The Senate failed to get the 60 votes needed to move forward hence leaving in limbo the future of 1.8 million young adults brought to the US illegally as children.
There is little room for soft power in Trump’s foreign policy; diplomacy has been side-lined in favour of military solutions.
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Even as ‘Hindus for Trump’ rally behind the US president’s policies on immigration and his infamous border wall, others part of the Indian diaspora slam the group’s policies for being bigoted and vindictive.
The shutdown, which is an embarrassing setback for the Republican-controlled Congress, is the second this year under Donald Trump.
Trump said last year that he would end by March 5 a programme that was set up by former President Barack Obama to protect the Dreamers from deportation, and he urged Congress to act before that date. No action has resulted.
Congress voted on Monday to end a three-day US government shutdown, approving the latest short-term funding bill as Democrats accepted promises from Republicans for a broad debate later on the future of young illegal immigrants.
Both the Democrats and the Republicans see this time as extremely important in framing the upcoming elections for the House of Representatives.
Bannon was quoted in a new book about the Trump White House as calling Donald Trump Jr. “treasonous” and “unpatriotic” for a meeting during the 2016 presidential campaign with a Russian lawyer.
Law enforcement officials stated that the new probe was examining whether the Clintons in return for contributions to their Foundation as well as promises of donations, had performed any policy favours during Hillary Clinton’s tenure as secretary of state.
The Court of Appeals also stated that its ruling would be put on hold until a decision on the latest version of the administration’s travel ban is passed by the Supreme Court.
The House approved the measure by 224-201, passing it for the second time in two days after a procedural foul-up forced another vote on Wednesday.
The $1.5-trillion tax bill proposes to include steep tax cuts for corporations and wealthy taxpayers and a new tax deduction for the owners of “pass-through” businesses.
Voting on the $1.5 trillion tax cut bill will be held next week and if passed will be the most sweeping tax overhaul in decades.
Sources said the Fusion GPS work for Baker and Hostetler that produced the information Veselnitskaya offered Trump Jr and his associates were unrelated to the firm’s work for Perkins Coie.
Senate Republican leader Mitch McConnell, working with a slim 52-48 majority, called on Moore to drop out of the race “if these allegations are true.”
Republicans in Congress last week launched an investigation into an Obama-era deal in which a Russian company bought a Canadian firm that owned some 20% of US uranium supplies.
In the latest in a stream of criticisms that could undermine his aims to cut taxes, pass a budget and rebuild infrastructure, Trump sought to blame party leaders if Congress fails to agree to raise the cap on how much the federal government may borrow.
As fellow Republicans laboured to repeal Obamacare this week, Trump repeatedly swerved off-topic, escalating concerns in his party about his ability to govern the country six months after taking office.
The preliminary vote in the Senate was 21-10, with one Democrat crossing the aisle to vote with the Republican majority in favor of the measure.
The US Senate said certain provisions in Republicans’ new healthcare bill, such as defunding Planned Parenthood, could not be included.
Congressional efforts to do away with Obamacare threatens leaving millions of Americans without any health insurance.
By running amok in conflict zones since taking power, Trump might have finally inspired lawmakers to revoke the post-9/11 congressional war authorisation.
Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell abandoned plans to seek passage of it this week because Republicans did not have the requisite 50 votes to pass it.
An internal DHS plan in February estimated the total cost for the wall at $21.6 billion but the White House’s budget proposal for 2018 included a request for just $1.6 billion.
For Trump’s supporters the crisis in the White House is the latest egregious example of mainstream media bias and of Washington insiders desperate to preserve their status.
Democrats have accused Trump of attempting to thwart the FBI’s probe into the US elections and have called for an independent inquiry into the matter.
Democrats are worried Comey’s firing could jeopardise the ongoing FBI probe and have renewed calls for an independent investigation.
The Bill follows efforts by President Donald Trump to crack down on cities that his administration describes as sanctuaries for undocumented immigrants.
Although Trump has said the Republicans are happy, his government has failed to get any major legislation through the Congress despite holding 52 seats.
The stopgap bill, which will keep the government funded till September, was passed by the House and prevented a shutdown on Trump’s 100th day in office.
Trump’s decision to take the wall off the table for now will avert the imminent government shutdown and probably lead to a short-term extension of spending.
The Republican president is at loggerheads with the Democrats who oppose his US-Mexico wall while he offers money in exchange to keep Obamacare going.
A sampling Trump’s tweets on his plans to repeal Obamacare, followed by comments from Trump on Friday after his fellow Republicans yanked the plan.
The proposal would end the Obamacare expansion of the Medicaid insurance programme for the poor and would replace Obamacare’s income-based subsidies with fixed tax credits for the purchase of private insurance.
In a battle waged since the 2010 passage of the Affordable Care Act, Republicans including President Donald Trump had vowed to replace the law.
Democrats are struggling to recover from an electoral rout in November in which they lost not only the White House, but both chambers of the US congress.
While conservatives celebrate Trump’s role in delivering them victory in November’s election, his agenda veers from traditional right-wing principles like limited government and open trade.
Trump’s reluctance to blame Russia for interfering in the US election has raised concerns among US officials who fear he will go soft on Moscow at a time when they are worried about its increasingly aggressive behaviour on cyber attacks and in Crimea, Ukraine and Syria.
In her first public remarks since conceding the elections, Clinton said, “Believe in our country, fight for our values and never, ever give up.”
Kansas Secretary of State Kris Kobach said that the Donald Trump administration could push ahead rapidly on construction of a US-Mexico border wall without seeking immediate congressional approval.