Politic > Running

Trump's End Run Around Congress Fails to Jolt Stalled Relief Talks

1 month ago   |   By Bloomberg

Two days after President Donald Trump moved to implement scaled-down coronavirus relief without congressional approval, there's no indication the tactic will get Republicans and Democrats back to the negotiating table for a comprehensive stimulus.
Read more ...

 

Talks remain stalled after Trump's moves on coronavirus relief

Talks remain stalled after Trump's moves on coronavirus relief

1 month ago   |   By Politico

As talks between the White House and Democratic leaders on a coronavirus package remain stalled, the Senate will remain in session but with no scheduled votes, according to GOP aides.
The vast majority of senators are out of town with a 24-hour notice to return if a vote is scheduled, much like House members.
Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell said last week he would keep the Senate in session while Democrats and the White House negotiated on a new coronavirus relief package. But those talks collapsed on Friday following two weeks of unsuccessful closed-door negotiations between...
Read more ...

 


Search by Tags

   Running      Congress      Democrats      Donald Trump      Republicans      Elections      Student Loans      Government      Federal Budget      Unemployment Benefits      Coronavirus      Policy      Monetary Policy      Fixed Income      Benjamin Creighton Sasse      Mark Randall Meadows      Steven Terner Mnuchin      Nancy D'Alesandro Pelosi      Charles Ellis Schumer      Donald John Trump  


Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg becomes the first woman to lie in state at the...

Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg becomes the first woman to lie in state at the Capitol

The late Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg began lying in state on Friday, becoming the first woman in U.S. history to do so. After lying in repose in front of the Supreme Court for... Read more ...

Ginsburg's Trainer Honors Late Justice With Push Ups At Capitol Hill Memorial

Ginsburg's Trainer Honors Late Justice With Push Ups At Capitol Hill Memorial

Ruth Bader Ginsburg's trainer of 21 years, Bryant Johnson, did push-ups Friday morning in her honor, as the late justice laid in state. Johnson became well known due to... Read more ...

Meadows attacks Wray, pushing FBI to probe voter fraud

Meadows attacks Wray, pushing FBI to probe voter fraud

White House chief of staff Mark Meadows publicly attacked FBI Director Christopher Wray on Friday, a day after the director said there was no evidence to support claims of... Read more ...

‘That's what college kids do.' DeSantis wants protections for partying students

‘That's what college kids do.' DeSantis wants protections for partying students

Gov. Ron DeSantis suggested on Thursday that Florida could create a “bill of rights” to protect college students who face expulsion for attending parties under the strict... Read more ...

Florida Republicans Take Aim At Efforts To Pay Felons' Fines So They Can Vote

Florida Republicans Take Aim At Efforts To Pay Felons' Fines So They Can Vote

The state attorney general is calling for an investigation into a $16 million contribution raised by billionaire Mike Bloomberg for a group working to get felons to the polls. Read more ...

Government Executes First Black Man Since Resuming Federal Death Penalty

Government Executes First Black Man Since Resuming Federal Death Penalty

Christopher Vialva, who was convicted for killing a couple as a teen in 1999, is the seventh federal execution this summer when Trump revived the punishment. Read more ...

Bob Woodward: Trump Is 'Putting A Dagger In The Constitution'

Bob Woodward: Trump Is 'Putting A Dagger In The Constitution'

The journalist and "Rage" author commented on Trump's disturbing refusal to commit to a peaceful transfer of power if he loses the election. Read more ...

In memoir, Paterson recalls shock of Spitzer scandal

In memoir, Paterson recalls shock of Spitzer scandal

ALBANY, N.Y. - Former New York Gov. David Paterson found out that that he was about to become New York's top elected official via a phone call made from a bathroom, less than... Read more ...

Republicans brush aside Trump's dismissal of a peaceful transfer of power

Republicans brush aside Trump's dismissal of a peaceful transfer of power

Congressional Republicans gently pushed back Thursday against President Donald Trump's refusal to commit to a peaceful transfer of power if he loses the November election. Hill... Read more ...

White House Says Trump Will Accept Result Of 'Free And Fair Election'

White House Says Trump Will Accept Result Of 'Free And Fair Election'

Press secretary Kayleigh McEnany declined to say if Trump will commit to a peaceful transfer of power and if the election's legitimacy depends on who wins. Read more ...