Legislation that once had widespread liberal support is now making Senate Democrats do a double-take. One America’s Pearson Sharp has the latest on their sudden u-turn when it comes to immigration reform.
A Conservative group is launching a $2.5 million dollar television ad aimed at pushing lawmakers to pass tax reform measures. The American Action Network’s commercial will air Wednesday, and it’s the group’s latest action in advocating for a tax code overhaul benefiting middle-class families and businesses.
The 18-year-old who threatened to bomb Jewish community centers and schools across the U.S. was allegedly trying to sell his services online, and had several interested customers. Michael Kadar is accused of advertising a “School Email Bomb Threat Service” on the black market.
Japanese officials say the country is collecting intelligence on North Korea’s nuclear program. The nation plans to closely coordinate with the U.S. and South Korea, urging Pyongyang to comply with the U.N. Security Council resolutions. Meanwhile, the governor of Guam is reassuring his people after North Korea threatens to carry out a missile strike on the U.S. territory.
Taliban insurgents free 235 villagers in Northern Afghanistan after taking control of the district. Officials confirm the hostages were released after negotiations between militants and tribal leaders. hey allegedly shot 50 Shi’ite civilians including women and children.
U.S. coal production could see a constant boost over the next two years. Officials are saying coal will dominate the U.S. electricity market in the near future, and say increased coal exports have been a major boost to the country’s short-term energy outlook.
Utah is seeking nearly two billion dollars from the EPA over a massive oil spill. Utah officials confirmed Tuesday that the state is asking for $1.9 billion dollars, saying the agency “inadvertently triggered” the multi-state spill.
While Congress enjoys their five week vacation, the speaker of the House prepares for his toughest challenge of raising the country’s debt ceiling. Congress will only have 12 days to work on increasing the country’s debt ceiling, and if they fail it will be the first time the U.S. would default on their loan payments ever before.
House Republicans launch a website blasting the media for focusing on “chaos,” rather than their accomplishments made during President Trump’s first 200 days in office. The website called “Did You Know” says the news has not been keeping Americans informed on all the legislation GOP lawmakers have passed in the House.