Archive for April 2017

Trump Admin. Working to Fill US Attorney Positions Left Vacant

Trump Admin. Working to Fill US Attorney Positions Left Vacant

The Trump administration is at work with more than a dozen senators to come up with replacements for vacant U.S. attorney jobs, officials at the White House and Capitol Hill told Politico.  Don McGahn, White House chief counsel, has met with senators and their staff members for the […]

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Poll: Divided GOP Must Act on Obamacare

Poll: Divided GOP Must Act on Obamacare

Republicans cannot afford to wait to act on Obamacare despite divisions in their party over what to do, according to a new poll from Politico. In the survey of President Donald Trump’s first 100 days in office, most of the respondents said they wanted him and Republicans […]

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Ted Cruz: 'El Chapo' Has $14 Billion That Could Fund Mexico Wall

Ted Cruz: 'El Chapo' Has $14 Billion That Could Fund Mexico Wall

Infamous drug kingpin Joaquin “El Chapo” Guzman has a fortune of roughly $14 billion, and Sen. Ted Cruz thinks that will go a long way toward building the wall at the Mexican border “even in the face of Democratic obstruction.” “Yesterday I filed the El Chapo Act, […]

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Trump Backs Obamacare Birth Control Requirement

Trump Backs Obamacare Birth Control Requirement

President Donald Trump’s administration will continue to fight religious groups over the Obamacare requirement that employers must provide their employees with birth control, despite Trump’s promise to reverse it, The Washington Post reports. Last week, the attorneys representing East Texas Baptist University, along with various religious and nonprofit […]

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Trump Condemns Holocaust Deniers

Trump Condemns Holocaust Deniers

Pledging to confront anti-Semitism in all its forms and to “never be silent,” President Donald Trump on Tuesday denounced as accomplices to “horrible evil” anyone who denies that 6 million Jews were killed during the Holocaust. In a speech marking Holocaust Remembrance Day, Trump also pledged that […]

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Sens. Corker, Coons Sponsoring Bipartisan Foreign Aid Initiative

Sens. Corker, Coons Sponsoring Bipartisan Foreign Aid Initiative

The United States has a moral responsibility to help in other countries, two senators who are a sponsoring a bipartisan bill to help taxpayer dollars go further to deliver food aid to the world, said Tuesday. Sens. Bob Corker, R- Tennessee, and Chris Coons, D-Delaware, appeared together […]

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Ivanka Trump: 'I Don't Like the Word Accomplice'

Ivanka Trump: 'I Don't Like the Word Accomplice'

President Donald Trump’s senior adviser and daughter Ivanka is not happy about the headlines on German newspapers calling her a “loyal accomplice” to her father. Trump went to Germany at Chancellor Angela Merkel’s invitation to a women’s summit Tuesday. Before her arrival, the German newspaper Berliner Zeitung […]

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Rep. Dent: 'Remains a No' on Latest Healthcare Tweak

Rep. Dent: 'Remains a No' on Latest Healthcare Tweak

Moderate Republican Charlie Dent said he “remains a no” when it comes to the latest tweak to healthcare legislation to repeal and replace Obamacare, the Washington Examiner reported. Though the latest draft is named after his co-chair of the centrist Tuesday Group, Rep. Tom MacArthur, the Pennsylvania […]

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Dem NY Gov. Andrew Cuomo Hires GOP Operative

Dem NY Gov. Andrew Cuomo Hires GOP Operative

New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo has hired a veteran Republican operative to serve as his chief of staff as he prepares for a possible White House run down the road. CNN reports that Maria Comella, whose client history includes former President George W. Bush, Sen. John McCain, New […]

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Marsha Blackburn: Corporate Tax Cut Would Bring 'Jobs, Jobs, Jobs'

Marsha Blackburn: Corporate Tax Cut Would Bring 'Jobs, Jobs, Jobs'

Rep. Marsha Blackburn, R-Tenn., told Fox News on Tuesday that cutting the corporate tax rate would lead to one of President Donald Trump’s goals of creating “jobs, jobs, jobs.” Trump has indicated he will be asking Congress for a cut in the corporate tax rate when he […]

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