Home » 2019 » January » 06

Daily Archives: January 6, 2019 , 06:01

Schumer jabs Trump: ‘Enough with the memes’

Schumer jabs Trump: ‘Enough with the memes’

Senate Minority Leader Chuck Schumer took a swipe at President Trump for posting “Game of Thrones” memes to promote his policies. “Enough with the memes,” the New York Democrat tweeted ...

Read More »

Five things to know about the Trump Tower Moscow proposal

Five things to know about the Trump Tower Moscow proposal

Discussions within the Trump Organization during the 2016 presidential campaign about a proposal to build a real estate development in Moscow are a key component of the events being investigated ...

Read More »

Pence huddles with congressional staffers amid effort to end shutdown

Pence huddles with congressional staffers amid effort to end shutdown

Vice President Pence and top members of the Trump administration met with Democratic congressional staffers on Saturday to discuss a potential end to the weeks-long partial government shutdown. Pence, White ...

Read More »

Ex-minister charged as Iran spy

Ex-minister charged as Iran spy

A former minister-turned alleged spy for Iran is negotiating a plea bargain with prosecutors, according to a television report on Sunday. Gonen Segev is accused of “aggravated espionage,” as well ...

Read More »

Donald Trump is less popular than Nancy Pelosi for the first time during his presidency

Donald Trump is less popular than Nancy Pelosi for the first time during his presidency

(CNN)First things first: The theme song of the week is The Blind Boys of Alabama’s Way Down in the Hole from The Wire. Poll of the week: A Gallup poll ...

Read More »

We already know how this shutdown will end

We already know how this shutdown will end

(CNN)We already know how this partial shutdown of the federal government will end. Someone has to blink, or the two sides have to compromise. But it’s rarely a compromise that ...

Read More »

Iran has more potential oil buyers despite US sanctions

Iran has more potential oil buyers despite US sanctions

The United States introduced new sanctions on Iran’s energy sector on 5 November, with a stated goal to cut the Islamic Republic’s oil exports to zero. The number of potential buyers ...

Read More »

Trump: ‘I don’t care’ that most federal employees working without pay ‘are Democrats’

Trump: ‘I don’t care’ that most federal employees working without pay ‘are Democrats’

President Trump said Saturday that he wants to end the partial government shutdown that is stretching into its third week while reiterating his claim that most of the federal workers ...

Read More »

Pentagon chief of staff resigns

Pentagon chief of staff resigns

The Department of Defense’s chief of staff Rear Adm. Kevin Sweeney has resigned, according to a statement. Sweeney said in a brief statement that he planned to return to the ...

Read More »

More coal plants shut down in Trump’s first two years than in Obama’s entire first term

More coal plants shut down in Trump’s first two years than in Obama’s entire first term

The last time U.S. coal consumption was this low, Jimmy Carter was president. Despite campaigning on a pledge to save the dirtiest of fossil fuels, President Donald Trump has presided ...

Read More »