• Trump blasts Senate rules in Saturday morning tweets
Trump blasts Senate rules in Saturday morning tweets

He turned out to be the executioner. Schumer urged the Senate to return to "regular order" - a loose shorthand for following the Senate's standard legislative procedure, and which the Republicans' Obamacare repeal efforts have not followed - and said Democrats were prepared to work across the aisle on certain issues.

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  • Trump names John Kelly chief of staff
Trump names John Kelly chief of staff

An ongoing public fighting between Scaramucci and Priebus had dominated the headlines in recent days. Scaramucci also referred to Priebus as a "fucking paranoid schizophrenic, a paranoiac ", and intimated that he expected him to soon depart the West Wing.

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  • Senate Health Care Vote: Here's Where They Left Off and What's Next
Senate Health Care Vote: Here's Where They Left Off and What's Next

US Senate Republicans ha ve failed to dismantle Obamacare, falling short on a major campaign promise and perhaps ending a seven-year quest by their party to gut the healthcare law. But Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell, R-Ky., said after the bill failed early Friday that he would move to other legislative business in the upcoming week.

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  • European Union 'vigilant' on new United States sanctions on Russian Federation
European Union 'vigilant' on new United States sanctions on Russian Federation

A Russian foreign ministry statement demanded the United States cut its diplomatic presence in Russia by September to 455 - the same number Moscow has in the United States - in a move sources said could force out hundreds of diplomats.

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  • European Commission rep: EU closely watching developments around US' anti-Russian sanctions
European Commission rep: EU closely watching developments around US' anti-Russian sanctions

Signing the measure would dilute his power. The Russian-EU relations will become more constructive amid the U.S. decision to introduce new sanctions against Moscow, the Russian State Duma's International Affairs Committee Chairman Leonid Slutsky told the Rossiya 24 broadcaster.

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  • Democrats Praise Republican McCain After Senate Fails to Repeal Obamacare
Democrats Praise Republican McCain After Senate Fails to Repeal Obamacare

Republicans faced intense pressure to repeal the Affordable Care Act , but they had nobody to blame for that but themselves. He raised his right arm toward the clerk and sharply turned his thumb down . "As I said from the beginning, let ObamaCare implode, then deal ". They can adopt Mr. Trump's call for yet another scorched-earth campaign. Des...

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  • McCain Rebuffed Last-Minute Pleas From GOPers Before Voting Down Repeal
McCain Rebuffed Last-Minute Pleas From GOPers Before Voting Down Repeal

It's consistent with what we told the American people we'd try to accomplish in four straight election if they gave us a chance". Trump's failure sent the dollar down against a basket of other currencies on Friday. McCain returned to Capitol Hill on Tuesday just 10 days after finding out that he has an aggressive form of brain cancer. The party...

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  • Amit Shah eyes Parliament; to contest Rajya Sabha election from Gujarat
Amit Shah eyes Parliament; to contest Rajya Sabha election from Gujarat

If the BJP manages win all three Rajya Sabha seats, it will be a shot in the arm for the ruling party in Gujarat ahead of this year's assembly election, party leaders said. This will make sure that Amit Shah who is Number 2 in the Party until now will also be the Number 2 in the Government. Of the total 11 Rajya Sabha members from the State, the ...

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  • Hertha Berlin vs Liverpool friendly
Hertha Berlin vs Liverpool friendly

Hertha had a chance to reduced the deficit in the 76th minute but Vladimir Stocker curling free-kick was tipped over the crossbar Simon Mignolet . Georginio Wijnaldum made it 2-0 before half-time, and Liverpool were cruising as the hosts struggled with the task at hand.

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  • Frustrated in defeat, Trump threatens health care of voters -- and lawmakers
Frustrated in defeat, Trump threatens health care of voters -- and lawmakers

Members of Congress and many staffers were removed from Federal Employee Health Benefits structure and put into the new insurance exchanges set up by ObamaCare in 2010. With Republican efforts to dismantle Obamacare in disarray, hundreds of United States counties are at risk of losing access to private health coverage in 2018 as insurers consider...

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  • Trump's Foreign Policy Is Jeopardized After Senate Approves Sanctions Against Russia
Trump's Foreign Policy Is Jeopardized After Senate Approves Sanctions Against Russia

The sanctions against Iran, modelled on previous executive orders, were created to punish entities that support terrorism, sell weapons to the country, or help its ballistic missile programme. embassy, it would far outweigh the Obama administration's expulsion of 35 Russians in December. The administration also sanctioned people in Putin's inner ci...

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  • 'Transparent' Season 4 Trailer Sends the Pfeffermans to Israel
'Transparent' Season 4 Trailer Sends the Pfeffermans to Israel

Luckily, the just-released full trailer for the upcoming season does nothing of the sort, instead capturing the flailing-while-floating-through-life sensation that the show often so deftly creates. " Transparent ", the groundbreaking Amazon series about a dysfunctional Jewish family with a transgender parent, will be coming to Israel this fall in i...

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  • Russia's Putin signs Russian-Armenian military grouping deal into law
Russia's Putin signs Russian-Armenian military grouping deal into law

This comes after the USA senate approved a new package of stiff financial sanctions against Russia , Iran and North Korea, before sending it to President Donald Trump to sign. Embassy in Russian Federation to reduce the number of its diplomats by September 1. "The United States will respond to this with new measures". The U.S.

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  • Blast near Pak-Iran border kills at least four
Blast near Pak-Iran border kills at least four

He, however, said the nature of blast could not be immediately ascertained. "The injured have been shifted to a hospital in Quetta ", he said. Balochistan CM expressed grief on the loss of precious lives, promising medical treatment for those injured.

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  • RSS activist killed in Thiruvananthapuram, hartal in Kerala on Sunday
RSS activist killed in Thiruvananthapuram, hartal in Kerala on Sunday

He succumbed to the injuries at a private hospital here. BJP state president Kummanam Rajasekharan announced the hartal, terming it the attack on party workers "government sponsored". The BJP leaders were quick to accuse the CPM of executing the attack. For the past two weeks, an uneasy calm has been prevailing in the capital district, with the act...

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  • Pakistani opposition leader Imran Khan derides ousted PM's choice of successor
Pakistani opposition leader Imran Khan derides ousted PM's choice of successor

Shahbaz Sharif , now the chief minister of Punjab province, which is Pakistan's most populous region and the Sharif's political heartland, will have to resign from that post and run for a by-election to join parliament before he is elected as prime minister.

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  • Moments From GOP's Failed Health Care Vote
Moments From GOP's Failed Health Care Vote

Broader legislation was defeated earlier in the week. "This is a disappointment indeed", said Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell, R-Ky. His face ashen, McConnell stood still and silent for several moments as the magnitude of McCain's vote became clear.

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  • Million Americans Retain Healthcare As All Three Senate Repeal Attempts Fail
Million Americans Retain Healthcare As All Three Senate Repeal Attempts Fail

Ohio Sen. Rob Portman and Nevada Sen. Largely, they are focused on forcing some tough political votes, particularly on the parts of the law that are popular, like protecting people with pre-existing conditions and the Medicaid program. "It is a time to build on the [2010 health care law's] successes". While Ryan didn't point the finger of blame a...

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  • Donald Trump pushes out Greek-American Reince Priebus
Donald Trump pushes out Greek-American Reince Priebus

Priebus a "paranoid schizophrenic" and vowed to get him fired. He found himself at the center of growing White House discord this week, first in a series of Twitter posts that appeared to suggest that White House Chief of Staff Reince Priebus had publicly leaked one of Scaramucci's financial disclosure forms.

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  • Putin Turns on Trump as Congress Approves New Sanctions on Russian Federation
Putin Turns on Trump as Congress Approves New Sanctions on Russian Federation

And the new bill puts him in a hard position as he will have to decide whether to accept the measures or veto them and anger his own Republican party. Russian Federation will also close down the embassy's recreational retreat on the outskirts of Moscow as well as warehouse facilities. The Senate passed the bill, 98-2 , two days after the Hous...

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