Trump executive order to punish social-media platforms is largely toothless, legal experts say

2020-05-28

President Donald Trump on Thursday signed an executive order ostensibly to prevent online censorship, a broad government review of private companies’ activities with potentially grave consequences for social-media companies. Trump claimed in the order that social-media companies have “unchecked power” to censor and restrict speech, and “we’re fed up withRead More →

House votes to send Trump impeachment articles to Senate

2020-01-15

The House on Wednesday voted to appoint seven House Democrats as managers for President Donald Trump’s upcoming impeachment trial and also send two articles of impeachment over to the Senate. The 228-193 vote, which was almost entirely along party lines, is ending an impeachment impasse that has persisted for nearlyRead More →

What Amazon is really accusing Trump of doing in JEDI deal

2019-12-10

Much of the coverage of Amazon.com Inc.’s appeal of the $10 billion-a-year JEDI contract focused on President Donald Trump’s antagonistic tweets and statements about Chief Executive Jeff Bezos, but as is typical in this administration, the actions taking place in secret amid the tweets are much more important. As impeachmentRead More →

USMCA trade deal is ‘within range,’ Pelosi says

2019-12-09

Associated Press House Speaker Nancy Pelosi said Monday night that great progress has been made on a new North American trade pact. House Speaker Nancy Pelosi said great progress has been made on reaching a deal over the U.S.-Mexico-Canada Agreement, but final details for the trade pact were still beingRead More →