A day after the president declared he would be proud to let funding lapse for dozens of government agencies if he does not get the money he wants for the wall, congressional Republicans signaled little appetite to join his cause.
An agreement between prosecutors and American Media Inc. made clear that the tabloid, which trumpeted his candidacy and is controlled by Trump’s longtime friend David Pecker, had flipped on the president.
The California congresswoman will support a three-term limit for the top four House Democratic leaders, meaning she would step aside no later than 2022 as party leader. Pelosi's move earned support from seven Democratic holdouts, likely giving her the votes she needs for her election to speaker on Jan. 3.
The federal agency that oversees Radio and Television Martí launched an investigation after a May report about the Democratic megadonor was publicized. The probe now includes examining how Martí came to publish an earlier story that included anti-Semitic language about Soros, a U.S. citizen, as well as an anti-Muslim piece.
Both men were detained Monday as a Canadian court held a bail hearing for a top Chinese business executive. The arrests have raised fears that the two Canadians are becoming pawns in a diplomatic standoff.