
06:00, 05/21/2019

House Democrats Push Barr to Submit to a Lawyer’s Questioning The House Judiciary Committee will vote on whether to allow Republican and Democratic lawyers to question Attorney General William P. Barr, signaling that Democrats are not backing down....
14:00, 04/29/2019

House Democrats Doing Their Best to Let William Barr Turn In His Homework Late House Judiciary Committee Chairman Jerry Nadler warned Attorney General William Barr on Friday that he has just one more chance to comply with a congressional subpoena before he’s in very big trouble, according to a letter sent to the Department of J...
14:48, 05/03/2019

House Democrats pull tribal bills after Trump tweet WASHINGTON (AP) — Democratic leaders have pulled two bills concerning Native American tribes from the House floor after President Donald Trump criticized one of the bills on Twitter and urged Republicans to oppose it. The bills were to be considered ...
12:48, 05/08/2019

Factbox: Trump stonewalls House Democrats on multiple probes President Donald Trump is flatly refusing to cooperate in numerous U.S. congressional probes of himself and his administration, taking a defiant stance that could trigger protracted court fights with House of Representatives Democrats....
09:16, 04/28/2019

House Democrats Approve LGBT Anti-Discrimination ‘Equality Act’ (WASHINGTON) — Democrats in the House approved sweeping anti-discrimination legislation Friday that would extend civil rights protections to LGBT people by prohibiting discrimination based on sexual orientation or gender identity. The protectio...
18:16, 05/17/2019

House Democrats and Republicans agree: Senior vacancies at DHS is a cause for concern House Democrats and Republicans are in agreement that the large number of senior leadership vacancies within the Department of Homeland Security are hurting the body’s ability to carry out its many missions....
06:48, 05/02/2019

The Latest: House Democrats OK bill boosting health care law WASHINGTON (AP) — The Latest on House health care legislation (all times local): 6 p.m. Democrats have pushed legislation through the House that would buttress the 2010 health care law and curb prescription drug prices. But the bill has no chance of ...
17:00, 05/16/2019

Kenan Thompson's not leaving SNL anytime soon It’ll be at least another year before we can resume speculation over Kenan Thompson’s continued commitment to SNL. Despite his crowded slate of future projects, the Emmy-winning comedian confirmed his plans to stay during his appearance on Ellen....
11:00, 05/03/2019

Tennessee’s House speaker to resign after no confidence vote NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — Tennessee’s embattled House Speaker Glen Casada says he plans to resign following a vote of no confidence by his Republican caucus. Casada announced the decision Tuesday, just a day after previously shrugging off calls t...
09:00, 05/21/2019

Daily on Energy: House Democrats add species extinction to climate agenda SIGN UP! If you’d like to continue receiving the Washington Examiner's Daily on Energy newsletter, SUBSCRIBE HERE: http://newsletters.washingtonexaminer.com/newsletter/daily-on-energy/...
13:32, 05/08/2019

House Democrats probe Justice Department's handling of police shootings The Democratic-led U.S. House Judiciary Committee on Tuesday unveiled a probe of the Trump administration's moves to curtail the federal government's role in scrutinizing police shootings....
02:00, 05/15/2019

House Democrats split as GOP demands action on anti-Israel boycott Top Republicans called on Democrats to pass a bill opposing the Boycott, Divestment and Sanctions movement. Democrats argue the GOP is engaging in political gamesmanship....
01:48, 05/17/2019

House panel yanks Curbelo invite amid furor from top Democrats The Ways and Means Committee yanked an invitation for former GOP Rep. Carlos Curbelo to testify at a hearing next week after other Democrats became enraged that the panel was offering a prized platform to a longtime foe.Ways and Means Chairman Richar...
18:32, 05/10/2019

Stung by snubs, House Democrats weigh fines for U.S. attorney general Some U.S. House Democrats on Thursday said they might seek to invoke a dormant congressional power to impose fines on Attorney General William Barr after he refused to provide them with an unredacted copy of the Mueller report....
22:16, 05/02/2019

Daily on Energy: House Democrats proclaim climate and infrastructure week SIGN UP! If you’d like to continue receiving the Washington Examiner's Daily on Energy newsletter, SUBSCRIBE HERE: http://newsletters.washingtonexaminer.com/newsletter/daily-on-energy/...
09:00, 05/21/2019

U.S. House Democrats probe Justice Department's handling of police shootings The Democratic-led U.S. House Judiciary Committee on Tuesday unveiled a probe of the Trump administration's moves to curtail the federal government's role in scrutinizing police shootings....
19:00, 05/14/2019

Most Democrats say age is not just a number for White House candidates: Reuters/Ipsos poll As Democrats weigh a field of 20 White House hopefuls that includes candidates who would be the youngest or oldest president ever elected, new Reuters/Ipsos polling shows age could be a liability at either end of the spectrum....
04:48, 05/01/2019

House Democrats introduce climate-focused infrastructure bill with $33B for renewables House Democrats in the energy committee released an infrastructure bill on Wednesday focused on combating climate change that would dedicate tens of billions of dollars to renewable energy and energy efficiency....
16:16, 05/15/2019

Pelosi says Trump wants to be impeached and is angry that House Democrats are not moving in that direction The speaker offered her assessment as the Republican president and Democrats continued to blame one another for an impasse on infrastructure and other legislation....
09:16, 05/23/2019

House Democrats Revive Probe on Hurricane Response in Puerto Rico WASHINGTON — Democrats on the House Oversight Committee are seeking documents from the Trump administration. The panel is renewing an inquiry into the “abominable” U.S. response to deadly 2017 hurricanes in Puerto Rico and the U.S. ...
23:16, 05/06/2019

Trump, House Democrats square off in U.S. court over Deutsche Bank documents Lawyers for U.S. President Donald Trump, three of his children and the Trump Organization will demand in court on Wednesday that a judge stop Deutsche Bank AG and Capital One Financial Corp from providing financial records to Democratic lawmakers inv...
09:16, 05/22/2019

No Mueller, no McGahn and stalled investigations leave House Democrats frustrated  Democrats face an uncooperative president, Pelosi’s reluctance about impeachment and a court system that could take years in resolving the standoff. ...
17:32, 05/17/2019

House Democrats give Barr deadline for access to Mueller report In a letter, Rep. Jerrold Nadler said if the Justice Department “persists in its baseless refusal to comply” the committee will move toward contempt proceedings....
10:16, 05/03/2019

House Democrats seek to intervene against Trump lawsuit over bank subpoenas Two committees of the Democrat-controlled U.S. House of Representatives on Friday asked to intervene in a lawsuit filed by President Donald Trump, his three oldest children and the Trump Organization seeking to block House subpoenas seeking financial...
15:16, 05/03/2019

White House Again Rejects Democrats’ Requests for Documents in Corruption Inquiry The letter from the White House counsel, Pat Cipollone, argues that Congress was not a law enforcement body and doesn’t have the standing to investigate the president....
15:00, 05/15/2019

House Democrats to read Mueller report aloud in Capitol hearing room Democrats in the U.S. House of Representatives will read aloud on Thursday the redacted version of Special Counsel Robert Mueller's 448-page assessment of Russian interference in the 2016 presidential election....
03:32, 05/16/2019

House Democrats fall in line with Pelosi’s no-impeachment strategy despite Trump’s defiance Several rank-and-file lawmakers want to begin impeachment proceedings, but instead of pushing back on House Speaker Nancy Pelosi, they’re following her lead....
18:48, 05/15/2019

With Insurance Bill Passage, House Democrats Begin Health Care Blitz The House on Thursday passed legislation to roll back waivers on the coverage mandates under the Affordable Care Act, the first of a dozen health care bills coming....
16:48, 05/09/2019

UPDATE 1-House Democrats seek to intervene against Trump lawsuit over bank subpoenas Two committees of the Democrat-controlled U.S. House of Representatives on Friday asked to intervene in a lawsuit filed by President Donald Trump, his three oldest children and the Trump Organization seeking to block House subpoenas seeking financial...
15:16, 05/03/2019

White House pushes for a debt ceiling increase while Democrats are divided over spending The White House is opposed to bundling together the debt ceiling and a measure to fund the government, while expressing that Trump will not accept another significant increase in federal spending, a source says....
14:16, 04/28/2019

White House defies Congress on McGahn subpoena as Trump battles Democrats The White House on Tuesday instructed Don McGahn, its former counsel, to refuse to comply with a congressional subpoena for documents related to Special Counsel Robert Mueller's Russia inquiry, intensifying a fight between President Donald Trump's ad...
11:00, 05/07/2019

U.S. House Democrats read Mueller report aloud in Capitol hearing room Democrats in the U.S. House of Representatives on Thursday began a marathon reading of the redacted version of Special Counsel Robert Mueller's 448-page assessment of Russian interference in the 2016 presidential election....
11:48, 05/16/2019

Three Republicans join House Democrats to rebuke Trump on Paris climate agreement House Democrats rebuked President Trump for rejecting the Paris Agreement Thursday, passing a bill that would bar him from taking the U.S. out of the landmark international climate change accord....
12:00, 05/02/2019

House Democrats pass bill to lower drug prices and shore up Obamacare The House of Representatives approved a three-part bill Thursday to lower prescription drug prices, along with measures to reverse Trump administration regulatory changes to Obamacare that Democrats view as sabotage. The final vote was 234-183....
19:00, 05/16/2019

Trump asserts 'executive privilege' over Mueller report in fight with House Democrats President Donald Trump on Wednesday asserted executive privilege over materials used to assemble special counsel Robert Mueller's report in a dispute over with House Democrats, officials said....
11:16, 05/08/2019

Attorney general may withdraw from Mueller report hearing over terms of his testimony, House Democrats say The dispute centers on whether the House Judiciary Committee’s lawyers would be allowed to question William P. Barr after lawmakers do so, congressional aides say....
11:16, 04/28/2019

House Democrats pass bill directing Trump to stay in Paris climate deal Only a few Republicans crossed party lines to vote for the measure, which Mitch McConnell said will ‘go nowhere’ Democrats on Thursday passed their first significant climate change legislation since gaining control of the House of Representatives thi...
14:48, 05/02/2019

AG William Barr is refusing to testify before the House Judiciary Committee, daring Democrats to subpoena him AP Photo/Andrew Harnik Attorney General William Barr has decided not to testify before the House Judiciary Committee on Thursday. The move comes after Barr learned last week that Democrats on the committee were planning to have staff attorneys quest...
18:00, 05/01/2019

House Democrats seek to block Trump’s faith-based protections for health workers Along party lines, the House Appropriations Committee votes to block the new rule that allows providers to refuse services that violate their religious beliefs....
19:48, 05/08/2019

Judge says Deutsche Bank, Capital One can give Trump financial records to House Democrats Deutsche Bank and Capital One can turn over financial documents related to President Donald Trump and his businesses in response to subpoenas from House Democrats, a judge said....
15:16, 05/22/2019

Montana Governor Steve Bullock enters Democrats' 2020 White House race Democratic Governor Steve Bullock of Montana jumped into the 2020 presidential race on Tuesday, touting his ability to work with Republicans and promising to make campaign finance reform a signature issue....
05:16, 05/14/2019

Republican Fred Keller wins House seat in Pennsylvania vote Republican Fred Keller became the newest member of the U.S. House late Tuesday, winning a special election in Pennsylvania to fill a seat that's been vacant since January....
06:00, 05/22/2019

Tennessee House speaker to resign over text scandal after 'no confidence' vote A prominent Tennessee lawmaker has agreed to step down amid controversy involving texts between him and a former aide, which prompted a vote of "no confidence" from his own party....
12:48, 05/21/2019

House Passes LGBTQ Civil Rights Bill in Historic Vote The House of Representatives passed a sweeping LGBTQ protection bill on Friday, thanks to support from most congressional Democrats and nearly total opposition from House Republicans....
13:16, 05/17/2019

Google is working on a foldable Pixel but don't expect it to be released anytime soon While Google unveiled the Pixel 3a and Pixel 3a XL today at Google I/O, and is working on the Pixel 4 and Pixel 4 XL, CNET says that the company is producing prototypes of foldable Pixel handsets. Mario Queiroz, the man in charge of the development o...
22:32, 05/07/2019

House Democrats reject Trump budget cuts, roll out $46.4B energy and climate spending bill House appropriators on Tuesday sought to increase funding to combat global warming, releasing a fiscal year 2020 energy and water spending bill that rejects President's Trump's proposed budget cuts....
17:00, 05/14/2019

Kline takes responsibility for White House security clearance process, but Democrats vow to continue digging Former White House personnel security director Carl Kline took responsibility for a security clearance process criticized for overruling multiple recommended denials for senior government officials, according to members of Congress who privately inte...
06:48, 05/02/2019

Disney Studios Chairman Alan Horn hosting fundraiser for Nancy Pelosi and House Democrats Disney Studios Chairman Alan Horn is hosting a fundraiser for House Speaker Nancy Pelosi and House Democrats as they prepare to defend their seats in the upcoming 2020 congressional elections....
19:48, 04/30/2019

Dell Is Experimenting With Foldable Display Devices, But Don't Expect a Product Anytime Soon Folding is hot, my friends. Small phones that fold out into big tablets and small laptops that fold out into bigger tablets. First, a whole slew of phone manufacturers showed off folding phones at CES and Mobile World Congress, and last week, Lenovo ...
03:32, 05/21/2019

Facebook Messenger hits 40M business users, but won't replace Slack anytime soon Businesses are increasingly using Facebook Messenger to communicate with customers, but the company is far from dominating the internal communications market....
13:32, 04/30/2019

Nancy Pelosi Holds Closed Door Meeting With House Democrats to Quell Growing Revolt Calling for Impeachment House Speaker Nancy Pelosi is facing a growing swell from a group of valiant Democrats inside her own caucus who want their team to stop sitting on its hands and begin pushing for an impeachment inquiry of President Donald Trump....
13:48, 05/22/2019

Tennessee’s House Speaker Glen Casada says he plans to resign following a no confidence vote by his Republican caucus NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — Tennessee’s House Speaker Glen Casada says he plans to resign following a no confidence vote by his Republican caucus....
09:00, 05/21/2019

Trade War to Trading Floor: The Picture May Not Be What It Seems Fact: On March 23, lean hog prices plunged to a 4-month low. Not a fact: Hogs started falling the moment trade threats started flying between the U.S. and China. Here's how events really unfolded....
05:16, 05/01/2019

Five ways to strengthen your pelvic floor Using apps and exercises, women and men can benefit from keeping their pelvic floor muscles healthyNot everyone’s does. Suzanne Hagen, professor of health services research at Glasgow Caledonian University, says there is little research to show the e...
08:32, 05/06/2019

Pelvic floor exercises with imaginary eels | Brief letters Anti-vaxxers | Adam Kay’s pelvic advice | European parliament | Funeral songs | Black squirrelsGaby Hinsliff’s piece (Anti-vaxxers are taking populism into deadly territory, 27 April) starts with a scenario from Pakistan where two vaccination workers...
10:48, 05/07/2019

'Nice skirt, it would look better on my bedroom floor' – your sexual harassment stories Readers share their stories of sexist comments and harassment in the workplaceWhen I was in my early twenties, I organised a meeting with three older male colleagues – two at senior management level and an external PR professional who was working wit...
14:32, 05/01/2019

Trash found littering ocean floor in deepest-ever sub dive On the deepest dive ever made by a human inside a submarine, a Texas investor and explorer found something he could have found in the gutter of nearly any street in the world: trash....
18:16, 05/13/2019

The high life: a light-filled top-floor apartment in Porto Homewares designer Christian Haas has set his imagination free on the top floor of his Porto townhouseChristian Haas lives in a tall, thin 19th-century townhouse on a side street in Porto, where each floor has a different mood and function. His home ...
09:00, 05/04/2019

On Senate floor, Tina Smith describes struggle with depression Minnesota Democrat Sen. Tina Smith discussed her trials with depression Wednesday on the Senate floor, saying that she hoped to reduce the stigma of mental illness....
15:16, 05/15/2019

Radioactive remnants of nuclear bomb tests found on ocean floor Nuclear weapons testing dates back to the mid-1940s and ramped up significantly starting in the early 1950s. Several countries, including the US, Soviet Union, China and France spent decades testing new versions of the incredibly destructive arms and...
11:16, 05/10/2019

In World's Deepest Dive, Trash Found On Floor Of Pacific Ocean On the deepest dive ever made by a human inside a submarine, a Texas investor and explorer found something he could have found in the gutter of nearly any street in the world: trash....
22:00, 05/13/2019

"BJP Never Demanded Floor Test In Madhya Pradesh": Shivraj Singh Chouhan As Congress and BJP are involved in a spat over allegations of toppling the Kamal Nath government in Madhya Pradesh, former chief minister Shivraj Singh Chouhan on Wednesday said that the party has......
12:32, 05/22/2019

Radioactive remnants of decades-old nuclear bomb tests have settled on the ocean floor Nuclear weapons testing dates back to the mid 1940s and ramped up significantly starting in the early 1950s. Several countries, including the U.S., Soviet Union, China and France spent decades testing new versions of the incredibly destructive arms a...
19:32, 05/09/2019

Watch Bethenny Frankel Revive "Go to Sleep!" for Sonja Morgan...Who Instead Falls to the Floor There are vacations and then there are The Real Housewives of New York City vacations. When the ladies of Bravo's Big Apple reality series go away, all bets are off. Sometimes men......
07:00, 05/23/2019

Good news everyone! The deepest manned sea dive has discovered our trash on the ocean floor A true testament to humanity’s indomitable spirit, a record-setting underwater expedition has just been completed that not only brings our species deeper into the ocean ever before, but proves, too, that we’re fucking awesome at destroying conceivabl...
10:00, 05/14/2019

Teacher fired after disturbing video shows her kicking 5-year-old student on the floor The first-year teacher teacher from Kansas was fired. "I don’t like my teacher. She’s really mean. She hit me on my arm," the girl told her mom.        ...
14:48, 04/30/2019

Idaho man quit his high-paying job to build beds for kids who sleep on the floor TWIN FALLS, Idaho (CNN) – A simple project to help a family in need stopped Luke Mickelson in his tracks. In 2012, he and his family were inspired to build and donate a bunk bed after learning there were local children who slept on the floor. C...
15:32, 05/07/2019

Red Bull ditches nose scoop for F1 Monaco Grand Prix, updates floor Red Bull has ditched its nose scoop for the 2019 Monaco Grand Prix in favour of a more conventional Formula 1 design, along with small updates to the floor...
09:32, 05/22/2019

I toured the most expensive condo for sale in a Billionaires' Row skyscraper in NYC, a $58.5 million residence that spans the entire 87th floor. Here's what it looks like inside. Katie Warren/Business Insider The most expensive unit for sale at 157 W 57th Street, known as "One57," is a four-bedroom, full-floor residence for $58.5 million. One57 is one of several supertall luxury residential skyscrapers rising along Billionai...
14:48, 05/23/2019

Londoner who slept on dining room floor while studying for his dream medical career is awarded lab placement at King's College London A young Londoner who slept on his dining room floor while studying for his dream career has been awarded a rare lab placement at King's College London....
01:00, 05/18/2019

New York Auto Show hits and misses: 4 winners, 4 losers from the show floor The Subaru Outback was a hit, but the Mazda CX-5 diesel? Not so much. Here's our list of hits and misses from the 2019 New York Auto Show.        ...
12:16, 04/28/2019

Juul, the San Francisco e-cigarette startup that city officials want to kick out, is trying to buy a 29-floor office tower in the heart of the city Getty E-cigarette startup Juul Labs is reportedly in talks to purchase a 29-floor building in downtown San Francisco as it struggles to house a rapidly growing workforce. The startup has come under intense scrutiny from federal and local officials f...
18:00, 05/01/2019

What is contempt of Congress? 5 key questions House Judiciary Committee Democrats voted Wednesday to hold Attorney General William Barr in contempt of Congress, citing a refusal by the Trump administration — which has asserted executive privilege — to provide lawmakers with an unredacted copy of...
11:48, 05/10/2019

Chelsea Manning Sent Back To Jail For Contempt Former US military intelligence analyst Chelsea Manning was ordered back to jail on Thursday for refusing to testify before a grand jury believed to be investigating WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange....
19:32, 05/16/2019

Nadler squeezed with calls for ‘inherent contempt’ House Judiciary Committee Chairman Jerry Nadler is in a bind. A growing number of Democratic committee members are pushing Nadler to take more aggressive steps to force President Donald Trump and top administration officials to comply with a host of...
05:48, 05/12/2019

The Mad King's Minions Tell Former White House Lawyer Don McGahn Not to Testify Before House Committee The White House has reportedly directed former White House counsel Don McGahn not to testify before the House Judiciary Committee on Tuesday, arguing that as a former senior adviser to the president he is not legally required to appear before the com...
15:32, 05/20/2019

White House asserts 'executive privilege' as House panel takes aim at Barr The White House on Wednesday took the aggressive step of invoking "executive privilege" to block the release of Special Counsel Robert Mueller's full Russia report as a Democratic-led U.S. congressional panel moved toward holding Attorney General Wil...
08:32, 05/08/2019

White House said it will not provide details on individual security clearances to House panel House Oversight Committee Chairman Elijah E. Cummings (D-Md.) called the stance “the latest example of the president’s widespread and growing obstruction of Congress.”...
10:16, 05/01/2019

House Democrat says impeachment inquiry needed if ex-White House counsel does not testify A Democratic member of the House Judiciary Committee said on Monday an impeachment inquiry would be warranted if former White House counsel Don McGahn does not respond to a congressional subpoena to testify before the panel....
17:00, 05/20/2019

U.S. House panel requests White House provide nondisclosure agreements The chairman of the U.S. House of Representatives Committee on Oversight and Reform on Tuesday reissued a request made last year for copies of the nondisclosure agreements signed by White House staffers under President Donald Trump....
12:32, 05/14/2019

Libyan forces push back against Haftar in house-to-house battles Forces backing Libya's internationally recognized government fought house-to-house battles with troops loyal to commander Khalifa Haftar in southern parts of the capital Tripoli on Sunday and appeared to be gaining ground....
14:16, 04/28/2019

White House rejects House request for documents for Trump investigation The White House on Wednesday rejected a request by the House judiciary committee for documents related to an investigation into possible obstruction of justice and abuses of power by President Donald Trump....
23:16, 05/15/2019

House panel to interview ex-White House security clearance chief The Democratic chairman of a congressional committee has put off holding a former White House security clearance chief in contempt until after the panel interviews him about decisions made on some of President Donald Trump's advisers....
09:16, 04/28/2019

House Judiciary chief calls White House stance on panel probe 'preposterous' U.S. House Judiciary Committee Chairman Jerrold Nadler said on Wednesday that the White House's refusal to cooperate with his panel's probe of allegations of obstruction of justice and abuses of power by President Donald Trump was "preposterous" and ...
14:32, 05/15/2019

Former White House Counsel Donald McGahn Skips House Hearing, Defying Subpoena (WASHINGTON) — Former White House Counsel Donald McGahn is a no-show at a hearing of the House Judiciary Committee, defying a subpoena for his testimony. President Donald Trump directed McGahn to ignore the committee’s subpoena to testify...
09:16, 05/21/2019

The Subpoena and Contempt Fight Between Trump and Congress, Explained Here is how Trump’s use of executive privilege to thwart congressional oversight, and lawmakers’ threat to hold his aides in contempt, could play out....
14:48, 05/08/2019

Chelsea Manning freed from jail on contempt charge – for now Former US military intelligence analyst Chelsea Manning has been released from a Virginia jail where she was being held for refusing to testify before a grand jury. However, her freedom looks likely to be short-lived....
00:48, 05/10/2019

Chelsea Manning released from jail on contempt charge Former Army intelligence analyst Chelsea Manning has been released from a northern Virginia jail after a two-month stay for refusing to testify to a grand jury....
02:32, 05/10/2019

Explainer: How powerful are Congress subpoenas, contempt citations? U.S. House Democrats threatened on Thursday to hold Attorney General William Barr in "contempt of Congress" for not complying with a subpoena to hand over an unredacted version of the Mueller report. What does that mean?...
22:16, 05/02/2019

House Judiciary Committee schedules hearing for Don McGahn, despite White House move to block subpoena The House Judiciary Committee has scheduled a hearing for Don McGahn next week, but it is unclear if the former White House counsel will agree to appear—the latest development in the battle between congressional Democrats and the White House for test...
10:00, 05/14/2019

Trump’s tweet derails House bill opposed by lobbyist with close White House ties Matthew Schlapp is lobbying for the operator of two casinos that could lose business if H.R. 312 is passed. Schlapp’s wife, Mercedes, is White House strategic communications director....
17:48, 05/08/2019

House Judiciary Committee issues subpoenas to former White House staffers Hope Hicks and Annie Donaldson The House Judiciary Committee has subpoenaed former White House communications director Hope Hicks and a former aide in the White House counsel's office....
14:32, 05/21/2019

Alex Trebek: Cancer had me 'on the floor writhing in pain' between 'Jeopardy!' tapings The "Jeopardy!" host gets real about the effects of cancer, including losing his hair and spending time in the fetal position in his dressing room.        ...
15:32, 05/09/2019

Don McGahn expected to be held in contempt over refusal to testify – live The former White House counsel had been subpoenaed to appear before the House judiciary committee but Trump blocked his testimonySign up for the US briefing and get a new perspective 3.16pm BST House Judiciary Committee chairman Jerry Nadler said Don...
07:32, 05/21/2019

More contempt citations ahead for Trump advisers: senior U.S. Democrat Congressional Democrats, faced with blanket opposition to their oversight probes by President Donald Trump, are considering more contempt citations against administration officials who defy their subpoenas, a leading Democrat said on Friday....
18:32, 05/10/2019

‘This Is Unprecedented.’ Why William Barr’s Contempt of Congress Charge Matters Tensions between the legislative and executive branch have been simmering for weeks, but they reached a nadir Wednesday. House Democrats on the Judiciary Committee voted to hold Attorney General William Barr in contempt of Congress for failing to pro...
17:16, 05/08/2019

Pelosi hints at contempt charges against multiple Trump associates Speaker Nancy Pelosi suggested Thursday that the House could pursue contempt charges against multiple people in Donald Trump’s orbit — not just Attorney General William Barr — as Democrats look to overcome the president’s blanket effort to hobble the...
17:32, 05/09/2019

William Barr: US Attorney General held in contempt of Congress The US House of Representatives have voted to hold Attorney General William Barr in contempt of Congress as a showdown over the Mueller probe continued....
16:48, 05/08/2019

Explainer: How hard-hitting are U.S. Congress subpoenas, contempt citations? U.S. Attorney General William Barr faces the prospect on Wednesday of a vote by a U.S. House committee to hold him in "contempt of Congress." What does that mean?...
14:00, 05/06/2019

Mueller report latest: Barr to be held in contempt over handling of findings House to vote to hold attorney general in contempt of CongressPlus, Trump asserts executive privilege over report Sign up to the US briefing and get a new perspective 4.44pm BST We’re going to pull away from the House hearing for just a minute and tu...
09:00, 05/08/2019

Supreme Court Reserves Verdict In Contempt Petition Against Rahul Gandhi Congress President Rahul Gandhi has told the Supreme Court that he has tendered an unconditional apology for "wrongly attributing" to it the "chowkidar chor hai" remarks and the criminal contempt......
06:32, 05/10/2019

Lawyer issues warning to Congress on Barr contempt: 'You are heading into a world of hurt' House Democrats are "heading into a world of hurt" if they escalate their fight with Attorney General Bill Barr over access to the full Robert Mueller report, according to constitutional law expert Jonathan Turley....
11:32, 05/15/2019

Barr’s no-show triggers contempt threats, Nixon comparison and more impeachment talk Speaker Nancy Pelosi compared Trump to Richard Nixon and accused Barr of lying to Congress as her members readied to hold him in contempt and impeachment talks gained steam....
17:48, 05/02/2019

Dem Rep. Garamendi: Barr contempt debate a 'fundamental fight' about federal 'power distribution' Congressman John Garamendi said Wednesday on "Outnumbered Overtime" that the debate over whether to hold Attorney General William Barr in contempt of Congress for not turning over the unredacted Mueller report may lead to a "fundamental fight" over t...
20:16, 05/08/2019

Tommy Robinson to face fresh contempt hearing, High Court judges rule Far right campaigner Tommy Robinson will face a fresh Contempt of Court hearing over claims he put the trial of a child sex abuse ring at risk, High Court judges have ruled....
09:32, 05/14/2019

GOP's Rep. Biggs: Dem lawmaker 'spilled the beans' on Dems' true aims in Barr contempt hearing House Judiciary Committee Member Andy Biggs said Thursday that a Democratic member of that panel "spilled the beans" about Democrats' true intentions when he asked how President Trump could possibly impeached if Congress cannot see the full Mueller r...
14:48, 05/09/2019

Watters: Dems, media in 'full meltdown mode' over Barr being held in contempt of Congress Jesse Watters chronicled several members of the media and the Democratic Party he said were going into "meltdown mode" over Attorney General William Barr's refusal to turn over the full Mueller report to Congress....
19:00, 05/09/2019

The Honor 20 Pro's release has been put on hold due to US ban Huawei’s inability to work with American companies means that next-gen smartphones from the brand will no longer ship with Google’s range of apps, including the Play Store. Despite this, the company has reassured customers that existing devices, in a...
06:32, 05/23/2019

Twins hold on for 8-7 win after tense 3-run 9th by Angels Minnesota reliever Mike Morin hit former teammate Mike Trout with a bases-loaded pitch that force in a run in the ninth before retiring Shohei Ohtani to end the game on a groundout and preserve an 8-7 victory by the Twins over the Los Angeles Angels ...
16:16, 05/15/2019

US says Iran threats are ‘on hold’ after deploying bombers Acting Defense Secretary Patrick Shanahan said Iranian threats against US forces in the Middle East have been “put on hold” after the Trump administration deployed a aircraft carrier strike group and B-52 bombers to the region. “We have p...
13:00, 05/21/2019

| Hurricanes hold off fast-finishing Rebels The Hurricanes put in a rampaging first half performance, but were forced to hold off a fast-finishing Rebels side in their Super Rugby clash in Wellington....
04:00, 05/04/2019

Nationals hold off Mets for rare series win Gerardo Parra went 3-for-3, including a homer, drove in three runs and scored three as the host Washington Nationals beat the New York Mets 7-6 Thursday, winning a series for the first time in a month....
19:16, 05/16/2019

Durant goes down, Warriors hold off Rockets in Game 5 OAKLAND, Calif. (AP) — Klay Thompson scored 27 points, including a key layup with 4.1 seconds left, and the Golden State Warriors overcame Kevin Durant’s calf injury to beat the Houston Rockets 104-99 on Wednesday night for a 3-2 lead in the We...
00:16, 05/09/2019

Players Hold Power Over the N.C.A.A., if They Feel the Hunger College athletes, who have had to settle for hollow victories in court, have the leverage to overhaul a system of sham amateurism and reap their share of the riches they bring....
14:16, 05/21/2019

Ousted helps Fire hold on for 0-0 tie with LAFC LOS ANGELES (AP) — David Ousted had four saves for his second shutout of the season and the Chicago Fire held on for a 0-0 tie with Los Angeles FC on Saturday night. Tyler Miller had one save for Los Angeles (7-1-3) for his fourth shutout. Chicago (2...
22:32, 05/04/2019

Lyon hold Lille to 2-2 draw in top-three thriller "Olympique Lyonnais and Lille both stayed on course for a top-three finish in Ligue 1 and Champions League football next season after battling to a 2-2 draw in pulsating clash on Sunday."...
15:48, 05/05/2019

Teachers Hold Rally To Encourage Voters LEXINGTON, Ky. (LEX 18)– Teachers are among those urging people to get out and vote Tuesday. Monday night, teachers held a roadside rally in downtown Lexington. The rally was pushing Kentuckians to vote for public education. It’s no secre...
05:00, 05/21/2019

Warriors hold off Rockets despite Durant's injury Draymond Green and Klay Thompson buried 3-pointers on consecutive possessions late in the game Wednesday night, allowing the Golden State Warriors to survive the loss of Kevin Durant and hold off the Houston Rockets 104-99 in Game 5 of the Western Co...
08:00, 05/09/2019

First Impressions: The OnePlus 7 Pro doesn’t hold back The OnePlus 7 is here. It starts at $669 in the US, goes on sale May 17, and it might just be the phone that brings OnePlus to the mainstream. I’ve only been able to play around with the phone for a few days, so don’t consider this a full review, but...
04:00, 05/15/2019

France and Spain hold 'bear summit' France and Spain have agreed to work closer to guarantee the survival of brown bears in the Pyrenees. There are only a few hundred bears left in Spain....
01:16, 05/18/2019

Warriors rally from 15 down at halftime, hold off Blazers Stephen Curry scores 37 points as Golden State Warriors hold off Portland Trail Blazers 114-111 in Western Conference finals        ...
02:32, 05/17/2019

Would Be Great for the Pentagon to Hold a Press Conference Right About Now There are a few pressing questions facing the United States military and foreign policy apparatus right now. On Sunday, the Trump administration announced that it was dispatching the U.S.S. Abraham Lincoln carrier strike group to the Middle East “to ...
21:16, 05/06/2019

Theresa May regrets UK having to hold European elections Prime minister fails to reach cross-party Brexit deal in time to avoid UK taking part in pollFollow the day’s latest political news - liveTheresa May “deeply regrets” that Britain will have to take part in European elections on 23 May, and is pinning...
11:16, 05/07/2019

Supporters of Iraqi Shiite cleric hold sit-ins against war BAGHDAD (AP) — Thousands of supporters of an Iraqi populist Shiite cleric held sit-ins around Iraq saying their country should not be a battlefield between the United States and Iran. The sit-ins Friday come days after a rocket slammed into Baghdad&#...
14:32, 05/24/2019

Mnuchin: $20 bill redesign with Tubman on hold Treasury Secretary Steve Mnuchin said that a decision by his predecessor, Jacob Lew, to put African-American abolitionist leader Harriett Tubman on the $20 bill would be delayed and will not happen in 2020. (May 22)       &...
20:00, 05/22/2019

Chicanos Por La Causa to hold job fair Wednesday TUCSON – Chicanos Por La Causa (CPLA) is hosting a job fair in Tucson on Wednesday. The event will be from 2 p.m. to 5 p.m. at El Pueblo Neighborhood Center Building 9, located at 101 W. Irvington Rd. CPLC says there will be more than 20 employers at...
07:00, 05/15/2019

NY lawmakers to hold hearing on sexual harassment ALBANY, N.Y. — New York lawmakers are holding a hearing on sexual harassment and what the state can do to combat the widespread problem in the public and private sectors. The Democrat-led Legislature held a similar, day-long hearing in February, the ...
02:48, 05/24/2019

| Can Algeria hold presidential polls on July 4? Algeria's rulers are determined to hold presidential polls on July 4, seeing the vote as the only way out of the crisis that forced veteran leader Abdelaziz Bouteflika to quit after weeks of protests....
22:16, 05/22/2019

New pro swim league to hold meets in US, Europe this fall NEW YORK (AP) — A new professional league for elite swimmers will launch in October with meets in seven cities across the U.S. and Europe, ending with a championship in a temporary pool in Las Vegas. The International Swimming League announced its sc...
09:00, 05/21/2019

Sri Lankan churches hold first Sunday masses since attacks Emotional Catholic services held in Colombo and Negombo amid high security presenceCatholics in the Sri Lankan cities of Colombo and Negombo, where churches were targeted by suicide bombers on Easter Sunday, have held their first Sunday morning masse...
15:32, 05/12/2019

Jaguares hold out against Brumbies to complete hat-trick of wins Victory lifted the Argentine outfit five places to sixth in the combined standings of the southern hemisphere club championship and to third in the South African conference. ...
13:32, 04/29/2019

Suit seeks to hold Vatican at fault for abuse A lawsuit in federal court in Minnesota seeks to trace a direct line from clergy sex abuse victims, through Minnesota church officials, to the Vatican, with claims made by three brothers who were abused by a Catholic priest. (May 14)   ...
05:32, 05/15/2019

IMF Delegation In Pakistan To Hold Talks On Bailout Package A delegation of the International Monetary Fund (IMF) arrived in Pakistan today to hold technical discussions for a bailout package to the cash-strapped country, days after Prime Minister Imran Khan......
04:32, 04/29/2019

China, US Hold "Productive" Trade Talks In Beijing China and the United States held "productive" trade talks in Beijing on Wednesday and will continue discussions in Washington next week, US Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin said, as the two try to......
11:32, 05/01/2019

Patrick Shanahan: Iranian threats against America ‘on hold’ Acting Defense Secretary Patrick Shanahan said Tuesday that America's deployment of additional military forces to the Persian Gulf might have given the Iranians second thoughts about attacking U.S. interests in the region. For now, he said, the threa...
10:16, 05/21/2019

UK PM May regrets Britain will hold European elections - spokesman British Prime Minister Theresa May regrets that Britain will hold European Parliament elections and is determined to find a way to get a Brexit deal through, her spokesman said on Wednesday....
09:16, 05/07/2019

Sri Lanka churches hold first Sunday mass since bombings Soldiers stood guard as the Catholic Church in Sri Lanka held its first regular Sunday mass since the suicide bombings on Easter Sunday which killed more than 250 people....
14:00, 05/12/2019

Sri Lanka Catholics hold 1st Sunday Mass since attacks COLOMBO, Sri Lanka (AP) — The Catholic Church in Sri Lanka has held the first regular Sunday Mass since the Easter suicide bombings of churches and hotels killed more than 250 people. Military forces and police armed with assault rifles are patrollin...
22:16, 05/11/2019

Michael Cohen will hold a press conference Monday US President Donald Trump's former lawyer Michael Cohen says he will hold a press conference before he enters prison on Monday. (May 4)        ...
12:32, 05/04/2019

MTA board to hold emergency meeting on overtime scandal A top ally of Gov. Andrew Cuomo, Larry Schwartz, demanded an emergency MTA board meeting to examine the troubled authority’s ballooning overtime costs, following a string of reports in The Post that highlighted the issue. The MTA spent $1.3 billion i...
18:48, 05/08/2019

China, U.S. hold 'productive' trade talks in Beijing China and the United States held "productive" trade talks in Beijing on Wednesday and will continue discussions in Washington next week, U.S. Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin said, as the two try to end their trade war....
02:00, 05/01/2019

Eric Garner Case: ‘Definition of a Choke Hold’ An NYPD trainer testified Tuesday that the maneuver used by Police Officer Daniel Pantaleo to force an unarmed black father to the ground was the “definition of a choke hold.”...
18:00, 05/14/2019

Theresa May to hold talks with ministers in bid to stave off exit PM clinging on despite extreme pressure from her party to quit as soon as EU elections are overFollow all the latest updates – politics liveTheresa May is trying to slow her departure from No 10 by meeting cabinet ministers to discuss rewriting her w...
12:48, 05/23/2019

Jokic, Nuggets hold off Spurs 90-86 in Game 7 to advance Nikola Jokic had another triple-double, Jamal Murray hit a clutch floater with 36.8 seconds remaining and the Nuggets held off the Spurs 90-86 in Game 7 on Saturday night to advance in the postseason for the first time in a decade....
09:16, 04/28/2019

‘Forrest Gump,’ 25 years later: Why this classic doesn’t hold up This summer marks the 25th anniversary of the beloved Tom Hanks/Robert Zemeckis movie “Forrest Gump,” about a dim-witted but lovable everyman and his unintentional journey through the center of pivotal events in American history. What a gem, right? N...
16:32, 05/24/2019

Missouri Governor After Seeing Alabama’s Abortion Ban: Hold My Moonshine The clearly not-so-great-state of Alabama just enacted the most extreme abortion ban since abortion was made legal by Roe v. Wade some 46 years ago. Gov. Kay Ivey, a Republican, signed the bill that could punish doctors who perform abortions with lif...
14:48, 05/16/2019

Sinema’s staff to hold office hours in Tucson TUCSON – The staff of Sen. Kyrsten Sinema will host mobile office hours on Wednesday in Tucson. Office hours will be from 1:30 p.m. to 3 p.m. at Joel D. Valdez Main Library, located at 101 N. Stone Ave. Sinema’s Arizona caseworkers can be reached at ...
10:48, 05/22/2019

Whew, Elizabeth Warren's Game of Thrones Take Did NOT Hold Up Well Massachusetts Senator Elizabeth Warren has made a name for herself on the 2020 campaign trail for being the best prepared and most willing to discuss policy contender. You want takes? Warren’s got ‘em, and she’s not afraid to share them. That policy ...
09:32, 05/13/2019

Know Your Worth: 5 Reasons To Hold Out For A Woman With More Chickens In Her Dowry There’s no need to settle down with the first person you meet whose father can offer you a few chickens— you’re a strong, independent person who deserves a bride that measures up. Here are five reasons to hold out for a woman with more chickens in he...
07:00, 05/02/2019

Venezuelan opposition and government to hold crisis talks Figures invited to Norway in effort to end power struggle and economic paralysisVenezuela’s government and opposition have sent envoys to Norway to attend talks on ways of ending the South American country’s crisis, though their mutual mistrust and d...
14:32, 05/16/2019

| Caster vows court decision won't hold her back Caster Semenya says the decision by the Court of Arbitration for Sport to maintain IAAF rules forcing female athletes to regulate their testosterone levels will not hold her back....
16:00, 05/01/2019

Philippines midterms could strengthen Duterte's hold on Senate Over 60 million voters are going to the polls across the Philippines for midterm elections on Monday that are being seen as a bellwether for the popularity of President Rodrigo Duterte....
23:32, 05/12/2019

Padres hold out Tatis against Braves with sore hamstring San Diego Padres rookie shortstop Fernando Tatis Jr. is not starting against the Atlanta Braves because of a hamstring injury        ...
15:32, 04/29/2019

Tommy Robinson contempt hearing: Far right campaigner 'put a child sex ring case in jeopardy by confronting the defendants' Far right campaigner Tommy Robinson put a child sex ring case in jeopardy by "aggressively" confronting the defendants and risking scaring them away from attending the trial, it is alleged....
09:32, 05/14/2019

China, U.S. agree to hold more trade talks: Vice Premier Liu He China and the United States have agreed to hold more trade talks in Beijing, Vice Premier Liu He told Chinese state media in the United States on Friday, following a round of discussions in Washington which he described as "honest" and "constructive"...
17:00, 05/10/2019

European Central bankers hold out hope for growth rebound FRANKFURT, Germany (AP) — Top officials at the European Central Bank at their last meeting held on to their hopes for a return to stronger economic growth in the second half of the year even as they underlined their readiness to deploy more stimulus ...
05:32, 05/23/2019

French unions hold strikes, protests against Macron policies PARIS (AP) — French unions are holding strikes and protests against 120,000 job cuts and other deep changes to France’s huge public sector by President Emmanuel Macron’s government. France’s unions have been eclipsed by the yellow v...
07:32, 05/09/2019

Havens Hold Steady as Stock-Market Swings Continue Investors seeking shelter during the most recent bout of stock-market volatility have favored traditional havens but remained cooler toward the dollar, a sign that some are growing more cautious on the U.S. economy....
10:48, 05/19/2019

Rights groups sue over U.S. decision to hold asylum seekers without bond Immigrant rights groups asked a U.S. court on Thursday to reverse a Trump administration decision that allows asylum seekers who cross the border illegally to be held without bond....
20:16, 05/02/2019

Europa League: Eintracht Frankfurt hold on for draw against Chelsea Against all the odds, the Bundesliga team have made the Europa League semifinals. Their draw against Chelsea in the first leg was entertaining, and in the end fortunate, but it leaves the tie open....
23:00, 05/02/2019

Suit seeks to hold Vatican at fault for abuse by US priests MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — A lawsuit filed in U.S. District Court in Minnesota seeks to trace a direct line from clergy sex abuse victims to the Vatican. The suit pursues damages for three brothers who were abused by a Catholic priest over three years, rough...
10:32, 05/14/2019

Kentucky Fish And Wildlife Resources To Hold Public Auction FRANKFORT, Ky. (AP) — The Kentucky Department of Fish and Wildlife Resources is set to hold a public auction of surplus and confiscated items. The auction is being held Monday on the department’s main campus in Frankfort. Among the surplus item...
06:16, 05/06/2019

Austria to move fast to hold elections after coalition collapses Government falls apart after vice-chancellor resigns because of compromising secret videoAustria is heading for snap elections after the far-right vice-chancellor resigned over a video that appeared to show him promising public contracts to a woman p...
17:48, 05/18/2019

Cuban gay rights groups hold unauthorized march in Havana HAVANA (AP) — Gay rights activists using social media organized an unauthorized march down eight blocks of one of Havana’s main thoroughfares before they were stopped by police. The march Saturday afternoon was the second by a non-governmental ...
15:32, 05/11/2019

Austria to hold snap elections in September, says Chancellor Kurz A snap election in Austria is a "necessity," Austria's Chancellor Sebastian Kurz said Sunday, following an announcement by President Alexander Van der Bellen that early elections would be held in September....
17:16, 05/19/2019

Sniper Elite V2 Doesn't Hold Up, Even In Pretty Remaster Form Boy do I love Sniper Elite 4. Those beautiful, wide-open environments, spending a couple hours carefully navigating a map in order to make the most kills while alerting as few enemies as possible, enemy soldiers reacting more realistically than ever—...
00:16, 05/15/2019

Austria to hold snap polls in September after corruption sting Austria is set to hold fresh elections in September following the collapse of the ruling coalition. Sebastian Kurz said he could no longer work with the FPÖ after a corruption scandal ensnared his vice chancellor....
20:00, 05/19/2019

Australians go to polls as government tries to hold off strong Labor challenge Millions of Australians voted in a general election on Saturday in which the ruling conservative coalition campaigned on its record of economic management and a resurgent Labor opposition promised action on climate change and tax reform....
01:00, 05/18/2019

Divided Britain heads to the polls for EU elections it was not meant to hold Britain will hold European Parliament elections on Thursday, a vote which is expected to show growing frustration on both sides of the Brexit divide nearly three years after the country voted to leave the European Union....
08:32, 05/22/2019

This 400GB Card Could Hold 29 Copies of Breath of the Wild, Has Never Been Cheaper You can still get a 512GB microSD card for $100, and that’s still a hell of a deal. But if you don’t need quite that much space, this 400GB card from SanDisk is actually cheaper on a per-gigabyte basis today....
10:32, 05/10/2019

Sri Lanka Catholics Hold First Sunday Mass After Easter Attacks Thousands of Catholics attended mass in Sri Lanka's capital Colombo Sunday amid tight security to prevent a repeat of Easter bomb attacks that killed 258 people....
12:32, 05/12/2019

In push to raise coffee output, Colombia's south may hold key Colombia's isolated south could be crucial to the country's push to expand coffee production by nearly 30 percent despite low global prices, its growers federation says, as farmers seek to ramp up productivity amid security improvements....
13:48, 05/22/2019

On College Basketball: Players Hold Power Over the N.C.A.A., if They Feel the Hunger College athletes, who have had to settle for hollow victories in court, have the leverage to overhaul a system of sham amateurism and reap their share of the riches they bring....
10:16, 04/28/2019

Nuggets hold off Spurs in Game 7 to win first playoff series since 2009 Nikola Jokic turned in another triple-double and Denver held off San Antonio, 90-86, and will face Portland in the Western Conference semifinals starting Monday....
10:16, 04/28/2019

Jet Airways' Employees Hold Protest Outside Civil Aviation Ministry Employees of cash-strapped Jet Airways protested outside the Civil Aviation Ministry today demanding revival of the airline and payment of their pending salaries....
04:00, 05/21/2019

Dad of baby in ‘womb raider’ killing finally gets to hold child The father of the gravely injured infant who was cut from his murdered mother’s womb finally got a chance to cradle the boy, according to a series of photographs released by a family friend on Monday....
03:00, 05/21/2019

Blazers hold off cold-shooting Nuggets in Game 2 to even series C.J. McCollum had a game-high 20 points as the Blazers held the Nuggets to 34.7% shooting to seize home-court and send the series to Portland tied 1-1.        ...
21:48, 05/01/2019

Lakers, LeBron James’ misery on hold after massive NBA Lottery win LeBron James is pleased. Minutes after the Los Angeles Lakers won the No. 4 pick at the 2019 NBA Draft Lottery in Chicago, the superstar tweeted one word: “Beautiful.” The Lakers came into the lottery with the 11th-best odds to secure the...
01:16, 05/15/2019

Sudanese to hold mass rally amid standoff with generals Sudan's protest movement plans to hold a mass rally as it steps up pressure on the military to hand over power to civilians following last month's overthrow of President Omar al-Bashir....
03:00, 05/02/2019

Russia, Belarus, transport companies to hold talks on contaminated oil Officials from Russia, Belarus and several companies are set to hold talks on Tuesday in Bratislava to discuss what can be done to get Russian oil flowing via the Druzhba pipeline again after the contamination problems, Belarus state oil company said...
04:16, 05/14/2019

Ransomware attack on Baltimore continues to hold the city hostage Earlier this month, hackers successfully deployed a piece of ransomware that, for about two weeks now, has effectively shut down a range of key public services in the city of Baltimore. All told, the ransomware in question has locked down approximate...
19:16, 05/22/2019

Warriors Dodge A Whole Hailstorm Of Bullets, Hold Off Rockets In Game 5 The Warriors found themselves in a real hairy spot Wednesday night, in the second half of Game 5 of their conference semifinal series against the Houston Rockets. The Rockets were surging even before Kevin Durant went down with a lower leg injury, er...
23:48, 05/08/2019

Rizzo homers, Cubs hold off Nationals' rally for 6-5 win Anthony Rizzo homered, Albert Almora Jr. had three hits and the Chicago Cubs held off the Washington Nationals for a 6-5 victory        ...
22:16, 05/19/2019

Pedroia has knee setback, puts injury rehab on hold BOSTON (AP) — Red Sox second baseman Dustin Pedroia had his minor league injury rehab assignment put on hold following a setback with his lingering left knee injury. Pedroia was scratched from a game with Double-A Portland on Saturday, and his return...
19:16, 05/13/2019

Opinion: 2004's new EU members hold sway in European Union The countries that joined the European Union 15 years ago have come a long way. They now know how the EU functions — and how to defend their interests, writes German journalist Boris Kalnoky....
11:48, 05/01/2019

Canadian jet makes emergency landing at Newark with possible cargo hold fire Flights in and out of Newark Liberty International Airport were briefly halted Saturday morning after a Canadian airliner made an emergency landing due to reports of smoke in the cargo hold. No one was injured, the airline said....
10:00, 04/28/2019

Boeing secures $1.5 billion credit line as precaution, with 737 Max sales on hold Boeing obtains a $1.5 billion line of credit, citing financial uncertainty. The move comes during a worldwide grounding of the company's 737 Max airplane following two deadly crashes....
11:32, 04/30/2019

China, U.S. to hold more trade talks as Trump ratchets up tariff threat China and the United States have agreed to hold more trade talks in Beijing, Vice Premier Liu He said, as U.S. President Donald Trump ordered his trade chief to begin the process of imposing tariffs on all remaining imports from China....
18:48, 05/10/2019

Gaza-Israel border falls quiet as ceasefire takes hold A surge in deadly violence in the Gaza Strip and southern Israel petered out overnight with Palestinian officials reporting that Egypt had mediated a ceasefire on Monday ending the most serious spate of cross-border clashes for months....
04:48, 05/06/2019

Algerians hold anti-government protest, jump on police vans Protesters flooded the streets of Algeria for the 13th straight Friday, climbing atop police vans that were blocking the main demonstration site in the capital in a bold show of defiance....
12:00, 05/17/2019

Bangladesh elections: Hold those responsible accountable for ‘violent attacks and intimidation’ Violence and alleged human rights violations in Bangladesh “before, during and after” 30 December elections have prompted the United Nations human rights office (OHCHR) to call on Friday for those responsible to be held to account....
13:00, 04/28/2019

TfL Tube strike to hit FA Cup Final as Watford and Man City hold talks over walkout Watford and Manchester City are in talks with football chiefs aimed at ensuring fans have a smooth trip to Wembley for the FA Cup Final if there is a Tube strike this weekend....
07:48, 05/14/2019

Strong U.S. growth, weak inflation leave Fed stuck happily on hold The Federal Reserve is expected to hold interest rates steady at its policy meeting this week as policymakers balance recent stronger-than-expected U.S. economic growth against sluggish inflation....
11:32, 04/29/2019

North Carolina to hold congressional primary after race tainted by fraud North Carolina voters on Tuesday will start the process of picking a new Republican candidate for Congress after state officials ordered a rerun of a November 2018 race marred by an absentee-ballot fraud scheme....
05:16, 05/14/2019

North, South Korean musicians hold rare joint performance A South Korean violinist and a North Korean singer have held a rare joint performance they hope would help bring the divided Koreas closer together via music...
05:32, 05/12/2019

Ceasefire appears to take hold in Gaza, ending deadly weekend of hostilities Israel and militant factions in Gaza appear to have reached a ceasefire after a violent weekend that saw the some of the worst fighting between the two sides since 2014, when full-blown war broke out....
03:32, 05/06/2019

With Miguel Andujar close to returning, what does the future hold for fill-in Gio Urshela? If all goes according to plan, Yankees sophomore third baseman Miguel Andujar, who’s been sidelined with a small tear in his right labrum for the past month, will come off the injured list and rejoin the big league club next weekend when they h...
03:00, 05/02/2019

Pompeo traveling to Russia to hold high-level talks with Putin Secretary of State Mike Pompeo is traveling to Russia to meet President Vladimir Putin for the highest-level talks in 10 months, it was announced Friday. Pompeo will arrive in the Black Sea resort of Sochi on Sunday and stay through Tuesday for the t...
18:00, 05/10/2019

Trade group to hold meeting of airlines affected by Boeing's grounded 737 MAX A trade group is inviting airlines that use Boeing Co 737 MAX jets to meet next week to discuss challenges they face as a result of the grounding of the airline model involved in two fatal crashes, as they prepare to reintroduce the planes into opera...
17:48, 05/15/2019

Deputy Guards chief says Iran will not hold talks with U.S.: news agency A deputy head of Iran's Revolutionary Guards said that Tehran will not hold talks with its arch enemy the United States and that Washington "will not dare launch military action against us", the semi-official news agency Tasnim reported on Friday....
02:16, 05/10/2019

Opinion: Don't hold your breath for quick NFL action to allow medical marijuana Don’t hold your breath if you’re thinking the NFL is on the brink of giving players to green light to smoke their pain away with marijuana.        ...
16:32, 05/22/2019

Microsoft Build 2019 Postmortem: Bring on the graph, but hold the glitz It was hard to top last year’s demonstration of the new Microsoft 365 experienced powered by the Microsoft Graph. The focus this year shifted to how the graph could break down application and device silos to make everyday applications more user-centr...
08:16, 05/08/2019

Abortion rights activists hold protests in all 50 states to ‘stop the bans’ Supporters of abortion rights flooded state capitols, town squares and courthouses around the country Tuesday to protest a wave of new laws restricting women’s access to abortion that have passed in several states. Dozens of groups, including P...
19:32, 05/21/2019

CEE MARKETS-Robust output fails to support forint, Serbian rates seen on hold Hungary's forint edged towards 5-month lows on Wednesday as robust industrial output data did not change market expectations that the central bank (NBH) will not rush into further monetary tightening despite a continued rise in...
03:48, 05/08/2019

U.S., Japan, South Korea, Australia hold first naval drills in Western Pacific U.S. Navy ships conducted joint drills with warships from allies Japan, Australia and South Korea in their first combined exercise in the Western Pacific, the U.S. Navy said on Thursday....
00:48, 05/23/2019

Russian foreign minister to hold rare talks with U.S. counterpart next week: TASS Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov will hold rare face-to-face talks with U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo in Finland next week, TASS news agency quoted a deputy Russian foreign minister as saying on Friday....
04:16, 05/03/2019

Dems to hold first-ever hearing on Medicare for All, as progressives fear 'deliberation theater' farce House Democrats will hold their first-ever hearing on Medicare for All legislation on Tuesday, advancing a sweeping proposal that several prominent 2020 Democratic presidential hopefuls have embraced -- even as some progressives caution the hearing m...
15:00, 04/29/2019

Potential for attacks on Americans in Middle East "put on hold": acting Pentagon chief Acting U.S. Defense Secretary Patrick Shanahan said on Tuesday that while the threat from Iran in the region remains high, the potential for attacks on Americans had been "put on hold."...
08:32, 05/21/2019

US to hold Bahrain economic conference to launch Middle East peace plan Official does not confirm Israeli and Palestinian attendancePalestinians believe peace plan will be in favour of IsraelThe US will hold an international economic “workshop” in Bahrain in late June, seeking to encourage investment in the Palestinian t...
13:48, 05/19/2019

Donning elaborate robes, Japan's new imperial couple hold Shinto rite Japan's new Emperor Naruhito and Empress Masako donned traditional robes on Wednesday for rituals in which he reported to Shinto gods the date of two important ceremonies later this year, including his enthronement....
02:48, 05/08/2019

Yemen warring parties hold fresh talks as Houthis withdraw from Hodeidah Yemen's warring parties started fresh U.N.-sponsored talks in Jordan on Monday, Yemeni officials said, two days after Houthi forces began withdrawing from the ports of Hodeidah, breaking a six month stalemate....
08:16, 05/13/2019

Fragile Cease-Fire Takes Hold Between Israel and Gaza After Weekend Attacks Two days of rocket attacks and airstrikes left 22 Palestinians and four Israelis dead, in the worst violence between the two sides since the 2014 war....
05:48, 05/06/2019

Chinese delegation to hold trade talks in U.S. amid tariff hike threat A Chinese delegation led by Vice Premier Liu He is expected to follow through on plans to visit the United States this week, amid U.S. plans to increase tariffs on Chinese goods....
23:00, 05/06/2019

The middle-aged women of Netflix's Dead To Me hold far greater appeal than its thrills There’s a moment in the first half of Dead To Me, a kind of black comedy thriller from Liz Feldman, that both neatly summarizes the dynamic between the two leads played by Christina Applegate and Linda Cardellini and also points to the type of format...
07:00, 05/03/2019

Cuban LGBT activists defy government, hold unprecedented indie pride parade Cuban gay rights activists held an unauthorized independent pride parade in Havana on Saturday despite the Communist government warning against it and calling it subversive, an unprecedented show of civil society in the one-party state....
17:48, 05/11/2019

New York Times Allows Seattle-Born British Political Flack to Hold Court on...The West? For some ungodly reason, totally not-racist conservative PR flak Liz Mair, a person born in Seattle and raised in England, was given a whole dang column in the New York Times to wax poetic on The West. She did not disappoint....
09:48, 05/08/2019

Climate activists disrupt Barclays AGM; UK interest rates left on hold - business live Rolling coverage of the latest economic and financial news, as activists urge the Bank of England and Barclays to help address the climate change crisisLatest: Barclays AGM disruptedBarclays is Europe’s ‘worst bank’ for funding fossil fuelsEarlier:In...
04:32, 05/02/2019

Exclusive: Petrol Maruti Suzuki Vitara Brezza Coming This Fiscal Year, This Was The Hold Up The petrol version of the Maruti Suzuki Vitara Brezza will debut in the last quarter of this fiscal year. Sources have confirmed that the car's development has been revived and the variant will arrive......
07:16, 05/08/2019

Iran Foreign Minister To Reach India Today, Hold Talks With Sushma Swaraj Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif will reach New Delhi on Tuesday to hold talks with External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj primarily on impact of the US ending waivers on import of oil......
16:32, 05/13/2019

To Stop Dalit Baraat, Patidars Block Road, Hold Yagnas In Gujarat Village Police had to resort to a baton charge on Sunday after members of the Patidar community allegedly stopped a Dalit man's wedding procession in Gujarat's Aravalli district and the two sides threw stones......
19:00, 05/12/2019

NFL selects Cleveland to hold 2021 draft, while Kansas City will host event in 2023 Cleveland will stage event two years from now, while Kansas City, Mo., is scheduled to be the venue in 2023.        ...
13:32, 05/22/2019

Former Trump FDA chief Scott Gottlieb warns 'Medicare for All' would hold back medical progress President Trump's former Food and Drug Administration chief waded into the "Medicare for All" debate on Friday, warning that access to life-saving treatments could suffer if the government were to become the only payer of healthcare services....
16:48, 05/10/2019

Galilee Basin mine next to Adani put on hold amid doubts over future of thermal coal MacMines Austasia abandon plans, raising questions about basin’s viability as a source of Queensland employmentThe backer of a massive coal proposal in the Galilee Basin, adjacent to Adani’s Carmichael mine site, has quietly abandoned its plans amid ...
03:32, 05/23/2019

Andrew Wakefield, others hold anti-vaccine rally amid raging measles outbreaks Enlarge / Andrew Wakefield, disgraced former doctor found to have committed fraudulent research. (credit: Getty | Peter Macdiarmid) Andrew Wakefield, Del Bigtree, and other prominent anti-vaccine advocates unleashed fear and toxic misinformation ...
17:32, 05/14/2019

Hayden Panettiere and Boyfriend Brian Hickerson Hold Hands 2 Weeks After His Domestic Violence Arrest Hayden Panettiere and Brian Hickerson are hand in hand. The actress and her boyfriend were spotted on Monday out and about together in Los Angeles. In one photo, the two were captured......
08:16, 05/15/2019

Kamala Harris Promises Her 2020 Administration Will Combat 'Hate,' Hold Social Media Platforms 'Accountable' On Sunday, during the NAACP’s Fight for Freedom Fund Dinner in Detroit, presidential hopeful Kamala Harris announced that she’ll hold social media platforms “accountable” for “hate” should she be elected president in 2020....
07:00, 05/07/2019

Davenport, Iowa's 3rd-largest city, floods after temporary barrier fails to hold back Mississippi River Temporary barriers held back the water for weeks, but when the system finally broke Tuesday, a surge of floodwaters cascaded through Davenport.        ...
23:00, 04/30/2019

The Democrats Are Just Giving Up on the Senate In order to move an agenda forward, a party needs a majority in the House and the Senate, and a president in the White House. The Democratic Party, it appears, has essentially already given up on one of these crucial steps for 2020....
04:32, 05/02/2019

The Democrats’ Pointman on Impeachment The hardest job in Washington right now belongs to a straight-talking New Yorker in his 70s. And it’s not President Donald Trump. As Trump ramps up his defiance of House Democratic investigations, Judiciary Committee chairman Jerrold Nadler, 71...
14:00, 05/23/2019

Democrats vow to fight Trump on investigations The head of the House Financial Services Committee, Rep. Maxine Waters, says Congressional Democrats are prepared to fight President Donald Trump "tooth and nail" to gain access to information her and other House committees have requested. (April 30)...
11:00, 04/30/2019

Democrats Have 20 Spots in the First Debate. There Are Now 21 Candidates. Seventeen candidates have already qualified for the first debate. Here is a look at how the party will decide who makes the stage if that number passes 20....
07:16, 05/02/2019

Pelosi Says Democrats Are ‘Not on a Path to Impeachment’ Speaker Nancy Pelosi said the president was trying to precipitate a crisis through his stonewalling and suggested that he was too unstable to govern the country....
11:48, 05/23/2019

Democrats already fundraising off Barr hearing before it’s over The Democratic fundraising machine found another target on Wednesday, soliciting donations from supporters angered by Attorney General William Barr’s handling of special counsel Robert Mueller’s report on 2016 collusion between Russians and the Trump...
15:48, 05/02/2019

2020 Democrats buy in to the public option The Democratic presidential candidates who are backing a healthcare "public option" or "buy-in" that would have the government offer medical coverage to compete with private insurers are offering it as a “pragmatic” alternative to "Medicare for All" ...
21:16, 05/09/2019

Here’s why Democrats may rethink impeaching Trump Democrats know that impeachment is a losing proposition against President Donald Trump right now.But there’s another rationale for launching impeachment that has some Democrats reconsidering the idea — getting access to the sensitive documents and te...
10:48, 05/10/2019

Trump Says He Won't Work With Democrats Until Probes Are Done President Trump said he told Democratic congressional leaders he would only work with them on infrastructure and other initiatives when they finish investigating him....
19:16, 05/22/2019

Eric Trump: Democrats are 'deranged,' they 'won't let it go' Eric Trump appeared on "Hannity" Thursday and called Democrats attacking his father "deranged" and dismissed the 2020 Democratic presidential field as "weak."...
02:16, 05/03/2019

Democrats warn Trump against war with Iran The White House's sudden moves in the Mideast sparked alarm from Congress on Wednesday as key Democrats warned President Donald Trump off war with Iran and lawmakers in both parties demanded more information on the administration's strategy...
15:00, 05/15/2019

Democrats weigh a ‘Benghazi Trump’ strategy Democrats may not be able to saddle President Donald Trump with impeachment proceedings or pry documents from his administration, but they have another means of bludgeoning him: hearings, hearings and more hearings.It’s a counterstrategy to the presi...
05:48, 05/02/2019

Democrats set aside internal feud for first Medicare for All Act hearing House Democrats avoided exposing their party's divisions over healthcare on Tuesday during a hearing for the Medicare for All Act, a bill that would do away with private insurance and move everyone living in the U.S. onto a government plan....
08:32, 05/02/2019

After Alabama Abortion Law, 3 Democrats Propose a New Strategy Senators Cory Booker, Kirsten Gillibrand and Elizabeth Warren are taking an aggressive approach in a debate whose terms have long been set by conservatives....
18:48, 05/17/2019

How state Republicans plan to beat the Democrats New state GOP Chairman Nick Langworthy, taking over a Republican Party in shambles, said Democratic overreach could help put more Republicans in office. He said New York’s anti-business climate and the Democratic Party’s push to make it easier to get...
22:00, 05/21/2019

Who All the 2020 Democrats Are as Fast and the Furious Characters Well, here you go folks. The political analysis many people have been clamoring for is here: It’s time to definitively say which Fast and the Furious franchise character each of the 2020 presidential candidates are. That’s right, race fans—we’re taki...
07:32, 05/24/2019

DOJ agrees to share some Mueller documents with Democrats The Justice Department has agreed to share some documents from Special Counsel Robert Mueller’s investigation with House Intelligence Committee Democrats -- but warned that their cooperation would grind to a halt should the panel move to hold Attorne...
08:32, 05/22/2019

Both Democrats And Republicans Agree: Loot Boxes Bad Earlier this week, Republican senator Josh Hawley announced a bill that would regulate the use of loot boxes and microtransactions in “games played by minors.” But aren’t Republicans typically against any type of regulation on the free market? On thi...
16:48, 05/09/2019

Should Democrats bother reaching out to rural America? Some say the party needs to do better at talking to people in small towns. Others say that’s a waste of time. For now, the 2020 candidates are giving it a shot....
08:32, 05/08/2019

Their Investigations Barely Begun, Democrats Are Already at a Crossroads Attorney General William P. Barr pulled out of a Thursday House hearing, and he has left House lawmakers investigating the president fuming and calculating....
05:32, 05/02/2019

Trump says he won’t work with Democrats until ‘phony’ investigations end U.S. President Donald Trump fired back at House Speaker Nancy Pelosi's accusation on Wednesday that he is engaged in a cover-up, saying at a hastily arranged White House appearance, "I don't do cover-ups."...
10:00, 05/22/2019

Democrats discuss electability during gubernatorial debate LOUISVILLE, Ky. (AP) — Looking to turn around their slumping political party’s future, three prominent Democrats running for Kentucky governor took turns portraying themselves as the strongest challenger to Republican Gov. Matt Bevin during a h...
19:16, 05/13/2019

Democrats Push for Expansive Infrastructure Package Congressional Democratic leaders laid down a marker ahead of a meeting with President Trump to discuss a compromise on infrastructure, calling for a package that also would address climate change and include new revenue....
04:00, 04/30/2019

Far-right Sweden Democrats axe MEP amid harassment claims Candidate accused of disloyalty after complaining that another female member was harassedThe far-right Sweden Democrats have removed a female MEP from their list of candidates for this week’s European elections, accusing her of disloyalty after she c...
10:16, 05/20/2019

Democrats view Barr testimony with eye to 2020 There's debate as to what Democrats should do next after Attorney General William Barr's contentious Mueller Report testimony before the Senate followed by his failure to show up at a House hearing. (April 2)      ...
19:00, 05/02/2019

Mueller Will Not Testify Next Week, but Democrats Are Not Giving Up “He will come at some point,” said Representative Jerrold Nadler of New York, the chairman of the House Judiciary Committee. “If necessary, we’ll subpoena him.”...
14:16, 05/10/2019

Big-name 2020 Democrats struggle to stand out in the Biden era As Joe Biden set out on his first 2020 campaign swing this week atop polls and swarmed by cameras, Beto O'Rourke traveled a gravel road here in Central California on an ATV, off on a fact-finding mission that included inspecting a series of irrigatio...
21:16, 05/05/2019

Ingraham: Pelosi and the Democrats 'uninterested in working' Fox News' Laura Ingraham said Wednesday that House Speaker Nancy Peloi's actions today proved that Democrats are "uninterested" when it comes to working with President Trump....
21:32, 05/22/2019

Giuliani urges Ukraine to investigate Democrats NEW YORK (AP) — President Donald Trump’s personal lawyer says he is urging Ukraine to open investigations that could benefit Trump politically in the United States. Rudy Giuliani used Twitter on Friday to explain his rationale for traveling to ...
12:48, 05/10/2019

Poll: Most Democrats undecided on 2020 primary A recent poll found the majority of Democrats and Democratic-leaning independents remained undecided on their choice for next year's Democratic presidential primary....
14:16, 04/28/2019

Democrats Who Voted to Confirm Barr: Whoops!!! The Democratic senators who voted to confirm William Barr as attorney general are having some regrets, according to Politico. These new doubts were spurred by the news yesterday that special counsel Robert Mueller wrote a letter to Barr expressing co...
04:32, 05/02/2019

Democrats channel their Trump outrage on Barr Democrats are unwilling to impeach President Donald Trump for now, so they're throwing all their pent-up fury at the next best target: Attorney General William Barr.House Democrats have transformed the conservative GOP legal fixture into their all-pu...
15:32, 05/02/2019

Pelosi says Democrats have to win ‘big’ in 2020 to oust Trump WASHINGTON – House Speaker Nancy Pelosi warned that Democrats would have to win “big” in 2020 or she feared President Trump would contest the results of the election. “We have to inoculate against that, we have to be prepared for that,” she sai...
21:48, 05/05/2019

Trump: Democrats are too busy trying to impeach me to do their jobs President Trump blasted House Democrats for talking about impeachment and said they are so consumed with investigating him that they are shirking their legislative responsibilities. “Everything the Democrats are asking me for is based on an ill...
07:00, 05/22/2019

Oregon Republicans Played Chicken with the Democrats and Won The GOP members of the Oregon Senate didn’t need the votes. They just needed the rules of their chamber, and more importantly, the wherewithal to call the Democrats’ bluff....
11:48, 05/14/2019

Democrats insist on 'substantial' new revenue for U.S. infrastructure Top Democrats in Congress told U.S. President Donald Trump on Monday that the United States has "massive" infrastructure needs and must be met with "substantial, new and real revenue."...
09:48, 04/29/2019

Democrats say congressional obstruction is pushing some to think about impeachment Key House Democrats who have avoided questions about impeachment in the past say that President Donald Trump could be exposing himself to another potential avenue for impeachment by obstructing congressional investigations....
21:32, 04/30/2019

More Democrats calling for impeachment proceedings against Trump More Democrats are calling - and more loudly - for impeachment proceedings against U.S. President Donald Trump after his latest defiance of Congress by blocking his former White House lawyer from testifying....
07:48, 05/22/2019

Big question for EU vote: How well will the far-right do? The European Parliament elections that start Thursday have never been so hotly anticipated, with many predicting that this year's ballot will mark a coming-of-age moment for the euroskeptic far-right movement....
03:32, 05/22/2019

Dems, Trump hold 'productive' infrastructure talks President Donald Trump and Democratic congressional leaders agreed Tuesday to work together on a "big and bold" $2 billion infrastructure package, but put off for later the difficult question of how to pay for it. (April 30)     ...
14:00, 04/30/2019

Democrats Are No Longer Afraid of a Trillion-Dollar Price Tag. Here’s Why When the Obama Administration set out to design a stimulus to stop the economy from a freefall in 2009, word came back from Republican and Democratic moderates in Congress that it couldn’t exceed $800 billion. That didn’t stop many of its...
17:16, 05/08/2019

Trump attacks Democrats for wanting Mueller to testify President Trump on Sunday rebuked congressional Democrats for wanting Robert Mueller to testify in the House,​ reiterating his claim that the special counsel cleared him of collusion and obstruction of justice so there’s no need to continue inv...
21:48, 05/05/2019

Democrats Challenge Trump’s UN Nominee On Climate Change WASHINGTON (AP) — Three Democratic senators are calling on President Donald Trump’s nominee to be U.S. ambassador to the United Nations to clarify that she will put U.S. interests ahead of her own financial interests when it comes to climate ch...
12:48, 05/06/2019

U.S. Democrats question Trump administration over Ukraine ambassador Two senior U.S. Democrats questioned President Donald Trump's administration on Tuesday over the departure of the U.S. ambassador to Ukraine months before the end of her expected three years in Kiev....
14:00, 05/07/2019

Trump Is Pushing Democrats to the Brink. Look at Elijah Cummings. Representative Elijah E. Cummings, the chairman of the House Committee on Oversight and Reform, wanted to move slowly on impeachment. Now he, like many other senior Democrats, has lost his patience....
02:48, 05/08/2019

Democrats Seek Review of Russian Investment in Kentucky A Russian aluminum company recently came out from under United States sanctions. Now it’s planning to invest $200 million in Kentucky, and maybe more in other states....
17:48, 05/16/2019

Treasury denies Democrats’ request for Trump tax returns WASHINGTON (AP) — Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin has made it official: The administration won’t be turning President Donald Trump’s tax returns over to the Democratic-controlled House of Representatives. Mnuchin tells Ways and Means Co...
16:48, 05/06/2019

The narrator in chief: Trump opines on the 2020 Democrats — and so much more “He brings you into his narrative. You can’t resist. It’s kind of a mind trap,” says author Bret Easton Ellis. “Trump is a great unifier in some horrifying way.”...
11:00, 05/20/2019

Two Democrats from Pennsylvania exemplify the diversity of the freshman class How Speaker Nancy Pelosi navigates the distance from the farthest left corner to the farthest right corner will determine how she gets graded in her second tenure as speaker....
18:48, 05/15/2019

Democrats said a GOP tax law provision would devastate blue states. That’s not happening. New York’s governor called it an “economic arrow” aimed at his state. A New Jersey congressman warned the law would cause a population exodus out of the Northeast and possibly a second recession. A Ma......
13:48, 05/01/2019

Nearly two dozen Democrats want to be president. Only two have a climate change plan Scientists have warned that governments have about 11 years to enact large-scale climate legislation to stop global warmingOf the nearly two dozen Democrats running for president, only two campaigns have so far laid out deadlines for transforming Ame...
00:00, 05/08/2019

Rep. Engel: New, ‘ultra-left’ Democrats like Ocasio-Cortez ‘not my cup of tea’ WASHINGTON — Rep. Eliot Engel (D-NY) said the left-leaning freshman members of his caucus who include Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez are not his “cup of tea.” “There are a handful of people that aren’t my cup of tea, but we have to transcend that and we wi...
12:16, 05/13/2019

Collectivization remarks split German Social Democrats The leader of the Social Democrats' youth movement, Kevin Kühnert, has kicked up a backlash from his parent party. He suggested firms like BMW could be collectively controlled and property ownership should be restricted....
11:16, 05/02/2019

U.S. Democrats to press Trump on paying for infrastructure boost Democrats in Congress will press U.S. President Donald Trump at a White House meeting on Wednesday for details on how to pay for a massive boost in U.S. infrastructure spending after agreeing in April to try to win approval of a $2 trillion package....
05:32, 05/22/2019

How Democrats Who Beat Republicans Last Year Plan to Keep Their Seats House Democrats are moving aggressively to defend their majority, and rushing to protect the seats they hold in districts that supported the president in 2016....
06:48, 05/14/2019

Democrats Want Robert Mueller to Testify. It’s Still Not Clear When—Or If—That Will Happen Millions of Americans, beginning with Washington Democrats, are eager for Special Counsel Robert Mueller to testify about his final report on Russian interference in the 2016 election. But despite a congressional summons, it’s still not clear w...
10:48, 04/28/2019

Vulnerable Democrats split as impeachment pressure mounts Freshman Democrats who delivered the House majority are starting to split under impeachment pressure as a number of those in competitive districts are now warming to the idea of launching proceedings against President Donald Trump.As the administrati...
00:00, 05/22/2019

Democrats Pelosi, Schumer say budget talks 'productive' The two top Democrats in Congress said on Tuesday that talks with Republican lawmakers and White House officials on federal spending were "productive."...
23:00, 05/21/2019

Democrats fume that de Blasio keeps stealing their policy ideas He may be longing for a loftier official title, but Mayor Bill de Blasio has already been given a new nickname back at home — Bigfoot. The 6-foot-5 mayor — who on Thursday became the 23rd Democrat to announce a 2020 presidential bid — earned the moni...
07:00, 05/16/2019

Trump, Democrats agree to spend $2 trillion on U.S. infrastructure U.S. President Donald Trump and Democratic leaders agreed on Tuesday to spend $2 trillion on roads, bridges, water, broadband and power grids, and will meet again in three weeks to discuss how to pay for the plan, Democratic leaders said....
12:00, 04/30/2019

Democrats and Trump do battle in court over his financial records A federal judge on Tuesday said financial records from U.S. President Donald Trump's long-time accounting firm would be part of a "proper subject of investigation" by Congress, appearing to side with Democratic lawmakers seeking more oversight of the...
19:00, 05/14/2019

McGahn to skip hearing as Democrats debate next steps WASHINGTON (AP) — House Democrats are facing yet another brazen attempt by President Donald Trump to stonewall their investigations, this time with former White House counsel Donald McGahn defying a subpoena for his testimony on orders from the White...
01:00, 05/21/2019

Trump, Democrats agree to $2 trillion on infrastructure: Schumer U.S. President Donald Trump agreed with Democratic leaders on Tuesday to spend $2 trillion on roads, bridges, water, broadband and power grids, Senate Democratic Leader Chuck Schumer said on Tuesday after a White House meeting....
10:16, 04/30/2019

Trump, Democrats Agree on $2 Trillion for Roads and Bridges (WASHINGTON) — Democratic congressional leaders say they have reached an agreement with President Donald Trump to spend $2 trillion on infrastructure. Senate Minority Leader Chuck Schumer calls the $2 trillion figure a “very good thing...
10:16, 04/30/2019

'Single payer' hearing highlights differences among Democrats A hearing Wednesday intended to focus on legislating a fully government-financed healthcare system exposed the differences Democrats have on healthcare....
03:00, 05/23/2019

Democrats Grapple With Trump’s Moves to Thwart Inquiries A series of Trump family lawsuits to block House subpoenas has left Democrats steaming, and again talking about impeaching the president for obstruction of justice....
16:00, 04/30/2019

Republicans’ Messaging on Abortion Puts Democrats on the Defensive The unusually forceful campaign has created challenges that Democrats did not expect as they struggle to combat misinformation and thwart further efforts to undercut access to abortion....
13:48, 05/16/2019

Democrats may fund parts of Trump’s $4.5B border request WASHINGTON (AP) — Congressional Democrats are signaling a willingness to include major elements of President Donald Trump’s $4.5 billion request for humanitarian and security needs on the U.S.-Mexico border into an unrelated, widely backed disa...
10:32, 05/14/2019

Democrats revoke invitation to Republican to testify on carbon tax Former Republican Rep. Carlos Curbelo of Florida was disinvited Friday from testifying at next week’s House Ways and Means Committee hearing focused on climate change....
12:48, 05/10/2019

Trump uses energy speech to mock 2020 Democrats President Donald Trump used an official government speech at a liquefied natural gas export facility to handicap his potential 2020 Democratic opponents and attack the Green New Deal proposal for aggressively cutting carbon emissions. (May 14)  ...
03:00, 05/15/2019

Do You Need Us To Hold Your Hand Through This Entire List Of Incredible Murals? Do We Always Have To Compile A Whole List Of Photos For You Just So That You’ll Look At Them? Grow Up. We put together this convenient, scrollable list of incredible murals for you because apparently that’s what it takes to get you to look at photos of interesting things. All we do is look these pictures up on Google—something you’re more than capable...
07:00, 05/02/2019

EMERGING MARKETS-Latam stocks hold ground, FX gains ground against tepid dollar A Latin American stocks benchmark held ground on Friday, while currencies in Latin America broadly firmed against a tepid dollar, as investors' exposure towards riskier assets ticked up amid rising hopes of a U.S.-China trade deal. U.S. Treasury ...
15:16, 05/10/2019

Explainer: How the EU will vote and why it matters In three weeks, Europeans will vote for a new European Parliament but the real struggle for power over the bloc will begin only after votes are counted. Here's why?...
07:00, 04/30/2019

EU citizens in UK to use EU vote to have a say on Brexit An election for the European Parliament this month is giving the 3 million Europeans who are living in Britain a chance to pass judgment on the Brexit decision that has left their lives in limbo...
08:00, 05/17/2019

German YouTubers: Don't vote CDU or SPD or AfD Some 70 influential creators spoke out against Germany's ruling parties for climate inaction. The CDU has had to walk back its criticism of a YouTube star who slammed them for not tackling climate change....
18:48, 05/24/2019

Finland's Social Democrats aim to form government with Centre Party, three others Finland's Social Democrats said on Wednesday they would try to form a coalition government with the Centre Party and three smaller partners after coming out on top in elections....
02:48, 05/08/2019

Trump Crying For Impeachment, Democrats Not On That Path: Nancy Pelosi House Speaker Nancy Pelosi, D-Calif., claimed Thursday that President Trump wants to be impeached and is upset that House Democrats are not rushing in that direction now, as tensions continued to......
22:48, 05/23/2019

Democrats live reading Mueller report on Capitol Hill A group of more than 25 House Democrats are taking turns reading the entire redacted report from special counsel Robert Mueller out loud Thursday on Capitol Hill....
23:00, 05/16/2019

Trump approval at 51%, winning millennials, trusted more than Democrats on economy President Trump has crossed the critical 50% approval line needed to win reelection as millennials and independents are moving to embrace him, according to a new survey....
08:48, 05/14/2019

Judge sides with Democrats in Trump bank subpoena fight NEW YORK — A federal judge on Wednesday allowed the House to move ahead with subpoenas seeking years of President Donald Trump’s financial records from Deutsche Bank and Capital One, dealing the second blow in a matter of days to Trump's legal strate...
19:00, 05/22/2019

Arizona Democrats urge DHS to send FEMA to southern border Five House Democrats from Arizona on Monday asked the Department of Homeland Security to consider deploying Federal Emergency Management Agency resources and personnel to help respond to the "humanitarian crisis" at the U.S.-Mexico border....
16:00, 05/06/2019

John Delaney splits with Democrats with 'real' climate plan Presidential candidate John Delaney released a $4 trillion plan Thursday to fight climate change that calls for a carbon tax, contrasting himself with follow Democrats who have not endorsed carbon pricing....
15:32, 05/23/2019

‘We Can’t Do It.’ Trump Says He Refuses to Talk Policy With Democrats Unless They Stop Investigation (WASHINGTON) — President Donald Trump abruptly quit a meeting with congressional Democrats Wednesday with a flat declaration he would no longer work with them unless they drop their investigations in the aftermath of the Trump-Russia report. Af...
15:48, 05/22/2019

Democrats waiting for large presidential field to take shape before endorsing Lawmakers are letting the race sort itself out before backing a candidate for 2020, though several from Iowa, South Carolina and other early nominating states are being courted....
11:32, 05/18/2019

2020 Democrats Condemn Alabama Abortion Measure and Vow to Fight It The measure, approved by the Alabama Senate, would outlaw almost all abortions in the state. “This is a war on women,” Senator Kirsten Gillibrand said....
09:48, 05/15/2019

Republicans, Democrats concerned about Hungary's Orban ahead of U.S. visit Senior Republican and Democratic members of the U.S. Congress told President Donald Trump on Friday they were concerned about Hungary's "downward democratic trajectory," ahead of Prime Minister Viktor Orban's visit to Washington next week....
18:48, 05/10/2019

Judge rules Democrats can proceed with emoluments case against Trump A federal judge denied a request to dismiss a lawsuit alleging President Donald Trump is violating the Constitution by conducting business with foreign governments....
20:32, 04/30/2019

At Florida Rally, Trump Denounces Democrats’ ‘Nonsense’ as He Looks to 2020 At a relatively subdued “Make America Great Again” rally on Wednesday night, the president riffed on familiar themes, like the “fake news media” and Hillary Clinton....
21:48, 05/08/2019

Time works against Democrats in Trump investigations. So does a lack of shame. Democrats worry that their legal challenges to Trump’s resistance could take years to resolve, while no one seems concerned about the stain of a contempt citation....
03:32, 05/11/2019

Biden Thinks Trump Is the Problem, Not All Republicans. Other Democrats Disagree. The former vice president is defending his friendliness toward Republicans in Washington, saying Mr. Trump doesn’t represent them. But others say that view is naïve....
08:00, 05/04/2019

Trump and Democrats Agree to Pursue $2 Trillion Infrastructure Plan After a meeting of “good will” at the White House, the leaders will gather again in three weeks to discuss how to actually pay for the ambitious project....
12:16, 04/30/2019

Labour panics as remain voters switch to Liberal Democrats Polls makes Vince Cable’s party the favourite for remainers and puts it in first place in LondonSenior Labour figures were engaged in a desperate battle to shore up the party’s support on Saturday night, amid warnings that its stance on Brexit was he...
17:48, 05/18/2019

Democrats defend Rashida Tlaib over misrepresented Holocaust comments Party leaders rallied behind the congresswoman after Republicans mischaracterized her ‘calming feeling’ remarksFollow the latest in US politics – liveDemocrats in Congress have rallied behind Rashida Tlaib after Republicans, citing her recent comment...
17:32, 05/14/2019

As McGahn Prepares to Defy Subpoena, Democrats’ Anger Swells The House Judiciary Committee chairman said his panel would soon hold a contempt vote, while other members were expected to go public with calls for an impeachment inquiry....
04:00, 05/21/2019

Faced with their own demise, Europe’s social democrats are moving left The plight of Germany’s oldest political party reflects a broader identity crisis for parties across the West — including America’s Democrats — that present themselves as champions of workers, unions and social democracy, but have seen support wither...
09:16, 05/19/2019

Austrian Social Democrats' leader says won't oppose snap election The leader of Austria's opposition Social Democrats, Pamela Rendi-Wagner, will not oppose a snap election if a bill proposing one is put to parliament, she told national broadcaster ORF on Saturday....
14:48, 05/18/2019

U.S. Democrats edge toward court battles over Mueller, Trump's taxes U.S. congressional Democrats edged closer on Monday to fighting two legal battles - one over the Mueller report and one over President Donald Trump's tax returns - after administration officials stonewalled lawmakers' requests for those documents....
17:32, 05/06/2019

Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin Is Willing to Eat Trump's Tax Returns to Keep Democrats From Seeing Them On Monday, the Trump administration rejected House Democrats request to turn over the president’s tax returns, which is funny considering that Satan’s favorite orange pair of slippers has stated several times that he couldn’t turn over his taxes beca...
21:48, 05/07/2019

Democrats Are Jumping to Defend Rep. Rashida Tlaib Over Holocaust Remarks (WASHINGTON) — Democrats on Monday defended a freshman member of their ranks after President Donald Trump and his allies mischaracterized her remarks about the Holocaust to accuse her of anti-Semitism. Michigan Democrat Rashida Tlaib told a Yah...
14:00, 05/13/2019

Democrats' suit against Trump over foreign payment can proceed: judge A U.S. federal judge ruled on Tuesday that Democrats in Congress can move forward with a lawsuit accusing President Donald Trump of violating the law by accepting gifts or payments from foreign governments through his businesses....
17:48, 04/30/2019

Queens Democrats hosting Mayor Pete for a ‘fireside chat’ Queens Democrats are hosting the mayor Wednesday for a “fireside chat” about his 2020 White House bid– Mayor Pete Buttigieg that is. The invitation– the first in a series of town halls– means there will be no favored son...
10:16, 05/20/2019

Sarah Sanders: Border crisis will 'get worse' until Democrats help fix problems Following a discussion about a 16-year-old Guatemalan boy who died in Customs and Border Protection custody this week, White House Press Secretary Sarah Sanders said Democrats need to act in order to prevent the humanitarian crisis at the border....
08:32, 05/22/2019

Key Democrats up the pressure on Pelosi for impeachment but she stands by go-slow approach House Speaker Nancy Pelosi is facing pressure from within her own leadership ranks to take a more aggressive strategy toward impeachment even as Pelosi made clear that she is pursuing a deliberate approach....
04:00, 05/22/2019

Ben Shapiro on Democrats' 'deeply cynical play' and how Trump should have responded Ben Shapiro laid out how he believes President Trump could have achieved a better "political outcome" after his contentious face-off with top Democrats Nancy Pelosi and Chuck Schumer. ...
09:16, 05/24/2019

Trump wants to kill this federal agency. Democrats blasted the idea. House Democrats called an administration plan to dismantle the Office of Personnel Management — the first elimination of a major federal agency in decades — an act of hostility against the apolitical civil service....
05:16, 05/22/2019

Math favors Senate Democrats in 2020, but geography gives GOP the advantage Republicans, confident about keeping the majority, say anybody-but-Kobach in Kansas, fearing the divisive ex-attorney general could cost them a seat despite close ties to Trump....
15:00, 04/28/2019

Pete Buttigieg warns Democrats about lure of identity politics Democrat addresses Human Rights Campaign in Las VegasElizabeth Warren leads the Democratic ‘ideas primary’In a speech in Las Vegas on Saturday, the Democratic presidential candidate Pete Buttigieg described his decision to come out and how the exclus...
15:32, 05/12/2019

Democrats’ Tax Cuts Target Middle Class More Than Trump’s, Study Says A liberal think tank concluded that plans from the 2020 contenders Kamala Harris, Cory Booker and Michael Bennet would cost less than the 2017 tax cuts while lifting incomes more for low- and middle-income workers....
03:16, 05/22/2019

Democrats rally behind Rashida Tlaib after Palestine, Holocaust comments Democratic leaders were rushing to the defense of freshman Congresswoman Rashida Tlaib on Monday after she got blasted by Republicans — including President Trump — for comments she made about Jews moving into Palestine after the Holocaust. “Rep...
23:48, 05/13/2019

Survey: Democrats ignore economic boom in dissing Trump Anti-Trump partisanship has turned Democrats even further away from President Trump despite the economic surge and accompanying drop in unemployment that has pushed many in a new poll to feel better about the direction of the nation and their own fin...
13:00, 05/08/2019

‘Black Leadership Matters’: Why a Racial Rift Is Growing Among N.Y. Democrats A progressive push, fueled by newly energized activists, has alienated the old guard of black leaders, igniting an internal battle with racial overtones....
06:00, 05/06/2019

Trump Twitter spree takes aim at Democrats, Biden and China President retweets 60 comments siding with him on issues including the Russia investigation and James ComeyBefore heading to his golf club near Washington on Saturday, Donald Trump indulged in a retweeting spree which included jabs at Democrats for p...
21:32, 05/11/2019

| New York puts Democrats a step closer to Trump’s tax returns New York politicians have given final passage to legislation that would allow US President Donald Trump's state tax returns to be released to congressional committees that have, so far, been barred from getting the president's federal filings....
16:32, 05/23/2019

Democrats' demand to see Trump tax returns boosted by report of $1bn loss Nancy Pelosi reiterates call for release of six years of filingsIRS reportedly recorded huge losses in 80s and 90sLive: follow the latest US politics newsA new report revealing that Donald Trump lost more than $1bn in a decade is fueling heated Democ...
09:00, 05/08/2019

Moderate Democrats fret they made a ‘big mistake’ backing Barr Three Senate Democrats voted for William Barr to be attorney general. Now at least two of them say they might have made a mistake.After revelations that special counsel Robert Mueller took issue with Barr’s presentation of the Russia investigation fi...
05:48, 05/02/2019

Game on for EU vote, but real fight comes after On posters, hustings and social media, a battle for Europe is being fought, as contenders seek votes for an EU parliamentary election in late May - but the real battle for power will come only once the count is in....
07:00, 04/30/2019