Republican Senate candidate Judge Roy Moore appeared to avoid the limelight and skipped church service two days before Alabama’s special election to fill the Senate seat vacated by Attorney General Jeff Sessions. He gave just one media interview, once again denying the allegations of sexual misconduct against him.
Democratic Sen. Kirsten Gillibrand on Monday called upon President Donald Trump to resign over the dozen-plus allegations that he sexually harassed or assaulted multiple women. If Trump does not resign, she said, Congress should launch an ethics investigation into the claims. “President Trump should resign,” Gillibrand told CNN’s Christiane Amanpour.[…]
The European Union’s top five economies are warning the United States that its massive tax overhaul could violate some of its international obligations and risks having “a major distortive impact” on trade.
Democratic candidate Doug Jones says Republican Roy Moore is hiding in the closing days of Alabama’s U.S. Senate campaign.
Start the countdown clock on a momentous two weeks for President Donald Trump and the GOP-run Congress.
Alabama Democrats see Tuesday’s special Senate election as a chance to renounce a history littered with politicians whose race-baiting, bombast and other baggage have long soiled the state’s reputation beyond its borders.
Arab foreign ministers on Sunday demanded that the United States rescind President Donald Trump’s decision to recognize Jerusalem as Israel’s capital, calling it a “grave” development that puts Washington on the same side as “occupation” and the violation of international law.
Renegade Republican Roy Moore may be plagued by scandal, but scandal alone will not convince the voters of 44th Place North to show up for Democrat Doug Jones.
When President Donald Trump’s U.N. ambassador recently urged the world to sever diplomatic ties with North Korea, she was sketchy on the details: Should all embassies close? How about those providing the U.S. intelligence from the largely inscrutable country? And what of Sweden, which helps with imprisoned Americans?
President Donald Trump is trying to push embattled GOP Senate candidate Roy Moore across the finish line in Tuesday’s election in Alabama by contending the Democratic nominee would oppose “what we must do” for the nation.
Roger Stone, a political operative and longtime confidant of President Trump, said Monday night that the President’s lawyers “are not serving him well.”
Barack Obama invoked Nazi Germany this week as part of a warning against complacency with a changing and seemingly worsening political climate. “You have to tend to this garden of democracy, otherwise things can fall apart fairly quickly. And we’ve seen societies where that happens,” the former U.S. president said[…]
He has ignored all the rules of modern-day politics.
Minnesota Sen. Al Franken’s departure from the Senate solves one problem for Democrats, demonstrating their will to push out one of their own when sexual harassment allegations pile up. Now they must worry about keeping one more vulnerable seat when they already had their hands full in next year’s election.
President Donald Trump has signed a spending bill to avoid a government shutdown and keep the federal government running through Dec. 22.