A growing group of Democratic lawmakers will boycott President-elect Donald Trump’s inauguration Friday to protest what they described as his alarming and divisive policies, foreign interference in his election and his criticism of civil rights icon John Lewis, a congressman from Georgia. There are now more than 60 House Democrats — 65, at last count […]
WASHINGTON ― Dozens of Democratic members of Congress are planning to boycott President-elect Donald Trump’s inauguration on Jan. 20, saying they can’t bring themselves to welcome a man to the White House who ran such a divisive and prejudiced campaign ― and insulted their colleague, Rep. John Lewis (D-Ga.). “I will not be celebrating or […]
WASHINGTON ― With so much attention on GOP efforts to repeal Obamacare this month, there’s a detail to their plan that may slip under the radar: Their bill will strip all federal funding for Planned Parenthood, too. “Planned Parenthood legislation would be in our reconciliation bill,” House Speaker Paul Ryan (R-Wis.) said during a Thursday […]
President Barack Obama and his successor Donald Trump are making moves that tread on each other’s turf and complicate the other’s agenda, creating one of the messiest White House transitions in recent years. Since Election Day, Mr. Obama has taken some of the most far-reaching actions of his eight-year presidency, leaving Mr. Trump to manage […]
WASHINGTON ― President Barack Obama will huddle with House and Senate Democrats next week to strategize on how best to protect the Affordable Care Act. Republican lawmakers plan to take up a repeal of Obamacare as soon as Congress returns in January. “Next week, Republicans in Congress will once again turn to repealing a law […]
Sen. Bernie Sanders, I-Vt. has plenty of differences with Donald Trump, but the former Democratic presidential candidate said Thursday there are areas where he could find agreement with the president-elect in the coming year. “Mr. Trump campaigned as a populist, campaigned as somebody who is anti-establishment, and I have zero doubt that he received the […]
Donald Trump is defying tradition in more ways than one. The most unconventional president-elect in modern times, who happens to be “really rich,” says he has no plans to take the presidential salary to which he’s entitled. Plus, advisers reportedly say the billionaire businessman wants to continue to spend time at his penthouse apartment in […]
Donald Trump’s election has given a quick boost to stocks, with the Dow Jones industrial average touching all-time highs. Since markets closed Tuesday, the Dow and the S&P 500 are up about 3 percent — and that’s after coming back from the massive Tuesday night drop. Some market observers expect that boom to continue through […]
Defense Secretary Ash Carter ordered the Pentagon on Wednesday to stop clawing-back the bonuses that thousands of soldiers got for reenlisting to serve in Iraq and Afghanistan. “There is no more important responsibility for the Department of Defense than keeping faith with our people,” Carter said in a statement. “Today, in keeping with that obligation, […]
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