Tag Archives: Ahead

President Trump floats 'human wall' on southern border ahead of State of the Union

President Trump floats 'human wall' on southern border ahead of State of the Union“Tremendous numbers of people are coming up through Mexico in the hopes of flooding our Southern Border,” Trump tweeted Tuesday.



Yahoo News – Latest News & Headlines

State of the Union 2019: 5 things to look out for ahead of Trump's historic address

State of the Union 2019: 5 things to look out for ahead of Trump's historic addressIf Donald Trump’s State of the Union address is at all similar to the speech he delivered to the US Congress last year, Americans can expect more false facts and fresh new controversies on Tuesday night. This time, however, there is a catch: the Democratic Party has assumed control of the House of Representatives, making its reaction to the president’s upcoming policy proposals and statements more prominent — and powerful — than ever before. The 2019 State of the Union address was pushed back a week from the originally anticipated date following a federal government shutdown — the longest of its kind in US history — triggered by Mr Trump’s demands $ 5.7bn towards building a US-Mexico border wall.



Yahoo News – Latest News & Headlines

Illinois governor issues warning ahead of dangerous polar vortex

Illinois governor issues warning ahead of dangerous polar vortexThe governor of Illinois on Monday issued an emergency preparedness plan ahead of a “historic” polar vortex of cold air and wind descending on much of the U.S., warning residents that temperatures were likely to plunge well below zero. Governor J.B. Pritzker said wind chill could drive temperatures to -55 degrees Fahrenheit in northern Illinois on Tuesday evening, capable of causing frostbite in a matter of minutes. “This is a potentially historic winter storm that will bring extreme cold to our state and all Illinoisans must prepare,” Pritzker said in a written statement released by his office.”Our administration is putting into place an Emergency Preparedness Plan with key state agencies as well as warning residents about these life-threatening conditions.” The so-called polar vortex weather system was expected to send frigid winds that circulate around the North Pole across much of the United States from the Dakotas through New England, National Weather Service meteorologist Brian Hurley said.



Yahoo News – Latest News & Headlines

More strikes ahead? Teachers say they love their jobs but can't pay their bills, poll shows

More strikes ahead? Teachers say they love their jobs but can't pay their bills, poll showsAmid dissatisfaction with pay and demands, more than half of K-12 teachers in a USA TODAY/Ipsos Poll say they've thought about quitting.



Yahoo News – Latest News & Headlines

Trump seeks to go ahead with State of the Union in spite of Pelosi letter

Trump seeks to go ahead with State of the Union in spite of Pelosi letterDonald Trump is planning on pushing forward and delivering his second State of the Union to a joint session of Congress, even though Speaker of the House Nancy Pelosi asked him to delay the annual event. The White House reached out to the House Sergeant-at-Arms in an email, asking for a schedule for a walk-through for the speech. The State of the Union is scheduled for the 29 January, but Ms Pelosi had cited security concerns raised by the ongoing government shutdown as reason to delay the event.



Yahoo News – Latest News & Headlines

Trump seeks to move ahead with big speech despite Pelosi shutdown concerns

Trump seeks to move ahead with big speech despite Pelosi shutdown concernsTrump’s proposal on Saturday to relax his immigration policies for young immigrants known as “Dreamers” in exchange for funding for a southern border wall did not appear to be making much headway among Democrats who control the House of Representatives. Senate Majority leader Mitch McConnell said the Senate will vote on Trump’s plan this week but there were doubts it would pass there. Leaders of the House of Representatives have already rejected it.



Yahoo News – Latest News & Headlines

Trump government shutdown – live: President responds to impeachment rumours ahead of 'major announcement' on border dispute

Trump government shutdown - live: President responds to impeachment rumours ahead of 'major announcement' on border disputeDonald Trump is set to make a “major announcement” on the government shutdown and the US-Mexico border on Saturday afternoon as the standstill over funding for his proposed wall continues into its fifth week. The White House has not provided any details about what exactly the president will reveal at 3pm EST today (8pm UK time), but he is not expected to sign the national emergency declaration he has been threatening to use for several weeks. Mr Trump has been in a standoff with Democrats in Congress for the past 29 days after he refused to sign a government funding bill without $ 5.7 billion for his border wall.



Yahoo News – Latest News & Headlines

Trump Tweets Love for Nashville - Ahead of Trip to New Orleans

Trump Tweets Love for Nashville - Ahead of Trip to New Orleans(Bloomberg) — President Donald Trump took to Twitter Monday to greet followers in Nashville, Tennessee, and let them know he was excited to see them later in the day.



Yahoo News – Latest News & Headlines

Cadillac unveils brand's first electric vehicle ahead of Detroit auto show

Cadillac unveils brand's first electric vehicle ahead of Detroit auto showCadillac furthered its recent product blitz Sunday with a preliminary peek at the brand’s first electric vehicle.



Yahoo News – Latest News & Headlines

Kim Jong Un travels to China ahead of possible 2nd US summit

Kim Jong Un travels to China ahead of possible 2nd US summitBEIJING (AP) — North Korean leader Kim Jong Un was expected to meet Tuesday with China's president at the start of a visit to Beijing believed to be an effort to coordinate with his only major ally ahead of a possible second summit with U.S. President Donald Trump.



Yahoo News – Latest News & Headlines