External Link: @ABC tweet: Speaker Nancy Pelosi: “We cannot have the president, every time he has an objection, to say I’ll shut down the government until you come to my way of thinking…If we hold the employees hostage now, they’re hostage forever.” … [Read more...] about Shutdown war rages on as Donald Trump shows rare sign of surrender over State of the Union
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Investigators had previously found the US was pushing for the firing of this prosecutor because he was not prosecuting corruption enthusiastically enough, rather than it being an attempt by Biden Senior to protect his son. … [Read more...] about Donald Trump’s call with the Ukrainian President is far from the ‘perfect’ scenario he said it was
"Most Americans [66 per cent] are opposed to using a national emergency in order to build a border wall, but Republicans [64 per cent] — particularly conservatives [72 per cent] — are largely in favour of the President taking that action." … [Read more...] about Donald Trump’s Valentine’s gift is a national emergency over border wall funding
First up, three numbers you need to know51 is the number of votes needed to pass any motions within the Senate trial. If you've got 51 votes, you can do just about anything in this process67 is the number of senators who will need to vote to convict the President to remove him from office20 is the number of Republicans who would need to vote in favour of a conviction to remove the President from office, assuming that every Democrat and independent votes as expected (There are currently 53 Republicans, 45 Democrats and 2 independents in the Senate)There are also some key players you should be familiar withThe first of these is Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell. Think of him as the unofficial boss of the Republican Party in this process. … [Read more...] about How will Donald Trump’s impeachment trial work?
Iran said on Monday that Tehran would pull out from the Non-Proliferation Treaty (NPT) if international sanctions were reimposed on the country. The 1968 NPT has been the foundation of global nuclear arms control since the Cold War. … [Read more...] about Iran MP offers reward for the murder of US President Donald Trump