The US president could surely use a primer on the gathering to prepare him for the clashes sure to come.
The Bill needed 60 votes in the 100-member Senate but fell short with only 50 supporting it.
In shutdowns, non-essential government employees are placed on temporary unpaid leave. Workers deemed essential, including those dealing with public safety and national security, keep working.
DHS said in a regulatory filing that it was removing Haiti from lists of more than 80 countries whose citizens can be granted H-2A and H-2B visas, given to seasonal workers in agriculture and other industries.
Donald Trump’s language has disturbing similarities to the words and verbal tactics used by fascists, including his cries of ‘fake news’.
The US will end the Salvadorans’ temporary protected status (TPS) on September 9, 2019, giving them 18 months to leave or seek lawful residency, and for El Salvador to prepare for their return.
Fire and Fury has no mention of the two largest countries in South Asia but has a vivid account of how the US president “lost it” when confronted with a plan to send more troops to Afghanistan.
More than a week of unrest has seen 22 people die and more than 1,000 arrested, according to Iranian officials, in the biggest anti-government protests for nearly a decade.
The action by Attorney General Jeff Sessions could have damaging consequences for the burgeoning marijuana industry in the six states including California and Colorado that have legalised the drug for recreational use.
On October 24, the Trump administration effectively paused refugee admissions from 11 countries mostly in the Middle East and Africa, pending a 90-day security review, which was set to expire in late January.
Trump Administration Tells US Health Agencies Not to Use Words Including ‘Transgender’, ‘Diversity’ and ‘Science-Based’
The US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention was given a list of seven prohibited words or phrases: “vulnerable,” “entitlement,” “diversity,” “transgender,” “fetus,” “evidence-based” and “science-based”.
Trump had announced in July that he would ban transgender people from the military, which, if enacted, could halt years of efforts to eliminate barriers to military service based on sexual orientation or gender identity.
Dispatched by President Donald Trump to Ethiopia, South Sudan and Democratic Republic of Congo, Haley’s trip was one of the first tangible signs of interest in Africa by the nine-month old administration.
Under the US constitution, Congress, not the president, has the right to declare war. But some have said that too much authority over the deployment of US forces has been ceded to the White House after the September 11 attacks.
Trump’s declaration will redirect federal resources and loosen regulations to combat opioid abuse.
The Trump administration will temporarily delay the processing of most refugees from 11 countries identified as high-risk, while resuming refugee admissions for other countries, government officials said on Tuesday.
The extraordinary public criticism of the president from Jeff Flake and Bob Corker further strained what had already been a fraught relationship between Trump and fellow Republicans.
The Trump administration earlier this month terminated the payments, which help cover out-of-pocket medical expenses for low-income Americans.
Among UNESCO’s objectives is to promote free, independent, and pluralistic media in order to enhance freedom of expression and information around the world.
The US has repeatedly accused Pakistan of not doing enough to eliminate militant havens on its territory.
Trump and his supporters have repeatedly used the term “fake news” to cast doubt on media reports critical of his administration.
White House officials believe John Kelly’s personal cellphone was compromised, raising concerns that hackers or foreign governments may have had access to data on the phone.
Trump, who plans to visit the island on Tuesday, fired off a series of angry tweets from his private golf club, taking aim at the mayor of San Juan.
Blocking of military reimbursement to Pakistan for its failure to act against the Haqqani network is in line with trend of the Obama administration to gradually scale down funds to the South Asian country.
The Trump administration has argued that the travel ban is needed to prevent terrorism in the US.
As an upperclassman at The Citadel military college several years ago, Steven Munoz allegedly assaulted five freshmen. His hiring at the State Department raises further questions about the Trump administration’s vetting process.
The Trump administration is pressing Mexico to do more to stem the flow of migrants fleeing violence and poverty in the region in its ambitious plan for central America.
This is the second dismissal of an Indian-American from a senior position by the Trump administration, the first being the dismissal of attorney Preet Bharara.
Trump’s executive order would temporarily ban refugees as well as travelers from six predominantly Muslim countries. The president has said the ban is needed for national security.
The Indian-American attorney’s exit comes a day after the Trump administration asked 46 attorneys, all appointed by former President Obama, to resign.
There is limited interest to ‘tear up’ the Iranian nuclear deal in Washington. Even as New Delhi monitors these moves closely, it should consider a coordinated approach with Asian partners who continue to engage with Iran.
Donald Trump ran a free-wheeling campaign with a skeletal staff, which somehow worked for him, until now. Now it’s reality time, and the lack of planning and foresight is costing him dear.