Politics

Donald Trump threatens 20 percent tariff on EU cars

Donald Trump threatens 20 percent tariff on EU cars

By – The Washington Times – Friday, June 22, 2018 President threatened tariffs on the European Union Friday morning. demanded that trade barriers on the United States be lifted, or imported cars from the EU will be slapped with a tariff. Based on the Tariffs and Trade Barriers long placed on the U.S. and it great companies and workers by […]

House passes sweeping opioids bill

House passes sweeping opioids bill

By – The Washington Times – Friday, June 22, 2018 The House passed a massive opioids bill Friday to expand treatment options, stem the flow of deadly fentanyl into the U.S. and reduce the number of addictive pills in circulation, setting the stage for action and President Trump’s signature. Approved 396-14, the measure packaged more than 50 individual bills and […]

Judge orders Paul Manafort jailed away from other inmates

Judge orders Paul Manafort jailed away from other inmates

By – The Washington Times – Friday, June 22, 2018 , the former chairman of President Trump’s 2016 election campaign, should be segregated from other inmates while awaiting trial for charges brought as part of special counsel Robert Mueller’s probe of the race, a D.C. federal court judge ruled Thursday. “shall be confined in a corrections facility separate, to the […]

DOJ, Wisconsin reach agreement on overseas voters

DOJ, Wisconsin reach agreement on overseas voters

By – The Washington Times – Thursday, June 21, 2018 The Department of Justice has reached an agreement with the state of Wisconsin over its restrictions on overseas voters, the agency announced Thursday. Last month, the Justice Department sued the Wisconsin Elections Commission because state law bars temporary overseas voters from obtaining ballots electronically or to file unofficial ballots. Under […]

Lindsey Graham quizzes inspector general over Peter Strzok‘s ‘insurance policy‘ text

Lindsey Graham quizzes inspector general over Peter Strzok‘s ‘insurance policy‘ text

By – The Washington Times – Thursday, June 21, 2018 Sen. Lindsey Graham asked Justice Department Inspector General Wednesday to hand over documents relating to former Deputy Director Andrew McCabe’s alleged meeting to discuss an “insurance policy” against the election of then-candidate . The South Carolina Republican sent a letter to seeking clarification between two different stories — one from […]

House postpones immigration showdown to Friday

House postpones immigration showdown to Friday

By – The Washington Times – Thursday, June 21, 2018 GOP leaders postponed a vote on their compromise immigration bill until Friday after conservatives said the bill can’t pass. The bill will still be debated later Thursday,1 but there won’t be a vote during the session, according to guidance sent to members by the GOP leadership team. The had already […]

Andrew Cuomo, N.Y. gov., says he has no information from HHS on immigrant children

Andrew Cuomo, N.Y. gov., says he has no information from HHS on immigrant children

By – The Washington Times – Friday, June 22, 2018 Democratic New York slammed the Department of Health and Human Services on Friday, claiming he has not been given enough information on the immigration children transported to his state. “I know nothing from HHS. All I know is what I’m putting together,” said on CNN’s “New Day.” The governor estimates […]