Donald Trump vowed to shut down the government over immigration as Republican strategists have figured out that his wall is toxic to the party.
Incoming Speaker of the House Nancy Pelosi is refusing to give Trump any money at all for his border wall. Democrats aren't going to fund the wall.
By Kristina Cooke and Yeganeh Torbati
SAN FRANCISCO/WASHINGTON (Reuters) – U.S. immigration authorities arrested 170 people between early July and late November who came forward to claim migrant children in government custody, according to official data released on Monday, a crackdown advocates say is discouraging relatives from volunteering to take in some of the 14,000 detained children.
Brett Kavanaugh sided with liberal justices as Planned Parenthood won a big victory against red states who tried to deny funding to Medicaid patients.
Republicans are growing more fearful that Trump is not ready for what's coming, and is leading his party into a 2020 disaster.
The soft job growth numbers released today suggest an economy that is slowing down and could be in a recession when Trump runs for reelection in 2020.
By Gary Robertson
CHARLOTTESVILLE, Va. (Reuters) – Prosecutors in the murder trial of a white nationalist said on Thursday the defendant was motivated by hatred when he drove his car into crowd of counterprotesters last year, while the defense argued that he was fearfully reacting to a violent environment.
Defeated Gov. Scott Walker is behind the series of measures that Republicans are trying to pass in Wisconsin that would weaken the power of incoming Democratic Gov. Tony Evers.
House Democrats are firmly stating that they don't want to give Trump a single penny to fund his border wall.
The NRA is showing signs of serious decline as tax documents show that their income dropped by $55 million last year.
The Daily Beast reported on the NRA‘s tax documents:
More noteworthy than its drop in contributions, though, was its decline in membership dues. The NRA took in more than $128 million in dues last year—a significant sum, but down considerably from the $163 million it took in the year prior. That decline, more than the drop in direct contributions, appears to indicate a dwindling, if still formidable, base of public support. Asked for comment on the decline, an NRA spokesperson pointed to reporting showing that the organization’s magazine subscriptions have shot up this year, interpreted as an indicator of an accompanying membership surge.
Outdoor retailer Patagonia called Donald Trump's corporate tax cut "irresponsible" and pledged to donate its $10 million handout to fight climate change.
The fact that some Republicans are willing to support action to protect the environment suggests that the politics of the issue could be shifting.
While Trump is still living off successes of the Obama administration in many ways, his economic doctrine is finally starting to fear their ugly head.
Trump responded to migrants who were trying to cross the border near San Diego, CA to apply for asylum by tear gassing kids.
Trump‘s plan to force asylum seekers to remain in Mexico is illegal and will likely be quickly struck down in court, as Trump is trying to break the law.
The Washington Post reported, “According to outlines of the plan, known as Remain in Mexico, asylum applicants at the border will have to stay in Mexico while their cases are processed, potentially ending the system, which Trump decries as ‘catch and release,’ that has generally allowed those seeking refuge to wait on safer U.S. soil.”
Trump criticized Admiral William McRaven for not getting Bin Laden sooner, McRaven responded with a crushing statement against Trump.
A white man from Kentucky suspected of killing a black man and woman in a racially motivated shooting attack at a supermarket last month has been charged with federal hate crimes and firearm charges, according to federal officials.
A judge ordered Sarah Sanders and the White House to return Jim Acosta's press pass, and granted CNN a temporary restraining order against Trump.
By Karen Pierog
CHICAGO (Reuters) – The Chicago City Council on Wednesday gave overwhelming approval to the final budget proposed by Mayor Rahm Emanuel, who leaves office next year, and who said he will address looming pension funding challenges in December.
By Joseph Ax
(Reuters) – More than a dozen times in the past seven days, President Donald Trump has alleged, contrary to evidence, that the recount of Florida’s elections for governor and the U.S. Senate has been marred by fraud.