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'It's a continuing horror show': Buttigieg sounds off on current state of Washington

(WASHINGTON) -- Tensions between President Donald Trump and House Speaker Nancy Pelosi are at an all-time high, with the party leaders in a war of words with each other and negotiations over infrastructure coming to a screeching halt this week. The daily drama is turning "into a reality show" --…... Read More

2020 candidates' Memorial Day travel zeroes in on early-voting states

(WASHINGTON) -- A non-stop parade of presidential contenders have already made dozens of trips to the early-nominating states, and this weekend, a number of them are poised to continue crisscrossing Iowa and New Hampshire, celebrating Memorial Day with some of the first voters of the 2020 race. Throughout the weekend,…... Read More

Nearly halfway through the year, Congress has only passed 17 laws

(WASHINGTON) -- Ahead of the Memorial Day recess, and nearly halfway through the year, Congress has only passed 17 laws.Major laws that the 116th Congress has passed include reopening the government following the shutdown, a bipartisan public lands measure and changes to Medicaid.Some of the other laws passed changed the…... Read More

President Trump talks trade deal at meeting with business executives after arriving in Japan

(TOKYO) -- President Donald Trump sought to soothe concerns from the Japanese business community over dinner on Saturday night, as the U.S. trade war with China has rocked the region and the U.S. tries to hammer out a trade deal with Japan."The relationship with Japan and the United States, I…... Read More

From sumo wrestling to tough talks on trade, 5 things you need to know about Trump's Tokyo visit

(TOKYO) -- President Donald Trump landed in Japan on Saturday, where Prime Minister Shinzo Abe plans to treat Trump to lavish dinners, a golf outing, a sumo wrestling tournament and be honored as the first state leader to meet the new emperor since his enthronement.But while it might seem like…... Read More

Judge blocks $1B in funding diverted under emergency order from being used to build border wall

(LOS ANGELES) -- A California federal judge has blocked the Trump administration from using $1 billion diverted from military accounts, including pay and pension funds, to begin border wall construction.The judge did not rule on the legality of the administration’s diversion of another $3.6 billion from military construction funds --…... Read More

Meet the 22-year-old millennial who beat a politician who had served longer than he'd been alive

(HARTFORD, Conn.) -- Candidates up and down tickets in the 2018 midterm elections were some of the most diverse in U.S. history -- they were also the youngest. About 700 millennial candidates ran in roughly 6,000 state legislative races, according to the group Run for Something. Will Haskell was one…... Read More

Federal court blocks Mississippi's fetal heartbeat law from taking effect

(JACKSON, Miss.) -- A federal court in Mississippi on Friday temporarily blocked the state's new "fetal heartbeat" law that bans abortion after roughly six weeks of pregnancy. The law was set to take effect July 1. “Here we go again," U.S. District Judge Carlton W. Reeves wrote in his opinion.…... Read More

Trump defends personal attacks on Pelosi: 'Did you hear what she said about me?'

(WASHINGTON) -- President Donald Trump on Friday continued his showdown with House Speaker Nancy Pelosi and congressional Democrats regarding oversight of the Mueller investigation and potential impeachment, declaring: “It’s over.” “All they do is want to try and do a redo of the Mueller report,” Trump charged, fielding questions from…... Read More

Trump gives attorney general Barr sweeping power to declassify intelligence in Russia probe review

(WASHINGTON) -- Saying he wants him to be "fair," President Donald Trump on Friday described why he has given Attorney General William Barr sweeping powers to declassify intelligence as part of his review into how the probe into Russian interference in the 2016 election began and the resulting surveillance on…... Read More

1,500 more troops and defensive capabilities headed to Middle East to deter Iran

(WASHINGTON) -- An additional 1,500 U.S. troops and increased defensive capabilities are being sent to the Middle East to continue to help deter Iran, the Pentagon announced on Friday. While departing the White House for a trip to Japan, President Donald Trump described the number of troops headed to the…... Read More