February 7, 2019

Delta bets on greater seats in smaller planes with new A220

Delta Air Lines is bucking the trend of narrower seats and fewer video screens with today's launch of its newest plane, the Airbus A220, hoping it will signal a commitment to the passenger experience even on short flights.
February 7, 2019

Rep. Bobby Scott realized of sexual assault allegations in opposition to Lt. Gov. Justin Fairfax a 12 months in the past from the sufferer: Aides

Virginia Democratic Congressman Bobby Scott was made aware of allegations of sexual assault against now-Lieutenant Governor Justin Fairfax over a year ago by the alleged victim herself, ABC News has learned.
February 7, 2019

New report affords particulars on Secret Service’s efforts to guard President Trump at Mar-a-Lago

A new report by a nonpartisan congressional watchdog agency provides a clearer picture of the challenges facing the Secret Service in protecting President Trump at his Mar-a-Lago private club in Florida, where the president freely mingles with high-rolling guests and paying club members across the 20-acre waterfront property.
February 7, 2019

Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez welcomes Trump’s ‘socialism’ jab, says he is ‘scared’

President Donald Trump used part of his State of the Union address Tuesday night to argue that socialism in Venezuela had brought "abject poverty and despair" and political unrest -- and then took a jab at members of Congress who align themselves with socialist policies.
February 7, 2019

Consumer Financial Protection Bureau declares plans to scrap pending rule on payday lending

The Consumer Financial Protection Bureau Wednesday took the first steps to roll back regulations on payday lenders by announcing plans to change an Obama-era rule that was set to go into effect later this year.
February 7, 2019

Elizabeth Warren faces new fallout over Native American ancestry declare

Massachusetts Sen. Elizabeth Warren, a Democratic contender for the party's presidential nomination in 2020, was facing new fallout Wednesday after the Washington Post reported that on a 1986 registration card for the State Bar of Texas she identified as "American Indian."
February 7, 2019

Trump’s claims of US success in Afghanistan ring hole amid Taliban talks, actuality on floor

President Donald Trump touted the U.S. talksYour text to link... with the Taliban in his State of the Union address Tuesday night, projecting an air of strength and asserting that the Taliban had been forced to bargain for peace.
February 7, 2019

Meghan McCain responds to report that Trump mocked her late father Sen. John McCain forward of State of the Union tackle

Meghan McCain shot back at President Donald Trump after he reportedly mocked the success of her late father Sen. John McCain's book, just hours before he preached unity at the State of the Union address on Tuesday.
February 7, 2019

Work for the ladies in white: Analysis

They clearly stole the show. If nothing else, that sea of women in white struck such a visual image you kept wishing the cameras would show them again. And then the congresswomen managed to stage a little rally of their own —right in the middle of the State of the Union speech.
February 7, 2019

Trump pronounces controversial decide David Malpass for World Bank president

President Donald Trump on Wednesday announced he would nominate David Malpass, the Treasury under secretary for international affairs, as the next president of the World Bank, a pick that has already generated significant backlash from supporters of the institution.