Politics

oneamericanews.us December 15, 2018

Friday’s decision could also give a boost to liberal Democrats who won hotly contested races running as advocates of “Medicare for all.” Even before the court decision on Friday, liberals were promising to make health care a central issue in the next presidential election. “Democrats need to put a bright North Star in the sky […]

oneamericanews.us December 15, 2018

From steps forward in the Trump hush-money investigation to tensions at the White House and on Capitol Hill, it’s been a busy week in politics. Here are some of the biggest stories you might have missed (and some links if you’d like to read further). ___________________ The hush-money investigation advances On Wednesday, in a major […]

oneamericanews.us December 15, 2018

WASHINGTON — The special counsel’s office rejected on Friday a suggestion from Michael T. Flynn, President Trump’s former national security adviser, that he had been tricked into lying last year to F.B.I. agents investigating Russia’s election interference and ties to Trump associates. Prosecutors laid out a pattern of lies by Mr. Flynn to Vice President […]

oneamericanews.us December 15, 2018

“What he did at the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau was destroy an agency and undermine its mission,” Mr. Blumenthal said in an interview. “He seems to be a Trump surrogate with a clear agenda, and my fear is he will exacerbate divisions at a time when they need to be bridged.” Last year, Mr. Trump […]

oneamericanews.us December 14, 2018

Earlier this year, Mr. Trump firmly told reporters aboard Air Force One that he had not known about the payments. But on an audio recording made by Mr. Cohen, and seized during an F.B.I. raid in April, Mr. Trump could be heard talking to Mr. Cohen about payments to executives at American Media Inc., the […]

oneamericanews.us December 13, 2018

But the main criticism of New Jersey’s plan centers on setting the benchmark for drawing districts based on statewide election results. The proposal says that at least 25 percent of legislative districts must be “competitive,” meaning that they must be within five percentage points of the statewide average based on the results for president, senator […]