Tag Archives: administration

Romney 'sickened' by Trump administration 'dishonesty' exposed by Mueller report

Romney 'sickened' by Trump administration 'dishonesty' exposed by Mueller reportThe senator from Utah becomes the first Republican lawmaker to criticize the president in the wake of the release of the report.



Yahoo News – Latest News & Headlines

Trump administration awards $1.7 million family planning grant to anti-abortion group

Trump administration awards $  1.7 million family planning grant to anti-abortion groupThe non-profit Obria Group says the $ 1.7 million award it is receiving from the Trump administration will help fund a chain of crisis pregnancy centers that oppose abortion and do not offer contraceptives.



Yahoo News – Latest News & Headlines

Trump administration plays favorites with faith-based media

Trump administration plays favorites with faith-based mediaAccording to one account, Secretary of State Mike Pompeo promised that “people of all faiths will have ‘something to say’ about the Israeli-Palestinian peace plan the White House is expected to announce after Israel’s elections in two weeks.”



Yahoo News – Latest News & Headlines

Trump administration refuses to hand over documents to House oversight investigation

Trump administration refuses to hand over documents to House oversight investigationThe Trump administration is committing “an unprecedented level of stonewalling, delay and obstruction” in response to congressional requests for documents and witnesses, the chair of the House oversight committee has said. Elijah Cummings, Democratic congressman for Maryland, said he had sent 12 letters to the White House on a range of topics from the “routine” to “relating to our core national security interests”. In an op-ed for The Washington Post, Mr Cummings said the subjects included White House security clearances, Donald Trump’s alleged hush money payments, and the use of taxpayer funds for lavish private planes.



Yahoo News – Latest News & Headlines

Trump administration demands Maduro return US reporter detained in Venezuela: ‘Being a journalist is not a crime’

Trump administration demands Maduro return US reporter detained in Venezuela: ‘Being a journalist is not a crime’The US State Department has demanded the immediate release of an American journalist detained in Venezuela after it was reported on Wednesday the country’s counter-intelligence agency arrested the freelance reporter. Cody Weddle was reportedly obtained by Venezuela authorities during a raid at his home in Caracas this week. The journalist, who produced freelance coverage on the political crisis under Nicolas Maduro for publications like the Daily Telegraph, Miami Herald and ABC News, had not been reached since 8am on Wednesday morning, according to a Venezuela press workers’ union.



Yahoo News – Latest News & Headlines

Trump administration warns of record illegal border crossings ahead of vote by Congress

Trump administration warns of record illegal border crossings ahead of vote by CongressThe Trump administration warned Republican lawmakers Tuesday about record numbers of illegal crossings at the southern border with Mexico as Congress appeared to be on the verge of terminating President Donald Trump’s declaration of an emergency there. Homeland Security Secretary Kirstjen Nielsen visited the U.S. Capitol as the White House sought to discourage more Republican defections on the measure rebuking the president. Republican senators had a “spirited discussion” on the matter, Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell said.



Yahoo News – Latest News & Headlines

Rep. Schiff 'Absolutely' Ready to Take Trump Administration to Court Over Mueller Report

Rep. Schiff 'Absolutely' Ready to Take Trump Administration to Court Over Mueller Report"We are going to get to the bottom of this."



Yahoo News – Latest News & Headlines

Democratic senators urge administration to reject Sprint, T-Mobile merger

Democratic senators urge administration to reject Sprint, T-Mobile mergerThe signatories included potential or confirmed presidential candidates Sanders, Amy Klobuchar, Sherrod Brown, Kirsten Gillibrand, Elizabeth Warren and Cory Booker. Also signing the letters were Senators Richard Blumenthal and Tom Udall. The senators noted the four largest wireless carriers including AT&T Inc and Verizon Communications Inc control 98 percent of the market.



Yahoo News – Latest News & Headlines

As Trump administration negotiates peace with Taliban, some retired U.S. generals see defeat

As Trump administration negotiates peace with Taliban, some retired U.S. generals see defeat“The Taliban are the victors,” said a retired general officer who commanded a brigade early in the war. “We just haven’t figured that out yet.”



Yahoo News – Latest News & Headlines

Trump calls for an end to investigations of his administration

Trump calls for an end to investigations of his administration“An economic miracle is taking place in the United States and the only thing that can stop it are foolish wars, politics or ridiculous partisan investigations,” Trump said to cheers from some of his Republican colleagues and deafening silence from Democrats.



Yahoo News – Latest News & Headlines