Sunday , 21 January 2018

Politics

Thousands take to streets in Women's March on anniversary of Trump's 1st year

From New York City to Los Angeles and in many cities in between, thousands of women and their allies took to the streets Saturday, vowing to show up at the polls this year for midterm elections amid outrage over President Donald Trump’s agenda. The main event for the 2018 Women’s March, entitled “Power to the Polls,” will take place Sunday …

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Congress meets today to try to end government shutdown as immigration remains a focus

Lawmakers are back on Capitol Hill Saturday morning after a dramatic showdown led to a federal government shutdown shortly after midnight on the one-year anniversary of President Donald Trump‘s inauguration. It is the first time in recent history when government operations shut down while Republicans control both the White House and Congress. The House and Senate are set to reconvene …

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DHS 'caught by surprise' when Trump issued travel ban 1.0, report finds

The Department of Homeland Security (DHS) was “largely caught by surprise” when the president issued the first of three executive orders banning some travelers to the United States, according to a new and controversial inspector general report. Not only was DHS surprised by the signing of the order, it was also surprised by the requirement for immediate implementation, found the …

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