Politics

McConnell Blasts Impeachment, Says Senate Ensures Stability

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WASHINGTON (AP) — The top Senate Republican is denouncing the "unfair" House impeachment of President Donald Trump and reassuring Trump and his supporters that "moments like this a...

Putin: Trump Impeachment ‘Far-fetched,’ Senate Will Acquit

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MOSCOW (AP) — Russian President Vladimir Putin called the U.S. impeachment process “far-fetched” Thursday, making a seemingly obvious prediction that Donald Trump will be acquitted...

After Vote, Pelosi Stokes Impeachment Trial Uncertainty

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WASHINGTON (AP) — Minutes after the House impeached President Donald Trump, House Speaker Nancy Pelosi threw uncertainty into the process by refusing to say, repeatedly, when or wh...

Defiant Trump Rallies Supporters As House Impeaches Him

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BATTLE CREEK, Mich. (AP) — Defiant in the face of a historic rebuke, President Donald Trump rallied supporters in Michigan on Wednesday night as the House voted to impeach him, dec...

Trump Impeached By US House On Charge Of Abuse Of Power

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WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump was impeached by the U.S. House of Representatives Wednesday night, becoming only the third American chief executive to be formally charged...

Plan To Import Cheaper Canadian Drugs Advances Under Trump

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WASHINGTON (AP) — The Trump administration, eager to show progress on prescription drug costs, on Wednesday moved forward with its plan to allow Americans to safely and legally get...

Manafort’s NY Fraud Case Tossed Over Double Jeopardy Concern

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NEW YORK (AP) — A New York judge threw out state mortgage fraud charges against Paul Manafort, ruling Wednesday that the criminal case was too similar to one that has already lande...

Mayor On Trump’s Witch Trials Remarks: ‘Learn Some History’

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BOSTON (AP) — The mayor of Salem, Massachusetts said President Donald Trump needs to "learn some history" after he claimed those accused in the city's infamous 17th century witch t...

Americans Steadfastly Divided Over Impeachment As Vote Nears

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WASHINGTON (AP) — As the U.S. House of Representatives prepares to take a historic vote on the impeachment of President Donald Trump, the American public is following along, steadf...

House Gains Majority Votes Necessary For Impeachment, Vote Expected Wednesday

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WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump is on track to be impeached by the House with the majority now in favor ahead of voting, according to a running tally compiled by The Assoc...

House Passes $1.4 Trillion Federal Spending Bill

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WASHINGTON (AP) — The Democratic-controlled House voted Tuesday to pass a $1.4 trillion government-wide spending package, handing President Donald Trump a victory on his U.S.-Mexic...
Gideon Saar, former Minister of Interior Affairs speaks with the media outside the Tel Aviv Likud polling station on February 5, 2019. Flash90

Third Time Lucky? It’s Time For Primaries

JERUSALEM (VINnews) — As Israel rubs its eyes in disbelief and prepares for yet another election in the hope that somehow it will magically solve the political impasse which has pl...

Trump Threatens To Bypass Commission On Presidential Debates

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WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump made clear Monday that he intends to participate in at least three general election debates, but he is threatening to sidestep the nonprofi...
FILE - A small group of demonstrators stand outside of of a hotel before former South Carolina Senator Jim DeMint, president of the The Heritage Foundation, speaks at a "Defund Obamacare Tour" rally in Indianapolis, Indiana, U.S. August 26, 2013. REUTERS/Nate Chute/File Photo

‘Obamacare’ Tax Repeal Added To $1.4T Wrap-Up Spending Bill

WASHINGTON (AP) — Retired coal miners and longtime opponents of Obama-era taxes on high-cost health plans are eyeing big wins as top congressional leaders and the Trump White House...

Democrats Lay Out Case For Wednesday Trump Impeachment Vote

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WASHINGTON (AP) — House Democrats laid out their impeachment case against President Donald Trump on Monday, a sweeping report accusing him of betraying the nation and deserving to ...

Israeli Politician Gideon Saar Launches Primary Bid To Unseat Benjamin Netanyahu As Head Of Ruling Likud Party

JERUSALEM (AP) - Israeli politician, and member of Knesset Gid'on Saar opened his campaign for leadership of the Likud Party, Monday evening, calling it "an evening of new hope, w...

Boris Johnson To Push Anti-BDS Agenda As British Prime Minister

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LONDON (JTA) - British Prime Minister Boris Johnson is expected to pursue an anti-Israel boycott policy after winning last week’s general election. The Times of Israel reported ...

Horse-Trading Iran Hawks Seize On Pompeo’s Senate Interest

WASHINGTON (AP) — In recent days, Iran hawks in Congress leveraged Secretary of State Mike Pompeo’s interest in a Senate run to win a key concession from the Trump administration t...

Mighty Bernie At Bat? Sanders Makes Pitch For Minor Leagues

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BURLINGTON, Iowa (AP) — Take Bernie out to the ball game? Bernie Sanders, the Vermont senator and Democratic presidential candidate, is aggressively opposing a Major League Base...

No Letup For UK Lawmakers: Johnson Presses Ahead With Brexit

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LONDON (AP) — There will be no letup for U.K. lawmakers worn out after Britain’s bruising election campaign. Prime Minister Boris Johnson is set to begin “before Christmas” the pus...