China has also invested heavily in advanced technologies in recent years, while also benefiting from economic espionage and copying U.S. designs, according to U.S. officials. Speaking at the U.S.-U.A.E.
No sooner had President Trump announced that he was declaring a national emergency to secure billions in unspent funds to build a border wall than he began outlining the legal battle he expected the measure to face.
Ruth Bader Ginsburg returned to the Supreme Court bench Tuesday to hear oral arguments for the first time since undergoing cancer surgery in December.
Bernie Sanders opened his second bid for the White House by calling the president a “liar,” “racist” and “xenophobe.” Trump, for his part, has repeatedly referred to Sanders as “Crazy Bernie.”
Officials in Alabama are calling for a small-town newspaper editor to resign because of an editorial calling for the Ku Klux Klan to terrorize Washington, D.C.
It has been a year since former USA Gymnastics team doctor Larry Nassar was sentenced to 40 to 175 years in prison for abusing more than 150 girls. But Olympic gold medalist Aly Raisman is still coming to terms with the sexual abuse she experienced as a teenager.
“I am asking you to join me today as part of an unprecedented and historic grassroots campaign that will begin with at least a million people from across the country,” Sanders said in an email to supporters.
Former Senate Majority Leader Trent Lott said Joe Biden is the only Democrat he thinks would be competitive in the 2020 election against President Trump. “Joe will be able to perpetuate the image of Uncle Joe, and he is pleasant. “Half this bunch in there right now is not qualified,” Lott said of the current Democratic field.
President Trump wasn’t the only one disappointed by the spending deal, which allows $1.4 billion for the construction of new barriers along the border and gives funds to ICE to increase immigration detention capacity.
Rep. Marcia Fudge, who chairs the elections subcommittee, vowed that “the record we compile … will prove beyond a shadow of a doubt that we still need the Voting Rights Act.”
Behind the scenes, critics say, the Western Energy Alliance is driving the agenda of the department, helping oil and gas companies gain easier access to federal lands.
The Philippine health secretary said Monday that 136 people, mostly children, have died of measles and 8,400 others have fallen ill in an outbreak blamed partly on vaccination fears, according to the Associated Press.
Activists in Washington, Chicago and dozens of other U.S. cities protested on Monday's Presidents Day holiday against President Donald Trump's declaration of a national emergency to secure funding for a U.S.-Mexico border wall.
As some states move to make late-term abortions for medical reasons easier to obtain, anti-abortion forces, aided by President Trump, are calling it “infanticide.” Parents who have had the procedure are pushing back and telling their stories.
Americans aren’t the only ones with strong feelings about President Trump. Protest art and other depictions have cropped up in countries like Indonesia, Serbia, France and Japan, mocking and belittling the U.S. leader.
Patrick Hayward Caddell, a political pollster who advised several Democratic presidential candidates but became a pundit on conservative media late in his career, died Feb. 16 at age 68 from complications of a stroke.
A U.S. Border Patrol agent listens from the front row as President Donald Trump declares a national emergency at the U.S.-Mexico border during remarks about border security in the Rose Garden of the White House in Washington, D.C., Feb. 15, 2019. President Trump’s rambling declaration of a national emergency, the intent of which was to fund a barrier along hundreds of miles on the U.S. border with Mexico, was filled with factual inaccuracies, misleading statements and contradictions. In his Rose Garden remarks on Friday, Trump repeated many of the same disproven claims he has made over the last several weeks about drug smuggling, human trafficking and other crime at the border.
“The greatest man who ever lived died via the death penalty for you and me,” State Sen. Lynn Hutchings, R-Cheyenne told the Casper Star-Tribune. If it wasn’t for Jesus dying via the death penalty, we would all have no hope.”
On Friday morning, President Trump declared a national emergency in order to secure funding for a border wall, triggering what will likely be a long legal battle before anything is built.
The president name-checks Sean Hannity, Rush Limbaugh, Laura Ingraham, Tucker Carlson and Ann Coulter at a press conference at which he declared a national emergency.
Georgia Democrat Stacey Abrams said Friday that “voter suppression … has to be considered the crisis of our day,” a clear rebuke to Trump's declaration of a national emergency on the U.S.-Mexico border.
In a rambling, teleprompter-free diatribe, President Trump announced that he was declaring a national emergency in order to build a wall at the southern border.