Trump court pick earns GOP praise as he visits Capitol Hill
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Trump court pick earns GOP praise as he visits Capitol Hill

WASHINGTON (AP) — Judge Neil Gorsuch earned warm praise from Senate Republicans as he visited Capitol Hill Wednesday, Feb. 2,  a day after President Donald Trump nominated him to the Supreme Court. Democratic divisions were on display as the Senate minority struggled for a strategy to oppose the conservative judge. Accompanied by Vice President Mike … Continue reading

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Congressional Republicans move to dismantle Obama rules
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Congressional Republicans move to dismantle Obama rules

  WASHINGTON (AP) — Congressional Republicans are moving to dismantle former President Barack Obama’s rules on the environment, gun ownership and financial disclosure as they look to reverse years of what they see as excessive government regulation during the Democrat’s presidency. House Republicans are expected to vote Wednesday, Feb. 2, to scuttle a new regulation … Continue reading

Trump’s attack tactics emerge in Virginia gubernatorial race
Politics / Virginia

Trump’s attack tactics emerge in Virginia gubernatorial race

RICHMOND, Va. (AP) — Donald Trump’s often contentious path to becoming the 45th president included unusual battles with major businesses like Macy’s and Amazon. Trump mocked Macy’s financial performances after the national retailer stopped selling his clothing line after the then presidential candidate made derogatory comments about Mexicans. Trump also accused Amazon of “getting away … Continue reading

Trump warns he’s ready to ‘send in the Feds’ to Chicago
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Trump warns he’s ready to ‘send in the Feds’ to Chicago

CHICAGO (AP) — President Donald Trump says he’s ready to “send in the Feds” if Chicago can’t reduce its homicide problem, and the city’s police superintendent says he is “more than willing” to work with the federal government to combat the violence. Trump tweeted Tuesday, Jan. 24, night: “If Chicago doesn’t fix the horrible ‘carnage’ … Continue reading