Month: May 2019

Trump to stop in South Korea as part of G20 Asia trip: WH

President Trump will make a side trip to South Korea when he travels to Japan in late June for the G-20 summit, the White House said Wednesday. Mr. Trump will meet with South Korean President Moon Jae-in to discuss efforts to rein in North Korea’s miss…

Sim Gill, Salt Lake County DA, refuses to enforce Utah abortion ban

SALT LAKE CITY — As Utah defends its strict new abortion ban against a court challenge, the chief prosecutor overseeing the county with the state’s only two clinics has said he won’t enforce the measure. The decision announced Tuesday by Democrat…

White House to unveil sweeping overhaul of immigration system, including merit-based admissions, officials say

The White House is set to unveil a sweeping new plan that would radically transform the makeup of immigrants in the United States, ending the visa lottery program and implementing a comprehensive merit-based admissions procedure, three senior administration officials told Fox News on Wednesday.

Democrats push sweeping health bill ahead of 2020 fight

Democrats pressured Senate GOP leaders Wednesday to take up a health care package poised to clear the House, saying mid-term voters rallied around the 2010 health care law and demanded lower drugs costs. House Speaker Nancy Pelosi and her lieutenants s…

Trump to launch uphill bid to overhaul immigration laws

President Trump plans to announce his new immigration proposal on Thursday during an event in the White House Rose Garden, returning the spotlight to his signature issue as the 2020 presidential campaign kicks i…

House approves bill to aid casino bid by Massachusetts tribe

WASHINGTON (AP) – The House on Wednesday approved a bill reaffirming the right of a Massachusetts tribe to hold land in trust, a crucial step to building a $1 billion casino. The bill, approved 275-146, would allow the Mashpee Wampanoag Tribe to hold 3…