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Trump administration might consolidate pandemic response at State Department

Trump administration might consolidate pandemic response at State Department

The proposal could establish an alternative mechanism to some of the work done by the World Health Organization, which Trump has criticized. Read full article: Trump administration might consolidate p...→

Trump administration might consolidate pandemic response at State Department

Trump administration might consolidate pandemic response at State Department

The proposal could establish an alternative mechanism to some of the work done by the World Health Organization, which Trump has criticized. Read full article: Trump administration might consolidate p...→

Antifa to blame for rioting, Trump administration says; Dems see white supremacists at work

Antifa to blame for rioting, Trump administration says; Dems see white supremacists at work

The Trump administration blamed on Saturday far-left groups using antifa tactics for fomenting the violent protests upending Minneapolis and other major cities [...] Read full article: Antifa to blame for rioting, Trump admin...→

Portland mayor declares state of emergency in response to rioting, looting

Portland mayor declares state of emergency in response to rioting, looting

Portland was under a state of emergency Saturday after rioting and looting raged overnight in the city’s downtown. Read full article: Portland mayor declares state of emergen...→

Trump Announces U.S. Will End Support For World Health Organization During COVID-19 Pandemic

Trump Announces U.S. Will End Support For World Health Organization During COVID-19 Pandemic

President Donald Trump on Friday took aim at the World Health Organization and China, blaming both for their roles in the pandemic’s devastation. Read full article: Trump Announces U.S. Will End Support Fo...→

Democrats seek interviews in probe of State Department inspector general's firing

Democrats seek interviews in probe of State Department inspector general's firing

Democrats continue to investigate the circumstances surrounding President Trump's removal of the State Department inspector general. Read full article: Democrats seek interviews in probe of St...→

President Donald Trump to brief nation amid George Floyd protests, coronavirus pandemic

President Donald Trump to brief nation amid George Floyd protests, coronavirus pandemic

President Donald Trump says he will hold a press conference in the White House Rose Garden on Friday, as anti-police brutality demonstrations take place around [...] Read full article: President Donald Trump to brief nation a...→

Democrats expand investigation into the firing of State Department IG Steve Linick

Democrats expand investigation into the firing of State Department IG Steve Linick

The Democratic leaders of the House and Senate Foreign Relations Committees on Friday announced they are expanding an ongoing investigation into the circumstan [...] Read full article: Democrats expand investigation into the ...→

Layoffs during coronavirus pandemic: A state-by-state breakdown

Layoffs during coronavirus pandemic: A state-by-state breakdown

The layoffs in the U.S. have hit some parts of the country with particular force. Here is a state-by-state breakdown. Read full article: Layoffs during coronavirus pandemic: A s...→

Inslee: Trump Virus Response as If FDR Called Pearl Harbor a 'Hoax'

Inslee: Trump Virus Response as If FDR Called Pearl Harbor a 'Hoax'

Washington state's Democratic Gov. Jay Inslee charges President Donald Trump has been in denial about the science of the COVID-19 crisis, likening it to if FDR [...] Read full article: Inslee: Trump Virus Response as If FDR C...→

Reopening California: 46 DMV offices reopen across state amid coronavirus pandemic

Reopening California: 46 DMV offices reopen across state amid coronavirus pandemic

This is the second wave of DMV offices reopening since the shelter in place mandates were ordered because of the pandemic. Read full article: Reopening California: 46 DMV offices reo...→

Coronavirus government response updates: Trump, in first reaction to 100,000 deaths, calls it a 'very sad milestone'

Coronavirus government response updates: Trump, in first reaction to 100,000 deaths, calls it a 'very sad milestone'

President Donald Trump has acknowledged that 100,000 Americans lives have been lost due to the coronavirus, calling it "a very sad milestone" on Twitter Thursd [...] Read full article: Coronavirus government response updates:...→

23 states are suing the Trump administration for weakening auto emission regulations

23 states are suing the Trump administration for weakening auto emission regulations

The lawsuit alleges that the Safer Affordable Fuel Efficient Vehicle rule is based on faulty science opposed by the EPA's own staff. Read full article: 23 states are suing the Trump administra...→

California Joins 22 States Suing Trump Administration Over Vehicle Emissions, Fuel Standards

California Joins 22 States Suing Trump Administration Over Vehicle Emissions, Fuel Standards

California and 22 other states sued the administration of President Donald Trump on Wednesday to challenge new, less strict standards for fuel economy and gree [...] Read full article: California Joins 22 States Suing Trump A...→

Sen. Bob Menendez: Trump administration seeking to strike arms deal with Saudi Arabia

Sen. Bob Menendez: Trump administration seeking to strike arms deal with Saudi Arabia

The ranking member of the Senate Foreign Relations Committee on Wednesday claimed that the State Department is attempting to strike another multi-million dolla [...] Read full article: Sen. Bob Menendez: Trump administration ...→

Coronavirus government response updates: Good news eludes Trump in Florida after launch scrubbed

Coronavirus government response updates: Good news eludes Trump in Florida after launch scrubbed

President Donald Trump traveled to the battleground state of Florida Wednesday, his fourth major trip this month, as the U.S. approaches 100,000 deaths. Read full article: Coronavirus government response updates:...→

EXCLUSIVE: Swing-state voters favor Trump over Biden on China, protecting businesses, poll finds

EXCLUSIVE: Swing-state voters favor Trump over Biden on China, protecting businesses, poll finds

Voters in nine battleground states trust President Trump more than Democrat Joseph R. Biden to hold China accountable for the coronavirus crisis, and they over [...] Read full article: EXCLUSIVE: Swing-state voters favor Trum...→

As Trump rages on vote-by-mail, state officials — Republicans included — quietly press forward

As Trump rages on vote-by-mail, state officials — Republicans included — quietly press forward

"There’s more than enough to do without worrying about political fights that are taking place," said Ben Hovland, the chair of the Election Assistance Commissi [...] Read full article: As Trump rages on vote-by-mail, state of...→

What does WHO do? Trump terminates relationship with World Health Organization over coronavirus response

What does WHO do? Trump terminates relationship with World Health Organization over coronavirus response

Trump claimed China had "total control" over the World Health Organization and said funding would be redirected to "other worldwide and deserving urgent global [...] Read full article: What does WHO do? Trump terminates relat...→

Trump Tells Administration to Begin Eliminating Hong Kong Privileges

President Donald Trump said on Friday he was directing his administration to begin the process of eliminating special treatment for Hong Kong in response to Ch [...] Read full article: Trump Tells Administration to Begin Elim...→

Bishops Tout ‘European Green Deal’ as Response to COVID-19 Pandemic

Bishops Tout ‘European Green Deal’ as Response to COVID-19 Pandemic

Europe's Catholic bishops have endorsed the European Green Deal as an “underpinning strategy” for a plan of recovery from the pandemic. Read full article: Bishops Tout ‘European Green Deal’ as Re...→

Blue State Blues: Donald Trump Is Defending the First Amendment; Joe Biden Is Attacking It

Blue State Blues: Donald Trump Is Defending the First Amendment; Joe Biden Is Attacking It

Trump's rhetoric is over-the-top. Yet his actions, as usual, not only obey the First Amendment but reinforce it. Biden would do the opposite. Read full article: Blue State Blues: Donald Trump Is Defend...→

Pompeo defends dismissal of State Department watchdog: 'He was investigating policies he simply didn't like'

Pompeo defends dismissal of State Department watchdog: 'He was investigating policies he simply didn't like'

Secretary of State Mike Pompeo has defended the firing earlier this month of State Department Inspector General Steve Linick, telling "The Ingraham Angle" Thur [...] Read full article: Pompeo defends dismissal of State Depart...→

Opinion: Trump and Mexico's President Share Hands-Off Approach to Pandemic - Times of San Diego

Like President Donald J. Trump, Mexican President Andres Manuel Lopez Obrador -- popularly known as AMLO -- initially pooh-poohed the onset of coronavirus. Read full article: Opinion: Trump and Mexico's President Sh...→

Anti-Trump Republican group releases new ad taking aim at

Anti-Trump Republican group releases new ad taking aim at "Rich Mitch" McConnell in GOP leader's home state

"After 35 years, Kentuckians are still waiting for the kinds of opportunities Mitch worked so hard to give himself," the Lincoln Project's Thursday advertiseme [...] Read full article: Anti-Trump Republican group releases new...→

Donald Trump Marks 100,000 Lives Lost During Coronavirus Pandemic

Donald Trump Marks 100,000 Lives Lost During Coronavirus Pandemic

President Donald Trump responded Thursday to the news that the coronavirus had claimed 100,000 American lives. Read full article: Donald Trump Marks 100,000 Lives Lost Du...→

States sue Trump administration over fuel efficiency rollback

WASHINGTON -- A group of 23 U.S. states and the District of Columbia filed a lawsuit on Wednesday challenging a Trump administration decision to weaken Obama-e [...] Read full article: States sue Trump administration over fue...→

Approval of Trump's Pandemic Response Steady, Biden Favored in Election: Reuters/IPSOS Poll

Public approval of President Donald Trump's handling of the coronavirus pandemic remained steady this week as the number of U.S. deaths from the illness surpas [...] Read full article: Approval of Trump's Pandemic Response St...→

Ilhan Omar: Israel has too Much Influence on Trump Administration

Ilhan Omar: Israel has too Much Influence on Trump Administration

Rep. Ilhan Omar compared Israel with Saudi Arabia in an interview, saying both countries used money to influence the Trump administration. Read full article: Ilhan Omar: Israel has too Much Influenc...→

23 State AGs Sue Trump Admin. for Fuel Efficiency Rollback

23 State AGs Sue Trump Admin. for Fuel Efficiency Rollback

Attorneys general of 23 states are suing the Trump administration for the rollback of Obama-era fuel efficiency regulations. Read full article: 23 State AGs Sue Trump Admin. for Fuel E...→

Senators press Trump administration over coronavirus in juvenile detention facilities

Senators press Trump administration over coronavirus in juvenile detention facilities

Amid rising COVID-19 cases in juvenile detention facilities, lawmakers want the Trump administration to explain what’s being done to protect the children. Read full article: Senators press Trump administration over...→

Trump, Pence tag team battleground state for SpaceX launch | WTOP

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump is hoping the first launch of American astronauts from U.S. soil in nearly a decade will give the nation’s spirit a bo [...] Read full article: Trump, Pence tag team battleground state...→

Blaming China for Pandemic, Trump Says U.S. Will Leave the W.H.O.

Blaming China for Pandemic, Trump Says U.S. Will Leave the W.H.O.

America’s decades-long relationship with the organization has been instrumental in improving health around the world. Read full article: Blaming China for Pandemic, Trump Says U...→

Trump administration sends Congress transcripts of Flynn's call with Russian ambassador

Trump administration sends Congress transcripts of Flynn's call with Russian ambassador

Flynn’s conversations with the ambassador were a key concern to FBI investigators probing Russian interference in the 2016 election Read full article: Trump administration sends Congress tran...→

Elizabeth Warren: Trump Calling for 'Illegal, State-Sponsored Killing'

Elizabeth Warren: Trump Calling for 'Illegal, State-Sponsored Killing'

Elizabeth Warren accused Trump of advocating for "illegal, state-sponsored killing" after he threaten to use the National Guard on rioters. Read full article: Elizabeth Warren: Trump Calling for 'Ill...→

Pandemic upends state plans to expand health insurance

Two states have halted Medicaid expansion plans, and a fight over the public option has been put on hold. Read full article: Pandemic upends state plans to expand he...→

Lovell Federal Health Care Center to host town hall June 3; COVID-19 pandemic response part of discussion

Lovell Federal Health Care Center to host town hall June 3; COVID-19 pandemic response part of discussion

All are invited to participate in the Captain James A. Lovell Federal Health Care Center's next Community Tele-Town Hall Wednesday, June 3. Read full article: Lovell Federal Health Care Center to hos...→

State Department announces $3M reward for info on senior ISIS leader

State Department announces $3M reward for info on senior ISIS leader

The State Department Thursday announced a $3 million reward for any information on Muhammad Khadir Musa Ramadan, a senior leader in the Islamic State (ISIS). Read full article: State Department announces $3M reward fo...→

Twitter applies Trump fact-check standard to Chinese official who blamed pandemic on U.S. military

Twitter applies Trump fact-check standard to Chinese official who blamed pandemic on U.S. military

Twitter said it had added labels to the tweets sent two months ago by spokesperson Lijian Zhao who promoted a coronavirus conspiracy theory. Read full article: Twitter applies Trump fact-check standar...→

China threatens to

China threatens to "hit back" as Trump warns of strong U.S. response to Hong Kong law

Trump is expected to announce the U.S. response to a controversial new law that Secretary of State Mike Pompeo says threatens Hong Kong's autonomy. Read full article: China threatens to "hit back" as Trump w...→

Trump administration to end Iranian nuclear-cooperation sanctions waivers

Trump administration to end Iranian nuclear-cooperation sanctions waivers

The Trump administration announced Wednesday it is revoking nearly every remaining sanctions waiver the U.S. granted Iran under the Obama-era nuclear agreement [...] Read full article: Trump administration to end Iranian nucl...→

Swing-state voters favor Trump over Biden on China, support shielding

Swing-state voters favor Trump over Biden on China, support shielding

Voters in nine battleground states trust President Trump more than Democrat Joseph R. Biden to hold China accountable for the coronavirus crisis, and they over [...] Read full article: Swing-state voters favor Trump over Bide...→

Trump administration considers further restrictions on foreign workers

Trump administration considers further restrictions on foreign workers

The White House is expected to consider further restrictions on foreign workers following President Trump’s pledge to “suspend immigration” last month. Read full article: Trump administration considers further r...→

Antifa to blame for rioting, Trump administration says; Dems see white supremacists at work

Antifa to blame for rioting, Trump administration says; Dems see white supremacists at work

The Trump administration blamed on Saturday far-left groups using antifa tactics for fomenting the violent protests upending Minneapolis and other major cities [...] Read full article: Antifa to blame for rioting, Trump admin...→

As Trump rages on vote-by-mail, state officials — Republicans included — quietly press forward

As Trump rages on vote-by-mail, state officials — Republicans included — quietly press forward

"There’s more than enough to do without worrying about political fights that are taking place," said Ben Hovland, the chair of the Election Assistance Commissi [...] Read full article: As Trump rages on vote-by-mail, state of...→

Trump Announces U.S. Will End Support For World Health Organization During COVID-19 Pandemic

Trump Announces U.S. Will End Support For World Health Organization During COVID-19 Pandemic

President Donald Trump on Friday took aim at the World Health Organization and China, blaming both for their roles in the pandemic’s devastation. Read full article: Trump Announces U.S. Will End Support Fo...→

Trump administration sends Congress transcripts of Flynn's call with Russian ambassador

Trump administration sends Congress transcripts of Flynn's call with Russian ambassador

Flynn’s conversations with the ambassador were a key concern to FBI investigators probing Russian interference in the 2016 election Read full article: Trump administration sends Congress tran...→

Trump Tells Administration to Begin Eliminating Hong Kong Privileges

President Donald Trump said on Friday he was directing his administration to begin the process of eliminating special treatment for Hong Kong in response to Ch [...] Read full article: Trump Tells Administration to Begin Elim...→

President Donald Trump to brief nation amid George Floyd protests, coronavirus pandemic

President Donald Trump to brief nation amid George Floyd protests, coronavirus pandemic

President Donald Trump says he will hold a press conference in the White House Rose Garden on Friday, as anti-police brutality demonstrations take place around [...] Read full article: President Donald Trump to brief nation a...→

Blue State Blues: Donald Trump Is Defending the First Amendment; Joe Biden Is Attacking It

Blue State Blues: Donald Trump Is Defending the First Amendment; Joe Biden Is Attacking It

Trump's rhetoric is over-the-top. Yet his actions, as usual, not only obey the First Amendment but reinforce it. Biden would do the opposite. Read full article: Blue State Blues: Donald Trump Is Defend...→

Lovell Federal Health Care Center to host town hall June 3; COVID-19 pandemic response part of discussion

Lovell Federal Health Care Center to host town hall June 3; COVID-19 pandemic response part of discussion

All are invited to participate in the Captain James A. Lovell Federal Health Care Center's next Community Tele-Town Hall Wednesday, June 3. Read full article: Lovell Federal Health Care Center to hos...→

Opinion: Trump and Mexico's President Share Hands-Off Approach to Pandemic - Times of San Diego

Like President Donald J. Trump, Mexican President Andres Manuel Lopez Obrador -- popularly known as AMLO -- initially pooh-poohed the onset of coronavirus. Read full article: Opinion: Trump and Mexico's President Sh...→

Inslee: Trump Virus Response as If FDR Called Pearl Harbor a 'Hoax'

Inslee: Trump Virus Response as If FDR Called Pearl Harbor a 'Hoax'

Washington state's Democratic Gov. Jay Inslee charges President Donald Trump has been in denial about the science of the COVID-19 crisis, likening it to if FDR [...] Read full article: Inslee: Trump Virus Response as If FDR C...→

Twitter applies Trump fact-check standard to Chinese official who blamed pandemic on U.S. military

Twitter applies Trump fact-check standard to Chinese official who blamed pandemic on U.S. military

Twitter said it had added labels to the tweets sent two months ago by spokesperson Lijian Zhao who promoted a coronavirus conspiracy theory. Read full article: Twitter applies Trump fact-check standar...→

Donald Trump Marks 100,000 Lives Lost During Coronavirus Pandemic

Donald Trump Marks 100,000 Lives Lost During Coronavirus Pandemic

President Donald Trump responded Thursday to the news that the coronavirus had claimed 100,000 American lives. Read full article: Donald Trump Marks 100,000 Lives Lost Du...→

Coronavirus government response updates: Trump, in first reaction to 100,000 deaths, calls it a 'very sad milestone'

Coronavirus government response updates: Trump, in first reaction to 100,000 deaths, calls it a 'very sad milestone'

President Donald Trump has acknowledged that 100,000 Americans lives have been lost due to the coronavirus, calling it "a very sad milestone" on Twitter Thursd [...] Read full article: Coronavirus government response updates:...→

Approval of Trump's Pandemic Response Steady, Biden Favored in Election: Reuters/IPSOS Poll

Public approval of President Donald Trump's handling of the coronavirus pandemic remained steady this week as the number of U.S. deaths from the illness surpas [...] Read full article: Approval of Trump's Pandemic Response St...→

California Joins 22 States Suing Trump Administration Over Vehicle Emissions, Fuel Standards

California Joins 22 States Suing Trump Administration Over Vehicle Emissions, Fuel Standards

California and 22 other states sued the administration of President Donald Trump on Wednesday to challenge new, less strict standards for fuel economy and gree [...] Read full article: California Joins 22 States Suing Trump A...→

23 State AGs Sue Trump Admin. for Fuel Efficiency Rollback

23 State AGs Sue Trump Admin. for Fuel Efficiency Rollback

Attorneys general of 23 states are suing the Trump administration for the rollback of Obama-era fuel efficiency regulations. Read full article: 23 State AGs Sue Trump Admin. for Fuel E...→

Coronavirus government response updates: Good news eludes Trump in Florida after launch scrubbed

Coronavirus government response updates: Good news eludes Trump in Florida after launch scrubbed

President Donald Trump traveled to the battleground state of Florida Wednesday, his fourth major trip this month, as the U.S. approaches 100,000 deaths. Read full article: Coronavirus government response updates:...→

Swing-state voters favor Trump over Biden on China, support shielding

Swing-state voters favor Trump over Biden on China, support shielding

Voters in nine battleground states trust President Trump more than Democrat Joseph R. Biden to hold China accountable for the coronavirus crisis, and they over [...] Read full article: Swing-state voters favor Trump over Bide...→

Trump, Pence tag team battleground state for SpaceX launch | WTOP

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump is hoping the first launch of American astronauts from U.S. soil in nearly a decade will give the nation’s spirit a bo [...] Read full article: Trump, Pence tag team battleground state...→

Portland mayor declares state of emergency in response to rioting, looting

Portland mayor declares state of emergency in response to rioting, looting

Portland was under a state of emergency Saturday after rioting and looting raged overnight in the city’s downtown. Read full article: Portland mayor declares state of emergen...→

Blaming China for Pandemic, Trump Says U.S. Will Leave the W.H.O.

Blaming China for Pandemic, Trump Says U.S. Will Leave the W.H.O.

America’s decades-long relationship with the organization has been instrumental in improving health around the world. Read full article: Blaming China for Pandemic, Trump Says U...→

What does WHO do? Trump terminates relationship with World Health Organization over coronavirus response

What does WHO do? Trump terminates relationship with World Health Organization over coronavirus response

Trump claimed China had "total control" over the World Health Organization and said funding would be redirected to "other worldwide and deserving urgent global [...] Read full article: What does WHO do? Trump terminates relat...→

Democrats seek interviews in probe of State Department inspector general's firing

Democrats seek interviews in probe of State Department inspector general's firing

Democrats continue to investigate the circumstances surrounding President Trump's removal of the State Department inspector general. Read full article: Democrats seek interviews in probe of St...→

Elizabeth Warren: Trump Calling for 'Illegal, State-Sponsored Killing'

Elizabeth Warren: Trump Calling for 'Illegal, State-Sponsored Killing'

Elizabeth Warren accused Trump of advocating for "illegal, state-sponsored killing" after he threaten to use the National Guard on rioters. Read full article: Elizabeth Warren: Trump Calling for 'Ill...→

Bishops Tout ‘European Green Deal’ as Response to COVID-19 Pandemic

Bishops Tout ‘European Green Deal’ as Response to COVID-19 Pandemic

Europe's Catholic bishops have endorsed the European Green Deal as an “underpinning strategy” for a plan of recovery from the pandemic. Read full article: Bishops Tout ‘European Green Deal’ as Re...→

Democrats expand investigation into the firing of State Department IG Steve Linick

Democrats expand investigation into the firing of State Department IG Steve Linick

The Democratic leaders of the House and Senate Foreign Relations Committees on Friday announced they are expanding an ongoing investigation into the circumstan [...] Read full article: Democrats expand investigation into the ...→

Pandemic upends state plans to expand health insurance

Two states have halted Medicaid expansion plans, and a fight over the public option has been put on hold. Read full article: Pandemic upends state plans to expand he...→

Pompeo defends dismissal of State Department watchdog: 'He was investigating policies he simply didn't like'

Pompeo defends dismissal of State Department watchdog: 'He was investigating policies he simply didn't like'

Secretary of State Mike Pompeo has defended the firing earlier this month of State Department Inspector General Steve Linick, telling "The Ingraham Angle" Thur [...] Read full article: Pompeo defends dismissal of State Depart...→

Layoffs during coronavirus pandemic: A state-by-state breakdown

Layoffs during coronavirus pandemic: A state-by-state breakdown

The layoffs in the U.S. have hit some parts of the country with particular force. Here is a state-by-state breakdown. Read full article: Layoffs during coronavirus pandemic: A s...→

State Department announces $3M reward for info on senior ISIS leader

State Department announces $3M reward for info on senior ISIS leader

The State Department Thursday announced a $3 million reward for any information on Muhammad Khadir Musa Ramadan, a senior leader in the Islamic State (ISIS). Read full article: State Department announces $3M reward fo...→

Anti-Trump Republican group releases new ad taking aim at

Anti-Trump Republican group releases new ad taking aim at "Rich Mitch" McConnell in GOP leader's home state

"After 35 years, Kentuckians are still waiting for the kinds of opportunities Mitch worked so hard to give himself," the Lincoln Project's Thursday advertiseme [...] Read full article: Anti-Trump Republican group releases new...→

Reopening California: 46 DMV offices reopen across state amid coronavirus pandemic

Reopening California: 46 DMV offices reopen across state amid coronavirus pandemic

This is the second wave of DMV offices reopening since the shelter in place mandates were ordered because of the pandemic. Read full article: Reopening California: 46 DMV offices reo...→

China threatens to

China threatens to "hit back" as Trump warns of strong U.S. response to Hong Kong law

Trump is expected to announce the U.S. response to a controversial new law that Secretary of State Mike Pompeo says threatens Hong Kong's autonomy. Read full article: China threatens to "hit back" as Trump w...→

States sue Trump administration over fuel efficiency rollback

WASHINGTON -- A group of 23 U.S. states and the District of Columbia filed a lawsuit on Wednesday challenging a Trump administration decision to weaken Obama-e [...] Read full article: States sue Trump administration over fue...→

23 states are suing the Trump administration for weakening auto emission regulations

23 states are suing the Trump administration for weakening auto emission regulations

The lawsuit alleges that the Safer Affordable Fuel Efficient Vehicle rule is based on faulty science opposed by the EPA's own staff. Read full article: 23 states are suing the Trump administra...→

Ilhan Omar: Israel has too Much Influence on Trump Administration

Ilhan Omar: Israel has too Much Influence on Trump Administration

Rep. Ilhan Omar compared Israel with Saudi Arabia in an interview, saying both countries used money to influence the Trump administration. Read full article: Ilhan Omar: Israel has too Much Influenc...→

Sen. Bob Menendez: Trump administration seeking to strike arms deal with Saudi Arabia

Sen. Bob Menendez: Trump administration seeking to strike arms deal with Saudi Arabia

The ranking member of the Senate Foreign Relations Committee on Wednesday claimed that the State Department is attempting to strike another multi-million dolla [...] Read full article: Sen. Bob Menendez: Trump administration ...→

Trump administration to end Iranian nuclear-cooperation sanctions waivers

Trump administration to end Iranian nuclear-cooperation sanctions waivers

The Trump administration announced Wednesday it is revoking nearly every remaining sanctions waiver the U.S. granted Iran under the Obama-era nuclear agreement [...] Read full article: Trump administration to end Iranian nucl...→

Senators press Trump administration over coronavirus in juvenile detention facilities

Senators press Trump administration over coronavirus in juvenile detention facilities

Amid rising COVID-19 cases in juvenile detention facilities, lawmakers want the Trump administration to explain what’s being done to protect the children. Read full article: Senators press Trump administration over...→

EXCLUSIVE: Swing-state voters favor Trump over Biden on China, protecting businesses, poll finds

EXCLUSIVE: Swing-state voters favor Trump over Biden on China, protecting businesses, poll finds

Voters in nine battleground states trust President Trump more than Democrat Joseph R. Biden to hold China accountable for the coronavirus crisis, and they over [...] Read full article: EXCLUSIVE: Swing-state voters favor Trum...→

Trump administration considers further restrictions on foreign workers

Trump administration considers further restrictions on foreign workers

The White House is expected to consider further restrictions on foreign workers following President Trump’s pledge to “suspend immigration” last month. Read full article: Trump administration considers further r...→

Antifa to blame for rioting, Trump administration says; Dems see white supremacists at work

Antifa to blame for rioting, Trump administration says; Dems see white supremacists at work

The Trump administration blamed on Saturday far-left groups using antifa tactics for fomenting the violent protests upending Minneapolis and other major cities [...] Read full article: Antifa to blame for rioting, Trump admin...→

Portland mayor declares state of emergency in response to rioting, looting

Portland mayor declares state of emergency in response to rioting, looting

Portland was under a state of emergency Saturday after rioting and looting raged overnight in the city’s downtown. Read full article: Portland mayor declares state of emergen...→

As Trump rages on vote-by-mail, state officials — Republicans included — quietly press forward

As Trump rages on vote-by-mail, state officials — Republicans included — quietly press forward

"There’s more than enough to do without worrying about political fights that are taking place," said Ben Hovland, the chair of the Election Assistance Commissi [...] Read full article: As Trump rages on vote-by-mail, state of...→

Blaming China for Pandemic, Trump Says U.S. Will Leave the W.H.O.

Blaming China for Pandemic, Trump Says U.S. Will Leave the W.H.O.

America’s decades-long relationship with the organization has been instrumental in improving health around the world. Read full article: Blaming China for Pandemic, Trump Says U...→

Trump Announces U.S. Will End Support For World Health Organization During COVID-19 Pandemic

Trump Announces U.S. Will End Support For World Health Organization During COVID-19 Pandemic

President Donald Trump on Friday took aim at the World Health Organization and China, blaming both for their roles in the pandemic’s devastation. Read full article: Trump Announces U.S. Will End Support Fo...→

What does WHO do? Trump terminates relationship with World Health Organization over coronavirus response

What does WHO do? Trump terminates relationship with World Health Organization over coronavirus response

Trump claimed China had "total control" over the World Health Organization and said funding would be redirected to "other worldwide and deserving urgent global [...] Read full article: What does WHO do? Trump terminates relat...→

Trump administration sends Congress transcripts of Flynn's call with Russian ambassador

Trump administration sends Congress transcripts of Flynn's call with Russian ambassador

Flynn’s conversations with the ambassador were a key concern to FBI investigators probing Russian interference in the 2016 election Read full article: Trump administration sends Congress tran...→

Democrats seek interviews in probe of State Department inspector general's firing

Democrats seek interviews in probe of State Department inspector general's firing

Democrats continue to investigate the circumstances surrounding President Trump's removal of the State Department inspector general. Read full article: Democrats seek interviews in probe of St...→

Trump Tells Administration to Begin Eliminating Hong Kong Privileges

President Donald Trump said on Friday he was directing his administration to begin the process of eliminating special treatment for Hong Kong in response to Ch [...] Read full article: Trump Tells Administration to Begin Elim...→

Elizabeth Warren: Trump Calling for 'Illegal, State-Sponsored Killing'

Elizabeth Warren: Trump Calling for 'Illegal, State-Sponsored Killing'

Elizabeth Warren accused Trump of advocating for "illegal, state-sponsored killing" after he threaten to use the National Guard on rioters. Read full article: Elizabeth Warren: Trump Calling for 'Ill...→

President Donald Trump to brief nation amid George Floyd protests, coronavirus pandemic

President Donald Trump to brief nation amid George Floyd protests, coronavirus pandemic

President Donald Trump says he will hold a press conference in the White House Rose Garden on Friday, as anti-police brutality demonstrations take place around [...] Read full article: President Donald Trump to brief nation a...→

Bishops Tout ‘European Green Deal’ as Response to COVID-19 Pandemic

Bishops Tout ‘European Green Deal’ as Response to COVID-19 Pandemic

Europe's Catholic bishops have endorsed the European Green Deal as an “underpinning strategy” for a plan of recovery from the pandemic. Read full article: Bishops Tout ‘European Green Deal’ as Re...→

Democrats expand investigation into the firing of State Department IG Steve Linick

Democrats expand investigation into the firing of State Department IG Steve Linick

The Democratic leaders of the House and Senate Foreign Relations Committees on Friday announced they are expanding an ongoing investigation into the circumstan [...] Read full article: Democrats expand investigation into the ...→

Blue State Blues: Donald Trump Is Defending the First Amendment; Joe Biden Is Attacking It

Blue State Blues: Donald Trump Is Defending the First Amendment; Joe Biden Is Attacking It

Trump's rhetoric is over-the-top. Yet his actions, as usual, not only obey the First Amendment but reinforce it. Biden would do the opposite. Read full article: Blue State Blues: Donald Trump Is Defend...→

Pandemic upends state plans to expand health insurance

Two states have halted Medicaid expansion plans, and a fight over the public option has been put on hold. Read full article: Pandemic upends state plans to expand he...→

Pompeo defends dismissal of State Department watchdog: 'He was investigating policies he simply didn't like'

Pompeo defends dismissal of State Department watchdog: 'He was investigating policies he simply didn't like'

Secretary of State Mike Pompeo has defended the firing earlier this month of State Department Inspector General Steve Linick, telling "The Ingraham Angle" Thur [...] Read full article: Pompeo defends dismissal of State Depart...→

Lovell Federal Health Care Center to host town hall June 3; COVID-19 pandemic response part of discussion

Lovell Federal Health Care Center to host town hall June 3; COVID-19 pandemic response part of discussion

All are invited to participate in the Captain James A. Lovell Federal Health Care Center's next Community Tele-Town Hall Wednesday, June 3. Read full article: Lovell Federal Health Care Center to hos...→

Layoffs during coronavirus pandemic: A state-by-state breakdown

Layoffs during coronavirus pandemic: A state-by-state breakdown

The layoffs in the U.S. have hit some parts of the country with particular force. Here is a state-by-state breakdown. Read full article: Layoffs during coronavirus pandemic: A s...→

Opinion: Trump and Mexico's President Share Hands-Off Approach to Pandemic - Times of San Diego

Like President Donald J. Trump, Mexican President Andres Manuel Lopez Obrador -- popularly known as AMLO -- initially pooh-poohed the onset of coronavirus. Read full article: Opinion: Trump and Mexico's President Sh...→

State Department announces $3M reward for info on senior ISIS leader

State Department announces $3M reward for info on senior ISIS leader

The State Department Thursday announced a $3 million reward for any information on Muhammad Khadir Musa Ramadan, a senior leader in the Islamic State (ISIS). Read full article: State Department announces $3M reward fo...→

Inslee: Trump Virus Response as If FDR Called Pearl Harbor a 'Hoax'

Inslee: Trump Virus Response as If FDR Called Pearl Harbor a 'Hoax'

Washington state's Democratic Gov. Jay Inslee charges President Donald Trump has been in denial about the science of the COVID-19 crisis, likening it to if FDR [...] Read full article: Inslee: Trump Virus Response as If FDR C...→

Anti-Trump Republican group releases new ad taking aim at

Anti-Trump Republican group releases new ad taking aim at "Rich Mitch" McConnell in GOP leader's home state

"After 35 years, Kentuckians are still waiting for the kinds of opportunities Mitch worked so hard to give himself," the Lincoln Project's Thursday advertiseme [...] Read full article: Anti-Trump Republican group releases new...→

Twitter applies Trump fact-check standard to Chinese official who blamed pandemic on U.S. military

Twitter applies Trump fact-check standard to Chinese official who blamed pandemic on U.S. military

Twitter said it had added labels to the tweets sent two months ago by spokesperson Lijian Zhao who promoted a coronavirus conspiracy theory. Read full article: Twitter applies Trump fact-check standar...→

Reopening California: 46 DMV offices reopen across state amid coronavirus pandemic

Reopening California: 46 DMV offices reopen across state amid coronavirus pandemic

This is the second wave of DMV offices reopening since the shelter in place mandates were ordered because of the pandemic. Read full article: Reopening California: 46 DMV offices reo...→

Donald Trump Marks 100,000 Lives Lost During Coronavirus Pandemic

Donald Trump Marks 100,000 Lives Lost During Coronavirus Pandemic

President Donald Trump responded Thursday to the news that the coronavirus had claimed 100,000 American lives. Read full article: Donald Trump Marks 100,000 Lives Lost Du...→

China threatens to

China threatens to "hit back" as Trump warns of strong U.S. response to Hong Kong law

Trump is expected to announce the U.S. response to a controversial new law that Secretary of State Mike Pompeo says threatens Hong Kong's autonomy. Read full article: China threatens to "hit back" as Trump w...→

Coronavirus government response updates: Trump, in first reaction to 100,000 deaths, calls it a 'very sad milestone'

Coronavirus government response updates: Trump, in first reaction to 100,000 deaths, calls it a 'very sad milestone'

President Donald Trump has acknowledged that 100,000 Americans lives have been lost due to the coronavirus, calling it "a very sad milestone" on Twitter Thursd [...] Read full article: Coronavirus government response updates:...→

States sue Trump administration over fuel efficiency rollback

WASHINGTON -- A group of 23 U.S. states and the District of Columbia filed a lawsuit on Wednesday challenging a Trump administration decision to weaken Obama-e [...] Read full article: States sue Trump administration over fue...→

23 states are suing the Trump administration for weakening auto emission regulations

23 states are suing the Trump administration for weakening auto emission regulations

The lawsuit alleges that the Safer Affordable Fuel Efficient Vehicle rule is based on faulty science opposed by the EPA's own staff. Read full article: 23 states are suing the Trump administra...→

Approval of Trump's Pandemic Response Steady, Biden Favored in Election: Reuters/IPSOS Poll

Public approval of President Donald Trump's handling of the coronavirus pandemic remained steady this week as the number of U.S. deaths from the illness surpas [...] Read full article: Approval of Trump's Pandemic Response St...→

California Joins 22 States Suing Trump Administration Over Vehicle Emissions, Fuel Standards

California Joins 22 States Suing Trump Administration Over Vehicle Emissions, Fuel Standards

California and 22 other states sued the administration of President Donald Trump on Wednesday to challenge new, less strict standards for fuel economy and gree [...] Read full article: California Joins 22 States Suing Trump A...→

Ilhan Omar: Israel has too Much Influence on Trump Administration

Ilhan Omar: Israel has too Much Influence on Trump Administration

Rep. Ilhan Omar compared Israel with Saudi Arabia in an interview, saying both countries used money to influence the Trump administration. Read full article: Ilhan Omar: Israel has too Much Influenc...→

Sen. Bob Menendez: Trump administration seeking to strike arms deal with Saudi Arabia

Sen. Bob Menendez: Trump administration seeking to strike arms deal with Saudi Arabia

The ranking member of the Senate Foreign Relations Committee on Wednesday claimed that the State Department is attempting to strike another multi-million dolla [...] Read full article: Sen. Bob Menendez: Trump administration ...→

23 State AGs Sue Trump Admin. for Fuel Efficiency Rollback

23 State AGs Sue Trump Admin. for Fuel Efficiency Rollback

Attorneys general of 23 states are suing the Trump administration for the rollback of Obama-era fuel efficiency regulations. Read full article: 23 State AGs Sue Trump Admin. for Fuel E...→

Trump administration to end Iranian nuclear-cooperation sanctions waivers

Trump administration to end Iranian nuclear-cooperation sanctions waivers

The Trump administration announced Wednesday it is revoking nearly every remaining sanctions waiver the U.S. granted Iran under the Obama-era nuclear agreement [...] Read full article: Trump administration to end Iranian nucl...→

Coronavirus government response updates: Good news eludes Trump in Florida after launch scrubbed

Coronavirus government response updates: Good news eludes Trump in Florida after launch scrubbed

President Donald Trump traveled to the battleground state of Florida Wednesday, his fourth major trip this month, as the U.S. approaches 100,000 deaths. Read full article: Coronavirus government response updates:...→

Senators press Trump administration over coronavirus in juvenile detention facilities

Senators press Trump administration over coronavirus in juvenile detention facilities

Amid rising COVID-19 cases in juvenile detention facilities, lawmakers want the Trump administration to explain what’s being done to protect the children. Read full article: Senators press Trump administration over...→

Swing-state voters favor Trump over Biden on China, support shielding

Swing-state voters favor Trump over Biden on China, support shielding

Voters in nine battleground states trust President Trump more than Democrat Joseph R. Biden to hold China accountable for the coronavirus crisis, and they over [...] Read full article: Swing-state voters favor Trump over Bide...→

EXCLUSIVE: Swing-state voters favor Trump over Biden on China, protecting businesses, poll finds

EXCLUSIVE: Swing-state voters favor Trump over Biden on China, protecting businesses, poll finds

Voters in nine battleground states trust President Trump more than Democrat Joseph R. Biden to hold China accountable for the coronavirus crisis, and they over [...] Read full article: EXCLUSIVE: Swing-state voters favor Trum...→

Trump, Pence tag team battleground state for SpaceX launch | WTOP

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump is hoping the first launch of American astronauts from U.S. soil in nearly a decade will give the nation’s spirit a bo [...] Read full article: Trump, Pence tag team battleground state...→

Trump administration considers further restrictions on foreign workers

Trump administration considers further restrictions on foreign workers

The White House is expected to consider further restrictions on foreign workers following President Trump’s pledge to “suspend immigration” last month. Read full article: Trump administration considers further r...→