Between the disaster left by hurricanes Irma and Maria, and Las Vegas’ shooting, the Republican-led tax reform seems to have been passed under the table.
Entre el desastre de los huracanes Irma y María, y el tiroteo en Las Vegas, la reforma fiscal impulsada por los Republicanos parece haber sido pasada por debajo de la mesa.
The alleged agreement reached by President Trump and Democratic minority leaders about the future of the dreamers has shaken the foundations of the Republican Party.
El presunto acuerdo al que habrían llegado el presidente Trump y los líderes de la minoría demócrata en cuanto al futuro de los dreamers, ha sacudido enérgicamente la base del Partido Republicano.
President Donald Trump and Democratic leaders in Congress appear to have reached an agreement to support undocumented young immigrants, to the surprise of the whole country.
El Presidente Donald Trump y los líderes demócratas en el Congreso parecen haber llegado a un acuerdo para apoyar a los jóvenes inmigrantes indocumentados, un acuerdo que ha sorprendido a todo el país.
Los Demócratas también han acordado negociar un paquete presupuestario para financiar la seguridad fronteriza que "sea aceptable para las dos partes" y que, por lo tanto, excluya cualquier partida para el muro con México.
The Democrats said they agreed to negotiate a budget package to bolster US-Mexico border security that is "acceptable to both parties," but does not include any financial support for US President Donald Trump's proposed wall with Mexico.
El presidente, Donald Trump, y los líderes demócratas del Congreso anunciaron hoy un acuerdo para elevar el techo de la deuda y financiar al Gobierno federal hasta el próximo diciembre que incluye, además, un paquete de ayuda para los damnificados del huracán Harvey.
Presidential pardon to former Sheriff Joe Arpaio triggers strong criticism.
El perdón presidencial al Sheriff Joe Arpaio desencadena fuertes críticas contra Trump
The president insisted on blaming both parties involved in the violent actions of Charlottesville, increasing the tension over the issue by resisting condemnation of racism.
California is facing off with the Trump administration over a total fantasy that has survived this long only because both political parties have an interest in keeping it alive.
By unveiling on the same day a pair of divisive and incendiary policy initiatives, the Trump administration made clear that it opposes affirmative action for some Americans but supports it for others.
After 200 days in office, President Donald Trump doesn’t seem to be able to put the figures in his favor.
In 1992, the Democratic Party faced a challenge on the issue of abortion. Pennsylvania’s governor, Robert Casey, a Democrat dedicated to the working class, asked to speak at the national convention in New York City. He wanted to propose a pro-life plank for the party platform, mostly as a way of affirming his Catholic beliefs.
President Donald Trump announced today his support for a bill that would halve legal immigration to the country over the next decade and eliminate the annual international contest for which the US government raises residence permits.
News headlines are screaming about how fearful Latinos are due to moves the Trump administration is making toward stepping up deportations. These are valid concerns for many Hispanics, a majority of whom have acquaintances or family members who could be at risk.
A group of Hispanic Congressional Democrats introduced today a new project to protect “dreamers” - or undocumented youth who came to the United States as minors - from the deportation, under the name of the American Hope Act.
I savored the recent news that Immigration and Customs Enforcement plans to send thousands of immigration agents to so-called “sanctuary cities” to round up illegal immigrants.
Greater resistance is anticipated in the Senate, where the GOP holds just 52 of the 100 seats, and 60 votes are needed to pass the corresponding budget bill.
President Donald Trump announced today that he will not allow transsexuals to serve "in any capacity" in the US Armed Forces.
There are many ways to evaluate the Trump presidency at the six-month mark. What I am struck by is the path not taken, the lost opportunity. Donald Trump had many flaws, but during the campaign, he tapped into a real set of problems facing America and a deep frustration with the existing political system. Additionally, he embraced and expressed -- somewhat inconsistently -- a populism that went beyond the traditional left-right divide. What would things look like at this point if President Trump had governed in the manner of a pragmatic, jobs-oriented reformer who was relentlessly focused on the “forgotten” Americans of whom he often speaks?
Senate Republicans have managed to pass reform of the health care program on Tuesday with a very close vote.
Immigration is a major league policy challenge. But Congress, having recently passed a pair of bills that will accomplish nothing, is stuck playing in the minors.