March 27, 2019

Trump crew and China search elusive deal as newest talks close to

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Trump administration and Chinese officials are about to hold their eighth round of trade talks in Beijing with several tough issues unresolved, including a timetable for lifting tariffs and a way to enforce any agreement.
March 27, 2019

Trump workforce and China search elusive deal as newest talks close to

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Trump administration and Chinese officials are about to hold their eighth round of trade talks in Beijing with several tough issues unresolved, including a timetable for lifting tariffs and a way to enforce any agreement.
March 27, 2019

Barbara Bush blamed Trump for ‘angst,’ new e book reveals

WASHINGTON (AP) — Barbara Bush says Donald Trump caused her “angst” during the 2016 election and led her to question whether she was still a Republican in the months before she died.
March 27, 2019

Trump sees ‘Obamacare’ as potent difficulty – as do Democrats

WASHINGTON (AP) — If Democrats are anxious to turn attention aware from the Mueller report and toward the issue of health care, President Donald Trump is giving them an opening.
March 27, 2019

US commerce hole falls 15 % to $51.1 billion in January

WASHINGTON (AP) — The U.S. trade deficit tumbled nearly 15 percent in January as imports fell and exports rose. Shipments of American goods to China skidded to the lowest level in more than eight years as the world’s two biggest economies remained locked in a trade war.
March 27, 2019

Trump to current Medal of Honor to household of Iraq battle hero

WASHINGTON (AP) — An Army staff sergeant who saved three soldiers from the blast of an Iraqi suicide bomber by turning himself into a human shield will be memorialized when President Donald Trump presents the service member’s family with the Medal of Honor, the nation’s highest military award for bravery against an enemy.
March 27, 2019

Trump says Mueller report abstract couldn’t have been higher

WASHINGTON (AP) — An exuberant President Donald Trump took a victory lap on Capitol Hill, emboldened by the end of the special counsel’s Russia probe, even as Democrats pressed insistently for Robert Mueller’s full report and Justice Department officials said more information could be released in “weeks, not months.”
March 27, 2019

Trump opposes additional catastrophe help for battered Puerto Rico

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump’s opposition to further disaster aid for hurricane-devastated Puerto Rico hardened on Tuesday as he told GOP allies at a Capitol Hill meeting that the U.S. island territory has gotten too much rebuilding money compared with mainland states like Florida and Texas.
March 27, 2019

Mueller inquiry over, Trump performs favourite function: the sufferer

WASHINGTON (AP) — News that special counsel Robert Mueller found no evidence of collusion between the Trump campaign and Russia has put President Donald Trump in his favorite position as he heads into his 2020 re-election campaign: the victim, fighting against an establishment that has tried to take him down.
March 27, 2019

Ed Markey calls Mike Lee’s prop-filled Green New Deal speech ‘shameful’

Sen. Mike Lee didn’t quite bring a snowball onto the Senate floor. But the Utah Republican’s prop-filled speech Tuesday mocking the proposed Green New Deal resolution on addressing climate change elicited similar incredulous reactions from Democrats.