President Donald Trump heads to New Jersey this week for a rally in a county with almost no factory jobs to save, a reliance on immigrant workers and an economy built in part by coastal elites who summer there
An ally of Nicolás Maduro has spent $2 million to hire a Washington lobbyist to ease U.S. sanctions and help reset bilateral relations as the U.S.-backed campaign to oust the socialist leader stalls
Bernie Sanders Holds Lead Over Joe Biden Heading Into Iowa Caucus Sanders has a nine-point lead over Biden a week before the Iowa Caucus, according to a survey conducted by Iowa's Emerson College. 30% support Sanders and 21% support Biden, according to a survey conducted by Iowa's Emerson College. Sen. Amy Klobuchar had 13% support, Sen. Elizabeth Warren had 11% support and Pete Buttigieg had 10% support, according to the Emerson College survey. Sanders had 44% support among Iowa voters under 50 years old, while 32% of voters over 50 years old supported Biden. Spencer Kimball, polling director, via release The Emerson College survey included data from 450 voters.
A Democratic presidential race that started as a struggle between the activist left and the moderate wings of the party has become something far less ideological and more emotional as the first nominating contest has come into view
Trump Will Be First US President to Attend Anti-Abortion March President Donald Trump announced he would be attending March for Life via Twitter. President Donald Trump, via Twitter The Washington, D.C. march has been themed, "Life Empowers: Pro-Life is Pro-Woman." The president of the March for Life, Jeanne Mancini, said she was "deeply honored" that the president will attend. The Trump administration has actively worked to curtail reproductive rights in the U.S. Trump has stated his opposition to later term abortions and appointed anti-abortion judges. The Planned Parenthood Action Fund (PPAF) slammed the announcement via Twitter. PPAF, via Twitter PPAF, via Twitter
The newest member of the U.S. Senate is taking a swipe at Sen. Mitt Romney after he said it is “increasingly likely” that other Republicans will join a call to compel former national security adviser John Bolton to testify in the Senate impeachment trial
Trump Says 'A Few Countries' Will Be Added to Travel Ban President Donald Trump made the comments about the controversial travel ban in Davos, Switzerland. The president is attending the World Economic Forum. President Trump, via NPR News Politico reports the administration is considering adding seven more countries to the ban. Nigeria, Sudan, Belarus, Eritrea, Kyrgyzstan, Tanzania and Myanmar are reported to be the countries in consideration. The third version of Presidential Proclamation 9645 was upheld by the U.S. Supreme Court. The travel ban bars almost all immigrants or travelers from Iran, Syria, Somalia, Yemen, Libya, Venezuela and North Korea. Five of the seven countries named in the travel ban are Muslim-majority nations.
President Donald Trump says that while the Palestinians have already rejected his proposed Mideast peace deal with Israel, he expects they ultimately will agree