Tag: Republicans

U.S. senators haggle over funding of $1 trillion infrastructure compromise

A bipartisan infrastructure plan costing a little over $1 trillion, only about a fourth of what President Joe Biden initially proposed, has been gaining support...

Georgia’s Republican Convention Filled With Jeers, Boos And Bitterness Over 2020 Election

JEKYLL ISLAND, Georgia (AP) — Georgia Gov. Brian Kemp drew jeers and boos at his state party’s annual convention Saturday, laying bare the bitterness that...

Texas Democrats Block Harsh Voting Bill By Walking Out En Masse

Democratic lawmakers in Texas abruptly blocked a restrictive voting bill in a dramatic move on Sunday night, walking out of the chamber en masse before...

Tech’s liability shield under fire: 26 words and what’s at stake

Democrats and Republicans in Congress are taking aim at a controversial law that shields internet platforms including Facebook Inc. and Twitter Inc. from lawsuits over...

Trump eases rules for religious social service providers

Washington: The Trump administration on Monday moved to loosen Obama-era restrictions on religious organizations that receive federal money to provide social services. In new rules...

After Pennsylvania legal defeat, Trump digs in despite new pressure to concede election

WASHINGTON: Despite an emphatic court setback in Pennsylvania, President Donald Trump showed no sign on Sunday of dropping his long-shot efforts to overturn the U.S....

Joe Biden will face this overlooked crisis on day 1

By: Mark Schmitt Most of the election-disaster scenarios that journalists and campaign lawyers prepared for don’t seem to have come to pass. True, President Trump...

Senate control hangs in balance with a few races undecided

WASHINGTON: Control of the Senate hung in the balance Thursday, a cliffhanger after Republicans trounced Democratic challengers in crucial states but failed to lock down...

Trump’s economic legacy isn’t about the numbers, it’s about the way people look at the economy

By Patricia Cohen BETHLEHEM: To understand how much President Donald Trump has altered the conversation around the economy, just listen to Bruce Haines, who spent...

Can Trump squeeze more from his white base in Pennsylvania & beyond?

By Shane Goldmacher President Donald Trump’s narrowing path to victory in Pennsylvania, and the country, runs through small towns like Olyphant, where Dave Mitchko’s street...

Democrats flay Donald Trump for announcing new curbs on H-1B visas sans public scrutiny

WASHINGTON: The Democratic Party has criticised President Donald Trump for announcing “sweeping changes” to the H-1B nonimmigrant visa programme in decades without public scrutiny, saying...

‘Too soon’ to reopen: Donald Trump to Republican governor

WASHINGTON: US President Donald Trump issued rare criticism of a Republican state governor Wednesday, expressing strong disagreement with Georgia’s decision to reopen small businesses such...

Trump casts doubt on Chinese coronavirus figures

WASHINGTON: President Donald Trump cast doubt on the accuracy of official Chinese figures on its coronavirus outbreak after US lawmakers, citing an intelligence report, accused...