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Trump signs bill making animal cruelty a federal felony

Trump signs bill making animal cruelty a federal felony

November 25, 2019 / 5:56 PM / CBS News... President Trump signed a bipartisan bill into law Monday, making animal cruelty a federal crime. The Preventing Animal Cruelty and Torture Act, or PACT Act, bans abusive behavior including crushing, burning, drowning, suffocating, impaling Read full article: Trump signs bill making animal cruelty a...→

Trump signs bill making animal cruelty a federal felony

Trump signs bill making animal cruelty a federal felony

November 25, 2019 / 5:56 PM / CBS News... President Trump signed a bipartisan bill into law Monday, making animal cruelty a federal crime. The Preventing Animal Cruelty and Torture Act, or PACT Act, bans abusive behavior including crushing, burning, drowning, suffocating, impaling Read full article: Trump signs bill making animal cruelty a...→

Gov. Whitmer signs bill to allow remote pharmacies in Michigan

Gov. Whitmer signs bill to allow remote pharmacies in Michigan

People will be able to pick up prescriptions at certain Michigan pharmacies that are not staffed by an on-site pharmacist under legislation signed by Gov. Gretchen Whitmer. Read full article: Gov. Whitmer signs bill to allow remote ...→

Trump lawyers making quick work of Dems’ impeachment claims

Trump lawyers making quick work of Dems’ impeachment claims

President Trump is finally getting his day in court. In just a few hours before the Senate on Saturday his highly capable defense attorneys demolished the Democrats’ farcical impeachment hoax… Read full article: Trump lawyers making quick work of Dems’...→

Tennessee governor signs a bill to allow religious-based adoption agencies to deny services to LGBTQ families

Tennessee governor signs a bill to allow religious-based adoption agencies to deny services to LGBTQ families

The governor of Tennessee is catching heat for signing a bill that allows religious-based adoption agencies the right to deny services to anyone, including LGBTQ families Read full article: Tennessee governor signs a bill to allow...→

Tennessee governor signs anti-gay adoption bill

Tennessee governor signs anti-gay adoption bill

The controversial measure allows faith-based foster care and adoption agencies to use taxpayer money even if they exclude prospective LGBTQ parents. Read full article: Tennessee governor signs anti-gay adopti...→

Questions loom over future of refugee programs after federal judge blocks Trump order

Questions loom over future of refugee programs after federal judge blocks Trump order

Staff inside the International Institute of Minnesota said a judge’s recent decision to prevent local jurisdictions from shutting its doors to refugees is just a temporary sigh of relief. Read full article: Questions loom over future of refugee pr...→

As Trump hails trade deal for farmers, China is busy making other plans

“The farmers are really happy with the new China Trade Deal,” the president tweeted the day after a signing ceremony in the White House. The euphoria is fading fast. Read full article: As Trump hails trade deal for farmers, C...→

NATO Secretary General Reaffirms Trump Is Making Alliance 'Stronger'

NATO Secretary General Reaffirms Trump Is Making Alliance 'Stronger'

NATO Secretary General Jens Stoltenberg reaffirmed that President Donald Trump is making the military alliance "stronger."  Read full article: NATO Secretary General Reaffirms Trump I...→

John Kass: Trump Impeachment Theater a farce to protect the federal administrative state

John Kass: Trump Impeachment Theater a farce to protect the federal administrative state

The partisan farce that is President Donald Trump Impeachment Theater is a political puppet show, a diversion that covers a truly titanic battle obscured by the dancing marionettes. The audience kn… Read full article: John Kass: Trump Impeachment Theater a f...→

Trump says he still believes Bill Clinton’s impeachment was wrong

Trump says he still believes Bill Clinton’s impeachment was wrong

In the midst of his own impeachment trial, President Trump said Wednesday that former President Bill Clinton should not have been impeached in 1998 for lying under oath about a sexual affair with an intern. Read full article: Trump says he still believes Bill Clinto...→

National Archives says `wrong' to blur anti-Trump signs

National Archives says `wrong' to blur anti-Trump signs

The National Archives is apologizing for its decision to blur images of anti-Trump signs used as part of an exhibit on women's suffrage Read full article: National Archives says `wrong' to blur a...→

Bill Maher Fist Bumps Nancy Pelosi, Calls for Trump Impeachment in Late Night Return

Bill Maher Fist Bumps Nancy Pelosi, Calls for Trump Impeachment in Late Night Return

Bill Maher made the impeachment of President Donald Trump, attacking the president's supporters and Trump's wife and son part of his return to TV on Friday night's edition of HBO's "Real Time." Read full article: Bill Maher Fist Bumps Nancy Pelosi, Call...→

Greg Gutfeld: How impeachment is making Trump a better president

Greg Gutfeld: How impeachment is making Trump a better president

Greg Gutfeld said Friday on "The Five" that the impeachment of President Trump may actually be making him a better president. Read full article: Greg Gutfeld: How impeachment is making ...→

Trump Plans to Nominate Shelton, Waller to Federal Reserve

Trump Plans to Nominate Shelton, Waller to Federal Reserve

President Donald Trump plans to nominate Judy Shelton and Christopher Waller to join the Federal Reserve, the White House said. Read full article: Trump Plans to Nominate Shelton, Waller ...→

Trump to nominate Shelton, Waller to Federal Reserve

Trump to nominate Shelton, Waller to Federal Reserve

President Donald Trump has nominated two people to serve on the Federal Reserve's influential Board of Governors Read full article: Trump to nominate Shelton, Waller to Fed...→

Trump signs partial trade deal with China

Trump signs partial trade deal with China

China promised to spend at least $200 billion more buying U.S. products over the next two years and take steps to protect intellectual property. Read full article: Trump signs partial trade deal with Chin...→

Donald Trump signs landmark trade deal with China to fix ‘wrongs

Donald Trump signs landmark trade deal with China to fix ‘wrongs

President Trump and Chinese negotiators signed a hard-fought trade agreement on Wednesday that provides big wins for U.S. farmers and financial-services firms, a historic breakthrough in the lopsided Read full article: Donald Trump signs landmark trade deal w...→

Trump signs bill to improve religious groups’ security

Trump signs bill to improve religious groups’ security

President Trump has signed little-noticed legislation to fund greater protection of religious institutions against terror attacks. Read full article: Trump signs bill to improve religious gr...→

Key To Mass. New Education Bill Is Making Sure Money Is Well Spent

Key To Mass. New Education Bill Is Making Sure Money Is Well Spent

WBZ-TV political analyst Jon Keller is joined by Eileen McAnneny, president of the Massachusetts Taxpayers Foundation. Read full article: Key To Mass. New Education Bill Is Makin...→

Legislature Considering Bill Making Shelter Dogs, Cats Official State Pets

Legislature Considering Bill Making Shelter Dogs, Cats Official State Pets

Sometimes Florida lawmakers fight like cats and dogs. Now they are fighting for cats and dogs. Lawmakers are entering the third week of their annual 60-day session, and the Senate is taking up an abortion bill that’s been divisive. But lawmakers are also taking up a number of measures that probably won’t get “no” votes and likely won’t get lawmakers… Read full article: Legislature Considering Bill Making Shel...→

Trump administration replaces Obama-era Waters of U.S. rule by limiting federal role

Trump administration replaces Obama-era Waters of U.S. rule by limiting federal role

The Trump administration finalized Thursday its replacement for the Waters of the United States rule, eliminating the federal government’s role in regulating the stock ponds, irrigation ditches and seasonal streams encompassed under the broad Obama-era regulations. Read full article: Trump administration replaces Obama-era ...→

Trump administration eases federal restrictions on streams and wetlands

Trump administration eases federal restrictions on streams and wetlands

The president has long lamented that environmental regulations are too onerous, but environmentalists are concerned the new rule are condemning the new rule as "scientifically indefensible and socially unjust." Read full article: Trump administration eases federal restr...→

Democrats' challenge: Making Trump impeachment case with evidence recap

Democrats' challenge: Making Trump impeachment case with evidence recap

The challenge is becoming increasingly clear for House Democrats prosecuting President Donald Trump's impeachment case as the Senate convenes for a second day of arguments in the landmark trial. Read full article: Democrats' challenge: Making Trump impea...→

House Trump investigation must continue after impeachment trial

House Trump investigation must continue after impeachment trial "until the full truth is known," ex-federal prosecutor says

The president's Senate trial is unlikely to fully explore the emerging evidence, argued Renato Mariotti, so the House should keep its Ukraine investigation going. Read full article: House Trump investigation must continue ...→

Federal Bill Introduced to Preserve and Protect Female Sports

Federal Bill Introduced to Preserve and Protect Female Sports

Florida Republican Rep. Greg Steube has introduced a bill which aims to ensure that women and girls sports remain a fair playing field by Read full article: Federal Bill Introduced to Preserve and ...→

National Archives apologizes for blurring images of anti-Trump signs from the 2017 Women’s March

National Archives apologizes for blurring images of anti-Trump signs from the 2017 Women’s March

The archives said it will immediately begin a thorough review of its policies and procedures for exhibits “so that this does not happen again.” Read full article: National Archives apologizes for blurrin...→

National Archives blurs anti-Trump signs in image of 2017 Women’s March: report

National Archives blurs anti-Trump signs in image of 2017 Women’s March: report

The National Archives confirmed this week that it had blurred out signs in a photograph on display of the 2017 Women’s March in Washington D.C. that is now showcased at the museum.  Read full article: National Archives blurs anti-Trump signs...→

N.J. governor signs bill giving $5,000 rebates for EVs

New Jersey, where transportation accounts for about half of greenhouse gas emissions, joins about a dozen other states that have targets for electric-vehicle adoption. Read full article: N.J. governor signs bill giving $5,000 r...→

Federal agency: Trump broke law by withholding aide to Ukraine

Federal agency: Trump broke law by withholding aide to Ukraine

President Donald Trump violated the law by withholding military aid earmarked for Ukraine, according to a legal decision handed down by the Government Accountability Office (GAO). Read full article: Federal agency: Trump broke law by withh...→

Pelosi says Trump 'will be held accountable' as she signs articles of impeachment

Pelosi says Trump 'will be held accountable' as she signs articles of impeachment

House Speaker Nancy Pelosi, D-Calif., put her signature on the articles of impeachment brought against President Trump on Wednesday – setting up the trial that places the fate of Trump’s presidency in the hands of the Senate. Read full article: Pelosi says Trump 'will be held accounta...→

Trump Signs China Trade Deal, Putting Economic Conflict on Pause

Trump Signs China Trade Deal, Putting Economic Conflict on Pause

WASHINGTON — President Trump signed an initial trade deal with China on Wednesday, bringing the first chapter of a protracted and economically damaging fight with the world’s second-largest economy to a close.... The pact is intended to open Chinese markets to more American companies, increase farm and energy exports, and provide greater protection for American technology and trade secrets. China has committed to purchasing an additional $200 billio Read full article: Trump Signs China Trade Deal, Putting Ec...→

Bill Taylor testimony: Bolton thought Trump-Zelensky call would be 'disaster'

Bill Taylor testimony: Bolton thought Trump-Zelensky call would be 'disaster'

Acting U.S. Ambassador to Ukraine Bill Taylor testified before House committees leading the formal impeachment inquiry into President Trump that then-national security adviser John Bolton was opposed to Trump holding the July 25 phone call with Zelensky. Read full article: Bill Taylor testimony: Bolton thought Tr...→

Trump admin threatens to revoke federal funding from California over abortion coverage mandate

Trump admin threatens to revoke federal funding from California over abortion coverage mandate

The Health and Human Services Department warned California on Friday that it would cut off some of its federal funding if it continued mandating universal abortion coverage, arguing that doing so violated the conscience rights of all Americans. Read full article: Trump admin threatens to revoke federal ...→

Trump signs bill to help houses of worship repel attacks

Trump signs bill to help houses of worship repel attacks

President Trump signed a bill Friday that spends $375 million over five years to help houses of worship and other nonprofits secure themselves against terror attacks. Read full article: Trump signs bill to help houses of worsh...→

U.S. showing

U.S. showing "many" genocide warning signs under Trump, expert says: "I am very, very worried"

Academic Brynn Tannehill said that the U.S. does not exhibit some of the key signs of pre-genocide society, but that the country's political trend is deeply concerning. Read full article: U.S. showing "many" genocide warning sig...→

Democrats look to Trump allies Lindsey Graham, William Barr in making their case the president abused his power

Democrats look to Trump allies Lindsey Graham, William Barr in making their case the president abused his power

House impeachment managers use Republicans' words from the past to dispel the notion that a president cannot be impeached for acts that do not amount to crimes. Read full article: Democrats look to Trump allies Lindsey G...→

Trump administration removes federal protections from streams, wetlands

Trump administration removes federal protections from streams, wetlands

The Trump administration moves to remove Obama-era clean water protections of rivers, streams and wetlands not connected to larger bodies of water. Read full article: Trump administration removes federal pro...→

California asks Trump administration for surplus federal land to house homeless

California asks Trump administration for surplus federal land to house homeless

California is asking the Trump administration to provide surplus federal land that could be used to build housing for the homeless, mirroring a new state program. Read full article: California asks Trump administration for...→

How Trump has reshaped the federal judiciary, 3 years into his presidency

How Trump has reshaped the federal judiciary, 3 years into his presidency

Three years into President Trump’s term, the Senate has confirmed 192 Trump-appointed federal judges. But what does that mean for the country's judicial system? Read full article: How Trump has reshaped the federal judic...→

National Archives apologizes for blurring anti-Trump signs

National Archives apologizes for blurring anti-Trump signs

The National Archives is apologizing for its decision to blur images of anti-Trump signs used as part of an exhibit on women's suffrage. Read full article: National Archives apologizes for blurrin...→

Bill Maher warns liberals not to ‘hate’ Trump supporters: ‘That way lies civil war’

Bill Maher warns liberals not to ‘hate’ Trump supporters: ‘That way lies civil war’

Liberal late-night TV host Bill Maher warned during his show Friday of a potential “civil war” if the left turns their hatred for President Trump against his supporters. Read full article: Bill Maher warns liberals not to ‘hate’ ...→

National Archives apologizes for blurring anti-Trump signs in Women's March photo: 'We made a mistake'

National Archives apologizes for blurring anti-Trump signs in Women's March photo: 'We made a mistake'

The National Archives on Saturday apologized for having blurred out signs in a photograph of the 2017 Women’s March in Washington D.C. showcased at the museum -- saying it would review policies and replace the image. Read full article: National Archives apologizes for blurrin...→

Pelosi gleefully reminds Trump he's 'impeached forever' during appearance on Bill Maher show

Pelosi gleefully reminds Trump he's 'impeached forever' during appearance on Bill Maher show

Not much seemed solemn or prayerful about Nancy Pelosi's appearance on "Real Time with Bill Maher" on Friday night. Read full article: Pelosi gleefully reminds Trump he's 'imp...→

Trump to nominate Shelton, Waller to Federal Reserve

President Donald Trump has nominated two people to serve on the Federal Reserve's influential Board of Governors. Read full article: Trump to nominate Shelton, Waller to Fed...→

Trump administration broke the law by withholding Ukraine aid, federal watchdog says

Trump administration broke the law by withholding Ukraine aid, federal watchdog says

The conclusion by the Government Accountability Office that the Office of Management and Budget violated the law came the same day that the impeachment trial against President Donald Trump will officially begin. Read full article: Trump administration broke the law by wi...→

Nancy Pelosi signs impeachment articles against Trump

Nancy Pelosi signs impeachment articles against Trump

Nancy Pelosi signed off on the House’s two articles of impeachment on Capitol Hill Wednesday, paving the way for President Trump’s trial in the Senate. “He did not uphold his oath… Read full article: Nancy Pelosi signs impeachment articles ...→

Gov. Whitmer signs bill to allow remote pharmacies in Michigan

Gov. Whitmer signs bill to allow remote pharmacies in Michigan

People will be able to pick up prescriptions at certain Michigan pharmacies that are not staffed by an on-site pharmacist under legislation signed by Gov. Gretchen Whitmer. Read full article: Gov. Whitmer signs bill to allow remote ...→

Bill Taylor testimony: Bolton thought Trump-Zelensky call would be 'disaster'

Bill Taylor testimony: Bolton thought Trump-Zelensky call would be 'disaster'

Acting U.S. Ambassador to Ukraine Bill Taylor testified before House committees leading the formal impeachment inquiry into President Trump that then-national security adviser John Bolton was opposed to Trump holding the July 25 phone call with Zelensky. Read full article: Bill Taylor testimony: Bolton thought Tr...→

Key To Mass. New Education Bill Is Making Sure Money Is Well Spent

Key To Mass. New Education Bill Is Making Sure Money Is Well Spent

WBZ-TV political analyst Jon Keller is joined by Eileen McAnneny, president of the Massachusetts Taxpayers Foundation. Read full article: Key To Mass. New Education Bill Is Makin...→

Tennessee governor signs a bill to allow religious-based adoption agencies to deny services to LGBTQ families

Tennessee governor signs a bill to allow religious-based adoption agencies to deny services to LGBTQ families

The governor of Tennessee is catching heat for signing a bill that allows religious-based adoption agencies the right to deny services to anyone, including LGBTQ families Read full article: Tennessee governor signs a bill to allow...→

Trump signs bill to help houses of worship repel attacks

Trump signs bill to help houses of worship repel attacks

President Trump signed a bill Friday that spends $375 million over five years to help houses of worship and other nonprofits secure themselves against terror attacks. Read full article: Trump signs bill to help houses of worsh...→

Questions loom over future of refugee programs after federal judge blocks Trump order

Questions loom over future of refugee programs after federal judge blocks Trump order

Staff inside the International Institute of Minnesota said a judge’s recent decision to prevent local jurisdictions from shutting its doors to refugees is just a temporary sigh of relief. Read full article: Questions loom over future of refugee pr...→

Democrats look to Trump allies Lindsey Graham, William Barr in making their case the president abused his power

Democrats look to Trump allies Lindsey Graham, William Barr in making their case the president abused his power

House impeachment managers use Republicans' words from the past to dispel the notion that a president cannot be impeached for acts that do not amount to crimes. Read full article: Democrats look to Trump allies Lindsey G...→

Trump administration eases federal restrictions on streams and wetlands

Trump administration eases federal restrictions on streams and wetlands

The president has long lamented that environmental regulations are too onerous, but environmentalists are concerned the new rule are condemning the new rule as "scientifically indefensible and socially unjust." Read full article: Trump administration eases federal restr...→

NATO Secretary General Reaffirms Trump Is Making Alliance 'Stronger'

NATO Secretary General Reaffirms Trump Is Making Alliance 'Stronger'

NATO Secretary General Jens Stoltenberg reaffirmed that President Donald Trump is making the military alliance "stronger."  Read full article: NATO Secretary General Reaffirms Trump I...→

California asks Trump administration for surplus federal land to house homeless

California asks Trump administration for surplus federal land to house homeless

California is asking the Trump administration to provide surplus federal land that could be used to build housing for the homeless, mirroring a new state program. Read full article: California asks Trump administration for...→

Trump says he still believes Bill Clinton’s impeachment was wrong

Trump says he still believes Bill Clinton’s impeachment was wrong

In the midst of his own impeachment trial, President Trump said Wednesday that former President Bill Clinton should not have been impeached in 1998 for lying under oath about a sexual affair with an intern. Read full article: Trump says he still believes Bill Clinto...→

National Archives apologizes for blurring anti-Trump signs

National Archives apologizes for blurring anti-Trump signs

The National Archives is apologizing for its decision to blur images of anti-Trump signs used as part of an exhibit on women's suffrage. Read full article: National Archives apologizes for blurrin...→

Federal Bill Introduced to Preserve and Protect Female Sports

Federal Bill Introduced to Preserve and Protect Female Sports

Florida Republican Rep. Greg Steube has introduced a bill which aims to ensure that women and girls sports remain a fair playing field by Read full article: Federal Bill Introduced to Preserve and ...→

National Archives says `wrong' to blur anti-Trump signs

National Archives says `wrong' to blur anti-Trump signs

The National Archives is apologizing for its decision to blur images of anti-Trump signs used as part of an exhibit on women's suffrage Read full article: National Archives says `wrong' to blur a...→

National Archives apologizes for blurring anti-Trump signs in Women's March photo: 'We made a mistake'

National Archives apologizes for blurring anti-Trump signs in Women's March photo: 'We made a mistake'

The National Archives on Saturday apologized for having blurred out signs in a photograph of the 2017 Women’s March in Washington D.C. showcased at the museum -- saying it would review policies and replace the image. Read full article: National Archives apologizes for blurrin...→

National Archives blurs anti-Trump signs in image of 2017 Women’s March: report

National Archives blurs anti-Trump signs in image of 2017 Women’s March: report

The National Archives confirmed this week that it had blurred out signs in a photograph on display of the 2017 Women’s March in Washington D.C. that is now showcased at the museum.  Read full article: National Archives blurs anti-Trump signs...→

Greg Gutfeld: How impeachment is making Trump a better president

Greg Gutfeld: How impeachment is making Trump a better president

Greg Gutfeld said Friday on "The Five" that the impeachment of President Trump may actually be making him a better president. Read full article: Greg Gutfeld: How impeachment is making ...→

Trump to nominate Shelton, Waller to Federal Reserve

Trump to nominate Shelton, Waller to Federal Reserve

President Donald Trump has nominated two people to serve on the Federal Reserve's influential Board of Governors Read full article: Trump to nominate Shelton, Waller to Fed...→

Trump administration broke the law by withholding Ukraine aid, federal watchdog says

Trump administration broke the law by withholding Ukraine aid, federal watchdog says

The conclusion by the Government Accountability Office that the Office of Management and Budget violated the law came the same day that the impeachment trial against President Donald Trump will officially begin. Read full article: Trump administration broke the law by wi...→

Pelosi says Trump 'will be held accountable' as she signs articles of impeachment

Pelosi says Trump 'will be held accountable' as she signs articles of impeachment

House Speaker Nancy Pelosi, D-Calif., put her signature on the articles of impeachment brought against President Trump on Wednesday – setting up the trial that places the fate of Trump’s presidency in the hands of the Senate. Read full article: Pelosi says Trump 'will be held accounta...→

Donald Trump signs landmark trade deal with China to fix ‘wrongs

Donald Trump signs landmark trade deal with China to fix ‘wrongs

President Trump and Chinese negotiators signed a hard-fought trade agreement on Wednesday that provides big wins for U.S. farmers and financial-services firms, a historic breakthrough in the lopsided Read full article: Donald Trump signs landmark trade deal w...→

Trump signs bill to improve religious groups’ security

Trump signs bill to improve religious groups’ security

President Trump has signed little-noticed legislation to fund greater protection of religious institutions against terror attacks. Read full article: Trump signs bill to improve religious gr...→

Trump lawyers making quick work of Dems’ impeachment claims

Trump lawyers making quick work of Dems’ impeachment claims

President Trump is finally getting his day in court. In just a few hours before the Senate on Saturday his highly capable defense attorneys demolished the Democrats’ farcical impeachment hoax… Read full article: Trump lawyers making quick work of Dems’...→

Trump admin threatens to revoke federal funding from California over abortion coverage mandate

Trump admin threatens to revoke federal funding from California over abortion coverage mandate

The Health and Human Services Department warned California on Friday that it would cut off some of its federal funding if it continued mandating universal abortion coverage, arguing that doing so violated the conscience rights of all Americans. Read full article: Trump admin threatens to revoke federal ...→

Legislature Considering Bill Making Shelter Dogs, Cats Official State Pets

Legislature Considering Bill Making Shelter Dogs, Cats Official State Pets

Sometimes Florida lawmakers fight like cats and dogs. Now they are fighting for cats and dogs. Lawmakers are entering the third week of their annual 60-day session, and the Senate is taking up an abortion bill that’s been divisive. But lawmakers are also taking up a number of measures that probably won’t get “no” votes and likely won’t get lawmakers… Read full article: Legislature Considering Bill Making Shel...→

Tennessee governor signs anti-gay adoption bill

Tennessee governor signs anti-gay adoption bill

The controversial measure allows faith-based foster care and adoption agencies to use taxpayer money even if they exclude prospective LGBTQ parents. Read full article: Tennessee governor signs anti-gay adopti...→

U.S. showing

U.S. showing "many" genocide warning signs under Trump, expert says: "I am very, very worried"

Academic Brynn Tannehill said that the U.S. does not exhibit some of the key signs of pre-genocide society, but that the country's political trend is deeply concerning. Read full article: U.S. showing "many" genocide warning sig...→

Trump administration replaces Obama-era Waters of U.S. rule by limiting federal role

Trump administration replaces Obama-era Waters of U.S. rule by limiting federal role

The Trump administration finalized Thursday its replacement for the Waters of the United States rule, eliminating the federal government’s role in regulating the stock ponds, irrigation ditches and seasonal streams encompassed under the broad Obama-era regulations. Read full article: Trump administration replaces Obama-era ...→

As Trump hails trade deal for farmers, China is busy making other plans

“The farmers are really happy with the new China Trade Deal,” the president tweeted the day after a signing ceremony in the White House. The euphoria is fading fast. Read full article: As Trump hails trade deal for farmers, C...→

Trump administration removes federal protections from streams, wetlands

Trump administration removes federal protections from streams, wetlands

The Trump administration moves to remove Obama-era clean water protections of rivers, streams and wetlands not connected to larger bodies of water. Read full article: Trump administration removes federal pro...→

Democrats' challenge: Making Trump impeachment case with evidence recap

Democrats' challenge: Making Trump impeachment case with evidence recap

The challenge is becoming increasingly clear for House Democrats prosecuting President Donald Trump's impeachment case as the Senate convenes for a second day of arguments in the landmark trial. Read full article: Democrats' challenge: Making Trump impea...→

John Kass: Trump Impeachment Theater a farce to protect the federal administrative state

John Kass: Trump Impeachment Theater a farce to protect the federal administrative state

The partisan farce that is President Donald Trump Impeachment Theater is a political puppet show, a diversion that covers a truly titanic battle obscured by the dancing marionettes. The audience kn… Read full article: John Kass: Trump Impeachment Theater a f...→

How Trump has reshaped the federal judiciary, 3 years into his presidency

How Trump has reshaped the federal judiciary, 3 years into his presidency

Three years into President Trump’s term, the Senate has confirmed 192 Trump-appointed federal judges. But what does that mean for the country's judicial system? Read full article: How Trump has reshaped the federal judic...→

House Trump investigation must continue after impeachment trial

House Trump investigation must continue after impeachment trial "until the full truth is known," ex-federal prosecutor says

The president's Senate trial is unlikely to fully explore the emerging evidence, argued Renato Mariotti, so the House should keep its Ukraine investigation going. Read full article: House Trump investigation must continue ...→

Bill Maher warns liberals not to ‘hate’ Trump supporters: ‘That way lies civil war’

Bill Maher warns liberals not to ‘hate’ Trump supporters: ‘That way lies civil war’

Liberal late-night TV host Bill Maher warned during his show Friday of a potential “civil war” if the left turns their hatred for President Trump against his supporters. Read full article: Bill Maher warns liberals not to ‘hate’ ...→

National Archives apologizes for blurring images of anti-Trump signs from the 2017 Women’s March

National Archives apologizes for blurring images of anti-Trump signs from the 2017 Women’s March

The archives said it will immediately begin a thorough review of its policies and procedures for exhibits “so that this does not happen again.” Read full article: National Archives apologizes for blurrin...→

Bill Maher Fist Bumps Nancy Pelosi, Calls for Trump Impeachment in Late Night Return

Bill Maher Fist Bumps Nancy Pelosi, Calls for Trump Impeachment in Late Night Return

Bill Maher made the impeachment of President Donald Trump, attacking the president's supporters and Trump's wife and son part of his return to TV on Friday night's edition of HBO's "Real Time." Read full article: Bill Maher Fist Bumps Nancy Pelosi, Call...→

Pelosi gleefully reminds Trump he's 'impeached forever' during appearance on Bill Maher show

Pelosi gleefully reminds Trump he's 'impeached forever' during appearance on Bill Maher show

Not much seemed solemn or prayerful about Nancy Pelosi's appearance on "Real Time with Bill Maher" on Friday night. Read full article: Pelosi gleefully reminds Trump he's 'imp...→

N.J. governor signs bill giving $5,000 rebates for EVs

New Jersey, where transportation accounts for about half of greenhouse gas emissions, joins about a dozen other states that have targets for electric-vehicle adoption. Read full article: N.J. governor signs bill giving $5,000 r...→

Trump Plans to Nominate Shelton, Waller to Federal Reserve

Trump Plans to Nominate Shelton, Waller to Federal Reserve

President Donald Trump plans to nominate Judy Shelton and Christopher Waller to join the Federal Reserve, the White House said. Read full article: Trump Plans to Nominate Shelton, Waller ...→

Trump to nominate Shelton, Waller to Federal Reserve

President Donald Trump has nominated two people to serve on the Federal Reserve's influential Board of Governors. Read full article: Trump to nominate Shelton, Waller to Fed...→

Federal agency: Trump broke law by withholding aide to Ukraine

Federal agency: Trump broke law by withholding aide to Ukraine

President Donald Trump violated the law by withholding military aid earmarked for Ukraine, according to a legal decision handed down by the Government Accountability Office (GAO). Read full article: Federal agency: Trump broke law by withh...→

Trump signs partial trade deal with China

Trump signs partial trade deal with China

China promised to spend at least $200 billion more buying U.S. products over the next two years and take steps to protect intellectual property. Read full article: Trump signs partial trade deal with Chin...→

Nancy Pelosi signs impeachment articles against Trump

Nancy Pelosi signs impeachment articles against Trump

Nancy Pelosi signed off on the House’s two articles of impeachment on Capitol Hill Wednesday, paving the way for President Trump’s trial in the Senate. “He did not uphold his oath… Read full article: Nancy Pelosi signs impeachment articles ...→

Trump Signs China Trade Deal, Putting Economic Conflict on Pause

Trump Signs China Trade Deal, Putting Economic Conflict on Pause

WASHINGTON — President Trump signed an initial trade deal with China on Wednesday, bringing the first chapter of a protracted and economically damaging fight with the world’s second-largest economy to a close.... The pact is intended to open Chinese markets to more American companies, increase farm and energy exports, and provide greater protection for American technology and trade secrets. China has committed to purchasing an additional $200 billio Read full article: Trump Signs China Trade Deal, Putting Ec...→

Gov. Whitmer signs bill to allow remote pharmacies in Michigan

Gov. Whitmer signs bill to allow remote pharmacies in Michigan

People will be able to pick up prescriptions at certain Michigan pharmacies that are not staffed by an on-site pharmacist under legislation signed by Gov. Gretchen Whitmer. Read full article: Gov. Whitmer signs bill to allow remote ...→

Trump signs bill to improve religious groups’ security

Trump signs bill to improve religious groups’ security

President Trump has signed little-noticed legislation to fund greater protection of religious institutions against terror attacks. Read full article: Trump signs bill to improve religious gr...→

Bill Taylor testimony: Bolton thought Trump-Zelensky call would be 'disaster'

Bill Taylor testimony: Bolton thought Trump-Zelensky call would be 'disaster'

Acting U.S. Ambassador to Ukraine Bill Taylor testified before House committees leading the formal impeachment inquiry into President Trump that then-national security adviser John Bolton was opposed to Trump holding the July 25 phone call with Zelensky. Read full article: Bill Taylor testimony: Bolton thought Tr...→

Trump lawyers making quick work of Dems’ impeachment claims

Trump lawyers making quick work of Dems’ impeachment claims

President Trump is finally getting his day in court. In just a few hours before the Senate on Saturday his highly capable defense attorneys demolished the Democrats’ farcical impeachment hoax… Read full article: Trump lawyers making quick work of Dems’...→

Key To Mass. New Education Bill Is Making Sure Money Is Well Spent

Key To Mass. New Education Bill Is Making Sure Money Is Well Spent

WBZ-TV political analyst Jon Keller is joined by Eileen McAnneny, president of the Massachusetts Taxpayers Foundation. Read full article: Key To Mass. New Education Bill Is Makin...→

Trump admin threatens to revoke federal funding from California over abortion coverage mandate

Trump admin threatens to revoke federal funding from California over abortion coverage mandate

The Health and Human Services Department warned California on Friday that it would cut off some of its federal funding if it continued mandating universal abortion coverage, arguing that doing so violated the conscience rights of all Americans. Read full article: Trump admin threatens to revoke federal ...→

Tennessee governor signs a bill to allow religious-based adoption agencies to deny services to LGBTQ families

Tennessee governor signs a bill to allow religious-based adoption agencies to deny services to LGBTQ families

The governor of Tennessee is catching heat for signing a bill that allows religious-based adoption agencies the right to deny services to anyone, including LGBTQ families Read full article: Tennessee governor signs a bill to allow...→

Legislature Considering Bill Making Shelter Dogs, Cats Official State Pets

Legislature Considering Bill Making Shelter Dogs, Cats Official State Pets

Sometimes Florida lawmakers fight like cats and dogs. Now they are fighting for cats and dogs. Lawmakers are entering the third week of their annual 60-day session, and the Senate is taking up an abortion bill that’s been divisive. But lawmakers are also taking up a number of measures that probably won’t get “no” votes and likely won’t get lawmakers… Read full article: Legislature Considering Bill Making Shel...→

Trump signs bill to help houses of worship repel attacks

Trump signs bill to help houses of worship repel attacks

President Trump signed a bill Friday that spends $375 million over five years to help houses of worship and other nonprofits secure themselves against terror attacks. Read full article: Trump signs bill to help houses of worsh...→

Tennessee governor signs anti-gay adoption bill

Tennessee governor signs anti-gay adoption bill

The controversial measure allows faith-based foster care and adoption agencies to use taxpayer money even if they exclude prospective LGBTQ parents. Read full article: Tennessee governor signs anti-gay adopti...→

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U.S. showing "many" genocide warning signs under Trump, expert says: "I am very, very worried"

Academic Brynn Tannehill said that the U.S. does not exhibit some of the key signs of pre-genocide society, but that the country's political trend is deeply concerning. Read full article: U.S. showing "many" genocide warning sig...→

Questions loom over future of refugee programs after federal judge blocks Trump order

Questions loom over future of refugee programs after federal judge blocks Trump order

Staff inside the International Institute of Minnesota said a judge’s recent decision to prevent local jurisdictions from shutting its doors to refugees is just a temporary sigh of relief. Read full article: Questions loom over future of refugee pr...→

Trump administration replaces Obama-era Waters of U.S. rule by limiting federal role

Trump administration replaces Obama-era Waters of U.S. rule by limiting federal role

The Trump administration finalized Thursday its replacement for the Waters of the United States rule, eliminating the federal government’s role in regulating the stock ponds, irrigation ditches and seasonal streams encompassed under the broad Obama-era regulations. Read full article: Trump administration replaces Obama-era ...→

Democrats look to Trump allies Lindsey Graham, William Barr in making their case the president abused his power

Democrats look to Trump allies Lindsey Graham, William Barr in making their case the president abused his power

House impeachment managers use Republicans' words from the past to dispel the notion that a president cannot be impeached for acts that do not amount to crimes. Read full article: Democrats look to Trump allies Lindsey G...→

As Trump hails trade deal for farmers, China is busy making other plans

“The farmers are really happy with the new China Trade Deal,” the president tweeted the day after a signing ceremony in the White House. The euphoria is fading fast. Read full article: As Trump hails trade deal for farmers, C...→

Trump administration eases federal restrictions on streams and wetlands

Trump administration eases federal restrictions on streams and wetlands

The president has long lamented that environmental regulations are too onerous, but environmentalists are concerned the new rule are condemning the new rule as "scientifically indefensible and socially unjust." Read full article: Trump administration eases federal restr...→

Trump administration removes federal protections from streams, wetlands

Trump administration removes federal protections from streams, wetlands

The Trump administration moves to remove Obama-era clean water protections of rivers, streams and wetlands not connected to larger bodies of water. Read full article: Trump administration removes federal pro...→

NATO Secretary General Reaffirms Trump Is Making Alliance 'Stronger'

NATO Secretary General Reaffirms Trump Is Making Alliance 'Stronger'

NATO Secretary General Jens Stoltenberg reaffirmed that President Donald Trump is making the military alliance "stronger."  Read full article: NATO Secretary General Reaffirms Trump I...→

Democrats' challenge: Making Trump impeachment case with evidence recap

Democrats' challenge: Making Trump impeachment case with evidence recap

The challenge is becoming increasingly clear for House Democrats prosecuting President Donald Trump's impeachment case as the Senate convenes for a second day of arguments in the landmark trial. Read full article: Democrats' challenge: Making Trump impea...→

California asks Trump administration for surplus federal land to house homeless

California asks Trump administration for surplus federal land to house homeless

California is asking the Trump administration to provide surplus federal land that could be used to build housing for the homeless, mirroring a new state program. Read full article: California asks Trump administration for...→

John Kass: Trump Impeachment Theater a farce to protect the federal administrative state

John Kass: Trump Impeachment Theater a farce to protect the federal administrative state

The partisan farce that is President Donald Trump Impeachment Theater is a political puppet show, a diversion that covers a truly titanic battle obscured by the dancing marionettes. The audience kn… Read full article: John Kass: Trump Impeachment Theater a f...→

How Trump has reshaped the federal judiciary, 3 years into his presidency

How Trump has reshaped the federal judiciary, 3 years into his presidency

Three years into President Trump’s term, the Senate has confirmed 192 Trump-appointed federal judges. But what does that mean for the country's judicial system? Read full article: How Trump has reshaped the federal judic...→

Trump says he still believes Bill Clinton’s impeachment was wrong

Trump says he still believes Bill Clinton’s impeachment was wrong

In the midst of his own impeachment trial, President Trump said Wednesday that former President Bill Clinton should not have been impeached in 1998 for lying under oath about a sexual affair with an intern. Read full article: Trump says he still believes Bill Clinto...→

House Trump investigation must continue after impeachment trial

House Trump investigation must continue after impeachment trial "until the full truth is known," ex-federal prosecutor says

The president's Senate trial is unlikely to fully explore the emerging evidence, argued Renato Mariotti, so the House should keep its Ukraine investigation going. Read full article: House Trump investigation must continue ...→

National Archives apologizes for blurring anti-Trump signs

National Archives apologizes for blurring anti-Trump signs

The National Archives is apologizing for its decision to blur images of anti-Trump signs used as part of an exhibit on women's suffrage. Read full article: National Archives apologizes for blurrin...→

Federal Bill Introduced to Preserve and Protect Female Sports

Federal Bill Introduced to Preserve and Protect Female Sports

Florida Republican Rep. Greg Steube has introduced a bill which aims to ensure that women and girls sports remain a fair playing field by Read full article: Federal Bill Introduced to Preserve and ...→

Bill Maher warns liberals not to ‘hate’ Trump supporters: ‘That way lies civil war’

Bill Maher warns liberals not to ‘hate’ Trump supporters: ‘That way lies civil war’

Liberal late-night TV host Bill Maher warned during his show Friday of a potential “civil war” if the left turns their hatred for President Trump against his supporters. Read full article: Bill Maher warns liberals not to ‘hate’ ...→

National Archives says `wrong' to blur anti-Trump signs

National Archives says `wrong' to blur anti-Trump signs

The National Archives is apologizing for its decision to blur images of anti-Trump signs used as part of an exhibit on women's suffrage Read full article: National Archives says `wrong' to blur a...→

National Archives apologizes for blurring images of anti-Trump signs from the 2017 Women’s March

National Archives apologizes for blurring images of anti-Trump signs from the 2017 Women’s March

The archives said it will immediately begin a thorough review of its policies and procedures for exhibits “so that this does not happen again.” Read full article: National Archives apologizes for blurrin...→

National Archives apologizes for blurring anti-Trump signs in Women's March photo: 'We made a mistake'

National Archives apologizes for blurring anti-Trump signs in Women's March photo: 'We made a mistake'

The National Archives on Saturday apologized for having blurred out signs in a photograph of the 2017 Women’s March in Washington D.C. showcased at the museum -- saying it would review policies and replace the image. Read full article: National Archives apologizes for blurrin...→

Bill Maher Fist Bumps Nancy Pelosi, Calls for Trump Impeachment in Late Night Return

Bill Maher Fist Bumps Nancy Pelosi, Calls for Trump Impeachment in Late Night Return

Bill Maher made the impeachment of President Donald Trump, attacking the president's supporters and Trump's wife and son part of his return to TV on Friday night's edition of HBO's "Real Time." Read full article: Bill Maher Fist Bumps Nancy Pelosi, Call...→

National Archives blurs anti-Trump signs in image of 2017 Women’s March: report

National Archives blurs anti-Trump signs in image of 2017 Women’s March: report

The National Archives confirmed this week that it had blurred out signs in a photograph on display of the 2017 Women’s March in Washington D.C. that is now showcased at the museum.  Read full article: National Archives blurs anti-Trump signs...→

Pelosi gleefully reminds Trump he's 'impeached forever' during appearance on Bill Maher show

Pelosi gleefully reminds Trump he's 'impeached forever' during appearance on Bill Maher show

Not much seemed solemn or prayerful about Nancy Pelosi's appearance on "Real Time with Bill Maher" on Friday night. Read full article: Pelosi gleefully reminds Trump he's 'imp...→

Greg Gutfeld: How impeachment is making Trump a better president

Greg Gutfeld: How impeachment is making Trump a better president

Greg Gutfeld said Friday on "The Five" that the impeachment of President Trump may actually be making him a better president. Read full article: Greg Gutfeld: How impeachment is making ...→

N.J. governor signs bill giving $5,000 rebates for EVs

New Jersey, where transportation accounts for about half of greenhouse gas emissions, joins about a dozen other states that have targets for electric-vehicle adoption. Read full article: N.J. governor signs bill giving $5,000 r...→

Trump Plans to Nominate Shelton, Waller to Federal Reserve

Trump Plans to Nominate Shelton, Waller to Federal Reserve

President Donald Trump plans to nominate Judy Shelton and Christopher Waller to join the Federal Reserve, the White House said. Read full article: Trump Plans to Nominate Shelton, Waller ...→

Trump to nominate Shelton, Waller to Federal Reserve

President Donald Trump has nominated two people to serve on the Federal Reserve's influential Board of Governors. Read full article: Trump to nominate Shelton, Waller to Fed...→

Trump to nominate Shelton, Waller to Federal Reserve

Trump to nominate Shelton, Waller to Federal Reserve

President Donald Trump has nominated two people to serve on the Federal Reserve's influential Board of Governors Read full article: Trump to nominate Shelton, Waller to Fed...→

Federal agency: Trump broke law by withholding aide to Ukraine

Federal agency: Trump broke law by withholding aide to Ukraine

President Donald Trump violated the law by withholding military aid earmarked for Ukraine, according to a legal decision handed down by the Government Accountability Office (GAO). Read full article: Federal agency: Trump broke law by withh...→

Trump administration broke the law by withholding Ukraine aid, federal watchdog says

Trump administration broke the law by withholding Ukraine aid, federal watchdog says

The conclusion by the Government Accountability Office that the Office of Management and Budget violated the law came the same day that the impeachment trial against President Donald Trump will officially begin. Read full article: Trump administration broke the law by wi...→

Trump signs partial trade deal with China

Trump signs partial trade deal with China

China promised to spend at least $200 billion more buying U.S. products over the next two years and take steps to protect intellectual property. Read full article: Trump signs partial trade deal with Chin...→

Pelosi says Trump 'will be held accountable' as she signs articles of impeachment

Pelosi says Trump 'will be held accountable' as she signs articles of impeachment

House Speaker Nancy Pelosi, D-Calif., put her signature on the articles of impeachment brought against President Trump on Wednesday – setting up the trial that places the fate of Trump’s presidency in the hands of the Senate. Read full article: Pelosi says Trump 'will be held accounta...→

Nancy Pelosi signs impeachment articles against Trump

Nancy Pelosi signs impeachment articles against Trump

Nancy Pelosi signed off on the House’s two articles of impeachment on Capitol Hill Wednesday, paving the way for President Trump’s trial in the Senate. “He did not uphold his oath… Read full article: Nancy Pelosi signs impeachment articles ...→

Donald Trump signs landmark trade deal with China to fix ‘wrongs

Donald Trump signs landmark trade deal with China to fix ‘wrongs

President Trump and Chinese negotiators signed a hard-fought trade agreement on Wednesday that provides big wins for U.S. farmers and financial-services firms, a historic breakthrough in the lopsided Read full article: Donald Trump signs landmark trade deal w...→

Trump Signs China Trade Deal, Putting Economic Conflict on Pause

Trump Signs China Trade Deal, Putting Economic Conflict on Pause

WASHINGTON — President Trump signed an initial trade deal with China on Wednesday, bringing the first chapter of a protracted and economically damaging fight with the world’s second-largest economy to a close.... The pact is intended to open Chinese markets to more American companies, increase farm and energy exports, and provide greater protection for American technology and trade secrets. China has committed to purchasing an additional $200 billio Read full article: Trump Signs China Trade Deal, Putting Ec...→