Trump to speak from White House
Ex-Cop sentenced in Laquan McDonald murder
Chappelle on R. Kelly
Tags: Another R. Kelly accuser and Chappelle comments on Kelly, Former Chicago cop sentenced in Laquan McDonald murder, Trump to speak from White House Saturday on shutdown
In his prime-time speech to the nation, Trump declared a border crisis that’s in sharp dispute, wrongly accused Democrats of refusing to pay for border security and ignored the reality of how drugs come into the country as he pitched his wall as a solution to varied ills.
Tags: AP FACT CHECK: Trump And The Disputed Border Crisis, Trump And The Disputed Mexico Border Crisis
Speaking to the nation from the Oval Office for the first time, Trump argued Tuesday night that the wall was needed to resolve a security and humanitarian “crisis,” blaming illegal immigration for what he said was a scourge of drugs and violence in the U.S. and asking: “How much more American blood must we shed before Congress does its job?”
Tags: Trump goes prime time on border security, Trump Pleads On TV For Wall Money
“The passion you hear from President Trump, his determination to take this case to the American people, as he will tonight in his national broadcast from the Oval Office, comes from this president’s deep desire to do his job to protect the American people,” Pence said Tuesday on ABC’s “Good Morning America.”
Tags: Trump to discuss Mexico border wall during prime-time, Trump To Take Case For Border Wall To Prime-Time Audience
“This House will be for the people,” Pelosi was to say in remarks after winning the gavel, according to excerpts released ahead of time, “to lower health costs and prescription drugs prices, and protect people with pre-existing conditions; to increase paychecks by rebuilding America with green and modern infrastructure — from sea to shining sea.”
Tags: #DemsTakeTheHouse, 116th Congress, Democrats take the house, Diverse New Congress Gavels In
An IRS document detailing its new shutdown plan shows that 46,052 agency employees will be called back to work, of the total workforce of 80,265. It says the plan will take effect as soon as the Treasury Department issues an official notice.
Tags: Government Shutdown, Internal Revenue Service, IRS Recalls About 46000 Workers To Handle Tax Returns, tax returns
“It’s a presidential campaign, and every aspect of a candidate’s record is going to be scrutinized and they’re going to have to answer for it,” said Mo Elleithee, a longtime Democratic operative who leads Georgetown University’s Institute of Politics and Public Service. “She knows that this is something that’s heading her way and a good candidate is one who doesn’t wait for it to hit them. A good candidate is someone who addresses it proactively, and she appears to be doing that.”
Tags: Is Senator Kamala Harris considering running for president, Kamala Harris, Kamala Harris to run in 2020?
Trump Stalks Out Of Shutdown Talks With Dems. Illinois officials review R. Kelly-related calls. Sex Trafficked Inmate In Tennessee To Be Released. Eight Homicides In Eight Days In DC. Political Activist Ed Buck Facing Questions About Death Of 2nd Black Man In His Apartment.
Tags: Billionaire, Cyntoia Brown, DC Homicide Rate, Ed Buck, Government Shutdown, R. Kelly
Instantly, the new Congress will make history for seating a record number of women and becoming the most racially and ethnically diverse. Republicans will take more seats in the Senate, while Democrats will grab control of the House.
Tags: New Congress Begins, What To Watch For As The New Congress Begins
Tonight we’re covering the top stories of the week. Our guest Micha Green-DC Editor of Afro Newspaper and Democratic Strategist Maurice Simpson.
Tags: David Webb, gun violence, President Trump, Reva Martin