Arielis

Political News

Trump asks Supreme Court to reinstate asylum ban during appeals | ABC News
ABC News | December 11, 2018
In an emergency application to the Supreme Court Tuesday evening, the Trump administration has asked the justices to intervene to allow enforcement of Trump's travel ban.
Chinese exec's arrest comes at sensitive time, as clash with US over tech giant grows | ABC News
ABC News | December 11, 2018
The U.S. and China are in a showdown over the U.S.-orchestrated arrest of a top executive at Huawei Technologies, the Chinese telecom giant of long concern to the U.S.
Pelosi in discussions with critics over possible leadership term limits | ABC News
ABC News | December 11, 2018
Rep. Nancy Pelosi, in public and private, has resisted putting an end date on her potential speakership.
Unlikely ally, Sen. Mitch McConnell, pushes for farm bill that legalizes hemp | ABC News
ABC News | December 11, 2018
The typically conservative Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell is applauding a somewhat surprising provision in the latest 807-page farm bill -- legalizing hemp.
House Republicans lead vote to label Rohingya crisis 'genocide' amid Trump's silence | ABC News
ABC News | December 11, 2018
The House is expected to pass a resolution declaring violence against the Rohingya a genocide, a move the Trump administration has not made despite mounting evidence.
Behind closed doors, Pelosi disparages Trump's 'manhood' | ABC News
ABC News | December 11, 2018
Nancy Pelosi says President Donald Trump's border wall demand is really about his "manhood."
Senate votes overwhelmingly to renew farm programs | ABC News
ABC News | December 11, 2018
The Senate has voted overwhelmingly for a sweeping agriculture bill that will fund key farm safety net programs for the next five years without making significant changes to the food stamp program
Trump to meet with Democrats on border wall, shutdown | ABC News
ABC News | December 11, 2018
Trump set to meet with congressional Democratic leaders to discuss border wall, potential shutdown
Some Trump allies starting to worry about investigations | ABC News
ABC News | December 11, 2018
Some Republicans starting to worry about impact of investigations on Trump-re-election
UK's May lobbies EU leaders in fight to save Brexit deal | ABC News
ABC News | December 11, 2018
Top EU officials are ruling out any renegotiation of the divorce agreement with Britain as Prime Minister Theresa May fights to save her Brexit deal by lobbying leaders in Europe's capitals
Trump administration proposes major rollback of water rules | ABC News
ABC News | December 11, 2018
The Trump administration is poised to withdraw federal protections for countless waterways and wetlands across the country
Facing pressure, McConnell agrees to criminal justice vote | ABC News
ABC News | December 11, 2018
Under pressure from President Donald Trump and many of his Republican colleagues, Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell said Tuesday that he will bring legislation to the floor to overhaul the nation's sentencing laws
Trump meeting with Schumer, Pelosi erupts over border wall | ABC News
ABC News | December 11, 2018
President Donald Trump threatened to shut down the border in a meeting with Senate Minority Leader Chuck Schumer and House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi.
Schumer, Pelosi to meet with Trump to hash out border funding | ABC News
ABC News | December 11, 2018
Senate Minority Leader Chuck Schumer and House Speaker-elect Nancy Pelosi are set to meet with President Trump at the White House on Tuesday.
Trump administration's changes to Clean Water Rule could have wide-ranging impact | ABC News
ABC News | December 11, 2018
The Trump administration announced a major change into how the federal government keeps water clean in the United States, making good on campaign promises to farmers.
Federal judge orders Stormy Daniels to pay Trump nearly $300K in legal fees | ABC News
ABC News | December 11, 2018
A federal judge in California ordered adult film actress Stormy Daniels to pay President Donald Trump just under $300,000 in legal fees on Tuesday.
Judge in Manafort case asks attorneys for more evidence about alleged lies | ABC News
ABC News | December 11, 2018
Judge Amy Berman told prosecutors in the federal case against Paul Manafort that she needs to see more in the way of evidence supporting their claims that he lied.
Flynn asks judge to spare prison sentence for cooperating with Mueller investigation | ABC News
ABC News | December 11, 2018
President Trump's former national security adviser, asked a judge to spare him a prison sentence after cooperating for more than a year with the special counsel's office.
Major players in Trump-Russia drama seek to dismiss DNC suit | ABC News
ABC News | December 10, 2018
Several major figures in the ongoing Trump-Russia drama have lined up in opposition to a lawsuit filed by the Democratic National Committee.
SCOTUS deals blow to two states' attempts to cut Planned Parenthood funding | ABC News
ABC News | December 10, 2018
The Supreme Court today dealt a blow to two states' attempts to hamstring Planned Parenthood clinics by disqualifying them from public Medicaid funds.
UK PM May postpones vote on Brexit deal with EU | ABC News
ABC News | December 10, 2018
British Prime Minister Theresa May has postponed Parliament's vote on her European Union divorce deal to avoid a shattering defeat _ a decision that throws her Brexit plans into chaos
The Latest: Macron takes responsibility for citizens' anger | ABC News
ABC News | December 10, 2018
President Emmanuel Macron has acknowledged he's partially responsible for the anger that has fueled weeks of protests in France, an unusual admission for the leader elected last year
Trump looking at several candidates for chief of staff | ABC News
ABC News | December 10, 2018
Trump looking at several candidates for chief of staff after top pick dropped out of the mix
US sanctions 3 senior North Korean officials amid stalled nuclear talks | ABC News
ABC News | December 10, 2018
The Treasury Department said they were in honor of Otto Warmbier, the 22-year-old U.S. college student who died after being released from North Korean custody in 2017.
Maria Butina, accused Russian agent, appears poised to plead guilty | ABC News
ABC News | December 10, 2018
Maria Butina, a Russian gun rights activist, appears poised to to plead guilty in a case that has focused on her alleged attempt to develop an influence operation.
Maria Butina, accused Russian agent, reaches plea deal with prosecutors | ABC News
ABC News | December 10, 2018
Maria Butina, a Russian gun rights activist who stands accused developing a covert influence operation in the United States, has agreed to plead guilty to conspiracy.
Russia sends bombers to Venezuela amid country's economic, humanitarian crisis | ABC News
ABC News | December 10, 2018
The Russian Ministry of Defense did not say why the bombers were sent or how long they would stay in the country.
The View: Former New York City mayor takes GOP, Trump to task | ABC News
ABC News | December 10, 2018
Former New York Mayor, Michael Bloomberg, is rumored to run for President as a Democrat in 2020 and has sparred with President Trump in the past.
Activists again demand New Green Deal; stage demonstration at Dem leaders' offices | ABC News
ABC News | December 10, 2018
They staged sit-ins at the offices of Reps. Nancy Pelosi, Steny Hoyer and Jim McGovern and called for a transition from fossil fuels to renewable energy.
Paris cleans up after latest riot; pressure builds on Macron | ABC News
ABC News | December 09, 2018
Paris monuments are reopening, cleanup workers are out and shop owners are trying to put the city on its feet again, after new protests and rioting injured 71 people in the French capital and caused widespread damage
The Latest: France detains 1,220 after anti-govt protests | ABC News
ABC News | December 09, 2018
France's Interior Ministry says 1,220 people were taken into custody around France during the latest yellow vest protests _ a roundup the scale of which the country hasn't seen in years
Dem: Illegal payments 'impeachable offense' if Trump ordered | ABC News
ABC News | December 09, 2018
The top Democrat on the House Judiciary Committee says he believes it would be an "impeachable offense" if it's proved that President Donald Trump directed illegal hush-money payments to women during the 2016 campaign
Kansas faces new fight over taxes after years of turmoil | ABC News
ABC News | December 09, 2018
Kansas' new Democratic governor has promised not to raise taxes to boost state spending, but Republicans who control the Legislature argue that one is already coming.
Chris Christie: Trump 'not totally clear' until Mueller 'hands in the keys' | ABC News
ABC News | December 09, 2018
"My view would be that you're not totally clear, nor is anyone, until Bob Mueller shuts down his office and hands in the keys,” Chris Chrstie said on "This Week."
Pence's chief of staff will not take over White House role after John Kelly leaves | ABC News
ABC News | December 09, 2018
Nick Ayers, who was widely speculated to be the next White House chief of staff, will not be stepping into John Kelly's role, ABC News has confirmed.
Pardoning Paul Manafort would be 'terrible mistake': Sen. Marco Rubio | ABC News
ABC News | December 09, 2018
“I don't believe that any pardons should be used with relation to these particular cases, frankly,” Sen. Marco Rubio told "This Week" Co-Anchor Martha Raddatz.
Senate Dem: Mueller probe now 'beyond the stage' of Clinton impeachment | ABC News
ABC News | December 09, 2018
Murphy said the publicly available facts from the special counsel’s probe indicate Trump’s actions are “beyond the stage” of what led to the impeachment of Clinton.
Astronaut Nick Hague is 'ready to go' again after failed launch to space station | ABC News
ABC News | December 08, 2018
Astronaut Nick Hague is "ready to go" again after failed launch to space station.
Analysis: Legal clouds over Trump grow with new disclosures | ABC News
ABC News | December 08, 2018
The more that special counsel Robert Mueller and federal prosecutors reveal, the darker grow the legal clouds over President Donald Trump.
House committee releases transcript of Comey interview | ABC News
ABC News | December 08, 2018
A House committee has released a transcript of its closed-door interview of former FBI director James Comey