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What Nancy Pelosi wants in the next stimulus package

Friday  21:28,   07 august 2020

The House Speaker called for a fourth stimulus months ago. Her Heroes Act from May would send more checks to Americans and extend unemployment.The law was the third stimulus package designed as relief for the coronavirus pandemic — but it might not... >>>

Pelosi says Democrats willing to compromise at $2T for coronavirus bill, rejected by Trump admin

Friday  21:27,   07 august 2020

House Speaker Nancy Pelosi said Friday that Democrats were willing to compromise at $2 trillion for the fourth coronavirus stimulus package, but that the Trump administration rejected their offer. © Provided by FOX News We're not close yet, but it... >>>

American Bridge posts 1,043-page Trump oppo book online

Friday  21:27,   07 august 2020

It wants other Democratic groups to have at it.In 2020, American Bridge is putting it online for... >>>

What's behind Trump's mail-in ballot reversal in Florida (opinion)

Friday  21:08,   07 august 2020

One problem for the President, in Florida and elsewhere, is the likelihood that many of his supporters would find it easier and safer to vote by mail. Having repeatedly bashed mail-in voting, Trump, it appears, recently realized he needs a good... >>>

Canada vows to retaliate against Trump tariffs

Friday  21:08,   07 august 2020

Canada announced plans Friday to retaliate against the U.S. after President Trump announced Thursday that he is reimposing aluminum tariffs.Trump announced the 10 percent tariffs at a Whirlpool plant in Ohio, where he said Canada is "taking... >>>

Trump is threatening to enact a payroll tax cut through executive order. But that doesn't mean workers will see extra money on their paychecks if it happens.

Friday  21:08,   07 august 2020

Experts say employers are likely to hold onto the cash since the president only has authority to defer tax collection, not forgive it.On Thurday, the president wrote on Twitter that he had "instructed" his staff to continue working on an executive... >>>

Trump vaccine official: 'I would resign instantly' if pressured politically

Friday  21:08,   07 august 2020

The chief scientist of the Trump administration's effort to develop a coronavirus vaccine said in a new interview that he would "resign instantly" if he was forced to inappropriately accelerate a vaccine for political reasons."The data will... >>>

COVID-19 liability limits would strike the wrong balance

Friday  20:41,   07 august 2020

If passed, the legislation will increase risk-taking at a time when our national economy depends on stopping the risky behaviors which continue to spread disease. Benjamin P. Edwards is an associate professor of law at the UNLV William S. Boyd... >>>

What you need to know about Colorado's US Senate race between Cory Gardner and John Hickenlooper

Friday  20:41,   07 august 2020

Hickenlooper, a former two-term governor, is challenging first-term GOP Senator Cory Gardner in one of the most hotly-contested races this year,Former Governor John Hickenlooper will face GOP Sen. Cory Gardner in Colorado 2020 US Senate's... >>>

Trump-backed Bill Hagerty wins contentious Tennessee Senate primary

Friday  20:21,   07 august 2020

Bill Hagerty, a former American diplomat who was endorsed by President Donald Trump, pulled off a win on Thursday night in a contentious Senate primary in Tennessee. Hagerty toppled Dr. Manny Sethi, an orthopedic trauma surgeon who garnered support... >>>

Billionaire former hedge fund chief John Paulson to host big-money Hamptons fundraiser for Trump

Friday  20:07,   07 august 2020

Tickets for the Trump dinner event are priced up to $500,000 per couple, an invitation says. © Provided by CNBC Donald Trump, 2016 Republican presidential nominee, left, speaks during a fireside chat with John Paulson, president of The Economic Club >>>

Negotiators to meet Friday as coronavirus talks on brink of collapse

Friday  20:07,   07 august 2020

The administration and top Congressional Democrats will meet on Friday afternoon as hopes of a deal on a fifth coronavirus package are on the verge of collapsing.Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin confirmed that he will be meeting with House Speaker... >>>

Ethics Committee orders Tlaib to refund campaign $10,800 for salary payments

Friday  20:07,   07 august 2020

The House Ethics Committee is directing Rep. Rashida Tlaib (D-Mich.) to reimburse her campaign $10,800 after concluding she improperly received salary payments in late 2018 when she was no longer a candidate.Tlaib must refund her campaign within a... >>>

The US House Ethics Committee rules that 'Squad' member Rep. Rashida Tlaib must reimburse her political committee $10,800 for improper use of campaign funds

Friday  20:07,   07 august 2020

The US House Ethics Committee ruled that Democratic Rep. Rashida Tlaib used campaign money for personal purposes in violation of federal rules.Tlaib must reimburse her campaign committee $10,800 within the next year, the Ethics Committee... >>>

House Democrats can sue Trump over U.S.-Mexico border wall funding, court rules

Friday  20:07,   07 august 2020

A federal appeals court ruled on Friday that House Democrats can proceed with a lawsuit over President Trump's diversion of $2.5 billion in Pentagon funding to build a U.S.-Mexico border wall.In a 7-2 decision, the D.C. Circuit Court of Appeals... >>>