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GOP Speaker Says Trump Didn't Cut Deal With Dems

GOP Speaker Says Trump Didn't Cut Deal With Dems

The Democratic senators at the dinner were Manchin, Heidi Heitkamp of North Dakota and Joe Donnelly of Indiana. As part of a cascade of tweets Wednesday night, President Donald Trump said one of the major incentives for a tax overhaul, including cuts , was making the USA more competitive with the rest of the world.


Sir Richard Branson Teams Up With Kate Winslet For Hurricane Relief

Sir Richard Branson Teams Up With Kate Winslet For Hurricane Relief

The Canadian government is now residents to avoid all travel to 10 different countries, including the Virgin Islands. St. John, home to roughly 5,000 people, is perhaps the site of Irma's worst devastation on American soil. The worldwide community can respond by offering the help of aircraft that can carry large volumes of goods and people. With so much focus on the mainland, residents of places like the Virgin Islands, which is considered US soil but barred from full voting rights, have ...


UK Police Strike Back at Trump's 'Unhelpful Response' to London Tube Attack

UK Police Strike Back at Trump's 'Unhelpful Response' to London Tube Attack

Trump's tweet seemed to envision such a "larger, tougher" ban, though he also said the measure needed to be "more specific" - which might indicate the White House is not inclined to bar people merely due to their nationality. Trump said on Twitter . "Must be proactive", the president wrote. The prime minister, Theresa May has condemned the "cowardly" Parsons Green attack, she has hit back at President Trump , as he tweeted that the bomber was "in the sights" of the police.


Mar-a-Lago Visitor Logs - CREW

Mar-a-Lago Visitor Logs - CREW

But the Department of Justice, in a statement it sent to CREW, said it had decided not to release the names of everyone visiting with the president at Mar-a-Lago. CREW executive director Noah Bookbinder says his organization vehemently disagrees with the government's stand. In 2009, the Obama administration settled four lawsuits from CREW by agreeing to regularly release the White House visitor logs.


Former St. Louis cop cleared of first-degree murder

Former St. Louis cop cleared of first-degree murder

The trial took place last month before St. Louis Circuit Judge Timothy Wilson. Activists said they would meet again Saturday to plan further demonstrations. The white officer was charged with murder. The former police officer chose a bench trial rather than a jury. Moreover, law enforcement on Missouri's roadways are notoriously bias according to the state's own data, the Kansas City Star reported.


California May Require Tax Return Release for Presidential Candidates

California May Require Tax Return Release for Presidential Candidates

The measure, SB-54, passed by a 49-25 vote. If it does, it stands to reason that Trump won't be on the ballot come November 2020, especially as it has become increasingly evident that Trump won't release his tax returns. President Donald Trump's refusal to release his tax returns during the 2016 campaign prompted the efforts. McGuire said the bill "helps to reestablish desperately needed transparency in the White House".