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House will vote to hold Barr, Ross in contempt of Congress over 2020 Census citizenship question

House Majority Leader Steny H. Hoyer said the House “will not shirk from its oversight of this Administration and its malign effort to silence the voices of millions in our democracy.”...

House will vote to hold Barr, Ross in contempt of Congress over 2020 Census citizenship question

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House committee to vote on holding Barr and Ross in contempt for failing to provide documents related to 2020 Census citizenship question Last week, new evidence emerged suggesting that the citizenship question was crafted specifically to give an electoral advantage to Republicans and white residents....
01:45, 2019-06-04

House holds AG Barr, Ross in contempt over 2020 census citizenship question The House of Representatives voted Wednesday to hold US Attorney General William Barr and Commerce Secretary Wilbur Ross in contempt over the White House’s failed push to add a citizenship question to the 2020 census. By a vote of 230 to 198, the Democrat-controlled chamber rapped Barr and Ros...
04:15, 2019-07-18

House majority leader to call for vote to hold Barr, Ross in contempt over census question Rep. Steny Hoyer, the House majority leader, will ​call for a floor vote next Tuesday to hold Attorney General William Barr and Commerce Secretary Wilbur Ross in contempt over the White House’s desire to add a citizenship question to the 2020 census. The development comes as President Trump ha...
23:30, 2019-07-11

House Dems to hold Barr, Ross in contempt over census question The House Oversight and Reform Committee is moving to hold Attorney General William Barr and Commerce Secretary Wilbur Ross in contempt of Congress for defying the panel’s subpoena for information about efforts to add a citizenship question to the 2020 census.“Unfortunately, your actions are part of...
22:30, 2019-06-03

House to vote ‘soon’ on contempt for Barr, Ross over citizenship question: source House Democratic leadership has indicated that there will "soon" be a full House vote to hold Attorney General William Barr and Commerce Secretary Wilbur Ross in criminal contempt over their failure to comply with subpoenas regarding the citizenship question on the census form, a source told Fox New...
08:15, 2019-07-09

House to Vote on Contempt Citations for Barr and Ross Over Census Question The House is expected to vote Wednesday evening to hold Attorney General William P. Barr and Commerce Secretary Wilbur Ross in criminal contempt of Congress....
18:15, 2019-07-17

House panel set to hold Barr, Ross in contempt of Congress WASHINGTON (AP) — The House Oversight Committee is moving to hold Attorney General William Barr and Commerce Secretary Wilbur Ross in contempt of Congress for failing to comply with subpoenas for documents related to the Trump administration’s decision to add a citizenship question to the 2020...
01:01, 2019-06-04

House to vote Tuesday on holding Barr, Ross in contempt over census Nearly a month after the House Judiciary Committee voted to hold Attorney General Bill Barr and Commerce Secretary Wilbur Ross in contempt, House Majority Leader Steny Hoyer, D-Md., announced that the full House will vote on the matter on Tuesday....
23:00, 2019-07-11

House panel threatens contempt of Congress vote against Barr, Ross The top U.S. law enforcement officer and the Commerce secretary will face a contempt of Congress vote unless they hand over documents by Thursday on efforts to put a citizenship question on the 2020 Census, the chairman of a House of Representatives panel warned on Monday....
02:15, 2019-06-04

Barr, Ross urge Pelosi to delay Census contempt vote U.S. Attorney General William Barr and Commerce Secretary Wilbur Ross urged House Speaker Nancy Pelosi to delay a planned vote later on Wednesday to hold the pair in criminal contempt....
00:30, 2019-07-18

House Votes to Hold Barr and Ross in Criminal Contempt After many, many threats, the House finally followed through and held Attorney General William Barr and Commerce Secretary Wilbur Ross in criminal contempt of Congress on Wednesday, according to Politico. It’s only the second time in history that Congress has voted to hold a cabinet member in crimin...
16:45, 2019-07-18

House votes to hold Barr, Ross in criminal contempt The House voted Wednesday to hold Attorney General William Barr and Commerce Secretary Wilbur Ross in criminal contempt for refusing subpoenas to hand over documents about the 2020 census....
03:30, 2019-07-18

House holds Barr, Ross in criminal contempt over census documents The U.S. House of Representatives voted on Wednesday to hold Attorney General William Barr and Commerce Secretary Wilbur Ross in criminal contempt for defying congressional subpoenas related to the U.S. census....
02:15, 2019-07-18

House panel steps up contempt threat against Barr, Ross over Census documents The House Oversight Committee said on Wednesday it will move forward with a vote to hold Attorney General William Barr and Commerce Secretary Wilbur Ross in contempt of Congress if they do not comply with a subpoena for documents related to the Trump administration's handling of the U.S. Census....
18:45, 2019-06-05

House to vote next week on criminal contempt against Barr and Ross House Democrats will vote next week on criminal contempt charges against Attorney General William Barr and Commerce Secretary Wilbur Ross for failing to comply with a congressional subpoena over the 2020 census, Speaker Nancy Pelosi announced Thursday. The vote — the second time a sitting attorney ...
19:30, 2019-07-11

House committee votes to hold William Barr and Wilbur Ross in contempt The House Oversight Committee voted Wednesday to hold Attorney General William Barr and Commerce Secretary Wilbur Ross in contempt for failing to turn over documents about a citizenship question the Trump administration wanted added to the census. Following the 24 to 15 vote, the matter will be refe...
23:45, 2019-06-12

House oversight holds William Barr, Wilbur Ross in contempt for defying subpoena over census The House oversight committee voted to hold Attorney General William Barr and Commerce Secretary Wilbur Ross in contempt of Congress for defying a subpoena regarding the inclusion of a citizenship question on the 2020 ce...
05:45, 2019-06-13

House holds William Barr, Wilbur Ross in criminal contempt of Congress The House voted on Wednesday to ask the Justice Department to prosecute Attorney General William Barr and Commerce Secretary Wilbur Ross for defying congressional subpoenas, an escalation in House Democrats’ ongoing oversight battle with the Trump administration.The 230-198 vote to hold Barr and Ros...
05:00, 2019-07-18

House Oversight Committee Votes to Hold Attorney General Barr and Commerce Secretary Ross in Contempt (WASHINGTON) — A House committee has voted to hold two top Trump administration officials in contempt of Congress for failing to comply with subpoenas for documents related to the decision to add a citizenship question to the 2020 census. The Democratic-controlled House Oversight Committee vot...
00:45, 2019-06-13

Trump asserts executive privilege over census citizenship question info as Dems prepare contempt vote WASHINGTON — President Donald Trump on Wednesday asserted executive privilege over information related to his administration’s decision to add a citizenship question to the 2020 census as the House Oversight Committee prepared to hold two of his Cabinet members in contempt for defying its subp...
01:00, 2019-06-13

House to vote June 11 on holding Barr, McGahn in contempt of Congress The full House of Representatives is expected to vote on June 11 whether to hold Attorney General William Barr in contempt of Congress, according to a Democratic aide....
16:45, 2019-06-04

House Panel Moves to Hold Attorney General and Commerce Secretary in Contempt Over Census Question (WASHINGTON) — The House Oversight Committee is moving to hold Attorney General William Barr and Commerce Secretary Wilbur Ross in contempt of Congress for failing to comply with subpoenas for documents related to the Trump administration’s decision to add a citizenship question to the 2...
04:45, 2019-06-04

Dems to pursue criminal contempt for William Barr, Wilbur Ross over census House Democratic leaders plan to move forward with criminal contempt proceedings against Attorney General William Barr and Commerce Secretary Wilbur Ross for defying congressional subpoenas for documents related to the 2020 census, senior Democratic aides said Monday. Being held in contempt by Cong...
02:15, 2019-07-09

Trump asserts executive privilege over census materials as Dems weigh contempt against Barr, Ross The Justice Department said Wednesday that President Trump is asserting executive privilege over documents related his administration's decision to add a citizenship question to the 2020 census, as House Democrats weigh a contempt resolution against Attorney General William Barr and Secretary of Com...
17:45, 2019-06-12

Committee approves contempt of Congress citations against William Barr, Wilbur Ross By a 24-15 vote, the panel recommended that the full House of Representatives find Barr and Ross in contempt for refusing to cooperate with an investigation of the Trump administration's decision to add a citizenship question to the 2020 U.S. Census....
01:00, 2019-06-13

House Democrats Are Really Serious About Holding Barr and Ross in Contempt This Time House Democratic leaders are moving forward with criminal contempt proceedings against Attorney General William Barr and Commerce Secretary Wilbur Ross for refusing to provide subpoenaed documents relating to the 2020 Census, according to Politico....
06:30, 2019-07-09

House panel approves contempt citations against Barr, Ross The U.S. House Oversight Committee voted on Wednesday to approve contempt of Congress citations against Attorney General William Barr and Commerce Secretary Wilbur Ross for defying congressional subpoenas related to the U.S. Census....
23:15, 2019-06-12

House panel sets Barr, Ross contempt votes for Wednesday The U.S. House Oversight Committee plans to vote on Wednesday on whether to hold Attorney General William Barr and Commerce Secretary Wilbur Ross in contempt of Congress for stonewalling a probe into an alleged scheme to politicize the 2020 U.S. Census....
01:45, 2019-06-11

Barr Says Legal Path to Census Citizenship Question Exists but Gives No Details The attorney general also acknowledged that career lawyers who had worked on the case had little appetite to continue after the president inserted himself into the issue....
02:00, 2019-07-09

House holds Barr, Ross in criminal contempt, as GOP decries 'more political theater' The Democrat-controlled House of Representatives on Wednesday voted to hold Attorney General Bill Barr and Commerce Secretary Wilbur Ross in criminal contempt, saying they were stonewalling congressional probes into the Trump administration's efforts to add a citizenship question to the 2020 census....
01:15, 2019-07-18

The House Is Threatening to Hold William Barr in Contempt, Again House Democrats are threatening to hold Attorney General William Barr in contempt of Congress for the second time in two months, according to Politico. This time, the threatened contempt citation, which would also target Commerce Secretary Wilbur Ross, was spurred by the administration’s refusal to ...
19:30, 2019-06-04

Supreme Court puts census citizenship question on hold The Trump administration provided a “contrived” reason for including it and the Commerce Department must provide a clearer explanation, the high court ruled....
05:15, 2019-06-28

U.S. House to vote next week on whether to find Barr in contempt The full U.S. House of Representatives will vote next week on whether to hold Attorney General William Barr in contempt for failing to comply with a subpoena seeking the full, unredacted report on Russian meddling in the 2016 election, House Majority Leader Steny Hoyer said on Monday....
02:15, 2019-06-04

Watch live: House votes on whether to hold William Barr in contempt The House is scheduled to vote Wednesday on whether to hold U.S. Attorney General William Barr in contempt for failing to comply with a subpoena over information from the Mueller investigation....
16:45, 2019-06-12

U.S. AG William Barr says he sees a way for 2020 census to legally ask about citizenship In an interview with The Associated Press, Barr said the Trump administration will take action in the coming days that he believes will allow the government to add the controversial census query....
05:15, 2019-07-09

High court puts citizenship question on hold in census case WASHINGTON (AP) — The Supreme Court on Thursday maintained a hold on the Trump administration’s effort to add a citizenship question to the 2020 census, and the question’s opponents say there’s no time to revisit the issue before next week’s scheduled start to the printing of...
19:00, 2019-06-27

House to vote next week on whether to find Barr, McGahn in contempt The U.S. House of Representatives will vote next week on whether to hold Attorney General William Barr and former White House counsel Don McGahn in contempt of Congress for failing to comply with subpoenas related to the probe into Russian meddling in the 2016 election, the No. 2 House official said...
09:00, 2019-06-04

Ahead of contempt vote, Trump shields census documents from Congress President Donald Trump asserted executive privilege on Wednesday to keep under wraps documents related to adding a citizenship question to the 2020 U.S. Census, defying a U.S. House committee in another move to stonewall Democrats' multiple investigations of the president....
19:00, 2019-06-12

Trump shields census documents from Congress as contempt vote looms President Donald Trump asserted executive privilege on Wednesday to keep under wraps documents on adding a citizenship question to the 2020 U.S. census, defying a House panel's subpoena in another move to stonewall Democratic lawmakers' investigations....
22:30, 2019-06-12

House Dems set Barr contempt vote on Mueller report for next week The House will vote next week to hold Attorney General William Barr in contempt of Congress for failing to comply with a subpoena for special counsel Robert Mueller's fully unredacted report and underlying evidence, according to multiple Democratic sources.The civil contempt resolution clears the wa...
00:30, 2019-06-04

2020 US Census to be printed without citizenship question The feds said Tuesday that forms for the 2020 US Census would be printed without the citizenship question that Team Trump had insisted on — a short-term victory at least for those opposing the question. A Justice Department lawyer said in a memo that the printer had been directed to start producing ...
00:00, 2019-07-03

House panel OKs contempt vote in census dispute A House committee has voted to hold two top Trump administration officials in contempt of Congress for failing to comply with subpoenas for documents related to the decision to add a citizenship question to the 2020 census. (June 12)        ...
06:45, 2019-06-13

Trump Reverses Course—Again—on Citizenship Question for Census 2020 That didn’t last long. Just one day after the Trump administration said the 2020 census forms would be published without a question asking whether people are U.S. citizens, Donald Trump railed (on Twitter, of course) that such reports were “FAKE!” and that his team was “moving forward” on having the...
15:00, 2019-07-04

2020 U.S. Census to be printed without addition of citizenship question Days after the U.S. Supreme Court halted the addition of a citizenship question to the 2020 Census, the U.S. Census Bureau on Tuesday started the process of printing the questionnaire without the controversial query....
02:45, 2019-07-03

Trump denies citizenship question will be cut from 2020 Census President Trump on Wednesday appeared to cast doubt on his own commerce secretary’s statement a day before that the 2020 census would not include a question on US citizenship — calling the reports ”FAKE!” “The News Reports about the Department of Commerce dropping its quest to put the Citizenship Qu...
20:30, 2019-07-03

The 2020 Census Will Be Printed Without the Controversial Citizenship Question The Justice Department says the 2020 Census is moving ahead without a question about citizenship. Kristen Clarke, an attorney for a civil rights group that helped fight the addition of the question, says Trump administration attorneys notified parties in lawsuits that the printing of the hundreds of...
00:00, 2019-07-03

Census controversy: House panel votes to hold Trump officials in contempt William Barr and Wilbur Ross face congressional action over refusal to turn over materials relating to changes in national countA congressional committee led by Democrats voted to hold the US attorney general, William Barr, and the commerce secretary, Wilbur Ross, in contempt on Wednesday for their ...
05:15, 2019-06-13

Trump abandons effort to get citizenship question on 2020 census Instead, Trump says he's ordering every federal department and agency to provide the Commerce Department with all records it requests pertaining to the number of citizens and noncitizens in the country....
05:30, 2019-07-12

Trump Cries Uncle on Citizenship Question for Census 2020 Looks like Donald Trump blinked. The Justice Department announced Tuesday that there will be no citizenship question on the 2020 census, a week after the U.S. Supreme Court blocked the addition of the question by raising concerns about the reasoning the Trump administration gave for wanting the chan...
08:45, 2019-07-03

Supreme Court blocks citizenship question in 2020 census for now The Supreme Court on Thursday blocked, for now, the Trump administration's plan to include a question on the 2020 census that inquires about a person’s citizenship status....
18:45, 2019-06-27

Supreme Court cuts citizenship question on 2020 Census for now The Supreme Court blocked the Commerce Department from adding a citizenship question to the 2020 Census, sending it back to the federal agency for a fuller explanation about why it should be included. “We cannot ignore the disconnect between the decision made [to include the citizenship questi...
19:00, 2019-06-27

Trump administration will print 2020 census without citizenship question The Trump administration will move forward with printing the 2020 census without a controversial citizenship question, a Department of Justice spokesperson said Tuesday. The Supreme Court last week blocked the administration from adding the question, saying it did not provide a sufficient rationale ...
10:15, 2019-07-03

Supreme Court blocks citizenship question from 2020 Census After months of controversy, the Supreme Court delivered its long-awaited ruling Thursday on whether the government can add a citizenship question to the 2020 Census -- blocking the move just days before a key deadline....
19:30, 2019-06-27

US supreme court blocks 2020 census citizenship question – for now Lower court ruling upheld in blow to Trump, but commerce department may have time to advance alternative reasoning The Trump administration will not be able to move ahead with its original, highly controversial plan to include a question about citizenship on the 2020 US census, after the supreme cou...
05:30, 2019-06-28

Trump administration: 2020 Census to be printed without citizenship question GettyImages WASHINGTON (AP) – The Trump administration says the 2020 Census questionnaire is moving ahead without a question about citizenship. That’s according to an attorney for a civil rights group that helped fight the addition of the question. Kristen Clarke said Tuesday that Trump admini...
00:00, 2019-07-03

Trump floats delaying the 2020 census for citizenship question President Donald Trump suggested that he wants to delay the U.S. Census following a Supreme Court ruling that the 2020 census form cannot include a question about citizenship. The court’s decision Thursday showed it was deeply fractured on the issue. It ruled that while the government has the ...
23:30, 2019-06-27

House Dems to vote on holding Barr, McGahn in contempt, seeking to keep Mueller spotlight alive The Democrat-led House of Representatives is set to vote next week on whether to hold Attorney General William Barr and former White House counsel Don McGahn in contempt of Congress for failing to comply with congressional subpoenas, House Majority Leader Steny Hoyer announced Monday....
04:45, 2019-06-04

White House considering 'every option' for adding citizenship question to census With a court deadline looming, the Trump administration is looking at "every option" as it seeks to add a contentious citizenship question to the 2020 census, a White House spokesman said on Thursday....
21:30, 2019-07-04

DOJ announces legal team shift over citizenship question on 2020 census The U.S. Justice Department said Sunday it is seeking a new legal team in its efforts to add a citizenship question on the 2020 census after the Supreme Court temporarily blocked its inclusion....
09:15, 2019-07-08

Reversing course, Trump administration will look for a way to add citizenship question to 2020 Census, DOJ lawyer said Trump’s Commerce and Justice departments said the census was being printed without the question, but the president said Wednesday he was “moving forward” with the plan....
00:45, 2019-07-04

Confusion as Trump insists he plans to add citizenship question to 2020 census President says ‘we are absolutely moving forward’ – contradicting earlier administration statements that the plan had been droppedDonald Trump has said he plans to move ahead with adding a contentious citizenship question to the 2020 US census, contradicting statements made a day earlier by his own ...
07:15, 2019-07-04

DOJ says citizenship question being dropped from 2020 Census: NY attorney general's office The New York attorney general’s office said Tuesday the Justice Department has decided to print the 2020 Census without the citizenship question sought by the Trump administration, ending a contentious legal dispute over an issue that could soon affect the makeup of Congress and the Electoral Colleg...
00:45, 2019-07-03

Trump insists he’s not dropping effort to add citizenship question to 2020 Census President Trump insisted Wednesday that he is not dropping efforts to include a citizenship question on the upcoming 2020 census, even as the U.S. Census Bureau has started the process of printing the questionnaire without it....
01:15, 2019-07-04

Supreme Court removes citizenship question from 2020 census forms WASHINGTON (NBC NEWS) — The Supreme Court ruled Thursday that the Trump administration cannot include a question about citizenship on the 2020 census form that goes to every U.S. household, giving a win to mostly Democratic populous states that said the question would discourage legal and illegal im...
23:30, 2019-06-27

Trump floats executive order to get citizenship question on 2020 census President Trump said Friday he is considering using an executive order to place a citizenship question on the 2020 census, as the administration faces an afternoon deadline to say whether it will proceed with its push. ...
20:30, 2019-07-05

Census 2020: justice department brings in new team to fight for citizenship question Civil rights groups and some states strongly object to the proposal, which is being championed by Donald TrumpA new team of lawyers at the Department of Justice will take over handling 2020 census-related cases, a spokeswoman for the agency said on Sunday, a shake-up that came as President Donald Tr...
08:15, 2019-07-08

Just What We Suspected: Push for Citizenship Question on 2020 Census Is About Favoring Whites and Republicans Virtual messages from the grave prove that the Trump administration’s push to add a citizenship question to the 2020 census has indeed been a craven ploy to benefit Republicans and “non-Hispanic whites.”...
02:30, 2019-05-31

2020 Census citizenship question would hurt business decisions on jobs, stores and even TV Census data helps all kinds of companies decide where to build and what to sell. Imagine the impact if that information were incomplete or distorted.       ...
13:45, 2019-06-11

House Oversight plans vote to hold Kellyanne Conway in contempt unless she testifies The chairman of the House Oversight Committee on Monday said the panel will vote to hold White House counselor Kellyanne Conway in contempt of Congress later this month unless she agrees to appear to testify in a hearing....
16:30, 2019-07-16

Trump administration will continue fight to put citizenship question on 2020 census: Court filing The Trump administration will continue legal efforts to put ask people on the 2020 census if they are U.S. citizens, Justice Department lawyers told a federal judge in a new court filing....
21:30, 2019-07-05

Trump DOJ tells court administration is still exploring options to add citizenship question to 2020 census The Justice Department indicated Friday it will still pursue options to add a citizenship question on the 2020 census despite a court setback, as President Trump said he is considering using an executive order as one of several options. ...
22:30, 2019-07-05

Trump doubles down on citizenship question for 2020 census, reportedly mulls executive order President Trump on Thursday doubled down on his push for a citizenship question on the 2020 census -- as reports said he is mulling using an executive order to get a question on the census....
22:00, 2019-07-04

U.S. House holds 2 Trump officials in contempt over 2020 census dispute The action marks an escalation of Democratic efforts to use their House majority to aggressively investigate the inner workings of the Trump administration....
06:45, 2019-07-18

Trump Asserts Executive Privilege on Census Documents Ahead of House Committee Contempt Vote The House Oversight Committee is expected to recommend that the House hold Attorney General William P. Barr and Commerce Secretary Wilbur L. Ross Jr. in contempt over the census....
18:45, 2019-06-12

Republican ‘Redistricting Expert’ Reportedly Played a Part in Developing 2020 Census Citizenship Question (NEW YORK) — A longtime Republican redistricting expert played a key role in adding a citizenship question to the 2020 census, according to court papers filed Thursday by opponents of the move. The filing in Manhattan federal court said the discovery of new documents revealed that Thomas Hofel...
21:30, 2019-05-30

House panel to vote Wednesday on whether two Trump officials are in contempt of Congress The U.S. House of Representatives Oversight Committee plans to vote on Wednesday on whether to hold Attorney General William Barr and Commerce Secretary Wilbur Ross in contempt of Congress for stonewalling a probe into an alleged scheme to politicize the 2020 U.S. Census....
02:30, 2019-06-11

Government lawyers affirm administration will pursue adding citizenship question to 2020 Census, according to statement to judge The comments come as government lawyers scramble to find a legal path to restore the controversial query, following a Supreme Court ruling that blocked it....
21:45, 2019-07-05

Nadler puts Barr contempt push on hold after striking Mueller report deal House Judiciary Committee Chairman Jerrold Nadler announced Monday that he plans to hit pause on efforts to hold Attorney General Bill Barr in contempt, after reaching a deal with the Justice Department for access to evidence related to former Special Counsel Robert Mueller’s Russia report.  ...
21:15, 2019-06-10

What You Need to Know About the Citizenship Question and the Census The Trump administration said Tuesday that it wouldn’t ask about citizenship on the 2020 census after a Supreme Court decision last week blocked its efforts to add the question....
04:00, 2019-07-03

What You Need to Know About the Census Citizenship Question An attack on immigrants or a need to protect minority voters? With a deadline to print 2020 forms looming, the Supreme Court left the question undecided....
21:00, 2019-06-27

Why the census citizenship question is so important The people who oppose putting a citizenship question on the 2020 decennial census have no idea what a potential mess they are creating. The controversy over the question got a lot more complicated and interesting last week, when President Trump did an end-around and said he’d use other citizenship d...
05:15, 2019-07-16

The Fight Over the Census Citizenship Question Isn’t Over Perhaps nothing is more symbolic of Donald Trump’s disdain for the U.S. Constitution than his attempt to force the Justice Department to defy the nation’s separation of powers by ignoring a Supreme Court ruling on Independence Day. But that’s where we’re at....
00:45, 2019-07-05

Trump drops citizenship question from census President Donald Trump abandoned his controversial bid to demand citizenship details from all respondents in next year's census Thursday, instead ordering federal agencies to compile the information using existing databases. (July 11)        ...
07:00, 2019-07-12

Trump backs down on US census citizenship question US President Donald Trump has abandoned his bid to put a controversial citizenship question on the 2020 census, after outrage from civil rights groups. However, he vowed he would find a way to count immigrants in the US....
11:45, 2019-07-12

DOJ Still Doesn’t Know What Excuse to Use for Census Citizenship Question Justice Department attorneys didn’t have much of a response to a federal judge’s order to report by Friday whether the Trump administration would move forward with including a citizenship question on the 2020 Census....
19:45, 2019-07-06

What Is the Census Citizenship Question? And What Did the Supreme Court Say? An attack on immigrants or a need to protect minority voters? With deadline to print 2020 census forms looming on Monday, justices left the question undecided....
19:45, 2019-06-27

What’s the big deal about adding a citizenship question to U.S. Census? U.S. President Donald Trump is making a last-ditch push to add a citizenship question to the 2020 U.S. Census, despite a Supreme Court ruling against it last month and criticism by some states and civil liberties groups that the question is meant to deter immigrants from participating and help Repub...
22:30, 2019-07-09

House Backs Off Holding Barr in Contempt in New Resolution House Democrats revealed a resolution up for a vote next week to take Attorney General William P. Barr and the former White House counsel Donald F. McGahn II to court....
07:15, 2019-06-07

Trump official says he expects citizenship question will be on census WASHINGTON – Acting Director of Citizenship and Immigration Services Ken Cuccinelli said he expects to see a citizenship question on the 2020 Census. “I do think so,” he told Dana Perino on “Fox News Sunday.” “I think the president has expressed determination.” Cuccinelli pointed out that the ...
23:00, 2019-07-07

Republican operative was behind U.S. census citizenship question: filing The Trump administration concealed evidence that its proposal to add a question about citizenship to the 2020 U.S. census was intended to help Republicans draw favorable electoral maps, according to immigrant advocacy groups that sued the administration over the question last year....
19:30, 2019-05-30

Donald Trump says he hasn't given up on census citizenship question President Donald Trump contradicted his Justice Department on Wednesday, saying he has not given up his attempts to include a question about citizenship on the 2020 Census....
23:30, 2019-07-03

New U.S. census turmoil as Trump again pursues citizenship question President Donald Trump said on Wednesday he was moving ahead with adding a contentious citizenship question to the 2020 U.S. census in a dramatic reversal after his own administration including Commerce Secretary Wilbur Ross announced a day earlier that the plan had been dropped....
01:00, 2019-07-04

Trump considering executive order for Census citizenship question President Donald Trump said on Friday that he is considering an executive order to add a contentious question about citizenship to the 2020 U.S. Census, after a U.S. Supreme Court blocked his initial effort to include it....
21:01, 2019-07-05

Trump administration ends bid to add citizenship question to census In a stinging defeat for President Donald Trump, his administration ended its effort to add a citizenship question to the 2020 U.S. census, saying that it will begin printing forms that do not include the contentious query....
00:15, 2019-07-03

Trump Considering an Executive Order to Allow Citizenship Question on Census A federal judge in Maryland has given the administration until 2 p.m. Friday to explain how it would proceed after a Supreme Court ruling that rejected its rational to add the question....
22:45, 2019-07-05

Trump to make announcement on census citizenship question President reportedly intended to take executive action to add question, but later said he would get data ‘through other means’Donald Trump has called a press conference for Thursday afternoon to address his administration’s latest aggressive efforts to place a question about citizenship on the next ...
21:30, 2019-07-11

Trump says he’s considering executive order to add citizenship question to census President Donald Trump looks up during the military flyovers at the Independence Day celebration in front of the Lincoln Memorial, Thursday, July 4, 2019, in Washington. The Washington Monument is in the background. (AP Photo/Carolyn Kaster) By Dartunorro Clark President Donald Trump on Friday said ...
19:45, 2019-07-05

Trump administration relents over census citizenship question After supreme court decision, commerce secretary says forms being printed without question that could affect electionsThe Trump administration said on Tuesday it would begin printing forms for the 2020 US census without a controversial question asking about citizenship, following a key decision by t...
11:15, 2019-07-03

Trump administration says it will print census without citizenship question The Trump administration on Tuesday said it will print the 2020 census without a question about citizenship, bringing to an apparent close a contentious legal battle over that aspect of the decennial survey....
00:00, 2019-07-03

Trump backs off adding citizenship question to census President Trump will announce that he is backing away from trying to include a citizenship question on the 2020 Census during a Thursday afternoon news conference, according to multiple reports. The president instead will take executive action to direct the Commerce Department to collect the informa...
23:30, 2019-07-11

Trump administration retreats on census citizenship question In a stinging defeat for President Donald Trump, his administration ended its effort to add a citizenship question to the 2020 U.S. census, saying that it will begin printing forms that do not include the contentious query....
02:00, 2019-07-03

Trump Thinks He Can Use An Executive Order to Get a Citizenship Question on the Census President Trump has announced that he’s “very seriously” considering an executive order in attempt to force a citizenship question onto the 2020 census, thanks to his absolute determination to abolish the separation of powers and turn the U.S. into the dictatorship of his dreams....
01:15, 2019-07-06

Booker introduces bill to restrict use of census citizenship question The Trump administration is pressing forward with its effort to include a citizenship question in the 2020 census, but Sen. Cory Booker, D-N.J., is hoping to pass legislation that would limit its usefulness should it become a reality....
18:45, 2019-07-10

Trump denies administration's retreat on census citizenship question President Donald Trump on Wednesday said his administration had not dropped its efforts to add a contentious citizenship question to the 2020 U.S. census, contradicting statements made by his own officials including Commerce Secretary Wilbur Ross....
20:15, 2019-07-03

Trump to announce action over census citizenship question: source U.S. President Donald Trump on Thursday will announce an executive action over his administration's effort to add a citizenship question to the 2020 census despite ongoing court challenges, a source told Reuters....
16:30, 2019-07-11

Groups say U.S. census citizenship question was designed to influence elections The Trump administration concealed evidence that its proposal to add a question about citizenship to the 2020 U.S. census was intended to help Republicans draw favorable electoral maps, according to immigrant advocacy groups that sued the administration over the question last year....
08:45, 2019-05-31

Federal judge moves forward on census citizenship question A federal judge will rule on case questioning if the basis of the Trump administration wanting to add a 2020 census citizenship question is discriminatory....
18:30, 2019-07-06

U.S. Supreme Court faults Trump bid to add census citizenship question The U.S. Supreme Court ruled on Thursday that President Donald Trump's administration did not give an adequate explanation for its plan to add a citizenship question to the 2020 census, delivering a victory to New York state and others challenging the proposal....
22:45, 2019-06-27

Joe Pinion: Courts will help Trump if they rule against him again on census citizenship question Voters resonate with the basic premise of a Census citizenship question and if the Supreme Court ruled against President Trump again on the issue, it would help him politically....
22:30, 2019-07-05

Trump Vows to Move Forward With Citizenship Question on Census The president contradicted statements by his Justice and Commerce Departments that census forms were being printed without the question and they would heed a court ruling....
18:45, 2019-07-03

Trump wants ‘successful conclusion’ to census citizenship question case Don’t count it out just yet. President Trump on Tuesday revealed that he’s instructed the Justice Department and Commerce Department to do “whatever is necessary” to get a citizenship question on the 2020 census — just hours after his administration said it would not fight a ...
14:45, 2019-07-03

Trump Withdraws Controversial Push To Add Citizenship Question To Census President Donald Trump on Thursday backed down from his controversial push to add a citizenship question to the 2020 census, effectively conceding defeat in a battle he had revived last week and......
06:30, 2019-07-12

Supreme Court Leaves Census Question on Citizenship in Doubt In a setback for the Trump administration, the court said the reason for adding the question was inadequate. Government experts said adding the question could suppress participation among immigrants....
19:45, 2019-06-27

President Trump Expected to Drop Citizenship Census Question (WASHINGTON)— President Donald Trump is expected to drop his bid to include a citizenship question on the 2020 census. That’s according to House Republicans aide. Trump will instead pursue other avenues for asking the question after the Supreme Court blocked his efforts, according to a c...
23:30, 2019-07-11

Trump ‘determined’ to add citizenship question to the census, immigration official says _____ A top U.S. immigration official said Sunday he’s confident that the Trump administration will add the citizenship question to the 2020 census after their effort to do so was shot down by the Supreme Court. “I do think so,” Ken Cuccinelli, acting director of the Citizenship an...
20:15, 2019-07-07

Trump: Feds working on holiday to add census citizenship question President Trump on Thursday said his administration is working “very hard” on Independence Day to try to find a way to include a US citizenship question on the 2020 Census. “So important for our Country that the very simple and basic ‘Are you a Citizen of the United States?’ question be allowed to b...
22:45, 2019-07-04

President Trump Backs Down on Adding Citizenship Question to Census President Donald Trump is no longer pushing to include a citizenship question on the 2020 census, averting what legal experts say would have raised thorny constitutional and legal issues. Instead, Trump issued an executive order Thursday that directs other federal agencies and departments to provide...
00:45, 2019-07-12

The Latest: Supreme Court blocks census citizenship question WASHINGTON (AP) — The Latest on the Supreme Court’s final day before its summer break (all times local): 10:45 a.m. The Supreme Court is forbidding President Donald Trump’s administration from adding a citizenship question to the 2020 census for now. The court says the Trump administrati...
19:00, 2019-06-27

Supreme Court effectively blocks census citizenship question for now The Supreme Court on Thursday delivered a setback to the Trump administration's plans to add a citizenship question to the 2020 census, effectively blocking the addition of the question for now....
20:30, 2019-06-27

Lawyers still weighing options on Trump's wish for U.S. census citizenship question The Trump administration is still considering how to proceed in its effort to add a contentious citizenship question to the 2020 census, according to court papers filed on Friday....
21:01, 2019-07-05

Trump administration scrambles to save citizenship question on census A federal judge in Maryland overseeing one of three lawsuits on the matter gave the administration until 2 p.m. Friday to explain how it intends to proceed....
04:45, 2019-07-05

Trump: lawyers working on census citizenship question on July 4 U.S. President Donald Trump said on Thursday that government lawyers were working to find a way to include a citizenship question in the 2020 census, even on the federal Independence Day holiday....
15:30, 2019-07-04

Trump drops citizenship question in census, will seek data by other means U.S. President Donald Trump said on Thursday he was dropping his effort to add a citizenship question to the 2020 census but will sign an executive order telling federal agencies to provide citizenship data to the Commerce Department....
04:30, 2019-07-12

Trump mulling executive order on citizenship question in Census: Axios U.S. President Donald Trump is considering issuing an executive order on including a citizenship question in the U.S. census, Axios reported on Thursday....
19:15, 2019-07-04

Supreme Court filing: Census citizenship question a GOP election strategy Advocates who oppose adding a citizenship question to the 2020 Census have filed new evidence with the U.S. Supreme Court, which they say proves the question is a strategy to get more Republicans elected....
16:30, 2019-05-31

Trump presses for contentious census citizenship question despite legal uncertainty The Trump administration on Friday refused to back down over its bid to put a contentious citizenship question on the 2020 U.S. census, meaning that a court case will move forward over whether officials were motivated by racial bias in seeking to add it....
23:45, 2019-07-05

Justice Dept. to Replace Lawyers in Census Citizenship Question Case The change, which came on the heels of an extraordinary week in a yearlong clash to add the question, is all but unprecedented in legal battles as consequential as the one over the 2020 head count....
08:45, 2019-07-08

Supreme Court Rebuffs Donald Trump On Census Citizenship Question The Supreme Court ruled on Thursday against adding a question about citizenship to the US census, calling the rationale for it "contrived," in a defeat for President Donald Trump on an issue with......
21:30, 2019-06-27

Letitia James joins with ACLU to block census citizenship question New York Attorney General Letitia James joined with the ACLU on Friday night in filing a motion in the Southern District of New York to block the Trump administration from delaying the printing of the 2020 census questionnaire or changing it to include a citizenship question. In its motion, James an...
10:00, 2019-07-06

Trump asserts executive privilege over census citizenship question info President Donald Trump on Wednesday asserted executive privilege over information related to his administration's decision to add a citizenship question to the 2020 census, NBC News reports....
20:00, 2019-06-12

Trump drops census citizenship question, vows to get data from government U.S. President Donald Trump retreated on Thursday from adding a contentious question on citizenship to the 2020 census, but insisted he was not giving up his fight to count how many non-citizens are in the country and ordered government agencies to mine their databases....
04:30, 2019-07-12

Trump fumes as Supreme Court blocks census citizenship question The U.S. Supreme Court on Thursday handed President Donald Trump a stinging defeat, ruling that his administration gave a "contrived" explanation for its plan to include a contentious citizenship question in the 2020 census in a decision that will make it difficult to add the query to the population...
20:30, 2019-06-27

Trump expected to announce order to allow citizenship question on census – live Trump expected to announce executive action after a loss in court Government could begin immigration raids on SundaySign up for the US briefing and get a new perspective 3.00pm BST Trump has been very active on Twitter this morning. In the same tweet, he previewed the White House social media summit...
16:15, 2019-07-11

Trump Turns to Executive Action to Press Citizenship Question on Census President Trump is planning to further his ongoing battle to place a question about citizenship on the 2020 census by announcing an executive action in the Rose Garden on Thursday....
19:15, 2019-07-11

Trump says 'absolutely moving forward' with census citizenship question, despite claims to contrary President Donald Trump on Wednesday called news reports that the Commerce Department would drop its plans to ask people if they are U.S. citizens on the 2020 census "fake."...
22:00, 2019-07-03

José Serrano would fight funding to amend census forms for citizenship question The top House Democrat who oversees census funding said today he’ll oppose any federal dollars needed to reprint the questionnaire with the Trump administration’s citizenship question.“I have no intention of allowing this flagrant waste of money,“ Rep. José Serrano (D-N.Y.), who chairs the Ho...
22:45, 2019-07-09

Trump Ends Fight to Add Citizenship Question to Census — He’ll Just Comb Through Fed Records to Get That Info Forget the census, Donald Trump conceded Thursday. The administration will get the citizenship information it wants by scouring existing federal records....
03:15, 2019-07-12

Top USCIS official suggests census citizenship question could help with ‘burden’ of illegal immigration Ken Cuccinelli, President Trump’s acting U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services director, in an interview seemed to add more confusion to the White House’s position....
21:45, 2019-07-05

Democrat overseeing U.S. Census funding would block form reprint for citizenship question A U.S. House Democrat who oversees funding for the U.S. Census Bureau said on Tuesday he would not support money being spent to reprint forms if the Trump administration won court approval to include a contentious question on citizenship....
22:30, 2019-07-09

Justice Department says allegations that it hid true motives for census citizenship question are ‘frivolous’ In a filing to U.S. District Judge Jesse Furman, DOJ attorneys accused lawyers challenging the question of trying to “derail” a Supreme Court ruling on the case, which is expected by the end of this month. New information last week suggested the question was intended to give electoral advantage to w...
06:15, 2019-06-04

SCOTUS Blocks Census Citizenship Question, but Rules Political Gerrymandering Constitutional On the last day of its term, the nation’s highest court churned out two major rulings: One concerning the U.S. Census, the other, the future of gerrymandering....
07:15, 2019-06-28

Trump declares push for census citizenship question not over, calls reports ‘FAKE’ President Trump abruptly declared Wednesday that his administration is continuing to fight to include a citizenship question as part of the census, despite his own Commerce secretary saying hours earlier they were moving forward without it in response to a court ruling....
23:15, 2019-07-03

Justice Department will appoint new legal team to handle census citizenship question A new legal team will lead the Trump administration's efforts to add a contentious citizenship question to the 2020 U.S. Census form, despite the U.S. Supreme Court ruling last month temporarily blocking it....
18:15, 2019-07-08

Nancy Pelosi Says Trump Wants to Make the U.S. ‘White Again’ by Adding the Census Citizenship Question House Speaker Nancy Pelosi says President Donald Trump wants to add a citizenship question to next year’s Census because he wants to “make America white again.” The California Democrat says the administration is battling in federal court to insert the question because it would have...
06:30, 2019-07-09

ACLU asks Supreme Court to delay ruling on census citizenship question The American Civil Liberties Union requested the Supreme Court to delay making a decision whether the Trump administration can include a controversial question in the 2020 census form until next fall, according to court...
16:45, 2019-06-13

Watch live: President Donald Trump addresses census citizenship question President Donald Trump announced that he will hold a news conference Thursday afternoon regarding the U.S. Census and the rejected citizenship question he has been trying to get on the nationwide questionnaire....
21:15, 2019-07-11

Advocacy groups ask Supreme Court to delay ruling on census citizenship question Groups challenging the Trump administration's contentious decision to add a citizenship question to the 2020 U.S. census on Wednesday asked the Supreme Court to consider delaying a ruling on the issue in light of new evidence....
03:30, 2019-06-13

Deceased G.O.P. Strategist’s Hard Drives Reveal New Details on the Census Citizenship Question Weeks before the Supreme Court rules on the legality of the citizenship question, evidence filed in court could further erode the Trump administration’s rationale for the question....
15:30, 2019-05-30

House Democrats Move Closer to Holding Attorney General William Barr in Contempt Facing what they call unprecedented obstruction from the Trump Administration, House Democrats introduced a resolution Thursday to hold Attorney General William Barr and former White House counsel Don McGahn in contempt of Congress. The resolution highlights that, if approved, House Judiciary Commit...
03:30, 2019-06-07

Supreme Court blocks census citizenship question; Donald Trump calls for delay After months of controversy, the Supreme Court delivered its long-awaited ruling Thursday on whether the government can add a citizenship question to the 2020 census -- blocking the move days before a key deadline....
09:15, 2019-06-28

‘A willingness to fight’: Win or lose, Trump’s push for a citizenship question in the Census is red meat for his base While Trump’s combative strategy has so far yielded mixed results, it nonetheless allows Trump to cast himself as a relentless change agent — an image that has become central to his reelection bid....
15:45, 2019-07-06

President Trump Will Take Executive Action on Census Citizenship Question, Defying Supreme Court (Bloomberg)— President Donald Trump will announce an executive action to continue his fight to include a citizenship question on the 2020 U.S. Census, the latest sign he may not be dissuaded after being rebuffed by the Supreme Court. The executive action is expected to be announced at a news c...
19:15, 2019-07-11

Justice Department Says It Was ‘Instructed’ by President Trump to Explore Ways to Put Citizenship Question on the Census President Donald Trump’s Wednesday morning announcement that he still aimed to add a citizenship question to the 2020 census, despide a serious Supreme Court setback, appears to coincide with the Department of Justice being “instructed” to find a way to include it. In a tweet, the ...
06:30, 2019-07-04

Justice Department reverses position on keeping citizenship question in census after Trump tweet WASHINGTON (NBC NEWS) – A top Justice Department lawyer said Wednesday the agency is trying to find a “legally available path” to include a citizenship question on the 2020 census after President Donald Trump tweeted that “We are absolutely moving forward” — despite a S...
03:00, 2019-07-04

Napolitano on SCOTUS blocking citizenship question from census: 'Significant defeat' for President Trump Judge Andrew Napolitano said Thursday that President Trump and his administration suffered a "significant defeat" with the Supreme Court blocking a citizenship question from the 2020 census. ...
18:45, 2019-06-27

Supreme Court Allows Partisan Districts and Blocks Trump Administration’s Citizenship Census Question (WASHINGTON) — In two politically charged rulings, the Supreme Court dealt a huge blow Thursday to efforts to combat the drawing of electoral districts for partisan gain and put a hold on the Trump administration’s effort to add a citizenship question to the 2020 census. On the courtR...
21:30, 2019-06-27

Trump Administration Tells Court It Will Push Ahead With Efforts to Add Citizenship Question To Census Government lawyers say the Trump administration will continue its push to get a citizenship question on the 2020 census. The Justice Department had until Friday afternoon to explain how it will find a legal basis to force the question on the census. The department said it will continue its efforts, ...
02:30, 2019-07-06

Top Conservative Calls for Chief Justice’s Head Over High Court’s Ruling on the Census Citizenship Question Because (obvi) any Supreme Court justice handpicked for the job by GOP conservatives owes strict allegiance to the Constitution conservatives everywhere, the head of the nation’s oldest conservative advocacy group is calling for Chief Justice John Roberts’ impeachment....
07:15, 2019-06-28

Jim Jordan: Dems oppose census citizenship question over fear of exposing non-citizens, illegal immigrants Democrats oppose the presence of a citizenship question on the 2020 census because it will expose how many people in the U.S. are either non-citizens or here illegally, according to Rep. Jim Jordan, R-Ohio....
06:00, 2019-07-10

Federal judge rejects Trump administration’s bid to swap out lawyers for Census case on citizenship question The judge’s decision is the latest development in the continuing effort by the Trump administration to add a citizenship question to the 2020 Census....
02:15, 2019-07-10

U.S. House Judiciary chair says panel will hold McGahn in contempt The chairman of the U.S. House Judiciary Committee said in a television interview on Monday that his panel will hold the former White House counsel in contempt of Congress for not testifying....
15:30, 2019-05-21

House panel backs contempt citations for two Trump Cabinet members over census A U.S. House committee voted on Wednesday in favor of holding two of President Donald Trump's closest advisers in contempt of Congress for defying congressional subpoenas related to an effort to add a citizenship question to the 2020 U.S. Census....
03:30, 2019-06-13

House panel weighs holding Trump Cabinet members in contempt over census The U.S. House Oversight Committee plans to vote next week on holding Attorney General William Barr and Commerce Secretary Wilbur Ross in contempt of Congress for stonewalling a probe into an alleged scheme to politicize the 2020 U.S. Census....
23:00, 2019-06-07

Nation welcomes 7,500 legal immigrants at 110 citizenship events, such as Betsy Ross House With the media’s focus on illegal immigrants pouring over the U.S.-Mexico border, the 4 million legal immigrants waiting in line for citizenship are often forgotten, but on July 4 many will finally get their day in the spotlight....
20:45, 2019-07-03

Trump Willing to Spark Constitutional Crisis to Get Citizenship on 2020 Census Weeks after the Supreme Court ruled the Trump administration cannot add its voter-suppressing citizenship question to the 2020 Census, President Donald Trump will reportedly take executive action to have his way, multiple outlets reported on Thursday....
16:30, 2019-07-11

House readies contempt vote as confrontation with Trump mounts The U.S. House of Representatives will vote on whether to hold Attorney General William Barr and Commerce Secretary Wilbur Ross in criminal contempt next week, as part of an intensifying Democratic assault on President Donald Trump's stonewalling of congressional probes....
04:30, 2019-07-12

House Democrats vote to enforce subpoenas against Barr and McGahn Resolution authorizes court action against the US attorney general and former White House counsel in the aftermath of the Mueller reportThe House of Representatives has passed a resolution enabling lawmakers to go to court to enforce their subpoenas against the US attorney general, William Barr, and...
03:45, 2019-06-12

2020 census: Trump administration still seeking grounds for 'citizen' question Supreme court rejected justice department’s justificationPresident says he is considering executive actionThe US justice department has said it will continue to look for legal grounds to force the inclusion of a controversial citizenship question on the 2020 census, hours after Donald Trump said he ...
03:15, 2019-07-06

Brazil lower house pension vote in question as session goes late Brazil's lower house of Congress was due to vote on Tuesday on a flagship overhaul to the pension system but by early evening the debate had still not begun, calling into question whether the government had the votes it needs....
03:30, 2019-07-10

Dems unveil contempt resolution for Barr, McGahn over subpoena snub House Democrats on Thursday put the finishing touches on a resolution to hold Attorney General William Barr and former White House counsel Don McGahn in contempt of Congress for not complying with recent congressional subpoenas, amid demands for information related to Special Counsel Robert Mueller'...
22:15, 2019-06-06

House panel chairman threatens former White House aides with contempt U.S. House Judiciary Committee Chairman Jerrold Nadler said on Tuesday he would expect former White House aides Hope Hicks and Annie Donaldson to be held in contempt if they do not comply with subpoenas for documents he wants for his panel's probe into whether President Donald Trump obstructed justi...
22:45, 2019-06-04

AG Barr talks about the census, Mueller testifying Attorney General William Barr was in South Carolina where he visited a prison and spoke about the census and a citizenship question, Bob Mueller testifying before Congress. (July 8)        ...
03:00, 2019-07-09

It's Almost Contempt Vote Time Again! House Oversight Committee chairman Rep. Elijah Cummings has set a time on Wednesday for his committee to vote on whether to hold Attorney General William Barr and Commerce Secretary Wilbur Ross in contempt of Congress for failing to comply with House subpoena, according to The Hill....
03:15, 2019-06-11

Citizenship questions are nothing new for the census Each and every month, the US Census Bureau conducts at least one survey that includes a question about citizenship. In many months, there are a number of surveys with that question, which is usually tucked in toward the end, like it’s an afterthought. And this has been going on for as long as anyone...
06:45, 2019-06-18

Durbin: Citizenship question will cause undercount U.S. Senator Dick Durbin says the Trump administration wants to put the citizenship question on the 2020 census to discourage Hispanic-Americans from being counted for fear information could be used to possibly deport one of their relatives. (July 8)        ...
22:15, 2019-07-08

Everyone Gave Up on the Citizenship Question Except Trump On Wednesday, President Donald Trump contradicted pretty much everyone else in his administration by tweeting that the “news reports” about the 2020 Census being printed without a citizenship question are “incorrect or, to state it differently, FAKE!”...
20:00, 2019-07-03

New evidence of deceit alleged in U.S. census citizenship fight The Trump administration concealed evidence that its proposal to add a question about citizenship to the 2020 U.S. census was intended to help Republicans draw favorable electoral maps, according to immigrant advocacy groups that sued the administration over the question last year....
22:15, 2019-05-30

Trump slams contempt vote against Cabinet officials, says Dems have gone 'Loco' President Trump issued a warning to House Democrats Thursday following a committee vote to hold Attorney General Bill Barr and Secretary of Commerce Wilbur Ross in contempt,  blasting the move and vowing "Republicans will remember!"  ...
14:45, 2019-06-13

Trump administration denies deceit in census citizenship fight The Trump administration denied accusations that it concealed evidence that its plan to add a citizenship question to the 2020 U.S. Census was aimed at boosting Republicans' electoral power, and said its accusers were making up a conspiracy theory....
09:00, 2019-06-04

Justice Department: Census citizenship quest wasn’t devious NEW YORK (AP) — Justice Department lawyers say new claims casting the addition of a citizenship question to the 2020 census in a devious light are false. The lawyers filed papers late Monday in Manhattan federal court in advance of a Wednesday hearing. The hearing was called after opponents of addin...
02:15, 2019-06-04

Trump claims executive privilege on census citizenship documents President Trump on Wednesday refused to hand over documents to Congress detailing the administration’s decision to add a citizenship question to the census, claiming they were protected by executive privilege. The move came as the House Oversight Committee was set to vote on whether Attorney General...
19:15, 2019-06-12

Facebook says Zuckerberg and Sandberg will defy Canadian subpoena, risking contempt vote A senior Canadian politician is warning that Facebook's Mark Zuckerberg and Sheryl Sandberg could be held in contempt of Parliament if they fail to attend a hearing in Ottawa this week....
01:00, 2019-05-29

U.S. Justice Department still pondering census citizenship move: court filing The U.S. Justice Department is still considering how to proceed on an effort to add a citizenship question to the 2020 U.S. Census, according to court papers filed on Friday....
21:01, 2019-07-05

Bret Baier: Trump administration will consider 'retooling' citizenship question Bret Baier has argued that the Trump administration will continue to push for inclusion of the controversial citizenship question on the 2020 census, despite being thwarted by the Supreme Court last week....
06:30, 2019-07-10

William Barr Isn't Jazzed About Robert Mueller's Big Day in Congress As we near Robert Mueller’s much-anticipated appearance before a joint House Intelligence and Judiciary committee hearing later this month, Attorney General William Barr is making his displeasure over his longtime frenemy testifying known....
02:00, 2019-07-09

Top Intel official indicates Congress will be apprised of Barr review SAN ANTONIO, Texas — The country’s No. 2 intelligence official indicated Tuesday that the clandestine community would comply with congressional requests to inform lawmakers about the extent of Attorney General William Barr's probe into the origins of the FBI's investigation into the Trump campaign. ...
01:45, 2019-06-05

Pelosi says Trump census citizenship push aims to 'make America white again' House Speaker Nancy Pelosi on Monday criticized President Donald Trump's continued push to add a citizenship question to the upcoming 2020 census, saying that it is part of an effort to "make America white again."...
08:30, 2019-07-09

U.S. Justice Dept. seeks 'path forward' for adding citizenship query to census A U.S. Justice Department lawyer told a Maryland-based federal judge on Wednesday that President Donald Trump's administration is seeking a "path forward" to add a citizenship question to the 2020 census, a dramatic change of course....
01:00, 2019-07-04

Advocates: Emails show that census question discriminates Voting rights activists argue newly discovered 2015 correspondence between a GOP redistricting expert and a current Census Bureau official bolster arguments that discrimination motivated efforts to add a citizenship question to the 2020 population survey. The plaintiffs said in a filing Friday that ...
22:30, 2019-06-15

Republican redistricting expert blamed for census question NEW YORK (AP) — A new court filing by lawyers opposing adding a citizenship question to the 2020 census alleges a longtime Republican redistricting expert played a key role in making the change. The filing Thursday in Manhattan federal court comes just as the U.S. Supreme Court prepares to rule on t...
18:30, 2019-05-30

How Trump's census question could transform America's electoral map If the Trump administration adds a new question to the 2020 census, up to 4m people could go uncounted, paving the way for Republican gerrymandering It has happened every decade since the foundation of the United States, mandated by the first article of the constitution. It is a centrepiece of Ameri...
17:00, 2019-06-17

Are You a Citizen? The Trump Census Question on Trial: QuickTake When U.S. Commerce Secretary Wilbur Ross announced in March 2018 that he was adding a question about citizenship to the 2020 census, it triggered legal challenges by cities, counties, states and immigrant-rights groups. One of the lawsuits, brought by the New York Attorney General’s office, prompted...
17:15, 2019-07-11

Plaintiffs seek to block Justice Department from changing lawyers in census citizenship case Those challenging the inclusion of the question said in a filing Monday that the Trump administration has not given “satisfactory reasons” for the move....
08:30, 2019-07-09

Carrie Severino: Census controversy reflects 'attempts to push back on very concept of citizenship' Carrie Severino, chief counsel to the Judicial Crisis Network, defended President Trump's decision to add a citizenship question to the Census and suggested that debate over the issue indicated a deeper problem....
23:30, 2019-06-15

Trump administration to face claim of deceit over U.S. Census question The Trump administration is expected to appear in court on Wednesday to defend itself against claims that its proposed addition of a citizenship question to the 2020 U.S. Census was secretly orchestrated by a political operative seeking to boost Republicans' voting power....
14:15, 2019-06-05

Trump administration working holiday to resolve census question The Trump administration is working to determine a way to include a citizenship question on the 2020 Census after a federal judge gave them until 2 p.m. Friday to resolve the issue....
18:45, 2019-07-04

Trump administration will have to defend claim of deceit over census question Plaintiffs suing the Trump administration over the inclusion of a citizenship question on the 2020 census have until July 12 to file briefs explaining why they believe the government should be sanctioned for allegedly concealing evidence, a federal judge said on Wednesday....
01:15, 2019-06-06

Big question for EU vote: How well will the far-right do? The European Parliament elections that start Thursday have never been so hotly anticipated, with many predicting that this year's ballot will mark a coming-of-age moment for the euroskeptic far-right movement....
09:45, 2019-05-22

Judge Is Asked to Punish Officials Over Tactics in Census Question Dispute Plaintiffs who sued to block the addition of a citizenship question to the 2020 census called the conduct of Trump administration officials “nothing less than a fraud on the court.”...
04:15, 2019-07-17

Trump ditches census question; will find other methods of counting non-citizens President Donald Trump on Thursday backed away from asking a question about citizenship on the 2020 census, but instead directed agencies to provide data on non-citizens to the Census Bureau....
07:00, 2019-07-12

Federal Judge Rules New Evidence of Race and Partisan Bias in Citizenship Question Issue Deserves a 2nd Look A federal judge in Maryland on Wednesday ruled there is enough new evidence to suggest the need to reconsider whether the Trump administration conspired to disenfranchise minorities and Democrats when it moved to add a citizenship question to the 2020 census....
10:15, 2019-06-20

The Supreme Court Turned Down a Trump Administration Census Question. The Attorney General Wants to Try Again (EDGEFIELD, S.C.) — Attorney General William Barr said Monday that he sees a legal path to adding a citizenship question to the 2020 census, despite a Supreme Court ruling that blocked its inclusion, at least temporarily. In an interview with The Associated Press, Barr said the Trump administr...
01:15, 2019-07-09

Second judge denies DOJ request to swap lawyers in census immigration question case A second judge denied a Trump administration request to swap out the legal team for a case related to whether a question about citizenship will be included on the 2020 census....
07:45, 2019-07-11

Trump urged to ignore Supreme Court, print census question: 'Because we should,' GOP lawmaker says A Republican congressman from Texas encouraged President Trump Tuesday to ignore the Supreme Court and print the census survey with the question about citizenship, as the president mulls an executive order....
11:30, 2019-07-05

Judge blocks Justice Department from swapping lawyers in census question case A federal judge on Tuesday blocked the Justice Department from changing its legal team in a case related to a question about citizenship the Trump administration wants to include on the 2020 census....
06:45, 2019-07-10

| Trump drops citizenship question | Passengers hurt in plane turbulence: WATCH the top world news videos for today Trump drops citizenship question from census | Passengers hurt by turbulence, plane lands in Hawaii; here are the top world news videos for today. WATCH....
07:45, 2019-07-12

House authorizes lawsuits against Barr, McGahn The House Judiciary Committee chairman says his panel will move "as quickly as possible" to seek court enforcement of a subpoena against former White House Counsel Don McGahn. (June 11)        ...
06:00, 2019-06-12

Trump threatens to withhold census documents from U.S. Congress The Trump administration is threatening to invoke presidential powers to withhold documents on its efforts to add a citizenship question to the 2020 U.S. Census, unless House Democrats drop threats to hold two top Trump advisers in contempt of Congress....
07:15, 2019-06-12

Barr Says House Subpoenaed Mueller to Create ‘Public Spectacle’ The attorney general also said his review of the Russia investigation indicated so far that he needed to tighten Justice Department rules on investigating candidates for office....
03:00, 2019-07-09

House Democrats move towards court action against Barr, McGahn A U.S. House of Representatives committee, seeking to advance probes of President Donald Trump, unveiled a measure on Thursday that would authorize court action to enforce congressional subpoenas of Attorney General William Barr and former White House Counsel Don McGahn over the Mueller report....
21:15, 2019-06-06

| US House intel panel delays subpoena against Barr after DOJ offer The Democratic chairperson of the US House Intelligence Committee says he would hold off enforcing a subpoena against Attorney General William Barr after the Justice Department agreed to turn over materials relating to an investigation into Russian election interference....
18:45, 2019-05-23

2020 Democrats weigh in on Nike's Betsy Ross shoe controversy: ‘They are right to listen’ Democratic presidential hopefuls weighed in Thursday on Nike’s decision to kill the release of a sneaker that featured an early version of the American flag, after NFL athlete Colin Kaepernick reportedly said the design was offensive....
22:00, 2019-07-04

Mueller says he couldn’t charge Trump, tosses the question to Congress The special counsel did everything but tell House Democrats to move ahead. But as pressure mounts, the choices for Pelosi and company remain politically fraught....
02:30, 2019-05-30

Iran’s president says country could hold vote over nuke deal TEHRAN, Iran (AP) — Iran’s president is suggesting the Islamic Republic could hold a public referendum over the country’s nuclear program amid tensions with the United States. The state-run IRNA news agency reported Hassan Rouhani made the comment late on Saturday. Rouhani says he previo...
09:15, 2019-05-26

House Approves Court Action to Enforce Subpoenas of Barr and McGahn The House voted on Tuesday to authorize its committees to go directly to court to enforce subpoenas that the Trump administration is resisting or ignoring....
01:30, 2019-06-12

Betsy Ross flag now decried by 2020 Dems, pundits was flown during Obama's 2nd inauguration While Democrats and media pundits pounce to decry the Betsy Ross flag as racially problematic -- with one even likening the symbol to Nazi swastikas -- the very same flag flew prominently during then-President Barack Obama’s second inauguration ceremony in 2013....
20:30, 2019-07-05

Getting hyped for the 2020 census, whistleblowers and all Dear John: I guess your favorite time period is coming soon — the 2020 census. I’m looking forward to your exposé, and whistleblowers coming forward. B.C. Dear B.C.: Yep, the decennial census is almost upon us and, boy, am I excited. More cheating. More politics. More controversy about whether peopl...
05:15, 2019-06-09

Israel Will Hold an Election for Prime Minister in September — Even Though Netanyahu Just Won the Vote. Here’s Why Just seven weeks after he claimed victory in national elections and prepared to embark on a historic fifth term, Israel’s Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu failed to form a government within the allotted 42-day limit, plunging the country into political turmoil and forcing Israelis to return t...
21:30, 2019-05-31

Vote counting begins in India, Modi expected to hold power NEW DELHI (AP) — Indian election officials have begun counting votes that were cast in the country’s mammoth general elections. The count began Thursday morning and was expected to conclude by the evening. Voters cast ballots on some 40 million electronic voting machines. Half a dozen exit pol...
05:45, 2019-05-23

Stepping up Trump clash, House votes to enforce Barr and McGahn subpoenas The move stops short of a criminal contempt citation and comes after the Justice Department agreed to begin providing materials from former special counsel Robert S. Mueller III....
01:00, 2019-06-12

House delays legal action against Barr as Dems secure 'key' Mueller evidence House Judiciary Committee Chairman Jerry Nadler said on Monday that he has decided to postpone legal action against the Justice Department for access to former special counsel Robert Mueller’s files.Nadler (D-N.Y.) ascribed his decision to an unspecified agreement with the Justice Department to begi...
23:15, 2019-06-10

House Authorizes Lawsuits to Enforce Subpoenas Against Attorney General Barr and Don McGahn The House has approved a resolution that will make it easier to file lawsuits against the Trump administration when officials defy subpoenas. The legislation passed 229-191, along party lines. It empowers Democrats to take legal action to enforce subpoenas against Attorney General William Barr and f...
07:45, 2019-06-12

Why the 2020 U.S. Census Could Change Everything, According to an Expert [Updated] Today, the Supreme Court blocked a crucial citizenship question from being added to the 2020 U.S. census—a question President Trump couldn’t help but chime in on....
12:15, 2019-06-28

House Votes to Give ‘Dreamers’ a Path to Citizenship The House voted Tuesday to give 2.5 million young undocumented immigrants a path to citizenship, a defiant gesture as President Trump pushes a crackdown on migrants....
02:15, 2019-06-05

Sonia Gandhi To Hold Congress' Parliamentary Strategy Meet Today: Report Congress Parliamentary Party Chairperson Sonia Gandhi is scheduled to chair a meeting of her party's Parliament strategy group today to chalk out the strategy for the ongoing session of Parliament....
10:45, 2019-06-18

US Census Bureau using aerial tech to help with 2020 count ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) — The U.S. Census Bureau is using new high-tech tools to help get an accurate population count next year as it faces criticism for the way it plans to reach out to people of color. Census employees are taking images captured from satellites and planes to verify addresses in ru...
21:15, 2019-06-23

Facebook will fight misinformation linked to the 2020 US census Facebook isn't just limiting its anti-interference efforts to elections. The social network has published a second updated on its civil rights audit, and with it news that the company plans to treat the 2020 US census as if it were a vote. It will......
05:45, 2019-07-01

Facebook unveils plan to ban misinformation about 2020 census Facebook plans to treat the 2020 US Census “like an election” — with “people, policies, and technology in place” to protect against interference, the company said Sunday. “We’re building a team dedicated to these census efforts and introducing a new policy in the fall t...
05:45, 2019-07-01

US Census Bureau turns to aerial technology to help with 2020 count Getting responses from people who live in remote places has always been a challenge for the Census Bureau.        ...
04:15, 2019-06-24

Blacks, Hispanics at risk of undercount in 2020 census — and why it matters Nationwide, the decennial census could fail to count anywhere from 900,000 to 4 million people, with blacks, Hispanics and children younger than 5 most vulnerable to being overlooked, according to estimates released by the Urban Institute....
01:30, 2019-06-05

Can Trump win in 2020? This Pennsylvania county may hold the key Northampton county, Pennsylvania voted twice for Barack Obama before flipping for Trump – and could decide whether Trump gets a second termIn the lead-up to the 2016 election, Larry Hallett erected Donald Trump billboards outside his roadside diner in eastern Pennsylvania, where he handed out Trump ...
20:15, 2019-06-09

House to hold second hearing on 737 Max The June 19 will be the second held by the House Transportation and Infrastructure Committee, which is conducting its own investigation into the FAA's process for certifying the Boeing jet....
02:00, 2019-06-12

House passes bill offering 2 million migrants a chance at citizenship Measure to protect Dreamers and others stands little chance of passing but highlights Democrats’ push for immigration reformDemocrats shunned a White House veto threat and muscled legislation through the House on Tuesday that would bestow a chance for citizenship on an estimated 2 million-plus migra...
04:45, 2019-06-05

Peru Congress debates ahead of confidence vote on government Peru's Congress was set to continue debate on Wednesday ahead of a confidence vote on the government called by President Martin Vizcarra as part of his effort to pressure lawmakers to pass his anti-graft proposals....
08:15, 2019-06-05

Most 2020 Democratic candidates tiptoe around question of impeaching Trump Fewer than one-third of the 23 Democrats vying for the nomination are issuing calls to start the impeachment process, citing evidence in special counsel Robert Mueller’s report they believe shows Trump obstructed justice....
19:30, 2019-05-26

House to hold second hearing on Boeing 737 Max The June 19 will be the second held by the House Transportation and Infrastructure Committee, which is conducting its own investigation into the FAA's process for certifying the Boeing jet....
02:00, 2019-06-12

Brazil Congress readies pension reform vote, markets surge Brazil's lower house of Congress began final debates on Wednesday ahead of a vote on a landmark overhaul to the country's pension system, as expectations of the bill's passage pushed Brazilian financial markets to historic highs....
21:30, 2019-07-10

Republican senator predicts Congress will try to vote down Trump tariffs on Mexico Sen. Rob Portman, R-Ohio, said Tuesday he believes Congress would engage in a bipartisan vote to disapprove of President Trump's new tariffs on Mexico, should they go into effect next week....
22:30, 2019-06-04

Department of Justice shakes up team handling 2020 census-related cases A new team of Civil Division lawyers at the Department of Justice will take over handling 2020 census-related cases, a spokeswoman for the agency said on Sunday, a shake-up that came as President Donald Trump pushes to include a contentious citizenship question in the decennial population survey....
04:00, 2019-07-08

Immigrant-rights groups ask Supreme Court to delay decision on 2020 census Immigrant-rights groups asked the Supreme Court on Wednesday to postpone ruling on their legal challenge to the addition of a citizenship question to the 2020 census until allegations that the query was intended to bolster Republican political advantages can be heard by a lower court....
14:45, 2019-06-13

White House tried to block Kris Kobach from testifying about census The White House tried to block former Kansas Secretary of State Kris Kobach from testifying to the House Oversight and Reform Committee about his conversations with President Donald Trump about adding a citizenship question to the 2020 census, according to a new letter released Friday.“Mr. Kobach's ...
23:30, 2019-06-07

Trump campaign to hold 2020 rally on day of Mueller testimony President Trump’s campaign announced on Tuesday that he’ll be holding a campaign rally on the same day that former special counsel Robert Mueller testifies before two US House committees about his probe into Russian election meddling. Trump’s “Keep America Great Rally” will be held in Greenville, NC...
14:45, 2019-07-03

House passes bill giving 'Dreamers' path to citizenship, despite Trump veto threat Despite a veto threat from President Trump, House Democrats on Tuesday passed a bill that would provide a pathway to citizenship for an estimated 2 million undocumented immigrants....
05:00, 2019-06-05

Nissan board to question CEO on house purchase, report says Nissan CEO Hiroto Saikawa will be asked whether date restrictions on selling compensation-linked stock were altered in 2013, earning him a higher profit and facilitating payments for a house he bought in Tokyo, Bloomberg reported. ...
23:15, 2019-06-21

It’s Almost Decision Time for the US Supreme Court, With Questions Regarding Census 2020 and Gerrymandering High on the List With the start of each June, the countdown begins to when the Supreme Court is expected to hand down decisions in cases that came before them in the term, and among the biggest items this term were cases involving census 2020 and partisan gerrymandering....
13:30, 2019-06-08

Trump asserts executive privilege over 2020 census documents sought by Democrats – live Documents relate to decision to insert a citizenship question, which the census bureau itself acknowledges will reduce participationSign up to the US briefing and get a new perspective 3.49pm BST The president’s last minute intervention in the wrangle over documents related to the 2020 census has le...
17:00, 2019-06-12

White House to Hold Social Media Summit The White House will hold a social media summit on July 11, aiming to have a “robust conversation” about online platforms such as Google and Facebook at a time when they are under increasing attack in Washington....
21:00, 2019-06-27

House subcommittee to hold 2nd hearing on Boeing Max safety WASHINGTON (AP) — A U.S. House subcommittee will hold a second hearing on the safety of Boeing’s 737 Max jets on June 19, according to two people briefed on the matter. They say the group wants to hear from front-line users of the planes, including pilots and flight attendants. Neither person ...
21:45, 2019-06-03

Donald Trump uses executive privilege to block House access to census documents President Donald Trump acted Wednesday to block lawmakers from seeing government documents that outline how his administration added a highly controversial question about citizenship to the 2020 Census....
19:45, 2019-06-12

Trump to hold 2020 rally in North Carolina on day of Robert Mueller’s testimony Trump has frequently criticized Democrats’ efforts to get Mueller to testify. The president tweeted Tuesday that “this Witch Hunt must now end,” adding, “No more Do Overs.”...
09:15, 2019-07-03

House Judiciary Committee to hold hearings on Mueller report WASHINGTON – The House Judiciary Committee announced Monday that it would hold a series of hearings on Special Counsel Robert’s Mueller report on the Russia probe, starting with one on June 10 featuring President Richard Nixon’s former White House Counsel John Dean. “There hearings will ...
00:15, 2019-06-04

House committee to hold hearings to keep focus on Mueller report The hearings will serve as a stand-in of sorts for Mueller himself, who made clear in public comments last week that he does not want to appear before Congress and would not elaborate on the contents of his report if he were forced to testify....
01:15, 2019-06-04

House panel will hold hearing on bill proposing statehood for DC WASHINGTON — The House of Representatives Committee on Oversight and Reform is set to hold a hearing on a bill proposing Washington, DC, be recognized as the nation’s 51st state. WTOP-FM reports District Mayor Muriel Bowser and Democratic Delegate Eleanor Holmes Norton on Thursday announced the July...
18:15, 2019-05-31

House panel to hold July 17 hearing on aviation safety A U.S. House of Representatives panel will hold a hearing next week on aviation safety in the aftermath of two deadly Boeing Co 737 MAX crashes since October....
01:45, 2019-07-12

House panel to hold hearing on treatment of migrant children The House Oversight Committee has scheduled a hearing next week on the separation and treatment of immigrant children and has launched an investigation into reports of offensive Facebook posts by border patrol officers, the panel said on Tuesday....
05:15, 2019-07-03

U.S. House panel to hold July 17 hearing on aviation safety A U.S. House of Representatives panel will hold a hearing next week on aviation safety in the aftermath of two deadly Boeing Co 737 MAX crashes since October....
00:15, 2019-07-12

House Judiciary Committee to hold June 10 hearing on Mueller report The Democrat-controlled U.S. House of Representatives Judiciary Committee will hold a hearing on June 10 on Robert Mueller's report on Russian interference in the 2016 presidential election and its connections to Donald Trump's campaign....
22:45, 2019-06-03

U.S. House committee to hold hearing on proposed fuel efficiency freeze The House Energy and Commerce Committee said on Tuesday it plans a June 20 hearing on the Trump administration's proposal to freeze fuel efficiency standards at 2020 levels through 2026....
00:45, 2019-06-12

Trump could decide over the weekend to hold off on tariffs, White House official says Marc Short, the vice president’s chief of staff, told reporters that “there’s still a long way to go” in negotiations with Mexican officials about the surge of migrants at the southern border....
17:00, 2019-06-07

House judiciary chairman Jerry Nadler vows to question Don McGahn after no-show The House judiciary committee adjourned Tuesday without taking action against former White House counsel Don McGahn, but Democrats remain adamant that he will testify....
00:45, 2019-05-22

AOC Goes Off on the White House for Ignoring Congress New York Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez offered a fiery critique on Wednesday of the Trump administration’s shameless attempts to manipulate the upcoming 2020 Census by adding a citizenship question....
03:30, 2019-06-13

UPDATE 2-U.S. House committee to hold hearing on proposed fuel efficiency freeze The House of Representatives Energy and Commerce Committee said on Tuesday it planned a June 20 hearing on the Trump administration's proposal to freeze fuel efficiency standards at 2020 levels through 2026....
03:15, 2019-06-12

NY Dems make it easier to vote in 2020 presidential primary ALBANY — The New York State Democratic Party voted unanimously Wednesday to make it easier for registered independent voters to re-enroll as Democrats to vote in next year’s presidential primary — three years after Bernie Sanders slammed the state’s onerous election rules. Un...
07:01, 2019-05-23

Millionaires say they are more likely to vote for Joe Biden over Donald Trump in 2020 elections American millionaires would elect Joe Biden over President Donald Trump if the former vice president becomes the Democratic nominee, according the CNBC Millionaire survey....
17:45, 2019-06-12

Illinois to ask residents to vote on how income tax is levied on 2020 ballot The Illinois House of Representatives on Monday voted to put a proposal that would change the state's personal income tax system on a ballot to take place alongside the 2020 U.S. national election vote....
03:00, 2019-05-28

House cancels vote on pay raises for lawmakers House Democrats withdrew a bill scheduled for a vote this week that would have provided a cost of living pay increase to lawmakers and congressional staff....
04:30, 2019-06-11

House to vote on whether to consider articles of impeachment for Trump The House is slated to vote Wednesday afternoon on whether to immediately consider articles of impeachment against Donald Trump, the first barometer of efforts to remove the president by the Democrat-led House.The move, forced by Rep. Al Green (D-Texas), who used a procedural mechanism that required...
19:15, 2019-07-17

House could vote today on impeaching Trump The Democrat-controlled House will “likely” vote on Rep. Al Green’s articles of impeachment against President Trump later Wednesday, according to a Democratic aide. It’s still unclear, however, whether it will be a floor vote, tabled or sent to committee. House Speaker Nancy ...
20:30, 2019-07-17

House Democrats propose $4,500 pay raise for Congress House spending leaders want to break a decadelong pay freeze and give members of Congress a cost-of-living bump that could pad their salaries with an extra $4,500 next year.Congressional salaries have been frozen at about $174,000 since 2009, when Democrats controlled Congress and decided to suspend...
01:45, 2019-06-05

House panel to question former Trump aide about hush-money payments to women alleging affairs Hope Hicks, who served as White House communications director, is scheduled to testify behind closed doors to the House Judiciary Committee on Wednesday....
09:15, 2019-06-19

Rev. Al Sharpton: Black vote is not a 'lock for anyone' in 2020; Biden should have apologized 'two weeks ago' Rev. Al Sharpton said the current field of Democratic presidential candidates shouldn't take the black vote for granted on "Morning Joe" Monday, claiming their allegiance is anything but assured. ...
02:30, 2019-07-09

U.S. House to vote on power to sue Trump advisers who ignored subpoenas Democratic lawmakers would gain clear authority to sue Trump administration figures including former White House Counsel Don McGahn to enforce ignored subpoenas under a measure set to come to a vote in the U.S. House of Representatives on Tuesday....
21:00, 2019-06-11

House to vote on $15 federal minimum wage Thursday The House of Representatives will vote Thursday on legislation to raise the federal minimum wage to $15 an hour by 2026, more than double the current rate of $7.25 an hour. The legislation, titled the Raise the Wage Act, is unlikely to be picked up by the Republican-controlled Senate....
04:00, 2019-07-17

House Democrats will vote on bill exploring reparations House Democratic leaders on Wednesday committed to a floor vote for legislation to study reparations for the descendants of slaves — a historic move for the black community after the party sidestepped the debate for decades. House Majority Leader Steny Hoyer told reporters that Democrats plan to vo...
21:15, 2019-06-19

House to vote today on impeachment resolution against Trump Representative Al Green / Courtesy: Congress. Gov By Alex Moe and Jane C. Timm The House will vote on Wednesday on a resolution to impeach President Donald Trump, marking the first time the Democrat-controlled chamber has weighed in on the divisive issue. It’s unclear whether the House will vo...
18:00, 2019-07-17

Investigations will not hold up debt ceiling hike, government funding bills: White House official Despite the president's claim that "you can't investigate and legislate simultaneously," certain must-pass pieces of legislation -- including a debt ceiling hike -- will nonetheless move forward, a senior White House official told CNBC....
11:45, 2019-05-23

U.S. House Democrat says current Congress may not see Trump taxes A senior Democrat on a congressional panel seeking President Donald Trump's tax returns warned on Saturday that the current Congress may not see the long-sought tax documents without launching an impeachment inquiry....
00:45, 2019-06-16

House Democrat says current Congress may not see Trump taxes A senior Democrat on a congressional panel seeking President Donald Trump's tax returns warned on Saturday that the current Congress may not see the long-sought tax documents without launching an impeachment inquiry....
08:00, 2019-06-16

White House, Congress getting closer on budget deal White House officials and congressional leaders are drawing closer to a two-year budget agreement that also raises the debt ceiling, although both sides caution that some serious obstacles remain to a deal.Speaker Nancy Pelosi (D-Calif.) and Senate Minority Leader Chuck Schumer (D-N.Y.) emerged from...
21:00, 2019-07-17

Trump says GOP vote against House resolution ‘unified’ Republican Party President Trump on Tuesday thanked House Republicans for voting against a resolution that scolded him for his incendiary remarks against four Democratic congresswomen known as “the squad.” Trump made a statement on Twitter Tuesday evening, writing the House GOP’s near-unanimous vot...
12:30, 2019-07-17

Democratic lawmaker tries to force U.S. House vote on Trump impeachment U.S. House of Representatives Speaker Nancy Pelosi on Wednesday was again trying to referee an intra-party struggle among her Democratic colleagues over whether to take steps toward impeaching Republican President Donald Trump....
20:01, 2019-07-17

House set for vote on resolution to impeach President Donald Trump In a week that's already seen a House resolution condemning President Donald Trump for tweets about four U.S. congresswomen, lawmakers will vote Wednesday on another that calls for his removal from office....
21:00, 2019-07-17

House chaplain prays to cast out ‘spirits of darkness’ from Congress At least he didn’t do an exorcism. After chaotic debates on Capitol Hill this week, the Chaplain of the House of Representatives on Thursday prayed to “cast out all spirits of darkness” from the chamber. “This has been a difficult and contentious week in which darker spirits ...
08:45, 2019-07-19

Trump tells ex-White House counsel McGahn not to appear before Congress U.S. President Donald Trump on Monday told former White House counsel Don McGahn to defy a subpoena to testify before Congress about the Russia investigation, deepening his fight with Democratic lawmakers....
15:30, 2019-05-21

New Congress Leader In Lok Sabha Welcomes House Speaker With A Poem After the 17th Lok Sabha unanimously elected Om Birla as the Speaker of the lower house, he was felicitated by the various leaders of the house including Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Wednesday....
18:15, 2019-06-19

House GOP leader sides with AOC on pay hike, says Congress at risk of being only for millionaires House Minority Leader Kevin McCarthy, R-Calif., appeared to echo New York Democrat Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez, saying members of Congress deserve a pay raise -- or else only millionaires will be able to serve....
22:30, 2019-07-06

Congress expands probe of White House personal email use Top aides in President Donald Trump's White House, including his daughter Ivanka Trump and son-in-law, Jared Kushner, will come under increased scrutiny for their use of personal emails and other unofficial messaging to conduct government affairs, a congressional oversight chairman said on Monday....
02:45, 2019-07-02

Rapinoe accepts AOC's invite to Congress after saying she wouldn't go to 'f---ing White House' U.S. Rep. Alexandria Ocasio Cortez extended a Twitter invitation to the U.S. women’s soccer team Friday to tour the House of Representatives after they beat France to advance to the semifinals of the World Cup in France....
15:15, 2019-06-29

White House blocks former counsel McGahn from testifying to Congress McGahn had been scheduled to appear before the House Judiciary Committee on Tuesday to answer questions following the release of the Mueller report last month. ...
14:38, 2019-05-21

‘The Black Vote Is Not Monolithic’: 2020 Democrats Find Split Preferences in South Carolina Though many African-Americans in South Carolina have favored Joseph R. Biden Jr. they are taking a hard look at several other candidates and considering all issues, not just race....
21:45, 2019-06-22

House panel to vote on subpoenas for Kushner, Sessions and 10 others with Trump connections The Judiciary Committee plans to vote on Thursday on the subpoenas, including one for documents related to the Trump administration’s immigration policies....
17:45, 2019-07-09

Republican Fred Keller wins House seat in Pennsylvania vote Republican Fred Keller became the newest member of the U.S. House late Tuesday, winning a special election in Pennsylvania to fill a seat that's been vacant since January....
13:45, 2019-05-22

House Oversight postpones subpoena vote after Commerce agrees to interviews The House Oversight Committee on Wednesday announced it would postpone voting on subpoenaing the Commerce Department after the agency agreed to allow several current and former officials to be interviewed about adding a citizenship question to the 2020 census. The committee stated that former Senior...
22:15, 2019-06-05

Democratic lawmaker says House expected to vote on Senate border bill The U.S. House of Representatives is expected to vote on Thursday on a Senate-passed border aid bill without amendments, as Democrats give up for now an effort to force changes in the treatment of migrants at the U.S. border with Mexico, Democratic Representative Henry Cuellar said on Thursday....
22:45, 2019-06-27

Daily on Healthcare: House tees up vote to repeal Obamacare’s ‘Cadillac Tax’ Subscribe today to the Washington Examiner magazine and get Washington Briefing: politics and policy stories that will keep you up to date with what's going on in Washington. SUBSCRIBE NOW: Just $1.00 an issue!...
17:30, 2019-07-16

"Congress Failed To Handle Own House": Rajnath Singh On Karnataka Crisis Defence Minister Rajnath Singh today accused the Congress of failing to handle the political crisis in Karnataka, terming the issue an "internal matter" of the party for which he said the Parliament......
14:15, 2019-07-09

Hope Hicks Left the White House. Now She Must Decide Whether to Talk to Congress. Like few others, Ms. Hicks was witness to some of the president’s angriest moments and most pointed directives about the investigations into his campaign....
04:15, 2019-05-24

House Oversight Committee to vote on possible Kellyanne Conway subpoena over Hatch Act controversy The House Oversight Committee plans to vote Wednesday whether or not subpoena White House counselor Kellyanne Conway following a government watchdog’s finding that she violated the Hatch Act.  ...
03:45, 2019-06-24

UPDATE 1-Brazil lower house pension reform vote could wait until August Brazil's lower house of Congress may not vote on a landmark pension reform bill until August, legislative leaders said on Friday, as intense negotiation over amendments delayed the process and reduced savings derived from the overhaul....
02:15, 2019-07-13

White House moves to speed vote on North American trade deal The Trump administration on Thursday took a procedural action aimed at speeding up a vote in Congress on the new North American trade deal, but the move rankled House Speaker Nancy Pelosi, who has sought more time to review the pact....
01:15, 2019-05-31

Trump Insists His Tweets ‘Were NOT Racist’ as House Readies Vote on Condemning His Remarks (WASHINGTON) — Defiant in the face of widespread censure, President Donald Trump insisted Tuesday that his tweets suggesting four Democratic congresswomen of color return to their countries “were NOT Racist,” and he appealed to fellow Republicans to “not show weakness” ...
21:15, 2019-07-16

Brazil lower house pension reform vote hits delay as savings cut Brazil's lower house of Congress may not vote on a landmark pension reform bill until August, leaders said on Friday, as intense negotiation over amendments delayed the process and reduced savings derived from the overhaul....
05:30, 2019-07-13

White House Tells 2 More Witnesses, Including Hope Hicks, Not to Cooperate With Congress Hope Hicks, a former White House communications director, and Annie F. Donaldson, the chief of staff to a former White House counsel, were told not to cooperate with a House inquiry....
19:15, 2019-06-04

U.S. Congress-White House budget, debt limit talks sputter: Democrats Negotiations on Wednesday between the Trump administration and bipartisan leaders of the U.S. Congress failed to produce a deal on the overall levels of federal spending for the fiscal year starting on Oct. 1 and the need to raise Washington's borrowing authority, leading Democrats said....
00:15, 2019-06-20

Nancy Pelosi Sends House Into Chaos by Violating Worst Rule in Congress Any regular reader of Splinter will know that we are generally not big fans of House Speaker Nancy Pelosi. But credit where credit is due: On Tuesday, Pelosi—either inadvertently or purposefully—exposed one of the dumber and more pernicious rules of decorum in the House of Representatives....
03:15, 2019-07-17

Bret Baier: Censure vote against Trump a 'campaign commercial in the making' for House Democrats Fox News' Bret Baier said a possible censure vote in the House to condemn President Trump's tweeting is a "campaign commercial in the making" for Democratic candidates running for reelection in 2020. ...
23:45, 2019-07-16

House to vote on new border bill amid outcry over conditions at migrant detention centers “Legislation is necessary,” Pelosi said in a letter to House Democrats, pointing to limits on the Trump administration that were left out of the recent emergency spending bill....
00:30, 2019-07-09

UPDATE 2-Brazil lower house pension reform vote hits delay as savings cut Brazil's lower house of Congress may not vote on a landmark pension reform bill until August, leaders said on Friday, as intense negotiation over amendments delayed the process and reduced savings derived from the overhaul....
03:30, 2019-07-13

U.S. Congress-White House budget, debt limit talks sputter: congressional leaders Negotiations on Wednesday between the Trump administration and top officials in the U.S. Congress failed to produce a deal on overall federal spending levels for the fiscal year starting on Oct. 1 and the need to raise Washington's borrowing authority, congressional leaders said....
00:45, 2019-06-20

House Moves Forward With Spending Bills as Congress Grapples With Looming Fiscal Deadlines The burst of productivity stood in stark contrast to the tenor of the wider negotiations, which are hung up over how much to increase domestic spending....
02:45, 2019-06-20

House Oversight Committee to vote on whether to force Kellyanne Conway to testify over alleged Hatch Act violations Jim Young/Reuters White House counselor Kellyanne Conway may be forced to testify before the House Oversight Committee if she doesn't attend a hearing this week concerning her Hatch Act violations. The Hatch Act prohibits employees in the executive branch from engaging in political activity while ...
02:45, 2019-06-24

Tennessee’s House Speaker Glen Casada says he plans to resign following a no confidence vote by his Republican caucus NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — Tennessee’s House Speaker Glen Casada says he plans to resign following a no confidence vote by his Republican caucus. The post Tennessee’s House Speaker Glen Casada says he plans to resign following a no confidence vote by his Republican caucus appeared first on ...
16:15, 2019-05-21

Wolf Blitzer, Kellyanne Conway and members of Congress celebrate Bastille Day at the French ambassador’s house Despite the potential of, um, awkwardness among the diplomatic core and official Washington, elbows were ripe for rubbing at the French ambassador’s residence....
19:45, 2019-07-14

Graham: Republicans likely to take back the House in 2020 Sen. Lindsey Graham, R-S.C. advised President Trump to "be quiet" and show up for reelection in 2020, responding to policies that Democrats are proposing....
07:00, 2019-07-12

US officials: White House notifies Congress it plans to send 1,500 troops to Middle East amid Iran tensions WASHINGTON (AP) — US officials: White House notifies Congress it plans to send 1,500 troops to Middle East amid Iran tensions. The post US officials: White House notifies Congress it plans to send 1,500 troops to Middle East amid Iran tensions appeared first on LEX18.com....
19:30, 2019-05-24

It’s Not Just the White House in 2020. The Power to Draw Maps Is Also at Stake. With the nation’s political maps hanging in the balance, Democrats are racing to win back statehouse chambers and Republicans are rushing to defend gains from 2010....
16:00, 2019-07-05

House reauthorizes Hyde Amendment, despite protests from 2020 Dems The Democratic-controlled House on Wednesday approved a spending bill that included a reauthorization of the so-called Hyde Amendment barring federal money for abortions....
22:30, 2019-06-19

White House does not need a 'strongman,' Hickenlooper says in 2020 policy speech Former Colorado Governor John Hickenlooper on Monday said there is an "authoritarian mentality" in the White House and the United States does not need its own "strongman," as he delivered the first major foreign policy address among two dozen Democrats vying for the 2020 presidential nomination....
15:00, 2019-05-21

House passes bill to thwart 2020 ballot box hacking U.S. states would get $600 million in federal grants to secure voting machines from cyber attacks under legislation passed by the House of Representatives on Thursday, with the money to be spent quickly so that upgraded equipment is in place by the Nov. 3, 2020 national elections....
23:45, 2019-06-27

US elections 2020: a simple guide to the race for the White House From the debates, to the conventions, to the electoral college, here’s everything you need to know On 3 November 2020, Americans will head to the polls and render their verdict on the Donald Trump presidency. Here’s your quick guide to what’s in store. Continue reading......
01:00, 2019-06-15

U.S. plans different approach in leading G7 in 2020: White House official The Trump administration plans to adopt shorter communiques and generally revamp how the Group of Seven rich nations does its work when the United States leads the body in 2020, a White House adviser said....
02:45, 2019-07-18

UAW opposes White House plan to freeze mpg rules at 2020 levels In written testimony to Congress, the union said it shares automakers' concerns that the proposal "could lead to protracted litigation and uncertainty in the industry that will limit growth."...
21:30, 2019-06-19

Ask parents of your kids' friends this question: 'Is there an unlocked gun in your house?' The Asking Saves Kids campaign encourages parents to talk to other parents about gun safety...and it doesn't have to be awkward.        ...
17:45, 2019-06-21

Democrats to pour into Iowa for biggest event yet in 2020 White House race Nineteen Democratic presidential candidates will swarm Iowa this weekend for the biggest political gathering of the 2020 election cycle so far, as the White House race picks up steam ahead of debates and a key fundraising deadline at the end of the month....
13:30, 2019-06-07

Will billionaire Tom Steyer's White House bid deprive Dems of major donor in 2020? After Tom Steyer joined the already huge field of White House hopefuls, some Democrats were instantly worried about what that would mean for his role as a donor. The candidate is trying to ease those concerns....
16:00, 2019-07-12

White House Report Card: Trump tariffs working, 2020 reelection looking difficult This week’s White House Report Card finds President Trump buoyed by his tariff threat on Mexico working but Democratic attacks escalating. And new Zogby Analytics polling shows that he is in trouble in key swing states where former Vice President Joe Biden is polling well....
21:30, 2019-06-15

'Do you know the question you are asking?' - Guardiola furious with FFP question "Pep Guardiola reacted with incredulity when he was asked during his post-match press conference whether he was asked whether he had ‘separate payment from Abu Dhabi’ while City manager."...
19:15, 2019-05-21

Madhya Pradesh Poll Results Expose New Crisis: Congress Vs Congress Madhya Pradesh Chief Minister Kamal Nath, who has been fire-fighting over a crisis in the party and government, held a series of meetings on Sunday- one with the cabinet colleagues to keep his flock......
05:00, 2019-05-27

Tommy Robinson jailed for nine months for contempt of court Far Right activist Tommy Robinson has been sentenced to nine months in prison for putting a child sex ring trial in peril and encouraging "vigilante action" among his supporters....
13:15, 2019-07-11

Tommy Robinson jailed: what is contempt of court and why was the far-right activist guilty of it? Tommy Robinson has been jailed for contempt of court over a video he broadcast on Facebook featuring defendants in a criminal trial - in breach of a reporting ban....
20:15, 2019-07-11

UK far-right activist Tommy Robinson convicted in contempt-of-court case Judges on Friday found British far-right activist Tommy Robinson to be in contempt of court after he filmed defendants during a trial last year and posted the footage on social media, breaching reporting restrictions on the case....
19:30, 2019-07-05

Tommy Robinson faces jail after being found in contempt of court Former EDL leader ‘seriously interfered’ with process of justice by filming defendantsTommy Robinson faces prison again after being found in contempt of court for “aggressively confronting and filming” defendants in a criminal trial and broadcasting the footage on social media.The former leader of t...
03:15, 2019-07-06

Don McGahn expected to be held in contempt over refusal to testify – live The former White House counsel had been subpoenaed to appear before the House judiciary committee but Trump blocked his testimonySign up for the US briefing and get a new perspective 3.51pm BST Donald Trump’s attorneys are appealing a ruling that his accounting firm must turn over his financial reco...
17:15, 2019-05-21

Zuckerberg's latest snub could land him in contempt of Canadian parliament Mark Zuckerberg and Sheryl Sandberg have snubbed an official summons and risk being held in contempt of the Canadian Parliament. The pair were called to a hearing in Ottawa, due to be held later this week, but have confirmed that Facebooka's head of......
18:15, 2019-05-28

Where Are All the Bob Ross Paintings? Bob Ross painted more than 1,000 landscapes for his television show — so why are they so hard to find? We solve one of the internet’s favorite little mysteries....
15:45, 2019-07-12

Contempt or impeachment? Trump and Democrats locked in ultimate congressional battle The White House strategy appears to be designed to force the Democrats’ hand, but lawmakers are treading cautiouslyDemocrats grabbed control of the House of Representatives in January of this year determined to restore congressional oversight. But with the Trump administration now at a moment of re...
14:30, 2019-05-22

Mark Zuckerberg to Ignore Canadian Parliament's Subpoena, Maybe Get Found in Contempt The hottest trend sweeping Washington right now has officially arrived in Silicon Valley: Defying lawmakers’ subpoenas is all the rage and Facebook apparently has no plans to be left out.Read more......
01:30, 2019-05-28

Contempt case for Indigenous women arrested at Alton Gas site delayed The women's lawyer, Michael McDonald, says he plans to argue before the Nova Scotia Supreme Court that his clients had the right to be on Alton Natural Gas property along the Shubenacadie River....
20:15, 2019-06-10

GM's Cadillac unveils two new performance cars: the 2020 CT4-V and 2020 CT5-V The 2020 Cadillac CT4-V and CT5-V performance sedans made their debut as GM aims to rejuvenate luxury sedan sales.        ...
19:00, 2019-05-31

2020 Skoda Superb To Launch In India By Mid-2020 The 2020 Skoda Superb facelift is expected to launch in the second quarter of the next calendar year and the Czech carmaker is also evaluating the prospects of bringing in the plug-in hybrid variant......
20:30, 2019-05-28

On Politics: Who’s the Real William Barr? Is he the operator who spun the then-secret Mueller report? Or the straight shooter who later disclosed portions that were damaging to President Trump?...
07:45, 2019-06-10

Ross Spells Out Reprieve for Huawei Commerce Secretary Wilbur Ross said the U.S. would grant licenses to American companies that want to sell technology to Huawei Technologies as long as the sales wouldn’t put national security at risk, expanding on a pledge made last month by President Trump to Chinese President Xi....
22:15, 2019-07-10

From the archive: Ross McWhirter goes to Wimbledon It’s June 1965, and the man from the Guinness Book of Records attends the best-organised tennis tornament in the worldAs might have been expected from the man who co-founded The Guinness Book of Records, Ross McWhirter’s cover story for the Observer Magazine of 20 June 1965 about the Wimbledon tenni...
12:01, 2019-06-30

Someone Recreated A Bob Ross Painting In Minecraft Bob Ross was famous for his show which helped teach basically anyone how to paint wonderful landscapes and vistas. But, what if you wanted to create a piece of art, but you didn’t have any paint or brushes? Well, one YouTuber decided to recreate a Bob Ross painting using Minecraft....
00:45, 2019-07-07

Found: All the happy little Bob Ross paintings Before Bob Ross’ death in 1995, he had hosted the popular PBS series The Joy Of Painting for 11 years. For each episode - and there were over 400 of them, in total - he painted a picture step-by-step for his audience. Furthermore, each of those canvases were painted three times. We’re not great at ...
21:15, 2019-07-12

Tommy Robinson trial: EDL founder faces jail after being found guilty of contempt of court Tommy Robinson faces jail after being found in contempt of court by High Court judges for filming defendants in a criminal trial and broadcasting the footage on social media....
17:45, 2019-07-05

The Latest: Barr: Mueller could have decided on obstruction WASHINGTON (AP) — The Latest on the special counsel’s Russia investigation (all times local): 3:20 p.m. Attorney General William Barr says special counsel Robert Mueller could have reached a decision on whether President Donald Trump obstructed justice. Barr says in an interview with “CB...
21:45, 2019-05-30

Barr says DOJ would back Mueller if he decides not to testify Attorney General William Barr said in an interview Monday that the Justice Department would support Robert Mueller if he decides he "doesn't want to subject himself" to questioning from congressional Democrats at a planned July 17 hearing....
05:30, 2019-07-09

Texas billionaire H. Ross Perot dies at 89 H. Ross Perot, the colorful, self-made Texas billionaire who rose from a childhood of Depression-era poverty and twice ran for president as a third-party candidate, has died. He was 89 years old. (July 9)        ...
23:45, 2019-07-09

How Ross Perot Changed Political Campaigns Ross Perot, the self-made Texas billionaire and one of the most successful third-party presidential candidates in U.S. history, died on Tuesday, his family’s spokesperson confirmed. He was 89. Running as an Independent in the 1992 presidential election, he lost to Bill Clinton, but captured 19...
00:30, 2019-07-10

U.S.'s Ross says he told counterpart Mexico must do more in immigration U.S. Commerce Secretary Wilbur Ross said he told Mexican Economy Secretary Graciela Marquez in a meeting on Monday that Mexico must do more to help the United States address illegal immigration....
01:15, 2019-06-04

Why tariffs could be Trump's undoing | Ross Barkan Even otherwise spineless Republican senators are alarmed at Trump’s trade wars – because tariffs are hurting crucial 2020 battleground statesIn the end, it was not the ceaseless lying, the Muslim ban, the alleged obstruction of justice, the pandering to white supremacists, the demonization of immigr...
12:30, 2019-06-07

It's the Friends opening credits, but Ross is drowning The cast of Friends might be there for you, but was anyone there for Ross when he drowned in this alternate version of the show’s opening credits? The edit, which comes via comedy writer and editor Ryan Mazer, shows poor Ross Geller dying in the famous, apparently freakishly deep fountain behind tha...
22:45, 2019-07-09

Dems halt effort to secure pay increase for lawmakers, as contempt votes, funding drama loom House Democrats on Monday evening abruptly halted an effort to increase congressional pay for the first time since 2009, saying the proposal would be reviewed carefully after several freshman Democrats made overt efforts to block it....
05:30, 2019-06-11

Barr offers yet another slanted quote about the Russia investigation “What we’re looking at is: What was the predicate for conducting a counterintelligence investigation on the Trump campaign?” Barr said. “How did the bogus narrative begin that Trump was essentially in cahoots with Russia to interfere with the U.S. election?”...
17:45, 2019-07-09

Biden called Barr ‘one of the best’ attorneys general — 24 years ago Joe Biden praised Attorney General William Barr 24 years ago, calling him “one of the best” attorneys general he’d ever worked with in his long congressional career. Biden complimented Barr in 1995 when he was the ranking Democrat on the Senate Judiciary Committee, CBS News reported. Barr, President...
23:30, 2019-06-11

Barr recuses himself from Jeffrey Epstein sex trafficking case Attorney General William Barr has recused himself from Jeffrey Epstein’s child sex trafficking case because his former law firm once represented the convicted pedophile. “I am recused from that matter because one of the law firms that represented Epstein long ago was a firm I subsequently join...
16:30, 2019-07-09

Barr Says Mueller Could Have Decided Whether Trump Committed a Crime The attorney general reiterated his view that the special counsel should not have conducted an investigation if he did not plan to make a prosecutorial decision....
02:45, 2019-05-31

Barr Got More Power to Review the Russia Inquiry. Here’s What We Know About Its Origins. The attorney general has the power to declassify intelligence agencies’ secrets as he examines the investigation into Russia’s election interference and ties to Trump associates....
23:15, 2019-05-24

The Latest: Barr declines to agree on treason claim WASHINGTON (AP) — The Latest on President Donald Trump and special counsel Robert Mueller (all times local): 9:10 a.m. Attorney General William Barr is declining to agree with President Donald Trump’s assertion that senior FBI officials were engaged in treason when they investigated whether Tr...
15:30, 2019-05-31

AG Barr says nationwide rulings are hampering Trump’s agenda WASHINGTON (AP) — Attorney General William Barr is taking aim at judges who issue rulings blocking nationwide policies. Barr is speaking Tuesday night to the American Law Institute. He says judges who issue these so-called nationwide injunctions are hampering President Donald Trump’s agenda. B...
05:30, 2019-05-22

‘Everyone dies’: Barr says he’s unconcerned about the toll his job is taking on his reputation In a CBS interview, the attorney general also defended Trump against accusations that he is “shredding institutions,” saying he’s seen no evidence of that....
17:01, 2019-05-31

Adam Schiff continues attack on Barr, says AG is 'second most dangerous man' in US Attorney General William Barr is very effective at acting like the president's defense attorney and is the  "second most dangerous man in the country," House Intelligence Committee Chairman Adam Schiff, D-Calif., said on Tuesday....
03:15, 2019-06-05

Nike should've done its research on 'Betsy Ross' flag, says Motus One CEO Nike should've anticipated the controversy surrounding the early American flag on the sneakers it has since pulled, and the decision the company made was smart, said one marketing executive....
23:15, 2019-07-03

Trump weighs ousting Commerce Secretary Ross: NBC U.S. President Donald Trump has told aides and allies that he is considering removing Commerce Secretary Wilbur Ross after a Supreme Court defeat on adding a citizenship question to the census, NBC News reported https://nbcnews.to/2XPQJ4B on Monday....
18:00, 2019-07-15

Nike ‘Betsy Ross’ sneakers sell for $2,500 online These kicks got called offensive — and then they got expensive. Nike’s Air Max 1 USA sneakers — whose launch reportedly was kiboshed when Colin Kaepernick called to complain about its Betsy Ross flag design — fetched as much as $2,500 Tuesday on online sneaker auction site StockX. Former NFL quarter...
08:45, 2019-07-03

Ross Perot once gifted a sword to Bernie Sanders This sword was mightier than politics. Bernie Sanders posted a tribute to self-made billionaire Ross Perot, who died Tuesday — and revealed the two-time third-party presidential candidate once gifted him a bejeweled blade for his work on a veteran’s bill. “Ross Perot was a champion...
03:45, 2019-07-10

Ross Perot, former GM director and staunch critic, dies at 89 Perot sold Electronic Data Systems to GM in 1984 for $2.55 billion and joined GM's board as the company's largest shareholder in what would fast become a rocky union....
20:15, 2019-07-09

Scotland’s Jane Ross: ‘I had a feeling we were going to draw England’ The striker believes that, despite three tough games, their improving squad can advance out of their groupJane Ross knows only too well how tough qualifying for the World Cup can be for a European nation and, as the striker recalls with obvious relief, Scotland’s passage to France hinged on the fine...
12:15, 2019-06-08

Jennifer Aniston thinks Ross and Rachel are “absolutely” still together The characters of Ross and Rachel on the sitcom Friends spent most of the show’s 10 seasons embroiled in on-again off-again hijinks: pining from afar, finally getting together, going on a break, getting married, getting divorced, getting pregnant, and having baby Emma before finally reuniting for go...
20:30, 2019-06-12

AEW is giving Jim Ross the chance that WWE wouldn’t: ‘I started disappearing’ Jim Ross could feel a piece of himself and his career slipping away and wasn’t going to make letting go an option. The Hall of Fame wrestling announcer worked just twice on camera — “The Greatest Royal Rumble” in Saudi Arabia and “Raw 25” — for WWE in 2018. The lack of work, the death......
01:00, 2019-05-23

Ross Perot: billionaire who ran for president dies aged 89 Perot challenged Bush and Clinton as independent in 1992Texan who founded EDS also ran in 1996 for Reform partyRoss Perot, a billionaire who twice ran for president as an independent, has died. He was 89. Related: Donald Trump: UK ambassador is 'a very stupid guy' – live updates Continue reading......
18:15, 2019-07-09

Texas billionaire H. Ross Perot dies aged 89 Ross Perot answers a question in Dallas on Oct. 2, 1992 after announcing that he will run for president as an independent candidate.Rick Bowmer / AP file DALLAS (AP) — H. Ross Perot (pur-OH’), the colorful, self-made Texas billionaire who twice ran for president, has died. Family spokesman Jam...
22:45, 2019-07-09

| Billionaire former US presidential hopeful Ross Perot dead at 89 Ross Perot, the self-made billionaire and computer industry giant whose two runs for president as an independent candidate shook up American politics, has died at age 89....
18:30, 2019-07-09

“Umbrella Movement” activist Joshua Wong has been released from prison in Hong Kong after serving contempt sentence HONG KONG (AP) — “Umbrella Movement” activist Joshua Wong has been released from prison in Hong Kong after serving contempt sentence. The post “Umbrella Movement” activist Joshua Wong has been released from prison in Hong Kong after serving contempt sentence appeared first on...
05:15, 2019-06-17

Comey denounces Barr after CBS interview: 'An AG should not be echoing conspiracy theories' Former FBI Director James Comey sharply criticized Attorney General William Barr's Friday appearance on CBS, saying that he failed to act repsponsibly as attorney general....
03:15, 2019-06-02

Graham isn’t worried about letting Barr declassify intelligence information Senate Judiciary Chairman Lindsey Graham said Sunday he doesn’t see any threat to national security from President Donald Trump’s decision to allow Attorney General William Barr to declassify information from the Russia investigation.“We’re not compromising national security here,” the South Carolin...
23:45, 2019-05-26

Schiff on Barr: He's Rudy Giuliani without 'all the good looks and general likability' Attorney General Bill Barr should resign over his conduct before Congress, House Intelligence Committee Chairman Adam Schiff said Wednesday, calling the attorney general a "personal attorney" for President Donald Trump.The California Democrat said he hesitates to "call Bill Barr the Attorney General...
02:15, 2019-05-23

Amash accuses Barr of selling Trump's 'false narrative' Rep. Justin Amash, who earlier this month became the first Republican member of Congress to call for President Donald Trump’s impeachment, took aim at Attorney General William Barr on Tuesday — charging that the nation’s top law enforcement officer has “used his position to sell the president's fals...
23:30, 2019-05-28

Barr Escalates Criticism of Mueller Team and Defends Trump The attorney general blamed the special counsel’s office for unforeseen delays in the release of the Mueller report that prompted him to summarize its findings in a widely criticized letter....
21:45, 2019-05-31

Barr in Alaska to talk Native violence, not Mueller remarks ANCHORAGE, Alaska (AP) — U.S. Attorney General William Barr is visiting Alaska to meet with tribal leaders and other officials about disproportionately high rates of violence and sexual assault in Native communities. His visit comes the same day special counsel Robert Mueller gave a clear defense to...
20:30, 2019-05-29

Barr says he 'personally felt' Mueller could have reached decision on obstruction Attorney General Bill Barr has said that he “personally” felt that Special Counsel Robert Mueller could have reached a decision about whether or not President Trump obstructed justice during the Russia investigation....
22:45, 2019-05-30

People Are Trying to Figure Out William Barr. He’s Busy Wielding Power. Is he the operator who spun the then-secret Mueller report? Or the straight shooter who later disclosed portions that were damaging to President Trump?...
21:00, 2019-06-09

Attorney General Barr says Mueller 'could've reached a decision' on obstruction U.S. Attorney General William Barr said Special Counsel Robert Mueller, who led a probe into Russian interference in the 2016 presidential election, could have reached a decision on whether President Donald Trump obstructed justice, but chose not to....
01:00, 2019-05-31

Trump Just Gave William Barr an Insane Amount of Power On Thursday night, President Trump gave orders for the intelligence community to submit to a Justice Department investigation into “surveillance activities” during the 2016 presidential election. The order also gives Attorney General William Barr extraordinarily broad latitude over the investigation...
14:30, 2019-05-24

Nationwide Injunctions Speak to Judiciary’s Growing Power, Barr Says The broad use of such injunctions illustrate how the federal district courts have undermined executive authority, the attorney general said in a speech on Tuesday evening....
05:15, 2019-05-22

Trump orders intelligence agencies to cooperate with Barr's investigation President Donald Trump directed the U.S. intelligence community Thursday to "quickly and fully cooperate" with Attorney General William Barr's investigation into the origin's of special counsel Robert Mueller's probe of...
07:45, 2019-05-24

Ross Tempers Expectations of a U.S.-China Trade Deal at G-20 Meeting Commerce Secretary Wilbur Ross played down prospects of a major trade deal if President Trump and China’s President Xi Jinping meet at the Group of 20 summit this month, but he said he believes the two sides will ultimately get back to negotiations....
05:15, 2019-06-17

Ross Perot's pop culture ubiquity remains hilarious and weird Ross Perot, the Texas billionaire who twice ran for president as a third-party candidate, has died, the Dallas News reports. The verbose, aphorism-spewing 89-year old died after a five-year struggle with leukemia, leaving behind a legacy that includes one of the best showings for an independent cand...
20:00, 2019-07-09

Ross Perot, Who Mounted Independent Presidential Bids, Dies at 89 (DALLAS) — H. Ross Perot, the colorful, self-made Texas billionaire who rose from a childhood of Depression-era poverty and twice ran for president as a third-party candidate, has died. He was 89. Perot, whose 19% of the vote in 1992 stands among the best showings by an independent candidate i...
19:15, 2019-07-09

The Trump administration is waging a quiet war on education | Ross Barkan The Trump/DeVos vision of American education? Unshackle the rich and let them turn a profit at the expense of working-class studentsPerhaps nothing illustrates the perverse nature of Donald Trump’s administration better than his approach to the regulatory state. In Trump’s America, those most zealou...
01:00, 2019-06-15

Ross Perot loved being the butt of Dana Carvey’s ‘SNL’ jokes Whether they like it or not — and usually they most definitely do not — US presidential candidates are prime punchline bait on “Saturday Night Live.” But in the case of self-made Texas billionaire Ross Perot, who died Tuesday at 89, he was very much in on the joke. “SNL” stan...
17:45, 2019-07-10

Ross Perot, self-made billionaire and presidential candidate, dead at 89 Ross Perot, the self-made billionaire from Texas who launched two unsuccessful presidential bids, has died. He was 89. Perot, who founded Electronic Data Systems Corp. in 1962, died after a five-month battle with leukemia, the Dallas Morning News reported on Tuesday....
16:30, 2019-07-09

Angelica Ross injects life into an emotional but disorienting Pose Early on in “Never Knew Love Like This Before,” Pose suffers a death in the family. Lulu reports that Candy is missing after working down at a motel with a dangerous reputation, and it becomes instantly clear that bad news is looming. Blanca gets the call. Candy was murdered....
09:45, 2019-07-10

Billionaire Ross Perot, Who Shook Up US Politics In The 1990s, Dies At 89 H. Ross Perot, the feisty Texas technology billionaire who rattled US politics with two independent presidential campaigns in the 1990s that struck a chord with disgruntled voters, died on Tuesday at......
20:30, 2019-07-09

Bernie Sanders Has a Badass Sword From Ross Perot, Apparently It seems Vermont Sen. Bernie Sanders finally found a billionaire he likes: Texas tycoon Ross Perot, who died today. To memorialize him, Sanders tweeted out a photo of a gift Perot gave him to commemorate his advocacy for veterans of Desert Storm—a friggin’ sword....
05:00, 2019-07-10

Ross Perot’s son donated to Trump’s re-election campaign before dad’s death The populist campaigns of Ross Perot, who died Tuesday at the age of 89, were widely seen as having paved the way for the eventual election victory of Donald Trump....
18:45, 2019-07-10

Jennifer Aniston Reveals Whether Friends' Ross and Rachel Would Still Be Together Today Friends may have signed off air 15 years ago, but we want to know: Are Ross and Rachel still each other's lobsters? Well, when asked this morning on Today if the couple would be......
22:00, 2019-06-12

Trump administration denies possible ouster of Commerce Secretary Ross U.S. Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin on Monday denied a media report https://nbcnews.to/2XPQJ4B that President Donald Trump is considering removing Commerce Secretary Wilbur Ross after a Supreme Court defeat on adding a citizenship question to the census....
00:15, 2019-07-16

Ross Perot is best known for his presidential run, but he also sold two tech companies for billions Ross Perot was a technology entrepreneur before becoming a presidential candidate. He founded a company that was bought for more than $2 billion by General Motors in the 1980s, and a second company he founded was bought by Dell in 2009....
19:30, 2019-07-09

Billionaire, two-time presidential candidate Ross Perot dies at 89 Two-time independent presidential candidate and billionaire Texas businessman H. Ross Perot died Tuesday after months of battling cancer, his family said. He was 89....
23:45, 2019-07-09

Ross Chastain wins NASCAR Truck race week after DQ MADISON, Ill. (AP) — Ross Chastain won the NASCAR Truck Series race Saturday night at The Raceway at Gateway, a week after losing a victory at Iowa when he was disqualified for failing a postrace inspection. Chastain grabbed track position with a gas-only last pit stop in Niece Motorsports’ No...
09:30, 2019-06-23

As ex-White House counsel defies subpoena, U.S. House Democrats weigh response Former White House Counsel Don McGahn ignored a subpoena to testify on Tuesday to a U.S. House of Representatives committee, fuelling talk among Democratic lawmakers of possible legal action against him and potential impeachment of President Donald Trump....
19:15, 2019-05-21

House chaplain prays to exorcise 'all spirits of darkness ... at play in the people’s House' After several wild and bizarre days on Capitol Hill, the chaplain of the House of Representatives opened the legislative day Thursday with a prayer to cast out “all spirits of darkness from this chamber.”...
00:01, 2019-07-19

House Democrat says impeachment inquiry needed if ex-White House counsel does not testify A Democratic member of the House Judiciary Committee said on Monday an impeachment inquiry would be warranted if former White House counsel Don McGahn does not respond to a congressional subpoena to testify before the panel....
15:30, 2019-05-21

House votes to protect 'Dreamer' immigrants amid White House opposition The U.S. House of Representatives on Tuesday passed legislation to end the threat of deportation that has long hung over undocumented immigrants known as "Dreamers" who entered the United States when they were children....
02:45, 2019-06-05

| Trump officials face contempt | Hong Kong recovers from protest: WATCH the top world news videos for today House panel OKs contempt vote in census dispute | The morning after Hong Kong's violent protest; here are the top world news videos for today. WATCH....
08:30, 2019-06-13

White House Directs Kellyanne Conway to Defy House Subpoena The White House told Kellyanne Conway on Monday not to comply with a congressional subpoena compelling her to testify about compliance with ethics laws....
00:45, 2019-07-16

House Approves Immigration Bill, Despite White House Veto Threat WASHINGTON — Democrats shunned a White House veto threat and muscled legislation through the House Tuesday that would bestow a chance for citizenship on an estimated 2 million-plus migrants, a bill that stands virtually no chance of enactment but lets them showcase their efforts on one of thei...
02:30, 2019-06-05

White House calls on U.S. House to pass Senate's border aid bill The White House on Thursday called on the Democratic-led U.S. House of Representatives pass the Republican-controlled Senate's version of a bill to provide funding to address the U.S. border migrant crisis....
20:30, 2019-06-27

House Democrats request White House communications sent via personal email The Oversight Committee has asked for copies of all official-business transmissions sent by personal email or encrypted message in violation of federal record-keeping laws....
00:30, 2019-07-02

White House Orders Hope Hicks to Defy House Subpoena (WASHINGTON) — The White House is again directing former employees not to cooperate with a congressional investigation, this time instructing former aides Hope Hicks and Annie Donaldson not to provide documents to the House Judiciary Committee. The letters from the White House to the Judiciary...
18:30, 2019-06-04

U.S. House Democrats ask Marathon Petroleum to detail White House talks on vehicle rules Three key U.S. House of Representatives Democrats on Wednesday asked Marathon Petroleum to disclose any communications between the White House and federal agencies on the Trump administration's proposal to freeze fuel efficiency standards at 2020 levels through 2026....
00:00, 2019-06-20

U.S. House panel to quiz ex-Trump aide Hicks, White House asserts immunity Hope Hicks, once a close aide to U.S. President Donald Trump, is due to face questions in Congress on Wednesday on six instances in which Democrats believe Trump may have broken the law during the 2016 election campaign and while in the White House....
13:45, 2019-06-19

House Democrats subpoena ex-White House staffers Hope Hicks and Annie Donaldson Donaldson was chief of staff to former White House counsel Don McGahn, who on Tuesday defied the Judiciary panel's subpoena to testify about special counsel Robert Mueller's Russia probe. Hicks is the former White House communications director....
22:45, 2019-05-21

Former White House Counsel Donald McGahn Skips House Hearing, Defying Subpoena (WASHINGTON) — House Judiciary Chairman Jerrold Nadler gaveled open a Trump-Russia hearing Tuesday with an empty witness chair and a stern warning that former White House Counsel Don McGahn will be held in contempt for failing to appear in defiance of the committee’s subpoena. “Our...
23:00, 2019-05-21

Defied by Trump, House panel holds rapid hearing without ex-White House lawyer The U.S. House of Representatives committee that would handle any impeachment of President Donald Trump briefly convened and then adjourned a hearing on Tuesday with another empty chair at the witness table, as former White House counsel Don McGahn did not show up to testify....
18:15, 2019-05-21

UPDATE 1-U.S. House Democrats ask Marathon Petroleum to detail White House talks on vehicle rules Three key U.S. House of Representatives Democrats on Wednesday asked Marathon Petroleum Corp to disclose any communications between the White House and federal agencies on the Trump administration's proposal to freeze fuel efficiency standards at 2020 levels through 2026....
00:00, 2019-06-20

White House blocks former Trump aide from answering House panel’s questions, angering Democrats The White House asserted immunity for Hope Hicks, a private citizen, as she appeared before the House Judiciary Committee. Democrats said the exemption does not exist....
03:00, 2019-06-20

AG William Barr: Fighting anti-Semitism a top Justice Dept. priority U.S. Attorney General William Barr and FBI Director Christopher Wray were among those to speak Monday at an anti-Semitism summit in Washington, D.C., voicing concern for the rise of hate crimes in the U.S....
04:15, 2019-07-16