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USA POLITICS: Democrats Pressure Pelosi to Quit But She Will Not Leave Without a Fight

USA POLITICS: Democrats Pressure Pelosi to Quit But She Will Not Leave Without a Fight 0

Rep Filemon Vela (D-TX) told Politico: “I think you’d have to be an idiot to think we could win the House with Pelosi at the top…”

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USA POLITICS: Google to US Lawmakers: Update Access to Overseas Data

USA POLITICS: Google to US Lawmakers: Update Access to Overseas Data 0

Kent Walker, Google’s senior VP and general counsel, will announce the company’s framework during a speech in Washington, D.C., at the Heritage Foundation.

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USA POLITICS: Republicans Mull Inviting Democrats into US Budget Negotiations

USA POLITICS: Republicans Mull Inviting Democrats into US Budget Negotiations 0

In December 2013, Republican Representative Paul Ryan, now speaker of the House of Representatives, and Democratic Senator Patty Murray worked out a two-year deal that canceled some spending cuts in fiscal 2014 and 2015 in return for some longer-term spending reductions.

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USA POLITICS: US Continues to ‘Stab Russia in the Back’ With Syrian Offensives

USA POLITICS: US Continues to ‘Stab Russia in the Back’ With Syrian Offensives 0

Russia disagrees with Washington’s claim the shooting down of a Syrian fighter jet on Sunday was an ‘act of self-defense’ and has demonstrated its displeasure by halting cooperation with the US-led coalition in Syria over the incident.

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USA POLITICS: Karen Handel Biography

USA POLITICS: Karen Handel Biography 0

Karen Handel born 18 April 1962 is a Republican delivering results in both the public and private sectors. Read Karen Handel Biography.

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USA POLITICS: Karen Handel Wins Most Expensive Congressional Race in History

USA POLITICS: Karen Handel Wins Most Expensive Congressional Race in History 0

“Tonight I stand before you honored at the privilege and high responsibility you have given me,” Handel told a boisterous crowd that chanted Trump’s name.

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USA POLITICS: Linda Brown Biography

USA POLITICS: Linda Brown Biography 0

Linda Brown was born on February 20, 1942, in Topeka, Kansas, to Leola and Oliver Brown. Read Linda Brown Biography.

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USA POLITICS: Assad, Allies Will Ultimately Drive U.S. Out of Syria: Robert Ford Ex-US Envoy

USA POLITICS: Assad, Allies Will Ultimately Drive U.S. Out of Syria: Robert Ford Ex-US Envoy 0

Robert Ford, former US ambassador to Syria said US mistaken in supporting to opposition back in 2011 and demanding President Bashar al-Assad’s ouster.

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USA POLITICS: Pregnant Black Woman Dies of Police Bullets

USA POLITICS: Pregnant Black Woman Dies of Police Bullets 0

Charleena Lyles, 30-year-old mother of four, was shot dead by police in Seattle.

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USA POLITICS: Otto Frederick Warmbier Dies After Release from North Korea Prison

USA POLITICS: Otto Frederick Warmbier Dies After Release from North Korea Prison 0

Otto Frederick Warmbier, 22, who was arrested in North Korea while visiting as a tourist, had been described by doctors caring for him last week as having extensive brain damage that left him in a state of “unresponsive wakefulness.”

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USA POLITICS: Robert Mueller Team Lawyer Brings Witness-Flipping Expertise to Trump Probes

USA POLITICS: Robert Mueller Team Lawyer Brings Witness-Flipping Expertise to Trump Probes 0

“The time is now to make decisions about what you have and what leverage can be applied to get things you don’t have,” Ray said, referring to Mueller’s team.

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USA POLITICS: Supreme Court to Hear Major Wisconsin Case on Electoral Maps

USA POLITICS: Supreme Court to Hear Major Wisconsin Case on Electoral Maps 0

“I am thrilled the Supreme Court has granted our request to review the redistricting decision,” said Wisconsin Republican Attorney General Brad Schimel.

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USA POLITICS: ‘Cancelling’ Obama Cuba Policy, Restricts Travel, Trade: Trump Says

USA POLITICS: ‘Cancelling’ Obama Cuba Policy, Restricts Travel, Trade: Trump Says 0

“Effective immediately, I am cancelling the last administration’s completely one-sided deal with Cuba,” Trump declared as he made a full-throated verbal assault on the government of Cuban President Raul Castro.

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USA POLITICS: Trump Faces Possible Obstruction of Justice Probe: Report

USA POLITICS: Trump Faces Possible Obstruction of Justice Probe: Report 0

US President Donald Trump is currently under investigation for possible obstruction of justice, a leading American newspaper report published.

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USA POLITICS: US Expands Presence in Syrian Desert: Rebels Say

USA POLITICS: US Expands Presence in Syrian Desert: Rebels Say 0

U.S.-backed Syrian rebels in the area are in competition with pro-government forces who are also trying to recapture territory from Islamic State.

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USA POLITICS: Bitter and Angry, Democrats Squabble Over Trump Impeachment Plan

USA POLITICS: Bitter and Angry, Democrats Squabble Over Trump Impeachment Plan 0

Representative Al Green (D-Texas) stood in solidarity with Sherman, saying, Trump “continues to validate the reasons why he should be impeached.”

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USA POLITICS: Mattis to Congress: US ‘Not Winning’ War Against Taliban Insurgents in Afghanistan

USA POLITICS: Mattis to Congress: US ‘Not Winning’ War Against Taliban Insurgents in Afghanistan 0

“We recognise the need for urgency,” United States Defense Secretary Jim Mattis said in testimony to the Senate Armed Services Committee.

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USA POLITICS: Jeff Sessions Publicly Takes Center Stage in US Senate

USA POLITICS: Jeff Sessions Publicly Takes Center Stage in US Senate 0

Sessions, supporter of Trump’s election campaign, will be the most senior government official to testify to the committee on Russia issue. The matter has dogged the Republican president’s early months in office.

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USA POLITICS: Democrats to Sue Trump Over Foreign Payments

USA POLITICS: Democrats to Sue Trump Over Foreign Payments 0

Trump has accused his Democratic opponents of “judge shopping,” even threatening to “break up” the unruly court that oppose his anti-immigration policies.

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USA POLITICS: Romney to GOP Officials: Hillary Clinton Encouraged Him to Take Trump Secretary of State Job

USA POLITICS: Romney to GOP Officials: Hillary Clinton Encouraged Him to Take Trump Secretary of State Job 0

“In each case, each of them said, ‘Please, please take that job if it’s offered to you,’ ” Romney said, drawing laughs from the crowd. “We would very much like to see you serve in that capacity.”

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