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U.S., China reach currency manipulation deal as Trump eyes Xi trade endgame U.S. and Chinese trade negotiators have reached a deal on what the Trump administration has called currencystabilization by the Beijing government, according to Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin. During talks that have spanned much of the Trump presidency
Roll Call | 5 hours, 4 minutes ago | comment? | recommend
Damn it Jim, Im a tax collector, not a filmmaker Beam me up, Mr. Speaker, as the late former House lawmaker and convicted felon James A. Traficant Jr. used to say. Congress is finally going easier on the IRS after five years of funding restrictions intended to prevent another onscreen voyage to the plan
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Rants aside, Trump scores big with Congress The latest edition of CQ's study of congressional voting comes out in CQ Magazine on Feb. 25 and the authors, CQ reporters John Bennett and Jonathan Miller, explain that Congress voted as Trump wanted at record levels in 2017 and 2018, while representativ
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Reps Omar and Zeldin are beefing on Twitter... again Reps. Lee Zeldin and Ilhan Omar renewed their Twitter beef this week this time, over a Coast Guard lieutenant caught using work computers to plan a sprawling domestic terrorist attack against Democratic lawmakers. Zeldin, a New York Republican who is Jewi
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Donors to Rep. Duncan Hunters legal defense fund: His uncle, defense contractors Donors to a special fund established by Rep. Duncan Hunterto underwritehis legal defense include the board member of the company founded by his uncle and multibillion dollar defense contractors. Hunter can tap$60,800 in donations toapiggybank separate fro
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Some troops will stay in Syria, White House official confirms A senior White House official confirmed the Trump administration plans to keep U.S. troops in Syria even after President Donald Trump announced plans of a complete American withdrawal. Yes, some troops will stay in Syria, the senior official told Roll Cal
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Democrats introduce disapproval of Trumps border emergency declaration Rep. Joaquin Castro, D-Texas, told reporters that he filed a joint resolution Friday disapproving to President Donald Trumps border security national emergency declaration. He said there were 226 or 227 co-sponsors, including one Republican. Castro confir
Roll Call | 10 hours, 7 minutes ago | comment? | recommend
From silent to millennial, generations of the Democratic presidential field Say this for the Democrats, they are multigenerational. Their presidential field continued to swell as Sen. Bernie Sanders of Vermont, an independent who affiliates with Democrats, announced he was running and promptly raised millions of dollars to show h
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White House looking into Acostas role in sex offenders illegal plea deal White House press secretary Sarah Huckabee Sanders on Friday declined to say whether President Donald Trump still has confidence in Labor Secretary Alexander Acosta a day after a federal judge ruled the Justice Department broke the law whileAcosta was a U
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Rep. Steve King says he has been cyberbullied Rep. Steve King was defiant in an interview with Iowa public television this week, insisting he wont apologize for the racist remarks and actions that cost him all of his committee assignments and endangered his reelection. I have nothing to apologize for
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