Republicans

Biden slams Trump 'extremist' assault on democracy

"Donald Trump and the MAGA Republicans represent an extremism that threatens the very foundations of our republic," thundered Biden, while speaking in Philadelphia.

published on : 2nd September 2022

US senate confirms Ketanji Brown Jackson as first Black female justice to supreme court

Jackson will take her seat when Justice Stephen Breyer retires this summer, solidifying the liberal wing of the 6-3 conservative-dominated court.

published on : 8th April 2022

Zelenskyy's 'desperate' plea to Congress: Send more planes

The US is considering sending American-made F-16s as backfill to former Soviet bloc countries in Eastern Europe that are members of NATO. They, in turn, would send Ukraine their own Soviet-era MiGs.

published on : 6th March 2022

How they did it: The Republicans' campaign to save Brett Kavanaugh

This account of how Republicans brought Kavanaugh back from the brink is based on roughly a dozen interviews with administration officials, senators, aides and others.

published on : 6th October 2018

What the Republican memo says and doesn't say against alleged FBI misconduct in Trump campaign

After more than a week of partisan bickering and social media-fueled buildup, the #releasethememo crowd got their wish.

published on : 3rd February 2018

How did the Republicans secret memo on FBI's 'abuse of power' in Russia probe​ become a bitter point of conflict?

The four-page memo reportedly reveals abuse at the FBI and Justice Department in the surveillance of a member of Trump's presidential campaign with Russia ties.

published on : 2nd February 2018

James Comey urges former FBI colleagues to 'take heart' amid attacks by President Trump, Republicans

Former FBI Director James Comey defended the agency Thursday on Twitter, writing, "All should appreciate the FBI speaking up. I wish more of our leaders would. "

published on : 2nd February 2018

US President Donald Trump, FBI on collision course as secret memo's release looms

Washington braced today for the release of an explosive memo alleging abuse of power in the FBI's probe of Donald Trump's campaign.

published on : 2nd February 2018

US Republican senators seek charges against 'Fire and Fury: Inside the Trump White House' author Michael Wolff

Two Republican senators urged US justice officials to open a criminal investigation into the author of the research dossier on Trump that allegedly detailed links between his campaign and Moscow.

published on : 6th January 2018

Questioning President Donald Trump's mental fitness is disgraceful and laughable: White House

Asserting that US President Donald Trump is an incredibly strong and good leader, the White House has said that questioning his mental fitness is "disgraceful and laughable".

published on : 5th January 2018

Trump proposes US tax overhaul, stirs concerns on deficit

The tax plan faces an uphill battle in the US Congress with Trump's own Republican Party divided over it and Democrats hostile.

published on : 28th September 2017

Blaming conservatives, Trump signals new openness to Democrats

Donald Trump initially focused his blame on Democrats for the failure and predicted a dire future for the current law.

published on : 27th March 2017

Donald Trump blames party hardliners for health debacle, as more battles loom

The US President squarely blamed his Republican party's ultra-conservative wing for the most stinging defeat.

published on : 26th March 2017

House GOP releases bill replacing Obama health care overhaul

The plan would repeal the law's fines on people who don't purchase health insurance.

published on : 7th March 2017

Early Budget win puts pressure on Republicans to deliver on new health care policy

Much of Friday's debate underscored the sharp-elbowed politics of the issue.

published on : 14th January 2017