Month: February 2019

California will sue Trump over emergency wall declaration

SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) – California’s attorney general says at least a dozen states will join a lawsuit against President Donald Trump’s emergency declaration to fund a wall on the U.S.-Mexico border. Becerra told MSNBC’s “Andrea Mitchell Reports” he …

Congress closer to forcing Trump’s hand on Saudi support

Supporters of a measure to cut off U.S. support to Saudi Arabia in Yemen are projecting victory in the coming weeks when the Senate takes up a House-passed resolution.The Trump administration is expected to ramp up…

Trump declares ‘socialism is dying’ amid Venezuela ‘catastrophe,’ promises ‘this will never happen to us’

President Donald Trump, speaking in a major foreign policy address in Miami, Fla. to members of the Venezeulan community, declared Monday that the embattled country’s “current path toward democracy is irreversible,” and issued a stark assessment that “socalism is dying” across the world.

Brazil president fires key aide linked to corruption scandal

RIO DE JANEIRO (AP) – Brazilian President Jair Bolsonaro has officially dismissed his key aide in charge of dealings with congress, days after a newspaper linked him to a corruption scandal involving phony candidates and the misuse of campaign funds. G…

Trump calls on military to turn on Maduro, decries socialism

President Trump told Venezuela’s military leaders Monday to turn on President Nicolas Maduro, saying the country’s march toward change is inevitable and that “all options are open” if the oppressive regime’s allies stand pat. Speaking in Miami, Mr. Tru…