Ahead of a high-stakes season of votes on tax cuts and budget measures, lawmakers from both parties say the president’s propensity to create diversions and follow tangents has kept him from focusing on his legislative agenda. Some Republicans are devising strategies to keep him from changing his mind on issues.
It is nearly unheard of for a national hotel company to launch new lines in one of the country’s poorest corners, but the Trump Organization’s plans offer a glimpse of how President Trump’s adult sons will steer the company while he is in the White House. But as the organization plans dozens of locations to appeal to middle America, the deals ratchet up ethical implications for the president.
A loss next month in Virginia, which hasn’t elected a Republican to statewide office in eight years, could stir doubts about message and strategy and inflame tensions between progressive activists and the Democratic establishment as the party gears up for the all-important 2018 midterm elections.
The consequences were swift: The rest of the team’s season has been canceled; police are investigating the students seen in the video; and the whole team — now the face of a viral video — has to undergo sensitivity training.
“It’s a broken-down dirty old dump, but it’s our broken-down dirty old dump,” one fan said. He was among the more than 41,000 people who pumped the 56-year-old stadium full of electricity, and love, at least one last time.
In the Wisconsin gerrymandering case, Chief Justice John G. Roberts lamented the predicament the court would be in if called upon regularly to choose winners and losers among Democrats and Republicans.
A former portfolio manager resigned after being accused of making inappropriate sexual comments to colleagues, and a tech fund manager was fired for allegedly harassing a 26-year-old employee. The allegations come as corporate America faces heightened scrutiny of sexual harassment claims.
For years, the finest arabica beans were mostly exported, and the most popular preparation yielded weak and watery java. But globalization is fomenting a revolution of coffee-drinking culture in Colombia.