North Carolina lawmakers announced late last night a proposed repeal of the controversial law that has cost the state jobs and millions of dollars, but it was not clear whether the compromise would be able to gather the votes needed to pass. The NCAA had given lawmakers until today to change the law if it wanted to host any college sports championships through 2022.
Congressional Republicans are working on a deal to keep the government open past April 28, but their bid hinges on courting Democrats wary of President Trump while skirting the wrath of hardline conservatives and Trump himself.
After the GOP’s humiliating health-care defeat in the House last week, Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell is under heavy pressure to put President Trump’s to-do list back on track by confirming his Supreme Court nominee and averting a late-April federal government shutdown — all in the face of intensifying Democratic resistance.
Sergei Millian’s role in the dossier lays bare the challenge facing the FBI as it tries to separate fact from fiction in the probe of President Trump’s possible ties to Russia. While some of the unproven claims attributed to the Belarusan-American businessman are bizarre, there are indications he had contacts with Trump’s circle.
Manigault appears to have President Trump’s ear, and some black political observers see her as an important ally in a White House that is overwhelmingly white and male. Others see her as a cover for the president.
The president’s controversial past has cast a shadow of sorts over the administration’s commemorations. The juxtaposition has also inspired jeering on the left, where many view Trump’s policy agenda as out of step with women’s interests.
The Caps’ power play stayed hot, scoring twice to make it five goals in the past two games, as Washington notched a 5-3 victory to push its lead over Columbus to five points in the tight Metropolitan Division race.
At a House hearing, the health and human services secretary outlined how his department could make insurance cheaper by scaling back several mandates, including what the Affordable Care Act currently defines as “essential benefits” in coverage.
Farmers have long used the chemical compound chlorpyrifos to kill pests on crops, but critics say it poses health risks for children. The chemical industry had pushed hard against a chlorpyrifos ban, and EPA Administrator Scott Pruitt agreed.
Andrew Napolitano, who was reportedly pulled from the air earlier this month, unapologetically stood by his unfounded accusations that British intelligence officials spied on President Trump at former president Obama's request.
Readers asked whether the measure could help the government dig up dirt on people. They asked how to protect their privacy. And some even asked whether it would be possible to buy the online browsing histories of President Trump or members of Congress.