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Rep. Steve King was removed from the committee's mission after backlash to "white supremacy" comments

Rep. Steve King, R-Iowa, an eight-time congressional leader, has been removed by new committee assignments among backlash comments he recently made in a New York Times White Superiority interview. Members of Parliament's Republican Steering Committee met Monday night to consider whether King should be denied committee assignments in the new Congress. Kung has previously served in three committees, and recently …

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Bipartisan group of senators find 'rough going' trying to reopen the government

The group had already run into significant hurdles, though senators will probably keep talking. "It was rough going," one source said, noting President Donald Trump has repeatedly rejected proposals that immediately reopen the government before an agreement to lock in a final border security deal can be reached – something that remains a central sticking point. until the government is …

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Judge blocks Trump's attempt to roll back birth control mandate nationwide

Amy Goldstein Reporter covering health policy and other social issues January 14 at 4:54 pm A federal judge in Pennsylvania entered at the last minute to pause Trump's administration rules that would limit some women's ability to Get child safety at no cost because their employer opposes religious or moral reasons. US District Director Wendy Beetlestone issued a nationwide ex-ante …

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The 35 most amazing lines from Donald Trump's Jeanine Pirro interview

I went through Trump's answer to Pirros, um, polite questions. The best lines from the president are below. first "So we have a humanitarian crisis to put it mildly. People are trying to get into tens of thousands." And gone we go! 2nd "But there's another big one that forms." Trump talks about a caravan that will start its journey …

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N.J.. UPS Today: The shooting situation is resolved, women's rescued, suspected deadly shot in hostages at the UPS facility in Logan Township, N.J. today

Two women were rescued from a hostage situation Monday morning at a UPS facility in New Jersey, a prosecutor said. Gloucester County Prosecutor Charles Fiore told reporters that the women seemed to be undamaged. The armed man who took the women's hostage was shot after coming from the facility in Logan Township, about 20 miles south of Philadelphia, officials said. …

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Trump tells the farmers' biggest harvest "is yet to come

(NEW ORLEANS) – President Donald Trump urged the peasants on Monday to hold on to him, even though many are interfering with the consequences of their trade war with China and the partial government closure. "No one understands better than our great peasants that the tough choices we make today reap rewards for centuries to come," says Trump, adding that …

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Trump rollback of birth control coverage mandate blocked by court

In a few last minute decisions issued on Sunday and Monday, two federal courts blocked the Trump administration's re-enactment of the Custody Act's Birth Control Mandate. The new regulations would enter into force on Monday, but the two court rulings will cease implementation at present. The trump regulations would allow large private companies and religious non-profit organizations to opt out …

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Trump promotes border wall in speech to farmers in New Orleans: NPR

President Trump addresses the annual US Federal Bureau of Federation Convention in New Orleans on Monday. Almond Ngan / AFP / Getty Images hide caption change caption Almond Ngan / AFP / Getty Images President Trump deals with the annual US Federal Bureau of the Federation Convention in New Orleans on Monday. Mandel Ngan / AFP / Getty Images President …

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