Democrats largely voted for the trade agreement alongside their Republican colleagues when it came to the floor for a vote in December. House Speaker Nancy Pelosi has said negotiations between Democrats and the Trump administration yielded a better deal -- one she said little resembles the one Trump originally sent to Capitol Hill. … [Read more...] about Trump looks to highlight trade win amid impeachment
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Mr Kitchen argued that Huawei is “an extension of the Chinese government” and that the decision will open up a “catastrophic vulnerability to one of the world’s premier cyber aggressors and this is why the United States is pressing hard for you to reconsider”. … [Read more...] about Huawei Fallout: US Secretary of State Flies to UK Over 5G Decision
Before the government had made the decision, a senior U.S. official reportedly said that the UK involving the Chinese firm could jeopardise a future post-Brexit trade deal. He said: “The appetite for a US-UK trade agreement could be diminished by the UK making the wrong decision on Huawei.” … [Read more...] about Farage on Huawei: What Does This Mean for Our Relationship with Trump’s America?
The Trump administration has been moving on a number of environmental rollbacks this month, including an overhaul of the National Environmental Policy Act, which would make it easier to approve massive infrastructure projects without lengthy environmental reviews. Trump officials last week also unveiled a new water rule to replace previously rolled-back protections on waterways put in place under former President Obama. … [Read more...] about K Street looks to keep foot on the pedal in election year
With only five days until the first-in-the-nation caucuses, the latest questions in the Democratic primary continue to circle around Sen. Bernie SandersBernie SandersNew campaign ad goes after Sanders by mentioning heart attack Biden on whether Sanders can unify party as nominee: 'It depends' Steyer rebukes Biden for arguing with supporter he thought was Sanders voter MORE (I-Vt.), who has taken a slight but clear lead in polls of Hawkeye State Democrats. As Sanders continues to spend his week in Washington, former Vice President Joe BidenJoe BidenPerry delegation talking points stressed pushing Ukraine to deal with 'corruption' GOP senator airs anti-Biden ad in Iowa amid impeachment trial Biden photobombs live national news broadcast at one of his rallies MORE indicated Tuesday that it remains an open question whether the Vermont Independent will be able to unite the party if he takes home the party’s nomination, but added that uniting as a party will be a necessity. … [Read more...] about The Hill’s Morning Report – Trump defense rests, GOP struggles to bar witnesses