US Politics in Trump era Public date: 19.09.2019 21:40:40

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25 Mar 2019

Eager to Court Jews (and Fracture Democrats), Republicans Push Bills on Anti-Semitism

Democrats hoped to put their wrenching intraparty debate over anti-Semitism to rest when they passed a catchall antibigotry resolution in the House this month, but Senate Republicans, eager to court American Jews outraged by the rise of anti-Semitism, have other plans.
Democrats hoped to put their wrenching intraparty debate over anti-Semitism to rest when they passed a catchall...

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22 Jun 2018

Behind Trump’s Plan to Overhaul the Government: Scaling Back the Safety Net

President Trump, spurred on by conservatives who want him to slash safety net programs, unveiled on Thursday a plan to overhaul the federal government that could have a profound effect on millions of poor and working-class Americans.
President Trump, spurred on by conservatives who want him to slash safety net programs, unveiled on...

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19 May 2018

House Farm Bill Collapses Amid Republican Disarray

The House, in a striking display of Republican division, rejected a massive farm bill on Friday that would have imposed strict new work requirements on beneficiaries of federal food aid while continuing farm subsidies popular with rural voters. The twice-a-decade farm policy measure failed on a 213-to-198 vote, after a key bloc of conservatives rebuked Speaker Paul D. Ryan over his refusal to schedule an immediate vote on a restrictive immigration bill sponsored by the House Judiciary Committee chairman, Robert W. Goodlatte of Virginia.
The House, in a striking display of Republican division, rejected a massive farm bill on Friday that would have...

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2 Feb 2017

U.S.-Australia Rift Is Possible After Trump Ends Call With Prime Minister

A phone call between President Trump and the Australian prime minister is threatening to develop into a diplomatic rift between two stalwart allies after the two men exchanged harsh words over refugee policy, and Mr. Trump abruptly ended the call. The call turned contentious after the Australian leader pressed Mr. Trump to accept 1,250 refugees.
A phone call between President Trump and the Australian prime minister is threatening to develop into a diplomatic rift...

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