Rival immigration efforts for election year votes are 'show ponies' says Paul Ryan; claims Trump won't sign
Speaker Paul Ryan mocked an effort by breakaway Republicans to force election-year votes on rival immigration proposals as a drive that would produce "show ponies," not legislation the president would sign into law.
Immigrants from India, S Korea, Vietnam opposed to Donald Trump policies join fight to oust Republicans
Members of the country's fastest growing minority group are running for federal office, dozens of them as Democratic candidates deliberately playing up their Asian roots against a president they say demonizes the immigrants that make America great.
US President Donald Trump on Friday linked the sanctity of the Second Amendment to his party's prospects in the 2018 midterm elections, telling supporters at the National Rifle Association's annual convention that "we've got to get Republicans elected."
Hillary Clinton says free press is under 'open assault' in Donald Trump era; tells why she did not hit back harder in 2016
"We are living through an all-out war on truth, facts and reason," Clinton said at the PEN America World Voices Festival, in Manhattan. "When leaders deny things we can see with our own eyes, like the size of a crowd at the inauguration, when they refuse to accept settled science when it comes to urgent challenges like climate change ... it is the beginning of the end of freedom, and that is not hyperbole. It's what authoritarian regimes through history have done."
US House Speaker Paul Ryan says won't run for re-election in huge blow to Republicans ahead of midterm elections
Republican House Speaker Paul Ryan will not run for re-election, his office announced Wednesday, injecting another layer of uncertainty as Republicans face worries over losing their majority in the fall.
For those peering into the US in 2018, there will likely be two persistent drumbeats all the way till 2019 - the path of the Mueller investigation into Donald Trump’s alleged dealings with Russia and the mid term elections in November 2018.
Given his faltering political support in the US and his party's recent poll losses, Obama's trip to China, Myanmar and Australia appeared to offer respite.