‘Righteous fight’: Warren and Booker call on religious voters to resist Trump

Detta inlägg post publicerades ursprungligen på denna sida this site ; The Democratic senators laid out a moral case in passionate, sermon-like remarks for resisting Trump’s agenda The Democratic liberal figurehead Elizabeth Warren and rising star Cory Booker have a message for left-of-center religious leaders in the era of Donald Trump: keep the faith. The Läs mer…

North Korea must disarm before any economic relief, says Mike Pompeo

Detta inlägg post publicerades ursprungligen på denna sida this site ; Secretary of state speaks a day after the president appeared to drop the insistence of ‘all-in-one’ unilateral disarmament Mike Pompeo has said the US will use a summit between Donald Trump and Kim Jong-un to demand North Korea completely and rapidly surrenders its nuclear Läs mer…

Iowa: will America's strictest abortion law drive female voters to the left?

Detta inlägg post publicerades ursprungligen på denna sida this site ; Iowa Iowa passed one of the most restrictive abortion laws in the industrialized world – and some think the state has moved too far to the right Sandy Sothman, left, and Ardyth Gillespie listen as Iowa Democratic congressional candidate Cindy Axne talks to primary Läs mer…

Trump escalates attacks on FBI as he fights back against Mueller inquiry

Detta inlägg post publicerades ursprungligen på denna sida this site ; Donald Trump President wields authority as weapon to discredit agency as he claims, without evidence, that it planted informant in campaign ‘If they had spies in my campaign, that would be a disgrace to this country,’ the president said. Photograph: Oliver Contreras / Pool/EPA Läs mer…

Stacey Abrams becomes first black female nominee for governor

Detta inlägg post publicerades ursprungligen på denna sida this site ; Georgia Victory in Georgia’s Democratic primary is among most consequential in series of triumphs by female candidates ahead of midterm elections Stacey Abrams takes the stage to declare victory in the Democratic gubernatorial primary in Georgia. Photograph: Jessica McGowan/Getty Images For the first time Läs mer…

US Congress passes partial Dodd-Frank rollback in move to deregulate banking

Detta inlägg post publicerades ursprungligen på denna sida this site ; Bill partially lifts restrictions enacted after 2008 financial crash as Republicans tell banking sector ‘help is on the way’ The US Congress on Tuesday passed a partial rollback of banking rules put in place to prevent a repeat of the 2008 financial crisis, sending Läs mer…

Republicans to view classified information on claims FBI snooped on Trump campaign

Detta inlägg post publicerades ursprungligen på denna sida this site ; House of Representatives No Democrats invited to Thursday meeting expected to include key House members and intelligence leaders Devin Nunes, chairman of the House intelligence committee, is one of two Republican lawmakers due to attend the meeting. Photograph: Nicholas Kamm/AFP/Getty Images Two Republican lawmakers Läs mer…

Bob Corker turns down offer from Trump to be US ambassador to Australia

Detta inlägg post publicerades ursprungligen på denna sida this site ; US politics ‘It just felt like it wasn’t the right step,’ says senator, who has had a tumultuous relationship with president Senator Bob Corker has rejected an offer to serve as US ambassador to Australia. Photograph: J. Scott Applewhite/AP Senator Bob Corker has turned Läs mer…

'Jesus never charged a leper a co-pay': rise of the religious left

Detta inlägg post publicerades ursprungligen på denna sida this site ; ‘Jesus never charged a leper a co-pay’: rise of the religious left From healthcare to tax and immigration, Rev William Barber and the Poor People’s Campaign want to mobilise faith-based voters by Lauren Gambino in Washington In his prayer at the opening of the Läs mer…

The Great Revolt review: Trump-approved study of 2016 is key reading for Democrats

Detta inlägg post publicerades ursprungligen på denna sida this site ; Donald Trump The Great Revolt review: Trump-approved study of 2016 is key reading for Democrats Salena Zito and Brad Todd pull punches on race but show just how the ‘blue wall’ collapsed and how hard it will be to rebuild A Trump supporter at Läs mer…

Trump will ask justice department to look into campaign surveillance

Detta inlägg post publicerades ursprungligen på denna sida this site ; Lawyer Giuliani said he and president did not know of a spy Trump attacks NY Times over report on son’s campaign meeting Donald Trump said on Sunday he will ask the justice department to look into whether his 2016 presidential campaign was infiltrated or Läs mer…

Trump attacks New York Times over report on son’s campaign meeting

Detta inlägg post publicerades ursprungligen på denna sida this site ; President lashes out over reported offer of overseas assistance Nader and Zamel cooperating with investigation, lawyers say Trump/Russia review: Le Carré meets Mario Puzo Donald Trump attacked the New York Times on Sunday, after the newspaper said his oldest son and other aides met Läs mer…

Mother of victim says her daughter rejected Santa Fe suspect's advances

Detta inlägg post publicerades ursprungligen på denna sida this site ; Santa Fe (Texas) school shooting Shana ‘finally stood up to him and embarrassed him’ after suspect became more aggressive, mother says Texas lieutenant governor: ‘police are still investigating the journals that he’s written’ Makeshift memorials are seen at the Santa Fe high school. Photograph: Läs mer…

Democrat McCaskill defends no vote on Trump CIA pick – but can't say why

Detta inlägg post publicerades ursprungligen på denna sida this site ; Gina Haspel Missouri senator opposed Haspel for ‘classified’ reason Republican Cotton: McCaskill ‘reflexively opposed’ to Trump Claire McCaskill leaves after a vote on Gina Haspel to be CIA director, on Capitol Hill this week. Photograph: Alex Brandon/AP Senator Claire McCaskill of Missouri has defended Läs mer…

‘Hearts without God’: Santa Fe shooting leaves reformers facing a religious wall

Detta inlägg post publicerades ursprungligen på denna sida this site ; Ten died on Friday but in a conservative Christian town, a Parkland-style surge for tighter gun laws seems unlikely Amid the grief after the Parkland high school massacre, a powerful student activist movement emerged with stunning swiftness. It laid the foundation for nationwide demonstrations Läs mer…