Reuters - 18 min 1 sec ago
The U.S. House Oversight and Reform Committee on Tuesday moved to hold two top Trump administration officials in contempt of Congress for defying lawmakers investigating whether the administration was seeking to discriminate against certain groups by adding a citizenship question to the 2020 Census.
The Raw Story - 20 min 8 sec ago
Iran vehemently responded Tuesday to new US sanctions against its leaders, saying they showed Washington was “lying” about an offer of talks and marked the end of diplomacy with the Trump administration, amid an escalating regional standoff. Washington blacklisted Iran’s supreme leader Ayatollah Ali Khamenei and top military chiefs on Monday, saying it would also […]...
Reuters - 32 min 12 sec ago
The Trump administration prepared to launch its $50 billion economic formula for Israeli-Palestinian peace in Bahrain on Tuesday but the Palestinian leadership reiterated its disdain for the plan and Saudi Arabia, envisaged as one of its main bank-rollers, also indicated some reservations.
CBS News - 1 hour 15 min ago
The Supreme Court is about to release two rulings that could shape American politics for years to come. The justices will decide this week whether to let the Trump administration ask about citizenship in the 2020 census. They're also expected to decide whether congressional district maps in North Carolina and Maryland are unconstitutional because they are too politically slanted. CBS News legal analyst and law professor Kim Wehle joins "CBS This Morning" to discuss her new book "...
CBS News - 1 hour 34 min ago
A look back at what we've been covering on "CBS This Morning."...
CBS News - 2 hours 9 min ago
The Trump administration is moving hundreds of migrant children from a Texas border patrol facility where they were held in conditions described as squalid and unsanitary. Omar Villafranca reports.
CBS News - 2 hours 28 min ago
Iran says diplomacy is closed with the U.S. and calls President Trump's new sanctions "outrageous and idiotic." Also, the Trump administration moves hundreds of migrant children from a Texas border facility where they reportedly had limited food and no access to soap. All that and all that matters in today's Eye Opener. Your world in 90 seconds.
Reuters - 2 hours 59 min ago
The U.S. House Oversight and Reform Committee on Tuesday moved to hold two top Trump administration officials in contempt of Congress for failing to comply with subpoenas over the addition of a controversial citizenship question to the 2020 Census.
The Guardian - 3 hours 16 min ago
The Trump administration is notoriously biased towards Israel, and its $50bn offer to Palestinians pointedly avoids land rights In the toxic history of the enduring conflict between Israel and the Palestinians, the Palestinians have often been accused of "never missing an opportunity to miss an opportunity". This familiar charge has been repeated in the runup to an extraordinary event taking place in the Gulf state of Bahrain, convened by the US and starting on Tuesday. The Manama "workshop"...
BBC - 3 hours 48 min ago
Hassan Rouhani says the measures show the Trump administration is lying about wanting dialogue.
Mother Jones - 3 hours 49 min ago
Last week, migrant children being held at a Border Patrol station in Clint, Texas, told attorneys about horrifying conditions the Trump administration was forcing them to endure. After crossing the border on their own or being separated from relatives, the children were being held without enough food, water, clean clothes, and access to showers. As […]...
Reuters - 3 hours 56 min ago
The Trump administration launches its Israeli-Palestinian peace plan on Tuesday with a bid to drum up $50 billion dollars to fund investment in the region, although the political details remain a secret and Palestinians have already denounced the approach as a sell-out.
CNBC - 3 hours 58 min ago
FedEx sued the U.S. government, saying it should not be held liable if it inadvertently shipped products that violated a Trump administration ban on exports to some Chinese companies.
CNBC - 5 hours 31 min ago
Iran on Tuesday slammed the Trump administration over new U.S. sanctions targeting the Islamic Republic's supreme leader and other top officials.
The Independent - 5 hours 42 min ago
Iranian president Hassan Rouhani has said the White House is "afflicted by mental retardation" after the Trump administration imposed sanctions on the country's supreme leader Ayatollah Ali Khamenei.
The Guardian - 8 hours 49 min ago
It's a myth that environmental regulations stifle economic productivity. Harmful chemicals cost the US $340bn a year The Trump administration has argued that environmental regulations hold back economic productivity. Yet history suggests that the opposite is the case. Look at phasing out lead in gasoline. To this day, the US receives a $200bn annual economic stimulus package each year because lead levels in children plummeted when the US Environmental Protection Agency moved to protect children...
The Guardian - 9 hours 13 min ago
Foreign ministry spokesman accuses Trump administration of destroying peace and security Iran has said that a US decision to impose sanctions on the country's supreme leader and other top officials permanently closed the path to diplomacy between Tehran and Washington. "Imposing useless sanctions on Iran's supreme leader (Ayatollah Ali Khamenei and the commander of Iran's diplomacy (foreign minister Mohammad Javad Zarif) is the permanent closure of the path of diplomacy," foreign...
The Hill - 10 hours 35 min ago
House Democratic leaders scrambled Monday night to rally support for their border funding bill amid a liberal outcry over the Trump administration's treatment of migrant children - and questions over whether the...
Reuters - 12 hours 44 min ago
U.S. parcel delivery firm FedEx Corp on Monday sued the U.S. government, saying it should not be held liable if it inadvertently shipped products that violated a Trump administration ban on exports to some Chinese companies.
Fox News - 13 hours 31 min ago
The Treasury Department inspector general's office said it will look into why the Trump administration delayed the redesign of the $20 bill, which would have replaced the image of President Andrew Jackson with one of abolitionist and runaway slave Harriet Tubman.
Fox News - 14 hours 9 sec ago
FedEx's lawsuit against the Trump administration stems from its inability to police hundreds of thousands of shipments for regulatory violations, according to its CEO.
CBS News - 15 hours 29 min ago
A recent court argument by a Justice Department lawyer left some judges incredulous and drew quick condemnation from immigrant advocates and Democrats...
Reuters - 15 hours 37 min ago
A U.S. congressional committee on Monday demanded documents from the Trump administration relating to its overhaul of the background check process that determines who can handle America's secret information.
Daily Signal - 15 hours 47 min ago
After pulling back from the brink of a military strike last week, the Trump administration is targeting the assets of Iran's supreme leader, Ayatollah Ali... Read More The post Trump Ratchets Up Sanctions on Iran's Top Ayatollah, His Inner Circle appeared first on The Daily Signal .