SCOOP … TRACKING TRADE, THE PRESIDENT’S TOP PRIORITY … THE WHITE HOUSE has invited House Republicans on the USMCA -- new NAFTA -- whip team to meet with PRESIDENT DONALD TRUMP next week. The invitations went out Wednesday to a few offices on Capitol Hill. The meeting will be Tuesday at 3:15 p.m., and it is restricted to members of Congress.TRUMP’S personal involvement here is a new dynamic, and it’s notable. Some people in the White House pushed back on us last week when we asked when the president would get involved. He’s now getting involved, speaking to a small group of Republican members about his top legislative priority. SPOTTED: Clarence Thomas leaving lunch at the Capital Grille. He was greeted by a TMZ reporter, who yelled “Justice! Justice! Who do you like in March Madness?” He laughed and said, “I like you.”ELIANA JOHNSON and DANIEL LIPPMAN: “Aides struggle to see strategy in Trump’s Conway, McCain … [Read more...] about POLITICO Playbook: Trump leans in on trade, invites Republicans to W.H.
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By CAITY WEAVER MARCH 20, 2019 The particular sheen of America by Amtrak. The Voyages Issue Rick Steves Wants to Save the World, One Vacation at a Time It Was Just a Kayaking Trip. Until It Upended Our Lives. There Is No Reason to Cross the U.S. by Train. But I Did It Anyway. The Voyages Issue The particular sheen of America by Amtrak. By CAITY WEAVER photographs by: Holly Andres Tell your fellow americans that you plan to cross the United States by train, and their reactions will range from amusement at your spellbinding eccentricity to naked horror that they, through some fatal social miscalculation, have become acquainted with a person who would plan to cross the United States by train. Depending how you slice it — time or money — there are either 61 or 960 immediate reasons not to travel by Amtrak trains from New York City to Los Angeles. Those are the extra hours and dollars, respectively, that you might reasonably expect to … [Read more...] about There Is No Reason to Cross the U.S. by Train. But I Did It Anyway.
New York | For N.Y.’s Foster Children, Running Away Can Lead to Handcuffs Sections Skip to content Skip to site index It is not a crime to run away from foster care. But in Family Court hearings each week, the city is getting arrest warrants for children who do. Nevayah, 17, was arrested after she left her foster placement and went to her mom’s house in Ohio. During the return trip, she was walked through the airport in handcuffs and leg irons. Credit Credit Elizabeth D. Herman for The New York Times Supported by ByAli Watkins Dec. 6, 2018 [What you need to know to start the day: Get New York Today in your inbox. ] Nevayah still remembers the feel of the handcuffs. They were foreign to her; she had never been in trouble. A latecomer to New York City’s foster care system, Nevayah had been signed over to the Administration for Children’s Services when she was 16. Rather than enter a group home, … [Read more...] about For N.Y.’s Foster Children, Running Away Can Lead to Handcuffs
Prison Jumpsuit Couple: Girl's costume comes with zip-front jumpsuit with handcuff belt. $39.99. Fun add: Ball-and-chain ankle cuff. Guy's costume: Zip-front jumpsuit with screen-print front and back. $39.99. Fun add: Wrist and ankle shackles. Colin Casey, 4, of Ladera Ranch as a Combat Soldier. He went shopping with grandma Jacquie Casey at the Halloween Bootique. Included: Muscle jumpsuit with full mask, weapon: Soldier Force M16 (weapon not pictured). $44. Sound The gallery will resume inseconds Aidan Casey, 8, of Ladera Ranch as a Psycho Clown. This outfit is a definite hit for kids this year. Costume includes clown jumpsuit with psycho mask. $34.99 Brooke Fischbeck, 8, of Ladera Ranch, as Alice in Wonderland. This is a definite must-have for girls this year. Check out the striped tights! Brooke wears her own sneakers for the look. Costume costs $26.99. Taylor Fischbeck, 8, of Ladera Ranch, as a Honey Bee. Bees are a total buzz for girls this … [Read more...] about Hot Halloween costumes unveiled in O.C.
Sections SEARCH Skip to content Skip to site index Politics Subscribe Log In Subscribe Log In Today’s Paper Advertisement Supported by A collection of images from Republican ads and campaign messages portrays the left as angry, menacing and weak on crime. ByJeremy W. Peters Aug. 24, 2018 The way Republicans often tell the story, America is on a roll. Unemployment is down. Economic growth is strong. Tax cuts are putting more money in people’s pockets. “Best financial numbers on the Planet,” President Trump declared on Twitter recently. But sometimes a good story just isn’t enough — especially when the political and legal threats to Mr. Trump are posing a graver threat than ever to Republicans’ majorities in Congress. As voters consider whether to put Democrats back into power on Capitol Hill after the midterm elections, Republicans are painting a grim picture of what that might look like. … [Read more...] about Violence, Crime, Drugs: These G.O.P. Messages Go Grim