Month: June 2019

Donald Trump’s visit to Kim Jong-un impresses South Korea residents

SEOUL — Kim Sang-won liked President Obama a good amount, but there was one problem: He didn’t do enough for Koreans. The Seoul native said President Trump, unlike past American presidents, is showing up and putting elbow grease into the effort t…

Ted Cruz seeks probe of Ted Wheeler in Portland antifa attack

Sen. Ted Cruz, Texas Republican, called Sunday for a federal investigation and legal action against Portland Mayor Ted Wheeler after an attack on a conservative journalist by antifa activists during a protest that spun out of control. “To federal law e…

Donald Trump uses Twitter to set up meeting with Kim Jong-un

Unconventional and proud of it, President Trump used Twitter to set up his historic meeting Sunday with North Korean leader Kim Jong-un. Before arriving in South Korea from Japan, where he was attending the Group of 20 summit, Mr. Trump tweeted a publi…

Joe Biden remarks about race, sexual orientation draw fire

Former Vice President Joseph R. Biden may sell himself as the candidate with the experience to bring back the good ol’ days, but is struggling to find his footing with the new base of the Democratic Party. Mr. Biden has differentiated himself from the …

Kamala Harris defended by Democrats

Much of 2020 Democratic presidential field closed ranks around fellow candidate Kamala D. Harris this week, denouncing a now-deleted tweet from Donald Trump Jr. as a racist attack on the California senator. “The attacks against Kamala Harris are racist…

Bill makes underage alcohol possession a civil offense

DOVER, Del. (AP) – Delaware lawmakers have given final approval to a bill making underage possession or consumption of alcohol a civil offense rather than a crime. The bill passed the state Senate unanimously on Sunday and now goes to Democratic Gov. J…

Donald Trump considering cut to capital gains taxes to bolster economy

Momentum is building at the White House for President Trump to cut capital gains taxes by executive order, allowing him to boost the economy without Congress, where House Democrats would be all but certain to block a legislative proposal. Sources close…