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House majority leader to call for vote to hold Barr, Ross in contempt over census question

Rep. Steny Hoyer, the House majority leader, will ​call for a floor vote next Tuesday to hold Attorney General William Barr and Commerce Secretary Wilbur Ross i...

House majority leader to call for vote to hold Barr, Ross in contempt over census question

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House will vote to hold Barr, Ross in contempt of Congress over 2020 Census citizenship question House Majority Leader Steny H. Hoyer said the House “will not shirk from its oversight of this Administration and its malign effort to silence the voices of millions in our democracy.”...
22:39, 07/11/2019

House Dems to hold Barr, Ross in contempt over census question House Democrats are moving to hold Attorney General William Barr and Commerce Secretary Wilbur Ross in contempt of Congress for defying a subpoena seeking information about efforts to add a citizenship question to the 2020 census.“Unfortunately, your...
10:39, 06/04/2019

House to Vote on Contempt Citations for Barr and Ross Over Census Question The House is expected to vote Wednesday evening to hold Attorney General William P. Barr and Commerce Secretary Wilbur Ross in criminal contempt of Congress....
18:26, 07/17/2019

House committee to vote on holding Barr and Ross in contempt for failing to provide documents related to 2020 Census citizenship question Last week, new evidence emerged suggesting that the citizenship question was crafted specifically to give an electoral advantage to Republicans and white residents....
01:39, 06/04/2019

House holds AG Barr, Ross in contempt over 2020 census citizenship question The House of Representatives voted Wednesday to hold US Attorney General William Barr and Commerce Secretary Wilbur Ross in contempt over the White House’s failed push to add a citizenship question to the 2020 census. By a vote of 230 to 198, t...
01:39, 07/18/2019

House to vote ‘soon’ on contempt for Barr, Ross over citizenship question: source House Democratic leadership has indicated that there will "soon" be a full House vote to hold Attorney General William Barr and Commerce Secretary Wilbur Ross in criminal contempt over their failure to comply with subpoenas regarding the citizenship ...
07:52, 07/09/2019

House to hold contempt vote on Barr, Ross next week: Pelosi The U.S. House of Representatives will vote next week on whether to hold U.S. Attorney General William Barr and U.S. Commerce Secretary Wilbur Ross in criminal contempt for failing to comply with congressional subpoenas over the 2020 census, House Sp...
18:13, 07/11/2019

William Barr, Wilbur Ross may be held in contempt of Congress amid row over Census citizenship question The top U.S. law enforcement officer and the Commerce secretary will face a contempt of Congress vote unless they hand over documents by Thursday on efforts to put a citizenship question on the 2020 Census, the chairman of a House of Representatives ...
00:52, 06/04/2019

House panel seeks contempt citation against Barr, Ross over Census 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 the addition of a controversial citizenship question to the 2020 Census....
14:13, 06/25/2019

House holds Barr, Ross in criminal contempt over census documents The U.S. House of Representatives voted on Wednesday to hold Attorney General William Barr and Commerce Secretary Wilbur Ross in criminal contempt for defying congressional subpoenas related to the U.S. census....
06:13, 07/18/2019

House Votes to Hold Barr and Ross in Criminal Contempt After many, many threats, the House finally followed through and held Attorney General William Barr and Commerce Secretary Wilbur Ross in criminal contempt of Congress on Wednesday, according to Politico. It’s only the second time in history that Con...
14:39, 07/18/2019

House panel set to hold Barr, Ross in contempt of Congress WASHINGTON (AP) — The House Oversight Committee is moving to hold Attorney General William Barr and Commerce Secretary Wilbur Ross in contempt of Congress for failing to comply with subpoenas for documents related to the Trump administration’s ...
23:39, 06/03/2019

House votes to hold Barr, Ross in criminal contempt The House voted Wednesday to hold Attorney General William Barr and Commerce Secretary Wilbur Ross in criminal contempt for refusing subpoenas to hand over documents about the 2020 census....
05:13, 07/18/2019

House panel steps up contempt threat against Barr, Ross over Census documents The House Oversight Committee said on Wednesday it will move forward with a vote to hold Attorney General William Barr and Commerce Secretary Wilbur Ross in contempt of Congress if they do not comply with a subpoena for documents related to the Trump...
21:39, 06/05/2019

House to vote next week on criminal contempt against Barr and Ross House Democrats will vote next week on criminal contempt charges against Attorney General William Barr and Commerce Secretary Wilbur Ross for failing to comply with a congressional subpoena over the 2020 census, Speaker Nancy Pelosi announced Thursda...
23:52, 07/11/2019

House committee votes to hold William Barr and Wilbur Ross in contempt The House Oversight Committee voted Wednesday to hold Attorney General William Barr and Commerce Secretary Wilbur Ross in contempt for failing to turn over documents about a citizenship question the Trump administration wanted added to the census. Fo...
00:39, 06/13/2019

House oversight holds William Barr, Wilbur Ross in contempt for defying subpoena over census The House oversight committee voted to hold Attorney General William Barr and Commerce Secretary Wilbur Ross in contempt of Congress for defying a subpoena regarding the inclusion of a citizenship question on the 2020 ce...
06:13, 06/13/2019

House panel threatens contempt of Congress vote against Barr, Ross The top U.S. law enforcement officer and the Commerce secretary will face a contempt of Congress vote unless they hand over documents by Thursday on efforts to put a citizenship question on the 2020 Census, the chairman of a House of Representatives ...
02:00, 06/04/2019

House votes to hold William Barr, Wilbur Ross in criminal contempt of Congress The House voted to ask the Justice Department to prosecute Attorney General William Barr and Commerce Secretary Wilbur Ross for defying congressional subpoenas, an escalation in House Democrats’ ongoing oversight battle with the Trump administration....
00:26, 07/18/2019

House Democrats likely to hold AG Barr in contempt after DOJ denies demand for census documents The Justice Department on Thursday denied a House committee's demand for more documents related to the Trump administration's decision to add a citizenship question to the 2020 census, which likely will lead to another contempt-of-Congress citation f...
06:26, 06/07/2019

House Oversight Committee Votes to Hold Attorney General Barr and Commerce Secretary Ross in Contempt (WASHINGTON) — A House committee has voted to hold two top Trump administration officials in contempt of Congress for failing to comply with subpoenas for documents related to the decision to add a citizenship question to the 2020 census. The D...
00:00, 06/13/2019

House Panel Moves to Hold Attorney General and Commerce Secretary in Contempt Over Census Question (WASHINGTON) — The House Oversight Committee is moving to hold Attorney General William Barr and Commerce Secretary Wilbur Ross in contempt of Congress for failing to comply with subpoenas for documents related to the Trump administration’...
08:52, 06/04/2019

House judiciary committee will vote Wednesday to hold Barr in contempt House Democrats will vote Wednesday to hold Attorney General William Barr in contempt for failing to provide an unredacted version of the Mueller report to Congress....
18:13, 05/06/2019

House Judiciary Committee to Vote Wednesday to Hold Barr in Contempt The House Judiciary Committee sets Wednesday vote to hold Attorney General William P. Barr in contempt of Congress after he failed to turn over an unredacted Mueller report....
18:00, 05/06/2019

House Judiciary schedules vote to hold Barr in contempt of Congress House Judiciary Committee Chairman Jerrold Nadler on Monday scheduled a vote for later this week to hold Attorney General William Barr in contempt of Congress for not turning over Special Counsel Robert Mueller’s full unredacted report....
17:00, 05/06/2019

House votes to hold Barr, McGahn in contempt, with another vote expected soon In a party-line 229-191 vote, House Democrats on Tuesday passed a civil enforcement resolution that effectively holds Attorney General William Barr and former White House counsel Don McGahn in contempt of Congress -- just a day after a key Democrat-l...
22:39, 06/11/2019

House Democrats vote to hold attorney general Barr in contempt of Congress Panel takes action after Barr refused to provide unredacted Mueller report, as Schiff subpoenas attorney generalLive: follow the latest US politics newsHouse Democrats voted on Wednesday to hold the US attorney general, William Barr, in contempt of C...
03:13, 05/09/2019

House Democrats to hold contempt vote Wednesday after Barr misses deadline to provide complete Mueller report The attorney general had released a redacted version on April 18, but Democrats said that was insufficient and have been seeking the full report and the underlying evidence....
18:52, 05/06/2019

Dems to pursue criminal contempt for William Barr, Wilbur Ross over census House Democratic leaders plan to move forward with criminal contempt proceedings against Attorney General William Barr and Commerce Secretary Wilbur Ross for defying congressional subpoenas for documents related to the 2020 census, senior Democratic ...
07:00, 07/09/2019

Trump asserts executive privilege over census materials as Dems weigh contempt against Barr, Ross The Justice Department said Wednesday that President Trump is asserting executive privilege over documents related his administration's decision to add a citizenship question to the 2020 census, as House Democrats weigh a contempt resolution against ...
19:00, 06/12/2019

House Democrats Are Really Serious About Holding Barr and Ross in Contempt This Time House Democratic leaders are moving forward with criminal contempt proceedings against Attorney General William Barr and Commerce Secretary Wilbur Ross for refusing to provide subpoenaed documents relating to the 2020 Census, according to Politico....
09:26, 07/09/2019

House panel approves contempt citations against Barr, Ross The U.S. House Oversight Committee voted on Wednesday to approve contempt of Congress citations against Attorney General William Barr and Commerce Secretary Wilbur Ross for defying congressional subpoenas related to the U.S. Census....
02:00, 06/13/2019

House panel sets Barr, Ross contempt votes for Wednesday The U.S. House Oversight Committee plans to vote on Wednesday on whether to hold Attorney General William Barr and Commerce Secretary Wilbur Ross in contempt of Congress for stonewalling a probe into an alleged scheme to politicize the 2020 U.S. Cens...
00:39, 06/11/2019

Criminal contempt showdown on Barr, Ross brings 'more political theater' to the House The House of Representatives was once again playing host to a no-holds-barred partisan showdown on Wednesday, as lawmakers debated whether to hold Attorney Genera Bill Barr and Commerce Secretary Wilbur Ross in criminal contempt for allegedly stonewa...
22:52, 07/17/2019

Trump asserts executive privilege over census citizenship question info as Dems prepare contempt vote WASHINGTON — President Donald Trump on Wednesday asserted executive privilege over information related to his administration’s decision to add a citizenship question to the 2020 census as the House Oversight Committee prepared to hold two of hi...
23:00, 06/12/2019

House Dems threaten to hold Barr in contempt The House Judiciary Committee on Thursday inched closer to holding Attorney General William Barr in contempt of Congress for refusing to comply with a subpoena for special counsel Robert Mueller’s unredacted report. “Yes, we will continue to negotiat...
04:52, 05/03/2019

House Panel Votes To Hold AG Barr In Contempt WASHINGTON (AP) – The House Judiciary Committee has voted to hold Attorney General William Barr in contempt of Congress, escalating the legal battle with the Trump administration over access to special counsel Robert Mueller’s report. The commi...
23:00, 05/08/2019

The House Is Threatening to Hold William Barr in Contempt, Again House Democrats are threatening to hold Attorney General William Barr in contempt of Congress for the second time in two months, according to Politico. This time, the threatened contempt citation, which would also target Commerce Secretary Wilbur Ros...
05:13, 06/04/2019

House panel OKs contempt vote in census dispute A House committee has voted to hold two top Trump administration officials in contempt of Congress for failing to comply with subpoenas for documents related to the decision to add a citizenship question to the 2020 census. (June 12)   ...
04:52, 06/13/2019

House panel chair: 'No choice' but to hold Barr in contempt A U.S. House panel was poised to vote on Wednesday to hold Attorney General William Barr in contempt for defying a congressional subpoena that demanded the full, unredacted report by special counsel Robert Mueller....
16:26, 05/08/2019

House panel votes to hold William Barr in contempt The House Judiciary Committee on Wednesday held Attorney General William Barr in contempt for failing to abide by a subpoena to turn over an unredacted version of special counsel Robert Mueller’s report to Congress. Members of the panel approve...
23:13, 05/08/2019

Census controversy: House panel votes to hold Trump officials in contempt William Barr and Wilbur Ross face congressional action over refusal to turn over materials relating to changes in national countA congressional committee led by Democrats voted to hold the US attorney general, William Barr, and the commerce secretary...
03:52, 06/13/2019

Watch live: House votes on whether to hold William Barr in contempt The House is scheduled to vote Wednesday on whether to hold U.S. Attorney General William Barr in contempt for failing to comply with a subpoena over information from the Mueller investigation....
18:52, 06/12/2019

House Democrats Are Prepared to Hold William Barr in Contempt of Congress. What Does That Mean? House Democrats are ready to hold Attorney General William Barr in contempt of Congress after the Department of Justice failed to deliver an unredacted copy of Special Counsel Robert Mueller’s report. Jerrod Nadler, chairman of the House Judici...
02:52, 05/08/2019

House Intel postpones possible contempt vote against Barr The House Intelligence Committee has postponed a potential vote to hold Attorney General William Barr in contempt of Congress, citing efforts by the Justice Department to comply with their demand for access to special counsel Robert Mueller’s files. ...
17:26, 05/22/2019

House Dems set contempt vote against Barr and McGahn The House will vote next week to hold Attorney General William Barr and former White House counsel Don McGahn in contempt of Congress for defying congressional subpoenas, according to multiple Democratic sources.The resolution would clear the way for...
10:39, 06/04/2019

U.S. House committee prepares contempt vote against Barr A U.S. House panel was poised to vote on Wednesday to hold Attorney General William Barr in contempt for defying a congressional subpoena that demanded the full, unredacted report by special counsel Robert Mueller....
15:00, 05/08/2019

U.S. House to vote next week on whether to find Barr in contempt The full U.S. House of Representatives will vote next week on whether to hold Attorney General William Barr in contempt for failing to comply with a subpoena seeking the full, unredacted report on Russian meddling in the 2016 election, House Majority...
02:00, 06/04/2019

House committee readies contempt vote against Barr The U.S. House Judiciary Committee prepared to move forward on Wednesday with a contempt citation against Attorney General William Barr for defying a congressional subpoena demanding access to the full, unredacted Mueller report....
13:13, 05/08/2019

The Latest: House panel to vote on holding Barr in contempt WASHINGTON (AP) — The Latest on Congress and the special counsel’s Russia probe (all times local): 9:45 a.m. House Judiciary Committee Chairman Jerrold Nadler has scheduled a Wednesday vote to hold Attorney General William Barr in contempt of C...
16:13, 05/06/2019

House Dems Set Contempt Vote For Barr Over Mueller Report WASHINGTON (AP) – House Judiciary Committee Chairman Jerrold Nadler on Monday scheduled a vote this week to hold Attorney General William Barr in contempt of Congress, escalating the battle between the Democrat-led House and President Donald Tr...
17:52, 05/06/2019

House committee moving ahead with contempt vote for Barr WASHINGTON (AP) — The chairman of the House Judiciary Committee says he has no choice but to begin proceedings to hold Attorney General William Barr in contempt of Congress. New York Democrat Jerrold Nadler cites Barr’s failure to comply with a...
09:00, 05/07/2019

House to vote next week on whether to find Barr, McGahn in contempt The U.S. House of Representatives will vote next week on whether to hold Attorney General William Barr and former White House counsel Don McGahn in contempt of Congress for failing to comply with subpoenas related to the probe into Russian meddling i...
03:39, 06/04/2019

U.S. House committee to vote on holding AG William Barr in contempt The U.S. House Judiciary Committee prepared to move forward on Wednesday with a contempt citation against Attorney General William Barr for defying a congressional subpoena demanding access to the full, unredacted Mueller report....
15:52, 05/08/2019

House Judiciary Committee Votes to Hold Attorney General William Barr in Contempt (WASHINGTON) — The House Judiciary Committee has voted to hold Attorney General William Barr in contempt of Congress, escalating the legal battle with the Trump administration over access to special counsel Robert Mueller’s report. The co...
03:00, 05/09/2019

House Democrats won't hold contempt floor vote anytime soon House Democrats will not hold floor votes on contempt resolutions against Attorney General William Barr or any other Trump administration officials until at least June, House Majority Leader Steny Hoyer said on Wednesday.Hoyer's comments made officia...
20:26, 05/15/2019

House to vote June 11 on holding Barr, McGahn in contempt of Congress The full House of Representatives is expected to vote on June 11 whether to hold Attorney General William Barr in contempt of Congress, according to a Democratic aide....
14:52, 06/04/2019

U.S. House panel readies contempt vote against Barr over Mueller report Congressional Democrats moved closer on Monday to citing Attorney General William Barr for contempt of Congress over his failure to give them an unredacted version of the Mueller report, escalating a showdown with the White House....
00:13, 05/07/2019

Trump Asserts Executive Privilege on Census Documents Ahead of House Committee Contempt Vote The House Oversight Committee is expected to recommend that the House hold Attorney General William P. Barr and Commerce Secretary Wilbur L. Ross Jr. in contempt over the census....
17:00, 06/12/2019

House Oversight plans vote to hold Kellyanne Conway in contempt unless she testifies The chairman of the House Oversight Committee on Monday said the panel will vote to hold White House counselor Kellyanne Conway in contempt of Congress later this month unless she agrees to appear to testify in a hearing....
14:52, 07/16/2019

House Dems to vote on holding Barr, McGahn in contempt, seeking to keep Mueller spotlight alive The Democrat-led House of Representatives is set to vote next week on whether to hold Attorney General William Barr and former White House counsel Don McGahn in contempt of Congress for failing to comply with congressional subpoenas, House Majority L...
05:26, 06/04/2019

Former top Commerce aide says he was directed by Ross to add Census citizenship question “The mounting evidence points to a partisan and discriminatory effort to harm the interests of Democrats and non-Whites,” House Oversight Committee Chairman Elijah E. Cummings (D-Md.) said in a statement....
12:26, 06/25/2019

Committee approves contempt of Congress citations against William Barr, Wilbur Ross By a 24-15 vote, the panel recommended that the full House of Representatives find Barr and Ross in contempt for refusing to cooperate with an investigation of the Trump administration's decision to add a citizenship question to the 2020 U.S. Census....
04:13, 06/13/2019

Trump may fire Wilbur Ross after census citizenship question debacle President Trump is considering firing Commerce Secretary Wilbur Ross, according to a report on Monday. Trump is fed up with Ross over the lack of progress in trade negotiations and the defeat in the administration’s fight to get a citizenship q...
20:00, 07/15/2019

Democrats could hold AG Barr in contempt of Congress. What is that and can it actually be used? Democrats are set to vote Wednesday on whether to hold Attorney General William Barr in contempt of Congress, but what is that and could it actually help gain cooperation?        ...
01:39, 05/08/2019

Democrats may hold AG Barr in contempt of Congress. What is that and can it actually be used? Democrats have signalled they may hold Attorney General William Barr in contempt of Congress, but what is that and could it actually help gain cooperation?        ...
00:13, 05/04/2019

Rep. Nadler moves to hold Barr in contempt Rep. Jerrold Nadler, chairman of the House Judiciary Committee, scheduled a vote for Wednesday on whether to hold Attorney General William Barr in contempt for missing a deadline to hand over an unredacted version of the special counsel’s repor...
18:52, 05/06/2019

Rep. Jarrold Nadler threatens to hold Barr in contempt Attorney General William Barr skipped a House hearing Thursday on special counsel Robert Mueller's Trump-Russia report, escalating an already acrimonious battle between Democrats and President Donald Trump's Justice Department. (May 2) ...
19:26, 05/02/2019

Just Asking: Can We Hold William Barr in Contempt For Playing the Bagpipes? Want to see William Barr play the bagpipes? Well then you clicked on the right link buddy. We got all the sitting attorney general playing the bagpipes content you desire. Here he is:...
18:39, 06/26/2019

Congressional Democrats blast Barr, threaten to hold him in contempt A senior U.S. congressional Democrat on Thursday threatened to hold Attorney General William Barr in contempt of Congress for resisting demands for Special Counsel Robert Mueller's full report on the Russia inquiry, and accused President Donald Trump...
18:39, 05/02/2019

Trump escalates fight with Democrats as they move to hold Barr in contempt Jerrold Nadler makes proposal after the DoJ refuses to give House judiciary committee an unredacted version of Mueller’s reportFollow the latest US politics news liveDonald Trump’s bitter confrontation with his political opponents continued to intens...
00:39, 05/07/2019

Amid White House defiance, U.S. House panel weighs holding Barr in contempt A Democratic-led U.S. congressional panel met on Wednesday to vote on holding Attorney General William Barr in contempt over his refusal to comply with a subpoena seeking an unredacted version of Special Counsel Robert Mueller's Russia inquiry report...
16:52, 05/08/2019

Barr Says Legal Path to Census Citizenship Question Exists but Gives No Details The attorney general also acknowledged that career lawyers who had worked on the case had little appetite to continue after the president inserted himself into the issue....
01:52, 07/09/2019

Nadler says Barr contempt plans on hold after DoJ turns over key Mueller files – live Nadler: DoJ has ‘agreed to begin complying with our subpoena’Pence praises Donald Trump’s ‘strong stand’ on MexicoSign up to the US briefing and get a new perspective 6.37pm BST An outspoken supporter of Donald Trump’s hard-line immigration policies ...
20:13, 06/10/2019

Democrats threaten to hold AG William Barr in contempt over release of Mueller report The House Judiciary Committee threatened to hold Attorney General William Barr in contempt of Congress if he does not provide special counsel Robert Mueller’s full, unredacted report on his Russia probe by Monday....
01:13, 05/04/2019

US Judiciary Committee votes to hold Attorney General William Barr in contempt A US House of Representatives panel voted to hold the attorney general in contempt for not releasing a full version of the Mueller report. President Trump has used executive privilege to block its publication....
04:00, 05/09/2019

Supreme Court puts census citizenship question on hold The Trump administration provided a “contrived” reason for including it and the Commerce Department must provide a clearer explanation, the high court ruled....
04:26, 06/28/2019

Ahead of contempt vote, Trump shields census documents from Congress President Donald Trump asserted executive privilege on Wednesday to keep under wraps documents related to adding a citizenship question to the 2020 U.S. Census, defying a U.S. House committee in another move to stonewall Democrats' multiple investiga...
17:39, 06/12/2019

Democrats set contempt vote for William Barr over Mueller report  House Judiciary Committee Chairman Jerrold Nadler scheduled a Wednesday vote to hold Barr in contempt of Congress, citing the Justice Department's failure to provide the full text of Mueller's report by the Monday morning deadline....
14:00, 05/07/2019

Nadler puts Barr contempt push on hold after striking Mueller report deal House Judiciary Committee Chairman Jerrold Nadler announced Monday that he plans to hit pause on efforts to hold Attorney General Bill Barr in contempt, after reaching a deal with the Justice Department for access to evidence related to former Specia...
20:00, 06/10/2019

High court puts citizenship question on hold in census case WASHINGTON (AP) — The Supreme Court on Thursday put a hold on the Trump administration’s effort to add a citizenship question to the 2020 census, leaving it unclear whether the question will ultimately appear on the form that’s supposed t...
18:13, 06/27/2019

Trump to hold news conference on 2020 Census, citizenship question U.S. President Donald Trump will hold a news conference on Thursday to discuss his administration's effort to add a citizenship question to the 2020 Census, which had been blocked in the courts amid challenges from some U.S. states and civil rights g...
14:00, 07/11/2019

Nadler moving forward with Barr contempt vote amid DOJ talks House Judiciary Chairman Jerry Nadler said on Tuesday that his committee is “still scheduled” to vote to hold Attorney General William Barr in contempt of Congress on Wednesday, amid negotiations with the Justice Department over a subpoena for all of...
02:13, 05/08/2019

Deputy AG Rosen calls Barr contempt vote a 'new low,' says lawmakers should apologize Deputy Attorney General Jeffrey Rosen tore into House Democrats on Friday for their vote days earlier to hold Attorney General William Barr in contempt -- calling it “a new low” and urging the lawmakers to apologize....
01:13, 07/20/2019

Nadler once called Holder contempt vote ‘shameful,’ now leads charge against Barr House Judiciary Committee Chairman Jerry Nadler, D-N.Y., led the charge Wednesday to hold Attorney General Bill Barr in contempt of Congress -- but Nadler took a very different stance on contempt back in 2012....
16:52, 05/09/2019

DOJ says it will block unredacted Mueller report if Dems hold contempt vote The Justice Department said on Tuesday that it would not release an unredacted Mueller report to Congress if Democrats moved forward with their plan to hold Attorney General Bill Barr in contempt. In a letter to New York Rep. Jerrold Nadler, the rank...
13:26, 05/08/2019

House committee votes AG Barr in contempt The House Judiciary Committee voted to hold Attorney General William Barr in contempt of Congress, escalating the Democrats' extraordinary legal battle with the Trump administration over access to special counsel Robert Mueller's Russia rep...
01:13, 05/09/2019

House Backs Off Holding Barr in Contempt in New Resolution House Democrats revealed a resolution up for a vote next week to take Attorney General William P. Barr and the former White House counsel Donald F. McGahn II to court....
02:39, 06/07/2019

U.S. House holds 2 Trump officials in contempt over 2020 census dispute The action marks an escalation of Democratic efforts to use their House majority to aggressively investigate the inner workings of the Trump administration....
04:52, 07/18/2019

DOJ reveals Dems acknowledged Barr subpoena was 'overbroad,' slams 'disappointing' plan for contempt vote One day after the Democrat-led House of Representatives announced it would vote next week on whether to hold Attorney General William Barr and former White House counsel Don McGahn in contempt, the Justice Department (DOJ) is firing back, saying it w...
00:00, 06/05/2019

Amy Klobuchar appears at Fox News Town Hall, warns of 'a lot of pushback and subpoenas' after Barr contempt vote Amy Klobuchar is taking the stage at a Fox News Town Hall on Wednesday evening in Milwaukee, Wisconsin, seeking to distinguish herself as a relative moderate among a crowded field of progressive candidates now led by Bernie Sanders and Joe Biden....
02:52, 05/09/2019

House panel weighs holding Trump Cabinet members in contempt over census The U.S. House Oversight Committee plans to vote next week on holding Attorney General William Barr and Commerce Secretary Wilbur Ross in contempt of Congress for stonewalling a probe into an alleged scheme to politicize the 2020 U.S. Census....
22:39, 06/07/2019

House panel backs contempt citations for two Trump Cabinet members over census A U.S. House committee voted on Wednesday in favor of holding two of President Donald Trump's closest advisers in contempt of Congress for defying congressional subpoenas related to an effort to add a citizenship question to the 2020 U.S. Census....
02:00, 06/13/2019

Nadler says Barr contempt citation will go to House floor 'rapidly' U.S. House Judiciary Committee Chairman Jerrold Nadler, after his panel voted on Wednesday to hold Attorney General William Barr in contempt of Congress for refusing to release an unredacted copy of the Mueller report, said the measure would go to th...
02:52, 05/09/2019

On Politics: House Panel Recommends Holding Barr in Contempt The Judiciary Committee voted to recommend that the attorney general be held in contempt of Congress for failing to turn over the full Mueller report....
08:39, 05/09/2019

Here’s what happens if the House Judiciary Committee holds William Barr in contempt WASHINGTON – If Wednesday’s vote in the House Judiciary Committee to hold Attorney General William Barr in contempt of Congress passes, Democrats will still be several steps away from seeing the full Mueller report. First the full House will ha...
06:39, 05/07/2019

House panel issues report citing Barr for contempt The U.S. House Judiciary Committee on Monday issued a report citing Attorney General William Barr for contempt over a panel subpoena seeking Special Counsel Robert Mueller's full unredacted report on his Russia investigation....
16:26, 05/06/2019

Meghan McCain chides Joy Behar over her call for Americans not to answer census citizenship question "View" host Joy Behar, on Tuesday, called on Americans not to answer the Trump administration's proposed census question on citizenship -- prompting a slight from her co-host Meghan McCain....
19:52, 07/09/2019

Census Fight Grows as House Panel Backs Contempt and Trump Asserts Privilege A committee recommended that the House hold Attorney General William P. Barr and Commerce Secretary Wilbur Ross in contempt as the president invoked his secrecy powers....
02:52, 06/13/2019

House Democrats consider holding Barr in contempt of Congress if he does not comply with requests During closed-door meetings, Judiciary Committee Democrats discussed how to respond if Barr refuses to show for a hearing or ignores a subpoena for the full Mueller report....
22:26, 05/01/2019

Lawmakers talk about contempt for 'chicken' William Barr over House no-show A House judiciary committee hearing went on Thursday without Attorney General William Barr, who declined to field questions about Russian interference in the 2016 election -- prompting lawmakers to trade barbs....
19:52, 05/02/2019

House Speaker Pelosi urges contempt of Congress finding for Barr U.S. House of Representatives Speaker Nancy Pelosi on Wednesday said she believed that Attorney General William Barr should be held in contempt of Congress for not providing it with the full report of Special Counsel Robert Mueller....
15:00, 05/08/2019

U.S. House Judiciary chair says panel will hold McGahn in contempt The chairman of the U.S. House Judiciary Committee said in a television interview on Monday that his panel will hold the former White House counsel in contempt of Congress for not testifying....
07:26, 05/21/2019

U.S. House panel accuses Barr of contempt as Trump invokes executive privilege A Democratic-led House panel on Wednesday approved a measure to hold U.S. Attorney General William Barr in contempt for refusing to hand over an unredacted copy of the Mueller report on Russian election interference even as President Donald Trump inv...
02:52, 05/09/2019

House panel accuses Barr of contempt as Trump invokes executive privilege A Democratic-led House panel on Wednesday approved a measure to hold U.S. Attorney General William Barr in contempt for refusing to hand over an unredacted copy of the Mueller report on Russian election interference even as President Donald Trump inv...
22:52, 05/08/2019

White House considering 'every option' for adding citizenship question to census With a court deadline looming, the Trump administration is looking at "every option" as it seeks to add a contentious citizenship question to the 2020 census, a White House spokesman said on Thursday....
22:26, 07/04/2019

House Democrats Move Closer to Holding Attorney General William Barr in Contempt Facing what they call unprecedented obstruction from the Trump Administration, House Democrats introduced a resolution Thursday to hold Attorney General William Barr and former White House counsel Don McGahn in contempt of Congress. The resolution hi...
23:26, 06/06/2019

House Panel Approves Contempt for Barr After Trump Claims Privilege Over Full Mueller Report The House Judiciary Committee voted to hold Attorney General William P. Barr in contempt after President Trump asserted executive privilege over the full Mueller report....
23:26, 05/08/2019

Barr contempt vote 'is theater at its finest and it’s partisanship at its finest,’ ex-McConnell staffer says Josh Holmes, Senate Majority leader Mitch McConnell's former chief of staff, reacted Thursday to the House panel's recommendation to hold Attorney General William Barr in contempt saying, “It is theater at its finest and it’s partisanship at its fine...
18:26, 05/09/2019

House readies contempt vote as confrontation with Trump mounts The U.S. House of Representatives will vote on whether to hold Attorney General William Barr and Commerce Secretary Wilbur Ross in criminal contempt next week, as part of an intensifying Democratic assault on President Donald Trump's stonewalling of ...
23:00, 07/11/2019

House panel to vote on Wednesday if two Trump allies are in contempt of Congress The U.S. House of Representatives Oversight Committee plans to vote on Wednesday on whether to hold Attorney General William Barr and Commerce Secretary Wilbur Ross in contempt of Congress for stonewalling a probe into an alleged scheme to politicize...
02:00, 06/11/2019

House panel to vote Wednesday on whether two Trump officials are in contempt of Congress The U.S. House of Representatives Oversight Committee plans to vote on Wednesday on whether to hold Attorney General William Barr and Commerce Secretary Wilbur Ross in contempt of Congress for stonewalling a probe into an alleged scheme to politicize...
05:39, 06/11/2019

U.S. Justice Department accuses House Democrats of playing politics with contempt vote The U.S. Justice Department on Wednesday accused Democrats on the House Judiciary Committee of engaging in politically motivated attacks, after the panel voted along party lines to hold Attorney General William Barr in contempt for refusing to hand o...
02:52, 05/09/2019

House Democrats move closer to holding Barr in contempt, raising questions about fate of former Trump counsel Donald McGahn The House Judiciary Committee will vote Wednesday on a contempt citation for the attorney general, who missed a deadline for producing the full Mueller report....
07:52, 05/07/2019

Mike Huckabee rips House Judiciary Committee amid contempt vote: 'This is all pontificating' Former Arkansas Governor Mike Huckabee accused the House Judiciary Committee of engaging in uneccessary political posturing as they considered whether to hold Attorney General William Barr in contempt of Congress....
23:52, 05/08/2019

Brazil lower house pension vote in question as session goes late Brazil's lower house of Congress was due to vote on Tuesday on a flagship overhaul to the pension system but by early evening the debate had still not begun, calling into question whether the government had the votes it needs....
01:26, 07/10/2019

Stepping up Trump clash, House to vote to enforce Barr and McGahn subpoenas The move stops short of a criminal contempt citation and comes after the Justice Department agreed to begin providing materials from special counsel Robert S. Mueller III....
20:52, 06/11/2019

Census Citizenship Question: What You Need to Know An attack on immigrants or a need to protect minority voters? With a deadline to print 2020 forms looming, the Supreme Court left the question undecided....
20:39, 06/27/2019

What You Need to Know About the Citizenship Question and the Census The Trump administration said Tuesday that it wouldn’t ask about citizenship on the 2020 census after a Supreme Court decision last week blocked its efforts to add the question....
03:52, 07/03/2019

House panel chairman threatens former White House aides with contempt U.S. House Judiciary Committee Chairman Jerrold Nadler said on Tuesday he would expect former White House aides Hope Hicks and Annie Donaldson to be held in contempt if they do not comply with subpoenas for documents he wants for his panel's probe in...
03:26, 06/05/2019

Why the Census citizenship question is so important The people who oppose putting a citizenship question on the 2020 decennial census have no idea what a potential mess they are creating. The controversy over the question got a lot more complicated and interesting last week, when President Trump did a...
04:00, 07/16/2019

The Fight Over the Census Citizenship Question Isn’t Over Perhaps nothing is more symbolic of Donald Trump’s disdain for the U.S. Constitution than his attempt to force the Justice Department to defy the nation’s separation of powers by ignoring a Supreme Court ruling on Independence Day. But that’s where w...
20:39, 07/04/2019

US briefing: China tariffs, Barr in contempt and Brazil's environment Thursday’s top story: Trump accuses China of ‘breaking deal’ as trade war intensifies. Plus, the border patrol serial killer – and the women who stood up to himSubscribe now to receive the morning briefing by email.Good morning, I’m Tim Walker with t...
17:00, 05/09/2019

Nadler says Barr contempt proceedings still on 'at the moment,' Raskin says 'all systems go' House Judiciary Committee Chairman Jerry Nadler told Fox News that contempt proceedings against Attorney General Bill Barr are still set for Wednesday "at the moment," and Rep. Jamie Raskin, D-Md., added that "all systems" were "go."...
02:00, 05/08/2019

‘This Is Unprecedented.’ Why William Barr’s Contempt of Congress Charge Matters Tensions between the legislative and executive branch have been simmering for weeks, but they reached a boiling point Wednesday. House Democrats on the Judiciary Committee voted to hold Attorney General William Barr in contempt of Congress for failin...
03:00, 05/09/2019

Barr set to be held in contempt over handling of Mueller report – live House to vote to hold attorney general in contempt of Congress after failure to comply with subpoena request for full version of Mueller’s reportSign up to the US briefing and get a new perspective 3.19pm BST “Faced with Chairman Nadler’s blatant abu...
16:39, 05/08/2019

U.S. Democrats move toward contempt citation for Barr over Mueller report Congressional Democrats moved closer on Monday to citing Attorney General William Barr for contempt of Congress over his failure to hand over an unredacted version of the Mueller report, escalating a showdown with the White House....
18:13, 05/06/2019

U.S. Democrats head toward contempt citation for Barr over Russia report Congressional Democrats moved closer on Monday to citing Attorney General William Barr for contempt of Congress over his failure to hand over an unredacted version of the Mueller report, escalating a showdown with the White House....
20:00, 05/06/2019

William Barr: US Attorney General held in contempt of Congress The US House of Representatives have voted to hold Attorney General William Barr in contempt of Congress as a showdown over the Mueller probe continued....
02:39, 05/09/2019

Trump backs down on US census citizenship question US President Donald Trump has abandoned his bid to put a controversial citizenship question on the 2020 census, after outrage from civil rights groups. However, he vowed he would find a way to count immigrants in the US....
11:13, 07/12/2019

Are You a Citizen? The Trump Census Question on Trial When Commerce Secretary Wilbur Ross announced in March 2018 that he was adding a question about U.S. citizenship to the next full U.S. head count, it set off a firestorm of criticism -- and a spate of legal challenges by cities, counties, states and ...
17:39, 06/27/2019

Judge: Census question might have discriminatory motive BALTIMORE (AP) — A U.S. judge says new evidence paints a “disturbing picture” that racial discrimination may be the motive behind the Trump administration’s push to ask everyone in the country about citizenship status. Last week, U....
18:39, 06/24/2019

What Is the Census Citizenship Question? And What Did the Supreme Court Say? An attack on immigrants or a need to protect minority voters? With deadline to print 2020 census forms looming on Monday, justices left the question undecided....
19:13, 06/27/2019

2020 US Census to be printed without citizenship question The feds said Tuesday that forms for the 2020 US Census would be printed without the citizenship question that Team Trump had insisted on — a short-term victory at least for those opposing the question. A Justice Department lawyer said in a memo that...
02:26, 07/03/2019

Trump drops citizenship question from census President Donald Trump abandoned his controversial bid to demand citizenship details from all respondents in next year's census Thursday, instead ordering federal agencies to compile the information using existing databases. (July 11)  ...
06:26, 07/12/2019

Judge: New documents warrant further look at census question A federal judge says he’s inclined to reexamine whether a proposed 2020 census citizenship question violates the rights of minorities after reviewing newly discovered documents from a deceased political operative. U.S. District Judge George Haz...
00:00, 06/20/2019

DOJ Still Doesn’t Know What Excuse to Use for Census Citizenship Question Justice Department attorneys didn’t have much of a response to a federal judge’s order to report by Friday whether the Trump administration would move forward with including a citizenship question on the 2020 Census....
23:13, 07/06/2019

What’s the big deal about adding a citizenship question to U.S. Census? U.S. President Donald Trump is making a last-ditch push to add a citizenship question to the 2020 U.S. Census, despite a Supreme Court ruling against it last month and criticism by some states and civil liberties groups that the question is meant to ...
01:39, 07/10/2019

Dems unveil contempt resolution for Barr, McGahn over subpoena snub House Democrats on Thursday put the finishing touches on a resolution to hold Attorney General William Barr and former White House counsel Don McGahn in contempt of Congress for not complying with recent congressional subpoenas, amid demands for info...
22:13, 06/06/2019

Democrats Prepare Contempt Order for Attorney General William Barr Democrats on the House Judiciary Committee announced Monday that they were beginning the first stages of contempt proceedings against Attorney General William Barr after the Department of Justice failed to provide an unredacted copy of Special Counse...
17:00, 05/06/2019

AG Barr talks about the census, Mueller testifying Attorney General William Barr was in South Carolina where he visited a prison and spoke about the census and a citizenship question, Bob Mueller testifying before Congress. (July 8)        ...
00:00, 07/09/2019

It's Almost Contempt Vote Time Again! House Oversight Committee chairman Rep. Elijah Cummings has set a time on Wednesday for his committee to vote on whether to hold Attorney General William Barr and Commerce Secretary Wilbur Ross in contempt of Congress for failing to comply with House...
02:00, 06/11/2019

Portugal's Socialists prepare run for majority rule after EU vote Portugal's ruling Socialists are prepared to ditch their far-left allies and go it alone at a general election in October, emboldened by their sound economic management and a weak opposition to seek majority rule....
16:39, 05/27/2019

Trump administration retreats on census citizenship question In a stinging defeat for President Donald Trump, his administration ended its effort to add a citizenship question to the 2020 U.S. census, saying that it will begin printing forms that do not include the contentious query....
00:26, 07/03/2019

Trump official says he expects citizenship question will be on census WASHINGTON – Acting Director of Citizenship and Immigration Services Ken Cuccinelli said he expects to see a citizenship question on the 2020 Census. “I do think so,” he told Dana Perino on “Fox News Sunday.” “I think the president has expresse...
22:00, 07/07/2019

Trump backs off adding citizenship question to census President Trump will announce that he is backing away from trying to include a citizenship question on the 2020 census during a Thursday afternoon news conference, according to multiple reports. The president instead will take executive action to dir...
22:26, 07/11/2019

Trump considering executive order for Census citizenship question President Donald Trump said on Friday that he is considering an executive order to add a contentious question about citizenship to the 2020 U.S. Census, after a U.S. Supreme Court blocked his initial effort to include it....
21:52, 07/05/2019

Trump denies citizenship question will be cut from 2020 Census President Trump on Wednesday appeared to cast doubt on his own commerce secretary’s statement a day before that the 2020 Census would not include a question on US citizenship — calling the reports ”FAKE!” “The News Reports about the Department of Com...
22:00, 07/03/2019

Trump administration relents over census citizenship question After supreme court decision, commerce secretary says forms being printed without question that could affect electionsThe Trump administration said on Tuesday it would begin printing forms for the 2020 US census without a controversial question askin...
06:00, 07/03/2019

Trump says he’s considering executive order to add citizenship question to census President Donald Trump looks up during the military flyovers at the Independence Day celebration in front of the Lincoln Memorial, Thursday, July 4, 2019, in Washington. The Washington Monument is in the background. (AP Photo/Carolyn Kaster) By Dartu...
00:00, 07/06/2019

The 2020 Census Will Be Printed Without the Controversial Citizenship Question The Justice Department says the 2020 Census is moving ahead without a question about citizenship. Kristen Clarke, an attorney for a civil rights group that helped fight the addition of the question, says Trump administration attorneys notified partie...
04:39, 07/03/2019

Republican operative was behind U.S. census citizenship question: filing The Trump administration concealed evidence that its proposal to add a question about citizenship to the 2020 U.S. census was intended to help Republicans draw favorable electoral maps, according to immigrant advocacy groups that sued the administrat...
19:13, 05/30/2019

Trump to take executive action on census citizenship question President Trump will announce that he will use executive action to add a citizenship question on the 2020 Census at a news conference Thursday afternoon, a White House source confirmed to The Post. The president tweeted that he would address the cont...
19:00, 07/11/2019

Trump Reverses Course—Again—on Citizenship Question for Census 2020 That didn’t last long. Just one day after the Trump administration said the 2020 census forms would be published without a question asking whether people are U.S. citizens, Donald Trump railed (on Twitter, of course) that such reports were “FAKE!” an...
03:26, 07/04/2019

Are You a Citizen? The Trump Census Question on Trial: QuickTake When U.S. Commerce Secretary Wilbur Ross announced in March 2018 that he was adding a question about citizenship to the 2020 census, it triggered legal challenges by cities, counties, states and immigrant-rights groups. One of the lawsuits, brought b...
15:26, 07/11/2019

New U.S. census turmoil as Trump again pursues citizenship question President Donald Trump said on Wednesday he was moving ahead with adding a contentious citizenship question to the 2020 U.S. census in a dramatic reversal after his own administration including Commerce Secretary Wilbur Ross announced a day earlier t...
07:00, 07/04/2019

Advocates: Emails show that census question discriminates Voting rights activists argue newly discovered 2015 correspondence between a GOP redistricting expert and a current Census Bureau official bolster arguments that discrimination motivated efforts to add a citizenship question to the 2020 population su...
20:39, 06/15/2019

Republican redistricting expert blamed for census question NEW YORK (AP) — A new court filing by lawyers opposing adding a citizenship question to the 2020 census alleges a longtime Republican redistricting expert played a key role in making the change. The filing Thursday in Manhattan federal court comes ju...
18:39, 05/30/2019

Donald Trump says he hasn't given up on census citizenship question President Donald Trump contradicted his Justice Department on Wednesday, saying he has not given up his attempts to include a question about citizenship on the 2020 Census....
22:26, 07/03/2019

How Trump's census question could transform America's electoral map If the Trump administration adds a new question to the 2020 census, up to 4m people could go uncounted, paving the way for Republican gerrymandering It has happened every decade since the foundation of the United States, mandated by the first article...
16:26, 06/17/2019

Trump administration says it will print census without citizenship question The Trump administration on Tuesday said it will print the 2020 census without a question about citizenship, bringing to an apparent close a contentious legal battle over that aspect of the decennial survey....
01:52, 07/03/2019

Trump Considering an Executive Order to Allow Citizenship Question on Census A federal judge in Maryland has given the administration until 2 p.m. Friday to explain how it would proceed after a Supreme Court ruling that rejected its rational to add the question....
19:13, 07/05/2019

Barr’s no-show triggers contempt threats, Nixon comparison and more impeachment talk Speaker Nancy Pelosi compared Trump to Richard Nixon and accused Barr of lying to Congress as her members readied to hold him in contempt and impeachment talks gained steam....
01:00, 05/03/2019

Nadler likens Trump to 'dictator,' threatens Barr with contempt after hearing boycott House Judiciary Committee Chairman Jerrold Nadler vowed a "reckoning" Thursday after Attorney General Bill Barr boycotted a scheduled hearing before the panel, speaking in grave terms as he likened President Trump to a dictator and threatened the Jus...
17:26, 05/02/2019

Dem Rep. Garamendi: Barr contempt debate a 'fundamental fight' about federal 'power distribution' Congressman John Garamendi said Wednesday on "Outnumbered Overtime" that the debate over whether to hold Attorney General William Barr in contempt of Congress for not turning over the unredacted Mueller report may lead to a "fundamental fight" over t...
11:13, 05/09/2019

Majority of Canadians want change in Ottawa, 37% say they’d vote Conservative: Ipsos The Ipsos poll showed Conservative leader Andrew Scheer picking up the approval of 36 per cent of respondents, compared to Justin Trudeau's 32 per cent....
13:13, 07/17/2019

Guatemala ex-first lady Torres short of majority in first-round vote Guatemala's presidential election was headed for a runoff as results on Monday gave center-left candidate Sandra Torres a clear lead but far short of the outright majority needed to avoid a second round against a conservative rival....
20:13, 06/17/2019

Trump administration to face claim of deceit over U.S. Census question The Trump administration is expected to appear in court on Wednesday to defend itself against claims that its proposed addition of a citizenship question to the 2020 U.S. Census was secretly orchestrated by a political operative seeking to boost Repu...
16:13, 06/05/2019

Supreme Court Leaves Census Question on Citizenship in Doubt In a setback for the Trump administration, the court said the reason for adding the question was inadequate. Government experts said adding the question could suppress participation among immigrants....
19:13, 06/27/2019

Donald Trump to address census citizenship question Thursday President Donald Trump announced that he will hold a news conference Thursday afternoon regarding the U.S. Census and the rejected citizenship question he has been trying to get on the nationwide questionnaire....
16:39, 07/11/2019

Ex-aide: Census citizenship question was added to keep off illegal immigrants A former top adviser to Commerce Secretary Wilbur Ross told congressional investigators that he spoke to a professor who has advocated for adding a citizenship question to the 2020 census to limit the participation of illegal immigrants. James Uthmei...
17:13, 06/25/2019

Lawyers still weighing options on Trump's wish for U.S. census citizenship question The Trump administration is still considering how to proceed in its effort to add a contentious citizenship question to the 2020 census, according to court papers filed on Friday....
21:52, 07/05/2019

President Trump Backs Down on Adding Citizenship Question to Census President Donald Trump is no longer pushing to include a citizenship question on the 2020 census, averting what legal experts say would have raised thorny constitutional and legal issues. Instead, Trump issued an executive order Thursday that directs...
05:13, 07/12/2019

The Latest: Supreme Court blocks census citizenship question WASHINGTON (AP) — The Latest on the Supreme Court’s final day before its summer break (all times local): 10:45 a.m. The Supreme Court is forbidding President Donald Trump’s administration from adding a citizenship question to the 2020 cen...
21:13, 06/27/2019

Trump administration scrambles to save citizenship question on census A federal judge in Maryland overseeing one of three lawsuits on the matter gave the administration until 2 p.m. Friday to explain how it intends to proceed....
05:13, 07/05/2019

Trump floats delaying the 2020 census for citizenship question President Donald Trump suggested that he wants to delay the U.S. Census following a Supreme Court ruling that the 2020 census form cannot include a question about citizenship. The court’s decision Thursday showed it was deeply fractured on the ...
23:13, 06/27/2019

Trump Withdraws Controversial Push To Add Citizenship Question To Census President Donald Trump on Thursday backed down from his controversial push to add a citizenship question to the 2020 census, effectively conceding defeat in a battle he had revived last week and......
05:13, 07/12/2019

Trump ‘determined’ to add citizenship question to the census, immigration official says _____ A top U.S. immigration official said Sunday he’s confident that the Trump administration will add the citizenship question to the 2020 census after their effort to do so was shot down by the Supreme Court. “I do think so,” Ken...
04:26, 07/08/2019

Groups say U.S. census citizenship question was designed to influence elections The Trump administration concealed evidence that its proposal to add a question about citizenship to the 2020 U.S. census was intended to help Republicans draw favorable electoral maps, according to immigrant advocacy groups that sued the administrat...
04:00, 05/31/2019

Trump to announce executive action on census citizenship question U.S. President Donald Trump on Thursday will announce an executive action over his administration's effort to add a citizenship question to the 2020 census despite ongoing court challenges, two administration officials told Reuters....
18:13, 07/11/2019

Trump: lawyers working on census citizenship question on July 4 U.S. President Donald Trump said on Thursday that government lawyers were working to find a way to include a citizenship question in the 2020 census, even on the federal Independence Day holiday....
16:52, 07/04/2019

Trump expected to announce executive action on census question President Trump plans to hold a news conference Thursday where he's expected to announce an executive action related to the ongoing battle over the 2020 census. ...
17:26, 07/11/2019

Pelosi says Trump is trying to ‘Make America White Again’ with census question House Speaker Nancy Pelosi on Monday blasted President Trump’s push for a citizenship question on the 2020 census as an effort to “Make America White Again” — claiming, “it’s not what our founders had in mind.” ...
00:52, 07/09/2019

Official’s Testimony Adds to Rancor Around Census Citizenship Question The newly released testimony by the Commerce Department’s counsel gave ammunition to Democrats who have accused the Trump administration of trying to skew census results to Republicans’ benefit....
11:26, 06/25/2019

US supreme court blocks 2020 census citizenship question – for now Lower court ruling upheld in blow to Trump, but commerce department may have time to advance alternative reasoning The Trump administration will not be able to move ahead with its original, highly controversial plan to include a question about citize...
01:52, 06/28/2019

Trump: Feds working on holiday to add census citizenship question President Trump on Thursday said his administration is working “very hard” on Independence Day to try to find a way to include a US citizenship question on the 2020 Census. “So important for our Country that the very simple and basic ‘Are you a Citiz...
22:52, 07/04/2019

Census citizenship question fight rages in U.S. Congress, courts A U.S. House of Representatives panel on Tuesday moved to hold two members of President Donald Trump's Cabinet in contempt of Congress for defying subpoenas in an inquiry into whether the administration's plan to add a citizenship question to the 202...
02:00, 06/26/2019

Federal judge moves forward on census citizenship question A federal judge will rule on case questioning if the basis of the Trump administration wanting to add a 2020 census citizenship question is discriminatory....
19:39, 07/06/2019

Trump wants ‘successful conclusion’ to census citizenship question case Don’t count it out just yet. President Trump on Tuesday revealed that he’s instructed the Justice Department and Commerce Department to do “whatever is necessary” to get a citizenship question on the 2020 census — just hours a...
09:52, 07/03/2019

Trump administration working holiday to resolve census question The Trump administration is working to determine a way to include a citizenship question on the 2020 Census after a federal judge gave them until 2 p.m. Friday to resolve the issue....
18:13, 07/04/2019

Supreme Court effectively blocks census citizenship question for now The Supreme Court on Thursday delivered a setback to the Trump administration's plans to add a citizenship question to the 2020 census, effectively blocking the addition of the question for now....
17:39, 06/27/2019

Trump administration will print 2020 census without citizenship question The Trump administration will move forward with printing the 2020 census without a controversial citizenship question, a Department of Justice spokesperson said Tuesday. The Supreme Court last week blocked the administration from adding the question,...
02:00, 07/03/2019

Supreme Court cuts citizenship question on 2020 census for now The Supreme Court blocked the Commerce Department from adding a citizenship question to the 2020 census, sending it back to the federal agency for a fuller explanation about why it should be included. “We cannot ignore the disconnect between th...
17:13, 06/27/2019

Trump expected to abandon quest to get citizenship question on census Trump will pursue other avenues for demanding citizenship information after the Supreme Court blocked his census efforts, according to current and former administration officials familiar with the plans....
00:00, 07/12/2019

Trump administration: 2020 Census to be printed without citizenship question GettyImages WASHINGTON (AP) – The Trump administration says the 2020 Census questionnaire is moving ahead without a question about citizenship. That’s according to an attorney for a civil rights group that helped fight the addition of the quest...
02:00, 07/03/2019

Trump administration will have to defend claim of deceit over census question Plaintiffs suing the Trump administration over the inclusion of a citizenship question on the 2020 census have until July 12 to file briefs explaining why they believe the government should be sanctioned for allegedly concealing evidence, a federal j...
00:13, 06/06/2019

Trump Thinks He Can Use An Executive Order to Get a Citizenship Question on the Census President Trump has announced that he’s “very seriously” considering an executive order in attempt to force a citizenship question onto the 2020 census, thanks to his absolute determination to abolish the separation of powers and turn the U.S. into t...
22:00, 07/05/2019

Booker introduces bill to restrict use of census citizenship question The Trump administration is pressing forward with its effort to include a citizenship question in the 2020 census, but Sen. Cory Booker, D-N.J., is hoping to pass legislation that would limit its usefulness should it become a reality....
19:13, 07/10/2019

Trump Vows to Move Forward With Citizenship Question on Census The president contradicted statements by his Justice and Commerce Departments that census forms were being printed without the question and they would heed a court ruling....
18:52, 07/03/2019

Trump to back down from citizenship question on U.S. census to have different survey: ABC News U.S. President Donald Trump is expected to back down on Thursday from putting a citizenship question on the census, instead issuing an executive order to survey the American public by other means, ABC News reported....
23:00, 07/11/2019

Supreme Court blocks Trump's census citizenship question, for now The U.S. Supreme Court handed President Donald Trump a significant defeat on Thursday, ruling that his administration did not give an adequate explanation for its plan to include a contentious citizenship question on the 2020 census and preventing it...
18:00, 06/27/2019

Trump Cries Uncle on Citizenship Question for Census 2020 Looks like Donald Trump blinked. The Justice Department announced Tuesday that there will be no citizenship question on the 2020 census, a week after the U.S. Supreme Court blocked the addition of the question by raising concerns about the reasoning ...
02:13, 07/03/2019

Trump appears to contradict his own administration on census citizenship question Trump’s Commerce and Justice departments said the census was being printed without the question, but the president said Wednesday he was “moving forward” with the plan....
21:13, 07/03/2019

‘Disturbing picture’: Judge says census question might have discriminatory motive BALTIMORE — New evidence paints a “disturbing picture” that racial discrimination may be the motive behind the Trump administration’s push to ask everyone in the country about citizenship status, a federal judge wrote in a Monday fi...
03:00, 06/25/2019

Trump denies administration's retreat on census citizenship question President Donald Trump on Wednesday said his administration had not dropped its efforts to add a contentious citizenship question to the 2020 U.S. census, contradicting statements made by his own officials including Commerce Secretary Wilbur Ross....
19:00, 07/03/2019

Joe Pinion: Courts will help Trump if they rule against him again on census citizenship question Voters resonate with the basic premise of a Census citizenship question and if the Supreme Court ruled against President Trump again on the issue, it would help him politically....
00:26, 07/06/2019

President Trump Expected to Drop Citizenship Census Question (WASHINGTON)— President Donald Trump is expected to drop his bid to include a citizenship question on the 2020 census. That’s according to House Republicans aide. Trump will instead pursue other avenues for asking the question after the S...
22:13, 07/11/2019

Judge Napolitano: Dem threats of jailing Barr are 'absurd', contempt warning used as 'political weapon' Fox News senior judicial analyst Judge Andrew Napolitano says the Democrats’ threats of putting Attorney General Bill Barr into the slammer for not complying with their subpoenas are “absurd.”...
15:26, 05/07/2019

Watters: Dems, media in 'full meltdown mode' over Barr being held in contempt of Congress Jesse Watters chronicled several members of the media and the Democratic Party he said were going into "meltdown mode" over Attorney General William Barr's refusal to turn over the full Mueller report to Congress....
06:00, 05/10/2019

Senate Majority Leader McConnell says 'nobody wins a trade war' Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell said on Tuesday that "nobody wins a trade war" but he hoped President Donald Trump's tactics in negotiations China would put the United States in a better position to move trade talks forward with Beijing....
21:26, 05/14/2019

Prosecutors Ask Judge To Hold Robert Kraft's Defense Lawyers In Contempt Of Court In a motion filed Tuesday, Palm Beach County prosecutors asked the judge in Robert Kraft’s prostitution solicitation case to hold two of Kraft’s lawyers in contempt of court. The motion claims that two of the New England Patriots owner’s attorneys, A...
03:26, 05/08/2019

U.S. AG William Barr says he sees a way for 2020 census to legally ask about citizenship In an interview with The Associated Press, Barr said the Trump administration will take action in the coming days that he believes will allow the government to add the controversial census query....
03:13, 07/09/2019

DOJ announces legal team shift over citizenship question on 2020 census The U.S. Justice Department said Sunday it is seeking a new legal team in its efforts to add a citizenship question on the 2020 census after the Supreme Court temporarily blocked its inclusion....
08:00, 07/08/2019

Trump drops census citizenship question, vows to get data from government U.S. President Donald Trump retreated on Thursday from adding a contentious question on citizenship to the 2020 census, but insisted he was not giving up his fight to count how many non-citizens are in the country and ordered government agencies to m...
05:52, 07/12/2019

2020 census: Trump administration still seeking grounds for 'citizen' question Supreme court rejected justice department’s justificationPresident says he is considering executive actionThe US justice department has said it will continue to look for legal grounds to force the inclusion of a controversial citizenship question on ...
04:39, 07/06/2019

Trump presses for contentious census citizenship question despite legal uncertainty The Trump administration on Friday refused to back down over its bid to put a contentious citizenship question on the 2020 U.S. census, meaning that a court case will move forward over whether officials were motivated by racial bias in seeking to add...
01:00, 07/06/2019

Justice Dept. to Replace Lawyers in Census Citizenship Question Case The change, which came on the heels of an extraordinary week in a yearlong clash to add the question, is all but unprecedented in legal battles as consequential as the one over the 2020 head count....
06:52, 07/08/2019

Trump fumes as Supreme Court blocks census citizenship question The U.S. Supreme Court on Thursday handed President Donald Trump a stinging defeat, ruling that his administration gave a "contrived" explanation for its plan to include a contentious citizenship question in the 2020 census in a decision that will ma...
22:00, 06/27/2019

Trump insists he’s not dropping effort to add citizenship question to 2020 Census President Trump insisted Wednesday that he is not dropping efforts to include a citizenship question on the upcoming 2020 census, even as the U.S. Census Bureau has started the process of printing the questionnaire without it....
02:13, 07/04/2019

Supreme Court removes citizenship question from 2020 census forms WASHINGTON (NBC NEWS) — The Supreme Court ruled Thursday that the Trump administration cannot include a question about citizenship on the 2020 census form that goes to every U.S. household, giving a win to mostly Democratic populous states that said ...
21:13, 06/27/2019

Trump floats executive order to get citizenship question on 2020 census President Trump said Friday he is considering using an executive order to place a citizenship question on the 2020 census, as the administration faces an afternoon deadline to say whether it will proceed with its push. ...
18:26, 07/05/2019

Trump Turns to Executive Action to Press Citizenship Question on Census President Trump is planning to further his ongoing battle to place a question about citizenship on the 2020 census by announcing an executive action in the Rose Garden on Thursday....
16:52, 07/11/2019

DOJ says citizenship question being dropped from 2020 Census: NY attorney general's office The New York attorney general’s office said Tuesday the Justice Department has decided to print the 2020 Census without the citizenship question sought by the Trump administration, ending a contentious legal dispute over an issue that could soon affe...
23:52, 07/02/2019

Supreme Court Rebuffs Donald Trump On Census Citizenship Question The Supreme Court ruled on Thursday against adding a question about citizenship to the US census, calling the rationale for it "contrived," in a defeat for President Donald Trump on an issue with......
20:00, 06/27/2019

Supreme Court filing: Census citizenship question a GOP election strategy Advocates who oppose adding a citizenship question to the 2020 Census have filed new evidence with the U.S. Supreme Court, which they say proves the question is a strategy to get more Republicans elected....
16:52, 05/31/2019

Trump drops citizenship question in census, will seek data by other means U.S. President Donald Trump said on Thursday he was dropping his effort to add a citizenship question to the 2020 census but will sign an executive order telling federal agencies to provide citizenship data to the Commerce Department....
05:52, 07/12/2019

AOC goes off on Census question, blasts Kris Kobach: 'Has a resume of voter suppression' Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez, D-N.Y. on Wednesday defended Democrats' decision to subpoena documents related to President Trump's proposed census question, blasting the administration's lack of cooperation over a question that she said had a history...
21:52, 06/12/2019

Trump ditches census question; will find other methods of counting non-citizens President Donald Trump on Thursday backed away from asking a question about citizenship on the 2020 census, but instead directed agencies to provide data on non-citizens to the Census Bureau....
01:13, 07/12/2019

Confusion as Trump insists he plans to add citizenship question to 2020 census President says ‘we are absolutely moving forward’ – contradicting earlier administration statements that the plan had been droppedDonald Trump has said he plans to move ahead with adding a contentious citizenship question to the 2020 US census, contr...
03:52, 07/04/2019

Letitia James joins with ACLU to block census citizenship question New York Attorney General Letitia James joined with the ACLU on Friday night in filing a motion in the Southern District of New York to block the Trump administration from delaying the printing of the 2020 census questionnaire or changing it to inclu...
11:53, 07/06/2019

Trump expected to announce order to allow citizenship question on census – live Trump expected to announce executive action after a loss in court Government could begin immigration raids on SundaySign up for the US briefing and get a new perspective 4.22pm BST We’re now watching House Speaker Nancy Pelosi’s weekly news conferenc...
17:26, 07/11/2019

Judge Is Asked to Punish Officials Over Tactics in Census Question Dispute Plaintiffs who sued to block the addition of a citizenship question to the 2020 census called the conduct of Trump administration officials “nothing less than a fraud on the court.”...
04:39, 07/17/2019

Trump mulling executive order on citizenship question in Census: Axios U.S. President Donald Trump is considering issuing an executive order on including a citizenship question in the U.S. census, Axios reported on Thursday....
16:52, 07/04/2019

Trump asserts executive privilege over census citizenship question info President Donald Trump on Wednesday asserted executive privilege over information related to his administration's decision to add a citizenship question to the 2020 census, NBC News reports....
22:00, 06/12/2019

Pro net neutrality advocates take on US Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell Most Americans -- Democrats and Republicans alike -- want the return of net neutrality, but Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell won't give the Save the Internet Act its day in the US Senate....
22:26, 06/11/2019

Former Senate Majority Leader Daschle joins cannabis board SIOUX FALLS, S.D. (AP) — Former Senate Majority Leader Tom Daschle has been named to an advisory board of a cannabis investment company. The Argus Leader reports the South Dakota Democrat joined New York-based Northern Swan Holdings I...
19:00, 05/22/2019

Senate majority leader expects U.S. election security briefing U.S. Senate majority leader Mitch McConnell said on Tuesday he expected lawmakers to receive a briefing on election security, but did not provide details....
22:26, 06/11/2019

KKR in talks to sell majority stake in French call centre operator Webhelp Private equity firm KKR & Co Inc said on Wednesday it is in talks to sell a majority stake in French call centre business Webhelp to Belgian investment firm Groupe Bruxelles Lamber for on an enterprise value of 2.4 billion euros ($2.69 billion)....
12:52, 07/10/2019

Collins on Nadler’s contempt vote: 'He wants to subpoena everything that moves' House Judiciary Chairman Jerry Nadler, D-N.Y., is pushing ahead with his planned contempt vote against Attorney General William Barr simply because he wants to “subpoena everything that moves,” according to Republican Rep. Doug Collins....
23:13, 06/05/2019

US Attorney General facing contempt vote in Congress US House Democrats are set to vote on whether to hold US Attorney General William Barr in contempt over his refusal to release a full version of the Mueller report. President Trump has used his executive privilege....
21:00, 05/08/2019

House panel reaches agreement to question former chief of staff to onetime White House counsel The House Judiciary Committee will accept written answers from Annie Donaldson, former chief of staff to Donald McGahn. Donaldson’s written notes were key to the Mueller report....
20:52, 06/24/2019

Watch live: President Donald Trump addresses census citizenship question President Donald Trump announced that he will hold a news conference Thursday afternoon regarding the U.S. Census and the rejected citizenship question he has been trying to get on the nationwide questionnaire....
19:52, 07/11/2019

Trump declares push for census citizenship question not over, calls reports ‘FAKE’ President Trump abruptly declared Wednesday that his administration is continuing to fight to include a citizenship question as part of the census, despite his own Commerce secretary saying hours earlier they were moving forward without it in respons...
19:26, 07/03/2019

Federal judges send census question case back to lower court BALTIMORE (AP) — Federal judges have decided a lower court should be sent back a lawsuit focused on whether a 2020 census question pushed by the Trump administration violates minorities’ rights. The Tuesday decision by the 4th Circuit Court of ...
22:26, 06/25/2019

ACLU asks Supreme Court to delay ruling on census citizenship question The American Civil Liberties Union requested the Supreme Court to delay making a decision whether the Trump administration can include a controversial question in the 2020 census form until next fall, according to court...
11:52, 06/13/2019

Reopened Legal Challenge to Census Citizenship Question Throws Case Into Chaos The Supreme Court is expected to rule on the question’s inclusion on the 2020 census this week. But recently discovered files have compelled lower courts to re-examine the case....
00:00, 06/26/2019

Trump says 'absolutely moving forward' with census citizenship question, despite claims to contrary President Donald Trump on Wednesday called news reports that the Commerce Department would drop its plans to ask people if they are U.S. citizens on the 2020 census "fake."...
17:52, 07/03/2019

Trump urged to ignore Supreme Court, print census question: 'Because we should,' GOP lawmaker says A Republican congressman from Texas encouraged President Trump Tuesday to ignore the Supreme Court and print the census survey with the question about citizenship, as the president mulls an executive order....
11:52, 07/05/2019

Advocacy groups ask Supreme Court to delay ruling on census citizenship question Groups challenging the Trump administration's contentious decision to add a citizenship question to the 2020 U.S. census on Wednesday asked the Supreme Court to consider delaying a ruling on the issue in light of new evidence....
06:39, 06/13/2019

Trump Ends Fight to Add Citizenship Question to Census — He’ll Just Comb Through Fed Records to Get That Info Forget the census, Donald Trump conceded Thursday. The administration will get the citizenship information it wants by scouring existing federal records....
08:00, 07/12/2019

Trump expected to announce order on census question, defying supreme court President’s executive action would likely trigger a legal shock wave by directly challenging a supreme court orderIn what could play out as an attack on the supreme court and a head-on collision with the judiciary, Donald Trump has called a press con...
20:39, 07/11/2019

Justice Department will appoint new legal team to handle census citizenship question A new legal team will lead the Trump administration's efforts to add a contentious citizenship question to the 2020 U.S. Census form, despite the U.S. Supreme Court ruling last month temporarily blocking it....
20:13, 07/08/2019

Top USCIS official suggests census citizenship question could help with ‘burden’ of illegal immigration Ken Cuccinelli, President Trump’s acting U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services director, in an interview seemed to add more confusion to the White House’s position....
17:13, 07/05/2019

Trump wants to delay 2020 Census after Supreme Court cuts citizenship question President Trump called for delaying the 2020 census after the Supreme Court blocked the Commerce Department from adding a citizenship question and asked the agency for a further explanation why it should be included. ​ ​”I have asked the lawyer...
21:39, 06/27/2019

Justice Department says allegations that it hid true motives for census citizenship question are ‘frivolous’ In a filing to U.S. District Judge Jesse Furman, DOJ attorneys accused lawyers challenging the question of trying to “derail” a Supreme Court ruling on the case, which is expected by the end of this month. New information last week suggested the ques...
06:52, 06/04/2019

The Supreme Court Turned Down a Trump Administration Census Question. The Attorney General Wants to Try Again (EDGEFIELD, S.C.) — Attorney General William Barr said Monday that he sees a legal path to adding a citizenship question to the 2020 census, despite a Supreme Court ruling that blocked its inclusion, at least temporarily. In an interview with T...
13:26, 07/09/2019

SCOTUS Blocks Census Citizenship Question, but Rules Political Gerrymandering Constitutional On the last day of its term, the nation’s highest court churned out two major rulings: One concerning the U.S. Census, the other, the future of gerrymandering....
04:00, 06/28/2019

Judge blocks Justice Department from swapping lawyers in census question case A federal judge on Tuesday blocked the Justice Department from changing its legal team in a case related to a question about citizenship the Trump administration wants to include on the 2020 census....
03:00, 07/10/2019

Democrat overseeing U.S. Census funding would block form reprint for citizenship question A U.S. House Democrat who oversees funding for the U.S. Census Bureau said on Tuesday he would not support money being spent to reprint forms if the Trump administration won court approval to include a contentious question on citizenship....
21:39, 07/09/2019

Second judge denies DOJ request to swap lawyers in census immigration question case A second judge denied a Trump administration request to swap out the legal team for a case related to whether a question about citizenship will be included on the 2020 census....
04:26, 07/11/2019

Nancy Pelosi Says Trump Wants to Make the U.S. ‘White Again’ by Adding the Census Citizenship Question House Speaker Nancy Pelosi says President Donald Trump wants to add a citizenship question to next year’s Census because he wants to “make America white again.” The California Democrat says the administration is battling in federal ...
13:26, 07/09/2019

José Serrano would fight funding to amend census forms for citizenship question The top House Democrat who oversees census funding said today he’ll oppose any federal dollars needed to reprint the questionnaire with the Trump administration’s citizenship question.“I have no intention of allowing this flagrant waste of money,“ Re...
20:52, 07/09/2019

Deceased G.O.P. Strategist’s Hard Drives Reveal New Details on the Census Citizenship Question Weeks before the Supreme Court rules on the legality of the citizenship question, evidence filed in court could further erode the Trump administration’s rationale for the question....
14:52, 05/30/2019

Census 2020: justice department brings in new team to fight for citizenship question Civil rights groups and some states strongly object to the proposal, which is being championed by Donald TrumpA new team of lawyers at the Department of Justice will take over handling 2020 census-related cases, a spokeswoman for the agency said on S...
06:52, 07/08/2019

Just What We Suspected: Push for Citizenship Question on 2020 Census Is About Favoring Whites and Republicans Virtual messages from the grave prove that the Trump administration’s push to add a citizenship question to the 2020 census has indeed been a craven ploy to benefit Republicans and “non-Hispanic whites.”...
02:26, 05/31/2019

2020 Census citizenship question would hurt business decisions on jobs, stores and even TV Census data helps all kinds of companies decide where to build and what to sell. Imagine the impact if that information were incomplete or distorted.       ...
16:39, 06/11/2019

White House asserts 'executive privilege' as House panel takes aim at Barr The White House on Wednesday took the aggressive step of invoking "executive privilege" to block the release of Special Counsel Robert Mueller's full Russia report as a Democratic-led U.S. congressional panel moved toward holding Attorney General Wil...
18:00, 05/08/2019

Supreme Court blocks citizenship question on 2020 census for now; administration’s explanation insufficient WASHINGTON (AP) — Supreme Court blocks citizenship question on 2020 census for now; administration’s explanation insufficient ....
18:13, 06/27/2019

Trump DOJ tells court administration is still exploring options to add citizenship question to 2020 census The Justice Department indicated Friday it will still pursue options to add a citizenship question on the 2020 census despite a court setback, as President Trump said he is considering using an executive order as one of several options. ...
00:26, 07/06/2019

‘A willingness to fight’: Win or lose, Trump’s push for a citizenship question in the Census is red meat for his base While Trump’s combative strategy has so far yielded mixed results, it nonetheless allows Trump to cast himself as a relentless change agent — an image that has become central to his reelection bid....
15:28, 07/06/2019

Justice Department Says It Was ‘Instructed’ by President Trump to Explore Ways to Put Citizenship Question on the Census President Donald Trump’s Wednesday morning announcement that he still aimed to add a citizenship question to the 2020 census, despide a serious Supreme Court setback, appears to coincide with the Department of Justice being “instructed...
08:13, 07/04/2019

Trump doubles down on citizenship question for 2020 census, reportedly mulls executive order President Trump on Thursday doubled down on his push for a citizenship question on the 2020 census -- as reports said he is mulling using an executive order to get a question on the census....
01:52, 07/05/2019

Trump administration will continue fight to put citizenship question on 2020 census: Court filing The Trump administration will continue legal efforts to put ask people on the 2020 census if they are U.S. citizens, Justice Department lawyers told a federal judge in a new court filing....
21:26, 07/05/2019

Napolitano on SCOTUS blocking citizenship question from census: 'Significant defeat' for President Trump Judge Andrew Napolitano said Thursday that President Trump and his administration suffered a "significant defeat" with the Supreme Court blocking a citizenship question from the 2020 census. ...
20:39, 06/27/2019

Supreme Court blocks census citizenship question; Donald Trump calls for delay After months of controversy, the Supreme Court delivered its long-awaited ruling Thursday on whether the government can add a citizenship question to the 2020 census -- blocking the move days before a key deadline....
22:39, 06/27/2019

Justice Department reverses position on keeping citizenship question in census after Trump tweet WASHINGTON (NBC NEWS) – A top Justice Department lawyer said Wednesday the agency is trying to find a “legally available path” to include a citizenship question on the 2020 census after President Donald Trump tweeted that “We ...
03:13, 07/04/2019

Trump Administration Tells Court It Will Push Ahead With Efforts to Add Citizenship Question To Census Government lawyers say the Trump administration will continue its push to get a citizenship question on the 2020 census. The Justice Department had until Friday afternoon to explain how it will find a legal basis to force the question on the census. ...
00:39, 07/06/2019

President Trump Will Take Executive Action on Census Citizenship Question, Defying Supreme Court (Bloomberg)— President Donald Trump will announce an executive action to continue his fight to include a citizenship question on the 2020 U.S. Census, the latest sign he may not be dissuaded after being rebuffed by the Supreme Court. The execut...
17:39, 07/11/2019

Supreme Court Allows Partisan Districts and Blocks Trump Administration’s Citizenship Census Question (WASHINGTON) — In two politically charged rulings, the Supreme Court dealt a huge blow Thursday to efforts to combat the drawing of electoral districts for partisan gain and put a hold on the Trump administration’s effort to add a citizen...
18:00, 06/27/2019

Who is Amy McGrath, the Kentucky Democrat challenging Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell? Amy McGrath, the former fighter pilot who narrowly lost a bid for Congress last year, on Tuesday launched her campaign to unseat Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell....
06:39, 07/10/2019

Republican ‘Redistricting Expert’ Reportedly Played a Part in Developing 2020 Census Citizenship Question (NEW YORK) — A longtime Republican redistricting expert played a key role in adding a citizenship question to the 2020 census, according to court papers filed Thursday by opponents of the move. The filing in Manhattan federal court said the dis...
22:39, 05/30/2019

Judge denies government lawyer shake-up, adds hurdle for Trump on U.S. Census citizenship question A judge in New York on Tuesday denied the U.S. Department of Justice's request to shake up the legal team that was handling cases on the 2020 Census, adding another hurdle to the Trump administration's bid to put a contentious citizenship question on...
01:39, 07/10/2019

Federal judge rejects Trump administration’s bid to swap out lawyers for Census case on citizenship question The judge’s decision is the latest development in the continuing effort by the Trump administration to add a citizenship question to the 2020 Census....
05:13, 07/10/2019

Jim Jordan: Dems oppose census citizenship question over fear of exposing non-citizens, illegal immigrants Democrats oppose the presence of a citizenship question on the 2020 census because it will expose how many people in the U.S. are either non-citizens or here illegally, according to Rep. Jim Jordan, R-Ohio....
05:00, 07/10/2019

Top Conservative Calls for Chief Justice’s Head Over High Court’s Ruling on the Census Citizenship Question Because (obvi) any Supreme Court justice handpicked for the job by GOP conservatives owes strict allegiance to the Constitution conservatives everywhere, the head of the nation’s oldest conservative advocacy group is calling for Chief Justice John Ro...
04:00, 06/28/2019

Trump slams contempt vote against Cabinet officials, says Dems have gone 'Loco' President Trump issued a warning to House Democrats Thursday following a committee vote to hold Attorney General Bill Barr and Secretary of Commerce Wilbur Ross in contempt,  blasting the move and vowing "Republicans will remember!"  ...
14:52, 06/13/2019

Big question for EU vote: How well will the far-right do? The European Parliament elections have never been so hotly anticipated or contested, with many predicting that this year’s ballot will mark a coming-of-age moment for the euroskeptic far-right movement...
10:00, 05/22/2019

‘His people died under that flag’: Reactions to Kaepernick’s call to cancel Nike’s Betsy Ross shoe Nike canceled the release of a sneaker July 1 that featured a 13-star Betsy Ross American flag after after former NFL player Colin Kaepernick said some would consider the design offensive....
12:26, 07/04/2019

Napolitano: Barr 'splitting hairs' with response to question during testimony about Mueller's concerns A line of questioning between Sen. Patrick Leahy and William Barr on Wednesday over past statements the attorney general made regarding the Mueller report shows exactly why House lawmakers want to bring in their own legal staff to interrogate Barr, F...
21:13, 05/01/2019

Government lawyers affirm administration will pursue adding citizenship question to 2020 Census, according to statement to judge The comments come as government lawyers scramble to find a legal path to restore the controversial query, following a Supreme Court ruling that blocked it....
21:00, 07/05/2019

Facebook says Zuckerberg and Sandberg will defy Canadian subpoena, risking contempt vote A senior Canadian politician is warning that Facebook's Mark Zuckerberg and Sheryl Sandberg could be held in contempt of Parliament if they fail to attend a hearing in Ottawa this week....
17:52, 05/28/2019

Justice Department hires whole new team of lawyers to defend the Trump administration’s bid to include a citizenship question on the 2020 census REUTERS / Jonathan Ernst The Justice Department is shaking up the legal team fighting for the inclusion of a citizenship question on the 2020 census. The Justice Department is expected to file court papers Monday that show a new team of lawyers wil...
12:26, 07/08/2019

Majority of Democrats on House Judiciary Committee now back impeachment The majority of Democrats on the House Judiciary Committee now publicly support opening an impeachment inquiry, according to a review of recent statements by the committee's 24 Democrats.Rep. Eric Swalwell's embracement of calls for an impeachment i...
21:52, 06/13/2019

Shinzo Abe On Course To Retain Majority In Japan Upper House Election Japanese voters cast ballots Sunday in an upper house election, with Shinzo Abe's ruling bloc looking to protect its majority and keep on track plans to amend the country's pacifist constitution....
08:13, 07/21/2019

Japan’s ruling coalition secures upper house majority Prime Minister Shinzo Abe’s ruling coalition has secured a majority in Japan’s upper house of parliament in elections, according to vote counts by public television and other media...
16:52, 07/21/2019

Japan's ruling bloc set for upper house majority, may get 2/3: NHK exit poll Prime Minister Shinzo Abe's ruling bloc is set to keep a solid majority in Japan's upper house election on Sunday and with allies could seal the two-thirds majority needed to keep alive his dream of revising the pacifist constitution, an NHK exit pol...
16:52, 07/21/2019

Japan's pro-constitutional revision force to lose 2/3 majority in upper house: NHK Japan's ruling coalition and pro-constitutional revision allies were certain to lose the two-thirds upper house majority needed to push ahead with Prime Minister Shinzo Abe's proposal to revise the pacifist constitution, public broadcaster NHK said....
19:13, 07/21/2019

Shinzo Abe's party wins majority in Japan upper-house elections Shinzo Abe's Liberal Democratic Party won a clear majority of seats in Japan's upper-chamber House of Councillors Sunday, but it fell short of the two-thirds majority needed to keep a major campaign pledge to amend the c...
15:13, 07/22/2019

Modi's ruling alliance may win key India upper house majority next year: projection Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi's ruling alliance could achieve a crucial majority in the upper house of parliament next year if some small regional parties join the bloc that recently won a massive mandate in the lower house, according to a proj...
07:39, 06/08/2019

Japan pro-constitution reform forces fall short of 2/3 upper house majority: NHK Prime Minister Shinzo Abe's ruling bloc won a solid majority in Japan's upper house election on Sunday, but his coalition and its other allies fell short of the two-thirds majority needed to push ahead with revising the pacifist constitution, a proje...
19:13, 07/21/2019

Japan's pro-constitution reform forces fall short of 2/3 upper house majority: NHK Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe's ruling bloc won a solid majority in an upper house election on Sunday but his coalition and allies fell short of a two-thirds majority needed to begin revising the pacifist constitution, public broadcaster NHK sai...
04:39, 07/22/2019

Japan ruling bloc to keep simple majority in upper house, may get 2/3- NHK exit poll Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe's ruling bloc will keep a solid majority in parliament's upper house in Sunday's election and has a shot, together with allies, at keeping the two-thirds majority needed to keep his dream of revising the pacifist co...
16:52, 07/21/2019

Senate Dems call on DOJ watchdog to investigate Barr Democratic senators called on the Justice Department’s inspector general to investigate Attorney General William Barr’s handling of the Mueller report.Led by Senate Judiciary Committee member Mazie Hirono of Hawaii, Democrats accuse Barr of misleadi...
14:52, 05/02/2019

Nation welcomes 7,500 legal immigrants at 110 citizenship events, such as Betsy Ross House With the media’s focus on illegal immigrants pouring over the U.S.-Mexico border, the 4 million legal immigrants waiting in line for citizenship are often forgotten, but on July 4 many will finally get their day in the spotlight....
18:52, 07/03/2019

Japan's pro-constitution reform forces fall short of two-thirds upper house majority: NHK Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe's ruling bloc won a solid majority in an upper house election on Sunday but his coalition and allies fell short of a two-thirds majority needed to begin revising the pacifist constitution, public broadcaster NHK sai...
10:13, 07/22/2019

Clinton: It ‘makes perfect sense’ to call for AG Barr’s resignation Hillary Clinton said Wednesday that it “makes perfect sense” for top Democrats to call for the resignation of Attorney General William Barr. “Calling for his resignation makes perfect sense because he’s not discharging the duties of the office, he’s ...
14:00, 05/02/2019

The Latest: Pelosi signals methodical approach on Barr vote WASHINGTON (AP) — The Latest on Congress and special counsel Robert Mueller’s report (all times local): 10:50 a.m. House Speaker Nancy Pelosi says the House isn’t rushing into a vote on holding Attorney General William Barr in contempt of...
18:00, 05/09/2019

U.S. House could slap $25,000 per day contempt fines on Trump advisers: Democrat A senior Democratic lawmaker has suggested fines of $25,000 a day for contempt on U.S. officials who stonewall congressional investigations of President Donald Trump and his administration....
20:39, 05/10/2019

House Judiciary chairman endorses bundling contempt resolutions “Given the unprecedented situation in which the administration’s essentially stonewalling all subpoenas . . . it just makes sense to spend as little floor time as possible and do them together,” Jerrold Nadler (D-N.Y.) said....
00:00, 05/11/2019

Key House Democrat says he doesn't anticipate contempt votes this month House Majority Leader Steny Hoyer said Wednesday that the full Democratically-controlled House likely won't schedule votes to hold Attorney General William Barr or possibly others in contempt of Congress before the Memorial Day recess....
00:39, 05/16/2019

Germany's Social Democrats seek new leader, question coalition Germany's Social Democrats on Monday discussed appointing three caretaker leaders after Andrea Nahles resigned and SPD members, appalled by the party's plunging popularity, called for ditching their scrappy coalition with Chancellor Angela Merkel....
16:13, 06/03/2019

Democrats call for removal of Barr after testimony on Mueller report – live Kamala Harris pushes for attorney general’s resignation while Seth Moulton says he should face impeachment hearings Sign up to the US briefing and get a new perspective 2.28pm BST Have you ever thought about how Bill Clinton really likes to talk and ...
15:39, 05/03/2019

Elizabeth Warren, other Dems call for Barr's resignation as he testifies before Senate Sen. Elizabeth Warren, D-Mass., issued a blistering tweet on Wednesday in which she called for Attorney General Bill Barr to resign from the Justice Department. ...
20:00, 05/01/2019

Anti-Trump activists hold rallies across US to call for impeachment Left-wing activists took to the streets Saturday to hold rallies calling for the impeachment of President Trump, as they seek to pile further pressure on Democratic leaders in Congress to back a push to oust the president....
22:39, 06/15/2019

Iran's president says country could hold vote over nuke deal Iran's president is suggesting the Islamic Republic could hold a public referendum over the country's nuclear program amid tensions with the United States....
12:52, 05/26/2019

Iran’s president says country could hold vote over nuke deal TEHRAN, Iran (AP) — Iran’s president is suggesting the Islamic Republic could hold a public referendum over the country’s nuclear program amid tensions with the United States. The state-run IRNA news agency reported Hassan Rouhani made th...
09:52, 05/26/2019

Vote counting begins in India, Modi expected to hold power NEW DELHI (AP) — Indian election officials have begun counting votes that were cast in the country’s mammoth general elections. The count began Thursday morning and was expected to conclude by the evening. Voters cast ballots on some 40 million...
06:39, 05/23/2019

Israel Will Hold an Election for Prime Minister in September — Even Though Netanyahu Just Won the Vote. Here’s Why Just seven weeks after he claimed victory in national elections and prepared to embark on a historic fifth term, Israel’s Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu failed to form a government within the allotted 42-day limit, plunging the country into ...
01:52, 06/01/2019

Lindsey Graham asks Robert Mueller if he would like to ‘provide testimony’ regarding phone call with Barr Sen. Lindsey Graham, R-S.C., sent a letter to special counsel Robert Mueller Friday inviting him to come before the Senate Judiciary Committee regarding his phone call with Attorney General William Barr....
18:39, 05/04/2019

Joe Biden joins other 2020 Dems to call for Barr's resignation despite once calling him 'heck of an honorable guy' Former Vice President Joe Biden is calling for the resignation of Attorney General Bill Barr, who he once called “a heck of an honorable guy,” after Wednesday’s contentious hearing on Robert Mueller’s report....
17:26, 05/02/2019

Democratic senators call for DOJ inspector general to investigate Barr’s handling of the Mueller report A dozen Democratic senators on Tuesday called for the Justice Department’s inspector general and the Office of Professional Responsibility to launch an investigation into Attorney General Barr’s handling of Special Counsel Robert Mueller’s report....
22:26, 04/30/2019

The Latest: Hong Kong leader to hold news conference HONG KONG (AP) — The Latest on protests in Hong Kong against extradition bill (all times local): 1:15 p.m. The Hong Kong government says Chief Executive Carrie Lam will hold a news conference at 3 p.m. local time. Local media reported Saturday, citin...
07:52, 06/15/2019

Ocasio-Cortez, other Dems accuse ICE and CBP of 'killing' children, call for hold on funding Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez, D-N.Y., along with a slew of other House Democrats, responded on Saturday to President Trump's announced Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) raids by calling for the agency's abolition and opposing supplemental fu...
22:26, 06/22/2019

"People Watching": Karnataka Speaker Nudges Coalition To Hold Trust Vote The Karnataka assembly has been adjourned for lunch without any timing fixed for the trust vote. Despite the Speaker urging the ruling coalition not to delay the trust vote, BJP leaders indicated......
12:39, 07/22/2019

White House tried to block Kris Kobach from testifying about census The White House tried to block former Kansas Secretary of State Kris Kobach from testifying to the House Oversight and Reform Committee about his conversations with President Donald Trump about adding a citizenship question to the 2020 census, accord...
05:26, 06/08/2019

‘Nobody Is Above the Law’: House Democrats Are Furious With Barr Representative Jerrold Nadler, the chairman of the House Judiciary Committee, threatened to hold Attorney General William P. Barr in contempt of Congress after he did not appear at a hearing. Speaker Nancy Pelosi said that he lied to Congress. “That’...
21:39, 05/02/2019

Ireland's main parties hold steady as Sinn Fein slumps in local vote Ireland's two largest parties held their own in local elections on Sunday in a bad day for left-wing Sinn Fein, whose political ascent in the republic suffered its first major setback....
03:00, 05/27/2019

Hillary Clinton slams Trump for friendly call with Putin, blasts Barr as 'president’s defense lawyer' Former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton continued over the weekend to criticize Attorney General William Barr’s handling of Special Counsel Robert Mueller’s report on Russian interference in the 2016 presidential election – telling a crowd in Seatt...
17:52, 05/05/2019

Far-right to vote against Austrian leader in parliament Austria’s far-right Freedom Party plans to back a no-confidence vote against the country’s Chancellor Sebastian Kurz following their coalition break over a video scandal...
11:52, 05/27/2019

House to hold second hearing on 737 Max The June 19 will be the second held by the House Transportation and Infrastructure Committee, which is conducting its own investigation into the FAA's process for certifying the Boeing jet....
05:52, 06/12/2019

Here’s how the House’s standoff with William Barr could escalate Attorney General William Barr has until Monday morning to follow House Democrats’ orders to reveal the redacted parts of the Mueller Report — or else. But what “or else” entails remains an open question. As Barr continues to balk at the subpoena issu...
06:13, 05/05/2019

Swalwell: If Barr had 'nothing to hide,' he'd testify before House Democratic presidential candidate Rep. Eric Swalwell, D-Calif., blasted Attorney General William Barr Wednesday for declining to testify before a planned House Judiciary Committee meeting Thursday saying Barr 'had something to hide.'...
04:26, 05/02/2019

Barr won't testify before House panel Thursday The Justice Department issued a double-barreled rebuff to Democrats on Wednesday, informing the House Judiciary Committee that Attorney General William Barr would not show up for his scheduled testimony before the panel and that the department would ...
14:52, 05/02/2019

House authorizes lawsuits against Barr, McGahn The House Judiciary Committee chairman says his panel will move "as quickly as possible" to seek court enforcement of a subpoena against former White House Counsel Don McGahn. (June 11)        ...
03:52, 06/12/2019

Nissan board to question CEO on house purchase, report says Nissan CEO Hiroto Saikawa will be asked whether date restrictions on selling compensation-linked stock were altered in 2013, earning him a higher profit and facilitating payments for a house he bought in Tokyo, Bloomberg reported. ...
23:00, 06/21/2019

White House faces court deadline to reveal U.S. census citizenship plan The White House faces a Friday afternoon court deadline to reveal whether it intends to follow through on U.S. President Donald Trump's pledge to press ahead with his fight to add a contentious citizenship question to the 2020 census....
17:00, 07/05/2019

Donald Trump uses executive privilege to block House access to census documents President Donald Trump acted Wednesday to block lawmakers from seeing government documents that outline how his administration added a highly controversial question about citizenship to the 2020 Census....
18:52, 06/12/2019

House to hold second hearing on Boeing 737 Max The June 19 will be the second held by the House Transportation and Infrastructure Committee, which is conducting its own investigation into the FAA's process for certifying the Boeing jet....
00:39, 06/12/2019

Judge Napolitano: AG Barr should have gone to House hearing, he has ‘nothing to hide’ Fox News senior judicial analyst Judge Andrew Napolitano said that he would have advised Attorney General William Barr to testify before the House Judiciary Committee on Thursday adding that he thinks Barr has “nothing to hide.”...
17:26, 05/02/2019

William Barr skips out on House panel hearing Rep. Jerrold Nadler blasted Attorney General William Barr for not showing up at his panel’s hearing on Thursday, threatened to cite him for contempt and mocked his absence by leaving a solitary empty chair at the witness table. “The attor...
17:13, 05/02/2019

House moves to enforce subpoenas against Barr and McGahn Resolution authorizes court action against US attorney general and former White House counsel in aftermath of Mueller reportThe House of Representatives has passed a resolution enabling lawmakers to go to court to enforce their subpoenas against the ...
05:00, 06/12/2019

Barr will be subpoenaed if he fails to appear at House hearing: Democrat U.S. Attorney General William Barr will be subpoenaed if does not appear for a hearing of the House of Representatives Judiciary Committee on Thursday, Democratic Representative Hakeem Jeffries said on Wednesday....
05:00, 05/02/2019

House Committee To Face An Empty Chair Instead Of Barr WASHINGTON (AP) — Attorney General William Barr has informed lawmakers on the House Judiciary Committee that he will skip a hearing on special counsel Robert Mueller’s report , escalating an already acrimonious battle between Democrats and the Justic...
15:39, 05/02/2019

House panel chairman says Barr must testify Thursday U.S. House Judiciary Committee Chairman Jerrold Nadler said on Monday that Attorney General William Barr must testify before his panel on Thursday, despite Barr's reported objections to a more aggressive format for questions planned by Democrats....
05:26, 04/30/2019

Democrats blast Barr after he skips House hearing Attorney General William Barr skipped a House hearing Thursday on special counsel Robert Mueller's Trump-Russia report, escalating an already acrimonious battle between Democrats and President Donald Trump's Justice Department. (May 2) ...
19:26, 05/02/2019

Trey Gowdy: House panels must question Mueller on these 5 categories When former Special Counsel Robert Mueller testifies before Congress next month, Republicans should be ready with specific questions from five key categories, according to former U.S. Rep. Trey Gowdy, R-S.C....
05:52, 06/27/2019

Nissan board set to question CEO on 2013 house purchase, report says Nissan CEO Hiroto Saikawa will be asked whether date restrictions on selling compensation-linked stock were altered in 2013, earning him a higher profit and facilitating payments for a house he bought in Tokyo, Bloomberg reported. ...
21:39, 06/21/2019

"They'll Call," Says Karnataka Congress Leader. Rebels Not Interested A senior Mumbai police officer, stopping Mr Shivakumar from entering the hotel, said: "Sir, (the rebel lawmakers) have said they are frightened of you, we can't allow you to enter unless they want us......
08:39, 07/10/2019

"Will Call Cow A Cow": BJP Leader Defiant After Abusing Arvind Kejriwal The BJP's Ramesh Bidhuri, today justified his use of abusive language for Arvind Kejriwal at a public meeting in Delhi to campaign for the national election. "I will say this again and again, I don't......
11:52, 05/09/2019

Spain bans Catalonia's ex-leader Puigdemont from EU vote Catalonia separatist Carles Puigdemont, who fled Spain after a 2017 secession attempt, has been banned from standing in the EU elections. He and two colleagues had wanted to advance the case for Catalan independence....
03:39, 05/02/2019

UK Conservative members issued more than one ballot in vote for leader: BBC Some members of Britain's Conservative Party have been issued with more than one ballot paper to vote for the next party leader, who will also become prime minister, the BBC reported on Saturday....
10:53, 07/06/2019

| US House intel panel delays subpoena against Barr after DOJ offer The Democratic chairperson of the US House Intelligence Committee says he would hold off enforcing a subpoena against Attorney General William Barr after the Justice Department agreed to turn over materials relating to an investigation into Russian e...
15:39, 05/23/2019

Barr Says House Subpoenaed Mueller to Create ‘Public Spectacle’ The attorney general also said his review of the Russia investigation indicated so far that he needed to tighten Justice Department rules on investigating candidates for office....
02:26, 07/09/2019

House Democrats Doing Their Best to Let William Barr Turn In His Homework Late House Judiciary Committee Chairman Jerry Nadler warned Attorney General William Barr on Friday that he has just one more chance to comply with a congressional subpoena before he’s in very big trouble, according to a letter sent to the Department of J...
23:39, 05/03/2019

The Latest: Empty chair for Barr as House opens hearing WASHINGTON (AP) — The Latest on a House Judiciary Committee hearing about the attorney general’s handling of the special counsel’s Russia report (all times local): 9:15 a.m. The House Judiciary Committee is holding a hearing that isn̵...
15:39, 05/02/2019

House panel adopts aggressive format for Barr hearing The Democratic-led U.S. House of Representatives Judiciary Committee voted on Wednesday to adopt a more aggressive questioning format for a hearing set for this week with Attorney General William Barr....
19:52, 05/01/2019

House Democrats Push Barr to Submit to a Lawyer’s Questioning The House Judiciary Committee will vote on whether to allow Republican and Democratic lawyers to question Attorney General William P. Barr, signaling that Democrats are not backing down....
22:00, 04/29/2019

Merkel party leader rejects call to end Russia sanctions BERLIN (AP) — The leader of German Chancellor Angela Merkel’s party is rejecting a state governor’s call for an end to sanctions against Russia. Saxony state Gov. Michael Kretschmer, a member of Merkel’s Christian Democratic Union, ...
17:13, 06/08/2019

Sebastian Kurz, Austrian Leader, Is Ousted in No-Confidence Vote Lawmakers withdrew their support of the charismatic young chancellor and his caretaker government, plunging the country into further political turbulence....
16:39, 05/27/2019

Thai opposition leader Thanathorn defiant after losing out in PM vote In a DW interview, Thai opposition leader Thanathorn says he still hopes to become prime minister in the future despite legal cases that threaten to derail his efforts. Charlotte Chelsom-Pill reports from Bangkok....
20:26, 06/11/2019

Leader of German Social Democrats resigns after vote fiasco The leader of Germany's center-left Social Democrats, a junior party in Chancellor Angela Merkel's governing coalition, is resigning after an election debacle in the European Parliament vote....
15:26, 06/02/2019

Junta leader favored as Thai parliament convenes to vote for new PM Both houses of Thailand's parliament convened on Wednesday for the first time since a 2014 coup to choose either the ruling junta leader or a rising opposition star to be the Southeast Asian nation's next prime minister....
07:52, 06/05/2019

Malawi opposition leader petitions to nullify vote results BLANTYRE, Malawi (AP) — The Malawi opposition leader who placed a close second in the presidential election says he has petitioned the High Court to nullify the results, calling them “daylight robbery.” Lazarus Chakwera spoke Friday as Pr...
18:13, 05/31/2019

U.S. House panel will hold May 15 hearing on grounded Boeing 737 MAX The U.S. House Transportation and Infrastructure Committee will hold a May 15 hearing on the grounded Boeing 737 MAX and the Federal Aviation Administration's (FAA) aircraft certification program, three people briefed on the matter said on Wednesday....
07:00, 05/02/2019

White House to Hold Social Media Summit The White House will hold a social media summit on July 11, aiming to have a “robust conversation” about online platforms such as Google and Facebook at a time when they are under increasing attack in Washington....
05:13, 06/27/2019

Attorney General Barr: 'I don't know' if White House suggested the DOJ open a probe into anybody Attorney General William Barr on Wednesday said he did not know whether President Donald Trump or any other White House official had ever suggested to him that the Department of Justice launch an investigation into somebody....
22:00, 05/01/2019

House chairman gives Barr more time to release full Mueller report The Democratic head of the U.S. House Judiciary Committee on Thursday said the panel would make one more good faith attempt to negotiate with U.S. Attorney General William Barr over the release U.S. Special Counsel Robert Mueller's full, unredacted r...
18:39, 05/02/2019

William Barr Refuses to Appear Before House on Thursday After Contentious Senate Testimony Attorney General William Barr told the House Judiciary Committee that he won’t show up for a scheduled hearing Thursday about Special Counsel Robert Mueller’s Russia investigation. Barr is “trying to blackmail the committee,”...
02:26, 05/02/2019

House Democrats give Barr deadline for access to Mueller report In a letter, Rep. Jerrold Nadler said if the Justice Department “persists in its baseless refusal to comply” the committee will move toward contempt proceedings....
19:00, 05/03/2019

House panel chairman warns Barr over testimony, Mueller report Democratic U.S. House of Representatives Judiciary Committee Chairman Jerrold Nadler on Thursday urged Attorney General William Barr to comply with the panel's demands to testify before it and to release Special Counsel Robert Mueller's full report o...
18:39, 05/02/2019

AG William Barr threatens to no-show at House judiciary hearing over format U.S. Attorney General William Barr has warned House Democrats to change the format for his hearing before the judiciary committee this week or he won't attend....
14:26, 04/29/2019

AG William Barr to skip hearing with U.S. House Judiciary Committee on Thursday Attorney General William Barr has informed lawmakers on the House Judiciary Committee that he will skip a Thursday hearing on special counsel Robert Mueller’s report, escalating an already acrimonious battle between Democrats and the Justice Departme...
11:13, 05/02/2019

House judiciary chairman Jerry Nadler vows to question Don McGahn after no-show The House judiciary committee adjourned Tuesday without taking action against former White House counsel Don McGahn, but Democrats remain adamant that he will testify....
20:26, 05/21/2019

Kurdish MPs, inmates end hunger strike in Turkey after militant leader call Several Kurdish lawmakers and thousands of prison inmates in Turkey have ended their hunger strike after a call from jailed militant leader Abdullah Ocalan, one of the MPs told a news conference on Sunday in the southeastern city of Diyarbakir....
13:52, 05/26/2019

Golf: Phone call from Trump buoys Barbasol leader Herman Jim Herman played with precision to make a president proud, matching his career-best score on the PGA Tour with a 10-under-par 62 in the third round at the Barbasol Championship in Kentucky on Saturday....
03:26, 07/21/2019

Brexit Party leader Farage says waiting for a call from U.S. President Trump Brexit Party leader Nigel Farage said on Tuesday he did not know if he would have a meeting with Donald Trump during the U.S. president's state visit to Britain....
10:13, 06/04/2019

Voters Prepare to Punish U.K. Leader in European Vote Over Brexit Delay British Prime Minister Theresa May’s Conservative Party is bracing for a historic drubbing in European Parliament elections this month that will likely undermine her perilous grip of her party and country....
23:52, 05/13/2019

Before Trust Vote, Congress Leader's "Sincere Personal Request" To Rebels As the Karnataka coalition faces a floor test it may not breeze through because of multiple resignations over the past few days, DK Shivakumar, the Congress's chief troubleshooter, said he was......
15:13, 07/17/2019

League leader says Italy government to focus on its priorities after EU vote: paper Italy's coalition government won't fall after this week's vote for the European parliament but will have "to do a number of things" which are priorities for the right-wing League party, its leader, Matteo Salvini, was quoted as saying....
08:13, 05/24/2019

Congress Leader Jitin Prasada's Sister Finds Out Her Vote Is Already Cast Former union minister Jitin Prasada said my sister went to the polling booth, she found her name had been ticked and the presiding officer told her that vote had been cast. This is how fake voting is......
12:52, 04/29/2019

Greek ex-Socialist leader quits party ahead of July 7 vote Evangelos Venizelos, a former Greek Socialist party leader and deputy prime minister, has quit the party, accusing its leader of aiming to turn the party into an adjunct of ruling left-wing Syriza party....
20:39, 06/01/2019

Spanish court rules Catalan ex-leader can stand in European vote A Madrid court ruled on Monday that former Catalan leader Carles Puigdemont, who fled to Belgium in 2017 to escape arrest for his role in an independence referendum, could run in the European Parliament election on May 26....
18:00, 05/06/2019

Italy's 5-Star backs Di Maio to carry on as leader after EU vote defeat Italy's anti-establishment 5-Star Movement on Thursday resoundingly backed Luigi Di Maio to carry on as leader following a bruising defeat in European parliamentary elections....
23:13, 05/30/2019

Peru leader demands confidence vote on anti-corruption plan Peruvian President Martin Vizcarra is calling on the nation’s congress to usher through five reforms aimed at quashing endemic corruption through a vote of confidence...
03:26, 05/30/2019

Danish leader sees slow talks to form government after vote win The leader of Denmark's Social Democrats said on Thursday she would launch talks to form government, although she expected it would take time, after a center-left election victory put her on course to become the country's youngest ever prime minister...
17:26, 06/06/2019

TDOT to hold Houghton Rd Corridor projects open house TUCSON –The City of Tucson Department of Transportation is inviting the public to attend an open house for four Houghton Road Corridor projects on Thursday. The meeting is scheduled from 6 p.m. to 7:30 p.m. at Secrist Middle School, located at 3400 S...
23:26, 05/14/2019

House panel to hold hearing on treatment of migrant children The House Oversight Committee has scheduled a hearing next week on the separation and treatment of immigrant children and has launched an investigation into reports of offensive Facebook posts by border patrol officers, the panel said on Tuesday....
00:26, 07/03/2019

House committee to hold hearings to keep focus on Mueller report The hearings will serve as a stand-in of sorts for Mueller himself, who made clear in public comments last week that he does not want to appear before Congress and would not elaborate on the contents of his report if he were forced to testify....
00:52, 06/04/2019

House panel to hold July 17 hearing on aviation safety A U.S. House of Representatives panel will hold a hearing next week on aviation safety in the aftermath of two deadly Boeing Co 737 MAX crashes since October....
03:39, 07/12/2019

House Judiciary Committee to hold hearings on Mueller report WASHINGTON – The House Judiciary Committee announced Monday that it would hold a series of hearings on Special Counsel Robert’s Mueller report on the Russia probe, starting with one on June 10 featuring President Richard Nixon’s former Wh...
23:26, 06/03/2019

U.S. House panel to hold July 17 hearing on aviation safety A U.S. House of Representatives panel will hold a hearing next week on aviation safety in the aftermath of two deadly Boeing Co 737 MAX crashes since October....
00:39, 07/12/2019

UPDATE 1-U.S. House panel will hold May 15 hearing on grounded Boeing 737 MAX The U.S. House Transportation and Infrastructure Committee will hold a May 15 hearing on the grounded Boeing 737 MAX and the Federal Aviation Administration's (FAA) aircraft certification program, three people briefed on the matter said on Wednesday....
01:52, 05/02/2019

Japan to hold election for upper house on July 21: government Japan will hold an election for the upper house on July 21, the government said on Wednesday, effectively kicking off campaigning for half the seats in the less powerful of parliament's two chambers....
04:13, 06/26/2019

House Authorizes Lawsuits to Enforce Subpoenas Against Attorney General Barr and Don McGahn The House has approved a resolution that will make it easier to file lawsuits against the Trump administration when officials defy subpoenas. The legislation passed 229-191, along party lines. It empowers Democrats to take legal action to enforce sub...
02:39, 06/12/2019

Barr ‘Can Run, But He Can’t Hide.’ House Democrats Livid After Attorney General Skips Hearing The Department of Justice informed House Judiciary Committee Chairman Jerrold Nadler on Wednesday that Attorney General William Barr would not appear for his scheduled testimony the following day. But, as Rep. Nadler said in a statement after he rece...
18:52, 05/02/2019

House delays legal action against Barr as Dems secure 'key' Mueller evidence House Judiciary Committee Chairman Jerry Nadler said on Monday that he has decided to postpone legal action against the Justice Department for access to former special counsel Robert Mueller’s files.Nadler (D-N.Y.) ascribed his decision to an unspeci...
00:39, 06/11/2019

House intel panel chairman subpoenas Barr for Mueller probe documents U.S. House Intelligence Committee Chairman Adam Schiff said on Wednesday he had subpoenaed Attorney General William Barr for documents related to Special Counsel Robert Mueller's Russia probe....
02:52, 05/09/2019

UK leader Theresa May says she will give lawmakers a chance to vote on holding new Brexit referendum LONDON (AP) — UK leader Theresa May says she will give lawmakers a chance to vote on holding new Brexit referendum....
18:00, 05/21/2019

U.S. House committee to hold hearing on proposed fuel efficiency freeze The House Energy and Commerce Committee said on Tuesday it plans a June 20 hearing on the Trump administration's proposal to freeze fuel efficiency standards at 2020 levels through 2026....
01:00, 06/12/2019

House Judiciary Committee to hold June 10 hearing on Mueller report The Democrat-controlled U.S. House of Representatives Judiciary Committee will hold a hearing on June 10 on Robert Mueller's report on Russian interference in the 2016 presidential election and its connections to Donald Trump's campaign....
02:00, 06/04/2019

AG William Barr is refusing to testify before the House Judiciary Committee, daring Democrats to subpoena him AP Photo/Andrew Harnik Attorney General William Barr has decided not to testify before the House Judiciary Committee on Thursday. The move comes after Barr learned last week that Democrats on the committee were planning to have staff attorneys quest...
02:52, 05/02/2019

House panel to question former Trump aide about hush-money payments to women alleging affairs Hope Hicks, who served as White House communications director, is scheduled to testify behind closed doors to the House Judiciary Committee on Wednesday....
10:26, 06/19/2019

UPDATE 2-U.S. House committee to hold hearing on proposed fuel efficiency freeze The House of Representatives Energy and Commerce Committee said on Tuesday it planned a June 20 hearing on the Trump administration's proposal to freeze fuel efficiency standards at 2020 levels through 2026....
03:26, 06/12/2019

Protesters Call for Hong Kong Leader Carrie Lam to Step Down in the Wake of the Failed Extradition Bill Large crowds of protesters began flooding back onto Hong Kong’s streets Sunday to demand that the city’s leader step down, and a controversial extradition bill be withdrawn, a day after the government suspended the measure in response to ...
12:26, 06/16/2019

House cancels vote on pay raises for lawmakers House Democrats withdrew a bill scheduled for a vote this week that would have provided a cost of living pay increase to lawmakers and congressional staff....
07:13, 06/11/2019

House to vote on whether to consider articles of impeachment for Trump The House is slated to vote Wednesday afternoon on whether to immediately consider articles of impeachment against Donald Trump, the first barometer of efforts to remove the president by the Democrat-led House.The move, forced by Rep. Al Green (D-Tex...
20:39, 07/17/2019

Germany's upper house set to vote on e-scooters The German Bundesrat is to vote on whether to approve electric scooters on the country's roads and bike paths. Most major European countries, except the UK, have already approved their use....
08:52, 05/17/2019

Alabama House set to vote on near-total abortion ban Alabama House Bill 314 probably has the votes to pass the House; however the Senate leader expresses unease with lack of rape, incest exemptions.        ...
18:00, 04/30/2019

Venezuelan opposition leader Juan Guaidó's call for military uprising draws reactions from US, world leaders Venezuelan opposition leader Juan Guaido took to the streets on Tuesday, calling on citizens and the military to back him in the “final phase” of the interim president’s plan to end the regime of President Nicolas Maduro....
17:26, 04/30/2019

Nancy Pelosi 'isn't going to be able to hold off' impeachment push from inside her party, senior House Dem tells Fox News House Speaker Nancy Pelosi could soon be left with no choice but to embrace calls from some within her party to impeach President Trump, one senior Democrat told Fox News....
03:52, 05/21/2019

Investigations will not hold up debt ceiling hike, government funding bills: White House official Despite the president's claim that "you can't investigate and legislate simultaneously," certain must-pass pieces of legislation -- including a debt ceiling hike -- will nonetheless move forward, a senior White House official told CNBC....
22:39, 05/22/2019

House Judiciary Committee Democrats introduce bill to hold presidents accountable for alleged crimes House Judiciary Committee Democrats on Friday introduced a bill that would ensure presidents can be held accountable for alleged criminal conduct -- a direct swipe at the White House amid the heated battle over Special Counsel Robert Mueller’s report...
21:00, 05/10/2019

Top U.S. House Republicans call for 'measured response' to Iran Several top U.S. House Republicans, including leader Kevin McCarthy, said on Thursday the United States must undertake a "measured response" to Iran after Washington accused Tehran of shooting down a drone and attacking oil tankers....
07:00, 06/21/2019

Call of the wild: a house in the woods of the South Downs A home that sees the wood for the trees in its clever use of timber and lightThere are some lovely things in Jenny Stevinson’s home – paintings, ceramics, mid-20th-century pieces, not to mention the cracking architecture itself – but she admits to no...
20:00, 06/01/2019

House Democrats will vote on bill exploring reparations House Democratic leaders on Wednesday committed to a floor vote for legislation to study reparations for the descendants of slaves — a historic move for the black community after the party sidestepped the debate for decades. House Majority Leader St...
19:26, 06/19/2019

House to vote today on impeachment resolution against Trump Representative Al Green / Courtesy: Congress. Gov By Alex Moe and Jane C. Timm The House will vote on Wednesday on a resolution to impeach President Donald Trump, marking the first time the Democrat-controlled chamber has weighed in on the divisive i...
20:00, 07/17/2019

House to vote on $15 federal minimum wage Thursday The House of Representatives will vote Thursday on legislation to raise the federal minimum wage to $15 an hour by 2026, more than double the current rate of $7.25 an hour. The legislation, titled the Raise the Wage Act, is unlikely to be picked up b...
04:39, 07/17/2019

U.S. House to vote on power to sue Trump advisers who ignored subpoenas Democratic lawmakers would gain clear authority to sue Trump administration figures including former White House Counsel Don McGahn to enforce ignored subpoenas under a measure set to come to a vote in the U.S. House of Representatives on Tuesday....
22:26, 06/11/2019

Tennessee’s House speaker to resign after no confidence vote NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — Tennessee’s embattled House Speaker Glen Casada says he plans to resign following a vote of no confidence by his Republican caucus. Casada announced the decision Tuesday, just a day after previously shrugging off calls t...
18:00, 05/21/2019

Hoyer: House could vote next week on a budget deal House Majority Leader Steny Hoyer said today that the lower chamber could vote on a sweeping two-year budget agreement as soon as next week if congressional leaders and the White House can clinch a deal in the coming days.“I'm hopeful that that can h...
18:39, 07/16/2019