House Approves $259.8B Spending Bill

The House on Friday approved a $259.5 billion four-bill package of spending bills for the 2021 fiscal year. The package included the bills for state and foreign operations; agriculture; interior and environment; and military construction and veterans affairs. The legislative package passed in a largely party-line 224-189 vote. Seven Democrats and the chamber’s sole Independent […]

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GOP Preparing To Lose Senate Majority

Democrats are within striking distance of retaking the Senate majority in November, while Republicans are facing an increasingly difficult electoral map as President Trump’s sagging poll numbers threaten to drag down vulnerable GOP incumbents. Several recent polls show Democratic challengers leading Republican incumbents in Arizona, North Carolina and Iowa. The GOP is also fending off […]

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Trump Fires District Attorney Investigating His Associates

President Trump has officially fired a U.S. attorney in Manhattan who led multiple investigations involving his associates, according to Attorney General William Barr. The Justice Department announced late Friday that it would replace Geoffrey Berman, a powerful prosecutor for the Southern District of New York, though Berman announced shortly afterward that he had no intention […]

Judge Refuses To Block Bolton’s Anti-Trump Book

A federal judge has denied a Trump administration request to block former national security adviser John Bolton’s book from being published. U.S. District Judge Royce Lamberth wrote in an order released Saturday that “while Bolton’s unilateral conduct raises grave national security concerns, the government has not established that an injunction is an appropriate remedy.” The […]