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  • Donald Trump Dec 2, 2019

    Trump Administration Quietly Releases Lebanon Military Aid

    The Trump administration has quietly released more than $100 million in military assistance to Lebanon after months of unexplained delay that led some lawmakers to compare it to the aid for Ukraine at the center of the impeachment inquiry. The $105 million in Foreign Military Financing funds for the Lebanese Armed Forces was released just before the Thanksgiving holiday and...

  • Donald Trump Dec 1, 2019

    White House Says It Won’t Participate in Impeachment Hearing

    The House impeachment inquiry enters a pivotal stage this week, with investigators planning a vote Tuesday to approve their report making the case for President Donald Trump’s removal from office as he decides whether to mount a defense before a likely Senate trial. A draft report will be available for members of the House Intelligence Committee to view in a...

  • Donald Trump Dec 2, 2019

    Trump to Tariff Steel and Aluminum From Argentina and Brazil

    President Donald Trump on Monday accused Argentina and Brazil of hurting American farmers through currency manipulation and said he’ll slap tariffs on their steel and aluminum imports to retaliate. Trump also called on America’s central bank to take action to prevent other countries from devaluing their currencies. Both South American nations were among a group of U.S. allies that Trump...

  • California Sep 19, 2016

    Dysfunction at the Federal Election Commission

    A four month long investigation by NBC Bay Area found that the Federal Elections Commission often little to nothing to create, regulate or enforce elections laws.

  • Chairman Nov 27, 2019

    Why ‘The Mandalorian’ Episodes Are Short and Arrive on Disney+ Once a Week

    In an era in which binge-watching is the new norm, Disney+ is breaking the mold — at least with its new content. While episodes of old Disney shows can be watched one right after another, all of Disney’s new programming is being doled out in weekly installments, just like traditional cable. Then there are the shorter-than-average episodes.

  • president Nov 26, 2019

    House Judiciary Committee Sets Dec. 4 Impeachment Hearing

    The House Judiciary Committee is set to take over the impeachment probe of President Donald Trump, Democrats announced Tuesday, scheduling a hearing for next week as they push closer to a possible vote on actual charges of “high crimes and misdemeanors.” The Judiciary panel scheduled the hearing as the separate Intelligence Committee released two last transcripts from its depositions, including...

  • Donald Trump Nov 27, 2019

    White House Budget Office Formally Held Ukraine Aid on Same Day as Trump-Zelenskiy Call

    The White House Office of Management and Budget made its first official move to withhold military aid to Ukraine on July 25, the same day President Donald Trump spoke to Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelenskiy by phone, according to a summary of OMB documents produced by the House Budget Committee. The OMB documents also show that while that first letter to...

  • Donald Trump Nov 26, 2019

    SoulCycle CEO Melanie Whelan Resigns

    Melanie Whelan is resigning from her position as chief executive officer of SoulCycle, effective Tuesday, the company told CNBC Make It. Both sides felt it was time for a leadership transition, according to a person briefed on the decision who asked not to be named because those discussions were private. A spokesperson for SoulCycle declined to comment on the impetus...

  • Associated Press Jan 17, 2019

    More Migrant Families Separated Than Initially Reported

    Thousands more migrant families may have been separated than the government initially reported, a watchdog group said, possibly due to ongoing problems keeping track of children.

  • Governor Feb 8, 2019

    How Virginia Gov. Ralph Northam Survives Scandal by Staying Out of Sight

    He promised to start an honest conversation about race and how to heal the lingering wounds of Virginia’s painful past. Then he disappeared.

  • Donald Trump Mar 4, 2019

    Democrats Ramp Up Trump Investigations

    The House Judiciary Committee requested documents from 81 entities connected to President Donald Trump in a new sweeping investigation into the 45th administration. The investigation will delve into three areas; Obstruction of Justice, Public Corruption, and abuses of power. All three which could lay the groundwork for impeachment proceedings.

  • Donald Trump Nov 22, 2019

    Trump Impeachment Hearings Highlight Immigrants’ Stories

    One came from northeast England. Another came from the former Soviet Union. A third was born in Canada to parents who’d fled the Soviet Union and Nazi Germany. Several witnesses who testified in the House impeachment inquiry this week chose to highlight their immigrant backgrounds, sharing their families’ stories in highly personal opening statements. They drew a connection to how...

  • Donald Trump Nov 21, 2019

    Fiona Hill Says Vindman Is ‘Excellent’ on Ukraine Issues

    During her congressional testimony, former White House adviser Fiona Hill refuted claims that she had expressed concerns over the professional judgment of Lt. Col. Alexander Vindman, a key witness in the impeachment hearings. Vindman’s reputation and insight into the Ukraine investigations had come under question during testimony from fellow National Security Council staffer Tim Morrison on Tuesday.

  • CEO Nov 20, 2019

    Divided US House Committee Backs Pot Decriminalization

    A divided U.S. House committee approved a proposal Wednesday to decriminalize and tax marijuana at the federal level, a vote that was alternately described as a momentous turning point in national cannabis policy or a hollow political gesture. The House Judiciary Committee approved the proposal 24-10 after more than two hours of debate. It would reverse a longstanding federal prohibition...

  • CEO Nov 20, 2019

    Divided US House Committee Backs Pot Decriminalization

    A divided U.S. House committee approved a proposal Wednesday to decriminalize and tax marijuana at the federal level, a vote that was alternately described as a momentous turning point in national cannabis policy or a hollow political gesture. The House Judiciary Committee approved the proposal 24-10 after more than two hours of debate. It would reverse a longstanding federal prohibition...

  • CEO Apr 5, 2019

    Limo Company Operator Indicted in NY Crash That Killed 20

    A grand jury has indicted the operator of a limousine company in a crash last fall that killed 20 people.

  • CEO Oct 20, 2018

    Causes of Death Released for 20 Victims in Upstate NY Limo Crash

    Authorities say the 18 people in a limousine and two pedestrians who were killed when the vehicle crashed off a rural upstate New York road earlier this month all died from the impact of the accident.

  • CEO Oct 9, 2018

    ‘Crushed’: Hundreds Attend Vigil to Honor 20 Victims of NY Limousine Crash

    A ceremony for the victims of the limousine crash that killed 20 people ended with participants lifting candles above their heads to signal unity and perseverance....
    More than 1,000 people jammed a riverside park in Amsterdam for Monday night’s vigil as victims’ relatives tried to come to grips with the tragedy that happened as a group of friends and family were...

  • driver Oct 8, 2018

    Cuomo: Limo That Crashed, Killing 20, in Upstate NY Shouldn’t Have Been on the Road

    The supersized limousine that crashed and killed 20 people outside a country store failed a safety inspection last month and shouldn’t have been on the road, and the driver wasn’t properly licensed, New York’s governor said Monday.

  • Donald Trump Nov 19, 2019

    House Dems Set to Choose Leader of Powerful Oversight Panel

    As impeachment hearings resume on Capitol Hill, House Democrats are preparing to choose who will lead the powerful Oversight and Reform Committee — a key role in the ongoing impeachment inquiry of President Donald Trump. Three veteran lawmakers, including Rep. Carolyn Maloney of New York, the acting chairwoman, are seeking to replace the late Rep. Elijah Cummings of Maryland, who...

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