A Senior Republican Senator Admonishes Trump: ‘American Is an Idea, Not a Race’ – New York Times

New York Times A Senior Republican Senator Admonishes Trump: 'American Is an Idea, Not a Race'New York TimesWASHINGTON — It was just after President Trump had finished railing in the Oval Office against African immigrants he said came from “shithole countries” when a senior Republican senator, Lindsey Graham of South Carolina, who was there to(…)

Senator Insists Trump Used ‘Vile and Racist’ Language – New York Times

New York Times Senator Insists Trump Used 'Vile and Racist' LanguageNew York TimesWASHINGTON — President Trump on Friday offered a vague denial about the language he chose to use about immigrants during a private meeting with lawmakers at the White House on Thursday, when he reportedly referred to African nations as “shithole …The Latest: Haiti(…)

Somebody Wanted Kris Jenner To Be The Next Alabama Senator…

Momager, reality TV star, United States Senator?? Yes, you heard us right! Earlier this month, Alabama held an election to fill Jeff Sessions‘ seat in the Senate after he became the United States Attorney General. Related: Kris Jenner Once Again NAILS Her Christmas Aesthetic! On Thursday, the southern state released the names of the 23,000(…)

Bill Clinton Should Have Resigned After Monica Lewinsky Affair, Democratic Senator Says

Sen. Kirsten Gillibrand, a New York Democrat, said on Thursday that she believes President Bill Clinton should have stepped down from the presidency when it was learned he had had an extramarital affair with White House intern Monica Lewinsky. “Yes, I think that is the appropriate response,” Gillibrand, who holds the Senate seat previously occupied(…)

GOP tax plan in trouble after Republican senator says he won’t back it – Washington Post

Washington Post GOP tax plan in trouble after Republican senator says he won't back itWashington PostThe Republican effort to overhaul the tax code suffered serious setbacks Wednesday after a conservative senator unexpectedly said he opposed the Senate plan and a GOP moderate raised major concerns about it. The announcements cast doubt whether …Tax Bill Thrown Into(…)

Philippine Senator Calls for International Probe of Rodrigo Duterte’s Savage Drug War

A high-profile senator in the Philippines has called for international intervention in the country’s gruesome drug war, which was initiated under President Rodrigo Duterte and has claimed thousands of lives since the start of his term in July. Leila de Lima, a prominent human rights advocate and former secretary of justice, told the Guardian that(…)