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USA POLITICS: Immigration Judges Headed to 12 U.S. Cities to Speed Deportations

USA POLITICS: Immigration Judges Headed to 12 U.S. Cities to Speed Deportations

Targeted cities: New York; Los Angeles; Miami; New Orleans; San Francisco; Baltimore, Bloomington, Minnesota; El Paso, Texas; Harlingen, Texas; Imperial, California; Omaha, Nebraska and Phoenix, Arizona.

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USA POLITICS: Trump, Merkel Hold First Face-to-Face Meeting at White House

USA POLITICS: Trump, Merkel Hold First Face-to-Face Meeting at White House

Merkel, who officials say has prepared carefully for the encounter, is likely to press Trump for assurances of support for a strong European Union.

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USA POLITICS: Trump Not Backing Down From His Claim Obama Wiretapped Him

USA POLITICS: Trump Not Backing Down From His Claim Obama Wiretapped Him

“How low has President Obama gone to tapp my phones during the very sacred election process. This is Nixon/Watergate. Bad (or sick) guy!,” Trump tweeted.

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USA POLITICS: Paul Ryan Agrees No Sign of Wiretap On Trump

USA POLITICS: Paul Ryan Agrees No Sign of Wiretap On Trump

Senate Intelligence Committee bipartisan statement rejects Donald Trump’s assertion Obama administration tapped his phone during 2016 presidential campaign.

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USA POLITICS: McDonald’s Deletes Trump Tweet, Says Twitter Account Compromised

USA POLITICS: McDonald’s Deletes Trump Tweet, Says Twitter Account Compromised

McDonald’s Corp (MCD.N) said its official Twitter account had been compromised after it quickly deleted a tweet sent from the company’s handle slamming U.S. President Donald Trump.

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USA POLITICS: Trump Budget: The Winners and Losers

USA POLITICS: Trump Budget: The Winners and Losers

Congress, controlled by Trump’s fellow Republicans, may reject some or many of his proposed cuts. Some of the proposed changes, which Democrats will broadly oppose, have been targeted for decades by conservative Republicans.

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USA POLITICS: Rex Tillerson Faces Tough First Trip to Asia

USA POLITICS: Rex Tillerson Faces Tough First Trip to Asia

U.S. Secretary of State Rex Tillerson will press China to do more on perhaps the most serious security challenge confronting President Donald Trump.

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USA POLITICS: Lindsey Graham Threatens Subpoena On Trump Wiretapping Claim

USA POLITICS: Lindsey Graham Threatens Subpoena On Trump Wiretapping Claim

“Congress is going to flex its muscles,” Republican Senator Lindsey Graham said on CNN.

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USA POLITICS: Revealed! Trump’s Income Tax Payments Takes Center Stage

USA POLITICS: Revealed! Trump’s Income Tax Payments Takes Center Stage

President Donald Trump earned 153 million dollars (123 million) and paid 36.5 million dollars (£31 million) in income taxes in 2005, says leaked documents.

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USA POLITICS: Trump Meets With Saudi Prince Mohammed bin Salman at White House

USA POLITICS: Trump Meets With Saudi Prince Mohammed bin Salman at White House

Trump, who took office in January, and Prince Mohammed who is also the kingdom’s defense minister, kicked off their talks in the Oval Office, where they posed for a picture in front of journalists and did not take questions.

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USA POLITICS: Maya Angelou Biography

USA POLITICS: Maya Angelou Biography

Born April 4, 1928, writer and civil rights activist Maya Angelou is known for her 1969 memoir, I Know Why the Caged Bird Sings. Read Maya Angelou Biography.

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USA POLITICS: Wiretapped! Justice Department Seeks More Time on Trump Wiretap Evidence

USA POLITICS: Wiretapped! Justice Department Seeks More Time on Trump Wiretap Evidence

Earlier this month, President Trump accused his Democratic predecessor of wiretapping him, a charge Obama spokesman Kevin Lewis said was “simply false.”

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USA POLITICS: Obama Lawyers Move Quickly to Battle Trump

USA POLITICS: Obama Lawyers Move Quickly to Battle Trump

Influential Manhattan prosecutor Preet Bharara and another 45 Obama-era U.S. attorneys are out of jobs after the Trump administration asked them to resign on Friday.

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USA POLITICS: Trump Budget Opens New Fight Among Republicans

USA POLITICS: Trump Budget Opens New Fight Among Republicans

More moderate Republicans are less enthusiastic and worry Trump’s budget could force lawmakers to choose between opposing the president or backing reductions in popular programs such as aid for disabled children and hot meals for the elderly.

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USA POLITICS: Texas Lawmakers Illegally Drew Three Voting Districts on Racial Lines: Court Rules

USA POLITICS: Texas Lawmakers Illegally Drew Three Voting Districts on Racial Lines: Court Rules

U.S. Court District Judges Xavier Rodriguez and Orlando Garcia in San Antonio found that the districts’ shapes diluted minority voters’ power.

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USA POLITICS: Trump Charm Offensive to Win His Healthcare Bill

USA POLITICS: Trump Charm Offensive to Win His Healthcare Bill

In doing so, the often blustery U.S. President Donald Trump faces a test of credibility for the voters that catapulted him into office

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USA POLITICS: 46 Obama-Era US Attorneys Abrutly Asked By Jeff Sessions to Resign

USA POLITICS: 46 Obama-Era US Attorneys Abrutly Asked By Jeff Sessions to Resign

U.S. Attorney General Jeff Sessions abruptly asked the remaining 46 chief federal prosecutors left over from the Obama administration to resign on Friday, including Manhattan U.S. Attorney Preet Bharara, who had been asked to stay on in November by then President-elect Donald Trump.

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USA POLITICS: Maxine Waters Biography

USA POLITICS: Maxine Waters Biography

Maxine Waters was born on August 15, 1938 in St. Louis, Missouri, the fifth of 13 children reared by a single mother. Read Maxine Waters Biography.

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USA POLITICS: Scott Pruitt Biography

USA POLITICS: Scott Pruitt Biography

USA Famous People Biography: E. Scott Pruitt was born on 9 May 1968. Continue reading Scott Pruitt Biography.

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USA POLITICS: Most Expensive Warships Championed By Trump, Are Vulnerable to Attack

USA POLITICS: Most Expensive Warships Championed By Trump, Are Vulnerable to Attack

Trump vowed the newest generation of “Ford Class” carriers, the most expensive warships ever built, will be centerpiece of projecting American power abroad.

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