Politics

Trump undermines U.S. birth control coverage requirement

Trump undermines U.S. birth control coverage requirement

Published 07/10/2017

President Donald Trump's administration on Friday undermined requirements under the Obamacare law that employers provide insurance to cover women's birth control, keeping a campaign pledge that pleased his conservative Christian supporters. [more…]

Weinstein on indefinite leave as company investigates allegations

Weinstein on indefinite leave as company investigates allegations

Published 07/10/2017

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ACLU sues Trump administration over birth control policy

ACLU sues Trump administration over birth control policy

Published 06/10/2017

The American Civil Liberties Union sued the Trump administration on Friday over its decision to roll back requirements under Obamacare that employers provide insurance to cover women's birth control. [more…]

California AG pledges to defend birth control insurance coverage

California AG pledges to defend birth control insurance coverage

Published 06/10/2017

California Attorney General Xavier Becerra said on Friday he was "prepared to take whatever action it takes" to defend the Obamacare mandate that health insurers provide birth control, now that the Trump administration has moved to circumvent it. [more…]

In meeting with military, Trump talks of `calm before the storm`

In meeting with military, Trump talks of `calm before the storm`

Published 06/10/2017

After discussing Iran and North Korea with U.S. military leaders on Thursday, President Donald Trump posed for a photo with them before dinner and declared the moment "the calm before the storm." [more…]

Factbox: Trump on Twitter (Oct 5) – Ralph Northam, Stock Market, Rex Tillerson

Factbox: Trump on Twitter (Oct 5) – Ralph Northam, Stock Market, Rex Tillerson

Published 06/10/2017

The following statements were posted to the verified Twitter accounts of U.S. President Donald Trump, @realDonaldTrump and @POTUS. The opinions expre [more…]

U.S. special counsel`s investigators met author of `Trump dossier`: source

U.S. special counsel`s investigators met author of `Trump dossier`: source

Published 06/10/2017

A former British spy who compiled a dossier with allegations that Russia helped Donald Trump in the 2016 U.S. presidential election has met with investigators working for the special counsel on the case, a source familiar with the contact said on Thursday. [more…]

White House chief of staff`s personal cellphone compromised: Politico

White House chief of staff`s personal cellphone compromised: Politico

Published 06/10/2017

White House officials believe Chief of Staff John Kelly's personal cellphone was compromised, raising concerns that hackers or foreign governments may have had access to data on the phone, Politico reported on Thursday. [more…]

U.S. congressman to resign after report alleged he asked woman to have an abortion

U.S. congressman to resign after report alleged he asked woman to have an abortion

Published 05/10/2017

U.S. Republican Representative Tim Murphy will resign from Congress on Oct. 21, House Speaker Paul Ryan said on Thursday, following a report alleging that Murphy had asked a woman with whom he was having an affair to get an abortion. [more…]

Treasury watchdog finds Mnuchin`s private jet trips broke no law

Treasury watchdog finds Mnuchin`s private jet trips broke no law

Published 05/10/2017

A senior lawyer at the U.S. Treasury Department's Office of the Inspector General said on Thursday he found "no violation of law" in Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin's use of private jets for seven official trips, but called for better cases to be made in future for such travel by Trump administration officials. [more…]