Senate votes to curb Trump’s Iran war-making ability

8 Republican senators crossed the aisle to vote with Democrats to pass legislation to limit President Trump’s ability to wage war against Iran. The measure would mean Trump could only engage in hostilities with Iran with the approval of Congress. Subscribe to France 24 now: http://f24.my/youtubeEN FRANCE 24 live news stream: all the latest news … Read more Senate votes to curb Trump’s Iran war-making ability

Senate votes to limit Trump’s war powers on Iran, presidential veto expected

The Republican-dominated US Senate voted Thursday to rein in President Donald Trump’s ability to launch military action on Iran, with eight GOP members joining Democrats to pass the resolution.  Subscribe to France 24 now: http://f24.my/youtubeEN FRANCE 24 live news stream: all the latest news 24/7 http://f24.my/YTliveEN Visit our website: http://www.france24.com Subscribe to our YouTube channel: … Read more Senate votes to limit Trump’s war powers on Iran, presidential veto expected

How Trump is capitalizing on our political divide

America is more politically divided than ever before, and while President Trump didn’t create this division, he is capitalizing on it. Chris Cillizza explains the roots of this division, and draws a comparison to our past. SOURCES AND FURTHER READING: Trump Third Year Sets New Standard for Party Polarization https://news.gallup.com/poll/283910/trump-third-year-sets-new-standard-party-polarization.aspx. This is why Republicans and … Read more How Trump is capitalizing on our political divide

Democrats demand probe of Trump’s role in Roger Stone’s case

¨President Donald Trump has praised Attorney General William Barr after the justice department lowered the prison time for Trump’s friend and ally Roger Stone. Whilst Democrats voice concerns over the President’s perceived use of office to punish his enemies and protect his allies, Republicans have rejected any claims of an abuse of power. Barr has … Read more Democrats demand probe of Trump’s role in Roger Stone’s case

Which way for the Democrats? Sanders wins New Hampshire as moderate vote splits

It may be the same winner in New Hampshire as four years ago, but rest assured Tuesday night proved no two US presidential races are alike. Bernie Sanders all smiles after again finishing tops in the Granite State. Four years ago, the senator from neighboring Vermont romped with 60-percent of the votes. This time, despite a … Read more Which way for the Democrats? Sanders wins New Hampshire as moderate vote splits

Democrats battle for good results in New Hampshire US primary | ITV News

The race to be the next US President could reach a defining moment in the next few hours. Democrat party members have been casting their vote in New Hampshire, on who they want to take on Donald Trump in November. The candidates will find out later on whether they are still in the fight – … Read more Democrats battle for good results in New Hampshire US primary | ITV News

Bernie Sanders tipped to win New Hampshire primary

He’s ahead in the polls and – barring any unforeseen upsets – Vermont senator Bernie Sanders is tipped to win the New Hampshire primary. (Subscribe: https://bit.ly/C4_News_Subscribe) It’s a crowded field of Democratic contenders; Mayor Pete Buttigieg is snapping at his heels after being declared winner of last week’s Iowa caucus. But if the Democrats were … Read more Bernie Sanders tipped to win New Hampshire primary

Trump to propose US budget cuts to foreign aid and social safety

US President Donald Trump has unveiled his $4.89 trillion budget for 2021 to Congress which Democrats say is designed appeal to his support base in an election year. So military spending is up but foreign aid contributions are down, as are cuts to social welfare programmes. But not all of his budget will be approved … Read more Trump to propose US budget cuts to foreign aid and social safety