The United States launched a military strike on Syrian government targets in retaliation for their chemical weapon attack on civilians earlier in the week, the US government announced Thursday.
President Donald Trump’s decision to authorize a missile strike against a Syrian air base Thursday night signals a major break not only with the Obama administration but also with past statements made by the President himself.
WASHINGTON (Reuters) – The majority of House Freedom Caucus members will vote for a Republican healthcare bill if changes offered by the White House are included in the legislation, the head of the conservative group of House Republicans said on Thursday.
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In the West Wing, Reince Priebus and Steve Bannon occupy some of the most coveted real estate. Priebus, the chief of staff, enjoys the only outdoor patio in the White House. Bannon is mere steps from the Oval Office.
The Senate is becoming more like the deeply partisan House, and that’s a bad thing for America, political experts say.
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WASHINGTON (Reuters) – The U.S. Senate is set for a vote on Thursday that will test the resolve of Democratic opposition to President Donald Trump’s Supreme Court nominee, Neil Gorsuch, and likely prompt Republicans to change the chamber’s rules to allow his confirmation by the end of the week.
In one 24-hour period, President Donald Trump’s administration erased a red line in Syria and drew new hard line in North Korea.
WASHINGTON (Reuters) – If confirmed as expected this week by the U.S. Senate, President Donald Trump’s Supreme Court nominee would join his new fellow justices in time to act on divisive cases concerning religion, guns and big business, underscoring Neil Gorsuch’s importance as the fifth conservative on a nine-justice court.