The Debrief
The defeat of two starkly contrasting ideas to end the shutdown would demonstrate that what both sides have been pushing for is not possible in the Senate, and that a new path must be forged.
President Trump announced his decision hours after House Speaker Nancy Pelosi rescinded her invitation for a speech next week and asked for a “mutually agreeable” date once the government has reopened.
The self-confident presidential adviser and son-in-law has prompted deep skepticism among many who doubt his political abilities and influence.
President Trump’s lawyer Rudolph W. Giuliani. (Jabin Botsford/The Post)
President Trump’s lawyer Rudolph W. Giuliani. (Jabin Botsford/The Post)
Rudolph W. Giuliani, the public face of President Trump’s legal team handling the Russia investigation, has made a dizzying array of statements and clarifications in recent days that has left White House aides, his fellow lawyers and people involved in the special counsel probe puzzled.
A defiant President Nicolás Maduro moved to cut ties with the United States after the Trump administration recognized opposition leader Juan Guaidó as Venezuela's interim and rightful head of state.
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Cohen’s attorney cited unspecified “threats against his family from President Trump” for the delay. A person familiar with the case said these threats have not been reported to law enforcement.
Fact Checker
The freshman New York congresswoman is calling attention to income inequality but is playing fast and loose with her claims.
The charge against Yang Hengjun echoed allegations against two Canadians detained last month amid escalating tensions between China and U.S. allies.
With elections looming, Priyanka Gandhi Vadra’s new post in the Indian National Congress may complicate Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s reelection bid.
BuzzFeed announced it would lay off about 15 percent of its staff, while Verizon Media Group — the owner of HuffPost, AOL and Yahoo — announced its own round of layoffs of about 7 percent of its staff.
An owner’s desire to keep her gym apolitical has instead put it squarely in the center of a partisan dust-up.
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