Fri. Aug 23rd, 2019

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Trump approval rating dips among women | TheHill

President TrumpDonald John TrumpSarah Huckabee Sanders becomes Fox News contributor The US-Iranian scuffle over a ship is a sideshow to events in the Gulf South Korea: US, North Korea to resume nuclear talks ‘soon’ MORE’s approval rating has dropped slightly among women over the past month, according to a Hill-HarrisX poll released on Thursday.The survey…

Trump stuns with Denmark fight | TheHill

President TrumpDonald John Trump Former US ambassador: ‘Denmark is not a big fan of Donald Trump and his politics’ Senate Democrats push for arms control language in defense policy bill Detroit county sheriff endorses Booker for president MORE’s decision to pick a fight with Denmark has stunned foreign policy experts already accustomed to being surprised…

Trump reverses, says he’s not looking at any tax cuts | TheHill

President TrumpDonald John Trump Former US ambassador: ‘Denmark is not a big fan of Donald Trump and his politics’ Senate Democrats push for arms control language in defense policy bill Detroit county sheriff endorses Booker for president MORE on Wednesday backtracked on his interest in a set of tax cuts he had just one day earlier…

Schumer says Trump encouraging anti-Semites | TheHill

Senate Minority Leader Chuck SchumerCharles (Chuck) Ellis SchumerSaagar Enjeti: Biden’s latest blunder; Krystal Ball: Did Schumer blow our chance to beat McConnell? Johnson eyes Irish border in Brexit negotiations Lewandowski on potential NH Senate run: If I run, ‘I’m going to win’ MORE (D-N.Y.), the highest-ranking Jewish member of Congress, on Wednesday blasted President TrumpDonald…

Spending deal to add $1.7 trillion to deficit: CBO | TheHill

A sweeping budget deal passed earlier this month to raise spending caps in 2020 and 2021 will add $1.7 trillion to the U.S. deficit over a decade, according to a new analysis from the Congressional Budget Office (CBO).The CBO estimates that while the bipartisan deal increased spending for next year by about 3 percent over current…

Hobbled NRA shows strength with Trump | TheHill

The National Rifle Association (NRA) may be down, but it’s not out — and the group appears to have been successful in lobbying the most important player in the gun control debate.After saying earlier this month that he wants “very meaningful background checks” on gun purchasers, President TrumpDonald John TrumpFacebook releases audit on conservative bias…

Warren offers plan to repeal 1994 crime law authored by Biden | TheHill

Sen. Elizabeth WarrenElizabeth Ann WarrenHarry Reid: ‘Decriminalizing border crossings is not something that should be at the top of the list’ Warren offers plan to repeal 1994 crime law authored by Biden Panel: Jill Biden’s campaign message MORE (D-Mass.) on Tuesday released an extensive criminal justice reform plan that calls for repealing the 1994 crime…

Trump argues NY tax return case should take place in DC | TheHill

President TrumpDonald John TrumpTrump pushes back on recent polling data, says internal numbers are ‘strongest we’ve had so far’ Illinois state lawmaker apologizes for photos depicting mock assassination of Trump Scaramucci assembling team of former Cabinet members to speak out against Trump MORE on Monday filed an amended complaint in his case challenging a New…

Omar says US should reconsider aid to Israel | TheHill

Rep. Ilhan OmarIlhan OmarWorld Jewish Congress condemns Tlaib for suggesting boycott of Bill Maher’s show A lesson of the Trump, Tlaib, Omar, Netanyahu affair Tlaib suggests boycotting Maher show after he calls anti-Israel boycott movement ‘bulls— purity test’ MORE (D-Minn.) said Monday that U.S. aid to Israel should be tied to its treatment of Palestinians,…